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The Houben Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$288*
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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Stay here... seriously... :-) The hotel is fabulous... good location, just a few minutes down the road to Kantiang Bay... No kids allowed - perfect :-) Beautiful pool, beautiful rooms, the comfiest bed in history... clean, well appointed, contemporary rooms... Fabulous breakfast, great restaurant... supremely helpful staff... excellent view to the Andaman Sea... probably the best hotel we have stayed...

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed here last week for a few days and really enjoyed our stay. The hotel is contemporary, only about 5 years old, rooms spacious,bright, stylish with a balcony facing out towards the sea. Everything was spotless, great shower and a jacuzzi, though we did not use it. The pool was fantastic and warm. We ate at the restaurant for...

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Belbroughton
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Beautiful hotel. Very modern style. Outstanding views over the Andaman Sea. Staff really friendly and can't do enough to help, particularly Shana who never seemed to stop working and helped recover an item left on the plane at Krabi back to the hotel. Breakfast superb and food in Red Alert restaurant also really good. Belgian beers a real bonus and...

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Reviewed 11 March 2015

Our 2nd stay at the Houben and the only thing we can say is thank you. You again made our stay unforgettable with excellent service understanding, great food, very nice staff, and just fantastic rooms! Whoever looking for tranquillity is just right here. PERFECT!

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We stayed 8 nights in a standard room no. 202 and everything was perfect. Big room, fantastic view, large bed, minibar, fine bathroom with big shower, good AC and and and. Do not need anything more. The breakfast served in a modern surrounding, variety is good, Staff tales care a lot. Dinner is well, most dishes are thai but some...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Beautiful modern hotel, great service and a great feel. Fantastic food - we ate there every night and it was phenomenal - the best we had during our stay in thailand and given we visited five 5* resorts the food at the houben beat them all hands down. The owner and staff went over and beyond for us - a...

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walterhouben, Manager at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Laura M, Thank you so much for sharing your compliments and feedback with us regarding your stay at our small hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your time here, especially our food and free upgrade . Hopefully you will get stronger and healthy fit , please keep in touch and let us know your progress . You are...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2015

A small group of friends stayed here in February and had a wonderful time. Shana is a friendly and helpful host and the staff were all very competent and engaging. Set on a cliff-top, the Houben has an amazing view from the balconies of the rooms and the rooms themselves are huge and well appointed. We loved the happy hour...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leanne Y , Thank you so much for sharing your kind words with us! We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your relaxing and quiet time at our small hotel , and we will be sure to pass along your compliments to our team . We hope to welcome you back again soon. Best regards,...

Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in February, and had a great time, from first minute.. Got a warm welcome from Shana, who took good care of us for the whole stay. Sorry for not remembering all the names of the staff, cause they all made us feel so welcome. The restaurant, Red Alert, served us all the meals, and it...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roger E, Thank you for your review. Don't worry for all the name of our team ,the best part was they could make you enjoy your stay . That was really superb ! . Let us know your future plan , you are the most welcome to The Houben Hotel, Koh Lanta . Sincerely yours , Walter Houben

London
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

We have just left The Houben after 5 perfect nights, and did not think twice about booking it again having stayed here for the first time a year ago. Everything was as we remembered, but sweeter as Shana and the team also remembered us! The service is second to none, so personal and nothing is too much trouble. The staff...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tollytravels, Thank you so much for your kind returning to our small hotel . This time came with extra person , Congratulation . Wish you and baby be healthy and fit . Warm Regards, Walter Houben

Cardiff
Reviewed 25 February 2015

First off some small advice. We didn't need anti malarials at least not in the dry season. I see more mozzies in the UK these days. We also didn't need the deet we took with us. Again this was likely due to the lack of rain this time of year. Get your yellow fever, diptheria etc jabs at least 2...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • 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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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: RM339 - RM1,229 (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
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#3 Spa Hotel in Ko Lanta
#3 Luxury Hotel in Ko Lanta
#7 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
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“get a ground floor room in the small block (to left as you come up the stairs!)”
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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!!”
R7793GMpatrickh, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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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