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Read all 219 reviews and thoughts (average: 4.27 out of 5) on the Horizon Karon Beach Resort And Spa before you book online.

5/5    Score based on 219 reviews

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4/5

Very Good

Very friendly resort and staff
Date:
Arrived very late at night and were put in a "dungeon" room as were a family of late arrivals as well. After seeing the outlook of the room at midnight were bitterly disappointed, had no sleep...

4/5

Very Good

very happy!
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lovely resort. friendly helpful staff. Pools were lovely. use the resort tuk tuk to tackle the hill. free transport to horizon resort in Pa tong which only runs afternoons and evenings. (We would like...

4/5

Very Good

family stay
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Stayed Karon side of Phuket. Hotel was reasonable but dated. Great pools for kids and staff very friendly. Be careful with valuables, Friends lost their money that was left in the room and not in the...

3/5

Average

Average hotel
Date:
Our family of three stayed a week during new year Dec 2012/Jan 2013 and found the hotel quite average. Of course the prices are at their peak at this time of the year but I wouldn't consider this...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely Hotel Overall
Date:
We have been to Phuket before staying in hotel. This Christmas (2012) we decided to stay in this Karon hotel. The main bedroom is big (probably too big) as my mother in law and 12 year old were put on...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful service, great hotel
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We stayed at the Horizon Karon Beach in December 2012 and were very, very happy with the service we received. We stayed in the Privilege Club part of the hotel, and the rooms were very spacious,...

4/5

Very Good

Love Karon, very satisfied
Date:
Great hotel to stay at. The rooms are lovely and the pool is divine. Karon is a much better option compared to Patong and I will always stay here in in Kata when I return. The hill is a bit of a...

3/5

Average

Great location
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The up hill walk can be a bit challenge when you're tired, but a free htl tuk-tuk will take you up if you're whiling to wait. Free shuttle to Patong is a plus, great breakfast, room was OK more like a...

4/5

Very Good

Happily return and recommend
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Standard of the rooms and the resort very good. Beautiful pools, fabulous breakfast (particularly the thai pancakes!!!). Located at Kata, not Karong as name suggests. Nice beach at the end of the...

5/5

Excellent

Very satisfied
Date:
Great hotel resort with near location from the beach - just few meters up to hill with tuk-tuk free transport. Adult wing (just few euro more expensive than standard room) is worthy to book - pool...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel - adult area
Date:
Really nice hotel with good service and friendly staff. We had a Club room in adult area, very luxury with view to pool. Nice quit area, but occationalle noise from working area (service staff),...

3/5

Average

Good. But hold onto your money.
Date:
Very nice resort. Close to beach. Away from busy Patong but within walking distance to Kata. Free Tuk Tuk to Patong which was very useful. Great arrangement for breakfast. Never leave any expensive...

3/5

Average

An ok place to stay
Date:
Highlights were free shuttle to Patong and the buffet dinners, as well as the friendly staff around the resort but I don't think this is a 4 star resort, it felt more like 3.5

4/5

Very Good

Perfect for a family
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We're just back from eight days with our 9 and 12 year old and this hotel was great for us. Not too far away from the 'excitement' of Patong but very quiet and relaxed with easy access to the...

4/5

Very Good

relaxing and clean
Date:
My partner and I stayed here in a pool access privilege wing room and was quite impressed. The room was spacious, clean and everything worked well. The wifi was a bit temperamental bit still worked....

4/5

Very Good

First time to Thailand!
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My partner and I stayed at Horizon for our first visit to Thailand (my partner is 19 and I am 22 years old). We were greeted by very friendly staff and were given cold towels and a welcome drink. I...

5/5

Excellent

1st Timers
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We resently returned from Thailand which included a fabulous 6 days stay at the Horizon Karon. On arrival we were greeted with a warm smile, cool towel and a welcome drink. Check-in was fast and...       

5/5

Excellent

FABULOUS PLACE WITH FABULOUS FRIENDLY STAFF
Date:
We had the pleasure of staying here for 6 nights and we were on our honeymoon. I originally booked through Agoda and didn't realise that the resort is in fact sectioned into two.....basically one for...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely hotel, beautiful staff
Date:
I have just come back from an 8 night stay and can recommend this hotel. Firstly, it is so much better than the Patong Horizon Karon Hotel (which my daughter and I had a look at when we went to...

5/5

Excellent

Third times was a treat
Date:
Our 3rd visit there over 6 years was by far the best. On arrival we received an upgrade to the VIP section which is restricted to guests over the age of 18 even tho we had our 16 year old son with us....

3/5

Average

Pleasant accommodation, but was disappointed with the reception service.
Date:
I recently stayed at the Horizon Karon Beach and found it quiet pleasant. I was initially disappointed by the booking process and the customer services prior to arrival. I booked via their website...

5/5

Excellent

Just the break you need
Date:
10 days stay - pay for 5 nights, get 5 nights free. Can't get a much better holiday offer than that. Located at the top of a small hill, on the boarder between Karon and Kata beaches, the resort...      

5/5

Excellent

Second time EVEN better than the first
Date:
We have just returned from our second stay at the Horizon Karon. It was better than the first visit as we got to stay longer. There has been a lot of changes made since we were there last year & all...

3/5

Average

Not exceptional, okay but wouldnt stay here again...
Date:
Arrival 17th October, left 24 October, room 2209. Superior pool view room. As commented earlier, no stairs. For the first time in any hotel we have stayed at - no toothbrush or toothpaste provided....

5/5

Excellent

Our first holiday in 12 years
Date:
We are a mature couple and not regular travellers. We stayed at Horizon Karon beach with our daughter and family for 10 days. Michelle and I were upgraded to the privilege wing at no cost. We had such...

3/5

Average

Horizon karon beach resort and spa
Date:
Hmmm not convinced We stayed here a month or so ago because of an amazing deal we got on agoda which included a room in the privilege club wing, breakfast and dinner along with happy hour during...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful Stay!
Date:
My husband and I stayed at this hotel for 10 nights in October. We absolutley loved it. Starting with the service, all staff were very happy to help with whatever we needed. We had originally booked...

5/5

Excellent

Very happy time
Date:
We stayed Sept 12. I emailed ahead and asked for connecting room for my family and got them so happy with that. Staff more then helpful and friendly great rooms big clean. My sons enjoyed the gym...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic stay
Date:
This was mine and my 11 yr old daughter's first trip to Phuket. With travelled with a friend and her 17 yr old daugher. I called a few days earlier to confirm and ask if we could have rooms close to...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful experience
Date:
We stayed in August for 10 nights. Our first trip to Phuket , and we loved the Horizon. Friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms, great food, great pools. Nice to be away from the busy areas, like...

5/5

Excellent

First visit to Phuket
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This was our first visit to Phuket and was most enjoyable. The Hotel was more than we expected. The rooms were comfortable and clean. The Restaurant was excellent and the food amazing. All the Staff...

5/5

Excellent

Third stay & still love it
Date:
Stayed at the Horizon Karon Resort in September for 10 nights. This was the 3rd time my husband & i have stayed at Horizon Karon but this time decided to upgrade to the Priviledge Club. It was the...

4/5

Very Good

Great value and location!
Date:
I stayed here in August with my partner and our 4 year old daughter. The location is great, staff very friendly, food buffets just delicious... and my little girl loved going off to Kids Club whilst I...

3/5

Average

A Disappointment.......
Date:
We have just stayed at this hotel. We travelled with our 3 teenage children. I admit I am selective with my hotels and I was very apprehensive about this hotel. The only reason I booked was because...

5/5

Excellent

A wonderful place!
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I was there with my wife and children three wonderful days. One of the best hotels in Phuket. 200 meter from hotel to the beach. Free taxi will take you to the beach (about 300 meters from the hotel) ...  

5/5

Excellent

Awesome Experience and Great Service
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Me and my girlfriend had a room in the privilege wing with a pool view. The staff was warm and very welcoming. This isn't your typical party resort that you would find in Patong, this place is a... 

4/5

Very Good

Fantastic hotel
Date:
Stayed at the Horizon Karon in July 2012 on a family holiday. The resort is absolutely fantastic and offers all of the services and amenities you require, plus more. We stayed for 11 nights, and our...

5/5

Excellent

Wow - what a deal
Date:
My husband & I returned to Phuket after 2 years. Our first trip was in the heart of Patong (see previous review), so we decided this time, we would stay in Karon & with the 12 night deal we got with...              

4/5

Very Good

Excellent 4* hotel for families
Date:
We spent 7 days in Horizon Karon, between 27-th of August and 3-rd of September 2012. The hotel is located on the top of a hill, so we had a nice view from our room over the garden of the hotel and...

5/5

Excellent

A Great Family Holiday
Date:
We had the best family holiday at Horizon Karon. The staff were so friendly and helpful and were lovely with our two children aged 4 & 6. We were upgraded on arrival which was great as the kids had...   

5/5

Excellent

Excellent Resort
Date:
We stayed at Horizon Karon again for the second time for 12 nights and we were very happy again with our choice. The resort is excellent value for money, great location is you are happy to be out of...

4/5

Very Good

Great Value
Date:
We stayed for 10 nights in August with our two children aged 8 & 10. With buffet breakfast daily, and buffet dinner for 5 nights included, this made staying at the Horizon excellent value. We had...

5/5

Excellent

Another Fabulous Holiday at the Horizon
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We have just spent 10 amazing days at the Horizon Resort in the Pool Access Suite. It is our second time at this resort and it met all our expectations and more. The Privilege Wing is highly...

4/5

Very Good

Enjoyed it a lot
Date:
We came for a relaxing vacation, the staff were very friendly and accommodating, and I would love to come back again. We liked the pool and the overaqll setting, especially also that the property had...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent place and perfect for families!
Date:
Karon beach is the place for families. Nice, quiet (well compared to areas like Patong) and feels very safe. This place was amazing. We loved our 5 night stay here. The staff were very friendly and...

4/5

Very Good

Hotel with good facilities
Date:
Arrived this hotel at midnight. Have to complete data, check pasport, then make deposit 2000 THB. The room is big, with 2 queen size bed & small balcon to hang towel/clothes. Breakfast ready at...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely place to stay
Date:
We stayed for 10 nights from the 23rd of July and loved every minute of it. The resort pool and surrounding grounds were well kept and the entire staff were extremely friendly. It had poured for the...

5/5

Excellent

Resort enjoyable
Date:
Breakfast & dinner were excellent and eveniing entertainment was good. Service was great and couldn't do enough for us. My Time was good and gave you information to improve your stay. Only downside...

5/5

Excellent

Great value for money
Date:
We stayed here for 16 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our time at Horizon Karon. We opted for the Privilege Wing and were pleased with the standard of the accommodation. It is very good value for...

4/5

Very Good

Not quite as good as it was
Date:
Good place to stay club rooms good clean neat. Meals not bad service in not what it was. Prefer to eat out though anyway. Would still stay here as staff are always friendly. Found the tuk tuk very...

5/5

Excellent

Truly Enjoyable
Date:
Stayed for 5 nights with family of 9 and 11 yo. Hotel is clean, decent and generally well maintained in all areas. Swimming pools are great. Breakfasts and dinners were superb. All the staffs are...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic stay :)
Date:
Our 7 night stay was amazing. The grounds are superb, the breakfast and dinner that we ate were exceptional, staff are very friendly. Our kids loved kids club and would've gone every day if we let...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful people!
Date:
I spent 11 nights at Horizon Karon and enjoyed every minute of it. At first i hated the hill from the beach to the hotel but by the end of the trip my legs were so toned i loved it. They do offer a...

1/5

Terrible

Rude guy (Butt) spoils holiday
Date:
Knowing i was not allowed to take a guest in the hotel ( !!! why not ?? ) i went back to hotel with a friend to drop off some stuff we bought. I showed her around the place to show how pretty the...

3/5

Average

Disappointing
Date:
This is supposed to be a 4 star resort but what a disappointment to have a room with air conditioning not working and stained sheets. The reason I give this an average score is that we were upgraded...

5/5

Excellent

the best
Date:
stayed for our 11th time on our way home from Europe and stayed in the Privilege Club for 14 nights. Had a pool access room which we feel is the 'best' but such a pity that they have terrible free...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful resort
Date:
Our first time to Phuket and we stayed at the Horizon Karon and it was amazing. We have decided that we will definitly stay at the Horizon when we next go to Phuket. The room was very clean and the...

4/5

Very Good

Great family resort
Date:
We stayed here in May 2012 for 10 nights with our 8 & 10 yo girls. The rooms were a good size which was just enough as you don't spend much time in them. Having your own balcony was nice. The beds...

5/5

Excellent

Very good
Date:
Left my ipod behind....posted back to australia very promptly 10/10?. Food great. Good resort out of the hustle n bustle. Child friendly. Short walk to village for shops, pubs and restauarants. Highly... 

5/5

Excellent

Just Beautiful !
Date:
What a wonderful place to spend a relaxing holiday with family and friends . We stayed 8 nights here and only paid for 4 , with 4 free dinners each included and breakfast daily . Great value ! The...

5/5

Excellent

Great Resort
Date:
We stayed here during July and really enjoyed our stay. We were here for 10 nights, the staff were friendly and very helpful. The resort grounds were very tidy and had a lovely holiday feel about...

3/5

Average

Below Expectations
Date:
We stayed in the horizon for a few nights in the pool side room. We did not stay in privilege club area which I appreciate should house better facilities than those in this review. The room was a...

4/5

Very Good

A Wonderful Holiday
Date:
I vacationed at the Horizon with my wife and five children for 7days. The Thai staff were magnificent in all respects, the food was Ok, Each night was a different buffet night which was very...

5/5

Excellent

A picture perfect setting
Date:
We stayed at Karon as a stop over on the way to Europe and took the advice of the booking agent. We enjoyed our stay here although the hotel had a drawback that might be a problem for some. We were on...

3/5

Average

Its Ok but its Maintenance could be improved
Date:
We stayed at the Horizon for 14 days. The Thai staff were lovely in all respects, the food was good, however I have concerns that a lot of salads and deserts were not kept cool and were exposed to...

4/5

Very Good

Pleasant place to stay with great food
Date:
I stayed here with my husband and two children aged 8 and 10 for 5 nights. We were very impressed with the rooThea's they were spacious, traditionally decorated and clean. The grounds were also lush...

5/5

Excellent

Thank You great for families
Date:
We have just returned from our fantastic holiday at Karon Beach We wanted a Resort away from the hustle and bustle of Patong and Horizon was the perfect location ,we got the 2 rooms that we...

5/5

Excellent

Great Service
Date:
When we first arrived we were shown the superior pool view room (which was beautiful), there were lots of children running around which wasn't for us as we wanted a quiet get away. They asked us if we...

3/5

Average

Horizon Karon Beach "Australia's OTHER state"
Date:
Disappointed, verging on angry. Stayed here last September (AFL Grand Final week). This resort could have been an enjoyable experience had it not been for the copius amounts of bogan, bintang singlet...  

5/5

Excellent

Great resort
Date:
This was our first trip to Phuket & we enjoyed Karon Beach immensely. We travelled from here after 5 nights to Patong Beach for 5 nights & in comparison preferred Karon Beach with it's quieter...

5/5

Excellent

Great for families
Date:
Recently stayed in a pool view room with our 3 year old. Resort has everything you could ask for and in a great location. Staff are very helpful and friendly. We had 4 free dinners in our package and...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Resort
Date:
We stayed at the Horizon Karon Resort last September and when we decided to go back at the beginning of June 2012 this year we decided to stay at the same resort as it was fabulous last time and the...

5/5

Excellent

'' Most perfect resort"
Date:
What an amazing resort! My husband and i had our best holiday ever.This resort offered everything, beautiful people, amazing food, fantastic service from reception,restaurant,spa,and our lovely room...

2/5

Poor

3 *
Date:
After an excellent stay at the Holiday Inn Patong, I moved to the Horizon Karon for 4 nights, hoping for "quieter" last nights in Phuket. I thoroughly researched at the Holiday Inn however merely...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect Holiday!
Date:
My husband and i enjoyed our stay at Horizon Karon Beach Resort, On our arrival the staff were very friendly and accommodating, our rooms were perfect and clean and fresh fruit were waiting for us in...

5/5

Excellent

Great value hotel With friendly staff.
Date:
We have stayed at this hotel 5 times. It is close by to Kata beach and the hotel offers a very handy shuttle service to patong. It's a great value hotel, fantastic pool and breakfast and very friendly...

4/5

Very Good

Would come back to this one!
Date:
My partner & I stayed at Horizon in May & we both loved it. We had booked the Club Wing (kid free pool etc), which we found out a couple of days before we left was getting revovated, so half of the...

5/5

Excellent

Like coming Home
Date:
This was our second trip to Phuket and the second time we stayed at Horizon Karon Beach. The staff are so friendly and the resort is safe and secluded. The rooms are comfortable and well kept and the...

4/5

Very Good

Great resort
Date:
Traveling solo I stayed on my own in a standard pool view room. As I was there during the off peak (May) there was only about 20 rooms occupied, I often had the pool area to myself. I had a package...

4/5

Very Good

Great hotel..lovely staff
Date:
We make an annual trip to Phuket and always stay in karon/kata region. This was our first stay at horizon and Must say what a lovely experience. The staff were wondeful and friendly, rooms clean,...

5/5

Excellent

4th stay at this hotel and still love it.
Date:
This was our 4th visit to harizon karon and we loved it more every time. My mum and I travel to Asia every may for a girls shopping trip and find the location of this hotel fantastic. We stay in...

4/5

Very Good

wonderful family stay
Date:
This hotel is lovely. great friendly staff, happy to help and seemingly happy all the time while working! great food at breakfast - with so much to choose from you really need some self control ;~) ...

5/5

Excellent

Really Enjoyable Stay, Great Resort Location & Staff
Date:
My partner and I stayed at Horizon Karon Beach during March & really enjoyed our 7 nights there. We stayed in a 2nd floor apartment & found the room to be clean & well equiped. The staff were lovely...

5/5

Excellent

Awesome
Date:
My husband and I stayed in the priviledge wing with a swim up pool and loved it. Staff were very helpful and friendly and we could not find fault in any part of our stay here. Buffet breakfast and...

5/5

Excellent

What more can we say
Date:
We stayed at this hotel for 7 nights on our first vsit to the island, absolutely loved it from the time we arrived to our nice cool towels and welcome drink to the time we waved them all goodbye to...

4/5

Very Good

Stupendous
Date:
We visited this hotel at the end of April 2012 and were pleasantly impressed. From the reception, being greeted with cold towels and happy smiles after our long flights, to the excellent breakfast and...

5/5

Excellent

The Best !!!!!
Date:
Absolutely the best holiday you could imagine, the hotel is fantastic, the staff more than helpful and the priviledge wing a must. My husband and I were upgraded to this very special wing, the first...

3/5

Average

Lovely Staff
Date:
Recently stayed with husband and two children (13 & 8). Staff at the hotel were great. Very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good, loved the waffles!! Tuk Tuk up and down the hill was great. ...

5/5

Excellent

All Good
Date:
My wife and I just returned and had a fantastic time. Met some great people at the pool bar in the priviledge club which is the best place to stay. Breakfast was great and the dinners also had...

5/5

Excellent

big value for little money
Date:
What a fantastic place , my wife and I enjoyed very much ,there is NOTHING not to like about this resort ,away form traffic noise ,close to shops and many places to eat , good tuk-tuk service to the...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic stay at the Horizon
Date:
We recently stayed 7 nights (well, 8 in the end as we were meant to leave the day of the tsunami warning!) with our 2 kids aged 14 & 15. I can only say good things of the Horizon, it's in a beautiful...

4/5

Very Good

our stay at the Horizon Karon Beach
Date:
We enjoyed our stay at the Horizon for 10 days, it was a lot less busy than Patong and as we found out it was adjacent to Kata for shops and restaurants. Overall it was a very enjoyable experience....

5/5

Excellent

If you want a great holiday go to Horizon Karon Resort and Spa!!!
Date:
I would like to kindly recomand this resort as the best in Puket, I simply love it! We have been there for 10 days in March 2012 having the privilege to enjoy a high quality services and very...

3/5

Average

Good Value for Families on a Budget
Date:
We stayed at the Horizon Karon in December of 2011. Pros...the pool is very nice, and the breakfast was an added convenience. The grounds were nicecly decorated for Christmas. Cons...everything...

5/5

Excellent

can't wait to stay here again
Date:
my first trip overseas and the first hotel we stayed in. Very impressed, would definitely stay here again, staff were so friendly and helpful and the overall look of the resort was clean and well...  

5/5

Excellent

Friendly staff - super location
Date:
2 weeks at Horzion in Karon Super friendly and helpfull staff and the service is perfect Nice rooms and very clean Good facilities for kids Super location up the hill .. near Kata

5/5

Excellent

Third Stay
Date:
This was my third stay at the Horizon karon Beach and it has become our home away from home - the staff are still friendly the rooms spacious and for the second year in a row we stayed in the...

4/5

Very Good

Top location ,always great sevice
Date:
We stayed at the Horizon for 10 days in February and would certainly not hesitate in going back. The location is brilliant a 2 min walk to the beach ,centered in between the Karon and Kata shops. The...

4/5

Very Good

Nice rooms, very good service
Date:
We spent two weeks at the hotel in february 2012. The hotel is nice ( we had a privelege club room on the third floor ) The room was spacious, even bathroom was very big. The staff was very kind and...

4/5

Very Good

Top of the Hill
Date:
We have stayed at this hotel a couple of times and we love it. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The breakfast has heaps of choice and the staff at the egg station always put on a bit of a...

3/5

Average

spacious club rooms
Date:
We stayed in a club room in the club wing of the hotel. The room was a great size, so spacious. It was a nice space to invite our friends over for a few drinks in the evening after a day of...

4/5

Very Good

Good clean hotel with very friendly staff
Date:
We spent two weeks in this wonderful hotel. We first had a room on the first floor in the privalige club( no kids) and had a view of another building from the balcony so we asked for another room and...

2/5

Poor

No Horizon at "The Horizon"!!!!
Date:
We have recently returned from our stay at the Horizon Beach Karon Beach. First impressions were good, we were greeted with refreshing face towels, a cool drink and a smile I was very impressed, but...

3/5

Average

Great location, room to improve...
Date:
Horizon is in a fantastic location, set just a short walk up a very managable hill from the beautiful Karon Beach. There is a huge selection of restaurants and shops close by - we appreciated not...

4/5

Very Good

Great hotel, Great location.
Date:
This hotel was great. We were a bit sceptical because we got a great rate which included dinner and we were expecting it to be quite average. But to our great surprise the meals were fantastic.... 

5/5

Excellent

Amazing Resort & Great Location
Date:
We stayed at the Horizon in November 2011 and absolutely loved the hotel! Location: The hotel is located at the top of a hill in a tsunami safe zone is a 3 -4 minute walk to the beach. The...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely tropical place
Date:
I stayed at the Horizon in Karon beach for 5 nights, and it was a pleasant experience. The staff were very helpful and approachable, and we were welcomed with ice cold towels and juice as we entered...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic!
Date:
Staff were so friendly. Hotel was very clean! Buffet breakfast was fantastic! Only downside to this hotel is the beds were extremely hard. We woke up each morning feeling sore. The hotel is also...

5/5

Excellent

Great
Date:
Love the hotel and love Thailand an Canto whit 100% say: see you again!

5/5

Excellent

holiday
Date:
great service,friendly staff,great location, will be staying again at the horizons karon beach resort next holiday to phuket.        

5/5

Excellent

lovely stay
Date:
Karon’s clientele is largely families and couples compared to Patong’s party crowd, so the Karon Horizon was definitely a more relaxing place to stay. They have a tuktuk service down to the beach, but...

4/5

Very Good

very comfortable
Date:
Rooms were big, pool was nice, fitness room was good, breakfast was allright, service was ok

5/5

Excellent

Thank You Horizon for the great trip
Date:
This hotel was perfect from check-in to check-out. From the time we were picked up from the airport the trip was wonderful. The staff was waiting for us at check-in and we were in our room with in...

5/5

Excellent

Raven
Date:
Great family resort. I thought the resort had very few guests because it was so quiet, but its not until you see everyone enjoying themselves around the pools in the afternoon you realise just how...

4/5

Very Good

Privilege Club value for money!
Date:
My husband and I and our 16 year old daughter spent 5 days here in December and we loved this quiet, beautifully landscaped resort in the quieter part of Karon. It was a perfect location with just...

5/5

Excellent

Dream Come True - Beautiful Resort
Date:
This was a fabulous way to celebrate my 50th birthday. We stayed at this resort in August 2011. We booked a 10 night stay in a pool access room in the Club Wing section, As soon as we arrived we were...

5/5

Excellent

"Highly Recommended"
Date:
Our Family of 5 (my husband, myself, daughter 19, son & daughter both 14) had our first trip to Thailand in November, 2011. All our friends who had been to Thailand previously had stayed in Patong but... 

3/5

Average

Nice hotel but wouldnt stay here again
Date:
We stayed here for a family reunion in August 2011. We were given rooms next door to each other. Pool was good, room was tidy, air conditioning icy!. Although we were told we had ocean view rooms,...

5/5

Excellent

top quality housing
Date:
good accommodation, close to everything. beach, restaurants and shopping. Nice bright rooms. good service. site can clearly rekomonderas.

4/5

Very Good

Good value, family friendly
Date:
We stayed at the Horizon for 8 days from the 25th of October in a pool view room. The room was a good size, comfortable and clean, with an excellent view of the hotel gardens and pool area. The resort...

5/5

Excellent

Fabulous
Date:
We stayed at horizon for 8 days, it's was our second time there because we had stayed there august last year, on arrival we were up graded to the priveledge wing given 20% discount and a gift for...

4/5

Very Good

Nice but expensive
Date:
My girlfriend and I stayed here late Nov 2011 for 3 days. We had booked through FlightCentre so didn't know the exact cost of our stay but it was definitely the most expensive place we stayed on our...    

3/5

Average

Ok hotel
Date:
A family of 8, 2small cildren and 6 adults stayed at the hotel for 9 days. The hotel was nice, many levels and stairs to pass to get around on the hotel area and that made children trolleys a callenge...

5/5

Excellent

Nice quiet hotel
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Friendly staff, quiet hotel, walking distance to the beach. My kids ages 7-13 love the location n the banana pancake man at the bottom of the hill. The rooms we had overlook the pool so we could...

4/5

Very Good

phucket holiday
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the food was very good , breakfast and dinner for free ,it was amazing ,better food than any of the resaurants we visited, staff were very helpfull,

5/5

Excellent

Ray Perth
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We stayed in the Club wing or 10 nights we had a great time the rooms were clean and comfortable. We found all of the staff very helpful and friendly as was Mouse the cat. I could not fault the...  

5/5

Excellent

Great Experience
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I spent lots of time reading reviews on this resort before booking. I must apologise to any elderly, incapacitated people or those with young kids first as I mean no disrespect to them...all this...

2/5

Poor

Outdated and tired facilities
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Although our room was clean and reasonably well maintained, the hotel facilities were tired looking and quite outdated. We checked out after 2 of the 6 nights that we had booked and paid for, to stay...       

5/5

Excellent

Upgraded from Horizon Patong. Excellent facilities. Great concierges
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Yes it's up a hill but there's a free tuk tuk so no big deal. Stairs were no issue and I'm very unfit. Pancake man is at the bottom of the hill every afternoon until late. Cheese and tomato crepe was... 

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful break
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We visited the Horizon Beach Resort in November 2011- it was really gorgeous. Although it was up a steep hill we never had to walk up as theit wonderful Tuk-Tuk would come down to collect us. The...

4/5

Very Good

Great hotel, not so great location
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If you're looking for a good hotel then horizon has everything you may want. The staff are wonderful, the food is delish and the drinks are reasonably priced. Do yourself a favour and book a room in...

4/5

Very Good

Paradise with views
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We stayed for 8 days as part of a package- very impressive there! Got the lush green luxury resort vibes we needed. Only criticism was two parts of the pool edge which had loose tiles which I'm sure...

5/5

Excellent

Horizon Holiday
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Great location and hotel complex. Stayed in Privelige Pool View Room in October for 7 nights. Benefits of Privelige Club were great due to the extreme rain we experienced for 4 days. Staff are very...

3/5

Average

Family Experience
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This hotel has a fabulous location on the beach at the south end of Karon beach. The hotel is clean, but dated and could do with a coat of paint to bring it back to life. The concierge are a friendly...

5/5

Excellent

horizon
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Had a lovely time, and yes there was steps to climb but you get used to it after a couple of days, beach at kata beautiful, want to go back when the onshore winds arent there, staff were beautiful,...

3/5

Average

Ok. Would probably try elsewhere.
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Stayed in the Pool View Rooms at the Privilege Club for 6 nights in September. This resort would probably be fantastic for families as it's very family orientated and has great facilities for them -...

5/5

Excellent

horizon karon beach resort and spa
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Great location, lovely pools, very helpful staff. Any problem was quickly attened to ie less than 10 minutes. Heaps of food at buffet, but drinks a little expensive and wine not very good. Fantastic...

4/5

Very Good

Very nice place to stay.safe warm and friendly
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This was a great place to stay , clean, friendly and in a great position for families, away from the hustle of patong, but had good shopping close by. the staff were great.And compared to other...

3/5

Average

for a cheap holiday resort...
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If you can tolerate very average food, hard beds, unreliable supply of hot water, requirements for physical maintenance and a check-out procedure that makes you feel like a thief - then you might...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent place to stay
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This is our second time to horizon karon, we recieved free dinners for our 7 nite stay & a fruit basket as a returned guest upon check in which was o lovely touch. We were also offered a 30%discount...

4/5

Very Good

We will go back
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Loved the room the staff the food the pool . Felt more welcome here than at Raffles in Singapore . 1 night in Raffles a whole week here. A few too many stairs but they help with your...

5/5

Excellent

great place
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Having been to Phuket before and wanting to stay away from patong, we decided to try Horizon Karon We arrived on 9th Sept at 9.30pm & our checkin was a breeze, Our rooms were huge, spotless and well...

2/5

Poor

only for the hearty
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Well,my mother and I and a friend have just arrived from Phuket ,Thailand. Whilst I love the country the resort I stayed at was basically hell in the tropics. You had to climb at least a total of 80...

5/5

Excellent

Affordable luxury.
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This is the hotels motto and I feel they acheived it really well. We stayed as a family of 4 and the kids loved it. The welcome was lovely with welcome drinks, a card and a fruit basket in the room....

5/5

Excellent

Nice Relaxing Place To Stay
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This resort is located at the far end of Karon Beach closer to Kata.It is a 20min walk to Karon.The resort as others have mentioned is up a hill & there are many flights of stairs to climb to the...

4/5

Very Good

Very homely :)
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Had a great stay overall. Staff were very friendly and happy to help with anything they could. Nice clean easy going place. Beds were quite hard but all else ok. Loved the area, quieter than patong...  

5/5

Excellent

Would stay here again.
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Very friendly staff, most accommodating. Nice quiet location but near to shops and markets. Great having the free shuttle into Patong and up or down the big hill leading to the resort. Great pools,...

5/5

Excellent

Loved the Privilege Club,.. would love to go back
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Upgraded to the Adult Privilege Club ... totally worth it, great room, big, big balcony with 2xsunbeds overlooking pool, only complaint would be the hard mattress, but so knackered or after a few...

4/5

Very Good

Lots of steps
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The hotel is a great place to stay with wonderful staff and its only draw back is the lack of any lifts. We were allocated a room on the third floor with nice sea and pool views but this resulted in...

5/5

Excellent

"Fabulous time"
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We have been to this resort three times over the last 4 years. The staff are very friendly and we have no complaints about the service. We always stay in the privelege wing of the hotel as this is...

4/5

Very Good

Fabulous place to stay even with the hill climb
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Overall staff very helpful and friendly, only exception was discovered at the swim up bar. Decking and some external areas need maintenance and a general tidy up of outdated decorations in some...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic
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Look I have to lie here it was about 3 years ago. But im sure nothing has changed. I went there with my ex partner and loved the place. They did TRY HARD to make us stay in the better suite, But we...

5/5

Excellent

Very nice for family stay
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We stayed for 8 nights at Horizon Karon with my 2 kids (7 & 3), and it was great. Room was clean enough and equipped everything we need. Pool view room with 2 beds had enough space for...

5/5

Excellent

Wounderfull hotel!! Great to relax here.
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We where her inn Decmeber 2010.The hotel was divided into two parts. One family part One "couples part". We stayed at the couples-part. Very quiet. We think it was quiet because we traveld a bit in...

5/5

Excellent

PRIVILEGE WING IS THE BEST
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This is the 3rd time I have stayed at this Resort. This time I stayed at the Privilege Wing in the Club pool view part. VERY nice. The rooms & balcony are large and always very clean.The Privilege...

2/5

Poor

Not good, not impressed.
Date:
After a week holiday in Thailand, I found myself at home in front of my own computer-should be sleeping at this time but feel I must write a couple of reviews and as a return for all good reviews on...

4/5

Very Good

great stay at Karon
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We stayed along with 2 other couples & our son in the Privilege Club wing. The room was well presented and spacious for two. Bathroom was clean as was the room. Our travelling friends & son also had a...

4/5

Very Good

Friendly staff and central location
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We were first time visitors to Thailand and travelling with our kids aged 16, 18 and 20. We stayed in the Privilege Wing and found it great. We all enjoyed the buffet breakfasts and dinners, with so...

3/5

Average

There are probably better places to stay for around the same price!
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Definitely not 4 star! Showers in the rooms were truly terrible - need a bathroom upgrade urgently. My daughter cut her foot on a broken tile in the pool and there were capping tiles loose in the...

3/5

Average

Average for a four start hotel
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We stayed in Horizon Karon for 4 nights in May 2011. Excellent facilities, family oriented environment with playgrounds and small pools for kids. Fully equipped gym facilities, clean and reasonably...

1/5

Terrible

BEWARE - Worst hotel policies I have ever experienced. Horizon r
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I booked a double room from home and following this a friend decided to join me. When we checked in they immediately wanted another 1500 baht per day. I argued the point that I had booked a double...

4/5

Very Good

Great value for money, perfect location
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My fiance and I stayed at the Horizon Karon Beach for 6 nights in the Privilege wing. I booked the room through www.otel.com for about AUS $100 a night with breakfast included. We arrived at the...    

3/5

Average

stay somewhere else
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I booked my room at this hotel for 4 nights through the agoda website, which I don't recommend. I paid for a 'sea view' room and then when I got the confirmation e-mail I found out that the...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful, serene, peaceful, ideal location, for us it was perfec
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We have just checked out of this beautiful hotel and we cant say enough about it!. My husband and I traveled with another couple and we are all 50 ish and we were all so impressed with everything, the...     

4/5

Very Good

Quiet and beautiful
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We have just returned from our trip to Phuket. It was raining most of the time, and we felt extremly lucky choosing Horizon Beach Hotel. The hotel was beautiful, we stayed at the privileged wing, and...

2/5

Poor

dont go there
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a 1 star hotel that thinks he is a 4 star hotel the place is quite nice and clean but is not designed for confort where even the basic expectations for the price charged are not fullfilled the...

4/5

Very Good

A nice hotel, great location.
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The hotel was lovely - if you dont wantto be annoyed by kids definaely stay in the Priveledge Club. The staf were super sweet, the location is great, there is a shuttle to Patong. The only 3...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing
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We only stayed here one night because their sister hotel over booked and sent us here. I'm glad they did! This place was amazing. We stayed in the upgraded room (not sure what its called). It had a...

4/5

Very Good

Perfect accomodation for families
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Stayed at the Horizon recently for 8 days with my wife and 2 young kids (1 & 4 y.o). The grandparents were in tow also. We were all provided with a cool drink on arrival which was a welcome relief... 

1/5

Terrible

Rasism
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Stayed in this hotel with my husband and 3 children. As my brother is married with a thai woman, we planned to spend much time with them. It was no problem for us to meet my brother with white skin,...

5/5

Excellent

True Thai feel
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Fantastic resort for those seeking a bit of tranquility away from the bit seedy hustle and bustle of Patong. Karon & Kata have much to do and eat, but if needed, the free shuttle into Patong...

3/5

Average

What a dissapointment
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This hotel was extremely disappointing. We stayed at a stunning hotel in Patong and were excited to transfer to Horizon Karon, the excitement shortly ended when we arrived. From the moment we...

5/5

Excellent

The essence of Thailand captured in one relaxing place.
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From the moment we arrived at Horizon Karon Beach resort & Spa we felt welcome. The staff were beautiful, friendly people who always have a smile for you. Set on a hill away from the main road, it...

2/5

Poor

A disappointment.
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A disappointment. At checkin, the pleasant staff completed my registration then advised after trying three times that my Mastercard was declined ($20k limit with $2k balance). I politely explained...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect hotel for a relaxing holiday
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I really enjoyed staying in this hotel: it's clean, comfortable, rooms are large and well equiped. The hotel was build in 2005 so it's also very modern and new. Personal is rather friendly and...

5/5

Excellent

a memorable stay.. loved it!
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Stayed at Horizon Karon in Jan 2010. We got married on a beach in Phuket and stayed at Horizon Karon as newlyweds! Check in was slightly delayed but we were upgraded to the best room in the hotel, in...          

5/5

Excellent

Everything on Trip Advisor was true about the Horizon!
Date:
My wife and I stayed at the Horizon in karon Beach for 8 days from 21st october. Here's a quick overview of our stay and confirmation of what we read on trip Advisor before we left. 1. This is a...

5/5

Excellent

Luxury at an affordable price
Date:
Set in beautiful gardens and 3 wings of accommodation. We stayed on a book 6 get 6 free package and were allocated a lovely room. Enough space for 2 queen beds and ample wardrobes and draws. Had...    

4/5

Very Good

A clean, friendly, value for money Resort
Date:
We recently stayed at The Horizon Karon Beach resort & were quite impressed with the overall appearance of the resort. We stayed in a Sea facing room which had a King bed & a rollout bed for our...     

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful experience and great value for money!
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We spent 10 days at the Horizon with our children (ages 22 - 26) and all had a wonderful time. We all loved the beautiful garden, pool and the quiet area of Karon. The location a definite Yes for us,...   

5/5

Excellent

Returning one year on and still a fantastic hotel!
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My family and I returned to the Horizon in Karon one year on since our last visit (review posted Oct 2009). This time we stayed for 12 nights (19 Sept - 1 October) and invited our parents along. We...

4/5

Very Good

Great Value Resort at the Kata end of Karon Beach
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We booked 15 nights stay at the Horizon in Aug 2010 for myself, husband and our 2 year old and 5 year old children all sharing a pool view room. This was our 3rd trip to Phuket and have previously...

4/5

Very Good

Great Resort, Great Location, Great Service, Great Meals!
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We stayed for 13 nights at Horizon and thoroughly enjoyed everything about it. We had a lovely pool swim out room and highly recommend these rooms. The Pool swimup bar is great and the pool is large...   

4/5

Very Good

"Love Thailand - Lovely Hotel"
Date:
My Husband and I with our 3 daughers 11,13,14 loved the Horizon at Karon. We were only booked to stay for 8nights, but loved the hotel so much we stayed for an extra 6. The Buffet Breakfasts where...    

5/5

Excellent

Would definately stay there again.
Date:
My sister, friend & I recently stayed at Horizon Karon. Loved the staff, food (all you an eat buffet breakfast) & the lush surroundings. We were greeted on arrival by a staff member who gave us dinner...

5/5

Excellent

best resort i have stayed in phuket
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i will start with the only draw back, the resort is at the top of a hill. not a bad thing because a little exercise is good while you are on hols. aside from that you will not get a better holiday...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful Resort - slightly expensive for what it is worth
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We have stayed at this resort 3 times over the past years. Each time we have stayed in a deluxe club wing room which is located in the Privilege Wing of the resort. The room is quite spacious with...  

4/5

Very Good

Karon Beach
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Just come back from Phuket and stayed at Karon Beach, so pleased we did as much quieter that Patong. We stayed at the Horizon Karon Beach Resort, very nice resort, I would stay there again, nice and...

3/5

Average

Beds like sleeping on rock
Date:
I stayed at Karon Horizon for the second time this month - it seems to have gone downhill slightly since last year but remains a decent hotel and good value for money. I was downgraded this year and...

4/5

Very Good

Good value resort with good facilities
Date:
We have just stayed at the Horizon Karon. We did not experience any of the issues with staff mentioned in previous reviews, all staff were very helpful despite the language barrier sometimes. We...

4/5

Very Good

Fantastic value
Date:
We had a wonderful holiday with our 3 children at this resort and it was excellent value for money. We went with friends who were also very pleased. Please keep things in perspective when you read...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel!
Date:
We stayed at Horizon for two weeks - and we loved the place! Very friendly staff! Always a smile and great service. (The only service I have complaints about is the amount of time it took to get the...   

5/5

Excellent

Excellent Value Excellent location Lovely Staff
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We stayed in the Privilege Club area which was great. Great from the point of view of the separate adult (Privilege Club area) tended to keep the rowdy adults away from the families and the family...

5/5

Excellent

So great, we are sad to leave.
Date:
We are currently having our last night at horizon Karon beach and spa resort. We have had the most fantastic 9 night stay. We are truelly sad to leave. The staff here are the most friendliest people...

5/5

Excellent

Just Magnificant
Date:
We arrived at the Horizon Karon beach after the long 1 hour car transfer from the airport tired and ready to crash. The reception staff immediately arranged for our luggage to be taken to our rooms,...

4/5

Very Good

Friendliest staff I've ever met.
Date:
Yes, the hill up to the resort is steep but by day 10 we didn't really notice it. And yes, the creek through winding it's way through the gardens was a little on the nose but on our last couple of...

2/5

Poor

Disappointed - Expected more from a 4 * resort
Date:
After spending a week at Patong Beach, this resort failed to equal the standard of our stay at the Holiday Inn. The resort is located at the Kata hill end of Karon and situated at the top of a steep... 

4/5

Very Good

GOOD CHOICE, BEAUTIFUL STAFF !!!
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The hotel itself was all round good for money, the staff were enthusiastic and eager to please. The breakfasts were delicious(just ask my waistline). The pool bar could have been a bit better, in...

5/5

Excellent

great Hotel
Date:
really nice hotel, value of money, clean and wonderfull, i spent long time choosing the best hotel to stay in and am strongly recommend this hotel to everybody. in general everything was perfect... 

4/5

Very Good

Lovely place!!
Date:
The staff were great from the beginning, we got to the hotel about 4 hours before our check in time and they took us straight through! The staff at the front desk, in the pool bar (great cocktails),...

5/5

Excellent

Great hotel - pity about the NYE compulsory dinner rip off
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Stayed here with my wife and 14 year old daughter from 25th December 2009 to 1st January 2010. We were upgraded to a Deluxe room at the back of the Privilege Club wing which was very nice and quiet....

5/5

Excellent

Best Hotelet in Karon
Date:
We were very pleased with both rooms, breakfast and service at this hotel. We stayed 2 weeks in December and was lucky tt be upgraded to their suite. there was a place for us adults and a living room...

5/5

Excellent

Very nice place!
Date:
We stayed in this beautiful resort for five nights in the end of November 2009. The Hotel-Resort itself has impressed us with gorgeous landscape garden, its facilities and room itself. Everything we...      

5/5

Excellent

Really enjoyed our stay at the Horizon!
Date:
A very late review inspired by the fact that we're going back to Phuket and staying at the Horizon Karon Beach Resort again later this week! Last year was the third time we stayed in Karon but the...          

5/5

Excellent

Perfect, Friendly, Relaxing with great facilities.
Date:
I stayed at Horizon for 10 nights and had an absolute ball. I was travelling on my own and felt very safe here. My room had views of the ocean and the pool from the balcony. Everything was extremely...

5/5

Excellent

Could not fault this resort - fantastic
Date:
We stayed 8 nights at Horizon and we were wrapped with the facilities, the pools were fabulous and the staff were just fantastic. The location of the resort is perfect as the Karon/Kata areas are...

5/5

Excellent

A great family holiday
Date:
We stayed 8 nights at the Horizon Resort Karon as recommended by our travel agent as a family friendly resort. Well she wasn't wrong! The staff were warm and smiles all round, and nothing was too...        

5/5

Excellent

Perfect location, friendliest staff and warmest smiles.
Date:
From the moment we arrived at the airport they looked after us, great for first time travellers in Phuket. Greeted with the warmest smiles and a refreshing drink to boot after a night flight. Grounds...

5/5

Excellent

We will be returning for sure to the Horizon in Karon Beach!
Date:
I had read the reviews, I had looked at nearly every hotel possible and after much deliberation we chose the Horizon in Karon Beach. We spent a total of 10 nights at the Horizon in Karon Beach and...

5/5

Excellent

We loved it - Don't pay attention to other reviews...
Date:
We spent 10 nights at the Horizon Karon and for the money we paid, really could not fault it. There were 10 adults in our group and everyone had a really great experience. Yes the Hill up to the...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely spa
Date:
The best thing about this hotel is the spa - it's well worth a visit. I stayed in the privilege club wing - very nice room, spacious, nicely decorated. The bed is very hard though so woke up every...

5/5

Excellent

Great Location and beautiful service!!!
Date:
We arrived late at night but still had a fast and efficient check in. We weren't told that we needed a credit card for deposit but luckily one of us had one because they would except debit cards. Our...

5/5

Excellent

HORIZON KARON RESORT - WONDERFUL
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This was my 11th time to Thailand and one of the best thanks to the Horizon Karon Resort. Staff were friendly & helpful. Room very clean & a lovely relaxing view from the balcony. There was also a...

3/5

Average

glad we had pool access
Date:
We stayed for 9 nights in a pool entry room in the Adult area. Having been to Phuket twice before we have done all the touristy things and wanted to just be able to rest and relax in a nice resort....

4/5

Very Good

excellent
Date:
excellent check in service, staff very friendly and accomodating.we stayed in the privileged club pool access room which was massive, huge king size bed which was as hard as cement, and we had to call...

4/5

Very Good

Very friendly staff. Great location
Date:
Just got back from a 12 day stay at the Horizon. In summary, my friend and I were very happy with this place. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly at all times. The resort is well located...

3/5

Average

Nice, but just that... nice. Nothing spectacular.
Date:
Having looked through some of the other reviews, I realize my experience with the Horizons Karon Resort was much better than most. I found everyone at the resort extremely friendly and helpful. When...   

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Resort - Highly Recommend
Date:
We have just returned from 12 nights at the Horizon Karon Beach Resort and would highly recommend this resort. I was reading a lot of reviews before I left and I can safely say the only thing I can...

3/5

Average

nice hotel but wouldn't stay there again
Date:
We went to Horizon Karon Beach in June 2000 for 10 days. In the past we've stayed at The Merlin Beach Resort and I think everything can only be downhill from the merlin. I decided to stay here...