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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Loved this place so much that I'm going back to complete the advanced once I'm finished with Vietnam. The instructors (Ryan and Kate) were fantastic and the diver master (Sofi) was so funny and helpful. We stayed in the newer part of the complex with an infinity pool right outside our balcony. It was very clean and the restaurant caters...

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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

I have finished my PADI open water at ban's. It's a amazing experience. My instructor is Anthony Griffiths, he has 20 years diving experience, deeply in love with the ocean. he has many interesting stories to share and the teaching atmosphere is interesting and relaxed. He encouraged us a lot, very patiently show us the skills step by step, and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2015

When on the way to Koh Tao from Koh Phang Nang you are bombarded by diver sales representatives. For me I was keen to find somewhere not so busy, quieter and cheap (within reason). When i saw the sales representative for ban's, he showed me a leaflet which to be honest looked really good. As per most things in Thailand...

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Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

We just finished our PADI Advanced Open Water course. We negotiated about the price, which was no problem. After talking to one of the thai ladies at the counter, Ban's offered us a private instructor. If you would like to, you can just ask for it. It is no problem at all. We got Keith from South Africa. He made...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

amazing diving school. we checked and talk to many diving schools on the island and even made a long pro's en fails list. in the end we choose for Ban's because of the price, the dive locations but mostly because me and my girlfriend had a private instructor. His name was Keith and we highly recommend him for anyone who...

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

The reason why I gave Bans 5 star was because they provide a fantastic Padi and Advanced Padi course. However the hotel was poor at best and the hotel staff were rude. Ok, firstly my Padi and Advanced Padi instructors Abby and Michael were incredible. I want to thank them for introducing me to the world of Diving. I really...

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 June 2015

I stayed here for 6 nights whilst my boyfriend did his Padi & advanced course with Abby and Michael and he had an amazing time, but that is pretty much where the good review ends for this place. I will mention the fact that the accommodation was provided with my boyfriends diving courses, how ever that doesn't make the fact...

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Reviewed 5 June 2015

Would thoroughly recommend Bans for young and old. Caters to the novice to the advanced diver. Very professional and safe. The rooms for $ 1,500 Baht very clean and comfortable. I had a room at the top of the hill with a wonderful view of the ocean. Because Bans is so big means they will be always diving on a...

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Reviewed 4 June 2015

By far the worst hotel I have EVER stayed in with regards to customer service. Never met staff so rude as these here. When you are a paying customer you would expect your requests to be met when you have an issue not have the manager (said they were the manager) arguing with me at 11pm as they had no...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

This was my second trip to Koh Tao, and probable the best one! Completed my open water, enriched air, and adventure diving certs and loved every minute of it. Our instructor (Chris) was wicked and the other two instructors with our group (Nicola & Brett) was just as amazing. Stayed in one of the basic air-con rooms and it was...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ban's Technical Diving is operated out of Ban's Diving, Koh Tao, Thailand. Ban's Technical Diving is an award winning DSAT, BSAC, ANDI Technical Instructor Diving Facility. The only Tech Center on Koh Tao (and one of few in the world) that offers DSAT Technical Diving Intructor Courses. Deep Wreck Diving, Cave Expeditions.-Nitrox, Deep, Wreck, Gas Blender, Compressor Operator, Rebreather, Equipment, Emergency Oxygen, Technical Decompression Diving, Cave, Cavern......... ... more   less 

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Address: Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: €36 - €85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ban's Diving Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Ban`s Diving Hotel Koh Tao
Bans Diving Hotel
Bans Diving Ko Tao
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Koh Tao
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
#5 Best Value Hotel in Koh Tao
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