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First Residence Hotel

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed for two weeks this past February, it was excellent! Totally comfortable and safe. The AC was awesome, and the wifi was very strong. Very friendly staff. The room was clean and perfect for budget travel. I met very other guests that were super nice. I would highly recommend!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The stuff is very friendly and trying to help all the time. However, the rooms need urgent maintenance. The AC in 2 of our rooms was leaking, rust on the taps and some of the towels were torn. The pictures were probably taken at the first days of the hotel. In addition, the hotel is very far from the center...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice hotel in a great location. The hotel pool is nice, however could do with a few more sun loungers. But great for a dip after a day out in the sun! The hotel is very clean, with the room being cleaned and fresh towels every day. Our bathroom smelt a little when the ventilation fan was...

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bethany P, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward to welcome you again here at First Residence. Thank you very much for your kind review. With kind regards the management team

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Absolutely delighted with this splendid little hotel. Suitable for all types of group. Families, even stags (we weren't on a stag do, but we might as well have been ;-) Lovely staff. Thanks for making our stay an absolute pleasure.

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kmb182uk1, thank you so much for your nice review. To read your recommendation made us all very proud. Hoping to see you again sometime! With kind regards the management team

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The hotel located on the quieter side of Chaweng Beach which suited my preference. You can find anything you need surround the hotel. Motorbike rental, laundry, restaurants, food marts, dive center and the list goes on. The staff very friendly and some of the well converse in English. The rooms is good size, very clean and well kept. Hòwever the...

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear imran h, thank you so much for your friendly review. We hope, someday we may welcome you again here at First Residence. And an extra mattress wouldn't have been a problem! With kind regards the management team

Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Hotel is on the end of Chaweng beach, however it is quite busy with all the restaurants and hotels in the area. Staff is very helpfull and skilled. Rooms are spacious and very clean. We stayed on the forth (top floor) and the noise from the street was not bad. Hotel has access to private beach which is excellent (about...

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lina V, thanks a lot for your kind review. Looking forward to welcome you again here at First Residence. With kind regards the management team

Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We're really enjoying our stay here. Wonderful service, great breakfast and friendly staff. Hotel is clean and fresh. Quiet side of town, but close to beach and restaurants. Anything you need help with, just ask. Wifi is good too.

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Linn L, thank you very much for your recommendation and your nice review! Looking forward to see you again some day. With kind regards the management team

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017

When we first arrived our room wasn't ready because it was about 7am, the staff offered us an orange juice and checked us in, then we left our bags while we waited for our rooms. The hotel is very clean and the facilities are well kept at the hotel. The rooms are basic with a bathroom and balcony, we had...

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear YvonneLR, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward to welcome you again here at First Residence. Thank you very much for your kind review. With kind regards the management team

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 4 nights and experienced the most wonderful service from all staff! They were all so helpful, kind and happy all the time! Our room was pretty nice especially for what we paid! Would recommend!!

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lauradunell, we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward to welcome you again here at First Residence. Thank you very much for your kind review and recomendation. With kind regards the management team

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Me & a friend stayed here for 3 nights whilst in Koh Samui. We were backpackers but liked how it was in the quieter end of town. Very spacious & clean rooms with a balcony to hang out your wet clothes. A nice little pool area with lovely staff. You can walk along the beach to get to the busier...

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Piyaporn2509, Manager at First Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Aoife C, thanks a lot for your recommendation and your nice review! Looking forward to see you again some day. With kind regards the management team

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about First Residence Hotel

Address: 27/6 Moo 3 Chaweng Road, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: $28 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — First Residence Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
1st Residence Hotel
First Residence Hotel Ko Samui/Chaweng
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Chaweng
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“Ask for a pool view”
344shirley, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“It's at chewing area near the beach ad the twin rooms is spacious ad in front of the road...”
342kalpanas, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms we saw were pretty identical but if you do not like stairs choose one on the lower ground as there is no lift”
Abi1000, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms have wifi even the beach and the pool”
MeganinCo, 1 Aug 2015 | Read review
“No lift. If you have mobility problems ask for a lower room.”
eeore, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
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