I stayed here as part of a very large wedding party (40+ people) so I would not have chosen this place if I had been traveling by myself. The resort is set back behind a small market so it’s really hard to find, most tuk tuk drivers couldn’t, but the Kata Beach Resort is just up the road so just tell them to drop you off there and walk the 20M back up the road.
The rooms are pretty good, I had a pool access room which was a bonus. The room itself was starting to show a bit of wear and was a little dated but that did not really have a major impact on my overall impression. One thing that was a bit of a pain is the fact that the rooms are miles away from reception so if you get out the front and realise you have forgotten something it will take you about five min to get there and back again. Also I was down the far end so I could not pick up the Wi-Fi.
The breakfast was average to say best, after 5 days most people gave up on it because it did not seem to change and had very little selection.
Apart from totally ignoring the “do not disturb” sign the cleaners did a wonderful job.
The little suit man inside the resort reception was a total pain in the bum, when you stay somewhere for 10 days and get asked if you want a suit every time you walk past him, it gets frustrating. You expect it in Thailand but when you are inside your resort you should be left alone.
The pool is huge, many beers were drunk inside it. With 40 people partying in and around it for 10 days it got a little green and we suspect it made a few people sick, but the resort staff worked really hard to keep it nice.
Its location is handy to good places to eat and there is a 7/11 and a money exchange rite outside, plus it’s only a 2 min walk to the beach so it could not have been better. Also go Check out the flow rider (standing wave machine) at the beach.
Over all for our purpose this resort was excellent. If you we going as a couple or family I would recommend you spend a little more to get a little more, but if you are on a budget I’m sure you won’t be disappointed.
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