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BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments Review


BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments in Patong Beach has so many good reviews on Trip Advisor and social media; we had to try it to see for ourselves. Let’s find out why this long-established hotel is so prevalent in Phuket and why many readers of Phuket 101 talk positively about it. BYD Lofts is not even located on the seafront, so there must be something special about it, so what is it?

BYD Lofts


BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments Location

BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments is within walking distance of one of the best parts of Patong beach. The neighbourhood is now pretty residential since the renovation and is spotless and quiet. You will find a large seafood court nearby and many convenience stores. You can easily walk to Bangla Road and Jungceylon Shopping Mall from here, so it’s quite a strategic location.


Overview of BYD Lofts

BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments is about four times bigger than I remember. We guess the original building was so successful that management started buying nearby buildings to expand, with equal success. Each building is modern and spotless, with a lot of artistic touches. BYD was into local art galleries in the past, so it’s still in the spirit. The team at the reception was smiling and friendly, spoke very well English and made us feel at home instantly. They’d remember our names during our stay (we paid for our stay and came unannounced if you ask).


The Rooms at BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments

The team took us to our deluxe room facing the main building. To our surprise, the room was big,100 sqm! It was an apartment with a large terrace. The hotel has an excellent design, with a kitchen counter and induction stove, large microwave, oversized sink and all the accessories you need for an extended stay. It comes with an espresso machine which is something I appreciate a lot. The apartment has two large flat-screen TVs and a great surround sound system.


Restaurant: BYD Bar & Bistro

The restaurant is well-designed and serves all meals, from a 300 baht breakfast buffet to an excellent Thai and European lunch and dinner.


Other Facilities

BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments features two pools on their rooftops. They are not very large and don’t offer exciting views, but they are convenient for a dip before dinner. We didn’t have time to try the spa.

Overall, BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments is a great serviced apartment concept in an excellent location, just close enough to the nightlife without being loud and still close enough to the beach. The price is right, the rooms and amenities are beyond expectations, and the team are super friendly. In case you wonder (because I asked myself that question), I was at no point encouraged to leave a comment on Trip Advisor. We also paid in full for our stay and came unannounced.


What we loved

  • Large bright modern rooms
  • Great kitchen area
  • Espresso machine
  • The team is amicable and helpful.
  • Location: close enough and far enough!

What we didn’t like as much

  • There was no working table in our room.
  • The pool area is relatively small.

BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments Photos

Nearby seafood center
Nearby seafood centre

View of the nearby beach


BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments Info

Location: Patong Beach
Address: 5/28 Haad Patong, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150
Phone: 076 343 024
Open: 24 hours

Factsheet

Range: 5-star
Swimming pools: 1
Restaurants and bars: 1
Distance to the closest beach: 400 m
to Patong city centre: 1 km
from the airport
: 35 km
to Phuket Town
: 12 km


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Willy Thuan
https://www.phuket101.net/
Born in France a long long time ago, I started to travel the world early and never stopped until I settled in Thailand in 1994. Then for the past 27 years, my passion for photography and my natural curiosity has taken me to every corner of Thailand, jumping frequently between Bangkok and Phuket and basically everywhere I could go. I run Phuket101.net and manage large international online travel guides.