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Review of Klong Khong Beach Resort

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Klong Khong Beach Resort
Ranked #142 of 203 Speciality Lodging in Ko Lanta
Cavan, Ireland
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“lovely relaxing resort - good price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2013

Paid 650 per night for the garden bungalow with fan. with breakfast, which was the typical 2 fried eggs, 2 toast, butter jam, fresh fruit and coffee/tea. We were right up the back. It was quiet and perfect for an evening drink together on the front porch (beware of falling coconuts though). The room was clean, sheets were clean and the bathroom was good. Good shower. No creatures in the room with us either which is always a plus! The room wasn't cleaned over the 4 days that we were there but that suited us fine. We handed rubbish bags to the staff whenever they were passing by and the staff at the reception were always helpful. The man who owns it gave us good tips. A great location and the food on the main road is really good. we tried many out and were never disappointed. A really enjoyable stay.

Room Tip: garden bungalow was in a quiet location
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at Lantas Lodge Resort for about 4 days. We paid 800 baht for a hut with a fan. There wasn't much else in the room. The bathroom was very basic but functional. There is what you need if you don't plan to spend your holiday (only) in the room.
Breakfast was included. The first day it was good, but pretty much the same and a little boring the next days. The restaurant was a little expensive but on the main road to the right there was two very nice thai-restaurants which was cheaper (and good).
The beach was not exactly what we expected. The was a lot of rocks and stones but it is possible to swim you just have to be carefull.
Two restaurant to the left (beachside) there was a really nice and cozy little "reagae-bar" that we visited a few times. Good fun.

Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013 via mobile

We booked bungalow for a week. Now as I remeber, just feel so angry that people actully could run that place. In the beginning we didnt got into room where we supposed to be..they said gona moves us next day..they said same thing next day. Next day it was heavy rain and there was a serious leek from the ceiling..straight onto bed..bathroom walls and toilet were flooding. .it was hard to ask them to move roomss as they were trying us to give bucket instead and towel?!?! We insisted!! Then 3 men walked down to our room and we realised were they qre going..the staff walked in our old room..we asked many times politely can we have 5 min to pack our stuff so we can move the rooms..staff werw drunk..at the end we ended up with 3 drunk man..picking up my peaces of underwear and giving it to me..I insiseted that I need 5 minutes and please can you stop toyching my stuff..they said..ok ok..and kept opening every single draw and helping us.. then thwre was this guy who kept looking at me..my body basically..asking to come under his umbrella and really pushing his limits by trying to hug me whilts my boyfeiend was in the room packing and getting annoyed by other staff picking up his wallet phone chargers etc.. just ridicioulos.
.next morning I woke up and my phone was in the paddle..water came thu window frames..and soaked everything what was on the floor..we just moved in..our bags..bag with passports..visas..airplane tickets. .everything..and my phone of course fried himswlf in the paddle. Next morning I spoke to manager..just before me..thwre was an argument between him and another guy who wasnt happy about stay..he was arguing that he got overcharged about something..anyway..I talked to manager..been polite..explaines about all our stuff being wet..and my phone..I asked can I have a bag with rice so I could put the phone I there..so thw rice could take the moisture out..at the end he gave it but asked to pay for it..I mean..?! I got nothing else to say

Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Juneau, Alaska
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16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2013

For starters, this place is really overpriced at 1200baht/night for a double A/C room (we paid 600 for nicer accommodations and staff at "Just Come" across the street). When we first arrived here I got in the shower and gently set my foot up on the sink to shave my legs. The sink was so poorly installed that it fell off the wall and shattered on the floor, cutting my foot and making a huge mess. I quickly rinsed off as my boyfriend went to notify management. We were moved to a new room (with another dangerously installed sink) but the manager was very accusatory and actually tried to charge us for breaking his sink. We expected some kind of reimbursement or upgrade, or at the very least an apology for the hassle, but instead the manager was just very irate and treated us really poorly.

Aside from this incident, the room was really just ok. The bathrooms were not clean and cheaply made. The TV had no English channels and the bed was pretty basic. Breakfast was included but it was not worth the wait... very simple and small portions. I would not recommend this place to anyone who wants to support a nice local family... because this guy was really not kind. His staff, however, was nice.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Hannah_Lynn_22
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Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013

We spent 3 days searching different accommodation options here on Lanta, going place to place so that we could get a true feel for the rooms, facilities, staff, and real price quotes. We chose this one.
Why?
-- We liked the owner! He's a sweet, smiling guy, willing to chat about reasonable prices and eager to make you feel at home. His staff seem trustworthy and kind. We feel safe having our suitcases in the room.
-- We liked the rooms. They are tasteful and clean. The pillows and mattresses smell nice. Individual tile bungalows have: white walls and curtains, dark wood beams, lovely tile floors, big windows, hot showers, and pretty terraces to sit and enjoy the beach sunsets. They have closets with hangars, fridge, tv, wifi that works in the rooms and is fast enough to watch YouTube, even a nice table light! Furthermore, no insects in our room, just a few loyal geckos.
-- Klong Khong beach is lovely in the evenings. Remember strolling down the beaches 15 years ago, with colored lanterns and creative bamboo bars? That's what you still get here. It hasn't been run over with developers. You can walk to 15 different bars from here, including my favorite ones on the island.
-- The owner was willing to work with us to find a price that suits our budget and expectations. A lot of the hotels we visited didn't care to drop their price at all, even though low season had begun and the facilities were just sitting empty. He has price options as low as 400 baht.

In the end, staying here has been a really nice experience. I will come back next Lanta trip.

Room Tip: Look at several different rooms to find your favorite, then negotiate a price.
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank 224John_B_13
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013

I stayed here in April 2013. It is about halfway down the coast of Koh Lanta, as you get off the ferry. During this time I find it almost completely deserted, I guess maybe only one or two bungalows had people. Everyone else I met had similar to say about the whole island. So if you want peace and quiet, this is good time of year. As a place to stay, I travel simple and a fan room is enough, I hate aircon - there should be law against. The people at this place was quite friendly. I spent only evenings here since I was out diving most days. The people here helped to arrange diving with Dive Lanta divers, which I found to be good enough. Breakfast is basic , but sufficient. There are restaurants all round and the food is quite good. The sea here is warm, but it is sandy and during low tide rocky. Be careful to swim. There is a garden, but not a lot of trees so only some shade in the afternoon. There are a few shops on the main road mostly offering tours and renting motorbikes, but basic supplies can be bought and there are few ATM's to draw money

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank msjvanrooy
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Worcestershire
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2013

This was our first trip to Ko Lanta so we arranged transport from Krabi airport to the resort through the resort email. No transport turned up so we made our own arrangements. On arrival at the resort we were put in a beach view bungalow although I had booked a garden chalet. ( Be aware) that we had to pay in cash on arrival for our stay - no credit card facilities even with the normal surcharge ! After 3 days we were moved to to our preferred accommodation. Thankfully the owner stuck to the agreed Asia Rooms price for the whole stay. Thereafter our stay improved. The garden bungalows are larger and quieter than the sea view units are well spaced and the grounds are well tended. The accommodation is clean and serviced daily. There are plenty of restaurants near the resort. This part of Klong Khong beach is the best with few remnants of the old reef so the sea bathing is good. The staff are friendly the resort basically good and the stay was enjoyable. Possibly one of the better resorts on this beach.

Room Tip: Aircon garden bungalows away from the access road are best
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Tim_the_traveller50
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Property: Klong Khong Beach Resort
Address: 106 Moo 2 | Baan Klong Khong, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand (Formerly Lantas Lodge)
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #142 of 203 Speciality Lodging in Ko Lanta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 40
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