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“On the beach, Amazing staff, Clean” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Palita Lodge
Ranked #11 of 89 Hotels in Ko Pha Ngan
Certificate of Excellence
Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“On the beach, Amazing staff, Clean”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013

We stayed first in the suite room for 3 nights, which was fine, but we didnt use the facilities, decided to move to the garden room, compromising on price over size for another 3 nights. We (2 adults + 1 1 year old) only planned to stay the 3 nights, but had such a relaxing time here stayed for 3 more. It wasnt necessarily the hotel that made it relaxing, Koh Phangan does that for you, but it certainly helped. Right on the best beach, sunrise beach,the hotel food was good, pool very refreshing, clean rooms, not far from haad rin center and I cant over emphasis how amazing and lovelly all the staff were, especially with our son. Would love to come back here in the future.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank patty o
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Beersheba, Israel
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights(booked ahead, so couldn't leave). The "Villa" (Bungalow) is quite small, but the room is nice and modern, the bathroom was awfull! No window, just a net.. The hotel is located at the end of the good beach, so the location is not bad but not great. Getting to the hotel through the streets is not the best experience.. Datk allies and you feel like you are walkinh through the jungle.. Many kinds of insects..
Breakfast was good though.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Eddie A
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Ramat Gan, Israel
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44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2013

As a former flight attendant, I gained lots of experience in hotels and the quality and level of service.
I'm happy to determine that this hotel is the of the best, regarding the level of service, food quality, and comfort of the rooms.
The hotel Manger and her wonderful staff are doing everything possible to ensure that a request would be granted.
Truthfully, there are not many high-class hotels in Koh Phangan, this one is definitely the best hotel on the island.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Kobi D
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Wiltshire England
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2013

Went here with me and 10 girls and it was fantastic!!! Best time ever we were travelling round thailand on holiday for just over 2 weeks , We stopped here for 4 days for the full moon party and to enjoy the area. I cant compliment the staff enough!! nothing was to much trouble, Our rooms were always clean and tidy! The food was fantastic, One gentlemen named 'o' probably not how you spell it recommended we got fresh fish caught that day and had a feast in the evening it was gorgeous!! great fresh fish great salad and accompaniments. All the staff are fantastic and I cant wait to go back !! its paradise!! Food great !! Service Great ! location from the movies!!

Room Tip: Speak to ' o ' he is so helpful and knowledgeable!
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Torrie_pop
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Ramat Gan, Israel
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58 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

We were 2 adults and 6 kids (ranging ages from 23 to 10 years old) stayed 6 days including August full (fool?) moon night.
Palita Lodge is very well located, in Haad rin but 300 m from the party, enough to let us choice between sleeping or partying.
Simple appearance, including showing the backside of the hotel and a sheet with "special warnings" about damages to pay if... made us to hesitate if we choose right.
6 days later we were convinced that we made it righ!
Location (close to everything but still far enough), service, quality of food (very good breakfast, try the Dr. shakshuka, you will love it), very low food prices, atmosphere, etc. All was excellent, simple and relaxed, at our request they prepared low alcohol bucket safe for our teens.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Inbar_Y
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Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

We (myself and three buddies, all twenty-something males) stayed here for five nights during the July Full Moon Party. We had a "Garden View Bungalow" or something like that. We had literally a perfect experience here. The location was unbelievable for Full Moon (right on the famous Haad Rin party beach, but slightly further down from the bigger dance parties, so felt more secure, little less noise when you're trying to pass out at 8am) - everything in Haad Rin is walking distance. The resort itself was also awesome - very clean, the rooms were great (not just for the price), grounds well maintained, awesome pool, and the food at the resort's restaurant was decent as well. Each bungalow has a patio which was great for hanging out on and pre-gaming before going out for the night.

That said, although everything else was near perfect, what really made our stay was the staff at Palita, and particularly the manager Arh (sp?). From the first night we arrived, he (and the other staff too!) was around attending to anything and everything we needed. He planned a boat tour for us and some other friends staying on the island (if you do this ask for Captain John, he is hilarious), put together a special fresh seafood lobster/prawn/fish dinner and went to the pier himself to pick out the food, gave us rides wherever we needed (including to pick up friends staying across the island at another resort), took us to the clinic when one of our friends broke her foot, and just generally went above and beyond to make sure we had fun, partied hard, never had to worry about anything, and stayed safe. I would HIGHLY recommend staying here for Full Moon (or for any other visit to Koh Phangan) - seriously couldn't have been better.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Sean P
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Paris, France
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62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is not very expensive even for the full moon party if you book long time before coming. We had the basic room (garden view bungalow) and it was really nice. The room is quite small and the TV is very old but when you are in Koh Phangan, you are always outside, on the beach, by the pool... So it does not really matter. Housekeeping is perfect, quick and efficient. Breakfast is really good (pancakes are yummy!). And the location could not be better. We were here for 5 nights so we enjoyed the full moon party which was on the haad rin beach. Really fun! But if you are not interested into partying, you might be disturbed by the loud music in bars close to some bungalows during the night. Our bugalow was perfectly located (#206). We enjoyed our stay very much, the restaurant is good and cheap. The staff is really nice but sometimes they have troubles inderstanding you because they do not speak english very well, which is totally normal actually!
I would totally recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Marou1504
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Property: Palita Lodge
Address: 119 Moo 6 | Hadd Rin Beach, Bantai, Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Pha Ngan
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Ko Pha Ngan
#7 Romantic Hotel in Ko Pha Ngan
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Ko Pha Ngan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Palita Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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