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The Vijitt Resort Phuket
Ranked #4 of 42 Hotels in Rawai
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“Paradise”
Reviewed 17 January 2014 via mobile

We spent 5 nights in the Vijitt resort. We loved it. Check in was swift & we were greeted with cold towels & a drink. The buggy service to the room is necessary due to the hills in the resort.

The villa was perfect. The outdoor shower was a novelty! The housekeeping service did a wonderful job.

The savoury restaurant was very nice. Breakfast had a plentiful choice of foods. We ate there each night. The band that played each night sang contemporary tunes & the lead singer 'Marie' I think her name is, a very nice lady who worked her way around the room & chatted with the tourists.
The staff in the restaurant were excellent & very attentive. They couldn't do enough for us!

The pool area is fantastic, the pool & loungers are very relaxing. It was very easy to pass the day chilling out.

We took the trip to Phi Phi islands from the hotel. A thoroughly enjoyable day, except for the motion sickness! The staff at the lobby area of the hotel were very nice to me on my return from the boat trip...

The gym or fitness room is pretty small, one treadmill, two bikes, one cross trainer. That was the only fault I could find with the hotel.

We requested a later check out of an hour due to us having a late international flight & the hotel obliged. It was much appreciated.

Many thanks to the hotel for a wonderful holiday.

  • Stayed January 2014
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Peerawut K, Manager at The Vijitt Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 27 February 2014
Dear Tara C,

Thank you for your comment while staying with us at The Vijitt Resort Phuket.

Your message was passed onto our staff board and all of our team will be happy with what we have done for you.

Marie our singer will also get a copy from your appreciation.

Look forward to having you back home again soon.

With my best wishes,

Peerawut Kunchorn (Chris)
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Reviewed 17 January 2014

The Vijitt is priced to move on Agoda and the other travel sites, and it's good value considering the quality of the service and the beauty of its pool villas, however the outdoor showers lead to some unfortunate mosquito issues, particularly at night. Nevertheless, we enjoyed our stay and the staff was some of the friendliest we met on Phuket. The breakfast buffet was sufficient, but not outstanding. The pool is beautiful. During high tide, it faces out to a stretch of the Rawai waters that is full of kite surfers, a peaceful and amusing sport to observe. (You can try it out at a facility a short walk up the beach.) Though the Vijitt is showing its age a bit, it remains lovely and competitively priced.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Peerawut K, Manager at The Vijitt Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 27 February 2014
Dear sethdirect,

Thank you for your comment while staying with us at The Vijitt Resort Phuket.

Your comments will be passed to our staff board and some adjustment will be done to suit our standard of service.

We hope to have another opportunity to have you back again with our Thai hospitality soon.

With my best wishes,
Peerawut Kunchorn (Chris)
Hotel Manager
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 January 2014 via mobile

I'm the first to admit that a beach resort is not my idea of fun, but I really enjoyed my time at The Vijitt :-) We stayed here as the final week of our three week honeymoon in a pool villa and it was the perfect way to wind down after a hectic first couple of weeks exploring Thailand!

The accommodation is second to none and the staff are friendly, smiley and great at their jobs. The resort is built on a pretty steep hill, with the two restaurants at the bottom and the accommodation built up the slopes. It gave us some great hill training (!), but if you can't be bothered walking then the reception will send a buggy to pick you up :-)

We chose this resort as the reviews said that the beach isn't the best so we thought it would be quieter. That assumption was correct on both counts, which worked perfectly for us, but if beaches are your thing then there is a free daily bus from the Lobby to better beaches. The centre piece of this resort is the huge salt water pool, where everyone sun baths and where the bar and the non-Thai restaurant is located. The other eatery is The Baan Vijitt, a minute's walk from the pool, which serves great Thai food. The gym is small but well equipped and the spa is a beautiful and relaxing setting for a Thai massage.

I would highly recommend The Vijitt to anyone looking for a quiet and tranquil place in the sun to unwind and get brown :-)

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Peerawut K, Manager at The Vijitt Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 27 February 2014
Dear Chirocol,

Thank you for your comment onto TripAdvisor while staying at The Vijitt Resort Phuket.

We are pleased to learn that you were happy with our service and facility.

Your message will be passed to our staff board so that they will be informed what they have done to serve you.

Once again, thank you for being with us and look forward to having you back home away from home again soon.

With my best wishes,
Peerawut Kunchorn (chris)
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

Loved the little villas,such an exotic feel.Me and my husband chose a villa with a beachfront view.So romantic and private.
The rooms are amazing ,bathroom and dressing room were very big and we loved the outdoor shower....
The beach is beautiful. The infinity pool is large and looks out over the bay.., and the sunrise over the water; amazing.The small trolley cars picked us up whenever we neded it, such a fun tip.
The resort has everything for a quiet, relaxed holiday.it was the best experience ever;)

Room Tip: “Try to upgrade to a villa with ocean view. It really makes all the difference while staying.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Peerawut K, Manager at The Vijitt Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 27 February 2014
Dear mulanx,

Thank you for your comment while staying with us at The Vijitt Resort Phuket.

We are pleased to learn that we can deliver you with the happiness service and facilities.

Your message was posted into our staff board so they can share with what they have done for you.

With our best wishes,
Peerawut Kunchorn (Chris)
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Reviewed 9 January 2014 via mobile

The vijitt is perfection. We loved every second that we spent in the resort. I have never understood how people could go on holiday overseas and stay in the resort the whole time until I experienced the vijitt. The view is amazing and the staff are all so friendly and welcoming. Food is delicious and resort activities are great! Highly recommend for couples on their honeymoon, but we are also wanting to come back and bring children one day!

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Peerawut K, Manager at The Vijitt Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 11 January 2014
Dear Jessamae G,

Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor during your recent visit at The Vijitt Resort Phuket.

We are delighted to learn that while you were with us we could provide you with our satisfactory services and your comments are also passed to share with our team and also put it on the staff board.

We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you and your family back with our Thai hospitality again soon.

With my best wishes,

Peerawut Kunchorn (Chris)
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

...and this is one of the best.

We went there for the last two weeks of Dec and loved it. The pool is amazing, food great and the staff enthusiastic and plentiful.

There are loads of villas. We stayed in two - beachfront 7 and sea view 17. The vast majority are identical in size and probably layout. Lovely double bed, lots of glass, outside shower.

It's all immensely clean and on the whole well run. A couple of confusions on the front desk due to poor English from some but no big deal.

The beach isn't and shouldn't be a focal point. The pool is.

We didn't venture out from the resort for 2 weeks as dusty hectic ping pong Phuket wasn't appealing.

We were flummoxed about where to go in Krabi, Phuket etc - but delighted we found this and would go back.

Stayed December 2013
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Peerawut K, Manager at The Vijitt Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 11 January 2014
Dear rdflloyd,

Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor during your recent visit at The Vijitt Resort Phuket.

We are pleased for your positive comments about our resort however we will improve for English communication which our departments concern were noted.

We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back with our Thai hospitality again soon.

With my best wishes,

Peerawut Kunchorn (Chris)
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

We stayed there 4 days on early Jan 14, the hotel itself if really nice, ample spaces, beautiful scenery, right in front of the beach, etc..
Everything is nice and clean.. so at a first glance everything is almost perfect.
We stayed on a sea-view villa (really worth it), inside it was tastefully decorated, spacious and clean. The views are just awesome... breath taking.. and there is enough privacy to sleep with the front curtains open and admire the view.

The bathroom is very nice and spacious, with a really nice "outside" shower. The bathtub has gorgeous views too.

So far so good!

They regularly spray for insects but still some mosquitoes managed their way in.. and we found some large ants too, not too many, so we weren't bother at all.
If you choose to sleep with the terrace door closed, keep in mind that the AC can be very loud, but still can use the ceiling fan.

The hotel has some bus shuttles to other beaches and to Rawai, but.. for some inexplicable reason they only offered till 2pm.. why? probably to encourage guest to have dinner in the hotel?
Have stayed on other similar-priced hotels, they all offered shuttles to the nearby cities/beaches until late night, which makes the overall experience much better, since you get more our of your holidays without depending on taxies/tuk-tuk,etc.. minor nuisance tho.

Also the hotel sits right in front of the beach (which for some reason was not really straightforward looking at some google maps directions of the hotel) ..but.. the beach is affected (greatly) by the low tide, in which the whole water disappears for several hours.
This can be a great effect and very entertaining, since (as i did) you can go really far into the ocean and explore some areas which were under the water before..
But it can be really annoying if you are looking for some beach action, since the water will be gone for the other half of the day!!

Still the pool was big enough to compensate for this.. but something to have in mind.

The hotel food was OK.. but nothing special, we tried the breakfast, thai restaurant and the savoury (mediterranean food) restaurant.. just slightly overpriced compared to other hotels.

Overall the hotel was really nice, but i will not stay for more than 4 days, since it can get really bored and you will need to taxi you way to the city constantly.

Room Tip: Sea-view villas are worth every penny.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Peerawut K, Manager at The Vijitt Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 11 January 2014
Dear Ismael P,

Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor during your recent visit at The Vijitt Resort Phuket.

We are pleased for your positive comments about our resort.

Your comments on things that we need to improve and we will certainly do so and departments concern were called and action plan is on the way.

Ismael P, thank you for your stay with us and we appreciated for your comments and hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back with our Thai hospitality again soon.

With my best wishes,

Peerawut Kunchorn (Chris)
Hotel Manager
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Property: The Vijitt Resort Phuket
Address: 16 Moo2, Viset Road | T. Rawai A.Muang Phuket 83130, Rawai, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Rawai
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Rawai
#2 Family Hotel in Rawai
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Rawai
#3 Luxury Hotel in Rawai
#4 Spa Hotel in Rawai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — The Vijitt Resort Phuket 5*
Number of rooms: 92
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Vijitt Resort Phuket is a romantic retreat where peace and tranquility soothe the soul with breathtaking natural scenery all around. The landscaped grounds at this Phuket hotel are simply beautiful with tall palms and expansive lawns gently sloping towards the stunning view of Friendship Beach.The elegant villas at this beachfront hotel in Phuket are contemporary style inspired by local design and materials. Many of the private villas include their own pool and all enjoy magnificent views of calm blue waters of Chalong Bay. This serene and secluded Phuket resort is perfect for couples and families seeking a holiday in paradise where warm Thai hospitality awaits. ... more   less 
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