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Expat Hotel

"Great hotel ideal for the single guy , clean great bar and restaurant lovely staff perfect location everything all close by, I could live there permen..."

Keith - March 2, 2020
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2019

Expat Hotel

163/17 Ratuthit 200 Pee Road,, Patong, Phuket, Thailand, 83150 - See map
Free Wi-Fi
Property highlights
Check-in/out [express]
Hassle-free check in
Close to Jungceylon Shopping Center
Within 120 m of property
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Popular landmarks
Diving Pool 70 m
Mama Massage 120 m
Jungceylon Shopping Center 120 m
TaiPan Disco 120 m
Tiger Entertainment 150 m
Bank of Ayudya 170 m
Illuzion Phuket 210 m
Central Patong Phuket 210 m
Patong OTOP Shopping Paradise 220 m
Paradise Complex Patong 240 m
Nearby landmarks
Jungceylon Shopping Center 120 m
Bangla Road 310 m
Patong Beach 490 m
Freedom Beach 3.29 km
Karon Beach 5.53 km
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) 6.53 km
Phuket FantaSea 7.21 km
Big Buddha Phuket 7.45 km
Kata Beach 9.67 km
Nai Harn Beach 12.94 km
9.0

Exceptional

Location rating score

530 meters to the beach
Popular neighborhood
ParkingFREE
Wellness
Everything you need for a rejuvenating retreat for both body and spirit.
Spa & Beauty
Massage
Sauna
Spa
Workout and Leisure
Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Airport transfer

  • 530 meters to the beach

  • Currency exchange

  • Located in heart of Phuket

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

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Value for money7.8
Distance to city center0.0 Km
Nearest airportPhuket International Airport (HKT)
Distance to airport24.2 km

Rooms available at Expat Hotel

Super Deluxe with Poolside Balcony
Super Deluxe with Poolside Balcony
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  • Room size: 21 m²/226 ft²
  • Pool view
  • 1 king bed
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Grand Deluxe Double Room with Pool Access
Grand Deluxe Double Room with Pool Access
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  • Room size: 21 m²/226 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Room Double Bed
Deluxe Room Double Bed
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Pool view
  • 1 king bed
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Super deluxe double bed
Super deluxe double bed
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  • Room size: 21 m²/226 ft²
  • Pool view
  • 1 king bed
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Superior Deluxe Double Room
Superior Deluxe Double Room
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  • Room size: 21 m²/226 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Double Com
Double Com
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    Deluxe Double Bed
    Deluxe Double Bed
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      Luxury Superior Room
      Luxury Superior Room
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        Luxury Room
        Luxury Room
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          Deluxe Pool view with balcony
          Deluxe Pool view with balcony
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            Frequently asked questions

            What time is check-in and check-out at Expat Hotel?

            Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The hotel also offers 24-hour check-in.

            How do I get to Expat Hotel?

            Expat Hotel is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 700 THB. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Expat Hotel also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Expat Hotel has a car park on site, as well as additional parking nearby if the first car park is full. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Phuket with private transportation, the hotel can arrange taxi service.

            What is the smoking policy at Expat Hotel?

            Expat Hotel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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            What people love about Expat Hotel

            • 10.0
              Exceptional
              Location

              "The location is perfect and right in the middle of everything but it is still quiet and peaceful."

              John

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              February 27, 2020

            • 9.2
              Exceptional
              Location

              "Very good location,staff very friendly,quiet,nice swimming pool, good restaurant,bar,"

              Bernard

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              December 23, 2019

            • 10.0
              Exceptional
              Staff 

              "Staff fantastic food great two bars swimming pool all close to Patong nightlife"

              Karl

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              December 11, 2019

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            8.1/10
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            Overall rating:
            7.9
            Very good
            687 reviews
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            I liked this place, good friendly staff and close to everyth...
            nigel from Thailand
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            More about Expat Hotel

            Designed for both business and leisure travel, Expat Hotel is ideally situated in Patong; one of the city's most popular locales. The hotel lies 0.0 Km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. This modern hotel is in the vicinity of popular city attractions such as Jungcelon Shopping Mall, Bangla Boxing Stadium, Ocean Plaza Patong.

            At Expat Hotel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. While lodging at this wonderful property, guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, taxi service, luggage storage.

            Expat Hotel is home to 47 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as towels, closet, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms. Throughout the day you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the outdoor pool, spa, massage, billiards, garden. Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at Expat Hotel.

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            Most talked about facilities

            Swimming Pool
            41 mentions
            Housekeeping
            13 mentions
            Breakfast
            10 mentions
            Internet
            8 mentions

            What they offer

            8.4
            Excellent
            Spaciousness

            "Only stayed for two nights but bed was comfy and hotel room ..."

            Evie

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            September 12, 2018

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            Nearest essentials

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            Food and dining

            Breakfast options

            American
            Asian
            Continental

            Restaurants on site

            Expat Restaurant
            Cuisine:European, International, Thai
            Menu:Buffet

            Nearby restaurants

            Thai cuisine
            Thai cuisine
            Bai touy
            3.3 km Thai
            Sweet Home Restuarant
            9.5 km Thai
            Asian cuisine
            Asian cuisine
            Number 6
            130 m Asian, Seafood, Thai
            Rayaan's Oriental Restaurant
            810 m Asian, European, Halal
            Kazu Patong Phuket
            1.3 km Asian, Japanese, Sushi

            What's nearby

            Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
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            Reviews of Expat Hotel from real guests

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            Agoda Reviews (687)Booking.com Reviews (206)
            7.9
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            10
            Cleanliness7.4
            Facilities7.2
            Location9.0
            Room comfort and quality6.0
            Service8.0
            Value for money7.8
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            9+ Exceptional (102)
            8-9 Excellent (72)
            7-8 Very Good (74)
            6-7 Good (30)
            <6 Below Expectation (79)
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            9.6
            Exceptional
            Daniel from United States
            Couple
            Super deluxe double bed
            Stayed 2 nights in February 2019

            Little OASIS In The Middle Of Phuket”

            First, to resolve some confusion. There are two hotels named Expat, very near one another. I am reviewing the one on 200 Pee Road, not the Expat Hotel Patong Center. That is a completely different hotel and further away from the beach. It is multistory, whereas the Expat I'm reviewing has only 2 & 3 levels. Although we had a bit of a wait initially (the hotel was completely full), the staff went way out of their way to accommodate us. Our room was modest in size (21 meters) and appearance, but it had every amenity we asked for. The Expat is set back from the East end of Bangla street far enough away that there is no noise issue, yet close enough to 2nd road to have all one could want right at hand. The pool is large and beautiful. The restaurant and bar have everything and at fair prices. All that said, the staff and the service they provide are simply excellent! Daniel C.

            Reviewed March 01, 2019
            10.0
            Exceptional
            John from United Kingdom
            Solo traveler
            Super Deluxe with Poolside Balcony
            Stayed 1 night in August 2019

            Excellent stay as always.”

            This is my favourite hotel in patong and my third visit. Unfortunately I only booked my last day here as they were repairing the pool throughout my holiday so I stayed elsewhere. I rarely have anything bad to say about Expat Hotel. The location is perfect and right in the middle of everything but it is still quiet and peaceful. The layout and pool and atmosphere brings me back time and time again. Onsite massage services are great and so is the food. I will definately stay here again on my next visit to phuket.

            Reviewed February 27, 2020

            Thank you for reviewing us. Sorry about the pool refurbishment last year but it was overdue and now the pool looks better than ever. We hope you enjoyed your last stay.

            Responded February 28, 2020
            Expat Hotel
            8.8
            Excellent
            David from United Kingdom
            Group
            Super Deluxe with Poolside Balcony
            Stayed 6 nights in April 2017

            Great Stay”

            If you have realistic expectations and consider value for money then you won't find much better than the Expat Hotel. I booked the poolside rooms for myslef, brother and 80 yr old father. They were very convenient and as it was a quiet time of year we felt like we had the pool area to ourselves. The rooms are basic but have everything you needs. Yes, the towels could do with replacing but they were clean and so was the linen. The bed was basic but comfortable and the shower was good, although in my room the shower was fixed in one position where as my brothers and fathers had a slide bar so you could change the height. At 6ft 1inch the water would only reach my chest. Not a huge issue though. The restaurant served good food at decent prices and the bar was a great start to each night. This will become my regular stop in Phuket.. Guest friendly and homely... Looking forward to coming back.

            Reviewed February 20, 2018
            8.8
            Excellent
            Sergio from Japan
            Solo traveler
            Deluxe Room Double Bed
            Stayed 7 nights in April 2019

            Really a charming little place, with lots of good things to offer”

            You have to know what you're getting into when you stay at the Expat. One of the great experiences in life above the travel, the places, and the food is the people you meet. At the Expat, you'll meet great people in the managers and staff and the traveling expats from around the world who stay at this hotel. The rooms were always clean, the food prepared well, great happy hour drink prices, clean and deep pool, great bar with lots of sports and lots of interesting people to talk to on your stay. I had a great experience at this hotel, but also I came with the understanding and knowledge that you're a block away from Bangla road. I was woken up a few times by loud music from adjacent clubs. The rooms and fixtures are not very new at all and the power went out a couple of times. BUT, the staff and people I met at this place was worth the stay. It was a charming place with charming people in a great location.

            Reviewed April 19, 2019
            8.8
            Excellent
            Kean from Malaysia
            Couple
            Super deluxe double bed
            Stayed 3 nights in June 2018

            Good place to stay ”

            i have been on Phuket many times and has explore many different hotels during each trip. most of the time, the staff friendliness in these hotels would excel. Expat Hotel is abit contrast when it come to this. During breakfast or even during check-in and checkout, the responses from the staff is often cold. Though not totally non-communcative, but I felt an indifferent treatment. Overall, the location is spotless, the breakfast meal is great and the pool is nice. Housekeeping is good except they keep storing their housekeeping stuff by the stairs and doorway, which is odd. Hot water, water pressure and air conditioning is acceptable.

            Reviewed June 17, 2018
            8.4
            Excellent
            Philippe from Thailand
            Family with young children
            Super Deluxe with Poolside Balcony
            Stayed 7 nights in July 2020

            Nice stay during Covid crisis”

            Hi OK Patong is dead that means nothing is opened, no restaurant, most of the hotels, and even 50% of the 7/11. Fortunately, Expat restaurant was open when we needed it, in the hotel, and the staff is always ready to help and make you feel good, even if they are not that many .. crisis is here. So to relax, eat, go to the beach, and play in the pool, it was perfect. Balcony rooms facing the pool, great ! Cleaning was done every 2 days, but this was absolutely not a problem. We had double water bottles and towels. Anyway, if you need something else (as a water heater for the baby), they will provide it with a smile ! Now do not think about going out by night ... you will meet more ghosts than people ... even by day ! Again Cheers to Expat hotel which I think was the best choice, with the covid19 crisis.

            Reviewed August 05, 2020
            9.2
            Exceptional
            David from Australia
            Couple
            Deluxe Room Double Bed
            Stayed 4 nights in September 2018

            location location location”

            Great hotel set down a quite soi road just of Bangla road as I said location is everything here and price is fantastic rooms are quite nice large clean and quite can't hear outside noise which I was worried about quality PVC windows fitted to all rooms not like the usual fair you get in Thailand so good extended by an other week so happy with the expat hotel 🏨

            Reviewed September 08, 2018
            9.2
            Exceptional
            Kurt from Thailand
            Couple
            Deluxe Room Double Bed
            Stayed 11 nights in March 2019

            Nice hotel in the middle of everything, but still aside from the busiest and noisiest area ”

            This is perhaps a three star hotel with all you need at the hotel or on a short walking distance. The hotel has a quite big swimming pool and a sunbath area surrounded by threes and bushes. The restaurant is open from early morning until late night, and the staff is just excellent, friendly and attentive. The room was a bit small, but on holiday you do not stay that much in the room anyway. In front of the room there was a nice shared balcony with a table and to chairs for each room. This is the place which I will choose also next time when visiting Phuket and Patong.

            Reviewed April 10, 2019
            10.0
            Exceptional
            John
            Solo traveler
            Deluxe Room Double Bed
            Stayed 4 nights in September 2018

            Fantastic Hotel”

            The rooms were excellent and the staff were very friendly. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at this hotel. It was very close to Bangla Road but still quiet. Lovely swimming pool and clean professional massage parlour. I originally stayed here for a few days and then went to Phi Phi Island. I then returned to Phuket and stayed at the hotel a second time. Staff were fantastic and the Rooms were great all for a good price. I will definitely stay here again when I return to Phuket.

            Reviewed March 14, 2019
            8.8
            Excellent
            Scott from Australia
            Solo traveler
            Deluxe Room Double Bed
            Stayed 14 nights in February 2019

            Excellent location, but a bit pricier than normal”

            I have always enjoyed staying at The Expat, but I found this time, although the place is still great & the staff are lovely as always, it was a bit expensive. Martin (bar manager) and all the girls looked after me very well and my requested room on the ground floor near reception was made available. Nice cold beer & a good spot to meet other people from all around the world for a chat. Love The Expat, but please try to keep the prices down...

            Reviewed February 25, 2019
            10.0
            Exceptional
            Paulo from United States
            Solo traveler
            Super Deluxe with Poolside Balcony
            Stayed 6 nights in August 2019

            TOP CHOICE!”

            Top location right next to Bangla and the beach but set back enough without the loud noise. Room AirCon and fast speed Internet worked GREAT at all times. Hotel pool very nice and big for a hotel this affordable. Restaurant fine. Just don't expect a room with a view as it has motel style windows that will need to be curtained most of the time or other guests can see inside. Stayed Expat before and will stay again.

            Reviewed August 22, 2019
            9.2
            Exceptional
            Keith from Canada
            Solo traveler
            Super deluxe double bed
            Stayed 2 nights in June 2019

            Great for solo party ”

            Perfect location for partying on Banglo street. Easy walk to hotel but far enough from the street so it's not noisy. Expat is well named, you will see lots of older westerners with young thai women, so maybe not ideal for family vaycay. Good mini bar with good prices, laundry was reasonably priced and fast.

            Reviewed June 23, 2019
            9.7
            Exceptional
            alan from United States
            Couple
            Super Deluxe with Poolside Balcony
            Stayed 2 nights in February 2014

            Love the Expat”

            Great location, awesome staff, self contained,

            Love the Expat and have been going here for years. They will always be my first choice when it comes to visiting Phuket. Their location is perfect, the rooms are affordable, the staff is great and they go out of their way to make your stay comfortable and fun.

            Reviewed February 23, 2014
            9.2
            Exceptional
            gurmeet from India
            Couple
            Super Deluxe with Poolside Balcony
            Stayed 1 night in December 2018

            Centeral to everything ”

            This small hotel is centeral to everything in patong Phuket . Stayed here for one night passing through so can’t say much about it but it is convenient and has a good pool and a nice bar . Very nice for the price that we paid

            Reviewed December 14, 2018
            9.6
            Exceptional
            Kevin from Thailand
            Solo traveler
            Deluxe Room Double Bed
            Stayed 6 nights in October 2018

            Still Great Value for Patong Beach”

            Been 8 years since I last stayed here and while it's not the newest of hotels - it has great staff and a fantastic location, so close to the action in Patong. The staff are excellent and the Sports Bar a good place to chill out, eat and relax and if your a Hasher then it's the pick up point for the Phuket Hash House Harriers.

            Reviewed October 25, 2018
            9.6
            Exceptional
            Tobias from Sweden
            Couple
            Deluxe Room Double Bed
            Stayed 13 nights in June 2018

            Close to bangla road, Jungcylon, beach (300m maybe) and nice staff.”

            Close to everything with a swimingpool and you can only hear a little from bangla at night but not enough to wake you up. Also very good cleaners, in other hotels they have not cleaned my room if I put the sign on my door a bit late but in expat they always cleaned my room, very satisfied.

            Reviewed July 03, 2018
            9.6
            Exceptional
            Daniele from Japan
            Solo traveler
            Deluxe Room Double Bed
            Stayed 3 nights in November 2019

            Beautiful hotel”

            I am an Italian residing in Tokyo and accustomed to the best conveniences and services, so booked only 3 nights because was wandering about the deal, but I extended for further 4 nights because i liked everything of this hotel very much. The location is really fantastic: very near to everything you can imagine, but very quiet. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The swimming pool was very clean and convenient. I felt very safe and used also the in-room safety box. The room was cleaned everyday. The bathroom was large and clean and the shower warm water pressure not special but enough. The air conditioner and fridge were a bit noisy but as I didn't need them, kept switched off both. The television was obsolete but full of satellite channels for free. No need to hesitate when considering this beautiful hotel.

            Reviewed December 08, 2019
            9.2
            Exceptional
            Patrick from United States
            Solo traveler
            Super deluxe double bed
            Stayed 5 nights in February 2016

            Great staff”

            I had a great experience at the expat hotel. The girls that run the place are very friendly and personable. I will definitely be staying here on my next trip.

            Reviewed March 06, 2016
            10.0
            Exceptional
            Dennis from Denmark
            Group
            Super deluxe double bed
            Stayed 8 nights in September 2018

            Perfect Stay ”

            I love and like this place in the heart of patong and service of all things and all is happy around expat I really come back to EXPAT

            Reviewed October 07, 2018
            9.3
            Exceptional
            Scott from Australia
            Group
            Super deluxe double bed
            Stayed 12 nights in August 2013

            Great hotel with friendly staff - centre of Patong”

            Location, Clean & Great Staff

            I had a 40th Birthday at the Expat this year. Martyn & the girls took care of everything! Organised food, band and all other details!! Even had fireworks!! I love The Expat & would stay here any time!!

            Reviewed September 11, 2013
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