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Read all 174 reviews and thoughts (average: 4.52 out of 5) on the Banana Fan Sea Resort before you book online.

5/5    Score based on 174 reviews

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4/5

Very Good

Koh Samui Explorer
Date:
We were met at the airport by Koh Samui explorer this is a local tour operator. They were brilliant and their new pick up is great. You can sit on the back (which is very comfortable) and see all of...

4/5

Very Good

Best Family Holiday!
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Spending time with your family!! This is so important to stay in the perfect accommodation! The setting was perfect. We had the best of the beach, Pool and service of the staff! Well done to a...

3/5

Average

Overrated
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I chose this hotel for my vacation because of all the good reviews I read about it. Having stayed there for one week I now must say, that I'm very disappointed by this resort. I do have to admit...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise!
Date:
A friend and I stayed here during a recent trip to Ko Samui and it was paradise! The location is great...on Chaweng Beach, but near the end, so not too loud or crazy. We got glasses of juice on...

5/5

Excellent

Best Holiday ever
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We stayed at the Banana Fan sea for 13 days with our 4 adult children. The staff were exceptional in their service to us all. My husband had his 50th birthday dinner arranged by the hotel. It was a...

4/5

Very Good

Comfortable stay and smiley staff, but more than a bit dated
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I stayed at the Banana Fan for four nights in December of 2012 to close out the year. I chose BF because it was recommended to me by a colleague and was highly rated on TripAdvisor for the Chaweng...

5/5

Excellent

In Two Minds
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I am in two minds whether to write this review or not. I stayed in this hotel and thought it was the best hotel I have ever stayed in. From the welcome reception to the farewell everything was...

5/5

Excellent

Restaurant excellent!
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The food here is amazing. Especially the massaman curry which i had and the pasta was good too. Desserts not quite as impressive but still good. Service is great and live music. Overlooking beach, a...

4/5

Very Good

Location, Location, Location!
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The resort is beautiful from the moment you enter the grounds. Great location on busy chaweng Rd, it is a relaxing resort which is a surprise on such a busy street. The foyer area is stunning and the...         

5/5

Excellent

Highly recomend!
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This queit resort is right on the beach and has nice rooms. The Resteraunt inside has great food and excellent service. The staff was helpfull and friendly and the accommodations were perfect. Highly...

4/5

Very Good

Decent resort with good location, but no 'wow' factor..
Date:
We stayed at Banana Fan Sea for 3 nights between 12-15 Dec. My wife wanted a resort that is close to the hustle and bustle at the Chaweng area, and this hotel is wonderfully located at the centre of...

4/5

Very Good

Great beachfront resort with excellent service staff, best location!
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My friends and I stayed at this resort based on recommendations from other friends. We had a great time there mainly due to the excellent location, and friendly staff. The resort is located...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic experience and great service!!!
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Overall a fantastic experience and nothing was too hard for the staff to help you no matter what kind request was made -things happened all the time even when you were not expecting it....what a...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel by the beach
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I spent 5 nights with my daughter at the Banana Fan Sea Resort. For 3.5 Days since our arrival, Samui island suffered from an electricity problem. The whole island was blacked out. We heard...

3/5

Average

The good, the bad and the ugly
Date:
The good Excellent location away from the center of cheweng, good breakfast included. The bad Some of the bungalows are split into two units... Very poor noise insulation from other side Beds...

5/5

Excellent

5 star resort without the 5 star prices!
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Stayed only for 3 nights...longer would have been much better! Wonderful scattered villas & beautifully maintained gardens....far better than any hotel style resort! Fantastic quiet end of great...

5/5

Excellent

Very good hotel in Chaweng. Good value for money
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Cosy villas in Chaweng. All villas are very cute and comfortable. Cleaned every morning by a very nice staff. In the south of Chaweng beach, near by shops and restaurants. The hotel is quiet and...

5/5

Excellent

A Jewel in Koh Samui
Date:
My husband and I have just returnd from 10 nights at the Banana Fan Sea Resort. This was a belated honeymoon for us and the BFS was absolutely Fantastic. From the minute we arrived to the evening we... 

4/5

Very Good

Great Location
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BFS is in a wonderful location for eating, drinking, shopping and beaching, but quiet and far enough from bars and clubs to feel you are further away. Dining pavillon is right on the beach, so really...

5/5

Excellent

Total chill out
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This was our last stop of our honeymoon and what a great choice. Welcome was fast and friendly cold drink on arrival and then shown to our room which was a bonus as it was before check in time. We had...

5/5

Excellent

Staff and Service best ever!!!!!!!!!!
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I am a hospitality teacher so I am very critical of staff and service in the Hospitality industry when I travel. The staff at the Banana Fan Sea Resort are absolutely there for the love of it and no...

5/5

Excellent

memorable stay at BFSR
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I had a great time at this place, was there only for 8 days, but i will be definitely comming back to Banana. Everybody that works there is meeting you with a big smile, positive energy. The Baitong...

5/5

Excellent

Honeymoon
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I would like to say what a wonderful honeymoon we had. You guys really went out of your way to make us feel special. The food and service was superb and we will definatly be coming back again! The...

5/5

Excellent

Very friendly staff and great location!
Date:
My new husband and I booked this hotel last minute as part of our honeymoon to Thailand, Koh Samui. We only stayed 2 nights before relocating 2 doors down to a different hotel on Chaweng Beach. When...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic hotel, fantastic holiday!
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SENSATIONAL! It was absolutely amazing. The staff were just spectacular, always smiling and so, so helpful with EVERYTHING from taking our luggage off our hands to setting up our regular pool side...

5/5

Excellent

Best service, best hotel, best holiday
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We visited the Banana Fan end September to early October and the hotel was absolutely sensational. Never have I met friendlier staff that is willing to do anything in their powers to enhance your...

5/5

Excellent

Superb Hotel with a Top-Managment
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It's indeed a problem where we have to begin! The Banana Fan Sea Resort describe in one word; WONDERFUL! It is one of our best experience of all of our trips to different countries on different...                  

5/5

Excellent

Best Hotel On Chaweng Beach Road
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Booked this hotel from Tripadvisor reviews. Arrived @ Samui airport and was greeted by BFS Driver (we were 20 minutes late) with a warm welcome. 10 minute drive to BFS and upon arrival we were...

5/5

Excellent

instant relaxation
Date:
We have stayed at Banana FanSea Resort three times before and have always enjoyed our stay. The staff are unbelievably helpful and friendly. They DO NOT stop smiling. We have always found the rooms...

5/5

Excellent

Awesome Holiday
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Having not been on a holiday for three years, this trip was was very much earned and looked forward to. My girlfriend had been to Banana Fan Sea six years ago and said it was great then, and we...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful and fairly quite
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Stayed here for 3 nights whilst on my own in order to relax in a beautiful location and resort. I was not let down. The rooms are georgeous, pool amazing and bar very nice as well. It is located about...

5/5

Excellent

Great Family Holiday
Date:
We spent 9 nights at Banana Fan in June/July 2012, our second (and not last!) visit to this resort. The staff are both friendly and efficient, willing to assist when ever called upon. Our rooms ( 2 x...    

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful stay!
Date:
After checking reviews on Trip Advisor, we decided on the Banana Fan Sea Resort for our very first trip to Koh Samui. We stayed for 14 nights, and could have stayed longer, we enjoyed it so much. The...

5/5

Excellent

Great hotel with amazing service!!
Date:
My friend and I stayed at the Banana Fan Sea Resort for 10 days in early September 2012. I had read some great reviews already so felt very comfortable coming to this resort. Let me first say the...

4/5

Very Good

Walk to the action and come back to the quiet
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The Banana Fan Sea resort is one of those places that makes you relax the minute you arrive. We arrived really early (7am) and they did their best to accommodate us and our children. we immediately... 

4/5

Very Good

My new favourite place
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Don't be put off by the name! (the resort quite literally has a lot of banana trees in the garden). Banana Fan Sea Resort (BFS) is an absolutely fantastic holiday spot and I have already started...

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding!
Date:
7 of us travelled together to koh samui, 3 couples and one single woman, our booking was confirmed very quickly after we paid our deposit, we arrived on a stinking hot afternoon and were greeted with...

5/5

Excellent

honeymoon
Date:
we came here on our honeymoon, and loved it! the service is amazing, the resort is gorgeous and right on the beach. even though Chaweng Beach is can be very loud, Banana Fan Sea is on a very nice and...

5/5

Excellent

Chaweng Oasis
Date:
We spent 5 nights at Banana Fan Sea Resort as a family of four, utilising two rooms. Our rooms had everything necessary including bar fridges, air-conditioning, flat screen tv and free wifi although...

5/5

Excellent

Great resort, great value
Date:
Our group of 6 had an amazing time, and we intend to return next year. At the airport they found us with cold towels and colder bottles of water, exactly what you need in 36 degree heat. While...

4/5

Very Good

Great resort, over-officious staff
Date:
A family of four, we stayed at BFS in late July 2012. The resort is well laid out and the pool is fantastic. It has two smaller attached pools for children. The breakfast area is beautifully...

1/5

Terrible

Expensive Tourist Hot Spot
Date:
We booked a superior room in this hotel and if you see the pictures of the hotel you expect the paradise. In fact we had a superior room with a window directly into the hotel lobby, closed windows to...

5/5

Excellent

fantastic and friendly
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My husband and I have just returned from 10 days at Banana Fan Sea, it was our first visit and the resort ticked all the boxes. Staff constantly friendly and faultless service for whatever your needs...

5/5

Excellent

A beautiful hotel with gorgeous sea views.
Date:
I have just returned from Banana Fan Sea with my husband and i had an amazing stay. We were greeted with cold face towels and a drink on arrival and the staff were constantly friendly and very...

5/5

Excellent

ANOTHER FANTASTIC TIME AT BANANA FAN SEA RESORT
Date:
This was our second time at Banana Fan and once again it was beyond our expectations .The position is ideal ,backing onto the sandy Chaweng Beach and the main road at the front.The pool area is ideal...

1/5

Terrible

Urgent Hotel Error........
Date:
We booked this hotel after it got good reviews in TA. We booked via the hotel site and paid the full price! Didn't get even 1 baht discount! A day before we were supposed to come to the hotel we got...

4/5

Very Good

Great hotel in a great location
Date:
I have just returned from two wonderful weeks at the banana fan. The hotel ticked all the boxes for me. The most important the great location right beside the beach. The hotel has its own chairs and...

5/5

Excellent

Great location.
Date:
Beautiful garden surroundings. Great staff. Beach with white sand and clear warm water. Breakfast is good although could have more variety.Hotel has good ambience.Close to main centre. Can walk along...

4/5

Very Good

Great location!!!!
Date:
We recently stayed at Banana Fan Sea Resort and were pleasantly surprised by the fantastic beach right out the front and the pool, bar and room within easy acsess. This resort is has great staff and...

5/5

Excellent

Fabulous rooms great ac. Wonderful buffet breakfasts. Good bar. Generous fanulous beach paradise hotel but not pricey, great st
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This resort is a genuine surprise as it has a beautiful beach front and individual villas perfect for families or groups traveling together. Great service and wonderful restaurant. Good bar and lots...

4/5

Very Good

Dinner for 125 persons!
Date:
We were looking to host a welcome dinner for 125 guests in Chaweng, Samui, to celebrate our nephew's wedding...and luckily we found Baitong at Banana Fan Sea Resort! The celebrity chef, Sophon...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect location, great value for money
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The hotel is probably best positioned both on the Chaweng Beach (the sea side) as well as on the Chaweng Beach Road (the restaurants-shopping side). The staff is always proactively helpful. The...

5/5

Excellent

Good place for families
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Beach is very good. Sand is white and the low water wasn't annoying at that time. Location is excelent for families. Quiet and peaceful place at the Chaweng's centre! Probably due to low...

4/5

Very Good

Helpful and friendly staff, comfortable accommodation.
Date:
My friend and I have just returned after a very pleasant 3 nights at the Banana Fan Sea Resort. Our room was a very good size for just the two of us and the location was great. The staff were very...

4/5

Very Good

Right on the beach, close to shops and wonderful service!
Date:
You can't beat this hotel re: location and service. Better than the 4 star hotel we stayed in in Phuket. Staff go out of their way to serve you. Nice selection of toiletries and small touches like... 

4/5

Very Good

Perfect Beach Location, Wonderful Staff
Date:
The Banana Fan is great resort, though it's probably a little over priced for the accommodation you get. The resort is a little dated and some rooms can probably do with some renovation work. We were...

4/5

Very Good

Good value, nice location
Date:
I stayed here with two friends last December. We had spent time in Chiang Mai beforehand and were looking for a nice place to relax for a few days and after finding a cheap flight to Samui we decided...

4/5

Very Good

Good location and service from the staff, rooms are a bit old
Date:
Upon arrival to the hotel, we were greeted by the warm and friendly staff who offered drinks and cold towel. Checking in was brisk. The room itself looks fine, but the bathroom seems old. There is...

2/5

Poor

Outdated and overpriced
Date:
We booked here after reading all the good reviews, but we're very disappointed The rooms are very outdated, the bathroom is even worse, and the ac just doesn't do the job. Having said that the...

5/5

Excellent

Great Resort for the Family
Date:
We just arrived home from a 13 night stay at Banana Fan Sea and would recommend this resort to anyone. This was our fourth trip to Samui but the first with our two kids and at this resort. The kids...

5/5

Excellent

What a great place
Date:
We had a wonderful stay at the Banana Fan Sea resort in Samui. Since the moment we arrive we were treated in a unique manner, personel was very kind and friendly and they will do their best to make...

5/5

Excellent

Great location
Date:
This is our second visit to Chawang, and we enjoyed a very pleasant stay at Banana Fan Sea Resort. The staff were without exception cheerful, helpful and efficient. As an example, arriving 3 hours...

5/5

Excellent

Love, love, love this place!!!!
Date:
This was our 2nd time at Banana Fan Sea, and we loved it as much as our first time. The rooms are looking a little dated and in need of a renovation soon, but are still exceptionally clean, but what...

4/5

Very Good

No complaints
Date:
Good hotel, large rooms with private balconies, direct access from hotel to beach, pool with jacuzzi, friendly and courteous staff, very good food at poolside restaurant and last but not the least,...

5/5

Excellent

Beautifull Place one of the best in Samui
Date:
Just got back from 10 nights in Banana Fan, ideally placed for the night life of Chaweng, but once in your room you would think you were miles away from it. Lovely staff and really nice to meet...

5/5

Excellent

loved the banana fan sea
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the breakfast was excellent - one of the best in asia. the rooms are a bit dated but who stays in the rooms anyway. the pool area is about 10 steps from the beautiful beach. the hotel is at the end...

5/5

Excellent

Only place to stay
Date:
this is a great resort in pretty much the best location of Chaweng Beach, good for swimming with shops, restauants & clubs straight out the front door. Extremely well managed with excellent friendly...   

4/5

Very Good

Best place to stay.
Date:
The perfect resort i must say during our 4 nights stay. Called the resort 12hrs prior to arrival to request for airport transfers. Arrangement made through the phone was very quick and prompt by the...     

5/5

Excellent

Perfect all round.
Date:
We put alot a research into to trying to find the perfect place for our 8 night holiday in Koh Samui and we hit the jackpot with Banana Fan Sea. We wanted to stay 4 nights at Chewang and 4 in Bohput. ...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing service
Date:
Stayed with my 4 year old daughter as part of a wedding party. Even our room (cheapest in hotel) was huge and comfy and beautifully cleaned each day with orchids prettily placed on my daughters teddy...

5/5

Excellent

A fabulous experience
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I attended the Banana Fan Sea resort as part of a conference. The resort is ocated on the best part of Chaweng beach, which creates a beautiful, serene atmosphere. It is suitable for peopel with and...

4/5

Very Good

Great location, great pool, good rooms.
Date:
This was a pleasant stay for my wife and I. Not as large or luxurious as we were expecting but in the end suited our needs. The staff were all very pleasant. The restaurant was nice and food was...

5/5

Excellent

Best value resort
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We had a superior room and included a king size bed..ample storage..well stocked mini bar..air con that really worked well and a huge shower stall as well as a bath tub. The staff was faultless...           

4/5

Very Good

Very satisfied with the resort facilties & service personnel.
Date:
We stayed for 4n and can say that the overall holiday experience in this resort was very enjoyable. The staffs were very helpful and always providing services with a smile. Many thanks to Mr.Yot for...

3/5

Average

Great if u can ignore the room interiors
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When we saw the room, I felt I was back in the '80s. The interior is that old fashioned but in all fairness well maintained. The bed was too hard and the staff seemed aware of it as we were asked...

5/5

Excellent

great hotel
Date:
Stayed 15 nights from 27th March paying roughly £100 per night for garden room and breakfast. We booked transfers with hotel from airport cost 200 baht per person (£4). Also used hotel transfer for...

4/5

Very Good

Best beach in Chaweng in April (season of sea outflow)
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There is a sea outflow in April, so all beaches on the north of the island with no water ( becouse of the reefs). More or less good beaches are started from Baan hotel and farther south. Banana beach...

5/5

Excellent

A really great hotel!
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We stayed at Banana Fan Sea Resort for 16 nights........ Since my mom and dad have stayed here several times, it was a "must" to stay here for my family too! We had the gratest time ever.... the...

5/5

Excellent

Good Location, Great Beach & Not too Big!
Date:
Travelled with friends and a 3 year old we needed accommodation that was not a mega resort and was within walking distance for dining. The Banana Fan Sea Resort was perfect! The resort was located...

5/5

Excellent

Enjoyed our stay
Date:
We spent two weeks here in April 2013 in a beachfront villa (327). The hotel is very well located on a beautiful stretch of white sandy beach,easy walking distance to central Chaweng but on a nice...

4/5

Very Good

Good Choice
Date:
This is a lovely hotel. We stayed in a superior room, which was great. The room was clean and comfortable. The hotel is right on the beach and a short walk from all the restaurants and bars. The pool...

4/5

Very Good

Fantastic place
Date:
Our family of 3 grown up children with their parents stayed at this resort this summer in two adjoining de luxe bungalows. Really nice location, nice facilities, super nice and service minded staff...

5/5

Excellent

Highly Recommended
Date:
We spent four nights in a deluxe garden room 403 which is the bungalow at the front on the end closest to the street. Despite this, our room was quiet and we experienced no noise from the street and...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect location.
Date:
Situated at the quieter part of Chaweng and right next to the lovely beach. Staff very attentive and friendly. Had a room in the beautiful gardens, very peaceful. The hotel restaurant is excellent,...

5/5

Excellent

Heaven on Earth
Date:
We stayed in the 2 bdrm beachfront villa which is the best accomodation on the island. Chaweng Beach is the nicest beach on Samui and walking up and down the beach I couldn't see another room with as...      

5/5

Excellent

Perfect!
Date:
This hotel creates a great first impression with its spacious reception and smiling staff and from that point on everything gets better. We had a standard room close to reception. The room, more...     

4/5

Very Good

Good stay
Date:
My wife and I staid 1 week in this hotel (Room 328) in March 2012. The location of the hotel is excellent and the beach a dreamplace to enjoy sun and water. Around the hotel a lot of construction is...

5/5

Excellent

Be treated like royalty
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My wife and I spent 2 weeks at this truly wonderful hotel. The gardens are so well looked after and the same can be said for the sparkling pool. Just a walk through the gardens to the white sands of...

4/5

Very Good

Great Place to stay
Date:
Since we booked a superior room, we were given a room right next to the reception, and very close to Chaweng Road, and no terrace. A nightmare, we thought, since you could here every spoken word at...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely Staff
Date:
Stayed for 8 nites in a deluxe bungalow and was very satisfied. All of the staff were friendly and helpful and always offerd a big smile. The food and drinks were very affordable which means you...  

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful beach, peace and quite.
Date:
We went to Banana Fan Sea Resort Feb27th 2012 till March 8th 2012 The rooms were very good, plenty of room. We had a Hotel Room. The staff were very helpful, and the food was excellent. We went...    

5/5

Excellent

Wedded bliss
Date:
I stayed here over 5 nights for my best friend's wedding. For a single traveller i had ample space in my superior room - a big queen bed and a single bed. No balcony, but i did have a lounge a huge tv...

5/5

Excellent

So friendly and relaxing!
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My boyfriend and I stayed here for a week in early February 2012. When we arrived around 7 hours before check in (because of our flight time), they offered us a room with a shower and beds to sleep on...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing hotel, fantastic holiday!
Date:
We stayed 6 days in February 2012 (from 14th to 20th) , having 4 rooms - 1 beach front villa, 1 pool view bungalow, 1 pool view deluxe and 1 superior room. I have to mention that all accomodations...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing!!
Date:
We stayed for 11 nights in January and we heard that this hotel was really great but I would say even better than that. We enjoyed every single moment and definitely want to come back. Accommodation...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Beach Hotel
Date:
I loved,loved ,loved this beach hotel. On a beautiful part of Chaweng beach The rooms are gorgeous,however it is the fantastic staff which make this place. From the GM Supit to Mas at front of...

5/5

Excellent

4th time we have stayed at Banana Fan
Date:
Very friendly staff happy to anything for you., Banana Fan is on the best part of Chaweng beach clean which sand and clear blue water. The rooms are very clean, cool and quite. The food at the...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely beach hotel
Date:
Excellemt service from well trained staff. Breakfast very good. Lovely spot.

4/5

Very Good

Lovely staff
Date:
Stayed here for a one night stop off when passing through koh samui. Probably wouldn't stay in the Chaweng area if we were staying longer as it's a bit touristy and dare I say tacky. However it...

3/5

Average

Beware of the fireworks!
Date:
This hotel was good, however there are alot of mosquitoes about - possibly due to the heavy greenery around the rooms. The rooms are small, but have everything you would need. The pool area is...

4/5

Very Good

Very Nice in Many Ways
Date:
The resort is well situated with shopping available in the street either side of the hotel . There are other restaurants also around although we pretty much ate at the resort while in Chaweng and the...

3/5

Average

"Smokers Paradise and make sure to have your towel on the deckchair by 6am!
Date:
Only stayed for 5 nights and probably would not stay at this hotel again. Whilst the rooms are clean, they are very small and the bathroom probably has not been upgraded for 20 years which is a shame....

5/5

Excellent

Like coming home...
Date:
We stayed 5th time at Banana Fan Sea Resort and sure we will choose this hotel again when coming back to Koh Samui. Every time we have enjoyed especially the kindness and politeness of personnel,...

4/5

Very Good

Great location - really solid hotel
Date:
We only stayed in koh samui for 4 nights so wanted something that was relatively central but not loud. If that is what you are long for then thins is perfect. The rooms (we had the deluxe...

5/5

Excellent

This is our place for vacation!!!
Date:
This is our 5th (!!) time we spent our vacation in BANANA. Last time was on December 2011. Usualy, during our stay we use to spend some time looking for our next vacation resort. Our conclusion is...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderfull.... So glad to come " home "
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How wonderfull does it get....?? Travelling to Thailand is always great, Koh Samui is even better and the most wonderfull place to stay for me is Banana Fan.....!! It's my 4th time staying here and...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely hotel and great location
Date:
We stayed for 1 week and would recommend it. It's far enough away from the bars and clubs that you can get a good night's sleep but still walking distance to all the shops restaurants and bars. We...

5/5

Excellent

Great Resort
Date:
I stayed at Banana Fan Sea over Christmas. We arrived and were able to check into our deluxe bungalow at around 10am. The room was spacious and clean. Staying in a bungalow is great because it feels...

3/5

Average

Banana Not-so-fancy
Date:
My husband and I literally just got off the plane back home from Thailand and though I am never one to actually write reviews, (I mainly just read 'em!) I thought I'd better contribute my thoughts on...

4/5

Very Good

Nice holiday location
Date:
I recently got to stay at this hotel. I was very content. Perfect for a couple, family or simply a get-away by yourself. Staff members provide professional and helpful services you can expect in good...

5/5

Excellent

Loveley place, good customer service
Date:
My friend and I stayed at Banaa Fan Sea last month. Unfortunately it was only for one night as having stayed there, I wish we had spent more of our trip in Samui and at BFS. Accomodation was good and...

3/5

Average

good but not great
Date:
We stayed for a week in November. The resort was fine, but I expected more based on the glowing trip advisor reviews. The room was very small and the bathroom quite dated. Wi-fi was very unreliable in...

4/5

Very Good

Good place, location and people
Date:
Banana Fan Sea is located on the best area for people coming for the 1st time to Samui, or people who want to have everything under hand walking: day (one of the nicest beach, good massage) and night...

5/5

Excellent

WONDERFUL PLACE, WONDERFUL PEOPLE
Date:
We stayed there for 2 weeks in October, we actually had to leave and come back because the hotel was so great. Initially we planned to spend just one week but we liked it so much we had to come back...

5/5

Excellent

a great place that seems to be
Date:
A friend of mine stayed at the Bana Fan Sea resort / Chaweng beach in November. We’ve stayed three times at the Hansar Samui on Bophut beach. On our holidays there we enjoyed the Hansar hotel and...            

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Stay, great location and beautiful staff
Date:
Banana fan sea was perfect, great location, best part of a beautiful beach, lovely staff, great rooms and terrific food! Amazing for families, couples or young people, highly relaxing

4/5

Very Good

Great value, location and service
Date:
We arranged transfers to the hotel with theses guys, they picked us up on time, checked us in promptly (8am considering normal check in is later). Breakfast and lunch was great, the pool was just...

5/5

Excellent

great food great price great service
Date:
we are currently staying at Outrigger resort in koh samui (def recommend this) however we did a free shuttle service to chaewang beach & decided to review the trip advisor website for restaurant...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent stay at Banana Fan
Date:
Banana Fan is located in a great spot where both a relaxing beach holiday meets with the entertainment that Chaweng main streen needs to offer. Great pool area and the restaurant. The staff are very...

4/5

Very Good

Excellent Place to Stay in Chaweng
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This is a great resort considering the value for money factor. Excellent location on the best part of the beach on Samui. One of the best restaurants in all of Samui, Baitong, is located at the...

5/5

Excellent

holiday of perfection
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4 of us stayed for 10 nights and had the best service and friendlyness i have ever had in samui (i have been 6 times before) they even gave us a free upgrade. i would definately recommend this hotel...

5/5

Excellent

amazing hotel
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myself and five others have just returned home after 12 days at the banana fan sea hotel and what an amazing place. This was our second stay we were there 2 years before and knew we would return. It...

5/5

Excellent

great food, service & ambiance by the sea !!
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we ddnt stay here but per chance walked into it while walking on the beach. it looked nice enough from outside. and sure enough, we had a great continental lunch at the restaurant overlooking the sea....

5/5

Excellent

Just like coming home..
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Me and my boyfriend stayed about 12 days at the Banana Fan Sea Resort late August to September 2011. We had stayed at Banana Fan Sea Resort once before this year, during the flood in March-April,...

5/5

Excellent

excellent hotel offering everything at a very fair price
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Good, clean room, more storage space than in many five-star hotels, friendly maids, efficient airconditioning, nice balcony and view, the perfect place to be for a one week's break!  

5/5

Excellent

Great location and service
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Stayed 10 nights, service was impecable. Staff are very friendly and remember who you are. Location is good and is pretty much in the middle of the prime Chaweng area. The beach area has a rope to... 

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel, close to the nightlife but far enough away to be quiet
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Stayed 3 nights on a long weekend getaway. Very nice hotel with a decent breakfast. The staff was very nice and helped me book a cooking class (SITCA) and had rental motobikes right there. The pool...

5/5

Excellent

Best Hotel on Chaweng Beach
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We stayed in this hotel for 13 nights in a Deluxe Bungalow. After we arrived a delicious welcome drink and cold towels were given, which were perfect after a long journey. The Deluxe Bungalow was...

4/5

Very Good

excellent service, good food and right at the beach
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My family and I, two kids of 8 and 6 years old, spend a week in the Banana Fan Resort after traveling through Thailand. It was a great place to relax, swim in the cristal clear sea or dine at the fine...

3/5

Average

Nice place & rooms, service bad!
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Only stayed here for 1 night. But we weren´t sad to leave, because of the poor service.The resort is nice, and the bungalows/rooms are also very nice. Nice pool & restaurant. Located right at the... 

5/5

Excellent

Not the Banyan Tree but a very well run and pleasant place
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I will start by qualifying my and other views. In brief: 'Ones mans trash is another man's treasure' or 'Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder', so these tripadvisor reports need to be taken with the...  

5/5

Excellent

Diamond in Paradise
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We are so happy that we picked this beautiful hotel. Exellent rooms placed in a exotic garden. Cleanest beach in the area with an beautiful view. The staff were helpful and make you feel specell. WE...

5/5

Excellent

Great hotel in Koh Samui
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We stayed 5 nights in this hotel. Wish we could have stayed longer. The hotel is well run (new manager). Service is fantastic, you really feel good at this hotel, which is perfectly located. The...

5/5

Excellent

Located on one of the best parts of Chaweng beach
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This resort is located on one of widest part of white sand Chaweng beach. The superior rooms close to the lobby are normally priced lower than other rooms and if you manage to get one facing away from...     

5/5

Excellent

Cannot wait to return
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This is the second time we have been to this hotel and cannot wait to return, we stayed for 13 nights and wished we had booked for longer, we stayed in a Delux double room which are all in the...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely Resort, terrific location and immaculately clean.
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We stay here for 2 nights on the last leg of our holiday. This is a very welcoming and beautiful resort. The rooms are comfortable and very clean and so quiet. We had a Deluxe Room, which was right...

5/5

Excellent

Great location, friendly service and right on the beach
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I shared a room with my sister and we had 2 lovely beds, good sized room and everything we wanted. It was a good location to get to the Ferry to go to Koh Panghan and also to Samui airport. Supit,...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic hotel
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We have just spent a fanatic holliday at Banana Fan. The hotel is great, excellent service, and nice and really friendly staff and manager. We were staying in af Pool Villa with 2 bedrooms with...

5/5

Excellent

Most amazing hotel, LOVE IT!
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I have now been to banana fansea three times and have never had a bad experience. The staff are friendly, nothing is too much trouble and the gardens are gorgeous. The breakfast is also excellent,...       

5/5

Excellent

FANTASTIC
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Dont think twice and just book this hotel, this is the best hotel we have been in ever, my wife, son (age 7) and me can`t say anything bad about this hotel and the staff, everything is just perfect... 

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful resort on Chaweng Beach
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My wife and I had a wonderful stay at Banana Fan Sea Resort. It is located on Chaweng Beach (not Bophut), so that might confuse a few people. Chaweng Beach (excellent white sand) is where I would...   

5/5

Excellent

Our favourite resort in Chaweng
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We stayed at Banana Fan Sea for the 6th time this year and again had an absolutely marvellous time. The location of the resort at the most beautiful and calm part of the beach and at the same time...

5/5

Excellent

The most fantastic staff we ever meet
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My family and I lived in the front pool villa 206 and 207th Banana fan is truly a unique place with atmosphere and well engineered gardens. nice pool area and beach bounty and good lunch specials in...

5/5

Excellent

Great location and great beach
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Stayed here between the 8th February and the 13th. Pick up from the airport was arranged with the hotel and they were waiting as we came out the airport. Only a 10 minute journey found us at the hotel...

5/5

Excellent

WOW - Couldn't fault it!!!
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After a lengthy process of elimination, we decided on the Banana Fan Sea, room 329 for our 7 night holiday. We are a young married couple with a 1 year old and didn't want to be too far away from the...

5/5

Excellent

Just amazing
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We stayed at Banana for 8 nights from the 21.02.2011 8 amazing days! The staff was outstanding. Professional, friendly and helpful. We had a 11 months baby with us and there was no problem to have...

4/5

Very Good

Very nice resort, good value, but could be even better
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We stayed at Banana Fan for 4 nights in February during the Chinese New Year holiday. I am American and my husband is British, in our 30s and we live in Beijing. This was our second stay at...

4/5

Very Good

It's not in Bophut - its in Chaweng
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I stayed here with my partner in early January for 5 nights. I would have to say that resorts in koh samui are far too overpriced for what you get. I didn't mind this resort, I found it to be on...

5/5

Excellent

best place to stay in samui
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I have been to samui 6 times , and 3 of those 6 stayed at banana fan sea ! This resort is nothing short of fantatsic ! The staff are brilliant ! The location is great , security is comforting , and...

5/5

Excellent

I wrong the month, but lucky for the hotel!
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I was there with my partner the first week of november, she booking this hotel and we was very lucky because the hotel is very nice and clean. And so even if november is not a good month for Samui...

4/5

Very Good

Great Service
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After arriving at the room, was a little bit unhappy as it seemed just like a normal clean hotel room with nothing special. However, after 24hours at this resort I realised that everything else about...

4/5

Very Good

The hotel is great - the surrounding noise is not
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My husband, 8 year-old and I visited Koh Samui/Chaweng Beach recently and after researching hotels and surrounding areas, we chose Banana Fan Sea Resort because of its location (on the quieter side of...

5/5

Excellent

You just can't complain - Simply fantastic!
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If anyone is planning a trip to Kho Samui I can absolutley recommend the Banana Fan Sea Resort. It is perfectly positioned in the centre of Chaweng beach. I had read a prevvious review that suggested...

5/5

Excellent

Great Hotel, superb location.....
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The hotel sits on a quiet little stretch of Chaweng Rd and is not in Bophut as the address would suggest. Head out of the very nice lobby and onto Chaweng Rd and turn left for South Chaweng and right...      

4/5

Very Good

Good value; nice resort
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All in all a good experience. But read for yourselves: Location: The Location of the Resort is excellent. The lobby is facing the mainroad to and from Lamai and Airport. Lots of restaurants, Bars...

1/5

Terrible

AWFUL
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We had booked a standard room and were upgraded to a deluxe - we thought fantastic! My sister has asthma and when we opened up the door to our room it was as if it had been shut and not aired for...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic hotel on the beach
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I completely forgot to put a review on here but I stayed at this hotel for 10 days with my boyfriend in a garden room. It was perfect for us. The room was big and had everything we needed and the...

4/5

Very Good

great place on chaweng (maybe the quietest)
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great place, ill give it 3-4 star, nice rooms, in a great, clean, quiet part of chaweng beach with easy access to all the meny bars, restaurants and night life. only downside is the small...

4/5

Very Good

Nice resort
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This department we're visited already in the year 2002, has excellent position,from one’s parties department have snow-white sand beach,from second busy street with many restaurants plus bars. Ride...

4/5

Very Good

Lay back and relax!!!
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Really nice hotel with really nice staff .... the room was spacious enough for my partner and me and very close to the beach and the restaurant. Very quiet and charming, the place is surrounded by...   

4/5

Very Good

It really IS the best spot on Chaweng Beach!
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After deliberating about whether to at Sala Samui or X2, we ended up staying here for 6 nights. Our first room was a deluxe double. To me it was SMALL with an odd layout. On night 2 we upgraded to... 

5/5

Excellent

nice mid-range and good location
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Stayed 4 nights in September at the Banana Fan Sea Resort. Though the resort does nothing particularly special to distinguish itself from the numerous other beach-side hotels lining the Chaweng...        

4/5

Very Good

Wow - what a holiday!
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Can't agree with any of the bad reviews on this sight- my husband and I have just got back to the UK having spent 2 weeks at the Banana Fan Sea and we loved it! The staff are lovely, always smiling...

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel - good location
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Stayed for 14 days in july/aug 2009. Room was nice, housekeeping came twice every day. Excellent staff, very friendly and nice. Pool area and restaurant was nice. Breakfast buffet was a bit scarce but...

5/5

Excellent

Great hotel! Great location!
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Me and my wife stayed here in July 2009. We both love Thailand and have been many times before but we had never been to Koh Samui. One of the best things about this hotel is its location. Banana...

5/5

Excellent

fantastic
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My daughter had her wedding in Ko samui at Far away villa with 21 guests, we all stayed at Banana Fan sea resort. It was fantastic, location, friendly service, great rooms, clean, food was all above...

5/5

Excellent

fab
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stayed here for 2 weeks absolutely loved it great staff great food great location. Couldnt fault the hotel at all.

5/5

Excellent

ac refused to work
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the hotel is at the end of chaweng beach so if u wnt action head one way n if u want quiet head the other way..the property is nice wid individual cottage kinda things ..howevr the ac in our rooms (we...

4/5

Very Good

Excellent location and staff
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We stayed for 4 nights in mid-April and were generally very happy with the Banana Fan resort. We arrived 2 hours early, but this was no problem with the friendly staff who offered us a drink, and then...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful Resort
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Here's my simplified resort report; The good; Resort is in a good location on Chaweng beach, fairly good breakfasts, the bunglaws were nice and clean, the grounds were well kept, quiet at night,...

3/5

Average

Dated and Overpriced.
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I was shocked to find that there were no negative reviews for this resort. A friend and I stayed here for 2 nights based on the reviews posted on Trip Advisor. We moved out of another stunning resort...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely resort, great position and it really is on the beach
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We booked 3 rooms for 5 nights and found the hotel delightful. The staff could not have been more helpful - real Thai friendliness. The rooms are not huge but they are perfectly adequate, clean and...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful Staff and Service
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We stayed for 9 nights at this wonderful hotel. Our son was getting married and 26 of the wedding guests from both Australia and UK stayed here although the wedding itself was at another hotel. The...

5/5

Excellent

wonderfull
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What a hotel! Fantastic from the moment we arrived, staff very welcoming. Rooms excellent right on the beach, very clean. Breakfast average tho. Views stunning. Had a really lovely time.