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Buri Rasa Koh Phangan
Ranked #1 of 92 Hotels in Ko Pha Ngan
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“Best place - Staff are beautiful”
Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

We are two young travellers and the hotel staff were amazing from start to finish we were upgraded to a room with a pool view. "Banana" is the nicest lady and will do anything to make your stay pleasant. Breakfast was brought to our room free of charge, and while in the pool the staff just kept bringing us what ever we asked for. They run a shuttle bus to the full moon party and made it quite easy to get there and back safely and cheaply. My female friend had the full treatment - massage, facials and stuff and has not stopped raving about how good it was. Highly recommended to people of all ages. October 19th we stayed

Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Boonwit, Manager at Buri Rasa Koh Phangan, responded to this review, October 21, 2013
Dear Sean M,

Thank you very much for your review, I'm very pleased that you enjoyed with your room, we are here to serve you and treat you like our family. And we hope to provide better service to you again soon, for see the full moon with your friend again, my staff all still waiting for the return of you. the next time if you would like to come back stay with us please don't hesitate to contact me anytime.

Warmest Regards,


Boonwit Leakdee
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

We have been very satisfied customers of the Buri Rasa-Samui over several visits, so we decided to give the Koh Phangan branch a try, in part because of the new disco bar built next to the Samui branch. We selected a deluxe terrace room to be on a higher floor, and were very satisfied with the room itself, and its location. There is an elevator, so stairs aren't a problem.
This is a family place with a shallow beach, so it could be noisy. We experienced noise, but it was from a large group of adults that apparently believed that everyone was interested in their conversations. The beach chairs are not the most comfortable, and the umbrellas are small, so head for a location under the tree.
The restaurant was quite scenic at night on the beach with the lights in the hills, however the food was not the best on the one night we had supper. In fairness it started raining and they had to move the BBQ. Thereafter we decided to just have lunch. Pad thai was good and the salads were OK but inconsistent. Last day we had a lunch special salad that was a pale version of what we received the day before, and should have been sent back. Breakfast was good but no where near as good as Samui. People were friendly but not to the same extent as the Samui.
The hotel is a part of a small, fairly clean village, with several good restaurants nearby. Mini marts and laundry services are available close to the hotel.
One annoyance is the price of the private taxi to/from the pier - 1500B. They do have a share taxi for 300B pp, but they don't seem to coordinate with the Lomprayah boat. Was able to book a taxi back in the village for 800B.
I would stay here again, and believe the hotel was good value for the price paid.

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Boonwit, General Manager at Buri Rasa Koh Phangan, responded to this review, October 17, 2013
Dear Wpgoldguy,

Thank you for your feedback and for your loyalty to Buri Rasa Village!

Each and every point made will be discussed and addressed with our management team; I assure you positive results will follow and upon your next visit, you will be as impressed with our Phangan Resort as you are with our Samui location.

With that said, do fee free to contact me personally the next time you book your Buri Rasa Village holiday.

Warmest Regards,


Boonwit Leakdee
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Tel-Aviv
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

This hotel is a good choice for families who need more than 1 room, and cannot pay the very high prices of other hotels on the beach. The location is perfect - on the beach & at the entrance to the small village, so it is very comfortable, especially if you have a baby. The rooms are new, very nice & clean. Mini bar prices are as low as in the grocery stores, - nice!
The pool is very small, but since it is right on the beach...it doesn't really matter.
It is not a fancy hotel, but it has everything you need, and the service is perfect.
I wouldn't recommend this hotel for honeymooners, or couples who are looking for luxury stay. But for all the others - yes.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Boonwit, General Manager at Buri Rasa Koh Phangan, responded to this review, October 17, 2013
Dear LilaloTLV,

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent holiday at Buri Rasa Village Koh Phangan. Your feedback is appreciated and very important to me and the resort team.

We pride ourselves on being able to offer amazing beach holidays at a great value. Some seasons we see more families and others we cater to romantic honeymooners. With that said I am happy to know that you and your family found our resort location and service perfect.

I hope I have the opportunity to welcome you again.

Until then I remain with warmest regards,


Boonwit Leakdee
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Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

New and Located on a very nice beach with a nice street in it's back. Rooms are nice new and clean not very big , beach front room are the best and if you're traveling with kids make sure you take them so you can go to the beach straight from bad . The pool is small and I've seen nicer . Breakfast is very good but for other meals there are nicer restaurants on the street within two minutes of walking.
Good value , nice hotel in great location !

Stayed October 2013
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Boonwit, General Manager at Buri Rasa Koh Phangan, responded to this review, October 17, 2013
Dear Davel123,

Thank you for your feedback and for spending your holiday with us at Buri Rasa Village Koh Phangan.

I am glad you found our resort good value and the location great.

Should we have the opportunity to welcome you again, it would be my pleasure to handle your booking personally.

Do let me know!

Boonwit Leakdee
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Ko Samui, Thailand
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

The beach here is glorious....amongst the best of relatively easily accessible beaches in Thailand I would think. And the Buri Rasa does it justice.

A relatively modern but Mediterranean / Thai style resort, it stretches along about 200m of beach front, and couldn't be more relaxed. Staff are attentive and pretty efficient, the room we had was perfectly comfortable and practical even if not luxurious, the gym is good (small, but empty when we used it), the bar is well-positioned and atmospheric, the restaurant surprisingly good and very well-priced.

Back behind the resort is a very pleasant and usable village, with dining and massage options, and convenience stores/ATMs.

As if our life living on Koh Samui is not chilled out enough, we came here to relax! And it hit the spot totally. If you are coming from Europe or the US or Oz/NZ, this will seem like heaven. And so it is.

Best way to get to Buri Rasa is the speedboat from Bangrak. Really cool way to get there, and very well done

Relative to The Anantara next door, the Buri Rasi offers superb value for money. If ultimate luxury on this beach is what you are after, then check it out. Otherwise, I think you will be remarkably happy with the Buri Rasa

Room Tip: As others have said, the Premier location Ocean Front rooms are the bee's knees. Opening right...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

We stayed there with our 2 little girls (ages 1.5 and 4) at a beachfront room for 3 nights in Sept 2013.
Pros: The hotel is lovely and beautiful, beachfront rooms not huge but were still great for the 4 of us, service was great (excluding the restaurant - most of the staff there looks bored and apathetic without any real smiles), the beach is beautiful and the street that leads to the hotel is just lovely with ample places to eat, get a massage or just get a simple papaya salad. Eat at the street, not at the hotel (way better and way cheaper).
Cons: Pool is nice but rather small, don't know how the rooms at the back of the hotel are, food and service at the hotel restaurant is not the best we saw in Thailand.

Room Tip: Room 15 is the best in the hotel (we stayed there) - it's the last beachfront so has a big veran...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 1, 2013

Very good hotel, was a good stay on our honey moon
Hotel staff are very nice, and service is outstanding
Order a room service club sandwich its very good
The shake lady bellow the hotel make great shakes
Enjoy...

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Buri Rasa Koh Phangan
Address: 55 Moo 5, Thong Nai Pan Noi Beach, Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Pha Ngan
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 92 Hotels in Ko Pha Ngan
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Hotel Class:4 star — Buri Rasa Koh Phangan 4*
Number of rooms: 65
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Buri Rasa Village is a luxurious boutique resort which blends traditional Thai architecture with contemporary design, creating an elegant holiday haven that shines out from the crowd.Our resort simply exudes luxury and comfort. Enjoy a relaxing break on Koh Phangan in the unique and laid-back surroundings of a tropical paradise, on the beach at Thong Nai Pan.Experience a highly personal level of service - all of our staff are hand-picked and renowned for their friendly and caring approach. They'll pamper you as if you were in paradise itself!Each of our modern suites has a balcony or terrace, and is lavishly equipped with a flat-screen TV with international channels, a DVD player, and has an en-suite bathroom with rain shower plus bathrobes and towels. There's a fridge and mini bar with complimentary bottled water replenished each day, and there's a daily housekeeping and turn-down service. Room service is also available, and there is free WiFi throughout the resort. ... more   less 
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