US$32 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 8 Aug 2015 Check-out 11 Aug 2015

Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach

3 stars
View map of 542/1 Patak Road, Karon Beach Muang Phuket, Phuket, 83100

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.6
out of 5
14 reviews
Nice stay with good location. Value Hotel.

Hotel has full of amenities such as gym, pool, 24-service, free mini-bar (beer, soda, fruit juice... See full review

  • piyaput.b
  • 17 Oct 2012
One of the most comfortable hotel

One of the most comfortable hotel i've ever stayed in! See full review

  • Huang
  • 16 Jun 2010
Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach aims to make guests forget the stresses of city life with its youthful and energetic atmosphere. In the centre of a bustling beach, the hotel is an ideal base for a fun time at recreational spots like Dino Park Mini Golf and Kok Chang Safari for elephant trekking. Enjoy the beautiful views offered at Kata Karon View Point. Wat Suwan Khiri Khet, the Karon temple, is reflective of the area's culture.
General

Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach helps guests plan their excursions with its tour desk. Fitness centre, outdoor pool and car/bike rental are also on offer for leisure. Airport transfer, Internet corner, and property-wide Wi-Fi access are available.



Location

Only steps away from Karon Beach, Sugar Marina Art showcases an array of activities in the sea and on the shore. The waters of Andaman Sea invite travellers to immerse in the laidback beach lifestyle.



  • NOTE: Child under 4 years old sharing the parent's room without extra bed and exclusive of breakfast is free of charge. Maximum of 2 children per room.
  • Baby cot is free of charge
  • NOTE: Early check-out is charged at 100% of full-length stay.
Dining

Guests at the Sugar Marina Karon Beach savour international and Thai specialties at the trendy Taan Tanod Restaurant on site. Patrons can also spend happy hour sipping cocktails at the in-house bar.
Rooms

Bright contemporary decor is maintained in the resort's 146 rooms. Relaxation is fully appreciated in the quarters with its modern furnishings like LCD TV, DVD player, direct-dial telephone, safe deposit box and mini bar. Some units have living area.

Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach Rooms

Deluxe Pool View
The artistic decor uses bold tropical colours that perfectly suit this exotic location. The private balcony overlooks the glistening pool and lush gardens and the en-suite bathroom has a relaxing bathtub and separate rain shower. Couples and small families can comfortably stay in these pool view rooms with a choice of twin or king-size beds.
Deluxe Pool Access
This ground floor room has added features making it ideal for romantics seeking something special. The private balcony steps down to the refreshing resort pool and the high tech amenities include a Mac Mini providing Internet access through the large screen television. There is also a day bed and desk to complete the room.
Deluxe
The Deluxe is a contemporary space to relax and unwind available with a double or twin single beds. The rooms have different design styles and layouts; check out the fun painting theme dedicated to famous artists with quirky details like a bathtub in the room or the elegant and spacious colourful design that will brighten your mood.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness centre or spa
Fitness Center
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business centre
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled

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Hotel Map

7.849 98.2945
Area served
Phuet, Karon Beach
Nearby airports
Phuket International Airport
Area description
The art resort is situated at the edge of Karon centre, just a short two minutes stroll from the beachfront. The soft white sands of Karon Beach are long and wide offering plenty of space to lounge and swim. Surrounding the resort is a plethora of holiday and souvenir shops, restaurants and day spas. The nightlife district is easy to walk to but more action can be found in Patong only ten minutes drive over the mountain.

Nearby points of interest

  • Calypso Divers: 2.4 km
  • Hillside: 2.5 km
  • Chalong Big Buddha: 3.1 km
  • Simon Cabaret: 3.3 km
  • Tri Trang Beach: 4.6 km
  • Jungceylon Shopping Mall: 4.6 km
  • Jungceylon: 4.7 km
  • Jungle Bungee Jump: 5 km
  • Elephant Trekking: 5.3 km
  • Paradise beach, Phuket: 5.3 km
  • Kata View Point: 5.5 km
  • Patong Boxing Stadium, Patong: 5.7 km
  • Sea Bees Diving: 7.1 km
  • Patong Go Kart Speedway: 7.5 km
  • Ao Sane Beach: 8 km
  • Calypso Divers: 2.4 km
  • Hillside: 2.5 km
  • Chalong Big Buddha: 3.1 km
  • Simon Cabaret: 3.3 km
  • Tri Trang Beach: 4.6 km
  • Jungceylon Shopping Mall: 4.6 km
  • Jungceylon: 4.7 km
  • Jungle Bungee Jump: 5 km
  • Elephant Trekking: 5.3 km
  • Paradise beach, Phuket: 5.3 km
  • Kata View Point: 5.5 km
  • Patong Boxing Stadium, Patong: 5.7 km
  • Sea Bees Diving: 7.1 km
  • Patong Go Kart Speedway: 7.5 km
  • Ao Sane Beach: 8 km
  • Rawai: 8.4 km
  • Nai Harn Beach: 8.8 km
  • Nakalay Beach: 8.8 km
  • Phuket Sea Shell Museum: 8.9 km
  • Phuket Cable Ski: 9.4 km
  • Central Festival Phuket: 9.5 km
  • Loch Palm Golf Club: 10.3 km
  • Panwa Beach: 11.2 km
  • Ao Yon Beach: 11.2 km
  • Two Heroines Monument: 11.5 km
  • Phuket Zoo: 11.7 km
  • Wat Chalong: 11.7 km
  • Phuket Butterfly Garden and Insectarium: 11.7 km
  • Phuket FantaSea: 12 km
  • Phuket City: 12.2 km
  • Thalang National Museum: 12.4 km
  • Rang Hill: 12.4 km
  • Phuket Aquarium: 13.5 km
  • Laem Sing Beach: 13.6 km
  • Surin Beach: 14.4 km
  • Coral Island: 14.6 km
  • Pansea Beach: 15 km
  • Siray Bay: 15.1 km
  • Cherng Talay: 19 km
  • Layan Beach: 19.3 km
  • Wat Phra Nang Sang: 20.2 km
  • Ao Por: 20.9 km
  • Wat Phra Thong: 21.1 km
  • Ton Sai Waterfall: 21.3 km
  • Siam Niramit: 22 km

Dining

Tann Tanod Restaurant
This funky restaurant has the ambiance of a cool urban caf. Sit on the terrace or air-conditioned interiors to enjoy the buffet breakfast and a la carte lunch and dinner. Take in the tropical views of blue skies and swaying palms and of course our amazing installation artwork whilst feasting on delicious Thai and international cuisine. The well-stocked bar serves cocktails, beers, fruit juices and more to the lobby lounge, poolside and restaurant.
In-Room Dining
Order a delicious meal or snack from the room service menu and have it personally delivered to your accommodation, a quick and convenient service if you are tired and hungry after a long journey or want a quiet night in with a movie and dinner.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
13:00
Check-out:
12:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach

Overall score

4.6 / 5
5.01.0
14 out of 14
Amenities:
4.3
Cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.2
Comfort:
4
Location:
4.3
Value:
4.4

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
mnov5534
Business
Sydney, Australia
20 May 2013

Lovely Resort, Convenient Location, but I will never return to Phuket again!

This resort is very nice. We received an upgrade to a ground floor pool front room, so we could swim from our balcony! The room was clean and a good size, with a small bench/desk, large bed, TV and Mac Mini computer in our room. On top of this they provide unlimited free WiFi and you can use as many devices as you need, such as laptops, phones, tablets, etc. Also the mini bar is free, they provide 1 Singah beer, Coke and juice per day - can't complain at all! The beach is just a couple of minutes stroll away, which is very convenient and there's some nice traditional Thai street food in the back streets nearby, so you can avoid the overpriced restaurants along the beachfront! However, and this is a major downside. Transportation on Phuket is an absolute nightmare! There are public buses (songthews) which run about once per hour to Phuket Town. They are large trucks with bench seats in the back. They will cost 45B per person. Just flag them down to stop in front of the hotel driveway. The problem is after 6pm these stop and your only option to get around is to take the dodgy "tuk tuks" which are run by Phuket's "Taxi Mafia!" They charge extortionate rates and they are fixed. Your only option is to pay if you want to go anywhere, otherwise you'll have to stay around Karon! You can hire a scooter which is fairly cheap, however seeing the driving habits and steep, winding roads around Phuket, its not for the faint hearted. The government really needs to break down this taxi racket and start some real public transport links across Phuket island. During our time there, we met many people who also vowed to never return to Phuket for this very reason. Getting back to the airport is equally challenging. The trip takes an hour or more, and the taxi mafia want to charge upwards of 1200B for the trip. We were lucky to get a private car booked from a small tour desk across the road from the hotel driveway for significantly less - bargain hard and you will get a good deal! For anyone still wanting to visit Phuket, if you want to avoid the chaotic sleaze of Patong Beach, Karon is a quieter sanctuary and Sugar Palm is a great choice. If it wasn't for the dodgy nature of the whole island, I would gladly return to this resort again, however for the above-mentioned reasons I will not be back to Phuket again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The beachfront restaurants are strictly tourist traps, serving overpriced food that's substandard. Take a stroll up Patak Road, as you leave the hotel driveway you will find some traditional Thai street food in the small streets to your left. There's a wonderful charcoal grilled chicken stall and another selling delicious Thai dishes, such as Tom Yum Gung, Pad Thai, and all the regular Thai classics served with rice. A meal for 2 will cost you 1/4 of what you'd expect to pay at a fancy looking sit down restaurant along the beach, plus the food is so much more delicious. If you want even more real Thai food, take the Songthew to Phuket Town, where you'll find many small street stalls and cafes serving authentic Thai food. The beach areas of Phuket have lost their Thai feeling, but Phuket Town is very much laid back and traditional and provides a great escape from the overpriced tourist traps you'll find along the beach.

Review of Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
piyaput.b
Business
Bangkok, Thailand
17 Oct 2012

Nice stay with good location. Value Hotel.

Hotel has full of amenities such as gym, pool, 24-service, free mini-bar (beer, soda, fruit juice and bottling water). Room was very clean and stuffs you will need, hair dryer, umbrella, beach towels, safe box. Every room has bath tub. Just a short walk from beach. Staff are very helpful and friendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Bangkok,Thailand
8 May 2012

Reasonable price

Comfortable hotel not far from the beach.So many restaurant around here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Huang
Business
Not Provided
16 Jun 2010

One of the most comfortable hotel

One of the most comfortable hotel i've ever stayed in!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Not Provided
18 May 2010

the pool is about 140 FEET long,

the pool is about 140 FEET long, NOT metres. some ground floor rooms open directly to the pool from the balcony, which is a nice feature. rooms are big and well appointed.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ramkrishna
Business
Not Provided
13 Jan 2010

good location ,very near to the

good location ,very near to the beach. Price for a can of beer is cheaper inside your room's fridge.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Not Provided
13 Nov 2009

The hotel is located near the

The hotel is located near the beach, just 3 mins walking. Its service is good, however there is only 1 free computer for Internet access.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Yongyut
Business
Not Provided
21 Oct 2009

Eveythings is wonderful except

Eveythings is wonderful except the working table in the room is too small.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Not Provided
6 Oct 2009

We have enjoyed our stay at Sugar

We have enjoyed our stay at Sugar Palm Karon Resort, Phuket. As compared to facilities provided, the rates are very reasonable. Swimming pool of the hotel is excellent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Sugar Marina Resort - ART - Karon Beach

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Not Provided
17 Aug 2009

The pool is amazing, must have

The pool is amazing, must have been more than 120 metres long. Good location and great buffet breakfast for 150 baht, can't beat it. Definetly staying again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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