"Lovely hotel...would recommend"
Honeymooners it is ideal! Pros: Lovely looking hotel great room size very clean excellent service we got a free upgrade to a sea view room great infinity pool breakfast was big and delicious great location as it's not too near patong (party and red light district area). Gym had great equipment and lovely sea view Cons: towels are really worn...not what […] you expect from 5* It's a good 4* but we paid a low price...If I paid full price I don't think I'd be so generous beach is a sand pit but infinity pool made up for that shuttle service to patong not frequent enough we gave up on taxis and hired a scooter for 300b a day Overall it's lovely and clean with helpful staff, on hotels.com it was 50% off so it was a great price and we got upgraded. If I paid full price I'd be less generous. Jessie on reception is lovely and always helpful. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"New hotel and clean"
The hotel building design is very modern and stylish. The room is spacious. Tips: You need to have own transport because it is located on the hill and far from amenities.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Modern hotel close to the centre."
We had a very nice stay in this modern hotel with a great ocean view, relaxed atmosphere and still not too far from city centre.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel with stunning sea view"
Nice hotel with stunning from my room grand deluxe sea view room. Location is a bit far away to Patong Beach but that is ok if you have your own bike or carGenuine Expedia guest review
"I love it!!"
It's cosy and suitable for honeymoon. I love it!!Genuine Expedia guest review
"Kalima Resort Pleasant, but a bit Far..."
Stay was comfortable. Staff was friendly. Problem was that the shuttle service to Patong Beach was only at 11am, 2pm and 4.15 pm....to limited. Hotel is 15-20 minutes from Patong Beach and taxi service is costly at BHT300 per trip. Also, the hotel is built on many levels with only one Elevator serving the entire complex. There was a lot of climbing […] up and down different levels to get to the rooms and facilities. Not recommended for retirees and senior travellers and certainly not suitable for people in wheelchairs! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Room very clean and nice."
When i go back to phuket i will check in at this hotel.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel, great view"
room clean, nice staff, best ever view, nice swimming pool, the only problem only location, very far to go anywhere.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel but could use little improvement"
The view was great and the pool area was wonderful. The staff isn't as attentative as many other places in Phuket but, not to bad. Breakfast was enjoyable for me. Steamed veggies would have been a nice addition. Besides all the minor things, I think this hotel is not a bad place to be. It's not for from Patong and taxi service was very easy and very […] quick. I'd stay there again and would reccommend it. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Nice and quiet place to escape to."
Absolutely fantastic, cannot fault.swimming pool is the best, food is awesomeGenuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel on a hill"
Enjoyed our stay in the double pool access room. It has a private jacuzzi pool that's linked to an infinity pool. Great view of the sea. It was very nice of the mgmt to accommodate our request for the room. However since it is on a hillside, there are lots of stairs to climb to get to anywhere in the resort...so wont recommend it for older folks. The […] main restaurant overlooks the sea which was very scenic...but it would been better if they installed some fans as it can get quite warm at times. The breakfast was ok...not fantastic but good enough. There is a shuttle service to Junceylon which was great, though it would have been better they extended the operation to 6pm or something (ends at 420pm). The staff service was good though at times it could be frustrating to communicate with them in English. Overall, my family enjoyed our stay here. Would recommend for couples who want a quiet getaway. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Very peaceful hotel"
We stayed this hotel 2 night and it was a wonderful experience for us. This hotel have all the features to entertain your stay.Genuine Expedia guest review
Loved the resort, the staff were fantastic and the resort was amazing. Loved the whole experience. I was sick whilst staying at the resort and the staff went above and beyond to ensure I was looked after. Couldnt recommend highly enough. The resort is in the hills so there is allot of stairs however within a few days your body got used to the stairs, […] was not an issue. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Relaxing and enjoyable holiday"
Me and my friend booked a deluxe sea view room here and were not disappointed. We had, what I think was one of the best views in the hotel (despite it not being a honeymoon suite) and I was generally thrilled with the experience all round. I would warn others almost all prices food, drinks etc. bought at the hotel don't include VAT and every time you […] order a drink or food service is charged. The buffet breakfast whilst great was expensive (if not included). It's a fairly hefty cost at approx £15 per go. And there's no alternative except to go out but you would need to take a taxi if you want to have breakfast before 11am. The staff are quite strict on the deadline for the end of breakfast and there is very little leniency on this. Also, if you try and email ahead to organise a transfer from the airport or even organising a transfer for my friend was difficult - they never got back to me on mine and my friends transfer never even arrived - despite me booking it, there weren't huge apologies either. Luckily we were both able to get cabs from the airport which were cheaper than the hotel's transfer. But these are really the only minor big bears. It really was a great experience with fantastic views, good food, helpful service most of the time and a comfortable stay all round. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Good Hotel but Dissappointing"
It is a very good hotel but my stay was dissappointing, the hotel is dead after 10.30 pm and now you have to go to the main market which is far from the hotel and taxi is 300 bhatt one way which is expensive. Swimming pool view is very good, Breakfast was dissappointing as I am from India and vegeterian but I couldnt find myself to eat anything apart […] from breads. Staff is also not very helpful I saw in the otherwebsite that fitness centre is open 24 hrs but it is not like that it is open only till 8 pm. Checkin process is slow. If you are choosing your room then choose grand ocean view room or above as it is quite spacious and good for family with children. Most dissaponting was that it is away from Aonang beach and Aonang market as there are hotel in the market and must be recommended to staw in the market as there are so many things to do there. NOVOTEL is there to choose. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
A good experience with my wife for the honeymoon. Especially the balcony, direct seaview...Genuine Expedia guest review
"Amazing resort away from town, but not too far"
The hotel staff was amazing. When I was unhappy with the view of our room, as I booked a grand sea view room, which had the view blocked by an old ugly house, the only one anywhere near, they were very quick to move our room. Food was amazing at all of the restaurants at the resort as well as the service, even at the pool. Definitely will be staying […] here again. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Beautiful hotel with nice view over Patong beach"
Great hotel but it could improve in few areas. Cleaning service is a bit poor for 5 star hotel they miss cleaning and changing my towels twice during my 9 day stay and breakfast is a bit boring every day similar food. Hotel staff very friendly especially pool bar tenders. Overall is a good hotel and value for money. I recommended to all stay in Kal […] ima. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
For a five star hotel I expected a lot better service .. The hotel was nice but the images were very deceiving.. The room service was expensive which is usual but it always arrived cold. To get to the hotel from the airport cost me 360B for 2 people .and on the first day at the hotel to ask for someone to take me 2km-3km down the road to a 7/11 ( not […] knowing that it wasn't that far because we arrived at night the night before) the hotel staff tried to charge me 500B for there and back. I became very sick from a virus and was deemed unfit to fly, the hotel staff didn't offer any assistance to maybe let us stay in the same room that we have been for 10 days for a cheaper price .. we were downgraded and then asked to leave our room an hour before our other one was ready and I had been bed ridden for 2 days We were made to wait in the lobby. . And for the end they charged me 1500B to take a taxi to the airport (was too sick to organize an outside) and they took us a shorter way . Hotel staff said it cost so much because it will take an hour when it only took half oh and that we were leaving at 5:30am and that was still counted as night time prices. . I just felt that I have been to 3 1/2 star hotels that have provided better service, enjoy to offer their services and help and also I know most hotels are a rip with certain things but generally don't try rip guests off that much with simple services. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great Hotel and Staff"
Overall very good short break at this resort, all facilities well cared for. Only slight criticism was a inconsistency in cleaning and servicing the room, no hand towels left in bathroom, bin not emptied, coffee and milk sachets not replaced. The food in the open air roof top restaurant was excellent and the views across the bay stunning.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Beautiful all round"
Had a wonderful experience here at Kalima, not too close to town only a 300 baht taxi which is AUD$9. Room cleaned everyday, excellent service, beautiful pool and very helpful staff at the front. Hotel spa is a bit pricey but there is always Patong beach where everything is nicely priced :)Genuine Expedia guest review
We stayed at Kalima for 2 weeks the location was great being away from hectic Patong The staff were very friendly and efficient Pool was amazing as was the pool bar Our pool overlooked the sea was but was close to the main road which could get noisey when out on the balcony Highly recommend this resort but pick a room away from the road for the perfect […] stay Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great views but toilet can be improved"
Very nice view Room is spacious enough But: No racks to put my things when Showering in the toilet. Same for bathtub. Wet floors always after using the bath tub.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Very nice hotel on the outskirts of Pantong"
If you are looking for a hotel that is away from the Patong hustle and bustle, then this is the one. The pools are fantastic with the infinity pool effect everyone wants to take a photo of. The breakfast is awesome with the staff always eager to help. This is the perfect hotel for families in my opinion. A Tuc Tuc ride, or what we like to call, "Doof […] Doof" ride, as some have huge car stereo systems which make the ride back to the hotel a treat - is only 250baht. The restaurant is fantastic and very reasonable in prices. There is also a small Thai Restaurant a 5 minute walk down the hill toward Patong, as well as a small mini mart. We had a room right on the road. While the view of the ocean was fantastic and uninterrupted, we were right on the main road into Patong, so it did get quite noisy, so much so that we couldn't leave the door open to "defrost" from the A/C (first world problem.) The beds were huge if not a little too hard for my tastes, but you can't please everyone. The bathroom was huge with a large bath and huge shower. If I was going to give some advise? - Ask for a room well away from the road - Drink only during happy hour 3pm to 6pm, even then they're pretty pricey at 280baht for 2 cocktails - Great to get away from the full on Patong lifestyle - Complementary bus is great, use it to get into town and a Doof Doof to come back. - 12 pm checkout and Wifi was great Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Nice Hotel and Pool"
Nice hotel away from the hustle and bustle of Patong. Rented a scooter as the hotel is a way out from town. (30 min walk).Genuine Expedia guest review
"Lousy place. Pls don't recommend anyone to Kalima"
Terrible. Poor service. Delay in everything. Never again!Genuine Expedia guest review
Really enjoyed my stay except for the bed...It was hard & very uncomfortable...Good hotel except for the stairs..If the elevators are not working (this happened during my stay) its a LONG walk up many stairs which are steep to your room.The food in the restraurant was good & reasonably priced.Not enough shuttles into town from the hotel as it is a long […] way out...Too far to walk. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice hotel with poor services."
It's not worth the money. They charge for sauna n steam room. They didnt replenish toiletries n change your used towels. We have to call room service several times. Check-in staffs, oh so poor. Avoid this hotel!!Genuine Expedia guest review
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"Kalima Resort and Spa"
Beautiful hotel just outside Patong, easy access to the buzz of the town but tucked away quietly. Great service, amazing food, fantastic tours everyday: highly recommend!Genuine Expedia guest review
read mostly good reviews but this hotel was perfect in my opinion. good location with the BEST views. 10 min taxi/tuk tuk to main patong centre (300 baht) best pool views AMAZING buffet selection with super friendly and attentive staff easy to organise tours and always staff on hand in lobby to help best location unless you would enjoy staying in noisy […] patong centre overall we had such a lovely time we were sad to leave! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel, friendly staff but not close to town."
I and my family had our vacation here in early August'14, the staff attended us very well, they are very helpful to guide us to the place we want to go. The rooms are really nice and clean, they have a really nice swimming pool, my family loves it. The breakfast are ok with reasonable amount of choices and the restaurant is nice and cozy, we really […] thanks to the helpful staff as on the second day we booked a day tour but we woke up late for breakfast, the staff are helpful to inform us when the pick up van arrive at lobby while we having breakfast in the restaurant. Other than location not very convenient, overall this hotel is really good, just one incident happen that when the housekeeping clean up my room, they throw my facial cleanser, I can't imagine how they could mistaken my cleanser bottle with their hotel bottle although my cleanse bottle is very small, or they thought the bottle is empty.... I complain to front office and the personnel keep apologized to me and they have search that night but couldn't find and she told me they will look for it the next day, but I'm thinking since I'm checking out the next day so no point to wait them search and I don't want to hassle them to look for it, so I told her it's ok, just next time be careful not to throw customer's thing. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Dont Stay Here!!"
Fellow Travellers, I booked this hotel after viewing the photos online and looking for a 5 star experience in Patong. Note this hotel advises it is in Patong - It is a 10 minute drive to Patong beach and has no ammenities close by outside of the hotel... So straight away add 600bht ($15AUD)for a return journey to centre of Paton - If you are staying […] for 7 nights and heading into town once a day and again in the evening you are up for an extra $210 AUD straight away. Now for the actual hotel... Rooms are very average - Poor finishes with patches of plaster over walls and tiles very dirty!.. I was staying in the grand deluxe room - The best they had!... I have had cleaner and more modern rooms in a 3 star!!... The pool is a positive - However the pool bar charges a service charge which means a beer is 250bht ($6) and a cocktail 450bht ($10) - This is Thailand not Perth or New York!!... In addition you are not allowed any guests in the hotel ( I had 2 friends who came to visit and spend the day by our pool - They were asked to leave within 10 mins!!). The staff were ok - friendly enough but did not go out there way by anymeans ... This is rated as a 5 star hotel, newly built and modern... Extremley disappointed!... Oh and nearly forgot about the price of food - 600 bht for a burger - Yes nearly $15 for a burger!!... restuarant has limited options and in line with the rest of the hotel extremly over priced!... Dont ruin your holiday - stay elsewhere!! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Pay for the view and that's all, don't expect more"
I stayed for 2 nights but changed 3 rooms. I was very disappointing on the first night checked in as i was given the 2nd floor Grand Seaview Deluxe Room, the view is not full sea view but partial seaview plus partial hill view and rooftop view. So i request for a room change to higher floor but they said that night all full, they can only provide me […] another room at same floor which is next to the swimming pool, i have no choice but to accept it, it was noisy with sound comes from main road and finally i woke up on 6am the next day due to bus horn sound to request for a change of room to higher floor. In fact i choose Kalima Resort because i want to have peace and romantic weekend with my family, i was very sad the first night spoilt as it was our wedding aniversary so i dont care anymore i insist the hotel change a room at higher floor for me for the second night, after several talks finally i got it. I was given 5th floor room and it is REAL grand seaview deluxe room and the view is 100 times better. But my precious time already wasted due to re packing the luggage and wait till 11am at the lobby for re check in. Another thing, the room is WITHOUT toothbrush and the hotel staff told me they have no tooth brush provided and ask me go to their hotel mart to buy one but it is only open after 10am, i bought 1 at THB600 but later i found they are lying as the room at 5th floor is given toothbrush, what a 5 star hotel with 1 star service. Breakfast is more like lunch, oily & Salty Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Very nice resort"
Beautiful resort, magnificent views beautiful pool, friendly and helpful staff.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great hotel away from busy patong beach"
Had a nice room with a good view. The steep steps would not be suitable for an older, or incapacitated person.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Fantastic Views from an AWESOME Hotel!"
Found the Kalima Resort and Spa to be one of the best, if not the best Hotel I've ever stayed at. The staff were friendly, the facilities were spotless. The food was AMAZING, and the views to die for! We travelled with friends (9 people) and all were extremely satisfied with every part of the Hotel! HIGHLY recommend!!!Genuine Expedia guest review
first of all, i would like to talk about the package, the package must have rooms to chose, because when my first step to the room, it was dark and stuffy, in front of the balcony is a wall, no view at all. I upgraded personally. The pool is great and others facilities are ok.Genuine Expedia guest review
We had Grand Deluxe Sea view room which had fabulous sea view as well as of patong beach. Room had comfy beds, excellent service. Person at the tour desk very helpful. Overall hotel was very clean and room also. Quality of service very good, fast and staff friendly. Infinity pool is really exotic and pool bar serves refreshing drinks. Complementary […] breakfast had lots of options for veg as well as non-veg and staff very helpfull in identifying eggless options out of the menu as my wife is jain. The location is very good if u want peaceful environment but near to the patong beach and bangla road. All tours pick up available from hotels and tourist destinations are not too far from the hotel. Overall a very good experience at Kalima.. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Best hotel to just relax and enjoy the pool."
Anything that we needed we got it ASAP The food was great and the pool was the highlight.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great place for relaxing"
I stayed in the grand delux room sea view. I am very happy with the room, only thing is the balcony is not very clean. That can be improved. Customer service is good. Even when I called up for svc in the middle of the night, the staff still obliged and sent up to me what I needed. Breakfast spread is so so, can be better though. OverAll, the experience […] is good! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Only thing was probably just a bit further out than we wanted but could still get into where we needed to go.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Very good resort"
Well built resort. A bit far away from Patong beach. Hire a scooter as soon as you get there and you should be fine - or be prepared to pay steep taxi fares. If you plan to just stay at the resort then this one is perfect.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"A bit noisy, overall nice experience"
Hotel & surroundings are gorgeous, there's an infinity pool and service is amazing too. I was in a deluxe room with sea view in the left building block, and the only problem was that the walls appear to be extremely thin one night I could barely sleep. Plus there was a locked door directly in my suite linking it to the neighbor. Considering all this […] I would still be happy to go back next time. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
The service was ok and always polite. The food at the resort was expensive, but TERRIBLE, so we had to constantly catch taxis into patong for breaky, lunch and dinner. There was a constant smell of sewage coming up through the drains, and a bad smell of mould coming from the air con. The pool and pool bar was nice. Certainly not 5 star! PS: the walls […] are paper thin, so if You dont like the sound off a old S*x tourist trying to reach his goal, i wouldnt recomend it ... Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Nice, quite location. Beautiful view with sea view room. Breakfast is international buffet and not too bad. Internet is not very fast as it is 512kbps.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
We were staying in sea view honeymoon room . It was really nice ... But I would not recommend this hotel to elderly people .... People who have medical condition or have had surgery & have difficulty walking up & down the stairs . The hotel is on the hill & there are too many stairs involved .Genuine Expedia guest review
"Perfect view, great spa, great service"
We stayed in the 2 bedroom villa. It was almost the perfect vacation we could have expected. However there were many insects/lizards/gecko crawling around the inside of the villa which made us feel uncomfortable. The management could arrange for some weekly pest control. But overall it was still great.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Is good as it's far away from the busy Patong town"
Wonderful for my wife and I . Great honeymoon . We love the Honeymoon SuiteGenuine Expedia guest review
"Room that we stayed in the view is amazing."
Is our first time staying in Kalima for our short getaway.We stayed for 2nites there to have a relax,quiet with someone special for his birthday.We're happy to have the room with the amazing view,from the room we can view the pool the beach. The hotel staff had suprised us by giving a small birthday cake.Sure we will come back to Kalima one day.Genuine Expedia guest review
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