Cheap Patong hotels and resorts
There are so many reasons for booking Patong hotels. Patong Beach is the most popular part of Phuket island. Every year, thousands of travelers from all over the world are welcomed through the door of Patong hotels. The advantage that hotels in Patong have over other parts of the island is that Patong has everything you might need for your trip to Phuket.
If you’re looking for cheap Patong hotels – they’re here in abundance. If you’re after a hotel for your family – you’ve come to the right place. If you want a bargain guesthouse – there are lots of them. If you want something a bit more upmarket – don’t worry, there’s plenty of offer.
Patong Beach is a lively seaside destination that attracts a fun-loving crowd. For things to do in Patong, there’s the beach for a start. Although it’s not quite as beautiful as most of Phuket’s other beaches, there is sand and there is sea.
Another reason to book a Patong hotel is for the shopping. The streets of Patong are full to the brim with market stalls selling everything from designer knockoffs, DVDs and suits to T-shirts, knick knacks and more. For the ultimate shopping experience, Jungceylon is a large mall all different kinds of shops and restaurants.
There are lots of great restaurants near the majority of Patong’s hotels, so you need only take a short stroll from your doorstep to find something to eat. Whether you’re into spicy Mexican fare or Thai street food, Patong has it all – and there’s certainly no shortage of Italian restaurants.
A lot of people book Patong hotels primarily because of the nightlife in the area. There is no question that come sundown, Patong is party central. Luckily for most people, the action takes place predominantly around Soi Bangla, where you will find bars, discos and nightclubs galore. The parties start early and finish very, very late.
Patong is also a great place to book a hotel because it’s where the majority of the people are. All the services you might need – car hire, tours, excursions, trips to other islands, motorbike hire, tailors – are there in plentiful supply.
You might be thinking that Patong is all backpacker guesthouses, hostels and beer bars. This couldn’t be further from the truth. A number of high-end Patong resorts have surfaced over the years. One of the most prominent is Baan Yin Dee Boutique Resort. There are 21 rooms going from about $72 a night. This Patong resort offers supreme comfort with great views out over Patong Beach.
Sliding down the scale a little, but by no means hitting rock bottom, there are Patong resorts like The Blue Marine Resort and Spa, which has 77 rooms going from about $69 a night. This Patong resort is sat on a cliff between Patong and Kamala, away from the hustle and bustle of the central area. There are two swimming pools and a spa, with the action of Patong is just a few minutes’ drive away.
The Burasari Resort is another great place to stay. It’s also the Patong resort that is home to Floyd’s Brasserie – the eatery of the great Keith Floyd. The Burasari is a boutique hotel with expansive gardens ripe for exploring. There are 186 rooms going from about $100 a night. This is the kind of Patong resort that is great for families.
The Andaman Hill Hotel is cheaper. There are lots of Patong hotels like this one. Andaman Hill has just 22 rooms, starting at about $27 a night. The main beach area is about quarter of an hour away and the hotel has a pool, sauna, restaurant and bar.
If these prices still don’t sound much like Patong hotels, fear not, for there are still a variety of options. Baan Nern Sai Resort is close to the beach and has rooms going from $29 a night. This Patong resort has a swimming pool and a shuttle service to the beach is available.
Among the cheapest hotels in Patong is the 3-star Bird Cage Patong Guesthouse Hotel, which is close to all the action and has perfectly acceptable rooms going from $17 a night.