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Ban's Diving Resort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Bans are amazing!!! I would highly recommend them to anyone!! I started the course in tears and have ended it so happy!! A massive well done to Tara, i would never have done this without her and she helped me to overcome my fears. With the help and encouragment from herself and Patrick i would never have even attempted the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The basic rooms that you get for free are that, pretty basic but quite nice actually compared to a lot of other rooms in Asia. The pool at the back is so beautiful and amazingly deep :D The key swipe rooms are beautiful. They are very good with keeping tabs and paying everything at the end. Its such a great... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights. Rooms are nice enough, but the restaurant/bar plays extremely loud music until well past midnight and there are way too many loud, obnoxious bros. Servers at restaurant were very rude and slow. They wouldn't bring menus, and when we ordered a second round of drinks the waiter got visibly upset as if he didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I did 2 courses at Ban's and above were perfect!! the infrastructure is very good, good boats and equipments... The accommodations are comfortable and everything from the restaurant is so delicious... to complete, the instructors are very professional and friendly..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at Ban's for a few days this month. Ended up in a "superior room w ac." Note that these rooms are in a new building and a bit of a hike up the hill from the original rooms. Basically a concrete room but nicely decorated and clean. Only complaint is the walk up the hill and the fact that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are Koh Tao for scuba diving Ban's is definitely the place to be! Having said that, we were not diving, but were very pleased with the choice of resort which is really top notch! Location is very good and all staff very helpful! Rooms are clean and comfortable. They run and shuttle service to/fro the ferry which is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ban's offers a bit of everything for everyone. The rooms are nice. I stayed in a beach view room on the opposite side of the street from check in. A short under 5 minute walk to the main areas of Sairee beach. They do diving, scooter rental, massage, restaurants, even a mini mart. The only bad thing I can say... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the best experience at Ban's diving school with Neil Giblin as my instructor. I originally was only going to complete the open water certification, but after such an amazing experience with Neil I signed up for the advanced open water course with Neil as our instructor again. We the best time in and out of the water! Neil... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did my PADI Open Water and Advanced Open Water course here. Ant Griffiths was our main instructor. He has so much experience, he knows what he does and he has the ability to connect with every single person in the group. His courses have a perfect balance of safety and fun. Our group consisted of 7-9 people and there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My instructor, Ant, was incredible - he took me from someone who struggled in the pool session to someone who successfully completed not only the open water course but also the adventurer course. Couldn't recommended this school and in particular Ant enough, 5 stars.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ban's Technical Diving is operated out of Ban's Diving, Koh Tao, Thailand. Ban's Technical Diving is an award winning DSAT, BSAC, ANDI Technical Instructor Diving Facility. The only Tech Center on Koh Tao (and one of few in the world) that offers DSAT Technical Diving Intructor Courses. Deep Wreck Diving, Cave Expeditions.-Nitrox, Deep, Wreck, Gas Blender, Compressor Operator, Rebreather, Equipment, Emergency Oxygen, Technical Decompression Diving, Cave, Cavern......... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ban's Diving Resort

Address: Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: $39 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ban's Diving Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Ban`s Diving Hotel Koh Tao
Bans Diving Hotel
Bans Diving Ko Tao
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Koh Tao
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
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