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Crystal Bay Yacht Club
Ranked #15 of 50 Hotels in Lamai Beach
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“Isolated hotel for relax”
Reviewed 4 January 2013

The hotel is just in the middle of the way from Lamai beach and Chanweng beach. Outside the hotel there is not so much to see or do, so you have to take a taxi for everything or rent a motorbike.

The staff in the reception desk is not specially friendly but they do the work quite well.
The room we got was bigger than expected, with a king size bed plus a single bed. Also there was a desk with a PC with internet connection in the room what is great. There is also wifi signal all over the resort, for free.

The bath is open air, a little bit surprising but nice.

The cleaning staff is quite nice and friendly and they provide fresh towels everyday, no matter what.

All the enviroment from the hotel is very nice and relaxing, specially the small river surrounding all the resort with big fishes.

The swimming pool is big and clean, It has safe places for kids. Unfortunately we noticed they were using a high ammount of chlorine or some other chemical, that made hard to open eyes under the water.

The restaurant is having a nice menu with good food at a reasonable price. The staff was little distracted and as pointed by other reviewers, you have to remind orders or go directly to ask for things as they don't come often to the table.

I attended the countdown party'12 and for my taste it was old fashioned and the menu was not very good.

All an all, I would say there is a lack of interest to keep everything in optimum conditions and they are happy with average.

Anyways, I would stay again here as it was a good relaxing experience.

Room Tip: Just outside the hotel, to the left, there is Il Tempio, italian restaurant where we had excellent h...
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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 12 November 2012

Silver beach is a small cove with just about 4 hotels around it. The Samui Yacht Club is at the end of the beach with bungalows clustered around the hillside and most look over this beautiful bay.
We did not stay there but merely went for a day out on recommendation.
The sandy beach is very close to Lamai and just 6/7/ mins drive from the bustle of Chaweng, a welcome change. The beach is quiet and clean enough with some shade and the Yacht club has a great pool with sun loungers around and some salas overlooking the beach as well.

We went for the day. The pool was superb and safe for kids and the restaurant had a fairly comprehensive menu albeit very average tasting, (all the Thai food was so sweet) I will go back again for the location but with low expectations of the food. A small price to pay though considering the hotel welcomes outside guests to use their facilities for free. The service was friendly enough but there was no real service to speak of, one had to go to the bar oneself etc, again no big deal, just as a business model they could clean the place up a bit and improve service, but then they would have to charge more etc etc.......... Quite refreshing actually with the advent of so many expensive places around the island now charging 'the earth' for everything.

The sea is very shallow with many small rocks, so take some beach shoes and if you want to snorkel it is perfect for beginners who don't mind walking or crawling out over rocks for the first 20 metres, my daughter and I spent an amazing 2 hours out there.

Room Tip: maybe ask for seaview from the rocks above
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  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

My wife and I stayed here earlier this month for 4 nights and we loved the beautiful setting and quietness of the resort. Our accomodation was five or six steps from the sandy cove. The villa we stayed in was well equiped with a fridge freezer and mini bar, and big enough en-suite with bath and shower. We hired a moped which was only 150 baht per day (£3.00ish) just so we could get out and about round the island. We ate at the hotel the food is fantastic and very reasonably priced. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We would most definately stay here again and will recommend it to our friends and family. Changwe is only 5 mins away (by moped) plenty of shops and restaurants to chose from there.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 October 2012

This looks like a great place to stay for a holiday. It has a flavor of Bali. Bungalows are set into a garden that leads to a beautiful cove with a sandy beach! It looks so quiet and so exclusive. The pool area is gorgeous. But I didn't stay at this resort. I only visited it and by reading other comments it seems that maintenance and service are its main flaws. What a pity! Because this looks like a real paradise.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 July 2012

Stayed here in June 2012, with a friend.
Rooms are big and cleaned every day. The bathroom really is nice, kind of gives you an outside feeling. Covered with plants (in pots), nice shower with warm water and a nice bath.
Room gets cleaned every day. Breakfast in the restaurant is included. It has a private beach (Crystal Bay) which is not the nicest I've seen, but it's ok.
The staff is friendly and helpfull.
Renting a scooter here is possible for 250 TBH per day and you don't have to deposit your passport. This way you can explore the island and Lamai / Chaweng. If you go out in the evening, like we did, just park your scooter in front of the Mercure hotel and you're good to go.
Taking extra guests to the hotel wasn't a problem at all. No questions asked.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with friends
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Muscat, Oman
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2012

We stayed here either day of holding our wedding at the venue. The rooms are a little dated and cheap looking, however we rarely spent any time in the room taking advantage of the views and beautiful beach. The entrance to the sea is has plenty of dead coral so be careful not to slice your feet open.

The venue was perfect for the wedding being close to where guests were staying in Lamai. The food and beverage is good, however the morning breakfast could have been better.

I would recommend this hotel for young couples or families with children.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 April 2012

Greatly located near Lamai but outside of the busy area full if concrete buildings, in a small fairly preserved bay with only a very few bungalows. Nice feeling of being in a cocoon outside of the madness of Lamai (which is 3 minutes away by car) and most particularly Chawen (10 min away by car).

We were upgraded to a see front deluxe room, which was breath taking.

A tiny problem with water in the shower: either cold or burning hot.

Service was useful although neither friendly nor smiling.

Room Tip: See view is so so, not worth paying more. Either you get a beach front room or you don't need to...
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Crystal Bay Yacht Club
Address: 209/1 Moo 4, Ao Thongtakian | between Chaweng and Lamai, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand (Formerly Samui Yacht Club)
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Maret > Lamai Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Lamai Beach
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Lamai Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Crystal Bay Yacht Club 3*
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Crystal Bay Yacht Club sits on a small but perfect beach on the Island of Koh Samui in Thailand. The calm warm crystal clear sea, powder soft white sand and beautiful tropical gardens make this location truly special. The resort consists of 43 bungalows all set in over 12,000 square meters of lush tropical gardens. Many species of birds and butterflies can be seen enjoying the natural surroundings. ... more   less 
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Samui Yacht Club Hotel Lamai Beach
Samui Yacht Hotel
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