How to chose the right hotel in Patong?
- How to chose the right hotel in Patong?
- Please recommend a hotel in Patong Beach:
- 1. BYD Loft
- 2. Amari Phuket
- 3. Holiday Inn Phuket
- 4. Novotel Phuket Resort
- 5. Phuket Graceland Resort
- 6. La Flora Patong Resort
- 7. Impiana Resort Patong
- 8. Kalima Resort
- 9. Le Meridien Phuket
- 10. The Kee Resort
- 11. Millennium Resort
- 12. Burasari
- 13. Sleep with Me
- 14. Novotel Phuket Vintage Park Resort
- 15. Grand Mercure Phuket Patong
Patong Beach hotels come at many prices, sizes and locations so finding the hotel that will please both your budget and your need for the best place can be tricky. Many readers ask for our suggestions, but there is no such thing as ‘One Patong hotel fits all’. Everyone on average is looking for the same things.
Please recommend a hotel in Patong Beach:
- right on the beach
- close to nightlife
- and it must be a quiet
- and romantic hotel
- Oh, and it must be cheap!
Sorry to be the one to bring the bad news but that hotel doesn’t exist. However some hotels can come quite close, but these won’t come cheap unless you come during the low season. To help you pick the right hotel in Patong beach, remember that the price of the hotel decreases with the distance from the beach and the centre. Patong consists of 4 roads parallel to the beach. The further back from the beach you stay, the cheaper the accommodation gets.
Once again, we stayed or personally visited all the hotels listed here, and we would recommend them to our friends
1. BYD Loft
BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments in Patong Beach has so many good reviews on TripAdvisor and social media that we had to try it to see for ourselves. Let’s find out why this long-established hotel is so popular and why so many readers of Phuket 101 Blog talk so positively about it. BYD Lofts is not even located on the seafront so there must be something special about it, so what is it? Read more
Hotels close to the beach, but not as close to Bangla:
2. Amari Phuket
Amari Phuket is one of those rare resorts in Phuket having a unique location on Patong Beach. Blessed with its small sandy cove and a unique view on the entire bay, all the rooms at Amari Phuket are facing the sea! This four-star resort is at the southern end on Patong, just past the large bridge. It is quite a large hotel and despite a slightly dated architecture, the renovated design, two large pools and one of the most romantic restaurants in Patong, makes Amari Coral Beach a long time winner. Read more…
Holiday Inn Phuket is a success story since a very long time, and their team makes sure it stays this way. Many might not associate the brand ‘Holiday Inn’ with ‘Luxury Island Resort‘, so you might be in for a surprise. The location is excellent if you want to get the best of both faces of Patong: the beach and the city with its shopping and famous nightlife. And yet once in the resort, it is surprisingly quiet. But it takes more than an excellent location to get it right: many resorts along the beach road don’t get that popular. Read more…
Novotel Phuket Resort at the northern end of Patong Beach offers sea views not many hotels in Patong can afford. Designed with typical Thai roofs over a grand lobby with palm trees and greenery everywhere around three huge cascading pools, the resort is a small Thai oasis in a frantic town. You can choose to laze around the swimming-pools or walk down to the beach just across the road. This part of the beach is less crowded and often more beautiful than in other regions, and you can enjoy beach activities or beach massage. Read more…
Phuket Graceland Resort is a large hotel located 1km from Bangla and just across the street from one of the best parts of the beach in Patong. Graceland features large pools, pool bars and even a favourite kids club and a ten-pin bowling! Phuket Graceland features 600 rooms with three restaurants, great fitness and of course, a spa. Well priced with excellent reviews, Phuket Graceland is an excellent choice for extended stays. Read more
Patong Hotels on the beach + close to Bangla road:
La Flora Patong is a modern resort built right on the beach with excellent guests reviews, and it even comes with pool room access and pool villa. It is close to Bangla road. La Flora also featured a nice rooftop bar and restaurant called ‘Surface’ with a unique sunset view over Patong Bay. It’s not very high but enjoyable, and it’s open to outside guests if you want to enjoy a cocktail. Read more…
With a great location in the middle of the sandy beach, Impiana Resort Patong is a 68 room hotel just a hundred meter from Bangla road. The rooms are not very large, but the location is unique. The resort comes with a spa and two restaurants: Sala Bua, a beautiful beachfront restaurant or 3 Spices on the road side of the resort. Read more
Further outside Patong
Kalima Resort is a seafront hotel located a few kilometres of Patong but still close enough to go downtown within minutes. Built on a green hill near Kalim Beach, the hotel offers fantastic panoramic views on the large bay of Patong. With such unique location, guests can enjoy the sights but also a strategic location within minutes to Patong without any of the traffic inconvenience or when driving north, reach the beautiful Kamala, Laem Singh and Surin Beach.
Most of the 190 rooms enjoy a sweeping ocean view and waking up with a floor to ceiling sliding windows opening on such panorama is what an island holiday is all about! And the large balcony with chairs and table is perfect for enjoying Phuket sunsets with a cold drink. Read more…
Le Meridien Phuket has become an iconic hotel of Phuket, for its amazing huge pool and most of all, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Part of the ‘Best Beaches of Phuket‘ collection, ‘Relax beach’ or ‘Karon Noi beach’ is only accessible by the guests of Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort. Not well known from most tourists, it happens to have the most beautiful sand and most amazing blue sea on the island, and it is not far Patong Beach.
With no less than 470 rooms, Le Meridien might be one of the first and largest resorts open in Phuket, but it has not lost its charm and never feels overwhelmingly big. The hotel features some excellent restaurants such as Ariake (Japanese), Portofino (Italian), Wang Warin (Thai) and several great beachfront dining; we even come here to treat visiting guests. The spa deserves a special mention, and the fitness room is one of the largest we’ve seen in Phuket. Read more
Centrally located and still close to the Beach
10. The Kee Resort
The Kee Resort is one of the best-located hotels in Patong Beach for those of you who want to enjoy everything Patong is famous for: fun nightlife, very close to the beach, not far from shopping and not even expensive! Its unique location at the end of Soi Seadragon makes if the perfect place for guests who plan to party but also enjoy well-designed hotels equipped with all the facilities you can expect from a 4-star hotel with excellent and amiable service. With 244 rooms and six room types, The Kee Resort is quite large but designed in a smart compact way with a modern style. Read more…
Millennium Resort is another large resort with a lot of qualities for those who want to get the best of Patong. Best of all it is located above the popular Jungceylon shopping mall with dozens of restaurants, shops, cinemas and other entertainment venues but it is just across the street from Bangla Road (Patong beach ‘Party Central’). Also, the beach is at walking distance. Millennium Resort features two large pools, but they can get busy at some time of the day. Rooms are well designed, and the price is perfect for so much convenience. Read more…
Burasari resort is not exactly on the beach but not far at all and still benefit from an excellent location with a lot of restaurants and shop all around, just ten min walk from the famous Bangla Road. This 184 rooms hotel located just opposite the famous Holiday Inn Resort is well designed and has been a success since its opening.
Burasari features a Thai restaurant called Kantok, a bar (Misty Bar) and most important a pool bar. The hotel also has a spa with a lot of fancy treatments (which resort doesn’t have a spa in Phuket nowadays). The hotel rooms are of the right size, well designed and with balconies. The swimming pool area is very popular with a lot of greenery but what made the success of the Burasari is the staff kindness and efficiency. Read more
Then there are tons of other hotels worth checking, but we didn’t personally stay in these hotels, but we inspected them and reviews are very positive.
13. Sleep with Me
Sleep with me is a well-priced hotel in an excellent strategic location if you want to be close to the nightlife, the shopping, not too far from the beach AND you don’t want to pay a fortune for it. Simple but with a young modern design Sleep With Me is a name that you won’t forget. We always wonder how much it contributed to the success of the hotel. One of the nice features is the rooftop bar and swimming pool. They are not large, but it’s a nice place to hang at the end of the day. Read more…
Novotel Vintage is an excellent hotel for families with a vast pool and plenty of pool access rooms and a superb pool bar. Located on the second road of Patong, it’s not far from the beach and at walking distance from Jungceylon shopping mall. The street in front is hectic, but the resort is an oasis of peace. As the hotel is relatively recent, the rooms are large and well appointed, with rooms specially designed for kids. This 300 room hotel has excellent reviews and well-trained staff. Read more…
This large hotel offers all the comfort and features of an international chain hotel. In many countries ‘Chain hotels’ is often synonymous to ‘soulless’ but not here. Service and design are up to today’s traveller’s high expectations. The hotel is at a decent distance from the beach and the heart of Patong beach. Read more