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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights. From the moment I arrived it was great; room upgraded to allow me to check in early - both for free. Staff were very pleasant. Food and drinks are slightly more expensive than compared to the other local alternatives but only marginally. Menu has a good range of Thai and western dishes. The atmosphere is...

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Australia
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The Ark Bar boasts as one of the better places to stay in Chaweng and to a point I would agree with that statement. The room was clean and tidy and the beach bar is great. Although I found the cleaning staff to be very pleasant and always smiling and happy this general outlook did not extend to the rest...

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1Thank jimmyo173
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Koh Samui is my favorite island I have stayed on in Thailand. I spent 4 nights at Arkbar and really enjoyed it. My room was a superior (the cheapest) pso I was about 50m from the party pool (and the noise). Music here plays from 2pm til 2am at the party pool. Having a cheaper room was a blessing for...

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Thank Leobrophy
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I've read others reviews... Myself I found nothing negative about the place, let me explain: Yes, is a place to party, so expect noise. However, I sleep through anything so it was no issue to me. But things close at 2 am anyway and no matter where you go, there is people drinking/partying all hours of the night. It's part...

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1Thank Hadenb
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Budget hotel, rooms not well maintained like the pictures show but they have everything you need. Drinks were fairly standard prices (not cheap) & same with the food prices for the on site restaurant (which was actually better than expected! Very good choices). Pool party's until the early hours of the morning daily with live djs, & a beach party...

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Thank Katie W
Chandigarh, India
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Our dinner at Ark Bar was a memorable one. Lovely ambience and tasty food with good options for vegetarians. Rocking music by a good DJ and the gentle sea breeze added to the experience. An amazing display of fireworks and stunts was the highlight. It's location on the beach makes it a must for everyone visiting Koh Samui . The...

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Thank Atul799
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 7 days with 2 girl friends and myself. The music was not an issue for us as it was to be expected, however the staff were extremely rude and annoying. Ark bar overstaffs and therefore there is constant, loud chatter between the staff members at early hours of the morning and night. They also scrape their shoes...

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3Thank Gill C
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Nice beach club on the beach nice beds to lay down. Good and fast service very clean and good djs there Sunday's and Wednesday's Still the best in Koh samui to have an ice beach party. Best times are 2 days before full moon party and 2 days after

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Not going to start off by complaining about the noise as per other negative reviews as me and my friends were knowledgeable about this place and it's amenities prior to checking in - IT'S A PARTY RESORT. Loved the accessible party atmosphere and the friends we made, okay music and entertainment. Would have rated this place 3 stars however the...

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1Thank Aisha M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We 5 friends stayed here for 3 nights and loved the stay. A total out and out party place. The music is amazing. Food is great. The whole atmosphere is chilled and party like. The fireworks at night are just outstanding. Loved the vibe. Would definitely want to ome back here.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"ESCAPE YOUR WORLD AND PLAY IN OURS" We invite you to ARKbar Beach Resort, in the heart of Chaweng, the ideal location to explore and enjoy this tropical paradise. Enjoy your days under the sun on our 100 metres of spectacular beachfront and 3 swimming pools, while listening to the latest tunes being played by our resident DJ's. You will meet people from all 4 corners of the world here to party or chill in our unique, relaxing, yet vibrant atmosphere. ARKbar Beach Resort is within walking distance to the new Central Plaza Shopping Complex, all the major entertainment venues and hundreds of boutique shops, cafes and restaurants. You can dine on the beach in our beachfront restaurant and relax at any of the 3 beach bars. From 2pm our main swimming features live music while the other 2 pools are more laid back. As the evening sun sets over this tropical paradise, you will witness the beach transform into a spectacular and unique venue offering a combination of dining, drinking and socialising with free musical entertainment, dancers and fire displays. It is here that you can be a part of the world famous ARKbar Wednesday and Funky Friday Beach Party's."Escape Your World and Play In Ours" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ark Bar Beach Resort

Address: 159/89 Moo 2 | Chaweng Beach, Bophut, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: €43 - €68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ark Bar Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 320
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Also Known As:
Ark Bar Beach Hotel Chaweng
Ark Bar Beach Resort Ko Samui/Chaweng
Hotel Style:
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Chaweng
#26 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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“Probably not a big difference between them. Your night will be shorter if the room is closer to the beach club”
adrianp287, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room well away from the pool area and not on the ground floor, its quieter”
jimmyo173, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms close to the pool as the music is on till 2 am.”
ujwalas2014, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“it's one of those places that has a good reputation for the crowd, but there are SO many better places fro half the price. AVOID”
tombC5640KJ, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We took the pool facing room , It was nice but yes Expensive and Little loud as we were close to the Party Pool”
s_sethis, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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