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Nice Sea Resort
Ranked #2 of 133 Ko Pha Ngan B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“good but far”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

it is far if you interest haadrin parties. it is great for people who want to relax but I dont advise it for people who wanna party mostly in haadrin. but I think if you manage to drive a motor bike any time would be great. food is nice and it is really quite place. taxi from the hotel cost 150 baht to thongsala then you have to catch governmental taxi to haadrin ,, however , there is a taxi stop outside the hotel close to the shops ,you can get taxi directly to haad rin for only 200 baht ,

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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Lichtenvoorde, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

We had a great time at nice sea resort. It is a quiet place but absolutely beautiful. The restaurant is good as well. You can rent a scooter and explore the island. Our bungalow was clean and the airconditioning was working well. We would definitely go back!

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed in nice sea resort in November 2012, we were collected from the port by mr nice which was good as I'd lost my backpack on the ferry. Mr nice and his family couldn't have done more to make us feel welcome, he took me to the shops to buy new clothes and the police station to report my bag being taken, and when it did finally turn up at the port 5 days later, he drove me there to collect it.
The whole time we were on koh phangan it rained, I'd lost my bag but mr nice and his family made this a enjoyable experience, I will never forget their kindness.

  • Stayed November 2012
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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2013

I can't believe that there are so many amazing reviews for the Nice Sea Resort. Did you all stay at the same place that I did? We had a Standard Bungalow and paid $76 USD per night, which included breakfast.

This was in a good location but the bungalow was just awful. It smelled like urine, was stained, mold-ridden, not updated, and just not clean at all. The door was unsafe since it had been damaged at the lock site. We stayed here for almost a week and I was so uncomfortable just to be in the room.

Please, look at my pictures if you are considering staying here. For the same amount elsewhere, you can have a much nicer experience. We paid $30 USD at another resort and were much, much happier.

The positives here were the location (if you like a somewhat quiet spot with some things close by) and the food. The food was good and reasonably priced.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2013

I absolutely LOVED this place. It is a family run small resort offering a room and a private section of beach where you can relax away from the hustle and bustle. We had a great room with air con, double bed,

The great thing was the family has a small restaurant where they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. All traditional Thai home cooked food of nice quality. Also they things like fries and toasted sandwiches, again all prepared fresh to order. I really loved the homey feel of the place and I will definitely be going back!

Thanks to Mr Nice and the family!!

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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HELSTON
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights and really enjoyed it. We stayed in both a fan bungalow and aircon bungalow due to a mix up.

Fan Bungalow
Not bad at all as far as basic fan bungalows go. Had a bed and a rotating ceiling fan in the main room. The toilet wasnt a flushing toilet and the shower was cold. No mosquito net around the bed as advertised when I booked so I did get bitten a lot by mossies. It had a nice outside balcony area with chairs and 2 hammocks. The curtains also didnt fit the windows so was very light in the morning. Room was clean though.

Aircon Bungalow
Was really nice and has many windows so is very light and airy. There was furniture in the bed room like bed side tables, wardrobes and a comfy bed. The shower was a hot shower and the toilet was a flushing toilet. The balcony was nice with a hammock and chairs. The only thing we found was the room lock wasnt particularly secure.

General Info
The bungalows themselves are on a beach and so can be fun dragging bags along the sand. The family that run the hotel are very friendly and kind and Mr Nice speaks very good English if you have questions. The food in the restaurant is good and reasonably priced. The location of the place is in a little village with a few restarants and 7/11. The hotel is located on a quiet beach away from the parties but in driving distance if you want to go. The taxis drive past regularly if you need one into the town. Thong Sala is about 15-20 mins away (150 bahts) and Haad Rin is about 30-35 mins away (200 Bahts).

We found the prices of the bungalows expensive for what they were really. The fan was 750 bahts and the Aircon is 1500 bahts/night. And we were a bit annoyed that the resort passes all costs onto the guests (e.g cost to pay by paypal or costs to pay by card or cost to book through booking.com).

Overall a lovely place to stay and we reccomend it if you want a good hotel in a quiet location,

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Mr Nice and his family are incredible. They couldn't have done anything more for us. The bungalow was beautiful and very clean. The hammocks on the porch were an added bonus. The views are fantastic and the beach is lovely. The restaurant they have is really good food and excellent value. Mr Nice was extremely helpful and organised a taxi to take us to the Full Moon Party on the Island. The only downside is the stray dogs that live on the property. They bark a lot and when we were there they fought with a stray dog next door, which was unpleasant to witness if you are a dog lover! I would definitely stay there again!

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Nice Sea Resort
Address: 19/3 Moo. 8, Srithanu Beach, Thongsala Rd., Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
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Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Pha Ngan
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 133 B&Bs / Inns in Ko Pha Ngan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Nice Sea Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are local family business, with friendly and kindly staffs. All rooms are located directly on sandy beach, nice sea view, and wonderful sunset. We provide a great meal with some fresh seafood, international and Thai dishes in reasonable price. We also provide guests all trip reservation within island and around destination. ... more   less 
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