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Leicester
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

On arrival we were informed as we had booked 2 rooms we had been upgraded to a suite, on opening the door our jaws dropped. The suite was huge and we couldn't believe our luck. Never stayed in anything like it in our lives. It was amazing, so thank you so much Manathai for the upgrade. The hotel was clean,...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unfortunately i was very poorly during our 2nd weeks stay. The hotel staff couldn't do enough for me. They brought me bowls of fruit, videos, they went to the chemist and shops to buy things to get me better, came to see how i was each day (sometimes twice a day). The Manager (Natalie) was fantastic even on the 1st...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our nine day stay. The room was nicely decorated, but clearly not as large as advertised on the booking sites. You could draw the curtains to get the room completely dark. The bathroom was clean with hot water in the shower. The balcony was like an extra room in the evening when the kids were asleep, but could...

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hotel with a free upgrade,friendly staff & nice food 👍😊 road between Hotel & beach but not a problem. Beach pool a must as a infinity pool 👍 Room upgrade was the size of large flat.Hotel off the main strip so very peacefull.

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Peshawar, Pakistan
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed at the Manathai for 5 days in August 2016. The weather at the island was a little humid at that time of the year. The rooms in the resort are clean but there is this persistent stale smell. Loved the pools and the view. The meals at the restaurant are highly priced. Staff is friendly and well mannered....

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Bratislava Region, Slovakia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At Hotel Manathai we stayed 11 days; from the very beginning the personnel was carrying and attentive; there was never problem to any requirement we wanted from them: arrange a motorcycle, call on our behalf in local language, etc. Rooms are cleaned daily, always you can find a honest smile on any staff member and a whiling to help you...

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were clean and spacious. The staff was nice, and the swimming pool and private small beach were fantastic. The location is not the best, but in this island we could not ask for more. The breakfast could definitely be improved especially in the quality of the hot food. We had an awful experience with some group of russians...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is closer to Lamai than Chaweng where majority of the action is. It offers a free shuttle to and from chaweng which was extremely useful to explore Samui. The pools are excellent but he Hotel restaurants are a little pricey. The hammocks and beanbags by the beach were excellent. I loved the weekly movie that they screen for...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were really happy with our recent stay at the Manathai. Was a beautiful set up, the staff were very helpful and friendly. The breakfast was amazing and we were truly spoilt for choice with things to choose from. Only negative for us was the WiFi barely worked in our room and the bathroom sometimes smelt. We think this was...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 5 nights and had a great time. Stayed in a Lamai suite which was spacious and had great aircon. Bed was slightly on the hard side which didnt bother us but might bother some people. Rooms were cleaned regularly but sheets weren't changed over which again didnt bother us but may bother some people. Beach across the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MANATHAI Koh Samui is an elegant sanctuary set on the serene sands of Lamai Beach. Boundless gardens create a sense of calm and space. Four restaurants give limitless dining options. Two swimming pools for floating. Accommodation options from Deluxe Rooms to Suites varing in size from 32sqm-200sqm. Kids Club, Gym, Car Parking, Free resort WIFI. A peaceful haven created for every guest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about MANATHAI Koh Samui

Address: 173/41 Moo 4, Rob Koh Road, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand (Formerly Buddy Oriental Samui Beach Resort)
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Maret > Lamai Beach
Price Range: $63 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — MANATHAI Koh Samui 4*
Number of rooms: 148
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Also Known As:
Buddy Samui Boutique Koh
MANATHAI Koh Samui Ko Samui/Lamai Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Lamai Beach
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Lamai Beach
#9 Luxury Hotel in Lamai Beach
#9 Romantic Hotel in Lamai Beach
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“Only 3 levels, but all rooms are spacious especially the corner suites.”
 of 5 bubbles mandydaniels48, 2 days ago | Read review
“room 256 was terrific too. I think it was called a Lamai Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles 814jow, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“The "Manathai Suite" is magnificent 2 br 3 bthrms, lounge , kitchen area & dining room. The lounge is enormous”
 of 5 bubbles jlmonsigneur, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“The Suites are great if you have kids and would like to keep them close by.”
 of 5 bubbles alifiyan, Jan 7, 2017 | Read review
“I wouldn't recommend a deluxe room without a pool or ocean view.”
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 of 5 bubbles WeLove2Travel_ZS, Jan 2, 2017 | Read review
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