Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Asia Pacific and Thailand, announces the opening of Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa, a newly-built 224-room resort, located on Karon Beach by the turquoise waters of Andaman Sea. The resort is celebrating its opening with a special “Stay 3, Pay 2” promotion plus complimentary breakfast for two persons.
Mr Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer for Accor Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and the Philippines, said, “We are proud to showcase Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa as the latest resort hotel in our network in Phuket. Upholding Novotel’s brand essence of relaxation, imagination and heartfelt service, the brand today has evolved to meet the needs of modern travelers. We have an extensive line of distinguished Novotel properties in Thailand; this is our 14th Novotel hotel in the kingdom and the fourth Novotel resort in Phuket.”
Mr Gary Murray, CEO of Destination Properties Group, said, “We are excited with the opening of Novotel Karon Beach Resort & Spa with our partner, Accor. This is a wonderful resort located near the beachfront of Karon Beach, one of Phuket’s most beautiful beaches. This is our second resort property with the Accor Group, our first being the Novotel Hua Hin Beach Resort & Spa.”
“Phuket continues to be the destination of choice for many regional and international tourists,” said Mr Fraser Ross, General Manager of Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa. “Phuket’s allure is magnetic and it is growing from strength to strength. In line with our hotel opening, we have launched the Stay 3, Pay 2 promotion to entice travelers to experience this exciting new resort.”
The new rooms at Novotel are spacious, contemporary in design, and are equipped with high-end technology. The 224 well-appointed guest rooms includes 16 Plunge Pool Suites, 20 Suites, 56 Deluxe rooms, 30 Family Deluxe rooms, 9 Superior Plunge Pool rooms, 45 Superior rooms and 48 Standard rooms. Each guest room is equipped with a full range of amenities, such as high-speed Internet access, 42-inch Flat Screen TV, in room safe and coffee and tea making facilities.
There are several dining options to choose from at the resort. The Horizon all-day-dining restaurant features a show kitchen offering a selection of Thai and international buffet cuisine, while the TAi Restaurant serves an exotic variety of dishes with a selection of Thai and Pan-Asian cuisines. Joe Kool’s Pool Bar and Grill offers casual dining by the poolside with popular menu items such as pizza, pasta, smoked ribs, burgers and local snack dishes. The Champion’s Sports Bar is the perfect place to catch the latest scores and action on the big screens while enjoying a selection of house wine and gourmet snacks. The resort also has a 24-hour in-room dining service.
Indulge in a full relaxation by the Lagoon Pool, designed to complement the resort’s landscape, or the Oasis Pool with its chill-out feel and butler service, and the Kids Club Pool where children can enjoy swimming. The resort also has Kids World and Teen Hangout, great places for kids and teens to enjoy timeout with a variety of games and activities which are closely supervised by trained staff.
No vacation would be complete without some pampering and the resort’s In|Balance Spa which offers an extensive range of Thai spa therapies with treatment rooms and experienced masseuses. The In|Balance Fitness provides a convenient workout space with qualified trainers and modern equipment.
Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa is located within a short walk from Phuket’s second largest beach Karon, a destination popular for its tranquil, relaxed atmosphere with an eclectic mix of pubs, clubs and restaurants. For the more adventurous, Karon is just a short drive away from the hustle and bustle of Patong.