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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Learnt to dive over 3 days here with Wayne. He was an absolutely brilliant instructor and made our trip! The resort is in a great location overlooking a beautiful beach-not that you have much time to sunbathe as you are always dining or studying! Free pick up and drop off to and from the ferry. The on site restaurant is...

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We heard about the great diving at Koh Tao and was referred by a friend to Buddha view diving school I was doing adventure dive course and my wife was doing open water dive course the hole team where very helpful with special thanks to Mark and Deb for taking use thought the course,we both thought the professional and friendly...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The first scuba diving lessons (Open Water) I ever took were at Buddha View and it was a great experience. My class was small, with only four students, which meant much more personal instruction. Our teacher, Marcos, was outstanding--a great instructor. The other staff members who helped when we went out in the ocean were excellent as well. My only...

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Boquete, Panama
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Great place for a nice mix of quality instruction and great fun, lots of people from all over the world, good community between all staff and guests. Buddha VIew is the place to go worldwide for your DiveMaster. Great instruction, so many people coming through, many groups with a good number of people per guide. Unlimited diving during your divemaster....

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Ok place to stay, but the beds where really, really, really hard. Staff was nice and so was the food in restaurant. Good places to eat near by as well. Was planning to take a diving course there, since a friend had recommended it. But did not get around to do so. We moved on.

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Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

0 complaints about the diving, Highly reccomended! The rooms are over priced compared to what you get, showers barely work, fan was jittering, HOTEL staff and owner are rude (not to be confused with the dive staff). Reccomendation: Definetley dive here, but don't sleep here

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Reviewed 24 February 2016

I completed my Open water diving qualification here and I'm glad I chose here over the other schools on the island. Very good facilities and a beautiful beach right on your doorstep. Staff were very helpful and good teachers. I wouldn't hesitate to come back here to take my advanced diving course.

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Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Me and two friends learnt to dive here and I thought they were really great. I have done a lot of diving since and Buddha view remains one of the most professional dive schools. We were in a reasonable sized group with 2 dive instructors, I always felt safe and relaxed. And we had fun too and visited some great...

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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

I've had a very bad experience with this resort. We payed 1400 bahts for the room with A/C. The bed was hard as a rock, with a very tiny blanket. We asked for an extra blanket: 50 bahts. They give you a little paper with a username and password for the wifi. If you lose it, they don't give you...

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Kalgoorlie
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Loved it here. The diving was sensational and the instructors were warm and friendly. Once you get to know them they are like family. Thanks everyone at Buddha View, was a great time. A special thanks to Mark/Deb, Sandra and Wayne as they are great instructors. The restaurant is very good and the staff are helpful and attentive. The food...

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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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“We did no stay at resort but I think it accomadates all price ranges”
 of 5 bubbles davemT2233KI, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a renovated room.”
 of 5 bubbles Sanjay75, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay at Buddha View Resort!!!”
 of 5 bubbles JesseM12345, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you stay here, refuse the bungalows - they are terrible!!!!!!!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Dan871234, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Don't pay for the broken internet here. Take a 5 minute walk up to any number of resturants with free wifi that is as good or better (not difficult to find better).”
 of 5 bubbles AusLifegaurd, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
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