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Dara Samui Beach Resort
Ranked #25 of 104 Hotels in Chaweng
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

This was my first time in koh Samui and having stayed in a reasonably standard hostel in Bangkok this was pure luxury to stay in. When we arrived we were greeted by the staff who then gave us a nice cold drink and a hot towel for our faces. The hotel staff, bar staff, cleaners etc all extremely friendly and helpful. The swimming pool overlooking the beach was clean and water temp just right. Free beach towels given to hotel guests on lend. Also free beach bag to use as well. So many people kept stopping on the beach at the hotel to take photograph of it. The breakfast buffet was amazing, so much to choose from you'll leave feeling full. The room was lovely, very comfortable bed and very spacious bathroom. Free bottled water for guests and tea and coffee. Great location with all shops and bars within walking distance. We didn't eat in the restaurant so I'm not sure what he food was like but if the breakfast is anything to go by I'm sure it's lovely. I'd highly recommend this hotel to anyone. My only bad point -well not a really bad - Is that there was no nice view from the balcony. We were overlooking beach huts.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

this is my 1st time in Koh Samoi, Thailand and guess wat~ SURPRISINGLY wonderful trip enhanced with SPLENDID stay in this resort!! Located in the most happening spot in town, surrounded by lotsa convenient stores, bars,cafe, restaurants....you name it, u got it here (mostly ;p) ! VERY Friendly and helpfull staff from Dara Samoi!!! We stayed in Superior room with typical Thai architecture furnishing! clean and neat, with wonderful swimming pool facing the sea!!
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED ;)

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

We have spent 7 nights at the Dara Samui hotel. We liked very much the direct access from the hotel pool to the beach area . just few steps ahead . The room was great , quite big and clean .
The hotel personal was very friendly and helpful . The pool is small but very nice .
The breakfast is being served by choosing your meal from the menu .
In the front of the hotel there is a very nice restaurant with nice music in the evenings . The only issue that was little uncomfortable was that the lobby is open without any air conditioning .

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

We're stayed 5 nights and we enjoy very much.The hotel have great location.And very good value to spend.Beach and pool are excellent.Staff very polite and friendly they help us every thing that they can do.We have very relaxing time during we're here.We cannot wait to come back a gain.

Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

We stayed in superior room and it was very nice ,The friendly and service mind of staff was amazing the hotel has the best location of chaweng beach with shopping, bar and many restaurant of your choice ,It very relaxing beach so quiet but I love it.Overall this is a best Holliday

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2013

I recently stayed at The Dara Samui, Koh Samui Thailand with my partner, family and friends for a special occasion and had an amazing time. When we first arrived we were welcomed by friendly staff with drinks and cold towels and were then showed to our room. The rooms at this hotel were very clean and neatly decorated. There were about 30 of us staying at The Dara Samui and each room, regardless of type, were beautiful. We were lucky enough to stay in both a standard room and a superior room and they were fantastic. From the minute we arrived, the staff were friendly and made us feel very welcome. Their smiles were infectious and they were so lovely and accomodating, no matter what the request. The hotel's location is perfect for shopping, food and nightlife. The front of the hotel is on Chaweng Road whilst the back of the hotel is beachside. The pool is great and over looks the beach, with the beach full of deck chairs and sun umbrellas. On the beach, located near the pool was a massage hut. Only once did I venture out onto the street for a massage and it did not compare what so ever to the massages you can get on the beach at the hotel. The staff working at the massage hut were professional, excellent at what they did and also very friendly. There was nothing better than swimming in the pool and then going from the pool edge to a relaxing massage on the beach - they were fantatsic. We had breakfast each day included in our room booking and breakfast was great. A full breakfast of everything you could want, from freshly made omelettes on request, hot breakfast items to cereals, breads and fruit. I would like to mention how special the front office staff and pool side staff were. They were so pleasant from the start of our stay right through to when they farwelled us personally as we left to return home. A great holiday and it was made all the better because of the staff at The Dara Samui. Can't wait to return there and will definitely be staying with them again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights.Very clean had some ants in bed sheets but they changed the room imedialy..Ants come from outside so ask the roomaid to put some spray.The rooms are excellent should be 5+ star hotelVery helpfull staff.Pool and beach are great.It's 5 min walk from Chaweng center so very good place.Will be vack in the future

  • Stayed April 2013
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Property: Dara Samui Beach Resort
Address: 162/2 Moo 2 Chaweng Beach | Bophut, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand (Formerly Dara Samui Beach Resort & Spa Villa)
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Chaweng
#17 Luxury Hotel in Chaweng
#23 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Dara Samui Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dara Samui has beachfront location centrally located on Chaweng beach and walking distance to shopping and night life areas. Hotel offers free high speed WIFI in all rooms. Rooms size start from 42-128 sqm or 455 sq ft - 1380 sq ft with full Air Conditioned rooms. The hotel is a 4-star Thai Lanna-style boutique resort with 4 rooms categories. Relaxing, sports activities or shopping, whatever is your pleasure all are within easy reach at Darasamui. You never run out of things to do, unless you wish to. 2 Restaurants, 1 Bar,Swimming Pool, Beach, Sun Deck, Concierge and many more facilities are awaiting you... Try once at our Best Romantic Beach restaurant "Dara Serene" ... more   less 
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Dara Samui Beach Resort & Spa Villa Hotel Chaweng
Dara Samui Beach Resort And Spa Villa
Dara Samui Beach Hotel
Dara Samui Beach Resort Ko Samui/Chaweng, Thailand

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