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Sugar Marina Resort - Nautical - Kata Beach
Ranked #26 of 56 Hotels in Kata Beach
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“Excelent value for money!!!!!!! Un sitio genial!!! Muy buena relacion calidad precio”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

We booked this hotel because of the location and it was an excelent choice! The hotel is neet, clean, cute and has a very reasonable price for the quality they offer!! The staff at the front desk and in the restaurant were always nice, helpfull and smilling!!! Thanks to all of them for their kindness!!! We would recomend it to anyone wanting to stay in Kata beach!!!

Stayed July 2014
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2014

This place is just great! The building is nice and the location is great. The whole place is decorated with a nautical theme, it's very nice. The rooms are a good size with a generous verandah.
The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The pool area is good and you should see the pool at night, it's beautiful! Each day staff replenish your complimentary mini bar with coke, snickers, beer, juice and water, we loved that! The breakfast is very good, a great selection for everyone's tastes. We ate at the resturant and we liked it too, dinner and lunch at the pool. I would recommend this place for sure!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Meaux
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014

very nice staff (girls very friendly), very nice room (sea style), excellent location (one minute walk from the beach), very good breakfast. swimming pool very romantic in the evening, all is fantasctic.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

All staffs are friendly there nice service helpful clean room nice free mini bar, pool and fitness room, location is good for stay easy to walk to the restaurant there, it's not so far but need to change new paint at steel access to the pool

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2014

We were in Phuket for a short stay (our first time in Phuket), and enjoyed the fact that Sugar Marina Resort Nautical was located within a few minutes' walk to two beaches (Kata and Kata Noi). We visited in late May during low season and immediately after the coup. It felt amazingly quiet. The room (pool view) was very well designed and made excellent use of the small space. It felt rather luxurious for the low season price. The bed was comfortable, and the bathroom was perhaps a bit dark, though you could open shutters through to the bedroom in order to let in more daylight. Very friendly staff and overall a very pleasant stay. We did not book breakfast, but it looked pretty good! If you don't book breakfast, there are places to eat on Kata beach.

The resort is perched on the hill between two beaches, affording easy access to food and shopping and nightlife downhill towards Kata Beach, and quieter bars/resorts uphill over Kata Noi. There was a nice surfing scene happening when we were there, but we were disappointed by Kata Beach. We expected that the ocean would be somewhat rough because of the season, but it was also quite dirty, even though there were relatively few crowds. Kata Noi was very quiet, with few people, and was much cleaner. However, because of the season and rough ocean, swimming was not recommended (there were one or two surfers in the water).

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for a clean, decent priced hotel that is central to everything, then this is perfect. Kata beach is a 2min walk, and kata noi approx 5mins up the hill. Lots of restaurants are close by, as well as a taxi rank, and lots of shops.

Lovely pool, plenty of sunbed room every day. However, the main road is very close to the hotel, and pool. If you're looking to stay by the pool every day, then this isn't for you as the road is quite busy.

I'd say stay away from the poolside rooms, as this means people are swimming past your room all the time (inc late at night!), and the sunbeds face the rooms as well. The higher floor pool view rooms are great though.

Mini bar is as stated - can of beer, can of coke, 2 waters, orange juice and a snickers every day.

Breakfast was great - always a nice selection of fruit, pastries, European and Thai food every day. Food didn't tend to get refilled after 10am though, so definitely eat earlier if possible.

Great value hotel, lovely location, friendly staff - would stay here again.

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights for $70NZ a night.
Apart from breakfast (which is the best breakfast buffet I have had anywhere here) the rest of the hotel is average.
Don't be fooled by the free wifi...didn't work for 3 days - asked them to try and fix it a few times and always said 'yes' but never did...
Rooms that are not advertised as pool view look onto this rockey retainer wall.
In case it would bother you: Pool is a salt water pool & gym gear is old.
They make the hotel look 'new and nice' but it is really a show.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Property: Sugar Marina Resort - Nautical - Kata Beach
Address: 2/4 Kata Noi Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket, Thailand (Formerly Sugar Marina Resort)
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Karon > Kata Beach
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in Kata Beach
#15 Romantic Hotel in Kata Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sugar Marina Resort - Nautical - Kata Beach 3.5*
Number of rooms: 66
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Sea Lovers’ Destination – a unique boutique resort, designed with sea lovers in mind. A new port of call for holiday makers with a sense of adventure and a taste for life on the high sea while enjoying all with modern comfort and convenience of a contemporary resort. ... more   less 
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