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The Library

14/1 Moo 2 Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Bophut 84320 Thailand
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4.5
#20 of 109 hotels in Chaweng
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Location
4.7 of 5 bubbles
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4.5 of 5 bubbles
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3.9 of 5 bubbles
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With an enchanting beachfront location and a minimalist design, The Library on Chaweng Beach is the perfect place to curl up with a good book. True to its name, this unique conceptual hotel features an expansive library of over 1,400 books available for guests to borrow. This wealth of literature is complimented by the clean lines and bold design choices of its 46 luxury pool villas, suites and studios, each furnished with a reassuring assortment of premium amenities and entertainment technology. Furthermore, a world-renowned red swimming pool provides stark contrast to the alabaster-white buildings of the property. But the enduring respect for the surrounding landscape is unequivocal. From The Page restaurant holding fort on the beachfront, to the Drink Gallery and Tapas Bar fronting the street, The Library seals the chasm between nature and modern life.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Canoeing
Babysitting
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Poolside bar
Windsurfing
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
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Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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14/1 Moo 2 Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Bophut 84320 Thailand
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DragonLass-Aus wrote a review Aug 2022
Hobart, Australia3,801 contributions40 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed in one of the 'secret chapter' villas/rooms, which has a private pool, living areas, a huge bathroom and massive bed. The bathroom has dual wardrobes, dual sinks and even dual showers, so no fighting over bathroom space. A large kitchenette and table is provided, with top quality tea/capsule coffee and even some free snacks. Big daybed, perfect for watching a movie or some Thai soap operas on TV. Everything in the villa is very clean. There's bluetooth speakers out at the pool area so you can listen to some tunes while you have a swim.
The hotel grounds are also great, 2 nice size pools, enough loungers to sit by the beach. Cold water is brought to you. Plenty of trees around to keep the grounds cool.
The restaurant is great, breakfast is made to order from a large menu. We also ate dinner one night which was outstanding.
The location is great, just 5 minutes walk to Central mall and nightlife places if you want to, but also far enough from the nightlife to be peaceful.
We would stay here again.
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Date of stay: August 2022
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Nattida Srimuang, Guest Services / Front Office at The Library
Responded 31 Aug 2022
Dear DragonLass-Aus, Thank you for sharing a wonderful review of your recent holiday experience at the Secret Chapter of The Library hotel to other discerned travelers on TripAdvisor. We are so glad to know that you appreciated the conceptual design of a hotel in which the Library has been about stories and creating unique experiences for our guests. It is a great pleasure to know that you really enjoyed your stay in our spacious, clean and comfortable villa with state-of-the-art facilities and amenities. Meanwhile, we are happy to know that you enjoyed having breakfasts and dinner at The Page with a fine hospitality service. It is also great to know that you like the hotel surroundings as well as the location which is in the heart of Chaweng where all the attractions are within reach including the beautiful Chaweng beach. We will definitely share the positive feedback to the entire team. Your kind compliments are not only meaningful to us but also motivate us to perform our best to exceed our guest expectations. Wishing you all the very best and looking forward to welcoming you back to continue writing your own stories on the second chapter. Warm regards, The Management
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audiethai wrote a review Aug 2020
Bangkok, Thailand7 contributions1 helpful vote
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed at the Library before on 3 occasions,and recently returned because of the new "Secret Pool Villa."We stayed in the "Editor", a 270 sqm. villla hidden behind a secret wall which ensured total privacy.The villa was decorated in Contemporary Chinese style which gives an ambience of comfort and luxury.
The villa featured a pantry, dining area , sitting room, reading room,large bathroom and dressing area and a spacious bedroom with a 11-foot bed which made us feel like the set in the "Last Emperor", but tastefully designed.We loved the pool that you
could actually swim in and the jacuzzi was also larger than most other villas that we stayed.Another plus side for staying at the Secret Pool Villa was the swimming pool reserved just for the pool villa guests.The vermillion color of the swimming pool was truly stunning.We did not want to leave this wonderful resort and had breakfast,lunch and dinner there which was truly satisfying.Another high point of our stay was" Tea by the Sea"which is complimentary for Secret Pool Villa guests.The management and staff was very attentive and courteous.The General Manager Ms.Chutima and our Villa Host.Ms.Monica took care of our every need which made our stay truly memorable.We make sure to return and already made reservation for next February.!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Nattida Srimuang, Guest Services / Front Office at The Library
Responded 2 Sept 2020
Dear Audiethai, Thank you very much for the picturiously, detailed review of your stay experience with us for the 4th Chapter, this time at the Editor, one of our themetic villa, to other discerned travelers on TripAdvisor. It is a great pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay in our spacious and comfortable villa with state-of-the-art facilities such as the customized 11- feet bed and the outdoorJacuzzi and swimming pool. We are also delighted to hear that you enjoyed one of our original experiences "Tea by the sea". It is great to know you appreciated the exclusivity and privacy that we provide for our guests whilst they are staying with us. Most importantly, It is a real pleasure to hear your appreciations of a helpful, attentive, friendly and courteous service of our team especially from Khun Monica, your designated Villa host, who was there to provide you with personalized services 24/7 and Khun Noi, our General Manager who made you feel very welcomed. We will definitely share the positive notes to all our team; they will be very pleased to hear that their genuine services highlighted your stay experience with us. Wishing you all the very best and looking forward to welcoming you back to write many more stories at the Library home on your next holiday in Koh Samui. Warmest regards, The Management.
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jajavalB wrote a review Jan 2021
Lampang, Thailand3,802 contributions2,505 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
I visited and stayed during covid pandemics ,this hotel are wonderfully best for hiding away from crowded area of Chaweng ,with just about 3 kms(2 mi) walk from Samui airport(yes,you can walk with backpack within 30-40 minutes).at first ,Entrance from main street on Chaweng ,I noticed white sculpture in reading manner then arrived at the lobby with welcome drink and sorbet icecream. I booked studioroom (named as "Page" ,it looklikes 60-70 sq meter condominium with all facities ,entertaining my stay here ,hometheatre, automatic curtains,jacuzzi,shower area . inroom personal computer is also available and spocious working area. Page restaurant by the beach and red pool is also very good place for dining in the ambience of seabreeze. Fitness room are provided with view of red pool and sea. After checkout ,there will be complimentary luggage tag with your name on it .
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Date of stay: January 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: Page is perfect for couple , but there are many kinds of rooms to choose
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Response from Nattida Srimuang, Guest Services / Front Office at The Library
Responded 22 Jan 2021
Dear jajavalB, Thank you so much for sharing a wonderful review of your holiday experience at TheLibrary, Koh Samui to other discerned travelers on TripAdvisor. It is a great pleasure to know that you loved the hotel location in theheart of Chaweng with great accessibility to the city center and only 3 kms to the airport. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the arrival and departure experiences with the special treats and enjoyed your stay in our spacious "Smart Studio" with state- of -the- art amenities and facilities. Also, we are extremely delighted to learn that you appreciated a semi-minimalist architectural design and you loved the moment that you could watch the view of pristine Chaweng beach and the Red pool whilst dining at The Page, our beachfront restaurant. Your kind compliments are not only meaningful to us but they are also motivate us to perform our best to go beyond our guest expectations and continue to create personalized services for our guests. Wishing you all the very best and looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with us for the 2nd chapter on your next holiday in Koh Samui. Warmest regards, The Management
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petersphilipp wrote a review Apr 2022
Zurich, Switzerland92 contributions70 helpful votes
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
It is the first time in many years as a „heavy traveler“ that i rate a hotel 5+.

The library hotel is in Samui in the heart of the village, but very quiet, elegant and luxurious with clear architecture and color concepts. The owner together with a local architect from BKk designed the new area called „chapter“.

The chapter rooms are like an atrium with 220qm (appr 2300 sqm) with a pool in the middle. We were just wowed by the space and luxury.

Front desk and the entire staff are super friendly, the breakfast is a la carte with plenty of varieties from thai food to continental breakfast (omelette, boiled eggs, cerials etc).

In the library hotel you feel immediately like at home, cozy and relaxing.

For the restaurant and bars you walk 2-5 minutes.

The 2 pools in red are also another eye catcher which is unique and sophisticated.

Now heading back to BKK but we definitely will come back to this brilliant hotel. Many thanks for making our week unforgettable and pampered.

For those tourists traveling with babies (i read some comments here) please chose another resort or big chain or family club hotel which is specialized for young families and their entertainment.

Again, this hotel made our time lovely and exciting.

With my kindest regards,
Peter S. Philipp
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Book the chapter rooms.
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Response from Nattida Srimuang, Guest Services / Front Office at The Library
Responded 5 May 2022
Dear petersphilipp, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at The Library and sharing your memorable and wonderful experiences on TripAdvisor. It is a great honor for us to receive the wonderful review "5+ services". We are glad to know that you really appreciated the conceptual design of a hotel, especially our iconic red swimming pool, in which The Library has been about stories and creating unique experiences for our guests. We are happy to hear that you appreciated the hotel location in the heart of Chaweng with great accessibility to the city center, but yet peaceful and tranquil. Also, We are delighted to learn that you loved your stay in a spacious Secret Pool Villa with luxury, comfort and well-equipped facilities as well as enjoyed a varieties breakfast on each morning at our beachfront restaurant ,The Page. Equally important, it is great to know that you appreciated a friendly and attentive service of “The Content team, and thank you so much for your kind compliments. We will definitely share your compliments to all our team that we had made your stay an unforgettable one. Thank you so much again for your kind review and your recommendation of our hotel to other discerning travelers on TripAdvisor. Wishing you all the best and looking forward to welcoming you back for the 2nd chapter on your next holiday in Koh Samui. Best regards, The Management
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Erik H wrote a review Mar 2023
Toronto, Canada221 contributions118 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A small driveway is all that separates the bustle of the street from the tranquility that is The Library. Contemporary architecture and interiors set the tone for this boutique hideaway.
Villas are high concept design but very comfortable with amazing bathroom and super comfortable bed.
Lots of technology to be mastered but who really needs it here !
Hotel restaurant located overlooking the beautiful beach serves a la carte breakfast (included in our rate) and reasonable and delicious dinners at The Page accompanied by live music - very romantic setting. We ate here three nights in a row to escape the noise of the town.
Two large red tiled swimming pools are their signature with funky black bean bags as loungers to recline on. We never had a problem getting one. Note - the second pool is located on the other side of the restaurant wall: we didn’t discover it until the last day!
The staff are sweet and go out of their way to be helpful, especially Karn at the reception desk.
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and highly recommend this hotel if you like the boutique experience.
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Date of stay: March 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Room Tip: From what we could see they are all lovely. The bigger they are the more expensive.
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Response from Nattida Srimuang, Guest Services / Front Office at The Library
Responded 14 Mar 2023
Dear Erik H, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your holiday experience with us here at The Library, Koh Samui to other discerned travelers on TripAdvisor. We are so glad to know that you appreciated the conceptual design of our hotel especially the iconic Red Pool and the long sibling red pool with the backdrop of pristine Chaweng beach. It is a great pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay in our Exotic Suite and dining at The Page, our beachfront restaurant, with nice atmosphere and ambiance. Meanwhile, we are delighted to know that you appreciated the pleasant service of our team, especially from Karn. We will definitely share your kind comments to her and the entire team. Your compliments are not only meaningful to us but also motivate us to perform our best to exceed our guest expectations at all times. Wishing you all the very best and looking forward to welcoming you back to the Library home on your next holiday in Koh Samui. Warmest Regards, The Management
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Clara B wrote a review Mar 2020
7 contributions1 helpful vote
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
The library is a silent sanctuary in the middle of Chaweng beach. Who has been to Chaweng might know that Chaweng is anything but silent. However the architect of the library managed to create a very calm noise free space, where you can just relax and read. The sun bean bags at the beach are so comfortable you will never want to get up. The service is on point, the staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Every evening they build a little beach bar with live music.
On our last day we were shown the “secret chapter” this is where the suites are located. Being at the Library for four days I would have never guessed that there is a whole different section of the hotel, it is completely hidden. Overall the hotels interior is very tasteful.
I highly recommend the library to anyone who loves to relax, enjoys tasteful interior and good service.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Nattida Srimuang, Guest Services / Front Office at The Library
Responded 18 Mar 2020
Dear Clara B, Thank you for sharing your enjoyable holiday experience to the discerning travelers on TripAdvisor. We are glad to know that you liked the conceptual design of a hotel in which The Library has been about stories and creating unique experiences for our guests. We are happy to hear that you appreciated the hotel location in the heart of Chaweng with great accessibility to the city center, but yet peaceful and tranquil. It is indeed great to know that you enjoyed relaxing on the bean bags every afternoon and listen to the live entertainments at The Beach Bar in the evening. Thank you also for appreciating the excellent service of our team. Last but not least, we are very pleased to learn that our Secret Pool Villas really wowed you with all the exclusive facilities and amenities. Look forward to welcoming you back to the Library on your next visit to Koh Samui. Warmest regards, The Management
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Helene2099 wrote a review Oct 2022
Sydney, Australia9 contributions7 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This is the best spot in Chewang Beach as it’s right in the centre close walking to everything. Whilst tourists are gravitating to Bophut which is not ideal swimming beach there is plenty open and buzzing in Chewang and the water is crystal clear. I broke my foot at the library as I forgot the bed was raised up off the ground so be very careful of the step. The library kindly assisted me during my stay including insuring I was taken care of at the airport. Thanks to the GM and NOK and I look forward to visiting you again.
Breakfast is amazing especially breakfast in bed on the beach.
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Date of stay: September 2022
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Careful of the step in the bedroom
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Response from Nattida Srimuang, Guest Services / Front Office at The Library
Responded 24 Oct 2022
Dear Helene2099, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your holiday experience with us here at The Library, Koh Samui to other discerned travelers on TripAdvisor. We are extremely happy to read and learn that you like a hotel location which is in the heart of Chaweng where all the attractions are within reach including the beautiful Chaweng beach which is considered as one of the most popular and beautiful beaches on the island. We are also happy to know that you enjoyed one of our original experiences "Breakfast Culture" having breakfast in bed on the beach. We are deeply sorry to hear that you had an accident and got injured from a raised platform during your stay. We hope that you are feeling better now. It is our great pleasure to know that you really appreciated the caring and attentive service of our team and their assistance, especially from our General Manager and our Front Office Manager. We will definitely share your feedback and the positive notes to all our team; they will be very pleased to hear that their genuine service highlighted your stay experience with us. Wishing you all the very best and looking forward to welcoming you back to The Library on your next holiday in Koh Samui to ensure you another memorable chapter with us. Warm regards, The Management
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Marie B wrote a review Mar 2023
North Berwick, United Kingdom68 contributions63 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Library is a visually stunning hotel. We stayed in a standard room which was very contemporary and much larger than we anticipated. We viewed the ‘Secret Garden’ villas and they are just WOW! We wish we had upgraded. The breakfast is served from a menu which is a nice change from the usual buffet style. The attraction are definitely the two red pools which are immaculate and a joy to swim in and right on the lovely sandy beach area. Watch out for those large waves!

The hotel is also in a fantastic location in the middle of Chaweng with many bars and restaurants yards from the entrance. Above all the staff were absolutely amazing and couldn’t be more helpful. A total credit to the hotel. Thank you ‘The Library’ for a wonderful holiday. We will be back.
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Nattida Srimuang, Guest Services / Front Office at The Library
Responded 6 Apr 2023
Dear Marie B, Thank you so much for sharing a fantastic review of your recent holiday experience at The Library to other discerned travelers on TripAdvisor. It is a great pleasure to know that you had a wonderful stay in our spacious Smart Studio room and we are so grateful to learn that you appreciated a conceptual and contemporary design of The Library and our facilities including the iconic Red Pool and the long red pool with the backdrop of pristine Chaweng beach. We are also happy to hear that you appreciated the hotel location in the heart of Chaweng with great accessibility to restaurants and bars, but yet peaceful and tranquil. Meanwhile, we are delighted to know that the service of our team was exceeded your expectations. Thank you so much again for your kind compliments, we will share them with the entire team members to keep up with the good work. We all look forward to welcoming you back to continue writing your own stories for the second chapter on your next holiday in Koh Samui. Best regards, The Management
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julesten2016 wrote a review Oct 2023
Melbourne, Australia2,909 contributions222 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Chapter 3
This intimate leafy complex has been our go to whenever we are in Koh Samui.
What draws us back is it's minimalistic design, clean lines with a hint of sophistication. The pavilion style buildings are set amongst the tree lined avenue that opens up to the striking red tiled swimming pool. Modernist sculptures are position around the property.
Our room (addressed as Page 8) was a Smart Studio with it's futon style mattress and lofty ceilings. Above the bed a mood light box forms different colours to help balance "energy" lacking in a person's body :)
The Page is where all meals are served behind huge rustic wooden blinds. The menu offers Thai & International cuisine.
We spent the day chilling out beachside on large bean bags and listening to the Dj during Happy Hour as evening set.
The staff here are warm, friendly and professional and ensured we were looked after throughout our stay.
This property has not fallen victim to the rampant tacky commercialisation as others have.
Not really a place for children mainly attracts adults.
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Date of stay: October 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Try for Page 9 just relax
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Response from Phongsakorn Sukhasthitya, Guest Services / Front Office at The Library
Responded 6 Nov 2023
Dear Julesten2016, We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to you for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent stay and experience with fellow discerning travelers on Trip Advisor. It has been our great pleasure of welcoming you back to The Library home. We are extremely delighted to learn that you appreciated the hotel semi-minimalist concept, the location and overall hotel facilities, and thank you so much for your kind compliments on a warm hospitality services of our team. All of us are incredibly happy and encouraged to hear that we could get your heart and make you feel at home. We are also happy to hear that you enjoyed chilling at the pool deck during the day and listening to a live DJ during the happy hours at the Beach Bar with good vibe. Once again, thank you so much for sharing a fantastic review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Library home soon, and we will ensure you that your 4th visit to Koh Samui will be another wonderful one. Warm regards, The Management
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NYChelsea2 wrote a review Feb 2023
New York City, New York490 contributions92 helpful votes
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We recently stayed 3 nights in a Studio Suite, which was more spacious than I was expecting. A bit quirky with the mattress on the floor and pushed against the wall on one side (my only complaint hard to get out of and no night stand on one side) but ultimately very comfortable. A large balcony with distant ocean views. What we really loved was the style of the entire resort, the great staff and the central location. The Red center piece pool is spectacular and dramatic! The loungers are very comfortable and lunch is served to you right in the lounge bed on a cool little sliding table. The restaurant is also very visually pleasing and has one of the best breakfasts. We had a great relaxing stay here - loved walking the beach and the ability to walk into town - knowing we could come back and enjoy the property that catches everyone’s eye as they walk past. Also wanted to note that there are two pools and plenty of lounge beds so need to worry about claiming a spot which can happen at larger resorts. Loved all the hard working team members! Would highly recommend
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Nattida Srimuang, Guest Services / Front Office at The Library
Responded 1 Mar 2023
Dear NYChelsea2, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at The Library and sharing your memorable and wonderful experience on TripAdvisor. It is a great honor to hear that you had a relaxing stay in our spacious Smart Studio and we are pleased to read and learn that you appreciated the unique concepts of the hotel in which The Library has been about stories and creating unique experiences for our guests. Meanwhile, we are happy to know that you enjoyed having breakfast at The Page. It is also great to know that you like the hotel facilities including the iconic Red pool and the long pool as well as the location which is in the heart of Chaweng where all the attractions are within walking distance and beautiful beach is right at your doorstep. Most importantly, your kind compliments on the service of our team is highly appreciated, we will definitely share your feedback to the whole team. Wishing you all the best and look forward to welcoming you back for the 2nd chapter on your next holiday in Koh Samui. Warmest regards, The management
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Surat Thani, Thailand
Hello Khun Amornrat. Unfortunately, the Tapas Bar is currently closed.
ProJ09 asked a question Mar 2020
Asia24 contributions98 helpful votes
Can I visit the blood red pool if I’m not staying at the hotel?
Answer from Poipu-Monkseal
53 contributions2 helpful votes
Like the comment above, you can visit and take photos but you can’t swim in it. The Library has 2 red swimming pool, the original one by the restaurant and the new one in the “secret chapter” villas area. You can only visit the original red pool by the restaurant.
Answer from Hasan Qazi
London, United Kingdom77 contributions47 helpful votes
Hi, They don’t have massage facilities but just outside the hotel are a number of massage places. The secret pool villa is absolutely amazing. We didn’t stay in it but we went to have a look. The quality is wonderful. You’ll be surprised!
Answer from m.arc
Zurich, Switzerland41 contributions53 helpful votes
The Exotic Suites are on ground Floor, the Studios on First floor, so should be no Problem (so each exotic Suite hast a Studio above). But i‘d rather send a request by E-Mail (via the Homepage) then posting on facebook.
Surat Thani, Thailand
Dear Victoria5, First of all, we would like to apologize for a delayed response to your specific question regarding a refurbishment work of our beachside restaurant " The Page" since we have just received the notification of your post. With your arrival date on July 18, 2015, we anticipate that the noise disturbance will be decreased during that time, and in the mean time the breakfast on the beach can be arranged with prior reservation. Kindly note that we have placed the improvement work of The Page under " What's up" section of our website. Please do let us know if you may require any additional information pertaining to the improvement work. Look forward to welcoming you to The Library soon Sincerely Yours, The Management
E F wrote a tip Mar 2024
Hong Kong, China290 contributions53 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Keep it the same and we will come back for sure."
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Coastal34001943603 wrote a tip Dec 2023
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"You will wish you stayed longer. "
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am1 wrote a tip Dec 2023
Glasgow, United Kingdom10 contributions5 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Perfect for a couple stay! :)"
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Jackie N wrote a tip Oct 2023
7 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Consider the Writer room for an out of world stay. This level of room would cost triple elsewhere in the world. "
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julesten2016 wrote a tip Oct 2023
Melbourne, Australia2,909 contributions222 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Try for Page 9 just relax "
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PRICE RANGE
£142 - £206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the library hotel bophut, library koh samui, library hotel koh samui
LOCATION
ThailandSurat Thani ProvinceKo SamuiBophutChaweng
NUMBER OF ROOMS
46
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Library
Which popular attractions are close to The Library?
Nearby attractions include Paul's Fashion Samui (0.09 miles), New Top Collection Suits (0.3 miles), and Rocky's Fashion (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Library?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at The Library?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Library?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Library?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Library?
Conveniently located restaurants include Khaw Glong Thai Restaurant, Phat Burger Koh Samui, and Noori India.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Library?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does The Library have airport transportation?
Yes, The Library offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Library located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the centre of Chaweng.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Library?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Library?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Thai.
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