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Lausanne
Reviewed 21 February 2014

"The library" is a resort-hotel in Chaweng beach that has both a bar directly on the beach and lounge on the main road behind the beach, linked by a open-air path thru the hotel area. I cannot say anything about the hotel, as I was "only" a paying guest in their (very expensive) beach bar, but as such, I was...

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8Thank Felix A
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2014

This hotel really is a 'must' if staying in Koh Samui. It's rooms as many have commented upon are minimalistic but very comfortable. Every employee we came into contact with from arrival to departure could not have been more helpful and welcoming. The hotel is located centrally in Chaweng but once the Main Street is left behind you come into...

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Thank GRKent
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 February 2014 via mobile

Stayed three nights with my partner & four friends and very much enjoyed it. By far the slickest resort on the beach but with a fairly small, friendly welcoming feel to it. Staff - in particular the pool guys where we spent most of our time were just brilliant, very attentive, made sure we always had anything we were after...

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Thank LukeMcCarthyNZ
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 10 February 2014

we had a super holiday in the library hotel, nice staff, always friendly and helpfull!!! clean rooms, breakfeast is very personal, that i liked also, i will come back here when i come to Koh Samui!! beach was clean, a little appetizer (every day a different :) on the beach and swimming pool, the red color of the pool is...

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Thank sandraleny
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 6 February 2014

I stayed here in 2009 and had the best experience. My room, the ocean view, restaurant and pool were all fantastic...great ambiance throughout the property. The pictures online are great but when you arrive it's just wonderful. Eclectic, energetic and a luxury boutique experience. I recommend and would stay again.

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Thank Christina W
Derby, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Amazing place, so well done, and the food was insanely good. Although the wine was OBSCENELY expensive when the taxes are taken in to account! te there two nights of the 6 we were there, just awesome.

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3Thank Gemma S
Reviewed 3 February 2014

If you decide to stay Chewang this place is simply in a league of its own. Trendy rooms , amazing beach bar and classy restaurant this place is an oasis of excellence I know that Thai people are ever so welcoming however everyone knew my name, how long as I was staying and tO our amusement whenever a tourist from...

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1Thank Dave C
Los Angeles
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Absolutely in love with this hotel! Was amazing in every aspect. Located on the best part of Chewang away from the craziness. The rooms are so modern and chic. Top of the line amenities in each room. Shower was like being at a spa. The restaurant has the best food on the island hands down. The pool is amazing. The...

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15Thank luvellie138
hk
Reviewed 29 December 2013

loved the design and decor. room was very comfortable and open. staff and service was excellent. location was ideal and the beach few a few steps from the red pool was perfectly situated. had a great time and plan on heading back.

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5Thank skd555
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 13 December 2013 via mobile

An angled access path and a high wall protect well from the street noise. About 25 rooms are grouped by two in elegant cubic villas alongside a path to the pool (with its singular red color) and then to the beach. Uncluttered view and minimalistic design. The room 23 or page 23 in The Library own vocabulary is very well...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Library is a stunning conceptual hotel built in a semi-minimalist architectural design, located at the heart of Chaweng Beach. Shaped by the hands of an island local who was inspired by books and a simple lifestyle philosophy, the property has now become an international icon of style and was recently recognized by Tripadvisor as the number one trendiest hotel in Thailand (2012).The Library offers its guests a total of 26 unique accommodations in the form of Exotic Suites located on the ground floor, Smart Studios on the upper levels, an ultra-luxurious unit called the Bookmark and an expansive 2-Bedroom Suite. Interspersed with age-old trees and various works of art, The Library and its surroundings boast a balance of nature and culture. Interiors bathed in a minimalist palette are completed with modern facilities. True to the belief that a perfect holiday equals an opportunity to enjoy one good novel, guests are invited to browse through the well-curated collection of books at The Lib, which gives The Library its distinctive name. An award-winning restaurant called The Page is also open for all-day dining, and the Drink Gallery whips up an artistic blend of good food, warm vibes and the island's most fantastic drinks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Library

Address: 14/1 Moo 2, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: ₹ 17,107 - ₹ 28,647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Library 4.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
The Library Hotel Bophut
Library Koh Samui
Library Hotel Koh Samui
The Library Ko Samui/Chaweng
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Chaweng
#12 Romantic Hotel in Chaweng
#17 Luxury Hotel in Chaweng
#21 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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