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First Residence Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to Ko Samui for the first time and its already nightfall when the ferry landed, hence, we chanced upon this place and loved the place for its simplicity. Affordable stay and shops are also easily available within walkable distances outside the hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed there for one night with my boyfriend because we had our boat to koh tao the day after. Very nice staff, clean rooms and nice pool. But it's definitely not something for a relaxed vacation. The beach isn't that close and the hotel is located next to the street (very loud)..... But for one or two night totally fine... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights at this hotel and wouldn't want to be here longer. The bed was too hard, even with the "softer" mattress requested (which involved them adding a mattress topper that made no difference). The bathroom smelt disgusting the whole time and one of the receptionists was particularly unfriendly (although she did seem to be working all the time).... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is old and our first room was smelly. In the first night, the air conditioner was so old and loud but that was not as pissed as it was not cool in the middle of the night. We had to change to the new room where was not smelly and had the big new air conditioner. However I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Their budget luxury description is very accurate. It was very inexpensive to stay at the hotel, but it was everything we could have asked for. Very clean, big, comfy rooms. Very helpful staff. Beautiful pool. Access to a beautiful and private beach. Amazing place to stay in Koh Samui!

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarah B, thank you so much for your nice review. To read your recommendation made us all very proud. Hoping to see you again sometime! With kind regards the management team More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

First Residence very good place to stay with your family. Very nice rooms with clean shower bathroom area. Nice deck to lounge in or hang your wet clothes out. Very clean pool and food shop area. Staff friendly and nice after a long day out. Close by to beach areas and other roads even if you dont rent a motor... More 

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roby G, thanks a lot for your recommendation and your nice review! Looking forward to see you again some day. With kind regards the management team More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This is a great hotel, located in South Cheweng. There are a good number of bars/restaurants in the local area and central Chaweng is about a 30 minute walk or 15 minutes (50baht each) in the back of a pickup taxi. Rooms are modern and clean, great air con and good bathrooms with bathtub. Pool is a decent size for... More 

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kmb182uk, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward to welcome you again here at First Residence. Thank you very much for your kind review. With kind regards the management team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I stayed here with friends due to the very reasonable price and great reviews. I was very pleased with the quality of the accommodation, spacious room with balcony, clean and fresh, daily cleaners and a lovely pool (a real sun trap). The staff were lovely, very helpful and friendly and happily dealt with all our requirements. The hotel is slightly... More 

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ms_MiniMouse, we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward to welcome you again here at First Residence. Thank you very much for your kind review and recomendation. With kind regards the management team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I have stayed in this hotel many times and I would highly recommend. I stayed here this time for 15 nights, The rooms are large and extremely well cleaned daily. The staff are wonderful and friendly and always welcome you with smiles. It also has a great pool. Remember to ask about the beach, as you can use their twin... More 

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 344shirley, thank you so much for your friendly review. To read your recommendation made us all very proud. Looking forward to see you again soon. With kind regards the management team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

It was nice to stay here ,we stayed here fr 4 days ad it was a good experience,the staff here is very good ad co-operative we really enjoyed our stay wt peace of mind the,breakfast was very good ad over all it's a best hotel to stay,thank u to the staff ad management of this hotel....ad also a big thank... More 

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kalpana S, thank you so much for your friendly review. We hope, someday we may welcome you again here at First Residence. With kind regards the management team More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about First Residence Hotel

Address: 27/6 Moo 3 Chaweng Road, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: $25 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — First Residence Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
1st Residence Hotel
First Residence Hotel Ko Samui/Chaweng, Thailand
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Chaweng
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