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Lamai Apartment
Ranked #136 of 221 Speciality Lodging in Patong
Pordenone, Italy
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“good position, but...”
Reviewed 24 January 2013

I spent 3 days in Lamai Apartment. The rooms are really basic, but clean. Anyway looking around Patong I think you can find something better at the same price. The staff is really kind, but not so helpful such as I had found in other hotels in Thailand.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 7 July 2012 via mobile

Flies in the bathroom, uncomfortable bed, questionable sheets and no breakfast..

What do you expect for USD17?

Maybe good for first timers in thailand and have late arrival in phuket. Stay overnight, but you'll be tempted to find better hotel the following day.

Good thing though, the nearby shop offers cheap motorcycle rental. Cheaper than other rentals near the beach as the apartment is 15-20 mins walk to Patong beach.

  • Stayed August 2011
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2012

We stayed here in April 2012. Initially we were put in the room ending in a 6 - the other reviews are correct - the window is centimetres from the wall next door - there might as well not be a window - try to avoid these rooms. However, they were happy to move us.

The rooms are stacked full of stuff - tv, aircon, fridge, pc, hot shower....its all good. The place is a bit of a treck from the centre, and the personal service was a times on the surly side, but overall this place has nice rooms, and once inside felt like a personal haven.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2011

Given the price of this hotel, it was fairly clean, convenient and spacious with lots of facilities within the room. The room and toilet was brightly lit without any stains or insects in the toilet. The shower worked well (strong and heats quickly) though the sink was a bit small (acceptable by my standards). I loved the provision of a desktop computer with free internet access (although not always stable). They had hair dryer, electric kettle, a big fridge and individual aircon units that you can adjust the temperature. There is also a convenience store 2 minutes walk away.
But note that there is no lift and the beach is quite some distance away. The shopping/food/pubs are quite far too, though this means you get a lot more peace at night.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled with friends
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 September 2010

My girlfiend and I enjoyed two nights at Lamai appartments in August. Contrary to the the name, it's a hotel/guesthouse, with a small bar. Our room was big enough, comfortbable bed, desk, TV, fridge, PC and printer with free internet (and skype headset), mini-safe and hot shower. For 700 Baht they arranged for a driver to meet us at the airport which made things easier. Only negative about our room (306) was that the window looked out onto a wall 5cm away, so avoid all rooms ending in 06 . The rest of the rooms have a great view over a few small buildings with a big jungle covered hill in the near distance and I would give them 5/5. It's on a quite street but there are restaurants nearby, and Patong town centre and beach is a pleasant 20min walk away - worth it if you want to stay somewhere quiet enough to get a good sleep. Staff were friendly, Ama (spelling?) spoke good english and arranged our taxi to get the early ferry to phiphi and to be picked up on the return. You can also buy ferry tickets at the hotel. All in all, clean, safe and friendly. We paid 600baht (low season rate) a night, excellent value!

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Lamai Apartment
Address: 29/95 Rachapathanusorn Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Patong
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #136 of 221 Speciality Lodging in Patong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Lamai Apartment 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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