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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed March 18, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights with our 4 year old. With our rented car, it was a 5 minute drive to Kata Beach. Positives: Swimming pool was large and well-maintained. No toddler pool though so use a float (available at time of writing) if needed. The place still looks pretty new. Our family room had 2 king beds, large fridge...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed January 20, 2015

Nice rooms around a large pool (with green tiles). Housekeeping every day, fridge and a big bathroom. Chairs and sun beds around the pool. A little restaurant in the corner. Would have been happy if there were mattresses for the sun beds! Close to everything and even though it's located right at Patak road (main road) you don't hear the...

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1Thank UBLissau
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Not too expensive with good family rooms around a large pool. Walking distance to beach (about a kilometre) and beside shops chemist etc. Basic but has all the essentials eg air con, fridge in the rooms etc. Would recommend as a decent option for families.

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Singapore, null, Singapore
Reviewed December 25, 2014

I love Kata beach but most hotels in Kata are rather on the higher price range. Reading the previous review on a renovation just recently done,I decided to give this hotel a try. The price on booking.com was about USD28/night and it was well within my budget. I arrived at the hotel at 10am by minibus from the airport without...

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1Thank farahmisa
Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Nice spacious room and nice pool .. only 700 metre from kata beach..... close to resturant etc happy to stay there again.............................................................................................

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4Thank Bradley D
Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Me, my girlfriend and some friends where stuck in a really crappy hotel and where on the search for something with less mold and a toilet that flushed. I found The Kata Resort on latestays and it had a reasonable price. After checking tripadvisor i wasn't that confident but it was really close so we decided to take a look......

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3Thank Kim J
Narvik, Norway
Reviewed March 23, 2011

I stayed there for a few days in January 2011, and despite front desk staff being nice and service minded I would not recommend this place. Rooms are dirty and outdated, bathroom not good, pool area useless. The best place to be is the bar area in front as you won´t see the inside of the hotel. Stay away!

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JohnPalms, Owner at The Kata Resort, responded to this review

From what you say I cannot disagree with your comments. The Little Mermaid has obviously been in serious decline over the more recent months, with the previous owners neglecting everything. Which is a bit of a shame, as earlier comments were complimentary. We took over on the 1st June 2012, and immediately started making some major changes there. The first...

Kabelvag, Norway
Reviewed February 16, 2011

I have been staying in bungalow nr 14 Little Mermaid since 20 January and will be leaving tomorrow. I travel along with my girlfriend and daughter that's 2 years old, my parents in bungalow 15 and another pair in bungalow 21. The rooms are very filthy, there are no washing of the rooms as promised every day, the bedsheets are...

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3Thank Tomragnar
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed December 19, 2010

The website looked fairly promising, and says "The Little Mermaid is situated at KATA BEACH". In fact, it is a good fifteen or twenty minutes' walk away from the beach. Although the online booking system was easy and the emails from the owner/manager were prompt and courteous, when we arrived at Phuket airport the transfer we had booked through the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kata Resort is due to re-open in August 2012. It will be a family friendly resort that is also very affordable, with bungalows that surround the large central swimming pool. The large spacious bedrooms, some with two double beds, and suites make it idea for all the family. Add our friendly staff, idea location near to three of Phuket's most beautiful beaches, and you soon see why The Kata Resort will be a popular destination in Phuket. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kata Resort

Address: 197/1 -197/2 Patak Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand (Formerly The Little Mermaid Resort)
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Karon > Kata Beach
Price Range: $20 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Kata Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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The Kata Resort Phuket/Kata Beach
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#22 Spa Hotel in Kata Beach
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Choose a room/bungalow at the pool and not in the big building.”
 of 5 bubbles UBLissau, Jan 20, 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in room 15 which was the pool facing room in the corner. The room and the bathroom is big, the ac is nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles farahmisa, Dec 25, 2014 | Read review
“rooms 32, 33 and bungalow 17 where all nice :)”
 of 5 bubbles 973KimJ, Jan 24, 2013 | Read review
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