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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Well..what can I say. It's an awesome Hotel! Beautiful building, great pool and perfect view of the beach. The staff are very nice and respectful. The rooms are amazingly big :) great beds and huge bathrooms. The location is perfect. Not far from Central Festival and Ark Bar. You have some little bars and stands 5minutes away. Recommended for all...

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GMDaraSamui, General Manager at Dara Samui Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Neil R Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Dara Samui and sharing your experience with readers on TripAdvisor. Although short :-) but straight to the point. Thank you from all of us at Dara Samui. We look forward to your next stay with us. Best regards. Mark Suppiah General Manager

The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 September 2016

had a very nice stay. The staff in particular Elaine is a real asset to the hotel. SHe will help you with all your questions and really takes the time for you, give you tips that are unique. Through her you will feel the hospitality of Thailand on the moment of arrival at the hotel. She is so kind, friendly...

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GMDaraSamui, General Manager at Dara Samui Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear nb2703 Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Dara Samui and for sharing your review on TripAdvisor. My team and I, especially Elaine, are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for mentioning how helpful Elaine is. She is indeed a great associate and her good knowledge of the English language and the...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at the Dara many times and have really enjoyed our stays there. The new manager is in the process of refurbishing the rooms, our superior room was large, fresh and spotless. Good fast free Wifi in the room and at the pool bar. The pool is always beautiful and kept very clean. The sun loungers are very...

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GMDaraSamui, General Manager at Dara Samui Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear V3BMR Thank you your staying with us again. My team and I are very delighted to welcome you back at Dara Samui and thank you for sharing the experience of your recent stay with us on TripAdvisor. We are very grateful to you for highlighting what you and your husband most enjoyed during your stay with us. We are...

Reviewed 16 September 2016

After reading previous reviews here in TripAdvisor I hesitated a bit,...but went for it based on the location (ideal!) and the discounted price (approx 100 euro per night incl. tax). Had I paid a higher rate, I might have been disappointed. It's a nice hotel but no 5-star resort. The rooms were great with THE BEST WI-FI INTERNET I ever...

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GMDaraSamui, General Manager at Dara Samui Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Santo T Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Dara Samui Beach Resort. My team and I are very happy to learn you did enjoy your stay with us. I would like to clarify a point which you had highlighted about being 5-star. We have always promoted ourselves as 4-star approved by Thailand Hotel Association. As for...

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel has gone above and beyond my expectations! We arrived after a long journey from Bangkok to be greeted with our luggage being taken for us and to be sat down with a refreshing towel and a cold cup of fresh juice. The lady at reception (apologies for not remembering her name - from Singapore) gave outstanding service and...

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GMDaraSamui, General Manager at Dara Samui Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear dcasitis Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. My team and I are delighted to learn you enjoyed your stay with us immensely. Thank you for your detailed description on some of the services we offer, our breakfast and swimming pool. I believe you are referring to Elaine at our front desk. Thank you...

Blenheim
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Dara for 3 nights in September. I had pre arranged a taxi to pick us up from the airport (500 baht) which was promp and very good. As we were checking in we were given a welcome drink and some ice cold towels which were very welcoming. Then once checked in we were shown to our rooms...

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GMDaraSamui, General Manager at Dara Samui Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear xlaurzx Thank you for staying with us and for your review on Tripadvisor. My team and I are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We sincerely appreciate you sharing your experience in detail and for your recommendation. We will continue to do our very best to dazzle our guests and you, on your next stay with us. Best...

Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Great service , great food , excellent setting , very helpful staff , the ambience was very relaxing and comfortable on the beach with a good mood lighting , a light breeze and friendly atmosphere , great money for value

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GMDaraSamui, General Manager at Dara Samui Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Dazz777 Thank you for dining with us at Dara Serene restaurant. Best regards. Mark Suppiah General Manager

Riffa, Bahrain
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is a good place to stay in chewang beach. Direct access to the beach. Lots it walking to and from the room. Somewhat seemed like a maze Room size is good and decor is pleasant. Caution- no iron available in hotel Daily breakfast was basic. Nothing special about it. Overall good place to stay

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GMDaraSamui, General Manager at Dara Samui Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear zahra343 Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor.com. My team and I are happy to learn you enjoyed your stay with us and for highlighting our room and location. Yes we do not provide iron and ironing board in the room but this service is available at a supplement charge, at housekeeping. As for...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

What an amazing hotel - from the minute we arrived late at night we were looked after like royalty. We had a superior room - great size and lovely bathroom. Two English movie channels on the TV for those who need a break from the night life! The hotel is very central and within a couple of minutes walking distance...

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GMDaraSamui, General Manager at Dara Samui Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Pam F Thank you for sharing your experience staying at Dara Samui on TripAdvisor. My team and I are delighted to learn you enjoyed yourself staying with us immensely. We are very sorry about the pillows - we do have different types of pillows and very sorry that we had one that was not to your comfort. I will...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Positives Food: delicious. Was very impressed with the dinner on the beach setup and food was of top quality. The lunch we had from the pool menu was also great. Breakfast also had good choice. Location: perfect location, close to all bars and restaurants in the Chaweng area. Variety of cuisines. Beach: clean but fairly shallow. Always got a sun...

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GMDaraSamui, General Manager at Dara Samui Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Faz345 Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Dara Samui and for your fair review on TripAdvisor. My team and I really appreciate your review. Rest assured we have taken steps to address the negatives you shared and keep up with the positives points. I have discussed the Housekeeping issues which are a real concern for me....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dara Samui has beachfront location centrally located on Chaweng beach and walking distance to shopping and night life areas. Hotel offers free high speed WIFI in all rooms. Rooms size start from 42-128 sqm or 455 sq ft - 1380 sq ft with full Air Conditioned rooms. The hotel is a 4-star Thai Lanna-style boutique resort with 4 rooms categories. Relaxing, sports activities or shopping, whatever is your pleasure all are within easy reach at Darasamui. You never run out of things to do, unless you wish to. 2 Restaurants, 1 Bar,Swimming Pool, Beach, Sun Deck, Concierge and many more facilities are awaiting you... Try once at our Best Romantic Beach restaurant "Dara Serene" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dara Samui Beach Resort

Address: 162/2 Moo 2 Chaweng Beach | Bophut, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand (Formerly Dara Samui Beach Resort & Spa Villa)
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: $99 - $525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dara Samui Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Dara Samui Beach Resort & Spa Villa Hotel Chaweng
Dara Samui Beach Resort And Spa Villa
Dara Samui Beach Hotel
Dara Samui Beach Resort Ko Samui/Chaweng
Hotel Style:
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Chaweng
#20 Luxury Hotel in Chaweng
#30 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ground floor or lower level best if you want to be near the beach and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 360margaretl, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for bottom suites near the pool”
 of 5 bubbles claudeb389, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the farther out towards the pool the better chance of seeing the sea from the balcony”
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 of 5 bubbles santot54, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The villas are nearest the pool and The beach”
 of 5 bubbles Ingerolsen, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a room on the second floor with a direct way to the pool/beach.”
 of 5 bubbles mohamedl201, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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