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New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Been here 4 nights so far. Have no complaints. Low season, so there are not many people here. Quiet day and night. Pool is right outside your door no matter which bungalow you are in. Beach is a 5 minute walk away. The beach is nice, but not too impressed with Kata overall. The restaurants are way overpriced and the...

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Couldn't ask for more. home away from home. Staff member , Ree, like one of the family. Close to the action , yet not noisy.Delightful just getting into swimmers and flopping straight into pool without packing an overnight bag. Exactly as advertised. Considering moving in permanently, not withstanding Visas

Thank Ben P
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 5 April 2015

I stayed at Rico's during May 2014. There was no seperate shower in the bathroom, the shower head and curtain were right beside the toilet and there was no tub so the water from the shower goes onto the floor of the whole bathroom and the to the drain which was under the sink. The bed was fine, the room...

1Thank Katie B
New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 February 2015

The location of the hotel is good, just a few blocks from the beach and restaurants. The internet access via WiFi is good. The rooms are spartan, but acceptable for the nightly rate. The room safe is clunky. The main issue is the shower drain which is on the other side of the small bathroom. So the entire bathroom floor...

Thank P_D_52014
Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Used this place several times now, all late in the year, although very basic they are clean, close to the beach and shops etc and the staff are very friendly. Loads of bars nearby by , you could eat and drink somewhere different every night of your stay, don't expect the ritz.

1Thank Nutch001
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 January 2015

I spent Christmas and New Year with my family in this resort. Everything was wonderful, the bungalows were cleaned every day, the staff were so helpful and friendly. Berns next door served wonderful food, I will never eat Thai food again outside of Thailand. The staff in Berns, Mario and Winnie and the ladies really made our holiday. Our guide...

1Thank MOK2015
Dunstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2014

The bungalows are like a cheap motel and the bathroom poor with a serious drain smell. Shower rubbish. Pool good size. Gardens dated, cheap and shabby. The price was good though. If you are going to travel all the way to Thailand don't waste your money by coming here head straight for the nearby islands via Phuket Town or Krabi...

Thank pat_mac181
Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 24 November 2014

We stayed around 6 days at Rico's Bungalows and really enjoyed it. The bungalows are spacious (around 20 sqm with King size bed), comfortable (good bed,hot shower, AC, WIFI) and clean (cleaned everyday, towels and beach towels changed everyday). There's a medium size swimmingpool (with separated space for children) accessible from 7:00 to 19:00 which was enjoyable for relaxing during...

Thank gwladly
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

We went here for 3 nights and it was great! Good location, near shops, 7-eleven, restaurants, bus to Phuket-city and the beach. Swimming pool is not huge but really nice. We booked a double room with an extra bed (3 persons), but got the room in the right corner. Very big room with 2 double beds. The fridge is nice,...

1Thank Catharina H
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2014

We stayed at Rico's bungalow's for 2 weeks during Son Kran. (Not sure if this is spelt correct :-|) The hotel is in the heart of Kata, a quick stroll to Kata beach and an easy tuk tuk ride to Patong. The staff are amazing!! I don't believe they get enough credit for the hours they put in and the...

2Thank jayjays86

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Additional Information about Rico's Bungalows

Address: 42 Kata Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Karon > Kata Beach
Price Range: RM84 - RM238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rico's Bungalows 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Rico`s Bungalows Hotel Kata Beach
Rico's Bungalows Phuket/Kata Beach
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#19 Family Hotel in Kata Beach
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“all rooms seem good”
V9867FEmarkr, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 if you want 2 big beds”
SuznKids, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Low, middle and highest # rooms are towards each end of the complex...others front the pool...”
Daven82, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“just enjoy with your parents”
phuketli, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Around 60% of rooms directly overlook very nice pool. Other rooms are very near pool”
pegasus6262, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
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