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Enschede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay for a few days. The only downside to the resort is that it is quite far away from everything and you need to pay a taxi to get into town. We stayed in one of the rooms in the grey building and they are great and spacious. Great beds and the shower etc.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an okay stay at Montalay resort. We got picked up from the pier. The road there is steep and mostly dirt track. Not recommended for inexperienced drivers. Will be 10-14 minutes drive to the pier. The room was nice and clean. Unfortunately no aircon, only fan, but having your own bungalow is something as well. There was a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say that Montalay was dissapointing on many levels, dark rooms, very moody / rude staff which was such a shock to me after coming to Thailand for so many years and having met so many beautiful Thais. But the saving grace was Lai and her wonderful bar at the end of the beach, she is an absolute... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to go here, only because of the snokling possibilities at Tanote Bay. We booked a room in the "new building" furthest away from the beach.It was nice rooms, but every morning we got woken up around 5-6am, due to the staff talking and working in the hall where our rooms were. I think there was a "stock room"... More 

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Thank TonyDK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is in a really secluded Area, no shops around and only a few restaurants from other resorts nearby. Beach is right in front of the resorts pool. We stayed at a tree bungalow. You need to clime lots of stairs, but have an amazing view over the Tanote Bay! We only had a fan, wich was oké. Airconditioning... More 

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Roseburg, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a pleasure from the minute you arrive. You can't beat this place for the price. I got one of the bungalows with air conditioning though just the fan would have been good. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. They have a nice restaurant. Must try the cheeseburger. They offer transportation to and from the shopping and many other... More 

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Thank iamfree68
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

What a great place would go again. We went budget rooms ok even with no air-conditioning. Staff very good food best compared to other restaurants nearby. Snorkeling great usual idiots have stood on the coral. Would suggest the hire of scooters if staying for a longer holiday as hotel taxi can be expensive. Ferry terminal absolute chaotic allow plenty of... More 

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Thank Drew C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Stayed here for a total of 2 weeks and the stay was average. When we arrived we were shown to our room which was about 100meters uphill!! So I then had to upgrade us 100baht a night just to get a decent shower and closer to the beach,pool, resturant! The standard rooms are very poor and yet the upgraded ones... More 

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Thank Nick M
Madrid, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located in the Best bay to do snorkel, Beach is quite empty so it is really the paradise. The rooms are fine and the restaurant is also good (aprox 400-500 a meal for 2). I cant understand how the staff can be so rude. Of course not all of them, but if you're looking to be well... More 

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Thank Luis R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The only negative point is the dish price at the restaurant. It's 50% more expensive than other places with similar food quality.. I can say that because I went to chalok and sairee That said, I was very happy staying at this hotel. Very friendly staff, clean and modern room. Quite big actually (30 sqm) Lovely beach, not many people.... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Montalay Beach Resort is a small to medium size hotel, locate in the eastern part of Koh Tao (Turtle Island) called "Ao Tanote". It is a beautiful secluded bay and is a great place for snorkeling and diving. Ideal for families with children or couples to chill and relax. All rooms, cottages and suites are close to the beach and nestled amongst the trees. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Montalay Beach Resort

Address: Moo 3 53 Tanote Bay, Koh Tao 84280, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: $32 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Montalay Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 53
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Koh Tao
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
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