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Read all 58 reviews and thoughts (average: 1.47 out of 5) on the Haad Khuad Resort before you book online.

1/5    Score based on 58 reviews

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1/5

Terrible

Don't stay here!!
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Can only agree with other reviews this place is awful. Dirty, ridden with bugs, sheets are stained and don't look like they've ever been washed. It's an embarrassment. Don't be taken in by cheap...

4/5

Very Good

It's not terrible
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I think that I have to write some good things about this place. After come here we were a little bit scared about this place because we had read many bad reviews. But I only can say that I've been...

1/5

Terrible

THE WORST PLACE WE HAVE EVER STAYED AT.
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In our four week travel through Vietnam and Thailand, this was absolutely the dirtiest, most unfriendly and overpriced "resort" we came across. By making the mistake of taking a guys word on the ferry...

1/5

Terrible

Terrible
Date:
Astounded by the positive review below! This place is precisely as bad as all the negative reviews you'll find here. Wished we'd had internet available at the Donsak pier so we could have looked...

4/5

Very Good

Nice backpacker place
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Very friendly personell and really good food. Beautiully located by the beach with no nighbouring resorts. A sort of up dated backpacker place. Maybe not so good swimming for the children due to lots...

1/5

Terrible

Avoid this place at all cost!
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After reading some reviews I can only agree! We got approached by the tout on the ferry to kho Phangan and it sounded really nice! We planned to stay only one night anyway, but it was a mistake! We...

2/5

Poor

definitely wrong profession!!
Date:
I do agree with the most people here. But I have to say, it's not the worst place i did stay during my travels. BUT it was the most unfriendly and rude Manager (or what ever he is) I've EVER met.......

1/5

Terrible

Bad experience
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I have a lot to say about this place but after reading the other reviews there is not really much to add. The beach is not good, the pool is not clean, the bar is loud and the staff not very...

1/5

Terrible

Stay away from Haad Gruad
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Stay way from this place. Well, in the beginning it was our fault to hook on the tout offer at ferry port on the way from Surat Thani to Ko Phan Ngan. We couldn't expect such a miserable...

1/5

Terrible

Welcome to the Hotel California
Date:
Please, please, please don't stay here. Like so many other reviewers here, my friends and I had a horrible experience. Yes, Jaco was a rude and dismissive nob. When we arrived, I politely inquired as...

1/5

Terrible

Miserable staff, poor access, unclean beach huts
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As a couple travelling we were keen to find a nice beach hut when we went to Koh Phangan. En route to the boat at the Surat Thani bus station we were approached by a nice, Thai man who assured us he...

3/5

Average

Lot's of improvements compared to the other reviews! Nice place
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I think the reviews for this place are a little unfair and over the top, either people are exagerating are more than likely the resort has improved a lot! In which case I think it deserves a more...

1/5

Terrible

Awful place, avoid at all costs
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What can I say - a place more deserving of a good review, alas there is nothing good to say about it except the location (a private beach on the quiet side of Koh Phangan). The good part ends there. ...

1/5

Terrible

The worst place ever! Seriously! Really. Just don't go there.
Date:
If you like being treated like absolutely crap, then this is the place for you! After a change of plans (we were originally meant to be going to Krabi!), we came to ko phangan after 17 hours of...

1/5

Terrible

WHAT IS THIS PLACE?!
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Possibly the worst place I have ever stayed!! At first the hotel seemed okay and in a fairly nice hotel, however once we had arrived we realised we had made a mistake booking here. The hotel rooms, if...

1/5

Terrible

Worst hotel ever
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First of all I would like to say that I have been travelling Asia for over a year and there for stayed in hundred different places but this really is by far the worst one. The price do sound...

1/5

Terrible

Absolutely THE WORST Experience I have EVER HAD (from a long-time traveler)
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First let me say, I'm a perpetual traveler. I have stayed at hundreds of hostels, hotels, and fancy resorts too. Haad Gruad Beach Resort & Spa was the absolute worst experience I have ever had! ...

1/5

Terrible

"...is a special place for special people"
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Well... Haad Gruad "...is a special place for special people"! That's what one of the signs on this dumping ground says. We do wonder how special you really need do be to enjoy your stay there!? Awful...

1/5

Terrible

Ruined our stay in Koh Phangan - The worst place on the island
Date:
This was the worst experience i have ever had in all my years of traveling whether it be cheap hostels or 5star hotels. The manager Jaco is a complete Nob and is seriously asking for a hiding. One of...

1/5

Terrible

Worst hotel in 2 months of Asia travelling
Date:
First of all, sorry for my bad english. It is not my main language, but I feel like I must absolutely share the experience we had in this resort...for people can be informed about what it is. We...        

1/5

Terrible

Don't stay here regardless of your budget! Anything else is bette
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I can 'rough it' I have travelled a bit, slept in airports etc, but I had to leave in the night after paying a deposit because I didn't want a confrontation with the manager on how awful the room was!...

1/5

Terrible

Don't stay here regardless of your budget! Anything else is better
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I can 'rough it' I have travelled a bit, slept in airports etc, but I had to leave in the night after paying a deposit because I didn't want a confrontation with the manager on how awful the room was!...

1/5

Terrible

Awful service, surly manager, nice room but no good for children
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Don't expect to have menus or be offered food or drink unless you chase the staff. The serving staff did not know what a green curry was ( wasn't much cop when it did arrive). Did not have Thai food...

1/5

Terrible

Awful service, surly manager, nice room but no good for children at night
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Don't expect to have menus or be offered food or drink unless you chase the staff. The serving staff did not know what a green curry was ( wasn't much cop when it did arrive). Did not have Thai food...

2/5

Poor

" At your service" NO WAY
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We stayed in this resort for 6 nights and we didn't like it at all. Understatement;) The first day, the " manager" " Jaco", was simply ignoring us, The guy is Dutch, like us, but he just didn't care...

3/5

Average

Ok, if you are on a budget
Date:
I stayed at Haad Gruad resort for 5 nights with my boyfriend. The resort is nice in ways but not so good in others. Its location isnt the best, its about a 20 minute walk to the main beach and the...

1/5

Terrible

DO NOT GO THERE!
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This place is ran by a bunch of cowboys - literally. What looked to be like a charming and unique holiday setting turned out to be a complete nightmare. The 'resort' is a dirty, badly managed dump...

3/5

Average

great food, bad pool, very average service, very comfy bed.
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We just wanted a clean place near a beach and with a pool. It is undoubtedly a very beautiful hotel, which makes the problems all the more annoying, as it could be amazing if it was run properly. ...

1/5

Terrible

HORRIBLE STAFF!!!!!!
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Ok, we didn't book a room in advance before we went to PhanGan, so we booked the room at an agency before taking the boat. First of all, the "resort..hahahaha" is located in the middle of nowhere. A...

1/5

Terrible

A Miserable Place
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Decent rooms and bland food, set on an unusable beach, run by a misanthropic and nasty manager. Give credit to the tout -- he sure did trick a lot of decent travelers on that fairy from Don Sak...          

4/5

Very Good

It was perfect
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i don't know where you people are talking about but it was my second time is this resort. And again i had a great time. We paid 400 baht for 3 persons which isn't a bad deal. The staff was very...

1/5

Terrible

WORST Experience in all of Thailand. AWFUL Manager and TERRIBLY
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The manager and the guy who rents the mopeds and the lady behind the desk are the worst hotel staff I have come across in all my travels EVER! They are terribly uniterested, twisted, mean, and...

1/5

Terrible

WORST Experience in all of Thailand. AWFUL Manager and TERRIBLY
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The manager and the guy who rents the mopeds and the lady behind the desk are the worst hotel staff I have come across in all my travels EVER! They are terribly uniterested, twisted, mean, and...

1/5

Terrible

WORST Experience in all of Thailand. AWFUL Manager and TERRIBLY
Date:
The manager and the guy who rents the mopeds and the lady behind the desk are the worst hotel staff I have come across in all my travels EVER! They are terribly uniterested, twisted, mean, and...

1/5

Terrible

Don't Go!
Date:
After travelling all day and night, we were very tired. So when a Rep on the ferry showed us the brochure for Haad Gruad Beach Resort and Spa it seemed like a good option. The free transfer from the...

1/5

Terrible

Sooo bad it's almost comical!!
Date:
Arriving in Ko Phangan a day before the full moon we were pretty desperate for anything we could find...So when a guy came promoting Haad Gruad, which seemed really cheap with amazing grounds we...

1/5

Terrible

THE WORST PLACE WE HAVE EVER STAYED IN OUR LIFE!
Date:
possibly the rudest staff we have ever come across!! they tempt you with cheap accomodation but you have to pay for everything even a free lift they offer we were charged!! the internet is so...

1/5

Terrible

DONT GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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tHE MANAGER IS AN A$$HOLE! We were stolen from, lied to, verbally assaulted by the manager. There is no beach, the pool is dirty, rooms are dirty, staff unhappy. Other people had their passports...

1/5

Terrible

only bad experience in thailand
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we didnt even stay the night. we forfit our money (700B), and they ripped us off another 50B for using a scooter for 10 minutes. the manager is unbelievably rude and does not care at all about his...

1/5

Terrible

DO NOT GO NEAR THE PLACE!!!
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where could i start..spent 7 months travelling around the globe and never came across anything like the staff and management/Jaco in that "resort"....what a rude and ignorant man ( hardly a human...

1/5

Terrible

Worst resort
Date:
Our room smelt like mould and was rather dirty (we saw the guy cleaning other rooms, and since he only spent 2 minutes cleaning them, we can easily understand why the room was like that). The smell in...

4/5

Very Good

Not as bad as it has been made out to be
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This hostel, although not the best is nowehere near as bad as people have made out to be on this website! We found it to be clean and facilities (although slightly to expensive!) to be more than...

1/5

Terrible

Get rid of the manager or "undertaker" should I say
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The resort has so much going for it, but one would swear that the manager Jaco, really hated having to deal with the public. He would, I'm sure, be far more comfortable in a morgue! I was going to...

1/5

Terrible

In 6 months travel this was the absolute worst
Date:
In 6 months of travelling this is the absolute worst place we have ever stayed, I was a lot happier sleeping with the camels in the desert of Mongolia than staying here. My wife and I were...

1/5

Terrible

Get rid of the TWISTED manager, and you're about a third way ther
Date:
I cannot fathom how this place can be called a 'resort'. Do not believe the pictures you see. We stayed in a 'a/c' bungalow which lost it's power 6 times during our 3 day stay. We also had mice in our...

1/5

Terrible

you're taking a chance here!
Date:
Oh Dear, where to start. Got off boat bleary eyed after a lamentable bus/boat trip south from Bangkok (book your Plane tickets in advance to the islands as only 2 carriers go & are often full) & was...

1/5

Terrible

Do NOT stay here!!
Date:
After traveling in South East Asia for a month and staying in all kind of accommodation, this is by far the worst place we came across. We booked a room after seeing a brochure on the ferry to the...

1/5

Terrible

A TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE!! Passport Stolen, Conned of Money & Awful
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On travelling to Ko Phangan on the ferry we were approached by quite a few of the so called reps who come from Island's resorts/ hotels. When me and my partner saw the brochure for a resort and spa we...

1/5

Terrible

worst place in thailand !!!!!
Date:
no joke this is the worst place we have EVER experienced in Thailand and we have been visiting here since 2004. we as were many others were caught on the ferry over by a very nice polite young thai...

1/5

Terrible

Mum's garden shed would be a better place to sleep!!!
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Well, I wish I had held out till we reached the island to find somewhere to stay. We were approached waiting for the ferry to to island. I was traveling with 2 lads and we thought we got a bargain....

1/5

Terrible

THIEVES !!! 700 euros from credit card in safety box
Date:
We (4 people) stayed a few days at Haad Gruad mid september The management was terrible and not friendly at all Cherry on the cake, we went one night to the black moon party so we left all our...

1/5

Terrible

Please do not stay in this resort- no matter what they say!
Date:
Booked this resort on Soi Rambuttri road, by a travel agent named Joe - stupidly didnt look at this website until after we had paid to stay, came back an hour later , after reading the comments left,... 

4/5

Very Good

I loved it
Date:
Very relaxed. Reading other reviews made me wonder what the other visitors wanted from a holiday. Yes, the beach is rocky but the water's fantastic for swimming... Just get plastic shoes to wade in!...

1/5

Terrible

Des Rats !!! Endroit absolument à éviter ....
Date:
En Arrivant sur Ko Phangan je me laisse convaincre par une fille que « Le Haad Gruad » Resort sera le meilleur Place à rester et sa brochure est très bien monté. C’est un Manager froid et désagréable,...

1/5

Terrible

Service ... or LACK there of!
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RESTAURANT The worst service I have EVER experienced!! No matter what you order you had to wait a long duration for your meal. Often they would just forget entirely and never bring you anything. You...

1/5

Terrible

N'y allez jamais - mauvais service, manager tres desagreable
Date:
Ce resort nous a ete propose au port de Tong Sala. Le standing avait l'air sympa et le coin agreable. MEFIEZ-VOUS, IL N'EN EST RIEN!!! Contrairement au prospectus presente, les bungualow sont...

5/5

Excellent

Laid Back. A +++
Date:
By far the coolest place I stayed in Thailand. Remote, extremely laid back accomodations. Adorable, stylish, low key thatched huts along a private beach. Infinity pool overlooking ocean. Common eating...

1/5

Terrible

Warning: Haad Gruad, Worst Resort Ever
Date:
My friend and I were recruited on the ferry to this resort which looked beautiful and sounded great on the panflet offering a twin air-con room for 800 baht a night. It was without a doubt the worst...