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Crown Lanta Resort & Spa
Ranked #8 of 85 Hotels in Ko Lanta
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed at this hotel last october and we were very satisfied.
Very beautiful Elegance room on the cliff - with pool access.
Very clean (only the curtain was a little bit stained).
Very helpfull and friendly staff.
Perfect breakfast (hot and cold, pancakes, eggs.........)
Breathless view from the restaurant.
We are going again next march and we hope to be as satisfied as the first time.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is old, not well maintained, n pretty run down. Room floor is not even real wood. When we first got in, the room smelled n they had to spray it. No central heating. Bathroom had a plumbing situation which they were happy to fix. Towels are really old n need to be changed. Bed mattress was more of a springbox, very uncomfortable.

Service was really good! They fixed our wifi n bathroom situation. They always provided a golf cart to take us up to the pool n restaurant, which was a hike. They also helped us get a car when we needed one. In general, attentive service.

Stayed: January 2014, traveled with friends
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Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Beach umbrella fell on my head and pool boys did nothing but stare and switch the faulty umbrella to another customer! Additionally we were misled by their mixed up posting on hotels.com where pool room was more pricey than sea rooms. We paid for pool room and then complained when no more available.

The general manager did take our complaints seriously and we appreciated his personal effort over Christmas holidays. The hotel is actually really good with nice pool, kayaks and great facilities.

Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

I am writing this while lying by the pool at the hotel- the point being the excellent - and free wifi in all areas of the hotel. We were not sure when we first arrived- the distance from beaches and the town , and the distance of the rooms from the lobby were a concern, but this is more than compensated by shuttle on demand from the rooms to wherever you want to go in the hotel complex. We never waited more than a couple of minutes for a shuttle to arrive.

The rooms are ok- a bit tired, but super clean and size able with a great bathroom and good size balcony.

We hired a scooter ( 300 baht per day) so getting around was no problem - but there are hundreds of tuk tuks if you don't want to do this. Salad an town is only a few minutes away.

The greatest asset of this hotel is their people. Literally nothing is too much trouble for them. Complaints ( or even suggestions) are taken very seriously and immediately rectified or addressed. All the staff, from the pool attendants through to management are super attentive and seem genuinely wanting to help. With that attitude the hotel has to be a hit.

If you want solely a beach holiday, then there are probably better options, but if you re looking for an oasis in the midst of the chaos that Koh Lanta can be, then I have no hesitation in recommending the Crown Lanta.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 20, 2013

Me and my wife were in our honeymoon so we chose the Deluxe Pool Access Room and it was really fantastic! The room was big, comfortable and quiet. But for a 5 star resort, I wasn't expecting that they doesn't have a flat TV or card keys to enter the room, anyway, it wasn't a big deal for us, just an opinion as a frequent traveller.

The room's pool was very quiet, clean, private and great water temperature! We also tried the bigger public pool that's awesome, with a great cocktail bar! The Cliff Restaurant is near the pool and serves simple meals at acceptable prices. Due to the location, we need to have a good physical preparation to get to the Peak Restaurant where they serve the great breakfast buffet! But normally the staff gives everyone a lift to anywhere inside the resort if they pass by with their cars.

From the Cliff, you have access directly to the private beach that is fantastic! You have also a pathway that leads you to the Klong Dao Beach, another great and calm beach!

There are 4 different hours for the free ride from the hotel to the Saladan Town, and back. We normally get the ride to the town for dinner and shopping and come back to the hotel by Tuk Tuk (paying around 40-50 bahts) so we didn't have the stress of the time limit.

They have tourist desk that informs you about all the activities offers and where you can buy the tour packages.

The staff was very friendly and helpful, although most of them doesn't speak english well.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 19, 2013

The hotel as such is quite ok, I would rate the quality of the rooms at only 3 stars but very clean, very friendly staff and beautiful views from some of the rooms. Both swimming pools are very nice.
The access to the beach is either down alot of steps at the side of the hotel in an abandoned area or out throught the main gate and through the neigbouring hotel. The beach as such is nice but not, in my opinion, the nicest on the island. Long beach appealled to us alot more so did the next one klong nin. It is close to Saladan for dining and some shopping which is a plus. The beds were very hard and unfortunately the sheets and all towels were very very worn and should be thrown away.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 16, 2013

Good location just outside the shopping area. Two huge swimming pools, great for kids and adults. Excellent breakfast, and very good service from the many hotel employees. Probably not ideal for elderly or handicapped people as there are no lifts and a lot of hills.

Room Tip: If possible, take a room with an ocean view or a room with direct access to the swimming pool.
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  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Crown Lanta Resort & Spa

Address: 315 Moo 1 | Saladan, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Ko Lanta
#5 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
#5 Luxury Hotel in Ko Lanta
#5 Spa Hotel in Ko Lanta
#5 Family Hotel in Ko Lanta
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Ko Lanta
Price Range: $72 - $552 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Crown Lanta Resort & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 83
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We invite you to experience the privacy and natural setting of our 4.5 star boutique resort. With our property stretching across 22 hectares of park-like land it boasts gentle hills alongside steep cliffs overlooking the sea, an intimate and private white sand beach, as well as access to the famous 3km long Klong Dao Beach. Throughout our 83 generously-sized rooms and villas you’ll get the feeling of Thai contemporary architecture meets gracious Thai hospitality. Relax beside one of our two resort pools, enjoy the tastes of Thailand at our on-site restaurants, and be pampered at our rejuvenating Infinity Spa. In the evenings, sit seaside at our Reggae Bar and enjoy a cocktail while experiencing one of the best shows on the island – the sunset. The island of Lanta is still regarded as a green paradise where you will find splendid scenery such as rugged tree-covered hills, mangroves, and nine white sandy beaches. Our resort is ideally located, giving you the privacy of paradise, while also offering access to all the sights and sounds Koh Lanta has to offer. Crown Lanta has created lasting and vivid memories for guests worldwide, let us have a place in your heart as well. ... more   less 
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