Horizon Patong Beach Resort & Spa
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... one of the employees climbs into the cables of the parachute to steer. "F that", Cody and I say to each other. We walk on the boardwalk back to our hotel. Every 6 feet we have to say no thank you. "You eat here, very good food....no thank you", "happy hour, only 80 Baht...no thank you", "hellooooo massaaaaaage....no thank you", "tuk tuk (mini taxi).....no thank you". We always continue walking. A man approaches Cody and shakes his hand. "What's your name? You need suit? Only look, ...
... body a whole workout. At the same place was the Elephant Trekking. Paul and Rob were on one elephant (Lady Ga Ga) and Mark and I were on Coconut. Coconut was 10 years old and a beautiful creature. This has been a highlight of our trip. Tonight we did the Muay Thai boxing at Patong stadium. The first round was 13year old boys. Interesting to watch and different to normal ...
... while my clothes dry at the front door- as there is a better breeze at the front. I'm also eating Doritos, Hershey, other chocolates and coke.... So cheap!!!! Tomorrow is Phi Phi island. I am so exciting- this is what I wanted to do!!!! Hoping for a great day (weather wise) and some beautiful ...
Today was another early start for a boat tour to Phi Phi Island by speed boat. First I went out for a walk on the beach, but ended up running the same run as yesterday. The wind was there again and it was still hot, but I ran a a bit slower and managed to finish the 4kms. We were better organised for our 8.30am pick up this morning and the trip out to the Marina didn't seem as long this time. The routine was all the same, but we had a different tour ...
... passed through Patong to drop off most of the passengers, we sighed with relief that we were not staying there, it was so built up and busy and although we knew Karon would also be busy we hoped not as tacky as Patong.
(Don't get me wrong there are lots of people that would love it but it's not for us but if you want to party then Patong is for you!) Plus hotels are good value there as there are so many.
We got taken to the door of our hotel, The Baan Chay Lay , ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Historical Traveler Reviews Horizon Patong Beach Resort & Spa
Will return again.
This was our second time at the Horizon & like the first we had a Ball. Food first class, staff the best, we will return in a year or two for sure. Thank you all ance again. Reg & Valerie Mills Western Auatralia.
I loved the horizon! the place looks fantastic, the food at the baluchi is exceptional and the staff are the friendliest and most helpful i've encountered. having forked out a fortune for a crummy little place in miami earlier this year i was a bit dubious because of the rates here. needless to say i pleasantly surprised by the horizon. I would happily go back and recommend it to anyone.
Great, but construction next door
There is contruction for a hotel ongoing right next door, so exercise caution in booking this hotel. Although the ammenities are excellent, and the staff generally helpful, took me 2 days to finally switch my room during my stay, but even after moving more to the back of the hotel can still hear the constuction inside my room, and it wouldn't be such a big deal but they continue on late into the night, sometimes 9 or 10pm. Even relaxing by the pool you can hear it, so going to the beach is the only way to avoid it.
Terriffic place to stay
We and our two best friends had 8 great nights a week ago in this almost hidden hotel yet virtually opposite the beach in the center of patong beach. It is very quiet and cosy with big rooms, both ours on the 1st floor overlooking one of two pools. It has obviously had major work in the past few months since the disaster. So everything is new and clean. All the staff were very friendly and obliging and helped us whenever we needed something. Breakfast was included for us and was very good. The standard of food in the main (of 2) restaurants was not to our liking and we found much better quality at a lower price within a couple of minutes walk outside of the hotel, and this was the only thing to let it down a bit , for us anyway. We travelled on an upgraded package and would definately go back there again.
LOVED THE HORIZON HOTEL
Stayed at the Horizon for 7 days in November 2004. Beautiful hotel and very friendly staff. Rooms very immaculate, cleaned daily. Peaceful yet entertaining and like your own little peace of paradise. Would reccommend anyone to stay there if your in for a cheap yet great holiday.
My partner and i had a fantastic holiday at Horizon Beach Hotel, Patong Beach in october. The people are so friendly, standards are exceptional in the hotel the whole area was so magical and romantic. We are so saddened by what happened on december 26th although we realise there was a lot of damage and like alot of other tourists who have been to thailand know that phuket and other areas will be up and running again. Whilst we were staying at Horizon Beach we used the massage parlour quite a few times we do hope the ladies there are safe. We also made friends with Atit who works in reception we hope he is safe along with the rest of the staff. May we wish you good luck on your reopening. We shall be back to Phuket in November 2005.
My wife & I stayed in your Hotel for 14 days in Sept.2002 & had a wonderful time. We hope! to be able to return in Sept/Oct. this year if all goes well with the re-building of Phuket etc. we will keep in contact with our travel agent who should be up to date with everything.
Wishing you all the very best of heath & luck, & hoping to be with you all soon.
Regards & best wishers Mr. Mrs Reg & Valerie Mills
Enjoyed the Horizon Beach Hotel
My Husband myself and 3 friends stayed at the Horizon Beach Hotel in November. The staff were very friendly plus we had a beautiful buffet breakfast every day. The rooms were excellent . We were central to everything + beach 2 min walk. Overall very impressive.
For the price very good
Staying at the Horizon Beach for the second time we found it to be just as good as our first stay in 2002.
Staff are very friendly and keen to assist.
Pools are good and the hotel is in a great location.
This is the second time i have been to this hotel and i think it is great. The rooms are large and serviced daily. 2 bottles of water were left each day and 2 beach towels. The buffet breakfast was also good value as it was included in the price. 2 good sized pools are on premises and the beach is just across the street so you can select one or the other very easily. Not a noisy hotel and patrons were very friendly, a gym and creche are also available I found everything to my liking and would defenitly go back again