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Reviews of Orchidacea Resort

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Read all 55 reviews and thoughts (average: 3.42 out of 5) on the Orchidacea Resort before you book online.

4/5    Score based on 55 reviews

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Excellent
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Very Good
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Poor
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4/5

Very Good

higher middleclass living between kata and kata noi
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the orchidacea is a well organized resort a little up in the higher region of the coastline of south phuket directly between the beachrs kata and kata noi. we reached them by feet during 15 minutes....

4/5

Very Good

No complaints
Date:
Stayed at this resort for 5 days in mid-November. Great experience, staff were friendly and helpful. Yes, its on a hill, but without it you wouldn't get the great views from the rooms. The location is...

4/5

Very Good

Quite happy at Orchidacea.
Date:
Family of 6 staying 1st time in Asia. Arrived, given complimentary drinks. My only real gripe is with the booking through the website. We made it quite clear we wanted two rooms with an extra bed in...

4/5

Very Good

Great swimming pool and panoramic view
Date:
I stayed in this hotel for 5 days last summer, the welcome staff was charming and they upgrade me for free! I loved the executive suite: clean bathroom, big balcony with a panoramic view on Kata Bay,...

4/5

Very Good

Orchidecia kata
Date:
We stayed at the Orchidecea hotel from 9th October for 14 nights and have been fortunate to holiday in Thailand 6 times now and have enjoyed all the hotels,. We booked the Orchidecea purely on cost...

3/5

Average

Nice hotel
Date:
Although the Orchidacea is a nice hotel it is not very elderly or disabled friendly. It,s set on a very steep hill which wears you out with all the steps you have to go up and down. The swimming pool...

3/5

Average

Beautiful Location
Date:
This is a beautfully situated resort, we had a room with a view over Kata Beach, absolutely stunning. However, we would not recommend this type of room for anyone who is not fit as the walk up to the... 

4/5

Very Good

On the hill in Kata
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After reading about all the steps in the grounds of this hotel we were lucky in a way as our room was in the "lower area" So not many steps for us. First impression: nice position, friendly staff at...

4/5

Very Good

A place to relax and unwind
Date:
This was my first trip to Phuket and I got this great offer for a 5days/4nights stay at this hotel for a very reasonable price. I enjoyed the services given by the hotel, it was a very pleasant...

3/5

Average

Welcome to real Thailand
Date:
My wife and I, had visited Koh Samui, 4 years ago, and wanted to visit another part of Thailand to celebrate 20 years of marriage. We felt this holiday was a bit more of what you would think Thailand...

3/5

Average

mixed feelings
Date:
me and my husband stayed here in may 2012 for 5 nights with bed and breakfast after coming from Bangkok. the room was very high up and there was no lift available. room was nice but had bit of a dampy...   

2/5

Poor

What to expect (not a great deal)
Date:
My wife son and I arrived late after a very long flight to this hotel, being very tired we were not happy to find that despite requests for 2 rooms together my sons room was 2 floors below, worst of...

3/5

Average

orchidacea resort
Date:
The hotel is located right at the far end of Kata Beach, so lots of walking unless you want to stay local. The hotel is on a hill and all the rooms are a climb. It is even a climb to get to the...

4/5

Very Good

Nice lovely hotel
Date:
We booked 2-nites-free-1-nite package .Upon arriving at Orchidacea we were greeted with a welcome drink and checked in efficiently with the pleasant friendly staff ,We originally booked a standard...       

5/5

Excellent

Yet another fantastic stay at the Orchidacea!
Date:
We arrived on the 30th March 2012 in Phuket for a 6 night stay at the Orchidacea in Kata. This was the 4th time we stayed at the Orchidacea and our opinion of the hotel from the previous stays there...        

5/5

Excellent

lovely hotel .
Date:
very nice hotel ,we where given a free upgrade to a superior room ,cleaniness is excellent. a realy good selection at breakfast . Staff extremely pleasant and always have a smile . will always...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely hotel, great value for money
Date:
Spent one week there in Jan 2008. Very nice hotel with well-designed cosy rooms, beautiful view from the pool and one of the best breakfasts we have ever had in THailand. Nice green territory, 5-7...

4/5

Very Good

nice hotel but need to be athletic to climb the stairs
Date:
Very nice room and fantastic view, cleanliness is good.Be prepared for a climb of over 150 steps Prices at pool are shocking 120 bhat for a small beer there is 48 bhat to the pound at the moment, you...

3/5

Average

Devaluation of service etc...
Date:
We have previously stayed at this hotel. Meanwhile, the hotel has grown with several rooms, but breakfast area has not grown correspondingly. This means that guests have to eat breakfast in the...

3/5

Average

Great view - bad restaurant
Date:
You have to pay a price for the great view: a long journey up the hill, but if you can manage that, the rooms are good and the view is great. However, the restaurant is not recommended. We were 4...

3/5

Average

Long stairway to your room
Date:
Hotel itself is averaged priced and located beside the beach. Cleanliness is good. The only downside is, if your room happens to be on top of the hill or somewhere far from the lobby, prepare for a...

2/5

Poor

Nice lobby. The rest is mediocre, even for a 3 star...
Date:
Moldy bathroom, toilet located under shower; no safe in room; no lock in between adjoining rooms; hotel caters to Russians; service staff were friendly; no free WiFi; poor wifi coverage in room; The...

4/5

Very Good

Ticked all the boxes and offered a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Date:
Perfect location, far enough away from the bustling centre of kata town. A stones throw from the beach and good quality restaurants and bars. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful, the room...

3/5

Average

Good value and good sevice.
Date:
As a low cost 3 star (ish) hotel goes then this is not bad. We arrived around noon and was taken straight to the room without a wait. I had upgraded to the Deluxe room a few days before arrival and...  

4/5

Very Good

Great view over Kata Beach
Date:
The Hotel is nice, clean and the deluxe rooms has a great view over the beach. Breakfast is OK, the restaurant I will call average. Location is good and only 5 minutes from the beach on the hill... 

1/5

Terrible

BAD BAD SERVICE
Date:
It was so bad we wanted to cancel our booking for the the rest of the stay. They said you can leave but you will not get refund. The jacuzzi has cold water,the breakfast was louzy, the AIRCON does...

4/5

Very Good

Good value for money
Date:
I have just come to the end of a two week trip to this hotel, the weather & mosquito bites were the only awful things about it. The staff,accomodation, food & general upkeep of the resort was as i was...

3/5

Average

Average, Lots of Steps
Date:
We stayed at the Orchidacea Resort for 15 days, when we arrived we were given a welcome fruit drink, and shown to our room it was a superior room in block 8 at the top of a hill, about 3 meters from...

3/5

Average

Nice but nothing special. Slightly overpriced but all in all satisfactory.
Date:
Staff very friendly and helpful on arrival. Room was nice and clean. Stayed in a Superior room which was fine. The Deluxe Sea View rooms are much nicer but not so much that it would warrant spending a...

4/5

Very Good

Great Hotel
Date:
I stayed at this hotel in November 2009. The staff are great and upon arrival we were given a room upgrade (think they do this to all guests that stay for two weeks). We were taken to our room...

2/5

Poor

Overrated, overpriced, overcrowded
Date:
This place is a dump. The surroundings are ugly and do not deserve the word 'resort' attached to the name. You certaintly cannot have a view of the Adaman sea, as advertised. The airconditioning does...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely hotel close to Kata beach
Date:
We've just returned from two weeks at Orchidacea hotel and would definitely recommend to others. We stayed in a deluxe room and had a very good view of Kata beach and the bay. Good points: room...

3/5

Average

Average
Date:
Superior rooms basically are located with a kind on a slope where there passes road, at night you can hear cars and motorbikes. From numbers Deluxe the beautiful view on Kata beach. Note: to...

4/5

Very Good

great location, great value, great service
Date:
my wife and I stayed here for 10 days in April 2010 in one of the deluxe rooms in block 1, the views of the bay and resort were fantastic, the rooms were well appointed and the staff could not do...

4/5

Very Good

Very nice
Date:
We stayed for 11 days in a seaview deluxe room on the top floor in building 1. And the view was truely amazing. We loved sitting at the balcony with a cold drink when the sun was going down. The...  

2/5

Poor

Very disappointed
Date:
Not what I expected. We booked a seaview deluxe room. The seaview was there but you needed to stand on the far left of the balcony - not quite my definition of a sea view ! As for the deluxe room,...

2/5

Poor

Not what we expected
Date:
Had no advance booking, made it at the pir office. we paid 2600 bt per night, but we didnt got what we excepted. The rooms where not in the main bulding. We got a room in another part of the hotell....

5/5

Excellent

amazing
Date:
My partner and myself stayed at this hotel for a total of 2 weeks, the staff were brilliant and very helpful.. the breakfast was amazing, it kept us going each day until lunch time, as we were always...

3/5

Average

Don't bother with half board unless you want to feel like a 2nd c
Date:
Just returned from a two week trip staying at this hotel. Room was pleasant but the bed was VERY hard and the pillows incredibly lumpy. The hotel is in an excellent location for this resort and within...

1/5

Terrible

Rude & Indifferent Staff
Date:
We stayed in this place for 2 days although we were a little apprehensive about the reviews we read, it still didn't make us feel it is worth staying here. The steps in the resort is nothing compared...

4/5

Very Good

Good Hotel near Kata Beach
Date:
We stayed 5 days with 2 kids (6 & 11yrs) at Orchidacea the hotel was fully booked. Location is nice just 5 min from very nice most southern part of Kata beach and restaurants/shops also in short...

3/5

Average

Overall good, but avoid "small" rooms.
Date:
Had no advance booking, made it at the airport office, without paying attention to "small" rooms indicated in the voucher, which the agency staff didn't mention. Oh yes, they were really small, at the...

3/5

Average

Let themselves down..
Date:
This hotel is in a perfect location set between Kata and its quieter neighbour Kata Noi. The rooms are airy, spotlessly clean and well stocked with toiletries and mini bar. Breakfasts are very nice,...  

4/5

Very Good

A Great Introduction to Thailand.....
Date:
Our stay at the Orchidacea Resort was a very easy way to start our holiday in Thailand. Due to a midnight arrival from Bangkok we booked a transfer from the airport through the hotel. This worked out...

4/5

Very Good

Welcome to paradise!
Date:
Havent a complaint about this hotel, the staff were lovely and tripped over themselves trying to help you! Breakfast was good, with English choices aswell for the fussy eaters and rice or noodles!...

4/5

Very Good

Good standard
Date:
We have stayed at this hotel 3 times. we are very satisfied an can highly recomend. 1) the service is very good 2)everyday cleaning,new towels etc. 3)Great view 4)Highly standard for a 3 star... 

4/5

Very Good

Don't let the steps put you off!
Date:
We stayed at the Orchidacea resort in April 2009 and had one of the best holidays ever - athough this wasn't really down to the hotel, but the area, friendly people and amazing scenery. On arrival...

3/5

Average

Would not go again
Date:
Set about 50 meters up a very steep hill, oh, sorry, that's just the lobby, you'll have to mountain goat it another 50 or so to get to your room. Crampons and pitons are not provided so the hike up is...

3/5

Average

Would come back to visit again!
Date:
I stayed in Orchidacea Resort last February for 2 nights and have enjoyed every minute of it! When I arrived I even saw my name on their welcome board. Unfortunately they must have mistaken me for a...   

4/5

Very Good

great hotel
Date:
My husband and I have just returned from 2 weeks at the Orchidacea Hotel, Kata. After booking this in March last year, I was a little worried after reading the reviews on this site. I needn't have...

5/5

Excellent

Charming Resort
Date:
I enjoyed with my family unforgettable holidays in a real charming Hotel, called Orchidacea Resort at Kata Beach, in Phuket! It is not luxury but clean and family-friendly Hotel with very friendly...

2/5

Poor

Basic hotel
Date:
Me and my boyfriend were staying in this hotel for a week on December 2008. The rooms are very basic, and the best thing is propably the pool, which was nice. We spent most of our time there. Also...

3/5

Average

lovely view
Date:
Orcidacea is a lovely clean hotel with really beautiful sea views ,lovely warm pool,and lovely,lovely,helpful, smiley staff.Their attitude to guests could not be faulted. On arrival we were asked if...

5/5

Excellent

Great position , ocean views
Date:
Orchidacea Resort staff where very helpful in every way , willing to please . The resort is close to the beach, just a few minute walk to the beach. Seaview room was awesome , over looking Kata bay...

2/5

Poor

Beware of construction works
Date:
Have stayed at this hotel on a couple of previous occasions so was looking forward to a stay in what had always been a relaxing hotel - not luxurious but comfiortable and in a pleasant location. So...