Excellent 8.6
Based on 161 reviews

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About Rimlay Villa


Conveniently located in Krabi, Rimlay Villa is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. A well-kempt environment and its proximity to Ao Nammao Pier, Heaven 7 Park, Shell Fossil Beach Cemetery give to this hotel a special charm.

The facilities and services provided by Rimlay Villa ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, room service, airport transfer.

In addition, all guestrooms feature a variety of comforts. Many rooms even provide television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless, air conditioning, mini bar, balcony/terrace to please the most discerning guest. The complete list of recreational facilities is available at the hotel, including outdoor pool. Rimlay Villa is a smart choice for travelers to Krabi, offering a relaxed and hassle-free stay every time.
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  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car park
  • airport transfer

Swimming & soaking

  • swimming pool [outdoor]

Food & beverage

  • room service
  • restaurant(s)
  • bar


  • pets allowed

On-site facilities

  • smoking area

Health and security

  • safety deposit boxes
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Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-4 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 4 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 06:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance from City Center: 17.00 Km
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 12
Time to Airport (Minutes): 30
Year Hotel Built: 2012
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Recent customer comments

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  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 9.0
  • Facilities 8.3
  • Location 8.1
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.6
  • Service 9.1
  • Value for Money 8.9
  • Food/Dining 7.8

ratna D.
July 10, 2016
wonderful honeymoon
We really enjoyed our 4days honeymoon in rimlay villa.. Private beach..quiet..calm.. breakfast by the sea.. clean swimming pool.. the food was yummy.. the room was clean.. the staff were friendly..it was a bit difficult to communicate, their english was poor.. thankfully we had google translate.. lol Go to aonang just call songtheaw in front of the villa's gate.. rent motorcycle just walk for a bit nearby aonammao pier.. U can book the tour to 4 islands or etc.. from the villa but it's cheaper if u walk around aonang beach.. Overall... we were satisfied staying in rimlay villa.

amanda B.
United States
April 27, 2016
Thailand dream
Rimlay Villas is exactly what i had always pictured Thailand to be. There are currently 14 small villas ,about 180sf each, with private baths, A/C, fans & fridge. Each villas has a veranda, wjere i spent many hours watching the longtail boats at mooring and at work. Such a classic Thai image! The ocean in this area is tidal, so swimming is best at high tide, though possible always. We brought water shoes, which made ocean swimming more comfortable, though not necessary. The water is warm and has no surf and is shallow quite a way out so really great for kids also. At low tide there were always local kids walking out to look for shells and other valuable finds. There is a small restaurant/bar with a small but delicious traditional Thai menu (though you can get a burger and fries if youuou need a break). Breakfast is included, always with fresh fruit and strong Thai coffee. The staff, particularly Towan, is wonderful. Their first concern is your comfort and experience. pretty much anything you ask for they will go out of their way to accommodate - be it a BBQ on the beach, a massage in the room, or a ride to Ao Nang. They have 2 free shuttle into Ao Nang twice a day and then you find you're own ride back, about 200 bhat. Though you can catch a "city bus" (basically a bigger tuk tuk) outside the villas to town for about 20 bhat, but good luck finding one back. It's about a 10 minute ride to the downtown part of Ao Nang where there are countless restaurants, bars, hotels, massage & souvenir shops. We enjoyed visiting there bit loved getting back to our "slice of heaven" each day. The town of Ao Nammao is a 5 restaurants from the hotel and has all the basics - pharmacy, 7/11, sidewalk food stands/restaurants. We loved this place and extended our stay from 2 to 6 days. I already have visions of bringing family and friends for extended vacations. An FYI - the property changed hands during our stay and the new owners have plans for expansion. There is pl

Bryan S.
United States
April 22, 2016
5 days wasn't enough...!
Beautiful setting, kind host, definitely recommend!!!

Holger K.
March 29, 2016
Great value for money
excellent cuisine

john B.
March 02, 2016
Our 4 day stay at Rimlay Villa was super. We read many good things about this place and all are true. The owner and staff are great and the location on the beach is superb and offers privacy and rest. The idea behind concept and setup is great and the Rimlay Villa offered all we needed. We were lucky with the pool and sea view and felt from the first moment very comfortable. Breakfast and food in the restaurant are great and the garden offers you both sunny and shaded places. The sun beds are relative new and can be used to sit and lay down. If we plan a new stay near Krabi we will book this location again.

Mads B.
February 24, 2016
Ok. No more
It's a ok place, but no more. It's a bit dirty and there's bugs in the rooms

Douglas B.
United States
February 21, 2016
Wouldn't go anywhere else!
The location is beautiful away from the crowds but just ten minutes by boat from Railay. The grounds are immaculate, and the staff are hard working and extremley nice. The food is great.
This was our second stay at Rimlay Villas. We prefer a clean, comfortable, affordable place to an overpriced, crowded, luxury hotel. The staff and location are big selling points. The food is better than any restaurant we have tried. They have a nice courtesy breakfast and twice day van to Aonang. The rooms are comfortable and are kept very clean. The grounds are immaculate. They have a nice pool that is shaded much of the late afternoon. They are able to arrange for a local van to pick up from Krabi airport for 800 Baht. All these things made our week long stay fantastic. It is a few minutes down the beach to the Ao Na Mao Pier where long tail boats leave on the half hour for Railay Beach. 100 Baht per person. It is a quick 10 minute ride. We were glad to be able to have our day on the popular Phra Nang beach and return to our quiet place and enjoy the pool and the great food they have at the restaurant. I believe Rimlay was fully booked, but we still seemed to have the place to ourselves. It is great for privacy. Really couldn't be better.

James C.
United Kingdom
February 14, 2016
A pocket of seclusion, beauty and peace
Friendliness of staff. Peace and quiet, surroundings.
Wow!! A stay were you can relax in peace, the staff wish you to be happy, the food and drink is cooked very well, Alissa and team were superb answered our every question and was always on hand to help and give directions. A hotel so close to so many beauty spots (east railay beach for one) and activities yet hidden away from crowds and hustle and bustle of life. We didn't want to leave!! A massive thanks to all the team!! We will look forward to seeing you all again ..... We will be back! A little peice of paradise

Armin E.
January 11, 2016
Great resort!
Room, garden, pool, view

Margrett B.
United States
December 15, 2015
Peaceful bungalows, far from the action
View, room, staff
if youre looking for a place close to town, restaurants, bars, shopping, massage places, etc, this is not the place for you. There is some public transportation, but it's not convenient. beware: foreigners are already charged a higher fare, and the price goes up after dark, and they charge extra because it's in a remote location. Also, it's generally the last stop; took us about 1 hour to get to and from Krabi town, when it's only about a 20 minute direct ride away. The hotel does provide a free ride to Ao Nang twice a day, but you have to get back on your own. There are a few local Thai restaurants a five minute walk away, but if you want something different you have to go to Ao Nang or Krabi or Railay. The restaurant at the hotel does some nonThai food as well. The prices are comparable to some of the sit down restaurants in the bigger towns, but you can find better prices. Also, the local Thai restaurants are much cheaper if you want Thai. If you do want to go into the big towns, just make sure you plan to do several things to make it worth your while (i.e. Massage, lunch, shopping, supper all in one trip). Also, the beach is not great for swimming. It's pretty rocky, shells, coral, even saw some glass. There is a pool, but if you're wanting to get in the ocean, you do so at your own risk. That being said, we enjoyed our stay. We were fine with the aforementioned. The staff was friendly and worked really hard. We wanted and liked the peace and quiet, fewer people around. The breakfasts were very good. We would come back here if we could. It was perfect for us!