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The Waterfront

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great holiday at the Waterfront in March. We upgraded to the Honeymoon Suite which has a fantastic location right on the beachfront. The hotel certainly has the best location on the beach, being tucked away at the end but still within easy walking distance of all the bars, restaurants and spas in Bophut Village which is fascinating...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at this lovely hotel. They surprised us with a lovely floral display on our bed welcoming us back. I would recommend this hotel for those looking for a quiet relaxing time. We hope to return next year.

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Thank Linda H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just landed back this morning from Koh Samui. We stayed for 10 nights at this charming complex. Due to its hosts Robin, Sue and the team me and my husband think it's one of the nicest places we have stayed in. It's small, cozy, friendly welcoming atmosphere hits you right from the check in and doesn't stop until you leave....

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great little getaway hotel. I didn't want the party scene, I just wanted comfortable, quiet and peace. A short stroll either down the beach, or along the road to get to the heart of the fisherman's village. Pickup and drop off at the airport was awesome. The food in the restaurant is great and the places nearby...

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Jackson, CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Sue and Robin for making our 2nd stay (1st one 10 yrs. ago) as memorable as we remember the 1st being!!! Our room was fantastic - #1 - your staff is "unchanging" even after 10 years; our trip to and from the airport very accommodating. All in all can't wait to return - hopefully we will last another...

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel offers comfortable accommodation, excellent service and amazing staff and is ideally situated on the beach. We spent an amazing week here. The pool was lovely and breakfasts were great. Would certainly recommend and hope to return ourselves very soon

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Roscommon, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my friend found the personal touches from Robin and Sue really nice. They could not have been more helpful.... as the hotel was quiet they upgraded our room and we looked directly into the ocean. Very quiet tranquil spot situated in an ideal location so close to fishermans village while also sitting on the edge of the beach....

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the hotel and it's generally quiet location ( not on Friday night when we have walking street , a big market). Most people do like the location so close to the village. If at all possible we try to give complimentary late checkout although in high season this is not...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a charming boutique resort owned by Robin and Sue, who made sure my stay was faultless and very welcoming. The staff were all very friendly and couldn't have been more helpful.... I look forward to returning some day.....

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and that you found the hotel faultless that's a huge compliment. Thanks also for your compliments re the staff. We hope to see you again but don't take so long I think your previous visit to the island was 15 years before!. Robin The Waterfront

Surrey, England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting into a rut now, fourth visit just over, now booked for the fifth. Cannot find anything to fault about this wonderful little hotel. The staff are welcoming and efficient, the owners are welcoming and professional, helpful and knowledgeable. The situation, directly onto the beach is amazing; it is such a pleasure to open the curtains in the morning and...

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

These guests are a joy to have in the hotel. They are kind, positive people and enjoy life. They socialise with the other guests and with us. We always look forward to welcoming them back. We are really happy that they have chosen to visit us so regularly and thank them for their excellent review. Best wishes, Sue.

Leiderdorp, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at Waterfront very very much. A well managed, friendly, clean and quiet resort in Fisherman's Village (10 minutes from the airport, away from the very busy Chaweng Beach area). The owners, Robin and Sue, are making your stay a very personal experience. The staff is very very friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and nice...

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Also for your kind comments about the hotel and it's location. It is always a delight when guests compliment our staff. So pleased you loved our view( I never tire of it} plus you comments about the pool and bar. We hope to see you in the future. Robin The Waterfront

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family run, small, select and peaceful, yet only steps away from excellent restaurants, bars and boutiques.All rooms are beachfront and the view of the sea and outlying islands is spectacular. Many guests extend their stay, recommend us to others or return themselves, often to meet other guests who have now become friends. Its like coming home, they say. Lots of little touches to make you feel welcome including free pick-up and free internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterfront

Address: 71/2 Moo1, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut
Price Range: $82 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterfront 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
The Waterfront Hotel Bophut
Waterfront Hotel Bophut
Waterfront Bophut
The Waterfront Ko Samui/Bophut
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Bophut
#12 Romantic Hotel in Bophut
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Bophut
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“Definitely the honeymoon suite which is good value”
katiepowney, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have sea view”
PeterSurrey2, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 7 with 2 double bedrooms”
759michielg, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are a bit bigger than the standard bungalows”
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“teh 2 bedrrom sea view bungalow as outstanding”
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