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Southern Fried Rice

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is my 4th time here so that says everything. I appreciate the personal touch. Terry (boss) is usually around and very interesting to talk to. His staff are humble and easy on the eye ;) they keep the place spotless and their cooking is top class. Terry always helps with day tours or places to go and rents bikes...

1Thank rezamichael
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The location is very centralized the owner was so friendly. You can ask the taxi drivers to drop you at Kata Night Bazzar or the Fin Hostel (but don't stay at Fin they suck.) Wifi worked well. The TV's work, but we didn't figure how to work the channels until later. There is a safe for your valuables. Checking in...

1Thank Eve1417
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Large, clean rooms with great aircon just a few minutes walk from the beach....not that we made it there that much! We spent most of our time eating green curry downstairs in the restaurant. Fantastic, tasty food at a great price. All the staff and the owner are also a pleasure. Highly recommend.

1Thank Victoriouselizaj
Reviewed 24 March 2017

First a disclaimer - I didn't stay here, I stayed round the corner (Blue Pearl). But I spent most of my time here - so what should that tell you ? 1. Terje, the owner - solves all known problems... He's been on the island for 16-odd years, speaks Thai, runs this place with a relaxed charm that engages those...

1Thank J R
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Clean, spacious, well appointed rooms; effortless hospitality from the friendly owner Terje (challenge him to a game of chess or pool sometime); and a tasty menu (the Panang curry is especially recommended if you like it hot) should propel this modest and competitively priced option to the top of your list. I was in Kata to study rather than party,...

1Thank Jasper L
Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

very helpful and very friendly, would stay there again. Overall its a nice place and located near to the beach and the bars. The rooms are spacious and very clean great value for money. the food was outstanding

1Thank Jason M
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for two nights, the overall impression of the rooms is good! The rooms have plenty of space and the basic interior. We were kindly welcomed by some norwegian guy that showed us around in the area and hostel. The food is also good and the hostel is at walking distance from the beach and off...

1Thank Bart M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Our first dinner here on our first night and what a decent place we discovered. The food are tasty, originally Thai and price are decent. The owner walked to every table and chatted with the diners. Very nice and friendly man from Norway. You can talk to him in Thai too. The area is quiet which makes the place even...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Great location 5 mins from Kata beach. The room was large, with hot shower, air con and wifi in the room. It was quiet at night and a free breakfast was served in the morning. The only downside was getting laundry done, which came back smelling of damp so I would get laundry done elsewhere.

1Thank Sarah C
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Room is very basic but was clean. Shower, air con and wifi worked well. Food was nice and reasonably priced. Owner was helpful. Location was central to restaurants/nightlife and not far from the beach.

1Thank Laura R

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Southern Fried Rice is a recently established guesthouse situated at Kata Beach, the most beautiful beach on Thailand's idyllic Phuket Island. Moments from the beach, and featuring spacious, clean, comfortable rooms, modern en-suite bathrooms, outstanding Thai and international cuisine, free wi-fi high speed internet and many more attractions, Southern Fried Rice is the ideal hostel from which to explore Phuket. We have PC stations in our property and it is Free of Charge as well. There is a top quality pool table, 42' plasma TV screen with surround sound and a computerized sound system with all your favourite music. For intellectual stimulation we are hosting the Phuket Chess Club, with frequent blitz tournaments and we are planning regular Thai language lessons. There is access to Kata Day Spa, and a great variety of nightlife available within walking distance of the guesthouse. We also hire out motorcycles for the more adventurous to range out over Thailand's biggest island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Fried Rice

Address: 100 / 14 - 15 Kata Road | Kata Night Bazaar, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100 , Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Karon > Kata Beach
Price Range: €12 - €21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Southern Fried Rice 1*
Number of rooms: 8
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Southern Fried Rice Hotel Kata Beach
Southern Fried Rice Phuket/Kata Beach
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“Room 4, at the top and back of the hotel, offers a balcony for smokers and is a haven away from the main street.”
306jasperl, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“wifi is better the higher the floor”
garyede, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Depends : for me solo, i like room 4 Balcony ; for cheap charlie you have room 1 Second Floor ; for family room on higher floor”
domifrenchman31, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Eat In at the restaurant as much as possible”
F6152IPdavidg, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“all the rooms are excellent. it just depends on what you are will in to pay on the type of room.”
S6185AOrichardr, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
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