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Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 September 2014

The rooms are really nice and spacious, very comfortable. The pool is excellent and the staff is very friendly. Conveniently located. Aonang beach is a short walk away, or you can use the shuttle service to get there.

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Vipada, General Manager at Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi, responded to this review

Dear our beloved guests: Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We appreciate your comments regarding our rooms, pool, location and staff. It's our job to fulfill your needs. And when we can make you happy, we succeed. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back in the very near future. Best regards,

Singapore
Reviewed 15 September 2014

5 of us stayed at the 2 bedrooms villa for 3 nights in the monsoon period in September. Con: 1. As some reviewers mentioned, there are some mosquitoes around as expected due to the "forest" behind the resort. It is beautiful and the air is very fresh there but as things comes with nature - Mosqitoes. So we are wary...

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Vipada, General Manager at Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi, responded to this review

Dear our valued guests: It has been a pleasure taking care you all. We feel honored to receive your feedback in both positive and negative aspects, which we appreciate for your kind understanding in those negative ones. Sorry for your inconvenience in getting up at night time to adjust air con.'s temperature. Please inform the staff at Front Desk should...

Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 11 September 2014

My sister and I isited Krabi on June 2014 and we stayed in Phu Petra. It was the best hotel we have ever stayed in. It was very beautiful, peaceful calm and situated away from town. The airport transfer guy was on time there waiting for us (we landed at 7.45am) and he was so sweet to help us carry...

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Vipada, General Manager at Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi, responded to this review

Dear our valued guests: First of all, let us extend our sincerest appreciation in writing this kind review. Thanks for saying that we are the best hotel you've ever stayed. Thanks for loving all the things we have provided and served. Since we always realize our customers deserve the best so we do all the things only the best to...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

I'm surprised that this place is currently rated so highly in Ao Nang. While it isn't a bad hotel, I feel it lacks some elements that would make it stand out as a great one. Good points... - Nice pool and grounds. - Spacious and nicely finished room... I think ours was deluxe as we were upgraded. Bad points... -...

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Vipada, General Manager at Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi, responded to this review

Dear our beloved guests: On behalf of Aonang Phu Petra Resort, we would like to offer our most sincere apologies for that we can not satisfy your every need. At the same time, thank you for your compliment of our room and swimming pool. We are sorry to make you felt disappointed in our location. To expect on the beach...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 September 2014

To me, hotel is too far from main road. Thought hotel mentioned just 500 meters but I thought it more than that. Hence must take the hotel shuttle bus service which depart hourly with about 6 seater. Room is big & spacious but bed is hard. Hotel located very close to the cliff so the view not as spectacular than...

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Vipada, General Manager at Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi, responded to this review

Dear our beloved guests: Thank you for your review in tripadvisor. We strive to provide you with the best possible services. And when you felt that staying at our Resort was just average or just ok, it's important for us to know. We then appreciated for your time in writing this comment. From our Resort to the main road is...

Yorkshire
Reviewed 3 September 2014

The hotel seemed more like a homestay than hotel. The good - Nice modern bathroom, big bedrooms, free shuttle in to Ao Nang McDonalds drop off, free wifi and computer access The bad - quite noisy in rooms from road, smelly toilet, ants in room, We had a view from balcony looking in to workers entrance and exit, no entertainment,...

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Vipada, General Manager at Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi, responded to this review

Dear our valued guests: Thank you for taking time to communicate to us both good and bad of us in your point of view. We noted of positive comments and also acknowledged for what we did not meet your expectations. We have every desire to address your needs and provide the best solutions available to resolve your issue as soon...

Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 2 September 2014

A stunning view of the limestone rock formations and cliffs right up against the hotel. This had me swimming backstroke most of the time to take in the view - very rare experience, a must do. Although the pool is nothing to shout about but the quite surrounding and view made it one of my most relaxing time spent by...

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Vipada, General Manager at Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi, responded to this review

Dear our beloved guests: We appreciate your kind review. We are very delighted to receive your positive feedback, especially our swimming pool, room and amenities in room and our staff. Thank you for saying that you will come back. Your return is an enough answer that we did put all effort to make you happy. We feel it a succes...

England
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for the last 3 days of our 3 week holiday to Thailand between the 27th - 30th August. Firstly I would like to say a big thank you for such a lovely stay and making us feel so welcome. The hotel itself is set back from the main resort amongst lovely grounds that are very well kept....

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Vipada, General Manager at Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi, responded to this review

Dear our valued guests: Please accept our sincerest appreciate in your kind review. We are happy to note that we made a lovely stay for you. Thank you to love resort, especially for its location, room and bathroom and our staff and management. We already passed on your praise to all staff, especially Khun Poo and Khun Air. They were...

Gippsland
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Let me start by saying this place is wonderful, but we did experience one negative. The man who greeted us at the front desk on arrival was really unfriendly. He was just "polite" enough to not come off completely rude. It was as if our presence bothered him greatly & although he was efficient, his customer service skills were non...

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 30 August 2014

We (family with 2 girls of 13/16) ended a 3-week trip in Thailand (August, low season) in this hotel and stayed there for (unfortunately only) 2 nights. Although we had many very good hotels on our trip, this one was the best of all of them (actually one of the best I ever stayed in): a little paradise: great, authentic...

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Vipada, General Manager at Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi, responded to this review

Dear our valued guests: We want to express our sincerest apreciation to your kindness in writing this review. We were happy reading it from the beginning to the end. We feel grateful for so many things you impressed in us. Thank you for saying we are one of the best hotel you've ever stayed. Thanks for all detailed information you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Krabi, Aonang Phu Petra Resort is set amidst mountains in stunning natural surroundings. The resort features spacious villas and suites located by the swimming pool or hill. Guests can enjoy swimming in the outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi throughout the resort. Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi, offers beach and airport transfers. Krabi Airport is a 30-minute drive away while Aonang Beach is 10 minutes away by car. Modern rooms feature classic dark wood furnishings and spacious balconies. Each has a cable/satellite TV, DVD player and coffee-making facilities. Bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer are provided. Massage services are offered at the resort and a library corner allows for quiet reading. Other facilities include a tour desk and children*s playground. Motorbikes can be rented for convenience. Sila Petra Restaurant serves local and international dishes. Enjoy mountain and pool views while sipping cocktails at Phu Anda Lounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi

Address: 521 Soi 11 Moo 2 Tumbol Aonang | Ampur Muang, Ao Nang, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Krabi Town > Ao Nang
Price Range: $91 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aonang Phu Petra Resort, Krabi 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Johannesburg, South Africa

Hi everyone,

I have just booked a room at the Aonang Phu Petra Resort in Krabi from the 12 Jan 2015 to 16th Jan 2015.

I have read some mixed reviews about this place, but am looking forward to a really enjoyable trip.

It will be my first trip to Thailand and it will be with my fiancee and soon-to-be wife on our honeymoon. So, of course, I want it to be spectacular for her and an overall enjoyable experience for both of us.

Some things which we have taken away from the reviews:

1) Avoid hillside (hillview?) villas, and any that are close to the roads, since they`re busy and noisy - Can we request rooms that we are allocated from today (rather than waiting until we check in)?

2) Distance to beach and the 'action' - seems to be a longer walk than just 500m, and would take 20-30 minutes. So, we will plan to either take a scooter taxi, or plan our days with the hotel shuttles in mind. Hopefully during busy season, they are more frequent than just every hour or two.

3) Food options are not great. This is really disappointing for us, since we were hoping to have some excellent in-house options at our hotel, but we will probably make a plan to go elsewhere for breakfast variety and more flavourful and interesting Thai cuisine in Aonang or elsewhere.

4) If we do have any issues with our room - like ants or bathroom smells (??) - then we can let the management or hotel staff know to take care of it.

Any other tips we should be mindful of to make the most of this leg of our honeymoon?

Appreciate your help.

over a year ago
Ascot, United Kingdom

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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ensure a room with a good view”
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 of 5 bubbles TerryD08, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“It is a small place and, per my knowledge, all of the rooms are pool facing.”
 of 5 bubbles AJ_Ajay, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I'd recommend rooms with mountain view, not pool view or near the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles SvetlanaZap, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Away from main building is more quiet”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“try a bungalow facing the cliffs to avoid noise from the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles gregpB9242MM, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
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