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The Library

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were there with 10 friends for drinks and dinner. Great bean bag DJ chill bar on the beach - we had happy hour signature cocktails which were creative, delicious and great value. The Thai food at dinner was delicious but perhaps a bit too stylised - eg. the Thai beef salad was a sliced steak with celery and carrot...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there for a vacation in February 2017. for seven nights. I can't even express my disappointment in this hotel. The best thing is to start on positive note, so I will say it's a very beautiful place, nice beach, facilities, great room( not so comfortable mattress thought), nice and pleasant staff in general, great restaurant ( the Page)...

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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

If you want to enjoy some good quality cocktails off the beaten party and amusement track in Chaweng "downtown" - or simply want to enjoy the evening sipping a glass of wine instead of the standard booze - head here, still on the main road but a bit off to the south of the strip

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

The Library came highly recommended so I decided to overlook the 'Design Hotel' branding emblazoned everywhere on the website - I don't usually go for gimmicks and was concerned it might be an eclectic mix of cute but kitsch examples of over-design. Nightmare scenario of a shower ensconced in glass in the middle of the room, garish mood lighting and...

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very good hotel this one had a pleasant stay with lovely view!.. Friendly and funny staff can't really fault something! Just bit pricey.. but ok what to say about that! All in all very glad and happy for my nights there!.. Definitely be back!..

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Library is a stunning conceptual hotel built in a semi-minimalist architectural design, located at the heart of Chaweng Beach. Shaped by the hands of an island local who was inspired by books and a simple lifestyle philosophy, the property has now become an international icon of style and was recently recognized by Tripadvisor as the number one trendiest hotel in Thailand (2012).The Library offers its guests a total of 26 unique accommodations in the form of Exotic Suites located on the ground floor, Smart Studios on the upper levels, an ultra-luxurious unit called the Bookmark and an expansive 2-Bedroom Suite. Interspersed with age-old trees and various works of art, The Library and its surroundings boast a balance of nature and culture. Interiors bathed in a minimalist palette are completed with modern facilities. True to the belief that a perfect holiday equals an opportunity to enjoy one good novel, guests are invited to browse through the well-curated collection of books at The Lib, which gives The Library its distinctive name. An award-winning restaurant called The Page is also open for all-day dining, and the Drink Gallery whips up an artistic blend of good food, warm vibes and the island's most fantastic drinks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Library

Address: 14/1 Moo 2, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: £207 - £455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Library 4.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
The Library Hotel Bophut
Library Koh Samui
Library Hotel Koh Samui
The Library Ko Samui/Chaweng
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Chaweng
#12 Romantic Hotel in Chaweng
#17 Luxury Hotel in Chaweng
#21 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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“All rooms pretty good from what we saw...”
 of 5 bubbles stj0hng, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go as near to the red pool as possible”
 of 5 bubbles TrippingKev, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Be careful with accessibility: we had an upper floor room people with reduced mobility could never reach”
 of 5 bubbles Francesca1709, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I found that some exotic room (ground floor) are block with branches and leaves of the trees, and some not.”
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  • Living & Dining area, 2-bedroom suite.
  • Open-air Jacuzzi of 2-bedroom suite
 of 5 bubbles Catheen_Wang, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“get a second storey room half way down the walkway to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelsE8351HE, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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