Rock Sand Resort
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Rock Sand Resort

102 Moo 4, White Sand Beach, Koh Chang, Thailand, 23170
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    7.7
    Very good
    /10
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    9.6
    Exceptional

    "Right at the ocean with wonderful views on the amazing sunse..."

    Malte

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    December 23, 2016

    7.9
    Very good room comfort and quality

    Things you’ll love about Rock Sand Resort

    Things you'll love

    • 40 meters to the beach

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    • Air conditioning

    • Daily housekeeping

    Excellent
    Location
    8.4
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    Excellent location - 40 meters to the beach
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    Nearby
  • Mu Ko Chang National Park View Point1.12 km
  • White Sand Beach1.36 km
  • The Orthodox Church2.24 km
  • Klong Prao Beach7.16 km
  • Klong Plu Waterfall7.47 km
  • Kai Bae Beach10.19 km
  • Lonely Beach12.22 km
  • Klong Kloi Beach16.78 km
  • Bang Bao Bay17.12 km
  • Wat Salak Petch17.81 km
  • Value for money7.8
    Distance to city center0.5 Km
    Location rating8.4
    Nearest airportTrat Airport (TDX) - Thailand
    Distance to airport19.5 km

    Rooms available at Rock Sand Resort

    7.9
    Very good
    Room comfort & quality
    Family
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    • Room size: 38 m²/409 ft²
    • Ocean view
    • 2 single beds and 1 double ...
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    Beachroom
    Beachroom
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    • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
    • Ocean view
    • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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    Deluxe Room
    Deluxe Room
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    • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
    • Ocean view
    • 2 single beds or 1 double b...
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    Standard Room
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    • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
    • Ocean view
    • 2 single beds or 1 double b...
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    Luxury Room
    Luxury Room
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    • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
    • Partial ocean view
    • 1 double bed
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    • 9.6
      Exceptional

      "Nice restaurant."

      Anniken

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      January 30, 2018

    • 4.4
      Review score

      "The view was lovely, and it was all nice and quiet."

      Chris

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      May 23, 2018

    • 6.4
      Good

      "The room was lovely."

      Phoebe

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      July 26, 2017

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    6.8
    Good

    "We had a very spacious family-room with a big balcony overlo..."

    Silvia

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    July 28, 2016

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    4.4
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    "The location is terrific;"

    Chris

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    May 23, 2018

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    Agoda Reviews (205)Booking.com Reviews (34)
    7.7
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    Cleanliness7.6
    Facilities6.7
    Location8.4
    Room comfort and quality7.9
    Service7.5
    Value for money7.8
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    8.0
    Excellent
    Anthony from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Beachroom
    Stayed 2 nights in February 2019

    Room away from the busy beach.”

    We booked the BeachHouse at Rock Sands for my brother and his girlfriend. The location is lovely away from the main strip at White Sands. It is a bit of a walk (about 500 Mtrs) but worth it for a few nights. The Resort doesn’t have road access so you have to walk along the beach with your luggage to get to it. If you call them they will send a porter to bring your gear. The restaurant is very picturesque, overlooking the sea and there’s a couple of other restaurants next door either side. The location is out the way, but that was what we were looking for. It’s a bit hipstery, backpacker old school style. It’s got a lot of rustic charm. I would say the Beach House apartment was overpriced considering you could stay in one of the more upmarket places like KC’s or Centara for the same sort of money. But again you’re paying for the location. The room was very musty although once the Air Con was on the smell went quite quickly. The rooms terrace was great. WAN was exceptionally helpful.

    Reviewed March 01, 2019
    8.0
    Excellent
    teale from United Kingdom
    Solo traveler
    Beachroom
    Stayed 1 night in August 2014

    My 2 Cents”

    location, cost, vibe

    Only their aircon rooms are on Agoda, but great place to stay depending on the type of person you are. You are next to a jungle and it aint a 5 star hotel, but everyone should spend at least one night here.

    Reviewed August 13, 2014
    4.4
    Chris from United Kingdom
    Solo traveler
    Luxury Room
    Stayed 4 nights in May 2018

    Good in parts”

    A difficult review. I nearly gave it average but settled on poor which reflects my overall impression. The location is terrific; the prices are reasonable. The room, I paid for the best room available that wasn't a family room as I am on my own, it was Ok, everything worked but the bathroom was shabby, cleaning is carried out when requested by a cheery, friendly young lady. The view was lovely, and it was all nice and quiet. Wifi was a bit of a joke, sometimes working, sometimes not but always quite weak at best. The staff went from excellent and helpful to disinterested, almost resentful of being interrupted, so much so that a smile was greeted with an indifferent glare, overall it spoilt the whole atmosphere. I felt that I was an intruder, not conducive to a holiday atmosphere. I paid for breakfast with the room price which was just about OK. But was surprised to see better options on the paid menu. I will not return.

    Reviewed May 23, 2018
    8.3
    Excellent
    Janne from Finland
    Family with young children
    Beachroom
    Stayed 5 nights in October 2015

    Family vacation.”

    location, beach room, view

    We had a pleasant stay with our three kids. Massage just under our balcony was great, meals at the restaurant were tasty and the price level was average. The personnel was helpful and spoke enough English. Water was very clear and all family enjoyed the sandy beach although there is not much to snorkle. Having the breakfast from the menu instead of a buffet was a bit disappointment.

    Reviewed November 01, 2015
    6.0
    maciej from United Kingdom
    Solo traveler
    Standard Room
    Stayed 4 nights in October 2015

    good if weather is good and u looking for a quiet ”

    restaurant

    Guests friendly hotel which is nice. 5-10 minutes walk on the beach to the main road to get there. White sand beach is well overrated, it's quiet, nothing to do, only 50+ tourists around, expensive. Was not offered help or even showing the way to the resort when arrived and called. When raining...almost impossible to get in or out of there. I felt imprisoned, no TV in the room too.Thankfully the nearer hotel allows walking through their premises to avoid the very awkward and dangerous passage.Resort Full of monkeys, staff neutral not friendly, can only see the sea from your room...weird feeling. For me this was the worst 3 stars hotel out of 10 hotels I stayed in Thailand within the last 3 years. My rating is 5-6/10

    Reviewed October 07, 2015
    9.0
    Exceptional
    Dorothy from New Zealand
    Couple
    Beachroom
    Stayed 1 night in August 2015

    Chill out time!”

    we had a very spacious room with a big balcony overlooking the sea and with a wonderful big tree very close to us giving shade. Two comfortable lounging chair and chairs and table on the balcony - wha

    You have to walk along the beach a bit from the parking, but the staff carry the luggage and show you where to go. It's total escapism. We tried the Cambodian platter the first night and it was deliscious. Other food was so so, but that's just because we live in a Thai fishing village so we are spoilt for Thai food! The atmosphere is great at this resort, very relaxing with attentive friendly staff.

    Reviewed September 01, 2015
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Jonathan from United States
    Couple
    Standard Room
    Stayed 6 nights in May 2015

    Peace and Quiet”

    Friendly staff, great ocean sunset view, and no sounds of traffic.

    There are no streets on either side of this hotel. The staff will be willing to help you with luggage if you call them. Otherwise, it's a 10 minute walk along the beach to get there. The workers were very friendly and helpful with all hotel and activity booking. The rooms were a little small, but came with a great view and balcony. The best part about no roads on either side is how you'll be rocked to sleep by the sounds of the waves crashing on th beach.

    Reviewed May 10, 2015
    7.0
    Very good
    christopher from United States
    Solo traveler
    Standard Room
    Stayed 2 nights in July 2014

    Beautiful view, clean room, but very inaccessible ”

    located directly on the beach, clean room, fast wi fi

    Stayed in deluxe room. The good: Very clean room, nice view from the room and even better view from the restaurant balcony that reaches out over the waves. The owners and staff are very pleasant people. Wi-fi is strong and fast. The not so good: Access is very difficult, especially when in high tide, as you have to walk a long way down the beach through the water and strong waves. The double mattress is really two single mattresses, and they are very low quality, the type without springs where the whole bed shifts to the side when you lay down, thus if you are sleeping alone, you have to remain on one side or the other. Water pressure in the shower is very slow and water heater is not very effective. Also the cheapest, roughest, worst toilet paper I have ever had the agony of using; luckily there is a bum gun, but again, with very low water pressure. Be careful, also, about coming back to the hotel after 10 pm. There is virtually no lighting around the lobby or steps up to the rooms, which could be a bit dangerous for kids, elderly or buzzed. Basically, it is a good deal for the price, especially if it’s a busy weekend and other hotels are already booked. While it would not be my first choice, I would definitely stay there again if need be.

    Reviewed July 20, 2014
    8.0
    Excellent
    Tessa from Australia
    Couple
    Luxury Room
    Stayed 4 nights in December 2013

    Relaxed island holiday”

    Location, Location, location! Right on the water on a beautiful, picturesque beach.

    Amazing location, right overlooking the water. White Sand beach was beautiful, lovely for swimming in. Lots of restaurants in the area, easy to arrange day trips and activities. Hotel was clean and comfortable (shower water was not always hot but the weather was so warm that it wasn't a problem). Keep in mind that you have to walk along the beach to reach the hotel, which may be an issue for those with lots of heavy luggage.

    Reviewed January 19, 2014
    9.7
    Exceptional
    Anna-Karin from Sweden
    Couple
    Deluxe Room
    Stayed 6 nights in October 2013

    The location”

    The location,the location, the location

    GREAT! Very nice location just next to the ocean with the djungle behind. The adventure and feeling of first day of vacation started directly leaving the taxi and walking the 500 meters barefoot in the sand to reach the resort. You can't get closer to the water than this. It felt private since a little bit away fr.o.m. the other resorts, but still close to the town. The owners and their staff made our stay very pleasant and they gave us a familiar feeling. Flashpackers is the new thing. We can highly recommend Rock Sand Resort and this will be our place next time we visit Koh Chang.

    Reviewed October 31, 2013
    8.0
    Excellent
    Donald from United States
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe Room
    Stayed 2 nights in May 2013

    Wonderful beach experience”

    On the beach, very comfortable, good restaurant

    It's an interesting situation during high tide as the hotel literally sits above the waves. If all you want to do is just hang out and eat and drink and look at the ocean it can't be beat I think, but of course it's good too if you want to get out there and get wet and feel the sand beneath your feet. I've seen criticism of the staff there, and I can understand it somewhat but I think it's unfair too. I was there during low season and often was the only guest, at least in the restaurant/lobby. The staff numbers around 10. So they get bored, and when that happens you have to work to get their attention, but once you do they are very accommodating and very friendly and they speak the English well (enough).

    Reviewed May 30, 2013
    8.3
    Excellent
    Juergen from Germany
    Couple
    Deluxe Room
    Stayed 2 nights in October 2012

    Fantastic location, very quiet”

    A perfect place to relax

    This is a lovely place, nice Belgium couple running it, very quiet (you have to walk there for 7 minutes from the main road). Very nice rooms, various categories, food good, perfect view, highly reccomended

    Reviewed December 02, 2012
    8.0
    Excellent
    Robert from United Kingdom
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe Room
    Stayed 4 nights in November 2012

    On the best part of the beach”

    The hotel is located on the most beautiful part of the beach

    If you want to chill on the best and least crowded part of the beach, then this hotel is perfect. The hotel also has good food, friendly staff and caring owners. The hotel is what it say it is and lives up to expectations. It is a reasonable walk from the main nightlife and restaurants. But that's the price you pay for a stunning, peaceful location.

    Reviewed November 26, 2012
    8.0
    Excellent
    William from Canada
    Couple
    Luxury Room
    Stayed 3 nights in November 2012

    Quiet out of the way hotel”

    Far away from the noise.

    Nice quiet spot with a nice beach. Room was musty smelling but you get used to it after a while. Good food and service. Long way down the beach and we had lots of luggage. Our friends were in town so we left our luggage with them. Noticed that they had a rock sands boat which can probably pick up your luggage but did not inquire about it.

    Reviewed November 13, 2012
    8.4
    Excellent
    Lars-Erik from Sweden
    Couple
    Standard Room
    Stayed 3 nights in January 2019

    Best location on White Sands”

    Nice room, clean and good food

    Reviewed February 02, 2019
    8.0
    Excellent
    raul from Spain
    Couple
    Deluxe Room
    Stayed 4 nights in August 2012

    great location y good staff”

    Great location, good views of the beach

    We enjoy very much our stay. The views are amazing and the owners are very kind, and also all the staff. Very good value and services.

    Reviewed September 10, 2012
    6.4
    Good
    Phoebe from Australia
    Couple
    Luxury Room
    Stayed 3 nights in April 2017

    Nice Place - No road access. Apathetic staff. ”

    The room was lovely. We paid for one of the best rooms, it was worth it. Huge bed, good bathroom, clean. Nice. The restaurant has the best view and is a lovely place to sit and drink beers and watch the sunset. Super easy access to the beach below. The place is affordable and nice. The staff did not give a **** if we were there or not. They mostly ignored us. They were not friendly at all. But honestly, I don't care that much. It did feel a bit awkward and like we were interrupting their games of candy crush on their phones when we wanted to order things. They were all glued to their phones all the time. No smiles here. The worst part about the hotel is that there is no road access. You have to walk for miles (10+ minutes) in sweltering sun on hot, soft sand with all of your luggage and to go anywhere. It was exhausting and made going to the shops really difficult. I am going back to Koh Chang this weekend and despite the good experience at Rock Sand, I just can't stay there again because of the awkward location.

    Reviewed July 26, 2017
    3.6
    Gilbert from France
    Couple
    Beachroom
    Stayed 3 nights in May 2017

    Acceptable”

    Next time I book, I will read customers' comments more carefully. My first disappointment was when I found out the taxi could not take us right up to the hotel entrance. We had to walk carrying our cases for nearly 1km on the beach. And it had poured down with rain just before. What a delight! We felt trapped, at the end of that beach, did not go out in the evenings. Second disappointment: I had not been given the 'beach room' I had booked. Instead, I was given the family room which is more expensive, said the receptionist, completely missing the point that giving me extra beds which I did not need was poor replacement for the position and view I had paid for. But it was clear the staff were not concerned at all and this very casual attitude was the theme throughout our stay. You would have thought they'd try to make it up for their mistake, but no! A very unhelpful, unfriendly, unsmiling staff. Ho, there was a kettle and cups in our room to make coffee but no coffee. !

    Reviewed May 15, 2017
    5.3
    Nathwadee from Thailand
    Couple
    Standard Room
    Stayed 2 nights in July 2015

    Inconvenient ”

    Clean , peace

    It is a bit inconvenient to get to hotel since need to walk pass by the beach which in order go out at night time , it's difficult to walk back to hotel . Staffs were imported from neighbor country , sometime don't understand what do we tell them . Beach in front of hotel is not nice . Food pricing is reasonable price . Room is clean .

    Reviewed July 18, 2015
    7.3
    Very good
    Jethro from South Africa
    Solo traveler
    Beachroom
    Stayed 5 nights in April 2015

    Great place”

    Peace and quiet, free use of their SUP board and nice restaurant over the water

    I had a great stay here. Yes it is a bit of a trek +- 800m walk on the beach to get there from 7-11 bridge, but once you are there it is well worth it. I ate at the restaurant quite often and the food was great. The breakfast that comes included with some rooms are not worth the extra money rather pay for a coffe and some toast if you want breakfast or go into town. Rock Sand is just far enough away from all the beach bars so that you are not disturbed but you can walk there if you want any time or you can pub crawl down the beach coz there must be something like 50 bars down the beach. WiFi worked good and the staff could communicate well enough. The manager/owner can be seen around all the time if there is any problems. I am comming back asap.

    Reviewed May 02, 2015
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