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Phuket Town

Phuket Town has a wide array of accommodation well spread out across the city, such as ancient Chinese inns, pretentious boutique hotels, grungy motels, towering resorts, and even a few hostels. It's easy enough to find a cheap room but some are dreadfully lacking in quality.

  • Chinotel

    Chinotel

    Closest to luxury budget gets

    133-135 Ranong Rd, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 214 4556;

    Opened in December 2010, this new hotel is a breath of fresh air along Phuket’s busiest of streets. It is a slice of luxury with friendly prices, boasting 24 immaculate rooms in a tall townhouse. ... Read the full review of Chinotel.

    4.5 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Sleep Sheep Phuket Hostel

    Sleep Sheep Phuket Hostel

    New and colourful hostel

    243, 245 (Soi Dtac Shop) Talang Road, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 216 464; F: (076) 216 464

    Following in the footsteps of the Phuket Backpacker, this guesthouse was built in December 2010 and has dorm and private rooms available. The dorms are not the best deal in the area but the privates ... Read the full review of Sleep Sheep Phuket Hostel.

    4.5 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Ai Phuket Hostel

    Ai Phuket Hostel

    Loads of character

    88 Yaowarat Road, Taladyai, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 212 881;

    Set in a restored century-old shophouse, Ai Phuket Hostel is a cheerful place to stay with a mix of dorm and private rooms in a central Phuket Town location. A happy little lounging corner. Phuket ... Read the full review of Ai Phuket Hostel.

    4 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • The Rommanee Boutique Guesthouse

    The Rommanee Boutique Guesthouse

    Chic and cheap

    15 Soi Rommanee, Thalang Rd, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 214488;

    Found in the heart of the Old Town district in Phuket Town, the Rommanee Boutique Guesthouse is a clean and cheerful place set in a skilfully restored Sino-Portuguese shophouse. The modern Chinese ... Read the full review of The Rommanee Boutique Guesthouse.

    4 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Lub Sbuy Guesthouse

    Lub Sbuy Guesthouse

    Sweet dreams by the bus station

    183/79-80 Phang-nga Road
    T: (076) 23 2210; F: (076) 23 3180

    Immaculately modern Lub Sbuy is a big step up from your typical bus station guesthouse. Private rooms are huge with one queen or two single beds plus TV, mini-fridge, safe, and ensuite rain shower ... Read the full review of Lub Sbuy Guesthouse.

    4 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • 99 Old Town Boutique Guesthouse

    99 Old Town Boutique Guesthouse

    Smart and classy

    99 Talang Rd, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 223 800;

    This very smart addition to Phuket's boutique backpacker scene had only been open a few months when we wandered through in August 2011, and it impresses. A converted shophouse, 99 Old Town has a ... Read the full review of 99 Old Town Boutique Guesthouse.

    4 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Old Town (O.T.) Guesthouse

    Old Town (O.T.) Guesthouse

    Clean and revamped

    42 Krabi Rd, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 258 272;

    The already immaculate rooms and facilities at Old Town were updated in 2010, resulting in a significant price bump. The management has put in dark wood floors, contemporary lighting fixtures and ... Read the full review of Old Town (O.T.) Guesthouse.

    4 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Phuket Merlin Hotel

    Phuket Merlin Hotel

    Phuket Town's landmark hotel

    158/1 Yaowarat Rd, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 21 2866; F: (076) 21 6429

    It’s a bit of a hike from the centre of Phuket town but if you're after a reliable upmarket hotel the Merlin is a fine choice. They have a big swimming pool, coffee shop, Chinese banquet ... Read the full review of Phuket Merlin Hotel.

    4 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
  • Sunwest Guesthouse

    Sunwest Guesthouse

    European style in a local area

    37 Phang Nga Soi 2, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 230 128;

    Located down a local soi with many streetfood options at its doorstep, the Sunwest was built in 2009 and has everything covered. This is one of the closest guesthouses to the bus terminal and was ... Read the full review of Sunwest Guesthouse.

    3.5 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • InnTown Guesthouse

    InnTown Guesthouse

    Cool new spot in town

    147 Phang-Nga Rd, Phuket Town
    T: (084) 119 4094;

    This place advertises itself as a cool new guesthouse in town — and it's easy to see why. The fan-cooled rooms are decorated in contemporary style with colourful walls and bright bedding. Rooms are ... Read the full review of InnTown Guesthouse.

    3.5 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Joe Mansion

    Joe Mansion

    Good long-term discounts

    95/21 Phuket Road, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 230 1456; F: (076) 218 556

    This place wasn’t busting at the seams at the time of research, but it had no reason not to be. Near the clock roundabout in downtown Phuket town, Joe Mansion has air-con rooms with all the ... Read the full review of Joe Mansion.

    3.5 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Royal Phuket City Hotel

    Royal Phuket City Hotel

    Business-class luxury

    154 Phang Nga Rd, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 23 3333; F: (076) 23 3335

    One of the flashier places in Phuket town, the 19-storey Royal Phuket City has over 250 luxurious rooms and full business facilities. Located just across from the bus terminal, it's one of the few ... Read the full review of Royal Phuket City Hotel.

    3.5 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
  • Thalang Guesthouse

    Thalang Guesthouse

    Getting dumpy

    37 Thalang Rd, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 21 4225; F: (076) 21 5892

    From the bright yellow exterior, lobby and stairwells, the Thalang appears to be the perfect guesthouse. Free computers and WiFi in the lobby, tour brochures aplenty and the free breakfast are all ... Read the full review of Thalang Guesthouse.

    3 stars Under 600B 9 votes Backpacker
  • Pop Hostel and Tour

    Pop Hostel and Tour

    A lot going on here

    6 Rassada Rd, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 216 001;

    From across the street it is easy to see the hostel as the name POP is the largest advertisement on the block. From the front of the hostel, you wouldn’t know if you were there to find a room, get ... Read the full review of Pop Hostel and Tour.

    3 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Phuket Crystal Inn

    Phuket Crystal Inn

    A lovely mid-range spot

    2/1-10 Soi Surin, Montri Rd, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 25 6789; F: (076) 25 6666

    The Phuket Crystal Inn (not the unrelated Crystal Guest House down the street) is a centrally located midrange hotel near Phuket Town's shopping centres and cinemas. The hotel is contemporary in ... Read the full review of Phuket Crystal Inn.

    3 stars 600B to 1,500B 3 votes Flashpacker
  • The Phuket Backpacker

    The Phuket Backpacker

    Social hub

    167 Ranong Rd, Phuket Town
    T: (076) 256 680; F: (076) 256 682

    One of the first hostels in Phuket Town, Phuket Backpacker still dominates the budget scene. This European-style hostel has dorm and private rooms, all of which have free WiFi and use of computers, ... Read the full review of The Phuket Backpacker.

    2.5 stars Under 600B 4 votes Backpacker
  • Pengman Hotel

    Pengman Hotel

    Bare bones rooms

    69 Phang Nga Rd, Phuket Town

    Only a short walk from the On On Hotel, the Pengman is a lot harder to find. There is a small English-language sign but it's easy to miss. You're better off looking for the yellow Chinese noodle ... Read the full review of Pengman Hotel.

    2.5 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker


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