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Nora Buri Resort & Spa  (SHA Extra Plus)
Nora Buri Resort & Spa  (SHA Extra Plus)
Nora Buri Resort & Spa  (SHA Extra Plus)
Nora Buri Resort & Spa  (SHA Extra Plus)
Nora Buri Resort & Spa  (SHA Extra Plus)
Nora Buri Resort & Spa  (SHA Extra Plus)
Nora Buri Resort & Spa  (SHA Extra Plus)

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8.5

Excellent

2,368 reviews

2,368 reviews

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8

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - 1.74 kilometers from city center
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Wat Plai Laem 2.6 km
Big Buddha 2.9 km
Chaweng Noi Beach 4.7 km
Fisherman's Village 4.9 km
Maenam Beach 8.5 km
Lamai Beach 8.7 km
Hin Ta & Hin Yai Rocks 11.5 km
Na Muang Waterfall 12.7 km
Nearby landmarks
Eranda Herbal Spa 540 m
Petch Bancha Samui Stadium 610 m
Samui International Hospital 820 m
Samui Crocodile Farm 840 m
Nicky Fashion Tailor Shop 930 m
Magnolia Day Spa 970 m
SP Pharma 1.2 km
Lazy Wave Beach Restaurant and Bar 1.2 km
Sabaidee Pharmacy 1.2 km
Samui Airport 1.3 km
2020

Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)

111 Moo 5, Chaweng Beach, 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 5 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, restaurant and hot tub on-site.

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Highlights

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transport

Excellent breakfast

Excellent view

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.

Facilities

Transport to airport

Bicycle rental

Car park

Shuttle service

Swimming pool [indoor]

Exercise area

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Front desk [24-hour]

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Koh Samui every 7 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money8.3
Distance to city center3 km
Location rating8.0
Nearest airportSamui Airport (USM)
Distance to airport1.3 km

Rooms available at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)

Excellent
Room comfort & quality

8.6

Pool Villa Beachside
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  • Room size: 115 m²/1238 ft²
  • Partial sea view
  • 1 king bed
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Pool Villa Hillside Sea View
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  • Room size: 115 m²/1238 ft²
  • Sea view
  • 1 king bed
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Deluxe Sea View
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  • Room size: 64 m²/689 ft²
  • Sea view
  • 2 single beds or 1 double b...
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Deluxe Double Room
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  • Room size: 64 m²/689 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed or 2 single be...
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Deluxe Hillside
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  • Room size: 64 m²/689 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed or 2 single be...
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Room #17650598
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  • Private pool
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Pool Villa Sea View
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  • Room size: 115 m²/1238 ft²
  • Ocean view
  • 1 double bed
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Beachfront Pool Villa
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  • Room size: 115 m²/1238 ft²
  • Ocean view
  • 1 king bed
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Room #17650594
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    Room #17650593
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      Frequently asked questions

      How much does it cost to stay at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      Room rates depend on the dates, room types, and number of guests, so please click here to see the latest and best deals from Agoda!

      What time is check-in and check-out at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. 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 Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      Nora Buri Resort & Spa (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 500 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. A stay at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the resort. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Koh Samui with private transportation, the resort can arrange car rental for you.

      Is breakfast offered at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      Start your mornings right, with the continental and buffet breakfast options offered at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus).

      What are my dining options at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) features 3 on-site restaurants for your dining convenience. Meals served include breakfast, dinner and lunch. You can pick and choose from a wide array of cuisines including international, western and asian. Dishes are served in a la carte and buffet during opening hours. Light meal like coffee or tea is served using only quality ingredients. To meet any special dietary requirements, vegetarian diet is prepared with the utmost care and attention.

      Can special events be hosted at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      Both indoor and outdoor venues are available to choose for your special gathering. Large events and gatherings such as weddings, private events and engagements can be hosted at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus). Small or intimate events like birthday parties, entertainment events, honeymoons and graduation parties can also be accomodated. Services for in-house catering, in-house planning, event decoration and music entertainment are offered to help your event go smoothly. End your big event day with special turn-down services to celebrate your special occasion. Services including room decorations, food and beverage and flower petals are available upon request.

      Can business events be hosted at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      On-site venues and convenient event services make Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) an ideal choice for hosting events such as corporate events and meetings. The venue available at the resort can accommodate up to 80 people.

      What is the smoking policy at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

      What restaurants are nearby Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)’s neighborhood is Chaweng which includes popular restaurants such as The Barge, Rice Barge and Terrace and Mambo club.

      What popular shopping places are close to Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) is located in Chaweng area which features shopping places such as Central Festival Samui, Laem Din Market and Chaweng Night Market.

      What are popular attractions near Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) is located in Chaweng area, which is famous for attractions such as Pagoda Khao Hua Jook, High Park Samui and Eranda Herbal Spa.

      What popular beaches are close to Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) is located in the Chaweng area, which includes Chaweng Beach and Thongson Beach.

      What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)?

      Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) is located within Chaweng, which makes it conveniently close to natural sights including Lat Wanorn Waterfall.

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      What people love about Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)

      • 8.4

        Excellent
        Location

        "Great location and amazing Breakfast"

        Hilal

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        July 19, 2022

      • 10

        Exceptional
        Staff 

        "Nice welcome, good staf, pleasant to stay"

        eric

        |

        July 17, 2022

      • 8.8

        Excellent

        "We stayed 5 nights in an oceanfront pool villa and it was incredible."

        Alex

        |

        July 7, 2022

      Property ranking|Compared to 1,315 Koh Samui properties
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      Room comfort score
      8.6/10
      Cleanliness score
      9/10
      Room size
      98 sqm.
      Service score
      8.8/10
      Better than
      94
      %
      of Koh Samui properties
      Better than
      92
      %
      of Koh Samui properties
      Bigger than
      90
      %
      of Koh Samui properties
      Better than
      89
      %
      of Koh Samui properties
      Overall rating:

      8.5

      Excellent
      2,368 reviews
      Cleanliness
      9.0
      Facilities
      8.7
      Location
      8.0
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      What travelers say they love:
      The best hotel I’ve ever been privileged enough to stay.
      Phoncharin from Switzerland
      Couple
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      More about Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)

      Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)

      Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) is a distinct addition to Koh Samui and a smart choice for travelers. This resort is in the vicinity of popular city attractions, conveniently located for travelers to explore.
      Enjoy all that Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) has to offer! Free internet access provided within the resort keeps you connected throughout your stay. Airport transfer services can be booked before your check-in date, to ensure a smooth and convenient arrival or departure. Car hire and shuttle services provided by the resort make exploring Koh Samui even more convenient.
      For guests arriving by car, parking is provided free of charge. Always get the assistance you need with front desk services including luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. Booking the best tickets and getting the hottest restaurant reservations are made easy with help from the resort's ticket service and tours. For longer stays or whenever you need it, the dry cleaning service and laundry service keep your favorite travel outfits clean and available.
      Feel like doing nothing? Available services like room service and daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your time at the Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus). For guests who would like to smoke, the designated smoking areas are available.
      All guestrooms at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) provide guests with a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. Enjoy your stay even more at the resort, knowing that some selected rooms include blackout curtains and air conditioning. Some rooms at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) are available with design features like a balcony or terrace. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find television and cable TV available in some selected rooms.
      Don't worry about being thirsty as a refrigerator, bottled water, a coffee or tea maker, instant coffee, instant tea and mini bar are provided in some guestrooms. Bathroom amenities are just as important as others, and at the resort you'll find a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels available in some guest bathrooms.


      Dining and things to do

      Each morning you can start the day with a delicious in-house breakfast offered at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus). Don't start your vacation days without your morning coffee, available every morning in the café. A number of great dining options at the resort assures that you'll always have convenient and delicious choices. A great night out couldn't be easier! Enjoy a fun evening without traveling outside at the bar.
      Fill your days with the array of activities and facilities offered at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus). A highlight of your stay at Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) will be the special access to the private beach. A relaxing end to every day is possible with a visit to the massage, hot tub, steam room, spa and sauna. Don't forget to make a visit or two to the resort's pool.
      At Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus), every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. Enjoy your favorite drink in your swimsuit at the resort's poolside bar. Burn off you vacation calories with a quick visit to the resort's fitness facility. Family time on relaxed evenings is easy with the resort's library.


      Around the property

      An array of attractions are a must-see while visiting Koh Samui. Chill out in the beach or just watch the waves on warm days at Chaweng Beach located 2.3 km away. Don't forget to stop by the most iconic landmark in the area, the famous Hin Ta & Hin Yai Rocks just 11.4 km away.


      Reasons to stay here

      Compared to other accommodations in Koh Samui, facilities here are rated higher than 93% of them.
      Compared to the city's accommodation options, this resort scored higher than 97% of them for food and dining.
      According to guests who stayed here, this resort's room comfort is rated higher than 93% of other accommodations in Koh Samui.

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      Amenities and facilities
      Excellent
      Facilities

      8.7

      Most talked about facilities

      Swimming Pool

      115 mentions

      Breakfast

      63 mentions

      Beach

      59 mentions

      Food & Dining

      41 mentions

      Languages spoken

      • English
      • Chinese [Mandarin]
      • Thai

      Internet access

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

      Things to do, ways to relax

      • Exercise area
      • Garden
      • Hot tub
      • Massage
      • Private beach
      • Sauna
      • Spa
      • Steam room
      • Swimming pool [indoor]
      • Swimming pool [outdoor]
      • Ticket services
      • Tours

      Cleanliness and safety

      • Breakfast in room
      • Daily disinfection in all rooms
      • Daily disinfection in common areas
      • Face coverings on staff
      • Free face masks
      • Hand sanitizer
      • Hot water linen and laundry washing
      • Hygiene certification
      • Individually-wrapped food options
      • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
      • Protective screens in common areas
      • Rooms sanitized between stays
      • Temperature check for guests and staff

      Dining, drinking, and snacking

      • Bar
      • Coffee shop
      • Poolside bar
      • Restaurants
      • Room service

      Swimming & soaking

      • Hot spring bath

      Services and conveniences

      • Air conditioning in public area
      • Currency conversion service
      • Daily cleaning
      • Doorman
      • Dry cleaning
      • Elevator
      • Ironing service
      • Laundry service
      • Library
      • Luggage storage
      • Meeting/banquet facilities
      • Safety deposit boxes
      • Smoking area
      • Terrace

      For the kids

      • Babysitting service
      • Family room

      Access

      • Front desk [24-hour]
      • Non-smoking rooms
      • Pets allowed

      Getting around

      • Car park [free of charge]
      • Car park [on-site]
      • Rental car
      • Shuttle service
      • Transport to airport

      Sports equipment rental

      • Bicycle rental

      Available in all rooms

      • A/C
      • Balcony/terrace
      • Bathrobes
      • Bathtub
      • Blackout curtains
      • Closet
      • Coffee/tea machine
      • Complimentary coffee (instant)
      • Complimentary drinking water
      • Desk
      • Free welcome drink
      • Phone
      • Separate shower/bathtub
      • Shower
      • Slippers
      • Toiletries
      • Towels
      • TV [flat screen]
      • Umbrella
      • Wake up call
      • Wi-Fi
      • Wi-Fi [complimentary]
      Food and dining
      Breakfast options
      • American
      • Asian
      • Continental
      • Vegetarian
      Location
      111 Moo 5, Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Koh Samui, Thailand, 84320
      Very good
      Location

      8

      Airports

      • Samui Airport (USM)
        1.3 km 15 min drive
      • Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport (NST)
        113.2 km

      Hospital or clinic

      • Samui International Hospital
        820 m

      Shopping

      • Central Festival Samui
        2.4 km

      Convenience store

      • Family Mart
        820 m

      Cash withdrawal

      • ATM
        1.1 km
      What's nearby

      Popular landmarks

      • Wat Plai Laem
        2.6 km
      • Big Buddha
        2.9 km
      • Chaweng Noi Beach
        4.7 km
      • Fisherman's Village
        4.9 km
      • Maenam Beach
        8.5 km
      • Lamai Beach
        8.7 km
      • Hin Ta & Hin Yai Rocks
        11.5 km
      • Na Muang Waterfall
        12.7 km

      Nearby landmarks

      • Eranda Herbal Spa
        540 m
      • Petch Bancha Samui Stadium
        610 m
      • Samui International Hospital
        820 m
      • Samui Crocodile Farm
        840 m
      • Nicky Fashion Tailor Shop
        930 m
      • Magnolia Day Spa
        970 m
      • SP Pharma
        1.2 km
      • Lazy Wave Beach Restaurant and Bar
        1.2 km
      • Sabaidee Pharmacy
        1.2 km
      • Samui Airport
        1.3 km
      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.

      All children are welcome.

      Others
      • For Deluxe Hillside and Deluxe Hillside Seaview:
        - An extra bed is required for the 3rd person (1 adult or 1 child aged 12 years or above) sharing in this room.
        - If guests require an extra bed for children under 12 years, please check the price and pay directly to the resort upon check-in.
        - Child under 12 years sharing room with adults stays for free if using existing bedding. For information regarding children’s breakfast services, guests can contact the hotel directly and the breakfast charge for children should be paid directly to the hotel.
        - Maximum number of persons in the room is 3.
      • Children are not allowed to stay in certain room types. Please check the individual room policy for more details.
      • Children under 12 years old are not allowed to stay in the Pool Villa room due to safety reasons. The property reserves the right to reject bookings under this circumstance.
      • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.
      Some helpful facts

      Check-in/Check-out

      • Check-in from14:00
      • Check-out until11:00

      Getting around

      • Airport transfer fee500 THB
      • Distance from city center3 km
      • Travel time to airport (minutes)5

      The property

      • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
      • Number of restaurants3
      • Number of rooms 144
      Property announcements

      The Hillside Pool is available from 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM.

      Reviews of Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus) from real guests

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      8.5
      /
      10
      Cleanliness9.0
      Facilities8.7
      Location8.0
      Room comfort and quality8.6
      Service8.8
      Value for money8.3
      High score for Koh Samui
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      9+ Exceptional (690)
      8-9 Excellent (439)
      7-8 Very Good (287)
      6-7 Good (94)
      <6 Below Expectation (165)
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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Lisa from Norway
      Couple
      Deluxe Hillside
      Stayed 5 nights in January 2012

      Amazing hotel with fantastic rooms and facilities”

      Great location, nice private beach, superb pool areas, very friendly and helpful service

      We spent five nights at this hotel. We were two weeks at Koh Samui as a whole, and this was our last hotel stay. We thought we had some good hotels before, but when we got to the Nora Buri resort we were blown away. The hotel is absolutely beautiful, and the front desk is amazing with it's airy, traditional Thai design. We had a deluxe hillside room, which is the lowest standard. It did not look like that when we got to our room. The location on the top of the hill is pretty high up and you can work up a sweat getting up there if you prefer to walk rather than taking the complimentary golf cart ride when you want to go up and down to your room. When we got up to our room the view was great. When we entered our room we were breathtaken. The room was huge and the furnishing was excellent. Large comfortable bed (the bed was the most comfortable bed we had on our three week vacation), very nice balcony, and best of all, an absolutely gorgeous bathroom with a huge tub, separate large shower cabinet etc. The room was simply beautiful. From our five hotels in Thailand, this was by far the best one, excellent value for money when booked through Agoda campaign. The resort facilities were fantastic. Two great pool areas, one on the hillside and one down by the beautiful private beach. The breakfast was fantastic, never had better. The hotel restaurants are excellent. All in all this is the best hotel we've ever been to. If we're coming back to Samui, this is where we'll stay. Hotell staff was extremely friendly and helpful.

      Reviewed January 28, 2012

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Mark from Australia
      Couple
      Deluxe Sea View
      Stayed 3 nights in December 2017

      The best of the best”

      Nora Buri Resort and Spa Koh Samui is the best of the best resorts in Thailand. The services they provide are spectacular and the staff are always courteous and happy no matter how busy they may be. The resort restaurant's are incredible that offer a delicious range of Thai and Western cuisine. I would recommend Nora Buri Resort and Spa Koh Samui as it is a high class resort that delivers every time. It does not surprise me they have achieved so many awards. I will definitely be returning to Nora Buri Resort and Spa Koh Samui.

      Reviewed January 01, 2018

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      9.3
      Exceptional
      Tina from Australia
      Couple
      Pool Villa Hillside Sea View
      Stayed 2 nights in January 2012

      Beautiful five star resort; matched expectations”

      Good location, not too close to Chaweng, splendid pool villa, beautiful service and great breakfast,

      My girlfriend and I stayed three nights here, after trying Q Signature Samui in Choeng Mon where we secured a deal for a base level room. As you would expect upon paying almost triple to stay at Nora Buri you do get a newer, better furnished resort with higher service levels. The question then, is the incremental amount commensurate with the additional quality? Well, evidently the answer depends on how much you're willing to pay and your own requirements. Our room was well furnished, clean, with good linens and a fantastic private pool with a nice view. The TV was so-so, I wasn't really concerned as I don't often go to Thailand for their programming. We didn't really have issues with mozzies and had very peaceful nights. We found the service to be on par with 5*s also, memorably when we invited our friends to enjoy our private pool we received a bag of about 7 additional fresh towels in reasonable time. Also the resort has two full-time "security / traffic" wardens whose sole aim in life is to ensure your road safety at the portion of the resort which intersects the road. I watched one bloke spend about 6 minutes shuffling the scooters around in their bays so you always had easy access to your hog. No doubt he spends most of his day doing this, and I should also mention that they also possess a snappy salute - I made sure I returned the gesture, even when manoeuvering my chopper into Samui traffic. The included breakfast buffett was rather amazing, fresh fruit, juices and even a fresh section of honeycomb plate from which you could obtain honey (no angry bees thankfully). There was plenty of fresh cooked western meals also, which looked quite tasty. The breakfast was on par with our other favourite resort, Indigo Pearl in Phuket, which is no mean feat. Great peaceful location, a short (but not too short) 5 minute scooter ride from the murky tourist trap of Chaweng which we tried to avoid.

      Reviewed January 17, 2012

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Ziyi from United States
      Couple
      Deluxe Sea View
      Stayed 3 nights in May 2018

      Way Above Expectations”

      My fiance and I spent four days at Nora Buri fand we are extremely happy that we stayed here. The hillside seaview suite we had is more than spacious with a big balcony overlooking the ocean. You can see roofs of other buildings in front of your room but we aren't bothered by that at all. The view from the balcony is still breathtaking. Location wise, the resort is about a 10-minute drive from the main drag of Chaweng beach. The hotel offers 4 free shuttles to and from the main drag daily and you can book a spot in the morning. The resort is not within walking distance to Chaweng but we loved it because it made the resort much calmer. We wanted a relaxing and somewhat secluded experience for our holiday and Nora Buri was perfect for that. The staff are very friendly and attentive. And the breakfast buffet is a TRUE five star hotel experience. I personally think Nora Buri is an incredible value for money all things considered.

      Reviewed May 22, 2018

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Francesco from China
      Couple
      Pool Villa Beachside
      Stayed 6 nights in January 2018

      Just perfect”

      We stayed at Nora Buri for a week an was by far the best traveling experience we ever had. The staff is incredibly welcoming , friendly respectful and professional. Because we arrived very early morning, we had to wait a couple of hours for our room to be ready but we were offered refreshment and coffee , with complete access to all the facilities of the resort, great service! We booked a beachside pool Villa and the room was beautiful , with a stunning view on the sea and complete privacy , both inside and outside The floor-to-ceiling window lets a great light enter the room in the morning , beautiful. Front desk and concierge really helpful and talkative , they suggested us a lot of great places to visit and took care of all the reservations we made for the week. Lovely spa center honeymoon couple massage extremely recommended. Both the Thai and the western restaurants are really good , at a reasonable price. Location is great to get to the nightlife ( rent a scooter is the best way to move around the island ) and the airport. If we ever come back to Samui, we definitely stay again at Nora Buri.

      Reviewed February 04, 2018

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      9.7
      Exceptional
      Santalath from United States
      Couple
      Deluxe Hillside
      Stayed 1 night in August 2011

      Amazing hotel facilities and location”

      Hotel facilities and location

      we had stayed in another resort for half of our stay in koh samui and decided to move resorts for a change and we picked nora buri. although nora buri took a little longer to get to the main area the resort compared to our previous resort it was well worth it. the hotel facilities were amazing - every meal we had at the restaurant was delicious, both thai and western. the infinity pools were perfect to relax in for the afternoon sunsets and have a drink. the rooms were the biggest we've stayed in, especially for asia, so it couldn't have been more comfortable. don't get turned off by all the stairs, the staff were very helpful to organise a buggy whenever you need to help you get to your rooms. it's definitely a luxurious resort where you get your money's worth.

      Reviewed August 14, 2011

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      9.7
      Exceptional
      Nicole from United States
      Couple
      Pool Villa Hillside Sea View
      Stayed 7 nights in June 2012

      Amazing hotel - great infinity pools”

      Breakfast, views, service, private infiniti pools

      We stayed here for 7 nights on our honeymoon. We had Pool Villa on the hillside with a sea view. Yes, there are other villas in front of you, but we still had a gorgeous view of the ocean, beach, etc. It is extremely hot in Ko Samui so it was amazing to have the chance to tan at our pool, jump in whenever we wanted and also step inside for some air conditioning. People aren't kidding when they talk about the steep hill that you have to walk up to your room. However, the shuttle is almost always available for a ride. We rarely had to wait long. And, we enjoyed walking up the hill, especially after gorging ourselves on their amazing, huge breakfast. Honestly, the beach at Nora Buri isn't that good. It's TINY, rocky and no one got into the water. But, their pool is the perfect temperature and overlooks the beach. It's still very pretty. We ate at the Thai restaurant at the hotel a few times and it was very good, and reasonably priced. We used the hotel shuttle to go to Chaweng. You can't walk to the main part of town. A taxi costs 200 baht back after negotiating with the driver. All in all, Nora Buri was a great place for our honeymoon and we were sad to leave. Very relaxing, no pushy sales people, reasonable prices in the restaurants and for the rooms.

      Reviewed August 01, 2012

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      9.3
      Exceptional
      Sasha from Australia
      Couple
      Pool Villa Hillside Sea View
      Stayed 3 nights in January 2012

      Beautiful hotel with stunning rooms”

      Views from the pool villa rooms were spectacular. Breakfast was very nice. Shuttle into town was a great service, and good attention to detail.

      My husband and I absolutely loved every moment of our stay at the Nora Buri Resort and Spa. From the moment we arrived, we were welcomed with a smile and driven in a buggy up to our stunning villa. The pool villa was spectacular. The four-post bed which faced straight out to the private infinity pool and the stunning beach and ocean, was amazing. Every part of the room was carefully thought-out to give the best service possible. The private deck chairs to sun bake were also a treat. The breakfast was very good. The buffet selection had a lot to chose from and the service was great. We would go back to Nora Buri in a heart-beat - this hotel was definitely our favourite from our island hopping adventure in Thailand. The hotel is on a big hill. Our villa was at the top of the hill and the reception and breakfast area were at the bottom. We were fine with this, but for elderly people, I'm not sure if the pool villa rooms would be practical - however they do have a free buggy service upon request. Room service was a also little bit dissapointing, and because we were up high on the hill, it took a bit of time to come to us. These points certainly did not affect our impression of Nora Buri and we still loved it!

      Reviewed January 21, 2012

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      SADAFUMI from Japan
      Couple
      Deluxe Hillside
      Stayed 5 nights in July 2018

      Great Stay at Nora Buri!”

      We stayed 5 nights and was exceptional. All staffs were very friendly and kindly, helpful. Room was good and clean but view from balcony was not so good. Nora Buri is Located in very steeped hill so it’s hard to get to your room by walking such as taking excise. If you dislike you can get in cart. Access from the airport was very nearby but transportation was inconvenient if you use taxis because too much expensive (ex, Airport - Nora Buri from 400 Baht in spite of 5 km distance...) so we recommend that you use rental motorcycle near the Nora Buri (150 Baht per day, discounts are available if you rent several consecutive days). The beach where is in front of the hotel wasn’t able to swim because of too many rocks but you can find some of beautiful beach around there and it’s easy to access by rental motorcycle! Anyway we enjoyed Samui resort life with Nora Buri and recommend!

      Reviewed August 04, 2018

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      8.7
      Excellent
      Michael from United Kingdom
      Couple
      Pool Villa Beachside
      Stayed 6 nights in April 2012

      Great Villas”

      Private Villa

      Nora Buri is a lovely resort and the Beachside Villas are out of this world. They offer privacy all around and you almost feel like you are the only ones there. Having stayed in other resorts in Koh Samui we felt that Nora Buri lacked the personal attention other resorts have but saying that it was nice to be left to your own devices. Its pretty expensive in resort, particularly laundry where we ended up spending over 3000 bht where we could have had it done down the road for around 300 bht. Its also pretty remote and you need taxis to get anywhere but we hired a moped which gave us some freedom and the resort do lay on shuttle buses to Chaweng frequently. Its a gorgeous place with a beautiful beach with great (but shallow) snorkelling.

      Reviewed May 08, 2012

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Bianca from Australia
      Couple
      Stayed 3 nights in March 2011

      Wonderful, relaxing resort”

      Food, Gym, Pool Bar, View

      We stayed at Nora Buri first for 3 nights, and then for an additional 1 night 5 days later. Our first 3 nights were amazing. Our room was spacious and clean, the view was superb and the staff were lovely. We spent a lot of our time at the hilltop pool enjoying delicious cocktails from the pool bar (happy hour 50% off). We got massages from the spa (with a 35% discount) which were in a lovely setting, and they were very professional. The Thai restaurant on the 3rd level of the Barge was also a highlight. The view and location were breathtaking, while the meals were utterly delicious. (The green curry a must!) When we wanted to go to Chaweng we caught a tuk tuk (50B / person) by hailing it on the street front. The hotel also offers a bus (80B / person) which might be more suitable if you're taking kids, or you can order a taxi (300B total). It probably isn't the best spot if you want to spend every night out, but we just wanted a chance to relax, and for that it is perfect. Do note that the rooms on the very top of the hill are a bit of a hike, so if you're not in to walking be sure to book a pool side suite. We booked with Agoda, and got the room at a very reasonable price. Even ater staying there and having a lovely time, I would not pay full price for this Resort.

      Reviewed March 30, 2011

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Sandra from Canada
      Solo traveler
      Deluxe Sea View
      Stayed 4 nights in January 2021

      Excellent Resort”

      What a perfect place to stay when visiting Koh Samui. The resort is set in a beautiful location with gorgeous views of the water and lush gardens. I was upgraded to a pool villa when I arrived by the friendly staff. The resort also has a wonderful spa where I definitely recommend getting a massage. If relaxation is what your looking for....Nora Buri Resort and Spa is the place to be!!!!!

      Reviewed January 05, 2021

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      9.7
      Exceptional
      James from United States
      Couple
      Pool Villa Hillside Sea View
      Stayed 6 nights in February 2015

      Absolutely wonderful experience”

      The three best things about the resort were the staff, the view, and everything else as a whole.

      I have done enough traveling to know a good place when I see it. Nora Buri is an absolutely fantastic resort. The staff was pleasent, not intruding, and always there when needed (quickly at that). The setup of the entire resort is a marvel. Beauty and quality at every turn. We were in a hillside beach view with the private pool. It was very privite. Perfect really. Don't worry about the walk or the hills. They have people to drive you to and from your room in no time at all. I tend to not want to bother staff, even when staying at a resort. I felt no awkwardness at getting carted around, no matter how often I called on them. We stayed in one of the highest rooms, and we still walked up there occasionally. The price was quite reasonable. The food and drinks were fantastic. As a person who is usually a bit on the negative side, I cannot say anything but praise about this resort. It's a short cab ride to Chaweng. I like some privacy, and also like to get out for some more upbeat clubs and whatnot for a night or two when on vacation. This was a great setup for many options. The daily excursions pick you up right from the hotel (very nice) What more can I say... oh, the beach is cleaned well at least once a day. Gorgeous.

      Reviewed February 23, 2015

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Santalath from United States
      Couple
      Deluxe Hillside
      Stayed 2 nights in August 2011

      Gorgeous location and room”

      Location and facilities

      nora buri is less than a 5min ride to the main area of chaweng beach so if you like being close to the main area of koh samui but far enough for some relaxation and peace, then this resort is perfect. the resort had everything we needed - tasty food, infinity pools with endless views and a private beach. the rooms were oversized which made staying in our room even relaxing when it was raining. highly recommended.

      Reviewed August 14, 2011

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      rebecca from United Kingdom
      Couple
      Pool Villa Hillside Sea View
      Stayed 14 nights in June 2019

      Truly amazing stay. !! ”

      We stayed at the Nora Buri Resort for 14 beautiful nights. On first impression, we thought the hotel looked beautiful. The lobby was beautifullly decorated, with friendly smiling faces greeting us. We arrived quite late at night and were quickly greeted with a welcome drink (yummy!!) and a refreshing towel. We were quickly booked into our room and taken to our room via the buggy service. Walking into our room we felt great, it was just as pictured and was truly beautiful. I loved all of the small touches that the hotel had so eloquently thought of, a beach bag with fresh beach towels, slippers for us both, flip flops, complimentary free and even a sweet decoration on our bed and cake to celebrate our anniversary. The room was clean, spacious and bright, it truly was beautiful during the day when you can see the wonderful view. All of the facilities around the hotel were great, everything was so clean and well looked after. Food was well priced and tasted great.

      Reviewed June 20, 2019

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      Dear Rebecca, Greetings from Nora Buri Resort & Spa! "Truly amazing stay. !! " Thank you very much for your great review and that you describe your beautiful experience in such detail here on Agoda as well. We really appreciate that. It is a so nice to read your lovely feedback and it is so very good to know that you had a beautiful stay with us and enjoyed all the facilities in our wonderful resort. Thank you very much that you have spent 14 nights for your anniversary with us and i would be very happy to welcome you back to us on Koh Samui. Yours truly, Ms. Angel L.

      Responded June 24, 2019
      Nora Buri Resort & Spa (SHA Extra Plus)
      9.3
      Exceptional
      Thi from Australia
      Couple
      Pool Villa Beachside
      Stayed 3 nights in May 2010

      Everything I wanted in a resort”

      Service, Jacuzzi in private pool, jacuzzi in main pool, delicious food, great cocktails
      There was a build up of lime/scale on the pool tiles, so it would be good if they could clean that more often. Also the air conditioning is a little loud, even on the lowest setting. Beach is not really a swimming beach (but the pools are fantastic).

      I've never written a hotel review before, but seeing as the reviews I read were so useful, I thought it was only fair that I made a contribution for future travellers. My boyfriend and I stayed at the Nora Buri for 4 days. I dare say it was probably the best 4 days of our relationship so far! Before arriving, we had booked a hotel shuttle to pick us up from the airport. As promised, they were there waiting and we were greeted by a friendly hostess. She led us to a very spacious 8 seater shuttle bus and the driver took us on a short journey to the hotel (5-10mins). When we got to the hotel, we were seated on the couches and given a fresh lychee juice. Delicious! After doing the formalities, we were led to our Beachside Pool Villa. It was exactly as other reviewers and the website described it. There was a big king size bed in the middle of the room. They had some lemongrass incense burning, which made the room smell amazing. The bathroom had an outdoor shower and an indoor shower (with the choice of two showerheads). There was also a big bathtub in the middle of the bathroom (which we regret not having the time to use). The pool was a saltwater pool. It was more than big enough for the two of us. For me, the biggest selling point of their pool villa, over other resorts, was that they had a jacuzzi built into the pool. This is a feature they do not advertise heavily, but makes it so much more worthwhile. The resort is located so that the villas get the morning sun. So by the time we got up (late morning), we had fortunately missed most of the hot sun. Our room included breakfast every day. I really enjoyed their breakfast. It is cooked to order, and served exactly as the picture shows. You can have an unlimited breakfast, and the juices are so fresh and tasty. I would also recommend the Thai food on their room service menu, and the lunch menu that is available at the pool bar. They also do great cocktails, that are a bargain when it's happy hour. Apart from our

      Reviewed May 22, 2010

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Danielle from Canada
      Couple
      Pool Villa Beachside
      Stayed 1 night in November 2018

      Very clean and Professional!”

      My boyfriend and I really enjoyed staying at Nora Buri Resort and Spa! We stayed in the beachside villa which was amazing! They have a shuttle service on the resort, as well as a shuttle that takes you into chaweng beach! The resort spa was the best massage so far in Thailand, a little more expensive but worth the money. The restaurants were great, highly recommend the barge restaurant!

      Reviewed November 28, 2018

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      9.0
      Exceptional
      Robert from Canada
      Couple
      Deluxe Hillside
      Stayed 6 nights in April 2014

      A very relaxing stay”

      pools, large rooms, well groomed grounds

      We enjoyed our stay at Nora Buri but were disappointed with the lack of view from our hillside room. We assumed hillside implied a higher-up view of the ocean, however, from our balcony, we could only see a small slice of ocean. With views of the other surrounding buildings, we had no reason to enjoy the balcony. Although large and spacious, the room was rather dark. Being on the hillside, it was a bit of a hot and steep hike to get from the room down to the ocean. You also had to either cross the road or walk the underground subway to get to the rest of the resort. The two pools were beautiful - both infinity pools. Both had poolside bars. The grounds were very well kept with plenty of greenery and flowers. The food was great, although somewhat expensive. The beach itself was not permit swimming in the ocean, which was a pity - rocky with rock outcrops further out. Nobody swam in the ocean. We ended up renting a scooter for several days in order to get to and from Chewang town easily and cheaply. The staff happily arranged day trips for us. The location was very quiet. However, if we were to return to Samui, we would choose a resort that had a beach that permitted one to swim in the ocean.

      Reviewed April 22, 2014

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      9.3
      Exceptional
      Kristen from Australia
      Couple
      Pool Villa Beachside
      Stayed 6 nights in December 2009

      Nora Buri Bliss”

      The view from our villa. The huge private pool. The outstanding service. The 24 hour english football channel
      The resort is not yet completed, however the construction is far away on the top of the hill so noise is not an issue.

      We stayed at Nora Buri for our honeymoon and loved it so much. We were amazed at the size of the pool in our pool villa, it was almost 10m in length and had a wonderful view of the ocean. The staff are just wonderful and can help with anything. They gave us DVD's to watch and helped us with advice and arranged everything we needed. Breakfasts were always great too, the staff are so friendly and attentive and the food is made on request rather than pre-made buffet. The resort also boasts a large pool looking down onto the beach which we often had to ourselves. The location of the resort is tucked away just north of the main chaweng, a nice escape from the chaos and activity of chaweng at times. We grew to love the room and view we had and were sad to have to leave. A wonderful place to spend some romantic time away.

      Reviewed December 26, 2009

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Stephanie from Australia
      Couple
      Deluxe Sea View
      Stayed 2 nights in March 2012

      Beautiful resort with outstanding service”

      2 massive infinity pools with great views

      Nora Buri absolutely blew us away! My partner and I stayed here for my 20th birthday and I could not have had a better stay. The view from our room was breathtaking and when we checked into the room, after being greeted with a tropical smoothie, we were taken to our room where a basket of roses and champagne were waiting for us from my boss who said it was really easy to organise with the hotel. The breakfast variety was great with about 8 choices for juice alone. We went out to dinner at the resort both nights (both Thai and Western) and it'd be hard to pick a favourite. When we arrived back at our room after my birthday dinner, the hotel had left a personalized birthday cake in our room! I cannot fault Nora Buri on anything and we strongly recommend it!

      Reviewed April 08, 2012

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