The Old Phuket Karon Beach Resort Information

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Guests will enjoy the charming olden-times ambience of Old Phuket at the Old Phuket Karon Beach Resort. The Sino-Portuguese styled architecture of the hotel has been built to replicate the buildings that still remain within the old parts of Phuket Town. The hotel will evoke reminiscences of how Southeast Asia looked in the 19th century, and take guests back to the time of Chinese junks that plied the Malacca straits, of tin mining, and the historic spice trade.

The hotel offers guests a wonderfully historical alternative to the usual resort holiday. Karon Beach with its golden sands stretches out at the front of the resort towards the Andaman Sea. The resort exudes a quiet and serene environment, with a luxuriantly tropical landscape surrounding it. The entertainment and shopping area within Aroona Karon is within easy walking distance as well. The hotel is also the perfect venue for holding a traditional Western wedding or a Thai wedding in the gardens of the resort.



Accommodations at the Old Phuket Karon Beach Resort comprise various guestroom configurations in either the Serene Wing or the Sino Wing. The Serene Wing comprises the Deluxe Pool View guestrooms, the Deluxe Pool Access guestrooms, the Studio Pool View guestrooms, and the Studio Pool Access guestrooms. These guestrooms each have a large terrace or balcony. Self catering options with kitchenette facilities are offered with the Studio Pool View and Studio Pool Access guestrooms. The Sino Wing comprises the Deluxe Rooms, the Spa Deluxe guestrooms, the Terrace Rooms, the Private Jacuzzi guestrooms, and the Deluxe Family guestrooms.



Guests can enjoy various dining options at the Old Phuket Karon. These include the Shark Restaurant that serves daily buffet breakfasts from 6:30 to 10:30 in the morning. The Chili Restaurant serves seafood and international fare from 2 pm to 11 pm. Guests can enjoy views of the sea while dining. The Bai Toey serves a la carte Thai cuisine from 11 am until 11 pm. Al Dente serves a la carte contemporary Italian fare for lunch and dinner. Tea, coffee and a variety of drinks can be enjoyed at the Lobby Corner from 10 am to 11 pm. Snacks and drinks can be enjoyed at the Ko-I Pool Bar as well as the Pool Bar from 10 am to 7 pm.



Guests can enjoy cooling off in the swimming pool that has a children’s smaller pool attached to it. Children can also have fun with the children’s activity centre that will keep them amused and busy for hours on end. Other recreational activities for guests include a jogging track, a fitness centre and a games room with table tennis. Karon Beach is about a 2 minute walk away where guests will be able to soak up the sun on the long stretch of golden sand. Motorbike rentals and day trips can be organised at the tour desk. Nearby attractions include the Karon Temple, village markets and mini golf.


Fast Facts

Location:  The Old Phuket Karon Beach Resort can be found within central Karon. Karon Beach is a tranquil beach that lies in the front of the resort and is one of the most beautiful and longest beaches of Phuket. Patong Beach is busier and is 8 km from the hotel. The Phuket International is a 50 minute drive away, Phuket Town is a 20 minute drive away, and Patong is a 10 minute drive away.

General Facilities:

·        Swimming pool with attached child pool
·         Restaurants
·         Bars
·         Library
·         Conference rooms
·         Internet corner
·         Games room
·         Children’s activity centre
·         Fitness centre
·         Parking area 


Room Facilities:


·         Air conditioning (self controlled)
·         Private balcony or terrace
·         Shower and bathtub with hot water
·         Bathroom amenities/bathrobes and slippers
·         Fully stocked mini bar
·         Tea and coffee maker
·         Refrigerator
·         IDD telephone
·         Safe deposit box
·         Satellite TV
·         Hairdryer
·         Room service until midnight
·         Wake up service 




·         Swimming
·         Beach
·         Games room
·         Table tennis
·         Fitness centre
·         Children’s activity centre
·         Jogging track



·         Wedding venue
·         Luggage porter
·         Tour desk and info
·         Poolside massage services
·         Doctor-on-call
·         Babysitting services
·         Room service until midnight
·         Laundry/dry cleaning services
·         Currency exchange
·         Car and motorbike rental service
·         Airline reservation and confirmation

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