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The Waterfront

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Norway
Reviewed 24 February 2009

This is the second time we visited The Waterfront. Two years ago and now (jan/feb). Three weeks both times. The smiling staff are fantastic, boss Robin is still very helpful and a very good man. The waterfront is small and relaxed, the children (now 3,5,8 years) like the place very much. The staff and Robins son Michael was very kind...

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2Thank Svenerik
London
Reviewed 18 February 2009

We stayed in the Waterfront over New Year 2008 and to be honest I am not sure what all the fuss is about. Yes the rooms are clean and tidy, yes there is a (small) pool, yes there is a bit if beach (just) but I quite honestly thought it was over-priced for what it was. Maybe it was because...

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7Thank littlemisstidy
Yorkshire
Reviewed 15 February 2009

Stayed here at the end of a 7 week tour of the far-east for a fortnight, thank goodness we ended up at the Watefront. We'd booked two other properties in the area neither of which matched their interrnet descriptions, so we cancelled and walked into this one as the best located in Bo Phut without having seen it on Trip...

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3Thank Prop1947
San Jose California
Reviewed 14 February 2009

It had been about 17 years since i last came to Koh Samui and had previously stayed in Lamai Beach and wanted something different so like most people i googled samui hotels. I was skeptical and interested how a small place like the Waterfront could garner the number 2 spot out of roughly 260 reviewed hotels and like everyone else...

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3Thank Gaijeen59
UK
Reviewed 12 February 2009

Having read the reviews before our visit, we could not believe that The Waterfront could be so perfect BUT it was everything we expected and more. Perfect location, right on the beach. Very friendly and efficient staff with hands-on owners, who create a lovely, relaxed atmosphere. Food excellent, with great choice for breakfast (free), snacks, lunch or early dinner. Restaurant...

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3Thank VicButler
Perth
Reviewed 9 February 2009

Our stay at The Waterfront, Bo Phut was excellent. It was our first time to Thailand so to be met at the airport by Michael was great. On our arrival at The Waterfront we received a warm welcome from Robin and taking in the gorgeous view and tranquil surroundings, we knew we were going to love it there. The room...

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2Thank Anat404
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 5 February 2009

This is a very quiet hotel, the staff were excellent, friendly and cheerfull. Nothing was too much trouble. The location is bliss, allthough there were a couple of people who were very loud, and complaining about everything, especially pillows. I suppose you cannot please everyone!!!! The hotel represents excellent value and the views when you are lying in the hammock...

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3Thank lleewilson789
Denmark
Reviewed 3 February 2009

We're back home in the very cold Denmark now, but allready in the plane, we missed Samui! The Waterfront is the best hotel we have ever stayed in! The atmosphere is something you have to experience yourselves! Sooo quiet and so easy to be there, compared to anywhere we had bin. We asked if we could have an extra carpet...

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4Thank K_and_SDenmark
Belbroughton, Worcestershire
Reviewed 2 February 2009

Great family run hotel in a fantastic village. From the pick up at the airport to the complimentary drop off this was a great stay. Owners are always at the hotel and nothing is too much trouble for them. The staff are great and the accmmodations are brilliant value. Very easy to meet other people and even got invited to...

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3Thank inghamcc
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2009

All staff service was excellent and the owners and their son made everyone feel at home. We left our passports at another resort on Samui and a staff member kindly collected it for us that evening. Attention to detail was excellent and there was a great selection of books and DVDs. The grounds and rooms were kept extremely clean. The...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • 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 Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Babysitting
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $60 - $212 (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
#37 On the Beach Hotel in Bophut
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