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Hippo's Gym

Mae Nam, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Another tourist, another dollar sign walking in

Place: drive through Mae Nam, which mainly smells like warm sewerage from the on the street... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2016
Great gym. Has weights, machines and punchbags.

Great gym. It has free weights (dumbells, barbells) that allow you to lift heavy. It has a range of... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
Josh E
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“boxing ring” (3 reviews)
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Mae Nam, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Place: drive through Mae Nam, which mainly smells like warm sewerage from the on the street drainage system, topped with hot petrol exhaust fumes from motorbikes and depending on where you are, warm raw meat and spicy smelling BBQs. I felt like I needed a...More

1  Thank 71ane
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Great gym. It has free weights (dumbells, barbells) that allow you to lift heavy. It has a range of weight machines which are very good. It has punchbags and a boxing ring also. Good variety of Punchbags, i used these on my own a few...More

Thank Josh E
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Old and unbelievable dirty!!but, thank god, there is a brand new gym now at bang por. Better you go there!

Thank Dominic H
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Came to Samui for 3 weeks. The gym was close to our base. Great way to start your day. Outdoors which is lovely. There is various equipment not high tech but all ok for an all round workout. There is a boxing ring and you...More

Thank Andrea Y
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Outdoors so bring mosquito spray, great staff, good range of 'old -school' equipment. You can buy a pack of 10 visits which works out more affordable than paying individually for each visit. Also great muay Thai instructor who worked with the kids - highly recommend...More

Thank Netty H
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Hippos Gym is set in an outdoor area off the main road in Mae Nem. There is plenty of equipment for heavy weights workouts, free weights, and a few cardio machines. The boxing gear can also be used for muay thai or boxing workouts. It...More

1  Thank ReedyKappa
Reviewed 22 October 2014

old mashines but enough to train your hole body ...maybe for the legs i wish they have something more nice but its a good gym

Thank Roy S
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Not much to say, other than more equipment than most other gyms. Not new equipment, but does exactly what it says on the tin.

Thank Xpeditor
Reviewed 4 April 2014

It needs up dating but hey at least it's a gym. We all need a bit of a work out in the morning. Could use a mechanic with an Allen key and a Mr fix it.

Thank BillBo-62
Reviewed 26 March 2014 via mobile

I didn't expect to find such a well equipped gym during my stay on the island and I was so pleasantly surprised. The fact that it is an outdoor gym makes it even lovelier. The staff is friendly, the floor gets cleaned multiple times a...More

1  Thank Morad I
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Barry C
11 February 2015|
Response from ReedyKappa | Reviewed this property |
This gym is based on Koh Samui island - its a flight from Bangkok.