How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Smoking rooms available
TripAdvisor Reviews Star Hotel Rayong
Travel Blogs from Rayong
... and bar girls but no one approached us to sell anything unless you asked them. Phil and Dave bought some shirts. We then drove to a shopping centre where we had a wander around the supermarket. As well stocked and laid out as any Oz one. Had a lovely Thai lunch and then home for a nap. Noy made us a great fish and veggie ...
... was easily the hardest thing either of us had done physically and in those few days it really showed.
And so, here we are. On a quiet beach on the relatively undeveloped Koh Samet just two hours drive from Bangkok. Blue skies, gorgeous sun and the sea lapping not 10 metres away. Peace and quiet and much needed rest for both of us. For 8 days we will rest here before returning to Bangkok and our plane back to the UK and a month or so which our families. Heaven - or is it? I am ...
... of fun to watch and happened every night we were there.
Because it was the Chinese New Year we also saw many lanterns being lit and set to the sky. It's traditional in Thailand to make a wish, and even write in on your lantern, then send it off in the night so that your wish will come true. Peter and I have always wanted to try this, so we were really excited to finally get the chance. We learned that in China people don't typically light the same types ...
... onto a rickety old wooden fishing boat which is painted the most vibrant turquoise and with that being my favourite colour I don't really think too much about it sinking unlike Phidel. It takes me ages to even jump onto the boat as it a foot away from the pier and I feel like a right gormless tool once I see everyone else step on, with ease.
A few Thai families get on, a geeky looking man with glasses with a strikingly broad Thai woman, another geeky ...
... minute cab ride as close as I could get, I climbed down a muddy hill to arrive at Ao Nuan. The guest house was exactly as it was described, set among dense jungle foliage on a small, quiet beach cove. Except... it was almost too quiet, I all of sudden felt. There was a group of three European couples sitting around a table drinking beer and smoking cigarettes... and that was it. But I figured I'd check out the room and decide what to do from there. The ...