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“Amazing pool access!” 4 of 5 stars
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Access Resort & Villas
4.0 of 5 Resort   |   459 / 2 - 3 Patak Road | Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand   |  
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Ranked #32 of 72 Hotels in Karon
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“Amazing pool access!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I just came back from 11 nights at the Access Resort. We really enjoyed our stay and found the pool access from our room fantastic. Not to mention barely anyone actually swam in the pool so whenever we jumped in we had complete privacy. The staff were friendly and we enjoyed the 15 minute walk to the beach as there is plenty to see and do along the way. The only downside would be that the beds are rock hard and the gym is pathetic. Also some people might not like the walk to karon beach as there are no footpaths and maniac drivers. Overall we enjoyed our stay and I would recommend this hotel for couples as it is relaxing and reclusive!!

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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AccessResort, Front Office Manager at Access Resort & Villas, responded to this review, January 26, 2013
Dear Valued guest,

Thank you very much for take time to sharing reviews on TripAdvisor. Your valued comments will help us to immprove our bed room facilities and soon will get impprove.

Hope that our resort will have a time to serve you again on the next holidays.

With best regards,
ACCESS Team
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at The Access Hotel for Christmas and New Year. The Staff were always very helpful and friendly. We loved the direct access to the pool and the quiet location. We found the spa very nice although expensive. The New Year's dinner was superb.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AccessResort, Front Office Manager at Access Resort & Villas, responded to this review, January 26, 2013
Dear Valued guest,

Thank you very much for your valued compliments. I will pass your reviews to our staffs and sure that they are happy to hear its.

Look forward to serve you again on the next Cristmas and New year 2014 at our resort.

With best regards,
ACCESS Team
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Beautiful venue especially if you have your own pool/spa. This was a relaxing and friendly environment. Room service Impeccable & food wonderful. We were there on New Year's Eve and it was spectacular. A huge buffet & show about history of Thailand. Fireworks were bright & the beautiful lanterns floating around in the sky breathtaking.

Room Tip: Get your own pool/spa
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  • Stayed January 2013, 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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AccessResort, Front Office Manager at Access Resort & Villas, responded to this review, January 26, 2013
Dear Valued guest,

Great!!!!
Thank you very much for take time to compliment on TripAdvisor. I will pass your reviews to our staffs.

Look forward to welcome your again on new year party 2014.

with best regards,
ACCESS Team
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

we stayed in access jan 2011 and thoroughly enjoyed the stay staff were polite but sometimes strained to understand my Australian accent. Room was great we were upgraded to one with lap and spa pool and we also got a cultural show bottle of wine and a huge dinner which had a full pig on spit and lots of other foods. there are bars nearby and massages as well. 7/11 is just on corner so snacks and alchohol was not a problem. we had no problems with the tours and they can be arranged there. Will go back again if possible.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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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AccessResort, Front Office Manager at Access Resort & Villas, responded to this review, January 26, 2013
Dear Valued guest,

It was nice and we are very happy to haer that. Thank you very much for sharing reviews on TripAdvisor. Your valued comments will help us to immprove our staff English language.

Hope to see you at our resort again on the holidays.

With best regard,
ACCESS Team
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Beaudesert
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

The staff were so polite and always greeted us with a smile- which is one of the qualities I look for in great service.

The rooms clean, tidy and refreshing. Perhaps the best part was pool access.

The bed was great!

Breakfast was awesome, if you like to eat a lot in the morning you'll not be disappointed! There is an egg station which is was super exciting.

The restaurant was quite good also- however expect to pay a little more for the food- being that it is more 'convenient'

The hotel was perfect- my only criticism would be location- I hated driving up and down the range from Patong to Karon beach, but that is because I got sick almost everyday. If you are good with windy roads and taxi trips then this is the perfect place! You won't hear any loud partying or trucks and cars

Room Tip: We chose the cheapest room and it was still amazing!
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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AccessResort, Front Office Manager at Access Resort & Villas, responded to this review, January 3, 2013
Dear Valued Guests,

Thank you for very good compliments to our resort on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that and will pass it to our staffs.

Look forward to serve you again.

With best regards,
ACCESS TEAM
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Melbourne, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Very clean and relaxing place to stay. Reception on arrival was impeccable. Staff very friendly Surassa Khwan Aacp on reception is very polite and her English is very good. We found Lee our taxi drive couldn't do enough for us. I highly recommend this resort. Close to Restaurants and shops.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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AccessResort, Front Office Manager at Access Resort & Villas, responded to this review, January 26, 2013
Dear Valued guest,

Thank you very much for sharing reviews on TripAdvisort. I assure that Khwan is very happy to hear it and I will pass to her. Also I will pass your valued comments about Taxi to our oursource campany and assure that it will be get immproved.

Once again, thanks for your recomment our resort and hope that we have a chance to serve you again on next holidays.

With best regards,
ACCESS Team
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Kokkola, Western Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

We stayed at Acces in December 2012 for 14 nights. The hotel was wery good, the staff was extremly friendly. The breakfast was good and the pool area fine, acces from every room too the pool is a great thing.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AccessResort, Front Office Manager at Access Resort & Villas, responded to this review, January 3, 2013
Dear Valued Guests,

Great !!!!!!! to hear it and than you very much for sharing on TripAdvisor.

Hope we have a chance to serve you again on the next holidays.

With best regards,
ACCESS TEAM
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Address: 459 / 2 - 3 Patak Road | Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town > Karon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#15 Top resorts Hotel in Karon
#18 Spa Hotel in Karon
#20 Luxury Hotel in Karon
#25 Romantic Hotel in Karon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Access Resort & Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 139
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The only hotel offering direct pool access from all rooms, where room services serve by boat. ... more   less 
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Access Resort & Villas Hotel Karon
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