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Baan Laimai Beach Resort Phuket

Baan Laimai Beach Resort Review

Baan Laimai Beach Resort is a long-established and very popular hotel on the beach road of the popular Patong Beach in Phuket. The hotel occupies a strategic location just across the street from the beach and just 500 metres from the famous Bangla Road, where Patong’s renowned nightlife explodes every night. Baan Laimai is a great spot for those who prefer an active holiday and vibrant nightlife but a beautiful beach to suntan and recover during the day. There are many things to do around the hotel; you might not even need to rent a car or a motorbike to keep your holiday busy.

Laimai Bar is just across the street from the beach
Laimai Bar is just across the street from the beach

Baan Laimai Beach Resort was renovated recently and has become a very attractive property. The five-floor U-shape building overlooks an immense pool with a vast wooden deck and tall palm trees. The central area is now wide open, giving an impression of space that did not exist before, with a brilliantly designed open-air restaurant at the front.

Quick hotel overview

Hotel Summary & Guests Score
The BeachThe beach is just across the street and is beautiful, but can get very busy in this area.
The Hotel4-star hotel, with 228 rooms, including pool access rooms.
The Facilities2 swimming pools, a fitness, a spa, 2 restaurants, and a pool bar.
What's Around?The hotel is just 500 m from Bangla Walking Street, which is great for nightlife and beach the next day.
Who is it for?Travellers who want everything near, especially active nightlife and don't mind staying in a busy area.
Worth Noticing Great for party, but not for a romantic holiday.

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The rooms

Pool access at Baan Laimai is great on a hot day!
Pool access is great on a hot day!

The newly refurbished rooms are attractive, simple but elegant and instantly welcoming. We stayed in a pool-access apartment with a terrace and two large seats. The terrace is a bit small, and the steps down to the pool are steep, but it is nice to step down the water as soon as it gets too hot. All the rooms overlooking the pool have a terrace of the same size with comfortable chairs to relax in.

Large pool access room with sitting area
Large pool access room with sitting area

Like in many hotels with pool access, keep in mind that you will lose privacy when you get pool access, and anyone walking by can see inside your room during the daytime. At night the light curtains do a good job of protecting your privacy.

Comfortable working station
Comfortable working station

We enjoyed the large TV, the comfortable set of sofas and the working desk had enough plugs to charge all our devices. The bathroom is well supplied with amenities, with a spacious shower but no bathtub.

The restaurants

There are two restaurants at Baan Laimai Beach Resort, and both are very attractive, especially considering the hotel’s central location. They did a great job creating a cosy atmosphere in a very busy part of town.

The restaurants are well designed and inviting
The restaurants are well well-designed and inviting

Laimai Courtyard

Laimai Courtyard open air restaurant
Laimai Courtyard open-air restaurant

Laimai Courtyard is the restaurant and relaxing area between the pool and the beachroad where guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner. The vast area is covered with an artificial lawn, and the many trees, lights and umbrellas surrounding a thatched roof central bar create a surprisingly attractive garden atmosphere. Above the restaurant, a transparent ceiling ensures you can enjoy your outdoor meal even on a rainy day.

Laimai Courtyard Restaurant
Laimai Courtyard Restaurant

Laimai Courtyard serves both international and Thai food but specialises in fresh local seafood from the Andaman Sea. The breakfast buffet is a bit basic, but in the evening, the bar has a long list of cocktails for everyone to enjoy while watching people passing by on the beach road in front of the hotel.

Hern Coffee and Bistro

Hern Coffee and Bistro at Baan Laimai Patong
Hern Coffee and Bistro at Baan Laimai Patong

Hern Coffee and Bistro is part of Baan Laimai and serves fancy breakfast, brunch all day, and sophisticated Thai cuisine in the evening. The decor with high ceilings, dark wooden tones and hanging ferns is beautiful. The food is a little more expensive than the other restaurants nearby, but it is good, well-presented, and has excellent service.

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Moon Tree Spa

You can enjoy a vast choice of treatments at Moon Tree Spa, particularly appreciated for speeding up jet lag after a long trip or recovering from a year of work. A long spa treatment is also a great option for an occasional rainy day, but as always, book early because everyone in the hotel will think about it too.

Moon Tree Spa
Moon Tree Spa

Baan Laimai has a well-equipped fitness room with a panoramic view of the swimming pool below and a little kid’s playground near the reception. As you arrive at the hotel, the reception is at the very back, past the immense and inviting swimming pool.

The swimming pool at Baan Laimai
The swimming pool at Baan Laimai

The Beach

The beach of Patong just in front of the hotel
The beach of Patong just in front of the hotel

The beach in front of the hotel is just across the street. The sand is beautiful and soft, the sea is clear and blue during the high season. There are plenty of chairs, beach massage, drink and food vendors to make your day as relaxing as it can be.


Baan Laimai Beach Resort in Phuket is a very attractive hotel, a good compromise for travellers who want a beautiful hotel in a strategic location with a beach, nightlife, restaurants and shopping nearby. The hotel’s strategic location makes it an ideal spot for an active holiday, with a beautiful beach to relax and unwind during the day. The hotel has been recently renovated, and the rooms are elegant and inviting. The two restaurants on-site serve excellent food and provide a cosy atmosphere in the bustling area. The facilities, including the Moon Tree Spa and well-equipped fitness centre, cater to the guests’ needs.

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Information, Rates and Bookings

Baan Laimai Beach Resort Info

Location: Patong Beach
Address: 66 Thawewong Rd, Patong, Kathu District, Phuket 83150
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: 076 342 620

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⛱️ Main beach nearby:Patong Beach
⛱️ Distance to the closest beach:across the street
⛱️ Beach condition:excellent but busy
⭐ Range:4-star resort
🏊‍♀️ Swimming pools:1
🍴 Restaurants and bars:3
🛍️ Facilities:Fitness, spa
🚙 Distance to Patong center (Bangla):500 m
🚙 Distance to Phuket Town:15 km
✈️ Distance from Phuket International Airport:36 km

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FAQs about Baan Laimai

  1. Q. What are the main attractions around Baan Laimai?

    A. Baan Laimai is located in Patong, which is known for its beautiful beaches, exciting nightlife, and shopping opportunities. Some of the main attractions around Baan Laimai include Patong Beach, Bangla Road, Jungceylon Shopping Center, and the Phuket Simon Cabaret.

  2. Q. Are there any restaurants in Baan Laimai?

    A. Baan Laimai has several restaurants on-site, including the Laimai Restaurant, which serves Thai and international cuisine, and the Pool Bar, which offers light snacks and drinks by the pool.

  3. Q. How far is Baan Laimai from Phuket Town and Phuket International Airport?

    A. Baan Laimai is approximately 15 kilometres from Phuket Town and 36 kilometres from Phuket International Airport.

  4. Q. What time are check-in and check-out at Baan Laimai?

    A. Check-in at Baan Laimai is typically at 2:00 PM, while check-out is at 12:00 PM.

  5. Q. Does Baan Laimai hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    A. Yes, Baan Laimai Hotel offers free Wi-Fi to all guests.

  6. Q. How far is Baan Laimai from the beach?

    A. Baan Laimai is located just across the street from Patong Beach, which is one of the most popular beaches in Phuket.

  7. Q. How many rooms are there at Baan Laimai?

    A. Baan Laimai has a total of 226 rooms, including deluxe, pool access, and suite options.

4.3/5 - (42 votes)

Born in France a long long time ago, I started to travel the world early until I settled in Phuket in 1994. For the past 30 years, my passion for photography and my curiosity have taken me to every corner of Phuket, Bangkok and everywhere I could go in Thailand. My goal is to share my discoveries, photos and tips to help travellers plan their holidays by making Phuket 101 as easy as possible to use for everyone!