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Rico's Bungalows

42 Kata Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Ranked #26 of 54 Hotels in Kata Beach
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent almost 2 weeks at Rico's Bungalows end of May 2015 and found it very comfortable and convenient. The beach is only a 5 minute walk away from the hotel and you can find restaurants and street food vendors just around the corner. Most restaurants are ridiculously overpriced, but the street food is reasonably priced and delicious. The bungalows... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here 4 nights so far. Have no complaints. Low season, so there are not many people here. Quiet day and night. Pool is right outside your door no matter which bungalow you are in. Beach is a 5 minute walk away. The beach is nice, but not too impressed with Kata overall. The restaurants are way overpriced and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Couldn't ask for more. home away from home. Staff member , Ree, like one of the family. Close to the action , yet not noisy.Delightful just getting into swimmers and flopping straight into pool without packing an overnight bag. Exactly as advertised. Considering moving in permanently, not withstanding Visas

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I stayed at Rico's during May 2014. There was no seperate shower in the bathroom, the shower head and curtain were right beside the toilet and there was no tub so the water from the shower goes onto the floor of the whole bathroom and the to the drain which was under the sink. The bed was fine, the room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The location of the hotel is good, just a few blocks from the beach and restaurants. The internet access via WiFi is good. The rooms are spartan, but acceptable for the nightly rate. The room safe is clunky. The main issue is the shower drain which is on the other side of the small bathroom. So the entire bathroom floor... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Used this place several times now, all late in the year, although very basic they are clean, close to the beach and shops etc and the staff are very friendly. Loads of bars nearby by , you could eat and drink somewhere different every night of your stay, don't expect the ritz.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I spent Christmas and New Year with my family in this resort. Everything was wonderful, the bungalows were cleaned every day, the staff were so helpful and friendly. Berns next door served wonderful food, I will never eat Thai food again outside of Thailand. The staff in Berns, Mario and Winnie and the ladies really made our holiday. Our guide... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

The bungalows are like a cheap motel and the bathroom poor with a serious drain smell. Shower rubbish. Pool good size. Gardens dated, cheap and shabby. The price was good though. If you are going to travel all the way to Thailand don't waste your money by coming here head straight for the nearby islands via Phuket Town or Krabi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We stayed around 6 days at Rico's Bungalows and really enjoyed it. The bungalows are spacious (around 20 sqm with King size bed), comfortable (good bed,hot shower, AC, WIFI) and clean (cleaned everyday, towels and beach towels changed everyday). There's a medium size swimmingpool (with separated space for children) accessible from 7:00 to 19:00 which was enjoyable for relaxing during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We went here for 3 nights and it was great! Good location, near shops, 7-eleven, restaurants, bus to Phuket-city and the beach. Swimming pool is not huge but really nice. We booked a double room with an extra bed (3 persons), but got the room in the right corner. Very big room with 2 double beds. The fridge is nice,... More 

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