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Chanalai Flora Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   175 Koktanode Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand (Formerly Serene Resort)
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Ranked #43 of 49 hotels in Kata Beach
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

The Serene is a good property for the value. I did a great deal of research, and for the location, facilities, and room size, this is a great find. I do also agree with some of the comments around dirty and tatty sheets. Other than that i found the resort clean, the swimming pools lovely, and the staff really friendly.... More

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Mondorf-les-bains, Luxembourg
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We came from Koh Samui, we we stayed at le Le Murraya (great hotel) to spend the rest of our vacation on Kata. We stayed in Serene Resort from 27.12.2013 til 31.12,2013 i an superdeluxe room whatever that means. ohmy, we travel a lot in Asia and this seems to be worst hotel i have stayed so far, hostels were... More

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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

What a disappointment... There is nothing nice to say about this hotel!!! Dirty,dirty,dirty.... It's disgusting... When we first arrived I was so tired that I haven't noticed the dirty lobby and corridor with dirty plates few days old outside the room... Than after I saw my room I understood... The sheets were all stained.. I don't know what was that... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Myself and a friend stayed in this hotel for 7 nights following 3 nights in bangkok. We arrived on 27 Nov and were shown to a room which was damp with dirty sheets, the water from bathroom taps was brown and the TV didnt work! This was suppose to be a superior room with a poolview (no poolview just a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Every one seem to know this hotel as Serena Resort not Tropical Serene Resort. It's not quite like the photos as well. Rooms are dated and not very well maintained. Pool water didn't look very clean. The breakfast was OK, however you have to get their before 9am before the food is gone. Food seems to be Russian orientated and... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

if you are thinking a nice relaxed beach away from the bustle of Patong, Kata is a great happening & beautiful beach. And Serene is only a short wander away. . past plenty of shops & restaurants! Our stay at Serene was only a short 4 nights, but we loved the place. Small enough to care and cater for your... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We stayed 3 weeks @ Serene Resort located round the corner from main road old resort but quiet & clean, room staff excellent, expecially Noi who cleaned our rooms she went out of her way to help my 33 year old daughter and son for several days when she was sick, 2 pools swim up bar & spa, buffet breakfast... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We stayed for three nights, front desk was not helpful in booking any activities, they just handed the phone to us, you are better of going to town to one of the booking agencies which are great. Room was not very clean, sheets were stained. No wifi in the guest rooms you have to sit in the lobby. However it... More

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74 reviews 74 reviews
68 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Spent 1 night at this hotel before we proceed to Phi Phi, my review as follows: 1) Location: Approximately an hour journey from Phuket Airport, this hotel is located on higher ground with plenty of shops nearby including 24 hrs minimarket. Kata beach is about 5 minutes walk the most with plenty of restaurants along the way. 2) Check in... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Good location as all amenities are nearby. The staff were fabulous and very helpful. The tour office at the outside entrance to the Hotel were very helpful and assisted us with all our tours and all went like clockwork. The room was very clean and constantly serviced. The pools were clean and always occupied by happy people. The beach is... More

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Additional Information about Chanalai Flora Resort

Also Known As:
Serene Hotel
Serene Hotel Kata Beach
Serene Hotel Kata
Serene Resort Kata
Chanalai Flora Resort Phuket/Kata Beach
Address: 175 Koktanode Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand (Formerly Serene Resort)
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Kata Beach
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Kata Beach
#14 Top resorts Hotel in Kata Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Chanalai Flora Resort 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you are looking for comfortable accommodation in an impressively beautiful province like Phuket, the Tropical Serene Resort is the perfect choice.Ideally located in the area adjacent to idyllic Kata Beach, the resort is in a distinctive setting in the heart of popular tourist venues and beautiful beaches.From the moment you step into our resort, you will receive a warm and friendly welcome from our hospitable staff. Elegantly designed for a superb vacation with your family members amid the natural beauty, the resort offers a wide array of facilities that will make your stay relaxing as much as possible. During the day you can relax in our two outdoor swimming pools and let the water soothe and refresh you.Whatever your purpose of visit is, the Tropical Serene Resort will definitely be the excellent alternative for your next vacation. ... more   less 
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