Koh Samui Hotels in Chaweng Beach

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Reviews of First Residence

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Read all 34 reviews and thoughts (average: 3.68 out of 5) on the First Residence before you book online.

4/5    Score based on 34 reviews

5/5 =
Excellent
24%
4/5 =
Very Good
44%
3/5 =
Average
15%
2/5 =
Poor
12%
1/5 =
Terrible
6%
4/5

Very Good

Good value for money - neat hotel
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Far enough from the noise but close close enough to walk to the main night life. Could get there for about 100baht for two People if you haggle with the taxi's a bit. They start at 200baht. Friendly...

5/5

Excellent

Don't believe professional pictures
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I am here now and I like it. As the title says, don't believe the professionally done advertisement, this is what advertisement is about, make it look better. It is the case, with pictures of this...

2/5

Poor

budget price budget service
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The receptionists don't speaks english. Internet Wifi never working. Really poor breakfast. A lot of customers complaining about differents issues.Pool really small and no one customer use it. Quite...

5/5

Excellent

Great Stay . Feel of Luxury and affordable
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Had a wonderful time here. Great hotel with large, clean and comfortable rooms, Nice and welcoming staff, always ready to help. Had some great food at the restaurant , tasty food.Would definitely stay...

3/5

Average

Value for money
Date:
3 nights stay at this 'luxury' budget hotel with decent room & service. Staffs are helpful. Breakfast with limited choice & 2 simple local dishes. Room is clean, bathroom with smell, big shower head...

4/5

Very Good

Would stay again!
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Very enjoyable stay here, staff were, on the whole very welcoming and helpful- rooms were clean IMO and towels were replenished daily. Our room had great AC- our friend's didn't though and as the...

5/5

Excellent

Great clean nice hotel! Slightly far from the main chaweng strip.
Date:
Hotel was relatively inexpensive, given I have paid twice the cost and stayed in the centre of the chaweng strip and had dirty rooms/washrooms. This place is clean and modern, nice shower head with...

3/5

Average

Okay Hotel
Date:
I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights. It was not a bad hotel but it was not an overly good hotel, either. People say that the rooms were 'clean'...they are actually 'surface clean'. If you look...

5/5

Excellent

Great Place to Stay
Date:
Clean. Air conditioning. Affordable. Really helpful staff.

4/5

Very Good

friendly and clean
Date:
small hotel,unemposing,the staff very friendly,small pool with only 8 sun beds and unfortunently not many in direct sunlight,due to the hotel being L shaped. nice room with balconey clean with 2...

4/5

Very Good

Great place.
Date:
First Residence was clean and friendly during our stay. We were reluctant to book more than one night due to so many other places letting us down. This place did not. Unfortunately, the hotel was...

3/5

Average

Not bad, but not great
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The rooms were medium sized, clean and did the job and the pool was also nice. The location was far from the main tourist strip, so we had to get a cab or scooter. The staff kept to themselves and...

4/5

Very Good

Good hotel - off the main strip.
Date:
Stayed for a week and were really happy. The rooms are big and spacious with a large balcony. It has all the amenities you'll need. The bathroom has a nice bath and showers. Rooms are maintained to a...

4/5

Very Good

Very good hotel, not in the best location
Date:
1. Very clean rooms, and lovely looking hotel. 2. Efficient and quick check in 3. Location is not great - it's right on the end of the beach, a bit of a walk from the main hub (which is ok if you...

3/5

Average

Nice hotel but terrible staff
Date:
I believe that this comment could fit better to the owner of the hotel. I really liked the hotel as infrastructure. Nice pool, clean rooms. Location also fine. But the staff.. man.. the staff is...

4/5

Very Good

Great stay for the money
Date:
Great value for money with nice clean rooms that were quiet, good pool area, adequet breakfast and friendly staff. If your looking for five star luxury then this will not be the hotel for you...

3/5

Average

Okay
Date:
Wanted a more central location so cancelled a better booking which was next door. The place is not on beach either A good 30min walk into downtown Chaweng not ideal if you want to get home in early...

5/5

Excellent

Great value for money in central location
Date:
Really modern rooms, lovely hotel in central location in Chaweng. Lots of restaurants in chawing to chose from. The pool area is quite small so we used the sister hotel pool round the corner, the...

5/5

Excellent

Great hotel
Date:
My girlfriend and I stayed here for 1 week in August 2010. We could not fault it at all. For the price the hotel had everything you would want. Breakfast was simple but nice. We only ever have...

2/5

Poor

The beds here are as hard as rocks and if that doesn't keep you a
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The beds were incredibly uncomfortable. Rock hard! We got no sleep. The bathroom smelled like sewage constantly. The shower didn't work it went from scalding hot to freezing cold constantly. The food...

2/5

Poor

The beds here are as hard as rocks and if that doesn't keep you awake the sewage smell from your bathroom will.
Date:
The beds were incredibly uncomfortable. Rock hard! We got no sleep. The bathroom smelled like sewage constantly. The shower didn't work it went from scalding hot to freezing cold constantly. The food...

4/5

Very Good

Great base for a couple of days
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We got a good deal online as normally it would have been outside our budget-traveller range! It was lovely, 5 minutes walk from the main Chaweng Beach road which made it quieter than most places....

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic location, service and price
Date:
We were a group of 3 couples and stayed there for 4 nights and wish we were there for longer. The hotel is in a perfect location, able to walk to the beach and to the shops without being in an...

4/5

Very Good

Nice, clean and friendly hotel
Date:
We stayed here two weeks. It is situated at very calm place on the Chewang Beach (5 minutes walt on the beach). Nearby - 1O m laundry and all can arrange personal in hotel, 50 m from hotel very...

4/5

Very Good

Great Hotel and Great Value!
Date:
We were travelling with our adult son and his partner and they wanted to be on Chawaeng Beach because of the nightlife and access to the beach. However, most of the facilities on/near this main area...

4/5

Very Good

super strandnahe Lage, sehr freundliches Personal,günstige Zimme
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absolut top für 3 sterne!!!! schöner Pool.Schöne Zimmer,shöner Balkon mit sehr schönen Möbeln. TV Programm reichhaltig aber nur 1 Deutschsprachiger,zum strand 5 min. Hotelmanagerin vom Haupt hotel...

4/5

Very Good

Great budget hotel
Date:
We stayed here for 5 days in Koh Samui after leaving another property up the road. The hotel was brand new and very clean, we were lucky to get a top floor corner room with two balconys. It was also...

4/5

Very Good

Good Hotel
Date:
Stayed here for two nights. First of all, the location is not too bad. Beach is 5 minutes walking distance. Market area is around 15 minutes. Lots of cafes & massage parlours are nearby. You can hire...

4/5

Very Good

Nice clean, new budget hotel
Date:
Stayed here for 5 nights and really enjoyed this hotel. It was reasonably priced, all very modern and clean. The staff were welcoming, offering us lovely free cold fruit juice as soon as we arrived...

4/5

Very Good

Great hotel but reviews have now made me suspicious
Date:
When we arrived at First Residence we were delighted to be in a clean, modern hotel that was very reasonably priced. In fact we checked back in for our last 2 nights on Koh Samui. We found the staff...

1/5

Terrible

Not Happy Overall
Date:
The hotel is new and clean as promised, and the rate is reasonable. Those were the only good points for me, besides the free Internet. Unlike the rendered photos on the internet, the hotel is...

2/5

Poor

Mixed feelings-- good value but also something suspicious
Date:
Stayed here for one night, I was on Koh Samui for work so I wasn't looking for a beach or anything leisurely. A nice clean room in a convenient location would've been ok. Found this place on...

5/5

Excellent

Highly Recommend
Date:
Myself and two friends stayed at first residence and were pleasantly suprised on arrival. The place was practically brand new, we felt safe (security cameras), the rooms were really nice and had a...

1/5

Terrible

Don't Stay Unless You Want To Lose Your Stuff!!!
Date:
We stayed here for 5 nights and I had my expensive sandals taken from our room the day before we left. I had kept everything else locked away in a safe/bags as we have been travelling for 12 months...