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Rising Sun Residence
Ranked #5 of 15 Hotels in Chalong
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“Outstanding”
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights - but wished we had time for more. Hosts and staff were extremely welcoming and the property itself has a special feel to it. The owners have certainly put their heart and soul into it.

Phuket Island itself has limited appeal, but this place alone makes a return visit a distinct possibility.

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 March 2012

A wonderful place to wile away the hours...either sit by the pool in fantastic surroundings or allow the fabulous hosts to sort out excursions to one of the myriad of fascinating places to visit.

The service was the best we had ever received, the food & the staff were exceptional......Khun Wipa & Khun Methee were the best hosts we have ever come across; nothing is too much & the style of whats available leaves other places to shame.

We will definately be going back & highly recommend this to anyone....our best holiday ever!!!

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 February 2012

I was on an extended trip to SE Asia and booked the Rising Sun Residence for 11 nights at two days' notice on the basis of a quick reading of Trip Advisor reviews. Fortunately those reviews were accurate. I totally concur with all the positive comments by other reviewers. To stay there was a unique and special experience that I will always remember with pleasure.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 20 February 2012

We stayed at a one bedroom villa which we originally booked for 3 nights but liked it so much that we finally ended up staying 9 nights.
The formula is great & clever : the owners (Khun Wipa & Khun Methee) want you to feel at home and therefore they created this place : the staff (all of them very friendly and helpfull) are there when you need them but leave you alone when you don't need them.

Wipa and Methee come to see you in the morning at your villa and they help you when you make your plan for the day. They also recommend nice restaurants etc.

Most of the time we spend the morning at the swimmingpool and relaxing and then left between 1 pm and 4pm for some sightseeing.
With the 9hrs/day driver included you get to see the whole island. I also liked the location on the hill a lot : far away from noisy nightlife and traffic jams.

I would definitely recommend the Rising sun residence to those who seek a quiet and peacefull location to stay during their holiday.

Room Tip: we had villa nr 1 : at the swimmingpool this gives you sun in the morning and shadow in the afternoo...
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 February 2012

Upon arrival I immediately felt welcomed,the rooms were well presented and the staff very attentive. The view is spectacular,waking up each morning with the sun rising above Chalong Bay, was a great way to start the day. Staying on the hill above the crowds for us was ideal, after a day of sight seeing it was great to retire to a piece of heaven. The Rising Sun staff were fantastic, they took a genuine interest in organizing an itinery suitable to our needs. I would not hesitate to recommend The Rising Sun residences and look forward to returning.
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Additional Information about Rising Sun Residence

Property: Rising Sun Residence
Address: 48/13 Moo 6, Soi Sai-Namyen, Chao Fa West Road, Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town > Chalong
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 15 Hotels in Chalong
Price range (per night): ₹ 53,215 - ₹ 57,145
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rising Sun Residence 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Rising Sun Residence Hotel Chalong
Rising Sun Residence Phuket/Chalong

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