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The Houben Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 290*
USD 84*
USD 290*
USD 290*
USD 84*
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Okay experience overall. Pros: -Driver was waiting for us at the airport- he was professional and drove well. Smooth ride to the hotel (Although I did have to tell him to turn down the music as it felt like a nightclub) -Check in was fine: room was not ready so we waited in the restaurant for about 30 mins. -Room...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Houben was really awesome. We stayed on the top floor and loved the interior design - very classy, comfortable. Also really liked the breakfasts, lots of sets to choose from and the food was really yummy. The staff were all very welcoming. We even could rent movies to watch which was cool and made our stay very relaxing! One thing...

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Walter H, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ruminex , Thank you for your recent stay and thank you for your compliment of the hotel . I am delighted to read that you were treated very welcoming by our team , and you enjoyed your stay . I felt very sorry regarding your transportation to the airport . Due to that it was your own transportation ,...

Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

True to the official description and photos posted, all the rooms are spacious and sea-facing. The room I stayed in was very clean and comfortable. With a spacious sea-facing balcony, I could just lay on the deck chair and space out watching the Andaman sea. It's easy to spend a few days here even if it's drizzling. The staff are...

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic stay at this chic, stylish hotel. Beautifully designed, light spacious rooms. I recommend getting one of the rooms on the ground floor that have direct access to the pool terrace. We stayed in two and both great! Great restaurant menu and such a nice change to have delicious coffee and croissants for breakfast (after too long...

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Walter H, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear VillaYar , Thank you for your review and thank you for your kind compliment to our hotel . Its not because of i like but a good cup of coffee and a fresh baked croissant is the simply way to start your day . So good to hear that you'd like it . Have a nice day . Sincerely...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are already planning our next trip back, and we haven't even left yet. This place is amazing. The food and drinks are wonderful, the view is breathtaking, and the room couldn't be better. That being said, the best thing about this place is the staff. Shana and the rest of her cohort go above and beyond to make you...

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Walter H, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Katie M , Thank you for your review and Thank you for your future plan to return to our small hotel . Thank you for your mentioned to our hotel service and team . Please let us know by email your date , you are the most welcome to the Houben Hotel . Sincerely yours , Walter Houben

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to a fabulous welcome by Shana the "hostess with the mostess" and that set the tone for our 6 day stay. Taken to our room which was ground floor directly out to pool area. The room is very spacious with a GIANT comfy bed and a great bathroom.The view and sunsets are amazing and the red pool perfect...

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Walter H, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear torkieb , Thank you for your recent stay and your review to us . Thank you for all your likes to our hotel arrangement . Really do hope we would have a chance to greeting you again at our small hotel , please let us know if you have your plan to return to Koh Lanta . You are...

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This boutique hotel speaks for its beauty. Located on the cliff side of Koh Lanta. The hues of grey and white contrast the red tiled pool that makes it stand out. Food was great but the dessert was not so amazing. Nice to have a few drinks during sunset. ❤️🏝🌴🏝🏖

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Walter H, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hilque D , Thank you for your recent stay and your review . Thank you for your like to the hotel architecture and our food . We will improve your comment regarding to the dessert . Please let us know if you have a future plan to return to Koh Lanta , you are the most welcome to our...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Our three night stay at Houben Hotel was too short! My husband and I stayed here during our honeymoon and we really enjoyed our time. I am a big fan of a hotel having a "wow" factor and this intimate, immaculate hotel did not disappoint. We walked into our top floor(3rd floor) room which had amazing high ceilings and were...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I highly recommend The Houben as a great place to escape to on the island of Koh Lanta. It's located near the souther tip of the island which is much less crowed. Shana, who manages the place was extremely accommodating and helped with all of our needs (and makes a great latte). She has a great staff which just quietly...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My wife and I stayed at The Houben Hotel for 5 nights and had an enjoyable stay. Nothing was too much trouble and Shana, Yindee and the rest of the staff made sure all our requirements were catered for without any fuss. We were able to hire a scooter through them with ease, although it was more expensive than hiring...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on the hilltop of Kantiang Bay, Ko Lanta. Isolated from the crowds and villages , only 5 minutes walk down to the local shops. Overlooking at the great sunset view of Andaman Sea.The spacious rooms with comfortable bed, well-equipped with free WI-FI internet connection by cable access .The Houben affords the modern contemporary decoration. Outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi where you can view the tranquil ocean and listening to the serene sound of waves crashing along the shore. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Houben Hotel

Address: 272 Moo 5 | Ba KanTieng Bay, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Price Range: $107 - $384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Houben Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
The Houben Hotel Ko Lanta, Krabi
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Ko Lanta
#3 Spa Hotel in Ko Lanta
#7 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
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“get a ground floor room in the small block (to left as you come up the stairs!)”
VillaYar, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“It's worth spending a few dollars more to get a higher level room. Great views of the ocean.”
bgreer0000, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get to know Shana, she's great!!”
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“If you struggle with steps then book a ground floor room, these lead directly onto the swimming pool area.”
Diane/Chris Johnson , 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor, Deluxe suite”
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