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Ekman Garden Resort
Ranked #1 of 5 Sichon B&B and Inns
Reviewed March 30, 2012

The garden is beautiful, the bungalows are functional, spacious and clean. You feel heartly welcomed and its a pleasure to stay here. The meals are excellent.

Man fühlt sich hier sehr wohl und sehr freundlich aufgenommen. Die Besitzerin, Anna ist sehr liebenswürdig und pflegt die Bungalows und ihren Garten mit viel Liebe zum Detail.

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 14, 2012

We spent a week here and still remember how great it was. We second the different praises above and truly cannot say any downside to this hotel. Certainly it's remote, but one knows it upfront when checks it on the map. For us it was a plus - gave opportunity to meet locals as they are and see the life they lead. And yes the beach will be just for you - again its a plus for us and maybe a minus for others.


Thank you Anna, Stefan and the family for your care and hospitality!

Aniko&Gyorgy
from Hungary

Room Tip: Ask for the downstairs rooms - you don1t have to run the A/C to feel comfortable
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  • Stayed: April 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 25, 2011

Stayed August 15-19th 20011 for 4 nights and enjoyed every minute. We had come South to visit my daughters orphanage and wanted somewhere that was stress free. Lovely hotel surrounded by a wonderful garden. With fish ponds and beautiful flowers. Rooms have lots of windows so you can always see the gardens. Good air conditioning and great swimming pool, which was lovely to relax in. Owners Stefan and Anna were really helpful, and helped us to explore the local area. The Temple in nearby Nakon Sri Thammarat was wonderful, so also was going shopping at the nearby market with Anna in the morning to buy the food for the evenings meal. Much of the food is grown in the surrounding garden by Anna or bought locally. Rooms were spacious and had interconnecting doors with our childrens room. Each room had a large bathroom and a garden terrace with tables and chairs, which were personal to each room. We really enjoyed our time here, and the children loved walking to the beach. (Both days we were the only people on the beach)

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 16, 2011

Stayed here only two days, but would happily have extended it for more. The garden is so nice and quit with fish in the dams. The 8 houses have windows all the way round giving you excellent view to the garden. We stayed in the honeymoon suite and had two balaconies to the garden - excellent. Bust the part was Anna, Steffan and the staff. Their kindness is out of this world. From the minut we entered the garden to the minut we left we felt like being home. Thanks!

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 17, 2010

Highly recommended!
We stayed one week from 21/12/2009 to 28/12/2009. We booked simple room with balcony but were upgraded at no charge on arrival. Were made very welcome by Anna and Staffan (Thai and Swedish owners on arrival). Many guests were Swedish and other Europeans.
Anna is an excellent cook and the quality of meals was generally very
high. Anna uses many ingredients from her own garden. Ekman Garden is a very social environment (with both owners and fellow guests). You will have the opportunity to ask Anna (who speaks very good English) your questions
about Thailand and the Thai people
Our upgraded room was excellent with plenty of space, fridge, safe and large
bathroom.
Excellent, modern, quiet air conditioning system in room.
Free wireless in reception area.
Good pool.
Beautiful garden with tropical plants and fish ponds.
Enjoyed walk to beach over bamboo bridge that owners have created
Recommend a car or motorbike if possible as all places to visit are
too far to walk and no public transport options here.
Resort will take
you to nearby attractions for a charge
Not many foreigners in this area eg. Some Thai children followed us
around at the supermarket as they were interested to see some 'farang'
Many days we did not see any non Thai people when we were out all day.
Recommend visit to Krung Ching waterfall but it's a tough hike and
there are leeches.
Visit market in nearby Sichon on Fridays morning for an authentic Thai
experience.
Highly recommend stay at Ekman Garden Resort, but best to have own
transport if staying more than 2-3 days.
This is one of a series of 18 reviews posted during a two month stay in southern Thailand from Dec 2009 to Feb 2010.

Stayed: December 2009, traveled as a couple
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Stayed: November 2016, traveled as a couple
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Stayed: April 2016, traveled as a couple
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Address: 39/2 Moo 5 | Saopao, Sichon 80340, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Nakhon Si Thammarat Province > Sichon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Sichon
Price Range: $45 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ekman Garden Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ekman Garden Resort is a family owned little hotel in the village Tonriang at road 401 65 km north of Nakorn si Thammarat. It has one of the most beautiful gardens in south of Thailand and a restaurant that serves delicious food to the guests. There is a 15m swimming pool with a connected jacuzzi and a 8m children's pool. Distance to a long sand beach is 1,2 km. The resort can arrange excursions to interesting places like Sunanta waterfall and Talae Noi. ... more   less 
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