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116 Moo 1, Nai Yang, Sakhu, Phuket 83110 Thailand
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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#2 of 12 in Nai Yang
Location
4.3
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4.7
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4.5
Value
4.3
2022 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
Nestled in its own private paradise adjacent to unspoiled Nai Yang Beach and Phuket Airport. A Bill Bensley design masterpiece and a member of Design Hotels, The Slate manifests an avant-garde expression of Phuket heritage, its rich culture and traditions with bold design and fearless imagination. A place where family legacy meets raw design, industrial beauty interrupts with unexpected elements. The all-suite property offers 177 accommodation choices, 7 luxuriously designed Pool Villas, 8 restaurants and bars, 3 outdoor pools, beach club, art gallery, fitness studio, tennis courts, 'Tin Box' kids club, award-winning Coqoon Spa, conference facilities and Thai cooking classes.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Archery
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Badminton
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Canoeing
Diving
Snorkeling
Tennis court
Aerobics
Bicycle tours
Billiards
Canoeing offsite
Darts
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Walking tours
Water park offsite
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Waxing services
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Newspaper
Shops
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, French, German, Thai
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Jem wrote a review Today
Singapore, Singapore2 contributions
We stayed in the hotel for 4 nights. We were well taken care of by the hotel staff from arrival to departure. The airport transfer came with child seat, we were impressed. Staff showered concerns and help in every possible way with our sick infant whom caught a high fever during our stay. No complaints from our constant request to change bedsheet due to our infant vomit episodes even in the middle of the night. We were apologetic but they assured us that it wasn't any issue. Provided our infant with plain porridge so that she could have something to stomach in. Food at their various in house dining restaurants were excellent. Food highlights to the breakfast buffet and dinner at Black Ginger. We did not manage to try their Friday nite bbq and Sunday brunch but we are sure it would be equally as good. Kids club was fun for our infant. They had activities at various timing to engage the child. The staff ensured all child were taken care of. The whole staff team went extra miles to ensure we were well taken care of! A big thank you again to the team for their impeccable service. Would definitely love to revisit.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Timgin wrote a review Mar 2022
London, United Kingdom543 contributions214 helpful votes
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Like pretty much everyone who reviews this hotel, we cannot recommend it enough. I wondered if it was 'too good to be true', but it really is that good! From the moment you arrive, you feel like you are in an oasis of calm and luxury and are treated as if you are the most important person there. The resort is absolutely enormous! It took us a couple of days to even find the third pool - it wasn't a problem as all of the pools are incredible and you will find one to suit your mood (we changed location of pool on a daily basis......just because we could LOL!) One of the adult pools has a swim up bar which is just gorgeous - Tor is the barman there and is quite the character - he is amazing and will look after you royally. Ian and Dang are on duty round the other pools and will also look after your every need, and when you go for lunch at the restaurant, Ball will be on duty to make you feel special. The food is amazing - Soo at Breakfast will cater for your every need and with such a huge (and delicious) selection of foods you could spend all day there and will be spoilt for choice. The rooms are gorgeous - really comfy beds and a really good replenishment system of drinking water in your room each day - even the housekeeping staff are really friendly - the staff work ethic throughout the hotel is the best we have ever experienced in over 20 years of travelling to Thailand. The hotel itself is so well designed, it will take your breath away. Whoever dealt with the little touches as a nod to the history of being a tin mine deserves a medal - wherever you look or turn, there is a style statement which adds to the whole experience without being over the top. We bought lots of things from the hotel shop as we loved the whole design. My husband had a few health issues whilst we were there which were dealt with swiftly and professionally by the in house First Aid team, something we really appreciated as it is scary being ill when on holiday in a foreign country. Nothing was too much to ask. Nai Yang itself is also really lovely - the beach is just outside the hotel where you can find all sorts of food, massages from the ladies in the yellow tops on the beach (who are SUCH fun - give them a go - they've been without any earnings during all of Covid so are delighted to welcome you) and sunset bars to die for - the view is amazing when you watch the sun dissolve into the sea - just magical. As everyone has said, this really is a top class hotel with service and attitudes from the staff making this a truly memorable experience - we will be back as soon as we possibly can!
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from Claude Sauter, General Manager at The Slate
Responded Mar 22, 2022
Dear Guest, Wow, what a headline! Your review is too good to be true :-) but after sharing with the team, they all agree that it is true. You made Khun Tor, Khun Ian, Khun Soo, Khun Dang and Khun Ball very proud today and this give them all further encouragement to continue to exceed guests expectations. It is them who make our guests feel at "home away from home" and deliver the genuine Thai hospitality the country is known for. I am glad to hear that you managed to find the third pool in only a couple of days, it took me more than 3 days when I started working at The Slate...LOL The Slate was designed by world-famous architect Bill Bensley. It combines industrial elements with traditional Thai décor and cutting edge art, set against a lush and opulent tropical paradise. I am thrilled to hear that you have enjoyed the style and the little touches. I am glad to know that our team were able to assist your husband and they all wish him well. We can't wait to welcome you back for another memorable stay, and please feel free to contact me directly and I will be more than happy in looking personally after your arrangements. With warm regards, Claude Claude Sauter General Manager / The Slate claude@theslatephuket.com
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Rajnish S wrote a review Yesterday
Singapore, Singapore2 contributions
We travelled for the first time after Covid, and lucky to choose the hotel. It was perfect from check-in to check-out. The kids club, Pool, Spa, and the restaurant was all great- and we had a great time with family. Most important was the staff - they went above and beyond to ensure the stay was comfortable. We left the wallet in the hotel, and staff dropped it to the airport with very short notice. This is the best (and unique) hotel we stayed with. Also the hotel is very sustainable, least use of plastic and wrapper - like it.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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nathan wilson wrote a review May 22
London, United Kingdom4 contributions
Great hôtel with perfect room And services but the beach is really dirty !!! We ve been there few weeks ago and this hotel deserve a better beach .. it s full of rubbish:( …. It s a shame cause this is one of the best hotel in Phuket. Room perfect and services are great … but one of the worst beach
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Claude Sauter, General Manager at The Slate
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers and I am very happy to know that you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed our services and facilities. Unfortunately, we live in a world where single use plastic is still very much around and can be found on Phuket beaches during the monsoon season or right after a storm. You will be pleased to know that The Slate has taken the pledge to reducing, reusing and recycling single-use plastic in the hotel, with the aim to completely eradicate single use plastic in the resort within next year. We have our own refillable glass water bottles plant and no longer use plastic bottles, years ago we got rid of plastic straws, we are using only environmentally friendly cleaning products. We have our very own Worm Farm where we welcome 10,000 guests, small wriggles who digest waste from our hotel operations and return environmentally rich vermicast, which feeds our tropical gardens and therefore we are not using any pesticides. The above measures are only few of environmental initiatives that we have taken and will continue to do so. Our next step is to involve and educate the local community and help them to understand how important the environment is and how we should protect it for future generations. I thank you for your concern and we hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back in the near future and please don't hesitate to contact us directly for any assistance you may need. With warm regards, Claude Claude Sauter General Manager / claude@theslatephuket.com The Slate
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gtd553 wrote a review May 19
17 contributions4 helpful votes
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I received the wonderful service and hospitality while I was staying here. It was my first visit here at the Slate which was recommended by my colleagues. I will definitely come again and spend more nights here, and will also recommend your resort to our friends, and family. Everything was perfect, and I really appreciate the effort of your staffs, especially Choong from F&B who take ownership and show accountability, Ghee (Front) who was willing to help, find the solution and fix the problem for me, and Sarah who provide me a good spa experience, Staff who works at Experience Center is so helpful.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Manuel Mandaglio, Other at The Slate
Responded 6 days ago
Dear Gtd553, Thank you for taking the time to share the details of your recent stay, and we are delighted to read that you had a wonderful experience. The best advertising for any enterprise are recommendations among family and friends, and we are sincerely happy that we could live up to the expectations set by your colleagues. Our associates are our biggest asset, and we are proud to offer genuine hospitality to all our guests. Your kind feedback has been shared with the entire team, and especially with the ones you mentioned by name. We look forward to welcoming you back during your next travels to the "Pearl of Andaman". Please do not hesitate to contact me directly if I can be of any assistance with your arrangements. Sincerely, Manuel Mandaglio Hotel Manager The Slate Phuket
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FloKoh wrote a review May 18
Singapore1 contribution2 helpful votes
We had our team meeting in Slate last week. Everything from the point of contact to start organizing the meeting, to the preparation and finally the stay was great! The location is within 10 mins ride from the hotel. Traditional Thailand tin mine decoration that is rustic yet luxe, and the rooms are so beautifully decorated. Totally different from the international chain of hotels i stayed before. I really liked it! We had the chance to have dinner at Rivet and Black Ginger. Fantastic meals and a very interesting way to get across to the Black Ginger restaurant on a pulley raft! :) The staff are always very friendly and helpful. Nothing to complain at all. And there are also many small restaurants/pushcarts and massage shops with really reasonable prices right outside the hotel (at the back near the beach). Best of both worlds! I would really recommend Slate to anyone!
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Manuel Mandaglio, Other at The Slate
Responded 1 week ago
Dear FloKoh20, Thank you for taking the time to share the impressions of your recent stay, as well as choosing The Slate as your preferred destination for your multi-day corporate event. It was a great pleasure to have you and your colleagues as our guests, and we are thrilled to learn that you had such an impeccable experience. With over 1,100 sqm of indoor meeting and event space, the majority featuring natural daylight, The Slate offers the ultimate combination between relaxation and possible corporate activities. Furthermore, our vast garden area can as well be converted into creative function space. For possible inquires, please reach out to lalida@theslatephuket.com, our Sales & Event experts will be happy to assist you to tailor your dream event. We are looking forward to hosting your stay once again whenever your travels lead you back to Phuket. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly for any possible assistance with your arrangements. Kind regards, Manuel Mandaglio Hotel Manager The Slate
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Hans Joerg S wrote a review May 16
2 contributions1 helpful vote
It was the most beautyful hotel-resort we ever have been and we saw a lot of luxury resorts in the world. everything is very professional and with high quality. we can recommend the slate to 100% and we will come back as soon as possible in 2022.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Claude Sauter, General Manager at The Slate
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with other travelers here on TripAdvisor. I am thrilled to read that you had a great time with us. Knowing that The Slate is the most beautiful hotel you ever been means so much to us. Your kind comments have been shared with our entire team, consisting of over 300 employees who all work tirelessly to create memorable experiences for our guests. We look forward to welcome you back and please don't hesitate to contact us directly for any assistance you may need. With warm regards, Claude Claude Sauter General Manager / claude@theslatephuket.com The Slate
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MsDani1981 wrote a review May 15
Traralgon, Australia12 contributions
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We stayed at the Slate for 7 nights and this is the first time we have stayed here (our third trip to Thailand). The Slate is by far the most amazing place we have ever stayed. We had the luxurious 2 bedroom family pool villa with 2 massive villas and a huge private pool. We have been looked after in every way with our amazing butler Teddy tending to our every need. From delivering drinks and afternoon snacks, to making restaurant reservations and booking taxi tours and a trip to the elephants, Teddy was the most attentive and wonderful butler making our stay just brilliant. The amenities here are fantastic and the resort is spacious so it never feels busy or crowded, just peaceful. All of the staff were wonderful and helpful. We will definitely be back and highly recommend to everyone. Thank you for making our stay perfect and enjoyable.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Claude Sauter, General Manager at The Slate
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for staying with your family here at The Slate. I am so glad to hear that it was your best vacations in Phuket and that we were part of it. You have made the perfect choice by staying in our 850sqm 2 bedroom family pool villa, coming with splendid benefits such as: in-villa breakfast, daily afternoon tea, complimentary mini bar, laundry and more, and of course the amazing Teddy, always around to ensure the most memorable stay. We look forward welcoming back in the near future and please do contact us directly for special offers available to return guest only. With warm regards, Claude Claude Sauter General Manager / claude@theslatephuket.com The Slate
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Christopher T wrote a review May 14
Russell Lea, Australia15 contributions13 helpful votes
What a perfect place to finally escape the confines of Covid. The resort is on Nai Yang beach which is a very quiet area, close to the airport. The area has some very good restaurants, bars, cafes and is perfect because it is not over developed. This resort is special in so many ways. From the beautiful mature and well tended gardens to the resort style, which I suppose you could call Thai industrial chic. I have no negatives about this resort. Katie at reception was so welcoming as she checked us in and then gave us a tour of the resort and our room. Plus when we needed help or information she was always able to assist. Having breakfast here was very good with a superb and varied menu. Yes, the staff do also remember your morning beverage. Thank you Tan for my wifes peppermint tea and my double shot iced latte. The house keeping team are excellent. The rooms are kept clean and they pick up on little things and they are fixed, a blown light globe, a faulty plug in the basin, an extra mozzie coil, nothing was too much trouble. The pools are very good especially the adult pool with swim up bar. And the food at the signature restaurants is incredible. Black Ginger is a dining experience from the little boat at the beginning to the amazing room and food. My wife and I have 2 special occasions to celebrate towards the end of the year and another stay at The Slate for a double celebration is entirely possible. Thank you to everyone at the Slate, you made our vacation very special.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for this awesome review and I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Your kind comment have been shared with the Team and with Khun Katie and Khun Tan who are always so passionate in delivering outstanding customer experiences. Thank you also for highlighting the great service of our fantastic housekeeping team. They are the ones making sure that rooms and all public ares are kept clean at all time. We are very much looking forward to the pleasure of hosting your stay once again, and we would be thrilled to help you celebrating your 2 special occasions. Please feel free to contact me directly and I'll be more than happy assisting you with the arrangements. With warm regards, Claude Claude Sauter General Manager / claude@theslatephuket.com The Slate
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Michael W wrote a review May 12
Geelong, Australia99 contributions45 helpful votes
This was the fourth visit to the Slate by my wife and I. Located in picturesque and peaceful Nai Yang beach the Slate is a welcome change from the more hectic parts of Phuket. The gardens and charm of the Slate are big assets. We visited with a family group the family pool was great attraction. A short walk from the beach exit of the grounds are a range of restaurants, massage outlets and minimarts. A highlight of a visit to the Slate is the extensive breakfast and the friendliness of the staff.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Claude Sauter, General Manager at The Slate
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your return visit and this wonderful feedback. I am thrilled to know that you had a fantastic time with us. Knowing that we are your favourite resort in Phuket means a lot to all of us and especially our amazing staff, who work tirelessly to offer exceptional customer service. We look forward to welcome you back in the near future and please don't hesitate to contact us for any assistance you may need. With kind regards, Claude Claude Sauter General Manager / claude@theslatephuket.com The Slate
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PRICE RANGE
$130 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
indigo pearl nai yang, indigo pearl phuket
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Indigo Pearl
LOCATION
ThailandPhuketThalang DistrictSakhuNai Yang
NUMBER OF ROOMS
177
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Slate
Which popular attractions are close to The Slate?
Nearby attractions include James Bespoke Suit (0.2 miles), Hi Beach (0.2 miles), and Ajs tailor shop (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Slate?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at The Slate?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Slate?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at The Slate?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Slate?
Conveniently located restaurants include Black Ginger, Peony Cafe & Restaurant, and Sea Almond Chilled Restaurant & Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Slate?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does The Slate have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Slate offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does The Slate have airport transportation?
Yes, The Slate offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Slate?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Slate offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.