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Cliff Cottage

Old huts, magnificent scenery

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Amazing Location, Awful Bungalows
Stayed here for New Years 2011. Read many reviews I read said things like "could use TLC". Why the ...

By tomjulia

What we say: 3.5 stars

Occupying a thin stretch of land that fronts a secluded cove where the peninsula first begins to stretch southwards, the bungalows at this long-running backpacker favourite enjoy one of the best locations on all of Ko Chang. They're set at the top of a forested hill where a constant sea breeze rattles the leaves on towering trees. The bungalows themselves, however, are little more than run-down sheds with lots of open cracks in the faded wood walls, old firm mattresses with mosquito nets, moveable fans and a couple of plastic chairs on porches that enjoy impressive sunset views. Shared cold water bathroom facilities are located at the bottom of a long concrete stairway -- don't forget your torch. Get up early (or stay up late) and head to the backside of the bungalows to watch the sunrise. Cliff Cottage also has a string of rather bland but comfortable air-con rooms with ensuite hot water bathrooms and fridges in a motel-style building. These are similar to what's offered at neighbouring Cliff View Resort. With a few hammocks and a tiny swimming pool overlooking the cove, the restaurant/bar is a great place to kick back and we found the staff to be very sweet and helpful.

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Bang Bao, Ko Chang.  T: (085) 904 6706 
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What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Bungalow air-con private b'room 900 baht 900 baht
Bungalow fan share b'room 400 baht 400 baht

Added to Travelfish on: 29th May, 2006
Last visited or updated on: 22nd December, 2013

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Usually found exploring Bangkok's side streets or south Thailand's islands, David Luekens is an American freelance writer & photographer who finds everyday life in Asia to be extraordinary. You can follow his travails here.
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T: (085) 904 6706

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Amazing Location, Awful Bungalows
By tomjulia, 02 January 2011
3.0  stars

needs some work
By emikoop, 05 August 2010
3.0  stars

Quite nice, but needs some TLC.
By Tennouji, 18 January 2010
3.0  stars

Good value, lacklustre service
By jeffrozs, 31 August 2009
4.0  stars

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