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Samui First House Reviews

   

Samui First House
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Reviews of Samui First House

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Read all 56 reviews and thoughts (average: 3.61 out of 5) on the Samui First House before you book online.

4/5    Score based on 56 reviews

5/5 =
Excellent
20%
4/5 =
Very Good
43%
3/5 =
Average
23%
2/5 =
Poor
7%
1/5 =
Terrible
7%
5/5

Excellent

Great price-value ratio!
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You should remember that you get what you pay for! And in this hotel you actually receive more than that! The breakfast is very nice! The pool is well located, though it is a bit small, but...

1/5

Terrible

Avoid at all cost
Date:
We were extremely disappointed with this hotel. As we have had the opportunity to see other hotel, this one is probably one of the worst hotel in Koh Samui. - The service was really bad and the...

3/5

Average

Hesitant...
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I'm sort of hesitant to write this because it may seem unfair. This hotel is actually quite nice. We had a huge room with a separate sitting area with a couch and chairs to chillax. We had a semi view... 

4/5

Very Good

Very good...but
Date:
We booked a superior room online via the hotel website. The room was very big, modern and had a balcony overlooking the pool and semi view of the beach. The rooms come equiped with toiletries, beach...

2/5

Poor

Poor hotel
Date:
First house hotel - koh samui The hotel is located in good quiet place in samui. If you are looking for cheap hotel you can go to it . The room as appeared in images is less than normal , old...  

4/5

Very Good

Clean and clear beach.....
Date:
I and my husband stayed for 3 days here. The chaweng beach is simply superb!!!! we enjoyed the food at Samui Hotel with welcoming staffs. Free wifi is available all time and most importantly....the...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely relaxing stay in a quiet part of town
Date:
I stayed here with a friend during our placement in bangkok Samui hospital and it was perfect for that. The location was good for us because it was only a short walk to the hospital, but still on the...  

3/5

Average

Nice location with beach access
Date:
Nice location in the popular area of Chaweng. Beautiful beach access with the hotel. the ocean view restaurant is very scenic with excellent food. No frills but regular breakfast buffet. But i found...

4/5

Very Good

Nice staff, great private hotelbeach
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The hotel is not in the middle of Chaweng nightlife and there is quite a few families at this hotel but the beach that is only for the hotels guest is so great with fish to feed just a meter out. Very...

3/5

Average

Nice complex, good for price
Date:
I stayed here for 4 days whilst travelling around Thailand. The pool area was quite enough each day and the pool was lovely. The rooms were kept clean and the air con was a must. Restaurant by the...

2/5

Poor

Looks better in pictures..
Date:
Pictures looked amazing but the actual rooms were sub par. Super small and view to the next building. If you're going to stay here, book the BOAT rooms (For that $$ though, you can get a much better...

4/5

Very Good

Great place at great location
Date:
I´ve stayed at First House several times during the last couple of years, and it has always been a pleasant experience. It´s situated at the beach Chaweng Noi, which in my opinion is superior to the...

4/5

Very Good

Great hotel on the beach
Date:
Great hotel, clean rooms. A little run down but still neat. Beautiful pool and the beach is amazing. A 10 minute drive to the shops and bars for around 200 baht.

4/5

Very Good

good place for a good price
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Overall this place is right on the beach and a good value. There are 3 different room types so you can cater to your budget. I only stayed in the Superior rooms so can't comment about the other two...

4/5

Very Good

Run down but functional
Date:
This place is dirt cheap if you book online. Rooms have a very effective AC that you can run even when you are out. It is only 3 walking minutes to the beach, there are plenty of shops and...

3/5

Average

Average at best
Date:
Located at the southern part of Chaweng Beach, which means it is quite a hike to action. However, there are several shops and restaurants in the area. Staff is trying their best, but clueless and...   

3/5

Average

Average, basic hotel
Date:
We stayed here for 7 nights in February. We were going to a wedding on another part of the island and all the wedding party were staying at this hotel. It is a basic hotel. If you are looking for a...

1/5

Terrible

NEVER STAY IN THIS HOTEL!
Date:
I had the worst experience of my life in this hotel. Being this is my first time to Ko Samui, I was unfamiliar with hotels in the area and decided to choose a hotel based on reviews online. What a...

4/5

Very Good

A Place for Romance
Date:
If you are looking for a romance trip for your lover, then this is the place i would recommend, it's all good except a little bit far from the city.

5/5

Excellent

bean and Lisa
Date:
My partner and I have just returned from samui for the fifth time in five years !! As you can gather we love samui, the people, the beach, just about everything. We have stayed in a number of...

5/5

Excellent

Everything we were looking for!!!
Date:
This was our first trip to thailand and a memorable one at that. What made it most enjoyable was the comfort and convenience we felt staying in samui first house. we originally booked a standard room...

3/5

Average

Ok for one night.
Date:
Originally booked First Residence Boutique Hotel, Koh Samui , but one hour before arrival I was called up and informed they were full, but they could transfer me to Samui First House Resort for an...

2/5

Poor

wouldn't recommend this hotel
Date:
as another review said already, this hotel really varies in which building you are staying. We also were put into a room in the third floor in a really old building. we don't know if the building by...

3/5

Average

Sweet & Sour
Date:
This is a rather sweet & sour review... The Sweet: The location is amazing. The hotel has a great beach with lovely lazy loungers, where you can easily settle for the whole day. Some locals sell...  

5/5

Excellent

Excellent beach and good hotel
Date:
Excellent service at this hotel, which is located at the far end of Chaweng (the best/main beach on Ko Samui). The people who work the reception were excellent. The pool is excellent and you have...

3/5

Average

I would prefer the sister hotel First Residence Hotel
Date:
The hotel looked dated and probably built in 80′s without refurbishment afterward. The swimming pool is charm but actually I prefer the beach because it is just 2-3 minutes walking distance away. With...  

2/5

Poor

Poor
Date:
Arriving at the hotel after a taxi from the airport, we were taken to our room which was in one of the 3 buildings making up the complex - these vary in age and quality. Our room was in the older...

4/5

Very Good

Friendly staff and nice beach
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This was a medium sized resort with both hotel and bungalow style accomadation. The rooms were clean but the bathroom was small. There was also no elevator so getting our bags up and down the stairs...

1/5

Terrible

Free Wifi and shower are shocking
Date:
For wifi, this can only be used in the lobby and not the bedrooms because of the signal issues. The rooms were basic but the shower was really poor especially for the price i paid of £26. If you...

5/5

Excellent

Quiet, budget and homelike
Date:
Samui First House is situated in the southern part of Chaweng beach, 10 km from airport. The hotel consists of 2 three-storeyed buildings, 98 rooms in total. The hotel has a souvenir shop, Internet...

3/5

Average

Clean and Tidy with Hidden Beach Access
Date:
This hotel is situated at the South end of Chaweng Beach so if you do not like walking to the centre of town you will need to use public transport. The rooms were clean and tidy with tea and coffe...

4/5

Very Good

Great location, great hotel,good price.
Date:
Great location only 30 secs from hotel room to nice quiet clean beach. Hotel is very good with all areas clean and well maintained, Booked a standard room which was fine with good wireless internet...

3/5

Average

Beautiful beach
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The hotel is a little bit away from the center, but the taxi is very cheap (2 €). The beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Breakfast is good and you have a lot to choose from....  

5/5

Excellent

Good rooms in the main building
Date:
Good clean rooms in the main building with large balconys overlooking the pool, but also has cheaper rooms in another building. Quieter location in South Chaweng, but only 10 minute walk to main bars...  

4/5

Very Good

a really nice place to stay
Date:
i enjoyed my stay at First House; i found the employees were very nice and helpful; i really liked its location; it's on the north tip of Chaweng south; the beach there is lovely and was not very...

4/5

Very Good

Comfortable In Rainy Season
Date:
It was a rainy season n i m stucked in the hotel most of the time. However,I like this hotel.I have good memory despite a very wet season.

5/5

Excellent

Reasonable price, clean, great location, amazingly friendly staff
Date:
Arriving in koh samui first house we were greeted warmly by the staff, who realising we were tight on money even offered us a discount. This was obviously a nice start, they even told us that if we...    

4/5

Very Good

Great hotel
Date:
We had a great stay at the hotel. The staff was friendly, speaked english well and always there to help you if you needed anything. For me, the most important thing was that the room was clean. And it...

4/5

Very Good

Great service close to the great Chaweng Noi beach - loved it
Date:
First House has a good location, if you like to stay at quite place outside the main center. There is little or no traffic noice outside the hotel, so quite place at night. Lying between Chaweng beach...    

4/5

Very Good

Great location to great beach!
Date:
Hotel is slightly out of the craziness of Cheweng centre (10-15min walk) which is great, and within a 2min walk to small beach Cheweng Noi, which is quiet, nice sand and clear warm water (much nicer...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic!
Date:
I felt myself home at the Samui First House, since the check in. The staff is simply great, polite and kind. The room is pretty basic but is provided with all you need. Wide range of TV...  

4/5

Very Good

First House is an option to consider
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We landed up at First House after rejecting the room our agent allegedly requested for us at the next door hotel. We started off by committing for only two nights - wanting to take some time to weigh...

5/5

Excellent

Good location, Fantastic value
Date:
My friends and I booked 3 double rooms through Agoda.com which had deals for 50% off. When we got there they only had 1 double room and 2 twins, but after a quick chat they upgraded the 2 twins to...

3/5

Average

Good value for money nice room but area not great for long stay
Date:
We only stayed at this hotel for two nights in transit from koh Phanghan to Krabi via flying out of Samui. This hotel was good value for money and suited its purpose. The hotel I would say has been...    

5/5

Excellent

Great Value
Date:
For the price the room quality, buffet breakfast and quality of the environment was very good. We stayed there in late Sept 09 for 4 nights. On one night at 3am, my friend woke me up as he had had an...

4/5

Very Good

Good value hotel in Chaweng Samui
Date:
Got a cheap deal at 750 THB a night through agoda.com, half the list price. Room was a little dated and worn but clean. Air-con quite cold and not very controllable. A few bed springs can be felt in...

3/5

Average

things to watch out for
Date:
stayed for 10 days with the family. our superior room was clean. concerning the staff, some were very friendly & helpful, others could wear a smile once in a while. average breakfast. 2 minutes to...

4/5

Very Good

Very pleasant surprise and big bargain.
Date:
We just booked this hotel, because it was the cheapest we could find and only had to spend one night in Samui. I was so pleasantly surprised by this gem of a hotel - hidden just at the end of the...

4/5

Very Good

Fantastic Hotel & Value For Money
Date:
Booked for 3 superior rooms and were surprised and grateful that we were upgraded to 3 deluxe rooms. Maybe because of the occupany rate at that time (Dec 2008) was super low due to Bangkok Airport...

4/5

Very Good

good, very good
Date:
helpfull staff, big superior room, nice breakfast, a little bit far from Maenam main street (need to rent a motro bike - 5€/day), nice massage center    

4/5

Very Good

Value For Money
Date:
Room: The room was modern & clean. The bathroom was lovely & clean. The balcony however was tiny and overlooked an alley way and concrete wall. We didn't spend enough time in the room for this to...

1/5

Terrible

WARNING - not recommended
Date:
I have to warn everyone about booking and staying at Samui First House after we are still trying to sort out problems. If you do stay at this Hotel do not book through their website...

3/5

Average

Great Budget Hotel
Date:
Great budget hotel practically on a lovely private beach front. ROOMS Large but a little dated compared to other hotels and their sister hotel (which is much more lovely). Large bathroom/bedroom....

4/5

Very Good

Great stay
Date:
We stayed here for 4 nights, and they were really good. We asked for a twin through asiarooms but got a king size bed, but hey it was ok, bathroom was decent, we even got a ocean view as we were on...

4/5

Very Good

excellent for the price
Date:
The hotel is about 10 mins away from the centre of Chaweng which we walked into and got a tuk tuk back costing £2. The hotel is split into 3 parts we had a deluxe room in the building shaped like a...

4/5

Very Good

Great Budget Hotel
Date:
Great hotel for a budget traveller, think it was about £30 a night. Room was good, had tv (not so many channels though), air conditioning, wardrobe space, free bottles of water every day, well stocked...