We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 57 Phuket Town accommodations

The Resort Happy Elephant

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   88/17 Moo 7, T. Rawai, A. Muang, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Hotel amenities
The Resort Happy Elephant

Enter dates for best prices

Best prices for your stay
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Agoda.com Booking.com HostelBookers.com
and 2 more sites!
100%
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
EvaPete919 Melbourne, Australia
Write a Review

20 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    11
    9
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
1
9
7
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (4)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Australia
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Limoges, France
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palm Springs, California
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The Happy Elephant is the most peaceful, most relaxing, best run resort in my two months in Thailand. It is centrally (and ideally) located directly between Rawai Beach and Nai Harn beach. Both beaches are wonderful that they each have their own unique personalities. My room was big, airy, bright and clean. I slept every night with the window open... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I'm one week into my month here at The happy Elephant, and absolutely love it! I originally booked this for just myself, so was a wee bit worried it wouldn't be big enough when my sister in law moved in with me for a few days when I arrived-but that was not the case at all - plenty of room... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hanoi
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
32 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Firstly, its nowhere near Phuket town so I don't know why its listed as such. Kitchenette consists of 2 hot rings and a microwave and a huge fridge and you have to pay for electric and that costs about 10USD per week if you run the AC a bit. The pool is long enough to do laps in and plenty... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Southampton, UK
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I stayed here while training Muay Thai on the same road, 2 mins away. Value for money is excellent. Very nice rooms, clean and comfortable with a balcony, wifi and cable tv. It can be a little noisy at night as everyone parks there scooters outside the rooms. Earplugs will sort this out though! It is a small hotel so... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We stayed at the Happy Elephant in November last year. The staff were really friendly and helped with our onward travel arrangements. The room was nice and clean. It is a bit far from the beach but the pool is a nice alternative in the heat. We met some really nice people whilst staying here. Would definitely stay again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Surbiton, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

I stayed here while i was training at Rawai Muay Thai for about a month. It is very convenient for the gym - has a lovely little restaurant opposite, and a great pool. It is small enough that even when it is full, it is not too busy. The people were really friendly, and the rooms really clean and perfect... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This is a great place to make as your home base for exploring SE Asia. Andrea has knowledge of the other countries in the area. He will give you advice on your travels. The staff are very friendly and Ten always does her best to accommodate you. If you need something just ask and more often than not you will... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Suffolk
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

My boyfriend and I just returned from a 10 night stay at the Happy Elephant. Andrea and his wife made us feel at home and all staff were friendly. Andrea upgraded our room for free as the holiday company we booked with had arranged for us to stay in a small room, not really comfortable for 2 to stay in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to The Resort Happy Elephant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Resort Happy Elephant

Also Known As:
The Resort Happy Elephant Phuket/Phuket Town
Address: 88/17 Moo 7, T. Rawai, A. Muang, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 57 Specialty lodging in Phuket Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Resort Happy Elephant 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The resort is located between Nai-Harn Beach and Rawai Beach. Swimming pool close to the bungalow. It is a nice place and quiet. So absolutely private. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Booking.com, HostelBookers, HotelsClick and Otel so you can book your The Resort Happy Elephant reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage The Resort Happy Elephant, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Bookmark for later
Save Saved
You added The Resort Happy Elephant to your Saves list