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The Library

#21 of 101 Hotels in Chaweng
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14/1 Moo 2, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked our 4D3N stay via The Library hotel website. Found the price is cheaper, with complimentary airport transfer, and free "tea-by-the-sea" - a generous hi-tea spread. It isn't a big hotel, but we feel comfortable on it as it's quiet and not pack with people. We booked one unit of 2bedroom suite and another unit of exotic suite. Overall... More 

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Brescia, Italy
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All I am writing are only simple words... Because reality is different!!! I suggest of trying this experience.... Very lovely rooms located in an oasis of peace in front of the beach!! Just a thing is to be improved: service at bar and restaurant... Staff is not completely professional... Food is fine!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely dinner to celebrate my mothers 75th birthday and it exceeded our expectations. Its fine dining with shorts and a tshirt. Thats the best way I can describe it. Amazing staff and the food was Michelin star style

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at The Library a couple days ago and I must say it was the best resorts we have stayed at. When we saw from the main road we were surprised in the middle of that busy street we cannot imagine inside the library it’s like a paradise in the middle of nowhere. The elegance and serenity is extraordinary.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of our week long stay in Ko Samui, this is one of the three hotels (Hansar, Sala and The Library) we stayed at to explore different areas of Ko Samui. We were definitely looking to this one the most before our travels due to the stunning red pool. - Red pool is definitely stunning and a great place... More 

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Thank Daniel H
TheLibraryKohSamui, The Management at The Library, responded to this review

Dear Daniel H, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us on Trip Advisor. We are glad that you enjoyed and appreciate our facilities and amenities including the modern design of our rooms, stunning red pool and of course our breakfast culture (Breakfast on the beach). We only wish you had shared some of them with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My second visit Page 22.. Everything excellent especially, breakfast :) The room is very nice.. I celebrate my birthday here and the hotel provide birthday cake as a complimentary :) I only can say great location great atmosphere great staffs I am sure to recommend anyone to stay here if they are traveling to Samui.

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TheLibraryKohSamui, The Management at The Library, responded to this review

Dear Freedom L, Thank you for sharing your experience staying with us for the 2nd Chapter here at The Library. It was a great pleasure for us that you had an excellent birthday in a “Great Resort Ever”. We are very happy for your recommendation to others to stay with us and once again thank you very much. Wishing you... More 

Melbourne Victoria
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were accommodated in page 6 of the hotel for a week. The room was very comfortable and very edgy, with a lovely balconey to watch the day go by. The food was excellent with a superb breakfast on the beach and dinner on the beach. In the morning after breakfast cushions set up under umbrellas to relax on. At... More 

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TheLibraryKohSamui, The Management at The Library, responded to this review

Dear Michael S, It was a great pleasure having you stay with us. We are very thankful for sharing your wonderful holiday experience during your stay. For us, knowing guests satisfaction is the best motivation to give our best service. The Library team would like to express gratitude for your support. We certainly hope we can host you again in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Very chilled bar with live music and tasty hipster cocktails! They also give you free snacks. I would definitely come back but probably avoid the wine. Service is very quick and friendly. They also do Thai tapas, which we didn't have but it looked delicious!

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TheLibraryKohSamui, The Management at The Library, responded to this review

Dear Rosie P, It was a great pleasure having you with us at Drink Gallery. We are pleased to hear and learn that you had a wonderful experience to share. The whole Library team is happy to know that we have made your experience special and you did enjoy our cocktails, snacks and our services which we are trying to... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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400 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We did not stay here but came by to take a look at the venue., First thing- very quirky , modern design. The entire hotel did not seem to look like a typical resort, but that was the interesting factor.Red pool was unusual and faced the sea. The atmosphere is relaxed yet modern funky. Rates are on the high side... More 

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TheLibraryKohSamui, The Management at The Library, responded to this review

Dear TrailsofAnne, We are thankful that you appreciate our design concept share with information, precise description, good impression that emphasized the modern design and the uniqueness style of our hotel. We hope that we will have an opportunity to be a selected hotel for your next holiday in Koh Samui. Best regards, The Management More 

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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

There is no doubt that this hotel is beautiful from a design point if view. It is also a welcome oasis of peace and quiet on a VERY busy stretch of Chaweng Beach. However for me the design takes precedence over comfort - for instance there is no where comfortable to actually sit in your room. The 'sofa' and the... More 

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TheLibraryKohSamui, The Management at The Library, responded to this review

Dear Pelefant, It was our great pleasure having you stay with us at The Library. Thank you for sharing your point of view regarding our design concept, and we have noted on your comments. Again, thank you for pointing out and recognize what we are striving to achieve is to reserve the exclusivity for our guests who are staying with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Library is a stunning conceptual hotel built in a semi-minimalist architectural design, located at the heart of Chaweng Beach. Shaped by the hands of an island local who was inspired by books and a simple lifestyle philosophy, the property has now become an international icon of style and was recently recognized by Tripadvisor as the number one trendiest hotel in Thailand (2012).The Library offers its guests a total of 26 unique accommodations in the form of Exotic Suites located on the ground floor, Smart Studios on the upper levels, an ultra-luxurious unit called the Bookmark and an expansive 2-Bedroom Suite. Interspersed with age-old trees and various works of art, The Library and its surroundings boast a balance of nature and culture. Interiors bathed in a minimalist palette are completed with modern facilities. True to the belief that a perfect holiday equals an opportunity to enjoy one good novel, guests are invited to browse through the well-curated collection of books at The Lib, which gives The Library its distinctive name. An award-winning restaurant called The Page is also open for all-day dining, and the Drink Gallery whips up an artistic blend of good food, warm vibes and the island's most fantastic drinks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Library

Address: 14/1 Moo 2, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: $263 - $540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Library 4.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
The Library Hotel Bophut
Library Koh Samui
Library Hotel Koh Samui
The Library Ko Samui/Chaweng, Thailand
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Chaweng
#12 Romantic Hotel in Chaweng
#17 Luxury Hotel in Chaweng
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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