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Benjamin Resort

83 Moo 3 Kamala Beach | Tambon Kamala, Amphur Kathu, Kathu, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Benjamin Resort
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We showed up with no booking and they took care of us well. AC, wifi in the room, patio, it was nice and it was right on the beach. The staff were very friendly and helped us find transport to Koh Yao Noi. You can rent a motorbike and book tours here as well.

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Ao Nang, Thailand
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Benjamin Resort / Hotel in Kamala, on the beach, at the end of the walking street. Perhaps the best location in Kamala. An old hotel, basic rooms but nicely painted and clean. If you are on the beach / beach holiday is a good and cheap place to stay, right on the beach and not far from the city. I... More 

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Oakland, California
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

Got a place in the back close the water. Great value, great view from our floor level balcony. Ice (Issa) from the staff helped us out a lot and everyone was very nice and friendly. Room was cleaned every day and the AC was cold. Best thing is location-run out door to beach or go out to "can do" bar... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Helpful staff, clean and on the beach. Good value, right off the main beach road. Lots of ars and restaurants nearby. Also, a small mini mart near the entrance which does laundry fast and inexpensive.

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New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

My room was clean with a/c and tv (incl Eng channels). Staff extremely friendly. Very good value for people travelling on a budget, but wanting to enjoy the beach. You can feel like you are on vacation, but without the price tag of the nearby beach resorts.

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Lier
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

They rent old scooters here, which easily break down. As a consequence, you loose half a day, they come bring you another scooter, but with no gasoline and they do not refund the gasoline which you already put in the previous motorbike. They are however not ashamed to sell it again to another customer. What a rip-off place.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

We reserved an appartment with sea-view And payed a deposit for it. When we arrive there, they told us: Only a stinking appartment in the lowest level, without window, is free. The gave us back the deposit, but nothing more. So we have to search another hotel, when it was already dark. Not funny

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Lugano, Switzerland
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2011

we are a family with a 2 year-old child and we have gone to the Benjamin because we have had an accident with the motorbike, therefore we were wounded. Already in the booking the Benjamin has asked us 1500 baths to night for a room without sight on the sea when on their Web site the price was of 1000... More 

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The Hague
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2010

This hotel was reccomended by friends of ours,who stayed here 5 years ago... A lot has changed in 5 years..... Filthy rooms,bathroom,towels,bed... THE PICTURES YOU SEE ON THEIR WEBSITE ARE FAKE!! It's probably the same place,but in better days... I would say,around the 90's... Don't go here!!!

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Seattle, WA
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2010

This hotel was completely overpriced, I would not pay $5 US to stay here. The sheets were dingy and dirty, the room smelled, the bathroom was dingy and disgusting, the television didn't work, I don't know how many more things I can say to tell people not to stay here. We were told breakfast was included, but then the next... More 

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