I was in a party of 4. This penthouse was very spacious with 4 nice sized bedrooms (Though one of them didn't have a bedroom and that guest had to come through my room to use mine.). The picture windows were awesome. The deck was nice and relaxing. The place was well furnished. We had the use of an iron to straighten our clothes too. The beach is not far and the walk was refreshing, except for the serious hill on which the building was situated. The walk down the hill is tricky, but going up is serious WORK! There is a shuttle that will take you to and from the beach, but that's based on availability and is only available during the day, and there could be a wait. There are a variety of shops for eating, drinking and shopping for food, tailored clothes and groceries (which is important since they don't provide any extra toilet tissue and such). I believe that they have a onsite facility to each your linens too, at an extra cost. The hot tub looks worn and we didn't use it, but there were jets on the tubs in the bathrooms. If you book this unit, make sure that you bring money for the electric use. There's a standard fee per night to cover regular costs, and we went over and had to pay the balance before we left. Overall, we had a great time in a great, albeit laid back, location. If you really want to party, take a taxi to Patong (25 minutes). We would return to this property.
We enjoyed our 4 night stay in this very spacious, modern penthouse apartment and found it ideal for 2 families (3 of us upstairs and the family of four on the lower level) The entry to the apartment was on level 5, accessable by a lift or stairs. The apartment really is very spacious, modern and well-appointed. Maintenance isn't perfect but it is still a lovely apartment.The main kitchen was very well-equipped with a large fridge, stove, oven, microwave, crockery, wine glasses etc. The lounge areas on both levels were very comfortable, with large tvs and all 4 bedrooms had tvs too. 3 of the 4 bedrooms had ensuites. The air-conditioning units quickly cooled down each area but note that the cost of electicity is not included in the rental price. A 2000 baht (approx $80 AUD) deposit is required on check-in which will go towards the electricity charge. Even though we thought we were careful turning off A/c units when we weren't there, our usuage still exceeded the deposit so we had to pay extra. An error was made in that the wattage use for the 2 different levels of the apartment was reversed which we knew couldn't be correct as we used the lower level more than the top which made us doubt the system but I think the measurements are legitimate and if the error hadn't been made we probably wouldn't have questioned it. Anyway, if you know what to expect up front, the apartment is still good value for money, particularly when you split the cost between two families. You can get a hotel shuttle down to the Family Mart where you can purchase water, beer, snacks etc. It's only a few minutes further walk to restaurants, massages, bars and then a couple of mihutes further to the beach. Nicer restaurants and shops are probably a good 20 minute walk further along the esplanade. The walk home up the fairly steep, but reletaviely short road did feel tough in the humidity at times but the views over the water do make up for it.
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Stayed here during July 2015. Easy booking and good communication. Being in Karon before we knew the location which is central to everything in Karon at the Kata end. The driveway is a big hill up to the property but there is a free shuttle that you can use during the day. The property itself is modern and well equipped. Excellent property for a group of friends or large families. Pools are nice and there is a spa on the balcony overlooking the sea! Great place to watch sunsets!