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PapaCrab Boutique Guesthouse

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93 / 5 Moo 3 | Kamala Beach, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150 , Thailand
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    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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    4.5 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 Reviewed June 12, 2015

PapaCrab is a comfortable guesthouse located just 100m from Kamala Beach. Restaurants, bars and other amenities are only an easy walk away yet PapaCrab is both quiet a quiet and relaxing place. The beds are comfortable and the rooms are well-appointed. Charly, the hotelier, was both friendly and helpful. PapaCrab represents excellent value for money, especially during the low season.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We booked Papacrab for a cheaper hotel style room, and it fit the bill (off season price). The room was great with a comfortable bed, air conditioning, fridge, and convenience store next door. The road of the hotel is quite touristy, if you want cheap food, we found a market on the main road (near Big C) which was cheap... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Recently stayed at PapaCrab for 6 nights - 3 friends each in our own king room. I usually go 'resort style' but thoroughly enjoyed the personal PapaCrab experience. Wonderful hosts Charly and Koong. Great location on the main beach strip of Kamala with everything essential at your doorstep for a laid back getaway. Excellent value for money. Planning on making... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We were staying in this place during 19 - 23 Jan 15. First we stayed at some other place which far from the beach and so inconvenience. So we checked out and came to Kamala beach and found this place. The location was perfect not at beach front but took us only 1 min walk. Nice room decoration and surrounded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We (couple with a 2 year old) stayed here for the first 4 nights of our holiday in Thailand. The hotel was lovely and Charly and Koong very friendly and helpful. The room was well-equipped with a huge comfy bed and the location was very convenient for beach, shopping and restaurants. The carp pool at the entrace to the hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My wife and I had a really good time here. In terms of location, this place is very good. Less than 5 minute to the beach which is excellent and a hop skip jump to the newly opened 7-11. The entrance is truly stunning - a magnificent Zen-like entrance with giant goldfish swimming around near the entrance. Charli is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My wife and myself stayed here twice during our honeymoon to Phuket. We hadn't planned to but the guest house is such a relaxed friendly place that we had to go back! From the moment you walk into PapaCrab you instantly feel happy, the rooms are clean and fresh. This is a basic accommodation which was exactly what we wanted,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We had a great stay at Papa Crab, and wished we could have stayed longer. It’s a friendly, comfortable place with a chilled-out vibe just like its owner Charly, who seems like a good resource for things to do in the area. Whatever quibbles we may have had with the room were minor. If you’re a light sleeper, you might... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

PapaCrab is a lovely guesthouse, not luxurious but very comfortable. The owners are very welcoming and helpful; the beach is a 2 min walk away. There are numerous bars and restaurants on the same street just outside, though not many are open for breakfast. The area is a little seedy and there is not much of interest in Kamala except... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Fantastic, peaceful place to stay. Very close to the beach and main road but you wouldn't know it because it is so peaceful. It is very well maintained, clean and comfortable. Great facilities provided also. The owners are very friendly and welcoming and are very happy to assist in any way. I would highly recommend staying here.

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