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Dara Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   14/18 Moo 4, Chaofa Road | Vichit, Muang, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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Ranked #474 of 637 hotels in Phuket
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014
klementineTLT Krakow, Poland
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dongguan, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the "old" Dara hotel several times due to convenience of Phuket Central and the kids' school. It has always been pleasant. The only issue we have ever had is poor internet connection. Last week we booked a room over the phone and when we arrived the hotel was closed for renovation and we were directed to... More

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Info_DARA-HOTEL, Manager at Dara Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, please kindly accept sincere apology. To explain clearly for the situation after midnight of June 29,2014 there were few times sort period) of power surging (voltage spike) from Phuket Provincial Electrical Authority which effect hotel's 3 phases power system resulting automatic shut down in our system for massive failure protection as we are utilizing many... More

Krakow, Poland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We found a deal for a Junior Suite on booking.com and it was great value. We had it so last minute that it was at a price of the standard room almost, so the room was great - clean, modern. I have read the other comments and it is true that the lights are super dim - usually I don't... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Small new 3 star standard basic hotel located at a junction. Nothing nearby save its within walking distance to Central Festival Mall. Hotel provides free shuttle to 3 locations only. Central Festival Mall, Big C and weekend night market which are all nearby. No proper footpath though so have to dash across roads and manoeuvre through the traffic if you... More

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

I recently stayed in this hotel, I was happy with everything considering the low price I paid until the last day, when we where checking out I told the lady at reception that I wanted to book a ferry to phi phi island for 600 baht that included transport to the pier from the hotel. She told me that the... More

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Info_DARA-HOTEL, General Manager at Dara Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Sincerely apologies for any inconvenience may occurred during your stay, we may response to your comments as follows: - Ferry Ticket : Because of seats limited for mini van transportation transfer available each trip was the reason The Phi Phi Cruiser claimed the booking was full, Hotel was not lie. In fact, if Hotel can sell more ticket... More

Melaka, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Strategic location at Phuket town area. Near to Central World and Homework, within walking distance. Room is spacious, clean and colourful. But I personally feel that the room lighting is too dim, may be it is so called "romantic" :) Western buffet breakfast is delicious, at pool side. Overall, I am very satisfy with this lovely hotel.

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Asia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

The room was quite spacious and furnished ok. However, the bathroom is not - no tiles, flush wasn't working (even if we reported it several times!) Hotel staff cannot speak english. This made it difficult to get answers for questions like how to get a cab, if they had a weighing scale, etc. The only airconditioned area is the rooms.... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

I stayed last week in this hotel. The rooms are ok, but the beds are the hardest bed i ever layed on, really bad. I tried to explain to reception, bug nobody in this whole hotel speaks normal english. They don't want to solve the problem, that's bad service. The breakfast tastes quite bad and the location and views are... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

I have just returned from a weeks stay at the Dara hotel in Phuket. It was an unexpected trip (a result of my son being admitted to hospital in Phuket). My room was very quiet (even though on a main road and beside a construction site), very clean, functional and generally comfortable, although i have to admit the bed was... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

I found Dara hotel next to Central Festival Shopping center and arrive there late about mid night. We took the last room available of hotel but room is ready to check in. Once I get in to the room it really meet my expectation to have a good sleep as the room is so big, clean and the furniture is... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

I'm sure you could get a better deal then this some were else. Thank god I didn't book the whole stay. The free shuttle , Day one: it was available to go to central festival, day two it had an accidenisn't is not available, day three the driver doesn't work Sundays. The receptionist said 'why dont you walk' I said... More

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Address: 14/18 Moo 4, Chaofa Road | Vichit, Muang, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Dara Hotel 3*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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"The Most Colorful Hotel in Phuket." 50 rooms HIP designed concept(LEGO TOY), one of the most unique designed hotel in Asia. Modern amenities, 32" LCD TV and salted water pool.Centrally located, easily access surrounding shopping, Spas, Restaurants, Golf, Beaches and Phuket’s Old Town. Perfect for leisure or business trips on holiday island paradise of Phuket. ... more   less 
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