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Palm Garden Resort Phuket
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Chalong
Certificate of Excellence
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014

Regards the accommodation. I was very happy with all aspects but two. Yes the shower water sucks but what can you do with a poor supply. The TV was old and needs updating so one can play DVD's or USB movies because the local TV and reception are not great. I agree, excellent thai staff - Yes they make this place very comfortable with they are very sincere and friendly.
For the price, what a great bargin.

Stayed August 2014, travelled solo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

I wouldn't give the resort or accommodation excellent but I would the thai staff - they make this place with their sincere friendliness.
The website certainly makes this place look great. It's certainly good but needs some updating in the rooms and bathrooms.
Water went the nights we stayed. We weren't overly bothered but would have been if just travelled a long distance!
So, keep your lovely staff because that's what makes this place :)

Stayed March 2014
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Holger S, Owner at Palm Garden Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 3 April 2014
Dear Itsinthepress,

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and liked our staff so much. We would like to apologise for the inconvenience as we have had a water shortage due to the lack of rainfall since December and our infrastructure is not quite as developed as in other countries and this can affect us, especially after so many months without rain.
Wewill certainly keep our staff, we like them as much as you do :-)

We hope to welcome you back soon, maybe next time in our resort in Khao Lak.
Team Palm Garden
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phoenix az
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

Stayed here with a group and went diving with Sea Bees for the week. Being small has its advantages. The staff is very helpful and soon know your name and make you feel very welcomed. Usually had breakfast on the boat, but off days ate on the buffet, glad to always see yogurt and fruit in addition to regular breakfast fare. Had several dinners and some lunches here, could get service to the pool or eat on my cool patio. The grounds are immaculate and the rooms are very clean, but be sure to bring your own shampoo as no little bottles in your room. You do get new bottled water everyday and there is a mini-fridge too. Loved the hammock on my patio, great for napping after a massage. Had 4 massages during my week visit @ $7.50 for a Thai massage or $10.50 for oil, what a great treat in paradise.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Holger S, Owner at Palm Garden Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 24 February 2014
Hellio Sundevil,

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad the combination of the resort as well as the diving with Sea Bees worked well. Sounds like you got the best out of Thailand: diving, food, massages and, not forgetting, naps on the hammock :-)
The hammock mises you - when will you be back?

Team Palm Garden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

My bf and I just returned from there. We stayed at this resort because it's near Chalong beach where our dive boats depart. We would recommend this if you are planning to dive or prefer quiet than party. It's away from the hustle and bustle, good service, good food and surrounded by nature, that is, mosquitoes, crickets, birds and cats haha! Bring ear plugs if you are a light sleeper!
Room has soap bars, towels, tv with cable, good wi-fi, a small balconey, fan and aircon. We didn't like the shower because water was either cold or too hot, must be faulty. You'll have to walk to restaurant for hot water but it's ok coz it's a compact resort.
Taxis are more expensive in Phuket than Bangkok. A cab to and fro Patong will cost you 1600baht and 30-40 minutes ride depending on traffic. There's no food nearby but the hotel food, reasonably priced and good can keep you satisfied for a few meals before you crave for something else. A cab to and fro Phuket Town where there are big shopping malls cost 800 baht. You can be adventurous and take a private motorcycle, operated by the motorbiker himself for 200 baht one way. My bf and i squeezed into one and was quite an experience.
Overall we enjoyed our stay and paid a good rate.

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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Holger S, Inhaber at Palm Garden Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 19 February 2014
Hello Aki_07,

Thank you very much for your detailed review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Palm Garden Resort and liked our food. You are right, the resort is in a very quiet and natural environment, which is why we like it so much :) There are in fact, plenty of restaurants nearby providing a diversity from Thai to European and coveirng most price ranges and only a few minutes' walk away.
Well done for going on a motorbike ride (glad you had your own chauffeur) and hope it made your time more interesting and adventurous.

We hope to see you back soon.
Team Palm Garden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

Best hotel i've stayed at so far. Beautiful with the houses surrounding the pool in a nice garden. Really friendly staff and they make a mean cocktail. Also, they helped me book whatever tour i found on the internet. Even if they were not familiar with the tour company. Just gave them the contact details and they would book it for me. It was a relaxing stay and i had a great time. Will definitely go back.

  • Stayed January 2014
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Holger S, Inhaber at Palm Garden Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 19 February 2014
Hello CJeuring,

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are glad you liked our resort, the staff and the cocktails - even though they were "mean" :-) Of course we try to make your holiday as perfect as possible and are more than happy when we are able to help you with anything you need.

We look forward to having more cocktails available for your next trip back!
Team Palm Garden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

We stayed here for two nights on our way back to Bangkok, and could have stayed much longer. The staff are really friendly and helpful and the bungalows are clean, nicely decorated and with everything that you need. The food is really good and a decent price.
The pool is lovely, beautifully set out with plenty of loungers to relax the day away. I would definitely recommend this hotel and will hopefully be back next year.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Holger S, Inhaber at Palm Garden Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 28 January 2014
Hello MoggiesMews,

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are pleased you liked our resort that much and everything fulfilled your expectations. You are right, the pool is fantastic and a perfect place to relax.

We will be waiting to welcome you back next year,
Team Palm Garden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2014 via mobile

Lots of friends scared me before I went to Phuket, telling it was too crowded. I decided to stay in this hotel because it was cozy and near Chalong , where it's easy to hire a boat to go to other Islans. It really worked . I recommend lone Island (great restaurant) and Coral Island (perfect snorkeling).

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Holger S, Inhaber at Palm Garden Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 28 January 2014
Hello nanavansteen,

Thank you for your review. It is good to hear you had a great time in our Palm Garden Resort and even had the chance to explore the islands around Phuket. Phuket can be quite crowded and noisy, which is why we like the resort so much – to escape all the trouble :-)

We hope to see you back soon, maybe next time in Khao Lak,
Team Palm Garden
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Property: Palm Garden Resort Phuket
Address: 4 / 10 Moo 5 Soi Ruam-U-Thit | Viset Rd, Chalong, Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town > Chalong
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Chalong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Palm Garden Resort Phuket 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Having only 24 Thai-style bungalows, situated in a beautiful garden close to Chalong Pier, ensures an individual service that will make you feel at home right away. Each air-con cottage's creature comforts include a mini-bar, safe deposit box, TV, a private covered terrace and a hammock for those inclined to snooze a lazy afternoon away. The resort-owned diving centre offers diving courses from beginner up to instructor level, as well as a wide variety of dive trips. ... more   less 
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