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Very good 7.9
Based on 2641 reviews

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Very good



based on 2641 reviews
  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 7.8
  • Facilities 8.0
  • Location 9.1
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.6
  • Service 7.6
  • Value for Money 7.7
  • Food/Dining 7.5

Mark K.
United Kingdom
January 07, 2014
The best party hotel in Thailand
Pool parties during the day, beach parties at night and good food all in one place
This is the best hotel i have ever stayed in (for young people). There was literally no reason to leave the place unless you wanted to continue partying after 2am at which time you could walk to the clubs just around the corner. The pool party started at 2pm every day with a DJ situated on the roof of the swim-up bar. After dark the DJ turned to face the beach and the night became a beach party until 2am. By the time we'd been to the clubs after 2am then been to sleep it was 2pm again and everything started over! Table service was available all day in the bars/restaurants, on the beach and by the pool. Rooms were a good standard and cleaned daily on request.

Kah K.
Malaysia
January 05, 2014
night life hotel
party beach location
excellent entertainment but limited parking if you drive, good food and party

Thomas G.
United States
December 29, 2013
Not a Quiet, Relaxing Place to Stay
Location, Restaurant/Bar, Free Wifi
This was my 4th time to Samui. I was familiar with Ark Bar and its party atmosphere. I've enjoyed the beach-side restaurant/bar a few times. I hadn't stayed here before, so I was curious to try it. I was hoping there would be a peaceful element juxtaposed with the liveliness. Unfortunately, this does not exist. The positive: -The location is great. Everything you need is around the hotel and it has prime, beach real estate. There is a bad thing about the location that I’ll tell later. This is why I rated the location a 3. -The restaurant/bar are fantastic. They have great food and drinks and an army of waiters and waitresses, so you are well taken care of. -Free internet/wifi. The negative: -Loud house music plays from 2pm - 2am EVERY DAY. Even if your room isn't right next to the action, the bass will permeate your walls and earplugs if you try to use them. Nothing against this type of music, but if you want to sleep before 2am, it won't really be possible. -Mostly young party-goers are staying here who want to party all night. There's nothing wrong with this, but my experience was that after 2am, people are coming back to their rooms drunk, loud and ready to continue the party. I was usually up until 4am each night because of people partying and talking loudly on their balconies/porches. The hotel doesn't prevent or stop this. -Once you do get to sleep, landing airplanes fly about 100m over the hotel, starting at 8am. Your room shakes from the jets every 20-30 minutes! This is the bad aspect of the location. Good, sound sleep isn't really an option at this hotel! After 4 of my 6 nights, I ended up changing hotels to a more quiet resort down the beach. It was totally worth it! The Ark Bar does its party purpose very well, but it isn't a relaxing, peaceful resort if that's what you're looking for.

Ow S.
Malaysia
December 27, 2013
A very happening hotel
happening, fun & beach ftont hotel
If you are looking for a happening place, Pool party and crazy night with beers, it is definitely a great place. It is a hotel suitable for young people instead of family.

Lauren K.
New Zealand
December 23, 2013
Great hotel except for bed bugs!
Location, bar, easy to meet people
Best location to stay in koh samui if you want to party and meet people. Our toilet smelt very bad and woke up with more bed bug bites every day. Food at restaurant is good but pricey, only order Thai food there though.

RAMI A.
Saudi Arabia
December 22, 2013
woooooooooooooow
location, nigthlife.wooooooooFUNooooooooooow
Ark Bar features amazing beach parties and the environment created there is simply just pure fun! Rest assured there will be no dull days at Ark Bar! The only complain which I have is that the bed was terribly uncomfortable nevertheless for the price paid, it was worth it. Two words to best describe this place- FUN & LOCATION!!!

Aaron S.
Australia
December 21, 2013
a very cool place very relaxing
pool, music, location
loved the music by the pool all day the food was tasty great location close to all nightspots

Cassandra T.
Malaysia
December 18, 2013
Amazing Holiday at Ark Bar!
Location, Nightlife and Activities
Ark Bar features amazing beach parties and the environment created there is simply just pure fun! Rest assured there will be no dull days at Ark Bar! The only complain which I have is that the bed was terribly uncomfortable nevertheless for the price paid, it was worth it. Two words to best describe this place- FUN & LOCATION!!!

JOZEF S.
Indonesia
December 15, 2013
close to nightlife, 24 hours busy time.
small room, clean, beach
the hotel have beach on the back......from restaurant we can see the beach, soo beautifull

Mark C.
United States
December 14, 2013
Perfect European hangout spot
Rooms were nice. Restaurant was excellent. Nightlife was non-stop.
Great hotel. Must stay for any Full Moon party visitor. Everything is immaculate. Great price. Great international place to meet people from all over the world although the majority of guest were European.