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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Seriously, don't bother. You can find equally good places (not that this was anything special) for the same price. Staff is incredibly rude, they act like they're doing you a favour. Massive attitude problem. Might be good for diving lessons, but definitely not as a hotel.

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Laval, Canada
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Do not go in this hotel, I never see the manager make a smile or be nice with us ONE time. Air conditioner cost 800 bahts per night (like 40$ canadian). There's people working on another new hotel just next to us at 7:00 am, so forget it to relax and also, my brother hurt himself in a scooter accident...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 25 December 2015

I stayed here in the off-season (meaning there were no big parties going on), so my time there was very quiet and pleasant. I did not find the staff especially friendly or engaging. Also, the food and drinks were very expensive, which meant that I have to walk quite a distance to get food or beverages. I don't like being...

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Ko Racha Yai, Thailand
Reviewed 2 December 2015

After searching around the island comparing dive schools me and three friends found carabao, located south of the island in chalok bay, right on the beach. The dorms are kept lovely and clean, with air con!!! A serious must with how hot it gets. The view from the balcony is amazing at sunset. The private rooms are even nicer and...

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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Me and my girlfriend spent 5 nights at carabao during our open water course. It´s an Amazing Place right by the beach and connected with a great bar/restaurant with reasonable prices. We had a private room with a balcony and an ocean view. If you want to try diving this is the best place. My girlfriend was very nervous about...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for four nights as part of an open water diving course. The resort is beautiful and right on the beach front. Its close to everything you need. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful and are there to help you with whatever you may need. As 3 backpackers we picked the cheap option and went for the...

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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

I came here with a friend to follow a diving course and stayed 5 days. Rooms are nice, the bar and restaurant have great atmosphere, and best of all, the boats to go diving leave from the beach just in front of the hostel (no need to carry your tanks/bags). If you want your diving course in French, ask for...

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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

We add a very good time at carabao, the dorm are perfect and clean and its not expensive ! Its à bit far from the big road (party road) but that what we like about it, there party every night at the hostel ! Dont Forget to do your open water , its a must cheapest on earth and the...

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Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stayed in a 16 bed dorm room with AC for 6 nights whilst we completed our SSI diving course! It was ver nice and seemed clean! We met some great people who were also on our diving course and slept well mostly, the only real issue for us was the noise from the bar, especially when...

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Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Staff was not very helpful with my only two requests. One simply got denied without alternatives, for another the only answer was "i don't know". Not even referring to another person who might know, but simply leaving me in the dark. They seemed not to care at all for at least my wellbeing. The Dormatory was reasonably clean with a...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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Additional Information about Carabao

Address: 50/1 Moo 3 Chalok Baan Kao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: $13 - $15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Ask for a south facing room on a higher level floor for a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles leahshoosha, 2 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms near the sea are also near the bar. Rooms away from the sea look at other buildings. In short, no good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles PapaDil, 17 Jan 2014 | Read review
“not facing the bar!”
 of 5 bubbles mariep952, 7 Apr 2012 | Read review
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