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Krabi La Playa Resort
Ranked #18 of 109 Hotels in Ao Nang
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed December 24, 2007

This hotel was lovely stayed 6 nights 16-22 Dec. Rooms spacious, immaculately clean, shower great, good mini bar, refilled daily. Poo; lovely, sunbed around pool, little huts to sit in to keep in shade if you need to. Pool bar lovely, restaurant food good and reasonably priced, breakfast great selection and covers over food to keep flies away.

Staff really friendly and helpful, great location, glad we chose here - not out the way at all, but far enough away to not be on the Ao nang strip, peaceful, serene and perfect....wish I was still there !!!

  • Stayed: December 2007, traveled with family
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4  Thank Michelle S
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Reviewed December 12, 2007

It is below expectations. Lobby is very plain and I was stung by mosquitoes. The breakfast is lousy with repeated food each day and there are flies over the food. Unhygienic. Room is average. Swimming pool is not as good as it is on the photos. Happen to be under renovations when i visited.

Also visited other hotels like Queen's Bay (Service is good, staff show us around the hotel even though we are only visitors and not guests) Facilities is very good and class. Can also consider Duang Jai, classy and nice.

Btw, you can rent motorbike and travel around the island. Very interesting and easy to navigate around Krabi.

Stayed: September 2007
Thank lphcps
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Reviewed December 10, 2007

Well what can I say???? After a week treking and doing tours, a welcome break down in Krabi, and we were not disapointed! This is a great hotel, we had a poolside room ( if you can get it 107 - our room- on the end of the line, nobody can see you in the pool, and not from the resturant either, very private!) wonderful gardens, friendly staff, internet (payable!) poolside bar, clean pool, very clean room with dressing gown, slippers, flip flops, stocked mini bar, wonderful bathroom ( you could fit about 10 people in the shower its huge!) the nly downfalls are the prices in the hotel, very expensive ( well for thailand!) but you have to treat yourself to a cocktail in the pool once in a while! And the beach is NOT 150 meters away, its much further, but then Ao nang beach isnt the best and the longboats which are only 5 mins walk away take you to white sand, clear seas and total bliss!!!! The location is prefect for night life, loads of bars resturants and live music ( find Rockys' bar up a little alley its great, cheap friendly with live music everynight!) discos and even Elvis impersontors, Breakfast is a buffet, and very good, even though the queue for the coffee machine was quite long! All in all a wonderful hotel and great location, and well worth the price!

  • Stayed: November 2007, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank wawju
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Reviewed December 2, 2007

Stayed for 3D2N during company trip of 23pax. Loved the elephant towels and the room setting. My Boss and his family who came along were impressed and commented that I know how to pick a value for money hotel. My colleagues enjoyed the pool and spent the rest of their time there after tiring city, tiger cave and island hopping tours. Staffs were helpful and not over zealous. Made us felt very much at home! My Boss occassionally spoke Malay to staff as he has forgotten that where we are in Thailand. Just like home!

Stayed: November 2007
Thank Indrawana
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Reviewed November 30, 2007

This is our first time in Thailand and Krabi, we are really impressed with beautiful white sand beach and untouched nature. We spend 4 nights in the resort, but only last day we spend whole day in the resort. It was peaceful and relaxing. Staff are friendly, room’s quite big and clean. Pool is really huge. On Monday night, they have a buffet dinner with live music…. Unfortunately the rain fall in the middle of the party but we move to the restaurant and things going on quite well with live music also!

  • Stayed: November 2007, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 12, 2007

Just wanted to share a less than positive experience. My family and I booked 3 nights at the Krabi La Playa 5 months in advance through their Bangkok sales office. 2 weeks before our trip to Krabi we called Krabi La Playa to confirm our reservations and they didnt have one for us!!! We have confirmation details in writing from the Bangkok sales office of our reservation! When we informed them of this they did nothing for us, they didnt even apologize. They basically told us we were out of luck, even with written confirmation!!!

Book with them at your own risk!!!

I dont recommend it.

Stayed: November 2007
2  Thank getcha
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Reviewed October 20, 2007

We arrived at the Krabi la Playa hotel on 18th August ’07, to begin an 8 night stay as part of our around-the-world trip.

We had booked this hotel back in January on a room only basis through Asia Web Direct.

When we arrived at the hotel, the check-in procedure was quick, although the staff were less then friendly. We were then shown to our room on the 3rd floor.
The rooms in the hotel look newly renovated and are very big and spacious. But once we had looked around the room, we looked outside our balcony. What we saw horrified us – it was a construction site. The main swimming pool was closed and there was loud drilling coming from a number of workmen in and around the pool. We also looked at the sunbeds and counted 10 remaining around the smaller pool right next to the one that was being worked on. 10 sunbeds for around 80 rooms! We went straight to reception, where the staff simply laughed and said ‘well there is another pool’. This is true, but we didn’t fancy sitting next to loud construction noise whilst trying to relax as the two pools are right next to each other.
We soon saw the manager, who blamed the tour company saying they had been informed of the work and should have told us. However, as the day went on we heard 4 different couples complain they had not been told of the construction work – and each couple had booked with different agents!

We decided to stay the night and speak to the agents in the morning. The hotel is kind of out the way with no real restaurants around and only a very tiny mini-mart close by. We decided to order room service. 15 minutes later the food arrived – freezing cold. We was told that after our meal to place the trays outside our door for collection later that night. That was at around 9pm. 3.30pm the next day and the trays are still there (even though house keeping had cleaned our room!). The tray was infested with insects which had begun to crawl under our door. We’d had enough.
We packed our bags and checked out the hotel and arranged with our agents an alternative hotel.

The staff speak little English. If you complain they simply laugh. The managers response to all complaints seems to be just to upgrade your room (he offered this to everyone that complained!). The rooms are fine, and changing room does not get past the bad service and construction noise.

Work is due to carry on until the end of September (they eventually put a notice up at reception). If your going before then – change your hotel! If your going after September, I’m sure the hotel will be nice and comfortable – I just hope they get new staff!

  • Stayed: August 2007, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Krabi La Playa Resort

Address: 143 Moo 3 Tambol Ao Nang | Amphur Muang, Ao Nang, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Krabi Town > Ao Nang
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Ao Nang
#13 Romantic Hotel in Ao Nang
#13 Luxury Hotel in Ao Nang
Price Range: $34 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Krabi La Playa Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 79
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