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Cool Rooms and Terrific Service

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed Aug 2, 2012
Had booked a standard room, which turned out to be really cute and Japanese-inspired, with mattress on the floor, a coffee table on a bamboo mat and two cushions to sit on; unusual decor, but appreciated by someone who spends a lot of time in hotels.

But when we returned to our room in the afternoon on our second day, we discovered that the room hadn't been cleaned. Not the end of the world, so we called downstairs for clean towels. They were promptly brought, and then also a clean bath mat.

Then the phone rang, and it was the receptionist, asking if we'd like to upgrade to a suite considering our trouble. Wow! We accepted, and soon found ourselves in a huge 5th-floor apartment, furnished in minimalist IKEA-style. Very nice, and completely unexpected!

Needless to say, we were very satisfied with the way we were treated by the Phuket Center Apartment staff. We also enjoyed both the standard room and the suite, and the hotel's location couldn't be better. At the end of a quiet cul-de-sac off Ratsada Road, with a supermarket adjoining, and several restaurants and cafes next door, we had everything at our fingertips. Old Phuket, with its cafes, galleries, pubs and restaurants is just a block away, and the market is a couple of blocks up Ratsada Road.

All in all, a perfect stay in an enchanting town.
Date of stay: July 2012
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 2, 2012

Was slightly pricey in my opinion- 900B a night for a location that's quite far away from the beach.

Apart from that, the rooms look very nice. They are clean too. Security seems pretty good with the security lock at the lift lobby.

Quiet and cozy place. There's an excellent Belgian restaurant "Brasserie" that serves great food and craft beers, a rarity in Phuket, just 3 min walk away.

The receptionist spoke some English and appeared rather helpful. Overall, a pleasant experience.

Date of stay: June 2012
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Reviewed March 8, 2012

Date of stay: March 2012
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Reviewed March 2, 2012

Room
Honestly its pretty decent for a non-fussy traveller like me. Im only particular about the bathroom, which is dry and clean, toilet flush works really well, short stay of 2days is okie, more than that, i suggest you re-consider.
The mattress is really springy,as in you literally feel the spring underneath. Request for a twin bed, the room is bigger. A/C works really really well. :)

Location
Its pretty out of the way everywhere, quiet yes, but it compensate with the convenience store just in front of the apartment. There's a few cafe just steps away, the next nearest cafe, you need to walk at least for 5mins.

Staffs
Very friendly and helpful. From reception to housekeeping, but carry your own luggage, no porter service.

Room tip: check the rooms before you confirm.
Date of stay: February 2012
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Reviewed January 30, 2012

Phuket Center Apartment is a dreadful apartment building that should not be available to any guests for accommodation. The apartments are dirty, dingy and lack any comfort. The staff are unaccommodating and not firendly at all. I would not recommend Phuket Center Apartments, there are plenty of alternatives within the vicinity.

Date of stay: December 2011
  • Trip type: Traveled with family
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Reviewed January 19, 2012

Very run down and dirty. The couch in the reception is dirty and full of holes.
The room smells really bad and the bathrooms are grubby.
The staff are not friendly and did not even help with booking a taxi.

There are much better hotels for better value in Phuket.
Do not stay at Phuket Center Apartment.

Date of stay: December 2011
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