In matter of nightlife entertainment, Patong Beach is the mother of everything that’s on offer in this domain in Phuket. This ever-growing resort town which slowly gains ground on Karon Beach to the south, Kamala Beach to the north, and Kathu to the east – hosts all that is required regarding a successful exotic holiday with the astonishing scene of hotels, restaurants, boutiques and attractions it hosts.
Regarding nightlife, Patong’s centre of attraction remains Bangla Road; the 350m-long strip linking Patong Beach and Rat-U-Thit roads is filled in with a wide range of night spots from classy cocktail lounges to trendy discos to blasting rock bars to naughty a-go-go bars, and more. Like a gigantic melting-pot, Bangla attracts an impressive crowd of partygoers at night, each of them looking for their choice of after-dark entertainment.
In a way to ease the life of die-hard revellers planning to stay in Patong as close as possible to its hottest nightlife joints, Phuket.com Magazine offers them this page listing the six closest hotels from Bangla Road… Enjoy!
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The Kee Resort is a modern establishment set at the northern entrance of the famous Soi Sea Dragon, certainly the most looked-after lane off Bangla Road, renowned for hosting venues colourfully named Suzy Wong, Club Lover, Exotica or Devil’s Playground; venues at which barely clothed young women languorously ‘shake their booty’ to be invited by punters for a drink and more if affinity...
Despite its very close proximity to what some would call depravity, The Kee Resort is a stylish four-star residence featuring all that is required for a great stay in Patong, from perfectly appointed rooms to excellent facilities and services to its superb rooftop restaurant – The Kee Sky Lounge – which not only offers stunning views to Patong Bay, but also delectable cocktails and fare.
Set in the compound of the second largest mall of Phuket - Jungceylon - Millennium Resort Patong is a state-of-the-art establishment offering its guests direct or easy access to all that is required to spend an unforgettable holiday in Phuket Island. 200 boutiques, restaurants and leisure activities – movie theatre, bowling, gaming arcade, XD theatre, and more, are available within Jungceylon while the resort itself features four restaurants, a well-equipped fitness centre, and a top quality spa.
On top of this enviable situation, Millennium Resort Patong also benefits from its excellent location in the heart of what made Patong Beach so prominent on global revellers’ bucket list: Bangla Road and its promises of late-night fun and frenzy. The resort is literally just a few steps away from cool bars, lounges, and discos, allowing guests to safely enjoy themselves until late.
Safari Beach is a long-established hotel set on both sides of Patong Beach Road only 50m from Bangla Road. This excellent location offers its guests to get the best of both worlds: on the beach during the day, near the bars and discos at night.
This compact affordable hotel hosts 45 rooms and suites offering different atmosphere according to their types from its stunning suites right on the beach to its more modest rooms in the nicely landscaped garden of the property. Its main restaurant – Savoey Seafood – is also extremely popular with tourists who wish to sample local products from the sea in a hustling ambience. Safari Beach is simply the right place to fully enjoy Patong’s madness.
Absolute Bangla Suite enjoys a great location at the end of Soi Rico, off Bangla Road. This stylish and trendy five-star hotel is set in a five-storey building which hosts 54 luxurious rooms and suites designed, decorated and furnished in a glittering modern style.
The pinnacle of Absolute Bangla Suite is its rooftop terrace which hosts an excellent fine-dining restaurant named Climax, and a freeform swimming pool allowing guests to warm up at this outstanding sundowner spot before to go and enjoy all that Bangla has to offer in matter of nightlife entertainment from the hype of VIP clubs like Blow or Gossip to the fun hustle and bustle of discotheques like Seduction or Hollywood to the naughtiness of the beer bars and a-go-go bars available a stroll-away from the hotel.
Difficult for a hotel to get a more attracting location: Tropica Bungalow is like an oasis of greenery in the urbanistic centre of Patong, set a few metres away from the resort town’s two main assets: its three-kilometre long beach, and its nightlife entertainment’s core, Bangla Road. Tropica Bungalow is really a charming accommodation choice hosting bungalows built with natural materials in a contemporary Thai style. The elegance of the constructions is enhanced by the lush tropical garden which gives the residence a charming exotic touch.
It takes only a few minutes for the hotel’s guests to come out from this peaceful ambience before to enter the jumbling environment of Bangla Road after 20:00: hundreds of revellers seem to join a bar-hopping race in a human maelstrom only slowed down by touts, and cigarettes and gadgets vendors.
Rico’s Hotel gave its name to the soi it is situated in, off Bangla Road, the epicentre of all things nightlife in Patong Beach. Rico’s is a famous brand name on Phuket’s touristy scene with its presence of almost 20 years through successful Scandinavian pizzerias & steakhouses in Patong and Kata beaches, before to add accommodation options to them. Rico’s Hotel in Patong is a neat and clean Thai contemporary styled residence set in a four-storey building equipped with modern facilities including Wi-Fi throughout.
Surrounded by an astounding choice of dining, shopping and nightlife entertainment opportunities, the hotel is a cool and affordable head quarter for people who want to enjoy the tumultuous after-dark atmosphere that made Patong worldwide known. The beach being only a three-minute stroll from the hotel, partygoers easily get the best of two worlds when staying at Rico’s.