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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2015

When I arrived on Koh Tao I had a walk around Sairee beach to check out the different dive schools and to get a sense of the vibe of the island. Once I arrived at Ban's I was sold right away as the resort looks very nice and seemed full of life which was one of the main criteria for...

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Reviewed 27 February 2015

I got recommended Ban's by a friend. I came to Thailand as a non diver and in 11 days I got through PADI open water, advanced and rescue diving courses. Best experience ever! I arrived late evening and checked into Deluxe Hilltop View room - well worth upgrading and I would not have survived in a standard room. Our diving...

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Israel
Reviewed 26 February 2015

I Did the open water course, and I couldn't imagine a better place to learn or better instructors do to it with. I was lucky to have Shay Nevo, Kate Harris and Elad Ben-Lulu, all extremely professional and wonderful, who in 4 days took me from a strong dislike of being underwater to a happy diver. They make you feel...

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Chumphon, Thailand
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Almost didint go to koh tao but im so glad i did, this was a seriously life changing experience.i have never met a person more passionate and enthusiastic about anything than my diving instructor ant griffiths who in 4 days took me from a strong dislike of being underwater to signing up for the advanced course which was easily the...

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Reviewed 21 February 2015

Ive never left a tripadvisor review before but for these guys I just have to. Did the open water course and loved it so much I stayed for the advanced course, couldnt imagine a better place to learn or better instructors. I was lucky to have Ant Griffiths and Yaasiin Mathysen, both extremely passionate and friendly, as well as our...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

Myself and my husband are on our honeymoon and decided we wanted to do the open water PADI course and got recommended Bans through a friend who said they have the best instructors, he wasn't wrong there, we had Anthony Griffiths and Yassin Mathyeson who were both absolutely fantastic! Could not rate these guys enough, so thorough and passionate about...

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Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

Rooms are new (or the part of the resort I was staying at), good pools and decent staff that are willing to help a traveler out. I would stay here again but not for 5 nights. Cleaning staff didn't provide clean towels or toilet paper everyday but the location was good - not a lot of noise and near jungle.

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 20 February 2015

This property is diverse and ever expanding, I originally did my diving there 7 years ago and have been back 3 x since. My wife won't stay anywhere else, we always take the condos on the hillside, they are breathtaking, super clean, unique and well....the best. The cost approx. $150.oo a night Canadian, and worth every penny, great breakfast included....

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Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

This is a resort that has everything that you can ask for when staying for diving license. Restaurant(which is cheap and very nice), pools, english instructors and good service. The hotel itself is expensive in comparison to what you get, but with the diving it is worth :-)

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Reviewed 16 February 2015

I stayed here for the diving course. Heard it was the best and less crowded. All true. Booked the hilltop deluxe and beware, it was quite a steep walk from the reception to your room! But the view from your room was worth it. The resort is located at the far end of Sairee beach, which is good cuz it...

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Ban's Technical Diving is operated out of Ban's Diving, Koh Tao, Thailand. Ban's Technical Diving is an award winning DSAT, BSAC, ANDI Technical Instructor Diving Facility. The only Tech Center on Koh Tao (and one of few in the world) that offers DSAT Technical Diving Intructor Courses. Deep Wreck Diving, Cave Expeditions.-Nitrox, Deep, Wreck, Gas Blender, Compressor Operator, Rebreather, Equipment, Emergency Oxygen, Technical Decompression Diving, Cave, Cavern......... ... more   less 

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Address: Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: $52 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ban's Diving Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Ban`s Diving Hotel Koh Tao
Bans Diving Hotel
Bans Diving Ko Tao
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Koh Tao
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
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“Depending of your need (quiet or not), ask for a room close to the dive center (more noisy) or far from the dive center (more quiet)”
Geof_Brussels, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near infinity pool are a good size, not great if you have mobility problems, as the walk up from the beach is steep.”
den1401, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the "fan only" room. Was relatively sparse but fan kept you cool at night and upgrades to higher-end rooms are available.”
AdamHumperdink, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Eat at the beachfront restaurant”
harryt536, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the junglehut houses. It is a bit of a walk, but very beautiful.”
alexandert150, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
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