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Thalang, Thailand
Reviewed October 25, 2012

This Hotel was chosen because it has a Sports Bar and sponsors the local Patong Cricket Club. They offered us a reduction of about 100 Thai Baht per night, so the cost per night was 1,100THB. There are two Bars/ Restaurant with good service and a very large space for entertaining. The`Sports Bar had sports on the screens all day....

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KingKlong, Manager at The Expat Hotel, responded to this review

Please accept our unreserved apologies for the urine on the floor. This must have been from the previous guest, but it was on the floor inside the clothes cupboard and was overlooked by the room maid, who didn't look inside the cupboard. We assure you that our rooms do not normally have urine on the floor and that we can...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed September 18, 2012

I would like to thank the Expat for making my trip to Phuket a great experience. The Room was great, loved the shower, bed was comfortable. The staff were so friendly and helpful. Meals were good and the staff go out of their way to ensure the guests enjoy there stay. Also make a good coffee in the morning. I...

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KingKlong, Manager at The Expat Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Richard. It makes us at Expat feel good when guests enjoy their stay. Look forward to seeing you again.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed August 20, 2012

stayed at the expat again got welcomed by the staff like a old friend met heaps of people service was fantastic its more a single mans hotel and it is guest friendly if your single its the place to stay

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KingKlong, Manager at The Expat Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks, David, for a balanced review. Your comments are just about spot on.

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 1, 2012

Booked online via sawadee.com and had no problems checking-in, all rooms have pool view and located on two floors. Very spacious with basic facilities, would be a good idea to have more shelves in bathroom. Bed very very hard, which is not unusual in Thailand, no coffee making facility, so bought travel kettle from mall. The pool was excellent and...

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tehran
Reviewed August 1, 2012

stayed at expat for 4 nights in july 2012.a/c unit didnot work(room225)room was hot in day time.two australian gentlemen were main employee at hotel whom did not talk or answer me .they only comunicate with few australian guests at hotel.thai receptionist were nice but they hardly spoke english.i found expat aracist hotel and its good only for australians.it was a...

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KingKlong, Manager at The Expat Hotel, responded to this review

We see a turnover of several hundred people a week at the Expat Hotel & Expat Sports Bar. It is not possible to give personal attention to each and every guest, but this should not be misconstrued as "racism". Expat Hotel welcomes all guests, irrespective of race, creed or colour. The majority of our guests are Australian: is it any...

Erina, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed July 14, 2012

stayed Expat for the third time,for two nights June 2012.Stayed poolside room.Was woken 8am by construction work to pool after arriving night before,then found out pool was closed for about a week for renovations.Would have been nice to have known this prior as I would had booked elsewhere. upon checkout was asked to pay full room rate,even though when I...

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KingKlong, Manager at The Expat Hotel, responded to this review

Regrettably, swimming pool maintenance was necessary at the time of Steve's stay. It was scheduled at the time of year that our rates are lowest and Steve received a discount for the inconvenience. Exact schedules are hard to tie down in Thailand. Apologies to Steve, but this maintenance is sometimes necessary. Steve paid his airport transfer charge directly to the...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed July 12, 2012

I have booked online for this hotel which went pretty well. However, when we arrived at the place we found insects in our bed and we requested to be transferred to another room. Unfortunately, the second room was not better at all. We have decided to stay for the night and cancel the remaining 2 days booking due to the...

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Management response:

Ms. Rowena Luna stayed at the Expat Hotel on 9 November, 2010 and she did, indeed, complain of insects in Room 226 at the time of her stay. The room was inspected and found clean. There were not any "authorities" involved in this dispute.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 9, 2012

I would definitely recommend this hotel for a three nights stay. Mostly Australians book this place having a beautiful pool, nice restaurant, great bar (with no girlie nonsense) and is closely located near the beach. The staff at the hotel is experienced-very friendly and helpful...ever smiling and whats best...patient!!! One of bestr hotels I have stayed in recent times which...

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Tweed Heads, Australia
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Recently stayed at the Expat Hotel. The booking process online was great and they did go out of their way to give us a suitable room, which was as promised on arrival. We arrived after midnight so would not say we were given a warm welcome but who needs it at that time of night. The room was clean with...

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Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed July 1, 2012

Not good at writing these things but here it goes. I have stayed at the EXPAT twice now and have no complaints. Clean comfortable rooms, safe always worked, clean sheets and towels. Never had a problem with anything ever getting stolen!!! I left all my valuables sitting out along with money and never had anything taken!!! Pool is nice and...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Expat Hotel is a quiet and tranquil oasis right in the heart of the pulsating nightlife of Patong Beach. We are located only a one- minute walk to Soi Bangla for bars and entertainment; two-minute walk to Jungceylon for a unique shopping experience; five-minute walk to the beach to enjoy the Andaman Sea. We have a large swimming pool, set in relaxing landscaped gardens, and a coffee shop/restaurant serving Western and Thai food at reasonable prices. There is also a Sports Bar showing live sports via satellite and playing classic rock music as well as a spa, sauna and massage on the premises. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Expat Hotel

Address: 163 / 17 Rat-U-Thit 200 Pee Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Patong
Price Range: $30 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Expat Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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Also Known As:
Expat Hotel Patong
The Expat Hotel Patong, Phuket
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#42 Spa Hotel in Patong
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“Can have balcony room for little extra.”
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“poolside rooms are best but walk one flight and get a cheaper option..just as clean and comfy.”
 of 5 bubbles 672damienm, Sep 1, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the 2`nd floor have the better view, but also have more light from signs.”
 of 5 bubbles 668jespers, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“Do not miss happy hour and the BBQ”
 of 5 bubbles cooki_12, May 29, 2016 | Read review
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