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The Lost Resort Koh Samet
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The Lost Resort Koh Samet
Ranked #15 of 20 Hotels in Ko Samet
Reviewed July 27, 2009

Stayed at the resort for one night while scouting for a place to sleep by the beach. Very quiet and calm setting with nice but somewhat overgrown gardens. Close to main road going south, but not a big problem as there's hardly any traffic after sunset. The beach is 5 minutes away on foot, and there's a couple of shops and laundrys on the way.

Rooms are basic and quite worn, but not too bad value for money. Dim lights, cogwebs and dust on light fixtures and a rusty ceiling fan. Plus for a pretty new, clean and virtually noiseless, efficient aircon. Bathroom has flush toilet and was clean enough. Most dissappointing thing was the rock hard mattress, it was totally worn out. The middle part was completely flattened while there still was a little bit of softness at the edges.

If you're travelling on a tight budget this place might be perfect. Loved the tranquil quietness in the evenings and mornings, knowing that the beach is only a short stroll down the road.

  • Stayed: November 2008, traveled as a couple
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Thank KnutH
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Reviewed April 21, 2009

To be fair, perhaps I'm used to paying a little more, but I didn't like this place at all. The room was shabby, with faded old paint and mould on the walls and ceiling. There was a musty, mouldy smell in the room, even worse in the bathroom. Everything was old and worn out, even the bedding and towels. Not at all pleasant. The location is not bad and the site has great potential, but I think the old hotel is beyond repair and needs to be demolished.

  • Stayed: April 2009, traveled with friends
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Thank Chris_427712
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Reviewed May 8, 2008

I was met on the road nearby by the owner (an English guy I think - Dave?) and he offered to show me over. I have been to almost every province in Thailand (and Vietnam) and I think the previous criticism is too severe.

Sure, it is budget accomodation, but it is much better than some of the places my friends stayed at - with mattresses on the floor and ancient noisy fans. And the price was cheaper - 300 baht off season (at the time).

It is close to all the action but far enough away so you can sleep in peace. I actually thought the location was very quiet and I enjoyed the experience.

  • Stayed: September 2007, traveled solo
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2  Thank sathorn
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Reviewed January 10, 2008

We had never been to Koh Samet before, and didn't understand that many people who go do not make reservations in advance and that there are many properties that operate on a first-come first-serve basis.
So, we scoured the internet for places that took reservations. Since we were going in the high season, we ended up with either 1) expensive places out of our price range 2)well-reviewed affordable places that were full or 3)The Lost Resort. The Lost Resort had a favorable description in a couple of obscure places (wikitravel, a two-year-old travel blog) so we thought it would probably be just fine.
Well, we arrive, follow the owner's directions to the place and find that although it was advertised as being "quiet and away from the noisy beach" it was instead on this inland road that was traveled at all hours by noisy motorcycles and trucks. Also, it was old, very shabby, and basically looked like a nasty motel on the inside. It looked like the kind of room popular with drug addicts and hookers--stained walls, ancient creaky bed, dim, yellow lights. The sheets were threadbare and patterned, and the towels were navy blue. This may not sound like a big deal, but if you're using colored or patterned linens, it's much harder to tell how clean they are. We spent the first few hours trying to find somewhere else to stay, but to no avail, everywhere else was already booked. Luckily we were only there for two nights. The breakfast served at the hotel was nothing special, and much better food was available at the beach. Next time we know better. Also, I suspect that the positive information I found online was either severely out-dated or created by the owner since he has the advantage of being a native English speaker whereas many of the other places in Koh Samet are Thai-owned.

  • Stayed: December 2007, traveled as a couple
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Stayed: February 2018, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 12, 2017
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Stayed: September 2016
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Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: January 2017, traveled with family
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Address: Ko Samet, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Rayong Province > Ko Samet
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Ranked #15 of 20 Hotels in Ko Samet
Number of rooms: 10

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