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Simplitel Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   470/4 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand   |  
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Ranked #7 of 69 hotels in Karon
Brisbane, Australia
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“Great hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Great value for money. Rooms very clean and large. Breakfast very nice but not much of a change, still plenty there every morning. Staff very friendly & helpful. Would recommend this hotel to couples & familys but not if the kids want a pool.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Rooms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

We are here at the moment and have stayed the last 3 nights we didn't have high hopes as this is a super cheap hotel but we have been blown away by this place massive rooms super clean everything is new lovely staff and the best location couldn't have asked for more would definitely stay here again

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Nice clean rooms, simple hotel, no frills. Breakfast was decent, rooms were clean, staff was friendly and helpful. Air conditioning was so cold I almost forgot I ever left Canada. Would stay again. Only 2 minutes from the beach, with a great restaurant right outside. Also close to a banana stand. There's money in a banana stand....

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

The hotel is located not directly in the centre, but with very short walk (1-2 min) to the markets etc. The room is quite spacious, nothing flashy, simple, clean and comfortable. The staff were very helpful in providing directions and everything.
The breakfast was quite simple, but sufficient.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Lovely Boutique Hotel. Have to agree with other reviewers, the staff are brilliant, always smiling and always happy to help. Our room was on the Fourth Floor ** and overlooked the pool of the Centara and hills in the background. Some nice restaurants only minutes walk away, we ate at Lana, and Bamboo mostly, Red Onion next door was always busy. 7/11 next door was handy , and Karon beach, only 5 minutes walk away, was not overcrowded ! (see pics).
Taxi from the Aiport was a bit of an experience - The driver stopped 3 times to ask directions which was a bit frustrating.
Taxis the most expensive I have experienced anywhere in Thailand. From the Airport to Karon, it was 600 Baht which is OK., But the return price is 1000 Baht (?).
Thanks Mus, Nus, & Aom on reception, and all restaurant staff for making our stay such a memorable one.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012 via mobile

I am staying @ the simpitel from the 18th-31st October . The hotel is nicely decorated throughout , the check In process was professionally done by a capable receptionist although there was a little awkwardness with the language barrier but it wasn't that bad we got there In the end . The. Room I had (504) was at the back over looking the mountains and there was no virtually no noise (apart from the occasional door bang ) ,the room consists of a large comfortable bed with pillow 2 bed side tables with lamps a chair , nice spacious sized wardrobe with safe , tea and coffee making facilities and wall mounted tv (with a couple of English channels) the bathroom is ok with a sink and seperate shower .there is free wi-fi either in the room or anywhere in the hotel .

Overall would I ever stay here again yeah I would

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Nice hotel and easy to access from main road, value hotel for the cost. We will come back for our next trip when we come to Phuket soon. All facilities in room are OK, TV, Bath Room, minibar , bed , free wifi during the period of our stay. My father, mother , my husband and son are very happy with this hotel. Good locations a few minutes walk to Karon beach and along the road are plenty of restaurants which various kinds of food.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Also Known As:
Simplitel Hotel Phuket/Karon
Address: 470/4 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Karon
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Karon
#12 Family Hotel in Karon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Simplitel Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Simplitel is a contemporary unique living nestled in the center of shopping, eating, and entertainment area of Karon, Phuket, while the beach is at a walking distance. You can enjoy the peaceful of sea sun sand as well as having a vibrant night life in one place. Simplitel brings to your every need for a perfect vacation under the philosophy of “simple, but care in details”. ... more   less 
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