Ibis Phuket Kata - Phuket’s Newest International Economy Hotel to Open on Dec 1, 2009

Ibis Phuket Kata to provide great value accommodation to visitors to Thailand’s most popular tourist island

Bangkok, Thailand, November 27, 2009 --(PR.com)-- ibis, the worldwide economy hotel brand of the Accor group, announces the opening of ibis Phuket Kata on December 1. The new ibis Phuket Kata becomes the second ibis hotel in Phuket.

The newly built, modern, bright and light filled ibis Phuket Kata provides simple, yet trendy, top value accommodation which lies minutes from the beautiful clear waters of Kata Beach. With shopping facilities, a variety of dining options and nightlife in close vicinity, the hotel is an ideal choice for families and couples alike.

ibis Phuket Kata hotel has 258 guestrooms, each of which includes a balcony, air conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi internet access and more. Guests enjoy 3-star international service with a range of top-rate facilities including a swimming pool, bicycle rental, a designated internet area, meetings rooms and a car rental service. Those looking for a touch of local traditions should not miss the hotel’s Thai massage being offered at the Salas along the swimming pool.

TASTE, the hotel’s signature restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating, with a Thai tapas bar and lobby bar. Guests have access to 24-hour snacks and drinks from the reception, while breakfast is served from 4am until noon.

Located just five minutes away from the spectacular Kata beach, guests at ibis Kata can easily enjoy glorious white sand and clear water, a short walk from the hotel. Alternatively, the hotel offers complimentary Tuktuk service to the beach and nearby attractions including shopping, dining and entertainment areas in Kata.

Other attractions nearby include the stunning Phi Phi Island, with a range of water sports, snorkeling and diving; the equally beautiful and spiritual Wat Chalong and Old Phuket Town – with its unique blend of Portuguese-colonial and Chinese architecture; and Phuket FantaSea, an entertaining, extravaganza show.

Rates at the hotel start from THB 850++, for a stay between May and September, and begin at THB 1,050++ during April and THB 1,600++ from December to March.

So whether you plan to surf, swim or just to soak up the sun in this friendly oasis, ibis Phuket Kata is the perfect hideaway to help make your holiday relaxed and refreshing.

For full information about the hotel and guest rate offers visit www.ibishotel.com.

Sutanita Thavornchak