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Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Pros and cons for people who cant be bothered to read the experience story! Pros Great location - 2 min walk to beach / 5 min to bars & central festival Cheap price for location For the short time we spoke to owner he seemed nice Modern restaurant downstairs - Pasta house Cons Dated/old room If staying in "the loft"...

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Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

It is Great location two minutes from the beach  & shops bars !  We booked for 2 night but extended 3 more nights. The rooms are basic but nice and clean ! The Italian restaurant downstairs is really delicious and so fresh with an open kitchen where Cyril “ the Owner” will prepare his delicious food, don’t forget to try the Homemade Chocolat fondant...

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Reviewed March 2, 2015

I stayed 2 weeks at urban guesthouse. Location is great, fju minutes walk to beatch and nightlife. Its litlebit noisy when Restaurant is open, but after mightnight just normal voives from street. Staff at guesthouse and restaurant is the best! Very helpfull and friedly.

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Ko Samui, Thailand
Reviewed November 20, 2014

We stay there 3days ago with 2 friends of mine ! The owner inform us about the construction and was please to reduce the price because of the nose and mind be dust at the restaurant downstair. The rooms was clean enough, hot shower and modern shower with flat screen at the room . For that price we couldn't ask...

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Reviewed November 15, 2014

We booked Urban Guesthouse based on the great reviews. Upon making our booking we received an email asking us to confirm our arrival time and giving detailed directions. The day before we were due to check in we received an email from the manager notifying us of some sudden construction work which was resulting in 'some noise and dust' and...

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Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

We were drawn in by the cool arty vibe in the downstairs restaurant/bar and noticed it was also a guesthouse. The rooms are super clean and safe, ours had cable tv and a DVD player. It is situated 30 secs from Chaweng beach walk leading to the nicest end of Chaweng beach and on a few nights a week is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 22, 2014

We only stopped for dinner and brunch and the food was amazing, the owner was really hospitable and couldn't do more for us. He makes all the food from scratch at the front of the restaurant. I definitely recommend eating there, the flavours are perfect!!!!

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Reviewed August 31, 2014

Saw the urban guesthouse on trip advisor and we were determined to stay. When we got there we were greeted by the owner and chef Cyril. He has to be one of the most humble kind man I have ever met; he sorted us out with rooms straight away and offered us any advice we may have wanted. Cyril will...

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Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stayed at urban for about 4 nights whilst island hopping without knowing a lot about the island, Cyril the owner greeted is and made us feel right at home he speaks many languages and knows pretty much everything. He told me everything I needed to know and also cooks some of the best food I've tasted in the world! Highly...

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Reviewed August 23, 2014

We were travelling in a group of 4 and stayed for initially 3 nights but because of how good everything was we stayed an extra night. Cyril the owner was a perfect host and a great cook, we ate everyday here because you know everything is fresh because it is an open kitchen! He told us everything we needed to...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our pretty Urban guesthouse has very good location:on the middle of most popular beach - Chaweng Beach.We provide: TV, hot water, very convenient access to the beach. Also at the entrance we have very popular restaurant "Fresh Pasta To Go" with cozy bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Urban Guesthouse

Address: 3/26 Moo 2, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand (Formerly Embassy Guest House)
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: $13 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Choose air con as hot season is stifling”
 of 5 bubbles vanyalouise, Jul 7, 2014 | Read review
“Up to you what you need. I don't know if all the rooms have a/c, so I guess I would suggest getting a room with a/c. If you can't climb steep steps, I would also recommend staying in rooms 1,2, or 3 (not 4).”
  • Water heating system and tiles knocked out
  • Room 4 bathroom
  • Room 4 (it's messy from us, not them!)
 of 5 bubbles hardyba9, Mar 26, 2014 | Read review
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