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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2016

I did love it there but apparently it has closed. Can anyone confirm if it is being refurbished or has been bulldozed. Any info on what is happening with it would be appreciated. I miss this place and am in withdrawal.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Muang Kulaypan is a beautiful 'eco friendly' traditional 'Thai Zen' hotel in North Chewang and right on the beach. This is not a resort and not somewhere I'd recommend for a family with children, but excellent for couples or singles. The hotel is amazing, it's very different to the run of the mill resorts, the rooms are beautiful and all...

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Reviewed 13 December 2015

Was there in 2005 with my ex-wife, recommended by Design Hotels - we liked the purist style then, but on several visits to Samui I had a look around the property, and it looked pretty run-down. Rumours have it that it has shut down for now and is being replaced by a new resort.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 September 2015

For our 35th Wedding Anniversary we stayed at Muang Hotel, Chaweng. From the time we arrived we were impressed by the level of service, lovely surroundings and helpful staff. Nothing was to much trouble. Even changing rooms on the second day of our stay.On our wedding anniversary my husband asked for brekky to be served on our balcony, which was...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2015

After hours of research for many weeks prior to our trip I did research on somewhere to stay for our week in Koh Samui. This hotel kept coming up and went to the top of our short list based on travellers' reviews, price and location. We were looking for a mid-range resort style on the beach which was not far...

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Ringwood, Australia
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I stayed here with friends for 8 days in May. The location is ok, a nice 10-15 walk into the main Chaweng beach area and plenty of transport available on the road. The hotel is very old and in urgent need of renovations, I'm not sure if this is planned or not. The railings on the fences on the balcony...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Ok hotel at a quiet location on Chaweng beach. Close to center of Chaweng and very close to ATM and small convenience stores. The rooms somewhat run down but tidy. Staff was ok. Overall, there was a feeling that management and staff didn't really cared about the hotel or about it's guests. The beach was ok but the water was...

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2Thank Petra H
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 August 2015

A special hotel at the beach in a quiet spot of Chaweng beach. The hotel with an eastern allure that provides a serene athmosphere. The rooms are nicely designed with an elegantly eastern touch. The hotel reflects calm and tranquility, different from other hotels in Chaweng. This hotel provides a good breakfast at the beach ( in a beach hut...

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Birmingham England
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We stayed here for 9 nights from 21/7/15. 2 adults and our 2 teenage children. We had interconnecting rooms which were fine but a little dark. Didn't bother us though as we were not intending to spend a lot of time in them anyway. The hotel is balinese style and had a spa like feel. Very clean and helpful staff....

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Stockholm County, Sweden
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I'ts right on the beach, big pool and it was never crowded, either at the beach or the pool. The staff was wonderful, so incredible helpful. The breakfast at the beach was amazing, there was a lot to choice from. Really good breakfast. Already miss this place. I can highly recommend this hotel, if we come back, this will be...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ConceptOnce upon a time, in the ancient kingdom of Muang Kulaypan, Java lived the beautiful Princess Budsaba and her brave Prince Panyee - a great warrior and lover. Their love story played muse to folk legend and dance, which travelled over the oceans to the Royal Courts of Ancient Siam. Muang Kulaypan, Koh Samui has drawn inspiration from the legend from which it derives many of its unique architectural traits ensuring the legend of the Budsaba and Panyee still live on today.All rooms and suites surround the expansive landscaping of the Muang Kulaypan central gardens, swimming pool and stretch of golden sand as the shallow cool waters of Chaweng Beach lap against the shoreline. The accommodation buildings merge seamlessly and effortlessly with the lush green foliage, whilst unique sculpture's and artifacts pose scattered throughout the grounds. The raw design and distinct use of culture provide the resort with a timeless appeal and guests an impression of true sanctuary. Location Nestled at the northern entrance to Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui's premier tourism arena, Muang Kulaypan provides convenient access to shopping, activities and nightlife without overcrowding or congestion. This ideal location is within a mere ten minute drive from Koh Samui International Airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Muang Kulaypan Hotel

Address: 100 Moo 2, Chaweng Beach | Bophut, Koh Samui, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: RM316 - RM2,189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Muang Kulaypan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Muang Kulaypan Bophut
Hotel Muang Kulaypan
Muang Kulaypan Hotel Ko Samui/Chaweng
Hotel Style:
#29 Luxury Hotel in Chaweng
#45 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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“I would recommend the deluxe rooms with balcony and day bed.”
 of 5 bubbles KatrinaH444, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms closest to pool lovely. Although kids can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles rck_Jowetts, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The upper level was good.”
 of 5 bubbles wayneNkris, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“room 222 was great”
 of 5 bubbles David1804, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Pay a bit more and ask for a pool view, the difference isn't much and you get a lovely balcony with a daybed.”
 of 5 bubbles DaniNorthYorks, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
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