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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited this place in March. My friends stayed here but I did not. Unfortunately I could not get a room. The place itself is a party hotel beach resort and in terms of that, it certainly delivers. From lunch time onwards It's very loud and the music does not stop until the early hours of the morning. On the bad...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel was big and with nice DJ.I went there for drink and relax the foods and drinks are a little bit expensive but that was fine.Better if you go night time because you can join with DJ and firework.

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Dhaka
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights. Perfect beach side resort with lots of fun. If you like party, dancing, singing the place is perfect for you. Every Friday and Wednesday they arrange a big fire show with famous DJ. The bf was good with spectacular view from the dining. We enjoyed a lot!

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Brasov, Romania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good for night life, bar&beach&club resort.Clean rooms, bathrooms.Not the best but very popular.Good DJ on pool-bar, close to beach and "hot "points of this corner of the island.Simple breakfast.Generally ok for a party holiday.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 5 nights here, had a fantastic time, great pool area, beach party with free BBQ on Wed and Fri nights, extensive food and drinks menu, bit on the high side price wise but well worth it. Rooms are in good decorative order and kept clean everyday. Grounds are also well maintained and kept clean

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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for three nights. From the moment I arrived it was great; room upgraded to allow me to check in early - both for free. Staff were very pleasant. Food and drinks are slightly more expensive than compared to the other local alternatives but only marginally. Menu has a good range of Thai and western dishes. The atmosphere is...

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Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ark Bar boasts as one of the better places to stay in Chaweng and to a point I would agree with that statement. The room was clean and tidy and the beach bar is great. Although I found the cleaning staff to be very pleasant and always smiling and happy this general outlook did not extend to the rest...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Koh Samui is my favorite island I have stayed on in Thailand. I spent 4 nights at Arkbar and really enjoyed it. My room was a superior (the cheapest) pso I was about 50m from the party pool (and the noise). Music here plays from 2pm til 2am at the party pool. Having a cheaper room was a blessing for...

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've read others reviews... Myself I found nothing negative about the place, let me explain: Yes, is a place to party, so expect noise. However, I sleep through anything so it was no issue to me. But things close at 2 am anyway and no matter where you go, there is people drinking/partying all hours of the night. It's part...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Budget hotel, rooms not well maintained like the pictures show but they have everything you need. Drinks were fairly standard prices (not cheap) & same with the food prices for the on site restaurant (which was actually better than expected! Very good choices). Pool party's until the early hours of the morning daily with live djs, & a beach party...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"ESCAPE YOUR WORLD AND PLAY IN OURS" We invite you to ARKbar Beach Resort, in the heart of Chaweng, the ideal location to explore and enjoy this tropical paradise. Enjoy your days under the sun on our 100 metres of spectacular beachfront and 3 swimming pools, while listening to the latest tunes being played by our resident DJ's. You will meet people from all 4 corners of the world here to party or chill in our unique, relaxing, yet vibrant atmosphere. ARKbar Beach Resort is within walking distance to the new Central Plaza Shopping Complex, all the major entertainment venues and hundreds of boutique shops, cafes and restaurants. You can dine on the beach in our beachfront restaurant and relax at any of the 3 beach bars. From 2pm our main swimming features live music while the other 2 pools are more laid back. As the evening sun sets over this tropical paradise, you will witness the beach transform into a spectacular and unique venue offering a combination of dining, drinking and socialising with free musical entertainment, dancers and fire displays. It is here that you can be a part of the world famous ARKbar Wednesday and Funky Friday Beach Party's."Escape Your World and Play In Ours" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ark Bar Beach Resort

Address: 159/89 Moo 2 | Chaweng Beach, Bophut, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: $61 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ark Bar Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 320
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Also Known As:
Ark Bar Beach Hotel Chaweng
Ark Bar Beach Resort Ko Samui, Thailand - Chaweng
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#10 Top resorts Hotel in Chaweng
#26 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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“Probably not a big difference between them. Your night will be shorter if the room is closer to the beach club”
 of 5 bubbles adrianp287, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room well away from the pool area and not on the ground floor, its quieter”
 of 5 bubbles jimmyo173, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms close to the pool as the music is on till 2 am.”
 of 5 bubbles ujwalas2014, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“it's one of those places that has a good reputation for the crowd, but there are SO many better places fro half the price. AVOID”
 of 5 bubbles tombC5640KJ, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We took the pool facing room , It was nice but yes Expensive and Little loud as we were close to the Party Pool”
 of 5 bubbles s_sethis, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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