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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed there for one month unfortunately. There was money stolen from my room, with no help from the managent, I lost 30000baht. It was not the first time that this has happened either. Be weiry of this hotel. On the plus side, Mama is awesome and serves the best food. So for me. Maybe pop over for lunch. But... More 

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Thank Shaun0408
Bophut
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I Spent the Christmas and New Year's Eve in Samui and we were looking for a convenient and cheap accommodation since we would be spending three weeks in Samui. Staff were friendly and arranged for a motorbike for us to go around the island. Rooms were quite spacious and cleaned every two days unless requested. Balcony was... More 

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Thank Maya L
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We are staying here for three months for our Long Service Leave. We cannot fault this place and staff on all of their helpfulness, kindness and would like to congratulate them all on a job well done. Also the restaurant is a pleasure to eat at. Thank you very much for a very pleasant stay, and would recommend you all... More 

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Thank Maree O
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This place is excellent particularly for longer term residents. I'm half way through a 4 week stay and have a basic but clean and thoroughly acceptable apartment - 1 of about 50 I would say - which is serviced twice a week. Friendly staff who organised my scooter hire (cheap) and will organise the laundry. The swimming pool is great... More 

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

I spent 3 weeks here and it was a more than comfortable, semi-luxurious stay in Chaweng. Had an amazing experience here completing my TEFL training course. The place is quite empty and not too far from the beach. The pool area and bar/restaurant offers both Thai and Western food. Ari who runs the desk is lovely. Wifi wasn't great but... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

Me and my husband stayed here for 1 month. Positive: - friendly staffs - near 7/11 - nice pool - cheap - decent food - English level average - good location - you can rent a scooter at the hotel Negative: - poor wifi connection - the floor in our room was squeaky - don't bother going to the gym... More 

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Thank Sara D
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

I stayed here for one month and it was OK. The pros: Restaurant on-site open until 9pm. Pool is very spacious and nice Wifi worked well on my floor (4th) -although there were a lot of people on the third floor that complained about their wifi access. Room was nice size and had a mini kitchen The place feels secure... More 

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Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

Ok let's get the facts straight, there's lots of good and bad reports about this place, and to totally honest it's not my preferred place in samui, but I was charged 16,000 baht for a whole month here we got an upgrade to family room on the fifth floor, views of waste land and the samui ring road, which at... More 

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Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

I would recommending not booking online with these 3rd party companys. Me and my girlfriend turned up on the door step of the joy residence and we 650 baht per night for a lovely double bedroom, HIGH SEASON. Staff were nice enough. WiFi was terrible. The chief was very nice and food was lovely. 5 mins on scooter from the... More 

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Thank Sean P
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Reviewed 6 February 2015

Me and my husband (and 2 other friends), we had booked via Agoda an accommodation- Joy Residence in Chaweng, Koh Samui, Thailand, from December 29, 2014 to January 12, 2015. After coming to Joy Residence, we were very dissatisfied with our rooms. The bathroom was dirty, shower cubicle did not hang. Balcony door could not be properly sealed! In the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Joy Residence

Address: 28/19 Moo 3 | Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: $38 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Joy Residence 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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“All rooms are good by what we have seen”
 of 5 bubbles MareeO46, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“higher floors (rooms) have less wifi connection”
 of 5 bubbles SaraD45, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“choose another place to stay, there is many better ones!”
 of 5 bubbles KatarinaM534, 6 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We stayed on the 2nd floor and our wifi was good. the others on the 3rd floor had problems.”
 of 5 bubbles ashleighmelrose, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
“none of the rooms have great views, so any are good”
 of 5 bubbles debstheleo, 1 Oct 2013 | Read review
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