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The Happy Elephant Resort

3.0 of 5
88/17 Moo 7, T. Rawai, A. Muang, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here for a week and it was perfect. The staff is so accommodating, making reservations for us and driving us everywhere for cheaper than any taxi. The resort is so small and cute but well maintained. Directly across the street is a great restaurant, a laundromat, a massage parlor, and a little store- all you... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I spent 5 days in the resort, the environment around the hotel is calm and well maintained. There are no restaurant at the Hotel but some very good restaurant at 2 min of walk of the hotel, plus one minimarket, one scooter rental and one massage salon : everything you need :) Close to Rawai, Kata, chalong etc. Swimming pool... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I spent a month here from November to Dec 2014 while training at Rawai Supa Muay Thai. I stayed in the Deluxe room opposite the reception on the ground floor. I enjoyed my stay thoroughly and it was exactly what I needed to suit my requirements. I will give it 5 stars as I had such a great time and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Stayed in pool room bungalow room 1 lovely location quiet peaceful tranquil so helpful could not do enough need transport for beach but easily arrange great place pool bar food good for snacks travel agent across road helpful will take you on days out went with them to big budda Pukett old town nice been driven around you see more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I visited The Happy Elephant from June the 22nd until the 18th of July this year , this was my first trip to Thailand and it was fantastic, I was a lone traveler and a bit apprehensive, but there was no need to have been, this was by far the best experience of my life, the hotel is fantastic and... More 

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Booked this little resort over the internet directly with the owners! Really clean & quiet resort with fantastic little pool area with loungers etc Stayed here for 10 nights & really do wish I had time to stay longer. Would definitely recommend to anybody & will stay here again if I ever venture back to Rawai Phuket

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

I have spent 2 months in the Happy Elephant resort and will recommend it to everyone. I like everything about the place. I changed two rooms and slept like a baby in both. And unlike other places I had no insects there except gecko. But I think most of all I was impressed by the management who is extremely nice,... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Hi there, a quick review as Im leaving 'The Happy Elephant Resort'. My husband and my 9 year old daughter stayed here for 3 weeks in May/June 2014, and what a Fantastic choice, we made. Clean, well maintained, small bungalow's around the beautiful pool, so when we were inside, we could see our daughter, playing happily. Location, perfect, we hired... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Recently we have spent a week here in a pool side villa. The place is fantastic, very clean, spacious, nice swimming pool. Andrea, the owner and his family live on the premises and he is one of the most hospitable people we ever came accross in Thailand. He went out of his way to make our stay as great as... More 

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Limoges, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Well worth investigating for a relaxing stay. Large rooms and decent shower, lovely pool,(and although there seems insufficient loungers for the number of rooms, we never failed to have a choice!!) Go for the all inclusive breakfast (140 bht or free with some internet sites), .....stunning value, and faultless. The staff were a real bonus.......just lovely. 10 mins bike ride... More 

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