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PapaCrab Boutique Guesthouse

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic 6 days at PapaCrab. It is in a great location really close to the beach, down a quiet side street, the reception area is very cool and the rooms are clean and stylish. The hosts are amazing, really friendly and super helpful. All round a great place to stay.

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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend I stayed for three days on my own, firstly Kamala is a great little village, PapaCrab's is in a fantastic location and excellent value for money. Charly couldn't have been more helpful, you can tell he loves what he does. The accommodation is really well looked after and reasonably priced, if you have any questions Charly is always...

Thank Ellie S
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We spent 5 days at Charly's and Koong's guesthouse and it was just unforgettable! They have been absolutely amazing as hosts and we felt like locals after these days. The rooms are super nice & cozy and the location is just perfect: nearby the beach but not at the main road where it can be crowed and loud. It was...

Thank Sophie E
Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Just returned from a 3 week stay very very happy. Perfect location (50m from the beach on a road with lots of nice family bars, restaurants and shops yet peaceful at night) lovely room and great hosts. Kamala is a great town to base yourself in Phuket, very central, gorgeous unspoilt beach, very few large hotels and a nice balance...

Thank Tess0229
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Lovely little guest house. We stayed here for just over a week in early December. A very warm welcome from hosts Charly & Koong, who also gave great advice on where to eat/drink and how best to see the island. Quite small, but very clean and well-equipped rooms. Perfectly located for sunny days at the beach, as well as a...

Thank clarenaomi87
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Excellent position walking distance from beach and kamala main beach street, good wifi, Charly extremely helpful and always available. Room pretty tiny but clean and well maintained. A bigger bathroom would not be a bad idea.

Thank Mr_Federico81
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Short stay for four days. We stayed with 4 yo kid. It was great. Cool place with great, kind owners. Small rooms but not expensive and close to all the action. Beach is 5 min away. We will come back when in Kamala.

Thank WojKas
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My partner and I stayed 10 nights at PapaCrab Boutique Guesthouse. It was lovely - clean and comfortable and Charly and Koong were great hosts. The guesthouse has the main village street at its doorstep and the beach is just up the road. So convenient to everything yet quiet and tranquil within the guesthouse itself. We would love to come...

Thank ChevronFee
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 September 2016

First time I have stayed at PapaCrab. Very convenient location only about 70 mts from the beach and right on the beach road with plenty of restaurants and bars to choose from. Owner Charlie was very welcoming, room was nice clean and fresh with good air con and no mosquitoes, there is some noise from the school next door but...

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Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely owners. Very helpful and accommodating! Perfect location. Our bedrooms were cleaned every day. No food being served in this guesthouse but Cafes and restaurants are just stones throw away! Beach is few minutes walk! Really Amazing! Thanks a lot!

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A warm welcome to our modern cosy Boutique Guesthouse in Kamala, Phuket. Located only a few steps away from the sandy beach we provide you with delightful amenities, a friendly atmosphere and a personalized service for the refreshing holidays that you deserve. Please feel free to request one of our 10 well equipped double rooms and see you soon in the land of smiles :-) ... more   less 

Additional Information about PapaCrab Boutique Guesthouse

Address: 93 / 5 Moo 3 | Kamala Beach, Kathu, Phuket, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Kamala
Price Range: RM146 - RM279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Papacrab Boutique Guesthouse Hotel Kamala
PapaCrab Boutique Guesthouse Phuket/Kamala
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“If you want a quieter room ask for one other side from school.”
 of 5 bubbles Paullil, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Clean and cozy.”
 of 5 bubbles KvD2015, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are equally peaceful, and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles D2377IAtims, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Room 8 is where it goes down...”
 of 5 bubbles 413oa, 26 Mar 2014 | Read review
“There are only 10 rooms, so there aren't many options. All of them are good!”
 of 5 bubbles 218jeffl, 15 Apr 2013 | Read review
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