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Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach
Ranked #6 of 13 Hotels in Cape Panwa
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

This place is fantastic not only for the most gorgeous view and the peaceful surroundings plus the sheer friendliness of everybody that you come in touch with, it was heaven, i felt very relaxed waking up everyday with a spectacular sunrise and the pool and beach were always there to view and use. The staff esp breakfast staff down to managers made us extremely welcome, the women who also cleaned the rooms were so special.. My husband and i recently came to stay for a week, and we saw more and we did more in this surrounding than on any other holiday.. i will be back jim and kathy from West Australia xoxoxo thnks once again

Room Tip: Pick one that is either 2nd or third floor, but i could imagine any room being delighful
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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DenisMartin_HKT, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2014

Dear wis0,


We are all delighted to see how much you have enjoyed your stay in our property!

It is with great pleasure that I will make sure your valuable comments are being share among the team of the Phuket Panwa Beachfront resort.

We are all looking forward to welcome you soon with your friends in the not too distant future.

Be well !

Denis Martin
General Manager

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Reviewed 25 April 2014

The resort was absolutely gorgeous! If you're looking for a nice quite place away from the hustle and bustle of Patong, this is a sure bet. Our room was clean, spacious, modern, and had a wonderful view of the beach. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was delicious and offered a variety of food choices. The resort offers free kayaking and paddle boarding, on a first come, first serve bases; and although there was never a wait, it's best to get there early because the tide is only high for a couple of hours during the morning. Room service was a bit pricey; but we found a nice mom and pop restaurant across the street from the hotel that offered a variety of yummy food choices for little to nothing. We did three nights, and I wish we had thought to stay longer.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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2  Thank Shani B
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DenisMartin_HKT, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2014

Dear Shani B,

Thank you very much for taking the time sharing your recent experience in our property.

We are all glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us and rest assure that your valuable comments will be share among the team of the Phuket Panwa Beachfront resort.

We are all looking forward to welcome you soon once again in Phuket!!

Be well !

Sincerely,

Denis Martin
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

....to arrive here and be greeted by the most pleasant and courteous staff....Au, Jan, Beau (spelling) Pla(at breakfast)....everyone we came in contact with was helpful and kind throughout our ten day stay. We wanted to chill out, and this was the perfect place. Clean, bright, safe (even a safety grab bar in the shower which had amazing water pressure) no uneven floors to contend with. Room was well appointed and bed very comfortable. The breakfast buffet has something for everyone from just about every corner of the earth! If you are looking for a "swimming" beach, at low tide this is not the place BUT the 2 pools were wonderful and we didn't miss a beach swim, we took the kayak out at high tide, lovely...even a zero entry pool for the little kids. And a very nice Kids Club with caring staff. Be sure to check out the the unique art work and beautiful photos, AND bonus, bonsai trees and the most amazing flowering tree to the right of the entrance.....well done, this was a relaxing vacation for the whole family of all ages. Only one request, please update and change the piped in music......small gripe but after 10 days of Lionel Ritchie, ABBA, and Willie Nelson etc. I would have loved to hear some Traditional Thai Music and contemporary sounds. Hope to see you again!!!!!

Room Tip: I really don't think there is a bad room in the place.....maybe some are less expensive if you d...
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1  Thank tennisgirl15love
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DenisMartin_HKT, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2014

Dear Tennisgirl15love,


Thank you very much for taking the time reviewing your recent stay in our property.

We are all glad to see that you and your family have enjoyed the time spend in a very relaxing environment.

I will make sure to share your extremely valuable comments with the entire team.

We look forward to welcome you soon once again at the Phuket Panwa Beachfront resort.

Sincerely,

Denis Martin
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

Panwa Beachfront resort was the highlight hotel of our 2week plus trip to various areas of Thailand. Our only wish is that we had stayed longer. The resort is modern and clean, with lovely facilities, pools, restaurants and rooms. Its on a nice secluded bay (which does have a serious high/low tide). We ate at two of the restaurants. The food was good, but pricey by Thailand standards. The pools were very nice and relaxing. The grounds were well manicured. We had a simple room, but it was nice and comfortable. We did have two very large cockroach visitors however, but not a big deal. The only bad thing i'd say about this place was that the mixed drinks need a bit of help. I came with two friends, but would definitely come back with a lady.

Room Tip: we stayed in a room that basically looked over the gutter, but we spent no time in there so didn'...
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1  Thank Anthony E
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DenisMartin_HKT, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2014

Dear Anthony E,


We hope this message does reach you well!
First of all, we would like to thank you for taking the time reviewing our property and sharing your recent experience with us.

Your comments are very valuable to us and rest assure that they will be share with the entire hotel team.

We are looking forward in welcoming you soon once again to our property,

Sincerely,

Denis Martin
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Reviewed 5 April 2014

Situated in a private little bay at the entrance to Cape Panwa this resort is perfect if you are looking to just chill . Very spacious grounds , beautiful pools and imaculate gardens .
Comfortable beds and very stylish rooms .
A little bit away from the night life so if you leave the resort you have to deal with the dreaded Phuket taxi mafia , my suggestion is just stay in . Reasonably priced quality food at the restaurants and one of the best breakfasts you will find anywhere .
The beach while ok at high tide is not really for swimming but there is 2 large swimming pools over looking the waters edge so who cares .
A very nice touch is the way the European manager circulates at breakfast checking that all is good with your stay .
I am certain to return to this resort .

Room Tip: Upgrade to pool access room you won't be sorry .
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Denis_Matrin, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2014

Dear bazkiri,

It was a pleasure to have you in our property!

We would like to thank you very much for taking the time sharing your recent experience.

Rest assure that your valuable comments will be share among our dedicated team and that we will be looking forward to welcome you back soon to the Phuket Panwa Beachfront resort.

Sincerely yours,

Denis Martin
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

I stayed at this great resort in march and the staff was very professional.
We had dinner several time at the mediteraneen restaurant, and the food and the service was excellent.
We met Mr Denis Martin, the french general manager and he gaves us good informations regarding activities to do in and out of the hotel and how to get to there.
We will definitvly come back and we will recommend the resort to our friends ( one family is already coming in april for one week!!)

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
2  Thank Lcalling
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Dararat_Popichayakul, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2014

Dear Lecannois,

Greetings from Phuket Panwa Beachfront Resort!

It was indeed a pleasure to have you and your family in our property.
I am glad that our staff has been able to make your experience a one to remember and appreciate you taking the time to share it with us!

Rest assure that I will personally pass on your valuable comments among the entire hotel team!

We are looking forward to welcome you very soon in Phuket Panwa Beachfront Resort and will be delighted to provide your friends with the same level of attention, thus to make sure their experience will also be a memorable one !

Wishing you a pleasant day !

Sincerely,

Denis Martin
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

We stayed for a week and a half at this hotel and we loved it. It was just what we were looking for since we wanted to relax without to much people around. We also wanted high standard. The poolarea is great and the rooms are high standard, but the best is without doubt the restaurants. We loved the food there and it does not matter that there were some mix ups (language barriers I guess) in the orders!

If you are looking for party, lot's of restaurants, shops etc to choose from - this is not for you! But if you want to relax, eat, drink and sleep well, go there!! And, if you want to party, shop etc... it's just a taxi away...

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Dararat_Popichayakul, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2014

Dear Nordenborg,

Thank you very much for taking the time reviewing our property!

It was a pleasure having you at the Phuket Panwa Beachfront Resort!

Your comments are extremely valuable for us and rest assure that they will be share among the entire team! I am sure our Chef's, among others, will be thrilled by your compliments on our food quality and selection!

We are looking forward in welcoming you very soon in Phuket!

Sincerely,

Denis Martin
General Manager

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Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach

Address: 8/88 Moo 7, Sakdidech Road | Vichit Sub-District, Muang Phuket District, Cape Panwa, Phuket 83000, Thailand (Formerly Phuket Panwa Beachfront Resort)
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Region: Thailand > Phuket > Cape Panwa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Cape Panwa
#5 Spa Hotel in Cape Panwa
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Cape Panwa
#5 Family Hotel in Cape Panwa
#6 Romantic Hotel in Cape Panwa
#6 Luxury Hotel in Cape Panwa
Price Range: £63 - £194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach 5*
Number of rooms: 226
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A hideaway in Phuket, yet just a stone’s throw from Phuket Town and a short drive to Patong, Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach is exclusively set in Makham Bay. This beautiful Phuket resort draws design inspiration from the rich heritage of the area with its marbled floors, rich woods and flowing water throughout the public areas and guest rooms, offset by contemporary art, light and space. The resort boasts two beachfront pools serviced by bars and restaurants. A third beachfront pool is semi-private for those who choose to stay in our Panwa Duplex Lagoon, some of the finest Phuket accommodations. Our lobby bar is elevated over Makham Bay to take full advantage of the wooded headlands, jagged cliffs and nearby islands. Suites feature baths by the bay window and all guest rooms have a separate bath from shower. All rooms have private, furnished balconies and free Wi-Fi connectivity that is easy to access throughout the resort. Our chefs are masters of traditional Royal Thai cuisine. We also have an Italian Patio set on the beach to take advantage of the Phuket weather and romantic twilight. Our activities manager can organise everything from evening beach campfires, kayaking trips to nearby islands or cooking classes. A tour desk is available so you can explore the island and surrounding waters. We also feature a signature spa for the ultimate in relaxation, Panwa spa. A supervised kids club, gym and cafe complete this fine beach resort. ... more   less 
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