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Koh Tao, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chicken burger is soo good. the view is amazing , relaxing .. Made friends with the young workers so nice and friendly and funny . If you need help going anywhere they're more then happy to help you . Enjoyed my stay. If you're scared of bugs or lizards then go back home cause thailand isn't for you. Xoxo

Thank samiibbearxo
Lisboa, Portugal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on the night of 11/13/2016 and did not bother with the bad reviews on trip adviser. We wanted to have our own experience and opinion. It was impossible to sleep peacefully. All bungalows had giant lizards inside and outside. I believe that there are people who like this kind of contact with nature but for us that we...

1Thank LauraLucaz
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

really nice hotel just along from the harbour and a nice distance away from the main part of town, peaceful at night. Bungalows were an average size however the fans in the room weren't great and we often woke up during the night sweating! You can pay extra for air con but as backpackers we didn't pay for it, I...

Thank Gemma O
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Bugs on bed!!! Small room with no air con Toilet smelly and dark Long walk from the pier - Staff was rude the owner was even more terrible if you have any feedbacks they are not welcome here. Royal is quite a previlige word for a low class hostel. As much as Thailand has got so much to offer- The...

Thank Angelina V
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

2nd time staying here, both times lovely relaxed stay, family run business with friendly staff who all learnt my name which was a nice touch. Right on the beach which is beautiful and a very! short walk to the port, unfortunate lack of chairs. Bungalows are beautiful, right in the rainforest however mosquitos are a problem, by no means the...

Thank ssherlock7
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We thought we booked to stay here for 5 nights through a company called 'sawadee' (avoid using at all costs!) however it turns out our booking was processed and the Royal resort was fully booked. Despite not expecting us, we were made to feel comfortable by e staff here, and the owner was very helpful in sorting us out some...

Thank Ross A
Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

My wife and I stayed here 4 nights snorkelling was great with a wreck just offshore.The bungalows a basic but all you need with a choice of ac/fan.The food we ate was all great and an extensive menu we only ate Thai so don't know what western food was like but the burgers looked great.Steve the owner and all the...

Thank David P
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We booked in for 3 nights and I was apprehensive due to some reviews. We had a room with just a fan near the bar, it was a great location and didn't need air con. The owner (Steve) was fantastic and sat us down and we were served a complimentary cold drink. Steve asked us what we expected from our...

Thank Shaan W
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Resort is hard to access and although they pick you up from the pier when you arrive they only have 3 shuttles to the main area during the day 9am, 1pm and 6pm, the pick ups are 6.30pm or 10pm which wasn't late enough for having a few drinks!! Drive was really hilly and windy too so not good for...

Thank Sherebt_fiz
R0yalRes0rt, Owner at Koh Tao Royal Resort, responded to this review

Please check carefully before you write a review about a resort where you THINK you have stayed. Allow me to explain... 1 - we do not have any pick up service from the pier as our resort is just a 5 minute walk, and we certainly do not have three pick ups !! 2 - we do not even have...

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I must admit that when we got there and our little shack was locked with a padlock, we did realise why this was such a reasonable priced hotel. However, the staff were very nice, friendly and we soon got used to our quirky little wooden hut. The hotel is right on the beach and has a great view. Food and...

Thank ric112

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Additional Information about Koh Tao Royal Resort

Address: 24/3 Moo 2, Koh Tao, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: $33 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Koh Tao Royal Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Koh Tao
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
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“Get one of the lower rooms”
 of 5 bubbles davidpA3946MY, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Closer to reception the better as they're all up a steep hill”
 of 5 bubbles ric112, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They all come with hammocks so you can't miss out!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles TomAndJodie2011, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“closer to the beach the better”
 of 5 bubbles nchodi, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The higher you go the better the view.”
 of 5 bubbles caslad54, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
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