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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 5 January 2012

was visiting a friend staying at Minotel , which is right next to my hotel - Album. very basic hotel. 3rd floor no lift.big clean room with comp tea coffee. Decent house keeping. No breakfast included in the room rate. Location is great.

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Peterbkk543, General Manager at The Minotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - though it was a pity you could not stay with us to experience our service first hand. We do very much market ourselves as a budget hotel and our business model is geared around that. This is why our room rates are significantly cheaper than the hotels around us....

Manchester
Reviewed 28 December 2011

Stayed here last 5 days dec 2011 Dont expect a 5 star and you wont be disspointed, however the service is 5 star especially from taxi!(yes thats her name!) Rooms are clean and come with tv dvd and fridge and free wifi... Great location, 5 minutes to beach or to the nightlife. Taxi can arrange tours bikes (very cheap and...

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Peterbkk543, General Manager at The Minotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. It means a lot to the staff to hear such positive comments. We are definitely not a five star hotel - we very much market ourselves as a budget hotel but with great service. A significant proportion of our customers return each...

Key West, Florida
Reviewed 8 December 2011

The minotel is a great location just off the main road and 3 blocks from the beach. The staff does not know English so it's good that we booked in advance. The rooms were good size and clean except for the bugs. We only saw bugs the first night but...who knows. Overall, it was okay for 2 nights but still...

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Peterbkk543, General Manager at The Minotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - we appreciate receiving the feedback. As you say it is a great location. I am not sure what the definition of a block is - but I would say we are within 1 block of the beach as there are no roads to cross from our hotel until you...

Thailand
Reviewed 21 November 2011

There are many average places in Phuket, especially in this price range. This place offers friendly service, daily room cleaning, nice large rooms that are well decorated, a good location- a short walk to the beach. There's a restaurant under the hotel that serves good breakfast. I stayed here late October 2011. Recommended.

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Reviewed 22 October 2011

Really cool place for a cheaper price in patong with a lovely people for the service!!you have to go here!!

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Herlev, Denmark
Reviewed 7 August 2011

I found this little hotel for 1 ½ years ago and has been here 4 times since, in total I've lived here ca. 8 months The staff is very friendly and helpful with most things, such arranging tours, and just outside the hotel there is a cozy restaurant. The rooms are large and clean, which is cleaned every day and...

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Ballybunion
Reviewed 28 July 2011

This time round stayed 3 weeks at the Minotel. A number of things bring me back to this charming little hotel Service at this establishment are one of it's main attractions. There is a very home from home atmosphere.People are friendly ,helpful and always available. My possessions are safe in my room and I feel at ease in the among...

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Eilat, Israel
Reviewed 27 July 2011

We were five days in the hotel and had a great time, While clean rooms, all spacious and a great attitude Hotel 5 minutes walk from the beach right in the center Patong The staff is great always smiling. Feel safe to leave the equipment in the room, without fear. The most reasonable price especially for young travelers who want...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 July 2011

I have been coming to the Minotel every year, sometimes twice a year, for the past ten years. It’s a small boutique hotel, about 20 rooms, and has an almost family atmosphere. It’s fairly basic and very affordable, with everything I need for a great vacation. Perfect location: 2 minutes walk to Patong Beach where you can get a great...

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Paris FRANCE
Reviewed 26 July 2011

I m used to go twice a year and feel @ home thks to ALL THE TEAM ( Taxie, Jackie, Kan...and all) The rooms are very nice , cosy, clean and all the amenities needed for a wonderful stay in Patong Phuket. I must love it to come every year in MARCH/APR and NOV. thnaks to all of my favorite...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Minotel is a boutique guest house offering 20 comfortable and individually air conditioned guest rooms in the centre of Patong. It is just 3 minutes walk to the beach (central area of beach), 5 minutes to Bangla entertainment area and the Jungcelyon shopping and restaurant complex and just 2 minutes to the gay Paradise entertainment area with its nightly cabaret shows.It has a street side restaurant and travel desk at the front of the hotel.It has very friendly staff that puts this hotel in the enviable position of having many repeat customers and long term stays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Minotel

Address: 19 Sawasdirak Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Patong
Price Range: $24 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Minotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“no lift but we were on the second floor facing the rear no problem”
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