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The Expat Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   163 / 17 Rat-U-Thit 200 Pee Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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Ranked #72 of 271 hotels in Patong
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014
Steve803 Port Douglas, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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Port Douglas, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
34 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

My first stay. It's so close to everything and doesn't cost a fortune. Not many younger people stayed here so by Patong standards very quiet but only 4 minutes to JungCeylon and Bangla Rd! Rooms basic but everything works and the staff are super friendly and helpful! The bar is good and the restaurant serves good food at the right... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

Having visited once before I decided to revisit as both the service and facilities were spot on. We stayed in the cheaper guesthouse but the hotel runs a Tuk-Tuk service between the two, free of charge. It's only a couple of minutes drive but it saves you a lot of time and it's a God send if it is raining.... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Considering the fantasticl location the price is very reasonable.Not 5 star but everything we needed.Friendly staff,good food and reasonable priced drinks.Clean and cheerful with a nice pool.You get what you pay for in this world.I have stayed in many hotels in Thailand and this one is middle of the road with all amenities very close at hand. My one tip... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

4 of us stayed here in December 2013 and at first glance, it seemed like it was a great hotel, very vibey with a great pool and very friendly staff. Only one room was ready for us so we decided we would swim. Pool was great - probably the highlight of this place. When we finally got into the room,... More

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Queensbury, New York, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

This hotel is perfectly located in Patong Beach. One block away from all the happening bars YET far enough back where the noise does not keep you awake. Maybe a 5 minute walk to the beach if that. The room was clean & the staff were attentive. I would recommend this hotel - it isn't a 5 star hotel but... More

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

My first stay at the Ex Pat it's cheap clean & the people that work their are fantastic always helpful & friendly The rooms are Basic but I like that style, the food here is great they cater to all types of cultures & very reasonable The Bar is a great place to meet people fm all over the world... More

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Phuket Town, Thailand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

As you already know I have visited this hotel many times and it just gets better , staff always very helpful , and the Res. manageress Anne is superb and runs a very good ship (hotel) This time we had lots of rain but did not stop any thing the fun went on and on ! went to a few... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Just returned yesterday (7th nov)after spending 3 weeks at the hotel.Mixed feeling,I have to say.Positives are the hotel is very close to all the action on bangla road,but because it is in a side street fairly quiet at night (Tai Pan nightclub is just 2 minutes walk from hotel)The downside is for example,not a single electrical socket in the bathroom,so... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

The expat hotel is a great package. We are in the pool side room that is large and clean. The room was cleaned well during our stay. Pool is tops and the at the restaurant the food is quite tasty.staff are well trained a you are always met with a smile. We will be returning.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I would definitely say this is the perfect place to stay in Phuket. Just a step away from Bangla Road it cannot get any better. The rooms are nice and the AC works extremely well. For this looking for shopping Jungceylon is not even a minute away. Centrally located and yet quiet. Clean and nice. Nice pool and most importantly... More

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Address: 163 / 17 Rat-U-Thit 200 Pee Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Patong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Expat Hotel 3*
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The Expat Hotel is a quiet and tranquil oasis right in the heart of the pulsating nightlife of Patong Beach. We are located only a one- minute walk to Soi Bangla for bars and entertainment; two-minute walk to Jungceylon for a unique shopping experience; five-minute walk to the beach to enjoy the Andaman Sea. We have a large swimming pool, set in relaxing landscaped gardens, and a coffee shop/restaurant serving Western and Thai food at reasonable prices. There is also a Sports Bar showing live sports via satellite and playing classic rock music as well as a spa, sauna and massage on the premises. ... more   less 
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