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Valero Guest House
Ranked #72 of 409 Patong B&B and Inns
Reviewed 9 November 2013 via mobile

Great staff,clean rooms and good situation and the price its awesome, you can also rent a motorbike to discover very good places around the island,first time there and for sure i will be back there next year. Viva la Dolce Vita in Valero Guesthouse.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

I cannot image better value-for-money as at this guest house. Rooms, although basic, are very spacious and clean, with big and comfortable bed. With A/C, big fridge,tv and spacious wardrobe, not need really anything else.
Pool is not very big, but still great after all day travelling around.
But what really makes the difference is the staff. Always attentive and willing to help with a smile on their face. Specially from the manager Inigo, who made our stay really enjoyable and easy. He booked for us the taxi from and to the airport, bike rental, excursions, and gave us every tip about best bike excursions, beaches, bars and restaurants all around Phuket.
I cannot say anything wrong about it and I will repeat without any doubt on my next stay in Phuket.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 30 September 2013

Guest house is good,quieter part of Patong,yet everything still accessible,pool was ok,staff friendly,the only issue I had was with the bed mattress which was terrible,the springs had gone was hard to get a good sleep,only stayed 3 nights otherwise would of had to change rooms.Maybe just unlucky with the bed in my room?

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Steve L
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Reviewed 11 September 2013

Admittedly, it took us a rather long, drawn out taxi journey from the airport to reach out guest house but with a more experienced driver [it was his first week!] I expect it would be much easier to locate. We certainly found we were able to walk around and identify it easily.

Our room itself was basic if a little outdated but supremely clean, no mould, no rust, just hygienic. The bed was fresh and comfortable.

The pool was also very clean and you could use it up until midnight which was perfect after we'd spent the best part of the day travelling from the U.K.

What sets this guest house apart from any other in which I've stayed was the friendliness of the host. He was jovial and helpful, he even assisted us in sorting out travel to Ko Phi Phi and arranged for one of his friends who owned a taxi to drive us round the Southern tip of the island as it was particularly wet which was a thoroughly enjoyable day out!

Good for a traveller on a budget.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank VeilaAnne
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Patong_Accommodation, Manager at Valero Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2013

Thank you for your great review, we hope to see you again in a future trip to Phuket,
don t forget to visit our website for last minute promotion and direct deals.
see you again soon ;)
Valero guesthouse, Patong Beach, Phuket.

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Reviewed 7 September 2013

Was travelling parts of Thailand last year (november 2012) and stayed at Valero Guesthouse both times i was in Phuket, unfortunately my trip was only 1 month long so only got around to visiting Phuket and Phi Phi. Myself and my girlfriend are currently staying at Valero for 4 nights, before moving on, and as my last experiences here were good, decided to book back into this Guesthouse. The owner, as mentioned by others, is a really friendly and genuine guy! The location is good, a short walk from from all major attractions in Patong (beach, Bangla Road, shopping centre, restaurants). Walk either way out of the guesthouse and there is everything you need, 7 Eleven and Family Marts, currency exchange, ATM's etc etc. The rooms are spacious with bathrooms, all have pool views and A/C. (Only ever stayed on the top floor, been fine each time). They are cleaned daily and the cleaning staff are friendly. All in all a good stay.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank josh b
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Patong_Accommodation, Manager at Valero Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2013

Thank you for your great review, we hope to see you again in a future trip to Phuket,
don t forget to visit our website for last minute promotion and direct deals.
see you again soon ;)
Valero guesthouse, Patong Beach, Phuket.

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Reviewed 16 August 2013

Upon my arrival at the Airport there was a taxi waiting for me, cheaper than the regular taxis. Iñigo, the owner, was awaiting for me and he was really helpful during my stay in Phuket. He was available all the time for giving advice and suppont. He even took a few people for a trip one day!.
The guesthouse is well located, very close to restaurants and bars, and just 10-15 minutes away from Bangla Road/Patong Beach and 5 minutes away from Joycelon. Nanai Road is not a very busy street, so it is not noisy at all. Rooms have A/C and are quite nice, with cable tv and free WI-FI. The swimming pool is not too big, but fine. The staff, from Iñigo to the cleaning ladies, are really nice and helpful. A very good place to stay.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled solo
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Thank Sergio P
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Patong_Accommodation, Manager at Valero Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2013

Thank you for your great review, we hope to see you again in a future trip to Phuket,
don t forget to visit our website for last minute promotion and direct deals.
see you again soon ;)
Valero guesthouse, Patong Beach, Phuket.

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Reviewed 25 June 2013

We were celebrating our honey moon... We went to Valero.trying to save some money combining luxury hotels and comfortable/cheap hotels during our stay in Thailand.
This Guest house is perfect!!! It is not a luxury hotel, of course not but it is clean and comfortable...We were hosted in luxury hotels during our stay in Bangkok (Ramada 5*), Chiang Rai (The Legend 5*) and Chian Mai (Le Meridien 5*).... We came here just for 2 or 3 nights and we stayed 5 nights...then moved for 4 days to Le Meridien (5*) -we have saved 3 nights cost of le meridien...more than 450€...-
We are not habit to this kind of quality hotels but 4*-5*...It was acceptable and good choice for us as 1st time in a guest house.
Valero guest house is close to Patong beach and the crowded area of pubs (less than 15 minutes walk) and at the same time is in a quiet area for a good rest and sleep..
The street were the hotel is located has restaurants,supermarkets, laundry, exchange money...All you can need at home you can find in this street...if not...the owner will help you.
Rooms are spacious (similar in space than hotels mentioned) with a big size fridge, A/C (a must), balcony (all with pool views), FREE WI-FI in the room, a nice pool, a 7-Eleven Store at 100meters, they also organize tours, motorbike rental...and perfect explanations and suggestions of the owner about where to go for sightseeing or at night for party.
The owner (a big Basque guy from Northern Spain) has lived in UK, China and now Thailand.
He is friendly and has a special willingness to help and make you feel comfortable.
I insist that this is not a luxury hotel but it is clean and you can rest there. I can consider this guest house as a 3 star hotel (CLEAN room, basic furniture and comfortable bed): all these 3 points are approved
We stayed 5 nights...and we were considering to stay just 2 or 3 nights initially..

Our next trip to Thailand... we will repeat...1st time i have this feeling with a "hotel"...Now I have understood what VALUE is: to get more than paid

Jose (Spain) & Karina (Russia)
Thanks for everything to our new friend Iñigo (the owner)
thanks...many thanks

Room Tip: I was in the 2nd floor (top floor)...It was good. I think any room could be correct.
  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Jose Carlos G
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Patong_Accommodation, Manager at Valero Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2013

Thank you for your great review, we hope to see you again in a future trip to Phuket,
don t forget to visit our website for last minute promotion and direct deals.
see you again soon ;)
Valero guesthouse, Patong Beach, Phuket.

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Address: 140 Nanai Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Patong
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #72 of 409 B&Bs / Inns in Patong
Price Range: £10 - £50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Valero Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in Patong, Valero Guest House is 1000 metres from Patong Beach. It offers an outdoor swimming pool, 1 restaurant and air-conditioned rooms with a cable TV. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi.Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and modern Thai interiors, rooms at Valero are equipped with a fridge and a kettle. Shower facilities and toiletries are in the private bathroom.The restaurant serves Thai, Western . Light snacks and refreshing beverages are offered at Guest House Bar.The hotel has a 7:00-00:00 hour front desk that can arrange for airport shuttle and motorbike rental services. Free parking is available near the hotel.Guest House Valero is a 5-minute walk from local dining outlets and a 15-minute walk from Jungceylon Shopping Mall, nightlife and beach. ... more   less 
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