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Saratoga
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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Recovered after a hospital visit.. wow!! are the beds fantastic.. Great staff, friendly, couldnt ask for more really.... Only rec. would be that they got UBC English channels for the rare TV Movie.. Thanks Mike for taking care of me... Again.. just a fantastic place

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Thank UStraveveler
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Buakao Inn Guesthouse has been my favourite place I've stayed in Thailand so far. I was originally booked in for 5 nights but my friend and I liked it so much that we extended our stay for another 5 nights. I could have happily stayed here much longer though and if I ever find myself staying in Thongsala again this... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

This small guesthouse is fantastic if you need or want a few nights in the main village on Koh Phangan, Thongsala. Great location and very clean, one block from the ferry landing and across the street from the evening night food market. It is a bit tricky to find as it only has a small path leading to the back... More 

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Thank dalmdal
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Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

After a long days travel from Koh Lanta to Koh Phangan, we discovered this quiet and nice little guesthouse 20 minutes after the ferry ride. The room was cozy and homey and very clean! The owner and his daughter were lovely people and gave us the scoop on what was to come in the next few days during Thai New... More 

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essex
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

We have visited phangan often and previously have stayed next to a beach. However beach and sea conditions change daily and we find ourselves travelling across the island to another beach where the sea is clearer and calmer. In the evenings we always return to thongsala. This time we stayed in the town and could eat and drink without having... More 

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Agra, India
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Reviewed 5 December 2015

Arrived after a long day travelling from Kuala Lumpur via Surat Thani and then bus and then 2.5hr ferry crossing. Struggled at first to find the place but that was more my fault because I lost my map directions, but still managed to find it via word of mouth, is actually only about 10 mins walk maximum from the pier.... More 

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Thank geordie8t1
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Reviewed 27 October 2014

A cheap and nice place to stay in thongsala. Clean rooms. Very nice and helpfull staff (the owner is a cool german guy), good food served all day, and one of the best coffee in town. We would definitely stay there again.

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Thank Merlhes R
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

This guesthouse was a really good find it's out of the noise and hustle and bustle of haad rin but close enough to go in for the night. The owner mike is so helpful and the coffee shop he runs down stairs does the best sandwiches in Thailand and the milkshakes are pretty good too! All in all a really... More 

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Madrid
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2014

I had a feeling when we booked the glass cottage that it was going to be a very special place, and it was. Michael, the host, met us upon arriving via boat in Koh Phangan and was so welcoming. We arrived at the cottage and it is just gorgeous. It's small and cosy and has everything you need, like bath... More 

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Thank Lori M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

We spent a month in Koh Phangan just outside town and visited A's coffee on a regular basis as they did great coffee.... On our last night we wanted to stay in town as we were catching the early morning ferry so asked about staying at the guest house above the coffee shop. We thought because it was low season... More 

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Thank Darren W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Phangan's most luxurious guest house. Buakao Inn has ultra comfortable rooms with luxurious beds, free WiFi connection throughout the property, hot water showers with ensuite bathrooms, air-conditioning, safety deposit box and cable TV. Daily housekeeping services provide clean towels and bottled water for all guests. Returning guests to the island or first time visitors, this is the perfect place to begin to explore the island. The central location is great for a clean, safe home base. Located only 5 minutes walk from Koh Phangan's main piers and taxi stands, our guesthouse is perfect for divers taking a scuba course, yoga students and teachers or beach lovers looking for the perfect place to get some sun. Dance party goers too will find this central location great for a long and luxurious sleep before and after the all night raves our island is famous for. We are in the middle of Thongsala but our rooms are very quiet. Even if you are looking for a house to rent and want some time to find for the right place, we are the ideal central point to start your house hunt. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buakao Inn Guesthouse

Address: 146 Thongsala, Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Pha Ngan
Price Range: RM58 - RM85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“If you have problem with accessing wi-fi when you arrive, ask the staff to reset the router and you shouldn't have a problem accessing again.”
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“Eat in the restaurant - it is great!”
 of 5 bubbles Chl0eL0uise, 16 Apr 2011 | Read review
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