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The Empire Guesthouse

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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Simple but efficient and god food , pizza was nice and well toped with tomatoes and cheese . price affordable , great service and nice people, we actually met an italian guy i suppose to be the owner and gave us a lots of indication where to spend the night .Will be back da ,

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Finale Ligure, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Very very good food, like at home! Pizza crunchy and delicious baked.. Even better than same "pizzeria" ii Italy ! Home made filled pasta Ravioli , traditional pasta , bruschetta TOP ! Italian management... Don't miss it :-) Ps : great espresso coffee !

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Thank Mambo1986
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

I have no idea how this guesthouse has this rating. Yes it was relatively cheap compared to other hotels, but it was absolutely terrible. The room was dirty with cigarette burns on the cover. Many mosquitos in the room and the gardens. Very overpriced food and of low quality. Would never consider staying here again. Overall i think Chaweng is... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This restaurant says it's Italian but my husband and I regularly eat Italian food and also my husband being somewhat of a cook who regularly cooks pasta al dente .it was a total let down it was the worst pasta ever it was almost like they microwaved the pasta as if it was pre cooked because as soon as we... More 

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Thank Pauline J
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

This Italian restaurant/hotel is located down one of the little side streets in Chweng. We ordered 2 pizzas and saw it being made in front of us including the tossing of the base. Due to this I had high hopes. The pizza was ok but not as good as I expected it to be, I would say it was an... More 

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Thank Ross K
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Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

I really don't understand the bad reviews about the guesthouse. The restaurant closes at 11 and after that the street is not noisy at all. Moreover the rooms have comfortable king size beds, air-conditioning and a daily cleaning service (which is no standard in guest houses in Asia). Furthermore the owners are really nice and help you to find a... More 

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Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

Neat and clean cosy room with air con , safe and hot shower ... great traditional italian food served at restaurant...3min walk to chaweng beach..room cleaned daily..if you need tips about the island staff were always really helpful

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1 Thank stefanostiv
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

Clean accomodation near the Chaweng Beach with a small Restaurant. Very helpfull personal there. If you are looking for a good accommodation in Chaweng Road, this is a good place to stay. Beds are good and wifi is working well.

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Thank Moritz J
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Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

Owners and staff extremely helpful and friendly... Well sized and very clean rooms. I have tried almost all the dishes on their menus, they were all outstanding... I could not believe a Thai chef could produce such authentic Italian food... Trust me I'm an Italian chef myself... An overall 10/10. They were all so nice to me that I've almost... More 

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Ao Nang, Thailand
1 review
Reviewed 17 April 2014

I suggest you to visit this place. Gianni e Fabrizio are amazing , they will help you for everything the beach is a 30 metre and they have a very good restaurant with real homemade pasta, try the fettuccine are fantastic . Room easy but very clean , excellent position in chaweng beach.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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Additional Information about The Empire Guesthouse

Address: 111/3 Moo 3 | Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: £12 - £25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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