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Buddha View Dive Resort

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 6th time I've been here in 12 years. It's a great location on Chalok Bay with clean rooms and wonderful staff. Both AC and fan rooms available. Rooms to suit all budgets. Diving with Buddha View is also fantastic and I've been diving with them for 12 years as well. Awesome people.

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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The diving "padi open water" course was excellent. The teaching is personal and fully focust on your skills. Soon-ie thank you for that! The restaurant next to it is good in price and the food is good! However the horror we encounter in our room was unbelievable. Ants creeping through the bathroom, the sink wall broken of the wall where...

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

I must precise that I did not stay at the resort and that my comments will not be related to room, comfort or services. However I went to Buddha View to book dives and met the manager at reception, who was extremely rude, unpolite and even declined to accept payment of my dives! I understand that other people had to...

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1Thank Michaël M
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We booked ourselves onto the PADI open water 3/4 day course only the evening before and everything was sorted well with hassle free pick up from the pier and a budget room for two included as part of the course! Rooms are basic but cant fault them! The course was AMAZING!! Jonathan our instructor was sooo helpful, understanding and knowledgable!...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We did our Open Water training here about a year ago and came back this year just to do some fun diving. We dove almost everyday for a week, mostly with Sandra as our guide. Sandra was such a great guide and grew into a friend in our short time there. She is very knowledgeable about the local dive sites...

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Thank 2JE2012
Pune, India
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I went to BV to complete OWD and AOW. They are one of the oldest dive shops in Ko Tao. And they did not disappoint. The instructors are very professional and take time to explain things clearly. The scheduled times are adhered to. The boats, materials and general environment at BV is fantastic. I did not stay at the resort...

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Thank Ronabir A
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I really can recommend this place for diving or to learn diving. The staff are really professional and you can make your certifications in different languages. You also can have really good underwater videos from your dives!!

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Positive first: The diving school is really good. The dive sites are amazing. I did my Open Water Diver there. The group was small, 6 people, so our instructor could care perfectly for us. During the dives he was supported by two more master divers. The whole crew is really friendly and funny. Now the bad site: The training Pool...

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Thank Niklas W
Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We booked a package with Buddha View through a hostel in Bangkok and were very happy with the experience. I did 4 fun dives with them, a friend got his advanced cert., and another friend attempted to get his Open Water cert. but a cold prevented him from doing so. They told him he can return anytime to finish the...

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Good rooms, big and nice. The shower didn't work and no hot water though but for the rest in the room was ok. Nice food and good bbq everyday at 6pm! But the staff in the restaurant they are so bad, no attention at all to the customers, i was waiting for so long just to ask for the menu...

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Additional Information about Buddha View Dive Resort

Address: 45/1 Moo 3 | Surrthani, Koh Tao, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Buddha View Dive Hotel Koh Tao
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“Room 33 has the best view of the water”
2JE2012, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We did no stay at resort but I think it accomadates all price ranges”
davemT2233KI, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a renovated room.”
Sanjay75, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay at Buddha View Resort!!!”
JesseM12345, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you stay here, refuse the bungalows - they are terrible!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Dan871234, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
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