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ibis Phuket Kata
3 out of 5
88 8 Kata Road, Muang, Karon, Phuket
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The price is $27 per night
0.75 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (182 reviews)

"Good and friendly staff. Good good and good location"…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

ibis Phuket Kata
Pacific Club Resort
4.5 out of 5
16 Patak Soi 24, Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket
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The price is $32 per night
1.64 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (410 reviews)

"We were scheduled to be there from 3/24/2020 to 3/31/2020 during covid-19 crises. Even Though we had to cut out stay short they have not only discounted the price but they went above and beyond to assure us that the hotel has everything what we need to be comfortable in case we get quarantined. The ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Pacific Club Resort
The Shore at Katathani
5 out of 5
14 Kata Noi Rd., Muang, Karon, Phuket
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The price is $302 per night
2.06 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (578 reviews)

"Wow! This is one of those dream places. Built on a hill slope right off the beach, the shore offers incredible views of the sunset facing ocean. The landscaping is so amazing, filled with trees, plants, and flowers. The attention to detail throughout the property is very obvious. The colors for the ..."…"

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

The Shore at Katathani

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Best Western Phuket Ocean Resort
4 out of 5
562 Patak Road, Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket
The price is $46 per night
1.3 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (418 reviews)

"Check in process was easy and fast, the staff were all very friendly during our entire 5 night stay. The room was spacious & clean, bed was comfortable and the shower was hot. I was told the entire resort was booked out during our stay, therefore picking a early breakfast time to avoid a large queue ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2020

Best Western Phuket Ocean Resort
Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort
4.5 out of 5
29 Soi Karon Nui, Muang, Karon, Phuket
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The price is $96 per night
2.45 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (728 reviews)

"Beautiful resort with several large pools but still peaceful and quiet. Clean and calm beach on property. Excellent food, staff and service."…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort
Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa
4.5 out of 5
568 Patak Road Karon Beach, Muang, Karon, Phuket
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1.43 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"The pool and quality of service was exemplary. Staff were very proactive about making sure your stay is more than satisfactory."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa
Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket
5 out of 5
683 Patak Road, Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket
The price is $106 per night
1.69 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (711 reviews)
Perfect stay for families! Highly recommend it

"Centara is the perfect resort for families with children of all ages. We were a family of four with two young adults, and we absolutely loved our stay! We were pleasantly surprised to find that we were upgraded to the two bedroom villa which made our stay that much more special. The resort is beautiful ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2020

Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket
Avista Grande Phuket Karon - MGallery
5 out of 5
38 Soi Luang Phor Chuan Soi 1, Karon, Phuket
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The price is $54 per night
0.1 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (291 reviews)

"The cleanliness of room not satisfied.The towels are not changed."…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Avista Grande Phuket Karon - MGallery
Novotel Phuket Kata Avista Resort And Spa
4.5 out of 5
4/1,4 Leam Sai Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket
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The price is $32 per night
0.51 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"We really enjoyed our stay! Our room was very large and comfortable with a beautiful view of the ocean and the pool area. Incredible sunsets! The pool was quite large and the perfect temperature for cooling off! Service at the swim up bar was excellent. There was comfortable seating on the large ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Novotel Phuket Kata Avista Resort And Spa
Katathani Phuket Beach Resort
5 out of 5
14 Kata Noi Road, Karon, Phuket
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1.81 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Customer Service is key here All staff are forever helpful and attentive to your needs Smiling happy pleasant always A great example of customer service Nothing is too much trouble for them all"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Katathani Phuket Beach Resort
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Visiting Karon

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Karon, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, top-notch restaurants, and lively bar scene. This city also attracts tourists with its quaint and relaxing setting. Top sights around the area include Patong Beach, Big Buddha, and Chalong Temple.

  • You'll find 2943 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Phuket
  • The closest major airport is in Phuket (HKT-Phuket Intl.), 18.9 mi (30.4 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Karon

Attractions like Dino Park Mini Golf and Kok Chang Safari Elephant Trekking are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Karon Beach, Kata Beach, and Kata Noi Beach. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Big Buddha and Kata Porpeang Market.

In Karon, you'll find 400 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • The Shore at Katathani - This 5-star villa in Kata Beach features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. Expedia travelers love its dining options and pool.
  • The Boathouse Phuket - Our customers like the bar and beach locale at this hotel. This 4-star hotel in Kata Beach features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • The Baray Villa by Sawasdee Village - This 4-star hotel in Kata Beach features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and comfortable beds.

Popular places to see in the area include Patong Beach, located 4.3 mi (7 km) from the city center, and Chalong Temple, which is 3 mi/4.8 km away.

Dressing for Karon

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 93°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 72°F
  • From April to June, the average is 93°F during the day and 75°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 88°F during the day and 75°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 89°F as the daytime average and 73°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Karon is 2.91 inches
  • March and February are usually the hottest months averaging 92°F, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 72°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Karon?
The Boathouse Phuket is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Kata Beach. Other favorite options based on traveler reviews include Pacific Club Resort and The Baray Villa by Sawasdee Village.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Karon, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Karon.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Karon?
To find more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Karon, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Karon?
Based on reviews, Hotel IKON Phuket is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Karon Living Room and Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Karon?
Katathani Phuket Beach Resort is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 6 outdoor pools and a free kids’ club. Other good options for your kid-friendly vacation include Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa and Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket. Attractions like Dino Park Mini Golf and Kok Chang Safari Elephant Trekking are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Karon?
The Shore at Katathani is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and a beachfront restaurant. Other good options for a romantic stay include Metadee Resort and Villas and Beyond Resort Karon.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Karon?
CC’s Hideaway is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Assada Boutique Hotel and ibis Phuket Kata.
What's the best hotel to stay close to Karon Beach?
Adjacent to Karon Beach, Movenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 5-star resort offers 4 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Other good options close by include Mandarava Resort and Spa Karon Beach and Avista Grande Phuket Karon - MGallery.
What about the best place to stay close to Kata Noi Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is Katathani Phuket Beach Resort, located next to Kata Noi Beach, and this 5-star hotel offers 6 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Chanalai Garden Resort, Kata Beach and The Shore at Katathani are other good choices nearby.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Karon?
Katathani Phuket Beach Resort is a top 5-star beachfront hotel with 6 outdoor pools and 6 restaurants. Other good choices for your beach trip include Beyond Resort Karon and Hotel IKON Phuket. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Karon Beach or Kata Beach.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Karon?
Katathani Phuket Beach Resort is a 5-star hotel with 6 restaurants and 5 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. The Shore at Katathani and Mandarava Resort and Spa Karon Beach are other upscale choices for your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Karon?
Katathani Phuket Beach Resort is a popular 5-star hotel featuring 6 outdoor pools, a children’s pool, and 6 restaurants. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket and Hotel IKON Phuket.

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