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Karon Whale Resort Phuket

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   538/3 Patak Road, Tambol Karon, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Ranked #51 of 69 hotels in Karon
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After staying at the resort in July 2012 it was an easy decision to book another week there. Unfortunately, changes have clearly been made, and not for the better. The rooms are not clean. Walls have stains, windows were dirty. Cobwebs on the ceiling. There are NO English speaking staff. When I was there previously there were two or three... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

This is one of the most peaceful hotels we have stayed in during our stay in Southern Thailand. It is approx 300 metres from the beach but in a side street away from the traffic noise. We booked a superior room with twin beds. The price difference between superior and standard was not a huge amount. The room has air... More

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Just stayed at Karon Whale Resort and I was very disappointed. I have been going to Thailand for 16 years and I have stayed in many ranges of hotels and guest houses., this hotel is one of the worst I've stayed in. The rooms were in need of some painting, but they were instead replacing floor tiles in the reception.... More

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Korumburra, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

During our visit last year to Karon we met a couple from Australia who were staying at the KWR (Karon Whale Resort) and said it was very nice. As we knew we were going to be in Karon this year we went and had a look. The entrance was very good although we didnt look at any rooms. We booked... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Our holiday at the Karon Whale Resort didn't get off to a good start as the transfer we had booked from the airport to the hotel didn't turn up although this had been booked directly with the hotel. We had to get a taxi from the airport which actually cost less than what we would have paid for the hotel... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

If you're planning to go to Phuket you can can certainly choose this Hotel! It's really close to the seaside but it's also hidden from the main road so the cars and motorbikes will not disturb you. Very good breakfast is available and sunny swimming pool! Rooms a big, really well cleaned and the A/C work great! Try the thay... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

Stumbled across this one stayed for just one night as booked to go elsewhere. Looks grand from the foyer, rooms very clean, with good amenities, breakfast was buffet style with good choice. Swimming pool good and clean with plenty of sunbeds. Ideally located for bars/restaurants etc. I had some issues using the hotel wi-fi and lost some property, found it... More

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

After our first trip on Karon beach we were sure we gonna get back there soon. This time our choise was Karon Whale - much more closer to the sea then our previous hotel. The hotel is situated between Karon and Kata - the top two beaches for a budget vacation. The territory is tiny, but very well-groomed. The staff... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

Have been staying in Karon Whale for 2 weeks in November-December 2011. Here is my summary on this hotel: Let's begin with good sides. The location of the hotel is very nice: 5 minutes by feet to the Karon beach, 1 min to bars, shops and taxi\tuk-tuks. The room was huge, though I was in Superior room, didn't see Standart... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

I found this lovely little hotel while wandering around Phuket. I moved out of the hotel I had booked on the internet into Karon Whale Resort. I stayed in room on the ground floor near the pool. You can walk right from your bedroom area through the balcony area down a couple steps to the pool. The bed was comfortable,... More

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Also Known As:
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Address: 538/3 Patak Road, Tambol Karon, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Karon
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#26 Top resorts Hotel in Karon
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Hotel Class:3 star — Karon Whale Resort Phuket 3*
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