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Koh Tao Royal Resort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought we booked to stay here for 5 nights through a company called 'sawadee' (avoid using at all costs!) however it turns out our booking was processed and the Royal resort was fully booked. Despite not expecting us, we were made to feel comfortable by e staff here, and the owner was very helpful in sorting us out some... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here 4 nights snorkelling was great with a wreck just offshore.The bungalows a basic but all you need with a choice of ac/fan.The food we ate was all great and an extensive menu we only ate Thai so don't know what western food was like but the burgers looked great.Steve the owner and all the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in for 3 nights and I was apprehensive due to some reviews. We had a room with just a fan near the bar, it was a great location and didn't need air con. The owner (Steve) was fantastic and sat us down and we were served a complimentary cold drink. Steve asked us what we expected from our... More 

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Thank Shaan W
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Resort is hard to access and although they pick you up from the pier when you arrive they only have 3 shuttles to the main area during the day 9am, 1pm and 6pm, the pick ups are 6.30pm or 10pm which wasn't late enough for having a few drinks!! Drive was really hilly and windy too so not good for... More 

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R0yalRes0rt, Owner at Koh Tao Royal Resort, responded to this review

Please check carefully before you write a review about a resort where you THINK you have stayed. Allow me to explain... 1 - we do not have any pick up service from the pier as our resort is just a 5 minute walk, and we certainly do not have three pick ups !! 2 - we do not even have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must admit that when we got there and our little shack was locked with a padlock, we did realise why this was such a reasonable priced hotel. However, the staff were very nice, friendly and we soon got used to our quirky little wooden hut. The hotel is right on the beach and has a great view. Food and... More 

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Thank ric112
Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We were the hotel twice and we will return to it . Simple but charming bungalows, simply furnished ( who spends time in Thailand at the hotel ? ) Wonderful crew seeking to while away the guests stay . Very good food . Spectacular views

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Where to start... Bungalow was in really bad condition. Fan was 1 for 2 double beds and it was a joke. Sheets were broke and mosquito net on beds too. Shower was without pressure ( been on small island like phi phi so I now how it should be) and bathroom was so filthy from dead bugs that I could... More 

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R0yalRes0rt, Owner at Koh Tao Royal Resort, responded to this review

Your review is a complete Joke. We admit that we are not perfect but why when asked by our staff "Hello, Is everything ok?" you would reply "yes, everything is lovely" ? If there was really a problem with the room why did you not inform to the reception or cleaning team ?? At the time of check in we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

They pretend That the royal resort is a 3 stars hôtel , no way , the english owner is very unfriendly , he does not welcome his customers and threat very badly is staff . He just thinking about profits !!! The bungalow needs to be renovated, not enough lights , the freezer has to be changed , we had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Koh Tao Royal Resort for 2 nights and it was a nice experience. Mind that the bungalows are surrounded by tropical plants and it's practically impossible to keep insects out. Also because of the way they are constructed: everything is made of wood (the bungalows stand on poles), which looks great, but tiny insects (and gekkos) will... More 

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Thank Philippe O
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The manager is just so rude, the bungalows are aging and the staff don't speak english at all. The manager, an english man, is only for ma king Monetier, doesn't care of the customers Just don't understand the positive reviews ??? DON'T GO AT THIS PLACE!!! RUN AWAY !!!

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Koh Tao Royal Resort

Address: 24/3 Moo 2, Koh Tao, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: $26 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Koh Tao Royal Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Koh Tao
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
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