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Photo of Railay Phutawan ResortRailay Phutawan Resort

A good mix of rooms

Inland past Phra Nang Nai Cave, Railay T: (075) 819 479, (084) 060 0550 F: (075) 819 478

Railay Phutawan Resort

Our rating:
3.5 stars, based on 1 expert review

Phutawan has gradually evolved over the years to offer a wide mix of rooms for everyone from budget solo travellers up to midrange-budget families.

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Spread around a frangipani-filled hill, fresh-scented air-con villas come with large windows, high ceilings, private terraces, TVs, fridges, polished concrete bathrooms and thoughtful extras like umbrellas and slippers. You'll pay twice as much for a similar room at Railay West. Bright and clean standard air-con editions are in a three-storey block with private porches (some with sea views). The plushest rooms occupy a sleek two-floor building next to the small swimming pool with terrific views over nearby cliffs and the sea beyond. While backpackers who are stuck should still keep Puthawan in mind, the bamboo fan bungalows are a drastic step down. Huge front porches, cloth lanterns and decent-quality mattresses all hint that they were once lovely, but by time of writing they displayed lopsided floors, cracked windows, mouldy walls and grimy cold-water bathrooms. The bungalow we checked out lacked a mosquito net, which would be problematic as the swing-open glass windows don’t have screens and the mozzies tend to swarm out here. These bungalows aren’t included on booking sites or even the resort’s own website. Despite this dirty little secret, Phutawan’s air-con rooms represent good value if you don’t mind the inland location. We wouldn’t be surprised to see the fan bungalows upgraded or replaced soon, so do pop your head in if you’re passing through.

Last updated on 11th February, 2016.

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Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Bungalow fan private bathroom
400 baht
600 baht
Standard double room
1,250 baht
2,000 baht
Family room
2,750 baht
3,500 baht
Deluxe double room
2,750 baht
3,500 baht
Room: Bungalow fan private bathroom, low season: 400 baht, high season 600 baht. Notes:
Room: Standard double room, low season: 1,250 baht, high season 2,000 baht. Notes:
Room: Family room, low season: 2,750 baht, high season 3,500 baht. Notes:
Room: Deluxe double room, low season: 2,750 baht, high season 3,500 baht. Notes:

Railay Phutawan Resort

Inland past Phra Nang Nai Cave, Railay
T: (075) 819 479, (084) 060 0550 F: (075) 819 478
Room rates: 600B to 1,500B

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