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Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

The best location ever!! Near many clubs and bars. If you want to a place for relax or something quiet, you should sleep here. The room is quite ok. The staff also nice, but there are many people here so the staff cannot take care all of the guests.

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Reviewed 25 January 2016

We were there on a wednesday night. Cool bar at the beach with a nice crowd. The drinks were reasonably priced and they played surprisingly good electro dance music. They even had some live performances like fire juggling.

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1Thank Wolfgang R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Our hotel was 20 min walk on the beach from Ark Bar, but it didn't stop us to come back several times for some good food and drinks. There's always a good DJ music, lots of hot boys and girls by the pool and in the beach, very live atmosphere and after all prices at thr bar very attractive.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

I had an amazing experience at Ark Bar. I didn't stay at the resort but came and partied for 3 nights. It's a big area with people for all around the world, good music and an impressive fire-show. It has a very good location as well. Would 100% come back in the future!

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Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

If you stay hear expect to drink. There's music playing all day and night at the beach and pool. You will hear it from your hotel room, but if hats what your looking for its perfect. People come here as a main party spot around this beach so it's always active.

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Thank Michael R
Kent
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Hi, Well we understood this was a party resort before we book with there being a daily pool/Music party 2 pm to 2 am, but we didn't know how noises the place stays till 6am most nights, Next time I think we will stay somewhere else and just come to Ark Bar for the Partys, The room we got was...

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Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Ark bar has a phenomenal location, whilst being in a great spot the drinks and food were outrageously over priced. This being said they were all made with real alcohol and not what seems to taste like petrol! Would stay here again! Especially considering we are traveling in a large group would suggest heading out for dinner around the area!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 18 January 2016

nice room, but with mold smell. There is a party each day 2 pm to 2 am, so if you want to rest and sleep good- book a different hotel. The ground floor room are accessible for people with disabilities.

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shetland
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Had a few drinks here good atmosphere loud music live DJ and sure there was a drummer and sax player . Nice pool with swim up bar party starts at 2pm and keeps going till 2am . Drinks were reasonably priced for this type of bar all in all good place to get your boogie on

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 14 January 2016

If you are wanting to party but not all the time, its best to stay somewhere else on the island and then go to Ark Bar to party otherwise its pumping loud music from 11am till 2am and the drunk people walking back to their rooms are even louder. FOOD is great though and the people are very helpful.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"ESCAPE YOUR WORLD AND PLAY IN OURS" We invite you to ARKbar Beach Resort, in the heart of Chaweng, the ideal location to explore and enjoy this tropical paradise. Enjoy your days under the sun on our 100 metres of spectacular beachfront and 3 swimming pools, while listening to the latest tunes being played by our resident DJ's. You will meet people from all 4 corners of the world here to party or chill in our unique, relaxing, yet vibrant atmosphere. ARKbar Beach Resort is within walking distance to the new Central Plaza Shopping Complex, all the major entertainment venues and hundreds of boutique shops, cafes and restaurants. You can dine on the beach in our beachfront restaurant and relax at any of the 3 beach bars. From 2pm our main swimming features live music while the other 2 pools are more laid back. As the evening sun sets over this tropical paradise, you will witness the beach transform into a spectacular and unique venue offering a combination of dining, drinking and socialising with free musical entertainment, dancers and fire displays. It is here that you can be a part of the world famous ARKbar Wednesday and Funky Friday Beach Party's."Escape Your World and Play In Ours" ... more   less 

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Address: 159/89 Moo 2 | Chaweng Beach, Bophut, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: RM204 - RM346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ark Bar Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 320
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Also Known As:
Ark Bar Beach Hotel Chaweng
Ark Bar Beach Resort Ko Samui/Chaweng
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#10 Top resorts Hotel in Chaweng
#26 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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“Probably not a big difference between them. Your night will be shorter if the room is closer to the beach club”
 of 5 bubbles adrianp287, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room well away from the pool area and not on the ground floor, its quieter”
 of 5 bubbles jimmyo173, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms close to the pool as the music is on till 2 am.”
 of 5 bubbles ujwalas2014, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“it's one of those places that has a good reputation for the crowd, but there are SO many better places fro half the price. AVOID”
 of 5 bubbles tombC5640KJ, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We took the pool facing room , It was nice but yes Expensive and Little loud as we were close to the Party Pool”
 of 5 bubbles s_sethis, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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