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Patong Merlin Hotel

44 Thaveewong Road, Patong Beach, 83150, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150 Thailand
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#56 of 420 hotels in Patong
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The Patong Merlin Hotel is an international holiday resort in the heart of Phuket's exotic Patong Beach. Nestled amongst acres of swaying coconut palms and flowering gardens, the Merlin weaves its way around three beautiful aquamarine sculptured swimming pools in a labyrinth of curved walkways and meandering paths.There is easy access to the sparkling sandy beach and the quaint street markets.An enchanted ambiance and smiling attentive staff ensure your visit to Phuket's playground in the sun is as memorable as it is magical.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Evening entertainment
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Table tennis
Nightclub / DJ
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Couples massage
Full body massage
24-hour security
Currency exchange
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Thai
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jackreserve wrote a review Apr 2020
Singapore, Singapore8 contributions1 helpful vote
Before booking this hotel I read a lot of reviews and there were a lot of negative points, yes the hotel is showing its age as are most of the hotels in and around the busy area, But the rooms are spacious and clean the beds are comfortable, the aircon works. The breakfast is terrific, there is a western section, vegetarian and Thai section plus a Halal and egg station. The staff were verfy obliging and I could not fault it. As I had an early flight the made u p a breakfast box for me, so full marks. I would recommend this Hotel most highly.
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Date of stay: January 2020
londonmarshy wrote a review Mar 2020
Harlow, United Kingdom94 contributions28 helpful votes
This hotel is set in a super place in patong,2 mins from a atop market for food,next door to the Hard Rock Cafe,hooters,access to the beach,and 15 mins walk to bangler walking street.the hotel is clean an the gardens are well looked after,all the staff are so friendly and helpful,the rooms are nice if a little dated,it was nice to have a shower and a bath in the room. Inside the grounds of the hotel it was quiet and relaxed.two negatives,the price of drinks at the pool/bar (use happy hours)and the deposit when checking in.apart from this it was as good as it gets
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Merlin_Group, The Management at Patong Merlin Hotel
Responded Apr 17, 2020
Dear londonmarshy, Thank you for sharing your five-star rating and fantastic review with us! We are pleased to know that our staff delivered exceptional service and that you enjoyed our central location. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of restaurants, bars, clubs, and shopping activities right at their fingertips! Thank you for recommending us and hope to see you again soon. Best regards, The Management
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Ole S wrote a review Mar 2020
Copenhagen, Denmark13 contributions4 helpful votes
We just spend 2 weeks at Patong Merlin hotel for our second honeymoon vacation. All the good stuff: We were greeted welcome as soon as we arrived with a cool drink and a cool cloth. Our room was ready though we arrived early. When entering our room the bed was decorated with flowers and towels made as swans - a fruit basked was there for us to enjoy. We entered a clean and ok room with a big and comfortable bed which was not as hard as many hotel beds in Thailand are so we slept very good. After unpacking we went for a small sightseeing in the gardens and pool area only to see that everything was beautiful maintained and well kept. We tried all the pools only to find that we had chosen the right hotel in Patong. The breakfast was fine with a good selection of food for everyone though I will call their coffee for "coffee light" as it was not very strong. They have not yet invented sliced cheese but there was some good cheddar. The staff was always smiling and helpful. This goes for all the staff - going from reception to the cleaning staff. There were not many downsides to mention from our visit but it should be mentioned that the drinks in the pool bars has nothing to do with the recepies drinks should be made after. We tried a few e.g. Pina Colada and they were more limonade than drinks - almost no alcohol and not made right. The prices - 190 bath per drink was much too expensive for what you got. One day I ordered a bottle of water for which they charged 65 bath. Many previous reviews have written about this and everytime the coments from the hotel has been - we will look into it - but it seems that"look into it" only resulted in - we keep the prices. We also ordered lunch a couple of times with the same result - tasteless and with too high prices. Better priced and real drinks we would have spent much more here. Instead we went outside for lunch and drinks. The hotel location however is just perfect. It is in the quiet end of Patong but in walking distance to all the nightlife and shopping. The beach is just outside the hotel. Will we stay here again ? This is a sure yes. But we will not buy anything from the bars if the quality and prices do not change. We are frequent Thailand travelers and Patong Merlin was our 12th visit to Thailand. Patong Merlin is ranged among our top 5 hotels. See you again in 2021
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Date of stay: March 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Had room 3304 which was both quet and comfortable
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2 Helpful votes
Response from Merlin_Group, The Management at Patong Merlin Hotel
Responded Mar 29, 2020
Dear nollopa, Thank you for taking the time to share your detailed review and rating. We are happy to hear that our well-maintained tropical gardens and spacious pool area exceeded your expectations fully. Regarding our drink and food prices, we will do our best to improve the quality to make sure our value matches the price. We thank you for your recommendation and can't wait to serve you again next year! Best regards, The Management
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Nick H wrote a review Mar 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom8 contributions8 helpful votes
This is the second time we've been to this hotel and we have loved every minute of our stay once again. The hotel is spotlessly clean everywhere, and as an extra precaution hand Sanitizer is located all around . All the staff are soooooo friendly and very Smiley at all times . The buffet breakfast is fantastic, even if you are a fussy eater there is something there for everyone, hot coffee or tea is always served with a lovely Smile. The pool areas are brilliant and well looked after, and there is never a shortage of beds . Around the pool at lunchtime there is a live food cooking station, which I thought was a very nice touch. Our room 2208 was lovely, and was spotlessly cleaned every day , the cleaner was such a lovely very friendly smiley lady. I would like to personally thank all the staff who work so hard at the Patong Merlin for making it such a wonderful place. We look forward to returning , hopefully next year. Thank you. Nick Hegarty and Jo Rose.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Merlin_Group, The Management at Patong Merlin Hotel
Responded Mar 22, 2020
Dear Nick H, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your detailed review. We are pleased we could provide you with an overall lovely stay with excellent service, a diverse breakfast buffet, and a spacious pool area. We are glad you enjoyed our live entertainment by the pool presented by our professional, gourmet chefs. We hope to see you again soon for another unforgettable holiday in our tropical paradise! Best Regards, The Management
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DrTanya wrote a review Mar 2020
Belgrade, Serbia56 contributions5 helpful votes
This was our second time to stay in this hotel, as we were very satisfied last year. The hotel is very good, the stuff is friendly, breakfast is good, the rooms are solid and the garden with swimming pools is the best part. Location is perfect as a station for visiting other beaches during day and walk to Patong center during night! I think we will be back again!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from Merlin_Group, The Management at Patong Merlin Hotel
Responded Mar 11, 2020
Dear DrTanyaP, It is a pleasure to read your gleaming review and receive such a high rating! Thank you for your compliments about our helpful staff, delicious breakfast, and our four large pools. Our resort offers a tranquil atmosphere in the heart of a vibrant city, and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope you come back and unwind with us in our slice of paradise! Best Regards, The Management
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Frequently Asked Questions about Patong Merlin Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Patong Merlin Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Universal Fashions and Tailor (0.07 miles), Instyle Bespoke Tailors (0.2 miles), and Magnifique Tailor (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Patong Merlin Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Patong Merlin Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Patong Merlin Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Patong Merlin Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Patong Merlin Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hern Coffee And Bistro, Chou Chou Deli Shop, and Desi Tadka Indian Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Patong Merlin Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Patong Merlin Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Patong Merlin Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Patong Merlin Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Patong Merlin Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Patong Merlin Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Thai.