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Read all 133 reviews and thoughts (average: 4.38 out of 5) on the The Kala before you book online.

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5/5

Excellent

My favourite hotel in the world
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I have stayed at the Kala for 3 years in a row now, it has the most amazing feel about it from the minute you walk into the lobby overlooking the vast expanse of sea. The rooms all have amazing views... 

4/5

Very Good

JC
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I stayed 16 days in this hotel, over christmas and new year... It was a nice stay, nice hotel, nice people... The view is great everywhere in the hotel... The manager and the staff makes you feel very...

4/5

Very Good

Good little place
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We stayed at the Kala for 7 days in January and were very impressed by the location and the standard of service. The room was very spacious and well equipped , the bathroom was especially high in...

4/5

Very Good

Little paradise in Koh Samui
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First time in Koh Samui and the Kala was a great choice and did not disappoint. The staff were friendly and always ready to help. The views from the pool were superb as well as from the sea view room...

5/5

Excellent

Nice resort, Nice View & Nice Staff
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This is one of the nice resort that i have ever been.. nice view and friendly staffs... we was given no.431 room with panoramic view... that is really nice view from the bed.. it is the first present...

4/5

Very Good

Great Experience
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We recently stayed at The Kala for a week and were very pleased. The staff were extremely friendly, capable and welcoming. We rented one of their amazing villas overlooking the ocean perched mid way... 

5/5

Excellent

Simply Amazing!
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We booked our stay directly with the hotel, we spoke to Fern and Gerwin and they gave is a very good deal, better than anything on the internet. The hotel is located between chaweng and lamai and has...

4/5

Very Good

R&R?
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The Kala is a great place for R&R. The view in the hotel is quite amazing. Great place to simply lie by the pool and just forget the stresses of life. The rooms are great. The rooms are nicely... 

4/5

Very Good

That personal touch
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Me and my friends had such a great time at the Kala. The hotel epitomizes all the pleasures of a boutique hotel; outstanding service with that personal touch, friendly staff and fantastic facilities. ...

5/5

Excellent

Silent retreat/amazing
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Friendly staff and management/ beautiful villas,falling asleep to the sound of the waves- paradise for us ,great for a silent retreat, will return there sooooon ! The food was great, and service good ...

5/5

Excellent

Peaceful Gem with stunning views!
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This is an excellent choice if you're looking for peace and quiet in an environment where everything works. The rooms are very spacious and beautiful individually furnished and there is a huge bath to...

3/5

Average

Beautiful setting and very friendly staff, but over-priced!
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Stayed in The Kala over the 2012 Festive Season. Overall, a good experience and a reasonably good choice, given the abundance of resorts and hotels that are available. The setting is perfect and its...

5/5

Excellent

Awesome stay at The Kala
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We stayed in The Kala for a week after spending a week in Phuket and it was awesome!! From the second we walked through the door, we felt welcome and treated like royalty. We had daily...

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel with great staff
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We stayed for a week and really enjoyed the experience. The staff were absolutely lovely, and helped with small problems as we settled in, and offered good advice about activities. Nice grounds and a...

5/5

Excellent

Absolutely amazing wedding!
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This is a bit late but we were married at The Kala on 31st Aug 2012 and we had the best time. The organisation of the day by Pat and her team was brilliant. I really didn't know what to expect but...

2/5

Poor

Not value for money
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We stayed at the Kala Samui in the beginning of December 2012. On arrival we were impressed with the Hotel and staff, our room was just what I wanted and more, but from that point on things were just...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect Honeymoon
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We arrived at The Kala on a monsoon rainy day, however we were welcomed with happy smiling staff, greeted with a welcome drink. Our room was ready by 11am, ( Duplex pool vill #3, amazing!). The...

5/5

Excellent

Relaxing Resort Week
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We arrived and were welcomed by the hotel staff. They were accommodating and took our bags to the room. From then on it was a very relaxing week, mostly by the pool and on a fantastic pool deck...

5/5

Excellent

KALA SAMUI 5 NIGHTS
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GREAT BOUTIQUE HOTEL WITH EXCELLENT STAFF NICE VIEWS BREAKFAST - VERY GOOD LOTS OF FREE INCLUSIONS- KAYAKS,LIFE JACKETS, INTERNET, We also loved the rustic look of the hotel. We loved...

3/5

Average

Nice resort but be aware ....
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The resort is very upscale and the staff are very friendly and courteous. The resort does have direct access to snorkeling and kayaking so you can just walk from your room to the access area. The...

5/5

Excellent

Great holiday at The Kala
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A boutique hotel with great views and great food. The staff makes the difference. Friendly and always helpful. I may not have stayed in other hotels in Samui but i have never seen quite so many...

5/5

Excellent

Stunning hotel to get away from the bussy areas
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I was booked into another resort which was very dissappointing I then luckily found the Kala Hotel around the corner which was so helpful and accommodating when I walked in. Thanks to Gerwin for all...       

5/5

Excellent

Great View
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We were fortunate to have won a night stay at the Kala. We arranged for our transfers with the Kala, and the driver was on time. When we arrived at the hotel, check in was quick and efficient, with...

5/5

Excellent

Heaven!
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We stayed at the Kala Samui for ten nights to attend a friend's wedding. It was absolutely perfect for us - a beautiful hotel in a gorgeous setting, far enough away from the towns to feel secluded,...

5/5

Excellent

Absolute Paradise!
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My wife and I have just spent 7 nights at The Kala. We have nothing to complain about. It was one of the best hotels we have stayed in, having been to quite alot of places around the world. The...

5/5

Excellent

Dream honeymoon
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We had a wonderful time at the Kala. The resort is stunning, with the most amazing views and friendly staff. It may not be walking distance from Chaweng or Lamai, but for a honeymoon, it was perfectly... 

5/5

Excellent

Hidden paradise
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First impressions always count, right? When u walk through the entrance to the The Kala in Koh Samui you are treated to an amazing view....180 degree views of the ocean with lush green trees and...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent stay- for our 30th Wedding Anniversary
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It is unusual to have your expectations exceeded! The friendliness and professionalism of the staff from the first contact at the airport, through to drop off back there was fantastic. This extended...   

5/5

Excellent

Relaxed Charm, Simple, Elegant and Stunning!
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The service was paramount form the moment we were picked up from the beautiful Samui airport! The Kala Samui Resort mixed the perfect balance of life's simple luxuries. As an interior designer,...          

4/5

Very Good

An unique boutique hotel with unbeatable view
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We decided to stay at the Kala to avoid the noisy tourists and this experience has been proved as truly relaxing hideaway. We as a family of four stayed 7 nights there, although the sea view...

5/5

Excellent

The Kala - laid back rustic Thai charm simply at it's best!
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After spending 6 nights in Patong, Phuket we (hubby and I & our two teenage daughters) headed to Koh Samui for 6 nights. The airport is the cutest ever – I didn’t think you could use “cute” and...

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding, attentive service. Breathtaking view.
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We visited the Kala on the last leg of a month long trip to Thailand. Superb service, unbelievable views and relaxed atmosphere. Restaurant and drinks were very affordable, a pleasant change from...

4/5

Very Good

Kala - very nice
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The room was extremely comfortable, view from the bedroom and balcony sensational. Dinner and breakfast quite good. Staff were very courteous, despite langage difficulties (fortunately, my broken Thai... 

5/5

Excellent

Sensational service and stunning sea views
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I met my boyfriend in Koh Samui and I have to say that the Kala Samui was the perfect romantic destination. We were looked after with impeccable care and attention. The view from our room was...

5/5

Excellent

Stunning Sea Views!
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My husband and i stayed at the Kala Samui for 6 days at the end of July (2012). The view from the hotel is breathtaking, every guest room has a view over the ocean. Waking up to that spectacular sight...

5/5

Excellent

Sensational Service & Luxury Hotel
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After spending 4 nights in bustling Bangkok, we arrived in Koh Samui bleary eyed and tired. The weather was outstanding and the airport is like none I've ever been in before - think two small, open...

5/5

Excellent

Superb wee hotel
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We stayed at the Kala for a fortnight in July and loved it. We received a very pleasant welcome at the beautiful reception - we were tired but the view out over the bay was breathtaking. The hotel...

4/5

Very Good

Good but not a 5 star property
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We had an internet deal to stay at The Kala, without this i think we would have been a bit disappointed with our experience as The Kala did not meet 5 star standard. Overall, however, it was good, the...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely hotel but very quiet
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We stayed here on our honeymoon for 8 nights . It's a lovely hotel very clean and views were amazing! Only thing you would want to be fit to stay here as there is so so many steps to anywhere you want...

4/5

Very Good

Nice location with serene beach deck
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Very nice and quiet location up on the cliffs with multiple sun decks overlooking the rocks below (great for snorkeling). Breakfast is included and it was prepared well with good choices for the...

2/5

Poor

Liars and cheats
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My husband and I spent a week here and had a nice stay aside from one major incident. When we were unpacking our things in our room my husband knocked over and broke a bed side lamp by mistake - The...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing experience, outstanding service, will be back!!
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We spent five days at the Kala, culminately with our wedding being held there with 35 family and friends. The whole experience was simply wonderful. First to the hotel itself. We spent the first 2...         

5/5

Excellent

Breathtaking hotel, lovely service
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We had an amazing experience at The Kala Samui. We were picked up by the lovely Kate at the airport, who gave us the scenic route to the hotel and introduced us to the island. When we arrived, the...

5/5

Excellent

Unforgettable Experience!!
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We would highly recommend The Kala Samui for anyone looking to make their trip to Koh Samui as enjoyable and effortless as possible. Everything from the friendly staff who are always willing to help,...

5/5

Excellent

Best kept secret
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True to their motto The Kala really is where time stands still. My fiance and I spent four days at The Kala at the end of May. Arriving in Koh Samui after one night in Phuket we entered off the busy...    

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding Hotel Samui
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We stayed at The Kala for 6 nights at the end of April 2012. We were lucky enough to have stayed in one of the pool villas and it was outstanding. The hotel's staff were very friendly, without being...

5/5

Excellent

Our thailand holiday
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We stayed for three days in a villa at Kala Samui. The Staff where friendly, helpful and eager to help with everything. The Views and facilities are outstanding and we couldn't have asked for a better...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing place
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I love this place specially because of it's concept and the location of the hotel. It's total tension relief at every site and view. All staff r very friendly and the breakfast choice is great n it's...

5/5

Excellent

Unique resort, value for your money, what a perfect retreat!
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I and my friend had a chance to re-visit Samui. This time we selected something that was unique with styles. I was not thinking about anything modern, chic, contemporary, or over-commercially boutique...   

5/5

Excellent

Excellent holiday
Date:
We were at Kala Hotel in May 2012. We are 4 people family from Poland - 2 adults and 2 teenagers. We travel a lot, so we are demanding tourists. We had two rooms with beautiful view on the ocean....

5/5

Excellent

Amazing location and views
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Our family, my husband, myself and our 13 year old son had the privilege of staying at The Kala for 7 days at the beginning of May. We had been in Chiang Mai for 6 days and Bangkok for 5 days prior to...    

1/5

Terrible

Poor luxury at highest price!
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We spent a few days at The Kala in January and were very disappointed: the rooms are highly overpaid! The hotel needs a general renovation to be able to compete with others on the island. The...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing Hotel with excellent staff
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The Kala offers luxury accommodation in a very unique and natural surrounding. It is built using the cliff to structure the different levels, which provides an amazing view from every spot in the...

4/5

Very Good

Fantastic Food & Amazing views
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We stayed here in July 2009 as a couple. We booked the presidential suite. It was huge, had a balcony, fantastic views, a big bath tub outside, and pool on the lower floor. The good:- Food is...

5/5

Excellent

love this place
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I stayed in the kala for four nights for new years. they had New years party and i won a prise, two free nights in Presidential villa for two persons! so i went back there in May. i have stayed...

4/5

Very Good

Amazing views. Excellent Staff.
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We had a fantastic relaxing holiday at The Kala. We were there for a family wedding which was out of this world. Very romantic and definitely the way to go as everyone was so relaxed and got to know... 

5/5

Excellent

The Kala - April 2012
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- excellent staff, very nice hotel! nice rooms, quiet. - breakfast is excellent - about 3 to 4 miles outside of Chaweng - but it is no problem at all. We just rented this little motor rollers and it...

5/5

Excellent

the kala samui resort, awesome !!
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We pass a few days in the kala and i was a great time !!! The view and the location is one of the best place in samui. We are really amazed at the first step. Your are in front of the sea where you...

4/5

Very Good

best view on the island - great spot for a wedding
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We had our wedding here in April with 50 people and found the clifftop setting was a magic and great for a big group to stay - being only 20 or so rooms, and a few pool villas, we had pretty much free...

4/5

Very Good

Friendly Resort
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We recently attended a wedding at the Kala. What a beautiful setting for a wedding! The deck where the the ceremony was held, was decorated with the most beautiful orchid floral arrangements, (which...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent wedding venue
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The Kala is the most picturesque venue for a wedding. We had our wedding there and it was magical. Our planner was excellent and all the staff were so attentive,nothing was too much trouble and they...

5/5

Excellent

Great place for a wedding
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Great location, service, food and rooms. Loved our own infinity pool.

4/5

Very Good

The Romantic Kala Samui
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I just had the most fantastic stay at Kala Samui hotel. A great hotel with a friendly, open and relaxing atmosphere... Very good hotel for couples who wants a relaxing stay in Koh Samui 15 min away...

5/5

Excellent

Presidential Villa - perfect for a family!!
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We especially enjoyed staying in the Presidential Villa which we found to be perfect for our family with children aged 9 and 13 years. They loved having their own bedroom directly connected to the...

4/5

Very Good

beautiful hotel with nice view, nice people:)
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Love the hotel though we just went for the lovely spa! Receptionists are very nice and showed us the way to spa. Spa therapts are all very nice and spa was good with reasonable price!! we enjoyed...

5/5

Excellent

Wow... THE VIEW!!!!
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This was a fabulous place to stay in Koh Samui! First and foremost the views were spectacular everywhere... the lobby, the restaurant, the bar, the pool, the lower deck, and the rooms. But be...

5/5

Excellent

Ahhhhhh!!!!
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After a rather long journey from Seattle, I was certainly ready to stop in Bangkok and rest up a bit but our guide had planned for us to press on to Samui. Wow was that ever a nice surprise! Upon...

4/5

Very Good

Very Nice
Date:
View from Kala is really great, but there are many stairs in hotel (from main gate to villa over 100 steps).           

5/5

Excellent

An amazing place that I will return to again and again
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The website doesnt do this place justice. It is simply stunning. We arrived as a large family group with two small children and found the staff couldnt have done anything to make our stay any better....

5/5

Excellent

Kala Samui, a world class experience!
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My wife and I stayed at The Kala (thai for coconut) for the first six nights of our honeymoon here. After nearly 24 hours of travel we were warmly greeted upon our arrival with a cool towel and local...

4/5

Very Good

Very Nice stay
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We have spend 4 nights recently at the Kala hotel and had a very nice stay . Nice room, beautiful sea view almost from every angle off the hotel. very good food at the restaurant and nice staff. Only...

5/5

Excellent

Darryl, Irene & Mikayla
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We found the stay at the Kala to be great break and a relaxing experience. The location on the hillside and ocean views always made a great backdrop regardless of what you chose to do at the hotel....

4/5

Very Good

Very enjoyable stay
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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Kala, it was a great location high on the hill looking over the sea. Breakfast was very good, with lots of fresh fruit and cooked eggs an option The location was...

5/5

Excellent

Relaxing
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This was the first hotel to mark our round the world trip. This was a last minute change for us due to deciding to stay away fom flood affected Bangkok. We are so glad we made this decision. On...

5/5

Excellent

Quintessentially Samui
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Before becoming a favorite tourist destination, Samui used to be a sleepy fisherman town, where there were countless number of coconut trees. I had a chance to visit Samui when I was in high school...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful place!
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We enjoy our stay in this beautiful and calm resort, and we are very greatful for all their efforts and kindness, the room was perfect, the restaurant was great too! Chilling at the swimming pool...

5/5

Excellent

A piece of heaven
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I know Koh Samui pretty well and I have been there many times. I find Lamai the best area to stay if you are looking for a quiet location on a tropical island. If you like instead a busy touristy spot...

2/5

Poor

Not good
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Location terrible. Shuttle service one way and just one at 11 to lamai and other at 4 to chaweng. It is expensive for your money value. Almost no compliments in rooms. Outside you will find a road....

4/5

Very Good

great soap
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The hotel in general is pleasant and nice. The rooms are nice and large, bathrooms have big baths and separate shower. Soap is really cool, in the shape of a coconut (kala). The staff are helpful and...

4/5

Very Good

Nice experience!
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Had 4 days in Samui where we just wanted to relax, and the Kala Samui was perfect for this. Friendly staff. The rooms were very spacious and our view was perfect. The only two drawbacks were 1)...

5/5

Excellent

A Paradise that makes Koh Samiu worthwile
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Kala resort is one of the very best places I've ever been. Me, and my girlfriend enjoys travelling, and staying at cool, and nice places during doing so. We arrived to Koh Samui with a feeling of...

5/5

Excellent

The perfect resort for relaxing and having dream holidays
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The Kala is located in the most beautiful spot of samui its clean with very nice rooms. It the most appropriate place for relaxing and enjoying. The staff is willing to help you to anything you...

5/5

Excellent

View is fantastic
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We as a family stayed at the Kala Samui and the stay was enjoyable. My kids loved the pool especially attached to our villa. We had our own privacy plus at the same time enjoyed the magnificent view...

4/5

Very Good

Charming and friendly
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This small modern hotel is located on the main road between Chaweng and Lamai, roughly midway between the two. The rooms are spacious and the beds really comfortable, the shower is also great. We...

3/5

Average

Great views andexcellent staff and service.
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Service and the staff were excellent, however we were a little disappointed with the hotel. The resort appears to need some tender loving care as it is getting a little tired with some areas looking...

5/5

Excellent

We got married here- AMAZING
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We got married here in May and we were more than happy with our decision. We had never been to The Kala and booked purely on internet pics and through our dealings with Maria Banzuela. Maria was...

4/5

Very Good

Great views over bay - good resort - nice people
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Would like to think I'll go back there next year - if not sooner, Great place for a wedding which is what we had there.

5/5

Excellent

They were helpful friends from the time I got off the plane, until I got back on.
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The complete staff could not have served me better. I never heard the words no, or we can't. It was always yes, what ever you want. I had the best view from the Deluxe room on the corner of the... 

4/5

Very Good

Fantastic Hotel with beautiful rooms
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The staff are very welcoming and friendly, always keen to help out with organising tours or recommending where to go for a night out for dinner. All the staff spoke english some better than...

5/5

Excellent

Fabulous panoramic sea view and lovely resort
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I stayed 2 nights in The Kala in Deluxe Room for my leisure and business trip. I was impressed by the stunning panoramic sea view right away from balcony. The room decoration is very nice, spacious...

4/5

Very Good

Great pool villa - average food - OK location
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We stayed in a Duplex Pool villa at the Kala Samui for 12 nights in Feb-March 2011. I searched for the accommodation quite a lot before I booked. We had a great stay but there are a few things that...

4/5

Very Good

something different and not trying so hard
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we just want to try something different from what we have heard of being samui... first i don't want to see samui that is full of buildings, crowded and almost no Thai people goes there at all......

3/5

Average

Hotel rooms are 3 star, Villas are 4.5 stars, grounds poorly main
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I stayed in two room types at The Kala: a hotel room and a deluxe pool villa.  Overall, the Kala Samui is not a 5 star hotel as they have rated themselves on wotif and other booking sites.  It is a...   

5/5

Excellent

Brilliant service and staff
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This was the first time i stayed at this Hotel and will definately stay there again. The staff were incredible and the service was brilliant. Rooms all had wonderful sea views and the price was very...

4/5

Very Good

The Kala Samui 27/12/2010-04/01/2011
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My wife & I stayed The Kala after receiving recommendation from the Royal Orchids (Thai Airways) agent in Singapore. We were told that this resort is a perfect place for honeymooners & couples who...        

4/5

Very Good

An incredible experience - peaceful and beautiful, with incredibl
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We stayed at the Kala for a romantic getaway from London, and it was perfect. It could not be further away from the hustle and bustle and craziness of London, and yet has all the amenities we needed....       

3/5

Average

Beautiful setting
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The hotel, itself, is gorgeous. The staff were helpful at times, but occasionally slow and clueless. For a resort, the food was reasonably priced, but it certainly wasn't overwhelming. We ventured...

4/5

Very Good

Like a paradise.
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We stayed in a duplex pool villa, which was VERY nice. Beautiful, well cleaned, spaciuos, a huge bath tub and big soft towels etc. AND amazing views ! Like the bath tube was almost hanging over the...

5/5

Excellent

A very relaxing vacation with a 5 star staff
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My wife, myself and our 31 year old son had a fantastic vacation at the Kala Samui. The staff was as good as I have ever experienced, the location was in a quiet spot with beautiful views, and the...

1/5

Terrible

Can you believe dinner at Kala ended up with the police in my vil
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Food OK, Service very poor - very slow service for drinks and food, more than an hour for dessert. Credit card machine did not work and so I left and offered to return in the morning. I was...

1/5

Terrible

The Kala - A disappointment
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The aim of this review is to provide fellow travellers with a factual review of The Kala. I will try to keep it factual and not let emotions get in the way. Firstly, I will begin with the negative...

1/5

Terrible

THINK THEY NEED TO BUY A GENERATOR
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After much research we decided the Kala would be the location for our honeymoon. The day after we married we arrived into Koh Samui, very excited about our honeymoon and for our stay at the Kala. The...

5/5

Excellent

This must be paradise... or a wonderfull dream....
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We checked that wonderfull hotel in the internet before we went to Thailand, but we didn't book it due to the location. After we came to Koh Samui and checked almost all other hotels in that category...

5/5

Excellent

Absolutely magic
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Our stay here was Perfect. I had tried to plan a very special stay for my Partners Birthday and I was very impressed with the result. Fern the reservations manager was an amazing help and organized a...       

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful time in a beautiful hotel
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We spent a week in The Kala en had a great time. Some highlights: - High quality and service; - Very friendly and competent staff; - A beautiful room with a great kingsize bed (deluxe suite); -...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful Vacation in Best Hotel on Koh Samui
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This really was be best hotel we've every seen in Asia.. (and we've visited various asian countries and hotels). Absolutely wonderful hotel with beautiful room and great seaview. The service was...   

4/5

Very Good

lovely stay and friendly staff
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We stayed at The Kala for 17 days an enjoyed the relaxing enviroment at the hotel. Our daughter (6 months old) enjoyed the pool in her babyfloater and all the attention of the staff. We had a trip...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect for us
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The Kala lived up to every expectation we had. We did a fair bit of research on the hotel before we booked, so we knew about the location, in terms of proximity to chaweng and lamai, and the beach,...

3/5

Average

Stylish with beautiful views, but no direct beach access
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Cons: No direct beach access: If you plan on going to the beach or into Lamai or Chaweng for dinner, you will need to either rent a scooter or use taxis to get there - there is no sidewalk on the...

4/5

Very Good

Excellent View from a Presidential Suite
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We just got back from Koh Samui yesterday. We stayed 2 nights in The Kala and relocated somewhere else (not because it was bad- it was just to join our friends who were elsewhere and comparatively- it...

4/5

Very Good

Good surprise
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It was a very good surprise. As soon as you come in the lobby, you get this feeling of openness: the lobby, the restaurant, the rooms everything is open toward the sea. The hotel is built on the...

5/5

Excellent

Boutique Bliss...
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7 nights at the Kala Samui was the perfect start to our 2 week holiday in Thailand. We booked via Asia Rooms, requesting a standard room with an uninterrupted sea view....this is exactly what we got....

5/5

Excellent

Superb
Date:
My girlfriend and I booked this hotel at the last minute. Our original intention was to spend two weeks in Thailand and 'wing it' as far as hotels were concerned, but in the end caution got the better...

4/5

Very Good

What a fantastic suprise!
Date:
My boyfriend and I literally decided to go to Koh Samui the day before departure. Chinese New Year week provided some issues for booking up the usual hotels that we would stay in. We relied heavily...

5/5

Excellent

Simply amazing
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My wife and I have been looking forward to our trip to Samui for quite some time and The Kala provided the perfect honeymoon for us. Situated on the cliff with extraordinary ocean view, the room was...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful place, had an amazing week
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I stayed at the Kala for a week over New Year with my boyfriend. It was everything we expected and more. Often hotels with impressive websites do not live up to expectations. However, the Kala was...

5/5

Excellent

They made us feel welcomed
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The second we walked into The Kala, we felt refreshed. The architecture is simple contemporary and respect the Thai tradition. The front desks were all ready for our arrival and brought us to our room...

3/5

Average

A great little resort if you do not have high 5 star expectations
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This is one of those resorts that could quite easily offer a great stay for one type of traveller and a poor stay for others. The reason i say this is due to different expectations. We had come from...

2/5

Poor

Much lower than expected ,Extra charge for food in room, a bit tr
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There local staff are quite OK ,but not the sale office.. I meet some of the front desk are not very friendly some are OK. I was told before I purchase package for 4 nights that the view is...  

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic place, good value for money
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Me and my wife had our honeymoon at the Kala, the service was excellent, the breakfast we thought was very nice as it has no time restrictions and we can have it whenever we want. And the breakfast we...

5/5

Excellent

Our Amazing Wedding at the Kala
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We arrived at the Kala, which was the most beautiful resort! We had 23 guests for our wedding which was planned by the lovely Maria and Pat. Throughout the build up to the wedding, Maria spent...

4/5

Very Good

Stunning hotel with amazing views but the service lets them down
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We stayed in the Kala for just over a week in mid September. When you walk in the door, the views will take your breath away. Our deluxe room was stunning with massive stone bath and a balcony which...

5/5

Excellent

Heavenly. A world without worries.
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Beautiful location and views. Staff were incredibly helpful, friendly and accommodating. There is an excellent atmosphere that suits honeymooners and small families alike. The rooms are well...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful property, maintenance could be better.
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A nice property with cliff top seafront view. Service is generally friendly and efficient. Food is average and slightly overpriced. Room is large but decor is dissappointing for resort of this...      

5/5

Excellent

Our favorite hotel in our South Thailand trip
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The Kala is an amazing hotel and in fact was our favorite in our South Thailand trip. We stayed with them twice once on our way to Kao Tao and the second trip was on our return journey back to...    

4/5

Very Good

A true boutique experience
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Finding a hotel in Koh samui was a trying experience for us simply cause there is so much to choose from. Also our requirements were complicated. We wanted an affordable hotel with enough comfort and...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing first time Thai experience for these Aussies
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Staying at this resort was a fantastic experience. We always felt completely at home, relaxed, and able to simply relax. The facilities and service are great. We used the shuttle service to both...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing view, amazing staff!
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We just returned from a 3 night stay from The Kala at Koh Samui. It was a very wonderful, relaxing trip, all thanks to the amazing view and the amazing staff of the Kala, nothing was too much...          

4/5

Very Good

Excellent value, perfect for couples
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Stayed at the Kala for 4 nights as part of our honeymoon. First room we were given was not very private but were moved without hassle to a corner room (i think it was 234? it was next to the...

5/5

Excellent

The Kala with time grew on to me
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When i first reached the resort i was not very impressed with it, but in no time i found it to be a very cozy place with a lot of peace quiet, great view from where ever i was , the food was good...

4/5

Very Good

Great Place, Great View & a Great Holiday
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Wow what a breathtaking view and nice modern stylish room....I stayed here with my girlfriend for 7 days in April 09 and it was the highlight of our trip..We stayed in 4 hotels during our trip around...

5/5

Excellent

Cliffside Paradise
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We stayed here for 4 nights at the end of our 3 week trip around Thailand. We were looking for pure relaxation before heading back home, and we found it here. WE LOVED THE KALA!! The entire hotel...

5/5

Excellent

Great Service and Excellent Value
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From the moment we got there the staff were fantastic - they had specially prepared our room for our honeymoon and were pleasant and attentive at all times. The rooms were frsh and clean and very...