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The Houben Hotel

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

The Houben was a revelation it made me sure to research well and stay at boutique resorts and away from the chains. The hotel has just about 14-15 rooms but all were occupied. The rooms are superb in terms of aesthetics, size and most of all the view- ah the view!!! Each room has a gorgeous view of the sea....

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Belfast
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights as part of our Thailand honeymoon 3 years ago. Our room was amazing and the scent of the oil placed in the burner in our bathroom each day was just devine. The pool area was pure bliss and the lovely sandy beach was only a short walk. Breakfast was delicious as was the wine....

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

Dear Belfast, Thank you for your kind review . Im not in the hotel for this moment but it was so great to hear that our team could make you feel pleasant with their helpful for your honeymoon . Please let us know your returning plan in the nearly future , you are the most welcome to The Houben Hotel...

Reviewed 19 February 2015

Me and my girfriend stayed at The Houben for six weeks for a couple of weeks ago, and it was an amazing experience. We want to thank the entire stab for being so friendly to us. The Houben is a trendy hotel, with a great restaurant and a fantastic view of the sunset. The closest beach is around 400 m...

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Casalecchio di Reno, Italy
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Stayed for 3 nights, booking process very smooth thanks to Miss Yindee who was very helpful in providing all the info I truly challenged her with (transfer, room availability, daily snorkelling tours). The staff at the reception and Shana are really an added value for the hotel. My room was very posh, the owners are clearly in love with the...

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

Dear stefanofior Please kindly take this as my sincere apologies for the order of the BBQ Fish which caused your dissatisfactory. I am truly sorry that the order may not be what you had expected. If you would have let us know regards the order of the BBQ fish, we would have ensured to fix the order to satisfy your...

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2015

My husband found The Houben online and we instantly knew this was the hotel we wanted to book for 5 nights as part of our honeymoon trip early 2015. The reviews were excellent and the hotel certainly lived up to our expectations. The staff, Shana in particularly, could not be more helpful and helped make our stay perfect. We splurged...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 9 February 2015

This small hotel offers benefits far exceeding its size. The location is terrific--on a hill directly overlooking the Andaman Sea. I had a third floor room with a terrace and sweeping views of the sea as well as the lovely red swimming pool and grounds. Room is large and well decorated with a whimsical and modern spirit, as is the...

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

We decided to take a break from Bangkok, and decided go to the Houben. I am so glad we picked this hotel.It was exactly what we needed. I read the reviews posted by the previous guest, fortunately our stay was far more pleasant. The food was amazing, the cocktails delicious and the service friendly and above expectations. We also had...

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Reviewed 5 February 2015

We had a great 10 day stay here, but were probably expecting a bit more given the effusive reviews on TripAdvisor. One of the reasons we chose this place over others was the large number of positive reviews of the restaurant - it's nice to be able to lounge around at a hotel and not need to leave to get...

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

Dear Jacqui L , Please allow me to reply on behalf of Mr. Walter Houben. I'm Ms. Hathaithip as the manager of the hotel who was talking to you on the phone . First and foremost , I would like to apologies for your disappointment hearing that our property did not live up to your expectations during your recent visit....

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 February 2015

I came here with the missuss for a holiday organised by the well reputed Andaman Adventures (2nd trip with them in a year, 'cos first was so excellent). This resort is beautiful and the perfect 5 star getaway we were looking for. Everything is modern over here. The minimalist architecture is very appealing and we fell instantly in love with...

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

Dear AF_on_TA_74 , Thank you for your review . It was great ! to hear that you were happy with us at The Houben and your compliment . Please allow us , Andaman Adventure and The Houben Hotel , looking after your travelling in Thailand . Warm Regards , Walter Houben

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2015

My partner and I stayed at The Houben on Ko Lanta. Ko Lanta is a beautiful and peaceful island. The staff at The Houben were amazing and so friendly. We loved waking up every morning looking out over our balcony at the breathtaking scenery of the sea. It was a great trip and we will always have fond memories of...

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

Dear Anneliese5151 , I have agreed with you , Koh Lanta is so peaceful and beautiful . Thank you for your choosing stay with us and hopefully we will have a chance to looking after your next return . Warm Regards , Walter Houben

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: $105 - $414 (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
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#3 Spa Hotel in Ko Lanta
#3 Luxury Hotel in Ko Lanta
#7 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
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