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Local Story Review

Local Story Review

Phuket on a budget

Some of the hippest hotels in Phuket are also some of the most reasonably priced. Whether hostel or small-scale B&Bs, sometimes it’s worth straying off the well-beaten path to see what you can find. Large global branded hotels can only offer you so much, for experiences and true holiday memories you should seek out the trendy chic hostels. Every area in Phuket has a few, they just need to be sought out.

In the market for a fair price at Phuket Weekend Market

The markets in Phuket are a vibrant and fun place to eat, meet friends, people-watch and also - rather unsurprisingly - shop. This is why every Saturday and Sunday the weekend market (Nakha market) in Phuket town is bursting with life and full of tourists, expats and Thais alike.

Loyalty and length of stay key to Patong hotel success

Patong is a beachside city that manages to offer, and more often than not, deliver something different to everyone, no matter the age, nationality or reason for visiting. In response, and perhaps never more so emblematic of this diverse mixture of needs and desires is the huge wealth of hotels, motels and guest houses.