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Very good 7.3
Based on 413 reviews

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Very good

based on 413 reviews
  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 6.9
  • Facilities 7.2
  • Location 8.6
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.1
  • Service 7.1
  • Value for Money 7.3
  • Food/Dining 6.9

Steven M.
May 27, 2014
Russian run island but still fun.
Peaceful,romantic, nice beach
We had previously been to Coral Island and we were shocked this time around to be greeted by two Russian guys at reception telling us we couldnt bring any food or drinks onto the island and so they took our duty free alcohol and our water bottles from us and said they would be returned to us when we left the island. The island was mainly full of Russian tourists and the menu included Russian food. So it was certainly a big change from our previous trip. Nonetheless we still had a great time on the island and it was a peaceful and relaxing stay.

Karin S.
South Africa
May 19, 2014
Russian Resort
On island, good snorkeling, quiet at night
Ensure that the advertised boat transfer times are correct. The times were wrong for us so we had to sit around for 5 hours waiting for the transfer. Take the boat transfer at high tide otherwise you have to walk over coral rocks to get to the boat which is painful and dangerous. This resort caters mainly for Russians so all other nationalities are not warmly welcomed.

Anthony L.
May 15, 2014
Perfect relaxing place
View, swimming pool, private boat
Private boat pick you up at the harbour to bring you to Coral Island. Small bungalow with sea view or partial 20m from the beach. Beautifull swimming pool. After 5:00 you are alone on the island, far from noisy, dirty Phuket city. Strongly recommended!

Roberta J.
United States
May 14, 2014
on the beach, great staff, Nice views
We stayed at this resort for 3 nights. We were not able to take their ferry over to the resort and had to pay our own way on a long boat. The hours of operation for the ferry were misleading... On arrival we were upgraded to nice beachfront units which were amazing. DId alot of snorkeling and relaxing here. There are a few spots of beautiful snorkeling to the right of the resort.. The best spots are around the corner, but watch for boat traffic. The earlier in the morning you snorkel, the better as tour boats from the mainland invade the island in the afternoon.The restaurant at the resort was the best dining option, although a bit pricey for dinner. We had several messages at the spa that were wonderful. Keep in mind that this resort caters to Russian tourists as we met a few who stay here for months at a time. All in all, we enjoyed out time here.

Jacqueline E.
April 07, 2014
Pleasant but not a very happy and friendly place
The beach pool and rooms by the sea
It was nice but for a place that is so beautiful people were not happy and I was not impressed that it was run by Russians not Thai which is the reason I holiday here to experience Thai culture and the smiling pleasant Thai people

Terry B.
February 27, 2014
Closest nice smaller island to Phuket
Beach location, nice pool, relaxed
Staff had lifted its game since my 2011 visit where they seemed disorganised. Our "superior" room was in a row of semi-detached bungalows along an elevated walkway in back of the resort - an attractive area. It was clean, spacious & contained all inclusions you would expect at lower-midrange except a jug - hot water available in an urn outside the kitchen. Lights a bit dim for reading, area quiet. Nice pool. The beach gets lots of daytrippers but area in front of the resort restricts entrance & is not overcrowded. Nice water there. The other end of the beach tends to be quieter too with a restaurant/bar with cheaper prices than the resort's restaurant (great ocean outlook) which tends to be 200+% up on budget bungalow places. But this is no budget bungalow & prices are a bargain by western standards. There are some less expensive items on the menu. Inclusive buffet breakfast is good. Cheapest food is at the restaurant on the smaller beach abt 10 minutes walk to the south. Nice beach too. Value at CIR? - I've stayed in several similar Thai island resorts for considerably less, but CIR is still good value compared to the west. The inclusive transfers help - look for the guy in the CIR shirt under its sign immediately right of the start of Chalong's main pier.

magdalena W.
February 26, 2014
Amazing island but hotel lets it down a bit
Right on the beach with amazing views
We stayed in coral island resort for 3 days and during those 3 days we didn't hear any other language part from Russian which it's a bit of disappointment the stuff seem to be Russian too ... We were missing this Thai friendly feeling and smile , hotel itself was great and location was amazing too

ning Q.
February 24, 2014
quiet and little boring
too loud in daytime and too quiet in the night
Lots of Russians, and Russian couple have a beach wedding in the sunset, even the memu have lots of russian food to choose. So i have a wonderful dinner with totally Russian style food, listening the Russian music, surrounding by many Russian handsome boys and really beautiful girls in this little island which is 2000 feet long. Weird but droll.

sheila G.
United Kingdom
February 13, 2014
On the beach, friendly staff,fresh fish on the bar-b-que.
Adjoining bungalows had VERY thin walls. Beach was every thing. Coral beautiful. Evenings with guitar music very nice.

Jeff H.
United States
January 26, 2014
Relaxing,, enjoyable, and quiet.
Location, location, location