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3.8 out of 5

"Good position, close to the beach. Nice big pool, although shallow. The reception staff were quite inflexible. The bed can be very hard, depending on ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 19 Jul 2016

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Hotel Description

You'll be connected to a shopping center at Phuket Kata Resotel, and within just a 15-minute stroll of popular places like Kata Beach and Kata Noi Beach. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and a poolside bar.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 105 rooms feature free WiFi, patios, and coffee/tea makers. Refrigerators and room service make in-room dining convenient. Free bottled water, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Enjoy the kids' swimming pool and pool loungers. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/café. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also limited parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 30-minute walk of this 4-star Karon hotel, attractions include Karon Beach and Kata Porpeang Market.

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$45* Per night/room 6 Jun. - 7 Jun.

Pool Access Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Hideaway

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Poolside Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Sun Terrace

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Phuket Kata Resotel ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Phuket Kata Resotel

Everyone (6) Couples (1) Family (1)
2 out of 5

Not what I was expecting

Pros: The pool area.
Cons: Assistance with luggage on arrival. Provision of more than 2 coffee sachets a day would be nice!
Location: Location was near the main street and beach, but access to the hotel is only gained via two alley ways with stallholders on each side.
On arrival I didn't expect to have to lug my bags up the stairs to reception - there was no porter or bellboy to assist with luggage. Not an easy task for anyone, let alone someone who has mobility issues. I had booked a superior poolside room, but there was nothing superior about it - very, very basic, and the beds are extremely hard, which you do get used to after a while. Don't waste your time trying the breakfasts. Again, very basic with very little choice. The only shining light for this 'resort' is the pool, which was lovely and clean and had ample sunbeds, with shade if required. It did have a swim-up bar, which unfortunately nobody used for the week I was there. I felt a little sorry for the staff who were manning it all day. The proximity to the main street and beach was a plus, although having to walk through an alley of stalls to enter and exit the premises wasn't ideal.

Posted by , from Adelaide, Australia on 20 Jul. 2016

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3 out of 5

Cheap hotel, with room for improvement.

Good position, close to the beach. Nice big pool, although shallow. The reception staff were quite inflexible. The bed can be very hard, depending on what room you get. Had to move rooms twice, just to be able to sleep. Overall, not bad for the price.

Posted by , from Australia on 19 Jul. 2016

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3 out of 5

Great location & pool, rooms need upgrading!

Hotel is in fantastic location, close to beach and restaurants. Main pool area is really nice, lots of trees and umbrellas available. I stayed in a premier room. Only difference between premier and pool access (I viewed both) is the pool access rooms have nice big windows so room is nice and light. Downside of premier rooms is that unless you have your curtain wide open (no privacy from other guests walking past) there is no other natural light. Overall very pleased with hotel apart from dark room, however figured as I only slept in there at night, $30 per night was an excellent bargain. Can't plug USB or hard drive into the TV. No need for an indoor and outdoor shower..would have preferred a bath tub or another window to let in light. Would definitely stay here again, however would highly recommend the rooms get an upgrade/ renovation- this would make for such a better stay. Only other real negative, we arrived around 11am, check in isn't until 2pm. We travelled in low season and the hotel was not full! Staff refused to let us check in before 2pm, despite the fact that the room was empty and already cleaned (we hung around the pool until 2pm waiting to check in- no one came in or out of the room). Flexibility would have been great in this instance.

Posted by , from NSW, Australia on 17 Jul. 2016

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4 out of 5
Good position in town and close walk to the beach. Not the grandest hotel but great value for the price

Posted by , from Australia on 29 Jun. 2016

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4 out of 5

Nice quiet location

Nice quiet location , only a short stroll to the beach and shops . The rooms we stayed in were clean , and had most bits that you need , just bed was a bit hard .Staff were quiet good and helped arrange transfers.

Posted by on 1 May 2016

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5 out of 5
Pros: Location
Value: Bargain; Service: Go the extra mile; I decided to stay an extra 2 weeks as the staff made it feel like I was at home

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 26 May 2014

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4 out of 5
Pros: Pool access. location, quiet, friendly staff..
Cons: Needs update getting a little tired.. Suit makers at front get a little pushy having to say no all the time..
Location: Tranquil, Close to everything
Facilities: Modest; Value: Affordable; Service: Polite; Cleanliness: Pleasant;

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Sunshine Coast on 17 Aug. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: Cheap and cheerful, right near the beach on flat 5 min walk
Cons: Pool needed the bottom sweeping/cleaning
Location: Perfect, right near the beach
Facilities: cheap and cheerful;

Posted by , from Australia - NT - Darwin on 11 Apr. 2013

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Property Features

Phuket Kata Resotel offers its guests an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Phuket Kata Resotel. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Karon hotel.

  • 1 floor
  • 105 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 2001
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Computer for guest use
  • ATM
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Phuket (HKT-Phuket Intl.) (45.6 km / 28.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Phuket Kata Resotel offers 105 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to patios. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Karon hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Private patio
  • Day bed
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Phuket Kata Resotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 6:00 AM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for THB 1200.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Phuket Kata Resotel

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No lifts
  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • Debit cards

Fees

 

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: THB 350 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: THB 1500 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: THB 1200.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Kata Lagoon
  • Kata Pool Lagoon
  • Kata Pool Lagoon Hotel
  • Pool Lagoon Hotel
  • Kata Pool Lagoon Phuket/Kata Beach
  • Phuket Kata Resort
  • Kata Resort
  • Phuket Kata
  • Phuket Kata Resotel Hotel
  • Phuket Kata Resotel Karon
  • Phuket Kata Resotel Hotel Karon

You should know

  • Phuket Kata Resotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • For stays on 31 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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