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The Minotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   19 Sawasdirak Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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Ranked #110 of 331 Patong B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

one of the nicest guesthouses. Taxie and her husband manage the place and they are gems. the place is neat and clean. rooms are nice size. no elevator, so that could be a problem if someone was disabled or had a problem climbing stairs. room was cleaned daily and there is water and kettle provided in the room. nicest staff... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Location - around 100-200 m from ptong beach. You can find out shops, restaurants near hotel. In the room - AC, cable TV, comfortble bed. Hotel is small, clean with friendly staff. In room rate doesn't include mel plan, but you can order food in restaurant on ground floor: American breakfast: 5USD Chicken - 5USD Rice - 0,75USD Fish -... More

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Address: 19 Sawasdirak Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Patong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Minotel 3*
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The Minotel is a boutique guest house offering 20 comfortable and individually air conditioned guest rooms in the centre of Patong. It is just 3 minutes walk to the beach (central area of beach), 5 minutes to Bangla entertainment area and the Jungcelyon shopping and restaurant complex and just 2 minutes to the gay Paradise entertainment area with its nightly cabaret shows.It has a street side restaurant and travel desk at the front of the hotel.It has very friendly staff that puts this hotel in the enviable position of having many repeat customers and long term stays. ... more   less 
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