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4/5    Score based on 95 reviews

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2/5

Poor

Would not recommend
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Stayed over the New Years period for minimum of 5 nights, but left after 3 nights as we couldn't get out of there fast enough. The beach and the room view was beautiful but that was about it. ...

2/5

Poor

Wouldn't recommend.
Date:
We pre-booked to stay here over Christmas and New Year 2012. On arrival we were pleased to see that the hotel was relatively new and in a nice location. Our hotel room was very clean and spacious...

2/5

Poor

Good location by the beach and clean rooms, but the whole experience ruined by money hungry and unfriendly staff!
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We stayed here for 10 nights over Christmas and New Year as we were meeting up with our friends who were staying in the backpackers next door at shiralea. The hotel has invested recently in new...

4/5

Very Good

Seaview is amazing!
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There are few steps to the fourth floor but it is worth it! We were there and our room was big and clean and the view was amazing. Staff were helpfull and friendly. Pool was nice and clean. Good value...

1/5

Terrible

Hated every single minute of staying there!!!
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Was booked to stay in alternative accomodation in Koh Phangan for new year but after many problems had to change accomodation and ended up booking Bayview at Phuket airport with the recommendation...

4/5

Very Good

Good hotel for the price
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Have just return from a Christmas and New year break at the resort, and had a great time. We had a standard room which three people shared. was clean and comfortable, good maid service and clean...

5/5

Excellent

Better and closer to full moon party than expected
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Me and a friend recently stayed for new year eve. We booked our holiday to Thailand last minute and decided we wanted to go to the full moon party for New Year's Eve. Because this is such a busy time...  

3/5

Average

Great location, full amenities, unfriendly staff
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Haad Yao is a great place to stay- the beach is gorgeous, and there's tons of little beach bars and restaurants in walking distance of the hotel if you want to venture outside of their onside...

2/5

Poor

Avoid if you can
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Staff completely ruined our stay... I've travelled for 3 weeks in thaliand staying ina ll sorts of places (cheap $20 bungalows and pricier $150 ones) and nowhere else have I met staff like this:...

2/5

Poor

Good potential, spoilt by the staff.
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When I arrived I was surprised by the good standard of the rooms, especially as I was just paying 590B a night. The swimming pool is nice and the beach nearby isn't bad, although it's very far from...

4/5

Very Good

Unbelievable value for off season!
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Staying here for two weeks, rooms are nice, spacious and clean. A/C, tv, hot water and literally right on the beach, for 590 baht! Couldn't find anything that cheap anywhere close! Def the best beach...

4/5

Very Good

Nice pool, Nice beds ón The Beach :)
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My girlfriend and i stayed here for 4 nights, our standard room, with ac, cooler, tv and so ón were good. There were some bad smell like a fart . But Thats was is. Restaurant is ok food. But a bit...

3/5

Average

Miserable staff, nice loaction
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This hotel has an excellent location on a pretty beach with a nice pool and average but clean and large rooms. The staff however are miserable! Particularly the front desk/reception. They are...

3/5

Average

nice peaceful place to crash and soak up the sun
Date:
A friend and I recently stayed at Haad Yao Bay View Resort (29th and 30th September) and it was a pleasant stay. Its a little far from the main pier and town area....about 20 mins by scooter.....but...

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel but be a little cautious
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Enjoyed the few days in Koh Phangnan, hotel is clean and most staff are friendly and attentive. It is right on the beach and there is a pool. Barbecue at night is worth a vist lots of food for a...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely location, let down a bit by staff.
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We stayed at bayview for 4 nights whilst on our honeymoon. We had a sea view room with a jacuzzi on the balcony. We could not fault the room. It was lovely with Thai charm and character, and a great...

5/5

Excellent

Loved this place!
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We came here after the full moon party for some r& r and it was perfect. The pool is gorgeous and it is located right on the beach. The rooms are lovely and spacious. The area is very quiet but the...

4/5

Very Good

Good
Date:
My friends and I stayed here for 3 nights (supposed to stay for 2 but extended). We stayed in a bungalow, which was clean, spacious and had a lovely balcony with amazing views. I agree that the staff...

3/5

Average

Does a good view make up for poor service?
Date:
We were very disappointed with this hotel, yes the view is lovely and looks over the bay but the rooms are basic and the staff miserable. The staff are there from the morning till the very late...

5/5

Excellent

Top Hotel in Phangan!
Date:
Hotel is situated on the opposite of the island to the full moon, the hotel collected us from the pier and dropped us back to the pier for a small fee. Hotel bar and resturant closes after 11, not...

4/5

Very Good

not quite as it seems
Date:
We booked the "bungalow" room for just 3 nights. The room is actually semi detached, and onto a communal walkway that is used to get from the restaurant/ bar to the beach, in the evenings the tables...

2/5

Poor

Great beach, mediocre hotel
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When we checked in we were originally put into a seaview room. The view was very nice but the door that closed the door had large gaps in it and we could hear everything going on outside. This was...

3/5

Average

nice little resort
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Such a long trip from Malaysia, then we found this little nice resort surronding with coconut trees. we checked into their standard bnagalow found the service was adequate. there were plenty of...

3/5

Average

Simple, basic & cheap.
Date:
Stayed here for three nights with three people (a couple and one single). Haad Yao is on the otherwise of Koh Phanghan to Haad Rin, which is where the full moon parties are held. Haad Yao is a...

3/5

Average

Good value for full moon party
Date:
We stayed here at the last minute after checking out of a horrible hotel (see through boutique resort) down the beach from here. We stayed on this part of the island because it was much cheaper than...    

4/5

Very Good

Fantastic for a more chilled out Phangan
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We stayed here for three nights and had a great time. The hotel part of the complex is new and although it has little character it is well designed and very clean and well kept. The pool is great...

4/5

Very Good

Exceptional value - great for couples
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The hotel is the largest at Haad Yao beach and is positioned at the end of the beach with great view.  We stayed in a third floor room, in the main building.  large Balcony to enjoy sunset and...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful hotel, great location, ideal for a relaxing stay.
Date:
We have stayed twice at this hotel and didn't hesitate to come back and hopefully going again next year. the location is great, on a quiet beach, good for snorkelling or relaxing by the pool. we hired...

4/5

Very Good

a quiet break in paradise.
Date:
I live on Koh Samui, and take regular breaks on Koh Phangan. This time I wanted a more relaxing, comfortable break away from my usual Ban Tai location and Full Moon travelers. I found the Bayview...

1/5

Terrible

Would not go back.
Date:
I booked a sea view room for a weekend getaway with my partner. Living in Koh Samui, it was a short and much needed break. However, It was spoiled as soon as we got there. We were allocated into a...

2/5

Poor

Full Moon Party
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My friends and I booked this hotel for the full moon party mainly because everywhere closer was sold out. You get what you pay for really. Our room was up a STEEP hill so if you have any leg problems...

3/5

Average

Very quiet hotel lovely restaurant.
Date:
The weather was cloudy and rainy during our stay on Koh Phangan so our stay at this hotel was not the best part of our trip. Very quiet beach- not the white sandy beach we were expecting. The hotel...

4/5

Very Good

Very Happy with Bayview. So far.......
Date:
At Haad Yao Bayview until 15th May. Very happy overall good service and location. Excellent value. Staff are welcoming and give great service. View of sunset is amazing from our balcony. Will...

5/5

Excellent

A pleasant coincidence
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I ended up at this place by pure coincidence, as the south of the island was booked for the full moon party. It is a very nice resort right on the beach. The hotel restaurant is excellent, staff is...

4/5

Very Good

made our days
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I and my bf were here for 10days ! actually at 1st we only booked for 3 days but its really amazing place never want to leave! the view from our windows is such a great view made us wake up with a...

5/5

Excellent

EYE
Date:
I like Haad Yao Bayview Resort very much. This here is very good atmosphere and comfortable .

2/5

Poor

Choose an other hotel
Date:
A lot of staff but they wasn´t doing anything, just hanging around. The breakfast was terrible with few options, the coffee was almost undrinkable.. The strangest thing was the tag you had to wear in...

2/5

Poor

for short stay will do
Date:
we have stayed there only 3 nights, as we came for full moon party. our room wasn't great, very simple, with windows faceing other rooms. Sleep quality was aero!! couldnt sleep 3 nights!! you could...

1/5

Terrible

Please avoid this place if you are not looking to get scammed
Date:
I never write reviews but with my recent experience of this place, my conscience didn't allow me to not do anything about it. Had an accident on Koh Phangan 2 months ago where I broke two bones and...

1/5

Terrible

Absolutely appalling attitude toward customer service!
Date:
Absolutely APPALLING attitude toward customer service ruined our stay. We booked 8 days in a "Beachfront Bungalow" at the Bayview Resort at Haad Yao. For the first 3 days we bought almost all of our...

5/5

Excellent

Dream holiday
Date:
Stayed 8 nights in Feb. Needed to get away from it all. Best decision ever. It's true you get what you pay for. Bayview was slightly out of range for my budget but I had a wonderful time. Room very...

5/5

Excellent

Valentine's stay
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Stayed 2 nights/3 days at this 3 star rating hotel. The views along the beach were fabulous, our standard bedroom was large, clean - very adequate. Staff were very helpful at all times from email...

3/5

Average

Lovely resort spoilt by bad receptionist's
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stayed here for 4 nights in a seaview jacuzzi room which was a large comfortable room with a superb balcony with jacuzzi over looking the sea, this was the highlite of the room. The Restaurant staff...

5/5

Excellent

Had a lovely time at Haad Yao Bayview
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Stayed at Haad Yao Bayview for 5 nights over new year and it was fab. Excellent location, we had a great room overlooking the sea. The restaurant was nice, all the staff were extremely helpful and...

5/5

Excellent

Just wonderful...
Date:
We visited Haad Yao early December for 8 nights. We got everything we wanted in a hotel experience. Pleasant and helpful staff who were friendly and available, a lovely clean room with a comfortable...  

4/5

Very Good

I will be back soon
Date:
This is the first time that I will be sharing in tripadvisor. It was my first time travelling to Thailand for the full moon party. It was a pleasant experience that I had with Haad Yao Bayview Resort....      

4/5

Very Good

wonderful stay
Date:
We stayed here in early November, and enjoyed it. Our room overlooked the bay. The room was clean, very helpful staff and facility are very good. Every morning they served a great breakfast with all...  

5/5

Excellent

Little bit of paradise
Date:
We went to Haad Yao Beach for 4 nights and 5 days and it was absolutely gorgeous. The hotel is at the end of the bay and the rooms have an amazing view over the entire bay. The rooms are clean and...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent Hotel at Haad Yao Beach
Date:
Excellent Hotel at Haad Yao Beach. We stay at this hotel last week and we will come back soon.If you looking for the room start from 800 - 3500 THB/Night with ABF,Safe, Air Conditioning, Work Desk,...

5/5

Excellent

Very Nice Beach & Hotel
Date:
This hotel on location at Long beach or Haad yao beach. The standard room is to big and clean.

3/5

Average

nice area, hotel is geared for full moon party goers
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Hotel is nice and on an awsome spot at the end of the beach and really peaceful part of the island. Our room was huge and had standard facilities. We had come for the full moon party and had booked...

5/5

Excellent

Nice Beach and Good Hotel in Koh Phangan
Date:
We would like to recomment this hotel for the rate 900 - 5000 THB/Night Very nice baech and good room

3/5

Average

Nice for a few nights but the novelty wore off quickly
Date:
We visited Thailand a including Bangkok, Ko Samui and Ko Phangan in Sept 2009, so I am a little late with this reveiw. I want off start off by saying that Ko Phangan and this laid back beach area...

4/5

Very Good

Clean, comfortable hotel on a beautiful beach
Date:
We rocked up to KP without anywhere to stay, decided to head to Haad Yao and loved the bay so much we stayed for 4 nights. We arrived after dark with nowhere to stay and this was the first hotel so...

3/5

Average

Great view but the everage hotel
Date:
he only good thing about the hotel is the view from the seaview rooms. we had a deluxe and for that price to be honest expected a bit more. breakfast are quite poor. sea level was very low and the...

3/5

Average

Great location but
Date:
The hotel has a good location at the end of the beach but their are nowhere near enough sun loungers around the pool area. The pool is a good size and offers a refreshing dip, breakfast is a good...

2/5

Poor

Not anything like the pictures
Date:
From the pictures we expected to get something better, but the first thing that met us was a smelly room which we managed to change to another room next to the laundry. No balcony or view over the...

4/5

Very Good

We will come back.
Date:
We were 5 families with children from 10 months to 19 years old. We all had a great time there. I can especially recommend the rooms with jacuzzi in the terraces straight up from the sea. Loved it....  

4/5

Very Good

A quiet, restful place to stay
Date:
Located at the end of Haad Yao bay, the hotel offers reasonable rooms, buffet breakfast and a lovely quiet beach. Booked for 2 nights and we ended up extending for 2 more. Some of the staff are really...

2/5

Poor

Unpleasent experience
Date:
Stayed at this resort for the longest part of our Thailand holiday... The staff at Haad Yao Bayview resort made the experience very unpleasent. Often not aknowledging us when saying good...

1/5

Terrible

Horrible. Would not recommend
Date:
I wish i'd read reviews on this hotel first as would have stayed well clear, but it was booked for us by an agent in Bangkok. Although the facilities were nice enough the staff really made this place...

2/5

Poor

Nice view over nice beach (for snorkeling not swimming, too low water then 100 m out the coral reef) unfriendly staff.
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Read reviews before going here, thought picky americans were critical - but the were right. Staff is indifferent and scared of management - who has posted a sign at the mirror in the room of how much...

1/5

Terrible

Do not go here!
Date:
Booked online where pictures looked nice, got there and the place was a dump. The room was very dated and smelled of dampness which was coming from the bathroom, which was disgusting! We...

2/5

Poor

Visual Treat / Aural Nightmare / Management Hell
Date:
My girlfriend and I booked a four-night stay at the Bay View resort starting May 09, 2011. We stayed in the Beachfront Deluxe room with a Jacuzzi. We were told that this was the best room available...

4/5

Very Good

Good value for money
Date:
Great resort in beautiful bay. Great staff - terrible management. They tried to charge us for an extra night, so beware of paying in advance.

1/5

Terrible

Frustration İn Had Yao Bayview Resort
Date:
Hello, I stayed ,in this resort during Feb 2011 for several days.Altough from the pictures it looks very egzotic,the hotel building and room that we stayed was very ordinary and not reflecting the...

4/5

Very Good

Nicely located hotel in a quiet bay
Date:
Hotel is located on the hill slope, in the egde of the bay, about minutes drive from the port and main town. The area is quiet and nice. White sand beach with palm trees begins in the front of the...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely setting
Date:
Stayed for 2 nights during full moon. The pick up from the ferry pier was very good value and convenient. They also helped us book our ferry to ko tao. The resort is set in a beautiful bay with the...

4/5

Very Good

Nice but...
Date:
We read a lot of reviews before staying at Haad Yao Bayview and didn't have high expectations but... The resort occupies the whole end of Haad Yao and its really a great spot. The staff was nice to...

2/5

Poor

No recommendation!
Date:
I do not recommend this hotel because the staff was unreliable! We met them at the port and they said we could get three nights at their hotel. Once we were up there, they had suddenly just two nights...

1/5

Terrible

HORRIBLE IN ALL WAYS, THEY SPOILED OUR HOLIDAYS
Date:
This hotel is a REAL mess ! we went there with some friends to celebrate our weeding. We were supposed to have a great time, but they turn our stay into a miserable holidays. first surprise the...

4/5

Very Good

Nice place, Nice people.
Date:
We stayed at Haad Yao Bayview Resort for 3 nights and I was quite surprised after reading previous reviews as we did not have a negative experience here at all. Check in was quick and easy and we... 

3/5

Average

You get what you pay for... if paying 600bht per night, u will en
Date:
We came across this hotel at the ferry jetty (they had staff there trying to sell the hotel) as we had come to koh phangan from Surathani. As we had no booked anywhere to stay, and were tired and hot,...

3/5

Average

Some good, some not
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Room: We stayed in a seaview deluxe room with a wonderful view. The room was spacious and clean with great floor to ceiling windows, 2 free water daily, free wifi, fridge, tv, enough drawers and big...

2/5

Poor

Extremely poor management- don't go if you expect any service
Date:
To make a long story short: The location is great and the hotel is clean, the massages are great. A shame a waiter tryed to steal my necklace and I only got it back because I had the staff...

1/5

Terrible

dont stay here
Date:
we had a terrible time here. the management was so rude to us. the food was really bad, so we ate in other restaurants on the beach. there was a queue at reception making complaints. there were...

3/5

Average

did not like it
Date:
Because of the full moon party this was the only place which had a room available for us. No atmosphere. It is a big anonymous hotel. Nice pool. We had a 600 thb AC room on the 2nd floor, was very...

3/5

Average

Beautiful location, but could improve to make hotel better
Date:
No transfer facility from pier, so you need to take a taxi 150baht pp. The setting of the hotel is beautiful. Seaviw room, view is stunning. The location is quite remote, but you can hire a scooter...

1/5

Terrible

Do not stay here unless you want to get ripped off.
Date:
We stayed for 4 nights at the hadd yao bay view resort. And we left feeling ripped off and dissapointed . When we booked online we booked a see view room with out jacuzzi. We then got a email saying...

1/5

Terrible

Never Again...
Date:
We, my girlfriend and I, found a brochure of this hotel. The brochure was just amazing... To be sure, we then double checked the official website, which was nice too. We wanted to spend 3 nights in a...

5/5

Excellent

The land of smiles certainly didn't dissapoint us :-)
Date:
After reading a few negative reviews we were slightly apprehensive about our choice to stay here. Our fears however where very quickly settled when we entered our (cheap) hotel room with a view to die...  

1/5

Terrible

Would give no recommendation for this hotel
Date:
My stay with friends at the Haad Yao Bayview Resort in February 2010 started off badly and continued that way through our entire stay. The staff at reception were extremely RUDE and UNFRIENDLY, as...

3/5

Average

Great concept, poor execution
Date:
Traveled to Thailand for 3 weeks and spent 4 nights at the hotel. Given the timing of our stay - over new years eve/ full moon party, we were forced to settle for Bayview and due to the horrible...

5/5

Excellent

The best view on the bay
Date:
After reading most of these reviews i was a little worried about arriving here, don't know which hotel they were in but this one was excellent! arrived here on 26th Dec until 2nd jan and most say...

5/5

Excellent

A Little Slice Of Heaven!!
Date:
We are staying at this resort right now and are thoroughly enjoying ourselves. The standard room we are in has everything we need...tv, fridge, fan, AC, shower, daily maid service, there is a pool to...

5/5

Excellent

can't wait to stay their again
Date:
Great beach with sea view rooms for good value compared to home. The food was excellent (both the Thai and western foods we ate). The staff were friendly and the resort was relaxed. Thoroughly...

4/5

Very Good

Super nice view on hill...
Date:
My boyfriend and I stayed there only 2 nites. Every room wit super nice view from big balcony. Wat a pity ! There was no room service and no elevator. Make sure that u don't have knees or legs problem...         

4/5

Very Good

Very nice place to stay if you have no budget
Date:
We stayed here with friends after they couldn't stand my budget to mid-range accommodations. We paid 1800 baht a night for a bungalow with a sea view balcony. The price of the same place in another...

1/5

Terrible

STAY AWAY - they cheat, lie and defrauded us for 21150 Baht!!!
Date:
STAY AWAY The management lie, cheat and are extremely rude. They have defrauded us for 21150 Baht!!! We are 3 families who have been staying at the resort and that we’ll definitely never do...

4/5

Very Good

Mama Tin Cheapens the Experience
Date:
Stayed at Bayview for 14 days. Loved the location, the beach, the views were spectacular, the rooms were well maintained, exceptionally clean and overall bliss to stay in. The Burmese staff were...

2/5

Poor

Great location, not so great hotel
Date:
I have mixed feelings about this hotel. Room - we were expecting a double bed and were pleasantly surprised when there was a king. Apparently all double rooms have a king. However, the maids were...

4/5

Very Good

can't beat the beach
Date:
Stayed in the hotel wing overlooking Haad Yao beach. View was amazing, room comes with a big balcony to enjoy it from. Room itself was very basic but good size. Not the most attractive room but...

4/5

Very Good

Should have been excellent!!
Date:
We stayed here for three days in early November 2008 in a room on the 4th floor with spectacular views over the superb Haad Yao beach. The room itself was modern and well appointed with large...     

3/5

Average

We loved it too!
Date:
We have been at this resort end of April this year, we had one of the newly build rooms in the Hotel wing. Water pressure is good and when asked if everything was alright, we mentioned that the...   

4/5

Very Good

Romantic Views on Gorgeous Beach
Date:
The Bayview is the nicest hotel on this little strip of paradise. We spent 5 nights in one of the deluxe bugalows over the infinity pool. Bungalows are comfortable and offer spectacular views. We...