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The Minotel

19 Sawasdirak Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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Patong, Thailand
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is under new management. Taxi and her husband Rung running the show and they were very helpful. Rooms clean and good air conditioning. The location is excellent. 5 minutes to patong beach and 5 ,10 minutes to banglar. Lots of restaurants near by. Try Rungs cafe next to hotel. And good tour counter in front of hotel. Will... More 

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Perth, Australia
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142 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I didn’t plan on staying at this hotel, but when my booking disappeared at a nearby hotel which happened to be full, I wandered into the nearest hotel with availability to prevent moving far with my luggage. The Minotel is a small, basic and cheap hotel located not too far from the beach or from Bangla road, so its location... More 

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Bordon, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

we stayed here for 5 nights had no problems checking in and out ,staff very helpful , wanted to hire a motorbike which was done instantly ,,i got a puncture which the owner got a taxi which took the bike and got it fixed then returned it straight back to me ,, rooms were always clean and no noise at... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

The hotel does not have an elevator, and we got the fourth floor. The bathroom floated with water every shower. The location is good, 5 minutes walk to the beach or to bangla road. No wifi in the room, only at the lobby.

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2 Thank drorkatz
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

We are a family of four included 27 yr old son and 17 yr old daughter. We stayed a week.The receptionist is friendly and accommodating. She gave us two comfortable double rooms on first floor. The bathrooms were old; a mild stench from drainage; otherwise it was cleaned daily and it suited our needs.we were using hotel only for sleeping... More 

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1 Thank NAbraha
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

I stayed at this hotel on the recommendation of a friend from the start it was a nightmare we checked in had room on 1st floor on entering room there was a foul stench from the bathroom+smell of smoke in bedroom! Went out for dinner came back+ it was raining there was a constant water pouring from the roof onto... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

i stay at the minotel 3 times a year on arriving this trip was given room 202 was told that the safe in my room was not working and the only way to open it was was with the master key and was told please not lose it its the only one we have that key stayed in my wallet... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

With previous managment it was a very nice hotel, although not very strict in security matters. It has now a new management and things got really worst. The actual management does not fullfill commitments made by staff, demanding 50% more on arrival that price previous quoted. AVOID IT

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Hangzhou
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

The location is very close to Patong Beach, just 5 minuts walking! Party Street is about 10 minutes walking. Laundry is just opposite the street around the corner. Tour venders just along the street. It is just so easy. If you travel budget is not that low, it is a good option since it is not a hostel, but a... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Hotel location is good, around 5 min walk to the beach and 10 min walk to party Bangla road (party street). Cleaning is very basic, seem they don't change the sheets for us for few days and sometimes missing towers. The Thai woman staff is very friendly, good English and helpful but not Russian management guy who seem to own... More 

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