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Sino House Phuket Hotel and Apartment
Ranked #10 of 93 Hotels in Phuket Town
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 6 November 2012

We stayed at the Sino House for five nights and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. There was the potential for a holiday destroying incident when I realised that I had left my handbag with credit card, money, camera etc on the airport bus which had dropped us off at the hotel five minutes earlier. When the receptionist understood what had happened, she immediately rushed off to get her motor bike so that we could chase the bus around Phuket Town to retrieve it. Fortunately, we were successful and there were no further hassles due to her quick thinking and willingness to help. We were very impressed by this helpful attitude!

We had a Beijing Deluxe room. It was very large, spacious, airy and tastefully furnished. The bed was massive and comfortable. The en-suite spotless. The tea and coffee making facilities and the microwave oven and eating utensils in the room were appreciated. WiFi connection was good and the TV had a selection of channels. Air con was very efficient if a trifle noisy. Breakfast, which is served on a pleasant terrace on the fifth floor and overlooked by the hills, was good with a selection of fruits, yoghurts, cereals, hot foods and breads and pastries. Perhaps the empty platters need to be replenished more often.

The hotel is central to most things we needed – the bus station from where you could get a bus to Patong, the fresh market (buses to other beaches leave from here) and the new Bus Terminal (departures for Krabi etc); the Old Town streets (which were so colourful and attractive), and lots of restaurants.

Reception staff is smiling, efficient and obliging (especially the girl with the motor bike!) The English skills are still developing so making yourself understood is sometimes a bit difficult – but, there again, my Thai is non-existent!

If you are coming from the airport in the orange airport bus, ask to be let off at the Sino House Hotel opposite the Seng Bo Bookshop.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 September 2012

There are not many reasons to pass through Phuket Town, but waiting a connection to beaches or business travel. By the way, if you have a reason to come there, stop at Sino House hotel, is absolutely at higher level than its price. You will receive four stars service at low money charging. Rooms are spacious, well designed, clean and provided of any tools. Water and coffee/tea set are complimentary. Staff is kind and helpful. Rooms have a/c and big windows. Breakfast buffet was good. I have travelled many places in Thai, and Sino House is one of the best, at small cost. I'm very satisfied.

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 September 2012

Sino house was listed in our guidebook of Thailand and received sone pretty good reviews on TA. The bathroom tiling in the shower was dirty so we had to wear our flip flops while showering. Overall our stay was average. We were more upset with the location. It wasnt close to anything and when we did venture out we were stared at and felt completely uncomfortable. Staff was pretty nice, TV went in and out, breakfast wasnt as good and/or fresh as the other hotels we stayed at. If you just need to transition from Phuket town to Ko Phi Phi for one night this hotel is okay but dont expect to love it.

  • Stayed: September 2012
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2  Thank Alexandra S
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Reviewed 13 August 2012 via mobile

The sino house is a good hotel in the middle of Phuket town. The price is pretty good for what you get. Hence the breakfast and the extended services could be better. If you plan to stay two to three nights in Phuket town the Sino house is a very good choice. In my opinion the City itself is not worth a longet trip.

  • Stayed: August 2012
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Reviewed 15 May 2012 via mobile

Sure our air con didn't entirely work, our toilet didn't entirely flush, and some aspects of cleanliness were questionable (someone had spit in the sink!) but you do get what you pay for here: A western style budget hotel dressed up as a business hotel. The free breakfast is ok. The rooms are huge. The wifi is free, and the price is right. Just be aware that the free mini bar is a few free sodas and bottled water. An average experience all round.

  • Stayed: May 2012
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Reviewed 13 March 2012

This is a really good hotel. Large room, the climationsation work well, it have larges windows. The bed is confortable.

Staff are really friendly and attentive at your request. The breackfast is well, not exceptionnal but well. But you take your breackfast on the terrace, where you have a good view on the city.

The disavantage is the location. This hotel is a little bit alone in his corner. No many thing in the sector. Even the Phuket night market is a bit far.

Other bad point, the shower doesn't work well in our room and the restroom stank.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 March 2012

I spend 2 nights in the hotel. It is the renovated hotel in Chinese style, located in Phuket town. They provide clean and comforatable room with good breakfast. You will also get 2 free bottles of water and free soda in your room. Free wifi in room too! Price is reasonable.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled on business
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Address: 1 Montree Rd. | Talad -Yai, Muang, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Spa Suites
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Phuket Town
Price Range: £23 - £51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sino House Phuket Hotel and Apartment 3*
Number of rooms: 57
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sino House Phuket Hotel, a warm and comfortable hotel located in downtown Phuket. 57 Beautiful rooms, each individually designed, have the charm and character of Sino-Portugues style. At Sino House Phuket Hotel, you will find everything you need for either a joyful holiday or an important business trip. ... more   less 
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