Taking kids to Phuket for the first time meant being close to whatever we needed whenever we needed it and not too close to that "other" side of Phuket.
The Holiday Inn was the perfect choice.
The property is on the main beachfront road making it simple to just walk across the road to the beach. 24 x 7 security at the gate made it so much more comfortable.
The property itself is lovely. Lots of open air and space for sitting by the pool, in the garden courtyard, in the bar (seafront of lobby area) and a great choice of restaurants.
Being beach people we didnt use the pool but saw lots of others doing so, being low season it certainly was not crowded.
The rooms are excellent. Good aircon is essential anywhere in Southeast Asia and the aircon in the rooms was perfect. Beds were so comfortable it was hard to get out of them in the morning for the obligatory beach walk, but we made the sacrifice. Bathroom is well equipped with plenty of hot water, amenities and towels. Each room has its own balcony but not recommended after dusk due to the crazy mosquitoes. Internet worked perfectly (and on the beach too!)
Perhaps the best feature though of this hotel is the staff. From the security guys at the gates to reception to the restaurant staff and housekeeping, they were all incredibly friendly and attentive to our needs. Cant speak highly enough of them.
Oh and the Holiday Inn has an onsite nurse, amazingly we had to use these services twice in our stay and on both occasions the advice and treatment given was excellent. Top marks for this.
We'll be back next year.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- “Patong’s best choice for Everyday Travelers”Holiday Inn Resort Phuket, perfectly located in the heart of Patong, Phuket’s most famous beach. Holiday Inn Resort Phuket is an oasis in the middle of Patong and is within walking distance to shopping, restaurants and night life and just steps away from the beach. 10 minutes away from Jungeceylon shopping center, Soi Bangla Nightlife, and Patong beach is just across the road.High speed internet is provided FREE of charge for hotels guests.Holiday Inn Resort Phuket is part of the world’s most recognized upper mid-scale brands, and it offers a fantastic choice with seven different room categories, separated in two distinctive wings. The contemporary-designed main wing is popular for its kids and family-friendly rooms and facilities. The resort is honored as a top 10 Family Resort in Asia by Tripadvisor. The Luxury Busakorn wing with Thai design offers spacious rooms with pool view or pool access in a tranquil pool and tropical garden environment appreciated by couples seeking a more intimate resort experience.Holiday Inn Resort Phuket is well-known for its excellent breakfast buffet and great value cuisine in the resort’s 4 restaurants. Holiday Inn Resort Phuket provides daily guest activities and dedicated kids facilities. A refreshing spa and several pools in tropical gardens give choices to relax or be active.At the heart of Patong, Holiday Inn Resort Phuket offers guests a warm Thai welcome, friendly service and total ease, simply Patong’s best Choice. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Hotel Patong
- Holiday Inn Phuket
- Holiday Inn Patong
- Patong Holiday Inn
- Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Patong