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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Under new management! Carpe Diem (new name to be determined?) is THE place to be on Friday nights, during the "walking street" night market at Fisherman's Village. Hang out with friends & people-watch, while listening to jazzy tunes and enjoying 50 baht mojitos & 60 baht Singha beers. Andy, Pat, Glen & the rest of the Samui Fever crew have... More 

2 Thank davidkstan
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Our intention was to stay here for 7 nights but 7 minutes was too long and we had no option but to find another hotel. Our room was absolutely filthy and stunk of damp. We complained but the owner was not remotely interested and couldn't see a problem. Eventually we were put in a room at another hotel for one... More 

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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2013

This is the one of the worst hotels we’ve ever stayed at. It looks nothing like the photos, which were clearly staged and probably taken when it was first built. At one time it may have been nice. But there has clearly been no maintenance since. We booked a transfer from the airport, which did not show up even after... More 

2 Thank Sarah H
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2012 via mobile

The old adage you only get what you pay for! The main problem, the owner! She should not be allowed front house, she's not good at it and obviously doesn't enjoy it! Her staff save her bacon on every occasion. Points worth making: 1. First room offered: not fit for human habitation unless malaria or tuberculosis us your goal! 2.... More 

2 Thank kenny0961
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2012 via mobile

Very good hotel, Friendly staff and excellent location in Fishermans Village. Priced very well (700baht p.n.) and comfortabele, clean and aircon rooms. Interior Lobby is spacious, white and open. Excellent choice for a stay on koh Samui.

1 Thank mfws
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2012

I am very late in writing this review but we had such an awful experience here I thought people should be warned! We had part of our honeymoon at this resort in feb 2010, unfortunately the site wouldn't let me select this date as it is a bit too far back I think. But I am writing it anyway. We... More 

2 Thank amberlouises
London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2012

The laid back attitude of this place rubs off! We had fled a hideous hotel and on the eve of sonkran was lucky to find this place. The rooms are all individual in style and have a great quirky atmosphere. Our room was clean and the bathroom basic but adequate. The shower was cold and quite hit and miss. A... More 

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51 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Good location, right by the Fisherman Village. We went on Friday, Bophut walking street started right outside the hotel, which was great for food and drinks. The hotel itself was not that nice, a bit pricey for 1,000 Baht and still have cold shower! And it could do with shower curtain as water was just everywhere in the bathroom. We... More 

Thank Mint D
Seattle, Washington
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57 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2012

My fiance and I stayed here for 3.5 days in room B7 - A/C, fan, free wifi, tv, balcony of pool view, minibar - 2 free water daily, safe, towels, cold shower (i think it's just our room..), shampoo, conditioner, body gel provided. For what we're getting, Carpe Diem is very affordable and great value located in Fisherman's Village. They... More 

1 Thank meileitravels
Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2012

Carpe diem has very unusual style, rooms and all the interioir designed in an unexpected manner. And look good and impressive. This hotel has wonderful location in Bo Phut fisherman's village, not far from the Pier restaurant. Staff speaks strange language except of the one girl at the reception. It is impossible to get any cooperation in the evening, because... More 

2 Thank adkovalenko

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carpe Diem owners, Jean-Christophe and Vincent, brothers from France, cordially extend an enthusiastic welcome, providing you with their unique charming, seductive mixture of French & Thai hospitality. Opened in December 2005, Carpe Diem offers you a pleasing warm environment, impressive well appointed rooms, swimming pool, gastronomic restaurant set in a wonderful tropical garden. Situated at Bophut, in the Fisherman Village, is Carpe Diem a peaceful hidden oasis of tranquility within 10 minutes easy access to many of the island most popular places. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carpe Diem Hotel Restaurant

Address: 3/28 Moo 1, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut
Price Range: €56 - €73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Carpe Diem Hotel Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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“wait for hotel renovation & re-opening”
 of 5 bubbles davidkstan, 14 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Go somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles seniorslats, 17 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else if you want to have a nice trip”
  • As you are walking to the rooms
  • As you walk up the stairs to the rooms
  • Chair on deck, very old
  • Black mold on bathroom tiles
  • black mold all over shower
 of 5 bubbles SarahH558, 14 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Go for the slightly more expensive rooms - cute little whirlpool in the front!”
 of 5 bubbles CatherineF410, 8 Aug 2012 | Read review
“lower floors the best as they have a private dip pool - though not very nice to sit in”
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  • the little dip pool in our villa
 of 5 bubbles SophieS360, 26 Mar 2012 | Read review
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