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Papillon Bungalows

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I felt very lucky to have found Papillon. Our little bungalow had everything we needed: AC, refrigerator, privacy, very clean and with a short walk to the most beautiful beach. Our Thai court yard and pool were relaxing and inviting. We rented one of their scooters and enjoyed a outdoor barbecue one night. The English speaking staff...

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Tony P, Owner at Papillon Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for a great review! We are really pleased to read your review and do feel genuine happiness that you've liked your stay so much at Papillon. We wish you could stay here longer too, but hopefully you'll come back someday to stay with us again. ;-) "Just right" is good enough for us, and that's how...

Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

We first booked 2 nights at papillon, but because we loved it so much, we added 3 more days. The bungalows are clean, the air conditioner was working perfect and the shower and toilet were clean as well. It's exactly what you need! The people who work at papillon are real Angels! They take good care of you and help...

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Tony P, Owner at Papillon Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello and thank you very much for a great review! It's wonderful to read your review and it's exactly this we are working for, to get our guests feel like you have done here. I am so proud of the staff and when I read all the good stuff people write about them I'm getting even more proud. ;-) It's...

norwich, uk
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights in Feb. Owners and staff friendly. Site clean and pleasant. A few shops close by, 7-11 about a 5 minute walk to right along main road. A mix of European and Thai food, I am always a little disappointed to see a non- Thai menu. But that's just my preference. Lots of people seemed to enjoy...

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Tony P, Owner at Papillon Bungalows, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for a good review! It pleases us to know that you've enjoyed your stay at Papillon and it seems you are satisfied with the most. Regarding the menu we also do have a lot of children staying here and they are not always that fond of thai-food, but we generally hear that we have a real...

Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We are a family of 4, with 2 children aged 5 and 7. This is our first trip to Thailand, and after several long flights and a night in Bangkok we were really looking forward to finding a little slice of paradise in Koh Lanta, and that is exactly what we found at Pappillon bungalows. Pappillon is set back from...

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Tony P, Owner at Papillon Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for a good review! :-) We are very pleased that you liked our little paradise and it was a pleasure having you here. It's also much appreciated how you describe everything on Papillon and it seems like you really liked our place, which of course is our main goal with all of our guests staying with us....

Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable nice and helpful staff, nice bungalows whit good beds. And the food just fantastic 👌👌👌👌👌 Nice little pool and near to everything, the great long beach. And you can get all help you need, only talk to the staff and they help whit all from rent a bike to different trips and so on.

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Tony P, Owner at Papillon Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for a great review! :-) I think you've got it all said in your short but anyway descriptive review. I can see and I do understand that you are satisfied and that's what we always trying to achieve, and it's always a pleasure to see that our guests get the experience and feeling we want them...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Late review for our stay in December 2015. Fantastic, cost effective accommodation. Got the cheapest room which was more than enough - comfortable bed, shower area, fridge with safe. Fan as well as a perfectly functioning AC system. The pool, though small, was a good place to chill out to get away from the heat and the beach was only...

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Tony P, Owner at Papillon Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello and thank you very much for a great review! We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay at Papillon and that you wouldn't hesitate to come back next time you'll come to Lanta. It's also nice reading about the appreciation of our restaurant since I still think it doesn't get adequate appreciation for what it is. :-) I'm...

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We only stayed one night but were really impressed by the welcoming feeling the owner and staff were giving. We were greeted with a welcome drink which was nice in the heat. The area is very relaxed and laid back. One could tell that the guests liked the place. Our bungalow was quite far back which gave us privacy. The...

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Tony P, Owner at Papillon Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for a good review! :-) It seems that you did enjoy your stay here and that makes us really pleased. I've read all the good things you've wrote and want to agree with it all, but I also have a need to reply on the downs. ;-) Regarding the smelling toilet it's actually nothing I've read or...

Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Papillon bungalows for 3 nights with my girlfriend. I found the staff very friendly and helpful when I asked about tours and ferry transfers. Rented motorbikes from them at 200 baht per day and had a blast scooting around the island finding private beaches. Rooms were comfortable and I recommend getting the AC as it is a lifesaver...

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Tony P, Owner at Papillon Bungalows, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for a great review! It pleases us that you've had such a good experience with you from Papillon, and we hope you'll come back again. :-) We actually do have AC in all of our rooms, so everyone who stays here can cool down after a hot day outside. Thanks again for a great review and Best...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We booked the place based on reviews and were not dissapointed . Since we became parents we have these minimum requirements: good location, clean rooms, good breakfast and there must be a swimmingpool. Papillon met all these , the rooms are simple but clean and comfortable, the pool is clean and as there are not many Bungalows, the pool area...

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Tony P, Owner at Papillon Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for a nice review! I'm glad that we've met your requirements and like it seems also your expectations. We like to keep Papillon as a calm and relaxing place, and that we seems to succeed with time after time, and of course it's very important for us that the guests feel that they are taken care...

Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Booked this resort purely based on the reviews and the fact that management responds to peoples reviews. I paid for 13 days in advance on one of the larger bungalovs, which I thought it might be a bit of a gamble based on previous experiences in Thailand. We ended up having a wonderful time. I fully agree with other reviews,...

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Tony P, Owner at Papillon Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for a great review! :-) We are very proud and glad that we've met your expectations, and it was a real pleasure having you here. It's very important for me to read and answer all the reviews and in this case it really paid off since that was important for you as well. ;-) I'm happy to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Food & drink at the hotel
Papillon Restaurant
Papillon Restaurant
Cuisines: European, Thai
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Papillon Bungalows is in a quiet, peaceful garden setting with palm and banana trees, and only 180m from Long beach. The 10 airconbungalows are well spaced apart around the lush tropical garden, giving a great sense of privacy. The bungalows are only a 1 minute walk from the swimming pool, and the cozy Papillon Restaurant is also inside the resort, with normal table seating, or comfortable Thai style cushions to sit on. Also on the menu are Thai and western dishes, fresh coffee and many other beverages. Smiling Thai staff will take care of your every need. We are confident it's important to keep the Thai feeling inside our resort. Welcome //Papillon Team ... more   less 

Additional Information about Papillon Bungalows

Address: 195/3 Ban Saladan Road, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Price Range: $41 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Papillon Bungalows Ko Lanta, Krabi
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“All rooms appeared to be the same (minus the two bedroom bungalow)”
 of 5 bubbles R9292OOmattb, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Big Aircon room furthest from the reception area are the quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles j0esphinem, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose one of the larger bungalows, if you want in room wifi and a DVD player.”
 of 5 bubbles LancashireLass_7, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you need a family space ,there a two room bungalow which is better for older children.”
 of 5 bubbles dorothyt21, 19 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Room 1 is nearest to the pool and restaurant, so you may wish to be further away; that way you are well away from the road as well.”
 of 5 bubbles PatrickN225, 28 Jan 2015 | Read review
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