Expat Hotel


Expat Hotel is a Hotel type property located in Patong on Phuket, Thailand. Hotel amenities include: Swimming Pool, Spa, guest rating is 7.8, and the Staff speaks: English language.

Hotel name: Expat Hotel
Phuket Location: Patong, the island of Phuket
Address: 163/17 Ratutit 200 Pee Road T. Patong, A. Kathu
Type: Hotel
Av rating: 7.8
Checkin / out: Check-In 14:00 Check-Out 12:00
Staff languages: Staff speaks: English language
Basic amenities: Swimming Pool, Spa and Bar
Booking: To book, and to see more details of Expat Hotel, including more photos, map location in Patong, and todays price etc, simply go to Expat Hotel.

Expat Hotel

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About Expat Hotel on Phuket island in Thailand

Expat Hotel is located at 163/17 Ratutit 200 Pee Road T. Paton, A. Kathu in Patong on Phuket island. With a stay at The Expat Hotel in Paton, you’ll be in a shopping distric, a 5-minute walk from Bangla Road and 7 minutes by foot from Patong Beach. This hotel is 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from Karon Beach and 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from Kata Beach.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 47 air-conditioned guestrooms. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connecte, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.Amenities Enjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a garden. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.Dining Enjoy international cuisine at The Expat Restauran, a restaurant which features a ba, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). English breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 1 PM for a fee.Busines, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business cente, dry cleaning/laundry service, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours, and limited parking is available onsite.. Find out full details about the Expat Hotel by going here

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About Patong

Patong beach, Phuket, back in the 80’s, was a sleepy Thai fishing village. Bangla Road (the strip) was a semi paved, barely two lane piece of road that ran from the beach to the intersection. Beer was around 25 or 30 baht also and Thai fishing boats still anchored by the score very close to the beach at night. How things have changed!Today Patong Beach is one of the most famous destinations in the world and better known for its nightlife and the 3.5 kilometers (2.2 mi) beach that runs the entire length of Patong’s road side.Nightlife is centered in two main areas, ‘Bangla Road’ but there are hundreds of bars, cafes and restaurants around Patong waiting for you to walk in. The good thing about Patong is that it now offers great shopping, eateries and numerous high rated Restaurants and cafes to suite..

About Phuket island

State: Phuket in Thailand
Phuket’s Capital: Phuket City
Airport Name: Phuket airport (HKT)
Airport Code: HKT
Location: Phuket is located at longitude 98° 18′ 45? and latitude 08° 06′ 38?, 82 feet above sea level and is located 32 km northwest of the city centre, in the north of Phuket in Thailand.
Language: Thai
Currency: Baht
Local time: GMT+7

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Patong & Phuket FAQ

What is the weather like by Expat Hotel and Patong?

The weather around Expat Hotel on Phuket, Thailand is warm all year round. However, the weather is generally most pleasant from late December to March, or even May, when there are clear skies and sunshine. The “hot season” is from April to May, when temperatures reach their highest. The main “rainy season”, or monsoon season, is between May / June and November, or even as late as December over the last decade or so.

What'ss the best street food by the Expat Hotel, or around Patong?

There is so many, but for me that's easy. Around the Expat Hotel, like anywhere around Patong or Phuket island in Thailand, there will be little grilled chicken (Kai Yang) street stalls. The chicken is often eaten with sticky rice (Khao Niaow) and sweet chilli sauce. Yum!. Try it for breakfat. Real goooooood 🙂

Can a foreigner purchase properties in Patong, or Phuket island in Thailand?

The short answer is yes. Generally, the key requirements for buying properties or Real Estate around Patong on Phuket island in Thailand are the following: A) A deposit of 10% to 20% of total price to be paid on the 'Promise of Sale' (before signing the final contract). B) A foreign buyer has two options: either a 30-year leasehold or purchasing the property through a limited company. Patong Apartments can be purchased by foreigners as long as at least 51% of the building is owned by Thais. C) Stamp duty is normally 0.50% of the total price. D) Registration fee between 2% and 2.5% of total Patong property price plus agent fee. It is also important to know that if you are a non-Thai citizen, you may be subject to specific regulations and in certain instances be required to hold a specific permit enabling you to acquire Patong or Phuket island, Thailand property. This does not apply to properties situated within special designated areas, such as developments on Phuket. We offer complimentary pickup from the Expat Hotel, and concultation, so drop us an email.

Is it OK to drink water from the tap in Expat Hotel, or around Patong on Phuket in Thailand?

Personally I do NOT drink water from the tap on Phuket in Thailand, but they say you can? I suggest that you buy 6 pack bottled water from any local Patong mini market around the Expat Hotel for drinking. The cheap clear, none branded, bottles, to me, are the best. I do though, as with other expats and locals around Patong, brush my teeth with tap water, and use it for making tea / coffee etc, but only after boiling a few times. If you are unsure when you arrive to the Expat Hotel, stick to the bottled water.

Where is the best locations to watch the sunset on Phuket?

In my view the beach. Around the Expat Hotel is OK but the best places are: Promthep Cape (Laem Promthep), Big Buddha or Kata Rocks. Anywhere around the west / south side of Phuket, Thailand.

How much is a print of beer or larger in around the Expat Hotel or Patong?

The beer or larger prices around Expat Hotel or Patong on Phuket, Thailand is: Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) is around 70 / 90.00฿ while Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) will be around 100.00 ฿. Nightclubs, and higher end venues can be a lot more and supermarkets / mini markets will be a bit cheaper. Check out the 'Happy Hour' signs as you walk or drive by. Most bars will have them. I have known people on Phuket island island who only track these events and save a load of money. Everyone to his/her/their own right 🙂

When is the cheapest time to fly to Phuket?

If you have booked the Expat Hotel try and book your flight to Phuket, Thailand at least 3 months in advance to find the cheapest flight deals. Saying this, check out our delas from Phuket island below.

Can I pay for my flight to Phuket in a differant currency on your flight booking system?

When booking your flight to Patong on Phuket in Thailand our flight search module on our flights page, and all cheap flights from the module below, are in EURO (€) or $. To change the currency simply go to the flight booking page and once you are on our flight offer pages you can change the currency by using the top-right scroll-down menu. Use the same system for changing the language.

What is the best days to fly to Phuket, Thailand?

Try and book your 1st nights stay at the Expat Hotel for a week day. You'll find low-priced flights to Phuket airport (HKT) on weekdays, and therefore avoid weekend flight surcharges.

Are flight prices higher on Patong / Phuket in Thailand national holidays?

Bottom line is 'Yes'. This goes for national holidays in your own Country also. Try avoid flying in heavy traffic holidays by travelling from / to Patong or Phuket island in Thailand before or after any major holidays.

Is there a smoking lounge at Phuket island airport in Thailand?

Bottom line is yes. Once you leave the Expat Hotel to go to Phuket airport simply go to the departure lounge, after immigration, and its by a small coffee shop. Be warned. The smoking room is very small and even before you lite up it feels like you have already had 5 cigs 🙂 VAPERS BE AWARE! Vaping (e-cigarettes) is still banded in Thailand 'so say' due to health issues, but in reality for import tax issues. 'On the spot' fines, or threats of jail time by local police. IF you do vape, and do get stopped and fined, ask for a police report. That should be fun? Bottom line is to 'just buy cigs' for your holiday. Saves on the flaff. TIT.

Is there WIFI Internet at Phuket airport?

Yes. You can get free Wi-Fi at Phuket island airport (HKT)' by connecting to the airports access point. Simply log-in to the airport website, which pops up on your mobile/tablet browser once you arrive. As far as I know, or remember, there is also walled computers to use in the departure area also.