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Read all 171 reviews and thoughts (average: 4.39 out of 5) on the Amari Emerald Cove before you book online.

5/5    Score based on 171 reviews

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5/5

Excellent

Yes it is the best hotel on the island!
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We arrived at this hotel sorely in need of a rest after travelling in Thailand and after 8 days we are surely rested! The welcome is genuine and room allocation takes into consideration your needs...

4/5

Very Good

under-rated hotel, lovely spacious rooms
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We stayed at this hotel over the New Year. We loved the 50 metre pool and the glowing orange sunsets from the little beach in front of the hotel. The sea in front of the hotel is calm and not very...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise re-visited
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We were re-visiting this hotel after previous stays but felt we needed to add a comment to this forum for our current vacation. The hotels own restaurants (Sassi and Just Thai) and the spa, appear to...

5/5

Excellent

Stunning!
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Before we left i sent a few emails, all of which were answered promptly & clearly. After some flight delays we arrived to the Amari. On arrival we were welcomed & a lovely cold drink was waiting for...

5/5

Excellent

A gem of a hotel.
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We stayed at this hotel for the Christmas & New year period. Although the hotel was very busy the staff were a delight. Very attentative, hard working and always smiling, this was a holiday to...

5/5

Excellent

Very good hotel in a quiet environment
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We got an upgrade to this hotel on a round trip and the hotel is very beautiful. A clean and well kept garden with a huge pool of 50m and a small but nice beach which offers stunning sunsets. The...

5/5

Excellent

Great Resort - Gluten free not a problem.
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We are a family of 5 and have just returned to Australia after 10 days at Amari Emerald Cove Koh Chang. This is our second visit and exceeded our expectations on a couple of fronts. The beach and pool...

4/5

Very Good

Maybe the best hotel on Koh Chang
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We visited the hotel with our university age family, we live in Bangkok and our family go to University overseas.. We had two rooms on the second floor facing the ocean. We read the wide variation in...

4/5

Very Good

Nice location but tired hotel
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I stayed at the hotel for my friend's wedding, which the hotel had organised very well. The beach is lovely at high tide but not as pretty when the water is out. I didn't see very much of the rest of...

3/5

Average

Nice location, well set up, but,.....
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Given past experience with this hotel and the upgrade we got, this upgrade was first understood as a downgrade. This hotel is undoubtedly at a great location. The beach, the two pools, the terasses ,...

4/5

Very Good

Comfortable hotel in quiet area
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Stayed here for our anniversary and were quite pleased. Room was clean and spacious enough. My wife did not care for the frosted glass doors to the bathroom, especially since we were on ground...

5/5

Excellent

Wow, amazing Hotel, amazing location,amazing people
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This is now the second time to come to this hotel, and i have to say,its one of the most beautiful places to spend my holidays. As the First time, i came with my family,i took a corner room with the...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful hotel, friendly staff, lovely Island
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We stayed 7 night at the Emerald Cove Amari, Koh Change a month ago. We were very happy with our spacious and very clean rooms with large comfortable beds and good bathrooms. Staff were very friendly...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing!
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Although some of the facilities were a bit worn down and not everything worked as it should, we had an amazing stay at the Emerald Cove. The pool area alone justifies the top grade, but the whole...

5/5

Excellent

End of Thailand trip
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We are at end of a month long trip to Myanmar and Thailand, and what a lovely ending. This hotel has been excellent in all respects. From the spacious well furnished rooms to the professionalism and...

5/5

Excellent

First Class Hotel
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Just spent 4days at the Amari Emerald Cove Koh Chang,this is one of the best hotels we have stayed at, the staff are excellent,the rooms are very smart and spacious, management have a cocktail party...

5/5

Excellent

Best hotel ever!
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This is the first review I've done in my life. I have stayed in a lot of hotels in my life, personal and business related. The hotel itself is beautiful, the pool is amazing, the way they light it at...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful hotel
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The only problem I had with this hotel was its food was a bit pricey. Laundry was cheap compared to other hotels and massage's was 2 for 1 but the prices on that would have been expensive if you only...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic relaxing place
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Friendly efficient staff. Our room had a balcony over looking the pool and beach. The best 50 metre pool we have experienced on our travels. Beautiful full breakfast, excellent restaurants and their...

5/5

Excellent

Peaceful place, best pool
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Stayed in this hotel for 5 nights in superior room (mountain view) Very good location, close to everything (markets and bunch of restaurants) Friendly staff, well speaking english. One of the best...

5/5

Excellent

gerat great great!
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Wonderful staff and manager, always smiling. A very nice hotel to stay! Great breakfast and great cocktails :) The pool is one of the best i've seen. And the Diving School inside the hotel is a big...

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel on Koh Chang
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A nice hotel with an amazing pool and beach area! Staff were very friendly, the breakfast buffet and restaurants were excellent, and the rooms were large and well decorated. The Amari website refers...

5/5

Excellent

What a Stay
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What a wonderful stay. The resort, the staff, the managers all together just fantastic. Every interaction felt like the staff really wanted to personally ensure you received what you needed. The pool...

3/5

Average

Average stay
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Great breakfast, service, and nice staff. Terrible in room wifi. Mold in showers. Antiquated small TV. Basically an aging, overpriced luxury hotel . Took over an hour to check in because they...

3/5

Average

Disappointing
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A great fan of Amari hotels, but this one was disappointing. Hotel 1/4 full and room which we left at 9.00am hadnt been serviced by 3.00pm. Rooms were tired, the floors needed revanishing, and there...

4/5

Very Good

Top Location
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We have just had 6 nights at this hotel, its one of those places that just grows on you. 1st of all when you walk into the room its a bit dated and in need of an upgrade. But as you spend more time...   

5/5

Excellent

What a Fantastic Hotel
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Professionally run, we'll managed, great staff and beautiful location. The best beach in Koh Chang it seems endless. I can't praise this hotel highly enough; stayed in two hotels this was...

5/5

Excellent

very relaxing
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spent 4 nights here recently excellent hotel set in beautiful surroundings. all staff pleasent and helpfull.excellent breakfast buffet. also although situated in a quieter area of koh chang there are...

4/5

Very Good

Highly recommend....
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We stumbled on this resort while staying on Koh Chang for a week. And we were glad we did! The grounds to the resort are beautiful with well appointed rooms. The resort was small enough to feel...  

5/5

Excellent

Dee Mak Mak!
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Well maintained property and room.Nice paint colour cordination of the buildings.Lovely pool and Jacuzzi! At night when all lights lit,even an unromantic person like me finds the whole premise very...

5/5

Excellent

The Best in Koh Chang
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We were in Amari Koh Chang for a 5 day break away from Busy Bangkok! The hotel has an awesome location with great views of the sea - just what you need when you are on a short break away. The staff...

5/5

Excellent

Amari Emerald Cove Koh Chang Thailand
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We stayed during August 2012 which is traditionally the low season. We were treated exceptionally well during our two weeks at this lovely peaceful hotel. The management and staff are all perfectly...

5/5

Excellent

Short and memorable stay
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We chose the hotel because of facilities on offer, which was delivered exactly as stated. It is apparent that a lot of effort goes into ensuring all needs are catered for from laying out towels near...   

4/5

Very Good

A good place to stay...
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We enjoyed a very relaxing week, having booked on the recommendation of a trusted friend. The real stand out at the resort is the location: the pool, private beach area and some of the rooms...

4/5

Very Good

Well run, great kitchen and staff, beautiful private beach. Less character due to its size.
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If you're used to small boutique hotels with a character (like us), this hotel will be overwhelming, due to its size, catered to the masses. After our first night however, the friendly staff,...

4/5

Very Good

Off season experince
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After 11 delightful days on the Amari Koh Chang( Thailand) I would recommend this resort to any one who wants to have some excellent time away from the daily stress. Situated on the, not so touristy...

4/5

Very Good

Great place
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This is a lovely resort. It is well maintained and the pool is lovely. The rooms are big and spacious. We had a sea view and it was beautiful. The staff at the front desk and the restaurant are very...

3/5

Average

koh chang nothing much to see
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6 years agoo i was lat time in AMARI KOH CHANG, but ther was 100% no chnage no renovation nothing the location .. hmm this place has seen better time breakfast is ok and ...

1/5

Terrible

WORST TRIP EVER HOTEL IS NICE CUSTOMER SERVICE APPALING
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I have stayed here twice now. On our first night My partner had a fall as she was trapped in there lift doors and happened to drop ice cream and apple pie. We were stuck in the 3rd floor in the...

5/5

Excellent

Extended stay three times
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We just couldn't leave this hotel, so we changed our plans. Great hotel with the best service. A very lovely and clean hotel. Good breakfast and very good food in the hotel-restaurants. We took...

5/5

Excellent

A very lovely place to stay!
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My husband and I have stayed at Amari Emerald Cove two times now, the first was for our honeymoon in February 2010 and we went back a second time bringing our parents along for the journey in November...

4/5

Very Good

As perfect as possible
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Stayed at the Amari for 8 nights in April with a family of 5, 2 teenagers and a 5 year old. Firstly if you are planning to stay on Koh Chang and like to save money, have some freedom and like a...

5/5

Excellent

My Recent Stay here
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After a 7 hr drive and a ferry ride we finally arrived at Koh Chang fatigued. The ride from the pier to the hotel was 20 minutes on the mountain side. Must say the hotel has an excellent location...

3/5

Average

Nice hotel but overpriced and boring location
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The Amari is a good hotel but for my taste overpriced. We like to stay in luxery resorts once a while but then we also expect perfect service. At the time we strayed, it was occupied with a bigger...

4/5

Very Good

Brilliant Location
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After a 5 hour drive from Bangkok we arrived on the island - surprised it was a little backward with ram-shackled buildings, shops and restaurants. However there was nothing run down about the hotel -...

5/5

Excellent

clean and tidy
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we checked in for three nights and stayed for five.after a 9 hour drive from bankok we finally arrived after the ferry ride at emerald cove,a lovely resort with a great view AND BRILLIANT POOL AND.THE...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic
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What can I say after a very long Journey from Cambodia, the sight of the Amari with the cold towel and welcome drink was wonderful! We just wanted to chill for 3 days which we certainly did just that....

5/5

Excellent

Best hotel in Koh Chang
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This is the first time to stay here and I want to come back here again. The services was excellent,the room was very nice and very convenience, fantastic breakfast.The pool was great. Hotel staff...

5/5

Excellent

As expected
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Great value for money! Amazing breakfast! The pool was great too

1/5

Terrible

Rude manager, no value for money, noisy rooms
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First, the actual resort. Nice entrance. Wooden walk ways look old and tired. Ponds under the walkways are full of algae. If you book a pool/sea view room, be prepared for lots of noise at night from...

5/5

Excellent

A very relaxing holiday
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We thoroughly enjoyed our time at the Amari on Ko Chang. The island is beautifully green and mountaineous so there are lots of great views to be enjoyed. It is not overly developed either which gives...

4/5

Very Good

Good Hotel, Great Service
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Amari Emerald Cove is about half way down the west side of the island. No matter which hotel you book you'll have to drive down the one, sometimes challenging road over the hills and down to the...

4/5

Very Good

Decent stay but could be much better for the price
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We stayed as a group during Songkran and the resort was packed. Overall the hotel is nice. It seems to be newly renovated (except for the lifts and some older gym equipment - which could be hazardous...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent weekend getaway
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Fantastic hotel, good location, food was excellent. Will definitely go back on our next trip to Koh Chang.

4/5

Very Good

Pleasant stay
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Spent early February 2012 more than one week with a huge group there: Nice atmosphere, incredible ambiente, helpful crew and friendly service. The resort is the right place for silence, relaxing,...

4/5

Very Good

Return to Amari Emerald Cove Koh Chang
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Back again after visiting in 2010 again we chose February to visit. Throughout our stay we ate out of the hotel as the food is cheaper in local area, except for breakfast which was offered a good...

5/5

Excellent

Very nice en good service
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Very kind people, en good organization from the manager, he invite also the people for com on a drink together en give good attention . The people there are very kind en now what she want en do. The...

4/5

Very Good

AMARI EMERALD COVE beach holiday
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AMARI EMERALD COVE KOH CHAN Stay 3-10th of February 2012 We liked this hotel. Nice calm atmosphere. Staff very friendly and serviceable. The hotel is situated at the southern end of the most...   

5/5

Excellent

Amazing
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We stayed at this hotel as part of our honeymoon. It is faultless! We had an amazing time. The hotel is spotless, the staff are extremely friendly and couldn't do enough to make are stay perfect. ...   

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic time at a luxury hotel
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Recently stayed at the Amari Emerald Cove and had an amazing experience. Great location, with plenty of restaurants and shops, both on the road and on the beach within walking distance. Hotel room was...

5/5

Excellent

Rather soulless
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Stayed in early January. It's a really nice hotel, all the luxury you would expect, fantastic breakfast and good food all round. Mind you you do pay for it. We ate only once at the buffet as the...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel
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Our 3rd stay at a Amari Hotel after Phuket & Koh Samui, but by far the best one of this bunch. We spent 5 nights here in Jan staying in a superior room which faced the hills and a river. Check in was...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent service in a beautiful location
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The pool is amazing as is the ocean. Very relaxing. We had problems with the Internet in our room but the manager was extremely helpful. He promptly addressed the issue and went above and beyond to...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful grounds, good rooms, great staff, food could be better.
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Amari Emerald Cove is a quality property. Here are a few notes on different aspects: Rooms: Deluxe rooms are very nice - spacious, bright, well furnished, modern bathrooms. Bedding: Ok but too...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent, as we expect from Amari.
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Lovely settting, quiet location overlooking beach. Plenty of comfortable sunbeds and fluffy white beach towels daily. Public areas and grounds all very well presented. Staff very helpful and...

5/5

Excellent

The saviour of our Koh Chang stay
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Having been pretty disappointed with many things at Koh Chang Cliff Beach Resort over Christmas we came here for lunch and booked to stay straight away. Yes, it's expensive but if you're splashing out...

4/5

Very Good

Ticks all the right boxes
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I stayed here with friends, last week and overall it’s a great place to stay. The location, service, breakfast, quality of the rooms are all excellent, as you would hope to expect from a hotel of...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful Hotel on a Paradise Island
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We stayed here last year and it lived up to our expectations. We had the mountain view which overlooked a lagoon. The rooms are of a high standard with all the amenities expected of this standard of...

2/5

Poor

Not a 5 Star resort! More of a Mass russian tourist Hotel bunker
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The Problem is that we Paid for and Experted a 5 Star Hotel. Our night Rate was 195€ for a superior room. Wie found Out later that the ca 80% to 90% Russin Hotel gießt Pay much less. The management...             

4/5

Very Good

great beaches
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very good nice beach but would say very exspencive to eat and drink in the hotel but also very cheap to eat on the beach also very good would say 4 star but 5 star prices

5/5

Excellent

Great beachfront resort
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We had three days there in their high season and we were impressed. The receptionist showed us to our room which was ready for us with extra bed etc. Her English was good and she was gorgeous. The...

5/5

Excellent

Beyond Paradise
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I stayed at the Amari Emerald Cove for a week in November 2011. There is nothing to fault this place, every tiny detail well thought and executed to make it a truly luxurious stay. Though...   

4/5

Very Good

very nice and quiet
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Stay here for two weeks at christmas and i was great the weather was perfect and the hotel and swimming pool was fantastic the staff was excellent and very helpful.The food was lovely and breafast was...

5/5

Excellent

Classy resort on an unspoiled island
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This was my 3rd stay in this rather classical and a bit conservative looking resort. But the quality of the infrastructure and also the service is excellent. The ground are well maintainted over the...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel with lovely staff.
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This hotel is set on one of the quieter stretches of the island but within easy walking distance of the resort of Kai Bae (turn right when you get on to the main road and keep walking for about 10...       

5/5

Excellent

Stunning sunsets and perfect relax
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We really enjoyed our stay at the Amari, it's a lovely hotel with lush gardens and nice beach. We absolutely adored the amazing sunsets - smashing! The breakfast buffet is fantastic and we had lunch...

4/5

Very Good

Perfect place for a getaway from Bangkok
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My wife and I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights and found it to be quite good for a long week end getaway from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok. The pool is superb and so is the beach. The...

5/5

Excellent

Nice, peaceful resort on Koh Chang
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The hotel is located on one of the more tranquil beaches on Koh Chang. We spent ten days there in November, and it was a really relaxing holiday. The room was in excellent condition, and very...

5/5

Excellent

Amari met my expectation!
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I just stayed at the Amari Koh Chang for the past five weeks and certainly did enjoy this Resort. I own a business in Bangkok, which unfortunately is since five weeks inundated by flood waters. I...

2/5

Poor

Dated, overpriced, looks like a Russian tanning competition
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My fiancee and I own a real estate business in Pattaya for the past 4 years and after staying several times at the Amari Orchid in Pattaya & putting many of our clients in the Amari hotel in Pattaya...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing Amari
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Emerald Cove is a fabulous five star hotel in a great location with all the bells and whistles you can expect. The staff has been well trained and are always happy and helpful. Beautiful grounds, an...

5/5

Excellent

Luxury in Koh Chang
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I stayed at the Amari for 4 nights at the end of October based on previous tripadvisor reviews and its location on the beach. It was a treat as I would normally stay in more basic 3 star room. The...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise!
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There wasn't one single staff person who wasn't super nice. The whole place is adorned with beautiful dark hardwood flooring. In our room, we never heard any sounds from neighbors. The restaurant is...

5/5

Excellent

perfect quiet location
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this hotel is perfect for those travellers looking for quiet/perfect beach/excellant accomodation which to us is what Thailand is all about. we stayed three nights before we headed off to Koh Kood...   

3/5

Average

full of Rusians!
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Rusians organising meetings in the restaurant affecting everything! dont spend so much money to be enoyed by them! No internet conection!

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful Resort
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My wife and I stayed at Amari Emerald Cove for 9 nights in a Deluxe Room. Our room was large, spacious, clean and had a lovely view over the pool towards the ocean. The resort grounds are beautiful...

5/5

Excellent

Would definately go back.
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We felt like royalty here, such attentiveness. A great place for family couples or singles. The bedroom are spacious, Bathrooms have everything you need.Cleanliness is good, was always asked if there...

4/5

Very Good

Nice place, but with a typical resort feel to it
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Perhaps this review is a bit unfair, because we aren't really that keen on resorts, but we chose this hotel because we booked late and because we wanted something special for a romantic getaway. If...

4/5

Very Good

Shame about the season ...
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If only we had come to Koh Chang in not so rainy a time of year! The Amari Emerald Cove had a very nice location and layout, a good range of in-hotel eating places, and the staff were very helpful...

4/5

Very Good

A beautiful hotel and resort
Date:
Koh Chang is probably one of the most un-commercial of the Thai Islands, it has some spectacular views and 4 naturla waterfalls that are well worth a visit. The Emeral Amari is everything that I've...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful!
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We just stayed there on our honeymoon and couldn't be happier. Weather wasn't on our side, so having such an amazing hotel really made our holiday! It has its own private beach with a few sunbeds...  

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful short vacation
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It was a long way from Bangkok to Koh Chang by mini van. When we arrived, we were welcomed by the staff and check-in was quick. We love our room as it's spacious and bed is comfortable. The resort is...  

5/5

Excellent

Perfect stay
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Emerald cove is a pearl on an amazing island. Everything is perfect, the rooms are spacious and always clean, the staff is so kind and they help us with every single request. I've lost my camera and...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent choice in Koh Chang
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We just returned from a trip to the Amari Emerald Cove. Setting is beautiful. Rooms are spacious. Great big swimming pool with smaller pools that are perfect for young kids. Wonderful sunsets!...

4/5

Very Good

Nice Resort Hotel on a beautiful Island
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We said for 4 days and 3 nights and enjoyed the trip to Koh Chang. This was the second time I had stayed at this hotel and although there were some small service related issues, they were addressed...

5/5

Excellent

Service, Service, Service!!
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Let me tell you..  This place is perfect.  Private beach, reflecting pool and the service was spectacular.  Although I received my daily Thai massage off site as it was MUCH CHEAPER, my wife enjoyed...

5/5

Excellent

A great hotel in all aspects!
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This is one of the best hotel I have been staying at. The room was spacious and clean and nicely decorated. The bath room is huge with both a bath tub and a large separate shower. The balcony was nice...  

5/5

Excellent

Do not settle for anything lesser than Amari at Koh Chang !
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I have stayed at quite a few places in koh chang . Dusit princess, seaview resort. Amari literally is the best in all aspects ! The location is great, views stunning, service impeccable, food...

3/5

Average

Potentially great, but too 'gready' for money
Date:
Potentially a great hotel. However I was disappointed by the way they try to make money out of everything. I felt like I had to be on my guard all the time to prevent buying overpriced items/services...

5/5

Excellent

“WOW”
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The hotel will do anything you want and at no extra cost. We went there in May and with the exception of bad weather, we loved it in every way. All in all, a great place for romantic holidays.

5/5

Excellent

Takes your breath away
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We were totally delighted with our stay. The location (beach setting) is stunning, the service is excellent, genuinely friendly but unassuming, architecture and gardens are very appealing and so well...

5/5

Excellent

Little Paradise
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On short notice my girlfriend and myself have decided to go to the beach but were looking for a different destination than the well known and main tourist attractions. Koh Chang was "on" and of course...

4/5

Very Good

Loved it.....nice spot!
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We loved the hotel, the staff was amazing...and the room was really super-nice. It was much larger than we expected, but the hotel is a few years old and likely that is the reason the rooms are a...

4/5

Very Good

Perfect Honeymoon Hotel
Date:
We stayed for 14 nights at the Amari Emerald Cove. We had read all the previous Tripadvisor reviews so knew exactly what to expect. The hotel had also been recommended to us by a resident of Koh...

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel, in need of some improvements
Date:
We stayed at the Amari following the recommendation of a friend who lives on Koh Chang, and thankfully his recommendation proved to be a good one. This being a relatively quiet time for tourism on the...

5/5

Excellent

Great choice
Date:
pros: - great location - the hotel has a more private beach than neighboring hotels - not big but beautiful and well kept territory - amazing stuff - large variety for breakfast - pool size (50...

3/5

Average

Not really 5 star
Date:
Firstly a warning this hotel caters for the Russian package tour market and believe me it's worth avoiding When we arrived check in was a slow and unfriendly affair. Shown to our room we had to ask...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing
Date:
We moved to the Amari after deciding to leave Barali Bay (up the beach). The hotel was amazing from the moment we arrived at very short notice. The staff could not do enough to help you, there is...

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel...bit pricey and guests very unfriendly
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We have recently returned from a holiday where we stayed at the Amari in Koh Chang. The staff really do make the hotel and without them it wouldn't have the same quality feel about it - I just hope...

5/5

Excellent

A pleasant hotel in a lovely location
Date:
The Amari is a great mama bear sized property – not too big, not too little. Around 140 rooms, I would guess, so big enough to have a decent restaurant, good room service, a couple of bars and a...

4/5

Very Good

love all Amari hotels
Date:
Love it, all Amari hotels are great for the price. The Emerald Cove has spacious rooms and large bathrooms with tubs. the pool is long and has a bar with happy hour. we wanted to plug this hotel for...   

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel but expensive for Koh Chang
Date:
This was our first visit to Thailand and we thoroughly enjoyed our time on Koh Chang. The hotel is a safe choice, if like us you are unadventurous! The staff were all helpful and friendly, the...

5/5

Excellent

Not cheap but definitely worth the money
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Amari is a lovely resort, very nice location. It is not cheap but at least you get worth your money. Personell is very friendly and helpful and do everything to give you the feeling that you are a...

5/5

Excellent

Best Hotel on the Island
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We stayed there with my husband and what a nice touch for our honeymoon, came as a total surprise.. bathtub full of flowers, arrangement of petals on the bed and a cake especially for us with our...

5/5

Excellent

You just can't find fault!!!!
Date:
There are not many other good things to say about the Emerald Cove but I'll try!!! We were picked up from the airport and driven to the hotel and met at reception by friendly, helpful staff and...

5/5

Excellent

A Gem of a hotel
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Upon arrival at this hotel we were greeted by a smart and friendly reception staff offering cold drinks and refreshing towels after a long journey. Check- in was quick & efficient and our room was...

5/5

Excellent

Our wedding and stay was amazing, thank you Amari
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Amazing hotel, would recommend to everyone. Our wedding was the most amazing day of our life's and the staff could not have done more for us. We were treated like royalty and had a smile on our faces...

3/5

Average

Damp
Date:
On arrival our welcome drink and cold towel arrived after we had checked in not before, the first room we were given had a very damp smell, and after a few hours we had to complain and have our room...

5/5

Excellent

Great stay, would recommend
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We do not usually stay at large resorts as prefer a more boutique and personal hotel but the Amari really was wonderful. The pool area is great with 2 small pools as well as the stylish lap pool....   

4/5

Very Good

Very good hotel with some issues
Date:
The Amari is a well run hotel. There were plenty of staff around who we found to be courteous and very efficient. Our deluxe room was very well appointed and extremely clean with plenty of...

3/5

Average

Average again!
Date:
We have just returned from the Amari and have to completely agree with the previous couple of posts. Average i'm afraid....agree with comments re. breakfast, happy hour, russian clientele, noise from...

4/5

Very Good

A repeat visit did not disappoint
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A quality 4/5* reliable hotel, staff well trained and friendly, housekeeping excellent, good food and reasonably priced This was a return visit to enjoy a completely lazy time in friendly but high...

3/5

Average

Average
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We stayed at the Amari at the end of January for 9 nights. I am writing nothing more than I have already said to management in the review they invited me to write.I have to agree with a previous...

3/5

Average

gone downhill
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Stayed two years ago and went back as I liked it so much. This time, too many Russians dictating the servcie offered. By that I mean that the hotel was geared towards them, ie poor english spoken by...

4/5

Very Good

Wonderful hospitality, gorgeous rooms, would be 5 stars except fo
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A group of us stayed here for two nights during the high season in January. The rooms were impeccable! Absolutely beautiful with very comfortable beds. The pool area was also great. Staff was very...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely lovely lovely
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On the positive side - clean facilities, lovely interiors, beautiful beach, very friendly staff. Especially appreciated the 50m swimming pool, the very beautiful gardens and the breakfast buffet (lots...

5/5

Excellent

Trip of a Lifetime - real winner for kids
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Just returned from the Amari in Koh Chang, travelling with wife and 3 kids. This place is as good as it gets. Top quality design and superb attention to detail. Breakfast buffet very comprehensive...

5/5

Excellent

The complete package
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Stayed here for 6 nights in the peak New Year season. The rooms are spacious and well decorated with great bathrooms. Only let down was the tiny old style TV. (not much point having a DVD player...

1/5

Terrible

Disappointing
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Paying what we did for this place, it felt more like a dorm than a luxury hotel. The pool was not functioning, there were no activities organised, the receptionists were rude! The hotel room was...

3/5

Average

Nice place...but too pricey for what you get
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I booked this Hotel whilst on Koh Chang through Bookings.com. I think i paid about US$160 a night. For this you get a room with a view of a back canal and some mountains in the distance, not the...

3/5

Average

not a 5 star standard
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it is a absolute sadness to see an hotel ruining the amari name like that i stay in amari bangkok and it was so much better beside the italian restaurant ( it was delighting) they made italian...

4/5

Very Good

Very nice hotel, one of the best on the island.
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This was a lovely hotel on a very sweet and interesting island. The hotel has many rooms, and is well designed. We were collected from Trat Airport by the hotel mini-bus, and friendly driver. He...   

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful Location
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Stayed here for 5 nights with our friends and had a lovely time. Hotel and rooms very clean, Spa facilities great. The swimming pool is one of the nicest I have ever experienced and trust me the...

4/5

Very Good

Luxury escape
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Stayed for 4 nights based on being top of TA. Went for relaxation at the end of a busy trip through Vietnam & Cambodia, lived up to everything I needed it to. The staff are fantastic, very...

5/5

Excellent

One of the best I've ever been
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This hotel is fantastic! The room are beautiful and the luxurious garden all the hotel makes it just perfect! The pool is so nice and not crowded at all and on the top the breakfast was really really...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent place to stay
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I highly recommend this hotel. They score well in every department, good location, helpful staff, spacious rooms, value for money etc. In particular I thought the main pool was really nice and classy...     

5/5

Excellent

Blissful
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Sleepy... Relaxing... Idyllic.... Amazing hotel.... fantastic seafood grill... very pleasant staff... great location (right on the beach)... excellent value for money... Their "just thai"...

5/5

Excellent

Relaxing two weeks
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We had a wonderful two weeks at Amari. If you are going during October or even early November check the pool maintenance schedule as this will affect your stay. Only half the 50m pool will be...    

4/5

Very Good

The Perfect Way To Welcome New Years!
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We hadnt heard much about Koh Chang, let alone the Amari but when we reached the Amari Emeral Cove, were in for a great surprise!!! It is a beautiful, spacious and well laid hotel right on the main...  

3/5

Average

Best place on KC, but at present pool maintenance
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Could be such a wonderful place on earth, but checked recently in and received no information before about the pool maintenance which will ongoing until at least end of October 2010. Hotel and staff...

5/5

Excellent

Let the good time roll (except for their restaurant)
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Like everything about this hotel: the room, the swimming pool, the lobby and the garden. Didn't really like ceasar salad served at the restaurant - very little portion and high on price. Enjoy my time...     

4/5

Very Good

Great Hotel and location
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We stayed here for 2 weeks and before making any other comment I must say that the staff really make this hotel,and I'm sure Amari are very proud of them all. Being low season staff had a little extra...

5/5

Excellent

Best hotel on Koh Chang
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I have lived in Asia for 6 years, and this is by far the best hotel I've stayed in. We stayed in the cheapest room which was still fantastic. Huge bathroom with a big tub and walk in shower. Beds are...

5/5

Excellent

Fabulous and wished we could have stayed here our whole trip!!!!
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totally fabulous, the staff were excellent, the hotel was spotless, we will definitely be coming back as this was a slpit second decision to make the trip to Ko Chang due to the volcano erruption. We...     

5/5

Excellent

The Best Resort in Koh Chang
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We stayed for 2 Nights at Amari Emerald Cove Resort, This is the best resort in Koh Chang, We had a very warm welcome at front desk by Ms. Wipaporn & Ms. Wanisa, after check in we headed straight to...

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel at Koh Chang
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Nice hotel, great facilities: spa, pool, restaurants, water activities. Excellent service.

5/5

Excellent

Just what we needed
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As an expat couple living in bangkok it is great to get out of the city and away from all the noise and traffic once in a while and Koh Chang is certainly place to do it. We spent a week on the...

5/5

Excellent

Heaven - apart from one little problem
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Beautiful situation on Klong Prao beach which looks exactly like the postcards. Room was perfect with comfortable beds, good aircon and plenty of space. Staff were all delightful from the lowliest...

4/5

Very Good

Execellent staffs' attitude
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The hotel had a mix-up when we first arrived at the hotel. There was a miscommunication between reservation and front. However, the staffs quickly resolved the issue with a smile, a plus for them. For...

5/5

Excellent

two thumbs up
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we enjoyed our 5th wedding anniversary in this hotel/koh chang. during 14-16 May 2010 -nice hotel +friendly staffs -private beach ( not clear but good to try in the evening) -big swimming pool (...

5/5

Excellent

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!
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This is by far the best hotel we've stayed at and my god, what an experience! We were on our honeymoon and decided to book the Super Saver 5 nights package directly on the hotel website - came up...

5/5

Excellent

a little jewel in Koh Chang
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We stayed for the 3rd consecutive year in this hotel. While part of a Thai hotel chain, it is extremely well managed by a Swiss, has an Italian-Canadian chief, offering therefore an excellent choice...

5/5

Excellent

Just Relax and Watch the Sun go Down
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Excellent resort in good position with some of the best trained staff you could ask for. Rooms are comfortable, spacious and spotless with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. The Breakfast...

5/5

Excellent

It was so good we stayed an extra 2 days
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Never been to Thailand before so did not know what to expect. At check in we were given cold towels and drinks and escorted to our room. The room was spacious with a large bathroom as well. Room...   

5/5

Excellent

Highly enjoyable stay at the Emerald Cove
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Loved the Emerald Cove hotel. We stayed here in Jan 2010 for the 5 night package and had a fabulous relaxing time. My only fault would be that it is fairly expensive to eat and drink at the hotel...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely, but not a 5* hotel - too many kids!
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Hotel was set in amazing setting by the beach and on a quieter stretch of road before the bend to Kai Bae. Staff were very courteous, polite and went out of their way to greet and attend to all...

4/5

Very Good

Please do try the Italian restaurant - fabulous !
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We stayed over 5 nights at the Amari, myself, my wife and two little kids (1 and 3). Very nice and helpfull staff. Rooms were very nice (spacious and clean). Location is very nice and quiet and you... 

5/5

Excellent

Best location in a fabulous island for a chillout holiday !
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We visited for the first time from the end of December to 9th January. Our first visit to Koh Chang and we'll return. We love the Centara in Koh Samui but wanted to visit a quieter/less developed...   

3/5

Average

Promises more then it delivers....
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The Amari Emerald Cove is officially a 5 star resort. That might be true for a package-tour kind of ambiance and service-level, but definetely not for a true 5-star hotel. The basic problem is there...

3/5

Average

OK, but definitely not 5 stars.
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We (three adults) were at Amari at the end of December. It was all right at first, but got pretty crowded towards the New Year's eve. The staff could not cope with so many guests (mainly Russian...

5/5

Excellent

Still very good
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We stayed here in 2006 and 2007, and both times it was fantastic, i think it was still newish then, i cant really say anything bad about the place, yes the food and drinks arre expensive compaired to...

4/5

Very Good

Great hotel, great stay
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We really had a great stay in the Amari. We got a corner room witch was lovely and got a free extra bed for your son. Lots of wood and roomy. Great bathroom with a separate shower. Beautiful...

5/5

Excellent

What a fantastic and memorable stay in a beautiful Hotel
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Was greeted by the Manger there and what a great welcome. The room was gorgeous and the staff fantastic, polite, friendly and always helpful. The pool and gardens were perfect and situated a stone's...      

5/5

Excellent

Amazing hotel and service, not so good breakfast. Expensive.
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This is an amazing 5* hotel, I reccomend it 100% if you can afford it. It is expesive and the breakfast is not so good, but lunch and dinner is great. You can easily go to the nearby resteraunts which...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing
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What can I say, do not hesitate to book this hotel. We had a fabulous holiday here, I felt like a princess, the staff were attentiveand helpfull without being in your face. The resort was stunning...

4/5

Very Good

Very nice resort with an amazing staff
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I stayed at the Amari Emerald Cove Resort for 3 nights in April. The one thing that jumped out at me the most was the service. The entire staff was polite, helpful, friendly, and went out of their...     

4/5

Very Good

Get away from it all - thai get away
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Me and my husband have just returned from staying at the Amari for 8 nights. We had a really relaxing holiday away from everything. After reading many reviews I would say they are pretty much correct...

4/5

Very Good

Unspoilt little place
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We went to the Amari after internet research suggested it was the best place in Koh Chang. We were not disappointed. The rooms were very nice, spacious, comfortable and clean. We had a little winding...

3/5

Average

just 'nice'
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Just returned from a two week break in Thailand. Our first visit to Chaing mai was beautiful , we stayed in an equally beatiful Thai style hotel with friendly smiling people which we have always...

5/5

Excellent

Thailand is fantastic
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Amari is a very good hotel located close to ocean. The standard is definitely 5

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic island, lovely hotel, we will be back!!!
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We visit Thailand regularly but it was our first visit to Koh Chang and we loved it! Koh Chang is a lovely, unspoilt island.... like Samui 10 years ago, before it was ruined! The Amari was a...