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Patong Merlin Hotel

Peaceful oasis in the centre of Patong

Nestled in the heart of the vibrant town of Patong and overlooking the white sands of the Patong Beach, the Patong Merlin Hotel is a friendly oasis complete with lush foliage, a range of facilities and rooms which offer a high level of comfort and subtle Thai furnishings.

Start your day with a visit the Coconut Coffee shop where you can enjoy a hearty buffet breakfast and later stop by here for Asian and international favourites sure to please every palate. Alternatively, head to the Seaside Garden for themed dinners and evening entertainment. For light snacks and your favourite drinks head to one of the two bars. Recommended is the SunSet Bar, the ideal spot to enjoy a refreshing beverage overlooking the azure waters of the ocean.

Ideal for both couples and families, younger guests will love the kid’s club, playground and two children’s swimming pools whilst adults can head to the soothing Merlin Spa where natural ingredients are used in pampering well-being and beauty treatments which can be enjoyed privately or with a friend or partner.

Hayes & Jarvis Rating

Guide Price

 £1,399  per person
Hotel Category
Trusted
Location Type
Beach
TripAdvisor Review
Tripadvisor rating 2057 Reviews
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Hotel highlights

  • Four swimming pools
  • Bars & restaurants on the doorstep
  • Lush tropical gardens
  • Close to the Patong Beach

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 448 rooms

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • H&J Recommended

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast

For Families

  • Babysitting
  • Family Rooms
  • Kid's Club
  • Kid's Pool

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Patong Merlin Hotel

  • Beach
  • approx. 45 minutes from Phuket Airport.
2057 Reviews 75% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 744
  • Very Good 803
  • Average 329
  • Poor 100
  • Terrible 81

What to Expect

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

Reviews

Jan 15, 2020

Great hotel overall

Norwich, United Kingdom

I’m still here now, for a further 5 days. My girlfriend and I arrived extremely late (5am Thai time) after 8+ hour delays with our already flight(s), caused by flooding in Dubai. I had not slept in 2 days and felt pretty damn awful. The check-in staff were welcoming and spoke good English. We put our card down as you have to pay a 5000 baht deposit in case of any damage. We knew this going in, but it might come as a shock to others. We were given a cold face towel which helped with the humidity. Before I ramble on, here’s a check list of pros and cons (in my opinion): Pros. - Lovely hotel. Patong is rather hectic and overwhelming to a reserved introvert such as myself... once in the hotel you wouldn’t know it. - We were shown to our room and luggage was carried on our behalf. - Our room was very clean and can be cleaned each day where desired. - The location is good. Depending on your trip, there is plenty to see and do. Please choose ethically and do not support things like the Zoo, Elephant riding, etc. - There are four pools and often these are very quiet for such a large resort. - The staff all seem really friendly and Thai people are sweet. - The gardens and plants are well kept. - The rooms have air-con. It’s not exactly quiet, but necessary at night. Cons. - The food is very repetitive, particularly in the evenings, and there is not a lot of choice for vegetarians. We are travelling half-board through Virgin, but the food is already quite boring (3 days in). The restaurants inside can be very quiet, leading to a dull atmosphere, and so I’d have preferred a B&B visit as there are lots of other (better) places to eat. - Paying half-board means you’re restricted to buffets/set-menus and have to pay extra for other snacks. The hotel could be more flexible around this, as most people can’t eat too much anyway. - We were assigned tickets that have to be presented at each meal. On one occasion, we had to sign our names on the vouchers. The hotel would do better to present different wristbands to guests, i.e blue for B&B / orange for half-board. - There seems to be a lot of staff without anything to do. I’m sure there are busier periods, and we have been eating rather late, but I feel they must be a bit bored. This leads to too much attention and a sense of being shadowed or waited on. - Drinks (which aren’t on tap) can take a while to come out, as the Coconut Coffee Club don’t seem to have them inside. The waiters leave the room and return minutes later. Not a big deal by any means, but when you’re the only ones in the restaurant it could be quicker. - The room fridge is filled with drinks, and you can buy water in the room. Compared to the 7-Eleven across the road, all of these are overpriced. The hotel could quite easily provide a bottle of water upon arrival, given you can’t drink the tap water. All in all, I would recommend this hotel highly. Just don’t restrict your eating to here, or you will likely soon become bored, especially if you’re not a big meat/fish person. Thanks for reading and I hope the hotel can take the constructive criticism on board. It’s really a beautiful hotel.
Jan 11, 2020

Recommended hotel

Chifley, Australia

Several pools are excellent Rooms are clean, spacious and Soft beds. Rooms are quiet, Can not hear outside or hallway noice Buffet Breakfast was excellent, make sure you go to the egg bar, they do wonderful eggs
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Patong Merlin Hotel

Facilities

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Four Swimming Pools

The hotel has four swimming pools, one with a swim-up bar and two children's pools

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Merlin Spa

The Merlin Spa is attractively designed and aesthetically appointed. Here there is an extensive menu of face and body treatments to choose from and 10 treatment rooms to relax in. One room offers treatments for couples.

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Classes

Fruit carving, Batik painting and Thai cooking course are available at the hotel. The Thai cooking class is available every Tuesday & Friday between 2pm and 3pm (payable locally)

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Fitness Centre

There is a fitness centre available for you to use at the resort offering exercise and weight training equipment.

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Complimentary Wi-Fi available across the Resort

Patong Merlin Hotel

Room Types

Superior Room

Superior Rooms come with 36 square metres of living space and offer a high level of comfort and subtle Thai furnishings. All feature your own private balcony while your private bathroom comes with a shower. In addition, complimentary WiFi is provided for your convenience.

Interconnecting rooms are available.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Deluxe Pool Access Room

Deluxe Pool Access Rooms come with 36 square metres of living space and offer a high level of comfort, subtle Thai furnishings and direct access to the hotel’s peaceful swimming pool. Featuring a glass-walled bathroom and ideal setting these Deluxe Pool Access Rooms are ideal for a romantic break. Children under 12 years are not allowed in this room category. Free WiFi is available in your room.

Your Deluxe Pool Access Room comes with a king sized bed.

  • 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

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Rooms come with 36 square metres of living space and offer a high level of comfort and subtle Thai furnishings. All feature your own private balcony, overlooking the pool and gardens. Your private bathroom comes with a shower and complimentary WiFi is provided for your convenience.

Your Deluxe Room comes with a choice of one king sized bed or two single beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
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Superior Interconnecting (2 Rooms)

These rooms consist or two connected Superior Rooms. WiFi is available in your Interconnected Room for your convenience.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
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2 Bedroom Executive Suite

The executive suites consist of two bedrooms with a king size and twin beds, a living room, and two bathrooms. Executive Suites come with full facilities and amenities such as air conditioning, satellite TV, bathroom amenities and balcony.

  • 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
Patong Merlin Hotel

Food & Drink

Sunset Bar

This stylish open-air bar is the best location to feel the fresh sea breeze.

Seaside Garden

Relax in palm fringed settings at the Seaside Garden and enjoy themed buffet dinners and live entertainment.

Café Del Mar

Overlooking the Patong Beach, this stylish and modern restaurant serves Italian coffee and light meals. Savour sandwiches, pizza, pies, cakes and ice cream here under high ceilings and take in the views.

Coconut Coffee Shop

Open throughout the day, this stylish restaurant serves international favourites, Asian classics and vegetarian dishes which can be enjoyed inside or out on the terrace. Here you can enjoy your inclusive buffet breakfast.

Lobby

Lobby Lounge

An ideal place to meet up with friends, the Lobby Lounge provides live entertainment in the evenings.

Patong Merlin Hotel

Family Friendly Facilities

Kids Club

Kid's Club

The kids club offers a day of fun with arts, crafts and games planned for the children.Opening hours: 08.00-12.00 & 13.00-17.00 daily

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Children's Swimming Pool

The resort features two children' swimming pools.

Patong Merlin Hotel

Special Offers

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Honeymoon offer

Honeymoon offer

Honeymoon couple receive 25% discount on spa treatments ( not applicable to promotions), fruit basket and flower decoration in room on arrival and guaranteed double bed.

Sale campaign

Save up to 30% on accommodation

Book by 28 February 2020 to save up to 30% on accommodation

Valid for stays 03 December 2019 - 24 December 2020

Blackout dates apply

Travelling
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 to Thursday, December 24, 2020
Offer ends in 42 days

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