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Read all 58 reviews and thoughts (average: 2.78 out of 5) on the Coral Bungalows before you book online.

1/5    Score based on 58 reviews

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1/5

Terrible

Not The Best!
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Stayed here in 2009 which is admittedly some time ago but, from reading other reviews out of interest, this place has not changed at all. The décor is atrocious and quite miserable. The room lets in...

3/5

Average

Party Central
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Coral Bungalows is noticeably more expensive than some of the other places on offer in Haad Rin. It is a pretty fun place to stay though, if you are looking for a party (and really, if you're not...

5/5

Excellent

The World Famous Pool Party
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First party i went to having been a resident on Ko Phangan for over 2 months and now visited many of the resorts on the island to stay or eat. Great facilities, beautiful sunsets, nice clean and big...

2/5

Poor

Awful place basically
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We booked five nights at Coral during Full Moon, and just to be clear, we like to party. A lot. However, this place was ALL about party (party at Coral=getting as wasted as possible and being a jerk)...

1/5

Terrible

Party place, terrible staff, average clean room, very dirty restaurant.
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Poor! Don't go there if you like good service. Very rude staff, who threaten to keep your passport when you complain about the food quality, which is very poor! Place only suitable for drunken...

3/5

Average

Perfect party destination
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We really did like it here, and perhaps we just found that the entire island was more expensive during full moon - but my god, they charge you for everything. We stayed for 5 nights around the August...

4/5

Very Good

Great for partying
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Stayed at Coral Bungalows for 5 nights in run up to September full moon party. Our main aim while there was to just party - and that is exactly what Coral Bungalows is about. Pool party every...

4/5

Very Good

Perfect for 20 somethings who want to party hard
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Myself and 6 other girls went to the july 2012 full moon. we booked the accommodation in coral bungalows in april. it was our first destination in thailand and of course, as anybody would be at the...

2/5

Poor

Service vs price
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First of all this is a cheap place to stay, especially when there no full moon party (400 baht a night with aircon for 1 double and 1 single bed). During a full moon party the price will probably...

1/5

Terrible

TERRIBLE, DONT GO THERE!!!!
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They charged us double price for a single bed, we had to call the tourist police to help us (of course, no surprise, they didn't do anything). The reception girl was really disrespectful. VERY BAD...

4/5

Very Good

If you're in a live-it-up mood you'll love it here!!
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.....but if you're in a grumpster you might not!! I thinkj some of the negative reviews on this hotel are a touch unfair. Sure it's loud, OTT and a little shameful but if you're with a group of...

3/5

Average

Good For Full Moon Party
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Rooms here are very average and expensive around full moon time but you dont stay here for the rooms. The Hotel has a lovely Pool and large restaurant area this is where most people spend there time....

3/5

Average

For 200baht a night off season what do you expect?
Date:
Some of these reviews make me laugh, you are paying 200baht for a room that sleeps 3 people (out of full moon time), it is clearly advertised as a party resort so stop complaining about the noise. I...

5/5

Excellent

Why so many bad reviews??
Date:
This place is amazing what are you all on about!? Obviously if your wanting European standard spend more money and go to one of the big 4* hotels and not bungalows! For me Coral Bungalows was...

3/5

Average

Better than I expected
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The staff were very cool apart from charging 1 of us for jumping in the pool after hours (forget how much but it was ridiculous). The rooms suited me - no bugs at all, the rooms are solid! Not like...

2/5

Poor

Can get a better location for same price
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Stayed here for 4 nights during the full moon party. Rooms are very basic and aren't cleaned at all during the stay. Staff weren't very helpful or pleasant. When we arrived there was rubbish outside...

2/5

Poor

Nice place, terrible staff
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We stayed here for 4 days during the half moon, and they had a promotion on the rooms. we paid 300 baht for a decent room. The pool was nice (although the water was dirty) and the restaurant was good...

3/5

Average

Good value for money but very basic
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Right on sunset beach, a 10-15 minute walk from the beach where the full moon party happens - this isn't necessarily a bad thing as a decent night's sleep can be had! The rooms are spacious but dingy...

2/5

Poor

Avoid at All Costs!!
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Avoid! Don't go to this place! Pros- Not bad location - rooms good size - swimming pool Cons - Pay for Wifi (RIP-OFF) - full of loud mouth football chavs -Most staff are very unhelpful -...

1/5

Terrible

Don't bother!
Date:
After staying for 5 nights with my boyfriend we went to check out and were told we had to pay for a broken plastic table that was meant to be from our porch area. We tried to explain we hadn't caused...

4/5

Very Good

Full moon madness!
Date:
I stayed at Coral Bungalows for the last week of my sixth month trip and I absolutely loved it! It was quite pricey to what I had been used to beforehand but it was definitely worth it. The staff...

4/5

Very Good

Great rates off Season
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Bungalows are great for what ya pay, nice food in the restaurant and a great pool. Good entertainment in preperation for full and half moon parties and they also have pool parties every couple of...

1/5

Terrible

Scams
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Service is rubbish food is poor rooms look like prison cells, and they charge you for anything they can! They tried to charge 2 people 2500 bhat for a plastic table in the room next to us that wasnt...

4/5

Very Good

Cheap during off season, great pool and atmosphere
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During the off season bungalows were only $10 a night! The pool was amazing and there is beach access too. The rooms were decent for the price. We also enjoyed the restaurant and it had reasonable...

5/5

Excellent

cheap, clean and save
Date:
While traveling through Thailand you will make a lot of bad experiences, such as hotel staff stealing out of your room, going through your luggage and things like that. But Coral Bungalows is...

1/5

Terrible

Worst place I have ever stayed
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I have done a lot of back packing over the years and this has got to be the most expensive waste of space place I have ever stayed in. It made a £1 guest house in chaing rai look like paradise. The...

1/5

Terrible

Awful, never going back
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We stayed for a week during full moon and on our first night was a pool party. Pardon on the pun we dove head first in to it. Although I ended up with stitches in my foot, i still really enjoyed our...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect Place to Stay
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A really enjoyable place to stay. All of the staff is super friendly and willing to help you with whatever. It is right on the beach. The pool is big and so is the jacuzzi. Plenty of cheap, delicious...

5/5

Excellent

Backpackers paradise
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I would highly recommend coral bungalows to young travellers, couples and backpackers alike. The facilities are great; the large pool and jaccuzzi look right onto the sea, there is a small beach too...

5/5

Excellent

Brilliant Cheap rooms at Hat Rin
Date:
The place was awesome. The room was very large for the price we paid, 500bh. Airconditioned and hotshower. No TV. Considering it was situated at Hat Rin, the price was reasobly cheap and there is a...      

5/5

Excellent

Amazing staff
Date:
I don't know what these people are talking About . I have stayed at coral MANY times and have loves every minute of it . Yes it is loud, because everyone is having so much fun. The food is super cheap...

3/5

Average

Great place to meet people , Awesome Pool. Food was ok
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I stayed here for one week, I was a little worried after reading so many bad reviews but I decided to give it a shot anyways. The rooms were basic and I was paying 500bht, your not at some fancy...

1/5

Terrible

is this hostel/hotel serious? terrible...
Date:
this place has to be a joke, it really is just all about the money, people arrive in there taxi loads from the pier they arrive, treat like some number, unfriendly, none helpful, rude, ignorant staff,...

1/5

Terrible

Horrible place!
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Oh dear. This place is so over priced and not very Nice.We payed around 30 pound a night as it was full moon- we had to book for 5 nights but left after 3. The rooms are so depressing - jobbie brown!...

3/5

Average

Good for backpackers - has everything you need
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I stayed here for about 8 days when we got stuck due to torrential rain in Thailand. Have to say that I enjoyed my time here. The staff are fun and interact with everyone. I also had a tab going for a...

3/5

Average

V Good for young backpackers looking for a party!!
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If you're young looking for fun, adventure and to get extremely drunk then this place is party central. If you're older and/ or have standards/ pretensions then avoid completely. We were...

1/5

Terrible

stay away!
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This is the worst place we've been since long time! It has nothing to do with service, or make your stay a good stay. This place is ONLY about making more and more money! They charge you for...

1/5

Terrible

The Worst Hotell we Ever Stayed in!!
Date:
Arriving at Coral Bungalows, with hopes of it being a really nice place since it was REALLY expencive, and since it was Lonily Planets "our pick", we had a surprise coming. The staff was extremily...

1/5

Terrible

Just don't go here!!
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Because Lonely Planet reviewed this resort as OUR PICK, my friend and i made a reservation for Full Moon in September, just to be sure we had a place to stay in Full Moon Season. We paid the full...

1/5

Terrible

worst stay ever!
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when we came to the hotel the stuff kindly demand us to pay in advanced for all the nights were going to stay. when we asked to pay night by night they refused. then, when my friend got sick and we...

2/5

Poor

Lonely Planet were having a laugh, or sleeping with the owner
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Sitting on the opposite beach to Haad Rin (Full Moon Beach) it might as well be sitting on the side of a dump. The beach is shocking and any hardcore sunbathing will entail a 20 minute walk to Haad...

4/5

Very Good

Great!
Date:
Good hotel. Clean, helpful, spacious, and peaceful. Offered free ride to Full Moon festival, and cool glow in the dark paints!

1/5

Terrible

WORST HOSTEL EVER, DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY.
Date:
We had pre-booked this place for the full moon party on May 29 2010 and I'd have to rate it by far the worst hostel I've ever been to anywhere in the world. We had a group of 10 girls aged 20 - 25,...

5/5

Excellent

Great Place, Great Staff, Great Food
Date:
After staying on Samui and having the worst night sleep ever and worrying that Phangan was going to be just as bad when we arrived at Coral we we pleased that the place was clean and the staff...

4/5

Very Good

Perfect for young backpack part animals!
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We stayed here for a week over the Full Moon Party of April 2008. Over Full Moon periods you have to stay for a minimum of 5 nights, which was fine for us youngsters who were planning on having hang...

1/5

Terrible

Horrible and depressing!
Date:
This was the only place we stayed in Thailand that we had pre-booked, I really wish we hadn't as it was a horrid experience. Admittedly it rained solidly for 4 days whilst we were here (right up to...

1/5

Terrible

ONLY IF YOU WANT TO PARTY EVERYNIGHT
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We stayed here leading up to the full-moon party. This was one of the more expensive places we stayed on our trip in thailand and was by far the worst room we stayed in they dont clean the rooms or...

3/5

Average

party central
Date:
This Guesthouse was great if you wanted to party. It hosts a pool party, about 3 times a week, which could get pretty hectic, as by the end of the night EVERYONE was in the pool, it was crazy. it was... 

3/5

Average

Good place to party - only
Date:
Stayed during August Full Moon Party. Pool parties are great but very loud every night coming up to the full moon if you want to sleep. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Location is ok, its a...  

4/5

Very Good

Its a party hostel, and a good one at that
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Me and some mates stayed here for the Xmas Eve full moon of 07. We booked it about 6 weeks in advance, it was pretty pricey and there was a min. stay of 5 nights over full moon. If you go at other...

1/5

Terrible

Do Not Stay Here
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If you want to get any sleep at all do not stay at Coral Bungalows! They have a massive pool party every night and the music is so loud you can't hear yourself think in your room. The reception staff...

3/5

Average

Take Care of Their Customers' Safety but Dingy Staff
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The staff is quite possibly the worst I've ever experienced. They were ruder than rude towards their customers. In my opinion, they treat travelers as if they resent having them on this island to...

1/5

Terrible

Dodgy!!!
Date:
This was by far the worst place I stayed whilst travelling Thailand! The room was broken in to, staff at reception were rude and the other guests were all checking out early due to similar...

4/5

Very Good

Party Central
Date:
Went here for our budget Thailand trip around Fullmoon period dont let the walkway from the main road fool you that its a run down shanty town you walk a minute down the dirt road and your welcomed by...

1/5

Terrible

Robbed Twice!!!
Date:
DO NOT STAY HERE!!!! The first night we arrived our room was broken into whilst we were out, and most of our belongings were stolen AND then the resort tried to make us pay to have the door and lock...

4/5

Very Good

mindblowing- not for the faint hearted!!
Date:
We miraculousy arrived at Coral Bungalows and had a hot shower followed by Gin and Tonics. There were masses of people between the ages of 18-27 and it was all very festive. The rooms are basic but...

5/5

Excellent

The best place to stay in Thailand
Date:
We stayed at this accommodation with the recommendation of a friend. It was by far the best accommodation we had in Thailand...the staff were super friendly and always cracking jokes. The food in...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing backpacker resort!
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People who are complaining about Coral Bungalows clearly dont realise that it's intended for young backpackers who aren't fussy, can cope without fancy frills, and want to meet other backpackers and...