Nice Hotel, Ideal location.
11/11/2019 jury66, Brighton, East Sussex
Arrived here on 5th Nov 2019 for 9 nights, so far so good, lots to see and do plus local strip around corner for shops, pubs, restaurants, street food and general holiday goods. The Ocean resort is ju... more
Arrived here on 5th Nov 2019 for 9 nights, so far so good, lots to see and do plus local strip around corner for shops, pubs, restaurants, street food and general holiday goods. The Ocean resort is just right for us, not too far from most things and you can see the Big Budda on top of jungle/rainforest standing at 45 metres tall, free to get in and cab fare was 1000 Thai baht, (UK about £25) for that he waited for us for about 2hrs as previously agreed then brought us back, we were happy with the price. Most cab journeys are fixed price but if you use a regular guy like we did were able to haggle abit. Rooms at hotel have ice cold air con but watch out for mozzies, they had lunch on my legs b4 had chance to put mozzy repelent on but generally a great spot.
We,ve been to see Big Budda, been to several temples, Kata beach is a must...lots of markets, going to Elephant sactuary on the 13th (can't wait), and island hopping on 14th so you will have a great time time here, big question people ask is whether better to buy currency in UK (Home) or over here, well you do get more here but the difference is marginal, most people here pay cash but card is always accepted, not sure about cab payments though, come to Karon Beach resort, you won't regret it.
Ca'nt wait to come back again!!
Happy Holidays all 😎 less
MaureenBarranta1986, Manager at Best Western Phuket Ocean Resort, responded to this review
Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your strong recommendation. The team and I, aims to please and for you to feel comfortable and getting value for money is what we try to achieve. Being a preferred place to stay is a great compliment and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Phuket.
Maureen Arra Lloveras Barranta (Aya)