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New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 April 2015

If you are not looking to break the bank staying at the Pimalai, then The Houben is the best luxury hotel on the island. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful (Even by Thai standards.) The rooms were lovely, and the location is perfect if you plan to spend a lot of time on the water, and less time in...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jon L, It was so great to read that you had a wonderful stay with us and our team put all intention during your stay . Very appreciated your review and i will pass your mentioned to our team . Hopefully you will return to Koh Lanta and let the Houben looking after your stay again and again ....

Witham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2015

The Houben is a unique hotel in that it is offering 15 exceptionally comfortable and well appointed bedrooms for guests who want to have peace and tranquility with a luxurious level of service whilst being able to enjoy the comprehensive facilities that the Houben possesses. My wife and I loved the breakfast especially the tropical fruits served up daily. Nothing...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John V, Thank you so much for writing a review . I'm so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed our cocktail and had dinner with us . I appreciated your review and especially pleased that you would like to return and stay with us again . Looking forward to welcoming you to The Houben Hotel ,...

Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Good impress with friendly staff and cleanliness of the resort include the romance scenery . First step in the resort make me feel comfortable because of the architecture and decoration and the style of the resort. I defenitely come back to the Houben

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Suthussanee , Thank you for sharing your review . It was so great to hear that you were impressed with our resort scenery and Thank you for your future plan to return to The Houben Hotel , Koh Lanta . You are the most welcome . Sincerely yours , Walter Houben

Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

This is my first experience to visit Lanta Island. Wonderful that we were decide to stay in Houben. The hotel is extremely comfortable with room in modern style.. Private jacuzzi made us more romantic. The staff were friendly and always well maintained. We can relaxing with big swimming pool and jacuzzi outdoor, that is so perfect. Another thing is about...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Khun Nipaporn P, First of all Thank you for your selecting the Houben again for your valued holiday , its very kind of you . It was so great to hear that you enjoyed our Belgian Food, room comfortable , beyond is our staff 's service mind . Please let us know your returning plan in the nearly future...

Reviewed 13 April 2015

Everything about this hotel is first class. The staff are all very friendly and considerate and any question or issue is resolved immediately. The rooms are amazing, beautiful sea view from all, huge comfy beds and meticulously clean. Breakfast was fantastic with huge choice. Not too much more I can say aside from simply the best hotel i have ever...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rob W, Thank you for your review. We're so happy that you enjoyed our room with huge comfy bed and breakfast . Please let us having a chance to looking after your returning plan to Koh Lanta , you are the most welcome to The Houben Hoel . Sincerely yours , Walter Houben

Reviewed 12 April 2015

where to begin???? This hotel was for me and my girlfriend.... Unforgettable!!! There really aren't any words to explain how good the houben is! First of all the architecture of the place is magnificent!! Extremely stylish and full of elegance! It is a quiet boutique hotel that has a great pool and stunning sunset views! We did not want to...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lombardi86, It was such a great motivate to me and our team , this is exactly what we would like to hear . Be your outstanding stay , having a great food , bring them sincerity smile and hospitality . Thank you for sharing your review on Trip Advisor , we are looking forward to welcoming your return in...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We love this place. We have stayed over the road in the Pimalai before and I thought this place would pale next to that, but it really didn't, we loved it. I would definitely go back. This place has charm, character and amazing staff. It is absolutely unique. The staff went above and beyond to look after us. My parents-in-law...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dibbs27, Thank you so much for sharing your review at the Houben on Trip Advisor . And we're so happy to know you loved our place . We're particularly pleased to hear you enjoyed our wonderful staff and our service, as well as the great food , view and room . Thanks again, and we hope to welcome you...

Eisenstadt, Österreich
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Hi everybody, if You´re looking for a calm Hotel with charme, You have the right one. we spent there 5 nights, the view and the sunset from the balcony or from the bar is unforgetable. I owe a Special for Shana for the nice birthday present and the private driver´s ed with the scooter.:-) and the best Thing is, that...

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben Hotel, responded to this review

Dear attila_antal23, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at The Houben . So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay . Hopefully we will have a chance to looking after your returning to The Houben Hotel in the nearly future . You are the most welcome to The Houben Hotel , Koh lanta. Sincerely yours , Walter Houben

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Wife and I stayed at The Houben for 8 nights in early to mid March 2015. Overall, 10 out of 10 and will stay here again next trip to Koh Lanta. We stayed in the privilege suite and the view from bed was clear, beautiful ocean - and a few small limestone islands in the distance. It appeared that all...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

It's rare that you find a hotel that has amazing accommodations, outstanding food and top notch service, but the Houben nails it all. This place is the epitome of relaxing and the view is spectacular. If I could give it 6 stars, I would.......

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on the hilltop of Kantiang Bay, Ko Lanta. Isolated from the crowds and villages , only 5 minutes walk down to the local shops. Overlooking at the great sunset view of Andaman Sea.The spacious rooms with comfortable bed, well-equipped with free WI-FI internet connection by cable access .The Houben affords the modern contemporary decoration. Outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi where you can view the tranquil ocean and listening to the serene sound of waves crashing along the shore. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Houben Hotel

Address: 272 Moo 5 | Ba KanTieng Bay, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Price Range: €70 - €299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Houben Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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The Houben Hotel Ko Lanta
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Ko Lanta
#3 Spa Hotel in Ko Lanta
#7 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
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“Get to know Shana, she's great!!”
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“If you struggle with steps then book a ground floor room, these lead directly onto the swimming pool area.”
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“All rooms are excellent”
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