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Reviews of Samui Palm Beach Resort

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Read all 68 reviews and thoughts (average: 3.43 out of 5) on the Samui Palm Beach Resort before you book online.

4/5    Score based on 68 reviews

5/5 =
Excellent
15%
4/5 =
Very Good
46%
3/5 =
Average
21%
2/5 =
Poor
6%
1/5 =
Terrible
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4/5

Very Good

Nice Hotel for Bophut area
Date:
I was searching for another place to stay and looking after a few places in the area I have decided to pick this one. I took a room in the building for the next day and left a deposit. Upon my arrival...

3/5

Average

Not worth the money
Date:
We ended up staying here for our last night, through our own mistake, when we had to book out of our previous hotel. It was above our price range, but we didn't have any choice. Our room was fab, huge...

3/5

Average

Average resort, overpriced
Date:
You can see that whenever this resort opened first it was amazing however it has dated and needs a refurb in the rooms at least. The pool area is quite nice and it sits along a quiet, clean and...

2/5

Poor

Don't stay here; pay to say somewhere else - it lacks character, customer service and authenticityi. Absolute rip off too.
Date:
We had high expectations for this hotel given its rating and images on website (not to mention the price we were paying in peak season). We were disappointed in every way: the Customer service was non...

5/5

Excellent

Yet another great holiday
Date:
We have been staying at the Samui palm beach for the past 10 years ........ and this visit did not disappoint us. When we checked in we were personally welcomed by the new manager who indeed made it a...

5/5

Excellent

Value for Money
Date:
Samui Palm Beach is located in the area of Bophut city. Close to every where especialy Fishermen Villages the most popular market in Koh Samui. Tesco lotus and big shopping center along the road. Some...

4/5

Very Good

Nice room, savory food.
Date:
Rooms are ok, but what I like the most is their cooking, they have own restaurant at the back close to the beach, very good food they served and also quick serving, for me western dish is more...

2/5

Poor

Wouldn't stay here again!
Date:
As soon as you leave your room your pretty much attacked by mozzies. One of the rooms stunk like mould and they did not offer to change rooms. When you arrive you are provided with only one 1 key...

4/5

Very Good

Good Value
Date:
This is a huge complex.... We chose to stay in a Villa which was overlooking pool, ocean, and next to restaurant, room and bathroom were spacious although the bed was too firm for my liking,...

1/5

Terrible

Paid extra to stay somewhere else !
Date:
We booked a trip to Koh Samui with Expedia back in May 2012 for a stay in Sept of the same year. At the time we booked the Samui Palm Beach Resort, the reviews of the hotel on Tripadvisor were fairly...

5/5

Excellent

Heaven in Paradise
Date:
What a fabulous experience, highly recommend this resort for family, lovers, couples, singles everyone! Treated like royalty, even tho the service at the pool bar was a little slow. Breakfast was the...

1/5

Terrible

Run away quickly from this place!
Date:
We booked this hotel because we were excited by its location near Fisherman's Village and being oceanside plus having 3 great pools and 3 restaurants. When we arrived we discovered that the main pool...

1/5

Terrible

Low budget hole
Date:
I stayed here with my mother in August 2012. We found the hotel on Expedia, we liked the the descriptions, pictures and seemingly attractive price. On arrival it was quite different. The room was not...

1/5

Terrible

Don't stay here
Date:
Our first impression was old and worn out.When we got into our room(R425) it was nothing like they describe.The room looked like it needed a good make over,the bathroom tiles were dirty and there was...

1/5

Terrible

Unless you are desperate, don't go their.
Date:
When we arrived we bought a voucher for the mini bus to the various hotels. The driver had a problem finding ours and we got a free tour of the island but finally made it. On arrival, the staff we... 

1/5

Terrible

Palm Beach August 2012
Date:
This was our third and final stop on our tour of Samui and Koh Tao. On arrival we were concerned that everything looked somewhat old and in need of a re paint. Equally it was rather quiet and that...

2/5

Poor

No atmosphere, under renovation
Date:
If you are looking for a resort experience then this isn't going to give it to you. Currently the beach pool and restaurant are a building site. There are other pools but no food or bar service. The...

4/5

Very Good

beauty of Samui
Date:
We came to a wedding party and discovered this resort. The resort was one of the best we ever stayed at and their service was very impressive. The resort is quite away from the entertainment center...

3/5

Average

Ok for a low budget vacation
Date:
Stayed here on business for one night. Check-in was convenient and fast, staff friendly at all times. I found the room being quite spacious, comfy and clean. I didn't enjoy the bed too much, as it was...

1/5

Terrible

Never go back!
Date:
We thought the spreets deal was too good to be true and it was! In need of a lot of work. Currently under renovation so the place was like a ghost town with no beach acccess, no bars, no service, no...

4/5

Very Good

Good deal
Date:
We got a great deal to stay one night with our 2 kids and got 2 rooms. They are large and clean with all the usual facilities. Only one of the pools seemed to be in use (but it is HUGE) and it's an...

3/5

Average

Wait for the renovations to finish!
Date:
We spent a week here in June and the weather was perfect. The rooms were large and clean, but the bed was really hard. There were 2 pools open, one wove its way around the rooms and the other was...

4/5

Very Good

great hotel with lovely staff
Date:
on my 3rd day of arrival at this hotel i had an accident in chewang which required 16 stitches to my ankle the staff at this hotel could not do enough for me, they was so kind. firstly they arranged...

3/5

Average

on-going renovation
Date:
nice quiet beach but can't appreciate the view from room due to on-going renovation on the resort. Green nets were blocking our view of the beach. Have to go around them to get to the beach. ... 

4/5

Very Good

Great resort with 4 swimming pools
Date:
Of course, the upgrade from a normal room to the beachvilla helped a lot, but even without that this hotel has great facilities and great service. Next to beach and very nearby Fisherman's...

3/5

Average

Very nice, but rooms not soundproof
Date:
On arrival we found that our room had not been booked until earlier that day. Our agent blamed the resort for the mix-up, but we felt it was her responsibility. Fortunately I'd checked just before...

3/5

Average

The reviews here are pretty spot on
Date:
It is a nice place which seems to be ignored by the owners' for sure. We got a great deal and really enjoyed ourselves but I did wonder at the size of the place, a lot of areas were closed. The food...

3/5

Average

A little disappointing!
Date:
Thsi is definately 3 star, but has potential to be 5 star. Rooms were spacious and comfortable but hotel offers very little extra. The AC is great when it works - ours broke down for two days....

3/5

Average

Needs some love....and a lot of attention
Date:
My girlfriend and I managed to find a deal to stay here for 7 nights as we had a friends wedding in Koh Samui. After i booked, i read some of the reviews here and can honestly say a few were spot...

4/5

Very Good

Great place great location
Date:
Very happy with our choice. Beautiful surroundings & great beach for swimming. Fisherman's village just up the beach 10 min walk.  

4/5

Very Good

Fantastic Rooms, Lovely Hotel
Date:
It is like most resorts, so you cannot go wrong here. We stayed in the Royal Wing which was great, there is a lift to your floor, it was quiet when we went so not all the facilities were open, but it...

4/5

Very Good

Nice place and good service
Date:
nice place and I like the swimming pool and the beaches

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful hotel with not many guests!
Date:
Had a lovely time at Samui Palm Beach, clean, beautiful grounds, it really is huge with some really lovely touches but seems like a "ghost town" hotel! The rooms are lovely and clean and the service...

4/5

Very Good

Rest and relaxation
Date:
Fantastic resort- lovely staff, great position outside of busy Chaweng, 2 of the 3 pools a little old but all beautiful and clean

5/5

Excellent

Relaxing resort
Date:
We "walked" In off the beach having been disappointed in the hotel we had booked for our holiday. The Receptionist was very helpful and showed us the rooms available. The gardens are very well...

4/5

Very Good

Nice Hotel on a Great beach, good food, nice pools!
Date:
Stayed at Samui Palm Beach for 8 days. Had a good stay. The rooms are a bit old, but nice. They sort of have a mildew smell, but that doesn't matter because you should be outside in Samui. The resort...

4/5

Very Good

Splendid place to stay
Date:
Found our stay a pleasure even though a freak monsoon his the region for our stay (in the dry season too). Great location without being in a manic spot. We had a bungalow just one row back and...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent beach front hotel in Bophut with great rooms, grounds & staff
Date:
We were in the new-ish Royal Wing, which had good sized rooms. Room was very quiet with little outside noise audible. Room a bit minimalist in design but not too bare and had a nice gold coloured wood...          

4/5

Very Good

had a lovely stay here, but has potential to be superb!
Date:
This was our end of Thailand tour and stayed here for 8 nights. We certainly didnt regret staying here, there were so many positives. But then there were also the negatives. Firstly, the hotel...

3/5

Average

Great value for money.
Date:
This Hotel is owned by Bangkok Airways and the rooms can do with being freshened up but bear in mind the location and the price we got a Beach Villa for (£70) per night B&B. We were very happy. The...   

3/5

Average

Just ok
Date:
When we arrived we wanted to get some sleep after having traveled for about 20 hours. We were placed in a room in the Royal wing on the third floor (top floor). It soon became clear that we wouldn’t...

3/5

Average

Horrible pool, decent rooms
Date:
My husband and I went to Koh Samui early August for our honeymoon. With his planning the entire trip, he insisted that the hotel would be a surprise for me until we checked in and I was treated to a...

4/5

Very Good

Nice enough hotel
Date:
Let me start off by saying we paid £307 for 7 nights in the Royal Wing (bed & breakfast) for 2 adults, so we are basing our review with this in mind, we have not paid 5 star prices so we didn’t expect... 

1/5

Terrible

Terrible and will not be back!
Date:
It's not the most expensive hotel, but I still expect good, friendly service. To start, we were taken to our room, when the receptionist opened the room door, it became very apparent that the room was...

3/5

Average

Lacks charm.
Date:
The hotel is large and sprawling with 148 rooms, and 2 swimming pools. There are beach bungalows and more conventional rooms in multistorey blocks. I stayed at the Royal Palm wing, which is about 4...

4/5

Very Good

Stayed by myself but will definitely go back in a couple of years
Date:
Can't recommend this hotel enough. Here are the good points: - Fantastic sized swimming pools, all with good size shallow ends for small kids. - Right next to beach with a mango/pineapple/corn on...

4/5

Very Good

Stayed by myself but will definitely go back in a couple of years with my family
Date:
Can't recommend this hotel enough. Here are the good points: - Fantastic sized swimming pools, all with good size shallow ends for small kids. - Right next to beach with a mango/pineapple/corn on...

4/5

Very Good

Staff are some of the best in Asia
Date:
A couple of days before arriving in Koh Samui i got quite sick (lost my voice and had an ear infection) and needed to see a doctor by the time i got there. This was arranged the same day by the hotel...

4/5

Very Good

Nice quiet resort
Date:
My parents were already visiting relatives in Bangkok when I decided to join them for a week. I signed up for the Princess Cup half-marathon which took place on September 19 on Koh Samui. One of my...

4/5

Very Good

Restful, Tranquil, IDEAL!!
Date:
We stayed at Samui PalmBeach the last week in August 2010. We were two couples in our very early 50s. We stayed in the Royal Suites section of the hotel our rooms looking straight out on to the...

2/5

Poor

Avoid.
Date:
This is the worst hotel we stayed in throughout Thailand. And, as a reference point, the one in Phuket had a 'special' massage parlour on the second floor. That's how bad this 'resort' is. Dated,...

4/5

Very Good

Very nice hotel with villas on the beach
Date:
We spend a part of our honeymoon in this hotel. The people are very friendly (but where are they not in Thaliland???) and if you book it, I strongly recommend to take the beach front villa!!! This...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely large hotel on the beach
Date:
This is a large hotel resort with hotel wings and bungalows / chalets. It has three outside pools, one exceptionally long, and it's also right on the beach (although if you're in one of the hotel... 

5/5

Excellent

Amazing - would go back in a flash
Date:
We chose Samui Palm Beach because we wanted a nice relaxing time after 3 weeks of travelling Europe on our way home to NZ. From the moment we arrived, we were treated to the best service of our entire...        

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful and Quiet
Date:
We stayed here only one night when we were on our way to other Islands, so I cant say I have a huge opinion about it. The room and hotel were very nice, the pools were clean and quiet. There was...   

4/5

Very Good

Peace and Quiet and great value.
Date:
Well chose this hotel for my wife’s 50th Our first trip to Thailand and if the funds were ever again available wouldn’t hesitate to return to this wonderful country, just one thing about Thailand...   

4/5

Very Good

Amazing vacation!!!
Date:
We checked in this resort after bad experience in first one so this review is based on difference of quality offered for the same price. Staff was really helpful and friendly, fixed AC in no...

4/5

Very Good

Great location, beach cottage good choice, hotel OK.
Date:
This missus and I stayed here with our 20 month-old toddler. We choose a beach front cottage which was a great choice - from the bed or the porch we could view the sea and neighboring island. There...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise on Koh Samui
Date:
My friend and I decided to take 5 day vacation on Koh Samui and wanted to have the chance to really relax. Usually, I am trying to find mid-priced hotels and Samui Palm Beach Resort really is...   

4/5

Very Good

Relaxing stay
Date:
We stayed at the Samui Palm Beach resort for 6 nights in February and based our stay partly on reviews on this site. We stayed here prior to moving to Koh Phanghan. We were met at the airport by staff...

1/5

Terrible

Oh dear! you have been warned
Date:
We would not usually post reviews, even after a not so good experience, but after all the positive remarks that prompted us to stay here for 10 nights, we felt the need to. We didn’t want anything...

5/5

Excellent

perfect position
Date:
My husband & i stayed at palm beach for our 25th wedding anniversary. It was perfect. we stayed in a garden villa, which are semi-detached, have a small patio with a table & 2 chairs leading from...

3/5

Average

Should be better for the money
Date:
I have been to Thailand between 35-40 times since 1973. For the price point, Samui Palm Beach is not what it should be. We booked a "Villa" and it is nothing but a larger standard room. The...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Resort right on the beach
Date:
We holidayed with friends and rented 3 Garden Villas to accommodate my husband and I, our friends and our respective teenage daughters from the 22nd August for 9 nights. We had tried to book the Beach...

4/5

Very Good

fantastic holiday
Date:
After much deliberation and review reading,we chose to spend 10 nights at the Samui Palm Beach Hotel,in Bophut,Ko Samui. With 3 children,15,15 and 11,we were concerned about which accomodation to...

4/5

Very Good

Great location
Date:
If you don't want to stay in Chewang this is a great alternative. In fact don't stay in Chewang as it is just mass tourism. If you haven't been for 10 years or so you will be shocked! The rooms at the...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Resort!
Date:
I stayed here with my husband and another couple for 3 nights from new years eve. We stayed in a garden room which although these are the cheapest rooms, they were fine, we got exactly what we paid...

4/5

Very Good

Very nice resort
Date:
Very nice resort, right on the beach. Stayed in a villa few rows back from the beach, spacious, very clean, lovely bathrooms and nice grounds. Beach front Villas appear even nicer if the budget can...