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Khaolak Merlin Resort

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We booked this holiday through Thompson's as usual they disappointed us by claiming and charging us for an all inclusive hotel This is not the case you are given separate menus for lunch and drinks The drinks are very basic no working your way through the cocktail list here unless you want to pay again The food for lunch was...

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Salisbury, England, United Kingdom
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We arrived on the 4th March for 2 weeks not expecting to have the best holiday ever. Our room 3139 a pool room was fabulous and kept spotlessly clean. The resort really took your breath away and so relaxing. All of the staff are fantastic, always with that lovely smile and nothing was too much trouble for these very hard...

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just on our last two days of our holiday. Our first time in Thailand and wouldn't visit again as we prefer the Caribbean but saying that we have had a great time. The hotel is lovely but it does have a few steps and slopes and if mobility is a problem then I would advise you to book elsewhere. The...

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1Thank sallyg098
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful first visit to Thailand. Given that we were lucky to be there at all so soon after an op and only given permission to fly the day before we travelled, our all inclusive stay at The Merlin Hotel was perfect for us and provided all the R&R we needed. A long but excellent direct flight from...

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16Thank Wirralite
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great stay at this hotel, staff friendly and polite, nothing was to much trouble, even the wildlife seemed to be very friendly,beach is very quite, clean and sandy and just seems to go on wrapping around the coastline. The pools are great and it was wonderful to walk out of your room and get straight in to the...

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3Thank Dave B
uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful stay on AI at this great hotel that lives up to its 4 star rating. Stayed in room 4216 which was a de luxe premium room that was very large, spotlessly clean, great bathroom, huge bed, good A/C and had a balcony overlooking 3 waterfalls within the amazing gardens. Its quiet incredible how the hotel has kept...

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8Thank paulandkarenUk
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a few tweaks this could actually be the perfect hotel. Our room was number 2112 (that's for the Rush fans.) it is classed as a deluxe room, and it really is, the bathroom is first class, the bed huge and lovely, we had French doors which opened onto the Spa pool, nice touch. the only problem with our room...

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2Thank easilee
Waedenswil Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really a Resort in Tropical paradise. The Merlin South Beach is in a unique aera, lovely clean sea and beach and it's quiet. No motorboat no animatioon but a wonderful Tropical paradise. The park is very well kept and you never get tired to enjoy the richness of the trees and plants. However, there are also 4 pools...

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5Thank Bangtao
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I have been at khaolak merlin resort for two days now, and I can't honestly say this is the best hotel I have ever stayed in!!! The staff are amazing and are willing to do everything to make your experience perfect, the cleanliness of the resort is perfect, the facilities in the hotel are fabulous. The entertainment...

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9Thank Georgia F
Cannock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a week here as part of a two centre holiday and it was everything we wanted, total relaxation. Staff were friendly and attentive, room was very spacious and clean, our balcony looked out onto one of the swim up pools ( we were above ) and it was like sitting in your own forest with a waterfall. Pool area...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Khaolak Merlin Resort is a deluxe resort with style inspired by Thailand's rich culture, situated approximately 50 minutes away from Phuket International Airport yet set amongst peaceful tropical forest landscape and tranquil beaches. It has direct access to 190 meters of Khao Lak Beach front and is surrounded by 15 acres of lush tropical gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Khaolak Merlin Resort

Address: 7/7 Phetkasem Road, Khao Lak 82210, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phang Nga Province > Khao Lak
Price Range: RM270 - RM1,059 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Khaolak Merlin Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 236
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Also Known As:
Khaolak Merlin Khao Lak
Khaolak Merlin Hotel Khao Lak
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Khao Lak
#8 Spa Hotel in Khao Lak
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Khao Lak
#10 Luxury Hotel in Khao Lak
#14 Romantic Hotel in Khao Lak
#15 Family Hotel in Khao Lak
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“pool room was fabulous”
 of 5 bubbles janeh786, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go deluxe.. No stairs, and pool access”
 of 5 bubbles easilee, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room near to the beach, they are more expensive and you still have quite a bit to walk to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Bangtao, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 4203 not best as we could often hear the maid shuffling around right outside the door.”
 of 5 bubbles U4284HXkarenw, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“When you are not satisfied about the quality of the room, Krisda , the general manager, is always available to find a solution.”
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