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“Good Value and great Location” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tropica Resort and Restaurant

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Tropica Resort and Restaurant
Ranked #124 of 307 Hotels in Patong
Korumburra
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good Value and great Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Check in was very disappointing, as we had booked and paid for 2 rooms Months ahead and check in was confusing. The rooms are very nice. Staff were friendly over all and the place was cosy despite it was near to the Bangla Road. It's very convinient as Bangla Road was just beside the Tropica (to get to the street behind was a short walk) and the seafood restaurants were all nearby. The beach was just across the street. The food in their Restaurant was fantastic. We ate there at least once nearly every day. The food was so good.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Sheryl Y
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Melbourne
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Hi all,

I have just returned from staying at Tropica for 7 nights and I have to say I was impressed in every way. The staff were so friendly and always had a smile on their face. English was perfect as well which always helps. The room was spotless and cleaned everyday unlke other places I have stayed at. Pool is great and has a complete tropical feel to the whole place like no other in Patong. Location is perfect and is approximately 30 metres to the beach and about the same to Bangla road. Could hear a little bit of noise at night from the clubs but nothing worth worrying about. I guess thats what you get when you are so close to the action!!! For the price I would give it a 10/10 and recommend to all. Stayed 7 nights and paid a total of $250AU but it was in the low season. Dont listen to the negative reviews that people have placed as they expect 6 star accomodation but dont want to spend a cent! You get more than what you pay for at this place and I will be back next year.

Room Tip: Ask for one away from the Bangla road side. much less noise at night.
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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3 Thank MarcWintle
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Gosport
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

i have stayed at the Tropica several times and although some people may not like the idea of being next to the noise of Bangla Rd i found it all very convenient. The beach is literally just across the main road (if you can dodge the traffic) and for night time Bangla Rd is virtually next door. The food i found very good and the staff very friendly. one lady waitress at breakfast insisted on always getting my tea or coffee. The reception staff very helpful. My first visit i was booked for a apartment but did not like it so they changed me to a bungalow which i think was number 22 or 24 just behind the reception. The room was clean although the shower room looked as if it could do with a refurb. Air con plus fan good. Safe deposit box, TV, also a verandah with table and chairs. Cost, well it was competitive all in all if it beach and night life plus good hotel then go for Tropica

Room Tip: go for a bungalow take no notice of nightly noise from Bangla Rd its not that bad of course you can...
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Mike F
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012 via mobile

I moved here after 1 night at The Nap (because my budget insisted!!) and even so I was not disappointed! For the price I think it is a very good option as it is clean, relatively well equipped & the staff are friendly. I would not recommend for young families as you can hear music from Bangla at night but for me the location is superb - I like the beach by day & bars by night!!! I would stay again if I return to Patong but I think next time I will head for somewhere a little less commercial altogether!

  • Stayed May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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3 Thank jennie2pj
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

The beach is across the street.
Nice bungalows in a tropical garden. Restaurant at street side.
Very close to entertainment.
Good housekeeping.
Small clean pool.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Eric W
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Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

1. Terrible Bathroom.
2. Reptiles are everywhere.
3. Old and sign of use appear on all equipments.
4. Unclean Rooms and halls.

Not Recommended at ALL.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars
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3 Thank Mishari_12
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Stayed here beginning of January 2012 (5Nights). Booked for 2 people over Agoda but voucher showed 1 person. Sent a messge to change to 2 people but voucher was still not ammended so we called direct to hotel to ask if they got the ammendment. The reply was 'YES' and all is okay with the booking. On the second day of our stay, we got a rude shock and were told to pay more. We tried to talk with the lady manager who was not very friendly and she even tried to call us liars saying that we did not call the hotel about our booking. In all my travels I have never been treated like this before. She didn't even try to meet us halfway - just wanted the money. Appauling treatment!!!!!! Problem here was the Front Office could not speak English! Will never go back here again. (2 peacocks opposite the rooms which made terrible noises besides the noisy Bangla street.)

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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3 Thank Loliwe16
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tropica11, Manager at Tropica Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review, February 2, 2012
This happens from time to time, guest who book trough an online website like Agoda, believe the hotel can change the mistakes they made upon booking, we can not.
The booking can only be changed by Agoda, the guest is responsible to have the booking correct.
If he booked for one person, it will be a different price then 2 person, and we can not change that.
Each guest who books with such a website is responsible for the booking details, and if he needs to change something, he has to do that with the company, not with us.
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Property: Tropica Resort and Restaurant
Address: 132 Thaweewong Rd | Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Patong
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#39 On the Beach Hotel in Patong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Tropica Resort and Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 86
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Tropica Hotel & Restaurant is located just a few meters from the beach in Patong. ... more   less 
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