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Centara Kata Resort Phuket

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54 Ked Kwan Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand (Formerly Jiva Resort & Spa)
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The breakfast has good selection to choose from but unfortunately the final touch is missing. I have enjoyed on two separate occasion (winter holiday during two consecutive winters) much better quality in the neighboring Karon in a there star hotel.

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Alleroed Municipality, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While the hotel is generally ok, the travel agent (Phuket Travel Co.Ltd) at the front desk tried to screw us. We agreed on a price for a long transfer by minivan from the hotel to Koh Lanta. Six days in advance we booked the transfer. 200 bath cheaper than we found on the internet, which was alright. 5.500 bath. In... More 

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Dublin
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here lsst summer. Location excellent 2 min walk to the strip and about 15 min walk to beach. Taxi rank outside hotel. We are a couple in our 30s with no kids found the hotel full of families and children everywhere ( not very quiet or relaxing at the pool area. Great spa with fab beauty treatments. Breakfast was... More 

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Stockholm
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful to come from cold and dark Sweden to bright sunshine and warm weather! We had a one-room-apartment on the top floor and were pleased about the comfort and the equipment. We had a view over the large pool and a spacious terrace. We were also very pleased about the cleaning, and everywhere kind and smiling staff. The breakfast was... More 

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Cessnock, Australia
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family stayed here in November. This was my fourth visit to Thailand and first staying in Kata. We loved our stay, we had two rooms which also featured a kitchenette and family room. Our rooms opened up straight to the waves pool, which the kids loved. Breakfast was nice with plenty of space to get a table. My partner... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived after a full days travel to be accosted into booking the Christmas Eve gala which was very expensive which we declined. Despite been here on honeymoon they put us between two families, one of which had a new born baby that woke us up at five am every morning. The room was adequate with a large comfy bed... More 

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Birmingham England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Excellent location. An easy 10 minute walk to beach, 2 minutes to main strip. Initially as 3 couples just turning 50 we felt this hotel was geared towards families, but we were accommodated at the further end by the adult " Quiet Area" pool which was great. Room was spacious, clean with maid service most days. We had a patio... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my Mom for 3 nights including New Years, and had a nice stay. The rooms are clean and modern and each of the hotel's block of rooms is only 3 stories high with no elevators. The views are either garden or pool view. Both restaurants were good and the breakfast buffet was great. The resort is... More 

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Nelson
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Centara Kata is a nice resort with 2 nice pools. Room was nice, Staff were very helpful. Breakfast buffet was very good. - Unfortunately like several of the Kata resorts, its' actually a bit of a walk to get to the beach - There is one large resort spread across the main beach that blocks the access to several resorts... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The stay was just the perfect location to meet up with the grandparents. The rooms were comfortable, the staff was friendly and the amenities were well maintained. The little one like it too! The only draw back is that breakfast could offer more variety. Getting to Kata beach is a little challenging due to club med blocking access, but there... More 

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Wilawan C, Hotel Manager at Centara Kata Resort Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for sharing this review and I would like to thank you for your kind comments about our friendly staff. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and would like to thank you for your kind recommendations, not only about the resort but also the good location of nearby Kata beach. I would also like... More 

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