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“Excellent Location” 4 of 5 stars
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Sunrise Resort
Ranked #51 of 91 Hotels in Ko Phangan
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Location is probably the most attractive thing about this hotel. It is literally right on the beach where full moon parties happen and you can easily walk about Haad Rin. The pool came in very handy as the water at the beach had lots of stingers which made it difficult to swim for very long. The rooms are clean and quite spacious and include a safe. We stayed there for the Half Moon party, so the island was a little less busy than a full moon party, but the music from the beach still blasts through the night. We managed to drown out the beats with our air con to get a semi decent sleep- this was probably the only down part of this place.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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cork
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

This hotel is right in the center of Had Rin. Perfect location for the full moon party. It is fairly noisy though so it is not the place to go if you are looking for a quiet relaxing holiday. The hotel has a nice pool but you will not get a deck chair if you are not up really early. Also the music at the pool blares all day long.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank sunloverfromcork
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

This resort is right on the beach and is the most convenient place to stay for the full moon party. I stayed in a suite right on the beach. The room was modern with a balcony and ocean view. The one thing you should know is that if want to sleep you should not stay here during the full moon party. The music blasts until the morning.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank Lmb5337
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birmingham
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

So - no messing about - this hotel is all about having the perfect location for full moon party. Just off the Haad Rin beach - you are 2 seconds from all the party beach action.
Unfortunately - even if you want to take a night off.... and that would be the main drawback of this place. Turns out banging beats are not conducive to a great nights sleep.
However, rooms are a good size (there were 4 of us in one big room).
THe pool is great with a wet bar. (although not much shade).
Rooms were tidied every day - but not cleaned, and on check in you have to leave a deposit in case you get paint on the towels and bedding... On check out, thorough checks are made - and small things are mentioned including mascara on towels...
We spent a long time in the pool and the chlorine seems to have left a yellow tinge across all swimwear...
BUT - staff are friendly and location is great. Let's face it, if you book this hotel it really should be all about the beach parties anyway...
(Oh and included breakfast - nothing to write home about - but o.k.)

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank exploring84
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Carcassonne, France
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133 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

SUNRISE RESORT.Is a good value hotel right on the beach,with senior+junior pools complimented by a bar.Reception and rooms are pretty basic but adequate.The cost of 1000 bts,per nt(sgl,dbl,or twin) was by far the best value around.There is also a multitude of restaurants/shops nearby.The staff were friendly and helpful.WIFI WAS EXPENSIVE@ 300BTS FOR 24 HRS.I would stay here again

Room Tip: No restaurant.@ great value@500 bts per person sharing twin.Wifi 1/3 rd of that price per nt!!
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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

We booked 3 rooms and stayed 5 night at this resort for the NYE full moon party. Staff were really friendly and the rooms were very presentable, the resort has a nice pool which is good to relax in as everyone pee's in the ocean at night when partying. The resort was booked full of Australians as well.

We expected little sleep at night as the resort is right in front of the party beach, but we didn't hear much music from the beach, this is not the case if you have a room right in front of the beach. The breakfast provided is really bad, so I suggest going elsewhere.

If you book for the NYE time they charge you an extra 3,000 baht (A$100) for a gala dinner and concert, something to keep in mind as it's compulsory.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Hadera, Israel
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

We arrived on a non-full moon time and just walked in. We payed 1000 Baht for a nice large and comfortable room, with AC, TV, balcony, fridge, and good shower. Rooms are very clean and are cleaned every day.
Our two teenagers were very happy with the location which allows them to go everywhere alone - to the very close restaurants, Internet cafe, shops, and in the night - to the beach parties.
Staff was very helpful. Swiming pool was ok. Beach was fantastic!
As breakfast was not included, and the one time we tried it was not very good, we ate in other restaurants near the hotel.
In sum - a very good experience.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank rafaely
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Property: Sunrise Resort
Address: 136 Moo 6 | Haad Rin Beach, Koh Phangan, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Phangan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#30 Top resorts Hotel in Ko Phangan
#34 On the Beach Hotel in Ko Phangan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunrise Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sunrise Resort is conveniently located within 50 meters from Haad Rin, a beach famously known for the Full Moon Party. The resort offers non-smoking modern rooms with air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Equipped with an outdoor pool, the property provides free private parking. The resort is a 5-minute drive to Phangan Pier. Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan can be reached within 1 hr. Rooms are furnished with stylish decor and each room at Sunrise Resort comes with a safety deposit box and a minibar. Free toiletries and shower facilities are included in an en suite bathroom. The resort has a 24-hour front desk where staff can assist guests with laundry services and luggage storage. A chargeable shuttle service can be arranged upon request. ... more   less 
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