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Simplitel Hotel
Ranked #37 of 133 Hotels in Karon
Certificate of Excellence
phuket
1 review
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

Ok better than ok good enough from effects effect efforts huh CCC fixing show called CNN from France could come cheap can't choose good day spa had just finished watching this movie and other countries that have not been seen in years and years later when the time when he came from France and Germany was the best friend of yours that the government to take my eyes open source software and hardware and software and hardware and software and hardware and software

  • Stayed October 2013
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

Friendly staff gives you good advice with the smile were to eat well and cheap as well as your best shopping option for a friendly chat and a smile in return! Clean, modern and with WIFI and computers for free! The rooms are comfortable, bed great size and you will get complimentary bear,soft drink 0n arrival and 2 bottles of H20 daily. Buffet breakfast is good and mixture of western and eastern lite fresh food so everyone can find something they like:-) Shops and restaurants are at your door and beach is a short walk. Hotel does not have pool but has association with hotel next door and for small fee of 250Bht once off the pool facilities (3pools) can be used:-) Tip for budget travelers: book in advance, higher floor with balcony towards mountains not the street! Also find the deal through the different company offers I got mine with 73 percent discount!:-))) Happy Happy Happy X x To All Travelers :-)))Kat G from Melbourne

Room Tip: Look for Deals, Book Ahead, Choose Room on top floors with view to hills not the busy street:-)
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
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johannesburg
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

I love the how new and modern this hotel is. The rooms were huge, absolutely clean, and smart. All the staff in this hotel were friendly and absolutely helpful during my 3 night stay here. Beach is a short walking distance away. There is a mini mart, hair salon,massage shop infront and next to this hotel.The bed felt FANTASTIC and soft. I fell asleep instantly in it every day. I have to say that when you are in your room, you feel like you are staying in a 3-4 star hotel. Lifts were clean and fast. Unless I decide to stay on the beach next time, this will remain my hotel of choice every time I travel to Phuket. I highly recommend it.

Room Tip: every room is nice
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed September 24, 2013

We stayed in the Simplitel simply because, on our previous trip in August 2012, we looked at the building site. We booked in September 2012 for our April 2013 visit.
We have stayed in Karon several times before and decided to go a bit up-market this time for a change.
The staff are very polite and welcoming and the hotel was, as expected, in top condition. However, the advertised pool (one of the main reasons we chose it) was not present! Apparently, they decided to stop construction before the pool was done.
The room was airy - we booked two, one for me and my wife and one for our daughter - and everything worked as it should. We didn't notice any smells or loud a/c units.
The included breakfast was, as other guests have reviewed, boring. Not so much that it was the same each morning but that there was so little on offer. Eggs and bacon came out cold from the kitchen and there just wasn't any variety at all. We stayed six nights but only ate there three mornings, leaving after entering on the fourth morning due to lack of any change. During previous stays we have preferred the Little Mermaid just down the road or One Man Restaurant for lunches. The Red Onion Restaurant next door serves the best meals in Karon by a long shot and for very reasonable prices. Tip: get to the Red Onion early as a queue starts.
We won't be staying there in 2014 due to the fact that for the same price we could stay at the Karon Sea Sands (see review) again and enjoy poolside bar service and breakfast from a huge range of available meal options.

Room Tip: If there is a Room Only option, tick it. Don't bother with the inclusive breakfast as it is com...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

Nice hotel, rooms are big and the staff is helpful. Location is great, right in the center of karon, close to the sea. Restaurants and shops easy to reach.
Breakfast is standard buffet, mixed western and thai - for sure not the best feature of the hotel, we have had better breakfasts during our stay in Thailand.
Hotel's pick-up transfer from the airport costs around 1200baht, Taxi from the airport 900baht. You can also take a shared mini van for 200baht but it was not available when we arrived.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

Friendly staff members. Great location - lots of amenities nearby, including a few convenience stores. Red Onion Restaurant which is just next to the hotel serves amazing food for a very reasonable price.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Maroochydore, Australia
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Reviewed September 16, 2013

Stayed 7 nights; the positive: reception staff, ground staff and kitchen staff were very nice and helpful, delightful people; big room; very convenient spot, shops, beach near by. The negative: air cond is overly loud even on lowest speed (1) that you have to turn on the tv so loud to be able to hear it; shower curtain smelled mould; and the breakfast was the same every morning. I do realise it's not a 4 star hotel but some food (fried eggs) were brought to to the buffet, they were cold; same fruits, same potatoes..etc..SO uninspiring. That's a shame.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
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Property: Simplitel Hotel
Address: 470/4 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Karon
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#9 Best Value Hotel in Karon
#20 On the Beach Hotel in Karon
#26 Romantic Hotel in Karon
#34 Family Hotel in Karon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Simplitel Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Simplitel is a contemporary unique living nestled in the center of shopping, eating, and entertainment area of Karon, Phuket, while the beach is at a walking distance. You can enjoy the peaceful of sea sun sand as well as having a vibrant night life in one place. Simplitel brings to your every need for a perfect vacation under the philosophy of “simple, but care in details”. ... more   less 
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