This is probably the best value for what you pay in all of Phuket! My boyfriend and I ran into a lot of logistical discrepancies with our hotel and car reservations but the general manager who spoke good English helped us out with so much enthusiasm and patience! I am always too lazy to write reviews but this was a well deserved one so here it is, 6 months later!
The hotel itself is centrally located, quietly tucked away from a main street but walking distance to lots of eateries. We enjoyed local food around the corner (graciously recommended by the staff), a short car ride to Bangla road for a night out, and a spacious room with entertaining movies both Thai and international. My boyfriend also found a great haircut for $3 (including tip) nearby as well! I felt very secure in this location and especially in the hotel, although there isn't an elevator so I hope you have either light luggage or a low floor. Don't worry, they help you with that too if you'd like!
We had just come from a bad experience traveling from Koh Samui with a shady company that made us feel a little reluctant to trust some Thai locals but we were greeted with the infamous Thai Smile and hospitality we loved so dearly with the staff at Samkong! Highly recommended and would stay again!
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