Phuket, Thailand



There are lots of options available for accommodation in Phuket, offering more than 300 hotels and resorts. Many of the accommodations are located near the beaches on the western and southern side of the island. There are a few located further inland, away from the beach. You should book at least a couple months in advance for the more popular hotels and resorts in the better locations during high season (November-May).

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Hotels & Resorts
The cheapest air-conditioned room rates start at around 1,000 baht per night at the beach locations and 500 baht further away from the beach. Major or luxury resorts start just under USD 100 and going right up. Best rates are usually found by searching online and many hotels offer best rate guarantees when you book direct. Most of the time you will pay more if you arrive as walk in guest.

Rayaburi Hotel in Phuket by Rayaburi Hotel Patong

Long Stays & Villas
For long term residence, 2-3 bedroom furnished houses or apartments are available for 7,000-10,000 baht per month and upwards. Many are further away from the beach and you have to pay 3 months' rent fee in advance. In addition, luxury villas can be rented at a range of prices, depending on the season, location and size. Expect anywhere from 9,000 to 60,000 baht per night with deep discounts available for monthly or longer terms.

Millennium Resort in Phuket by davidangelo

Cheap Stays
For the backpacker or budget traveller, there are plenty of hostels, guesthouses and inns offering budget stays. Several are located in the Patong Beach and Kata Beach areas. 
Accommodations offered include dormitories and shared rooms (for 2-3 people). Per person, rates for dormitories is usually around 250-400 baht and shared rooms around 500-700 baht.

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