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4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 Jul 2012
First of all, the manager and staff were really friendly and welcoming. The manager even provide us with good tips on where to go about for good food and visits. I also really like the part where the entire resort has wifi (though it was not very strong in some area). We stayed in room 101. Appreciated the daily room service (and the room service even folded the clean towels into cute little swans and elephants to decorate our bed!). Though there's some things I thought can be improved. First, will be the shower. I think the shower is kinda difficult to operate and control. It's either too hot or too cold and sometimes shut down intermittently in between the showers. Second, the roof had some dusty debris falling down onto our bed after the rain... But thankfully it wasn't much, and can easily be swiped off the bedcovers.

The Cliff is located a little far away from the beach front (about 15-20mins walk from the beach front). Nonetheless, the walk to the beach proved to be enjoyable, as we get to tried many delicious street food along the way.

The western breakfast served is not bad. (the first day's breakfast was nicely done, but the 2nd day one doesn't taste as good as the first... probably it's done by different cook). We had our breakfast in the table outside our room instead of the restaurant. It was a good way to stay our morning. The restaurant did Okay lunch... We find it kinda salty and a little pricy compared to nearby restaurants. So hit the nearby restaurants or street stalls instead if you are looking more variety and better tasting food (at cheaper price).

Overall a good resort that I'd recommend. Cosy room, nice layout and comfortable greenery all around.
Date of stay: July 2012
Room Tip: I don't know about other rooms, but mine (rm 101) is not bad. AC is strong and good. Just the...
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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TheCliffAonang, Manager at The Cliff Elegance Resort, responded to this review
Responded 28 Jul 2012
Dear Yurujoyce

First of all thank you for your last visit to our resort and also for taking your time to write your review. Your feedback will provide us a better cater to our guest as well as to prevent a future recurrence, specially in all the area you have mentioned. Our resort is located within a walking distance of 15 minuites to the beachfront. It is our owner's main concept to offer and share the surrounding tropical greenery and peaceful environment to our guest in the resort. It is so delighted to know that we are a good resort that you would recommend.
Please contact me directly for your next visit to allow me to take the best care of you as our values return guest.

Best regards
Pimchana K.
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Reviewed 21 July 2012

Depends what you like? We have stayed in many top class hotels throughout Thailand over a number of years both good (mostly) and (very few) bad. Last year during the floods in Bangkok we were in Ao Nang due to fly up to Bangkok for a couple of days howvever we had to change our plans ( Thai Airways were amazing with rescheduling flights). We had to stay in Ao Nang for a further 3 nights (tragic) but had to find another hotel. We have been to Ao Nang on a number of occasions previously and always looked on web sites at The Cliff and been tempted but never booked. What can I say, this is a real treat. If you like small personnal very well maintained hotel this is the one. From the minute you walk in (please do not be put off by thr drive) you feel so very much looked after. The rooms are basic but clean and have such a nice feel to them. I cannot but praise this hotel and the value for money is amazing and the breakfast at your door by the pool is special. Worth a visit on any budget.

Date of stay: October 2011
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TheCliffAonang, Manager at The Cliff Elegance Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2012

Dear Helen C.

Thank you so much for posting your positive review. All feedback will be shared with our staffs and in any point that our guest though it was not the best service, I will look into it and ensure that it has to be better for your guests.
Once again thank your for your visit and do hope we will have anoter opportunity to welcome you again for your next holiday.

Best regards
Pimchana K.

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Reviewed 10 July 2012

The hotel is not connected to the sea but the hotel is nice design, might be a bit small lobby and room but obviously charming.

Date of stay: August 2011
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Management response:Responded 15 July 2012

Dear Guest

Thank you for choosing us for your stay and also sharing your comment.
As you know that we are a small resort located facing the Cliff view and
in a walking distace to the beach. Our bungalows are uniquely Thai although the room are not the large size but optimized at its best and have sizes macthing with the standards
of any resort in the same area.
We hope to have a chance to welcome you again in the near future.
Best regards
Pimchan K.
Resort Manager

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Reviewed 5 June 2012

We recently stayed in room 102 and at first I had mixed feelings about the resort. It is a small resort and is one of the older ones in town. We felt it shows some wear from the age but adds character to the place. The bed was a little hard and smelt a little funny but not bad enough to complain about it. The power went out a couple times during the rain but the resort has a generator (loud) that kicked in about 10 minutes later. The shower in our room did not put out constant hot water and would go from hot to cold about every 25 seconds. My wife suggest it would be nice to have a small mirror somewhere inside the room as well.

The included breakfast was good but we had to tell the staff the night before what we wanted to eat for breakfast the next day and what time we wanted to eat breakfast. I assume this is because it is a small resort and they would not have enough seating or staff to serve everyone all at once and that wanted to use fresh ingredients without any waste. The pool was amazing and had great views. The pool does not have steps to get into it though so if you do not have any upper body strength it may be a little awkward getting out of the pool :-)

My review may not sound that great but with the minor negatives mentioned I would stay here again. The location was great and the manager was very helpful. The rate was great as well!

Date of stay: May 2012
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TheCliffAonang, Manager at The Cliff Elegance Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2012

Dear Mvkicker

Thank you for your recent stay with us and appreciate your time to share your comment.
Both positive or negative, we are happy to hear for a better to our guest.
We serve a la cart breakfast menu with the variety choices of american/ local and continental.
We need your order in advance to be ready in the morning and to aviod the long wait especially during high season .Either to be delivered to guests room to make their stay more conveneint or to serve at our two floor Rimpa restaurant to enjoy the amazing cliff view in the morning.
All your comments have been brought to our management attention and anything which need to be at it best for our guest plesant stay has been assigned to the related department.
We are glad to know that you would come back again. We are looking forward to serve you again and next time will be at your most plesant stay.

Best regards
Pimchana K.
Resort Mgr.

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Reviewed 22 May 2012

We stayed at the Cliff after New Year on Phi Phi, The rooms are great we stayed in the regular bungalow rooms and then spent a few nights in the suite which was amazing. The hotel gardens are very well maintaned and the the whole place is spotless. The lady that manages the resort was great and and ladies that worked the bar and restaurant treated us like VIPs and the food was excellent in comparison to what else was avialble locally. Pool was great and very quiet we would go back tommorow! the coconut smothies are incredible.........

Date of stay: January 2012
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3  Thank andy m
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TheCliffAonang, Manager at The Cliff Elegance Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2012

Dear Valued Guest

Thank you so much for your time putting such positive reveiw for us.
It was such a pleasure for us to welcome you two.
I always share comment with all the staffs and already passed on it on
to our FB staff. We all are looking forward to welcome you again for your next
holiday. And make sure to have your favourite coconut smoothie
as your welcome drink
Please contact me directly for that occasion.

Best regards
Pimchana K.
Resort Manager
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Reviewed 21 May 2012

At the Cliffs my boyfriend and I felt like a prince and princess. The staff members were very attentive and I can’t fault the service provided. We stayed there for three nights. I have so much to write about this place, so I will bullet point them:
- Food – I was only able to eat one dinner meal due to food poisoning from another place. They have a great selection of Thai and western food on the menu and very reasonably priced. My boyfriend enjoyed all the meals. Once the staff knew I was sick – they tried to accommodate with rice and toast. The restaurant also has the clean food, good taste sign. Lastly, try Takola in Krabi Town! Amazing Thai and Chinese food (you will also receive a transfer from the hotel).
- Room – Our room was very clean and very cute (we received elephant folded towels on a daily basis). I loved the outdoor bathroom. Please be warned that the room is rather small so if you have lots of luggage, you may need to place it straight into the wardrobe. The only downfall of the room was that there isn’t much light in the bungalow and there isn’t any hot water in the bathroom basin. This fault is only minor though!!
- Service – Nothing short of fabulous!!!
- Pool – The pool looked and felt amazing. It is cleaned on a daily basis. If you stay at this resort, please swim in the pool.

My boyfriend and I really want to return to this resort as it was purely amazing.

Date of stay: May 2012
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TheCliffAonang, Manager at The Cliff Elegance Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2012

Dear Guest

Thank you for taking your time to put good review for us.
We all staffs are so delighted to know that you and your boyfriend had
a lovely time with our service. Taking the best care of our guest especially when they are ill is our top priority.
Very pleased that you and your boyfriend also enjoyed our selectoin of food in our restaurant
and at TAOKLA the one that we recommend you for the Chinese in Krabi town.
Our room is a good size for a couple, I would recommend the same for the luggages in the wardrobe. Your feed back has brought to our management attention.
Thank you agian for your stay with us. Please do contact me for your next visit.
We are looking forward to welcome you agian soon.

Best regards
Pimchana K.

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