We stayed in Villa 4. Private infinity pool, fine attention to detail, modern design, well lit bathroom with huge sunroof, fully stocked kitchen with pots, pans, complimentary food basket upon arrival that took into account our dietary restrictions. Service nothing short of impeccable down from pickup at the pier (in a literal pickup truck), to orientation to the villa, and conceierge access to staff via cell phone provided by the hotel (a unique feature I have not experienced at other hotels). The only issue is that if you are not comfortable riding a scooter which is available for rent, or riding the free bicycles provided, The Place is about a 15 minute walk to town through some construction and less developed areas. We opted to use the free bicycles (locks, lights included), but took a taxi when we were planning on drinking and at night. While The Place does offer reliable transport to and from the beach/town for a fee that ends at a certain time (the town doesn't go too late in the off season), considering transport to and from does take advance planning. Though, The Place's remoteness from town is also what makes it so charming as the town can be loud with club music, tourists, etc. So the distance isn't really a complaint at all.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Place consists of nine luxury boutique villas, all with private infinity pools, that offer you total privacy and complete relaxation. The resort nestles charmingly in the hills above Sairee, close enough to be convenient for restaurants, bars, shops and the longest beach on the island, but far enough away to savour the tranquillity and refreshing breeze that comes with being in the hills. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- The Place Luxury Boutique Villas Hotel Koh Tao