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The Centara Karon is a modern, light and spacious resort backed by emerald green hills and close to the beautiful Karon Beach. In a great location and with lots of exciting things to do for the whole family this resort is a great choice. For younger members of the family there’s the kids’ club, teenagers also have their very own E-Zone and then there’s the lovely Spa for the adults or if you are a family of water babies the swimming pools offer a watery playground alternative to the beach a few minutes walk away. The resort is comprised of 4 areas - the terraces which are ideal for parties of 2 adults are situated in a separate building with 9 floors offering views of the ocean and gardens, the lagoon offers spacious rooms ideal for families , the tropicale area is ideal for our guests seeking a more inclusive experience and then the cabanas, set in a garden position offering a more secluded premium location.
A short walk from Karon Beach, a 4km stretch of dazzling white sand, considered by some to be the finest in Phuket. Phuket Town is 9½ miles away although shops, bars and restaurants can be found within walking distance. Transfer time from Phuket airport: 45 min.
335 rooms in four distinct areas The Terraces, The Lagoon, Tropicale, and The Cabanas, all with balcony/terrace, air-conditioning, cable TV with in-house films, telephone, high-speed Internet connection*, tea/coffee maker, mini-bar*, safe, hairdryer, iron and board (on request). The Terraces Superior Rooms have either 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds, sleeping max 2 adults.
Superior Ocean View Rooms have either 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds. Deluxe Honeymoon Spa Suites have 1 king-size bed, all sleep max 2 adults and are situated in The Terraces an elegant 9-storey building. The Lagoon area, ideal for families, has Deluxe rooms with either 2 double beds, sleeping max 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child. The Lagoon Deluxe Family Studio has 2 double beds, sleeping max 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Tropicale Premium Deluxe Rooms have either twin beds, 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child or two double beds, sleeping max 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Tropicale Premium Deluxe 2-Bedroom accommodations have 1 king-size bed and 1 twin room, sleeping either 5 adults, 3 adults and 2 children or 2 adults and 3 children, (rollaway bed for 5th person). Cabana 1-bedrooms are located in private gardens and have 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child or two double beds, sleeping max 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Deluxe Honeymoon Spa Suite at The Terraces, Premium Deluxe at Tropicale, Two Bedroom Premium Suite at Tropicale and One Bedroom Pool Cabana at The Cabanas receive complimentary Club benefits which include: Concierge care and assistance, all day tea and coffee service, day time snacks, nightly cocktails (5.30pm-7.00pm daily), exclusive daily food and beverage promotions, complimentary Internet access in the lounge.
Lotus Restaurant (Asian/International). Azure Restaurant (casual fare). The Mix lobby bar. 3 pool bars. 3 swimming pools with children’s sections, sports centre with 2 floodlit tennis courts (equipment rental*), fully-equipped gym, snooker and darts. Spa Cenvaree* with steam rooms and Jacuzzi. E-Zone for teenagers alike (10-17 years). Camp Safari kids club* (4-9 years). Game area with snooker and table tennis. Babysitting* (on request). Room service*.
Half board and Full board options:available at a supplement.
*Denotes local charge.
5 nights: 28 Dec '13-05 Jan '14
No departures 30th - 31st Dec '13
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My partner and myself stayed here for 12 days. The staff here will go above and beyond to ensure you have a great stay. The rooms are lovely and the place is spotlessly clean. There is an internet... Read more charge but so what. 12 nights for 1000bht (around £18). The hotel is situated a stones throw away from restaurants and bars so there is ample choice of establishments to keep you entertained. The beach is very close by but has a very strong under current but a red flag operation is there to keep you safe. Well worth the stay and the money!!!!! Don't bother coming if your the type to come on holiday to complain about everything- there's nothing to complain about! Read less
Just back from 2 weeks at the hotel. Great base to reach beaches, restaurants, tours and exchamge places. Having read all the reviews I was slightly dreading the stay but all the negative points... Read more on here seem to have been sorted! Reception messed up checkin a bit which felt like we were being scammed but spoke to duty manager immediately and it was sorted politely and swiftly which was impressive and we ended up with a lovely upgrade! Tropicale rooms were fab as was the pool. Peaceful with a view of the big buddha. Plenty of lovely new pool towels, great clean rooms, wonderful air con and excellent location. Staff spoke good english and were always exceptionally friendly. The hotel could make an absolute killing as a business if it sorted its wifi and prices. There is simply too much really good value competition on the doorstep and I did feel sorry for the staff who are exceptional and losing out on tips to neighbouring establishments. Although the free internet lounge is there if you need it. Breakfast was ok we had paid but only took it a few times. Overall I would recommend for anyone. The grounds are lovely and I managed to play tennis 4 times in 33 degree heat with the staff from the fitness centre who get a big thank you from me for being great fun, although they could have let me win! (Kidding). Read less
just back from 2 weeks: if you have booked this hotel you have made a great choice the hotels in a great location just a short walk to beach, bars, also plenty of choice for eating out right on the... Read more hotels doorstep. We had a ocean view room the room was lovely, looking around the hotel I didn't see any bad rooms, the staff are very friendly always helpful if you had a problem the staff would try to do their best to resolve it I would return to this hotel Read less
This place is amazing! People have weddings here. We stayed in a Cabana and the room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The staff are friendly and always willing to help. Only downside we found... Read more was the entire place was too big! Great location near the beach as well as the Main Street. Read less
Just back from 11 nights at the Centara Karonit was our first time in Thailand and Phuket and we couldn't have wished for anything more from the hotel location, food and also the level of... Read more Just back from 11 nights at the Centara Karon......it was our first time in Thailand and Phuket and we couldn't have wished for anything more from the hotel location, food and also the level of service we received from all the staff. We were pleased with the location of the hotel our room and everything a short walk to the beach and there was plenty of bars and restaurants around the hotel. Would definitely come back to this hotel and definitely stay in Centara again. Thank you guys for everything and making our holiday a very enjoyable one Read less