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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 #433 of 635 hotels in Phuket
Bandung, Indonesia
2 reviews
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“LOVELY...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I was doubt while booked the hotel with such cheap price, wondering how the hotel would be...but the moment I entered the hotel...it was amazed coz it's really nice hotel with huge bed room facing pool side, big bath room, nice breakfast with various tasty foods...it was so Lovely...friendly staffs also...Thanks D Varee, look forwards to be there again!

Luv, Vien

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We arrived in Phuket 4 days earlier than expected and as my 8 year old wanted to visit the water park we decided to look for a hotel nearby. The Centara next to the park was useless and had no clue if they had any rooms available. The Holiday Inn further up the beach was fully booked so we tried Dvaree. Thank heavens we did. We got a good price and a pool access room ( my kids were thrilled).
The resort is very big and it was pretty quiet. I agree that it is far from the road but as we had a car it made no odds to us. We really enjoyed staying here. The pools are great, the spa is fantastic, the breakfast is varied and plentiful.
The best thing was that as we missed the game of water basketball one day, the recreation manager arranged a game especially for my son and got another member of staff and my husband to play - it was this extra touches that are this place great.
The restaurant has nice food but it is overpriced especially the cocktails but as we had a car we could come and go as we wished.
I would happily return.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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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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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:
#148 On the Beach Hotel in Phuket
#151 Spa Hotel in Phuket
#167 Luxury Hotel in Phuket
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — D Varee Mai Khao Beach 4*
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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