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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 7 days with 2 girl friends and myself. The music was not an issue for us as it was to be expected, however the staff were extremely rude and annoying. Ark bar overstaffs and therefore there is constant, loud chatter between the staff members at early hours of the morning and night. They also scrape their shoes...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice beach club on the beach nice beds to lay down. Good and fast service very clean and good djs there Sunday's and Wednesday's Still the best in Koh samui to have an ice beach party. Best times are 2 days before full moon party and 2 days after

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Not going to start off by complaining about the noise as per other negative reviews as me and my friends were knowledgeable about this place and it's amenities prior to checking in - IT'S A PARTY RESORT. Loved the accessible party atmosphere and the friends we made, okay music and entertainment. Would have rated this place 3 stars however the...

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Thank Aisha M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We 5 friends stayed here for 3 nights and loved the stay. A total out and out party place. The music is amazing. Food is great. The whole atmosphere is chilled and party like. The fireworks at night are just outstanding. Loved the vibe. Would definitely want to ome back here.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you want to drink, be loud and get drunk then Ark bar is one of the places to go. If you dont wanna be in the club sorta scene id prob avoid the ark bar. Drinks are pricey and we cant comment on the food as we didnt ever eat there. Its always loud so i couldnt imagine staying...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Awesome place to have a drink. DJs, fire twirling, podium dancing. All set on the beach. Easy to get carried away there. I'm sure you can drink somewhere else cheaper but worth a looksy. Had a ball from what we all remember.

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Thank Pat B
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A group of 14 of us called into the Ark Bar for a couple of drinks after a nice meal. We asked if it was closing time, we were told, "no problem, stay as long as you want". They literally had the last drink poured and money in the till when they were telling us to "time up, you go...

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Thank Tom B
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Party on the beach for all ages with lots of good music. Fire show is worth a watch and lots of people there. Lots of people trying to sell you things but this is the same as everywhere you go around the tourist places.

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Thank XtinaSav
sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are not into loud music at night then this is not the place for you. The bar on the beach offers great food and drinks however at night it is loud and full of loud drunk people. Loud music is its down fall. Great fire entertainment on the beach. I personally wouldn't stay there or in a hotel...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Busy beach club, packed bar area serving wide range of cheap eats. Young crowd, but anything goes and it's got a fun vibe if you're looking for a drop off point on your beach walk. Admission fee for the associated pool area where DJs keep up the pace for the pretty young things who aren't too hot to groove.

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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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 

Additional Information about Ark Bar Beach Resort

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: £37 - £60 (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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#8 Top resorts Hotel in Chaweng
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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“Avoid rooms close to the pool as the music is on till 2 am.”
 of 5 bubbles ujwalas2014, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“it's one of those places that has a good reputation for the crowd, but there are SO many better places fro half the price. AVOID”
 of 5 bubbles tombC5640KJ, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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”
 of 5 bubbles alexgaman, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't sleep here”
 of 5 bubbles ThaiMike1, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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