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The Waterfront

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

My husband and i have just had our 8th stay at the waterfront boutique hotel. When we arrived this year we were met at the airport by Sue herself that was a wonderful surprise. She gave us a very warm welcome as did Robin when we arrived at the hotel. I asked Sue after we had checked in and had...

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Margaret Thank you so much for your very kind review which preceded some very sad news on your part. We were very, very shocked to hear about Michael. He was one of our most popular guests and loved by staff and guests alike. He will be greatly missed and we send you huge hugs and much love. We think...

Dereham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Have stayed with Robin a few times now and have always had a very happy experience (even if Norwich City are losing!). Great location, comfortable clean rooms, warm friendly staff who can never do enough for you, lovely fresh, tasty food with a sort of homely, down to earth, wholesome style and all this for very reasonable prices. Will certainly...

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your first review although you have stayed a few times! We are deloighted with your kind comments re the staff and the location. Glad you enjoyed the food. We look forward to seeing you again. Robin The Waterfront

Dumbarton
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We stayed at the Waterfront for 4 nights, it was amazing the location right on the beach, rooms are basic but have everything you need. The breakfast was by far the best we had while in koh samui, the owner Robin is a genuine lovely guy who made us feel very welcome. We will return to this hotel next year.

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and pleased you enjoyed our location. Also thank for your comments regarding our lovely breakfast. Pleased that you intend to return next year. You were also pleased to see that we had Ballantines whisky which I hadn't realised was made in Dumbarton!. Robin The Waterfront

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We had a group of four stay at The Waterfront, and it was fabulous from the moment we arrived! Our room was super clean, roomy, and very very nice!!! This was our last stop traveling all around Thailand, and no one had better service than the staff at the Waterfront. All the staff spoke great English and they were all...

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and delighted you enjoyed your stay and your compliments about our staff. As you know we were worried on your arrival as you had booked our family apartment for your stay. We had tried to contact you via agents which is often not easy. We prefer bookings direct with the hotel as we can easily...

Derby
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We loved this hotel, the staff and owners were incredibly welcoming, friendly and helpful. The room was good, the bed large and very comfortable, although the a/c was a bit noisy at night. The hotel is set on the beach and you can eat your breakfast watching the waves. The location to our mind was perfect, 2 minutes walk away...

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your review especially from a ramsfan as my team Norwich City are very adjacent to them in the championship. We both deserve better with our fan bases. Delighted you enjoyed our location in Fishermans village. It is always nice to get reviews praising our staff and little extras you mentioned. Thank you for highly recommending us and...

Norfolk
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visited The Waterfront for 2 weeks in January, must be about the 6th time in 10 years that we holidayed there, the hotel is like a magnet to us. The proprietors, Robin and Sue are from Norfolk and are truly superb hosts. Very hands on with greeting the new guests and ensuring at g&t time those guests at the...

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Lovely to get such warm reviews from our fellow Norfolk folk. We are always pleased to see you both. You virtually know all our long serving staff and they are always pleased to see you. Like so many new and returning guests you love our close proximity to the village and our location. Hope to see you again soon. Robin...

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for 11 nights and it was such a lovely place to stay. Also really nice touch is complimentary airport transfer and welcoming drink on arrival. Hotel is right on the beach and has only 18 rooms, so it is very quiet and You feel like home. Location in all what You could wish for. It...

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice review. We are pleased you enjoyed most aspects of the hotel especially our location in the village. Delighted you enjoyed our breakfasts and lunches as most returning guests know our cook has been here for 14 years and received many compliments. A lot of guests enjoy sitting on there balconies and soaking up the...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

As always a real pleasure to stay with Sue,Robin and all their wonderful staff. The Waterfront remains a real gem and we look forward to many return visits. The unexpectedly late rains meant a challenge for everybody but as always our hosts went out of their way to ensure another memorable stay.

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your review it was great to see you again. As you know we felt for many guests in that very rainy start to January.If you remember when you were with me as I took another guest to the hospital the floods caused one saloon car to float away as we passed. That was by far the worst...

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The Waterfront provided us with a complimentary airport shuttle which is a great touch and very much appreciated following a 20 hrs journey. On arrival the staff were fantastic and could not do enough to make us feel welcome. We were given a complimentary drink whilst checking in and our luggage was taken to our room. We had a very...

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for you review and your charming comments. Very pleased you enjoyed your check in after a long journey and are pleased you felt most welcome on arrival. It is pleasing that you found your room most satisfactory. It is pleasing you liked our location in the village with it's very close proximity to the village. Needless to say...

Aljezur, Portugal
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Firstly everybody was more than friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and comfortable with all necessary requirements. The small terrace and sitting area looks out towards the sea and the pool for that early evening aperitif whilst watching the sunset go down. The beach is only 10m away. Very handy for shops, bars and restaurants and especially the...

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your review although you weren't with us for very long. Pleased you liked the rooms and found everything you required. It is nice to have an early evening on the balcony as the sun goes down a lot of guests comment on this. Pleased you enjoyed our location in the village. Robin The waterfront

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family run, small, select and peaceful, yet only steps away from excellent restaurants, bars and boutiques.All rooms are beachfront and the view of the sea and outlying islands is spectacular. Many guests extend their stay, recommend us to others or return themselves, often to meet other guests who have now become friends. Its like coming home, they say. Lots of little touches to make you feel welcome including free pick-up and free internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterfront

Address: 71/2 Moo1, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut
Price Range: $78 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterfront 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
The Waterfront Hotel Bophut
Waterfront Hotel Bophut
Waterfront Bophut
The Waterfront Ko Samui/Bophut
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Bophut
#12 Romantic Hotel in Bophut
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Bophut
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