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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and highly recommend it. The owners and the staff are very friendly and personable. The property is small but charming and the cooking is great for the price. I was sad to leave but will definitely stay again next time I'm in Lanta. If you like really fancy corporate resorts and need tons of amenities,...

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

Hi there, And thank you for your lovely review. I really enjoyed the company on the beach and at the pool, I also think you are a really nice couple and i'm looking forward to meet again when you come back to Koh Lanta. Like you wrote this is not a five star luxury resort but we rather like our...

Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights here and had spent lots of time researching where we wanted to be. We were not disappointed. The bungalows location is fantastic, 5 mins away from a beautiful sandy beach! Plenty of bars and restaurants along the beach. The bungalows are quiet, clean and we'll equipped. There's a lovely small pool which altho is in...

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

Hello Clare, And thank you very much for a great review! We are very pleased to read that you liked it here, and of course when we can help our guests we'll do our best to do that. We where also relieved when we heard that you've got your jewelry's back. It was a pleasure having you here and hopefully...

Surat Thani, Thailand
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, booked on the back of the great reviews. Tony and the staff are wonderful and really try to help with everything. Nothing is too much trouble, if they don't know they will find out :) Tony and friends bought the resort last year and obviously it was a little run down. They are working...

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

Hi Carl and JJ, Thank you for your honest opinion of our place. It was really nice having you here and I'm looking forward to meet you again next season! Like you've wrote this is our second season and we work hard to get it better all the time, and the regular bungalow you've stayed in have became a lot...

Reviewed 24 November 2015

Tony and the rest of staff are super nice, friendly, and welcoming. This ended up being our favorite place we stayed during our Thailand trip, probably swayed by both the accommodation and that koh lanta is so relaxing. Although it's not a luxurious place the bungalow and bathrooms were the cleanest and best laid out we had all trip. The...

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

Hi Sabrina! Thank you very much for a good review and it was a pleasure having you here. :-) It seems like you got in time to the airport and that makes us happy and satisfied. We are really glad that you appreciated the service we provide, and that's how it all should be when you are on a vacation...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Papillon is a wonderful find! Set back from the main road you feel instantly at peace. This feeling is helped by Tony and his wonderful staff, the great food, and perfect lounging pool. We stayed for 6 nights at papillon so I can genuinely say that we received 5 star worthy treatment daily. There is big breakfast with lots of...

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

Hi Janna and Taheer, And thank you very much for your fantastic and honest review. It whas a real pleasure having you here and i hope you arrived well to Vietnam (i think it was)! Hopefully you come back to Papillon some day and can tell me about your continuied trip. ;-) I always tell the staff about the reviews...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

We spent three nights at Papillion Bungalows, in two different rooms. Both were great. The pool was lovely and the breakfast was delicious. Tony and his staff were so helpful! It was a short walk to a lovely beach with plenty to do. I would happily recommend Papillon!

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

Hi Teddi, Thank you very much and we are really glad that you enjoyed your stay and it was a pleasure having you here. :-) Hopefully you'll come back someday! Best Regards Tony with staff

Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Cannot fault a single thing about Papillon. Bungalow was spacious, comfy bed, very clean, good mossie net, aircon and fan both very effective, HUGE bathroom with a great shower. Enjoyed hanging on the hammock out front of our bungalow too. Service was great - always greeted with a smile, happy and eager to chat and answer questions, as well as...

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

Thank you very much Sam, We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay here at Papillon. It was a pleasure having a nice couple like you here. :-) Best Regards Tony with staff

LONDON
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I couldn't have asked for a better place to stay on Lanta. My boyfriend and I have been to the island several times, but this was our first stay at Phra Ae beach, and first time at Papillon, but may not be the last! The good thing about the island is that its small enough to get around anywhere as...

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

Thank you very much and it was a pleasure having you two here! It makes me and the staff really proud and happy to get this good review, and you guys where really nice to us too. We hope to see you again! Best Regards Tony with staff

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Papillon is fantastic! Great location and easy to get to everything. Owner and all staff were VERY helpful and friendly which made our stay even better! Wifi was great in the rooms! Breakfast was also good! Beautiful beach only a minute away! Would definitely recommend and stay again.

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

Thank you very much, and me and my staff really enjoyed having you here! :-) I hope i'll see you here again. Best Regards Tony with Staff

Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

My wife and I spent 3 nights at Papillon, and we loved it! The owner and the whole staff would hang out with us every night and we'd talk about everything from music to politics. They do a real nice job here of combining classy elegance and down-to-earth comfort. And it's cheap! There is plenty to do on and around...

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

Thank you very much guys, and it was really nice having you here. I hope you feel that you had a really great honeymoon, and also that everythings good when you get back home. We all hope you'll come back to our little paradise! :-) Tony with Staff

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Food & drink at the hotel
Papillon Restaurant
Papillon Restaurant
Cuisines: European, Thai
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Dry Cleaning
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: $65 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Papillon Bungalows Hotel Ko Lanta
Papillon Bungalows Ko Lanta, Krabi
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“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
“All the bungalows are fab”
 of 5 bubbles Kellyamr, 1 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We had bungalows 1 & 2, which were close to the pool, and very comfy.”
 of 5 bubbles jojogee, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
“All good as far as I could see. Comfy, Clean, Friendly, Quiet. But if within easy reach of everything on the Island.”
 of 5 bubbles Mariabakerbrowne, 4 Apr 2014 | Read review
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