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“relaxing days away” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Orchid Hotel and Spa
Ranked #333 of 376 Hotels in Kathu
Kincumber, Australia
2 reviews
“relaxing days away”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2012

Just wanting to say that mine and my partners experience at the hotel from the 02/01/12 to the 11/01/12 was a friendly , caring and very welcoming atmosphere. Everyday the owner would ask us how our day was and if there was any problems that needed attention.The staff were wonderful and very helpful to all our needs and requests.The rooms were always clean and tidy everyday.The only little thing that was a problem was the mattress on the bed, it was a lil hard and uncomfortable.I would suggest this hotel to my family and friends if they were going and wanting a little and quiet place to stay.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2011

Stayed this year 2011 with 12 yr old daughter. Rooms are warm and inviting and well cleaned. Always felt good to collapse here after energetic days out. Great view of ocean and forest, the best aspect is the location, great for our family. My daughter swam in the pool daily. The staff are so helpful and bend over backwards to sort things out. Anthony is great, and my daughter wanted to adopt his dog. The breakfasts were just what we needed to set us up for the day trips which you can book there. We preferred to walk to Patong daily, as we like a walk and its not really that far. Rather have this walk than be in the thick of Patong to be honest. I would re book here it was so good. I like the individuality of it too and the design of the rooms, lots of thai art on the walls. I like the links with old blighty too, a bit of glam for sure. I think it would appeal to many aussies, as it gives a lot of bang for buck.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
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Thank Carolyn R
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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107 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2011

Quiet place and out of the busy Patong area, room is without water boiler and they do not provide drinking water, hair dryer available on request, same menu for breakfast daily for you to choose which if you stay longer you will get bored, deep small pool 1.9 meter not for family with small kids, 50 meters away from internet and mini market behind hotel, lot of stalls in evening front of hotel, friendly staffs, message on bookings only at their spa, beach full with stone, room I stayed was a bit rundown especially the mattress.

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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2011

I've just come back from a 9 night stay, and I was very happy with the hotel. I booked a deluxe room for £20 a night, and I had a full sea view and four-poster bed. The breakfast is very basic (egg on toast or cereal), but hey, it was free. The staff are delightful - very friendly and welcoming. I got charged 20 baht for putting my own water in the mini-bar, which was a bit odd, but that was the only negative I can think of. Kalim beach isn't really for sunbathing, but 10 minutes down the hill takes you to the start of Patong beach. The Patong night-life is about 30-45 minutes away if you walk - I walked it every night, so it's good exercise! The swimming pool is small, but lovely for a dip after a day at the beach. I ate in the restaurant a couple of times - the food was nice and good value. The shower was good, and the bathroom was a fair size. The cleanliness of the hotel was spot-on, and the fearless maid removed a cockroach that had found it's way into my room by picking it up by it's feelers!! It was the only creepy-crawley that I saw in 9 days, and I was told to expect loads of bugs in Thailand, so I guess that shows the cleanliness of the hotel. Be aware that taxis in Phuket are extortionate (especially after the bargain taxis in Bangkok), so if you're not prepared to walk to the beach (10 mins) or walk into Patong/Bangla Road for night-life (30-45 mins), then this hotel is not for you. However, if you want a bargain beach-front, clean and friendly hotel, then this is the place to be.

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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2011

Out of our expectation as what they describe on their web. The front desk people are not friendly, bad service & bad attitude. The room terrible too, you can hear a noisy sound out from the air-cond compessor for whole day & night. The worst thing is each person force to take bath not more than 3mins, coz the bathroom is flood!!

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2011

to Patong to make it perfect for me. I loved the huge penthouse and lounge chairs with an unobstructed (except for the power lines which you can't blame them for!) view of the Andaman. Internet close by but beware the inflated laundry fee at the internet cafe (not part of Orchid) ....$1.50 for one shirt and one jeans. Great staff, better-than-usual-for-Thailand Western food, spotlessly clean room and very large. As a solo "older" traveler, I liked the security of the inhouse taxi service. I will return............

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled solo
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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2011

The stay at the Orchid Hotel and Spa was great. The room was well maintained and hotel staff was attentive, polite, and very helpful. The hotel is a short 15 minute walk away from the noisy Patong Beach area which to us was nice.

Definitely worth considering for subsequent trips.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Property: Orchid Hotel and Spa
Address: 320 Soi.7 (Prabaramee), Patong beach, Ban Kalim, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#59 Top resorts Hotel in Kathu
#97 Spa Hotel in Kathu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Orchid Hotel and Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in Kalim Bay, to the North of Patong, Phuket. This Mediterranean style, 4 story hotel has 31 air-conditioned rooms and terraces overlooking the magnificent Andaman Sea. This quiet beachfront resort is only a five minute walk from the center of Patong. If you are in search of a relaxing stay in Phuket, our beachfront terrace rooms will allow you and your family to enjoy the ocean sea breeze and the very beautiful sunsets accompanied by our top hospitality; your stay at the Orchid Hotel will be one to remember. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Orchid Hotel Kathu
Orchid Hotel Patong
The Orchid Hotel
Orchid Hotel And Spa Phuket, Thailand

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