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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for a week, free taxi from pier to the hotel which was nice. Snorkelling is amazing here and has good wifi in the hotel to be fair, these are the only good things. Taxi service is an absolute joke, 4 taxis only in the 1 day with the last one being at 5pm, makes you have to plan... More 

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Thank Brandon D
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm writing this review because previous bad reviews made me a little cautious about what to expect.. but my partner and I had one of our most amazing stays at this resort! The staff were always eager to help and were so friendly, picked us up for free from the pier and although the taxi runs 4 times a day,... More 

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Thank Katiephysick
Greater Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in an air conditioned cottage, just been refurbished. The food is amazing and well priced, cheap for a resort. The staff are friendly and helpful, and the engish spoken is pretty good. Photos on the site are a little old, the trees are MUCH bigger, but its a great place to stay for peace and relaxing.

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The snorkelling at the beach is the best part of this resort. And this is the only reason I stayed here. From the first day I arrived except for one interaction with staff, all staff are rude, pushy, in a rush every small matter I ask them about - which is not unusual or very often - is met with... More 

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Thank Helen S
Cromwell, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights & extended our stay for a 6th night because we liked it so much. The double studio room is absolutely stunning & very close to the pool & beach. The room was very clean & nicely furnished, & had sliding screen doors that could be left open at night which kept the room lovely... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We was booked for 2 nights but had to cancel to 1! The place is so peaceful and lovely. Quiet and a private beach but the room is way too hot and very far away from everything. Their taxi services has only 4 times a day and the latest one at 5pm that means we cannot go chill at the... More 

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Great location, friendly staff and nice rooms for the price. The cab fairs are way over priced to get picked up at the location in order to go into town so if you stay here rent a scooter. It will save you a lot of money. My only complaint is after 9pm there is no way to get ahold of... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect place in KOH Tao if you want to stay far from the crowd and loud places. You can get rooms for a really good price, swimmingpool right In Frinton the beach, WiFi everywhere,... the only negative thing is that is far from everywhere. So either you take one of the 4 taxis a day they have for 100B, or... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Pros: - Clean room upon arrival. - Friendly staff - free shuttle to resort - no deposit required to use snorkelling gear - quiet beach - lovely pool - relaxing atmosphere Cons: - Room was very small. - fan only bungalow was way too hot - beach was made up of broken shells: wear shoes at all times - restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed in a modern style room just off from the pool area. We had the room with the fan, but could have done with the ac. The price difference between both was a bit steep - ac should be a necessity. Other than that, great food, great service and the private beach area was picturesque and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Montalay Beach Resort is a small to medium size hotel, locate in the eastern part of Koh Tao (Turtle Island) called "Ao Tanote". It is a beautiful secluded bay and is a great place for snorkeling and diving. Ideal for families with children or couples to chill and relax. All rooms, cottages and suites are close to the beach and nestled amongst the trees. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Montalay Beach Resort

Address: 53 Moo 3, Tanote Bay, Koh Tao 84280, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: $41 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Montalay Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 53
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Koh Tao
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
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“There are many steps at this resort, not wheel chair friendly. But not difficult either”
 of 5 bubbles Blockaboulton, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“When ordering food, order the dish with duck; tastes great!”
 of 5 bubbles I2085SWjessicah, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get the bungalow with air conditioning. Can't beat the price.”
 of 5 bubbles iamfree68, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“we chose a room in the main building, fan only was fine. the tree top cottages are a steep walk up.”
 of 5 bubbles 276rachelr, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Enjoyed staying in hotel-like structure for comfort and convenience.”
 of 5 bubbles karenhM5567EB, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
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