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“Great for short-stay”
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By The Sea
Ranked #7 of 13 Hotels in Cape Panwa
Certificate of Excellence
Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great for short-stay”
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Positive: Perfect location by the sea, great pool for kids, beach restaurants close by with great food and low prices. Tsumani-safe location.Very calm and quiet.
Negative: Very isolated, and not a good idea to walk along the road where the hotel is, especially not with children. We stayed for 3 days, which was enough. Expensive hotel restaurant and bad service there. Staff did not understand much English. Terrible pillows, bring your own.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with family
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3 Thank palettkirurg
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ByTheSeaPhuket, General Manager at By The Sea, responded to this review, 28 November 2012
Dear valued guests,

Thank you for taking the time to share such positive and constructive comments with us. we appreciate it when our guests make the effort to provide objective feedback, and it is great to note that, even in consideration of your comments, you enjoyed your stay with us. We regret that some of these factors had inconvenienced you as per your comments and thus made it less memorable than expected.

We place the patronage of our valued guests to the hotel in the highest regard, and your constructive and valued observations are being used to help us focus on operational matters to better service our guests needs in the future. I have personally studied your comments which have great merit and are already being addressed and rectified for future events.

Once again, thank you very much for your comments and we do apologize for inconvenience. We will improve our standard of service and customer care. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to allow us to show you the true side of By The Sea.


Sincerely Yours,
The Management of By The Sea
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Patong
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

We cant complain about the hotel amenities, our room was large, clean and had a great view. However, the location is very far away from anything else, so getting a taxi is very expensive and you can't just go for a walk around the shops or anything like that. Would recommend it for families and honeymooners.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2012

We had an excellent stay at By The Sea. Our deluxe room was extremely large plenty of room to spread out and the views from our bedroom and lounge were stunning!
The staff were extremely friendly and helpful.
There was only one option on site for food and we visited it on many occasions and would recommend the Thai dishes Western dishes not so good.
The other tip for beginners the rooms were self contained but reception holds all the dishes and utensils!

Room Tip: I would go the deluxe room for 4 or more people lots of room
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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2012

This is the second time we've stayed at By The Sea & we enjoyed it as much as the first time. The rooms were exceptionally clean as were the gardens, swimming pool & restaurant. The food was delicious and was always presented beautifully. The staff was always friendly & helpful.
We loved the position right on the beach, my kids loved the pool, & I love the beach, we had the best of both.
By The Sea is only 12km to Phuket town & we loved the night markets on Sat & Sun. There is a taxi rank 20m from your door who are reliable and well priced. There is a free shuttle bus to to town twice a day .
My family & I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2012
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2012

The place is quite immaculate. Surrounding is just awesome...customer service is great. Away from busy city life. Enjoyed nature, sun, beach and people. Humble and kind staffs, though wish they'd know how to converse in English more. Transportation is a killer in Phuket, so pls hire a bike or a car to commute. Overall this place is what I'd love to be at away from hassle bassle of Patong beach side.

  • Stayed September 2012
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Beijing, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2012

It was our second stay in this hotel. We had a great wedding ceremony on the hotel beach. Beautiful sea view, great service, friendly staff, reasonable price have made our stay very pleasant. All my friends enjoyed their stay here. Highly recommend.

Room Tip: deluxe room is excellent for family of 4. Great room with huge sapce.
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
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13 Thank Han Y
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Palm Beach, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2012

Beautiful beach location. Helpful, friendly staff.Pool area and restaurant are very good. Large, clean rooms with excellent views.Airport transfers convenient and reasonable priced.
This was our third stay at this resort, which we thoroughly enjoyed, as always. Shuttle bus to town is welcome because this is a fairly secluded location.

Room Tip: Pool side rooms alittle dark.
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: By The Sea
Address: 7/6 Moo 6 Soi Bor-Rae | Sakdidech Road, Cape Panwa, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Cape Panwa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Cape Panwa
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Cape Panwa
#7 Romantic Hotel in Cape Panwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — By The Sea 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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