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Ark Bar Beach Resort

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Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Really wish we checked the reviews before making a reservation here, as we paid in advanced and there are no refunds. The hotel rooms lived up to the horrible reviews. Moldy and dirty shower, no hand soap, stained sheets, dirty blinds, smelly (mold?) pool towels. Also, more about Chaweng in general, but should be known, this hotel is directly under...

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Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Even if you could forgive the loud banging music every night during the peak periods pounding through the whole resort the rooms themselves are disgusting. Mould and water marks throughout the bathroom, a bed made for military use and filthy blinds make this room disgusting for habitation.

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3Thank Alex P
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Cool place and amazing vibe but you can enjoy all the facilities without having to stay there. Beds are as hard as rock - I have bruises on the side of my torso from sleeping on my side. The music is actually bearable at night but the loud, drunk idiots screaming and shouting / getting into fights at 5am in...

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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

2nd time in Ko Samui and I went straight to ark bar. It's a top place to drink through the day, watch the sun go down or party at night. You can sit on beach chairs on the beach with the water underneath you. The only downers would be that you pay top dollar for most drinks and that there...

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Thank Nathan P
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Great place in the heart of cheweng beach if you are a party animal. If you are not, you have to ask for a room closer to the reception, becouse it is more quiet there. All staff is very hospitable. Rooms are clean.

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Thank Bolcevic
Thailand
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Went To ark bar everyday whilst in Samui, all I can say is amazing food I had an English breakfast and ate loads of there Thai food both were exactly nice also really good drinks and atmosphere everyday felt like a party and it was busy both day and night. I would definitely visit again!! Didn't stay at the hotel...

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Thank Indiarose1
Bangalore
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Great music, food and entertainment, particularly in the evenings . A must visit in Chewang. Located on the beach. Did not stay here but visited the pub on 2 out of the 3 nights we were in Chewang. Conveniently located off the main road.

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Thank shalini7070
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Location - This is the center of the party place on the entire island. Even after it shuts, another party street is a 5 min walk. Right in front of the beach, and has water sports 5 min away too. ITs a rocky beach though, so be careful. Rooms - WE had 2 rooms, deluxe and super deluxe, and you...

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Thank mankur
United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Me and my girlfriend wanted somewhere which was in the centre near restaurants and had a decent vibe to it , this hotel ticked all these boxes . We stayed here in December 2015 for 4 nights. Rooms are basic but clean and decent sized . Would stay here again. Also recommend doing the safari it's a great day out...

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Thank Sam O
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Stayed here a few times the last few years, music and bar not as good as they once was... Very very over priced much cooler bars on the beach now service is really slow and the food again really quite rubbish for Thai standards

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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 - $92 (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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“Choose room near the reception if you want a quiet one”
M5172FCjonathanm, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Probably not a big difference between them. Your night will be shorter if the room is closer to the beach club”
adrianp287, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room well away from the pool area and not on the ground floor, its quieter”
jimmyo173, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms close to the pool as the music is on till 2 am.”
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”
tombC5640KJ, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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