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One Double Bed or Two Twin Beds
Max Occupancy: 3 adults
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Premier Double Room

One King Bed or Two Twin Beds
560 square feet • Max Occupancy: 3 adults
Includes: Free Wireless Internet
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Poolside Terrace

One Double Bed or Two Twin Beds
Max Occupancy: 3 adults
Includes: Free Wireless Internet
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Honeymoon Suite

One Double Bed
Max Occupancy: 2 adults
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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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At your hotel

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.

  • Translation services
  • Picnic area
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Total number of rooms - 210
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Meeting facilities size (meters) - 646
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Beauty services
  • Billiards
  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Event catering
  • Exhibit space
  • Full-service health spa
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Health club
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Technology support staff
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Internet point
  • Computer station
  • Luggage storage
  • One meeting/conference room
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Library
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Medical assistance available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free parking
  • Secure parking
  • Pool table
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 6953
  • Year Built 1991
  • Security guard
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Swimming pool - children's
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Television in lobby
  • Tour assistance
  • Video library
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Spa services on site
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

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

Park your car

Free parking, Secure parking

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

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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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
  • Golf - miniature nearby
  • Motor boating nearby
  • Boat launch nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Tennis nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Horse riding/rental nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Bird watching nearby
  • Playground nearby
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Swimming on site
  • Table tennis on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
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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
  • Massages
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
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When you arrive

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

For early check-in, flight arrival information must be phoned to the hotel at least one day in advance.

Instructions: After booking a reservation via this Web site, it is necessary to contact the property using the phone number provided in the reservation confirmation e-mail.

Passports are required at check-in.

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

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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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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