Where do I begin? I can only repeat what has been said several times before by previous reviewers.
This hotel is modern, clean, has great food, great staff, and lies in a nice, convenient, and especially quiet location.
First of all, there's absolutely no reason to upgrade to a more expensive room. We are quite seasoned travelers, and our standard room had everything we could ever want (and then some more). Very modern and clean with a huge bed that was one of the most comfortable hotel beds we've ever slept in. We slept very good every single night. The AC worked well and provided a wonderful relief from the heat and the humidity. Lot's of space to put all of your stuff as well.
The staff was very positive and helpful, always ready to greet you with a friendly smile. There was always plenty of staff at hand, so you never had to wait to get help.
The food was very very good (especially the Thai food during lunch time). Not that much more expensive than eating out either.
The hotel grounds are well kept. There was never any problems finding two free sunbeds next to each other, and the swimming pools were all clean and comfortable.
If I have to point out something negative, it would be that there were quite a lot of insects, both in the corridors (not at all surprising since there are no doors to the corridors), and in our room itself, even though we made sure to never leave any of the doors open more than absolutely necessary. This is of course something that really can't be avoided in Thailand.
Also, in-room internet access is something that I feel should be included in the price.
In conclusion - if you're looking for somewhere to stay in Khao Lak, look no further!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Set on one of the finest beach front locations in Khaolak, Khao lak beach. Sensimar Khaolak Beachfront Resort is an extraordinary exclusive retreat, perfect for the discerning travelers who like to spend a tropical vacation in a relaxed and child-free environment. Its natural elegance, classic tropical beach charm and Malays-inspired Thai style set this resort apart from the rest.It is not just in vogue with couples or people on their honeymoon but also is a great option for parents looking for a romantic getaway and adult singles who seek to make new friends.Enjoy a well-earned, kid-free retreat amid the tropical beach landscape of Khaolak, or spice things up a little for shopping and nightlife of Khaolak Center (Bang La On). Everything you could possibly want in a tropical getaway is just a stone's throw away. ... more less
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