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“Could be better” 3 of 5 stars
Review of D Varee Mai Khao Beach

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D Varee Mai Khao Beach
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   128/2 Moo 3, Mai-khao, Thalang, Phuket 83110, Thailand (Formerly Piraya Resort & Spa)   |  
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Ranked #492 of 643 Hotels in Phuket
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“Could be better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Didn't realize the hotel was very far in from the main road and away from everything else. Check in was slow. The room did not come with the standard extra deadbolt (where the door cannot be opened from the outside) nor the standard door latch. Within 3 hours of arriving, i heard the door being opened using the keycard. As it turned out, the housekeeping staff wanted to bed down the bed!!!! A complaint to the hotel offered an upgrade to the villa (wow, right?) but the villa too did not have these extra latches/bolts on the door so why bother?
The pool looked cleaned, we didn't try it. Nor did we try the fitness center, room service and spa. Breakfast was simple. All 5 pillows in the room were lumpy. For 2 nights we had dinner at the Holiday Inn next door. On our last night (and because we were checking out at 4.30 am for a 6 am flight), we ate in the hotel. I had the vegetarian pizza my partner did not eat. At 3 am, I woke up with diarrhea and suffered the rest of the day including during the flight. They gave us a breakfast box but i didn't want anymore food from the hotel.
All the staff was polite and helpful as you would find in most Thai hotels.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about D Varee Mai Khao Beach

Address: 128/2 Moo 3, Mai-khao, Thalang, Phuket 83110, Thailand (Formerly Piraya Resort & Spa)
Location: Thailand > Phuket
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#170 On the Beach Hotel in Phuket
#174 Luxury Hotel in Phuket
#175 Spa Hotel in Phuket
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — D Varee Mai Khao Beach 4*
Number of rooms: 114
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lying on a peaceful Mai Khao beach, D Varee Mai Khao Phuket, is our boutique resort looking to welcome travelers seeking an elegant accommodation, well-refined hospitality, and finer things in life.Soak up the sun and dip in any of our 3 swimming pools and take a sip of your favorite cocktail at our signature Seven Sea restaurant under a spectacularly beautiful sunset to complete your day on one of Thailand’s most beautiful islands. Located on Mai-Khao Beach with white sandy beach at the ideal world-class vacation destination, Phuket Island. It is the relaxing resort that beats to the pleasant rhythm of hospitality, cosmopolitan infused with distinct warm local touch. The distance 15 minutes from Phuket International Airport and Sirinath National Park. We're closed the Phang Nga Bay and easy access to other attraction on the island ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Piraya Resort And Spa
Piraya Hotel Phuket

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