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Read all 83 reviews and thoughts (average: 4.16 out of 5) on the Muang Kulaypan Hotel before you book online.

5/5    Score based on 83 reviews

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Excellent
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Very Good
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5/5

Excellent

Fantastic!
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Beautiful hotel, Situated close enough to all the action about 5 minutes walk to the busy clubs restaurants and bars, but far enough that you can't hear the music from all the clubs at night. awesome...

3/5

Average

Close to the action, but far from the noise
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My husband and I stayed at the Muang Kulaypan hotel for a few nights. We thought the location was ideal because it was a 5-10 min walk from the happening area of Chaweng, so it was quiet yet central....

4/5

Very Good

Best location but needs some work!!
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We stayed at the Muang Kulaypan for 4 nights and overall had a great time. Pros: -Undoubtedly the best location on Chaweng beach, 5 minute walk down the beach the the party spots like ark bar but...

3/5

Average

Ok but not good value
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The pool is nice nice and the room and bathroom is reasonable but everything else including the reception/entry area is extremely bare. The hotel is not worth the $150 I paid per night. It's a ten...

2/5

Poor

Need major update with 2star service
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Check-in was by far the worse we have experienced in asia. Once dropped off at the hotel there was no one at the front to greet you or to show you where to check-in. The staffs were indifferent and...

5/5

Excellent

Always and forever
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I've been there many times to stay or just for lunch/dinner.it is one of the most convenient place to go in chaweng.i love the thai sala beside the beach,here we always get the sea breeze.the staffs...

4/5

Very Good

Kulaypan is a unique place to go
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I stayed at Kulaypan several times and will certainly go back many time: - the architecture is unique, you perceive a special energy coming from those basic materials, - a walk in the garden gives...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic
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We stayed at Muang Kulaypan for 7 nights at the end of November in a Deluxe Balcony room. The room was great - clean, nice size, awesome balcony. Breakfast in the beach salas was the best part of this... 

5/5

Excellent

Great value hotel
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Stayed here for 5 nights after a month of traveling staying in cheap basic accomadation. Decided to treat ourselves and we were not disappointed. Great rooms, great gardens and pool, and the staff are...

5/5

Excellent

Third time after a while
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We came back to this hotel after five years with our four years old child Filippo. It is the hotel with the best piece of beach in chaweng and the best garden. The service is execcelent and the the...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely tranquil spot in the hub of Koh Samuii
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I have stayed at this hotel twice, and the main reason for returning a second time, was the lovely people that work at this hotel, that made my stay all the more special. Sure, the standard rooms can...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent value for money and lovely location
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Firstly we got a great deal for this hotel in August (I think on Expedia). We've stayed in Chaweng quite a few times, and this is definitely my favourite end of the beach, because it's nice and quiet,...

2/5

Poor

Disappointing hotel at a premium price.
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At THB2,200 per night, one would expect something better than what this hotel has to offer. Requires a full and prompt refurbishment as the hotel is nowhere what the web site depicts. Rooms are large,...

5/5

Excellent

Quiet, great location, beautiful grounds
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We loved our stay at this hotel. One great feature not evident at any other complexes were the little beach huts or salas where we lounged about consuming our generous breakfasts. The pool was...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic and now booking again for next year
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What a beautiful, delightful resort. We had our wedding at the hotel on June 11th, the setting was awesome and the staff were even better!! There were 20 of us in total and everyones needs were well...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect!
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We came here for 6 days and enjoyed every minute. The deluxe garden room is very nice with a large bathroom. The staff is very kind and helpful and every request has been answered with a smile. The...

4/5

Very Good

Well worth trying
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Nice garden and beach front location. Food is top quality. Don't miss Coconut ice cream. Good location. It's easy to get around. Staffs are exceptionally helpful and friendly especially Khun B. Thanks... 

4/5

Very Good

A very enjoyable stay
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Our initial thoughts of Muang Kulaypan Hotel was that it was a little rustic but after staying for 16 days we got to really enjoy it and realised how lucky we were to find this little treasure. A...

4/5

Very Good

Olde World Hotel Charm
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We have had 16 nights in Muang Kulaypan Hotel , we were a bit surprised when we were shown to our room, the bed sits on the floor with a slight raised platform. We found this very difficult to get in... 

3/5

Average

Lovely gardens and pool.. Rooms do need work.
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You cant knock the grounds of this hotel.. Beautiful trees surrounding gorgeous pool area. (There needs to be better walk ways to pool and pool toilet though.. Not nice walking bare foot on the...     

4/5

Very Good

Loved it-quiet,chill,spacious
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Very spacious grounds giving guests space from one another. Other hotels in Chaweng looked so cramped, beach chairs inches apart. Great, large pool for samui (many pools in samui are tiny). Lots of...

4/5

Very Good

great beach wedding experience
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Our group of more than 20 people from 8 different countries attended a beach wedding of our Non-Thai friends last June 2012. The ceremony was originally planned to be at the resort garden however,the...

5/5

Excellent

Quiet, friendly place. Fantastic staff.
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My family and I were at the hotel for a week in July 2012 and found it to be a fantastic place to stay in Chawang Beach, Koh Samui. The location is great. There are convenient shops and laundry...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful
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We have just returned from Thailand and had a wonderful time at this hotel. We only stayed for 3 nights and I wish I had booked it for longer. This was the cheapest hotel we stayed in whilst we were...

4/5

Very Good

Relaxing and zen like
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We stayed here for 8 nights and enjoyed our stay! The only down fall was the breakfast and the bed, it's was very firm and was two single beds pushed together which was very uncomfortable! Service...  

2/5

Poor

Not the worst.. But definitely not the best either!
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Would I recommend this hotel? Based on value, probably not. Though we enjoyed our time by the pool and on the beach, our room was definitely nothing to write home about and definitely not 4*...

4/5

Very Good

Good
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This is my 1st time stay at kulaypan hotel. It's really quiet and nice. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good. And the hotel not crowded.. and the room is spacious... Just only 10...

5/5

Excellent

Kudos to Mira!
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I'm a Law student from Singapore who has travelled across the globe while furthering my studies at Stockholm, Sweden and had the pleasure of meeting Mira and her lovely mates (Walaroj etc.) two...

5/5

Excellent

Nice and cool
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This is my 4th at kulaypan hotel. Always consistent. It's really peaceful and simplistic. Staff are friendly and you don't have to wait for anything. Bonus for me is it is never too crowded when we...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful and serene gardens on a nice stretch of Chaweng Beach
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We returned to Muang Kulaypan for the 2nd time within a year and did not regret coming back. The best things: The view from the daybed on the balcony of a Deluxe room over the gorgeous gardens....

5/5

Excellent

step back into the past ....
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ok, so the place needs a bit of restoration - but it has a lot going for it ! truly a reminder of how things were, a decade ago... great value, super friendly staff, location, food (try chicken...

5/5

Excellent

Nice hotel, excellent location
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I loved this hotel, a bit dated but that just added to its character. The staff are excellent, nothing is too much trouble. The gardens and pool area are kept immaculate and there was plenty of free...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel in excellent location
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Brilliant location just far enough from the noisy nightlife of Chaweng centre, but easy 5 minutes walk to be in among it. Hotel is very clean and the staff very friendly and helpful. An excellent...

5/5

Excellent

17 Years of Excellence
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I remember my first visit to this hotel was 12 years ago and I was amazed how peaceful the whole place was. At that time, they had baby elephants walking around the garden and entertaining guests. As...

5/5

Excellent

Great resort at the beach
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We checked in in Muang Kulaypan after staying in a terrible hotel in Koh Samui. And we arrived in heaven!! It felt Zen! The staff at the reception was very friendly and helpfull! Our room (...

5/5

Excellent

Most magic hotel, I wish I was there!
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It was our fourth stay at Muang kulaypan, again we did not want to travel to Koh Samui, we intended to stay at Muang Kulaypan. The place is magic, staff is lovely, everything is perfect. Hopefully...

5/5

Excellent

Can't wait to go back!
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This hotel is perfect! Situated about a 10 minute walk from the heart of Chaweng it is in a perfect location on the beach. It is far enough away from the hustle and bustle to get a good nights sleep,...

4/5

Very Good

Nice & spacious room
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Stayed in the superior room from 15 to 18 Dec 11. The staff are very friendly and informative when we ask about where to go and arrangement for tours. Feel really at ease staying there. The bedroom &...

5/5

Excellent

Super relax zen
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Food and staff are very good. If you are into design you must see this place.  

5/5

Excellent

beautiful
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arrived here 19th nov, (still here now) booked from another hotel in lamai about 20 mins upon arriving to Muang kulaypan, as we arrived they had only just recieved the reservation details via fax as...

4/5

Very Good

A hide out for couples
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This hotel is perfect located on the calm part of Chaweng beach. Perfect for loving couples seeking a romantic getaway but still want to have proximity to recreational sites. Do you have trouble...

5/5

Excellent

Hip, contemporary, private and relaxing.
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I agree with other reviews that this is the right hotel for the right person. This is not a glamorous 5 star resort but a boutique hotel with a hip, contemporary design. (For example, the room had a...  

5/5

Excellent

Excellent location, excellent rooms and excellent staff
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This is the second time in 6 weeks we have stayed at this hotel, the location is perfect right in the North of chaweng, away from the noise of all the bars, and set on an amazing stretch of...   

4/5

Very Good

Very clean relaxed and quiet
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wonderful beach, very good service. on the beach with wonderful pool right next to the beach. the room was differntly designed. I'd prefer a regular design

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful Hotel, probably the best stay we had in Thailand
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My husband and I stayed for 3 nights and enjoyed it very much. The rooms are spacious,comfortable styled simply but beautifully. The room was clean spotless. The bathroom is also large and tidy. We...

4/5

Very Good

The right hotel for the right guests
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STAY: Duplex suite, 3 share, 4 nights DESIGN & IMPRESSION: This was not a big, sprawling 5 star resort, but a peaceful yet tasteful boutique hotel. Whilst not huge, it was spacious, with large,...    

3/5

Average

It's all about managing expectations!
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Summary: Good location (very close to activities, but sufficiently far away to find peace); in front of a pretty good beach; fantastic staff; buildings quite run down and will benefit from a... 

4/5

Very Good

Serenity and something different
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We arrived at a time when the hotel was undergoing a management change, although this did not impact upon us or our stay (except for the internet connection which was unfortunately very poor but being...

3/5

Average

Not a Very Good Experience
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My wife & I just returned from 5 days here and have to summarise as "not a very nice experience". We arrived and were quite shocked at the run down condition of the building & grounds and mis...

5/5

Excellent

Great Hotel, and Lovely Staff
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I travelled to Samui with a group of friends, for a break from our lives in Australia. We arrived at samui airport where we were greeted by a friendly employee from Muang Kulaypan for our transfer...

5/5

Excellent

Enjoyed the stay, and would consider staying here again
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Our stay was wonderful in the two bedroom suite with a family of five. Being June, everything was very quiet, peaceful and relaxing. Service v.good, room v.good, location v.good There's plenty of...

5/5

Excellent

Peaceful, nice pool with helpful staff (for the most part)
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Overall, we did not like Koh Samui (at least Chawaeng Beach). There was nothing to do really, especially if you have been in Thailand before. For people here for the first time, it might be enough. ...

4/5

Very Good

Very nice design hotel , with nice open garden and nice pool area
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Paid 2,500 baht per night and was worth it. Excellent customer service , good quality rooms with big wet room style bathrooms. Very nice gardens and pool area which takes you right on the...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely place, Had an amazing time
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Stayed here for a week with my family in May 2011 and we all really really enjoyed it. This was my 4th trip to Samui so I have a good idea what you can expect to get for your money there and I was...

5/5

Excellent

My favorite place on Earth
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I have been to Muang Kulaypan Hotel 3 times. If I wasn't living 18 hours +$1500 away from here, I would be going a lot more often. If you have contemporary taste for design, this is a place to go....

2/5

Poor

Not value or luxury
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We booked this hotel to try something new, we booked not expecting 5 star, and not expecting anything too fancy. I dont like writing bad reviews, as i it can really do damage to peoples business but i...

5/5

Excellent

I love luxury
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This hotel has the best of it all. The beach space is the most ( and I walked the entire chaweng beach) the staff ate anazing always smiling. The room was clean and supplied with everything. The beds...

5/5

Excellent

I still miss the place!
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It was our honeymoon place.. Really miss the hotel.. Hope to visit the place again!!

5/5

Excellent

Good Place to relax
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I stayed there with some friends (6 of us) last year. Our trip was a good one as the hotel was really a quiet place. This hotel is not that far away from Airport (10 mins), yet it was a good...

4/5

Very Good

Pretty beach, friendly staff, good rooms
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Very serene and quiet atmosphere. The beach adds an amazing leasure spot - if it was just the pool it would not be worth the money. The staff are really friendly and helpful and remember you since it...

4/5

Very Good

A Lovely Resort
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I have recently returned from a weeks holiday with my husband and his two daughters. I found the choice quite limiting when I was trying to find a place that would accommodate a family with smallish...

1/5

Terrible

Worst beds & rooms! Haven't slept well for days!
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I've travelled for over 10yrs to over 140 destinations, and it takes a lot for me to complain, I am a pretty easy going person, but this is one of my worst stays at a hotel ever. Its 6am as I lie...

4/5

Very Good

Great grounds , but disappointing rooms
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Ok so let's start with the positives: the grounds pool and beach of this resort are one of the best on chaweng beach. The grounds are very well maintained and spacious , swimming pool is big and...

3/5

Average

Perfect relaxation location
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We arrived from Bangkok to very friendly and helpful staff. It is a nice and rustic little hotel. Great location to relax in with the beach on your door step. The rooms are spacious and comfortable...

4/5

Very Good

Serene Gardens
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We stayed there for the Full Moon Party 2010. The location was good, a short walk to Chewang Beach, markets, restaurants etc. The room was quite spacious and comfortable. The bathroom was ample...

5/5

Excellent

Luxurious and excellent location
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I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel with friends to celebrate my birthday. The hotel staff were very attentive and thoughtful. I received flowers on my bed on the day of my birthday which...

4/5

Very Good

Not bad at all...
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Yeah, as other peeps have said, this hotel is on Chaweng Beach, not Bophut. You arrive at this hotel & it looks pretty exclusive & very friendly door guys usher you inter a glass enclosed reception...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing!!! Loved it, would definitely come back!
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It's not in Bo Phut, it's in noi chawent - which is just at the quieter end of chaweng. We spent our first 4 nights here, then went to Koh Phangnan and a night at a different resort in Bo Phut,...

4/5

Very Good

Pay a little bit more for the deluxe room
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We booked last minute, taking the opportunity to enjoy this hotel - a bit more expensive than what we would normally choose - due to special rates. We ended up begging for an upgrade however as the...

4/5

Very Good

Had a great time, although not for Everyone.
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We arrived at Muang Kulaypan late at night, it was dark, if you arrive at this time, do not be put off by the Prison Like walls, when you walk through the glass doors it is like entering...

1/5

Terrible

Don't do it!
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Well, where could i begin? We arrived at this so called 'Hip' hotel with positive spirits and left early and deeply disappointed. We apparently had been 'upgraded' to a deluxe room on arrival. My...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise on earth
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The hotel was just perfect! Wonderful staff, amazing grounds and simple clean rooms with great bathrooms and private balconies. Situated right on the beach, as most hotels are, the red flags...

5/5

Excellent

If I were to run away for a month, this is where I'd go.
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I’ve been staying at the Kulaypan for 10 years now and am likely to be going back for the next 10. It’s good value for money, it’s peaceful and relaxing, it’s simplistic design lead without being...     

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful stay again!
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This was my 6th stay at this property and I thought after all these visits I should write something about the place. We always say lets try another hotel but change our mind and we never regret going...

1/5

Terrible

Dreadful - One of the worst hotels/resorts I have been to
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The hotel is located at the beginig of the Chewang beach making it camparatively far from the market. It is directly located on the beach front; however, you will know that all hotels are situated on...

5/5

Excellent

I want to stay at kulaypan forever!
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This is the second time I went to Kulaypan, and again it was lovely!! The staff is really kind, they want to help you in anyway they can (we forgot our bag in the taxi, and someone from the staff...

4/5

Very Good

4 star
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Good value for money. A bit different. Boutique hotel. Good beachfront location. Best breakfast location in Koh samui where they serve it to you in little private cushioned outdoor huts. But i must...

5/5

Excellent

another perfect trip
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I've stayed in several hotels in several locations throughout thailand but Muang Kulaypan is by far my favorite. It's a huge piece of property and very green with local flowers and trees. I was...

5/5

Excellent

Zen atmosphere
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One of the best location on Koh Samui directly on the beach. Small size hotel. Very friendly and professional staff. Great restaurant with beachfront huts. Northern Side of Chaweng. Quiet side of...

1/5

Terrible

Horrible
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The worst resort i have stayed in EVER. Once a year we like to go somewhere nice and tropical to relax and we had read some rave reviews about Muang Kulaypan. It was so bad that we cut our stay down...

2/5

Poor

Is not that fantasy as what I thought!
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I was in Samui for my honeymoon. I personally choice Kulaypan for our 1 week stay. Afterall this resort didnt really impress the both of us. Is just an ordinary resort. Aparently, this resort isn't as...  

4/5

Very Good

A Unique Gem
Date:
Having arrived on Koh Samui from Bangkok, we stayed at Punpreeda on Bo Phut beach for a couple of nights to recover from the hustle and bustle. Recouperated, we decided to move round to Chaweng for a...

2/5

Poor

So sad
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This is a very sad place. The architect obviously had some great ideas, the hotel is small enough to provide privacy, the position is great in a quiter area right on Chaweng beach , BUT there is...