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The Waterfront

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We've been holidaying in Koh Samui for 25 consecutive years, the last 16 of which have been family vacations. Over the years we've tried many hotels, ranging from 3 star to high end 5 star. The Waterfront epitomises all that's great about Thailand; it has a relaxed, laid back ambience, the staff are welcoming and friendly, it's very clean and...

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Thank you for your excellent review, I am tempted to say about time too after all your visits. I think we have nudged for a review many times before! We are very pleased to receive all your kind comments re the hotel and staff. Like many other guests you like the location directly in fishermans village. You see...

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Just back from visiting the waterfront again , i find the watefront relaxing , staff friendly with the owners great hosts . Good location at the quiet end of fishermans village but minutes away from great restaurants and bars . this was our 6th Visit to this hotel and im sure we will be back again. value for money place...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 14 July 2016

our 2nd visit to this wonderfully. charming & relaxing haven. Forgot how quiet it is there & how good the team are who work there - & good fun too. We met people who having been returning to the Waterfront for years & I am certain we will also. Robin & Sue run a great establishment & you hear laughter...

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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I do seem to drone on year after year about this lovely little hotel in Bophut but I must say it really is the best place to stay in 'Fishermans Village' we're just back from our 4th stay here and missing it already. It only has 18 rooms (all good by the way) so you always seem to get that...

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Dartford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We have just spent 2 wonderful weeks at this charming hotel. The location is perfect, walking distance to all the restaurants and bars that Fisherman's Village has to offer. The hotel is set on the beach and is just idyllic, rooms are clean and have everything that you need. Breakfast is included, a very good menu on offer. The staff...

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3Thank Mandy M
Los Altos, California
Reviewed 2 July 2016

While we were only at the Waterfront one night, we were Very Happy with our experiences on this part of Ko Samui. The hotel staff are very accomodating and friendly. The rooms are clean with good bathrooms and linens. The Waterfront is a perfect location close to Fisherman's Village. We met several groups of guests who were staying much longer,...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

My wife and I spent the first two weeks of June at the Waterfront, it was the quiet season for Koh Samui, therefore, the hotel and the Fisherman's Village in Bophut was not overly busy and this suited us as we wanted a relaxing holiday. The hotel is perfectly suituated in the well known Fishermans Village with the Friday night...

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St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Stay for 6 nights and couldn't ask for much more friendly staff owner robin top bloke .the room was clean and comfort and great location and added bonus of the best restaurant around opposite good value for the money

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Bangkok
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Location is v good, right on bo phut beach, walk to the famous fishermen village and all the restaurants around. The staff is very helpful. The rooms are clean but quite old. This is a budget hotel. Also keep in mind the hotel is located on the beach but you cant swim there - rocky and dirty. You may need...

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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Having stayed here three of our four days we find this hotel meets our everyday needs,if you are looking for peace and tranquility then this is the place for you,set back 50 metres from sea and just a short walk to bars restaurants this hotel is ideally situated,the staff are tremendously helpful just ask anything and they will do there...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Babysitting
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family run, small, select and peaceful, yet only steps away from excellent restaurants, bars and boutiques.All rooms are beachfront and the view of the sea and outlying islands is spectacular. Many guests extend their stay, recommend us to others or return themselves, often to meet other guests who have now become friends. Its like coming home, they say. Lots of little touches to make you feel welcome including free pick-up and free internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterfront

Address: 71/2 Moo1, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut
Price Range: RM285 - RM730 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterfront 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
The Waterfront Hotel Bophut
Waterfront Hotel Bophut
Waterfront Bophut
The Waterfront Ko Samui/Bophut
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Bophut
#12 Romantic Hotel in Bophut
#35 On the Beach Hotel in Bophut
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