Phutawan Bamboo Resort Reviews
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This resort its to expensive for what they offer you !! All around is dirty with trash everywhere !! The staff was rude they just wanted the money and they didnt care about anything else. I didnt like this place
Steep hike up hill to get there. Not recommanded to anyone whos out of shape. Free bottle of water when you get there - nice touch. Bungalows; basic. Tiny ants on the bed:( At night you hear loud music; not for light sleepers. We bought tickets for boat to krabi at reception, told us he booked the 10;30 boat;once to the pier, we found out it was leaving at 13;30! 3h in burning sun with bags wasnt super nice.. but then its phi phi, still worth the trouble. Prettiest island!
The hike up to the huts was quite steep but very short so was only an issue the first time when we had lots of bags and had been travelling all day in the heat, they did carry our main luggage up for us though. Was only a 5 min walk into the town or to the beach but could hear the loud music from the beach until late into the night. Would stay again but only for a few nights.
Far away from everything!! And extremely loud in the night. But nice and clean Bungalow.
Great place and the lady running it new exactly where to tell us to go and linked is with a great and affordable tour. A little more direction in finding the place would be great, put on the website that someone will meet you on the dock.
OK place to live in Phi Phi. A little walk to the center, but only 5 minutes, tops! As some says, it is a bit steep, but really not to bad. The huts are nice, with mattresses on the floor and mosquito nets, and a fan so it doesn't get too hot. The shower was awesome, best water pressure I've ever gotten in Thailand. You do hear a lot of sound from the beach though, and in the night it feels like you're in the clubs, that's how loud the music is, so maybe not a place for light sleepers.
The staff were great and some one took our bags from the port which was lovely. The Walk up to the huts was ridiculously high and very tiring, it's not something I would notwant to Do again if I'm honest. The hut itself was very basic but you get what you pay for which again Was fine. You do get eaten alive by mossies though so take protection. The music was on all night and Hardly got any sleep at all, but if you are prepared to just go with the flow and rough it for a few days it's fine.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 18-24
- (1 review)
No pool, and it's a really long hike up the hill.... We were so knackered by the time we reached the place....
This place was really cute, and I loved staying in a bamboo hut, but it was incredibly far from the pier and up quite a hill. But know that there is a guy at the pier who will take your luggage in a cart up to the resort for you. Absolutely follow him; it will be about 15-20 minutes walking. There was also loud music from the beach across the way late into the night. Even with the shortcomings, I was happy to stay here, because it was a fun experience being in a hut. And it is fairly cheap!
The bungalows are very nice and clean. It's always a little walk up there. Unfortnunatly you hear loud music from the beach every night (I stayed for two).
The resort is actually pretty nice. The biggest problem is - besides the steep hill - the loud music mix coming from the all the bars at the party beach which you can hear while you are in your hut. I think the bars have to close or turn off their music at 3 a.m. I didn't really mind it, since I liked going there myself and I had earplugs with. But be arware of that. By the way, the lady who owns it (or works there at least) is just great!! Thanks.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Great place to stay, it's just gorgeous . The staff is so friendly all the time and i felt really welcome. The only problem is the location. It's at the end of a hill, and as a girl i felt totally unprotected to walk all the way there at night. There's just a couple of things around and almost nobody. Besides it, thats one of the best places you can be.
It is nice and different place fr other places to stay, everyone has to stay in place like that for different experience.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Friendly staff, accommodation looks pretty, but was quite basic.
We booked our stay at this resort beforehand. When we arrived the bungalows had very thin bamboo walls and floor. There were insecteggs on the cieling of the veranda and wholes in the moscito nets. We checked out directly, got our money back for the booking except for the first night. Really bad valde for money. Would not recommend a stay here.
The place is a bit out of the way & up a very steep hill. The staff were friendly though & my room & bathroom were clean. Simple room, just a bed & a mosquito net. It was a bit expensive for what it was, but it was peak season so everything was expensive, and I had to pay for 2 people even though I was travelling alone as the website doesn't allow you to input 1 person; this is really annoying.
Fantastic experience, but very pricy. The resort is at the top of a very steep hill, so it is not for those who are out of shape. Because of this, you have to plan your trips into town very carefully. The staff was very helpful and friendly, and the atmosphere was fantastic. I would definately stay again...