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Rico's Bungalows

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   42 Kata Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Ranked #21 of 51 hotels in Kata Beach
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutely loved Rico's Bungalows. The staff were so friendly and helpful. The place was spotlessly clean inside and out. Room was basically decorated but had everything we needed. AC worked great as did electric hot showers. The outsides of the bunglows and around the pool were well manicured, and they even grew some herbs and vegetables for the restaurant... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed at Ricos for 10 Days. Staff Fantastic, front desk fluent in Englsh. Rooms Clean and so close to all that Kata Beach has to offer. We will be returning back to Kata in a couple of weeks, and will definitly by rebooking here.. Karl

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed at Rico's Bungalows which we found by walking around the area of Kata Beach. It is tucked away down a corridor between shop fronts. We were pleasantly surprised as the rooms are all located around the big swimming pool and smaller pool attached. There is a walkway around the pool with all the rooms with a patio. We... More

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The location of the hotel is perfect. Very close to the beach. It is a really nice stay may it be with friends, as couple or as family. The rooms are also good. The swimming pool is great. Me and my daughter were not ready to come out of it. The staff can speak good English. Staff is very welcoming... More

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Rochester, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Spent two weeks here while in Phuket and it was an amazing value. All of the rooms surround the pool and each room has a private patio both of which are very nice to cool down when the temps begin to hit the 100 degree mark in the afternoons. The room is cleaned daily, and the sheets are changed with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Great location. Very nice staff. Rooms very plain. Pool nice and clean. Tours booked through them were good. No bells or whistles but pleasant. Near by restaurants, massages and shopping. Quaint. Nothing fancy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I spent some time hear and was only booked in for 3 night but ended up staying for 9 as the place was so good and quiet, the staff Jen and Julie made me feel so relaxed and welcome if I needed anything it was not a prob. It is aimed at the lower end of the market but the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Between centipedes running up your leg in the shower to exploding toilets - this place had it all. Whilst he did upgrade me for free, coming back to find the whole floor flooded and the toilet backing up into the room, I cannot think how pissed I would have been if he had not. After two changes I finally was... More

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Terrigal, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have visited Kata Beach 5 times now, including 3 times with our 3 kids. We walked passed Rico's every time we were in Kata without even knowing the Bungalows existed. This trip, we were after cheaper accommodation and Rico's popped up. We had extensive communication with Kent, who is a partner in the business, due to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stayed for 5 nights. Firstly, the hotel is in a great spot, 5 minutes to the beach and a few to lots of restaurants. Most of the hotels in Kata are located behind Club Med anyway. The rooms are situated with a pool slapped in the middle of them. The pool is large and well maintained. However there is... More

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Address: 42 Kata Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Kata Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rico's Bungalows 3*
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