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Southern Fried Rice

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London
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First a disclaimer - I didn't stay here, I stayed round the corner (Blue Pearl). But I spent most of my time here - so what should that tell you ? 1. Terje, the owner - solves all known problems... He's been on the island for 16-odd years, speaks Thai, runs this place with a relaxed charm that engages those...

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Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, spacious, well appointed rooms; effortless hospitality from the friendly owner Terje (challenge him to a game of chess or pool sometime); and a tasty menu (the Panang curry is especially recommended if you like it hot) should propel this modest and competitively priced option to the top of your list. I was in Kata to study rather than party,...

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very helpful and very friendly, would stay there again. Overall its a nice place and located near to the beach and the bars. The rooms are spacious and very clean great value for money. the food was outstanding

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for two nights, the overall impression of the rooms is good! The rooms have plenty of space and the basic interior. We were kindly welcomed by some norwegian guy that showed us around in the area and hostel. The food is also good and the hostel is at walking distance from the beach and off...

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Our first dinner here on our first night and what a decent place we discovered. The food are tasty, originally Thai and price are decent. The owner walked to every table and chatted with the diners. Very nice and friendly man from Norway. You can talk to him in Thai too. The area is quiet which makes the place even...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Great location 5 mins from Kata beach. The room was large, with hot shower, air con and wifi in the room. It was quiet at night and a free breakfast was served in the morning. The only downside was getting laundry done, which came back smelling of damp so I would get laundry done elsewhere.

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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Room is very basic but was clean. Shower, air con and wifi worked well. Food was nice and reasonably priced. Owner was helpful. Location was central to restaurants/nightlife and not far from the beach.

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I can't believe I found this place only now. I've been to Kata so many times, and this place is hidden on a back road. The fried rice is really fantastic, and the green curry is the best I've ever tasted. Awesome!!!

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Reviewed 10 December 2016

The location is perfect! Near beach and all happenings in that part of the city! But I feel weird in some situations... There was a lot older guys with young thai girls... And a older woman who work there was not very kind! I don't know, didn't feel very good there

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terje h, General Manager at Southern Fried Rice, responded to this review

I am sorry that you did not feel well at my guesthouse.I am also sorry that I did not speak with you so i do not remember your face.My bed and breakfast is not average .According to trip advisor comments through the years.Among 9% best in the world is not average at all,so your comments are misplaced.I have special deals...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We didn't actually stay at Southern Fried Rice, but I wish we had. We stayed nearby and I recognized the name from numerous guidebooks I read before we left, so decided to mosey in for breakfast. The special fried rice was incredible--the meal truly hit the spot--and the owner was as welcoming and helpful as possible. He got up himself...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Southern Fried Rice is a recently established guesthouse situated at Kata Beach, the most beautiful beach on Thailand's idyllic Phuket Island. Moments from the beach, and featuring spacious, clean, comfortable rooms, modern en-suite bathrooms, outstanding Thai and international cuisine, free wi-fi high speed internet and many more attractions, Southern Fried Rice is the ideal hostel from which to explore Phuket. We have PC stations in our property and it is Free of Charge as well. There is a top quality pool table, 42' plasma TV screen with surround sound and a computerized sound system with all your favourite music. For intellectual stimulation we are hosting the Phuket Chess Club, with frequent blitz tournaments and we are planning regular Thai language lessons. There is access to Kata Day Spa, and a great variety of nightlife available within walking distance of the guesthouse. We also hire out motorcycles for the more adventurous to range out over Thailand's biggest island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Fried Rice

Address: 100 / 14 - 15 Kata Road | Kata Night Bazaar, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Karon > Kata Beach
Price Range: RM62 - RM146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Southern Fried Rice 1*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Southern Fried Rice Hotel Kata Beach
Southern Fried Rice Phuket/Kata Beach
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“Room 4, at the top and back of the hotel, offers a balcony for smokers and is a haven away from the main street.”
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“wifi is better the higher the floor”
 of 5 bubbles garyede, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Depends : for me solo, i like room 4 Balcony ; for cheap charlie you have room 1 Second Floor ; for family room on higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles domifrenchman31, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Eat In at the restaurant as much as possible”
 of 5 bubbles F6152IPdavidg, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“all the rooms are excellent. it just depends on what you are will in to pay on the type of room.”
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