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Dor-Shada Resort by The Sea
Ranked #10 of 24 Hotels in Sattahip
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Rooms have no soul. Staff are pleasant but utterly incompetent. Lots of smiling, agreeing & then nothing gets done. Sat in the restaurant & they've been discussing how to make a latte, all arguing about it in a clueless manner.

Didn't bother making our room up yesterday; make up room sign was def on.

At 4500THB for their most basic room, it's TOTALLY overpriced. Half of that would be fair.

I'd rather stay at the Overlook with the Torrance family.

Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

I have stayed at this place due to a conference, and I must say I am deeply disappointed. The place is huge, well maintained from outside, and right next to the beach. But that's where the positive stuff stops and unfortunately they are not of any use to me.

As a traveler, I needed a good night sleep and the Air conditioner is 'fixed' at a preset 27C temp. Secondly, they do not even have a Iron Box in the room and "urgent" service is charged at 50% premium to their horrendous list prices. Washroom seems to be blocked and room maintenance found an easy solution that is to remove the trap door, filter and let it be open. Lastly, except one or two front desk people none seems to understand any other language than Thai.

So here I am, staying at a 'resort' with horrible sleep quality, horrendous value and terrible WiFi.

Room Tip: avoid the place. that's the best tip
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  • Stayed: April 2015, travelled on business
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

We had a great time at Dor-Shada in Na-Jomtien - the hotel is large, well-done, well-maintained, rooms are spacious, service is just OK. The beaches are wide, whitish sand although there were garbage remnants in the water - par for the course in the greater Pattaya area. Pricing was also attractive - and the best of all...hardly any other tourists...so we felt like we had the place to ourselves. We will return when in that area as there are a few nice restaurants around also

Room Tip: it is clear from the booking which rooms have nice views or not - we had the last expensive room but...
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  • Stayed: January 2015, travelled with family
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1  Thank johngle
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Reviewed 2 November 2014

I stayed here for a short break.

The hotel is about 15 to 20 minutes by car from South Pattaya so is a little off the beaten track in terms of access to bars, restaurants and shopping areas of Pattaya.

The room I had was a suite and was extremely large. The bathroom had a large double sweater jacuzzi, shower, toilet and two hand basins. The 'living room' was very spacious and had a small dining table, kitchen and a sofa. The balcony was large and had a lounger which could easily sleep two people.

The bed was large, clean and comfortable.

There is a large pool, the beach front was clean and the gardens were very well maintained.

The staff were very attentive and friendly.

I would estimate that this is really a 3 star hotel. As such I rate is very good and I enjoyed my stay. If you are expecting a 5 star hotel then this is not the place for you. If, however, all you need is a clean, safe, spacious, quiet and well maintained property by the beach, which is nicely decorated but not the apex of luxury, this is a comfortable and attractive place to stay.

Room Tip: Rooms closest to the beach are quite far from the lobby area.
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  • Stayed: October 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

Sometimes it is good to be a little away from the city. This hotel is very quiet and it feels like it is private. The room was spacious and balcony was really nice. We can see the sea, and swimming pool. Bar at the pool was good, batender was polite and swimming pool was clean. Food at restaurant was delicious. We enjoyed eating by the beach. Breakfast was fine.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Dor-Shada Resort by The Sea

Address: 256 Moo 4 | Na Chom Thian Subdistrict, Sattahip 20250, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chonburi Province > Sattahip
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #10 of 24 Hotels in Sattahip
Price Range: ₹ 7,409 - ₹ 14,947 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dor-Shada Resort by The Sea 5*
Number of rooms: 188
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience a beachfront Paradise in Pattaya and discover the beauty of the 5 star Dor-Shada Resort by the Sea. We are located beside Jomtien's glorious white sand beach. This fabulous resort offers the perfect place to find tranquillity and relaxation yet it is just a short distance from the heart of vibrant Pattaya. The stylish resort has been designed to reflect the very finest contemporary Thai architecture and benefit from the stunning sea views. Dor-Shada Resort by the Sea is comprised of 172 rooms and 16 villa's. Facilities include 2 swimming pools and bar at the pools, Jacuzzi, Fitness Centre and heavenly Spa. The design of the chic rooms at the Dor-Shada resort skilfully draws on traditional elements of Thailand's arts presenting guests with a striking reinterpretation that meets the demands of today's lifestyle. The light and airy rooms provide a generous amount of living space for guests to relax and feel at home. The suites and villas dark wood furnishing and intriguing Asian design accents compliment the superbly appointed bathrooms, luxury bed linens and subtle lighting. The resort is set at the heart of a lush tropical garden. The expansive grounds, security, outstanding facilities, caring staff and close proximity to clean and safe private beach make this the ideal family resort. A major feature of the resort id a fabulous swimming pool overlooking the magnificent Jomtien Beach and a turquoise ocean. Guests can have a refreshing swim, lounge by the pool or simply enjoy an exotic drink at the pool or beach bar while children have fun at the Kid's Playground. Other options for rest and relaxation include the luxurious oriental-style Spa with its extensive menu of treatments and massage services. A fitness Centre also compliments the Spa that you can stay in shape while away from home. Further more the Dor-Shada Resort by the Sea is 'a Golfer's Paradise'. The resort has its own 6 hole golf course and can be used by the guests and is absolutely free. A stay at the Dor-Shada Resort by the Sea means you are always just a few steps away from a rewarding game of golf. ... more   less 
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