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Read all 184 reviews and thoughts (average: 3.79 out of 5) on the Aquamarine Resort And Villa before you book online.

4/5    Score based on 184 reviews

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3/5

Average

Average hotel, friendly staff
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We were told that our originally booked hotel was overbooked, and so in a hurry I had to get online and book a new hotel the day before our planned arrival. This was the day before Christmas, and most...

2/5

Poor

Good and Bad
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Some friendly staff but the really rude ones let the nice ones down, room old but clean. DO not stay here over new years, we had to pay for the new years buffet and got told we could not stay here...

5/5

Excellent

LOVE LOVE LOVE
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This is the second time we have stayed here....and we think the place is one of the best value for money properties in Phuket, the views & pools are just spectacular. The restaurant & massage huts...

4/5

Very Good

Good value if you have transport
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Stayed here for the second time for a couple of days. The rooms are fairly basic, but are clean and the beds are relatively comfortable compared to some Thai resorts. The pool is great (though...  

5/5

Excellent

Perfect family holiday option
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We have had fabulous and ... less than fabulous, accommodation experiences in Phuket. This time we were taking our two youngest and wanted them to see just why we love Thailand so much, so we were...

5/5

Excellent

Great Place to Stay
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We can not be more positive about our experience there. The service was excellent particularly the staff at the pool bar (pools were great) and the breakfast was plentifull with everything an...

4/5

Very Good

Great Escape
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After reading mixed reviews about this resort I had nearly cancelled. However my family thoroughly enjoyed our 7 day stay there. The rooms were immaculate and clean. The staff were super friendly...

5/5

Excellent

Private Paradise
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This hotel is a perfect choise for ones who want to have a quiet stay in noisy Phuket. The area is secluded and the hotel itself is very relaxing and comfortable. There are a few nice restaurants...   

3/5

Average

Far from the beach. Poor restaurant
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The rooms are nice. Not like in the pictures... But o.k. A bit smelly, The big problem is that they don't have a beach close. The beach is 12 min drive. There are a lots of hotels just by the beach,...

4/5

Very Good

Relaxing, clean and friendly staff
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We spent 8 days at this hotel as part of a "getaway" deal which included a dinner and an hour massage each. The room are clean, spacious with cable TV . Not that you will spend much time there as... 

4/5

Very Good

Worth a look
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There is a lot of good and some challenges with this place. Staff, really nice people especially Nid in the restaurant and the singer and guitarist who played every night. They made our...

5/5

Excellent

Awesome time
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its magnificent place that you can spend you romantic vacation everyone in this resort is helpful,and kind i want to say that the food in the resort is the best then outside so i recommend to eat...    

2/5

Poor

Aqua Marine Resort and Villa
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We have just returned from our 8 day stay there - our observations are there is not enough free shuttle buses to Patong, only 1130 and 1730. It cost us 400-600 baht to get to Patong one way. After 8...

4/5

Very Good

Want to relax? This is the place for you
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I loved this resort. We had already been in Rawai for a week before we got here and we are about to check out after 12 nights. My days have predominantly consisted of long days by the pool gliding...

3/5

Average

Quiet and relaxing stay -good value.
Date:
I stayed at the Aqua Marine Resort in August. I wasn't sure what to expect as I have read quite a few bad reviews, however my experience was a positive one. The staff were very friendly and welcoming...       

4/5

Very Good

beautiful location, friendly service
Date:
We just spend 4 nights at the Aquamarine Resort & Villa. The whole stay was very much enjoyable. The hotel was great, the staff was very friendly. The hotel is located just outside of the town at...       

2/5

Poor

Average/Poor
Date:
The hotel is in an isolated location and it can be expensive and inconvenient to travel around the island from the hotel. As a consequence, the hotel charges astronomical rates for internet use, food...

4/5

Very Good

Great Stay @ Aquamarine Resort & Villa
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We just returned from our 8 day Getaway holiday @ Aquamarine we had a fantastic holiday. All staff members were great to us while we stayed all friendly and always ready to serve in any way. Lotus...

4/5

Very Good

A Fantastic Place to Relax
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After reading some of the bad reviews on trip advisor I wasn't sure if I wanted to cancel my booking....I'm very happy we didnt! The Aquamarine provided us with a memorable experience in Phuket. We...

4/5

Very Good

Restful and relaxing!
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We have just spent 9 nights at this resort and enjoyed our stay immensely. We arrived at 1am and were greeted by friendly staff who swiftly did our check in, put us in a buggy and deposited us to...

4/5

Very Good

worth every dollar
Date:
I was there in March with my partner to celebrate our anniversary, and the whole experience was good. I mean, it was coincidental there were beautiful fireworks during the night of our anniversary...      

5/5

Excellent

Just what was needed. Restful and relaxing. Beautiful gardens and friendly staff.
Date:
Stayed for 8 nights. Loved the location. Away from all the hustle and bustle of Patong but with free daily shuttle buses to transport you to and from Patong and Kamala Beach. As long as you don't...

4/5

Very Good

Experience it for yourself.....
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Well after reading the variety of reviews on here I was a little concerned as to what we were in for and was prepared for the worst, but all I can say is that people can see the glass half full or...                            

3/5

Average

Beautiful looking resort but bad location and uncomfortable rooms
Date:
My husband and I stayed here on a six night stay through getaway lounge as part of our honeymoon in Thailand. This resort is beautiful looking and the swim up pool was excellent and we made good use...

1/5

Terrible

Save your Money
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My wife and I have just come back from our first holiday to Phuket (07/09/12 to 13/09/12). we had booked a six night stay at the Aqua Marine Resort and Villas through Getaway lounge. When we arrived...

4/5

Very Good

Amazing
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My husband and recently stayed at Aquamaribe all we have to say is thank you for the good service, amazing personal, great location loved our view from the bedroom, safe lived the fact that were...

4/5

Very Good

Not for the elderly or disabled
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This resort is everything that a holidaymaker would want however it is not really a place for the elderly or people with a disabilkity because it is built up a hill. The Resort does have buggies that...

4/5

Very Good

Great stay but very hilly resort.
Date:
My wife and have just spent six nights at this resort and had a wonderful time. We found all staff very friendly although their English was not the best at times but my Thai is no good and after all... 

4/5

Very Good

Great Family Getaway
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Although jet lagged and tired when we arrived at Aquamarine, my family and I immediately felt relaxed and welcome. Our luggage was unloaded and we were greeted with cool towels and wonderfully cool,...

1/5

Terrible

Getaway Lounge rip off
Date:
My fiance and I stayed here in March 2012 after we obtained a deal on getaway lounge. After spending the first 6 nights of our stay at a resort at Patong Beach, this place was extremely disappointing....

3/5

Average

Nothing bad, nothing special
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Summary: Decent rooms, facilities and service. Not a great location & nothing outstanding about the place. Uncomfortable beds. We (my gf and my parents) stayed here as part of a special for 7...

4/5

Very Good

Awesome Views
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On our recent trip to Thailand we spent some time at Aquamarine, when we arrived we were greeted with a cool drink and a smile. The layed back check-in on the balcony taking in the views was...

3/5

Average

Kamala Holiday
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We recently stayed at this resort in the "Luxury Jacuzzi Villa" advertised as the best villa in the resort. The room is photographed deceptively to look larger on the website, in fact it is quite...

4/5

Very Good

A wonderful wedding
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My partner & I have just returned from our Wedding & honeymoon which was held at the Aquamarine. The staff went above & beyond and exceeded all our expectations. The planning that went into the day...

4/5

Very Good

Nice place to rest and relax
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Although it is far away from Patong Beach and is seriously nothing much around that area, I like this place, from the room to their service. The staff there are very friendly especially those in...

3/5

Average

A hilltop resort more for families or quiet time.
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My boyfriend and I had purchased a deal from groupon.sg for a 3D2N stay at this hotel. Planning - Making reservations was easy enough. They did take quite some time to reply to my initial e-mail...              

1/5

Terrible

Phuket's nightmare
Date:
Don't stay here from my traveling experience in many countries. You can find much better & cheaper hotel or resort elsewhere. I am typing this review while I am staying in this resort on my...

3/5

Average

You Get What You Pay For!
Date:
My Husband and I have just returned from a 6 night stay at the Aquamarine Resort. Our first impression of the Resort was that it was very outdated but clean nevertheless. Check in went smoothly...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise & service. Will never forget!
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My wife and I travelled here for a few days during our honeymoon trip. This was our first time in Phuket but not our first time in this type of resort environment. I did EXTENSIVE research on hotels...

5/5

Excellent

Fabulous hotel in a lovely quiet location
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From the first moment we arrived we were welcomed with smiles. The staff are all super friendly and helpful. The hotel is well equipped with restaurant x2, bars and 3 pools. Happy hour is always...

3/5

Average

Very Hilly
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The four of us arrived there about midday and we had to wait around for and hour and a half before we could go to our rooms as the staff seemed confused which we found a bit odd because we paid from...

4/5

Very Good

Had a great getaway stay.
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The resort was lovely the 3 pools are so nice and the staff were all very nice the package is great value and our 90m massage was to die for it was our anniversary that day and the ladys made it so...

3/5

Average

Wonderful stay at Aquamarine
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Stayed in Aquamarine for 4 days and the reception was good. We had an early check in after confirming with staff over emails and was greeted with smiles and welcomes. Weather in Phuket was great...

4/5

Very Good

Fantastic location
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We stayed for 8 nights (Getaway voucher) - 2 adults, 2 teenagers in interconnecting deluxe sea view rooms. The highlight for us was the location of the resort - on a hill overlooking the Andaman Sea,...

5/5

Excellent

Wedding at the Aquamarine resort
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We spent the week here and as part of a Getaway Package got married at the resort. We had a great stay in a Villa and our friends and family stayed in Delux Rooms. The accommodation was excellent...

5/5

Excellent

Wished I'd stayed there...
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One look at Aqua Marine's pictures on the internet made me click for a rate and dialled a booking immediately. Despite the odd comment or two about this property on this website, I will have to say, I...

4/5

Very Good

Another Getaway Client
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The registration and book in went without a hitch. Aquamarine even sought out if we needed airport transfer when we hadn't provided details. We were arriving by road from Krabi. The room although a...

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding...!!
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My girlfriend and I stayed in a seaview deluxe room for 4 days and 3 nights.. I must say that their service is outstanding..! We had buggy service to shuttle us to and from the lobby to our room.....     

4/5

Very Good

Nice quiet location
Date:
We had two sea view rooms for 12 nights. Great location, nice beach close enough to go into Patong but pleased we were not staying there. Hotel and spa staff were fantastic. Hotel shuttle to Patong...

4/5

Very Good

Enjoyable Aquamarine
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As most people we purchased our stay through Get Away Lounge, so for what we paid we really can't complain!! We had no problems with our booking or transfers, all pre arranged before we left home. ...

4/5

Very Good

Great views!
Date:
Spent three nights here with my family of six in June 2012. We had three doubles (1304, 1305, and 1306). Great deal on the rooms ($60 a pop), and the views were fantastic, especially early in the...

4/5

Very Good

Scenic property!
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This was the first hotel that we chose in Phuket (after staying at Kata beach). +ves: - Beautiful architecture (pls remember beauty is always relative! :) - Great breakfast (a mix of Thai,...

3/5

Average

Average only
Date:
Went with Getaway Voucher as many others. First communication with resort was very poor and took a few emails to Getaway Lounge to get things rolling . Full credit to Getaway , all over it . Well...

4/5

Very Good

great 12 days away
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My husband and I have just returned from a 12 night stay. We got an awesome deal through Getaway Lounge. The service through-out could not be faulted. We had a wonderful lady "pooky" who greeted...

3/5

Average

Sensational Views
Date:
My husband and I stayed here in March 2012 as part of the Getaway package. We knew before we arrived that they were full as we had tried to add an extra night to our trip and were unable. Once we...

5/5

Excellent

Ignore the bad reviews! This is heaven....
Date:
I was a little worried after reading some of the past reviews for this resort, but trust me you have nothing to fear! Besides a few hiccups getting my booking sorted the Aqua Marine was a pure...

3/5

Average

Adequate for our needs
Date:
As per the other reviews this hotel is what it is and doesn't pretend to be a 5 star experience which some people must expect to receive for it's value room rate. We stayed on the 'Getaway' package...

4/5

Very Good

Memorable stay...
Date:
Failry new hotel, totally rebuilt after the Tsunami. We had a very pleasant 5 day stay there. Breathtaking views from hotel grounds (especially the main pool area). Steep uphill climb to from some...

4/5

Very Good

No complaints
Date:
We went on a 8 night/day package from Getaway and found the value of this to be amazing. Breakfast every morning was good. Plenty of choices in all foods apart from cereals. Always had traditional...  

4/5

Very Good

Great resort and stay, cople of minor gripes but would recommend it!
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I'll talk about the negatives first. I guess you could argue that the resort itself is a little out of the way from Kamala beach itself. This wasn't a huge drama for us though; there is a free hourly...

4/5

Very Good

Excellent but...
Date:
Brekfast buffet is very nice! Rooms are nice but have a smell of old furniture. View from the rooms is amaizing. Territory of the hotel is awesome. Swimming pools are beautiful. Kamala beach is...      

4/5

Very Good

The food is amazing!
Date:
My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel for seven nights. The food at this resort was awesome! The pool was also very nice. Sadly this cannot be said about the room. Our room (sea view deluxe)... 

3/5

Average

Staff is very rude!
Date:
Alright, where to begin. Thailand - A land of a thousand smiles. I didn't even get one smile out of the staff from Aquamarine. They are always in a hurry, they never stop to help you. The Manager at...

4/5

Very Good

Nice place to stay but staff rude
Date:
We stayed here for 5 nights with friends as part of a package. The hotel was very nice and very clean with gorgeous views of the ocean. We stayed in a deluxe ocean view. The pools were clean and food...

3/5

Average

OK if you are a mountain goat
Date:
We stayed a the resort for 9 days in early May 2012. The resort is totally unsuitable for anyone over 30 years who does not have some sort of mountain climbing experience. This hotel has no lifts...

5/5

Excellent

great hotel - dont be put off...
Date:
we like every other australian at this hotel enjoyed a 6 night getaway voucher.....it was a bargain and the hotel was a pleasure to stay at. our room was always clean -- we had the MOST magnificent...

3/5

Average

Good middle of the road hotel
Date:
I've read many reviews on this hotel and I would agree with some and disagree with others. I guess it depends on a bit of luck (of course it shouldn't though). There have been a lot of reports of rude...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely Hotel but a 10 min bus trip to Kamala Beach
Date:
We stayed here for 5 nights in March. The hotel is beautiful with lovely relaxing pools and the rooms were reasonably large with sea views and balcony and serviced to a high standard on a daily basis....

2/5

Poor

Lack of customer service!!
Date:
1. We had arranged airport transfers before we had left Australia for this hotel. However we were not picked up at the airport on arrival, when we arrived at the hotel, the receptionist completely...

4/5

Very Good

No complaints from us !
Date:
Along with every other Aussie in the place it seems, we grabbed the GETAWAY deal (8 nights) for our Phuket trip and found it to be great value for the money. Views from the top of block 5 were worth...    

2/5

Poor

Never again Phuket!
Date:
The hotel wasn't bad, but Phuket is nothing like the rest of Thailand, and I don't mean that positively: there is no architectural concept to speak of, it is very dirty with garbage on all of the...

5/5

Excellent

Would def stay here again - Loved it!
Date:
What can i say about this place - it was just divine! Room was cleaned not just made up every day, the staff were very helpful and lovely (as all Thai people are) and very accommodating. An older,...

3/5

Average

Aqua Marine Resort & Villa
Date:
I stayed at this hotel over Easter this year. I found the hotel to be very nice, the rooms were nice and the pools were great! However, on the second day my curtain in my room broke and it took them...

3/5

Average

Good on the outside, dodgy on the inside!!
Date:
Only stay here if its a bargain or if its only for a few days...... Stayed here for two weeks, we had an extra bed in the room. I wouldn't ever recommend doing this unless the third person is a baby...

4/5

Very Good

Good Hotel Tradional Thai Style Not luxurious but efficient.
Date:
Rooms are a bit old and dark but very large and comfortable. The view from all parts of the Hotel is extraordinary. You don't get much better in Phuket. Kamala Beach is probably the best beach in...     

1/5

Terrible

DON'T STAY HERE...HAD MY IPAD STOLEN!
Date:
I stayed here using some kind of special deal. Now I know why it was so cheap... Right off the back, the receptionists were extremely rude when we came to check-in. They wanted to charge us for every...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful Outlook
Date:
My wife and I stayed here 12 nights on a "getaway deal" the resort is a few ks out of Kamala beach on the side of a hill, plenty of steps and ramps but the grounds are beautiful. The room we had was...

4/5

Very Good

Great resort!
Date:
My partner and I stayed here with the 6 night Getaway voucher, which to start with was so cheap and fantastic value! We stayed in a deluxe sea view room for 4 nights, then we paid a little extra to...

4/5

Very Good

Would book here again!
Date:
We stayed for 9 nights in the Deluxe Seaview rooms in building 5 - the view from our balcony was beautiful and our legs got a great work out from the very steep driveways. If you're older or unfit...

5/5

Excellent

Good stay
Date:
Stayed 21march to 29 march 2012. The very last room on the very highest block ,what a view,only slight issue was the ants who called in most nights not really a problem when you consider the insect...

4/5

Very Good

Great Holiday
Date:
Just come back from staying at this resort and had a wonderful time. Staff were friendly and we had no trouble getting anything we wanted. Were originally three stories up and had to climb stairs...

3/5

Average

Ok but not great
Date:
We stayed at this hotel for 6 nights in March with our 3 children. The resort is in the Thai style and the views from the lobby were very nice. We had a room in the wing near the reception which was...

4/5

Very Good

Good value at a reasonable price
Date:
My hunsband spent 9 days at this hotel and found it very enjoyable. We were able to get a very good price through Getaway Lounge one for 6 nights and one for 3 nights with 2 nights at Elephant...    

4/5

Very Good

Aqua Marine Pretty Good (JJ Restaurant Beach & Bar is the best)
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We got the getaway 6 night deal and were happy with what we got. You cant beat the price we paid for it. Cheap as chips. We were happy with the Aqua Marine staff and facilities. Everyone that is...

3/5

Average

Nice hotel Beautiful Views Up a large hill.
Date:
Had 1 b/r Delux Sea View room about $85-$90 aus per night Overall I Liked the hotel but a few annoying things that make up for my review as well, it is on the side of large hill so lots of stairs...          

4/5

Very Good

lovely view and setting on the side of the mountain
Date:
we stayed there for 4 nights after 3 nights in the jungle and immediatly appreciated the luxury of this resort. We had a room on thge top section that had a great view. The room was smelly however...   

5/5

Excellent

Nice Serene Resort
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Took a taxi from Airport to the resort at 600B. Guess that it should be the standard rate by the different taxi operators right outside the departure hall.. The journey from the airport was about...         

4/5

Very Good

Fantastic location away from hawkers
Date:
After staying at the aquamarine with my wife and three girls, I would be pressed to stay at another location on Phuket. The staff are exceptionally helpful, courteous and attentive. The swimming pools...

4/5

Very Good

Great views of the Andaman Sea
Date:
My partner and I spent six nights at the resort in 2006 and had fond memories so returned in late January 2012 with three friends for two nights. The best part of our stay was the free upgrade...       

5/5

Excellent

best place i would die to go again
Date:
i had a honney moon suite best place bed was big for the night hehhe

1/5

Terrible

Not impressed with their lack of customer service!
Date:
Beautiful Hotel. Gorgeous Rooms, but when you think about the little things, that's what makes the experience. I arrived to the hotel to which I asked for a 'wake up call' for the following morning...

3/5

Average

Fantastic view but hotel rooms need updating!!
Date:
Me and mum wife stayed at thie resort over the new year. The hotel is away from all hustle and bustle but can easily get to other popular areas, such as patong, karon beach. Theres taxi available...          

4/5

Very Good

Great HQ for a fantastic holiday
Date:
My friend and I had a wonderful time at this resort. We were there for a week in a deluxe seaview room, and had no major complaints about the place. The views were incredible from our room, the room... 

4/5

Very Good

Wonderful place to stay :)
Date:
I found this resort to be fantastic!! The staff were friendly, rooms were very clean, breakfast was always fresh and filling, loved the swim up bar and massages!! The only negatives (and they really... 

4/5

Very Good

enjoyed every minute
Date:
we stayed at aqua marine for ten nights and had wonderful time. The new years eve party which was included in our room rate was fantastic !! we would go again at the same time of the year just for...

2/5

Poor

Poor Service
Date:
This hotel has beautiful sea view. However their service is poor. We booked their free shuttle bus serivce in advance to Patong Beach. But their staff accepted too many bookings and told my 13 year...

4/5

Very Good

Quiet getaway more family style place
Date:
We stayed here for one night on our way back home from Phi Phi Island. The main reason was a comfortable bed and place to stay with breakfast and internet. The checkin when we arrived was prompt...

5/5

Excellent

What a fantastic experience...
Date:
I had read the reviews of this hotel and, to be honest, expected to be disappointed. All I can say is [to all of you who wrote negative comments] that this was one of the nicest places I have ever...  

5/5

Excellent

Magnificent views and great staff
Date:
We stayed here as part of our honeymoon and were not disappointed. The staff are so friendly, the rooms are extremely comfortable and the views were magnificent. The swim up bar at the pool which also...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely hotel - great for our small kids!!
Date:
We went on a family holiday with a 2 year old and 8 year old. We absolutely loved everything the resort had to offer. Our rooms were close to the pool which was a big plus, else we had to call the...

4/5

Very Good

Love it!!
Date:
My partner & I love this place! We arrived late at night and are still greeted welcomingly with lovely staff & welcome drinks! Room was great - nice Thai touch and we have a room not too far from the...

4/5

Very Good

Nice pool and lagoon views
Date:
The hotel is built on a hillside. Good condition is necessary if you get a seaview room uphill. Rooms look a little “tired” and are made with dark wood and a raised platform, which takes some square...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely hotel but too isolated
Date:
We chose to stay at Aqua Marine because of a cheap coupon deal we found online ($25 pp/night) and were slightly disappointed upon arrival. Although the hotel grounds, pools and rooms were beautiful,...

2/5

Poor

Amazing Views but such a let down
Date:
We recently stayed here for our wedding booking a total of 12 rooms, the potential for this hotel to be great is there if not for the staff. Beatiful views & rooms, amazing pool & restaurant but... 

4/5

Very Good

Bar pool & great facilities
Date:
Amazing facilitirs in this resort with 2 pools. one of the pools has a bar in it and view on the beach and surrounding mountains !!! really amazing. so you just order your coconut or other cocktail...  

3/5

Average

Lots of potential, pretty good
Date:
We spent 3 nights here last week. The property is nice, positioned beautifully on the hill. The rooms are good, not great...plenty adequate but as mentioned a bit dated. The pool area was fine with...     

2/5

Poor

Not worth the money. Needs maintenance and more management attention.
Date:
We have been 4 nights in AquaMarine and paid BHT ~14k for SeaVieDeLuxe-Room booked on phuket.com, which was bad value for money. If you're not going to Thailand for the first time you'll probably...

4/5

Very Good

An awesome place to stay
Date:
I had read some mixed reviews, so was pleasantly surprised upon arrival. Arrived late evening, and were immediately greeted and relieved of our bags. Reception staff made sure the weary travellers...   

4/5

Very Good

great thai feel with a view to die for
Date:
Lovely room overlooking the sea was a great start to an authentic Thai vacation. Perched on top of a hill, Aquamarine provides a leisurely walk to Kamala Beach and back. And if the sun gets a tad too...     

3/5

Average

A little tired
Date:
Had a good stay at this hotel for 1 week . The room was tired wooden floor coming apart & walls especally the balcony are in need of re painting but room was clean .The clothes rail on balcony was...

5/5

Excellent

Tranquil, beautiful resort
Date:
We have just returned from 7 nights at Aquamarine Resort & Villas. The resort is located 2 kms from Kamala Beach it is a 15 minute walk in or a 200 baht taxi ride, the setting is peaceful and idyllic...

4/5

Very Good

Hideaway with lovely Thai essence
Date:
This place is nestled along the hills of Kamala, overlooking the ocean. The resort is built with beautiful Thai architecture and your rooms are surrounded by lovely trees. The room we took came with a...         

3/5

Average

Security Concerns but nice hotel
Date:
We stayed for 7 nights and the hotel was lovely. The location is out of the way which isn't good if you want to go shopping or partying all night but for my wife and I, we wanted piece and quiet. This...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful resort
Date:
The resort is in a beautiful location overlooking the sea but it is in our opinion a little too far out from kamala beach, the hotel offers free shuttle bus during the day but we had to pay for taxi...

3/5

Average

Desperate need of a make over
Date:
We stayed 8 nights at the Aquamarine Resort & Villa in September. We stayed here 4 years ago, because we enjoyed our stay back then, we decided to book again. The place is looking tired and a bit of...

3/5

Average

Mah do beach hut beside hotel
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I'm sure that this cafe has nothing to do with the hotel but I do recommend that anybody with any respect for animals avoids it! There is a poor monkey chained up outside of it, presumably it is...

2/5

Poor

Irresponsible staffs messed up airport transfer
Date:
My stay has been enjoyable till out check out and at the last minute, found out that the airport transfer has not been arranged for us. In fact, we have made an arrangement a day before. We...

5/5

Excellent

All that we hoped for
Date:
Outside of Patong (thankfully) this is a quality Resort that offers amazing views fromn the rooms & common areas - I mean seriously, check the pool out and the view from here!! Has that classic Thai...

5/5

Excellent

villas beautiful and away from town
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We stayed in a villa and it was beautiful. We were overlooking the whole of Kamala bay. It was a fair distance from the main hotel area however the hotel provided golf buggies to bring you up to your...

4/5

Very Good

Gorgeous Resort in a beautiful part of Phuket
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Have just got back from 10 days at the Aquamarine Resort and it was just so relaxing a lovely. We had deluxe seaview rooms which were decorated in beautiful Thai style. The resort had a lovely Thai... 

3/5

Average

Great hotel, poor service
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Hotel structure is very unique. Nice room lay out and superb seaview. Great dinner and there was a excellent couple singer performed for us. One thing annoyed me is the poor service especially from...

5/5

Excellent

Great quiet location with teriffic staff - we will be back!!
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As this was our first trip to Thailand we went on many peoples reviews about locations etc on where to stay. While this hotel was not our first choice we could not believe how good it was when we...

3/5

Average

Mediocre resort without any personality
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I booked 3 nights at Aquamarine based on a great review from my travel agent and unfortunately have no idea why on earth she would be recommending the place to anyone. It isn't a bad resort by any...

4/5

Very Good

Absolutely beautiful hotel - great for relaxation
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This is not the hotel to go to in Phuket if you want to be close to the action, night life, bars, etc - but it is perfect if you are looking to get away from it all and lounge by the pool. The hotel...

4/5

Very Good

Why do people complain about everything??
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After we booked The Aquamarine resort, we saw it on this website and wondered just what we had let ourselves in for. Wow there were some bad reviews. I don't think we would have booked it if we'd seen...

5/5

Excellent

One day stay but worth a week
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We had booked only a day at Aquamarine as we had spend previous 4 days in patong and wanted a slight city getaway. Booked this villa after going through the tripadvisor reviews and loved it from the...

4/5

Very Good

Not bad for some off-season pampering...
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We recently stayed here. It was off-season so quiet and I don't think we could have afforded it in high season but it was well worth it. Three pools and two happy hours? Who wouldn't like that? The...

1/5

Terrible

Not good, wanted to change hotel
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We stayed at the Aquamarine hotel for two weeks in December 2010-January 2011 and were very disappointed. Dirty rooms and bathroom and other facilities, dirty pool area, rusty nails in the kids pool...

3/5

Average

a quiet and beautiful hotel
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it's a quiet villa, located on the hillside. i love the pools.. and the happy hour of course.. kamala beach is just 5 minutes drive and the hotel provides transfer. to rent a motorbike from kamala... 

5/5

Excellent

Excellent
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Beautiful hotel. Enjoyed the pool facilities. Friendly staff who are always helpful and without a frown. Lovely clean room overlooking the sea. Quiet area. Abit of a walk to the town centre in Kamala...

5/5

Excellent

terrific place, friendly staff
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We were a bit apprehensive, having booked an 8 night stay, after vreading a few negative reviews. They couldnt have been farther from the truth!, Resort certainly has the "wow" factor..as soon as you...

4/5

Very Good

Bloody whingers
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We found Aquamarine to be excellent. Steep, but very clean, Huge bed, daily room service, balcony overlooking the sea, top international breakfast every day. free beach shuttles all day. Exceedingly...

4/5

Very Good

An oasis in one of the worst areas in Thailand
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It's an easy walk (downhill) in to town although there is really no reason to go there. The hotel has a good pool with a view and a bar, the restaurant is okay, but not great and the staff will do...

5/5

Excellent

Bang For Your Buck
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this hotel was nice yes it is on a steep hill but the view is great you see the ocean. its near kamala beach and the beach is really nice and is cleaner and quieter then patong beach. they have a...    

4/5

Very Good

Nice view & pools. But unprofessional & bad location
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Calm, clean, beutiful resort. Pools are excellent. View in the room is fantastic. But so many stairs maybe make your knees painful. Staffs are very kind but unprofessional. At my checkout time, I wait...   

5/5

Excellent

Friendly service heaven on earth
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We stayed in the Aquamarine resort and villa during Songkran festival. And we love this hotel. The staff and management team all extremely pleasant and very efficient. The rooms are really spacious...

4/5

Very Good

unprofessional
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breakfast are served with same menu daily. The waiters and waitresses are bias towards Asians. They prefer to be more polite and friendly towards Europeans...very Unprofessional. The steps all around...

2/5

Poor

Not great
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Stay was enjoyable, but there's definitely room for improvement at the Aquamarine Resort. Staff was not entirely friendly. Nothing is complementary at the hotel, most things are ridiculously expensive...

1/5

Terrible

Terrible experience
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Don't know why this hotel has so many positive reviews on Tripadvisor. We stayed in deluxe room for two weeks and had a very bad experience. It felt like we were absolutely not welcome there. - no...

2/5

Poor

Can do much better for the price. Hotel has shady practices.
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Our stay was mostly alright, but for the price we expected much more. We were disappointed in our choice of a hotel, but when we checked out the disappointment increased due to being slapped with...

1/5

Terrible

Never again - this hotel needs renovation & staff training!!
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We fortunately booked only 3 nights, but that was enough! We (3 girls) decided to leave this place after the 2nd night, even though we had to fully pay the stay. Here some insights to why we decided...

4/5

Very Good

An Enjoyable Stay!
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We stayed at Aquamarine from 8 Dec to 12 Dec 2010. We were pleasantly surprise when offered to stay at the Villa. It was spacious, clean, beautiful and near to the hotel reception which makes it easy...

4/5

Very Good

Aquamarine Resort - Kamala's humble treasure
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We stayed in Aquamarine from 15th November-27th November. We were amazed by how calm and relaxing the place was when we arrived at the hotel (we arrived about 9pm). We were given a welcome drink and...    

4/5

Very Good

Where has the Thai Hospitality gone?
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Spent 6 nights here from the 17th of November. Started badly when our transfer missed our APT pick up. Were upgraded to a Villa which was great for extra room but came at the expense of the ocean view...   

5/5

Excellent

Out of this world
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We stayed for 4 nights with a free upgrade to a deluxe sea view room - and we weren't disappointed! the hotel staff were all great and couldn't do enough for you. the free one hour thai massage was...   

4/5

Very Good

The place is fantastic but the furniture in the room is old
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We went for our 25 th anniversary,we were upgraded to a villa,which is very kind of them.the place is situated in kamala area ,not to far from kamala beach.the spa manager Julianna is very friendly...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic
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My wife and I have stayed at several hotels on Phuekt , this was one of ther best. Great staff, food and views. A free hourly bus to and from nearby Kamala beach and twice daily ( one way ) to...   

3/5

Average

Beds are hard as a rock, a mattress on the raised floor we reques
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The staff are very pleasant even with the language barrier, One would think with the large amount of Aussie travellers more staff would have a better grip on English. The resteraunt was excellent,...

5/5

Excellent

Simply Serene - The Noise Just Stops
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As a person who was on her first overseas trip I was rather anxious about the journey that lay ahead, I pay great mind to accomodation as that determines how the rest of my trip will be. Needless to...   

5/5

Excellent

Consistantly brilliant
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Last year my partner and I stayed at Aquamrine and were very impressed. So impressed that our hoilday this year centered around returning to this resort and we made the right decision. Upon our...   

5/5

Excellent

Again....the best and most wonderful resort
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We travelled once again overseas this year and could not wait to return to The Aquamarine resort and spa. We loved it just as much as last year, perhaps even more so due to the fact that we had been...

4/5

Very Good

Loved every minute.
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From the time me and my 2 daughters arrive at the Aqua Marine Resort we felt very welcome.This was our first trip over seas and we couldnt have felt more welcome. On arrival we were greeted and...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely resort but unfortunately no swimming beach
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We both enjoyed our stay at Aquamarine. The resort is set on a very steep hillside which gives fabulous views of the bay and surrounding country. We stayed in a Villa which was very comfortable with...

4/5

Very Good

Very nice,clean and amazing sea view
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We moved from Surintra resort in Surin to The Aquamarine,what a relief,very nice room with a 180° sea view,very well apointed,good breakfast,friendly staff,good swimming pool but beware very slippery...

4/5

Very Good

Great seaviews, good location away from Patong Beach.
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We have just spend 8 nights at the Aquamarine Resort, Kamala Beach. Basically we chose this hotel because of the fantastic deal we got via Travelzoo (through Flight Centre) which was stay 8, pay 4,...   

3/5

Average

Overall a disappointment - this resort needs a management shakeup
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Our stay at Aquamarine came after a fantastic experience at another resort which set the bar and probably influenced some of our comments. However, I would not return here under the current...

4/5

Very Good

A friendly nice place to stay away from the centre of things.
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We stayed here for a few nights as part of our honeymoon and as a surprise the hotel upgraded us to a Villa for free. I have to say we were extremely grateful as the Villa was quite impressive with...

3/5

Average

A Little Disappointed
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I chose this hotel as a bit of a retreat prior to 4 months of hectic travel. Unfortunatley, it has not lived up to expectations. My room is nice and is kept very clean, however the pool areas are not...

3/5

Average

Disappointing
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I travelled with a friend, and 2 cousins, one pregnant and also with a small child. This was the last leg of our trip so we wanted to stay in an amazing place to finish the trip on a high note!...

4/5

Very Good

Great for a relaxing couples retreat
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We stayed at the Aquamarine from 28 December 2009 until 4 January 2010. We splurged a little and got a villa, which was well worth the money. My boyfriend and I really enjoyed the resort as I got to...

4/5

Very Good

Great for a relaxing couples retreat
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We stayed at the Aquamarine from 28 December 2009 until 4 January 2010. We splurged a little and got a villa, which was well worth the money. My boyfriend and I really enjoyed the resort as I got to...      

3/5

Average

More Caring Service Could Have Made This place so much better
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I stayed at this Hotel from the 1st -the 5th of January . The location as far as driving distance between different beaches is good as Phuket is a huge Island. However the hotel is situated upon a... 

4/5

Very Good

Nice luxury resort
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Nice hotel, great rooms and nice pool other other facilities. Not very close to anything, you need to get taxis everywhere so that adds a bit to your budget. Also not that cheap.

5/5

Excellent

great resort
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We stayed 5 nights at this resort as a break on the way back from a tour of Italy. We stayed in a grand deluxe sea-view room which had a superb view of the sea. The resort is very beautiful. It is...

5/5

Excellent

ABSOLUTELY STUNNING
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We were fortunate enough to have stayed at this lovely resort in July 2009 for our anniversary and may I say...it was one of the most amazing experiences. We are both avid and seasoned travellers and...      

4/5

Very Good

Wonderful views of the sea, beautiful hotel
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The grand deluxe seaview rooms have superb view of the sea. The hotel is very beautiful. It is bit far from the beach but they have hourly shuttle service to-and-fro to the beach from 9am-5pm. The...

5/5

Excellent

Aquamarine Resort
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The only issue I had, was the beach was too far away. But they have a few really good pools.

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful Thailand Getaway
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We stayed at the Aquamarine in October '09 for our honeymoon and absolutely loved it. The staff and service were fantastic (you only had to ask for something once, and it was there straight away!) and...

4/5

Very Good

Pretty good
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Pretty good for the price. Nice rooms, comfortable, nice breakfast, great pool. Bit far away from everything. Cost us a fortune in taxis to and from surin, patong and phuket town. Nicer hotels in...

4/5

Very Good

Pretty good
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Just spent 9 nights at the Aquamarine with my wife and overall pretty happy. Definitely worth packaging your stay with a buffet breakfast - good value for money. Lunches and dinners as well as the...

4/5

Very Good

Attention to detail makes for an exquisite resort
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This place really is one of the most beautiful resorts that I have ever been to. They really have put a lot of effort into the finer details of the room & lobby decorations. We stayed here for 8... 

2/5

Poor

Just ok
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I have read through all reviews and would have thought location is not really a matter given we decided to join tours most of the days we spent there. However, it matters. Although we joined tours...

1/5

Terrible

mountain goat hotel
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The hotel is built on the side of a mountain, and while the room rate was reasonable, there are far better hotels in Kamala itself and in Patong ( 10 Mins by Tuk Tuk ) far better and far cheaper. The...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent place to relax
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Aquamarine is a quite resort north of Kamala. We spent there 9 days in September and we have to say that we are very satisfied. The staff is OK and the rooms were serviced every day. The view from the...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful location. Great hotel. Had an awesome time
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Loved the hotel. The room was great with a beautiful view. We found ourselves spending much of our time enjoying the view from our room balcony. Hotel also offered free transport into Kamala...

5/5

Excellent

Great place to relax and unwind!!
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Having not had a hoilday in three years, my wife and I decided to go to Phuket for short break. We wanted to stay somewhere that gave us an opportunity to relax, but still close enough to Patong for...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic!!!!
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Absolutely loved it!!! Spectacular view, gorgeous resort and rooms, loved the pools and the pool bar especially. My (now) husband proposed to me there and we told the staff about it and they looked...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise found after stressful travel delays
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What a relief to get to the gorgeous Aquamarine Resort. We visited Thailand for our honeymoon in Nov 2008, landed in Bangkok and had to stay overnight due to our late arrival and the next day the...

5/5

Excellent

Amazingly Beautiful.
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My partner and I stayed at Aquamarine in November last year. We arrived at the hotel in the morning, tipped 300 Baht to the taxi driver and the hotel staff noticed and took great care of us for our...

5/5

Excellent

Loved the Aquamarine!!!
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My husband and I have just returned from the Aquamarine and loved every minute of our stay. The staff are friendly, rooms are beautiful and the facilities are fantastic. We will definitely stay at...

5/5

Excellent

Private pool
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Great hotel with a couple of pools. the main pool is busy but the second pool off to the side was only used by me and my family. You have to get the towel from the main pool and then walk to the next...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful Resort
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My Husband and I had 10 nights at the Aquamarine, The rooms were clean and seviced everyday. The staff are great. We found the prices in the Resturants abit exspensive so dine alot at the little place...

4/5

Very Good

Many facilities and 3 pools
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This is a great hotel. We found a good rate in the internet and went and asked for the same rate directly in the hotel. The hotel is isolated but has a small bus taking you to Kamala beach every...      

4/5

Very Good

LOVE the Aquamarine!!
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"Absolutely magnificent!" It had been a long time and away from home for me to went back home to surprise my mother and want to bring her back to her hometown Phuket..I am very picky about...