Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)
Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)
Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)
Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)
Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)
Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)
Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)

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1,572 reviews

1,572 reviews

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Location rating score

Excellent location - 650 meters from city center
Popular neighborhood
Popular landmarks
Wat Plai Laem 3.5 km
Chaweng Noi Beach 3.6 km
Big Buddha 3.7 km
Fisherman's Village 4.9 km
Lamai Beach 7.6 km
Maenam Beach 8.5 km
Hin Ta & Hin Yai Rocks 10.4 km
Na Muang Waterfall 11.7 km
Nearby landmarks
Lazy Wave Beach Restaurant and Bar 80 m
SP Pharma 90 m
Sabaidee Pharmacy 120 m
Magnolia Day Spa 180 m
Nicky Fashion Tailor Shop 270 m
Discovery Dive Center 400 m
Samui International Hospital 430 m
Petch Bancha Samui Stadium 520 m
Nice Pharmacy 3 570 m
Eranda Herbal Spa 610 m

Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)

99/9 Moo 2, Chaweng beach, Bohphut , Chaweng, Koh Samui, Thailand, 84320 - See map

In addition to the standard of SHA Plus, all guests get free Wi-Fi in all rooms and free parking if arriving by car. Conveniently situated in the Chaweng part of Koh Samui, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Be sure to set some time aside to visit Fisherman's Village as well as Chaweng Beach nearby. Rated with 4 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, restaurant and fitness center on-site.

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Located in heart of Koh Samui

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transport

Excellent breakfast

Private beach

SHA Plus Certified

More than 70% of SHA-certified establishment employees have been vaccinated.

100% of staff fully vaccinated

100% of on-site staff have received all necessary vaccination shots for COVID-19.


Front desk [24-hour]

Transport to airport

Valet parking

Shuttle service

Swimming pool [indoor]

Exercise area


Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

This property is in high demand!

3 travelers have booked today.

Value for money7.9
Location rating8.3
Nearest airportSamui Airport (USM)
Distance to airport1.4 km

Rooms available at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)

Room comfort & quality


Grand Deluxe Double or Twin Room
  • Room size: 44 m²/474 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed or 2 single bed...
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1 Bedroom Suite
  • Room size: 70 m²/753 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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1 Bedroom Suite Sea View
  • Room size: 70 m²/753 ft²
  • Partial sea view
  • 1 queen bed
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Grand Deluxe Sea View Room
  • Room size: 44 m²/474 ft²
  • Partial ocean view
  • 1 double bed
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Grand Deluxe Room
  • Room size: 44 m²/474 ft²
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One Bedroom Suite Sea View
  • Room size: 70 m²/753 ft²
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Grand Deluxe Room
  • Room size: 44 m²/474 ft²
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One Bedroom Suite
  • Room size: 70 m²/753 ft²
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Room Assigned on Arrival
  • Balcony/terrace
  • Shower
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Deluxe Double Bed
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    Frequently asked questions

    What time is check-in and check-out at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)?

    Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The resort offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

    How do I get to Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)?

    Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus) is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 600 THB. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the resort know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus) has a car park on site, as well as additional parking nearby if the first car park is full. Parking is available for an additional charge. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Koh Samui with private transportation, the resort can arrange both taxis or car rental.

    Is breakfast offered at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)?

    Start your mornings right, with the continental and buffet breakfast options offered at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus). There's an additional charge of 420 THB for adults and 250 THB for children if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the resort.

    What are my dining options at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)?

    Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus) features 2 on-site restaurants for your dining convenience.

    Can special events be hosted at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)?

    Large events and gatherings such as weddings and private events can be hosted at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus). Small or intimate events like honeymoons can also be accomodated. In-house catering service is offered to help your event go smoothly.

    What is the smoking policy at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)?

    Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus) does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

    What restaurants are nearby Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)?

    Restaurants including Giulietta e Romeo, Sabroso Restaurant and Lake House Cafe & Restaurant are popular in Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)’s neighborhood which is known as Chaweng.

    What popular shopping places are close to Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)?

    Shopping options in Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)’s Chaweng neighborhood include Central Festival Samui, Laem Din Market and Chaweng Night Market.

    What are popular attractions near Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)?

    Guests at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus) can easily visit Pagoda Khao Hua Jook, High Park Samui and Magnolia Day Spa located in the Chaweng area.

    What popular beaches are close to Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)?

    Guests at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus) can easily visit Chaweng Beach and Thongson Beach in the Chaweng area.

    What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)?

    Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)’s nearby natural sights include Lat Wanorn Waterfall located in the same Chaweng area.

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    What people love about Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)

    • 8.4


      "The rooms are really nice and clean clean!"



      May 23, 2022

    • 9.6


      "I love this place."



      April 22, 2022

    • 9.6


      "Very nice hotel with a beach front, super friendly staff and fair prices."



      April 3, 2022

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    Second time staying at this hotel, and was just as happy.
    Hayley from United Kingdom
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    Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus)

    Whatever your reason for visiting Koh Samui, Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus) is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away.
    The superior services and facilities offered at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus) will make for a memorable stay. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. To help pre-arrange your arrival and departure, airport transfer services can be booked before you even check in. Your explorations of Koh Samui can be assisted with taxi and car hire services available.
    Parking is provided free of charge for guests. You'll have no problem planning out your days and transportation needs with front desk services including concierge service, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. The resort's ticket service and tours can even help you book tickets and reservations for entertainment and explorations. While lodging at this wonderful resort, a charming and cozy on-site fireplace will keep you warm on cold days and nights.
    Wear your favorite outfits again and again thanks to the laundry service offered at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus). In-room conveniences such as room service and daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice. The resort is entirely non-smoking. Smoking may only take place in restricted designated areas.
    Guests are guaranteed a comfortable stay while at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus). To enhance your stay, some rooms at the resort come with air conditioning. The specially-designed rooms at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus) offer more than one layout option, including rooms that have separate living room and balcony or terrace. The resort's in-room entertainment is second to none, with television, in-room video streaming and cable TV provided to guests in select rooms.
    You may be assured to know that a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker, bottled water, instant coffee, instant tea and mini bar are available in some select rooms. You can stay fresh and clean with a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels provided in some of the guest bathrooms.

    Dining and things to do

    Wake up with no worries at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus), where breakfast can be provided in house. What's better than a good cup of coffee? Start every vacation day at the resort with an energizing cup of quality coffee. Throughout your stay, choose from a variety of delicious dining options at the resort. Once there, be sure to check out bar and nightclub for some in-house nighttime fun.
    If you like to eat in the privacy of your room, Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus) can arrange to have groceries delivered to your doorstep.
    Never let a day go wasted when you're at Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus) with all the activities and facilities provided. While you're there, be sure to take some time to explore the easily accessible beach. Warm up at the end of the day with a visit to the massage and spa. The resort's on-site pool invites you every day for a cooling dip or a few refreshing laps.
    The resort's the poolside bar allows you to have the most casual of cocktail times with a mellow drink. With the resort's fitness facility, you can either get in your daily workout, or just sweat out your jet lag. Stay wet and wild with fun family water activities like fishing, snorkeling, non-motorized water sports and diving. You won't need to go far to experience fun water sports, with the convenience of canoes provided.
    Test your skills! Get competitive with your travel group or other guests, at the resort's yoga room. No need to go anywhere after dinner -- play with friends or family at the shared lounge and TV area.

    Around the property

    Venture outside the resort and explore Koh Samui. Sometimes the best vacation days are spent doing nothing. With Chaweng Beach located 1.2 km away, you can turn a sunny day into a perfect chill out with sand and surf. Tourists travel from around the world to see Hin Ta & Hin Yai Rocks, which is an easy visit just 10.3 km away.

    Reasons to stay here

    Verified reviews for this resort's food and dining options score it better than 92% of accommodations in the city.
    Travelers keen on cleanliness will enjoy staying here, where cleanliness scores higher than 87% of other options in the city.
    This accommodation beats more than 89% of competition in the city on room comfort.

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    Amenities and facilities


    Most talked about facilities


    102 mentions

    Swimming Pool

    65 mentions


    52 mentions


    24 mentions

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Thai


    • Bicycles

    Internet access

    • Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
    • Internet services
    • Wi-Fi in public areas

    Things to do, ways to relax

    • Canoeing
    • Diving
    • Exercise area
    • Fishing
    • Garden
    • Horseback riding
    • Massage
    • Nightclub
    • On-site entertainment
    • Pool with view
    • Private beach
    • Snorkeling
    • Spa
    • Swimming pool [indoor]
    • Swimming pool [outdoor]
    • Ticket services
    • Tours
    • Water sports (non-motorized)
    • Yoga room

    Cleanliness and safety

    • Anti-viral cleaning products
    • Body thermometer
    • Breakfast takeaway service
    • Cashless payment service
    • Daily disinfection in all rooms
    • Doctor/nurse on call
    • Face coverings on staff
    • First aid kit
    • Free face masks
    • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Hot water linen and laundry washing
    • Hygiene certification
    • Individually-wrapped food options
    • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
    • Professional-grade sanitizing services
    • Protective screens in common areas
    • Room sanitization opt-out available
    • Rooms sanitized between stays
    • Safe dining setup
    • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
    • Shared stationery removed
    • Staff trained in safety protocol
    • Temperature check for guests and staff

    Dining, drinking, and snacking

    • Bar
    • BBQ facilities
    • Bottle of water
    • Coffee shop
    • Grocery delivery
    • Happy hour
    • Kitchen
    • Poolside bar
    • Restaurants
    • Room service

    Services and conveniences

    • Air conditioning in public area
    • Concierge
    • Contactless check-in/out
    • Currency conversion service
    • Daily cleaning
    • Doorman
    • Dry cleaning
    • Elevator
    • Fireplace
    • Food delivery
    • Grooming service
    • Ironing service
    • Laundry service
    • Luggage storage
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
    • Postal service
    • Safety deposit boxes
    • Smoke-free property
    • Smoking area
    • Terrace

    For the kids

    • Kids meal
    • Swimming pool [kids]

    Land sports

    • Golf course (within 3 km)


    • CCTV in common areas
    • CCTV outside property
    • Exterior corridor
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Front desk [24-hour]
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Pets allowed
    • Safety/security feature
    • Security [24-hour]
    • Smoke alarms

    Getting around

    • Bicycle parking
    • Car park [free of charge]
    • Car park [nearby]
    • Car park [on-site]
    • Parking [paid]
    • Rental car
    • Shuttle service
    • Taxi service
    • Transport to airport
    • Valet parking

    Available in all rooms

    • A/C
    • Accessible toilet
    • Adapted bath
    • Adapter
    • Balcony/terrace
    • Bathrobes
    • Closet
    • Clothes dryer
    • Clothes rack
    • Coffee/tea machine
    • Complimentary drinking water
    • Daily cleaning
    • Desk
    • Dining table
    • DVD/CD player
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Fireplace
    • Fold-up bed
    • Hair dryer
    • Individual air conditioning
    • Iron and ironing board
    • Linens
    • Lock box in room
    • Mini bar
    • Non-smoking
    • Outdoor furniture
    • Phone
    • Pool facilities
    • Private bathroom
    • Refrigerator
    • Safety/security feature
    • Satellite/cable channels
    • Seating area
    • Separate dining area
    • Shower
    • Slippers
    • Smoke alarm
    • Sofa
    • Streaming service like Netflix
    • Toiletries
    • Towels
    • Wake up call
    • Walk-in shower
    • Wi-Fi [complimentary]
    Food and dining
    Breakfast options
    • American
    • Asian
    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    Restaurants on site

    KAN Restaurant

    • No additional information available

    Chura @bar

    • No additional information available
    99/9 Moo 2, Chaweng beach, Bohphut , Chaweng, Koh Samui, Thailand, 84320



    • Samui Airport (USM)
      1.4 km 13 min drive
    • Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport (NST)
      112.1 km

    Hospital or clinic

    • SP Pharma
      90 m


    • Central Festival Samui
      1.4 km

    Convenience store

    • Family Mart
      320 m

    Cash withdrawal

    • ATM
      760 m
    What's nearby

    Popular landmarks

    • Wat Plai Laem
      3.5 km
    • Chaweng Noi Beach
      3.6 km
    • Big Buddha
      3.7 km
    • Fisherman's Village
      4.9 km
    • Lamai Beach
      7.6 km
    • Maenam Beach
      8.5 km
    • Hin Ta & Hin Yai Rocks
      10.4 km
    • Na Muang Waterfall
      11.7 km

    Nearby landmarks

    • Lazy Wave Beach Restaurant and Bar
      80 m
    • SP Pharma
      90 m
    • Sabaidee Pharmacy
      120 m
    • Magnolia Day Spa
      180 m
    • Nicky Fashion Tailor Shop
      270 m
    • Discovery Dive Center
      400 m
    • Samui International Hospital
      430 m
    • Petch Bancha Samui Stadium
      520 m
    • Nice Pharmacy 3
      570 m
    • Eranda Herbal Spa
      610 m
    Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
    Property policies
    Children and extra beds

    Extra beds vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for details.

    Minimum age of guests is: 4 year(s).

    Children 4-7 year(s)
    Stay for free if using existing bedding.
    If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
    Guests 8 years and older are considered as adults
    Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
    • The breakfast is A la Minute style.
    • Children 4-11 years old will be charged THB 750 per child per night with extra bedding and breakfast provided.
    • Guests 12 years and above will be charged THB 1500 per person per night with extra bedding and breakfast provided.
    • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.
    Some helpful facts


    • Check-in from14:00
    • Check-out until12:00
    • Reception open until23:59

    Getting around

    • Airport transfer fee600 THB
    • Travel time to airport (minutes)10


    • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)420 THB

    The property

    • Number of bars/lounges2
    • Number of restaurants2
    • Number of rooms 61
    • Room voltage220
    • Year property opened2011

    Reviews of Chura Samui (SHA Extra Plus) from real guests

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    Room comfort and quality8.3
    Value for money7.9
    High score for Koh Samui
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    8-9 Excellent (235)
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    <6 Below Expectation (94)
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    Ellen from Australia
    Stayed 5 nights in August 2012

    beautiful hotel, lovely decor”

    pool, lovely room, clean, bright, good spot

    Akyra Chura is a great new resort - good position in chaweng far enough from all the noise but a quick tuk tuk ride to all the action however the price of these short rides seems to have increased over the years some now charge baht to drive 1km whilst you get another charging 50 baht. The decor is new and rooms nice, simple and fresh- no outdated thai influences. There are lots of stairs leading into the resort so not suitible for people with mobility issues. The breakfast is good and staff lovely. Good value for money and the best resort we have stayed in whilst in Chaweng (have also stayed at Dara Samui and Baan Samui). 7/11, laundry, pharmacy and scooter hire are all just across the road which is handy. I would definently stay at Akyra again. Really enjoyed

    Reviewed September 03, 2012

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    Arumuganainar from India
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in August 2012

    Nice hotel with great staff”


    Stayed at this hotel as I wanted to be in Chaweng beach before leaving Ko Samui. I did not want the hotel to be right in the middle of Chaweng as the place is very noisy. Akyra Samui fitted the bill like a "T" It is just a kilometer from Chaweng but had access to the beach, and beach side bar, restaurant. The checkin took longer than expected but the staff attended me with attention and gave me room closer to the beach. The beach is @100 meters from the room but that is ok. The room was spacious, and bathroom even more spacious. Loved the bathroom with such a spaciousness. The breakfast spread was also quiet good, except the fact that for vegetarians it is not much of a choice other than bread toast and coffee. Had a massage at their spa and it was awesome. Overall I would rate the hotel a good place to stay. A little expensive compared to other Samui hotels but it is ok.

    Reviewed September 01, 2012

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    Abigael from Australia
    1 Bedroom Suite Sea View
    Stayed 3 nights in February 2017

    Beautiful resort!”

    Chura Samui is a beautiful resort! Quiet side of Chaweng, but not too far from the walking street. We had a room with the Seaview. Plenty of room with separate living and bathroom. Very spacious. Our room was a few steps away from the swimming pool and the beach which was very nice to wake up to every morning. All staff were friendly and made our stay a very comfortable one. And breakfast was just right! With hot and cold options, sweet and savoury and the coffee was not bad either! Definitely recommend and will be returning!

    Reviewed February 17, 2017

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    Melline from United Kingdom
    Grand Deluxe Double or Twin Room
    Stayed 5 nights in November 2017

    Chura Samui review ”

    We just had a lovely 5 night stay at Chura Samui. The hotel and rooms were absolutely great, excellent breakfast (great coffee), very clean rooms, beautiful and large bathroom and beautiful well maintained gardens. The beach is narrow perhaps due to monsoon season but they make up for it with a great pool area. All staff is very kind and helpfull. The bar prices are relatively high compared to surrounding establishments. The plus side is that they don't mind if you drink or eat from elsewhere (anywhere in or near the resort). All and all great stay. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed November 28, 2017

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    Hse from Malaysia
    Family with young children
    Stayed 3 nights in August 2012

    Lovely Hotel”

    pool and beach

    the akyra chura samui is located on chaweng beach road but away from the main hustle and bustle of the main chaweng beach road area. though located slightly away, it is still walking distance (10 minutes) to the main area. ideally located (we dont get the crowd and noise) from night activities and yet its close enough. the pool and beach would be the best feature for us, the staff are always smilling and on call at any time of the day. reception staff also recommended good restaurants. one was spirit hosue serving authentic thai cuisine and the other being prego (italian). spirit house has a courtesy pick up and its only a 10 minute drive away. prego is 5 moinutes walk away from the hotel. all in all, we had a good relaxing trip. will definitely go back, this time we may opt for a bigger room.

    Reviewed August 23, 2012

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    Brandon from United States
    Grand Deluxe Double or Twin Room
    Stayed 4 nights in December 2016

    Chura Samui is Awesome!”

    My brother and I spent 4 nights at Chura Samui and had a fantastic time. The staff is very freindly and fun to be around. We like having a cold room and the AC worked excellent. Huge plus for us! The breakfast was good and offered a large variety to chose from. The hotel is right on the beach and it is very easy to walk to many types of stores. Seph, the manger of the hotel was very hospitlable and gave us great recommendations on where to eat and have fun! Make sure you get a massage from Pink and Thong on the beach!

    Reviewed January 18, 2017

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    Nurul from Brunei Darussalam
    Solo traveler
    Grand Deluxe Double or Twin Room
    Stayed 3 nights in April 2019

    I love Chura Samui”

    I love everything about Chura Samui. The stuff is really friendly and helpful. The breakfast are wide selection. The beautiful beach. The room is super clean and have unique interior design. This place is beautiful. Location is good. Highly recommend if you planning to stay in Chaweng area.

    Reviewed May 09, 2019

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    Dear Nurul, Thank you so much for your great review and sharing your experience with us here. It fills us with pride to get a 5 star rating. We are pleased that you had a wonderful stay with us and thank you for choosing the Chura Samui. We hope to welcome you again soon. Best regards, Chura Samui Team

    Responded May 10, 2019
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    Adam from Australia
    Stayed 1 night in January 2013

    wonderful relaxing hotel ”

    friendly staff beautiful hotel

    checked out of another hotel and booked one night here to get a good sleep and rest before heading off koh samui. after spending the night at akyra i will now stay here when ever i am on smaui. hotel was clean modern big rooms great facilities and so quiet and relaxing. all within walking distance of chaweng beach road and the heart of town. plenty of resteraunt surrounding. staff went out of there way to be friendly and helpful overall a great hotel

    Reviewed February 20, 2013

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    waldo from South Africa
    Solo traveler
    Grand Deluxe Double or Twin Room
    Stayed 6 nights in December 2017

    Fantastic resort to stay!!”

    The Chura samui was great in all aspects. Fantastic sea facing pool. The rooms were great and the bed very comfortable. The hotel staff were amazing as well. Very easy to get to bars and restaurants by taxi or 10min walk. I would recommend this hotel to everyone.

    Reviewed December 24, 2017

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    Jonathan from Singapore
    Grand Deluxe Double or Twin Room
    Stayed 2 nights in February 2020

    Amazing staff and facilities”

    I have stayed at the Chura Samui (formerly the Akyra) many times over the last 10 years and have always been super impressed by the service and the staff in particular. Great spot on Samui, close to the airport and the nightlife. 10/10! See you again soon.

    Reviewed February 18, 2020

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    Frank from Canada
    Solo traveler
    Grand Deluxe Double or Twin Room
    Stayed 2 nights in January 2018

    Great hotel, great value”

    Only have good things to say about the Chura. I stayed both up here at the north end of Chaweng and in the centre; even as a solo traveler, I much preferred here - calmer, prettier beach, great pool, modern rooms, friendly staff and less overall commotion than staying further south - while not being too far away from the centre. Only a couple of complaints - the beachside bar/restaurant is overpriced - you're much better off walking down the beach 2 minutes to the Your Place beach bar/restaurant or 10 minutes to OP Bungalow. Also, I had a problem with the air conditioning in the room that the hotel seemed to think was not a problem, despite twice raising it. No offer to change rooms. I just dealt with it but was the only blemish on a nice stay. Staff were very friendly and helpful, helped me arrange a transfer to the pier at a reasonable rate. Would gladly stay here again.

    Reviewed January 12, 2018

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    Christoph from Germany
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 3 nights in December 2012

    New designer hotel at a reasonable price”

    Nice architecture, good location

    The Akyra is a quite stylish, well-managed hotel on the Northern end of Chaweng beach. Rooms are not very big - the term 'Suite' is a bit deceiving here as it is nothing more than a normal room. But again: The architecture and furniture are nice, and the bathroom at least is quite spacious. The pool area and bar are nice places to lounge for a sundowner. The pricing is very reasonable for Koh Samui standards. On the downside this is not the nicest part of Chaweng beach - if you are looking for really clean, white sand you better venture more to the middle of the beach (around the Central Samui Resort).

    Reviewed January 25, 2013

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    Adam from United States
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 4 nights in December 2011

    Beautiful hotel - wonderful rooms, great property”

    Large rooms, beautiful grounds, great access to beach

    I had a fantastic time at the Akyra. Wonderful location on Chaweng Beach - close to all the action, but removed just enough from the craziness of Samui nightlife that it remains peaceful and quiet throughout the night. Beautiful pool, right on the beach. Room was very large, and very nice. Restocking the room's refrigerator with complimentary beers and beverages each morning was a wonderful touch. The hotel restaurant was very good - I enjoyed having breakfast there each morning. Would absolutely recommend the Akyra to anyone.

    Reviewed January 04, 2012

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    John from Australia
    Grand Deluxe Double or Twin Room
    Stayed 11 nights in February 2020

    Chura is a solid 4 star”

    Chura Samui is a solid 4 star property,breakfast is ala cart with cold buffet,15-20 min walk to the islander bar which is the best sports bar,otherwise 100 baht in a tuk. Pool area is small but service by the staff is great

    Reviewed March 03, 2020

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    Glenn from Australia
    Family with young children
    Stayed 5 nights in December 2011

    Modern and new resort”

    Right next tot he beach

    we booked 2 connecting rooms, 1 for ourselves and the other for our young children aged 5 & 7. i supposed for 2 rooms, it seems spacious enough because we wouldn't want to be confined in 1 room which seems small. i got what the others meant by no privacy in some rooms as our main room is very open, where people can see you clearly just by walking pass your room. so, we had to draw the curtains the whole time, luckily for us, the other connected room door is tucked away and very private. so we only had this door and curtains opened. we love the bathrooms the best. its very rustic and modern. its a new hotel and everything in it is refreshing. the staff are like all thais, very warm and helpful. we could just stayed in the room the whole time cos koh samui itself is terrible, dirty and pricey.

    Reviewed January 18, 2012

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    Amal from Thailand
    Stayed 2 nights in April 2013

    If you're looking for private romanctic beachfront”

    The best thing about Akyra is the spacious room, the cleanliness and the perfect location on the beach

    Our stay at Akyra was perfect. Even though we've faced some transportation problem but the Hotel Manager handle it pretty well and who will believe that 10 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Chaweng we'll find a peaceful private hotel, some of my friends who saw the picture of Akyra didn't believe that we took the trip in high-season as we actually did. It was a great experience for our 2nd anniversary and we'll surely stay in Akyra if we go back to Samui again!!!

    Reviewed April 28, 2013

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    Christian from United Kingdom
    Stayed 3 nights in May 2012

    Beautiful hotel, Fab service, friendly staff”

    Location, service, modern. Great hotel

    we travelled thailand for a month and this was by far thee best place we stayed. the room is very clean, modern and spacious as is the rest of the hotel. the staff were very friendly on arrival and throughout our stay. the hotel is a 5 minute walk from the main part of chaweng so perfectly located. in general just a lovely hotel with great staff. we'll definitely be returning to samui and the akyra.

    Reviewed June 25, 2012

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    Angela from Australia
    Stayed 4 nights in July 2013

    Stylish & quiet bungalows on great beach”

    Stylish design, close to beach, minimum 12 years old occupants

    We really enjoyed our stay at Akyra Samui. The grand deluxe room we were in was smaller than most rooms in Thailand but so stylish & had a wonderfully soft bed (a rarity in Thailand). Our room had a great bathroom. The resort pool is an infinity pool overlooking Chaweng beach. Breakfast was good. The resort is smaller than most so feels a lot more intimate, perfect for couples. There were no large groups staying at the resort.

    Reviewed July 14, 2013

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    Steven from Australia
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in July 2012

    Stunning Japanese-style hotel”

    Excellent Service, Facilities and Rooms

    Highly recommended stay for Koh Samui. Excellent Japanese themed hotel, with excellent food, facilities, rooms and service. It is also located right on the beach, with a pool + bar-service. A short trip from the center of town, hire a motorbike - no problem. If you can afford it, stay here.

    Reviewed July 28, 2012

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    Aleksandar from Serbia
    Grand Deluxe Double or Twin Room
    Stayed 7 nights in February 2017

    Good value for money...”

    Location is good,away from loud center. Room are spacious and clean. Bathroom is very big and comfortable. Only one thing that ruined the perfection is moisture in the room,i understand that this is because of the climate in Koh Samui,but it can be problem for someone... Taking all in concern i would recommend this place with no doubts.

    Reviewed February 19, 2017

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