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Boathouse by Montara

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   182 Koktanode Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Ranked #5 of 51 hotels in Kata Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2008
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2008

A friend recommended this place on Kata beach. Fabulous fabulous location. Rooms are ok - slightly faded and we didn't have a great view but if you have to chose somewhere which gives you beachfront breakfast, loungers with free water and fruit on sticks and massage just round the corner at Oriental Massage then this is the place. We walked... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2008

As the reviews had been so great in both Trip Advisor and my guide book my expectations had been quite high. However although there was nothing to complain about there was really nothing very special about the hotel especially as it wasn't that cheap. The rooms were pleasant but quite outdated. The whole hotel looked like it was in need... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2008

From: Tara Kaulback To: 'reservation' Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2008 8:25 AM Subject: Thank You So Very Much! To Our Dear Friends at Mom Tri’s Boathouse: It is hard to express in words just how much we loved our 13 day stay at the Boathouse from December 22nd, 2007 through January 3rd, 2008. Although the room provided a lovely view... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2008

This gem of a hotel just gets better and better and the new Pool Villas are magnificent. As a Travel Agent I always recommend this hotel with complete confidence and on a personal note I enjoy staying there myself very much indeed. Guests of this hotel are pampered by the marvellous staff

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2007

I think this hotel is the perfect hotel for a beach holiday. The location is super, right in front of Kata beach, one of the finest in Phuket, you can go from your bed to your sun bed in less than 5 minutes. Food is superb. Service is excellent, and being a very small hotel very personal. The only drawbacks... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2007

We are frequent visitors to Phuket, and although we had eaten at the Boathouse restaurant before, we had never stayed at the resort. After 4 days, it became our favorite resort in Phuket. The Boathouse is a small resort located on Kata Beach, less than an hour's taxi ride (THB 800) from the airport. Kata Beach is one of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2007

Great hotel on the beach. We even found some surf right out front. Service was good but not great. Always had to ask for stuff.(e.g a frosty Pina Coloda) I would reccomend this hotel to anyone; it is small, classy and has a great location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2007

I never get disappointed with this hotel. I actually do not like Phuket, especially Patong, for those noises and parties. The only place I keep going back on the island is Kata beach, which is fairly European and more relaxing than other beaches in Phuket. Boat House is a small boutique hotel with very personal service. You do not need... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2007

We spent our last few days here at Mom Tri's Boathouse. The location, right on the beach is great except for the constant flow of people trying to sell you souvenirs. Mom Tri's really needs to do something about this. I couldn't read my book in peace because I was constantly interrupted and asked to buy something. It is privatley... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2007

After reading the many not-so-good and mixed reviews on Tripadvisor, I was a bit hesitant about staying at the Boathouse. Some of the comments on Tripadvisor are relevant, but all in, what a great decision it turned out to be! The Boathouse has a great location on Kata beach, with its own share of the beach. It's great for those... More

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Address: 182 Koktanode Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Phuket > Kata Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Boathouse by Montara 4*
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Also Known As:
Boathouse Hotel Kata Beach
Mom Tris Boathouse Kata
Mom Tris Boathouse Hotel Kata
Boathouse By Montara Phuket/Kata Beach

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Boathouse Phuket, Thailand, has been an architectural and culinary landmark on Kata Beach since 1989. A favorite with discerning visitors, it appears on numerous lists of the world’s best small hotels. The Boathouse Wine & Grill has been distinguished with Wine Spectator Awards since 1995 and has been credited with the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 2006. New additions to the property include extended family suites, a 2-bedroom beachfront Penthouse suite and a rooftop Sunset Lounge. A beach club and spa and a chic boutique shop with a gourmet café. The fantastic beach location, personal friendly service, intimate atmosphere and stylish gourmet restaurant with one of the best wine cellars in Thailand make it the ideal location for beach, food and wine buffs. Weekend Thai cooking workshops from 10 am - 1 pm. ... more   less 
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