Phuket hotel near ferry
Phuket Accommodation | Phuket hotel near ferry to Koh Phi Phi
Choosing a Phuket hotel near ferry to Koh Phi Phi means you are staying in Phuket Town on the east coast of the island. Phuket town has many fine hotels and hostels, ideal if you are taking the ferry to Koh Phi Phi. You will also be able to explore the old town with it's pretty streets, cafes and restaurants.
The ferry to Koh Phi Phi leaves at 8.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm from Rasada Pier (gallery) which is just 5 minutes from Old Phuket town. See Phuket Phi Phi ferry schedule and booking form. People often stop off at a Phuket Town Hotel on their way out to Koh Phi Phi especially when their plane arrives at Phuket International Airport after 1pm. As the best boats to Koh Phi Phi are in the morning at 8.30 am, it is a double win to take a Phuket town Hotel.
Luxury Phuket hotel near ferry
The main luxury Phuket hotel near ferry is the excellent Royal Phuket City which caters to the business community and the more tourist centred Sino House Phuket Hotel And Apartment and Bhukitta Hotel And Spa. All these Phuket town hotels offer a comfortable night stay in what is a very interesting and traditional Thai town. Phuket town hotels are less expensive than the hotels on the beach and cater to Thai tourists as well.
Phuket town is an historic place with beautiful Sino Portuguese architecture. These old streets witnessed the boom years of the Tin families and more recently the rubber tree plantations. The King of Thailand and his entourage rode down Phang Nga Road on an elephant in 1926. The picture of this event adorns the cafe walls to celebrate the occasion.
Deals on Phuket hotel near ferry
The best deals on the Phuket Hotels can be found on the Phuket hotel deals page of the hotelATM.com. This page highlights all the Free Night Specials, Fixed Night Promotions, Special Discounts, Early Bird Offers Honeymoon offers in Phuket.
Given that you might be staying just one night it might be worth noting that there is a great difference between the high and low season. The rooms rates for the Royal Phuket City are 24% cheaper from May till October 31st than the same rooms November till April 30th. The low season rates, May till October, are during the low season but the monsoon is only really June and September so most of May July and August are great value.
In case you were wondering whether it is better to take a hotel on the beach, grab a sunset and maybe a bit of nightlife. It is more convenient to take a Phuket hotel near ferry to Koh Phi Phi rather than taking a Patong hotel on the west coast of Phuket. The minibus takes a minimum 40 minutes from Patong to Rasada pier but this can take even longer during traffic hours. From 7.15am to 8.30am the roads around Phuket town are full of people getting to work, and parents dropping their kids at school. On top of this, this is the key time for all the tours and attractions to collect their passengers and people getting the first planes up to Bangkok.
Last Updated: 19 Mar 2012