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Hotel The Little Mermaid

643 Patak Road | Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Ranked #57 of 73 hotels in Karon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014
Francesmansfield Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

A great place to pass the time and watch the world go by..we visit this place every time we go to karon beach.. Great location great food and friendly service! The hamburgers are a great meal if you feel like a non thai feast..love this place!!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

....however after reading some reviews on here, it seems like it's expected to be! This is a budget hotel and I have stayed here many times as it is centrally located, clean, has aircon and a cheap mini bar! I have seen some reviewers claiming that various things don't work, however in all the times that I have stayed here... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Booked one night stay at the last minute as it was central and convenient. It is cheap and has very basic facilities. Air-con and most lights didn't work. Very uncomfortable bed. Disappointed, but for the price paid, I was not surprised. Wish I had paid slightly more at stayed somewhere better. On the positive, hotel taxi to airport was half... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights.the hotel it's self is not bad for the price, the rooms are a little dark and gloomy but the room,bedding and bathroom we're clean the only downside was we had a room at the front facing the road and found this very noisy we managed to sleep but I wouldn't have wanted to spend many... More

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Rødovre, Kobenhavn, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

OK so the hotel is really old, but for me it has everything I needed. A/C, hot water and a bed to sleep in. The front desk staff is dreadful, but I found the housekeeping staff to be extremely nice and fun to talk to. Location wise it doesn't get much better. The beach is very close, and you have... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We showed up in the Kata area with now reservations. We soon discovered there was little room availability anywhere. We were desperate to stay in the area and finally found The Little Mermaid. We were happy about the price, but of course you get what you pay for. The hotel is old and has seen better days. It needs some... More

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Warrenton, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This hotel is inexpensive (about $30 is US per day), but what is the old saying---you get what you pay for. Maintenance at the hotel is poor to nonexistent. No hot water in bathroom sink. No water in hotel for two days and we were shuttled to three different rooms as the AC failed----in three weeks at the hotel, we... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Not the place you want to stay in Karon - It is very, very cheap - but you Do NOT get what you are paying for. No water most days (can't even flush the toilet.) No hot water any day... No TV, no Wifi, and the desk staff will steal from you, and lie to you... Mogens, the owner of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

No hot water, bathroom floor that was still dirty, no power! And we did not got our money back! And we have low standards because we are backpacker, so this was expencive, all our guest house were not this expencive and they had power and clean bathroom floors...

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I've been to Karon many times, and would rate it as my favorite destination worldwide. I love everything about it , now with one exception, The Little Mermaid. I'd been there for drinks a number of times and decided on dinner there. It's hard to get a bad meal anywhere in Thailand, but The Little Mermaid is the exception that... More

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Address: 643 Patak Road | Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town > Karon
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