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Koyao Island Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very simple, tastefully done beach bungalow hotel. Everything is very clean, simple, authentic and paired back. No cheese or kitsch in sight. Our room was more of a "roof" - we basically slept outside in the treetops, no walls! Just a thatched roof and mosquito netting as our shelter. This was a one-of-a-kind experience. We compared it...

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1Thank Molly D
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I like this resort but please be aware that it is NOT a luxury resort. You won't get Aman or Six Senses service nor cleanliness. You get lots of mozzies - they fly out when you open the bathroom door and the wardrobe, they bite you as you sit on the loo, they come out of your shoes. You have...

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3Thank Han Y
Management T, Manager at Koyao Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Han Thank you for your recent stay with us and for taking the time to write your opinion here. I can't help but wonder if you had a look at the price differance between Six Senses, Aman and us, a rather unfair comparison. Yes we have a mosquito problem this season, the Six Senses is right next to us...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We are now three nights into our seven night stay at Koyao Island Resort, and we are having a wonderful time. We booked a Deluxe Beachfront Villa - the room is perfectly laid out, clean and well serviced. There are staff from the resort everywhere - always keeping themselves busy - raking leaves, fixing the cushions on the beach beds,...

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2Thank Clare R
Management T, Manager at Koyao Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Clare Thank you for this great review! Thank you also for the compliments and recommendations. I'll get "Bucks" his name badge soon :)

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 February 2017

All the staff were so friendly and professional and Zoe Berthelo the guest relations manager was especially helpful and kind and worked tirelessly to sort out our onward accommodation to a very happy result. We had a great time and highly recommend this hotel and the wonderful time we had there

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Management T, Manager at Koyao Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear "tissypmw" Thank you for your "wonderful" review and also for you choosing us to stay with on Koh Yao Noi. Thank you also for your recommendation and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This resort is beautifully located, but unfortunately suffers from a lack of professional service. We had booked a beach villa suite and everything seemed to be lovely, when first of all my husband's leather shoes were stolen in the reception area while we waited for our room to be ready (we got a compensation for that at the end of...

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Management T, Manager at Koyao Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Alla Thank you for taking the time to write this review. To claim that your husbands shoes was "stolen" is rather unfair, size 42, that's too big for the staff here, the chance they they were mistakenly taken by another guest is far more likely. You came to speak with me about your mosquito net problem, I immediately walked...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This hotel gets amazing reviews and I don't know why. It's clearly past it's prime and run down to say the least. Broken boards on the deck area, old dated furniture in the bar area, dated bathrooms, poor service in the restaurant, the list goes on. I must say the food in the restaurant is very good and I recommend...

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Management T, Manager at Koyao Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear "Vol D" Thank you for your stay with us. The furniture in the bar could be called antiques, pity you couldn't appreciate that. Yes our deck needs to be replaced, and that will happen in the upcoming low season. I have done the Chicken Island trip several times, not sure at all how you could not see corals, certainly...

Stockholm - Sweden
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It really is as beautiful as the pictures tell you. Great beach and lovely rooms. Nice small treats in the form of free short massages on the beach every morning, free yoga classes a couple of times a week and a weekly management cocktail and a boat sightseeing tour. The only downside is the staff. The act like their minds...

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Management T, Manager at Koyao Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Fredrik Thank you for your recent stay with us and also for taking the time to write this review. Happy to read that you enjoyed all the complementaries :) We appreciate an honest review, they help us point out any weakness and or mistakes. Like I mentioned in many replies, we employ local staff, they from this small friendly...

West Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We really enjoyed our 5 nights in one of the Beach Villas. Pros... -fantastic location on Ko Yao Noi -the Beach Villas are very well laid out...with great sea views -fantastic service -enjoyed the free massages by the pool -the spa Thai massages were fantastic -one way free transfer was a nice touch -loved the free 2 hour boat cruise...

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Management T, Manager at Koyao Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear "Dr Beach" Thank you for your recent stay with us and for your review. Thank you also for your compliments. The Cons, yes our friendly mosquitoes have had a real good season, we had some really unexpected rain into our dry season and the mosquito population has exploded when they suppose to be disappearing. We have specially designed mosquito...

carbondale, co
Reviewed 16 February 2017

When we checked in we were greeted by Zoe who escorted us to the Private Beach Lodge. This lodge is off the main resort property on a private beach on the south side of the island. The resort shuttles you to and fro as needed in a small Tuk Tuk. Zoe escorted us to the Lodge and showed up around...

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Management T, Manager at Koyao Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear "ExplorationByFarr" Thank you so much for your stay at our Private Beach Lodge. What a really great review for this property, I could not describe it better myself and when it is done by a guest it is incredibly helpful for future visitors. A very accurate description with so much detail, the details being the important parts that is...

Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Four of us, two couples, stayed for 4 nights to celebrate my husband's birthday. We had an amazing time. Transfer by Longtail from Phuket to Koyau Island Resort was a wonderful way to start our holiday. Lovely welcome from Zoe who made sure we were well looked after throughout our stay. In fact all the staff were delightful but I...

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Management T, Manager at Koyao Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Di Thank you for your recent stay with us and for taking the time to write this great review. It was a real pleasure to meet you and have drinks with you and your friends during managers cocktails. A really great review, good recommendations and excellent description. We really can't wait to have you all back for your next...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our villas are built in the original Andaman Sea - gypsy style which is optimal for comfort and for the environment. We have used unique local resources with a traditional background while still maintaining, if not surpassing, all modern standards. The mangrove palm leaf roofs of our villas breathe and do not store heat, and air conditioners are definitely not needed.All villas have an undisturbed, spectacular sea view of the famous Phang Nga Bay and can be opened up to the stars at night - and in the morning the rising sun shines onto the beds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Koyao Island Resort

Address: 24/2 Moo 5, Ko Yao Noi 82160, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phang Nga Province > Ko Yao Noi
Price Range: $131 - $701 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Koyao Island Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Koyao Island
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“Suite villa are great ones,”
Bar0n18, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Only one of the bungalows is literally right on the beach on the website, all are facing the sea and no more than 20-50 yards back.”
JoelBrandonBravo, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Beach huts”
jillc702, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Beware the cheapest rooms as they are quite Spartan”
H1127CHjohnc, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to get sea view”
travelbug1975_10, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
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