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Room type

Superior Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Poolside Terrace

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Premier Double Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Honeymoon Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Boat Double Suite

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

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Authentic rice barges converted into luxury suites

On Choeng Mon Beach

This beachside resort on Choeng Mon Beach's sandy bay is 10 minutes by car to Samui Airport, the Big Buddha Statue, and Chaweng Beach. The Thai Boxing Stadium and Jundle Minigolf are a short drive away.

Spa, pool, and beach

Two theme pools flank the 34 luxury suites converted from teak rice barges; a day spa and dive shop complement the wide range of water sports available.

Garden views and boat suites

All guestrooms feature Thai décor, teak furnishing, hardwood floors, air conditioning, and balconies or patios looking out onto the pools and gardens.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The beachfront Imperial Boat House Beach Resort has 210 Thai-style rooms. 34 are converted teak barges scattered through the gardens, and the remaining 76 are distributed throughout the eight three-storey buildings. There are two pools – one flanked by monkey fountains and the other shaped like a boat, complete with cannons and a crow's nest. A day spa, dive centre, tailor, gift shop, and library are also onsite. Windsurfing, snorkeling, and sea-kayaking equipment is available free to hotel guests. The Boat Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch, brunch, and dinner.

Complimentary, guarded, outdoor parking is offered by the hotel. A shuttle from the ferry terminal is also available, at a surcharge.

An Internet room and five conference-equipped meeting rooms with a total capacity of 800 people, are available.

Internet access: An Internet room with PCs with Internet access for hire is available (surcharge). Wireless Internet access is available in public areas only

Conference/function room(s): The property has five meeting rooms, four of which can be arranged as classrooms, theatres, or banquet halls. Choengmon 1 can accommodate up to 300 people, Choengmon 2 fits up to 200 people, and Choengmon 3 and 4 can accommodate up to 50 people each. The open air Sala is roofed, but has no walls. It caters for up to 200 people, and is not available in the classroom or theatre configuration. There is a total of 646 square metres (6,954 square feet) of conference space. Meeting rooms have podiums and stages, and offer table and standing microphones, amplifiers, equalisers, TV monitor multi-systems, VDO player multi- systems, slide projectors, overhead projectors, and drop screens.

  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Picnic area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Total number of rooms - 210
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Conference space size (meters) - 646
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Business center
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Full-service spa
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Health club
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Computer station
  • Luggage storage
  • One meeting room
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Library
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6953
  • Year Built 1991
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Television in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Spa services on site
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Refrigerator
  • DVD player


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Room Amenities

  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • DVD player
  • Balcony
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Satellite TV service
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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Where to Eat

Boat Café Restaurant - Air conditioned restaurant adjacent to lobby. Thai, American, and European cuisine served all day. Buffet breakfast served daily. À la carte lunch and dinner. Large windows overlook terrace and garden. Cooking classes offered every Thursday at noon. Open from early until late.

The Captain's Choice - Nautically themed restaurant on the beachfront. Northern Italian, Thai, and seafood cuisine. Natural wood railings and palm tree beams. Open air. Live Jazz. Open from midmorning until late.

Sala Thai - Open-air dinner buffet set up outdoors on terrace. Open only for evening theme nights. Seafood and meat BBQ buffet every Sunday evening with South Pacific dance show. Thai buffet Wednesday evenings. Italian dinner buffet Tuesdays and Fridays. Holiday theme dinners.

Manao Bar - Adjacent to lobby. Live music nightly by musicians from the Philippines. Happy hour every evening. Snacks, local beers, tropical cocktails, and other drinks served from afternoon until late.

Pool Bar - Boat-shaped bar opposite the boat-shaped pool. Offers snacks and drinks from mid-afternoon until late. Specialising in seafood snacks and tropical cocktails. Sits adjacent to Captain's Choice Restaurant and the beach.

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Nearby Things to Do

The Imperial Boat House Hotel has a fitness room with strength training machines, free weights, and stationary bikes. A PADI Gold Dive Centre offers introductory SCUBA classes in the pool, as well as open water diver certifications, and a children's introduction. Snorkelling, sea canoeing, and windsurfing equipment is available free of charge to guests. The garden swimming pool features monkey statues spurting streams of water into the pool, with an ornate elephant motif gate. The second, larger pool, is shaped like a pirate ship and flanked by water squirting cannons. There is also a games room with table tennis and snooker on site.

On Choeng Mon Beach, in front of the hotel, there are opportunities for water sports, including jet skiing and motor boating.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
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Spa Services

The Imperial Spa offers a full range of individual massages and treatments, and also specialises in Escapes (half day) and Retreats (full day) spa packages.

Imperial Massage (90 minutes):

This treatment works on deeper tissues to speed up detoxification and rid the body of pollutants. Increases flexibility, circulation, and the body's natural recovery process.

Traditional Thai Massage with Herbal Compress (90 minutes):

This authentic Thai massage uses herbal compresses and pressure-point work to release blocked energy and tension.

Pineapple & Coconut Body Exfoliation (45 minutes):

A natural treatment using fruits and shells to exfoliate dry skin cells and invigorate the skin.

Apricot Facial Treatment (one hour):

The action from the apricot extracts toxins while toning tired, dull, and stressed skin. This treatment provides a fresh, bright, healthy complexion.

Energising Massage (one hour):

This unique massage incorporates forearm and special stroke work along muscles with our special massage oils. Recommended for people with active lifestyles.

  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
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Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Please contact the property ahead of time to make arrangements for check-in.
For early check-in, flight arrival information must be phoned to the hotel at least one day in advance.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Boat suites are not wheelchair accessible. Guests with disabilities should request ground floor accommodation.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: THB 714 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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