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First Bungalow Beach Resort Samui Reviews

   

First Bungalow Beach Resort Samui
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Reviews of First Bungalow Beach Resort Samui

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Read all 47 reviews and thoughts (average: 2.94 out of 5) on the First Bungalow Beach Resort Samui before you book online.

4/5    Score based on 47 reviews

5/5 =
Excellent
15%
4/5 =
Very Good
26%
3/5 =
Average
19%
2/5 =
Poor
19%
1/5 =
Terrible
21%
4/5

Very Good

Very pleasant spacious hotel, helpful staff
Date:
Great location in a quiet end of Chaweng Beach. Easy access to the more bussling parts of Chaweng on a scooter- 2-3 mins. Very clean rooms, happy staff, large pool, great value for money.Will stay...

2/5

Poor

Right next to dirty swamp
Date:
For the price i think it is a bit of a rip off. I hadn't stayed on Koh Samui before but had researched into what i thought was a decent area. We stayed in a garden villa. it was ok. Lots of mosquitos...

1/5

Terrible

Owners and staff thieves liars and crooks first bungalow Samui home resort
Date:
I moved to koh Samui and found a home in a nice quiet place or so I thought called Samui home in Bangrak near the airport. This is owned by the same people as first bungalow. After about one month...

1/5

Terrible

bed bugs
Date:
we stayed in this hotel for 7 nights, we had reserved a double room near the pool area, we were told they didnt have any rooms left in the pool area so they gave us the choice of a twin bedroom or a 3...

2/5

Poor

Rudest woman in Thailand award!
Date:
We had booked a beach front bungalow through the reception of our previous hotel. When we got to First Bungalow, the woman on reception was rude to us, curtly telling us that they had no booking. When...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic place to stay
Date:
We spent 12 nights here and found the staff helpful, the pool was fantastic and it was right on the beach. Looked exactly like the website photos. Very generous breakfast included in a value for money...

4/5

Very Good

great location - sabai sabai
Date:
Directly located at the southern end of Chaweng Beach. Large area contains also biuldings of rooms, large pool, resto, shops, diving school etc. Songtheaw to Central Chaweng ca. 20 Baht. Breakfast was...

5/5

Excellent

GREAT VALUE FOR MONEY
Date:
We have just returned from 3 weeks in Samui and spent 10 days at The First Bungalow and couldn't have been more happy considering the price. We booked a beach bungalow that was only maybe 30 metres to...

5/5

Excellent

Living the life of Paradise :)
Date:
Well l must say how impressed we were with this Resort this time round, as we stayed here 2 years ago and had a couple of horrible issues that were not good, The manager at that time was not nice at...

5/5

Excellent

Loved this Resort
Date:
Loved this Resort. We have stayed here before and will be back again. The location is perfect,away from the noisy main drag. Just a short walk to the centre (about a 10 to15min walk) Most of the staff...

4/5

Very Good

Excellent beach and water
Date:
The rooms are small though, and there are stray dogs going around the beach, as is the case around Koh Samui. One of the reception ladies was very tense and rude.

3/5

Average

Bang for the buck
Date:
Its a very nice resort the rooms are ok the one's on the beach are nice. Its value for money you spent. The basic category rooms are also nice and has a great location. I was there during new year...

3/5

Average

Good Location - Not so good room
Date:
We booked this hotel for the last 2 nights of our four week Thailand trek, as we were flying home from samui. The locaton of the hotel was very good - right at one end of Chaweng beach, but a short,...

4/5

Very Good

Excellent Value for Money
Date:
I am quite surprised at the number of consecutive negative reviews. I was here mid March 2012 and was actually surprised and quite happy with the hotel. We were staying at a different hotel and left...

4/5

Very Good

Beach bungalow - good value for money
Date:
We stayed here in in the beach bungalows with 2 small kids. And for that kind of holiday, the hotel was great value. First two nights we stayed at the a standard room - not that nice - but hey they...

3/5

Average

Big Pool, Comfy Room, Wifi in Reception, Buffet b/fast
Date:
Loved the poolside, only because the beach was very sheltered and the shoreline was right up with the weather which made it tough to get a spot without the waves lapping at your towel. Don't bother...

1/5

Terrible

WORST HOTEL EVER!!!
Date:
This is by no doubt the worst hotel ever, following are my points: - Rooms are extremely small, dated and not very well cleaned. - No wifi access and the public computers are completely...

1/5

Terrible

Never again!
Date:
Never again! Has never been so badly treated during my 11 visits to Asia. More rude and arrogant lady at the reception, we have never met, thought about that just go to another hotel even though...

1/5

Terrible

Do not stay here.
Date:
We were robbed (of money and a mobile phone) by someone who let themselves into our room with a key while we were sleeping!! The manager's complete lack of interest led us to believe he was in on it....

1/5

Terrible

Find somewhere else
Date:
Probably the worst place I've ever stayed with the exception of some back packer hostels when I was in Spain. Moment we arrived guest and staff yelling at each other in lobby. Room was a poor standard...

1/5

Terrible

What a revolting pit - I wouldn't let my dog stay here.
Date:
Worst end of Chaweng beach if you want to be accessible to good restaurants, bars and clubs - about 5km from the action. Curt, rude staff. And the rooms, my god! Admittedly, I did pay for the...

2/5

Poor

This hotel has really gone down hill!!
Date:
We stayed at this hotel back in 2008 and had a great vacation. During our last stay we thought the hotel had a good location, great beach and good pool area. Rooms were basic but clean. Downside was...

1/5

Terrible

Restaurant Mananger was rude,arrogant,disrespectful and most unfr
Date:
This resort is situated in a very good area. But the restaurant manager was rude,arrogant,disrespectful and most unfriendly to travellers and to his staff. When you first get there he ok then the...

1/5

Terrible

Restaurant Mananger was rude,arrogant,disrespectful and most unfriendly to travellers and to his staff.
Date:
This resort is situated in a very good area. But the restaurant manager was rude,arrogant,disrespectful and most unfriendly to travellers and to his staff. When you first get there he ok then the...

4/5

Very Good

Great value, good service!
Date:
We stayed at the First Bungalow Beach Resort in Koh Samui for 7 daysn after arriving from Phuket. We ordered a transfer from the airport to the hotel and they didn't fail to deliver that so that was...  

2/5

Poor

One to avoid!!
Date:
The room was extremely dark with only 1 light and smelt like stale wood. There was a pond right outside the room which was a mosquito heaven - tip: invest in mosquito coils and have that burning as...

3/5

Average

Rustic Charm...
Date:
It's located at the southern most of Chaweng Beach therefore it's quite far to travel on foot to central Chaweng where all the shops and restaurants are located. It will take approximately 20mins. ...    

5/5

Excellent

Paradise & Smiles!!!
Date:
My friend and I spent 10 days in Koh Samui at the First Bungalow in Oct 2009, we had a Beach Side Bungalow with sand at the bottom of the steps of our hut & water 100 metres away..... just paradise!!!...  

5/5

Excellent

Beutiful setting and helpful staff.
Date:
Read a few bad reviews before going so was a bit wary. Needn't have been. We had a second floor pool view room and it was lovely. There was a bridge through to the beach which wasn't told to us (only...

4/5

Very Good

Great Location, bit dated
Date:
Service was fine, nothing was to much trouble. We had 2 rooms next to each other & both were fine. We had rooms 205 & 206 with a lovely balcony view of the gardens. Surprised the rooms didn't have...  

4/5

Very Good

Great Location and great litle rooms
Date:
First Bungalow is a nice little place at the end of the street from where all the hussel and busel is! The rooms are nice and clean, and we actual got an upgrade from a pool bungalow to a beach one...

3/5

Average

avoid if you can
Date:
we stayed here for a week after spending 6 days in Phi Phi. We arrived after staying at the Phi Phi island resort were everything was perfect to a tee. When we arrived we were greeted by stray cats at...

2/5

Poor

Double check your accommodation before booking
Date:
Just back from a fabulous holiday in Koh Samui but it got off to a very bad start when we were shown our room at this hotel. We were taken to the 'annex' which we had no objection to - but the...

3/5

Average

6 Days in Koh Samui
Date:
My wife and I stayed at the First Bungalow Resort for all 7 days of our stay at Koh Samui. The hotel is located at the end of the Chaweng Beach Road, but having said that, only about 2 kms away from...   

3/5

Average

The Best location in Chaweng Beach
Date:
First Bungalow has the best location in Chaweng. Very quiet neighborhood and neat private beach. Beautiful swimming pool and big morning buffet. We have stayed in this hotel two times ( our honeymoon...   

4/5

Very Good

Bien
Date:
Bon hôtel, personnel sympathique, belle piscine mais surtout une plage privée magnifique où l'eau est transparente. Nous dormions dans des chambres supérieures, ce sont de grandes chambres, aménagées...    

4/5

Very Good

Good hotel for the rest in the quiet place not far from the eveni
Date:
Good 3* hotel, situated in the end of Chaweng - the mein beach of Koh Samui. All evening and night life of Chaweng is available in 5-7 minutes by walk. Rooms are clean, but a little old. Not enough...

4/5

Very Good

Nice
Date:
Nice and quite hotel with own beach. The bungalows are near by the beach.. delecious buffé breakfast.

4/5

Very Good

Good value, good location, have private beach
Date:
We stayed in First Bungalow from 16-19 DEC at the First Building room which is a newly bult outbuilding in front of the hotel but it's still close to the breakfast restaurant and the private...

2/5

Poor

Keep your doors locked
Date:
This place is basic, but ok. THe pool is nice, and if you like hanging around with bogan Aussies screeming at their kids around the pool, then you will enjoy it too. The rooms are clean but very...

5/5

Excellent

Really nice hotel in good location - everything you need and more
Date:
My boyfriend and I recently returned from Thailand after staying two weeks at the First Bungalow Beach Resort. I booked our holiday online, and after reading some of the reviews I was not expecting...

2/5

Poor

Poor resort in a good location
Date:
The location is very good, because it's between two long beaches beautiful beaches, and very near to the commercial city center, were it's possible to walk, eat and shop. And also the buildings and...

3/5

Average

Ups and Downs.
Date:
After reading previous reviews on this website I was very apprehensive about our pending arrival at this resort. We had booked a "Deluxe Hotel Room" which was supposed to be "set amid the tropical...

3/5

Average

Decent bungalow but basic, poor service and overpriced
Date:
Booked a beach front bungalow through STA travel and think they might be in cahoots with the 1st bungalow as we could have stayed in the Library in Samui for the same price. Customer service was...

2/5

Poor

Just Ok
Date:
My husband and I stayed at this resort for six nights in early January 2006. This hotel offers a free airport transfer from the airport to the hotel (you pay to go back). The hotel mini bus was...

1/5

Terrible

Don't go there
Date:
Excellent Beach Bungalows. Nice beach. Great water quality. That's it. We paid 6'160 Bath for the Bungalow. Service very poor. I would even say lausy. I'm travelling to Thailand for more than 12...

2/5

Poor

Tacky resort - although good swimming pool
Date:
Stayed there over Xmas 2005 in a relatively expensive Bungalow on the beach. Unfortunately we were not able to enjoy the views of the ocean because there is a path 2ft in front of the bungalow with a...