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Panviman Resort Koh Phangan Reviews

   

Panviman Resort Koh Phangan
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Reviews of Panviman Resort Koh Phangan

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Read all 85 reviews and thoughts (average: 3.75 out of 5) on the Panviman Resort Koh Phangan before you book online.

5/5    Score based on 85 reviews

5/5 =
Excellent
42%
4/5 =
Very Good
22%
3/5 =
Average
14%
2/5 =
Poor
11%
1/5 =
Terrible
11%
5/5

Excellent

Quite resort, great service, amazing view from the room
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We had 3 nights in this resort and were very happy. We were looking for some quite and relaxation, and defenitily found it here. We got room 506 which where the balcony is right in front of the...

5/5

Excellent

Not sure what's better, Stuff or Resort - Just perfect !!
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I saw this place a few years ago and promised myself to come back . Well I did - and made the perfect choice ! I came to the resort after I took it from the Agoda site and what a great welcome ! I...

5/5

Excellent

Gorgeous place. Would return in a heartbeat
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I loved this place so much. Probably the best place I've ever stayed. We had a deluxe bungalow, which I think was around £102 per night over the peak season. We had a massive bed, wonderful big...

5/5

Excellent

Worth the money
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As expected (we knew Panviman from Koh Chang): perfect and worth the money. We spent about 20 days in a pool villa and even if it was directly opposite to the reception we barely heard anything....

5/5

Excellent

Panviman Koh Phangan
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OMG what a treat! We stayed for 5 days as a family and stayed in the uber luxurious "family bungalow". The location is spectacular, the pools are amazing, the food (especially in the beach restaurant)...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely hotel ..... Beautiful rooms
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Heaven on earth. Even though hotel was full, there was plenty of room by the pool area and during breakfast. Lovely rooms, terraces, bathrooms, pool bar and pool area as well as surrounding grounds. ...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect spot for relaxing and rejuvenation
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I was so happy when I arrived to the Panviman and I checked into one of the delux bungalow type rooms, it was absolutely stunning and the views were breathtaking... The staff at this resort could not...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic hotel in every way
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We'd stayed here for 5 days. It was my girlfriend and me. As soon as we checked in we received a warm welcome and the great service continued throughout our stay. As a couple the resort was perfect...

4/5

Very Good

Good place, too bad for the view
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Tong Nai Pan has been our favorite holiday destination since quite some time. And thus we have seen the island and the beach of Tong Nai Pan change quite a bit. Tong Nai Pan Noi, where Panviman is...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely resort, if it doesn't rain!
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We were on our honeymoon & had ordered 2 different rooms for different dates. We were upgraded to the better room (low-season) for the entire stay! Overall a great place to stay, if it's not...          

5/5

Excellent

unforgettable
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everything was perfect with the hotel. very friendly staff, great location, very good food, spacious and clean rooms. special thanks to Porntheb J. (front desk), Kumron J (waitor), Witchuta(waitress)....

1/5

Terrible

Don't be fooled. Not five star. Terrible.
Date:
Let me preface this by saying, I have traveled a lot. I used to backpack the world but now my fiance and we work really hard in banking and so we want our holidays to be luxurious and relaxing. We're...

4/5

Very Good

A pleasant hotel in a peaceful setting
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This hotel is located at the opposite side of the island from the main ferry port. This makes it rather isolated but gives it a very peaceful feel. The staff are very helpful and everybody was very...

5/5

Excellent

falling love this hotel
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i really love this hotel all staff are helpful and friendly . We are honeymoon and got delicious cake from them, how nice and looks special i will back with my child next four year. We proud to...

3/5

Average

Okay service
Date:
Room was okay, bathroom was okay sometimes dirty. Barely any wireless in the room. Restaurant was okay but food was average - expected in Thailand and breakfast was good for the cost. So far away from...

5/5

Excellent

Nice resort, location, services
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I have been there during this November and receive good room and friendly staffs. Recommend for couples & honeymooners. Their beach is nice with beautiful rocks. I had taken many photos there....

1/5

Terrible

Horrible
Date:
There was a problem with the booking and we arrived a day too late. As the hotel was as good as empty, we made a deal with the reception that we could stay an extra night. However, someone else of the...

4/5

Very Good

Absolute Paradise!
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I stayed in a deluxe cottage and it was the most incredible place I have ever visited. Luxurious room with full amenities, terrace overlooking the water and an incredible view from the spa tub. Buffet...        

5/5

Excellent

Great hotel
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Panviman was our first hotel in the trip and i must say its was also the best. The hotel is located in a beautiful and relaxing bay beside little village with a lot of good restaurant. the room was...  

4/5

Very Good

Lovely, lovely, lovely.
Date:
We loved this place. We spent 4 weeks on Ko Phangan, and after bouncing around for the first two, we settled here for the rest of our stay. It's definitely pricey, but we got a really good deal... 

4/5

Very Good

Lovely room, picturesque location, but some bad smells
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The 4 star rating seems to be about right in our opinion. Yes it has its faults and is not up in the proper luxury league, but you could certainly do a lot worse for the price we paid ($100 per night...

4/5

Very Good

Paradise found
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All I can say is WOW what a beautifully located hotel. And more, friendly helpful staff, rooms with amazing views and a beach of my dreams. We spent 2 nights and 1 full glorious day. It really is...  

2/5

Poor

Smelly room, bad food
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The hotel is classified as a 4 star hotel but should really be a 3 star. The hotel has a very nice, large pool overlooking the ocean which is it's best feature. You can also rent DVDs free of charge....

4/5

Very Good

Picturesque views
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We thouroghly enjoyed our short stay at the Panviman resort. We received a confirmation of pick up time two days before our stay, sent to our current resort in Koh Sumui and were collected at the...   

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful Relaxing Luxury hotel in Paradise
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We were met at Koh Samui airport by a member of the Panviman staff who drove us to the pier where we had arranged to travel to the hotel by their speed boat! Definitely book this method of transport...

4/5

Very Good

"Panviman is a fantastic", Some people they try how to free stay and refund!!!!
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The best resort in my experience for honeymooner here , it's very fantastic , very nice staff they are very helpful and very friendly , The room very luxury and comfortable , foods at Stone Beach...

4/5

Very Good

Terrible start nearly ruined a great stay overall.
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We travelled as a group of three, my two friends who were a couple and myself. Based on the description on the Panviman's website which stated that the Deluxe Cottage catered for 3 people, we booked...

4/5

Very Good

Location view pool and rooms are nice. Service and assistance do not exist. Not worth the money in Thailand
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I do not recommend it if you are expecting any nice Thai welcoming or any kind of help or service and if you have difficulties with stairs and walking. Staff are so noisy in the morning that they wake... 

1/5

Terrible

AWFUL HOTEL 2 STAR
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I must have stayed at a different hotel than other people. This hotel was the worst hotel I have stayed in EVER! It was 2 star at most. I’m just going to list the cons as there was SO MANY:...

5/5

Excellent

If it's relaxation you're after...this is THE place
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Brilliant food, brilliant amenities and brilliant views. This hotel is located high up on the island and a fair drive from the main jetty, surrounded by two easily accessible bays it was just a...    

5/5

Excellent

love, love, love this hotel
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i have stayed 5 or 6 times and loved it every time. the best rooms are the deluxe cottages or the presidential suite. the pool is amazing and the service fabulous make sure that you go and spend...

5/5

Excellent

Fabulous chill out holiday destination
Date:
I stayed at the Panviman Resort on koh Pha Ngan at the beginning of June 2012. I'd spent the previous fortnight touring Borneo and needed a place to relax for a few days after the exertions of...

4/5

Very Good

Very relaxing!!
Date:
This was our second hotel from our trip to Thailand. For having the most basic room we have been very happy with the sea view, HUGE bath tub and great service. Some highlights of our stay include:...

5/5

Excellent

Panviman Paradise
Date:
While staying on the Tongsala side of Koh Phangan, we explored the island and visited Thong Nai Pan. Two stunning bays with lovely white sand and good for swimming and snorkelling. The road from...   

2/5

Poor

My Fourth visit and LAST...
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Five years ago the Panviman was a very pleasant Hotel with a great Staff. Over the years its all about making money. I was shocked when I saw how they built castle like pool villas in the rocks...

5/5

Excellent

wonderful, relaxing stay
Date:
I read several negative reviews before our arrival and was a bit worried. Yet, everything turned out to be just great: wonderful, big deluxe cottage with absolute amazing view; gorgeous pool area with...

2/5

Poor

Don't be surprised to leave extremely disappointed
Date:
My wife and i just stayed here for 3 nights of our honeymoon and to put it lightly i wasn't the least bit impressed! Lets start with good side of the hotel: 1.It is in a wonderful location on the...

3/5

Average

lovely setting
Date:
Hotel is very pleasant, in a good setting and on a very nice beach with a few other resorts. Rooms were clean, and attractive. Unfortunately we had difficulty with transfers from Koh Samui. The hotel...

3/5

Average

Welcome to Jurassic Park and Disney Land!
Date:
We have been one of the first guests of Panviman resort 9 years ago and have nearly every year especially enjoyed the balance between the beautiful nature and the small bungalows between the coconut...

3/5

Average

nice hotel but dissapointed
Date:
This resort could be so much better. We found one at the other end of the beach that we will stay at next time. There is no doubt that this resort is nice. We had a pool villa with it own pool. It...

5/5

Excellent

Great staff - treat yourself to a short stay
Date:
Great staff at this lovely hotel resort. Sitting perched on the peninsula between twin beaches, Panviman shows the attention to detail that helps justify its price tag. Our room (510 – top right in... 

3/5

Average

Short Stay
Date:
Stayed here for 5 nigt of our honeymoon and I have to say the Staff where fantastic. The location of the resort is great which is one of the main things going for it however as mentioned in previous...

1/5

Terrible

Read this!!!
Date:
Me and my wife came here for our honey moon the place is a disaster very poor service far from a 5 star hotel more like 2 star the service was very disappointing they charge double for every small...

4/5

Very Good

great location, seaviews, poolarea - however its really quite dated/could be much better still after a revamp
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i would second the 2 reviews below us in most points, except that we didnot had any negative experience with the service/staff there. the best of the Panviman is certainly the location and the...

5/5

Excellent

Perfectly lovely - not sure what other reviewers are on about
Date:
We stayed here for five days, after five days in Koh Phi Phi and 5 on Railay Beach. Really loved it, and really loved the town. I'm not sure if TripAdvisor will let me write the review I want to...  

3/5

Average

Needs up lifting
Date:
We have just left Panviman 3 days ago and stayed there from 28th Dec until 2nd Jan. I must say that I fully agree on the person's last review below. He said it all. Our villa was beautiful though,...

2/5

Poor

1980's feeling 3 star resort in dire need of new management and a revamp
Date:
We stayed at the Panviman for 4 nights for our honeymoon. We had a good stay , but would like to highlight the following concerns we had, which may help new guests make up their mind whether they...

3/5

Average

Ok stay at Panviman
Date:
The place is a large resort complex. The rooms are bit pricey based on Thailand standard. The cascade pool is nice. A bit hard to get to from the port. Most of the rooms are a short walk to the...

3/5

Average

Beautiful views, beautiful rooms, dissapointing service.
Date:
We stayed here for 2 nights in November. Very nice rooms and amazing views. If you are looking for accommodation for the full moon party this is not the place for you! It took us 1 hour by hotel...

3/5

Average

Beautiful rooms, pool and views - disappointing service.
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The rooms at Panviman are beautiful. We loved the swimming pool and the views...wow! The beach was average (there were cigarette butts and plastic bottles on the sand, which really detracted from our...

1/5

Terrible

Disappointing
Date:
The rooms are large, well decorated and the views from the private terrace are spectacular. The attention, treatment and service are very bad, specially in a hotel of its price and category. In the...

3/5

Average

Beautiful views
Date:
First of all, get a speed boat across. We got the local ferry across and it was horrendous! (A boat for 400 was totally overloaded, mainly with full moon party seekers) We got the speed boat off the...

1/5

Terrible

Hated this place - avoid like the plague
Date:
We stayed here as part of a large party. The cost was huge so we were expecting 5 star service but what we got was more like 2 star. The hotel screwed up the booking and refused to take...

2/5

Poor

Awful. Biggest disappointment to follow our wedding.
Date:
I had pretty high expectations for this place, being one of the most expensive on the islands. I got married the week before on Samui with my friends and family - the location and accommodation there...

4/5

Very Good

Great location, beautiful views and friendly staff
Date:
My wife loved the Panviman. Kids loved the different pools and my daughter thought the milk shakes were "to die for". I loved the views from our apartment overlooking the bay. +Short walk to local...  

5/5

Excellent

Perfect fullmoon party escape.
Date:
We left Had Rin for Panviman to escape the full moon rave party. A long bumpy taxi ride later we were met by an extremely friendly staff and knew right away we'd made a good decision. This was my...

2/5

Poor

No,no,no. A 3 star the most!
Date:
We booked because we thought this was a 5star hotel as the rating says. IT IS NOT!! This outdated hotel seems to be on the verge of collapse. The personell seems to feel the same way. The pool does...

4/5

Very Good

Great place and would definitely stay here again
Date:
We only had two nights in Koh Pha Ngan and after much deliberation and searching we chose this resort as we did not want to stay down in the main beach area. We booked a package which included...  

5/5

Excellent

Amazing resort, great views, decent prices!!!
Date:
As a part of our honeymoon, we were looking for a romantic and a quiet resort near the beach, panviman was a best choice. we stayed in the hotel section. (not a vila), and it was the best, the view...

4/5

Very Good

Best views on the island
Date:
The panviman is set in a great spot over looking two wonderful beaches served nice meals and the staff were great. Our bungalow was was great with private sun terrace and breathtaking views at sunset...

5/5

Excellent

Idyllic location
Date:
We spent 8 nights at the Panviman Resort and had a perfect holiday. The service was fantastic and very friendly. The hotel provided transfer from Koh Samui airport to the hotel which went very...

5/5

Excellent

beautiful
Date:
This was a beautiful place to stay, we stayed in a delux cottage and it had a great view of the beach. The room was big and the bathroom had a great view also. However, it is up a big hill, so there...

1/5

Terrible

I was so disappointed with this hotel and its’ facilities, I wo
Date:
The Panviman Resort appears to have been designed and built by Fred Flintstone after a 48 hour drinking session with Barney Rubble. The resort is on the edge of a cliff which means it is highly...

1/5

Terrible

I was so disappointed with this hotel and its’ facilities, I wo
Date:
The Panviman Resort appears to have been designed and built by Fred Flintstone after a 48 hour drinking session with Barney Rubble. The resort is on the edge of a cliff which means it is highly...

1/5

Terrible

I was so disappointed with this hotel and its’ facilities, I would strongly advise against staying at The Panviman Resor
Date:
The Panviman Resort appears to have been designed and built by Fred Flintstone after a 48 hour drinking session with Barney Rubble. The resort is on the edge of a cliff which means it is highly...

3/5

Average

Average resort - would not return (we believe)...
Date:
We stayed for 8 nights and overall had an enjoyable time in this bay. A bit tricky to get there after hours. Figure 45 mins + 1500 BHT from Had Rin (4WD needed as road is under construction!). We did...

5/5

Excellent

Absolutely Brilliant: perfect honeymoon location
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For professional reasons we have stayed in dozens and dozens of hotels throughout the world, and this was without doubt the best we have ever stayed in. The rooms are bunched together in blocks of...

3/5

Average

Great location and views, not much else
Date:
We stayed here for 3 nights in August and overall were disappointed with the experience. The location in between the 2 Thong pan beaches is fantastic and the views from the rooms are brilliant,...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent for honey moon & family vacation
Date:
This is one of the most precious places I've ever stayed in! Absolutely adorable! Every detail! It's picturesque, nice, romantic, exotic, the rooms are big, cozy - perfect, and the view from our...

2/5

Poor

Beautiful but Flawed
Date:
The place itself is beautifully put together, as I'm sure you will read in many other reviews. On the points of beauty and quality, I agree with them all, but I would like to offer some other, less...

5/5

Excellent

Really lovely resort
Date:
We stayed here for 6 nights as part of our honeymoon. we had like an hotel type room with a big balcany overlooking the sea, great view. The room was spacious, clean and relaxing. Nice bathroom our...

5/5

Excellent

Full Moon Party was AMAZING
Date:
The hospitality couldn't have been better! The best breakfast was also unbelievable. The resort is on the other side of the island where the party is held at.... which means the beach on this side...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing.
Date:
Service was excellent and staff gave just the right amount of attention of feel special but not over the top. The rooms were amazing, with fab views and were very clean. Location was great, 2...

4/5

Very Good

Very Nice Resort
Date:
We stayed in this resort for the first few days of our holiday as we wanted to attend the Full Moon Party but wanted to be away from hustle and bustle of the party. If you travel here by taxi the...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing views, great beach, stunning!
Date:
We got the ferry from Samui to Phangan and were collected from the pier by the hotel minibus. The resort is a way out and there are only proper roads about half the way, the drive is a bit bumpy and...

4/5

Very Good

Ok hotel but not sure if I would return
Date:
We booked this hotel as it is one of the few in the island that allow you to book for one night around the full moon party. All in all it was nice but the location was a turn off. Service: the...    

5/5

Excellent

Housekeeping rocks!
Date:
We stayed at the Panviman in August for five nights and had a great time. Our room, well in fact our villa, a deluxe cottage was beautiful and very spacious. A bathroom with a view over the ocean out...       

2/5

Poor

Dissapointed! Never again!
Date:
We stayed in the hotel for 3 nights in July 2009. The hotel car picked us up at the ferry pier with the usual stuff (cold towel etc) without hassle. After driving for about 45 minutes we arrived at...    

5/5

Excellent

Panviman Resort - Great place to stay for anyone looking for a bi
Date:
As a single person travelling alone I was apprehensive about this resort at first as I thought that it would only be a place for couples and honeymooners. Although this statement is pretty true the...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing property
Date:
The property itself is amazing. Great food, specially the breakfast buffet. The rooms were nice, but the lizards bothered too much at night making wierd noises not easy to access other areas of the...

5/5

Excellent

Fabulous
Date:
We stayed at this resort for 3 nights and thought it was the best holiday we have ever had. It is difficult to get to the Panviman resort......once we arrived at Samui airport we were basically told...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect Panviman
Date:
Spent 5 nites and had a fantastic time. Nice friendly staff,good breakfast included and free internet. The superior rooms are superb (ask for sea view)and enjoy the view and nature from the big...

2/5

Poor

Family make quick getaway!!!
Date:
After enduring one painful and bumpy ride to the hotel (after a terrible ferry ride over here with a toddler) we had booked a superior cottage for 3 nights. Food at the stone restuarant was ok that...

4/5

Very Good

Really a nice place
Date:
I was a bit nervous going to Panviman because I had read some bad reviews with people getting food sickness and complaining about the staff. Fortunately we did not have any of these problems. We...

5/5

Excellent

Panvimantastic
Date:
Whoever reviewed this less than 4 star overall must have been born with a silver spoon in their mouth. My girlfriend and I visited here after spending 4 nights in Haad Rin further South for the Full...