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10 Best Hotels in Koh Samui

SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort
5 out of 5
Chaweng, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$182 per night
10.96 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (118 reviews)
Wonderful stay

"Fabulous hotel! Beautiful room, very helpful and friendly associates. Excellent breakfast variety, pool bar team are awesome offered special service above and beyond! clean sunglasses glasses, cucumber facial a credit to the management! Very nice F&B executive Mananger (French guy) forgot his name ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort
Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort
5 out of 5
99/9 Moo 1 Bophut Bay, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$242 per night
11.08 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (311 reviews)
A little pocket of paradise.

"Awesome infinity pool & on the beach. Great location just a few minutes walk to Fisherman’s Village which is full of restaurants, shops, bars & great massage places. Staff were attentive & always greeted you with a smile. Breakfast was great too."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort
SALA Samui Choengmon Beach
5 out of 5
10/9 Moo 5, Baan Plai Lam, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$134 per night
14.63 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (404 reviews)

"Great property, highly recommend. Can’t wait to go back and stay again"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020

SALA Samui Choengmon Beach
Avani+ Samui Resort
5 out of 5
53/5 Moo 4, Phang Ka, Taling Ngam, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$164 per night
8.49 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (27 reviews)

"Loved the landscaping and friendly staff. Food was great with cold pressed juice bar! Loved the spa as well"…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb. 2020

Avani+ Samui Resort
Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort
5 out of 5
92/1 Moo 2, North Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$305 per night
11.62 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (340 reviews)

"Terrific private pools in plunge pool rooms and villas. Very good breakfast. Tree Tops restaurant is spectacular. Other dining options were not as exciting. Overall a very nice experience and close enough to the "action" that you don't need to stay at the resort 24/7. Even during COVID 19 Pandemic, ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort
Karma Resort
3.5 out of 5
182/3 Moo 1, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$144 per night
11.16 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)

"Stunning property. Spacious rooms with beautiful design elements. Friendly efficient staff. Great restaurant and pool area. Nice beach. Walkable to other restaurants and bars."…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb. 2020

Karma Resort
Centara Villas Samui
4 out of 5
111 Moo 2, Maret, Natien Beach, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$90 per night
4.78 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (220 reviews)
Wished we had more time there

"We stayed for one night and we had an ocean view king villa which we loved. We wished we could have stayed longer. The restaurant meal was tasty"…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2020

Centara Villas Samui
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
96/3 Moo 2, Lipa Noi, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$251 per night
8.23 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (216 reviews)

"We were there just when the covid-19 was happening but the staff couldn’t of been more helpful to us. As we got isolated to the resort the staff went out of the way to do things for us and make our stay as enjoyable as it possibly could be. From setting up a special dinner down at the beach to just ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2020

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa
Samui Bayside Luxury Villas
4.5 out of 5
8/197 Moo 5, Samrong Beach, Plai Laem, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
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15.73 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (19 reviews)
Dream island family villa

"Wonderful villa, perfect for our family of 5. The view was stunning and we could spend all day on the patio. The house had everything you need. Quiet area of Koh Samui. Short walk to a lovely beach, 2 restaurants and a small market. The staff was available for anything we needed and were quick to ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar. 2020

Samui Bayside Luxury Villas
Zara Beach Resort Koh Samui
4 out of 5
156/3 Moo. 4 Lamai Beach, T.Maret, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$78 per night
5.16 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (35 reviews)
Mostly great stay

"A lot of building updating work being done we were not advised of this we had private pool villa verry small pool not kept full lots of windows in villa but for privacy needed to close curtainns breakfast had to order night before very rarley correct items missing"…"

Reviewed on 7 Nov. 2019

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Visiting Koh Samui

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Koh Samui, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, top-notch restaurants, and relaxing spas. This city's relaxing setting also attracts tourists. Top sights in the city include Namuang Waterfall, Big Buddha Statue, and Namuang Waterfall 2.

  • There are 1326 hotels and other accommodations in Koh Samui
  • The closest major airport is in Ko Samui (USM) 11.7 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Koh Samui

Families come for attractions such as Namuang Safari Park, Samui Aquarium, and Na Tian Butterfly Garden. The city is notable for landmarks like Big Buddha Statue, Fisherman's Village Plaza, and Guan-Yu Koh Samui Shrine. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Namuang Waterfall, Namuang Waterfall 2, and Hin Ta and Hin Yai.

In Koh Samui, you'll find 1326 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday retreat. Here are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Bo Phut Resort & Spa - With a stay at this 4.5-star resort, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 2 restaurants, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • The Siam Residence Boutique Resort - Our customers like the dining options and pool at this resort. This 4-star resort features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool.
  • Poppies Samui Resort - This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and beach locale.

Other favorite sights in Koh Samui include Lad Wanorn Waterfall, Hin Laad Waterfall, and Phetch Buncha Thai Boxing Stadium. Outside the city, popular places to see include Haad Rin Nai Beach, located 15.1 mi (24.4 from the city center, and Tharn Sadet Waterfall, which is 20 mi (32.1 away.

Dressing for Koh Samui

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 93°F and the nighttime average to be 73°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 93°F during the day and 76°F at night
  • July through September averages 88°F during the day and 75°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 88°F during the day and 73°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Koh Samui is 3.07 inches
  • Hottest months are usually April and March with an average temperature of 93°F, while the coldest months are February and December with an average of 73°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Koh Samui?
Code is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4.5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend The Nest Samui and Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Koh Samui, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Koh Samui.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Koh Samui?
Based on reviews, Cheeky Monkey’s Samui is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Chaweng Budget Hotel and Rich Resort Beachside Hotel.
What's the best place to stay for families in Koh Samui?
Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui is a top 5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a free children’s club. Other good choices for your family trip include Chaweng Regent Beach Resort and Kirikayan Boutique Resort. Also, attractions such as Namuang Safari Park and Samui Butterfly Garden are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday to Koh Samui?
Nora Buri Resort & Spa is a favourite 5-star resort for couples, and features deep-soaking baths and comfy beds. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Silavadee Pool Spa Resort and Hansar Samui Resort & Spa.
What is the top LGBTQ-friendly accommodation in Koh Samui?
Belmond Napasai is a top 5-star LGBTQ-friendly hotel, affiliated with IGLTA, that features a full-service spa and a private beach.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Koh Samui?
Samui Poshtel is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Bangrak Beachclub and Victorian Samui Condominium.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Koh Samui?
Bandara Resort & Spa is a top 4-star beachfront resort with 4 outdoor pools and 2 pool bars. Other good options to stay near the beach include OZO Chaweng Samui and Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Lamai Beach or Silver Beach.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Koh Samui?
Bo Phut Resort & Spa is a 4.5-star resort with 2 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Hansar Samui Resort & Spa and SALA Samui Choengmon Beach are two other upscale options for your holiday.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Koh Samui?
Kirikayan Boutique Resort is a favourite 4-star resort with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a beach bar. Rocky’s Boutique Resort and The Scent Hotel are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Koh Samui?
Santiburi Koh Samui is a top 5-star resort that has an adjacent golf course and features Separate living rooms. Another good option is Saree Samui Natures Finest Resort if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Santiburi Samui Country Club during your trip.
What are some hotels with pools in Koh Samui?
Bandara Resort & Spa is a popular 4-star resort featuring 4 outdoor swimming pools, a children’s pool and 2 pool bars. Other choices that offer an on-site pool include Nora Buri Resort & Spa and OZO Chaweng Samui.

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