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The Houben Hotel

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We arrived to a fabulous welcome by Shana the "hostess with the mostess" and that set the tone for our 6 day stay. Taken to our room which was ground floor directly out to pool area. The room is very spacious with a GIANT comfy bed and a great bathroom.The view and sunsets are amazing and the red pool perfect...

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Walter H, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear torkieb , Thank you for your recent stay and your review to us . Thank you for all your likes to our hotel arrangement . Really do hope we would have a chance to greeting you again at our small hotel , please let us know if you have your plan to return to Koh Lanta . You are...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This boutique hotel speaks for its beauty. Located on the cliff side of Koh Lanta. The hues of grey and white contrast the red tiled pool that makes it stand out. Food was great but the dessert was not so amazing. Nice to have a few drinks during sunset. ❤️🏝🌴🏝🏖

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Walter H, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hilque D , Thank you for your recent stay and your review . Thank you for your like to the hotel architecture and our food . We will improve your comment regarding to the dessert . Please let us know if you have a future plan to return to Koh Lanta , you are the most welcome to our...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our three night stay at Houben Hotel was too short! My husband and I stayed here during our honeymoon and we really enjoyed our time. I am a big fan of a hotel having a "wow" factor and this intimate, immaculate hotel did not disappoint. We walked into our top floor(3rd floor) room which had amazing high ceilings and were...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend The Houben as a great place to escape to on the island of Koh Lanta. It's located near the souther tip of the island which is much less crowed. Shana, who manages the place was extremely accommodating and helped with all of our needs (and makes a great latte). She has a great staff which just quietly...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at The Houben Hotel for 5 nights and had an enjoyable stay. Nothing was too much trouble and Shana, Yindee and the rest of the staff made sure all our requirements were catered for without any fuss. We were able to hire a scooter through them with ease, although it was more expensive than hiring...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From check in to check out, simply put in words: outstanding service, room, cleaning, pool, amenities, views, gym, garden and above all: Shana! Tranquility and peacefulness, away from the crowd, sleep like a newborn and wake up blissfully to the sounds of the ocean and natures own melodies. The place is a MUST in Lanta!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Houben gives an exclusive feel with only 15 units. All with amazing sunset view over the refreshing pool which almost doubles as a infinity pool on the edge of the cliff the hotel sits. Beds are quite comfortable though on the hard side. Bathroom is awesome with great layout and both rainshower as well as hand held shower head,...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend staying her when visiting this stunning part of Thailand. Shana & her team look after you & as it's a small hotel they remember you making your stay feel personal. The little touches like remembering your drink preferences at breakfast & going back to your room after breakfast to find the bed made etc just feels lovely....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 March 2017

At the Houben every detail has been thought of and executed with perfection, that European standard. It is a sexy, quiet oasis set on the cliffs above the Andaman Sea. The staff is attentive and friendly, especially the Guest Service Agent, Shana, she sets a lovely tone. Because the food was so delicious my Wife and I ate there almost...

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing stay at The Houben Hotel. Shana, the hostess and the staff were vert friendly and helpfull. They helped us organizing our snorkeling trip to Koh Rok and Ko Haa (which was tunning) and also arranged transport to our next destination. Our room was very beautiful, great seaview from the jacuzzi. Also, superb cleanliness with twice a...

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on the hilltop of Kantiang Bay, Ko Lanta. Isolated from the crowds and villages , only 5 minutes walk down to the local shops. Overlooking at the great sunset view of Andaman Sea.The spacious rooms with comfortable bed, well-equipped with free WI-FI internet connection by cable access .The Houben affords the modern contemporary decoration. Outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi where you can view the tranquil ocean and listening to the serene sound of waves crashing along the shore. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Houben Hotel

Address: 272 Moo 5 | Ba KanTieng Bay, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Price Range: RM352 - RM1,664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Houben Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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The Houben Hotel Ko Lanta, Krabi
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Ko Lanta
#3 Spa Hotel in Ko Lanta
#7 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
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“It's worth spending a few dollars more to get a higher level room. Great views of the ocean.”
bgreer0000, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get to know Shana, she's great!!”
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“If you struggle with steps then book a ground floor room, these lead directly onto the swimming pool area.”
Diane/Chris Johnson , 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor, Deluxe suite”
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“All rooms are excellent”
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