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Am Samui Palace
Ranked #23 of 53 Hotels in Lamai Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Reno, Nevada, United States
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Enjoyable stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Our stay at Am Samui was quite enjoyable. Rooms are quiet, a nice size and very clean; beds very firm as they are all over Thailand. All rooms have a balcony with seating and a rack to hang wet items. Staff very friendly - they recognized us each time we returned and had our key ready and waiting to pick up, helped us rent scooters and made a phone call to confirm our ferry reservations. A two minute walk to the beach, close to restaurants, shops, spas. We were upgraded to a pool view room but had to move to a garden view room when we extended our stay two nights. Garden view is actually parking lot view, but not horrible. Power went out twice (when it rained), but the generator came on within about 15 minutes so no problem. Breakfast was predictable - coffee is Nescafe, not brewed, so not so good. Lunch menu reasonably priced and convenient when sitting by the pool. Would stay here again.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank April S
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Bangkok, Thailand
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Overall we were very satisfied with our stay at this hotel. Lamai beach is just a 5 minutes walk away, but mind you, there are no sea-view rooms (view is blocked by Lamai99 Inn). Night Bazaar is right in front of the hotel and there are many bars & restaurants within walking distance. Hotel staff were extremely friendly and helped us in renting a jeep too (even though the price was 100 Baht more expensive than originally promised). Breakfast was average; nothing too bad or good about it. All in all, we were happy with what we got and might consider staying in this hotel again during our next visits to Samui.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank SKODAA
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43 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Nice hotel with friendly staff.
Pros.
- Clean, nice rooms
- Close to shopping, restaurants
- Staff
- Pool area

Cons:
- You might be disturbed of the disco in the near at night
- Antz in the pool area
- The sharp edges of the tiles in the pool. Every family member got cut under our stay. NOT GOOD!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Aakira123
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Samui
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This is our second stay this year at Am Samui Resort. The staff are always friendly and great with kids. The room are a good price and are very clean, the breakfast is good and they have a great pool which is always clean. The beach is only a one minute walk away and directly across the road is all the markets and restaurants. We will be back again.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Michaelsamui
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Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
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27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

I stayed here for 5 nights and enjoyed the facilities of this resort very much.
Great swimmingpool, 1 minute walk to the beach, the friendly staff! What more can you wish for?
It's in the middle of Lamai, so if you are looking for some rest, maybe this is not the resort for you (although it is fairly quit at night)
If you want bars, clubs and markets within less than 2 minutes walking, this is your place.
Rooms are quit sober, but absolutely complete en very clean.
I recommend to choose a poolview room, very nice!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Marc G
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HARROGATE
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

We stayed here for the 2nd week of our honeymoon. This hotel is in a great location, smack bang in the centre of Lamai, and a 5 minute walk to the beach. The hotel is more for family groups, especially if you're eastern European. I think we were the only English people there. And the other reviews are correct regarding the sun loungers, you need to get out there before 6.30am to secure a lounger, otherwise they are all taken. The hotel is also right behind a nightclub so beware if you're in a room near the reception, which we were. Breakfast was inedible, but i highly recommend Scoops across the road by Subway, the best breakfast and french toast ever!!

The staff were great, and our room was always clean, although they did take ages to clean and make the room up each morning. The shower was a bit crap though, constantly going hot and cold and you couldn't angle it so you could stand under it, it could only be pointed at the cubicule walls. Just as well Thailand is hot!!

Whilst there wasn't really anything wrong with this hotel, it wasn't what we expected, and not really a romantic resort.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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3 Thank DONNA S
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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

We spent 8 days in the Am Samui Palace in July 2012. We selected this hotel due its location and review comments. We had the pool view (access) room - the balcony was good place to spend time. The hotel met our expectations. The location is good. The breakfast is not perfect - I would say that it is okay but you would eat the same food during your staying. As for the pool, it was good enough - but I would recommend to clear it more frequently.
I would recommend this hotel for couples who wants to spend time at Lamai. It is good enough for its price.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Property: Am Samui Palace
Address: Moo 39 124 3 T. Maret, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Maret > Lamai Beach
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 53 Hotels in Lamai Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Am Samui Palace 3*
Number of rooms: 47
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Am Samui Palace is a tranquil family owned resort with the genuine feel of a Bed and Breakfast. It first opened its doors only 3 years ago, embracing the approach of providing warm and personal services to all their guests. ... more   less 
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