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Wallingford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Than Sadet for 8 nights and found the area very peaceful and an ideal place for an enthusiastic amateur photographer like myself , Restaurant is nice and the service is like the atmosphere this beach has , laid back ! Bungalows on the rocks are a must for watching the sometimes moody ocean and frequent thunder and lightning...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

When we originally planned our trip in April 2016, we read the reviews on this place and thought it sounded perfect for the price of 6 people for 3 nights. Don't get me wrong, the views are amazing! However climbing over and under slippery rocks (see the pictures) near the sea was far from ideal especially with large back packs....

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Switzerland
Reviewed December 30, 2016

I stayed for a month - best place to be in Thailand : Beautiful and cozy bungalows, excellent food, quiet and remote beach, supernice and helpfull staff (thank you Bha and Fiona!), all you need to relax and be happy :-).

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Reviewed November 15, 2016

We visited the place during rain season, but were quite "unlucky" regarding the rain. But we felt as if we were the only people in the bay. Once in a while a visiting boat, but that was it. Our house was opposite of the restaurant (at that time the only open place) and we had a very quiet and pleasant...

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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

I visited Mai Pen Rai for only a day and a half, but I would have stayed longer if I had the chance. It's truly peaceful and the bay is absolutely amazing. The staff was super friendly. I stayed in a beach bungalow, which was very comfortable. There's just something about waking up and walking 20m further for a swim...

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Reviewed September 26, 2016

We were there for three days. The staff was not very friendly and the Bungalows were messy and smelled very bad. The Food was okay, but not the best There were also some giant lizards, and the sea was a bit filthy.

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Regina, Canada
Reviewed September 20, 2016

This was my fifth visit to Mai Pen Rai Bungalows, and I found everything I was looking for in a great vacation. With the recent paving of the road to Than Sadet, getting to Mai Pen Rai is now a breeze. As always, the beach was pristine. It was my first visit in September, and I found the water particularly...

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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic location & we loved our cliff side bungalow that had a hammock with balcony which over-looked bay with fantastic views! The room is very basic but has all you need, could possibly be cleaned more thoroughly. Really enjoyed stay here because of the beach, sea which is great for swimming in because it get deep quite...

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 weeks at Mai pen rai and was the best 2 weeks of our lives so far! The rustic feel and the chilled vibe added to the charm of the beautiful setting. We stayed in a family bungalow on the rocks which was perfect for our young family (2 year old and 7 year old). We saw so much...

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Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

This surely is a great hotel for the backpacker who wants to rest and not do anything but I found it a little bit too chill. It took the restaurant staff 10 minutes to deliver a beer and they sometimes forgot what we ordered and didn't bother to ask us, they just left it at that. Sometimes some people in...

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Welcome to Mai Pen Rai Bungalows, one of the oldest resorts on Koh Phangan - the place of pleasure for nature lovers and Artists. For an experience of the old Koh Phangan, this is the place to come away and forget all the stresses of the outside world. Mai Pen Rai is situated in a paradise infringed with swaying palms, and green turquoise waters. Here at Than Sadet the bungalows are built in harmony with the nature around with prices to suit travellers and back packers. ... more   less 

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Address: Than Sadet Beach, Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Pha Ngan
Price Range: $12 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mai Pen Rai Bungalows 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“On The Rocks !”
 of 5 bubbles darwill554, 1 week ago | Read review
“Bungalows on the rocks are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles Thaitonic, Dec 30, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the house on top of the 'tunnel'”
 of 5 bubbles BrucklynBoy, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“I recommend the bungalows on the rocks for the true Mai Pen Rai experience, but those on the beach are decked out with AC and wifi”
 of 5 bubbles cpercy83, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“My favourites rooms are the one on the rocks and he one on the beach...”
 of 5 bubbles _carole_panchee, Jun 10, 2016 | Read review
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