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Read all 154 reviews and thoughts (average: 4.32 out of 5) on the Karon Sea Sands Resort before you book online.

5/5    Score based on 154 reviews

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3/5

Average

Bit expensive, but good for the beach holidays
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Had to stay there for two nights as our main hotel we spend 13 nights in, was fully booked. Got the deluxe room and was very disappointed - it was very small. Probably it was just an impression after...

4/5

Very Good

Proper Family Resort with good focus on public relations
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Proper family resort, which is just the right size for families. Arrived just before Christmas & received just the right type & size of double bed rooms with interconnected door as requested. Ideal...  

3/5

Average

Decent place - great beach location - small pool
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So a smallish pool, but right across the street from what I think is the best part of Karon Beach (right on beach road and across from the grass volleyball), and right next to the main road that leads...

5/5

Excellent

Great hotel
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The hotel is great, actually it was the best hotel we stayed in during our journey. Located in Karon 1 minute walk from the beach in the quiet area and close enough to many restaurants, shops and...

1/5

Terrible

Think before you choose - Stole my phone
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Bad Hotel. Stayed here 2 nights. Stole my wife's IPhone right from the table in the restaurant. My wife took our baby to the restaurant for a snack. While eating/feeding went running after him and...

4/5

Very Good

Good Locattion in Karon and Value
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The hotel isnt the greatest but the place kind of grows on you hour by hour. The pool has its unique layout which is cool but I think the location of the place is the best part. The city of Karon is...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely boutique hotel
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We stayed there with our young son and found hotel almost perfect. Despite some of the comments we read, we dont seem to have encountered any problems except for the lack of English spoken. 1. Pool...

3/5

Average

No hot water for showers!
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Overall, this place was totally average. I have no idea how it got such good reviews. Stay somewhere else! We had cold showers 3 of our 4 nights. We called the front desk and the maintenance man...

3/5

Average

Pool access rooms are awesome
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We stayed here for a week in December and thought it was ok. We came from the Holiday Inn in Patong and expected something similar. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the pool access rooms are...

4/5

Very Good

Nice place, very convenient
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Karon beach is a great place to stay. We started our honeymoon at the Karon Sea Sands and were not disapointed. It is a quiet hotel with a really nice pool right in the middle of the room balconies....

4/5

Very Good

good location, nice rooms
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We stayed at Karon Sea Sands Resort for a week and were happy with the location and quality of the room. It is a modern resort with good facilities and a very good buffet breakfast. The hotel is set...

5/5

Excellent

Peaceful Days in Karon
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A boutique hotel about 5 minutes off the beach...Great bar, great breakfast, really nice Thai in the restaurant---room was clean and comfortable. The staff were amazing and always helpful----best...

5/5

Excellent

We will be back, we love Thailand
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We stayed at Karon Sea Sands Resort for 10 nights in Nov, with another Kiwi couple. We loved our stay at Karon Sea Sands. We got a deal through Goupon and upgraded to a pool access room. It was...

5/5

Excellent

Great place
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Nice and relaxing you can go to the beach just a walk out your gate u can catch a tuktuk to town and come back to peace and quiet there are heaps of good places and they are a lot cheaper they have...

4/5

Very Good

Nice & Quiet
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We stayed here for 4 nights after 7 nights in Patong. It was nice to get a bit of peace and quiet after the hustle and bustle of Patong's night life. We arrived at 12pm, 2 hours before check-in, and...

4/5

Very Good

Spacious rooms
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The hotel is well located in karon beach with a nice Indian restaurant..The lobby may not be special but the staff and the rooms are spacious and clean..comfortable and a nice atmosphere. Karon beach...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing Stay!!!
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Perfect location, close to all resturants, the beautiful beach and huge shopping plaza. The staff are genuinely friendly and are not pushy for tips (although we gave them when they were warrented)....

5/5

Excellent

Great place for relaxing holiday
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Older style property, with large rooms in fabulous location. Property is exceptionally well maintained, and staff are very friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much effort for them. Stayed there Nov...

5/5

Excellent

Phuket getaway
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Just got back and had the best time. The staff at the resort we wonderful and so friendly. Would go back again and I don't say that often as they are so many places to see. Resort was close to...

5/5

Excellent

great place, people and location
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location perfect, beach just across the road with blue clean water. all staff excellent bar, restaurant, house keeping and reception. close enough for shopping and eating and far enough from night...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent! Must try the choc cake
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We stayed here with the Groupon deal and it was excellent. We had a 2nd floor room overlooking the outside area of restauaurant and we loved it. We were glad we did not go for a poolside room as the...     

4/5

Very Good

Great choice
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It was best choice to stay in pool access room. I simply jumped into the pool from my room and reached the pool side bar where the fresh mojito i have. It was great time to stay there. It takes only...   

5/5

Excellent

Great stay
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I stayed three nights in pool access room. It was great choice to stay there. I could jump into the pool right away from my room and there was cozy pool bar, too. The bar was very impressive in terms... 

5/5

Excellent

A great escape
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We headed to karon after a busy couple of months traveling. It was just what we wanted, a clean laid back resort. The staff are all great, they are helpful and always smile. We spent quite a bit of...

3/5

Average

Average,but they were too keen to say good bye
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We have just completed 8 nights at the resort. This is not a 4 star resort, I would rate it as a high two/low three, you get what you pay for. There were some positives the pool was nice, room...

5/5

Excellent

Relaxing
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Just got home from a wonderful holiday at Karon Sea Sands resort. The staff were welcoming and friendly.we arrived at 1:30 am and the staff showed us to our room which was air conditioned and...

4/5

Very Good

Wonder first time experience
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Wonderful resort. Staff were friendly, and got to know us quite well. Breakfast changed daily and staff were very helpful. Pool was nice. Even though our bathroom flooded every time we showered, it...

5/5

Excellent

Feels like a place to call home!
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From the moment we arrived for our ten day stay the staff were friendly and very accommodating to our every need - even when we checked in at 2am. The breakfast buffet changed daily and the egg...

5/5

Excellent

Love this hotel!
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It is the definitely the most pleasant hotel I stayed in Thailand. The room is big and clean, with very good facilities. You can watch people swimming in the pool and dining at the pool bar from the...   

3/5

Average

Not Sure about Karon Sea Sands
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We selected this resort based on the reviews in TripAdvisor. While the pool access rooms were nice, the lack of english speaking staff and poor communications about power outages left us less than...

5/5

Excellent

We love Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa
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Just spent 11 beautiful nights at this resort. Cannot fault this place or the staff at all. Terrific location. From reception you can see the ocean and you are so close to everything you could...

4/5

Very Good

A few hiccups but an otherwise pleasant stay
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A friend and I stayed here for seven nights using Groupon vouchers and had a bit of trouble checking in. Although we're partly to blame for changing our plans, we did have our revised arrival dates...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic
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Absolutely amazing place to stay, friendly, always willing to please staff made our stay there super pleasant. The breakfast buffet was a definite highlight. We stayed for 10 nights and enjoyed every...

4/5

Very Good

Awesome staff and good location.
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Stayed for 5 nights and really enjoyed our stay. Pool was nice and bar staff alot of fun. Breakfast was nice but the flys etc hanging round the fruit juice was annoying. Did feel the charges on...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel
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Love this hotel, the rooms are exactly as they are in the pictures, recommend taking a room on fourth floor with sea views ... The pool bar is brill, cocktails 150baht, breakfast yummy and served... 

4/5

Very Good

Great hotel. Bad timing
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We began our first overseas holiday on the news that my girlfriend was pregnant great news but terrible timing. Upon arriving late at night we were taken to our room which was fantastic clean and air... 

3/5

Average

Hotel and surrounds info
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Pay for what you get comes to mind.  This hotel is not a 5 star but is clean and comfortable.  The staff were great and it is well located for the beach etc.  Although it was self rated at 4star, they...

2/5

Poor

Bargain at what price?
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We stayed at the Karon Sea Sand Resort & Spa from 25 July to 1 August 2012 on a groupon voucher. On checking-in there was jackhammering going on right next door and we could hardly hear ourselves...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful Bargain!
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I stayed in a pool access room in early august 2012. From the relaxed and happy check in to the friendly and easy checkout this stay was perfect. ALL staff I encountered were extremely friendly,...

4/5

Very Good

Great Location
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We have been to Phuket several times and Karon is our favorite for its long and clean beach, quiet at nights. We have stayed at different hotels/resort for each visit and this time we travelled...

4/5

Very Good

Great time
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We had a really good stay here for 10 days - apart from the weather! We had connecting rooms - one for my daugher and me - one for the 2 grandsons. We did ask for twin beds in each room but were...

5/5

Excellent

Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa
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Our stay at Karon Sea Sands was awesome! Service is great! Will definitely return. Staff ensured that our stay was pleasant.

4/5

Very Good

Good Hotel
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Good standard hotel, clean, comfortable and well appointed. Friendly welcoming staff. Not a wide selection at breakfst, but good enough. Quite enjoyed my stay here and would go back without...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely Hotel, get a pool access room
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We spent five nights here in a pool access room (definitely worth paying for). The hotel was very good, the pool and room were very clean. The location of the hotel is also very good, the beach is...

4/5

Very Good

Good affordable option for Karon Beach
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Just got back from spending 5 nights here with 2 other families. This hotel was everything we needed for a good value. Apparently this hotel boasts one of the best Indian restaurants in Phuket, but we...

5/5

Excellent

great place to stay
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Just spent 10days here at the recomendation of our son who stopped there last year. It was a great decision. We had booked a pool access but unfortunately it wasn't suitable for hubby he had a problem...

4/5

Very Good

Highly recommended!
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This was our first visit it Phuket and we were unsure where to stay. After our travel agent said he'd stayed here we went with his recommendation. We were delighted! A lovely, smaller resort with very...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent combination of good location, good facilities, well managed and nice staff
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We have now stayed at Karon Sea Sands Resort for the second time. We have spent the last 5 summer vacations in Phuket, at different hotels, all selected by thoroughly studying TripAdvisor reviews. All...

4/5

Very Good

lovely hotel
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we stayed 4 nights in mid June, voucher from Groupon. The room is spacious and clean, balcony overlooking the pool. Staff were very friendly but some don't speak much English. Breakfast has a good...

5/5

Excellent

Great smaller resort
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Unlike most of the other guests here at the same time .we missed the discount coupons ,but we still got value for our money at this great little resort, we spent 10 nights here in june and enjoyed it...  

5/5

Excellent

Simply the best.
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We stayed here late June 2012 for 10 days. Amazing. A perfect place and position. The room was spacious and very clean. We upgraded to a pool access room which was the best decision to make for us....

5/5

Excellent

My Sanctuary
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Got a discount voucher from Groupon for this resort. Soooo lucky! Stayed 8 nights. The resort was very relaxing and calm (different world when you walk out the front gates). It was very clean as were...

4/5

Very Good

Nice easy hotel
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We stayed here late June for five nights, voucher brought from Grab One. Hotel right across to the beach at Karon, a wild beach with big rips but lovely and golden sand. Hotel breakfast ok, staff...    

5/5

Excellent

Best choice... so very happy!
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It is always a concern when booking accommodation overseas. My criteria before hand was so long as the food was good and the rooms were clean I would be happy. Much to our delight we found the food...

5/5

Excellent

Relaxing at Karon Sea Sands Resort
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I stayed at the Karon Sea Sands Resort in June this year (2012) for 6 nights with my sister and my mum. We were so happy with our choice to stay here. The rooms were large, comfortable, clean and...

5/5

Excellent

One more time
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We stayed at the Karon Sea Sands in October last year as a family of five. Our experience was so good that we had to come back again, this time without the kids. As usual everything was great. The...

4/5

Very Good

Effy & Fee
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Great location in Karon Beach, resort across the road from beautiful beach. Close to Patong, about 10 minutes with Tuk Tuk. Karon Plaza had cheap shopping so you can avoid shopping in Patong. Resort...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent
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This hotel was a very good choice, very conveniently located and rooms and bathrooms were very clean...its a bliss for indians as it has got an indian restaurant too which is one of the best in...

5/5

Excellent

Revisit for 2nd time a year on
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We had no hesitation in re-booking this hotel after staying last year (May 2011). We requested the same room (112), a ground floor room and sure enough they allocated it to us on our arrival. There is...

5/5

Excellent

Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa May 2012
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This is a great hotel near Karon Beach. The staff was so helpful and the standard was excellent. Me and my girlfriend stayed at the hotel for 18 days. We love this place and i will strongly recomend...  

4/5

Very Good

Pool Access Room is a must
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This resort has an Amazing pool and awesome pool bar were I had some of the best cocktails I have ever had in Thailand. Karon is is just far enough out of Patong to be away from the hustle and bustle...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent!
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We were here a second time. Friendly staff, nice pool, big room - lovely place. One of the best hotel on Phuket. Only one disadvantage - noisy air conditioner. Hotel Spa is not cheap, but more...

4/5

Very Good

Good value for money
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the only major problem in the hotel was the poor level of English for some members of the staff, making it difficult to communicate obviously. If you have a problem, ask for Mimi, she's one of the...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent Hotel
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A very freindly and well run hotel in an excellent location close to the beach. I found the staff very warm and the service food and rooms all first class. I would cerainly come back here for its...

4/5

Very Good

Very good hotel for location and rooms
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We stayed there for 4 nights after purchasing an ouffer voucher. Hotel location very convenient with restaurants right outside hotel. The hotel is also facing the beach. Karon is a small town so don't...

5/5

Excellent

Great Experience!
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Karon Sea, Sand and Spa Resort was a lovely place to stay and a great way to start our holiday! If you are looking for budget accommodation though you shouldn't really look here. Daniel got this...

5/5

Excellent

Great Hotel, Great Location, Great Staff!
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This is a beautiful and relaxing hotel. Its very cosy and the staff are very sweet and helpful. It is just across the road from the beautiful Karon beach.. It is only about 15min from the Madness of...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect
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My family and I always spend a fair amount of time choosing hotels to stay in. We mainly chose this one because we wanted to be in a more commercial place, unlike bang toi (our previous holiday)....

5/5

Excellent

Great Location
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This resort is across the road from the beach. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast and food was good. Local bus to Phuket and Kata stops outside the hotel every hour and cost about B20. The...

2/5

Poor

A Forgetable Experience
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We booked this hotel 3 ½ months in advance only to be told on arrival that due to renovations there was no room available for us. This was after being asked to pay the account in full and in advance....

5/5

Excellent

Great
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Perfect place, friendly staff, nice and clean, good food.   

4/5

Very Good

Lovely hotel tucked in off the road
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Stayed here for 11 nights. Had a ground floor poolside access room. Rooms were large, comfortable and clean. Great showers too! Staff very pleasant and polite at all times. Breakfast array very...

4/5

Very Good

Good hotel
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Booked a room with access to the pool - Deluxe pool access. The hotel is small but well appointed, pretty garden, a large lobby. Staff is friendly. Internet only charge in the lobby bar that is marked...

5/5

Excellent

elkawinthy
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I would like to say Thank you to Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa for making my honeymoon trip memorable. I am very choosy for my hotel selection and I found Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa to be the best...

5/5

Excellent

Björn Westin
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A wonderful hotel and really nice staff! Been there before and love to come back! Had some problems but the staff was happy to help are so nice! One of the nicest hotels I have ever visited. A+++

2/5

Poor

Hostile to children
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I booked this hotel for two adults and a child (6 years old). On arrival we found an unmade children bed in our room. After some phone calls & discussion on reception we got just a bedsheet, nothing...

3/5

Average

Not so good as we thought
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We came to this hotel after two weeks trip in Vietnam and with many expectations. But we were very disappointed. Karon beach itself is packed with tourists. The hotel is not one which spoils you and...

4/5

Very Good

Nice locoation, friendly staff
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My husband & I stayed here for 7 nights in mid-February. We were so pleased with our room - very very spacious with a day-bed for lazing around on, and a King Size bed for sleeping. We enjoyed sitting...   

4/5

Very Good

Comfortable Quiet in a Busy Resort Town
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We spent a week here chilling out after two weeks of active touring. The hotel room was large, comfortable and charming. We opted for a room that opened directly to the pool and it was delightful to...  

5/5

Excellent

"Winter" holiday at the beach
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This was an excellent choise for my wife and me.Situated perfectly at the beach and near to all requred facilities for dinner and shopping. Perfect pool depth for swimming in the shadow in the...

3/5

Average

Bad end to honeymoon
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We ended our honeymoon in Phuket and after being at karon sea sands for 5 minutes we knew it was a bad decision! Room had a musty smell that stayed there all week, bed hard as a rock, tv is about 15...

4/5

Very Good

7th Phuket Visit
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Although I booked last minute during Chinese New Year and therefore had to change hotels for 1 night, I would definitely return to this resort. On our first night we were in a room on the ground floor...

2/5

Poor

Poor service
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The infrastructure is fine - Standard rooms and family suite were spacious and bathrooms well-appointed. Just 100m to the beach, across the road. But don't expect much in terms of hotel service. Staff...

5/5

Excellent

Great stay at Karon Sea Sands
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We appreciated the personalised service that this boutique resort offered us. The airport transfer arranged through Karon Sea Sands was waiting for us on our arrival. When we checked in we were...

5/5

Excellent

Vic and Kiran
Date:
We have had best 3 weeks at Akron sea sands and definitely recommend this hotel to everybody the staff from bottom to the manager very caring and friendly.We had pool room access which was just...

3/5

Average

Not bad, but service quite inconsistent
Date:
We stayed here for three nights in early January 2012. The hotel is generally pleasant, and laid out nicely so that the pool extends in front of the long hotel building. Paying for their flaky...

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding Family Holiday
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We have just had a week at Karon Sea Sands and would recommend it to anyone. We had a 2 bedroom family suite which was huge. The hotel staff are first class - friendly and helpful. They even put a...

5/5

Excellent

Great holiday
Date:
I had a wonderful time in Phuket, enjoyed my holiday, the hotel has five star service, best Indian food in the island. Close to all the activity and fun. Free WiFi (20 minutes)

5/5

Excellent

Superb!
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I had stayed for 2 wks at Karon Seasand and it was really a great Hotel.Staff were so friendly especially at the Restaurant and not to forget "Mimi" she was so helpful and nice.Breakfast was...

3/5

Average

Catskills meets Patong. Family style hotel
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I enjoyed my stay at Karon Sea Sands, but there were some things missing. There is very little parking, but the staff holds your keys and moves the car around, it was no problem. The location is...

5/5

Excellent

A swim-up room opposite a swim-up bar - priceless!
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We read great reviews before we chose and we were not disappointed. The service was fantastic, the breakfast spread was lovely, fresh and plentiful, the location was handy to everything you could...

4/5

Very Good

Honeymoon in Phuket - Good Hotel
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My wife and I stayed several nights in Phuket while on our honeymoon and stayed at this hotel. They picked us up at the hotel, there was a communication issue with our pick up time because they were...

4/5

Very Good

Location plus
Date:
Karon beach itself is far superior to Patong and the hotel was superbly located to make the most of the beach as well as the town centre itself. The hotel has excellent amenities - we stayed for 15...

5/5

Excellent

Karon gem
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Fantastic hotel. Stayed in deluxe room for one night on the ground level overlooking the very well kept garden & pool. Upgraded upon our return from a diving trip to a pool access room- well worth it....

4/5

Very Good

decent but not excellent
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the hotel itself is good, service was excellent, location (within karon) is super. but it was, in my opinion, a bit on the expensive side compared to other hotels in thailand. the breakfast spread was...

5/5

Excellent

Great location and hotel
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I just spent 12 nights at Karon Sea Sands (20 Oct-1st Nov) along with 11 other family and friends from other parts of the world. We were all very happy with the service and the quality of our rooms....

5/5

Excellent

The perfect place in Phuket
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Our family of five stayed at the Karon Sea Sands for 11 days in October. From the moment we arrived we felt relaxed and at home. All the staff were very friendly and made us welcome especially Vee and...

4/5

Very Good

Super Hotel
Date:
We stayed in Oct 2011 and had a great time. Fantastic clean and airy rooms with great maid service, room cleaned very well every day. The pool has sunshine all day due to east-west aspect. Very nice...     

5/5

Excellent

Another hidden gem - with ALL the staff chearful and eager to help you
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We have been at excellent hotels in Karon and in Kata (we do very careful research before we book, using Tripadvisor and other sources - which may be the reason for us giving all of those hotels a...

5/5

Excellent

Holiday 29th Sept 2011 for 5 nights
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We booked a Pool room with direct access to the pool which was well worth the extra payment. The standard of the room was excellent. The pool appeared to be well maintained and the water looked clean...

5/5

Excellent

fantastic
Date:
We had a fantastic time at this hotel. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and they were always smiling and eager to please, especialy the ladies on reception. The rooms were cleaned everyday...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic time
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We had a fantastic time at this hotel. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and they were always smiling and eager to please, especialy the ladies on reception. The rooms were cleaned everyday...

3/5

Average

Not bad actually
Date:
The hotel itself is not too bad, rooms are spacious and the pool is fairly good. Near the beach for sun bathing and lots of eateries around too. Breakfast was ... ok I must not forget to say that...

1/5

Terrible

Worst hotel with worst service - Staff without any knowledge
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Staff sent us to a restaurant in their hotel that was closed. Then when we asked for a cab, they sent us walking 2 blocks to pick one up. The service is horrible here.

5/5

Excellent

The first, but definitely not the last time.
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We stayed at the Karon Sea Sands resort from 6 to 17 August and decided on the hotel due to the reviews the hotel received on tripadvisor. After making the booking there were one or two 'bad' reviews...

5/5

Excellent

great hotel would definitley reccommend it
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we had a fantastic weeks holiday at the karon sea sands resort, the delux pool access rooms were great, and the breakfasts fantastic.Rooms cleaned and bedlinen changed everyday. And what can i say...

5/5

Excellent

We Had A Great Time Here
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My family and me had a nice stay in this hotel , we took the pool deluxe rooms where you could just jump in! it was Awesome! i loved my stay , i had a really good time in the hotel, i would reccomend...

5/5

Excellent

Once again the best in Phuket
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This is my second time to Karon Sea Sand Resort, I like this place as it is not far from the beach, somehow in between lots of restaurant, where we can enjoy different food. This time we tried even...

4/5

Very Good

Decent, value for money kind of place
Date:
We stayed from 29 July 2011 - 1 August 2011 and booked the family suite which comes with 2 bedrooms. We added an extra bed as we had 5 adults. Pros - Generally clean and homely feel but a little...

4/5

Very Good

Awesome time -- Love WALK in POOL
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We were greeted with a nice cool towel and a refreshing glass of watermelon juice. Our room was nice and tidy. From our balacony you could walk right into the pool. The staff although lacking...

4/5

Very Good

Spacious room
Date:
Rooms are spacious though decors are a little outdated. Location would have been better if in Pathong. Walking distance to Karon Beach but since we went in July (off season), the sea was rough and...

3/5

Average

Poor customer service (Breakfast staff) unless you are Caucasian/White
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We moved down to Karon beach after spending a couple nights in Patong. We liked this area much more since it had less debauchery. This hotel is located perfectly in the middle of the beach area, just...

3/5

Average

Ok place at its price and away from crowd
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We stayed here for one night from 26-27 May 2011 and found that the hotel has fairly large rooms, a good swimming pool and one decent restaurant.The people here are good but the hotel has a lot of...

5/5

Excellent

Great Hotel
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i got a great room,though next to the pool i could just open the balcony door in the morning , and whoop i jump in, good value,clean hotel, soft and comfy bed. my whole family enjoy enjoyed it i was...

4/5

Very Good

All you could want!
Date:
Have just returned from a two week stay at Karon Sea Sands. Check-in was a breeze and we were given cold towels, a cold drink and shown to our room. We had a pool access room and are very happy with...

5/5

Excellent

The best place to stay in Karon
Date:
We spent 8 days in Karon in June this year. After having booked our flights, we spent hours trawling through brochures of places to stay in Karon. After looking on Trip Adviser we were pretty set on...

5/5

Excellent

perfect time
Date:
We booked a 13 night vacation at the Karon Sea Sands. It was an excellent value for money proportion, and nothing to complain. Near to the beach, friendly staff, perfect service, great rooms connected...

4/5

Very Good

A perfect holiday!
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We stayed in one of the pool access rooms. The rooms are large and our 5 year old loved being able to jump straight into the water. The hotel is excellent value for money. It is small and so...

5/5

Excellent

Great Hotel with all what we wanted!
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This hotel is an incredible value. The staff is extremely pleasant and accommodating.Build quality, housekeeping, cleanliness and management attention are as good as any four or five star I have...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect Resort - great service, great location, huge rooms, good
Date:
Stayed here for 5 nights - it was very quiet (although got busier on last day and there were more families, but it was still very peaceful). Breakfasts were great: lots of choice, lots of fresh...   

4/5

Very Good

Small, quiet hotel with a great family vibe
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We stayed 4 nights and had a pool access room (there are only 10 in the hotel). Rooms were great. Large and well- maintained, with good bathrooms and, of course, a great pool view. The hotel isn't...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful
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As this was our 2nd stay in Phuket, we took into consideration what we learned from the last time. As in our previous trip, we decided to stay at Karon beach and not in the bustling Patong beach....        

4/5

Very Good

Great location, nice staff
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A great hotel, in a fabulous location, friendliest staff. The service is well worth the price. Certainly staying in this hotel for my next visiting.

3/5

Average

Great location, average service
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We had a bit of trouble finding the hotel as it was a short turn in from the main road along Karon beach, and the sign was not prominent. However, it's still really close to the beach! We went with...

5/5

Excellent

value for money
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we stayed in the family room . the interiors are nicely done. The staff here is very co operative and courteous. breakfast consisted of fruits, yoghurt, croissants, muffins, cereals, an egg station....

5/5

Excellent

Loved it, Loved it, Loved it!
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I had researched many different hotels before finally settling on the Karon Sea Sands due to the good reviews on Trip Advisor and also value for money. I was not at all disappointed. From the moment...

5/5

Excellent

Just great!
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Wonderful place to stay! Nice price and great staff! The only hotel I will use on my trips to Phuket.

4/5

Very Good

a home away from home
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i stayed here for 3 nights and enjoyed the place...great ambiance..good service..friendly staff..good atmosphere...great place to spend a holiday

4/5

Very Good

Excellent Value for Money
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We arrived during their off-season and had requested a poolside room. However because of renovations for the upcoming season we were offered a whole suite instead for the same price. At first I...

4/5

Very Good

Great value in a perfect location
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We got a good rate at Karon Sea Sands as we were travelling in low season. The hotel was close to everything you needed in Karon and the staff were always very helpful. Rooms were good and the pool...

4/5

Very Good

Very good choice on Karon Beach
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Spent 8 days here with my family July 2010. It was indeed a nice experience. Its located close to the nice Karon Beach and surrounded by a good choice of local restaurants. I would especially...

4/5

Very Good

Pleasant Surprise - Great Value
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We stayed at Karon Sea Sands after arriving from Sydney. The entry into the hotel is fairly scungy, so i was worried that we would be disappointed. However once we arrived in the lobby the hotel...   

5/5

Excellent

Peaceful and Great Pool - A one-minute walk from the beach
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This hotel was in a peaceful part of Phuket. Not the best for night life but good for a romantic get away and for the beach. It's right across the street from the powdered sugar feeling sand...          

5/5

Excellent

Great resort at a budget price
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I've stayed at 5 star Sandals resorts, but I enjoyed my stay at Karon Sands even more. The location is very close to Karon Beach, which I highly recommend. It's not as hectic as other areas of...  

5/5

Excellent

" PUCKER "
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Just returned from a week at the Sea Sands it was Fab. The hotel had lovely specious rooms which were cleaned every day, not just a flick. Nothing was to hard for the staff very friendly n helpful....

4/5

Very Good

Nice resort and base to explore Phuket
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This resort is on Karon Beach which is on the West coast of Phuket between the hectic madness of Patong and busy bar area of Kata. The beach is long wide and clean and with it being west facing it has... 

4/5

Very Good

Clean and nice holiday hotel
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Hi, We stayed in the Karon Sea Sands for about two weeks and found the hotel to be very nice for the area and rooms being comfortable. Location of the hotel is close to the beach but not on the...

5/5

Excellent

great hotel in superb location
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We stayed here before moving on to Krabi. Everything was brilliant especially the theme nights! The Steakhouse night and Fire eating by Chai was very successful and well worth the cost of a superb...

5/5

Excellent

Probably the best service i could ever have at Phuket.
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Yes this resort i can recommend, i have never been to a hotel where GM come by himself greets every individual guest and see him off with souvnier when they are going out. just amazing service...

5/5

Excellent

The best hotel in Karon
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We have stayed in Karon for four weeks every year for the last 10 years. Initially we stayed at the Hilton and then tried other hotels on the beach front. Four years ago we discovered Karon Sea Sands...

5/5

Excellent

Very Good "budget" Hotel
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Just arrived back after spending 10 days at the Karon Sea Sands. We booked this hotel with Expedia after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor. The hotel had been described as a "budget" hotel which is a...

5/5

Excellent

Couldn't be better
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We (my wife, myself and 2 teenage kids) stayed in the hotel for 6 nights. We had booked this ourselves directly from the UK by email and had arranged a mini-van collection from the airport. On arrival...

5/5

Excellent

Nothing to complain about!
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Very clean rooms. Staff friendly and understand enough english to be able to help you out with anything you need. Shops, markets all close by within walking distance. Beach across the road. Quiet...

4/5

Very Good

Great Pool Access Room!
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Got a nice center pool access room but at a high price, THB 4500 per nite ! which we then realise could get a bigger room offer at other hotels. Location is great as beach is directly opp to this...

3/5

Average

A must for travellers on a budget!!!
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We just arrived form Phuket. We stayed in Karon for 3nights and enjoyed every bit of it. However, next time I would prefer to stay in Patong as it's way livelier. At any rate, this hotel is quite fine...  

5/5

Excellent

Great Small Hotel with Huge Rooms
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My husband and I along with a couple of friends stayed here for 10 nights. Welcomed with a cold towel and drink on check-in. We had a pool side room which was huge compared to some places I have...   

3/5

Average

Very average, good value but otherwise unimpressed
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Our fourth trip to Phuket, a place we love but this was the first time we've ever been made to feel unwelcome. No sawadee-ka, smile or welcome drink on check in. Complained to the manager next day who...

4/5

Very Good

Great Hotel - shame about the resort!
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the hotel is lovely, clean, & spacious with extremely friendly staff. On our arrival we were greeted with wet towels & complimetary drinks while checking in. The open-air reception area is very...     

4/5

Very Good

Clean, Quiet and Friendly resort.
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OK, first, a bit about me and what i wanted from my Trip. Solo Traveller, age 29, looking to stay in a nice area with a clean and less crowded beach (as compared to Patong) but still wanted to be...  

5/5

Excellent

Karon Sea sands for Honeymooners
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I had gone there on my honeymoon, the resort is loacted right on the beach seperated by just one road.Karon beach is clean and not at all crowded.The resort had good spread for breakfast and in the...

4/5

Very Good

Karon Sea Sands Resort
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Karon Sea Sands was good value for money and in a good location at Karon Beach. The room was clean and a good size and the outlook to the pool very pleasant. The staff were both friendly and helpful....

5/5

Excellent

Nice and Cosy for Romance
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The taxi from the airport costed us 500bht the hotel is situated in the Karon beach. It was a fantastic choice . It was a lovely hotel with nice cosy décor. The room was decorated so nicely for us...          

5/5

Excellent

Loved Karon Sea Sands Resort
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Stayed at Karon Sea Sands Resort having read all postive reviews on the hotel we were certainly not disappointed. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We requested a double room with pool view...      

5/5

Excellent

Great hotel, great location - great place to spend your holiday
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My husband and I stayed at Karon Sea Sands for a week at the end of November/start of December 2008. After a 13 hour journey to get to Phuket (our flights from Bangkok had been cancelled due to the...