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sydney
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are not into loud music at night then this is not the place for you. The bar on the beach offers great food and drinks however at night it is loud and full of loud drunk people. Loud music is its down fall. Great fire entertainment on the beach. I personally wouldn't stay there or in a hotel...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Busy beach club, packed bar area serving wide range of cheap eats. Young crowd, but anything goes and it's got a fun vibe if you're looking for a drop off point on your beach walk. Admission fee for the associated pool area where DJs keep up the pace for the pretty young things who aren't too hot to groove.

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is probably the most happening place on the island. Pool, pool bar, beach restaurant, snooker, party, DJ, fire show... Name it and they have it. Check-in was hassle free though it took a bit of time. Staff were very friendly. Food was ok. Shopping, dining, massage, 7-11 everything was just a couple of minutes walk. Rooms were decent with...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place has gone way down in my estimations. The service is rubbish, food average, rooms average full of arrogant people from Middle East in massive groups. Was here 2 years ago and was a lot better. Will not be returning

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place dominates the beach front in central Chaweng. It appears to have absolutely everything. It's a resort, a beach club a beach restaurant, bar..you name it. We stopped off for lunch which was fine if a little pricier than the norm but by no means expensive. I gather it's a really rocking place at night but I'm sorry to...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best party venue in Chaweng Beach and possibly on the whole island. Large bar, loads of seating at tables, modern sun loungers, great pool and DJ during the day and great nightlife DJ party with fire twirling entertainment. Drinks are a bit more than anywhere else too but it's just a great vibe. If you want to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I recently stayed at ark bar specifically to enjoy the renowned nighttime beach party. We booked in for one night and all went well throughout the day. The pool area is very lively with live DJ and percussionist which is exactly what we were looking for. The drinks are more expensive than other places on the island...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading mixed reviews on this place. We decided to give it a go. Ignore the poor reviews, my opinion is, if you behave like a fool that's how your be treated. Staff were fantastic to us, Respect is earned and they treat you as you treat them. Location is best on chaweng beach. Food good. Accommodation basic but clean....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here with my boyfriend and another couple for one night. We both had premier deluxe rooms and they were fantastic. Spacious with modern decor and fully stocked mini bar (bit pricey). We spent the day drinking at the party pool and then returned to watch the fire show from 9.30pm that night. Hotel has a great location with a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay at ARK loved the pool and music. Rooms were cracking. Would thoroughly recommend this to anyone. My only issues were we weren't told that it would be a Buddhist holiday meaning they couldn't serve alcohol. If we knew this we would've booked another day to enjoy the atmosphere to its full. Ark bar is on the...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"ESCAPE YOUR WORLD AND PLAY IN OURS" We invite you to ARKbar Beach Resort, in the heart of Chaweng, the ideal location to explore and enjoy this tropical paradise. Enjoy your days under the sun on our 100 metres of spectacular beachfront and 3 swimming pools, while listening to the latest tunes being played by our resident DJ's. You will meet people from all 4 corners of the world here to party or chill in our unique, relaxing, yet vibrant atmosphere. ARKbar Beach Resort is within walking distance to the new Central Plaza Shopping Complex, all the major entertainment venues and hundreds of boutique shops, cafes and restaurants. You can dine on the beach in our beachfront restaurant and relax at any of the 3 beach bars. From 2pm our main swimming features live music while the other 2 pools are more laid back. As the evening sun sets over this tropical paradise, you will witness the beach transform into a spectacular and unique venue offering a combination of dining, drinking and socialising with free musical entertainment, dancers and fire displays. It is here that you can be a part of the world famous ARKbar Wednesday and Funky Friday Beach Party's."Escape Your World and Play In Ours" ... more   less 

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Address: 159/89 Moo 2 | Chaweng Beach, Bophut, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: $60 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ark Bar Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 320
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Also Known As:
Ark Bar Beach Hotel Chaweng
Ark Bar Beach Resort Ko Samui/Chaweng
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#8 Top resorts Hotel in Chaweng
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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“We took the pool facing room , It was nice but yes Expensive and Little loud as we were close to the Party Pool”
 of 5 bubbles s_sethis, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“just been at the bar”
 of 5 bubbles alexgaman, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't sleep here”
 of 5 bubbles ThaiMike1, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“accesibility, party”
 of 5 bubbles Edu_Alo, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quiet rooms away from the pool area”
 of 5 bubbles ShafiqueU, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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