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The Houben Hotel

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We escaped from Ko Krahdan (see my review of where we stayed and knew there was also a storm coming so moved to Ko Lanta). We Booked four nights at the last minute, arriving wet and bedraggled and were greeted by the owner. There are only something like 15 rooms, so it's an intimate experience. All of the staff are...

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Corbetta, Italy
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 6 days in this amaizing hotel. During this stay I married Lorenzo and all the organization WAS PERFECT! We thank Hathaithip, Walter, Shana, Yindee and all staff for your kindness, organization and support before and during our stay in The Houben and for our wedding. Rooms are large and with all comforts, high quality of breakfast and dinner...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

What we were looking for in Koh Lanta was an unforgettable experience full of joy and relax in the best possible place, forgetting for once about the price. Based on the previous reviews and the place unique characteristics, we bet for The Houben. Unfortunately we wouldn't return and we definitely not recommend to spend a good money in such a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in one of the two small villas on the hotel premises at the end of the rainy season when the village was slightly quieter. We really loved the spacious room, the private back balcony with a jacuzzi, the hotel pool and the view from the premises. The staff was friendly and it was only a short walk to...

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Walter H, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Heikki Y, Thank you for your staying with us and for your review . Our satisfaction to make you enjoy staying with us. For your future plan to return and should you need further information, please feel free to contact us directly anytime . You're the most welcome to the Houben Hotel , Koh Lanta . Warm Regards, Walter...

Heerenveen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This boutique hotel has stolen our heart! The sincere hospitality of the staff, the amazing food, high service standard,beautiful rooms and perfect location made us extend our holiday twice. Without a doubt the best place to stay at Ko Lanta. Don't hesitate, book The Houben!!

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Walter H, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear fvanderpas , Thank you very much for your kind review .Creating a home away from home feeling is our mission . Very appreciate to hear that you felt that during your stay . Should you need any further information , concerned to the future returning plan , please feel free to contact us directly anytime . Warm Regards, Walter...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A truely great place to relax and get away from it all. The staff, the restaurant, the whole experience was really great. From the front desk to the owners we could not have wanted any extra attention

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Walter H, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PaulRG1964 , Thank you for your review us regarding your stay at our hotel . Thank you for your kind mentioned to our team , the restaurant , as well owner ;) could make you feel great . Looking forward for your returning to our small hotel . Best Regards, Walter Houben

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the southern part of the island within walking distance to Kantiang Bay and an abundance of some great local restaurants and bars. The property itself and the staff are beyond accommodating. We stayed here for three nights in an an ocean view room with breakfast included. Our room was super chic, clean, and offered an unobstructed view of...

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked five nights at The Houben in a Privilege Suite, and our stay was fantastic from beginning to end. The staff is incredibly warm, personable, and helpful, especially Shana and Yindee, Our room had a stunning view of the Andaman Sea with spectacular sunsets. The food and drinks at Red Alert were excellent, especially Shana's ice cream! Breakfast was...

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Walter H, Manager at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear anjviola , Thank you very much for your review . We're so glad to hear that you had a fantastic stay . Your kind comments will surely be shared with our team . Again gladly to hear that our food and our homemade ice cream by Shana was excellent . Please let us know if your returning plan in...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in one of the suites, because we wanted something special for Christmas. It was not worth the money.. first transfer was expensive, THB 5,800 for a round trip which seemed ok when I booked it, but way overpriced when we where there since everything else is so cheap on the island. Food is ok, but...

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Walter H, Manager at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SabySG , Thank you very much for your feed back , its very important for us . Firstly, I would like to apologize if our 4 stars hotel was not able to reach your expectation. Later , your comment concerning the rate of the transfer which ours was higher than others ( Taxi service on the street ) @...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our the second stay (the first one was almost 6 yrs ago) and I'm pleased that the perfect service remains the same.The hotel has really nice location and accomodation has really nice standard. Because our full satisfaction in every area of services (accomodation,service,restaurant,housekeeping) has this hotel my full recomendation.

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Walter H, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michal M , Thank you for your kind returning to our small hotel again after 6 years ago , as well your valued feed back to let us know our service and hotel standard still nice in your opinion . Very appreciate with your kind recommendation us to other readers . Merry X'Mas. Sincerely yours , Walter Houben

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge
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: £65 - £305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Houben Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
The Houben Hotel Ko Lanta
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Ko Lanta
#3 Spa Hotel in Ko Lanta
#7 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
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