Very relaxing atmosphere. Beautiful grounds with beach setting. Staff were so helpful and friendly. Took a Lagoon room and would recommend it. Daily yoga was great way to start day and learn a few more poses. Would go back tomorrow :)
Loved this hotel, the staff are truly amazing. Food excelent and reasonabley priced for a 5 star hotel., I would say the breakfast is best ever for quality. Room was amazing, so romantic, fresh and spacious the bed is so huge. I couldnt complain about the pool temperature it was refeshing after lazing in the sun. The location is perfect. Manager makes himself available if you require him, but generally blends into the background.I think he is doing a great job. Tried to rebook for January but it is already full.
Very good hotel. We stayed in the hotel for 2 nights. The room is large and clean. We spent our 2 days in the pool!
Anyway, the hotel is far from the town. Took 30 mins to the town.
Overall, we enjoyed the time there.
The hotel is fine and at the price it's a decent standard, but it is a little too far away from town. I knew this when I booked the hotel having read other reviews and it's not a huge problem, but there are plenty of other hotel options available when you arrive in more convenient locations which is the only reason why I wouldn't recommend staying here.
We researched Black Lotus extensively and all reviews seemed to be of a very high standard however, we were not expecting it to be that good. Well I have to say that it was "That Good" and far exceeded our expectations. We arranged for the hotel to pick us up from the airport which was wonderful after such a long flight and would highly recommend this. After a great sleep we noticed that not very much sun came in around the pool and the hotel promptly moved us to another villa without hesitation. This was important to us as we came here just to relax by the pool, read and play scrabble as we had an exhausting year. The food was great and so reasonably priced and the cocktails were fabulous. We went into Hau Hin a few times and the hotel transport was great and sometimes we got a taxi back which was cheap. I would recommend going to the Cicada market which is all local handcrafts and a great food court. We only did one day trip that we booked with the hotel and went to Amphawa floating market and was a great day out. The guide who took us was just so good and made sure that we didn't miss anything. Overall, Black Lotus has to be the only place that you should stay, set in a pineapple plantation away from noise and yet so access able to everything and wonderful staff.
This hotel is stunning. The gardens are beautiful and relaxing. Although it is a little away from the centre of town, there's a free shuttle three times a day and you just need to get a taxi back (haggle down to 200 baht - it's about £4).
The restaurant within the hotel is fantastic, we had either lunch or dinner here every day and the other meal was had in town depending what we were doing that day. Breakfast was good although the menu can be quite funny. There are Asian options and European options daily, plus every day there is a cooked breakfast (usually a frankfurter, some kind of egg and some kind of vegetable - not necessarily as you'd expect) and French toast, pancakes (may I highly recommend these), homemade croissants (I had one every day - delicious), cereals, fruit, meats, cheeses, breads (optionally toasted) and jams.
The pool is lovely and the beach is nice enough, although we are not really beach people.
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