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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the place to go if your wanting to learn or already been trained to dive, the facilities are brilliant, excellent restaurant with great menu. My instructor was called Dan, very professional very patient, top instructor. I will return to Bans in the future and will recommend to anyone I meet traveling to koh Tao to train with you....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So very nice place big and fully comfortable with everything here that make we not go a way outside for 4 days with Open water class but the room for student not so clean and look old smell bad with not use long time . Any way we like the place all and easy with guest and student here .

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi guys, I've been doing my Open water and my advanced Open water courses in here with Anthony as my instructor. Awesome stuff! I got a package for the 2 courses including free accommodation and the transport from Bangkok. It was a good deal. The free room was a double room with fan that I shared with my girlfriend. It...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long search for a diving school I chose Ban's and I would defenitely do my diving course here again!! What I really like about this school is that there are so many Thai-people working there and they can speak English very well. Also our diving teachers George (Pakinai) and Matthew were locals and the best teachers I can...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing staff amazing food amazing rooms and views only fault was it was very steep! We stayed in the higher part of the hotel and had to bring 4 very heavy cases up to the top . I wouldn't be wearing heels that's for sure ! Other than the hills we loved it !😍 even the pools were amazing !

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big resort for diving offering different accomodations for all budget. Stayed in deluxe hilltop view with aircon with breakfast included. The view and room is Definately worth the (few) extra bucks. You do have to climb up the hill and steps to your room which can be tiring - but once youre up there its worth it. Did our diving...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great experience taking my OW and AOW certificates at Ban's. I felt safe with the instructors - had an Aussie and a Finnish instructor, i.e. fluent english. I also felt safe using their equipments. Was there in Dec 2012.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good resort with great rooms if you upgrade - however the biggest advantage is the PADI course - paid a really good price and we were really lucky to get a very good instructor - Darren Schlotter - very patient and profesional, makes diving a piece of cake and puts a lot of heart into it.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worlds largest dive resort, based on the number of students it certifies. So the dive boats are always full and at times the resort feels more like a university campus than a small beach resort. That being said, I never felt like just a number or a quick dollar. More than the size of the resort, I...

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Hong Phong, Vietnam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall quality of service and facilities was great, but the best part of the whole trip was our instructor Atip (nickname: Bi). From day one, he was very professional but also made the class really fun. He gave us tips about where to get food or things to do during our free time. His passion for diving is so contagious!

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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 

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Address: Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: $38 - $91 (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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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Koh Tao
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
#5 Best Value Hotel in Koh Tao
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“303 hill top bungalow got a partial view on the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles 46maksima, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Tabx77, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms in the L Building are brilliant !”
  • Corner Triple Rooms on the first Floor, Facing the pool, Brilliant !!
 of 5 bubbles Sharmakshat, Jul 7, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms close to the bar are really loud at night. Higher up the hill has quieter rooms with better wifi”
 of 5 bubbles Kevino789, Jun 29, 2016 | Read review
“Mountain side rooms near the new pool were amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles Danielle470, Jun 21, 2016 | Read review
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