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5/5

Excellent

Fab resort
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I stayed at the Rayvadee Resort late Nov /Early Dec and thought everything about the resort was fabulous. From the moment we were collected at the airport the service was impeccable -slick but...

5/5

Excellent

Must stay here if you are looking to treat/pamper yourself!
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SERVICE From the time you arrive (airport pickup, speedboat transfer, welcoming, and drinks), every single member of the staff goes out of their way to make your stay a memorable one. The service...

5/5

Excellent

Book it! You only live once...
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This hotel is amazing! The arrival in James Bond style with the speed boat, the easy and relaxed check-in, the wonderful villa's, the delicious food and the very friendly and helpful staff, and the...

5/5

Excellent

Simply my most favourite hotel in probably the best spot in Thailand :)
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I've been meaning to write a report on my stay at the wonderful Rayavadee for a good few months now. I'm generally hopeless at getting round to these things, but I really couldn't let this one go. I... 

5/5

Excellent

Amazing - loved every minute there!
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I recently stayed at Rayavadee and i have to say it is probably the best place I've ever stayed. It was for a few nights as part of a longer trip and it was definitely the highlight! The area is...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing
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I stayed here with my family during the easter break 2012, family being me (18) my brother (14), my sister (4) and parents. We stayed in the Phranang Villa 401, which we hadn't originally booked but,...

5/5

Excellent

Absolutely unbelievable
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I stayed here for 3 nights whilst travelling around Thailand which was a massive mistake, i should have stayed for the whole trip, or even moved in. Utterly phenomenal place. They seemed to have...

5/5

Excellent

Stunning Resort and Perfect Staff (but Terrible Beach)
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I have been at Rayavadee with family (5 year old child) between Jan 3 and 8, 2013. The resort is fantastic and one of the best I have stayed in: excellent restaurants, perfect bungalows "explorer...

5/5

Excellent

Truly unique experience
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Rayavadee is not like any other resort we've been to. The setting is simply stunning - the dramatic limestone cliffs plunging into the turquoise ocean. It's not as isolated as we thought it would...

1/5

Terrible

paradise lost
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I have just spent 4 weeks in Thailand on holiday. 3 days in the Peninsula Bangkok which was incredible. A week in the JW Marriot Khao lak which was OK, and a week in Phulay bay which was beyond...      

1/5

Terrible

Restaurant only review
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We were staying elsewhere on Railay and came to the restaurant here for dinner one evening. Staff were rude, incompetent, one dish was stone cold and all took ages to arrive, despite the restaurant...

5/5

Excellent

Fantasy island dreams
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Being a local resident we were offered a special advertised price which I believe is as much as 50% off the standard rack rate offered to foreign guests. Taking this into account our stay at Rayavadee...

5/5

Excellent

Return to Rayavadee
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We returned as a couple after a sizable gap (15 years) to celebrate a landmark occasion - as this place had made a deep impression in our memories and we both admitted independently that the image of...

5/5

Excellent

Super Krabilicious
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Previous reviews mention about the location and setting of this resort and they're accurate. The accommodation is excellent, all villas, with some having more facilities than others(pool, spa, etc)...

1/5

Terrible

No longer a Leading Hotel of the World!
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We had an absolute magical holiday at the Rayavadee 10 years ago and returned to celebrate an anniversary. We arrived late at night and when the boat approached the area my wife pointed to a brightly...   

5/5

Excellent

This is headline news: Paradise is finally found
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Booking for a 4 night stay at the Rayavadee (before moving on elsewhere) was a wise move made. The resort sprawls over many acres of serene jungle tranquility combined with sandy white beaches and a...

5/5

Excellent

Location, Location, Location
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I have never been to a resort set in a more dramatic gorgeous setting. The dramatic cliffs that tower over you at breakfast, the gorgeous beaches (that yes are public and not private), and coconut...

5/5

Excellent

The best hotel ever
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We just got home from Rayavadee yesterday having stayed there for 7 nights,wish we were still there!.What can I say?,the holiday was just amazing,this place has everything.You would be hard pressed to...

5/5

Excellent

So beautiful it's hard to describe
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On a business trip to the region I spent the weekend at the Rayavadee and it not only met expectations and exceeded them. The property was mostly full but it never felt like it, the grounds well...

5/5

Excellent

Unique.Â
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Living in Thailand, we are fortunate to be able experience resorts like this and when comparing it to others, it is very good. Service wise, it's excellent in a country that prides itself on service...

3/5

Average

Stunning location, excellent staff & service - but tired rooms, lack of privacy and food quality make it a rip-off
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As Leaders Club member, we were upgraded to a modernized villa. It was well maintained, but still dark and felt old-fashioned and tired. Breakfast is good, but there is little love in it, nothing...    

5/5

Excellent

Paradise
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Amazing hotel. Super pricey. Try to get a package deal off their website- we got 1 of 4 nights free, 3 free dinners, a private rock climbing course and a couples massage. Very happy we got this...

3/5

Average

Stayed here last year, so please bear this in mind when reading this but our exp was V Average
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As noted above, please bear in mind we stayed here in 2011 so it has been some time but our experience overall was unforgettable unfortunately for negative reasons. I will give the positive...

5/5

Excellent

The perfect location for a perfect wedding
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This review is more than just an appraisal of a fantastic hotel where we spent a few wonderful nights on holiday; it is an overdue debt of gratitude that we owe to the marvelous staff at the Rayavadee...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely, but all in all a bit overpriced
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The rooms/Pavillions are amazing, set over three different beaches, they are spread around a gorgeous 'jungle' setting. The rooms are decorated beautifully and huge! The only slight down side is that...

5/5

Excellent

If you can afford it, go.
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Just like the title said. It is a very expensive resort, but if you can afford it, you shouldn't even look at other options (such as banyan tree or ritz phulay bay). Sure, they do not have villas with...

3/5

Average

Amazing location but service doesn't match the 5-star price
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Absolutely breathtaking scenery, beautiful rooms, excellent food but a few gaps in service put a damper on what should have been an amazing experience. Case in point: the shuttle left us at the...

5/5

Excellent

Wow
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if you want luxury and the best go here, private speed boat to get us to the island. red carpet arrival, met by the manager of the hotel. pavilions simply stunning, food and service brilliant. will be...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic resort in a beautiful setting....honest review good/bad.
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Just spent a very enjoyable 10 days at the Rayavadee resort. Once at Krabi airport the Kuoni rep directed us to our designated driver who took us to meet the boat...transfer time about 15...          

4/5

Very Good

Great resort, just lacked that little something!
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Unfortunately for the Rayavadee, we came straight from Six Senses on Yao Noi, one of the most wonderful places we've been on our travels. But, the Rayavadee is a quality resort, make no mistake. It's...   

5/5

Excellent

Fab resort with Thai favour!
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Just a wonderous supreme location. They pick you up at a private pier after the airport van transfer seamless. Checking in flawless with over the top 2 storey rooms for all guests. Restaurants are...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful setting but overpriced IMO
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My girlfriend and I stayed at the Rayavadee resort for 3 nights from october 20th 2012 on the krabi leg of our far east tour which included stays at 5 star hotels in Bangkok (Siam Kempinksi) and Siem...

4/5

Very Good

Comfortable, good food, but behind the times
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Enjoyed an extended long weekend here, first time at this hotel but not the Irish time to Krabi. Breathtaking location - magical limestone cliffs may have been the inspiration for Avatar's floating...

4/5

Very Good

Short Break
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The resort is in a fabulous location, accessible by boat only. However, this made the beach a prime day tripping location. Since all beaches are public, it reduces the exclusivity of the resort. We...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic location, wonderful Resort!
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Stayed there before the Tsunami in 2003, and the welcome was very warm. The individual Bungalows have such an enormous amount of character and style! Thai people are very friendly. The resort can be...

4/5

Very Good

Great service-minded resort
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We spent 3 nights here on a Honey Moon Package that included 75 minutes spa treatment, 1 private yoga lesson or private guide to Viewpoint, complimentary champagne, 1 private barbecue dinner and 1...  

5/5

Excellent

A great mix of 5* Hotel + Local Vibe
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My review for this property is long overdue but feel it's necessary. By far this was one of the best resorts I've stayed worldwide. We booked for 5 nights but extended to 10. The attention to...

4/5

Very Good

Very Enjoyable
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We spent 4 nights here in one of the newly upgraded Terrace Pavillions. The layout is exactly the same as the deluxe layouts but more modern. They are nice, perfectly comfortable, but not anything...

3/5

Average

Needing an upgrade
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The resort is situated in a lovely secluded area with 3 beaches. Great compounds. It was THE resort to visit in Thailand when it first open because it was exclusive, secluded and provided amazing...

5/5

Excellent

Best upgrade ever!
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We arrived at the Rayavadee at the end of a long trip, to recharge before going back to the daily grind. Because of low season most of the pavilions were being fixed up, and we got an upgrade from the...

5/5

Excellent

The best hotel I have ever been to.
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It's easy to use sunch throwaway superlatives like I have above, but it's true. I have stayed at alot of 5 star hotels, and, quite simply, this is head and shoulders above them. The food, the...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic
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Great hotel in an amazing place. Rooms are nice but not amazing. Definitely recommend this place. The beaches are top class. Worth wandering down the each to get a beer at some of the bars outside of...

5/5

Excellent

the best place we have ever visited
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This resort is simply the best place we have ever visited, and we have travelled a lot in the UK, Europe and Asia. The hospitality from the staff was first class, with good English spoken by...

4/5

Very Good

The most beautiful location and bungalows. Food was a let down.
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The resort is set on over 20 acres of natural bush, surrounded by the cliff faces which make it feel like such an untouched wilderness. We really enjoyed our stay. The rooms were very clean, and the...

5/5

Excellent

Great romantic hotel
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Had a great time with great service and great options for dining. Its pricey but worth it I thought. Better to go during high season for better weather though. The spa is excellent and the Thai...

5/5

Excellent

Exceptional, one of our best holidays ever
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We stayed at Rayavadee in a garden pavilion accommodation with our two children aged 12 and 7. This holiday was one of our best ever, with faultless service from all the staff members of this...

5/5

Excellent

just perfect
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Just perfect. Hotel provided many activities for their guest. Everyday you can have afternoon tea and activities within the hotel for free. The pool is huge and very nice. Staff are friendly and...

5/5

Excellent

A unique place
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I can't say enough what a great place to chill Rayavadee is...great for one on one time with the other half, if you not in so much of a rush to do the touristy things of Thailand. Though the hotel has...

5/5

Excellent

Best of Nature + Excellent Service
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I brought my husband, my 3 year-old son and my 16-month old son to Rayavadee during July 26 - 29, 2012. The hotel and the staff exceeded my expectations. The double beds are large enough to fit the 4...

5/5

Excellent

Great Hotel
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One of the nicest hotels at which I've ever stayed. Staff was excellent. Villas were very nice. The location is unbeatable. The villas are situated in a jungle bordering 3 beaches. The views are...

5/5

Excellent

Great place to relax.
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Me, my wife & daughter stayed at Rayavadee last week for four nights, we did not go out side of this property, just stay in and we really enjoyed our stay. Breakfast, afternoon tea & Thai restaurant...

5/5

Excellent

Faultless
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We stayed at the Rayavadee in from 1 April 2012 for 1 week - together with 2 other family groups. The high calibre of this property was set from our transfer pick up at Phuket airport and continued...

5/5

Excellent

wedding bilss
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we were here for our daughter's wedding and it was magical, beautiful setting , lovely people , friendly efficient staff and food to die for, relax, relax, relaxed.... can't say enough good things the...

5/5

Excellent

I want to go back!!!
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Rayavadee! A wonderful experience, from the thatched bungalows, to the beautiful swimming pool to the breakfast buffet! Everything about this hotel was incredible. Private, romantic, relaxing and...

5/5

Excellent

A big thank you....
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My husband and I were due to spend 5 nights at Rayavadee last November, being the luxury end to our honeymoon travelling around southeast asia. When we arrived at the resort (after a very beautiful...

3/5

Average

Average
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The rooms are a little awkward... The pool is average and there is just one employee taking orders, moving chairs...(when you can find him)... A good thing is that you have access to the most popular...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect Get-Away
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We stayed here 5 days with our 2 adult sons. Even in the off-season, we had great weather, and didn't mind the few storms that blew through. We almost didn't use the hotel service for our snorkeling...

5/5

Excellent

Brilliant
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A thoroughly relaxing two week holiday at rayavadee. The staff are very helpful and friendly and nothing is too much of a problem. Whilst we were there we experienced a bad storm but the staff made...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise on Earth
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I stayed at Rayavadee one week I really can’t find something negative to say about this place I loved it! It was paradise in earth everything was excellent the food the staff the rooms everything! The...   

5/5

Excellent

Stunning - complete paradise
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My wife and I stayed for 6 nights a last week and already can't wait to go back one day. There's just not enough superlatives to describe Rayavadee - it really is a little piece of paradise and I...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise
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My partner and I stayed in a hydro pool pavillion in early May 2012 for 6 days. Only one word can sum up our stay here...PARADISE. I swear I died and went to heaven. The staff were wonderful. The...

5/5

Excellent

A wonderful experience!
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My wife and I stayed at Rayavadee in March 2012 on a belated honeymoon. We paid top dollar for our stay but were wonderfully impressed with the 5 star plus treatment/location and private...

5/5

Excellent

The Place to be!
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There is no place like this in the world! It is in my opinion, one of the place to visit and stay before you die if you like beach resort. My objectives of my trips to this place are simple...  

3/5

Average

Superb location, average room and
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I stayed at Rayavadee for 2 nights back in March. It was my first time to travel to Krabi during high season so the sea was calm and the beaches were beautiful. The hotel is superbly located between 3...

5/5

Excellent

Super!
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We have spend 3 vacations in Rayavadee and still want to come back! It's the best hotel and spot in krabi area. Altough it is pritty expencive, but we think its worth it. Service is very good, they...  

3/5

Average

Not value for the money
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The hotel location and environment are impressive. Also the service is very good, the staff are very nice BUT... For belonging to Leading Hotels of the World group is far away from what I expected....

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Retreat
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We stayed for a week at the Rayavadee in one of the villas next to Railay Beach. The hotel offers 4 diffferent restaurants of which we found the Thai restaurant at the beach the best - authentic Thai...

5/5

Excellent

AH-MAZING
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This property is extremely plush, beautiful, and sits on 3 different beaches. 2 really that you can swim in. The food is spectacular, and the breakfast buffet held me over until dinner! The staff... 

5/5

Excellent

WOW!!!!
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I LOVED THIS RESORT. My family and I stayed here for 6 nights in a Family Pavilion. The pavilion was located close to the pool and Railay Beach which was ideal for us as we used both extensively. ...   

2/5

Poor

We won't be returning...nor recommending.
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We spent 7 nights on Railay Beach and explored a number of hotels and decided to splurge and spend 2 nights at the Rayavadee Resort as we were told it was quite opulent. The accommodations were...

5/5

Excellent

Privacy and Well maintain resort
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We've been there on 23rd of March for couple days and we love the accommodation. The room (say the cottage) with s21 stories with a well maintain and great smell from the burner make the holiday...    

5/5

Excellent

Rayavadee a little piece of paradise
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On arrival you will be shocked and indeed taken aback with the courtious way you are greeted at the airport and the well groomed appearance. You are spoilt straight away with cold towels and cold...

1/5

Terrible

1/2 star service
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We arrive at krabi on April 11th in the afternoon and was on the hotel speed boat to the hotel. One minute into the trip the boat breakdown so we return to port and was told there is a tsunami... 

4/5

Very Good

Amazing setting and location, but some small issues
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My wife and I spent (only…) 3 nights at Rayavadee where we stayed in the best room ever, we enjoyed the most beautiful swimming pool ever in an outstanding location. That said, it was also the most...            

4/5

Very Good

Amazing resort in a stunning setting
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Everyone was exceedingly friendly. Our villa was really great and had a fabulous outdoor shower. We loved getting lunch and drinks at The Grotto. Being able to take out one of the sea kayaks to...

5/5

Excellent

Heaven for the rich!
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We went here for our honeymoon and had the time of our lives. Even though it drilled a mammoth hole in our pockets it was worth it bcoz it was a once in a lifetime holiday for us. The property has...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic scenery and a wonderful resort
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We were picked up by the hotel speedboat just outside Krabi-town. Very professional and warm staff greated us at the pier, but also when we arrived at Rayavadee the staff was very welcoming. The...

5/5

Excellent

Stunning in every respect
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Wow! amazing! everything perfect and very upper class,pavillion rooms are so beautiful we were speechless for around an hour upon our arrival.we just kept looking at the attention to detail in the...

3/5

Average

Beautiful but elite and rude management.
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My mom and I stayed at up the beach at the magnificent Railay Village. We strolled down to look at the Rayavadee, which has an amazing location and beautiful grounds. The instant we set foot on...

5/5

Excellent

Heaven
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The location is amazing rooms are beautiful and the food is great Expensive buy worth it!!

5/5

Excellent

6 Star Service!
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Ending up a months worth of travel in Nov 2011, we decided on the #1 Krabi Couples Resort on Trip Advisor for our Honeymoon. I just can not say enough about this resort. The Villa was beyond clean... 

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel
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Just returned from 5 days at this resort. Travelled to Bangkok with Eva Air which was excellent. This resort was beautiful and the people were really friendly and attentive. We stayed in a...

5/5

Excellent

Great place well worth a visit if you are in Krabi
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Before we arrived at Rayavadee I told my wife that the maximum This resort could get is 4/5 due to the issues we had booking the stay but from the moment we arrived we received 5* service and even...

3/5

Average

Underwhelmingly beautiful
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Thailand is a beautiful place, full of relaxing beaches and resorts... This resort is in the best position in the location, however everything else is quite average. The rooms are very humid and...

5/5

Excellent

Loved it!
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Great location for a honeymoon, we loved it. Food was good too. It was pricey but worth it!

5/5

Excellent

relaxing holiday!
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We stayed for five days on our way back from New Zealand and had the most relaxing time.. The service was excellent and the accommodation very good. The bathroom was gorgeous with a lovely large bath...

5/5

Excellent

Perfection !
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Having spent a week in the golden triangle we decided to fulfill a long held interest in visiting the rayavadee. This place really is hard to beat. It's location with three beaches overhung by...

5/5

Excellent

Experience of a lifetime
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We went to Rayavadee on our honeymoon and we had the best experience of our lives! Right from the time we landed at Krabi airport, there was a car waiting for us to transport us to the resort. Mid way...  

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful resort, relaxing stay
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We stayed at the Rayavadee a week before the Christmas holiday this year. It was our second time to the resort. We came for a week at Christmas four years ago. The resort was very much as we...  

5/5

Excellent

Excellent Food
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If you want to visit, best time is off season when you can almost have the resort to yourself! and the beach! We didn't stay in the report as prices were too steep for us.. but we enjoyed dining here...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Thai Restaurant
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We were not staying in house but came to eat there for on our last evening in Railay, the restaurant is beautifully setup with choice to eat by the beach or on the 1st floor, but you will enjoy the...   

4/5

Very Good

Elephants and monkeys for kids, massage for ladies, quietness for gentlemen
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I came here for a New Years Eve, and since now everything was great. The landscape is breathtaking, cliffs coming from sea in a spectacular way, pool is great, you can chosse from 3 beaches, bungalows...    

4/5

Very Good

Amazing location, almost worth the price!
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Stayed at Rayavadee for 4 nights in late October 2011. The Krabi area and the Railay headland has always been one of my favourite spots in Thailand, and returning to visit the Rayavadee reinforced...

5/5

Excellent

A place to really relax and be pampered
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Before Xmas my husband, 77 and I ,72 spent 14 nights at the Rayavadee - we paid for 10 nights and got 4 free nights. We were picket up at Phuket, transported ( 2 hours) to a a little harbour at...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing getaway
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This resort is an truly amazing place. Well hidden in a rain forest feeling. Fantastic staff, great food, nice not too crowded beach and a great pool area. The only thing that we could have wished...

5/5

Excellent

Great resort for a relaxing vacation, fantastic service!
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I am a Thai and just had a family vacation here (parents, brother's family, sister) and had a great time. Even for a Thai (who are used to good services), I must say that the service here is...

5/5

Excellent

The most wonderful place we've ever stayed
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If you read the reviews of Rayavdee on Trip Advisor too thoroughly, you may become concerned that you are spending a large chunk of change on a place that will disappoint. Have no fear, friends,...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic service, great location
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We booked a weekend package and we were taken to and from the island on their excellent luxury taxi boat. We were greeted on arrival with comp bubbly and wine, poss because my GF is in the hotel...

5/5

Excellent

Magical
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When i dream of Thailand I dream of the stunning, almost surreal Phrang Bay Beach of Rayavadee resort. The resort has all the amenities, service level and food quality of a 5 star of course but what...

5/5

Excellent

Awesome spot to kickoff your honeymoon
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My wife and i went here for the first week of our honeymoon. We loved every minute. The location is amazing. You arrive via boat through turquoise water and tall mountains to a really nice welcoming...

3/5

Average

Overpriced
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There are cheaper and better places to hide away in - the food isn't good enough to keep you inside for days on end.The hotel staff is great and they will attend to your needs quickly and...

5/5

Excellent

Slice of heaven
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We travelled here with our two children who were 16 and 13.we loved it. The bungalows were just perfect and felt very private. The staff were very friendly and e,efficient ! The spa wasvexcellent....

4/5

Very Good

"Excellent resort, great location"
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My husband and I have just returned from 7 nights at Rayavadee. All the staff were excellent & could not do enough for us. Our Private Bungalow was exceptional. The private boats to take us everywhere...

4/5

Very Good

Great location
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We loved the Rayavadee. As a group of 6, 2 grandparents, 2 parents and 2 children, we found the staff very accommodating with our needs. The bungalows are great, the grounds are well kept, the hotel...

4/5

Very Good

Nice Resort-Bad Weather
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My family and I visited Rayavadee for 1 week in July. My wife and I as well as our 2 children (ages 9 and 13) spent 1 week in a Spa Villa. Like many of the other reviews here on Trip Advisor our visit...

5/5

Excellent

More than just another five star hotel
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Our Rayavadee experience very much began at the airport when we were met by the hotel representatives on clearing customs and escorted to a waiting transfer vehicle. We were given cold towels and...

5/5

Excellent

Loved it
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Very quite and perfect for honeymooners, The spa and treatment's here is out of this world, trust me, I've had a lot over the world. staff and very friendly and helpful, would love to come back in the...

3/5

Average

This is NOT paradise UNless you are a daytripper don't go you will be disappointed!
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This is somewhere we have seen in the holiday brochures and imagined that it was paradise, we were staying in Bangkok and the Shangri La absolutly fabulous! We then went on to Phuket and decided to...

4/5

Very Good

So much potential...mixed feelings
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This was a birthday trip, so we wanted to stay somewhere special. Rayavadee, on the whole, is a special place. I had high expectations given the high prices. Overall it was a lovely stay. From the...

5/5

Excellent

Gorgeous resort & scenery
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We recently returned from our stay here in July and all I can say is that this place is Amazing! From the moment we were transferred here on our own private boat to the moment we left, the Rayavadee...

3/5

Average

Good but expensive and that wasthe package deal
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For the price, I can only say the hotel was average. If we paid less, I would have been more impressed. The location was beautiful, and the beaches cleaner and less crowded than most we've seen in...

5/5

Excellent

Return visit after 10 years and it didn't disappoint!
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We spent 10 nights at the Rayavadee, whilst travelling round Thailand to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. Having stayed at this hotel 10 years previously, and enjoyed every minute, we had high...

2/5

Poor

Disappointing for couples looking for privacy
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We decided to try this hotel based on the high rating on tripadvisor and the lovely photos. However, we feel this was a sales job that couldn't back it up - and after 1 night we had to leave. First...

5/5

Excellent

Just the best service and staff you can wish for
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We just spent 5 days there and I would thoroughly recommend it. The staff are just fantastic - nothing is any trouble at all. It is definitely a place to truly relax and unwind. The breakfast is the... 

5/5

Excellent

Lush tropical leisure
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Rayavadee Review Family Felt safe to let our 13 yo daughter roam about Called reception to find her and the staff located her within ten minutes Rooms We stayed in...       

5/5

Excellent

Expensive, but worth it
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I saw a British couple leaving, shaking hands and hugging the staff.. the lady started crying.. and I thought to myself, now *that's not your typical hotel stay. The Rayavadee resort is likely one...  

3/5

Average

Don't go here in the rainy season
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Two warnings: first, don't go here in the rainy season unless all you are looking for is a nice bedroom to hole yourself up in for as long as you are staying here. There is not much to do at this...

5/5

Excellent

Third time was a treat, actually it was better that
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It's the little extras that make a holiday great. On our third visit to Rayavadee we stayed in a hydro pool room and were given the one we stayed in previously, this helped us feel right at...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise, should be rated 8 star!
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My husband and I married in Thailand in 2009 so we decided to return for our 2 year wedding anniversary. Wow is all I can say...everything about the Rayavadee is perfect. The service was amazing, the... 

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic
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Amazing time in an amazing hotel with great staff. Yes this hotel is expensive but you really get what you pay for. The thai restaurant would easily get a michelin star if they were listed. The green...

4/5

Very Good

Great, but needs a facelift
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Ok, so to state the facts first. My fiancé and i stayed here for 7 nights in January and were on a half board package. We are both in our late 20's and spent a week at another Thai hotel (The Tubkaak)...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect family holiday for a completely relaxing week away
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I have just returned from a blissful 7 nights at the Rayavadee near Krabi, Thailand. We had a very busy Christmas and New Year period, and made a last minute decision to go away for a 10 day break. ...

5/5

Excellent

On our way back.....for the third time.
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We travel a lot and always try to go somewhere new, but we keep returning to the Rayavadee. We will be back in February and can't wait to be back. Service is fantastic. Location is truly amazing....    

1/5

Terrible

Overpriced, not very pleasant resort
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Spent first few days in Bangkok - fascinating. Wanted a beach hol for after. Decided on Krabi what a mistake. Stayed in Rayavadee Resort. Far too expensive all drinks very very watered down with...

5/5

Excellent

Divine!!
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Utterly divine! No idea where the bad reviews come from, this place is exquisite. If you can't be happy or satisfied with Rayavadee then you have a serious problem. This resort is faultless. Words are...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful Resort-Exceptional Service
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Stayed here for 5 nights and had an amazing time. The rooms are spacious, the hotel grounds are a "manicured jungle," the pool view looking out over the beach and ocean is perfect, the restaurants...

5/5

Excellent

The perfect luxury veg-out location
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If your vacation requirement is for relaxation in ultimate luxury in a spectacular location with top class service, with cost being unimportant, then Rayavardee is for you. From the meeting at Krabi...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful, relaxing
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Had a fantastic stay here after nightmare getting out of Heathrow - took three days to get there in all! Had been a bit worried due to previous reviews, but this was perfect for us and staff couldn't...

1/5

Terrible

Spectacular resort but not so spectacular service
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Rayavadee is situated on Railay bay which is definitely one of the most breathtaking location I have ever come across. Even though I have never stayed there in person, I have visited their...

5/5

Excellent

The best place I have ever stayed in so far - perfect for honeymo
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My husband and I have just returned from a week at Rayavadee. It's a stunning place in a stunning location. We had one of the detached, two storey delux pavillions, and it was gorgeous. The hotel...   

5/5

Excellent

Stop reading this review and just book the Rayavadee now !! JUST
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We have just returned home from a visit to Thailand where we stayed at the Ravavadee. I have never written a review on a hotel before but after reading some negative comments I felt I had to post my...

2/5

Poor

Paradise... in a classic case: ruined by tourism and bad manageme
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Having made our booking, we were naturally very excited to be staying at what is billed as one of the most desirable places to stay in Asia, if not the world. The hotel is marketed so well, that you...

5/5

Excellent

There is some truth in what the critics say but this place is sti
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With so many less than enthusiastic reviews, I was quite apprehensive coming here. But, when I got here, the setting, the staff and the grounds made me realise that the good features here more than...

5/5

Excellent

What a way to celebrate a birthday... Beautiful hotel, gardens bu
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Spent 2 weeks in March celebrating my wife's special birthday. Would not have spent it anywhere else in the world..... 10/10 Only approx 30% - 40% occupied meant that we had the place to...  

4/5

Very Good

A magical place, with breathtaking scenery, you will be treated l
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My Husband and I were recently married at Rayavadee. We couldn't recommend a finer place to tie the knot. They certainly have weddings down to a fine art - amazing service, gorgeous decor, flowers,...