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Read all 51 reviews and thoughts (average: 2.73 out of 5) on the Power Beach Resort before you book online.

3/5    Score based on 51 reviews

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1/5

Terrible

Way under Par
Date:
These guys really need to shape up - load of employees who are doign nothing. They sit next to Relax beach resort who are cheaper, have a great restuarant and offer a great service. Power beach offer...

3/5

Average

alright
Date:
The rooms were nice... but too far away from the full moon party. The beach was beautiful but I kept getting wiffs of poop... We rented a scooter and hung out at Haad Rin beach which was much...

1/5

Terrible

Stay away.
Date:
So myself and 2 friends booked online to stay here. The price seemed high but then, it was peak season so we thought it would be like that across the island. The room (power bio bungalow) was gross....

3/5

Average

Average-Power
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Power Beach Resort is located on the beach a short walk off the main road in Baan tai. The cottages are basic & few cottages face the sea. Has a decent sized restaurant & a small bar facing the...

4/5

Very Good

Perfect for Full Moon Party
Date:
The staff are outstanding and bend over backwards to ensure that all guests enjoy their stay, there is ample opportunity to meet fellow full moon party goers in the communal areas as they have 3 pool...

3/5

Average

Perfect for a Full Moon Stop Over, not much more.
Date:
So I ended up here for the Half Moon party in November. As far as that side of things it was perfect. Big area for socializing and they sorted us out for a taxi to and from the event. Howrver the...

4/5

Very Good

Nice staff, good location, decent rooms
Date:
We stayed here for the full moon party and I thought it was a really nice place actually. We upgraded to a deluxe ac room since we had just gotten to Thailand and hadn't quite acclimatized yet...

4/5

Very Good

Great resort perfect for FMP
Date:
A group of friends and I stayed here for the FMP in August this year. The beach and everything is beautiful. Great pools. You can stay in a deluxe room with AC but we stayed in the bungalows. Yes they...

1/5

Terrible

Crap
Date:
Horrible place, only good if you want to be miles from anything, rude staff and extremely basic rooms with a tv that doesn't work and a fan that only serves to make sure the entirety of your room is...

2/5

Poor

Basic
Date:
Stayed here for 2 nights over the full moon party, The room was really basic with no air con, the bed was like sleeping on concrete, the shower was cold & the bathroom quite dirty. No safety deposit...

4/5

Very Good

Right on private beach and reasonably priced
Date:
The deluxe rooms are very good with big bathrooms. Dome rooms are smaller, but budget. Both of these are on the private beach and the first line faces the beach. Deluxe rooms have a small waterfall...

3/5

Average

Great place for full moon but wouldn't recommend for relaxing
Date:
Basic rooms at decent prices. Great for full moon party guests but wouldn't recommend if youre looking for a quiet, relaxing holiday. Very busy and bungalows all close together but run very well for...

4/5

Very Good

Nice place to relax, choice of 2 pools
Date:
We stayed here in the low season 500 bht a night. We stayed in a fan room, down near the back n37. Was nice and quiet. Not far from the beach and swimming pool. 5 minute walk to the main road, where...

3/5

Average

Overpriced but still pretty sweet
Date:
Went there during low season and the place was almost completely empty, except for the abundance of staff and the live entertainment. Expensive food, but far away from other...

3/5

Average

Handy to the Pier and Haad Rin
Date:
Stayed here for 5 night during full moon party. Stayed in a bungalow at the rear of the resort, beds were quite hard but the bathrooms are spacious. Padlocks are used to secure your room ( it felt a... 

2/5

Poor

There are better places to stay.
Date:
This place is below average for the price you pay. The rooms were ok and the bathrooms were pretty nice. However everything here just seems outdated and messy. The door to our bungalow didn't even...

4/5

Very Good

Probably wouldn't stay here again
Date:
When I booked with a travel agent before coming here, I specifically asked for a delux bungalow with a complete walk to the beach. I was willing to pay more to get that full experience to end my trip....

3/5

Average

I probably wouldn't stay here again...
Date:
The beach and the pool of this hotel are very pleasant, however the rooms really let the hotel down. We stayed in a bungalow by the pool and it felt like it was going to fall down. The walls and floor...

2/5

Poor

Box rooms with outhouse bathroom attached
Date:
Our bungalow was absolutely tiny, it had a double bed and that's all, no shelves or pegs to hang anything so everything had to go in the floor. Felt really claustraphobic as the small windows didn't...

2/5

Poor

level of service client = BAD
Date:
The staff is not efficient at all!!!! No advice, no free pick up service (except for online booking), discordant information, no travel agency. Concerning the price, they steal people who make online...

2/5

Poor

Worst 'budget' bungalow in Thailand
Date:
Power beach resort was included in a trip my boyfriend & I booked round part of Thailand, so we had no prior knowledge of the place. On arrival we were a bit disappointed that the resort was so...

2/5

Poor

Only if you are desperate
Date:
It is OK but vastly overpriced. There are 2 pools, pool table etc but the rooms are poor, the attached bathrooms are effectively an attached outhouse and there isn't room to sneaze in the bedroom. For...

4/5

Very Good

Good Cost/performance ratio
Date:
After having the experience of a very bad and horrible place we packed our staff and moved to the Power Beach Resort. I have to say that the cost/performance ratio is very fair at this place. We...

1/5

Terrible

Very rude staff
Date:
Yes, it's cheap, but the staff should not be rude to paying customers. It's in the middle of no where and they will not give you the number of a taxi driver, so you are forced to pay crazy amounts for...

3/5

Average

Very basic
Date:
Stayed for the full moon party in September 2011 for twon nights. Rooms are extremely basic. There was air-conditioning and that was the best thing about the room. Staff were friendly and...

1/5

Terrible

Robbed!
Date:
Stayed here from 10th Sept to 14th sept, had come to Koh Phangan for the Full moon party on 12th Sept. The hotel, while located on the beach has very basic rooms, not worth the money. The worst...

3/5

Average

Very basic accommodation; you get what you pay for!
Date:
Stayed one night on a stopover and paid 600 baht for a room (was more like a shed with a plywood door and very cheap flooring) with a private open-air bathroom and no breakfast. The staff were very...

3/5

Average

Nice but pricey...if you pay full price.
Date:
We got recommened to stay here by a TAT office but refused to pay 4000 BHT for a bungalow so they let us stay for 2,600BHT. The bungalow was nice enough, clean, big bed, clean bathroom, very concrete....

4/5

Very Good

Nice affordable place to enjoy the beach
Date:
Had a wonderful stay here relaxing and enjoying the beach. Not as much nightlife as Koh Samui, but that's just what we wanted during this part of our vacation.

3/5

Average

Average.
Date:
Staff are okay, and restaurant is good. Very noisy from beach-front bar until after midnight at least. Good value and good location for moon parties. Bungalows are clean and reasonably comfortable....

2/5

Poor

Convenient, basic accommodations, geared toward the younger crowd
Date:
We stayed for three days during the full moon party. The service was accommodating in getting us to the party and played a lot of music all afternoon and evening long to get people excited. If you...

2/5

Poor

Convenient, basic accommodations, geared toward the younger crowd, beach is fine to layout but not swim in. pool is fun
Date:
We stayed for three days during the full moon party. The service was accommodating in getting us to the party and played a lot of music all afternoon and evening long to get people excited. If you...

5/5

Excellent

Airplanes....... in The Night Sky.......like shooootingg Starssss
Date:
It's clean, it's cheap, it's on an amazing strip of beech (varies due to season and weather, but rarely not good). Good food, friendly staff, enthusiastic staff, good pools, close enough to Had Riin...

5/5

Excellent

Airplanes....... in The Night Sky.......like shooootingg Starssssss.........:)
Date:
It's clean, it's cheap, it's on an amazing strip of beech (varies due to season and weather, but rarely not good). Good food, friendly staff, enthusiastic staff, good pools, close enough to Had Riin...

2/5

Poor

Tired, but clean
Date:
I booked this via the Phangan info website and if I had seen all the reviews on this website before the booking, I would have looked for something else. I knew that it could either be awful or just...

4/5

Very Good

Ignore the bad reviews on this hotel... unless you're a whinging
Date:
Firstly, let me just say, to those people who gave this resort a bad review, you either have way too high an expectation, are a whinging pom, or a princess. This review is targeted to my fellow...

4/5

Very Good

Ignore the bad reviews on this hotel... unless you're a whinging pom
Date:
Firstly, let me just say, to those people who gave this resort a bad review, you either have way too high an expectation, are a whinging pom, or a princess. This review is targeted to my fellow...

1/5

Terrible

Don't waste your money!
Date:
Possibly the worst hotel I have ever come across in Thailand, The staff are useless, if you need anything do it yourself because you will be wasting your time. Our room was changed once in 4 days,...  

1/5

Terrible

DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY !
Date:
this has to be the worst hotel i have ever stayed in, it totally ruined my newyear ! seriously i am not fussy and even read the bad reviews on this hotel understanding u cant please everyone but i...   

1/5

Terrible

This Resort has no power. Definitely not.
Date:
Forget about the brochure - this resort really sucks. It's not clean (especially the bathroom/toilet) , the rooms are far too small ("hey dude, where can i put my stuff? Ehm, nowhere?"), the service...

4/5

Very Good

Actually a great place to stay in Koh Phangan
Date:
It seems that something must have changed at Power Beach since all these reviews where written. Maybe they have changed the staff, I don't know, but upon our stay in Phangan for the last full moon...

2/5

Poor

Power Beach - no power, very little beach and way too many staff!
Date:
This was booked through a T.A.T office in Bangkok (Travel and Tours) and so it gets a lot of business from travellers. The glossy brochure the hotel produced made it look like it was the best place on...

1/5

Terrible

Horrible, a complete lie !!
Date:
Don´t waste your money in this noisy "resort" that looks like a military camp for teenagers. The worst experience in Thailand.

2/5

Poor

Very far from what promised in the brochure
Date:
The resort is very different from what you may expect by looking at the brouchure or the website: swimming pools are very tiny, bungalows lack of a proper bathroom and in general finish are pretty...

3/5

Average

A good place to stay
Date:
We stayed here for 5 nights around the full moon period, it's really not that bad as other reviews suggest, just make sure you stay in the new looking bungalows on little stilts. We paid 600B a night...

1/5

Terrible

not nice at all!!
Date:
we went to ko pangyan for new years eve full moon party and this place is in a great location near the party but not so near the noise will keep you up 24/7, but that said there are much better...

2/5

Poor

an expensive piece of CRAP-adise.
Date:
booked through an agent and got RIPPED off. He promised us a lot of people, great snorkeling, and only a ten minute walk to black moon party. Got here and the resort is empty as a church on Tuesday....

5/5

Excellent

My second home in Thailand
Date:
The Power Beach was recommendet from our Kite-Teacher because it`s stationed directly at the trainingsarea. And it was the best decision to go there... The staff is friendly, happy & you allways get a...

4/5

Very Good

budget paradise
Date:
we had a great time staying at the power beach resort. the lovely bamboo bungalows have an excellent location, right at the beach, among palm trees and exotic flowers. the rooms are basic, but...     

3/5

Average

Dont bother!
Date:
\i stayed here in 2007 when it was cheaap but our room had a view of sea and 2 matresses on the floor, no bed! I named the owner money bags as he carried a bumbag around with his money in and was a...

3/5

Average

New Years Eve Full Moon Party
Date:
I would recommend this place if you would like to be close to Haat Rin, but not so close that you will hear everything that goes on at the beach. The beach is approximately 10 minutes away from the...