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Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)
Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)
Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)
Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)
Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)
Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)
Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)

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438 reviews

438 reviews

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Very good

Location rating score

Very good location - 470 meters to the beach
Popular landmarks
Chaweng Noi Beach 470 m
Lamai Beach 2.8 km
Hin Ta & Hin Yai Rocks 5.4 km
Fisherman's Village 7.5 km
Na Muang Waterfall 8.1 km
Big Buddha 8.2 km
Wat Plai Laem 8.3 km
Maenam Beach 10.4 km
Nearby landmarks
Ko Samui Viewpoints 220 m
Lad Koh View Point 230 m
Chaweng Viewpoint 240 m
Chaweng Noi Beach 470 m
Koh Koon 720 m
Jungle Club Samui 1.3 km
Ginos Tailor Shop 1.4 km
Royal Samui Golf & Country Club 1.5 km
view point Hill side residence 1.6 km
Samui Veterinary Hospital 1.7 km

Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)

104 Moo 3, Bo Phut, Chaweng Noi, Koh Samui, Thailand, 84320 - See map

In addition to the standard of SHA Plus, all guests get free Wi-Fi in all rooms and free parking if arriving by car. Conveniently situated in the Chaweng Noi part of Koh Samui, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Fisherman's Village. Rated with 3 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, restaurant and hot tub on-site.

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760 meters to Chaweng Noi Beach

Check-in [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Excellent view

470 meters to the beach

SHA Plus Certified

More than 70% of SHA-certified establishment employees have been vaccinated.

Hygiene Plus
This property has self-selected and self-certified the following hygiene measures.Learn more
Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Sterilizing equipment
Health and Medical
First aid kit
Doctor/nurse on call


Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Valet parking

Shuttle service

Swimming pool [indoor]

Hot tub

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in/out [express]

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Value for money8.3
Distance to city center4 km
Location rating7.8
Nearest airportSamui Airport (USM)
Distance to airport5.7 km

Rooms available at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)

Room comfort & quality


Standard Room
  • Room size: 27 m²/291 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 single beds or 1 double b...
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 double bed
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Honeymoon Suite
  • Room size: 75 m²/807 ft²
  • Sea view
  • 1 sofa bed & 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Sea View
  • Room size: 42 m²/452 ft²
  • Ocean view
  • 2 queen beds or 1 double be...
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Family Deluxe Sea View
  • Room size: 48 m²/517 ft²
  • Ocean view
  • 2 king beds
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Honeymoon Double
  • Room size: 75 m²/807 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 queen bed
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Honeymoon Jacuzzi Suite
  • Room size: 75 m²/807 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed
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  • Room size: 48 m²/517 ft²
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Family Suite
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    Suite Sea View
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      Frequently asked questions

      What time is check-in and check-out at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)?

      Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The resort offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

      How do I get to Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)?

      Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+) is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the resort know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+) also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the resort. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+) has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests. You can drive in and park yourself, or use valet service offered at the resort. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Koh Samui with private transportation, the resort can arrange both taxis or car rental.

      Is breakfast offered at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)?

      Wake up to a great buffet breakfast at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+). Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 300 THB if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the resort.

      What are my dining options at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)?

      Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+) features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience.

      What is the smoking policy at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)?

      Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+) does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

      What restaurants are nearby Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)?

      Restaurants including Dr Frogs Bar & Grill Restaurant, Buco Restaurant and Bar and Bistro Samui are popular in Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)’s neighborhood which is known as Chaweng Noi.

      What popular beaches are close to Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)?

      Guests at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+) can easily visit Chaweng Noi Beach in the Chaweng Noi area.

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      What people love about Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)

      • 10


        "We love this place."



        July 22, 2022

      • 9.6


        "Love this place.the staff make it tho.all were so nice.treated so well.cant thank them enough."



        June 19, 2022

      • 10


        "Everything is just perfect!!!"



        May 1, 2022

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      The breakfast was also very tasty.
      Youri from Belgium
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      Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)

      Treat yourself to a relaxing stay and all that Koh Samui has to offer with a stay at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+).
      Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+). Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. To help pre-arrange your arrival and departure, airport transfer services can be booked before you even check in. Your explorations of Koh Samui can be assisted with taxi, car hire and shuttle services available.
      Parking is provided free of charge for guests. You'll have no problem planning out your days and transportation needs with front desk services including concierge service, express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. The resort's ticket service and tours can even help you book tickets and reservations for entertainment and explorations. Wear your favorite outfits again and again thanks to the dry cleaning service and laundry service offered at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+).
      In-room conveniences such as room service and daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice. Smoking may only take place in restricted designated areas.
      Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. To enhance your stay, some rooms at the resort come with air conditioning. The specially-designed rooms at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+) offer a layout option like a balcony or terrace. Some rooms have cable TV to keep guests entertained.
      You may be assured to know that a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker, bottled water, instant coffee, instant tea and mini bar are available in some select rooms. You can stay fresh and clean with a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels provided in some of the guest bathrooms.

      Dining and things to do

      Wake up with no worries at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+), where breakfast can be provided in house. What's better than a good cup of coffee? Start every vacation day at the resort with an energizing cup of quality coffee. Throughout your stay, choose from a variety of delicious dining options at the resort. Once there, be sure to check out bar for some in-house nighttime fun.
      Throughout the day, you can enjoy the activities offered at Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+). While you're there, be sure to take some time to explore the easily accessible beach. Warm up at the end of the day with a visit to the massage, hot tub, steam room, spa and sauna. The resort's on-site pool invites you every day for a cooling dip or a few refreshing laps.
      The resort's the poolside bar allows you to have the most casual of cocktail times with a mellow drink. With the resort's fitness facility, you can either get in your daily workout, or just sweat out your jet lag. Stay wet and wild with fun family water activities like fishing, snorkeling and diving. Test your skills! Get competitive with your travel group or other guests, at the resort's ping-pong table, tennis court and golf course on site.
      No need to go anywhere after dinner -- play with friends or family at the library and games room.

      Around the property

      With its convenient location, the resort offers easy access to all Koh Samui has to offer. Sometimes the best vacation days are spent doing nothing. With Chaweng Beach located 3.7 km away, you can turn a sunny day into a perfect chill out with sand and surf. Tourists travel from around the world to see Hin Ta & Hin Yai Rocks, which is an easy visit just 5.4 km away.

      Reasons to stay here

      Spend less here on rooms than you would at 93% of other accommodations in the city.
      Verified reviews for this resort's food and dining options score it better than 90% of accommodations in the city.
      This accommodation beats more than 88% of competition in the city on room comfort.

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      Amenities and facilities
      Very good


      Most talked about facilities


      16 mentions


      9 mentions

      Swimming Pool

      9 mentions


      3 mentions

      Languages spoken

      • English
      • French
      • Thai


      • Wheelchair accessible

      Internet access

      • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
      • Internet services
      • Wi-Fi in public areas

      Things to do, ways to relax

      • Billiards
      • Diving
      • Fishing
      • Fitness center
      • Game room
      • Garden
      • Golf course [on-site]
      • Hot tub
      • Massage
      • Sauna
      • Snorkeling
      • Spa
      • Steamroom
      • Swimming pool [indoor]
      • Swimming pool [outdoor]
      • Table tennis
      • Tennis court
      • Ticket services
      • Tours

      Cleanliness and safety

      • Anti-viral cleaning products
      • Body thermometer
      • Breakfast in room
      • Breakfast takeaway service
      • Cashless payment service
      • Daily disinfection in all rooms
      • Daily disinfection in common areas
      • Doctor/nurse on call
      • Face coverings on staff
      • First aid kit
      • Free face masks
      • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
      • Hand sanitizer
      • Hot water linen and laundry washing
      • Hygiene certification
      • Individually-wrapped food options
      • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
      • Professional-grade sanitizing services
      • Protective screens in common areas
      • Room sanitization opt-out available
      • Rooms sanitized between stays
      • Safe dining setup
      • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
      • Shared stationery removed
      • Staff trained in safety protocol
      • Sterilizing equipment
      • Temperature check for guests and staff

      Dining, drinking, and snacking

      • Alternative meal arrangement
      • Bar
      • Coffee shop
      • Grocery delivery
      • Happy hour
      • Poolside bar
      • Restaurants
      • Room service

      Services and conveniences

      • Air conditioning in public area
      • Concierge
      • Contactless check-in/out
      • Daily housekeeping
      • Doorman
      • Dry cleaning
      • Elevator
      • Facilities for disabled guests
      • Food delivery
      • Heating in public area
      • Invoice provided
      • Ironing service
      • Laundry service
      • Library
      • Luggage storage
      • Postal service
      • Safety deposit boxes
      • Smoking area
      • Terrace

      For the kids

      • Family room
      • Playground
      • Swimming pool [kids]

      Land sports

      • Golf course (within 3 km)


      • CCTV in common areas
      • CCTV outside property
      • Check-in/out [express]
      • Check-in/out [private]
      • Check-in [24-hour]
      • Fire extinguisher
      • Front desk [24-hour]
      • Non-smoking rooms
      • Pets allowed
      • Safety/security feature
      • Security [24-hour]
      • Smoke alarms

      Getting around

      • Airport transfer
      • Bicycle parking
      • Car park [free of charge]
      • Car park [on-site]
      • Rental car
      • Shuttle service
      • Taxi service
      • Valet parking

      Available in all rooms

      • Air conditioning
      • Bathrobes
      • Bathtub
      • Closet
      • Clothes rack
      • Coffee/tea maker
      • Complimentary tea
      • Desk
      • Free bottled water
      • Hair dryer
      • In-room safe box
      • Internet access – wireless
      • Ironing facilities
      • Mini bar
      • Non-smoking
      • Refrigerator
      • Satellite/cable channels
      • Seating area
      • Separate shower/bathtub
      • Shower
      • Slippers
      • Telephone
      • Toiletries
      • Towels
      • Umbrella
      • Wake-up service
      • Wi-Fi [free]
      Food and dining
      Breakfast options
      • American
      • Asian
      Restaurants on site

      BayView 180° Panoramic Seaview Restaurant

      • Cuisine: Asian, European, International
      • Menu: Buffet
      104 Moo 3, Bo Phut, Chaweng Noi, Koh Samui, Thailand, 84320
      Very good



      • Samui Airport (USM)
        5.7 km 20 min drive
      • Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport (NST)
        107.2 km

      Hospital or clinic

      • Samui Veterinary Hospital
        1.7 km


      • Central Festival Samui
        3.9 km

      Convenience store

      • 7 Eleven
        2.7 km

      Cash withdrawal

      • ATM
        1.6 km
      What's nearby

      Popular landmarks

      • Chaweng Noi Beach
        470 m
      • Lamai Beach
        2.8 km
      • Hin Ta & Hin Yai Rocks
        5.4 km
      • Fisherman's Village
        7.5 km
      • Na Muang Waterfall
        8.1 km
      • Big Buddha
        8.2 km
      • Wat Plai Laem
        8.3 km
      • Maenam Beach
        10.4 km

      Nearby landmarks

      • Ko Samui Viewpoints
        220 m
      • Lad Koh View Point
        230 m
      • Chaweng Viewpoint
        240 m
      • Chaweng Noi Beach
        470 m
      • Koh Koon
        720 m
      • Jungle Club Samui
        1.3 km
      • Ginos Tailor Shop
        1.4 km
      • Royal Samui Golf & Country Club
        1.5 km
      • view point Hill side residence
        1.6 km
      • Samui Veterinary Hospital
        1.7 km
      Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
      Property policies
      Children and extra beds

      Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

      All children are welcome.

      Infant 0-1 year(s)
      Stay for free if using existing bedding.
      Baby cot/crib available upon request
      Children 2-4 year(s)
      Stay for free if using existing bedding.
      If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
      Guests 5 years and older are considered as adults
      Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
      • The property provides shuttle service to Chaweng Beach from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM. Kindly contact the property for more details.
      • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
      Some helpful facts


      • Check-in from14:00
      • Check-in until23:30
      • Check-out until12:00

      Getting around

      • Distance from city center4 km
      • Travel time to airport (minutes)20


      • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)300 THB

      The property

      • Non-smoking rooms/floorsno
      • Number of bars/lounges1
      • Number of floors3
      • Number of restaurants1
      • Number of rooms 54
      • Room voltage220
      • Year property opened1999


      • Daily parking fee0 THB

      Reviews of Samui Bayview Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+) from real guests

      Provided by verified guests of Agoda
      Room comfort and quality8.2
      Value for money8.3
      High score for Koh Samui
      9+ Exceptional (125)
      8-9 Excellent (87)
      7-8 Very Good (77)
      6-7 Good (47)
      <6 Below Expectation (54)
      Time of the year
      Mar - May (115)
      Jun - Aug (98)
      Sep - Nov (54)
      Dec - Feb (123)
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      Steven from United Kingdom
      Stayed 4 nights in August 2009


      Pools, staff, view, breakfast...
      nothing worth noting

      Despite not particularly liking Koh Samui this hotel made our stay memorable. We had a balcony room which was spacious, clean, well-equipped...and had an interrupted view out over one of the cliff top pools to the sea. The minibus driver attempted to rip us off by telling us our complimentary transfer from the boat would cost us another 200 bhat but when i raised my suspicioun with the reception staff before paying him they helped me confirm this and dealt with him. This was just an early example of a kind, welcoming helpful staff that we experienced for our whole stay. Which we extended after less than a day because we liked the place so much. It's a good place to esape the ramshackle that is most of Samui now. Quietly placed on a clifftop, only a 10 minute moped ride from Chaweng beach, the Best Western was an oasis. 3 pools, smiling faces at breakfast and well attended rooms. The food at the restaruant in the evening was equally well presented and tasty. I'd go back in no time.

      Reviewed December 03, 2009

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      HUI from United States
      Family with young children
      Stayed 5 nights in December 2008

      Best getaway on the island”

      Quiet, stunning bird's eye view, wonderful pools, free shuttle to beaches.

      We booked this hotel based on past best western experiences and the positive reviews from fellow travelers. This is a wonderful hotel we would definitely come back to should we visit Koh Samui again. The staff is very courteous, warm, and friendly. The free shuttles were always on time to take us to the two beaches. Although we had to take a taxi or tuk tuk back to the hotel in the evenings, we enjoyed the experience of riding a tuk tuk. Great breakfast. we had a deluxe ocean view room and it was wonderful. we had the best view on the island, also easy access to the pools. it was just the best place to be for x'mas. although we didn't join the big parties on the beach because we have young children who have early bed time, we still shared in the fun from our balcony, listening to the music and watching lanterns flying up the sky... it was beautiful and romantic. we are pretty sure the party went on all night, but we still had a great sleep because it was so quiet in the room still. just a nice hotel all around and excellent value.

      Reviewed January 03, 2009

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      Shelley from Australia
      Stayed 3 nights in April 2010

      Peaceful Paradise”

      Beautiful views of the ocean and beaches Peaceful relaxing hotel Friendly and very helpful staff Great location
      Nothing we disliked.

      We enjoyed our stay at Samui Best Western Bayview Resort very much, but wished we had more time there. The restaurants had great views of the ocean and it was just gorgeous sitting there peacefully with eachother as it was quite private. The hotel is away from the busy streets and noise which was great. The staff were very friendly always smiling and willing to help us in any way needed. We will definatley stay there again in the future.

      Reviewed May 17, 2010

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      Graham from Australia
      Standard Room
      Stayed 3 nights in May 2017

      Another fantasic resort stay ruined by refurbishment again”

      The Samui Bayview Resort & Spa was by far the best accommodation we experienced in thailand-sweeping views,great facilities (pools & gym) and well appointed rooms but, bloody construction noise & dust ruined the experience. Just wish others do not have to endure the 8am to 5pm jack hammers as we did.

      Reviewed July 17, 2017

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      Simon from United Kingdom
      Deluxe Sea View
      Stayed 3 nights in April 2010


      Excellent views Lovely pools Comfortable rooms Great staff (aside from the tailor)
      *Sometimes the Lamai shuttle doesn't leave as advertised *Bangladeshi tailor, constantly touting for business

      Two of us stayed here in a deluxe seaview for three nights. I would rate this hotel as one of the best I have stayed in (including much more expensive 5 star places). The rooms are large and comfortable with an excellent balcony / terrace offering a fantasic view. It really is something to wake up each morning to such a view. Staff were very good and efficient (aside from the very annoying Bangladeshi tailor - what is he doing up there?). Food in the vening is good and value for money and breakfasts are quite varied in spite of the small number of diners. I would say this hotel is far better than a stay in Lamai or Chaweng as they are both over developed noisy places, which have lost the magic of Samui, while the Best Western still retains it. One area that could be improved is the supposed shuttle bus to Lamai. If you want to go to Lamai on the hour, they will take you. However, if there are no guests going on an hour, the bus won't leave, which means if you're waiting in Lamai for the bus at a quarter past the hour, you won't get picked up. This is something the hotel should improve.

      Reviewed April 11, 2010

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      Bashir from United Kingdom
      Solo traveler
      Stayed 5 nights in July 2013

      Great location but slowly deteriorating hotel.”

      Bay view, friendly service, good complimentary breakfast

      Hotel has the best bay view in Koh Samui. But lack of proper maintenance is going to kill the hotel unless checked. For example sauna has a nearly broken bench, steam room has no lights, gym is dysfunctional, plastic flowers everywhere in a country of lovely flowers, no newspaper, none of the staff speaks a word of English, the only hotel in the World which charged me for ice in the room($1). I normally tip the person $1 who brings me ice! An air of gloom because the hotel is kept in the dark all the time. Even the front desk looks morose.

      Reviewed July 26, 2013

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      Andrew from United Kingdom
      Stayed 6 nights in November 2009

      Loved it”

      Location-right in between lamai and chaweng so you have the best of both worlds.Room- large, very clean, nicely decorated with a view of the sea and a seperate bath and shower.Breakfast-nice that they served both a european breakfast (eggs, cereal etc) aswell as a thai breakfast.Views were amazing,pools were gorgeous

      Overall the hotel is amazing, it has 3 infinity pools looking right out into the sea which is the best view I have ever had in a hotel.We got a sea view room and the view was well worth it.the breakfast was good, the staff were helpful and friendly, free dvd player is you ask for one, sauna snd steam room. We didnt use the spa but we heard it was really good. The restaurant food was great, around the same price you would pay for a meal in either of the towns.The room was gorgeous, large and very clean and there was a seperate bath and shower which is unusual in thailand. the hotel helps with excursions and car hire and also helped us improve our map reading skills when we couldnt find where we were shuttle bus to both lamai and chaweng is great, the sister hotel in lamai is right on the beach and its great.

      Reviewed December 17, 2009

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      Very good
      Jennifer from Canada
      Stayed 3 nights in December 2008

      Beautiful hotel”

      view. service. shuttle. food. rooms.
      location - secluded and more expensive for taxis. restaurant is expensive.

      The BW Samui Bayview is a beautiful hotel. We stayed in a Deluxe Seaview room at the beginning of December, which is still considered low season, so we got a really good rate for our room. When we were there, the hotel was very quiet...not sure if this is because it was low season or because the airport in Bangkok was closed due to the riots. The room we had was really nice...modern facilities, a bathtub and a shower curtain on the shower. A beautiful view off the balcony where we had breakfast delivered each morning - this too may have been because there were only a couple of people staying in the room - if it was busier, it may have been a buffet breakfast instead. The restaurant is a little pricey but the food is quite good. There was really nowhere else to eat unless you were in town somewhere. The shuttle service was really nice...leaves the hotel during the day every hour and returns from their sister hotel in Lamai at quarter past every hour until 5:15. The only other negative was that one night we went downstairs to play pool and quickly left as there were bats flying around and a large lizard was sitting on a ledge by the pool table...not the company we were hoping to have. All in all I would recommend this hotel - unless you need to be close to the action.

      Reviewed December 21, 2008

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      Anthony from United Kingdom
      Deluxe Sea View
      Stayed 2 nights in September 2011

      Beautiful hotel , Stunning views”


      Booked the Bayview for a 2 night stay with friends. Was amazed at just how beautiful the setting is, with breath taking views accross the bay, from all over the hotel. Best to book a sea view room, the view again is fantastic. Rooms very spacious, very clean and well maintained. Food is excellent, and reasonably priced. Couldnt fault the breakfast buffet and again the breakfast room is right on top of the hotel with great views accross the bay. Wouldnt hesitate in recommending the bayview

      Reviewed September 14, 2011

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      Alison from Australia
      Deluxe Sea View
      Stayed 3 nights in December 2009

      Great stay!”

      Stunning views, beautiful pools, excellent staff, spacious rooms
      In a secluded location on top of a hill, so not so good if you're wanting to be in the middle of the action.

      My husband and I stayed in the Deluxe Seaview room in early Dec 2009. We had been a little concerned that we were staying in a "Western" hotel, and that we might miss out on the local experience, however this was not the case at all! The local staff were always friendly and ready to help, the restaurant served good Thai food, and the ambience of the grounds had a definite tropical feel - just beautiful. Our room was large for it's price range and we had a gorgeous view from our balcony - definitely recommend the seaview rooms (otherwise why are you staying on top of a hill!). We felt the price of onsite services to be quite reasonable for a 4 star hotel, and used the onsite spa once for a great oil massage. The pools... just stunning. 2 horizon pools with spectacular views. The restaurant food was good quality and reasonable value, and the breakfast buffet (included in the room price) was excellent - freshly cooked omelettes yum. Reception even organised a free transfer from our previous hotel, and a cheap transfer to our next hotel after we contacted that hotel and found out how expensive their transfer fee was! We would definitely return here, and feel that it is a nice balance of comfort and price.

      Reviewed December 22, 2009

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      Anirban from India
      Stayed 3 nights in April 2015

      Rooms with awesome view”

      View from rooms (We stayed in Grand Deluxe sea view), Friendly Staff, Room Size good

      Stay was great. It is located on the hill top & u have to pay taxi extra to reach you there. Chaweng & Lamai are around 15-20 mins by Songathew and may charge u 100 baht per ride per person. Sunday Lamai Walking street is fun shopping & eating street food. Chaweng is a lovely place to eat drink & enjoy. Hotel provides Minivan drop to Central Festival Mall at Chaweng twice during the day. Awesome seafood at Chaweng. Day trips to Ang Thong, Koh Phangan, etc. could be arranged from local tour operators from Chaweng at a great price. But don't forget to negotiate. View of Chaweng beach from my room was excellent to wake up with every morning. 5 stars for that awesome view.

      Reviewed April 14, 2015

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      Yvonne from Australia
      Stayed 4 nights in February 2008

      Absolutely Amazing!!”

      Superbly situated on top of the hill between Chaweng and Lamai Beaches, from the minute you walk into this resort it is absolutely breathtaking.Fantastic views from our Deluxe seaview balcony (even from the bathroom)and the breakfast, restaurants, this has to be one of the best Resorts we have ever stayed in. We checked out the honeymoon suite for our daughter,amazing with a jacuzzi on the seaside balcony.Even though not on the beach you can take the shuttle bus down to Lamai beach to their sister resort and use their facilities.Do hire a suzuki and trip around the island and across the top where there are a few fantastic restaurants- but make sure you take a map.The Hotel offers a great car hire rate without all the hassle of producing passports etc. to the hire car companies.

      Reviewed February 27, 2008

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      Artem from Russia
      Solo traveler
      Stayed 3 nights in August 2009

      Good choice for Samui”

      Rooms are great, the view is excellent, even the breakfast is not bad for Thai hotel
      The only downside for some is the location on the mountain, i.e. 7

      Booked Bayview for 3 nights, and then extended my stay till the end of vacation. I found it to be great and will definitely choose it again in case I go to Samui one more time.

      Reviewed January 22, 2010

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      Yarin from United States
      Deluxe Sea View
      Stayed 1 night in July 2010

      Spacious rooms but isolated location”

      Quiet, spacious rooms, great view
      Dirty pool, old construction, cant walk anywhere

      stayed here for just one night when we first arrived in samui. the hotel is on par with its star rating but leaves a lot to be desired despite the low nightly rate. we saw one or two other couples here, generally speaking the hotel was deserted. the pool has the potential to be nice, but plastic lounge chairs and bugs in the pool really take it down a notch. breakfast is nice offering a decent selection and variety. location offers peace and quiet but is very isolated. the hotel offers one way to lamai beach and chawang, but return trips are either not offered or not offered later in the day. taxi ride to chawang beach runs about b300 one way. better to take the open air pickup truck taxis (forgot name). for honeymooners, chaweng beach is very touristy and not recommended.

      Reviewed July 20, 2010

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      Emiliano from Italy
      Standard Room
      Stayed 1 night in September 2009

      Almost a "Best" Western Samui Bayview Resort.”

      Fantastic view, good position, quite, and big room
      Quite old construction,breakfast unsatisfying and the staff not really good in English.

      The Best Western Samui Bayview is just a "Standard" hotel and in the end of the day is still Ok for the priced that I payed! The hotel has a spectacular view of the bay and the visual effect from the balcony (seaview room) is fantastic. I find the position of the hotel quite good considering the Hotel is in the middle way from Chawekg and Lamai. So strategic for discover the beaches around the island and a quite place out of the noises of the crowded Chaweng. The best choice is then to rent a bike considering that nothing really happen around the hotel area and the always annoying , unfriendly and "expensive" public transportation experience we had during our stay. Rooms are quite big, clean even they need a bit of renovation. In fact the overall impression is of a old structure built with "the old Asian taste"! The breakfast buffet is nothing exceptional with a few choices and definitely not up to standard. The staff they have been ,after all , kind and helpful with only difficulties of their limited English that sometimes it created some incomprehension.

      Reviewed October 05, 2009

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      steven from United Kingdom
      Family with young children
      Deluxe Sea View
      Stayed 4 nights in June 2009

      Great Hotel”

      Clean and tidy,great room and view,location,helpful and polite staff,nice swimming pools,good breakfast.
      Expensive drinks and nothing else!

      My wife and our 3 year old daughter stayed here for 5 nights and enjoyed our stay very much. Relaxing atmosphere and very clean, our room had a great view from the balcony over the great pools and across the bay towards Chaweng beach. The hotel is not on the beach but runs a regular shuttle to 2 differant beaches and so no need to worry about transport,although it is a good idea to rent a scooter to run about on for about 200 Baht a day. I would definately stay here again next time we go to Samui and loved the island ang hotel

      Reviewed July 01, 2009

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      Samer from Denmark
      Deluxe Sea View
      Stayed 3 nights in June 2010

      Good romantic hotel”

      Nice view of the ocean

      One of the highest hotels on Samui. You have a really good view. Spa, fitness and steamroom. 3 or 4 pools. 2 infinity pools. A very quiet and pleasent hotel - perfect for couples and honerymooners. They have aromatherapy in every room and the staff is always helpfull no matter what you ask of them, the will help you.

      Reviewed July 18, 2010

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      Aurelian from Romania
      Family with young children
      Deluxe Sea View
      Stayed 2 nights in October 2009

      amaizing view ”

      good hotel, very clean, nice balcony with view both beach and swimming pool. Very kindly front desk people.
      far away of cheaweng beach. 10 min by car and we tryed to walk till the beach but we couldn't, no sidewalks.

      WE stayed 4 nights in this hotel and was fantastic. WE had everything inside, nice swimming pool, kids play room, pleaces for relaxing, very nice resort. The provide free suttle bus from the hotel every hour but only one way. You can also stop a tuk tuk and you can go to any beach on the island. You can also use taxi to get in chaweng beach is max. 150 baht..but they ask in the bigining 300...

      Reviewed October 18, 2009

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      Very good
      Soren from Denmark
      Stayed 7 nights in April 2010

      Great hotel”

      View from the room, level of service
      Dirty pool

      This hotel has one of the most beautiful views on Koh Samui and is located between Chaweng and Lamai. This could be a con if you don't like to rent a scooter and drive around on your own. But I can only recommend this place.

      Reviewed April 20, 2010

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      Tatiana from Russia
      Deluxe Sea View
      Stayed 6 nights in March 2010

      Lovely place”

      Great location, friendly staff, nice beach, comfortable and clean room, good choice for a breakfast, breakfast on the beach.
      Small bottom, no safe in room.

      The location of Panalee Resort is very good - just a few meters from the beach. It’s a silent and quiet place, it’s that we searched after city noise and vanity. Good place to rest, nobody disturbs your peace. Location is really perfect and nice beach with white and fine sand, but it's not suitable for swim (small bottom and corals). But it is possible to dabble on shore. For children it’s good. There is a bar at hotel on a beach, you can always take pleasure fresh juice or freshening shake, especially good is mango juice. By the way here near grows the mango tree, you can reap a crop directly on a beach))) The hotel's staff is very professional, friendly, warm and polite. We have never met such a nice and helpful people. Room is not big, but very comfortable and clean. Room service was every day and every day we got clean towels. Shower, toilet and air-conditioner all worked well. In a bathroom besides a standard set (shampoo, soap, tooth-brushes...) there was still a coconut oil. A trifle, but it’s pleasant. There isn’t safe in room, but you can always without problems leave your valuable things on reception (it’s free). It's romantic, nice, cozy hotel. We will return again next year to this hotel.

      Reviewed April 18, 2010

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