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Read all 59 reviews and thoughts (average: 3.75 out of 5) on the Green Papaya Resort before you book online.

5/5    Score based on 59 reviews

5/5 =
Excellent
44%
4/5 =
Very Good
25%
3/5 =
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Poor
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1/5 =
Terrible
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2/5

Poor

Be wary of your belongings, safety and overly positive reviews.
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We stayed at the resort from January 5, 2013 - January 10, 2013, during the resort's high season. I had reserved two cabins for 4 people and ultimately spent over 62,000 baht in accommodation and food...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful people in a beautiful place!
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We stayed at the GP for three nights. I still remember the warm welcome at our arrival. I just love this place. I felt disappointed that we couldnt stay longer as we had already booked our flight. We...

1/5

Terrible

Bad news stear clear
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Very disappointed in this place which for the money we had some expectations of. Deeply misrepresented by the website. We have done a lot of travelling and never have I come across a manager so rude,...

5/5

Excellent

Ultimate relaxation
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The definition of "ultimate relaxation" may be different for everyone, but if you look for the cozy wooden sea view bungalow with nicely designed infinity pool & greens, this is the perfect place!...  

5/5

Excellent

Welcome to PARADISE
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We have been at Green Papaya 11 times in the 10 years it has existed and WHY is that so? Simply because it is the most fantastic place in the World!!!!! We have been there as a couple and also with... 

1/5

Terrible

dont come here
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i had the worst time of my life the pictures are misleading and all the staff are miserable. The food was awful and i and my family will be sure to never visit this resort again. I had snakes in my...

1/5

Terrible

Don't visit this resort...!
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We planed to stay at this resort for 1 week. After one night we understand that the hotel and his management have only one thing that important - money !!! The rooms was like jungle (a lot of...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful hotel in a fantastic location
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beautiful setting right next to the beach set in beautiful green surroundings with tropical flowers growing everywhere, the bungalows are in immaculate condition and all have lovely wide balcony with...

5/5

Excellent

A piece of heaven on earth!
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We got here at night, after receiving a very friendly welcome, we discovered our tastefully decorated bungalow and already I said to my husband ' can we stay here all year?', and next morning, when I...

5/5

Excellent

Excelente Choice of location and value
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I will have to start by saying that the service was excellent and the manager spoke excellent English and understood our needs. The beach is gorgeous and the pool exceptional. The only complain I had...  

5/5

Excellent

Paradise!!
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I can wholeheartedly recommend this beautiful resort :)!! I stayed for 8 nights with 5 friends to celebrate my birthday. It had exactly the right mix of relaxed ambience and gorgeous surrounds plus...  

2/5

Poor

Wellcom to mosquito land!!!!
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Me and my wife stayed at the most expensive sea view room. The one near the beach, and even though the room was nice and decorated, there ware full of mosquitos e v e r y w e r e!!!! We tried...

4/5

Very Good

I will come back-for sure!
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The Green Papaya Resort is a little paradise for relaxing and to calm down - I stayed there with my friend after a long trip travelling around the world. We spent 1 week there, the best hotel we had...

3/5

Average

Traditional wooden bungalows
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Dark wooden floors and decks, with huge full bathrooms makes this a very comfortable resort.Good aircon,plenty of hot water, and outside shower a nice touch. The most beautiful pool, rimming towards...

5/5

Excellent

Small & friendly
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Perfect location in the centre of the small cove. Great for a relaxing break in a beautiful location. The pool villa's were very well designed and the bathroom with is half outside had a bath and...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect time
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This was our 3rd time in Thailand, we've already stayed in many other resorts before the G P, and this is our favorite place. There is all what you need for a perfect holiday. The staff is attentive...

4/5

Very Good

Why not stay for a year or so?
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Just returned from a 5 day stay at the Green Papaya Resort; we had a very very good time. All staff was extremely friendly, service oriented and the overall atmosphere was exactly what we were looking... 

2/5

Poor

Overpriced!
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Planned a 1 night Romantic stay with my partner and wanted to do something special. after much deciding I settled on Green Papaya, wish i'd chosen elsewhere now. The ceiling was mouldy, the jacuzzi...

4/5

Very Good

Awesome chilled stay
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Just had 8 nights at green papaya , it's been great staff fantastic & could not do enough for you - rooms are not the largest but comfortable - shower/ toilet attached , pool area is amazing ,...    

2/5

Poor

Fantastic Hat Salad beach with nice rooms-owner had a bad and nasty attitude!
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My partner and I stayed at the green papaya as part of our travels around Thailand. We researched which beaches we wanted to visit on Koh Phangan and Had Salad was one of them. We booked this resort...

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding
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We stayed for 6 nights here and absolutely loved it. Beautiful clean rooms, great pool, very pleasant staff and amazing gardens. Ong the barman makes the best ice juices we had in Thailand...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful Setting
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We have just returned from Thailand where we staying at the Green Papaya for 7 nights. We had a wonderful time, all of the staff were very accommodating. The setting is right on the beach, we stayed...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing Hotel, Amazing staff
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We stayed here in April 2012 for 2 nights! Amazing hotel with spacious rooms! Although the bath/shower were outdoors it was still pleasent!! During our stay I celebrated my bday and my boyfriend had...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful Green Papaya
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My husband and I stayed her for 13 nights end of March/ April this year. We had an ocean view cottage which we absolutely loved. The cottage was large, mini bar well stocked and a large bathroom...               

5/5

Excellent

Highest quality resort in Haad Salad Beach - Green Papaya
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Green Papaya is a haven of peace on Haad Salad beach. Amazingly friendly and warm staff, delicious organic breakfast, quiet swimming pool area, great inHouse masseuse, and outstanding management who...

4/5

Very Good

Great place, great location.
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I booked this hotel at the last minute over new year knowing nothing about about it except its name. I was very relieved to find the place a hidden gem away from the hustle ans bustle. Beautiful...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful place for a holiday
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We have just returned from spending 10 days at Green Papaya Resort,what a place,if you are thinking of a holiday in Koh Phangan then look no furthur......Its simply the best.The staff,the setting,the...   

5/5

Excellent

wonderful
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beautiful ocean views, great room, incredible pool and tatsy food to boot. the staff were extremely helpful and always friendly, we booked for 3 nights but stayed for 5. if you are looking for...   

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic resort - no idea what some of the reviewers have been smoking
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Had a phenomenal time. Great room, great pool, great service, great beach. Simply a wonderful place for a wonderful holiday. And all the other guests we chatted to similarly thought the resort is...

4/5

Very Good

Awesome
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We booked only one night. We ended up staying 7 nights, this resort is a pure heaven! The garden is the most beautiful ever seen in Asia. The staff is very friendly, I loved the breakfast, especially...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent room ,food ,oceans views
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I really enjoyed in the green papaya with all of them. beautiful acomondation and spa which is thai massage in front of sea was soooo nice. the boat house restaurant has a nice breakfast with a nice...

5/5

Excellent

A trip to paradise for 10 years
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We are going to celbrate our 10 years at Green Papaya in February. We love this place and the people that work and live there. We love the spacy bungalows where you easily can have an extra bed and...

5/5

Excellent

The best choice for our last days in Thailand
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A great place! We stayed in one Deluxe Cottage next to the swimming pool ( amazing pool!) , with a nice view to the garden and to the sea. The resort is located direct by the beach. We really loved...

1/5

Terrible

very bad
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Beach is probably the best in Phangan. Bad service and poor accomodation (even for the superior suites).The hotel is over-priced considering the rooms witch needs to be better maintained. Price is...

1/5

Terrible

absolutely horrible
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- ants on the breakfast buffet - dirty rooms - no restauratns in the neighbourhood - unfriendly staff - disgusting food at the hotel beach restaurant (the only one) - Luckly we gave only deposit...

5/5

Excellent

I love this resort, I'll be back!!!
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Great hospitality, great bar, very friendly staff, amazing view,10/10 in every aspect.

5/5

Excellent

A lovely, peaceful resort in a great location
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After reading the terrible review above we were a little worried about staying at Green Papaya, but during our trip to Thailand we stayed at 6 different hotels and Green Papaya was by far the best.... 

1/5

Terrible

Terrible place - stay away!
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I spend 8 days with my wife and two kids 3 and 5 years in their ocean cottage with "beachfront panoramic window". As an architect I am very observant to my surroundings and I stick to the facts about...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Resort quiet & peaceful, away from the noise
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Stayed at Green Papaya Resort for 1 week, had an amazing time with my family. We booked a Deluxe Cottage, very cozy , the room was a bit small, that was because we had one extra and one babycot !... 

4/5

Very Good

Peaceful resort on chilled out beach
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Green Papaya is a peaceful resort that has a great atmosphere. The staff are friendly and it was generally quite clean. I would say the photos may be a little deceiving in relation to the interior...

5/5

Excellent

A romantic quiet resort on the most beautiful Phangan's beach
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I found this hotel on Thailand Lonely Planet. It's a peacefull place with big wodden bungalows on Salad Beach. The service is perfect, the hotel is perfectly clean and romantic. They serve a nice...

4/5

Very Good

Perfect for a relaxing family getaway
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My husband and I stayed here with our 18mth old and had a wonderful relaxing time, beautiful pool and great location, I wouldn't recommend staying for more than 5 nights you would run out of things to...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful Place
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Beautiful place to stay. We wanted to treat ourselves for the last two nights in Thailand and Green Papaya was perfect. Our bungalow was right next to the beautiful pool and the beach was just a...

2/5

Poor

I hate that lady!!!!!
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Sorry, about my English... but I really want to tell other tourists about my very dissappointed from this resort. My friend and I pay a high rate for the best room in this resort, we hope that we'll...

4/5

Very Good

Charming place, friendly relax atmosphere, no stress
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We stayed at the Green Papaya Resort for one week and had a wonderful time. Friendly staff, nice and clean room. Very surprised to read some reviews as it doesn't seem to be the same place... Had a...

2/5

Poor

I left offended and disappointed
Date:
I would like to start by mentioning the positive aspects of Green Papaya - the location is OK, I personally loved the Salad Beach, I think the resort is good, swimming pool is clean, garden is well...

1/5

Terrible

Totaal disappointment - money down the toilet
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VERY BAD! BIG DISAPPOINTMENT!!! I am writing this review from the Green Papaya resort right now, because I am fuming with disappointment at the huge gap between the price and the value offered. We...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent People
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The resort is nothing super-fancy. In fact, you could probably do better for the money at another bungalow/villa location if you are looking just for quality of room. But the people on staff are...

4/5

Very Good

A hidden gem
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Very nice, clean, comfortable rooms arranged around a fantastic infinity pool. The beach is a just few steps away. The breakfast buffet is great and served in a dining area atop an 'ark' which...

3/5

Average

More like 3.5
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We stayed here for a few days last August and had a good time... Its a nice place, but there are a few things to know... The biggest issue for us was the beach... Its rather small, but besides that...    

5/5

Excellent

better than the website
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I wish we were there right now. What a dream. Magical pool. Great room. Really lovely staff. If you want utter relaxation, good price (we checked out all the other hotels along the beach) and a...

4/5

Very Good

5 pleasure days
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A wonderful resort. We stayed in an Ocean Cottage. Great decoration! The staff were very happy and attentive especially with our 2 years old son. Warm atmosphere. We felt like home away from...

4/5

Very Good

A little paradise...
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A beautiful place, and definitely one of the best resorts on the island. We stayed in a Deluxe Cottage and it was well worth the price. Very clean with air conditioning, bathtub.... a nice balcony to...

3/5

Average

Overpriced, family style run resort
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Nice looking resort on a beautiful beach. Pool and the landscaping is beautiful. But that is it. The only thing they want is your money, service is poor and the staff is unfriendly. When we...

5/5

Excellent

Green Papaya was great!
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My boyfriend and I stayed at the Green Papaya Resort for 5 nights in May 2008. Working in hectic Tokyo, we wanted a relaxing holiday. We wanted to sit back on the beach and do nothing. Our first...

2/5

Poor

Warning! - stay away from "Green Papaya" resort in Phangan
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We just spent a whole month in Thailand with our children. As we love Thailand, the trip was amazing. Thailand is one of the best locations for families. BUT Stay away from Green Papaya resort in Ko...

1/5

Terrible

Bad attitude and overpriced resort - Don't go there
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I will start with a summary and then will elaborate for those who are interested • Extremely over priced Plain simple resort and Not at all luxurious as described in the ads • Outrageous...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely place to relax
Date:
My husband and I stayed at the green papaya resort for 6 nights in July and had a great stay. To be honest, I can't understand how it got such bad reviews. We had booked a basic bungalow but...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely Tropical Paradise
Date:
For travellers, who like to stay at a high grade location and even so prefer a relaxed and casual atmosphere, this place is a "must". Since eight years we stay roughly twice a year in Thailand....