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Oakville, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We are in our late 60's and have just returned from a 5 week stay at By-the-Sea, Phuket, Thailand. The negative things that we had read about from earlier Trip-advisers are no longer accurate. The beds and pillows are excellent - I never pined for my bed at home.  The rooms (big bedroom, living area/TV, eating area and kitchen) are spacious,... More 

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18 Thank RozOakvile_Canada
Wisconsin
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights in March, as part of a travel package. It was an excellent choice for us. We did not want the night life of Phuket, and this hotel was right on the water on the "quiet" side of the island. We were able to swim in the pool or in the sea as much as... More 

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10 Thank cheeseheads92
British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Got a decent deal on Expedia for this hotel, which is situated right on a nice sand beach with great views across the bay and a stellar sunset. Ok, low tide shows the mud flats but at high tide, lots of people swimming. There are a few restaurants on the beach, which serve cheap beer along with cheap food. BUT,... More 

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10 Thank frequenttravels7
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2013

There is not a single thing we could fault with this hotel. We booked our room through a groupon deal and found it to be the greatest value. As young first time travellers, we where seeking a quiet and relaxing getaway. By the Sea was the perfect choice, situated on a quiet private beach. Our room was huge with airconditioning... More 

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9 Thank Aidanrose
Redditch UK
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2013

When we landed in Phuket we used the registered taxi service to get to the hotel, which cost 600 bhat and took an hour (the driver did get lost twice). If you are considering hiring a car, don’t ! The volume of low power motorbikes and crazy drivers is a recipe for disaster. The property is on the largely undeveloped... More 

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7 Thank Simon G
Thunder Bay
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2013

We live in the country in Canada and therefore, appreciate peace and quiet when we are travelling. With only 36 suites in the entire hotel, By the Sea was the place for us. We can’t say enough good things about the staff who go out of their way to please their guests. The staff was always courteous and met our... More 

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6 Thank ONCanadians
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2013

The beach is shallow and not clear so snorkeling is out of the question. Although it is a good place to lay out and read or just relax. The one downfall is that the hotel restaurant dumps water in to ocean where people swim. They also provide free kayak and bicycle rentals. Would recommend that the cheap plastic chairs and... More 

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4 Thank Theeran99
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2013

I recently stayed here with my teenage daughter. Sensational view of the beach and bay. Clean, spacious, comfortable. Daily breakfast very nice with variety of foods. Staff are the highlight of this place. All so friendly and helpful. Always happy and went out of their way to make sure our stay was perfect. A bit out of the way but... More 

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8 Thank Bronwyn G
Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2013

We enjoyed a great stay at By the Sea. The hotel is beautifully situated in the peaceful Cape Panwa overlooking the bay with an amazing view. The rooms are spacious and very well kept and the free wifi connection in the room worked great. The staff were very helpful and friendly and offered a great service in every way.

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4 Thank Pistil1103
Phuket, Thailand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2013

Great hotel, very quiet an peacefull.. Personal is very responsive.. Nice continental breakfast.. Sea is 10 steps from the room with great view on Chalong.. A little bit far from civilisation, so all u need is a rented car or scooter and all Puket is at ur feet))

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about By The Sea

Address: 7/6 Moo 6 Soi Bor-Rae | Sakdidech Road, Cape Panwa, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Cape Panwa
Price Range: $33 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — By The Sea 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
By The Sea Hotel Cape Panwa
By The Sea Phuket/Cape Panwa
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Cape Panwa
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Cape Panwa
#7 Romantic Hotel in Cape Panwa
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“GO for rooms with Sea view - ideally 1st Floor”
 of 5 bubbles John2407, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“4th floor has the best view to the hotel, but further from pool but worth the walk”
 of 5 bubbles rsotelo4, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms in the middle buildings away from the pool and registration areas if you want a quiet experience.”
 of 5 bubbles glennd25, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms not near the pool will be quiet”
 of 5 bubbles YauChiKwongWilson, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Can only recommend the two bedroom apartment we had. Did not see others.”
 of 5 bubbles yourwastingmytime, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
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