We stayed at the Lareena Resort for 4 nights in the middle of 3 suites having thatched walls separating our patio/balcony from the other two suites. The decor is indeed funky as another reviewer noted though not my particular style.
On the positive side, the room was bright and large and the air conditioner cooled it efficiently, Room cleaning was efficient when requested. There were multiple seating options in the room so it felt very spacious though it was just the two of us. The refrigerator, though small, worked well as did the Internet and shower. The American breakfast was just ok, including two eggs, the usual hot dogs, a few pieces of bacon and a couple of slices of toast.
On the negative side, the floor of our suite was a patchwork of indoor/outdoor carpeting with edges that keep separating and turning up at the corners. Paint was fading in several places and, in particular, the bathroom needs a redo. Though our balcony was large, half of it was affected by the air conditioner turning the already hot air outside even hotter and limiting seating options outside.
We didn't particularly mind the sound of the ferry boats or speedboats though you are right there at the dock for all to see and vice versa.
My wife is Thai so I am not sure if that affected our interactions with the staff at all. We/she had not problems getting what we requested though they did seem to just sort of hang around most of the time rather than even trying to look busy,
I am not sure we would stay at this resort again and almost certainly won't be back on Koh Larn anyway. Much of the island suffers from overexposure with dirty, crowded beaches though there are a few quiet ones that should be sought out (e.g., Ta Yai) though even these are not as clean as they could be with a little effort. Likewise, avoid the scenic viewpoint that charges 10 Baht just to get a clear view - and pretty good whiff - of the island's dump.
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