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5/5    Score based on 95 reviews

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5/5

Excellent

Beautiful, quiet stay close to the full moon party!
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We stayed in a garden view villa for the full moon party for one week in Jan. Palita lodge was a favourite because the full moon party is literally on your doorstep. Even though they're the cheapest,...

5/5

Excellent

Home from home
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Stayed in Palita lodge with eight friends in September for five nights for the full moon party. The staff hotel owners were very friendly and helpful. Our accommodation was a garden view room...

5/5

Excellent

Best place on the island
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This is my second time to Palita Lodge and it is definately the best place on the island. Friendly and very helpful staff make this place great to stay. The pool is lovely and the cabins are perfect....

5/5

Excellent

great place to stay in had rin
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The place is very nice and clean . The stuff were very nice and helpful all the way ...they upgraded the room with no reason and let us stay for late check out . breakfast was very good and service is...

5/5

Excellent

Palita, you gem!
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Palita is a lovely place filled with good vibes. The staff are incredibly friendly and willing to help you with whatever you need. My friend and I stayed in a garden villa- a sweet little crib...     

4/5

Very Good

Great hotel!
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I stayed here during a full moon party with a group of friends. This hotel is perfect if you like being close enough to the action, but want to be able to sleep and relax when the party is over! The...

4/5

Very Good

Great place to stay
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We stayed here for the 2013 New Years Eve party. While it was pretty crazy the night of the party, Palita Lodge was the perfect place. It was very comfortable, very clean, and was a welcome respite...

3/5

Average

Average hotel. Friendly staff, Not bad service. Dodgy motorbike rental lady beware!!
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Pros: 1)If you are going for full moon party. This place is right in the heart of the action. 2) Mostly friendly staff. 3) Breakfast was good Cons 1) Do not rent a motorbike from the lady...

1/5

Terrible

Warning!!!! Do not stay here. The worst ever service, they lie and are just after money.
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They gave away our booking to some other person who rang and paid on the day we arrived because even though we had sent 6 emails, tried to pay over the phone twice and also by Internet, they still...

5/5

Excellent

Overall amazing place!! Best service in Thailand
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I arrived at this place after been given a brochure in the ferry and checking the good comments here. The service of all staff and especially Sue the manager is wonderful and always smiling. She even...

5/5

Excellent

Super friendly staff
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The staff at this hotel are incredibly friendly and make you feel at home at once! They were helpful with everything and always smiling, which added to a very laid back atmosphere. We stayed in...

5/5

Excellent

Great location, staff, and food. Comfortable bungalows.
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Palita lodge is a friendly family run resort. It's well managed and you can't beat the location. We stayed in their cheapest garden view bungalow which is small and basic but clean and comfortable....

3/5

Average

Good location and hotel food
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First the bad things: you can wait for your a'la carte breakfast up to 25mins, water in the pool is not so clean, with leaves in it, we have not seen anyone cleaning it during our 5-day stay. Rooms...

5/5

Excellent

Best place in Haadrin
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The Palita lodge is a great place to stay. The location of the resort is wonderful- at the far end of the sunrise beach, so your very close to the the main street of the village, but not too close so... 

5/5

Excellent

Best place I stayed in Thailand
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I stayed with a group of eight friends for five nights during the full moon party. From the moment we arrived it felt like a home away from home. It's a family run, and you are certainly made to feel...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful staff!
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I stayed at palita lodge for 3 nights and I enjoyed every minute of it ! I stayed at the pool room on the second floor and it was a great room and very clean! The staff are great and very thoughtful... 

5/5

Excellent

Superb!
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We stayed there for 5 nights on our honey moon. Great places, superb personal, the staff treated us as we were family. We will sure come back. For people who are looking for a totally quiet place,...

3/5

Average

Nice stay
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We have stayed one night at the suite in Palita hotel for about 4000B (not during full moon). The room was very spacious and clean. It had a big bath and hot tub. Location: very good, just at the...        

5/5

Excellent

A beautiful hotel on a beautiful island
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We stayed here for the Full Moon Party in August. On arrival the staff couldnt have been more helpful and we were checked in with ease. They even gave us a free lunch to compensate for the previous...

5/5

Excellent

Top place to stay
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This was in a differnet league to the other places I stayed in Thailand - and the price reflected that but it was worth it. Rooms were lovely. Despite the entire place being right on the Full Moon...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing location and hotel!
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Stayed here for 4 nights in September for the full moon party (we were delayed on our way out). Hotel room was tidy and although a little on the small side for the 3 of us, was cleaned every day. We...

4/5

Very Good

A warm and friendly oasis amidst the madness of Koh Phangan...
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My friend and I went there solely based on the reviews from Trip Advisor and we were not sorry. Initially I found it weird for them to hand us a "Do's and Dont's" paper to review as soon as we got...

3/5

Average

Not a place for honeymooners
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We stayed at Palita on Sept. 2012, we wanted to stay for 2-3 nights but checked out after one night.We came for a honeymoon and wanted to be on the main beach for a few nights, so we chose Palita, but...

4/5

Very Good

Best choice on Haad Rin beach
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This year was the second time my partner and I stayed here. We stayed in the Palita Suite B about 5 years ago, and in the Pool View 2nd floor room this time. The Suite was a nicer room and had an...

4/5

Very Good

Enjoyed our stay here.
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Looking at the poor and terrible reviews I'm surprised. Perhaps things have improved since these were written? We were quite happy with what we got - friendly and helpful staff, good food, gorgeous...

5/5

Excellent

Love Love Loved it!!!!
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The Palita is at an amazing location, wonderful staff very good service, great food, we loved our pool view rooms. We love that it's so close to everything, but secluded and quiet. Sue the owner is...                    

5/5

Excellent

absolutely recommended
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what can you expect more than a good and tasty restauraunt almost on the beach, cleaness and rumorless room bungalows with private terrace, nice white sandy beach, a large swimming pool looking at the...

5/5

Excellent

excellent! will go bach 4 sure
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we just came back from our honey moon in palita lodge. we took the front beach room. right on the beach ! the rooms are really clean- really. every day the change your sheets! the bed is huge....

2/5

Poor

Too pricey! nothing special, and the photos posted on their web-page are photoshopped:))
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ok! when I say too pricey, the comparison is with hotels around haad rin beach (not Canadian or European prices:)).Example: palita is 150$CAD/a night , and some other resort 80$/night or 50$/a night...

5/5

Excellent

All good!
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Palita lodge is located right at the Haad Rin beach at the end of the "Full Moon Party" beach, which was good as the place goes totally bananas before, during and after Full Moon every month and you...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely place to stay with excellent staff
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Very good location right on haad rin beach so great if you want to go to full moon party although can be a little noisy. Staff were very helpful and rooms were always cleaned every day to a very high...

5/5

Excellent

Best resort in Koh Pangang
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Rooms are clean, service is great, restaurant serves great food. Most importantly hotel is located on the better side of Haad Rin for the beach you can actually swim in, and best location for Full...

5/5

Excellent

A great place for all ages.
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It is always difficult when you have to accommodate different age groups. We chose Palita lodge and they most definitely rose to the occasion. It is rare (even in Thailand) to find a resort with...

5/5

Excellent

Great Resort Located on Haad Rin Nok
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My friends and I came to Koh Phangan for the Full Moon Party and decided to stay at the Palita Lodge given the great reviews online. We quickly found that the praise for the hotel was not...

5/5

Excellent

10 star, beautiful family run resort :)
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I had stayed in this resort a few years ago, and I knew this was where I wanted to spend my 40th birthday with friends. The rooms have been well maintained since then, 2 of us booked the suite rooms...

3/5

Average

Return trip
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After 3 days here last year we loved it so much we came back for 10 days. Because of the full moon party, we deliberately chose to stay after the full moon party, not realising that the party date had...

5/5

Excellent

Great place. Great location. Great service.
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Great place at Haad Rin Nok (Sunrise Beach) and their location is great with pool and beach front. The staff are very friendly. Stayed here off the Full mon season, so was very quiet and relaxing.

4/5

Very Good

Great location & great food
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I stayed here in mid-January 2012 and it was great. The bungalows on the beach are fantastic and each have there own balcony/verandah overlooking the beach. The breakfasts are absolutely beautiful and... 

5/5

Excellent

Best resort at Haad Rin
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I was planning on staying three nights and ended up staying for two weeks. I loved it here! The staff at Palita lodge are lovely, the food is great and the bungalows are very nice. An oasis of peace...

5/5

Excellent

Great Location
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On arriving, it did not seem to be what I was expecting, but then as you got closer to the pool and beach, it opens out into a lovely property. Incredibly friendly English speaking staff, lovely...

5/5

Excellent

If you go to Haad Rin stay at Palita
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We stayed here as part of our family vacation in Thailand.. I wouldn't make Haad Rin my preference beach in Haad Rin but Palita Lodge was a great choice.. They have been very kind in upgrading us for...

5/5

Excellent

Best Hotel at Haad Rin Nok, great service
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Palita Lodge has definately the best location at Haad Rin Beach! It is far enough away from the noisy bars that open on the beach at night but close enough to walk there if you want to join the... 

3/5

Average

1 Night's Enough
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Stayed here for one night and dodged full moon party season. We stayed in a garden bungalow which was basic but clean. The pool and loungers were completely in the shade during the day. It's in a...

5/5

Excellent

Unforgettable stay
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Second time staying in palita lodge, the resort is amazing in a great location, not far from the peer.The beach in front of the resort is very nice and clean.

3/5

Average

Expected more
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A great location with great lodgings. Very pricey for the area, but right on Had Riin beach. Staff are not so friendly. We stayed in one of the most expensive rooms/suites but that didn't seem to...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect Location, Perfect Host
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My girlfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights in February 2012. Palita Lodge is the epitome of value for money. The first night we stayed in the Villa Garden View, which I would say was your average...      

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful, comfy & clean
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My hubby & I stayed in one of the beach front cabins the week after the Full Moon Party. Super great location. The food at the lodge was pretty good (the whole island is a bit lacking in quality food...

4/5

Very Good

Delightful
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Prime location on Sunrise Beach, nice pool, cute rooms (though perhaps a little more basic than expected) and most important: lovely staff and great food. We stayed in 3 places in the area, and this...

5/5

Excellent

beautiful place
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great staff very friendly, nice rooms, great location. great pool

5/5

Excellent

Favorite Place in Thailand
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Stayed here a few times now. Luxury in Haad Rin can be hard to find however this place offers that. We have opted for the highest grade room each time, which was quite costly, but well worth it. The...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing place with the nicest staff!
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I traveled with friends in September 2011 all through Thailand and we stayed here for 5 days during the Full moon period in mid september. The place was absolutly beautiful and a great location to...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent Resort!
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Travelled with 3 buddies and it was really a great place! Beautiful rooms, beautiful pool, decent food and service was great as well. Far enough from the main center of activity that you sleep well as...

4/5

Very Good

Perfect reprieve after a month of budget travel
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I had been raveling on a budget trip to Vietnam and Thailand and decided that I would splash out on my accommodation in Koh Phangan. It was every bit of luxury I needed and the staff were friendly and...

5/5

Excellent

Great, Friendly and most important, Homely Resort Environment!
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Palita Lodge is an exception to the busy, sometimes rough, Haad Rin Beach. This family owned and managed resort has so much carictor to it that it makes it hard to leave. The owners are people who...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful rooms, fantastic service, great location
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My family of 4 - me (28), hubby (33) and two kids ( 4 years and 6 month old) stayed in Palita from 8 Nov 11 until 15th. Our stay fell on Full Moon Party which made the beginning of the holiday...          

5/5

Excellent

quality in haadrin
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Me and my wife stayed there for 3 nights. It was amazing. we stayed at the pool view rooms, and they where really nice, clean and comfortable. the location must be the best in haadrin. close enough to...

1/5

Terrible

The cheaper room is very different from the photos on the web
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I stayed in Palita Lodge from the 11/08/11 to 18/08/11 with my girlfriend Palita Lodge required to book for minimum 7 days because in the period we would like to go there were the “Full Moon Party” …...

5/5

Excellent

I LOVE THIS PLACE!!!
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Simply put, it's the nicest place to stay on Hat Rin Beach, which happens to be one of my favourite beaches in the world. In fact, it might be the best place in Koh Pha Ngan. The rooms are very...

5/5

Excellent

Best service!
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Styd at palitas for 1 week in july. The location at haad rin is really good, nice and quiet, but gets loud durring full moon, its loud everywhere then! The garden bungalows is really nice with a big...

5/5

Excellent

Best place in haad rin beach and koh pangan!
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After traveling Phuket and samui, arriving at palita lodge was a god send! This place is the ultimate in post card travel. We stayed the beach bungalow and loved every second. Su is the most amazing...

5/5

Excellent

The BEST place on Haad Rin Beach
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This place is amazing. The food is delicious, the beach is fantastic, the pool is incredible, the drinks cold and the people warm and friendly!! OUTSANDING SERVICE!!

5/5

Excellent

The best vacation I ever had
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My GF and me heard good of this place, and it was all true, and then some. Rooms were neat and clean, well decorated - we took the garden rooms with the hot-tub, that was very usefull during rainy...

4/5

Very Good

Ideal Location
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My partner and I stayed in 2 of the beachfront bungalows along with her younger sister and partner. The location was amazing! Directly on the beach. The views are stunning and the bungalow is...   

5/5

Excellent

Paradise at Palita Lodge
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We pre-booked our stay here for 3 nights ..and wish we had stayed longer. Haad Rin Beach is paradise..we did book it carefully to avoid the full moon party, although it seems that there can be a party...

1/5

Terrible

Only nice to enjoy the Full Moon Party!
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I stayed for 2 days at PALITA LODGE, the staff is really nice, as i have to pay for 5 days in order to book for full moon period they got my room upgraded for a SUITE TYPE B, the room was ok, but the...

4/5

Very Good

Great location for full moon party
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We enjoyed our stay here. We had a beach front room with great views. The food is not bad. I think this room was great for the full party. We sat outside our room having drinks watching the party for...

5/5

Excellent

March floods
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Stayed at Palita many times over the years, This latest visit spoiled by 6 days and nights(c/o Global Warming) of the most unseasonal and torrential rain we had ever experienced anywhere in the...

4/5

Very Good

Great Service, beautiful view, perfect location.
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Due to a lack of planning on my part, I was staying at a very cheap hotel for an outrageous price. After the mandatory three days I left and ventured to Palita Lodge. Right from the get go they... 

5/5

Excellent

Exceeded expectations and great staff!
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Stayed with Palita last week and they exceeded my expectations. When we arrived the grounds were much more beautiful than I expected and the staff was more than friendly. We were in the Ocean view...   

5/5

Excellent

Marvelous
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My aunt and I had a marvelous stay at Palita Lodge on Jan 26-28. We stayed in suite A, room 301. The room’s grand with gigantic bed, pretty interiors, and clean modern bathroom. Even though, it’s...

3/5

Average

There are better places to stay
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Stayed for New Years Full Moon Party. Good things: - got suite type A which was lovely - great swimming pool - hotel at quiet end of Had Rin (but still not quiet) - no one walks through hotel...

5/5

Excellent

Incredible
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We arrived at the Palita Lodge after a long day of travel to extremelty friendly and welcoming staff. The location was perfect, with just a short walk down the beach to all the bars. The hotel was...

5/5

Excellent

Emergency Accommodation
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I must firstly state I HAVEN'T stayed here. BUT! My daughter is traveling Thailand alone and booked herself into accommodation which, whilst nothing wrong with it ,wasn't suitable for a single...

5/5

Excellent

Home sweet home!
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Myself and 5 friends stayed here for 6 nights over the Full Moon Party. We had booked online with another hotel but upon arriving we were told they had no record of our reservation, so had a walk...

4/5

Very Good

The best on Hat Rin
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We stayed in the wooden bungalows which are basic, but comfortable. What really sells this place is the amazing beach right out front, and the staff - who couldn't do enough for you. A great place for...

5/5

Excellent

Home away from home
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I arrived in Koh Phanang with no hotel and walked along the beach at Hat Rin to arrive at this peace of heaven. The staff are incredibly nice, whatever you want, they will get you. The rooms are...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely
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Palita Lodge was great...The best accommodations on our travel around the southern islands. We booked one of the newer villa suites in the front of the property. Wow---it was fabulous and worth...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect
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Friendly Family Run Hotel. Very nice location right on the beach front and at the quiet end of the beach. Stayed in one of the basic Garden View Lodges, it has everything you need. Clean, Air...    

4/5

Very Good

Lovely place to relax...if you wish
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I was here with a couple of friends for the Mar 1st Full Moon Party, and we stayed for 4 out of the 5 minimum nights booking that we had to make to secure our rooms. Overall, it was a lovely...  

5/5

Excellent

Definitely would stay here again
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We stayed here for the New Years Eve Full Moon party in December 2009. We were in a group of 6 and all stayed in the basic garden view bungalows at the back of the resort. All the bungalows have...

3/5

Average

Theft and insect invasion!!
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Ten of us stayed here over the xmas period and lots of personal and expensive items were stolen during our stay. Reported this to owners who didnt bother to reply. There are no safes in the rooms, if...

4/5

Very Good

The fancy suites are nice, service is good, but pricey
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My wife and I spent several nights in the fancy suites around Christmas time. These rooms are immaculate. Service is quite good. Food was OK, but nothing to write home about. Location is good, as...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely location, nice people and great value.
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Stayed at Palita for 5 nights before the Full Moon Party, managed to escape before it happened ;-) This a great resort, on the beach but far enough away from the bussle to be relaxing. The people are...

5/5

Excellent

Great Guest House, friendly and helpful staff
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I have been in Koh Phangan 10 times in the past 12 years. This is definitely the best hotel in Haadrin beach. Great rooms, located in the beach, but far enough from the noise (200 meters or...

5/5

Excellent

Loved it!!!
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we booked a night at the beach bungalow at palita lodge after seeing an add in a flyer in our hotel in samui. at arrival, we were a bit sceptical - as the taxi we took, left us at the main street and...

4/5

Very Good

The pool rules
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On arrival at Palita Lodge you may not promptly appreciate the location or the amenities. Give it 5 mins. Once you set you bags down in the interesting rooms with the hot tubs, and got changed into...

5/5

Excellent

Great location, great hotel, great service
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Stayed at this hotel for 5 nights in July 2009. The rooms are a bit on the small side, but are spacious enough if you don't have any special requirements (which I didn't...). Location of the hotel...

4/5

Very Good

Great Stay-Worth the Money, Best Accom on Beach
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Palita Lodge is by far the best place to stay on Haad Rin! Three Males in our early 20's we stayed there during a full moon period for 6 nights and i was very sad to go. Haad Rin is Basic, u wont find...

4/5

Very Good

Best on Hat Rin beach!
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I dont know where to start praising this place. I picked it because it was super cheap and we ended up staying much longer than planned. Hat Rin is very rustic and doesnt have any posh resorts, so I...

5/5

Excellent

Palita Lodge, a friendly, warm little oasis!
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I stayed here for one week and was pleasantly surprised by it! The lodge is located to the quieter and more green end of the beach, swimming is perfect there and you are set back enough to escape the...      

4/5

Very Good

Would come back!
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I just returned from Palita Lodge during full moon party time. The staff is great and always giving their best to help you. The restaurant has good food and we ate there everyday for the big breakfast...   

5/5

Excellent

VERY GOOD PLACE
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We stayed at Palita Lodge for 4 nights in the Villa A type accommodation. The rooms were very nice (although they should be for 5,500 bht per night) and as in the garden area could hear no noise at...

4/5

Very Good

Great location - but lots of loud music throughout the night!
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The guest house itself was wonderful - nice lodges, very close to the beach and helpful staff. However, there is no escaping the lous music coming from the beach, which occurred every night while we...

2/5

Poor

Disappointing to say the least
Date:
My boyfriend and I were really looking forward to our stay at Palita based on the website and reviews - unfortunately we were very disppointed. On arrival, what we thought was going to be a lovely...

5/5

Excellent

Best hotel on my trip through TH in 2008
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The best hotel during my stay in TH. It is a bit pricy, but definitly worth the money. It is directly located at the beach and in walking distance from all the important stuff. The rooms are very...