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Sugar Marina Resort - ART

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   542/1 Patak Road, | Karon Beach, Muang, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand (Formerly Sugar Palm Resort, Karon Beach)
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Ranked #45 of 73 hotels in Karon
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks 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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    4 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted with a warm welcome and ice-cream upon reaching Sugar Marina. Rooms were clean, good breakfast and the friendly staff were always greeting you with a smile. Room was small but cosy and I liked the ART theme for the entire hotel. Nice long pool for laps and very close to Karon Beach with good and reasonably priced... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We arrived at the sugar marina art - upon attending our room there were renovations upstairs. My husband went downstairs to ask to move rooms which was not a problem - we moved and were offered a 1000 baht dining voucher. Unfortunately the room we moved to was smaller and not what we were after. After some discussions we were... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

When booking a package deal online I always wonder what the hotel room will actually be like, and in this instance I was very impressed. Brilliant service from all staff, from check-in to restaurant to cleaners. Very comfortable in the room with access to free Wi-Fi and an apple mac mini hooked in to the TV if you need to... More

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Korumburra, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Well what a difference 12 months makes Since my last visit the old Sugar Palm has had a face lift. The dining area has been upgraded very "flash" now and the buffet breakfast is very trendy I am staying in a pool access room step off the small balcony and straight into the pool very nice. The staff are always... More

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Panipat, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

First of all the location of this hotel is very nice i.e nearly arm length distance from beautiful karon beach and a market full of night life.Hotel staff was very cooperative and well mannered.As we were vegetarians so hotel provide special vegetarian meals for us.variety of food in breakfast was unbelievable(fruits,breads,three types of juice, egg related dishes, non veg dishes... More

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Wodonga, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

On arrival we had to wait for our room but not after check in time good staff and they gave my daughter an ice cream while we waited. We had a pool access room it was nice room good size clean bathroom works well but grout was discoloured without been dirty. About 400 meters from a nice beach with beautiful... More

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This was our eighth visit to Thailand and our sixth to Phuket. We booked through Agoda and stayed in a superior room (with breakfast included) on the fourth floor (i.e. on the 3rd storey) for eight nights during April 2014. From first arriving at the hotel we enjoyed the arty feel of the place. Our room was one of those... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I booked for 2 nights through bookings.com with a very special rate. Not surprisingly, we got the worst room (I believe). The room looks depressing with dark wood & dark colour decor. There was a 7 feet high cement wall right facing the window. There wasn't much sun light in the room at all. I didn't want to feel bad... More

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Breakfast first class. Room was spacious and modern. What a surprise everyday a free coke, chocolate, beer and juice. I can recommend the location really 3 min from beach and no noise at night. The only negative point is the cigarette smoke in the lobby and wish they would ban it around the pool as well.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Very nice place to stay. Great location great service and friendly staff. Walking distance to restaurants and shops. Pool access room recommended!!! Do not forget the market on tuesday and saturday evening.

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Address: 542/1 Patak Road, | Karon Beach, Muang, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand (Formerly Sugar Palm Resort, Karon Beach)
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town > Karon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sugar Marina Resort - ART 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Sugar Palm Karon Hotel Karon
Sugar Palm Hotel Karon
Sugar Marina Resort - ART Phuket/Karon

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Features a modern classic of tropical retreats, where you can cool off in the pool by day. We invite you to take time out for some fun in the sun at the cool and colorful Sugar Marina Resort-ART-Karon Beach. ... more   less 
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