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Ao Chalong

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Ao Chalong

Most of the budget guesthouses are found along Ao Chalong Rd, which runs from the traffic circle to the waterfront. The exception is Shanti Lodge on Chao Fa Nok Rd, rather far from the bay.

  • Pier 42 Boutique Resort

    Pier 42 Boutique Resort

    A boutique option

    42/5 Moo 5 Viset Rd
    T: (076) 384 477; F: (076) 38 4475

    Built in 2010, Pier 42 is an excellent addition to the mediocre budget rooms along the pier road. The resort is small and compact with rooms designed to look like houses on tug boats. Room interiors ... Read the full review of Pier 42 Boutique Resort.

    4 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
  • Happy Days

    Happy Days

    A friendly bar with three great rooms

    1/18 Moo 9, Chao Fa Rd, Ao Chalong
    T: (084) 692 0465;

    The space above this popular bar and restaurant has been converted into some decent but well-equipped rooms. They're all air-con with an en suite bathroom, TV, DVD player, and fridge. You can even ... Read the full review of Happy Days.

    4 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Aochalong Villa Resort and Spa

    Aochalong Villa Resort and Spa

    Affordable resort

    5/26 Moo 9, Soi Porn Chalong, East Chao Fa Rd, Ao Chalong
    T: (076) 282 464-5; F: (076) 282 565

    It's a bumpy trek to Aochalong Villa, so it's a genuine surprise to find a very pleasant, first-class boutique resort at the end of the dirt road. Depending how you look at it, the location is either ... Read the full review of Aochalong Villa Resort and Spa.

    4 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
  • Na Na Chart Phuket Hostel

    Na Na Chart Phuket Hostel

    Clean and simple

    73/11 Chaofa West Road, Chalong, Phuket
    T: (076) 281 325, (076) 280 103;

    Found in a white four-storey house a few kilometres north of Chalong Pier, Na Na Chart Phuket hostel is a clean and simple place ideal for budget-minded travellers to Phuket looking to make their ... Read the full review of Na Na Chart Phuket Hostel.

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    3.5 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Shanti Lodge

    Shanti Lodge

    An inland hippy hideaway

    1/2 Soi Bang Rae, Chao Fa Nok Rd, Ao Chalong
    T: (076) 28 0233;

    Phuket is often bypassed by backpackers who worry about how expensive it is. But there are some backpacker-oriented places to stay at. Shanti Lodge is a friendly traveller’s haven in Ao Chalong. ... Read the full review of Shanti Lodge.

    3.5 stars 600B to 1,500B 2 votes Flashpacker
  • Ao Chalong Inn

    Ao Chalong Inn

    Hotel-style fare for divers

    43/16-17 Vises Rd, Ao Chalong
    T: (076) 281 368;

    The Ao Chalong Inn is a hotel-style place with what were once pleasant, light and airy rooms, but they're starting to look a bit shabby. All have air-con, TV and balconies, the best of which front ... Read the full review of Ao Chalong Inn.

    3.5 stars 600B to 1,500B 2 votes Flashpacker
  • Ao Chalong Mansion

    Ao Chalong Mansion

    Hardly a mansion

    48/13 Ao Chalong Rd, Ao Chalong
    T: (076) 280 435;

    It blows our mind why cheap boarding houses in Thailand are commonly called mansions — they're typically anything but. Sharing an address with a tour company, the Ao Chalong Mansion is in a grimy ... Read the full review of Ao Chalong Mansion.

    3 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker

Friendship Beach

This stretch of motley sand between Ao Chalong and Rawai is home to a handful of resorts. The beach isn't very good, but you could swim if you really wanted to.

  • Friendship Beach Resort

    Friendship Beach Resort

    Good but overpriced

    27/1 Soi Mittrapap, Friendship Beach, Rawai
    T: (076) 288996;

    Friendship Beach Resort on Rawai beach is mainly a retreat for wellness seekers but it also welcomes anyone looking for a peaceful place to stay on Phuket with some added comforts.Plenty of space ... Read the full review of Friendship Beach Resort.

    3.5 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange


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