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East Sussex
Reviewed 2 January 2013

This hotel has a real sense of traditional Thai charm, there is nothing flashy about it, it delivers great traditional service in a unique family style environment. We had a gorgeous grand pool villa which was cleaned to a very high standard every day with little treats left every afternoon such as chocolate brownies and spring rolls. The outside space...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 January 2013

Yup, thats right, the title is how I would best describe what it was like when hubby and I stayed at Tongsai Bay for 6 days on our honeymoon. We very much enjoyed our stay at the resort. Service and hospitality were excellent and always with a smile, resort amenities were good, and overall vibe and atmosphere was what we...

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3Thank UrbanGem
singapore
Reviewed 30 December 2012

We had an OK stay at the Tongsai Bay. I don't think it's the best hotel on Koh Samui, it's very far from the worst. The property is older but well-maintained. I think it's time to refurbish some of the rooms and deal with the obvious issues like fridges which drip on the floor and worn, wobbly steps. The room...

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4Thank flydive
Cootamundra
Reviewed 29 December 2012

I stayed at Tongsai Bay when it was about 10 cottages and the restaurant was just a thatched hut. Way back then it was the best. It seems that it has moved with the times. I can only say that I have not stayed at a more relaxing place. The staff were friendly, the food was great and the outlook;...

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2Thank JeffatStockinbingal
Singapore
Reviewed 26 December 2012

Decided on Tongsai Bay after reading all the reviews, both positive and negative and neutral ones...I would say some of the reviews are 'exaggerated' to some extent (don't misunderstand, I am the least fussy traveller ever!), but that's not to say they were false reviews. I would say, read the reviews for reference but do experience it for yourself. Lobby:...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 24 December 2012

Second visit to this resort and beside some discussions concerning the room we should or have received ( got the upgrade to a nice apartment ) so no complaints. Resort is just a few km behind chaweng beach so easy access to chaweng beach by car. Resort has a private beach and two swimming pools , pitty the kids pool...

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UK LOndon
Reviewed 14 December 2012

Well here we are again at TONGSAI BAY! Our sixth visit in as many years, we cannot sty away from Tongsai, the staff, rooms , resort, service are impeccable! We have visited for coffee sala samui and banyan tree, and to be honest both are amazing but both neither has any prestige in its history you dont get the same...

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2Thank Firsttimethailand
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Was in Koh Samui with my wife for 5 days for our babymoon. We stayed at Tongsai Bay for one night on 11 Dec. I chose to experience this resort for one night after reading the great reviews on tripadvisor. My wife wanted to move to another hotel at Chaweng beach to be closer to shops, bars and restaurants for...

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4Thank Yitloong
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 December 2012

Amazingly wonderful and friendly staff, from the breakfast waitstaff to the beach staff to the management team. Facility is gorgeous. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Great location, I can't wait to go back.

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2Thank DiCristofaro
West Sussex , United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2012

This was our first visit to Koh Samui and we picked the Tongsai Bay as our hotel. Fisrt impressions when we got to he lobby were a little off putting and the comment from my wife was she thought it a little drab and worn when we arrived. However this soon changed when we got to our room. We were...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tongsai Bay is located on Ko Samui, an island in the Gulf of Thailand just a short travel distance by air from Bangkok and across the southern peninsula. The view of Tongsai Bay is hypnotic, as its set amidst a secluded ocean cove; an eco-friendly colony of cottages, low rise buildings and villas barely displacing the lush greenery on the hills of the island's northeast corner. 3 restaurants serve Thai, and international food and the hotel hosts regular live music for evening entertainment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Tongsai Bay

Address: 84 Moo 5, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand (Formerly Tongsai Bay Cottages & Hotel)
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut
Price Range: $284 - $625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Tongsai Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
Tongsai Bay Cottages And Hotel
Tongsai Bay Cottages Hotel Bophut
Tongsai Bay Hotel
Tongsai Bay Resort
The Tongsai Bay Ko Samui/Bophut
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bophut
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Bophut
#5 Family Hotel in Bophut
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Bophut
#6 Luxury Hotel in Bophut
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