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“Great place for relaxing holiday” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa

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Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa
Ranked #40 of 131 Hotels in Karon
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Wolllongong
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Great place for relaxing holiday”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012

Older style property, with large rooms in fabulous location. Property is exceptionally well maintained, and staff are very friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much effort for them. Stayed there Nov 2012. Massage girls at front of hotel greeted us like family every day with hugs all round on our last day. Good coffee just down the road that became one of our daily visits. Highly recommend this hotel

Room Tip: Rooms with garden view on ground floor are more private
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

This is great place to stay. Staff were nice and very helpful. Karon beach is across the road from the resort. The surrounding area is a lot quiter than Patong so is ideal if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle . I will stay there again.

Room Tip: We stayed on the 3rd floor. It was quite and clean.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2012

Stayed in pool access room for 10 nts on Groupon voucher. Amazing room, resort, staff and location. Breakfast was varied and good , pool bar staff were awesome cant wait to return! Tailor and massage girls at front of resort were awesome as well also must try red onion restaurant for dinner

  • Stayed November 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2012

We had a wonderful stay here late Sept, early Oct 2012. It was a last minute replacement of a terrible first accommodation we booked that didn't work out.

Anyway, this place was wonderful. We booked a pool access room which was spacious and had two double beds. Plenty of space for a family with two small kids.

The kids absolutedly loved the direct access to the pool from the balcony. It is so convenient, especially when we all got a tummy bug except for our six year old. This way, she could still swim in the pool while we watched her from our room, so she didn't get bored for the couple of days we were room bound.

The breakfast had a good choice, although they should do something about the bees hanging around the drinks dispensers. It was very offputting.

It is very well located too, directly across the road from the beach, close to restaurants and markets. It's a smaller place, no kids club but really cosy and just far away from the busy road so it didn't get the noisy traffick coming through.

Would totally recommend this place.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Inverleigh, Australia
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

I bought the 10 day Groupon deal for this resort and what incredible value it turned out to be.
The resort is well located away from the hustle and bustle of Patong but also close to everything you need.

Staff are very friendly and courteous and the facilities at the resort are good.

Not sure what the normal rates are here but if you see the groupon deal grab it!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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89 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2012

We booked this room via a Groupon - so a very good deal for us! We found the rooms and service very good and enjoyed spending time both at their lovely pool and on the beach. We stayed on a ground floor - not my first choice as I prefer a higher floor - but it was a lovely room and very convenient. We especially liked the little lounger area in the room and the very comfy
back support pillow there!
I had a little problem communicating at times with staff - it took 3 times before they got my airport transportation correct - and then it was an hour early. That said, they were all very gracious in their communication and always greeted us with a smile.
The hotel is very convenient to the beach, shops, restaurants - I would highly recommend Karon Sea Sands!

Room Tip: I too would not stay 1st floor poolside - not enough privacy.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Kallangur, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2012

Just got back and had the best time. The staff at the resort we wonderful and so friendly. Would go back again and I don't say that often as they are so many places to see. Resort was close to everything and my friend had the best lobster dinner she had ever eaten. The beach across the road was beautiful.

Room Tip: the resort had rooms that went straight into pool next time I would get one of them Also they have r...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa
Address: 208 / 2, Karon Beach Road | Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Phuket > Karon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#18 Top resorts Hotel in Karon
#21 On the Beach Hotel in Karon
#21 Romantic Hotel in Karon
#22 Spa Hotel in Karon
#26 Family Hotel in Karon
#34 Luxury Hotel in Karon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 87
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa boasts beach front vistas of the spectacular azure waters of the Andaman Sea, endless expanses of golden sand and beaches and awe inspiring evening sunsets. We provide the perfect location & accommodation, offering our guests all the comforts & luxury they have come to expect from the minute they walk through our door. Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa offers a culturally diverse selection of dining options from intimate a la carte dining to room service and takeaway. Exercise in our fully equipped gymnasium, swim laps of our pool, enjoy relaxing massages & beauty treatments, inspire & develop your culinary skills by enrolling in one of our Thai or Indian cooking classes. At the end of the day, relax in our tropical surrounds enjoying a refreshing cocktail, listen to mood music from our resident entertainers as you watch a spectacular sunset and the closing of another day in paradise. Karon Sea Sands offers guests traditional Thai hospitality complimented with modern facilities & amenities. Our professional, experienced and courteous staff are on hand to look after your every need and to ensure that your stay with us is a pleasurable and memorable occasion. Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa, your ultimate resort destination, and we are in the right location! Situated on the south western seaboard between Kata and Patong, Karon is 60 minutes from Phuket International Airport, 15 minutes from Patong or a 30 minute drive to Phuket Town. Our resort is situated within easy walking distance of Karon’s shopping centers, markets, tourist attractions and nightlife venues. ... more   less 
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