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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights and arrived early hours in the morning. We were booked into a standard room but noticed that we'd paid more than anyone else so asked that we be moved to a room with a balcony as seemed unfair to be charged more for less! It was no problem for them the following day and we were...

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Matthew B, Guest Relations Manager at Rich Resort Beachside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gabrielle, Thank you very much for your kind words and although we really appreciate a nice review, there are a few things that lead me to believe you have reviewed the wrong property. First; I can't find any past bookings this month under a similar name to yours, but the booking might have been made by someone else which...

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The staff are lovely at reception and the manager engaged with us. The rooms are not so great. I booked a small room with a fan - big mistake from my side. The room did not smell to good. It just felt dingy. So if you stay here rather book a room with aircon and a bit of space. The...

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Matthew B, Guest Relations Manager at Rich Resort Beachside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bronwyn F, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review. Was a pleasure having you here with us and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. About the rooms; we have several categories for guests to choose from in order to cater to all budgets. The standard fan rooms are our cheapest type of room and...

Beaumont, Canada
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Maybe it was because we were here in the quiet season- but we found the hotel staff average, and the restaurant and bar staff simply poor. The room was average - a big enough size to be comfortable in. You are right across the street to the beach. The pool is okay- definitely needs to be cleaned. The chairs and...

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Matthew B, Guest Relations Manager at Rich Resort Beachside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KSTravel12, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. I'm sorry our budget beachside hotel was not up to your standards, still I find it interesting how you titled the post as "Below average hotel" yet stated the room and staff were "average" in your review and fail to point out anything you found "below average" during...

Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Hotel was nice enough, room was clean, fresh waters provided daily and daily cleans, it's bang across the road from the beach, and you have free access to the sun loungers provided by the bar! Staff are friendly enough and offered us good tips for where to stay in our next trip in Krabi. We booked to go to full...

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Matthew B, Guest Relations Manager at Rich Resort Beachside Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Michelle! Thank you for your great review. We're thrilled you enjoyed your stay here and appreciated the complimentary sun beds, proximity to Lamai centre and our range of trips that can be booked at the reception for guests' convenience. One thing I'd like to point out though, the Full Moon party transfer is not 7000 baht each, rather its...

Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 27 September 2016

While staying at Ko Samui, my cell phone credit cards and cash and rental motorcycle key were stolen from the beach. My friend's passport, cell phones, tablet, and bag were also taken. The next day, the OWNER HIMSELF and the staff told us exactly where to go and who to see for help. They got my motorcycle key made from...

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Matthew B, Guest Relations Manager at Rich Resort Beachside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very very much for your glowing review! We're glad we were able to help our and get you and your friends' belongings back. Thanks for staying at our beachside resort and we're happy you enjoyed the food at the restaurant and the fire show. Again we're very proud we were able to turn your negative holiday experience into...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth it for the price(480 bhat a night) especially since it steps right out on to the beach through their bar. I do recommend spending the extra 100 bhat a night and getting the deluxe room as you can see from my photos, it's really worth the extra bit as the standard room was not the nicest. The staff...

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Matthew B, Guest Relations Manager at Rich Resort Beachside Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Paul, On behalf of all the staff here I'd like to say it was a pleasure having you and we're thrilled you enjoyed your stay! Yes its true our hotel may not be a 5 star luxury resort, however it is not advertised as such. We take pride in being able to offer beachside accommodation at affordable prices and...

Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My family had a wonderful stay here, the staff at the hotel and at the Swing Bar all had a fantastic attitude towards us and our children, and very helpful with any information we needed. Location is unrivalled, right on the beach. A short walk into the main street with shops, restaurants galore. Room was amazing, very spacious with a...

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Alex S, Guest Relations Manager at Rich Resort Beachside Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Nicole, Thanks very much for this great review. Was a pleasure having you and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. Loved the picture you sent of your daughter re-united with her teddy, put a smile on all our faces! Thanks again and hope to see you again on your next visit !

Reviewed 31 August 2016

clean rooms, very nice staff.we had a great vacation! the food was great, from european dishes to sea and thai food,every friday and monday evening there is a fire show on the beach.A very nice beach either you come with your family looking for peace and quiet. or with your friends.You cand spend relaxing nights on the beach in front...

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Alex S, Manager at Rich Resort Beachside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Georgescu, First of all thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. We highly appreciate your positive comments and thanks for mentioning our resort's suitability to all types of travelers. Once again, we appreciate your review and hope to see you again on your next visit to Samui!

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel was perfectly located for the main part of Lamai beach and just a few minutes walk to restaurants, shops, bars and the night market. The hotel was just across the road from the beach. The room was spacious with a fridge but our room only had a window looking out to the corridor and rooms opposite. It had...

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Alex S, Guest Relations Manager at Rich Resort Beachside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sbarls21, Thanks a lot for your nice review and for appreciate our property! All the team join me for wish you a great travels and hope to see you again on Lamai beach!

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

If you're on business or a diver with equipment that's needs to charge, or don't need Wi-Fi, then stay. Had to spend a whole day in the room to charge phone, tablet, cameras, letter to put down deposit for extra key, was denied. Water shut off for twelve hours. They're answer, 2 little bottles of water. Air con failed twice....

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Alex S, Guest Relations Manager at Rich Resort Beachside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steve, Thank you for your feedback and taking time to review our property. I would like to rectify some points : like the majority of hotels and guest houses here, we use the system of key-cards who shut off the power (except the fridge) in the room when you are not in. That is true the water supply system...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rich Resort Beachside Hotel is conveniently located on the central Lamai beach road, close enough to all of Lamai's amenities yet far enough for a nice, quiet relaxing holiday. Located on what many consider to be Koh Samui's most beautiful beach, Rich Resort Beahcside Hotel is within walking distance to all of Lamai's major amenities and conveniences including shops, bars and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rich Resort Beachside Hotel

Address: 109/12 M3 Maret, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Maret > Lamai Beach
Price Range: $13 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Rich Resort Beachside Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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“First floor were the larger ones we saw. the 3rd floor rear were smaller. Maybe ask to see a selection of rooms before choosing.”
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“always choose rooms with AC”
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