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Leicester
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

On arrival we were informed as we had booked 2 rooms we had been upgraded to a suite, on opening the door our jaws dropped. The suite was huge and we couldn't believe our luck. Never stayed in anything like it in our lives. It was amazing, so thank you so much Manathai for the upgrade. The hotel was clean,...

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ManathaiKohSamui, General Manager at MANATHAI Koh Samui, responded to this review

Dear amycm travellers, Sawadee ka and greetings from Manathai Koh Samui. Thank you for your review, we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay and the suite for your time as our guests. Wishing you all the best for 2017. Best regards, Natalie Kamolwattanasoontorn General Manager

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unfortunately i was very poorly during our 2nd weeks stay. The hotel staff couldn't do enough for me. They brought me bowls of fruit, videos, they went to the chemist and shops to buy things to get me better, came to see how i was each day (sometimes twice a day). The Manager (Natalie) was fantastic even on the 1st...

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ManathaiKohSamui, General Manager at MANATHAI Koh Samui, responded to this review

Dear mandydeniels48 travellers, Sawadee ka and greetings from Manathai Koh Samui. Lovely to hear from you, thank you for sharing details about your stay. We would be thrilled to welcome you back again, next time with good health for more Samui sunshine and happy days. In the meantime we wish you all the best for 2017. Best regards, Natalie Kamolwattanasoontorn...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed our nine day stay. The room was nicely decorated, but clearly not as large as advertised on the booking sites. You could draw the curtains to get the room completely dark. The bathroom was clean with hot water in the shower. The balcony was like an extra room in the evening when the kids were asleep, but could...

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ManathaiKohSamui, General Manager at MANATHAI Koh Samui, responded to this review

Dear Mathias A travellers, Sawadee ka and greetings from Manathai Koh Samui. Thank you for your detailed review as our guests. Yes your are correct the gym food did suffer damage from the floods in January and we intend to get this fixed in the Summer. We appreciate your comments to improve on such as WIFI and to consider pricing...

Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great hotel with a free upgrade,friendly staff & nice food 👍😊 road between Hotel & beach but not a problem. Beach pool a must as a infinity pool 👍 Room upgrade was the size of large flat.Hotel off the main strip so very peacefull.

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ManathaiKohSamui, General Manager at MANATHAI Koh Samui, responded to this review

Dear aidee2809 travellers, Sawadee ka and greetings from Manathai Koh Samui. Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. So nice to know it was so enjoyed. Wishing you all the best for the year ahead. Best regards, Natalie Kamolwattanasoontorn General Manager

Peshawar, Pakistan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at the Manathai for 5 days in August 2016. The weather at the island was a little humid at that time of the year. The rooms in the resort are clean but there is this persistent stale smell. Loved the pools and the view. The meals at the restaurant are highly priced. Staff is friendly and well mannered....

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ManathaiKohSamui, General Manager at MANATHAI Koh Samui, responded to this review

Dear salma_kh11 travellers, Sawadee ka and greetings from Manathai Koh Samui. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay as our guest from August 2016. We value your comments and will look back into the comments. Thank you for being our guest and we wish you a wonderful 2017. Best regards, Natalie Kamolwattanasoontorn General Manager

Bratislava Region, Slovakia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At Hotel Manathai we stayed 11 days; from the very beginning the personnel was carrying and attentive; there was never problem to any requirement we wanted from them: arrange a motorcycle, call on our behalf in local language, etc. Rooms are cleaned daily, always you can find a honest smile on any staff member and a whiling to help you...

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ManathaiKohSamui, General Manager at MANATHAI Koh Samui, responded to this review

Dear ecorozco travellers, Sawadee ka and greetings from Manathai Koh Samui. Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay as our guests for 11 nights. Such kind comments to share with our team which gives them much delight. Thank you for being our guests and we wish you a wonderful 2017. Best regards, Natalie Kamolwattanasoontorn General Manager

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were clean and spacious. The staff was nice, and the swimming pool and private small beach were fantastic. The location is not the best, but in this island we could not ask for more. The breakfast could definitely be improved especially in the quality of the hot food. We had an awful experience with some group of russians...

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ManathaiKohSamui, General Manager at MANATHAI Koh Samui, responded to this review

Dear Daniel M travellers, Sawadee ka and greetings from Manathai Koh Samui. Thank you for your review of the stay and some positive mentions to share with the team. In relation to the guests who hampered your stay again we regret this matter. The travel etiquette of guests varies globally and on this occasion our handling of the matter was...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is closer to Lamai than Chaweng where majority of the action is. It offers a free shuttle to and from chaweng which was extremely useful to explore Samui. The pools are excellent but he Hotel restaurants are a little pricey. The hammocks and beanbags by the beach were excellent. I loved the weekly movie that they screen for...

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ManathaiKohSamui, General Manager at MANATHAI Koh Samui, responded to this review

Dear travellers, Sawadee ka and greetings from Manathai Koh Samui. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and share your praise of your holiday and photos for the Trip Advisor community to reference. Glad to share with the team that it was a holiday mostly enjoyed. Thank you and wishing you a great 2017. Best regards, Natalie...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were really happy with our recent stay at the Manathai. Was a beautiful set up, the staff were very helpful and friendly. The breakfast was amazing and we were truly spoilt for choice with things to choose from. Only negative for us was the WiFi barely worked in our room and the bathroom sometimes smelt. We think this was...

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ManathaiKohSamui, General Manager at MANATHAI Koh Samui, responded to this review

Dear Nicoles1996 travellers, Sawadee ka and greetings from Manathai Koh Samui. Thank you for your review of your recent stay. Appreciate you sharing the comments of the highlights and lowlights which I will look into for future improvement. We wish you and your travelling friends a great 2017. Best regards, Natalie Kamolwattanasoontorn General Manager

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 nights and had a great time. Stayed in a Lamai suite which was spacious and had great aircon. Bed was slightly on the hard side which didnt bother us but might bother some people. Rooms were cleaned regularly but sheets weren't changed over which again didnt bother us but may bother some people. Beach across the...

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ManathaiKohSamui, General Manager at MANATHAI Koh Samui, responded to this review

Dear Bennymac87 travellers, Sawadee ka and greetings from Manathai Koh Samui. Thank you for sharing your trip review from your recent stay. It is good to know that we made your 5 night stay a good one. Our best wishes for 2017. Best regards, Natalie Kamolwattanasoontorn General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MANATHAI Koh Samui is an elegant sanctuary set on the serene sands of Lamai Beach. Boundless gardens create a sense of calm and space. Four restaurants give limitless dining options. Two swimming pools for floating. Accommodation options from Deluxe Rooms to Suites varing in size from 32sqm-200sqm. Kids Club, Gym, Car Parking, Free resort WIFI. A peaceful haven created for every guest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about MANATHAI Koh Samui

Address: 173/41 Moo 4, Rob Koh Road, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand (Formerly Buddy Oriental Samui Beach Resort)
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Maret > Lamai Beach
Price Range: $88 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — MANATHAI Koh Samui 4*
Number of rooms: 148
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Also Known As:
Buddy Samui Boutique Koh
MANATHAI Koh Samui Ko Samui/Lamai Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Lamai Beach
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Lamai Beach
#9 Luxury Hotel in Lamai Beach
#9 Romantic Hotel in Lamai Beach
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“Only 3 levels, but all rooms are spacious especially the corner suites.”
 of 5 bubbles mandydaniels48, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room 256 was terrific too. I think it was called a Lamai Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles 814jow, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The "Manathai Suite" is magnificent 2 br 3 bthrms, lounge , kitchen area & dining room. The lounge is enormous”
 of 5 bubbles jlmonsigneur, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Suites are great if you have kids and would like to keep them close by.”
 of 5 bubbles alifiyan, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I wouldn't recommend a deluxe room without a pool or ocean view.”
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 of 5 bubbles WeLove2Travel_ZS, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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