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Centara Kata Resort Phuket

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   54 Ked Kwan Road, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand (Formerly Jiva Resort & Spa)
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Ranked #25 of 73 hotels in Karon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After reading the reviews on Tripadvisor, we decided to book Centara Kata as it had been given such a good rating. We were disappointed with the look and feel, it was all very packed in. Rooms on top of pools, on top of the main restaurant, no real room to breathe, all very cluttered. The room we had although a... More

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Hotel M, General Manager at Centara Kata Resort Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you very much for sharing this review. I am of course dissapointed to hear that the resort did not meet your expectations. Yes, it is true that the buildings are located near and around the 3 pools we have, which many guests find as an advantage. However I fully understand that you were looking for something different... More

Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to the city centre and as the headline says the hotel has a pool for the kids with a water slide, but also a "Quiet"-pool for parents and other adults. Really smart and a great service for the hotel's guests. The breakfast buffet is fine, but since you're so close to the shops in the town I suggest you... More

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Hotel M, General Manager at Centara Kata Resort Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to share this review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and would like to thank you for your kind recommendations, not only about the resort but also the good location of near by restaurants and tailors. I would also like to thank you for highlighting the various pools we... More

Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our 8 night stay at the Centara Kata. The Kata area in general is great for families, plenty of places to eat, shop etc without the craziness that comes with Patong. It was a 10 min stroll to the beach with lots of small markets and eateries along the way. You could easily walk to many restaurants,... More

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Hotel M, General Manager at Centara Kata Resort Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you so much for taking the time to share this lovely review. We are delighted to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay and took advantage of our nice two bedroom suites. Its nice to hear that you enjoyed the location and our restaurants and I will share you kind comments with the team We hope... More

Portland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our 10 day stay here, staff were very friendly and helpful. If you have kids who appreciate WiFi make sure you get a Centara loyalty card before you travel to receive it for free. We had two rooms joined with a lounge room. Booked ground floor rooms if available, it is warm to be climbing up and down... More

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Hotel M, General Manager at Centara Kata Resort Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you very much for taking the time to share this nice and informative review. We do very much appreciate your recommendation to join the Centara Loyalty program which indeed gives you free wifi upon joining for the duration of your stay. The tip of a ground floor room is also very much appreciated, espcially when travelling with... More

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kata imo is the family end of Phuket and this hotel suits the local very well. the property itself has all the ammenities you could want in a mid range hotel. Positives - friendly staff, good clean rooms, three pools, plenty of activities for families, baht bonanza, location (not on beach but a very casual 10 minutes and your there,... More

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Hotel M, General Manager at Centara Kata Resort Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you very much for taking the time to share this review. We really do appreciate all the positive comments you mention and would like to thank you for highlighting both our Baht Bonanza promotion and joining our loyalty card program - the Centara One Card Thank you also for pointing out the lack of bacon. This should... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from 10 days at this resort. Everything was good. Staff were friendly and helpful. The food at the restaurants was great and affordable. On Friday night I bomped my leg against the corner of the bed and bled profusely. On calling reception a staff member came to the room with first aid kit, stemmed the bleeding... More

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Hotel M, General Manager at Centara Kata Resort Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to share this nice review about the resort and I sincerely hope you leg is better. I am delighted to hear that the staff acted swiftly and assisted you so well and will forward your very kind comments to the team Thank you again and we are looking forward welcoming you back... More

Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I have just got back from our 2 weeks stay in Thailand, I am so glad we chose to stay at centara kata resort, we received excellent service the whole time, if we needed help with anything or wanted our room changed or fresh towels they were straight onto it. They also have 3 pools which is... More

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Hotel M, General Manager at Centara Kata Resort Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you so much for taking the time to share this review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and will pass on your kind comments to the team I am also very happy to hear you enjoyed the facilites, that the team was friendly and helpful as well as you enjoying the food Thank you... More

Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have just returned after three weeks in this hotel. we found the experience a really pleasant one. From the moment we arrived we were made feel welcome with the front of house staff Wan and Bow, They were so helpful all during our stay. We found the Restaurant Manageress, How, very obliging and her English was... More

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Hotel M, General Manager at Centara Kata Resort Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you very much for sharing this nice review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our team looked after you well. It certainly brings a smile to their face when guests like you, remembertheir names and mention their names on this site. Thank you so much for this and I will ensure... More

Adelaide, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have reviewed this resort before but felt I should let people know that after a 20 month absence this resort still satisfied all our needs at a affordable price ...we stayed here for five days to just chill and swim at the pools at the resorts and at the beach .Breakfast was very good ,the swimming pools clean and... More

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Hotel M, General Manager at Centara Kata Resort Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you very much for sharing this review and I am delighted to hear that you returned to us again and once again enjoyed your stay with us.. Thank you for noting the constant efforts we are making in the upkeep of the resort. It is an ongoing task and certainly a team effort. Thank you for pointing... More

Wonthaggi, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I stayed here with my daughter and 15 other friends to celebrate a friend's birthday. At one stage there were ten adults and seven children aged 7 to 11 years. My room was clean and large enough for my 13 night stay. I shared seven nights with my adult daughter and we had plenty of room. Unfortunately, as we stayed... More

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Hotel M, General Manager at Centara Kata Resort Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you so much for sharing this nice review. I am delighted to hear that you and your family and friends enjoyed your time with us. Shame about the rain, which is of course one of things we can not control. Am glad the pools were a welcomed escape. Thank you also for your kind comments about the... More

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Address: 54 Ked Kwan Road, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand (Formerly Jiva Resort & Spa)
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town > Karon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Centara Kata Resort Phuket 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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#14 Top resorts Hotel in Karon #15 Family Hotel in Karon #18 Luxury Hotel in Karon
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