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Centara Karon Resort

Centara Karon Resort

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
TripAdvisor Review
4797 Reviews
Guide Price £889 per person
Based on 11 August 19 departure from London Heathrow flying with Etihad, staying for 7 nights bed and breakfast in a Superior at the Terraces (2 adults sharing) including return transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

Great location in the centre of Karon

Located a few minutes walk from the pristine white sands of Karon Beach, and overlooked by the forest-covered hills behind, the Centara Karon Resort Phuket occupies an idyllic location for a relaxed beach break. Featuring lush gardens, numerous facilities and four different residential sections, the resort is ideal for families and couples looking for ample facilities and a tropical setting. Younger guests will love the Kid's swimming pool and Kid’s Club where they can make friends and play away the hours. While the children are occupied there are many recreational activities to enjoy which include two floodlit tennis courts, snooker, darts and watersports, among others.

For a pampering treat, relax away every day tensions with a trip to the soothing spa, or sip your favourites drinks at one of the swim up bars available at all three of the swimming pools. Alternatively, head to the Mix Bar where you can enjoy playing snooker, watch live sports or just relax in trendy and laidback settings.

For meals, two dining options await, serving a variety Thai and international cuisine for you to enjoy, and you can also upgrade to a Full Board or Half Board basis to relax and dine at the resort every day and evening.  Wi-Fi is also available for a fee.

  • Just a short walk to shops and restaurants
  • Ideal for families
  • Spacious tropical grounds
  • Two minutes walk from Karon Beach
  • 3000 square metres of swimming area

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Trusted

Location Type

Beach

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • H&J Recommended

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast

For Families

  • Babysitting
  • Family Entertainment
  • Family Rooms
  • Kid's Club
  • Kid's Pool
Location Highlights

Centara Karon Resort

  • Beach
  • Approx. one hour from Phuket Airport
  • Great location - right in the centre of Karon
4797 Reviews 83% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 2561
  • Very Good 1556
  • Average 464
  • Poor 140
  • Terrible 76

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Dec 10, 2018

Great location

Nice welcome when we arrived. They showed us our room and then an upgraded room so we could choose. There was no pressure to change but we decided to anyway. We had a cabana with a courtyard which had a jacuzzi in. It was very private and quiet. The doors of the room opened right out onto the courtyard and the room was huge with two double beds. We had a large bathroom/dressing room and a small courtyard with an outdoor shower. The complex was large and there were three pools. We needed a map to get round and my sister kept getting lost. The grounds were immaculate and yet it was situated in the middle of the town but you could not tell. There were lots of bars and restaurants within easy walking distance and the beach was a five minute walk away. Staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good with a lot of choice. The only reason I gave it four rather than five was that it was a little expensive to eat and drink here.
Dec 08, 2018

Very good hotel for family but very poor service

Singapore

We stayed as a family in Deluxe Family Studio at the Lagoon room for 1 week in September 2018. The facilities were very good, with the room being perfect for our family of 4, and the pools enjoyed by the kids. Additionally, the the Carpe Diem team for kids club was a highlight, highly engaging with the kids. Based on this we would have considered staying here again... unfortunately... Unfortunately, despite the good facilities and kids club staff, the remainder of our service experience was extremely poor and not matching previous reviews nor expectations at this class of hotel. The service, especially at the restaurants and bars was extremely poor. At breakfast, there were no salt/pepper shakers on the tables, sometimes no cutlery or plates, they did not provide coffee service at the table, the staff did not smile and gave black face anytime asked for something. At the swim up bars, they acted put out when you tried to order a drink, especially Mr. Yee. They were not proactive at all, with the local staff just performing their basic tasks and no more - no idea of a service industry SOP. Same poor, unconcerned service experienced at the gym. Housekeeping and front desk staff were OK... it was mainly the food/beverage service staff that didn't care. We would like to call out Mr. Tim who intervened when we complained about the service. He was very attentive, listened to our concerns, and intervened with the service staff. There was a signifiant improvement we he was around, but then dropped again when not monitored. Mr. Tim should be the director over all services at the hotel as he is the only one who seemed to really care about our concerns and go the extra mile - exceptional service from Mr. Tim. Without Mr. Tim, this would have been a below average 3-star stay.
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Centara Karon Resort

Facilities

SPA Cenvaree

Relax and enjoy a tropical and serene escape by visiting the SPA Cenvaree. Unwind as you are transported on a sensory journey to a state of total well-being and contentment. Each of the spa villas feature a contemporary Thai design which is complemented by hand carved wooden interiors. All villas are equipped with an outdoor rain shower surrounded by natural vegetation for complete privacy.

Three Outdoor Swimming Pools

Take a dip in the resort's 3000 squares metres of swimming pool area, comprising of three swimming pools, as well as a children's swimming pool with a water slide.

Sports & Entertainment

Enjoy a wide range of activities at Centara Karon Resort including football, table tennis, snooker, water polo and tennis. A varied activities programme is available.

Fitness Centre

The hotel offers a fully-equipped fitness centre for your use.

Classes

Thai Cooking classes are available at the resort, as well as Thai boxing classes and yoga lessons.

Centara Karon Resort

Room Types

Superior at The Terraces

Superior at the Terraces

Superior at the Terraces Rooms come with 32 sqms of contemporary living space and feature light decor and a furnished balcony. Your elegant bathroom features a shower, and Wi-Fi is available for a fee.

Interconnecting rooms are available.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Terraces Superior Ocean View Room

Superior Ocean View At The Terraces

Superior Ocean View at the Terraces Rooms come with 32 sqms of contemporary living space and feature light decor and a furnished balcony where you can enjoy views across the ocean. Your neat bathroom features a shower. Wi-Fi is available for a fee.

Interconnecting rooms are available to request.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Deluxe Honeymoon Spa Suite At The Terraces

Deluxe Honeymoon Spa Suites at the Terraces come with 58 sqms of elegant living space, and feature your own outdoor Jacuzzi, light decor with splashes of vivid colour, and a generous bathroom, featuring a bathtub and separate shower. Premium lounge benefits are available exclusively with the suites, at an additional charge. Wi-Fi is available for a fee.

Interconnecting rooms are available on request.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
  • Whirlpool in room
One Bedroom Pool Cabana

One Bedroom Pool Cabana At The Cabanas

One Bedroom Pool Cabanas come with 45 sqms of tropical contemporary living space, and feature minimalist decor and a spacious garden with plunge spa, perfect for a tropical retreat. Your bathroom comes with a shower, as well as access to a garden which features an outdoor shower to give you a sense of being at one with nature.

Wi-Fi is also available for a fee.

Your One Bedroom Pool Cabana comes with a choice of a king-sized bed or two double beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
 Deluxe at The Lagoon

Deluxe at the Lagoon

Deluxe at the Lagoon Rooms come with a generous 57 sqms of luxurious living space with dark wood elements, and your own furnished balcony overlooking the gardens around the lagoon pool. Your generous bathroom features a bathtub and separate shower. Wi-Fi is available for a fee.

Interconnecting rooms are available to request.

Your Deluxe at the Lagoon Room comes with a choice of king-sized bed or two double beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Tropicale Premium Deluxe Room

Premium Deluxe at Tropicale

Premium Deluxe at Tropicale Rooms come with 45 sqms of luxurious living space and feature your own furnished balcony overlooking the Tropicale swimming pool. Your generous bathroom features a bathtub and separate shower.

Interconnecting rooms are available.

Your Premium Deluxe at Tropicale Room comes with a choice of a king-sized bed or two double beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Deluxe Family Studio Room at The Lagoon

Deluxe Family Studio at the Lagoon

Deluxe Family Studio at the Lagoon Rooms come with a generous 57 sqms of luxurious living space with dark wood elements and your own furnished balcony overlooking the gardens around the lagoon pool. Your generous bathroom features a bathtub and separate shower. Wi-Fi is available for a fee.

Interconnecting rooms are available to request.

Your Deluxe Family Studio at the Lagoon Room comes with a choice of a king-sized bed or two double beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Two Bedroom Premium Suite At Tropicale

Located on the ground floor and with generous living areas of 138 sqms that open to lush gardens, the Two Bedroom Premium Suite at Tropicale is a tranquil retreat. Whether holidaying with the family or a group of friends, this suite offers plenty of room to relax, with two en-suite bedrooms and a spacious living and dining area with a flat-screen TV, fridge, and seating for four.

The suite is equipped with a king bed, two double beds and two bathrooms with a shower.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
One Bedroom Pool Cabana

Two Bedroom Pool Cabana At The Cabanas

This is a spacious and luxurious option for families or groups of friends travelling together. Rooms are located within the gardens of the resort, and feature a private furnished terrace with a plunge pool, and come with all the amenities you could need for a relaxing stay.

The master bedroom is furnished with a king-sized bed, the second bedroom has two double beds and both have private en-suite shower rooms. Relax in the large living and dining area, and a kitchenette – perfect for preparing simple meals.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Centara Karon Resort

Food & Drink

Restaurant

Lotus Restaurant

The Lotus Restaurant, open throughout the day, offers a variety of cuisine options including Thai, Russian, Scandinavian and other international dishes which can be savoured within the open-air interior or out on the terrace. Here you can enjoy themed buffet nights, barbecues and an extensive a la carte menu.

Azure Restaurant

Azure Restaurant

Azure serves modern Italian cuisine by the poolside and can be enjoyed for both lunch and dinner. Live entertainment is also featured here and this restaurant is also the home to the daily BBQ, where you have a selection of lobster, tiger prawns, A-grade imported tenderloin, rib eye and many more tempting options.

Terraces Pool Bar

Terraces Pool Bar serves snacks and refreshments and is located at The Terraces Pool.

Lagoon Bar

Lagoon Bar is located at the Lagoon Pool and serves snacks and refeshments.

Tropix Bar

Tropix serves light snacks and refreshments and is located beside Tropicale Pool.

The Mix Bar

The Mix Bar

The Mix offers the ideal modern settings in which to enjoy a relaxed drink, a game of pool or live sports entertainment.

Board Basis Options

Half Board

Includes a buffet breakfast at Lotus restaurant (6:30am–10:30am) and an à la carte lunch at Azure restaurant (11:00am–5:00pm), or a buffet or à la carte dinner at Lotus restaurant (6:00pm–10:30pm).

Full Board

Includes a buffet breakfast at Lotus restaurant (6:30am–10:30am), an à la carte lunch at Azure restaurant (11:00am–5:00pm) and a buffet or à la carte dinner at Lotus restaurant (6:00pm–10:30pm). 

Centara Karon Resort

Family Friendly Facilities

Kids' Club

Camp Safari Kid's Club & E-Zone

Camp Safari Kid's Club has water slides, games, movies and a selection of toys, and is enjoyed by children aged four to nine years. For the teenagers there is E-Zone, which is suited for those aged ten to seventeen years.

Children’s Swimming Pool

The children's swimming pool has waterfalls and water slides.

Centara Karon Resort

Special Offers

Exclusive commercial

Exclusive spa offer

Book by 28th February 2019 and receive one complimentary one hour spa treatment per person, during your stay.

When you stay seven nights or longer.

Travelling
Monday, January 7, 2019 to Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Offer ends in 79 days

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