The Houben Hotel, Adults Only

272 Moo 5, Koh Lanta Yai, Krabi, Thailand

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  • Rooms18.5
  • Public Spaces17
  • Service20
  • Overall18.5
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Hotel Description

As far as we’re concerned, the main thing you want from a Thai beachside boutique hotel is just the right amount of isolation. For while this vast coastline and this sublime seascape are still as stunning as they’ve always been, there are places where it’s a bit of a struggle to see through the crowds to the scenery itself. The Houben Hotel, Adults Only, fair to say, suffers from no such problem. Here on a hillside overlooking the coast of Koh Lanta, the Andaman Sea is the star of the show — beaches are nice, but we all know elevated views are the best views.

The Houben goes out of its way to call itself a resort, and in spite of its very small size — no more than fifteen rooms — it offers a fairly complete, if pleasantly small-scale, resort experience. A small spa, a gorgeous red infinity pool, and a seafood-focused Thai restaurant and bar make up the public spaces, and they’re spaces you’ll spend a fair bit of time in — the beach, while certainly within walking distance, isn’t something you’ll stumble upon straight from your front door.

Rooms and suites are quite contemporary in an understated way, stylish but far from over-designed. There’s something about aggressive modern design that occasionally cuts against the spirit of relaxation, and the Houben chooses relaxation every time. Fortunately it’s a conflict that doesn’t arise often — for most of us, this is right in that sweet spot where the architecture and the environment are perfectly in balance.

Please note: The Houben Hotel, Adults Only does not accommodate guests under the age of 12.

How to get there: The Houben Hotel, Adults Only is located 38 miles from Trang Airport (TST) and 41 miles from Krabi International Airport (KBV).

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Hotel Criteria

  • 15 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • ATM/bank office
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Jacuzzi
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine tours nearby

Need to Know

Children under 15 years old are strictly not allowed. Please Note: Extra beds are available on request. In rooms that can accommodate 3 guests, there will be an additional extra bed supplement of 1200 THB/night/person from May1 - October 31 and 1800 THB/night/person from November 1 - April 30. The cancellation , Terms & Conditions 2017. Promotion rate: From Nov. – Oct. Non-refundable and cannot be amended or modified. Bar rate: From Nov. - April :if cancellation up to 21 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged :if cancelled or modified later, 50% of total will be charged :In case of no show or early checked out , 100% of the total amount of your stay will be charged . Bar rate: From May- October :if cancellation up to 3 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged :if cancelled or modified later or in case of no show 1 night charged

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Japan Credit Bureau

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • The Superior

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Single/Twin Bed or 1 King Bed
    • 527 ft²/49 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean, sea, mountain or pool.

    This room includes:

    • "Stylish & Simple" (49 sqm, 6 rooms)
    • bathtub
    • CD player
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD library
    • DVD player
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iron
    • minibar
    • phones
    • safe
    • sofa
    • sofa sleeper
    • standard television
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • The Deluxe with a Jacuzzi

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Single/Twin Bed or 1 King Bed
    • 602 ft²/56 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean, sea, mountain or pool.

    This room includes:

    • "Luxury & Comfort" (56 sqm.7rooms)
    • CD player
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD library
    • DVD player
    • espresso machine
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • sofa
    • sofa sleeper
    • stand up shower
    • standard television
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • The Privilege Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Double/Full Bed or 1 King Bed
    • 807 ft²/75 m².
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    Views: ocean, sea, mountain or pool.

    This room includes:

    • CD player
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD player
    • espresso machine
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • safe
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • standard television
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • ATM/bank office
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Jacuzzi
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine tours nearby

Need to Know

Children under 15 years old are strictly not allowed. Please Note: Extra beds are available on request. In rooms that can accommodate 3 guests, there will be an additional extra bed supplement of 1200 THB/night/person from May1 - October 31 and 1800 THB/night/person from November 1 - April 30. The cancellation , Terms & Conditions 2017. Promotion rate: From Nov. – Oct. Non-refundable and cannot be amended or modified. Bar rate: From Nov. - April :if cancellation up to 21 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged :if cancelled or modified later, 50% of total will be charged :In case of no show or early checked out , 100% of the total amount of your stay will be charged . Bar rate: From May- October :if cancellation up to 3 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged :if cancelled or modified later or in case of no show 1 night charged

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Japan Credit Bureau

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

12pm

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