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Tantawan Bungalow
Ranked #13 of 92 Hotels in Ko Pha Ngan
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 3 March 2014

While we did not stay there, we came here for dinner and drinks and thoroughly enjoyed the casual atmosphere of the resort and the lounge terrace. The 180 degree view of the ocean and the sunset are to die for. The food and service are great. The new owners of the resort put a lot of efforts into transforming this resort into an up and coming resort in Ko Phangan.

Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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Vincent_Briggs, Owner at Tantawan Bungalow, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2014

Hi there,

Happy to read you enjoyed your stay with us.....

Always welcome ;)

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Reviewed 7 February 2014

The pool is nice, the bungalow super clean, beautifull decoration, great thai and french food and the staff really kind and pro. It s just in front of the beach. Wifi connection is perfect and good music selection at the bar!

Stayed: February 2014, travelled solo
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Vincent_Briggs, Owner at Tantawan Bungalow, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2014

Thanks for your posting, Sylvie is happy you liked the Deco :)

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Reviewed 29 January 2014

We were truly blessed to spend the holiday season at this amazing resort. Upon arriving we were greeted with huge smiles & an overall amazing vibe.

The setting is perfect! Perched high above street level, looking out over the beautiful sea we were all in paradise. Together with friends and family from all over the world we felt as if we had arrived... arrived in that speechless place of BLISS.

With all this praise I must put a little disclaimer, the property was only recently been taken over by the current owners and running a new business takes time. Be patience and remember your in Thailand.. If you can't relax here and go with the flow, when can you?

As for those who complain about the location I challenge you to experience more of Thailand than the hustle and bustle. Ko Phangan is a beautiful island that has more to offer than the full moon party(which is worth experiencing) but not the only thing it has to offer.

Reading this reviewing I just realized I didn't mention how CLEAN it was; usually the first thing I mention when reviewing a lodging option. Choose this bungalow if you want to find the happiest place on earth!

Room Tip: If you want to climb a few extra stairs choose the sea view rooms which may not have aircon but an...
  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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Vincent_Briggs, Owner at Tantawan Bungalow, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2014

Many thanks for this comment we do appreciate :) Love from Phangan

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Reviewed 24 January 2014 via mobile

We found the place in Lonely Planet. We arrived at a very steep hill, but when we finally 'climbed' up, we came to the most beautiful place. We were welcomed by a very friendly staff and checked in at a very nice hut! Had our own terrace, living room with TV, nice bedroom with a wardrobe and a fine toilet with warm water. The staff was very helpful at all time and we really enjoyed our stay. The food there is good as well ! Thank you!

Stayed: January 2014
Thank Louise P
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Vincent_Briggs, Owner at Tantawan Bungalow, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2014

Thanks for the posting we send you lots of love from Phangan :)

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Reviewed 19 January 2014 via mobile

don't look at reviews before july 2013, because its a complete different resort with new owners!! I booked 16 nights through email, because I found it only on internet and no agoda/booking.com. We had a good deal, but only now I realise we had a great deal, because the pictures Idid see, were the old ones. the place is completely renovated and lioks very luxe, and it is! very nice bungalows, maybe not everything is working perfect, but thats just time, they opened only decembre 2013! pool great, restaurant great with great oceanview. all bungalows have super oceanviews! we loved our stay here!! Owners are nice frenchmen.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Vincent_Briggs, Owner at Tantawan Bungalow, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2014

Many, many thanks for your comment and enjoy the time before flying back to Amsterdam :)

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Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Tantawan Bungalow

Address: 51/8 Moo 8 | Haad Yao, Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Pha Ngan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 92 Hotels in Ko Pha Ngan
Price Range: £13 - £67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tantawan Bungalow 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Established for over 10 years, Tantawan Bungalows is situated on the West Coast of the paradise Island of Koh Phangan,Thailand. Management has changed since beginning of july 2013. Consecutively, the resort as well as it facilities have been revisited in order to provide best Tantawan customers experience (sunset restaurant creation, new swimming pool area, new bars...). Our accommodations are ideally suited for families, couples as well as independent travelers. We have single, twin and double rooms available in a range of styles. Some of the larger bungalows hold ample decking areas for relaxing while enjoying the breathtaking scenery. Our restaurant offers a combination of thai and western "cuisine" and uses the freshest of ingredients, sourced locally on a daily basis. A wide range of amenities and services are available to ensure customers' comfort and guarantee the best holiday vacations : - 15m x 6m swimming pool with poolside lounging and reading areas - Cocktail and soft drink poolside bar and its relaxing space - Restaurant and sunset terrace suited for romantic dinners as well as happy hour cocktails while glazing at the ocean and Ang Thong natural park - Evening specials with on screen entertainments (International sports and events follow ups) Wifi (available in all bungalows) and internet access (free self service computer) - Booking service and information center (ferry, island trips, car rental, taxi, water taxi, island transportation...) - Motorbike rental and free helmet - Parking, deposit box, postage, laundry service ... ... more   less 
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