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Get an overview of this hotelAuthentic 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. Guests can enjoy satellite TV, as well as free WiFi and wired Internet access.

Hotel Amenities

Guests favorite property amenities

Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business center
24-hour front desk

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.

  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Picnic area 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 210 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 646 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • One meeting room 
  • 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 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

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.

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 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals 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 

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 
  • Massages 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.
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

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for THB 1400 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for THB 1400.00.


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

No pets or service animals allowed

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

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.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: THB 1400 for adults and THB 700 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: THB 1400 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Boat House Resort
  • Imperial Boat House
  • Imperial Boat House Beach
  • Imperial Boat House Beach Resort
  • Imperial Boat House Resort
  • Imperial Boat House Beach Resort Koh Samui
  • Imperial Boat House Beach Koh Samui

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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