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Read all 67 reviews and thoughts (average: 4.43 out of 5) on the Amanpuri before you book online.

5/5    Score based on 67 reviews

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2/5

Poor

Amanpuri experience
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The hotel atmosphere is very nice and quiet. The views are spot on at times as well. But Amanpuri i thought the service and the staff needs a lot of improvement to be made and the attitude of the...

5/5

Excellent

Really the best
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When Aman resorts get compared to six senses four seasons etc its not fair, they are simply not in same league, certainly for service and food all have beautifully placed locations. Of the Amanpuri...

5/5

Excellent

Another place for excellent service!
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We went here as our pre-baby trip and had a wonderful time. Aman is known for their service and WOW I was impressed!!!!!! The beach is super clean and they actually water them in grids so that...        

1/5

Terrible

This restaurant is taking the wee wee!
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We ate at the Thai restaurant with the misinformed notion that you get what you pay for. Sadly this was not the case. The starters were tasty but essentially it was fried foods with dipping sauce....

5/5

Excellent

fantastic experience
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Enjoyed almost every experience here. Room was nice with great outdoor area. Food was great, service was friendly and helpful, spa was relaxing. The only negative point is that too many mosquitoes in...

4/5

Very Good

Pure elegance and style!
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I could only describe Amanpuri as purely elegant in every way. Abundant use of wood gives a feeling of being very close with nature. The main pool is such a sight to behold. Food is great. My only... 

5/5

Excellent

A touch of elegance!
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Rooms meticulously presented with every nick nack you can imagine. Brilliant service and delightful staff. We enjoyed the good selection of a-la-carte meals in both the Italian and Malaysian...         

3/5

Average

can't keep up with standard Aman itself created
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Maybe my expectations were too high, but i found Amanpuri a disappointment; The pavillions are outdated, on the small size, too close to eachother, nothing to compare with nicer/newer Aman...

5/5

Excellent

Service that only other resorts can dream of !
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I took my partner here for a 6 night birthday trip. From the moment we arrived at Phuket airport every wish was greeted with a smile and granted. The transfer from the airport was seamless such an...

5/5

Excellent

Exceptional hotel – the best of the best!
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It was our first time staying at the Amanpuri (we have many friends who have stayed there and recommended it) and it was an amazing stay in every aspect - from the time we were picked up at the...     

5/5

Excellent

Perfect
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Lobster on the beach, midnight swim, rooms inciting tranquility, silence, subtle style, nothing interferes with you fully appreciating life. A walk on the beach a night will open you up to the...

5/5

Excellent

The first The best
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first stay in an Aman resort. The pavilions are simply amazing and service is over the top, you can have anything you like and need. Just think and ask. all excellent, nothing lease to say. Aman in...           

5/5

Excellent

Just perfect
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This is a unique hotel. Its location is great and the beach gorgeous. It is a small paradise. The only bad news is that at some point you need to leave. Key positives : -the quality of the...

5/5

Excellent

...felt loved at Amanpuri
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Yes, there are plenty of "hipper" resorts in Phuket...but none compare to the quiet elegance at Amanpuri, or the level of "anticipatory" service and gentle care from the staff. We were pleasantly...

5/5

Excellent

Awesome
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Spend a week of unforgettable luxury and superb service. The food was excellent and the hotel staff excellently trained and always smiling, ready to be of service

5/5

Excellent

Sheer Perfection
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We (husband and 9 month old baby ) had a 4 night mini break on the way back home to Australia from a work trip in Europe. I have wanted to stay at The Amanpuri for nearly 10 years so my expectations... 

3/5

Average

not good enough thai restaurant for the quality of the place
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we visited the place in 2003 and 2004. came back this year to find the same outstanding courtyard, one amazing experience if you visit the place at night! unfortunately the main restaurant which...

5/5

Excellent

The ultimate Aman experience
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We had previously stayed at several Aman properties, in Bali, however were not sure what to expect from Amanpuri. We booked this resort very short notice and every day was a confirmation in itself...

5/5

Excellent

It's All About Service!
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Those coming to Amanpuri expect a luxurious holiday resort with top service. They won't be disappointed. I first came here in 1988 with my father, the year in opened. This was the first Aman resort....

5/5

Excellent

Heaven on earth - peaceful, polished perfection!
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First, ignore the sour spoiling reviews on here. The staff are courtesy itself and although understated and anything but flashy, the resort has the kind of polished perfection normally seen only on a...

4/5

Very Good

For real Money
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Hotel has been expanding during last twenty years. Around Christmas, you will have to wait to get a seat at restaurant on the beach, where, now, there are buggies can take you Twenty years ago,...

5/5

Excellent

NO WONDER Aman Resorts enjoyed explosive growth after opening Amanpuri!
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May I simply say one thing before I begin this review??? Those that have written negative or so-so reviews of Amanpuri must be on drugs! This place is incredible. Stop with this negative nonsense....

5/5

Excellent

Heaven --- if money is no object
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This place really is Paradise. It is a large complex, with few guests and a 7-1 staff/guest ratio. Service is unimaginably good. The pavilions in which you stay are exquisite, and large. The whole...

2/5

Poor

Brand destruction for Aman
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This place should be called the Amansheraton. Interesting to see that the Chedi, which used to share the same beach, has given up and sold. If you want to recreate the atmosphere of the Costa del...

5/5

Excellent

Absolutely wonderful!
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In November we stayed at Villa 10 and had absolutely the most wonderful experience! The service, food, facility, etc could not have been better. Will definitely go back again!

4/5

Very Good

Amanpuri, paradise within a paradise..
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Went there early August 2011 after staying at Amansara and Amantaka for 3 days, 2 nights.. It was typical Aman luxury to be picked up in a Benz and assisted at the BKK airport.. Would have rated...

3/5

Average

Perfect Place for Couples But NOT for People with Disabilities
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Certainly a romantic place to be for honeymooners. The ambience, tranquility and breathtaking scenic views are one of the best in the world but not quite as good as Amanpulo's in the Philippines. ...

5/5

Excellent

Sheer Luxury
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Being on our honeymoon we could not have picked a more romantic place to stay in Thailand. The accommodation was perfectly designed and we loved the fact that we had our own private pool in the villa....

3/5

Average

Good Aman resort, but something was missing.
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We know that this is the first Aman hotel and expected the furniture and fixings to be a bit tired. What we did expect, though, was cleanliness and I'm afraid we were disappointed on this front. The...

4/5

Very Good

Tranquil place to chill out
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Built in 1988, Amanpuri is well maintained although the rooms are starting to show its age. Upon arrival at the hotel, I am greeted with polite staff who took me for a quick tour of the property. I...

5/5

Excellent

Amanpuri
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The pavilions -- all of which share a common floor plan -- are unique: they are unlike comparable rooms at other five-star resorts, including other Amans. There are two rooms: a bedroom/lounge, with a...

5/5

Excellent

A classic in Phuket
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Amanpuri  Have stayed at the best Phuket hotels (Andara, Anantara, Paresa, Sri Panwa & etc) and came here with low expectations (after reading all the 1 & 2 rated reviews on tripadvisor) but was...

5/5

Excellent

I love aman hotels.
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I staid there about 5 times over the years and must say I have never seen such service. We took a villa for the family that has a pool and 3 rooms. Lunch was made by the butlers that crawled to the...

5/5

Excellent

Top class peaceful hotel with fine food.
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The room and hotel fittings and finishings are top quality and stunning. The Library is outstanding with some amazing books and beautiful furnishings. The beach is perfect and the staff are attentive...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise with a smile!
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I Checked in to Amanpuri with my girlfriend, asked her to marry me, and got married, all during my stay at this amazing hotel. The staff was friendly, always quick to greet you with a smile, and way...

5/5

Excellent

HEAVEN!
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It's an Aman hotel so the service was a 20/10, ambiance was 20/10 and food was 20/10! These people get it right time after time. Service was attentive but discreet, the spa was a haven and the food...

5/5

Excellent

Fabulously relaxing holiday
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My husband and I travelled to the Aman hotels before we had children, but promised ourselves we would return when they were old enough. Now they are 9, 11 and 13 and we all had the most wonderful...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful but expensive - and Travel Tips
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My wife and I visited Siem Reap/Angkor Wat and Phuket for 14 days. We stayed in the Surin in Phuket for 8 days. The Surin shares the beach with only one other hotel, the Amanpuri, which is...

5/5

Excellent

treated like royalty!
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Sometimes you wonder what kind of value proposition you will get from a hotel that charges such exorbitant daily rates. Somehow, the Amanpuri manages to deliver and justifies all the $$$ you have...      

5/5

Excellent

Exquisite --- a class of its own!!
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The Amanpuri is pure understated elegance and exceeded our expectations in every way. We stayed there for 6 nights to celebrate my wife's birthday so it was the perfect romantic and relaxing spot...

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding dinner
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I have been to their signature Restaurant for an informal dinner. We were a party of three, two Executive Chefs with over twenty years of experience each, and another friend in the hotel business as...

5/5

Excellent

Understated elegance at its finest...
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Like many Tripadvisor users, I battled where to stay in Phuket after reading some less than stellar reviews of old age and lackluster service. I am so thrilled I didn't listen to them! While I have...    

5/5

Excellent

Paradise
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Here you can be quiet or socialise: it is set in spectacular gardens - the staff extremely friendly and helpful. The best beach in Asia. Food extremely good, though, as others have said, rather...

5/5

Excellent

Timeless luxury
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We spent three days at Amanpuri which made me understand very well why this is again and again voted one of the best hotels in the world. Highly recommended. Design and general I really loved the...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful Property-Beware of the spa
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This is a very beautiful hotel. We were upgraded to one of the best rooms at the hotel. Our room has an ocean view, and was lovely. We ate at the Italian restaurant one night, and it was great. We...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic
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Just had three fantastic days at the Amanpuri - absolutely fantastic and highly recommended if you are looking for that special totally relaxing trip away. Staff are very friendly and service is...

3/5

Average

Disappointing
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After spending time at FS Koh Samui, we headed to Amanpuri for a few nights. We were immediately disappointed with when we arrived. Although Amanpuri has received numerous awards, we read some...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect
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Nice service ; good food; beautiful beach ; I hightly reccomend

2/5

Poor

Certainly lost its place
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Just returned from Amanpuri, stayed four nights here and three nights at Trisara with the old GM of Amanpuri, whilst the food was not particularly great at Trisara the overall experience is much...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing service and peaceful location
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We just returned to Singapore after a quick weekend escape to Amanpuri. We were delighted to be upgraded on arrival to room 105 which must have the best views and outlook of all the rooms in the...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise in Phuket
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This resort is absolutely amazing. The grounds are beautiful, large spacious, private pavilions with beautiful courtyards as spacious as the rooms. The beds are heavenly, the bathroom is...

5/5

Excellent

Our first but not last Aman experience: really a different level
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After hearing the rants and raves from our friends, our family went to Amanpuri for our first Aman experience. We have a 7 year old son so we were a little nervous on how the resort and guests would...

4/5

Very Good

Not what it used to be......
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I have been going to Amanpuri for 20 years, and in the last 6 years i have noticed a drop in the quality of service and food in the restrants, I found a real drop in the quality of the food, its 3...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect service
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My husband, our 4 year old son and I stayed at the Amanpuri resort in Phuket for 1 day. That was the last day of our 2 week long vacation to Thailand. This one day stay was also a test of the AMAN...        

5/5

Excellent

Unforgettable
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We stayed Amanpuri for the latest place of our honeymoon. We had situated in a private villa that very quiet and peaceful location with very considerate staff who were all outstanding, very friendly,... 

1/5

Terrible

Italian Restaurant Amanpuri very poor
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We had dinner in the Italian restaurant today. For one shared started, a normal bottle of wine and two steaks we paid more than 8.000 bath. No problem if the food is of very good quality but the steak...

5/5

Excellent

it is a paradise....beautiful
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it was a very nice hotel, such a nice location, staff was very friendly and alsways at our service. The food is fantastic and the views are amazing. The beach and waters are wow. The rooms are out...

5/5

Excellent

Best Hotel in the world
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No doubt about it - Aman is the best hotel chain in the hole planet. Impecable service, beautiful hotels and stunning locations. An Amapuri is not different. Huge property with great restaurants,...

5/5

Excellent

The Amanpuri is my new favorite Hotel!!
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We traveled to Phuket and were fortunate to have chosen the best hotel in Phuket and possibly all of Thailand - The Amanpuri. Once you head thru the security gate you're transported to another...

5/5

Excellent

This place is AMAZING!!!!!!
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This place is absolutely one of the most amazing places that I have ever stayed. Every year my aunt and uncle travel to Amanpuri for New Years and they have been going for about 10 years. Finally I...

5/5

Excellent

Great Place to Relax
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There were 120 guests, 3 restaurants, and 700 staff during our stay and you are paying for that roominess and exclusivity. After you pass the other hotels across the street from Surin beach, you...

2/5

Poor

Amanpuri does not seem an Aman - message in a bottle to Aman Grou
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Well, Amanpuri is a lovely and a must go place but I am afraid that The Aman group must, and I say must again, rethink what would/should be the target market for it. As an Aman Junkie and a...

5/5

Excellent

Relax to the Max
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The resort is split into either yr own villa which consists of up to 5 bedrms or u can book a pavillion which I understand is one room. We were a group of 8 so we took a villa which included its own...

5/5

Excellent

Stunning!!
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We've just returned from two weeks in Thailand for our honeymoon and we began our stay at the Amanpuri in Phuket. From the minute we got off the plane and greeted by the car the hotel sent to pick us...

3/5

Average

Underwhelming....
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Having stayed at the Aman-i-kas in India I was really looking forward to the "original" Aman. Overall I was seriously disappointed. The rooms were attractive and well-maintained, but I definately...

5/5

Excellent

Great but be careful
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You need to select your villla carefully. Som eof the Villas are definitely not worth the money, for example,they overlook the parking lot and ar a long walk from the beach. But, otherwise it is a...

5/5

Excellent

Perfection
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We have stayed in some of the top rated hotels in the world and we are not easy to please. It took us 2 months of research to find the hotel we thought was right for us in Phuket, had stayed at the...