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Reviews of Thavorn Palm Beach

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Read all 51 reviews and thoughts (average: 3.25 out of 5) on the Thavorn Palm Beach before you book online.

4/5    Score based on 51 reviews

5/5 =
Excellent
18%
4/5 =
Very Good
37%
3/5 =
Average
14%
2/5 =
Poor
16%
1/5 =
Terrible
16%
4/5

Very Good

Recently renovated
Date:
Nice hotel right on the Karon Beach. Beautiful area with several swimming pools and a wonderful tropical garden. Breakfasts are OK as well as the service in general. Although, Spa and The Gym were...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful spacious grounds in a great location
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It is hard to comprehend some of the reviews below, as they do not match up to my experience. The Thavorn Palm is a traditionally Thai-designed low-rise hotel set in beautiful, spacious, well-kept...        

4/5

Very Good

Great location on Karon Beach
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Most beautiful Orchids Garden and 5 Swimming pools here.

1/5

Terrible

DO NOT STAY HERE
Date:
The rooms are disgusting. Rooms are not cleaned properly even though the rooms are a bit run down there is no need for them to be dirty. We stayed at this hotel in February 2012 for four nights and...  

4/5

Very Good

great pools
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the service in the hotel was poor unless you are rusion, the pools are awsome but the pool bar service is slow, the two beach front restraunts have good and friendly service the food and entertainment...

1/5

Terrible

They have 'Chicken Steps'.
Date:
Words cannot describe how bad. Actually they probably can. It started with the surly staff. Now, I have worked in hotels, and I understand that guests can be difficult, but maybe wait until you have... 

2/5

Poor

Good breakfast but that's about all they did well.
Date:
We're on our honeymoon and we told them that. We arrived to an OK check in, and were eventually taken to our room where we were greeted with a plate of fresh fruit which was lovely. However we had two...

3/5

Average

cheap for a reason
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pool and gardens were great, the room was not nice, there were ants and very very old. bathroom was not pleasant. we stayed her for a couple nights as had a connecting flight so booked somewhere...

4/5

Very Good

another holiday in paradise
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sawasdekha. returning after 1 year we found our home away from home was just as nice, yes it is getting dated and does need work on pipes etc but hey we don't go to sit in our room we go to venture...

5/5

Excellent

Great value for money and nice rooms
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I traveled with my family and stayed here for 4 days. Though we had wait for some time for the check in but the free room upgrade was a nice surprise. The rooms very nice with large balconies...

3/5

Average

Hotel needs a paint job
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I found that the staff were very friendly and always willing to help. We arrived late in the evening, on our first night and our room was bad, it was dirty, I mean the room needed a piant and a good... 

5/5

Excellent

We love this resort and we will be coming back
Date:
We stayed at the Thavorn Palm Beach Resort in Karon for 14 nights with our family of 5 in June/ July 2011. I have stayed at this resort before many years ago and loved it then but after reading some...

4/5

Very Good

You get what you pay for
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While not one of the best hotels I have stayed in it certainly was not one of the worst. The staff were so friendly, and went the extra mile to make sure everyone was happy. It's a shame that the...

5/5

Excellent

Great Family Hotel
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There have been a number of poor reviews of this hotel recently. My recent experience is that this is a great family hotel. The good parts: The pools are great and well maintained The breakfast is...

3/5

Average

Serious work needed on rooms
Date:
Unless some serious work is done on the rooms here we will not be back. The management have so many people involved in the outside of the property and absolutely no work been done on the...

1/5

Terrible

worst hotel experience in my life - horrible resort
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i stayed at this hotel for two nights. the first night i had gone to patong and left a bunch of shirts and sunglasses on my bed. when i left i had locked everything up and returned my room key to the...

1/5

Terrible

A place to avoid !!
Date:
Stayed here with freind.s Arrived here late at night and after being kept waiting a long time we were informed that our rooms have been flooded !! That old one again !! They offered us...

1/5

Terrible

do not stay here
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We had booked the deluxe room but when we arrived at 11.30pm the staff said we were to be in the standard room. This is after a long conversation as the staff could not speak english very well. We...

2/5

Poor

Decent hotel but run like Fawlty Towers
Date:
Firstly, the pluses: the hotel environs are well looked after; it is directly across from the beach and the breakfasts are pretty good. However, if the rooms were only looked after as well as the...

5/5

Excellent

FANTASTIC
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nice hotel -with very nice pools and gardens in house 3 restaurants with delicious food the varity of food during breakfast was big -more than other asian hotel of course friendly staff i did...

5/5

Excellent

great place
Date:
stayed with my family..2 kids..a very nice hotel..check in was breeze..room was cozy and nice..very comfortable..view of pool and beach was good.the staff and housekeeping was excellent.breakfast had...

2/5

Poor

A huge disappointment
Date:
I am certain this hotel was absolutely gorgeous about 60 years ago, but unfortunately it has not seen any upkeep of rooms since then I daresay, as the rooms were in a terrible state of repair. ...

5/5

Excellent

Stil good and will be much better
Date:
WE went for 3,5 weeks in October to our favorite hotel along the coastline of Karon Beach on Phuket. We have been here 3 times before and we still enjoy it. Yes there are too many Russians that don't...

4/5

Very Good

great holiday destination
Date:
Review of Thavorn Palm beach We love this place. This is the second time we have stayed here. Beautiful hotel with large rooms. The tropical gardens and grounds are immaculate. The pools are clean...

4/5

Very Good

beautiful place and excellent location
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My husband and I spent 10 days in this hotel. The hotel is just beautiful and the staff is great. Beautiful gardens and very very nice pools. Karon beach is quiet comparing to Patong but is perfect...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic!!
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We loved every thing about this place. It's full of culture and Thai tradition. You're surrounded by beautiful lush green tropical forest. They are really close to nature! And there are so many...    

4/5

Very Good

Very good value in low season
Date:
We enjoyed out stay at Thavorn Palm Beach Resort and I would recommend it to anyone I know. We stayed there in low season (October) and it was very good value for money at that time. The room was...

3/5

Average

OK but hotel is run-down
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We loved the beautiful gardens and pool areas but the first room we were in was mouldy, and the ceiling was flaking badly. Luckily a cleaner noticed this and we managed to get moved to another room. ...

2/5

Poor

great expectations not fulfilled
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We stayed in this hotel last year and booked it thru latestays.com The pictures shown on the hotel site misled us in thinking that this is located on the beach but on reaching there we found that it...

4/5

Very Good

Great value, Food and Service but expensive fodd and drinks when
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Beautiful grounds and great service with a smile.Perfect for a family as you are not stuck in a small hotel room with no where for the children to run.The food was great, breakfast was amazing. You do...

4/5

Very Good

Unbelieveably good value for money: Beautiful but "livable" rathe
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I was very happy with my ten nights at the Thavorn Palm. We had many small problems, but considering the price (less than USD 50 per night for an upgraded room) I'm happy to overlook these. The...

4/5

Very Good

Delightful
Date:
We are from Australia and stayed at Thavorn Palm Beach Resort for 12 nights with our 3 year old daughter. We found the staff to be exceptional and the facilities of the resort were relative to the...

4/5

Very Good

Not bad, pretty good.
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Arrived here from travelling from Koh Samui via Khao Sok. Was greated in real nice lobby area by staff with drinks and hot towels. The hotel looked amazing and we were hugely impressed as we did not...

4/5

Very Good

Good value for money
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We arrived at this hotel late in the evening after a long international and connecting flight. We were greeted with a drink and warm flannels which was lovely. Check-in was swift and very...

2/5

Poor

not recommended
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My wife and I are not fussy travellers. We see a hotel room as just a place to sleep, so we chose this hotel based on price (which was very good). However the 2 things we value most, a good bed and a...

1/5

Terrible

Less than expectation
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See in Pic. It's large beautiful hotel. The area is well decor with plant and flower but in Guest room;it's quite old. Bahtroom smell badly with leakage from the ceiling. No hot water in the morning. ...

3/5

Average

russia
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All i can say is welcome to Russia. Not one english speaking person there. Not all pools were open, the best one which had a bar in the middle was closed and the food was way over price and rubbish....

4/5

Very Good

What you get is what you paid, is fair enough
Date:
Booked standard room for 2 nights and the room were small and simple designed…not much decoration I would say…. Good thing is, easy to get around to the karon beach area (food stores, bars, pubs...

4/5

Very Good

escape southern winter - Phuket in June
Date:
Booked a package deal including airfares, taxis to/from airport, room and breakfasts. In June Karon/Phuket is very quiet, at breakfast time the staff out-numbered guests. Had a huge room with...   

3/5

Average

Could have been better!
Date:
We (2 couples) arrived around midnite and were checked in by the staff which took slightly longer than usual. Nevertheless, the welcoming drink refreshed us. We were given rooms which were located...   

2/5

Poor

An absolute living hell - not 4 star by Australian standards
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The hotel itself is lovely, great entrance, great pools and green surroundings. This all sounds good if you plan to sleep in the foyer or garden. All we wanted upon checking in was to have a...

5/5

Excellent

enjoyed Thai Hospitality, natural environment & surprises .
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I, my wife and son stayed for four nights from 18th June 2009 to 221st June 2009 in a Deluxe room number 2217 -2nd floor.more than a month has passed but memories of wonderful stay are still fresh in...

4/5

Very Good

GREAT MEMORABLE HOLIDAY
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We stayed for 8 nights at Thavorn & had a fabulous holiday. Had 2 rooms on ground floor with an interconnecting door - worked very well for us with 2 teenage boys. We upgraded to superior rooms which...

4/5

Very Good

Agree with the post below
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I agree with the post below, we stayed in one of the standard rooms which had a good enough see view contrary to what we were told and enjoyed our stay while there so much so that we booked in for an...

4/5

Very Good

Old Character Hotel, Good Pools, Excellent Grounds
Date:
Stayed at the Thavorn Palm Beach from April 24th to the 29th 09. (Third stay in Phuket) We booked joining rooms, one room for my wife and I and one room for our teenage daughter. We got everything we...         

1/5

Terrible

You don't get what you've booked!!!
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We booked a double room and ended up with a double. We were very unhappy at how the staff reacted when we insisted we got the room we booked. They were pretty unhelpful, with an attitude and made us...

3/5

Average

Not the best, but livable for 5 days...
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I stayed at the Thavorn Palm Beach Resort with family in early September 2009. Overall I suppose it wasn't the worse hotel I've ever been to but it certainly wasn't the best. If you can shop...

1/5

Terrible

Why we cancelled our booking
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We didn't actually get to stay at this hotel as I canceled our booking after the following experience. We had booked a deluxe room for this February through Agoda. The description of the deluxe rooms...

2/5

Poor

Old Hotel needs updating shame about managment, rest of the staff
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My fiance and I along with my parents stayed here over Xmas 2008 for 10 days. First impressions were good, nice welcome however the grand reception area is dated and requires at least a paint. The...

5/5

Excellent

Just Perfect
Date:
My husband and I ( mid 50's) stayed at this hotel for 8 days and could not fault it. On our arrival we were offered a cool drink and the girl from reception showed us to our room. It was just...

2/5

Poor

Old and Run Down
Date:
Stayed here for 8 days low season..No swiiming can be done at Karon Beach during this time of year due to a Rip..Hotel is quite a fair distance from all the restaurants bars shops and...