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Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket Review


Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket is a beautiful classic hotel in Bang Tao Beach, in a prime location on the west coast of Phuket Island. The resort has an elegant Thai design, and the rooms are superb; most are just a few steps from the beach. This hideaway is a perfect place to escape frantic city life, relax and enjoy the beauty of the Andaman Sea.

The Dusit Thani is a well-known hotel in Phuket; it has been around for a long time and was recently renovated. Its elegant classic Thai architecture and decoration kept it relevant, offering a true Thai experience that modern hotels often lack. As you walk to the reception through a high-ceiling hallway, the sculpture and orchid flowers create a relaxing atmosphere. The friendly and soft-spoken staff leads you to an elegant reception where check-in is done smoothly and quickly.

The hotel’s main building is built along the beachfront, offering ocean views or even beach access to most rooms.


The rooms

We stayed in a beachfront room on the ground floor, which was superb. The terrace with two loungers was perfect for relaxing with the sea breeze and enjoying the sea view across the manicured lawn.

The room is spacious and well-decorated, with a great sitting area facing the beach through a floor-to-ceiling glass window. The bed is large and dangerously comfortable. The bathroom is well equipped and provides all the expected amenities from a 5-star hotel. The bathtub is large, and welcome to relax at the end of an exploration day. There are plenty of plugs to charge all your devices, and the espresso machine was a nice treat!


The restaurants


There are five restaurants and bars at Dusit Laguna Phuket: La Trattoria, Laguna Cafe, Ruen Thai, Casuarina Beach Restaurant and the Horizon Lounge.

La Trattoria

La Trattoria is probably the best-known restaurant in the hotel, and outside guests frequently come for dinner. The restaurant is spacious, white and beautiful. Chef Lucas prepares excellent Italian dishes and a modern menu you should try.

Opening hours: Dinner 6 pm – 10 pm, last order 9.30 pm
Dress code: Smart casual

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Laguna Cafe

Laguna Cafe is where you will enjoy your morning buffet breakfast or Thai and international cuisine for lunch and dinner. The restaurant is open all day, from 7.30 and to 10.30 pm.

Opening hours:
Breakfast: 7 am – 10 am
Lunch: 10.30 am – 6 pm
Dinner 6 pm – 11 pm, last order at 10.30
Location: First floor by the waterfall
Dress code: Casual

Casuarina Beach Restaurant

Opening hours: Dinner 6 pm – 11 pm
Location: By the beach
Dress code: Casual
Seasonality: Open from 1 November till 31 March

Facilities

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket features an excellent Spa, perfect for helping recover from jet lag or sunburn. Keep in mind that the spa is the first thing that comes to everyone’s mind on a rainy day, so call them as soon as possible if the weather is not great to secure a therapist!

The beach

The beach in front of the hotel is wide, with beautiful white sand. The sea is clear and blue during the high season (December to May). There are plenty of beach massages and small local restaurants on the beach.


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Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket Info

Location: Bangtao Beach
Address: 390 Moo.1 Srisoontorn Road Cherngtalay Thalang District, Phuket 83110
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: 076 362 999
Bookings: see the rates
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dusitthaniphuket/

Factsheet

Range: 5-star
Swimming pool: 1
Restaurants and bars: 5
Distance to the beach: on the beach!
Distance from Phuket Town: 24 km
Distance from the airport: 18 km
Distance to Patong Beach: 17 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.
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