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Lamai Hotel

"Actual reception ladies are entirely good - helpful and competent."

William - May 28, 2017
Superior (2 Single Beds) Lamai Hotel
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Lamai Hotel

207/1-4 Rat-U-Thai 200 Pee Rd., Patong, Phuket, Thailand, 83150 - See map
Free Wi-Fi
Property highlights
Check-in/out [express]
Hassle-free check in
Close to Bangla Road
Within 380 m of property
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Popular landmarks
Pum Thai Cooking School 40 m
Zeta pharmacy 40 m
Dive Supply 50 m
Via Rent-A-Car 70 m
Sea Smile 110 m
Phuket Dental Signature 130 m
Train Thai Boxing 210 m
OTOP Market 250 m
Harry's Steakhouse & Pub 270 m
Phuket Post Office 270 m
Nearby landmarks
Bangla Road 380 m
Jungceylon Shopping Center 400 m
Patong Beach 580 m
Freedom Beach 2.81 km
Karon Beach 5.15 km
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) 6.5 km
Big Buddha Phuket 7.19 km
Phuket FantaSea 7.48 km
Kata Beach 9.33 km
Nai Harn Beach 12.62 km
8.6

Excellent

Location rating score

350 meters to the beach
Popular neighborhood
  • Airport transfer

  • 350 meters to the beach

  • Currency exchange

  • Located in heart of Phuket

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Value for money8.0
Distance to city center0.2 km
Location rating8.6
Nearest airportPhuket International Airport (HKT)
Distance to airport24.6 km

Rooms available at Lamai Hotel

Very good
Room comfort & quality
7.5
Sweet Suite
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Deluxe - King Bed
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Superior (2 Single Beds)
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Twin Room
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
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Deluxe Room
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • 1 king bed
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Suite
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
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TWIN DELUXE CAPACITY 4
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
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Twin Superior Capacity 4
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    Superior Room
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    • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
    • 2 single beds
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    Guest Room
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    • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
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    Frequently asked questions

    What time is check-in and check-out at Lamai 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 front desk is always open, day or night.

    How do I get to Lamai Hotel?

    Lamai 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 40 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. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Lamai Hotel has a car park available for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Phuket with private transportation, the hotel can arrange both taxis or car rental.

    What is the smoking policy at Lamai Hotel?

    Lamai Hotel does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

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    What people love about Lamai Hotel

    • 8.0
      Very good

      "For the price, this hotel is a good one"

      Ahmadfarid

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      May 16, 2017

    • 8.4
      Excellent

      "Beds are good size and comfortable."

      William

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      May 28, 2017

    • 9.2
      Exceptional

      "I was very pleased with the hotel."

      John

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      January 15, 2019

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    Location score
    8.6/10
    Room size
    38 sqm.
    Room comfort score
    7.5/10
    Value for money score
    8.0/10
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    Overall rating:
    7.4
    Very good
    371 reviews
    Cleanliness
    7.2
    Facilities
    6.7
    Location
    8.6
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    What travelers say they love:
    Clean enough room that randomly has a computer and a tv.
    Grace from United States
    Couple
    More about Lamai Hotel

    More about Lamai Hotel

    When visiting Phuket, you'll feel right at home at Lamai Hotel, which offers quality accommodation and great service. Only 40.0 km away, this 2-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. For those of you who want to venture out, Dive Supply, Train Thai Boxing, Jungcelon Shopping Mall are just some of the attractions available to visitors.

    Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Phuket hotel. To name a few of the hotel's facilities, there are 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, fireplace, gift/souvenir shop, postal service.

    The hotel features 32 beautifully appointed guest rooms, many of which include television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning. Whether you're a fitness enthusiast or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, you will be entertained by top-class recreational facilities such as hot tub, diving, spa, massage, garden. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Lamai Hotel.

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    Most talked about facilities

    Housekeeping
    15 mentions
    Beach
    13 mentions
    Internet
    9 mentions
    Breakfast
    6 mentions

    What they offer

    8.8
    Excellent

    "Truly a hotel that is excellent value for money."

    Liam

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    January 6, 2018

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    Nearest essentials

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    Food and dining

    Breakfast options

    American

    Nearby restaurants

    Thai cuisine
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    2.8 km Thai
    Sweet Home Restuarant
    9.9 km Thai
    Asian cuisine
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    Rayaan's Oriental Restaurant
    350 m Asian, European, Halal
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    460 m Asian, Seafood, Thai
    Kazu Patong Phuket
    1.8 km Asian, Japanese, Sushi

    What's nearby

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    Reviews of Lamai Hotel from real guests

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    7.4
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    10
    Cleanliness7.2
    Facilities6.7
    Location8.6
    Room comfort and quality7.5
    Service7.1
    Value for money8.0
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    7-8 Very Good (71)
    6-7 Good (40)
    <6 Below Expectation (72)
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    9.0
    Exceptional
    William from Australia
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 12 nights in November 2011

    Location location location, ”

    Location, affordability, value for money, standard features in rooms,

    Lamai hotel is conveniently located in central Patong, it is on the main street(Rat U Thit Rd.) 1 street back, and a short walk from Patong beach. It is very central as it is close to Jungceylon shopping plaza, the beach, street vendors, conveneince stores etc. and the nightlife of the Bangla Rd district. Scooter hire is available, as are a host of other services, rooms are clean and surprisingly good for a hotel in this location and price bracket. Staff are helpful, and overall impression of this hotel is that it is great value for money and my next trip to Phuket will be the fourth time I have stayed there. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed December 14, 2011
    8.7
    Excellent
    William from Australia
    Couple
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 11 nights in July 2014

    Great location”

    location, value for money, clean rooms

    This was around my 6th stay at this hotel, went during the so called wet season this time and as such the room price was very reasonable considering the location and breakfast was included. Lamai hotel would be a great first time stay for visitors to Patong as it is within easy walking distance of most of the main attractions. Being on a main road it is also easy to get a taxi/tuk tuk and there is a host of shops, places to eat, convenience stores, money changers and other services within a very short walk. The only main drawback is that you are in the heart of Patong with its busy road and nightlife etc., if you are looking for a quiet holiday look elsewhere, Karon, Kata, Kamala etc. which are still close to Patong but are much quieter. My tip is to hire a scooter and do your own sightseeing during the day. This will save you the hire price of taxis many times over and give you the freedom to further explore the island at your leisure. Markets and street side sellers are also a great place to buy good cheap food if you are on a budget, and convenience stores sell alcohol at a fraction of the price you will pay at most restaurants and night spots. With the military government recently taking control of Thailand, much of the corruption and beaches have been cleaned up of illegal activity which is a welcome and long overdue change. Even the local police have diverted from their main occupation of fleecing tourists for minor things, and are now actually doing their job.

    Reviewed August 05, 2014
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Luis from United States
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 4 nights in October 2011

    everything perfect”

    location great,friendly staff and great rooms

    Of my five weeks traveling thru japan,vietnam and thailand, the lamai hotel is by far the best hotel and most memorable of my visit. wonderful location that is 4min walk to Patong beach and 4 min walk to Bangla. staff was friendly and helpful. hotel also rents mopeds, has a cafe, and has an associated spa so you can charge everything to your room. The room itself had a large screen tv, refrigerator,small balcony, and a personal computer (free use). Room spacious, clean and bright. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay and I made many new friends at the hotel. When i return to patong, i will definitely stay at the lamai hotel once again.

    Reviewed November 13, 2011
    9.6
    Exceptional
    stephen from Australia
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 30 nights in March 2017

    Excellent”

    I stayed from March 19 - April 18, 2017, i can honestly say i really enjoyed my time spent at the Lamai Hotel, the staff were friendly, easy going, rooms cleaned daily, large spacious room with lots of light, TV, Fridge, excellent value & location, 10 min walk to Patong beach, Jungceylon Mall, 15 min walk to Bangla road, my only gripe was the wifi was an issue during my last few days, beforehand no problem, I look forward to retuning shortly for a longer visit, The Lamai will be my home base in Phuket,

    Reviewed April 19, 2017
    9.3
    Exceptional
    Cong from China
    Group
    Superior (2 Single Beds)
    Stayed 3 nights in August 2011

    Great location and good service and cheap price”

    Location, suitable room, price

    first time to go to phuket and first time to stay in lamai hotel, it is beyond our expectation that the hotel offer tv, network, air-condition, pc even printer for free with such a low price per night. and it is very convenient to go to everywhere in patong, recommend lamai hotel to my friends and they also book this hotel.

    Reviewed September 23, 2011
    9.0
    Exceptional
    Yunisa from Indonesia
    Couple
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 1 night in September 2012

    Great hotel with cheap price”

    Comfortable, Good location, Cheap price

    This hotel appearance from the front, is not really convincing. But when you get into the room, you will be amazed. There is a computer with internet, speaker, webcam. There is also 42 inch television. It's something you'll never find in such a cheap hotel like Lamai Hotel in low season. I only booked for one night because I want to look with my eyes what the rooms condition. I got satisfied and then extend my stay for another 2 nights. Really worth it. Bangla road, Patong otap, and Jungceylon mall are within walking distance.

    Reviewed October 03, 2012
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Alireza
    Solo traveler
    Superior (2 Single Beds)
    Stayed 4 nights in January 2012

    Lovely hotel and service”

    Facility

    i really suggest any one to go phuket and one of the best hotel due to the price and services specially computer and internet. the place of lamai hotel is in centre of patong beach area and its near to the main shopping centre of patang beach area and also its near to ban glow road.

    Reviewed February 22, 2012
    8.3
    Excellent
    Robert from Australia
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 7 nights in October 2011

    Single Man's Digs”

    Open 24 hours

    When staying in Phuket with children or family, I choose other hotels with a wider range of amenties, such as a pool. The Lamai hotel is perfect however when travelling alone. In fact almost all of the clientele seemed to be single men with double rooms. This is because the Lamai hotel is very generous with its stay over guest policy and doesn't charge extra on these occasions unlike some other hotels nearby. The Lamai is not super luxurious but has everything a single traveller might need, a bar, plenty of freshly cooked food, motor scooter hire, 24 hour reception and friendly flexible staff. The rooms have big screen TV, cable channels and a computer with free internet. The hote is situated in a convenient location with the beach, shopping, massage, restaurants and nightlife a short walk away.

    Reviewed October 25, 2011
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Alireza
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 4 nights in January 2012

    Lovely hotel and service”

    facility

    I really in love with Phuket and really suggest to every one to go there and about a Lamai Hotel the place is really amazing and its in the centre of Patong area and the services specially computer and internet and the rooms and the staff there are really amazing.

    Reviewed February 22, 2012
    9.2
    Exceptional
    William from Australia
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 11 nights in May 2017

    Looks like the management have read my previous review”

    Staying at the Lamai again (the price booked through Agoda is far and away the best). This time there is no defunct printer taking up room on the desk and the WiFi speed is excellent. Also, the downstairs staff do not sit around the reception computer nearly as much. All told, I can fully recommend the Lamai. It has been mentioned that there is no pool, which is true, but why go all the way to Thailand to sit around at the hotel when the beach - and its a nice beach too I might add - is only a 5 minute stroll away. There is a large sun deck area on the top level with tables, chairs etc if you do want to spend time there..

    Reviewed July 17, 2017
    7.7
    Very good
    Jason from Canada
    Couple
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 4 nights in October 2010

    It is worth the money!”

    Great location,, 5 minutes local restaurants, Jungceylon shopping center, bar street and beach. At night, it was not noisy at all, maybe because we choose high floor. Hot shower, king-size bed and 42 inch LCD TV with English channels do help us to recharge the battery after an tight-planned day tour. A staff named Jack is really nice to us.
    The lights are very dark in room; bed sheets are not as clean as I expected; disappointing receptionist service, especially her English is very poor; the price of in-hotel restaurant and massage are higher other local restaurants and massages. So we always go to Cairo Restaurant (5 minutes from Lamai Hotel) for dinner and Jungceylon (7 minutes from Lamai Hotel) basement for massage, which are much better. The lift is terrible, sometimes it just does not work at all.

    Me and my wife stayed in Lamai Hotel for 4 nights, from 9 Oct to 12 Oct 2010,which was good experience. Pros: Great location,, 5 minutes local restaurants, Jungceylon shopping center, bar street and beach. At night, it was not noisy at all, maybe because we choose high floor. Hot shower, king-size bed and 42 inch LCD TV with English channels do help us to recharge the battery after an tight-planned day tour. A staff named Jack is really nice to us. Cons: The lights are very dark in room; bed sheets are not as clean as I expected; disappointing receptionist service, especially her English is very poor; the price of in-hotel restaurant and massage are higher other local restaurants and massages. So we always go to Cairo Restaurant (5 minutes from Lamai Hotel) for dinner and Jungceylon (7 minutes from Lamai Hotel) basement for massage, which are much better. The lift is terrible, sometimes it just does not work at all. Overall comment: it is a budget hotel for short period of stay. Most importantly, the location is so convenient, then we would like to spend more time out of the hotel rather than staying in.

    Reviewed October 17, 2010
    8.0
    Excellent
    William from Australia
    Family with teens
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 10 nights in August 2011

    Great value for money”

    Location, price clean rooms, no hidden extras, service

    this is my second stay at lamai hotel patong, it is ideally located on one of the main thoroughfares and is a short walk to jungceylon shopping centre and the nightlife of the bangla road district and beach. rooms are of a good standard and are generally well insulated from the street noise. staff are helpful and the hotel offers good value meals, bar scooter hire, massage services and more. hotel seemed to be free of the usual drunken bogans that frequent some of the lesser hotels and overall i have been happy with my stay here on both occasions. the only small issue concerns the sidewalk bar where on 2 seperate occasions i witnessed local motorcycle taxi riders, who seem to call the front bar their home base, drinking whisky and smoking marijuana while on duty, this behaviour is unacceptable and when brought to the attention of counter staff she pretended not to understand.

    Reviewed August 15, 2011
    9.3
    Exceptional
    Tony from United States
    Group
    Superior (2 Single Beds)
    Stayed 2 nights in September 2011

    Very Awesome for the price.”

    free wi/fi friendly staff

    i had a blast at the lamai hotel. at first i was a little offset about it being so cheep because of the whole you get what you pay for thing. when i got there i was very impressed. the room was clean the water was hot and they put up with me and my friends. we actually decided to hang out in the front with some of the staff and that was one of the best days we had their. i will go back.

    Reviewed October 27, 2011
    9.7
    Exceptional
    John from Philippines
    Couple
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 3 nights in February 2010

    good holiday”

    lamai hotel is a perfect location at patong
    resturant should be affordable

    lamai hotel was recommended by a good friend from singapore who used to stay in the hotel for sometime. the location and the service were the things he highlighted to me which are very promising. the staffs are very kind and gentle in whatever things you need and ask from them. the hotel is highly recommendable. thanks to all the management.

    Reviewed March 04, 2010
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Grayson from Australia
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in April 2014

    Fantastic, outstanding staff!!! loved it ”

    great vibe, staff are so lovely friendly very comfortable, fantastic food, air con worked like a dream

    I Stayed at the Lamai Hotel for a week, the place is brilliant, great location, staff are wonderful, a very joyous experience, i'll stay there again for sure, highly recommend The Lamai for its quality and value for price..

    Reviewed May 09, 2014
    8.3
    Excellent
    Dehong from Singapore
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in December 2008

    good location”

    great breakfast which i ate it everyday.good location near to bangla for all the actions, near to shopping center if the heat is up.bike rental near by, near to beaches etc, near to tons of food, nice place i would say.
    no lift but lucky i stay at 3th floor but other than this nothing much.

    was suppose to check into lamai hotel but hotel was full so they change me to lamai inn without the lift...quite piss as i booked lamai hotel but jai yen yen..checking in was easy.had a room at 3th with a view outside of the main road.bathtub...towels..everything is there will be there..not a bad place...going backed...guess not as there are cheapers one but i went on festive so keep quiet me.hah.

    Reviewed January 07, 2009
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Milagros from Philippines
    Group
    Superior (2 Single Beds)
    Stayed 2 nights in June 2011

    Best hotel”

    near shopping area and night life

    My stay is great. I have been Staying in Lamai twice this year.I stayed in Lamai last January 2011 and last June 2011. Good hotel that there is a set of computer in room.Just around the corners are shopping area.During the day,island hopping are the best thing to do and at night dont miss to see Bangla area.

    Reviewed June 17, 2011
    8.0
    Excellent
    Frank from United States
    Couple
    Deluxe - King Bed
    Stayed 3 nights in July 2010

    Good Value if you book online”

    minutes from everything
    Tacky decor

    Tourism is low right now in Patong and Bangkok, and Thailand in general, which is silly. Their is very little unrest in Bangkok, and it seems most of Thailand could care less about red/yellow shirt protests. The economy is based on tourism, and as such you can get some really bargain deals at the moment. With a little negotiation, you can live well cheap. Beware though, just because it's slow, does not mean the Thai's are giving things away, without a bit of negotiating you won't get a deal. They can tell when you have been here a day vs. a month... From Phuket airport you can get a minibus to Patong for a 150 baht per person, if you get a taxi - they will work you, as it is about an hour drive.

    Reviewed July 16, 2010
    9.3
    Exceptional
    Stephen from United Kingdom
    Group
    Superior (2 Single Beds)
    Stayed 5 nights in July 2010

    Pretty damn good!”

    Room & location
    Dodgy electrics

    We stayed here for about 5 nights and was worth every penny! the area of Patong wore off after a few days but the hotel was excellent! we had a massive room - two single beds 42" Tv dvd player, computer with wireless internet buig bathroom, balcony! and was cheap! it was just out of the hustle and bustle but less than 5mins walk away from everything! be careful of the electrics everything was charged - although we fiddled with the cables to get the PC to work but even the tv ariel carried a current. but for the money you couldnt argue at all!

    Reviewed July 16, 2010
    9.3
    Exceptional
    Douglas from United States
    Couple
    Sweet Suite
    Stayed 4 nights in March 2013

    Very pleasant stay, no surprises,”

    Location is excellent to beach, shopping and nightlife!

    This is a great place to stay very convenient location to the beach, shopping and nightlife. It is an excellent value for the money. Very helpful staff. I will be back and I highly recommend the Lamai Hotel.

    Reviewed March 16, 2013
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