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Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach
Ranked #17 of 328 Hotels in Patong
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 15, 2013

what can I add to the already great reviews this hotel has .... positioned just far enough to be away from the hustle & bustle , but close enough to nip into patong ...tuk tuk only 30 baht ... food great at the hard rock and look up No 6 restaurant , then ask to go to their "other" place .... brill food , view and they take you back too , all for £22 for 4 pers ...
phi phi island , james bond island and elephant trekking ....must do .... don't bother with fantasia , over priced , over rated and cruel....in my opinion

Room Tip: all rooms overlook pool or ocean and are fine
  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 13, 2013

My partner and I have recently stayed at the merlin for my 21st birthday.
We had done our research about it before our stay, and the images we had seen prior to staying looked amazing .. when we had arrived the resort was to good to be true! Its simply beautiful with 3 pools , swim up bar over 5 resturants in the resort.
At the start of our stay we were eating at the resort until we realized its way to expensive compared to this beautiful resturant we had found cross from patong beach called la roma.
The service here is great, not many of the workers speak fluent english so sometimes its hard to understand ..
the only thing that had upset us about our stay is in our rooms we have a tv, we were aware that we had
To pay to watch movies, my partner and I had played music off the tv and as we went to check out reception said we had owed them 50 bht for playing the juke box which was never mentioned upon arrival.
The taxi rides to the main part of patong is a rip off though there is a friendly taxi service cross the road (ask for mr bang)
other then that everything was perfect we love it here so many tourists and Australians so it made us feel we were at home.
Highly recommend this place , just be aware of costs as they will charge you for the simplest things.
Hope this helped with your decision about your stay :)

  • Stayed: November 2013
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4  Thank Rachaelagius
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Reviewed November 10, 2013

This is great resort for either couples or families - lots of pools and activities - even got my partner to join in with aqua fitness class. Great service and quick to make up your room if you put your sign out. As it is a bit isolated can't just walk out the resort and grab something to eat up the road, however meals reasonably priced and get discount card ranging from 10-30% off the more you dined in. The beach is private and water is calm, however has a coral base so either wear aqua shoes or tread carefully - Ok at high tide and can hire snorkel etc. from vendors on the beach - easier to see the fish swimming in the coral. Vendors on the beach stay in their own sectors and all the same price - went to the one directly on the beach owned by a family and both my partner and I have a couple of massages - about $12- for an hour (300 bt). Although the motel is about a 10min trip from the main sector of Patong they do have a couple of shuttles going each day or just get a taxi for 300bt when want to go to and from the hotel. Have to say that after spending a few hours in Patong it was wonderful to come back to the hotel and breath all the fresh air and enjoy the peace and quiet. Having stayed in other places in Bali and Fiji over the years would recommend this one for those that aren't after a lot of night life but want a couples retreat or have younger children.

Room Tip: If you like to have a quiet nap in the afternoon then having a waterfall outside of your door probab...
  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank Hawkmoth13
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Reviewed November 9, 2013

Merlin Beach was great. Everything from front desk to house keeping, service was amazing.
Having 3 different pools was great, pictures definitely do the place justice as everything you see online is exactly what you get.
Swim-up bar is great, having a drink or food whenever you want and being able to charge back to the room is a great idea.
Happy hour at the bar inside the hotel lobby near reception is what I would say to anyone who asked for advice! There are 2 happy hours (from memory 5-7 and then 9-11) which make the drinks dirt cheap! And they are more than happy for you to order numerous so that you can have happy hour.
Recommend this place to anybody looking a great hotel in a great location away from the hustle and bustle of Patong Beach strip.
Will definitely be back!!!

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank Holidaylover238
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Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I have spent seven glorious days at this resort the relaxation of the pool the friendly staff the beautiful meals the standard of cleanliness and the pride that all of these people taking their uniforms fantastic highly recommend to stay here will be back for sure.

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To Witoon thank you our friend see you when we get back here soon..

Mark & Heather Cooper

Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

We stayed here for 10 nights at the beginning of October. Large expansive resort with 3 swimming pools on the beach. Internet pictures are exactly what you get at the resort. Only thing that is not stated is you can’t really swim at the beach as there are too many rocks about. A few braved it and looked like they were snorkelling, not sure if you would see much. The outlook is still nice though. Our room overlooked pool 1. It appears that they put the families with kids over near pool 3 which is more the family pool with kids activities/slides etc. Staff were mostly attentive, except on the one occasion where we ordered an ice bucket. First two times the bucket arrived within 10 minutes. The third time we guessed they forgot about us after waiting an hour. Happy hour times at the pool bar were great. We had torrential rain the first 4/5 days which was a bit disappointing and the road out the front flooded. The rain ruined my plans on relaxing by the pool in the sun. Breakfast was buffet style with eastern and western foods to satisfy everyone. We ate at the Thai restaurant one night and it was rubbish. I have had better Thai food back home. There is a little restaurant on the hill called little tiger, go here – excellent food and prices. The pool boys could be more attentive around the pool area attending to guests. We had to wave them down for food and drink orders. The pool also closes at 6pm which is way too early. They seemed to be relaxed about this rule until about 7pm then they chase you out. Bit silly if the guests are being quiet and not bothering any other guests. This hotel is located about a 5 minute drive over the hill from Patong beach. It was nice to be out of the hustle and bustle of Patong and the resort offered a free shuttle several times a day. Lovely resort and would be a preference if returning.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

Enjoyed the hotel just my wife and I, 11 days, nice and relaxing, pool great, some nice people, mainly couples like us. Just we had some aussie footballers few days they were a bit roudy but overall was good, kept bumping to same couple in bus to Patong and Little Tiger. Seems everyone was on same idea. Breakfast was good so was swim up bar. The massage places at beach are good. I wonder who was that nice lady with the man that looked like Danny Davito?

Room Tip: We were on 2nd floor overlooking pool and beach. Really nice night and day.
  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank Neil J
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Address: 99 Muen-Ngoen Road | Tri-Trang Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand (Formerly Merlin Beach Resort)
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Location: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Patong
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Patong
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Patong
#12 Spa Hotel in Patong
#13 Luxury Hotel in Patong
#15 Family Hotel in Patong
#15 Romantic Hotel in Patong
Price Range: $110 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach 5*
Number of rooms: 414
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set amongst forested mountains and lush, tropical landscaped gardens, serenity awaits at Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach. Located on a beautiful secluded stretch of white sandy Tri-Trang Beach, the resort boasts its own reef and stylish accommodation. Our resort is the ultimate destination for individual travelers, families, weddings and MICE. Three beautifully appointed swimming pools, modern fitness facilities, kids club, Spa & a wide variety of food & beverage. Our resort has an outstanding activity program for all ages offering extensive options for the most discerning traveler. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Merlin Beach Hotel Patong
Merlin Beach Resort Phuket
Hotel Merlin Beach
Beach Merlin Resort
Beach Merlin Phuket Resort
Merlin Beach Phuket
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