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Karon Whale Resort Phuket

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   538/3 Patak Road, Tambol Karon, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Ok so I stayed at a quiet time. The location is amazing and the staff are pretty good but I saw they charge 4500 in high season. If I paid that I would be so disappointed. I paid 2200 and that's a little too much. I would say that 1500 is a more generous price. The rooms are old and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We booked this hotel as a treat after three months of travelling. Positives: Great location with quiet rooms. Free water every morning and room cleaned every day. Tv has English channels. Pool is clean, there Is a sauna which you have to turn on yourself. Negatives: When we got into the room first, there were stains on the duvet and... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I booked the Karon Whale Resort for it's location and getting a good 'low season' room rate. Yes, the location is good, in the heart of Karon and only a short walk from the beach, bars and restaurants. The staff also were helpful and friendly apart from one of the security guards who seemed to be in a permanent bad... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

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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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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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Tbilisi, Georgia
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45 helpful votes 45 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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Address: 538/3 Patak Road, Tambol Karon, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town > Karon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Karon Whale Resort Phuket 3.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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