We stayed in this hotel for 10 days in June 2012.
On arrival we were shown to a twin room, when we were expecting a double. It was explained that we couldn't have a double room until the next day which was then arranged with minimal fuss.
Our room was nicely decorated with a large King size bed, good shower facilities, air-con and a reasonably priced mini-bar. A few reviews call the rooms dated, but I don't think this is the case. The room looked out over a central pool. The route to the room is around the back of the hotel which does take you past the back of the next door restaurant kitchen, which isn't a great first impression.
The cleaning took place every day - although it wasn't always thorough. The bed was always made, but we were left without shower gel once or twice and the floor wasn't always swept.
There was a TV, but it did not show many English channels. We were issued with a Wifi password on arrival. The Wifi was usable for web browsing, but it wasn't a great connection.
The staff were always polite and friendly, however, their English is not strong which can make for some difficulties in communicating.
The location of the hotel is a definite advantage - its right on the beach, right next to the longboats and the restaurant looks out over a short walkway onto the beach which is a nice place to eat.
If you're used to 5* luxury then these niggles might irritate you, but they weren't really major issues for us and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Phra Nang Inn is the first resort of Vacation Village. The resort is well-situated in the centre of Ao Nang beach, the best location where you can easily take off to explore Krabi's beautiful islands and enjoy shopping and dining streets as well. It is a 3-star boutique resort with two main buildings, Beach Wing and Spa Wing which provide various room types, 69 rooms in total. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Phra Nang Hotel Ao Nang
- Phra Nang Krabi
- Phra Nang Inn Krabi/Ao Nang