The good - Spacious room with good design taste. Overall style of the hotel is quite modern and comfortable. Extremely friendly front desks who are very welcoming and respectful; especially one smily girl who was super nice and showed us about 10 different rooms as we asked for, and let us moved to (3 different rooms) which ever room we preferred without a frawn. Rented a scooter from them, 200 baht per day which wasnt the cheapest but acceptable; we returned the scooter half day earlier on our last night cause we were leaving the island early next morning, the receptionist(man) even battled with the rental-shop for us to pay half price(only 100 baht), not because we asked him to do so(which we did not), just only he thought it was the right thing to do. We were very suprised and pleased even it was just a very small money!!!
The bad - The site of the hotel feels smaller than the picture, it is right next to the the main road and the layout is not very well-considered: some rooms are sunny with big front yard and greens, some are dark and face a wall ; some rooms are with strong wifi, some got no signal at all; no room has a private balcony, there are only lounge chairs in front of the room, which is fine, but due to the lack of space(or problematic floor planning), some rooms with spacious front yard are more enjoyable. But some other rooms ( such as by the pool) have very little space to the chairs plus it is basically situated on the walkway, so you have to cramped yourself on thoses chairs when people try to walk pass by you.
Our room at the first night is right by the entrance behind the reception, which, is nearly out on the main road with no view of the pool; from early morning it gets pretty noisy from all the trucks and traffic, so we changed to the second room the following day in the middle, which was better, but darker with less wifi connection. Moved to the third room by the pool, great light but the poorest wifi+ construction noises from both sides of the hotel.
Due to the small site and they tried to fit in as many rooms as possible, if you are lucky, you might get a inner(more quiet) room, next to the pool with a spacious front yard(almost like your private pool when the place is not busy), and great wifi connection( router right under your roof). But if the place is nearly full, its possible you will be assigned to the room right by the main street, lacks of wifi+small front yard or faces a plain wall.
The main swimming pool is quite deep and too warm. If you are a girl, its basically impossible to just stand still in the pool and relax without clining onto the stairs or the edges. Water circulation was not good, so it gets really hot during the day, hardly feeling fresh.
For some reasons there are no lounge chairs by the pool even there are enouvh space for it. You either have to bring the chair from you room, or lay on the floor.
CONCLUSION - Regardless of some flaws to the space, this hotel is still quite enjoyable. There are constructions going on on both sides of the hotel at the moment, so it does get a bit nosiy during the day, which isnt really the fault of the hotel. Maybe ask for the room nears the rear end will help a bit!
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