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Sugar Marina Resort - ART

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#53 of 132 Hotels in Karon
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, only 3 minutes walking from Karon Beach. Really close to many restaurants, bars, markets, travel agencies and spas. Hotel was lovely, room was good and free wifi. Breakfast really tasty and international food. Reception staff really attentive and polite. Minibar for free was a big deal (specially with the kids). Pool was ok.

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Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I live in Phuket, but decided to take a little vacation to the beach. The hotel is located within a stones throw of the beach. The breakfast is very nice with good selections. Our room was tastefully decorated and comfortable. I would recommend this hotel to anyone coming into town.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a three minute walk from Karon beach which is awesome. If you're looking for something solely with good location this is for you. Plenty of bars, shops and street food just steps away. However the hotel is a little dirty, my sheets had stains on them, and the king bed is really just two twins pushed together...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in close proximity to restaurants, bars, the beach and various mini marts and markets. The room has air con, wifi, satelite tv, a minibar that is refilled daily and a lovely little balcony to hang any wet clothing. The room has a big double bed for us, and cleaned daily. The lobby is small and not air...

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 7 nights and to be fair it was cheap so wasn't expecting a palace! The staff are lovely and the swim up rooms are fun but that's where it ends! The first room we were given had no wardrobe or drawers only shelves to store your clothes so we were moved 2 days later to another room...

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Portsmouth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location of the hotel is excellent (in my opinion), you are 2 minutes from Karon Beach, and the same from a variety of bar, shops and restaurants. Check in was ok, the staff have limited English, which did cause us a few issues further into our holiday. Also the reception staff were not keen in helping with any queries or...

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Bli Bli, Australia
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We had a poolside room, and enjoyed that. The pool is not too clean though, a lot of algae on the sides. The patio is very small, and in direct sun for most of the day, but if you are quick, you can get a lounge on the grass in a shady place. Breakfast is OK, something for everyone. Bonus...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The Sugar Marina Art is one of 4 Sugar Marina properties in Phuket. This can be confusing and despite telling the driver it was the Sugar Marina Art at Karon, I still got dropped at the wrong hotel - so make sure you show your driver the hotel on a map. Check-in at the hotel was efficient - the car...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

the hotel is not bad but the rooms you see are very cleverly photographed, if you can get one pool side you are fine, I was in another part of the hotel with a balcony overlooking an extractor fan from a café, some rooms don't have a balcony

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

i stay 13 night 23/1/2017 the hotel is amazing staff dead friendly kind free mini bar free wifi in room but wifi is better in hotel reception i am really in enjoyed my stay here in the centre of karon loads of bars and restaurants to go out and eat loads places to book your day trips as well

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our exciting new resort concept brings art into every aspect of your stay. Check out the cool eye catching sculptures and displays made from everyday hotel items that will tempt you to take a photo. But more than this, each creative piece of installation art is produced by our own team of staff whose talent goes beyond their gracious hospitality. The installation art has a stunning visual effect that will make you smile from the mighty stack of chairs on the lawn to the paintbrush towel hangers in your deluxe room. Check out the oversized staff photo gallery, huge mobile made from pencils, the upside down umbrellas display and the facilities wall full of TVs to name just a few. There are so many artistic delights to discover at Sugar Marina Resort-ART-Karon Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sugar Marina Resort - ART

Address: 542/1 Patak Road, | Karon Beach, Muang, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand (Formerly Sugar Palm Resort, Karon Beach)
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Karon
Price Range: $42 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sugar Marina Resort - ART 4*
Number of rooms: 221
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Also Known As:
Sugar Palm Karon Hotel Karon
Sugar Palm Hotel Karon
Sugar Marina Resort - ART Phuket, Thailand - Karon
Hotel Style:
#42 Romantic Hotel in Karon
#43 Luxury Hotel in Karon
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“We had a sea view - splurge for Pool Access”
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“Pool access rooms, definately.”
JennyO777, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pool view is best. Not as noisy as pool access but still with a good view.”
  • Single bed turned into a double
  • Free minibar - needs defrosting
meatybite, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“specify pool side”
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“Se till att få ett rum långt bort från gatan, annars hörs massa musik intill sent på natten.”
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