A Look At 6 Hotel Recommendations In Phuket Thailand
Phuket’s picture perfect beaches have been shown on the big screen over the years, proving that they are among the best in the world. One of the favorites for visitors is the ever popular Patong Beach. Below, is a look at 6 Affordable Hotel Recommendations In Phuket Thailand.
As you are probably aware, in 2004 Phuket was struck by the terrible tsunami that killed thousands, but it has bounced back and today remains one of the most popular tourist destinations for sun and beach lovers in Thailand.
Today, tsunami detection stations are being deployed as a part of the Indian Ocean project. These stations can now detect and give people a one hour warning of upcoming dangers such as a tsunami, allowing them to reach higher ground before the danger strikes.
Let’s have a further look at these hotel’s in Phuket, recommended by a guest author.
A Closer Look At Phuket Thailand
One of the best destinations favored by international tourists is Phuket Province, Thailand. Phuket is a mountainous and rainforest covered island located in the Andaman Sea. It is well known for having some of Thailand’s most popular and busiest beaches.
Phuket has recovered from the tsunami and now has numerous beautiful seaside resort hotels, restaurants and more. Phuket City is the capital, with old shop houses and busy markets.
Tourists flock to this part of Thailand to experience its beautiful tropical climate and pristine beaches. Over the years, Phuket has developed and has rapidly transformed itself in order to accommodate travelers from all over the world.
Driven by tourism, the province receives hundreds of thousands of visitors annually.
Hotels and other accommodations vary greatly, as a result for the ever increasing demand. There are many notable inns and hotels located in Phuket. Ranging from affordable hostels to five-star luxury resorts.
There’s something for most everyone’s budget for your stay.
Below, are just 5 recommended hotels, from this guest writer, for you to have a look at. They are divided by location.
The Phuket Airport Overnight Hotel
Hotel Recommendations In Phuket Thailand #1
Phuket Airport Overnight Hotel
One of the hotels within walking distance from the Phuket International Airport, is the Phuket Airport Overnight Hotel. It’s just a short walk from the terminal itself, perfect for late night arrivals or in between flights.
A 24/7 family-owned & operated hotel, offering newer guest bedrooms complete with AC. Their furnished guest rooms also offer king-sized beds and private bathrooms.
Guests can always rely on a quiet uninterrupted stay at this family run hotel. Guests wishing to visit the area, can book a shuttle service for a minimal cost taking you directly to Nai Yang Beach.
This shuttle service can pick up guests from the hotel at any time of day or night.
Phuket Siray Hut Resort
Hotel Recommendations In Phuket Thailand #2
Phuket Siray Hut Resort
The Phuket Siray Hut Resort is 40 minutes from the airport and 20 minutes from Karon Beach or Kata Beach. The hotels tagline, “A Real Taste of Tropical Island Life” allows guests to relax in beach-side bungalows. this propety is managed by the reputable Patong Bay Garden Resort.
Guest room beds are fitted with beautiful Thai-styled linen. The rooms feature an en-suite bathroom with toiletries, replenished daily. All rooms are equipped with AC, mini-fridge, cable TV, hot showers and Thai-cuisine room service.
This resort is stunning!
Most of the structures are bungalows that sit out in the open in the flora. Among the flora is a lovely outdoor swimming pool and beautiful grounds to enjoy. Nearby this hotel is Paddle Asia. This is an on-site kayaking office which arranges tours to Ko Sok Jungle Park.
Mercure Phuket Patong
Hotel Recommendations In Phuket Thailand #3
Grand Mercure Phuket Patong
For guests planning on more upscale accommodations, the Grand Mercure Phuket Patong is a favorable option in Patong. This is a four-star resort situated close to the shores of the Andaman Sea. This hotel is favored by many tourists for its stunning location, service and its amenities.
Such amenities include the hotel’s famous Ryn Spa. This Spa is internationally recognized for its high quality of service. The Ryn Spa at Mercure Patong offers up to 20 different types of rejuvenation programs for guests to choose from.
There are a variety of rooms to select from, including fine restaurants and bars. A perfect choice for those looking for a more affordable luxurious stay in Phuket.
Happy Elephant Resort in Rawaii
Hotel Recommendations In Phuket Thailand #4
Happy Elephant Phuket
Situated on the Southern end of Phuket is the Happy Elephant Resort in Rawaii. This resort is best known for its lovely combination of red tile roof and natural green surroundings. Lovely blossoming flora, palm and papaya trees decorate its walkways to immerse guests with nature’s touch.
The resort offers guests wi-fi, cable tv, air conditioning, ceiling fans, café, massage parlor and much more. The resort is close to a bicycle and car rental business, making it easy for guests to travel around.
Popular Rawaii Beach is near for shopping, bars and restaurants. Another excellent choice for visitors.
Phuket Deluxe By the Lake
Hotel Recommendations In Phuket Thailand #5
Phuket Deluxe By The Lake
Traveling up north, guests can find this hidden jewel close to Naiharn Beach. This outstanding resort is best known for its stylish villas, featuring traditional Asian accents.
What to expect at the Phuket Deluxe By the Lake.
Resort guests are provided with; private swimming pools, outdoor dining, wifi access, outstanding restaurant, wonderful interior decorating, a rooftop patio, cable television. Shuttle service to and from Naiharn Beach is also provided.
Naiharn Beach is considered one the best beaches in Phuket. It’s also one of the best places for surfing as well. There are bike, motorcycle and car rental businesses nearby for those wanting to venture off on their own.
This hotel in Phuket offers both traditional Thai decorating along with modern comforts and conveniences.
As you can see, Phuket offers accommodations for all types of budgets. From hostels to luxury resorts, it’s all here for you to enjoy on your vacation. Traveling to Phuket is very affordable, which makes it so popular for visitors around the world.
Even selecting more luxury accommodations,you will find they are priced far lower than one would expect in other parts of the world.
We have traveled to Thailand and absolutely loved it!
We visited Bangkok and then made our way to the Island of Koh Samui in the Gulf of Thailand. From Samui, we enjoyed visiting a few of the other beautiful surrounding islands.
It has certainly inspired us to want to return to Thailand and Phuket in the very near future!
Below, I’ve included the link to the Official Thailand Tourism website for your convenience. The link will direct you to their page on Phuket.
I am happy to present this collaborative post in the hopes of offering some helpful travel inspiration and information to you.
Update May 2020:
Holiday Inn Phuket Express Patong Beach Central
Hotel Recommendations In Phuket Thailand #6
In January of 2020, my wife and I returned for another wonderful vacation to Thailand. This time, visiting Krabi, Koh Lanta and Phuket. We had a superb holiday and stayed 5 nights at the Holiday Inn Express Phuket Patong Beach Central.
An excellent upper scale resort hotel in a superb location, just one block from the beach and easy walking access to surrounding restaurants and shopping. Be sure to check out my detailed review in the link listed below.
Safe and Healthy Travels! 🙂
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