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Read all 65 reviews and thoughts (average: 3.77 out of 5) on the Phuket Island View Hotel before you book online.

4/5    Score based on 65 reviews

5/5 =
Excellent
26%
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Very Good
46%
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Average
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Poor
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Terrible
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4/5

Very Good

Good Budget Hotel to stay in Phuket
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Hotel Phuket Island View is located in Karon Road very close to Karon Beach in Phuket. The hotel has multiple swimming pools and nice rooms. The hotel is having good rooms and very clean bathrooms....

3/5

Average

Pretty good place, but be careful where your room is.
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The hotel has three nice pools and the location is good. You are between in the South of Karon and right by Kata. Plenty of shops, bars and restaurants within easy walking distance and Patong is only...

2/5

Poor

Great location, terrible service.
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My mother and I stayed at the Phuket Island View hotel from December 28-30, 2012 for a quick weekend trip. Pros: - great location, just a quick walk across the street and you're right on Karon...

4/5

Very Good

Great location and great value for money
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The Bungalows are great, excellent value for money if you can get a deal! Staff are very friendly and helpful Location is right next to Karon Beach, Kata Beach is only a short walk/tuk-tuk/scooter...

3/5

Average

Adequate but no more
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Phuket island view karon beach On first impressions this place looks pretty good. Don't get me wrong it is adequate but not great. There are 3 pools its near the beach it's quiet and the rooms are...

4/5

Very Good

Good value for money
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Phuket island view We stayed at Phuket island view for one night before our journey out to ko phi phi. We wanted somewhere reasonably priced and pleasant. We paid only £30 for the room from...     

5/5

Excellent

I love it
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I remember my journey. Well, it is very wonderful. I am very impressive with Phuket. Do ya know it. It seems to be a Pearl of Thailand South with white sand, golden light .Romatic. I love it. I’m...

5/5

Excellent

Great holidays
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We spent 5 days with my family there. Nice resort, great breakfast even thought it's almost always the same food, my kids enjoyed the 3 swimming pools. We had a new bungalow, was nice but the private...

5/5

Excellent

ignore previous
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The hotel is amazing - Has a real Thai theme going on - different pools for different things so big pool for chatting, small for quiet and other small for kids and familes - rooms are amazing - hotel...

4/5

Very Good

Good Value
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This is a nice place if your on a budget, located right across the road from the beach. We had a room on the 2nd floor and it was clean and a decent size. Bathroom could have done with a stronger...

4/5

Very Good

Great value, no frills.
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We stayed here for four nughts in August at the end of a backpacking trip in Thailand. The rooms represent good value for money, and although dated, are kept very clean. This hotel is popular with...

2/5

Poor

Nice hotel let down by poor service and hotel processes
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We had a couple of stays here and also with lots of friends and family with kids. rooms were mostly good even standard and superior. One of the standards had a bed that a child had obviously pee'd...

3/5

Average

Just Avarege
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We stayed there in December 2011 and found out that it's good location, clean, staff but there were many places better.

4/5

Very Good

Affordable hotel with good location
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I think it is to much complaing on the staff. They are friendly and do not hasitetes to help. We even choes specialróom number and we got them, thats really sweet. The Hotel is not a luxury hotel but...

1/5

Terrible

Never again
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We booked superior accommodation nearlly 7months before arriving and also sent them several emails in between to make sure that everything was ok as we were travelling with our kids for their first...

1/5

Terrible

Oh my god what a mistake
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These people need to learn what hospitaliy is a total disaster from start to finish. tried to stiff us with standard rooms when we had booked and paid for superior. Booked adjoining rooms 7 months in...

4/5

Very Good

Very comfortable, good value, a great place to relax
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We had just had a fast paced 2 weeks travelling and working in Cambodia and Thailand and this was our last few days to simply chill out and relax. Well, when we arrived we were pleasantly surprised....   

3/5

Average

Fine living
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We have booked one standard double bed room in Phuket Island View Hotel for 6 days. It's just in front of the Karon beach (across the street). Very good location. Rooms are quiet clean. Room service...   

2/5

Poor

Very poor value. Not friendly. Standard room long trek from foyer to door
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Staying here was a big mistake. First the $200 per person gala dinner for new year. Only half the tables have a view of the stage to see the show and they were all taken on arrival. No refunds. Then...

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel at Karon
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We stayed at this hotel for a week in the beginning of December and we liked it. The 3 different pools were nice, and beach was not far away (just across the street). Rooms were nice and clean....

4/5

Very Good

Good hotel.
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Stayed at the Island View Hotel for 3 nights in November 2011. We loved that it's located just across the street from the beach. We had a standard room on the first floor. The room was very basic and...

3/5

Average

Nice Hotel- but do NOT get a standard room
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We stayed 4 nights in November 2011. The hotel itself is very nice, but very very popular with bus loads of Russians, they prettty much take over the whole hotel. We requested interconnecting rooms as...

1/5

Terrible

Roaches in the bathroom...
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We were staying at Phuket island view for a couple nights, then moved. Rooms are tired, look much better on pics. The guy at the reception said that he ugraded us but the standard room looks exactly...  

4/5

Very Good

Second visit
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This is the second time we stayed in Phuket island view. We were here last year and stayed in the standard room. This time, we stayed the superior room. Not much of the different except additional...

4/5

Very Good

A little tired but still got some life in her yet
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My family of 5 stayed here July 2010 and thought the whole experience was great. We had connecting poolside rooms and the kids thought it was fantastic being so close to the pool. Rooms were...

5/5

Excellent

Hotel,Dentist, optometrist, Beach.
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Where do I start. It all started when I had a tooth problem after finding out what it would cost me in Australia, around $1500 for 3 removels and 1 filling I looked into going overseas to have the...

4/5

Very Good

Great Location, nice room, nicer staff..
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Stayed here in Nov'10 for 2 nights. The room itself was very cozy yet spacious. Very nice decor, and nice comfy bed. Dont know if it had cable.. but that doesnt matter.. The beach is just across the...

4/5

Very Good

Very nice, a little dated but great
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Nice hotel, the location is however somewhat off location in Karon. Very good breakfast, you get absolutely everything needed for a great start if you be the "big breakfast". The food in the evening... 

4/5

Very Good

Ok place to stay, great location
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Stayed here with a group of 7 in July 2010. Location is good, across the road from the beach, close walk to Kata shops and food. Pool is great, and big also with plenty of sun loungers around. Pool...   

4/5

Very Good

Great Location, Good Rooms, Happy Staff
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We stayed here for 8 nights. The accommodation units are 3 levels in two blocks set in beautiful gardens that are well maintained. The rooms were large (a little dark tho with poor lighting for...

5/5

Excellent

Great Hotel Value for Money.
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Great Hotel just across the road from the beach, excellent Breakfest included in room rate each morning, very close to local Restaurants & shops, frendly staff & room made up each day. Will stay here...

3/5

Average

Just good
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We stayed at this hotel together with my sister in July 2011. The overall impression is quite good, rooms are okay, but I could not but notice that the hotel badly needs some renovation. Half of the...

1/5

Terrible

credit card theft, do not pay by credit card
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I had the pleasure of staying here for a night , the hotel was fine , I had paid for 3 nights and had to leave after the first day on buisness , I WAS TOLD , my card would be refunded the 6000 baht in...

5/5

Excellent

Second visit in as many years
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We have recently returned from another stay at Phuket Island View Hotel, this time for seventeen nights. From the moment we arrived it felt like we were home, familiar faces, familiar surroundings and...

4/5

Very Good

VALUE FOR MONEY
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We chose this hotel because of it's location and good rates. Across the road from the beach and great swimming pools (especially the swim-up bar with its built in jacuzzi's and fountains). My husband...

5/5

Excellent

Nice place
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It's great hotel for this price, near the wonderful beach. It's really good location. Karon is not so noisy as Patong, but if you want great night life, so you need just 350 bath and 20-30 minutes and...

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel, across road from beach, great swimming pools!
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This is a very nice hotel in a good location. Karon is not as rowdy as Patong (from what I hear as we didn't go there) but still has a good nightlife (try and find the Reggae bar back off the main...

4/5

Very Good

Very good hotel, near the great beach
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We just came from our fantastic vacation in Thailand. Our base was this hotel in Karon Beach. We were very satisfied because it's great value for money. Room was excellent, big enough, very clean,...

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel with good location
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We stayed in the Phuket Island View for two weeks, and had a pleasant stay, mostly. We ordered a superior room, because these had better location when it comes to noise from nightlife. Very satisfied...

4/5

Very Good

Excellent Visit!
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My husband, 14-year-old granddaughter and I just returned to Seattle from a 9-day stay at the Phuket Island View. The hotel was wonderful - older, but very nice and clean, the staff was wonderful! ...

2/5

Poor

Stank like a septic tank
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We were given a bungalow for the Xmas weekend; at a good price. Little did i know what I was getting myself into and the irony of it was that the staff that brought us to the room said we were lucky....

4/5

Very Good

Best Value - great location
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This hotel has lots to offer with 3 pools, a swim up bar, massage area and restaurant with live entertainment. The beach is just across the road and the hotel provides a traffic dude that helps you...

4/5

Very Good

Nice location and excellent value. Would stay again
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This was our second trip to Phuket in four years. The first time we went we stayed in the Andaman Seaview hotel next door. (We knew the hotels were close but just not how close!) When we arrived at...

5/5

Excellent

A Hotel that you must book again
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Phuket Island View: Memorable Stay Date: 19 November 2010 We booked this hotel for our weeklong stay in Phuket, Thailand. In a single word, it's really outstanding. Reasons: 1. Location wise...      

4/5

Very Good

Wow! Exceeded all expectations
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This was my first time in Phuket, and for some reason was really worried about the hotel and expected the worst. Visited quite a few before choosing Phuket Island View both for the location and the...

5/5

Excellent

all good
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we stayed at this hotel for our first week first time in thailand ,,hotel rooms were very beautifuly decorated and spacious tea/coffee making servises were available free the hotel itself has 3 pools...

2/5

Poor

Booked for 11 nights, stayed 1.
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We booked this place on the strength of Trip Advisor reviews some months before our stay. We had opted for a stay in a Bungalow and booked directly through the hotel's web page. The rate we paid was...

2/5

Poor

An OK hotel
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We stayed here for 7 nights, 8 days. I have to admit that I was looking forward to it because it had received so many good reviews on Trip Advisor. We also received a discount on the room when we...

4/5

Very Good

Excellent location, good evening facilities
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Perfect 3

5/5

Excellent

excellent hotel friendly staff
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we were there on our honey moon. we reached there about 3 o'clock and went to room it was room with two single bed. So we requested a bungalow with double bed. One of the staff member straight away...

3/5

Average

OK hotel
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When we arrived the hotel we was suppposed to stay there for 1 month. At first we did not get a king size bed as requested, 2 months before arrival. The beds were hard and our backs hurted in the...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent value for money and much more
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I read a whole lot of reviews about accommodation in Phuket before our recent trip to Thailand. After processing all the info, my partner and I finally chose Phuket Island View and this was hands down...  

4/5

Very Good

Great experience- recommend it to anyone who wants a peaceful hol
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We got a free upgrade from standard to superior room on our arrival...we felt really welcomed...the room was nice ..the beach which was the cleanest and most peaceful was just across the road...the...

4/5

Very Good

Great
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I have stayed at Phuket Island View in Karon several times. Both while travelling on my own and with friends, during peak season and low season Perfectly situated, beach just across the road. Many...

4/5

Very Good

Good location, good coffee
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Good location. like the coffee. One of the best in Phuket. Overall is just as what other said except does not find the receptionist professional in handling.

5/5

Excellent

great location
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The hotel as 3 swimming pools and the beach is directly over a road. The beach is fantastic with the sea lovely and warm. A short walk takes you either Karon or Kata areas to enjoy numerous places to...

5/5

Excellent

Best Value for money choice
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After browsing a lot in Internet and reading the reviews we had chosen that hotel in Phuket. And didn`t regret a minute. Perfect location: very close to the beach which is really important for such a... 

5/5

Excellent

Great hotel for those who don't like "over the top" and want to e
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My husband checked in day before in standard room, but then changed to premium with front, beach view. He said the standard was too small and didn't have any view. We were first time travellers to...

4/5

Very Good

Just right
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Stayed at this hotel with my husband for 4 nights. This is my second trip to Phuket and I always loved the beautiful sunset at Karon beach. Karon beach is definitely one of the best beaches in Phuket...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel, good location, friendly staff-will definitely st
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Nice, clean, quiet hotel with a very friendly staff. We stayed in bungalow and really liked it. The Karon beach is just over the street. All restaurants, bars, massages and shoppings areas are very...

4/5

Very Good

Nice location, excellent food, friendly staff, cozy hotel
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The hotel has quite big teritory, but it is cosy at the same time. The beach is just acroos the road. The location is between Kata and Karon beach, but more on Karon. There are 3 swimming pools, so...   

4/5

Very Good

Nice Location and a hidden Gem
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First time in Thailand and hence through lot of research settled on this place. The taxi takes almost like 1 hrs to reach Karon. We stayed for 4 days Rooms : We had booked a bunglow but the one we...

3/5

Average

Pleasant stay, would recommend
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We stayed in the Island View hotel in october. After reading the reviews we decided on this hotel. We were not disappointed. Stayed in the bungalow which was spacious and spotles clean. Hotel is on a...

5/5

Excellent

Family hotel,no sleaze,very nice
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We were pleasantly surprised at the Phuket island View.The hotel is beautiful and could easily be a 4star.The staff are genuine nice people and take great pride in their hotel.It is very clean and the...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic value for money in a beautiful,clean,friendly environme
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We booked this hotel over the internet and paid $323 australian dollars for 9 nights,for a bungalow room. Was very impressed!! there were only 15 rooms full and our bungalow was right near the front...