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Reviewed 24 November 2015

2nd stay at the Ark Bar, so we knew what to expect, but were not disappointed. Booked online and then followed up with an email with a room request and received an almost instant reply from the team. We booked the premier deluxe rooms as it's nice to have the little luxuries (and mini-bar) in the room - this time... More 

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Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

ArkBar is definitely geared toward those who want a good time. I got the since on arriving that the staff see some guests as an inconvenience, they could have been a bit more friendly. The rooms were clean and the wifi was good, even thought you had to sign-in each time you used it. The bar itself is great and... More 

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Reviewed 22 November 2015

Sad but true. The little cute kids that challenge you in thumb war and connect four are thieves. One of them wouldn't stop bothering us to buy stuff when I had already bought a flowers lei from her. She kept coming around and asking for more and when she saw that didn't work, she kept hugging us and getting close... More 

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Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

We picked this hotel for the party reviews, and it did not disappoint! Great party atmosphere and very close to all the bars in Chaweng! The pools were beautiful, as was the room was beautiful but do not stay here unless you're wanting to party and okay with music blasting until 2am! Tip: when you check in and they go... More 

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Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

The hotel is lovely and I have a great room. The bars, pools, beach etc all excellent. The bar is (though still cheap in comparison) too expensive. I only arrived yesterday for a four day visit and I am very annoyed by the rules of this hotel - they are treating the guests like children, there are HUGE signs everywhere... More 

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Reviewed 17 November 2015

I have stayed in Ark bar 3 times but its only ever been for 2-4 Nights. This time it was for 10 Nights. I love a good Pool/beach party, so thought this was the hotel for me! I even requested a room next to the pool, knowing full well the music would be blasting until 2pm. My only negative comment... More 

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Reviewed 16 November 2015

My friends and I stayed at the Ark resort whilst backpacking through Asia. The room was clean and the facilities in it were good; clean towels each day, TV, fresh bedding etc but we felt that the prices were too high. But again we have heard this about Koh Samui in general as opposed to the other Islands in Thailand... More 

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Good choise (the best beach bar on Samui) to spend evenig, but questionable for living. Rooms are nice, but since it's party everyday it's loud and troubled place. But once again it should be appropriate place for single guys))) So there's always a lot of pretty europeans ;))) Buckets are BAD, cost 600 THB, and made of yuppy n unknown... More 

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Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

We have been visiting this hotel since 2012. But this time was too much insects. Didn't like it although I m very comfortable there and very nice road in the middle of chewang beach. But too much mosquitoes. But amazing beach

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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

This is the place for the hip to see and be seen (I am not hip). Located on the beach front it is not only accomodation but a restaurant, bar and party pool. If your not staying there you an pay 300 tb to use the pool for the day which includes a drink (not a towel though). Quiet during... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: ₹ 3,137 - ₹ 7,841 (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:
#9 Best Value Hotel in Chaweng
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Chaweng
#25 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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