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The Houben Hotel

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Milton, Canada
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights in early April. The Hotel is only 15 rooms and it is very quiet and relaxing. We had a ground floor room and it was great! Walk out to a deck and right into the large salt water pool. The location is great and the view is amazing! The rooms are really nice. Great service from...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AmynScottShmyles , Thank you for sharing your experience . We 're happy that you 've relaxed with us and enjoyed your stay . Yes, its truth , the nearest village is 5 minutes by walk , you will find few good local restaurants .Thank you from our neighbourhood ,too . Hopefully we will have a chance to welcoming you...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Beautiful hotel surrounding a nice bay where you'll find the most beautiful sunset ever! My room was on the 3rd floor and offered me every day the best aperitif ever!! The room itself was perfect, big, huge bed, beautiful and wide bathroom. The only thing (as mentioned in other reviews) was the noise of the AC.. Really something to do...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cleo_sea , Thank you for sharing your experience with us . Thank you for your promise to come back to our hotel in one day , we will looking forward to welcoming you again and again . We attempt to fix the noise under the air condition to ensure the temperature must not be lower than standard. We have...

Sheffield
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Just arrived into Phuket having checked out of The Houben three days early. First the good stuff: The staff are excellent, very helpful, happy and friendly. The rooms are also very modern, the bathrooms large and the large sliding doors leading on to the balcony overlooking the uninviting pool and sea are a nice touch. Now the not so good...

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walterhouben, Manager at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear flashguru , Thank you for sharing your experience here . We're very sorry to hear of the inconveniences you experienced during your stay - however we appreciate your feedback. We also appreciate your address on the dining issues you encountered during your stay, which we will certainly use as we continue to better the experience here . Sincerely yours...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 April 2015

If you are not looking to break the bank staying at the Pimalai, then The Houben is the best luxury hotel on the island. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful (Even by Thai standards.) The rooms were lovely, and the location is perfect if you plan to spend a lot of time on the water, and less time in...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jon L, It was so great to read that you had a wonderful stay with us and our team put all intention during your stay . Very appreciated your review and i will pass your mentioned to our team . Hopefully you will return to Koh Lanta and let the Houben looking after your stay again and again ....

Witham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2015

The Houben is a unique hotel in that it is offering 15 exceptionally comfortable and well appointed bedrooms for guests who want to have peace and tranquility with a luxurious level of service whilst being able to enjoy the comprehensive facilities that the Houben possesses. My wife and I loved the breakfast especially the tropical fruits served up daily. Nothing...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John V, Thank you so much for writing a review . I'm so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed our cocktail and had dinner with us . I appreciated your review and especially pleased that you would like to return and stay with us again . Looking forward to welcoming you to The Houben Hotel ,...

Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Good impress with friendly staff and cleanliness of the resort include the romance scenery . First step in the resort make me feel comfortable because of the architecture and decoration and the style of the resort. I defenitely come back to the Houben

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Suthussanee , Thank you for sharing your review . It was so great to hear that you were impressed with our resort scenery and Thank you for your future plan to return to The Houben Hotel , Koh Lanta . You are the most welcome . Sincerely yours , Walter Houben

Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

This is my first experience to visit Lanta Island. Wonderful that we were decide to stay in Houben. The hotel is extremely comfortable with room in modern style.. Private jacuzzi made us more romantic. The staff were friendly and always well maintained. We can relaxing with big swimming pool and jacuzzi outdoor, that is so perfect. Another thing is about...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Khun Nipaporn P, First of all Thank you for your selecting the Houben again for your valued holiday , its very kind of you . It was so great to hear that you enjoyed our Belgian Food, room comfortable , beyond is our staff 's service mind . Please let us know your returning plan in the nearly future...

Reviewed 13 April 2015

Everything about this hotel is first class. The staff are all very friendly and considerate and any question or issue is resolved immediately. The rooms are amazing, beautiful sea view from all, huge comfy beds and meticulously clean. Breakfast was fantastic with huge choice. Not too much more I can say aside from simply the best hotel i have ever...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rob W, Thank you for your review. We're so happy that you enjoyed our room with huge comfy bed and breakfast . Please let us having a chance to looking after your returning plan to Koh Lanta , you are the most welcome to The Houben Hoel . Sincerely yours , Walter Houben

Reviewed 12 April 2015

where to begin???? This hotel was for me and my girlfriend.... Unforgettable!!! There really aren't any words to explain how good the houben is! First of all the architecture of the place is magnificent!! Extremely stylish and full of elegance! It is a quiet boutique hotel that has a great pool and stunning sunset views! We did not want to...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lombardi86, It was such a great motivate to me and our team , this is exactly what we would like to hear . Be your outstanding stay , having a great food , bring them sincerity smile and hospitality . Thank you for sharing your review on Trip Advisor , we are looking forward to welcoming your return in...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 12 April 2015

We love this place. We have stayed over the road in the Pimalai before and I thought this place would pale next to that, but it really didn't, we loved it. I would definitely go back. This place has charm, character and amazing staff. It is absolutely unique. The staff went above and beyond to look after us. My parents-in-law...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dibbs27, Thank you so much for sharing your review at the Houben on Trip Advisor . And we're so happy to know you loved our place . We're particularly pleased to hear you enjoyed our wonderful staff and our service, as well as the great food , view and room . Thanks again, and we hope to welcome you...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on the hilltop of Kantiang Bay, Ko Lanta. Isolated from the crowds and villages , only 5 minutes walk down to the local shops. Overlooking at the great sunset view of Andaman Sea.The spacious rooms with comfortable bed, well-equipped with free WI-FI internet connection by cable access .The Houben affords the modern contemporary decoration. Outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi where you can view the tranquil ocean and listening to the serene sound of waves crashing along the shore. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Houben Hotel

Address: 272 Moo 5 | Ba KanTieng Bay, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Price Range: $100 - $536 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Houben Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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The Houben Hotel Ko Lanta, Krabi
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Ko Lanta
#3 Luxury Hotel in Ko Lanta
#7 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
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