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“Nice, Clean, Friendly And Centrally Located.”
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The Palm Retreat
Ranked #274 of 508 Kathu B&B and Inns
Reviewed June 16, 2012

We booked 2 days in this hotel but decided to extend our stay to 8 days because we found that the location is ideal, the beach is across the road, the shopping is next door. You are just a short stroll to the night life in Bungalla Rd. The room is very clean, the building is new, the staff are obliging. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: Choose a room with a balcony
  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 12, 2012

My wife and i just got back from a 10 day trip to Phuket where we stayed at The Palm Retreat. What it lacks in grandeur, it makes up in hospitality. The owner met us personally and the staff were incredibly sweet. Located in the heart of Patong Beach, we found it convienient to get anywhere we wanted by foot beit the beach or the shopping market next door. The room was just right for two people. Definitely a must visit for those who wish to be close to everything.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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10  Thank sheldonjoy
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Reviewed June 8, 2012

We visited phuket for holidays and spend about 7 nights in this hotel and service was excellent. The hotel staff is really very friendly and know how to treat thier guest.

Room charges are very reasonable as compared to other such hotels with similar facilities. This is a guest friendly hotel and charge nothing if you bring an overnight guest with you.

I would definately recommend it if you are going to stay near Patong Beach, Bangla Road and Jungceylon Plaza. If its your first visit to Phuket then Mr. Prem Nathan (Hotel Management) can really be helpful to you,




Stayed: June 2012, traveled with friends
10  Thank EjazHussain
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Reviewed June 4, 2012

Stayed here for one night in June 2012 in room 201. The place is small but the rooms are a good size, kept clean, and have a great minibar selection. Items in the minibar not overpriced at all and sometimes even equivalent to 7-11. Hotel staff was exceptional. They helped carry my bags up the stairs to my room even.

After our first night we decided to go to Ko Phi Phi for one night and return to Patong. They stored our luggage in their lobby for us overnight and even had it waiting for us in our rooms upon return. Due to this generosity we were able to casually carry only a small overnight back with us for the ferry trip. Staff was also helpful in booking airport transfers for us.

Overall, the hotel is located 15min from Bangla road, is not overly noisy, and 5 mins from the beach. I would definitely stay here again on my next trip to Patong.

Room Tip: Stay in room 403 if you have the chance to choose, we found it better than the lower room we had.
  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with friends
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8  Thank Alexandra X
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Reviewed April 10, 2012

i have stayed in this hotel from feb 20-24th room 201. location is very good 5 min from the beach , and 10 min from bangla road. the room was fine , good ac, flat tv, modest bathroom, very clean. this is not the "hilton" but for beach time in phuket and night life its fine. i have paid 223$ for 4 nights so the price was fair and good.
service pretty good , and the manager ms deet is very kind , and very hospitable, and ready to help. the rest of the staff was fine too. the hotel does not have breakfast, so i found a place down the road 3 min walk for 3$ !
the only cons are that being a small plACE IT CAN GET REAALY NOISY AT NIGHT FROM GUESTS COMING UP THE STAIRS . i woke up few times and went back to sleep.
al and all a decent good place in a good location for a reasonable price.
would i come back? yes and i do recommend it.

Room Tip: hotel has 15 rooms and 3 floors so no preference in particular
  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled solo
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8  Thank travelabound
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Reviewed April 7, 2012

The staff are really helpful and friendly. My eyes were infected during my staying at Phuket and bought some eyedrops with Thai explanation. The girl at the reception used a dictionary to translate word by word into my language and tried to let me know which one is suitable for my situation. Very impressive.

There's no elevator at the hotel. If you have a heavy luggage, it would be a big exercise going upstairs to your room. I had a twin-bed room at 5th floor and it was too small, I had to update to a deluxe room on 4th floor which was bigger and paid 300B more per night.

Room Tip: Room in lower floor is better for carrying luggage, because there's no elevator and the stairs a...
  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with friends
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6  Thank Chuan Z
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Reviewed March 26, 2012

Its a small hotel with 15 rooms....but the room equipped with everything what you need. ..Iron, board, cofee and coffe maker, soap, shampoo , etc etc... Fantastic staff as they did everything to keep us happy.....Good location.....close to everything....mall, nightlife, beach...Definitelly will reccommend to anyone.

  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled as a couple
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11  Thank Sam V
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Address: 231-233 Palmsquare, Rat-U-Thit, Pee Road | Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #274 of 508 B&Bs / Inns in Kathu
Price Range: $26 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Palm Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The PALM RETREAT is situated in the heart of Patong bay and the world famous beach. it is 5 minutes walking distance to the biggest shopping mall, The Jungceylon, and the night spot of Phuket, The Koi Bangla Street. Very convenient, clean surroundings, great hospitality and a peaceful environment without any bar/disco or a restaurant.."Home away from home" ... more   less 
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