Wake up, hit the beach, party hard, repeat – and stay in Phuket’s Patong neighbourhood to be near all the action!
Patong is one of the main beach resorts on Thailand’s island of Phuket, attracting all sorts of travellers with something for everyone. Famous for its sandy beaches and pulsating night scene, book one of these top hotels in Patong to be right in the heart of the fun!
Phusita House 2 (also known as Zen Rooms) is a terrific budget hotel in Patong. With just 14 guest rooms it has a more intimate vibe. While close to the best parties, it also still offers a peaceful stay. The double rooms are en suite, and you can chill indoors in air-conditioned comfort or get some fresh air on the balcony. An in-room fridge helps to keep your beers cool. Travelling as a trio? Rollaway beds are available.
Close to Patong Beach and Bangla Road (aka party central), I-kroon Café & Hotel is another top hotel for budget travellers. Rooms are basically furnished but clean and cosy, with a TV, wardrobe, fridge, and small seating area. The on-site restaurant serves an assortment of Thai and Western dishes, meaning you don’t need to venture far if hunger strikes.
J Sweet Dream Boutique Patong is a cute and affordable hotel with a choice of double and twin en suite rooms. It offers a great location close to the beach, Jungceylon Shopping Mall and all the nightlife. Little luxury touches like traditional textiles, interesting artwork and fresh flowers, give the rooms extra flair. Daily housekeeping services keep facilities spick and span, with in-room amenities including a fridge and cable TV.
Dinso Resort is an upscale four-star hotel close to Bangla Road. This large venue is home to almost 200 rooms, all decorated in soothing neutral shades and with quality furnishings. Large windows let plenty of light in, yet the blackout curtains are ideal if you want a lie-in. Make yourself comfortable with the provided robes and slippers as you snuggle in front of the large flat-screen TV. You’ll find a few freebies in the mini bar too. Unwind by the large outside pool and grab a drink from the poolside bar to help you cool down in the sunshine. There are two on-site eateries, both of which serve international fare: The Rice Restaurant and The Street Café.
For the highest standards of comfort and plenty of luxury, it’s tough to beat the outstanding Amari Phuket. Sitting right on the beachfront, the hotel boasts a blissful spa, three swimming pools and a fitness centre. There are two excellent restaurants to choose from: La Gritta serves tasty Italian dinners while Rim Talay offers delectable Thai and international fare throughout the day. Start your day with plenty of energy thanks to the inclusive buffet breakfast. The free kid’s club will keep little ones entertained, while everyone can benefit from the free local shuttle service. There are several elegant room types to choose from, with some offering stunning ocean views.
The three-star Only Blue Hotel has several room options to suit different budgets and requirements. Each room has a private bathroom, a balcony or terrace, a TV and a refrigerator. Some rooms have a sofa bed or rollaway bed for families. Had a heavy night and just want to chill? Relax by the small outdoor pool or catch some rays on the relaxed roof terrace. Tours can be booked on-site, but you’re also close to places of interest like Baanzaan Fresh Market and Jungceylon Mall, as well as the beaches and nightlife.
Patong Rai Rum Yen Resort has various studios and apartments; the largest can sleep up to six people, which is great for families or close groups of friends. All rooms come with a private bathroom, mini bar and cable TV, with most featuring some bonus outdoor space. There are great on-site leisure options too, including a sunbathing terrace and swimming pool. Located up a fairly steep hill, it is ideal for people who want to stay away from the madness of Patong’s nightlife. A beach shuttle is available for a small surcharge, or you can easily rent a bicycle to explore.
Harrys Steakhouse & Beach Hotel is in a prime location for people who want to spend their days lazing on the beach — just a three-minute walk away from the sands. It should be noted that many rooms offer ocean views too. The 11 rooms are clean and classy, with a combination of elegant and homey touches and all have an en suite bathroom and either a balcony or terrace. You can conveniently arrange island tours or onward tickets on-site. The restaurant is known for its delicious steaks, though you’ll also find a tempting selection of Thai dishes on the menu too.
Situated in the heart of Patong, The Great At Patong Residence is within walking distance of many restaurants and bars. The beach is also just a short stroll away. The Standard Rooms are perfect for people looking to save some cash, or you can upgrade to the Deluxe Rooms for a few more home comforts. All en suite bathrooms are equipped with free toiletries and a hair dryer, and each room benefits from a TV, fridge and kettle.
Andaman House is a cosy and welcoming hotel close to Patong Beach. It has a quaint, homely feel with pleasant communal areas that invite travellers to chill or mingle. Although close to the heart of the city, its tucked-away location means you won’t be disturbed while you enjoy the outdoor pool You can arrange trips and activities on-site, including snorkelling and diving adventures, island-hopping excursions and day trips around Phuket.