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Phalarn Inn Samui Reviews

28/1 m.4, Maenam Beach, Koh Samui, Thailand

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40 Total Reviews
  • 78%Value For Money
  • 67%Security
  • 69%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 65%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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Its a 1minute walk from the beach, not the best beach but if your happy to walk for 5mins there's nicer parts. We stayed in basic bungalow with fan. Lots of mossies in the bathroom, coming in through a hole in the floor. Room was basic but fine otherwise. Stayed 3 nights. Would of stayed longer if room had fridge, WiFi or tv. Sadly it rained our three days and there's only so much rummy playing you can do.


Common area is good has pool table


Staff were lovely and the pool was excellent.

  • 29th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


They've been around for 30years and it grows as times goes by. Sugar, the owner, is the second generation of the owner. You know they're very well connected with other travel agents/services on the island. Very nice pool especially when you just want to stay at the hotel. Ask them about anything for your trip and they'll have the answer for you. You could only connect to the internet at the lounge-not at your room.


This place has so much potential, unfortunately the staff are not very helpful, give one price for services then charge double. If you want a bed for a few nights on the cheap it works, the pool is nice too, but don't get excited about the nearby 'beach', it's a 30m strip of sand, go a bit further afield for decent beaches. I wasn't impressed with this place and moved on after 2 days, other places on the island offer much better for the same price.

  • 14th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Awesome staff! Very helpful


Initially booked for few days but decided to extend for our whole stay on the Thai islands. For the fan bungalows I think the best choice on the island. Resort is beautiful, nice swimming pool, good food in restaurant and design of the interior is very tasteful. Close to the beach (2 min.) which is beautiful and peaceful. Rent a motorbike to go to the other beaches.

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