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The Kata Resort

197/1 -197/2 Patak Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand (Formerly The Little Mermaid Resort)
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Ranked #51 of 51 hotels in Kata Beach
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Me, my girlfriend and some friends where stuck in a really crappy hotel and where on the search for something with less mold and a toilet that flushed. I found The Kata Resort on latestays and it had a reasonable price. After checking tripadvisor i wasn't that confident but it was really close so we decided to take a look...... More

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Narvik, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2011

I stayed there for a few days in January 2011, and despite front desk staff being nice and service minded I would not recommend this place. Rooms are dirty and outdated, bathroom not good, pool area useless. The best place to be is the bar area in front as you won´t see the inside of the hotel. Stay away!

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JohnPalms, Owner at The Kata Resort, responded to this review

From what you say I cannot disagree with your comments. The Little Mermaid has obviously been in serious decline over the more recent months, with the previous owners neglecting everything. Which is a bit of a shame, as earlier comments were complimentary. We took over on the 1st June 2012, and immediately started making some major changes there. The first... More

Kabelvag, Norway
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2011

I have been staying in bungalow nr 14 Little Mermaid since 20 January and will be leaving tomorrow. I travel along with my girlfriend and daughter that's 2 years old, my parents in bungalow 15 and another pair in bungalow 21. The rooms are very filthy, there are no washing of the rooms as promised every day, the bedsheets are... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2010

The website looked fairly promising, and says "The Little Mermaid is situated at KATA BEACH". In fact, it is a good fifteen or twenty minutes' walk away from the beach. Although the online booking system was easy and the emails from the owner/manager were prompt and courteous, when we arrived at Phuket airport the transfer we had booked through the... More

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Address: 197/1 -197/2 Patak Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand (Formerly The Little Mermaid Resort)
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Kata Beach
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The Kata Resort is due to re-open in August 2012. It will be a family friendly resort that is also very affordable, with bungalows that surround the large central swimming pool. The large spacious bedrooms, some with two double beds, and suites make it idea for all the family. Add our friendly staff, idea location near to three of Phuket's most beautiful beaches, and you soon see why The Kata Resort will be a popular destination in Phuket. ... more   less 
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