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Simplitel Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   470/4 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand   |  
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Ranked #7 of 72 Hotels in Karon
Karon, Thailand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Absolutely recommendable!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

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Excellent hotel for less price (low season about 1000 Baht/ high season 1500 Baht). Large, clean and very nice rooms with balkony.
Wifi, A/C, TV, fridge, very nice stuff, mountain view from balkony

(-)
no pool, ~10 min. walk to beach, no seaview

Would definetely stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Phuket, Thailand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Good rooms good location, helpful staff.
The hotel is modern and good quality and the rooms have balconies, The ones at the back overlook a wooded hill side. Quiet at least at the back - the road the hotel is on is busy and all amenities are available near the hotel. Only the bedrooms rooms and breakfast room are air conditioned. Breakfast is an extra and comprises, fruit, western and asian dishes. We would stay here next time.

  • 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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Brisbane, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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3 hotel reviews
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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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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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 hotel reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Address: 470/4 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town > 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
#9 Romantic Hotel in Karon
#11 Family Hotel in Karon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Simplitel Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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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Also Known As:
Simplitel Hotel Phuket/Karon

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