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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Location - This is the center of the party place on the entire island. Even after it shuts, another party street is a 5 min walk. Right in front of the beach, and has water sports 5 min away too. ITs a rocky beach though, so be careful. Rooms - WE had 2 rooms, deluxe and super deluxe, and you...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Me and my girlfriend wanted somewhere which was in the centre near restaurants and had a decent vibe to it , this hotel ticked all these boxes . We stayed here in December 2015 for 4 nights. Rooms are basic but clean and decent sized . Would stay here again. Also recommend doing the safari it's a great day out...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Stayed here a few times the last few years, music and bar not as good as they once was... Very very over priced much cooler bars on the beach now service is really slow and the food again really quite rubbish for Thai standards

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2Thank Michael1491
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel in May ,when i arrived,surprise,I am in hell.The rooms are horrible,they have a door inside that conects other room,you can hear the young crowd drinking untill 2am.I couldn't sleep.The shower is horrible,the bed (omg).So if you have wife,sister or daughter go somewhere else.Supposed to stay 3 nights,had to move.They dont care.Lost my money but not my...

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Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

It's a non stop party. Literally music going for all hours and very few places to escape it. Puts a bit of a dampener on trying to sleep. The rooms are nice and this place literally has everything you may need for your stay. It is in the center of nice shopping areas and restaurants. Stay here if you really...

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Riverside, California
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Stay: 4 nights People: 2 Females Traveling From: America Room: 1412 near the check-in desk, no view Likes: The location of the hotel was amazing. We never had to walk farther than a few blocks away to find food, entertainment, or shopping. On the way to the front desk you pass by two kiosks full of excursion information and a...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

90% of Ark Bar is busy, dont let anyone tell you otherwise. However we still enjoyed our 4 night immensely. There are a couple of restaurants/bars that join onto the beach which serve food all day. The 3 pools are also varied, from live poolside DJ's to quiet rexlaing ones, tucked away from the hub of noise. If you want...

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Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Hearing about Ark Bar as One of the 'not to miss' places on Chaweng, we visited with a lot of expectations. The music is exciting, the bar and food menu is never ending and the staff polite. The service is quick. There are covered tables inside and beach chairs on the beach as well as pool side. The disco and...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

I have stayed before but it was a quiet time of year this time Staff are all great and I upgraded and wish I hadn't room was not up to much and had grills on bathroom which met in cockroaches and flies Room was mega basic But I are here to party so u are just crashing out Was the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

The Ark Bar is a fantastic place to eat, drink and dance and is a firm favorite of ours for a few years now. Can easily spend all day eating lunch and having cocktails and watching the ocean and a quick shower and change and back to Ark Bar for beach party vibes. Been getting a little more and more...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"ESCAPE YOUR WORLD AND PLAY IN OURS" We invite you to ARKbar Beach Resort, in the heart of Chaweng, the ideal location to explore and enjoy this tropical paradise. Enjoy your days under the sun on our 100 metres of spectacular beachfront and 3 swimming pools, while listening to the latest tunes being played by our resident DJ's. You will meet people from all 4 corners of the world here to party or chill in our unique, relaxing, yet vibrant atmosphere. ARKbar Beach Resort is within walking distance to the new Central Plaza Shopping Complex, all the major entertainment venues and hundreds of boutique shops, cafes and restaurants. You can dine on the beach in our beachfront restaurant and relax at any of the 3 beach bars. From 2pm our main swimming features live music while the other 2 pools are more laid back. As the evening sun sets over this tropical paradise, you will witness the beach transform into a spectacular and unique venue offering a combination of dining, drinking and socialising with free musical entertainment, dancers and fire displays. It is here that you can be a part of the world famous ARKbar Wednesday and Funky Friday Beach Party's."Escape Your World and Play In Ours" ... more   less 

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Address: 159/89 Moo 2 | Chaweng Beach, Bophut, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: $65 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ark Bar Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 320
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Also Known As:
Ark Bar Beach Hotel Chaweng
Ark Bar Beach Resort Ko Samui/Chaweng
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#9 Top resorts Hotel in Chaweng
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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“We took the pool facing room , It was nice but yes Expensive and Little loud as we were close to the Party Pool”
 of 5 bubbles s_sethis, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“just been at the bar”
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“Don't sleep here”
 of 5 bubbles ThaiMike1, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“accesibility, party”
 of 5 bubbles Edu_Alo, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quiet rooms away from the pool area”
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