For those wanting to explore this unseen gem and discover the real Phuket and its unexpected treasures, Novotel Phuket City Phokeethra is the perfect gateway.
Situated in the city’s central business district and close to the heart of charming Phuket Old Town, the hotel offers 180 rooms and suites on 18 floors, including a select few which enjoy a stunning view of the not-too-distant Andaman Sea. The accommodations provide all the modern amenities and comforts befitting this globally respected 5-star brand, including comprehensive wellbeing and fitness facilities and superb dining.
The hotel’s Amor Restaurant is highly rated, offering a lavish choice of international and Thai delights, as well as tantalizing selections from the local cuisine.
On the 18th floor, Estrela Sky Lounge was the first rooftop bar in town and is still the best, offering panoramic vistas of the city and island.
The hotel is also ideally situated as a springboard for an island adventure in the Andaman Sea, as Rassada Pier is only a short drive away.
Phuket is the largest island in Thailand and has been an important port and trading post for centuries, its prosperity originally derived from tin mining. The resulting wealth drew merchants from far and wide to the island, bringing with them both their cultures and cuisines.
Such a hugely diverse range of culinary treats is available in the bountiful restaurants and street stalls, particularly in the Old Town, that Phuket has been recognized as a UNESCO City of Gastronomy.
Apart from local Southern Thai dishes, visitors will find ample Chinese and Hokkien as well as Vegan cuisines readily available.
Home to diverse cultures, the city is equally home to numerous temples, shrines, mosques and churches. The beautiful Wat Chalong, with is ornate decoration, is definitely one of Phuket’s must-visits. Dropping by Jui Tui Shrine gives you a look at one of the oldest shrines in the city, an important sacred site during the famous Phuket Vegetarian Festival, as is the Bang Niao Shrine near Robinson Shopping Center. The city also boasts a number of museums for delving into the fascinating culture and history of the island.
Phuket Island is also known for lively celebrations of the many highly anticipated festivals in the Thai calendar throughout the year. The yearly Vegetarian Festival in the city is truly an amazing experience, partly due to the astonishing physical feats of the attending devotees. Phuket is also host to the annual Phuket Town Marathon, for which contestants normally come from all over the world.
To ensure that guests can relax and enjoy the charm of Phuket Old Town in the post Covid-19 pandemic era, Novotel Phuket City Photeethra Hotel can proudly announce its Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration: SHA certification, issued by the Tourism Authority of Thailand to establishments that meet the very highest standards of hygiene.
The hotel’s Heartist team looks forward to welcoming guests to a rich experience of the real Phuket, whose charming people, incredible foods and fascinating sights you will never forget.