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The Racha

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42/12-13 Moo 5 Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not worth the money. Beautiful island, but there are many beautiful islands in Thailand that don't charge 3 to 4 times more for everything. Pool is murky, and not cleaned well. Beach is amazing early in the morning and after 6 when the day trippers leave.

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Jackson: I am disappointed to hear about your experience at our resort. We strive to provide the best vacation experience for all of our guests; If you would like to further discuss your concerns, please feel free to contact me directly - gm@theracha.com. More 

Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On arriving at the slightly chaotic Phuket airport we were delighted to be whisked away in a nice BMW with cold towels, water and sweeties. The office tab the Port is clean and a leisurely lace to wait. When the time came for transfer we were whisked away to the speedboat, not a small ski type but reassuringly a lerger... More 

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Evan H: I would like to take the opportunity to thank you sincerely for the fantastic and detailed review of your most memorable experience at The Racha. We are committed to consistently provide warm and efficient service to all our guests and appreciative comments such as yours are most encouraging and will always be our greatest reward. As well,... More 

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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved this hotel and the staff! We had booked in another hotel for 3 days over the New year on this island, which only have about 3 hotels. When we arrived at our original hotel we had booked we were horrified and were even threatened as we wanted to leave. There we no boats back and I ended... More 

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear NiinaStr: I would like to sincerely thank you for choosing The Racha for your holiday in Phuket. It is a great pleasure to know that you enjoyed the interiors and atmosphere of the resort during your stay in Dec 2014/5 and I am happy to note that you really enjoyed the warmth and sincere welcome experience from the team.... More 

Sydney
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for our honeymoon and loved our stay. The resort and rooms are immaculate and the setting is wonderful... the views of the bay are amazing. The service was excellent as expected and we had a great time.

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear paulbull06: I would like to sincerely thank you for choosing The Racha for your holiday in Phuket.. It is a great pleasure to know that you enjoyed the interiors and atmosphere of the resort during your stay and I am happy to note that you really enjoyed the warmth and sincere welcome experience from the team. I thank you... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While staying in Phuket with family, my Uncle thought it would be nice for my Mum and I to visit a different island. I had never heard of Koh Racha Yai, but was told it was beautiful. My Uncle booked us in at The Racha for 2 nights. Looking through the brochure, I was excited and overwhelmed at how beautiful... More 

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Natasha R: Thank you for your recommendations and comments. We hope to be of assistance to our guests and live up to the service standards that The Racha are renowned for. Thank you for your compliments and we look forward to welcoming you again. Best regards, Devan Bhaskaran. General Manager. More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A one-of-a-kind destination. The Racha is on the small island of Koh Racha Yai, one of the Andaman Seas’s most beautiful islands and is accessibly only by sea – a James Bond-esque 30 minute speedboat trip from Phuket, arranged by the resort and exclusive to Racha guests. Before you even make it to the boat, though, you are off to... More 

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Never Living Luxury: Thank you so much for your detailed review on TripAdvisor. We are extremely elated to read about your comments and experience. Ensuring that our guests have a memorable stay is our utmost priority and we are glad that you enjoyed your entire stay with us. Providing a spacious luxurious villa is the least we can do... More 

Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Phuket is a crowed touristic place, but if you want to enjoy a quiet Phuket go to The Racha you will enjoy the benefits of a private island, luxury service, you will be very relaxed, that is a warranty,

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Trinkete: Thank you very much for your kind review. The Racha is truly a place to relax and unwind. We hope to welcome you back whenever your travel plans brings you to Phuket, Thailand. Best regards, Devan Bhaskaran. General Manager. More 

Magnolia, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Traveled to S.E. Asia on business and wanted to take a few days at the end of the trip to relax prior to heading back to the U.S.A. Had corresponded with Devan Bhaskaran the G.M. via email for The Racha Resort. He gracefully answered numerous questions and in the end helped organize a very efficient and pleasant vacation to The... More 

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear caasquared: Thank you so much for your kind review, we can not be more pleased to have received such great feedback. Your thorough account of your stay is highly appreciated. The weekly Theme Nights is very popular among our guests. We are pleased that you enjoyed your vacation with us. Thank you again and look forward to having you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Last April we have been to The Racha for almost two weeks. I have been there almost 9 years ago as well, but then I could only stay for a couple of nice. The experience was great though, so this was finally a chance to enjoy the great environment, service, and relaxed atmosphere of The Racha again. It was simply... More 

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Wesley P: Thank you very much for your kind review.. It always brings us great joy to learn that our guests enjoy their stay so much and that they would regularly return. Looking forward to your next visit! Best regards, Devan Bhaskaran. General Manager More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Beautiful resort relocated just close off shore distance from Phuket but truly amazing. Since arrival, you will be provided with tropical welcome drink and freshly scented cold towel. The lobby is just small & tidy - very cozy, it's 270 degrees ocean view. The room is simply amazing, clean and comfortable - nothing better than great ocean view from your... More 

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear FairytaleM00N: Thank you for taking the time out to write a review for us. We are thrilled to learn that you stay was an impressive one. It is our commitment to uphold the service excellence that The Racha is renowned for and we are humbled by your compliments. Thank you for your review and we look forward to welcoming... More 

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