Hat Yai Hotels

Our Members Say

Write a Review
  • phil_uk_net profile photo phil_uk_net
  • Reviews: 1131

2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

Indra Hotel: Indra Hotel

Very Chinese and the kind of place I'd probably take one look at before heading the other way. Lonely Planet say that decent rooms with A/C, hot water and TV are available for 480 Baht. I was quoted 590 Baht but wouldn't stay here anyway.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written November 28, 2003
Tip Photo

Indra Hotel


Was this review helpful?

  • phil_uk_net profile photo phil_uk_net
  • Reviews: 1131

2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

Wang Noi Hotel: Wang Noi Hotel

LP's guide price of 370 Baht for A/C rooms and 220 Baht for rooms without A/C is out of date. Rooms with A/C, hot water and TV cost 450 Baht, with a fan and TV 320 Baht, or with no A/C, no hot water or TV 270 Baht. Their assessment that the hotel is in a relatively quiet part of town is correct.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Budget Travel
  • Written November 28, 2003
Tip Photo

Wang Noi Hotel


Was this review helpful?

  • phil_uk_net profile photo phil_uk_net
  • Reviews: 1131

2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

Singapore Hotel: Singapore Hotel

Lonely Planet says that the Singapore Hotel is friendly and 'security-conscious'. Admittedly, the staff appear to be quite friendy. As far as 'security-conscious' is concerned, it doesn't seem to be any better or any worse in this respect than most other places. Lonely Planet's price guide is a bit out of date. Rooms with air-conditioning and hot water cost 450 Baht. Rooms with neither of these facilities cost 380 Baht.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Budget Travel
  • Written November 28, 2003
Tip Photo

Singapore Hotel


Was this review helpful?

  • phil_uk_net profile photo phil_uk_net
  • Reviews: 1131

2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

None: General comments about accommodation in Hat Yai

Hat Yai has an abundance of accommodation because of frequent visitors from across the border. Options range from typical, cheap backpacker-type hostels all the way up to quite luxurious 5 star hotels. The ease of finding somewhere to stay (and how much you pay for a room) depends entirely on when you arrive. At weekends thousands of Chinese from Malaysia (and some from Singapore) roll into town. Consequently, finding a reasonably priced room on a Friday or Saturday night can be quite an ordeal but if you arrive on a Monday or Tuesday it will generally be easy. In addition to weekends, you need to be aware of holidays. It doesn't seem to matter what the holiday is for. Regardless whether it is a Christian, Muslim, Indian, Chinese or Thai celebration, the Chinese still arrive in town. I have been in Hat Yai during Chinese New Year and Hari Raya (a Muslim holiday to ceebrate the end of Ramadan) and the whole town goes crazy. This affects prices too. Room rates can go up by as much as 60% at busy times as the laws of supply and demand come into effect.

All hotels offer walk-in rates but it is sometimes cheaper to book via a local travel agent who will be able to give you a better rate. In some cases the travel agent may only be a few yards from the hotel so you pay them and then walk into the hotel with a voucher instead of paying the hotel directly.

I was interested to see how accurate Lonely Planet were in their assessment of Hat Yai accommodation so, in a bored moment, checked out some of their recommendations. In my travels to South-East Asia I have seen so many backpacker types who religiously follow their guidebooks as if anything not mentioned there cannot possibly be trusted. Of course, this is not true. The authors need to have some listings but the places they include are not always the best and staying somewhere where every other backpacker is headed for is not my idea of fun. Also, the information they give goes out of date quickly.

The one piece of information I am not going to provide is where I stay. I have found a great place that is modern, comfortable, convenient, friendly and very cheap. It is possible that I will want to return to Hat Yai. Creating tips here in VT not only makes the tips available to VT members but to the whole world and I don't want to come back here to find it fully booked. A selfish attitude? Yes, totally. Do I care? Absolutely not.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Written November 28, 2003
Tip Photo

The Regency - one of Hat Yai's better hotels


Was this review helpful?

  • phil_uk_net profile photo phil_uk_net
  • Reviews: 1131

2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

Various: Use a travel agency to book accommodation

This is the travel agent I have used for hotel and travel arrangements. They can give you a better deal on hotels than by going directly to the hotel.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Written November 10, 2003
Tip Photo

Konsortium Travel Agency


Was this review helpful?

  • beachboy profile photo beachboy
  • Reviews: 156
BP Grand Tower: Nothing to say

There are many hotels in Thailand, from a very basic backpacker room to a five stars luxury hotel, it's all depend on your preference and budget.

I was staying in BP Grand Tower Hotel during my trip to Hadyai. The hotel is located in the middle of the town and it provides all kinds of facilities you would expect from a 4 stars hotel.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written October 2, 2002

Was this review helpful?

Write a Review

Sort by: Most recent | Most helpful

Instant Answers: Hat Yai

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

84 travelers online now

Popular Hotels in Hat Yai
Show Prices
3.5 out of 5 stars
34 Opinions
Show Prices
3.0 out of 5 stars
17 Opinions
3.5 out of 5 stars
3 Opinions
2.5 out of 5 stars
24 Opinions

Latest Hat Yai hotel reviews

Novotel Central Sukhontha Haty
237 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Apr 9, 2014
Sakol Hotel
17 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Dec 1, 2013
Grand Plaza Hotel
25 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Nov 17, 2013
New World Hotel
3 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Sep 13, 2011
Siam City Hotel
11 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Sep 10, 2013
Indra Hotel
12 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Feb 11, 2014
Hatyai Garden Home Hotel
16 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Mar 28, 2014
Diamond Plaza Hotel
20 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Feb 20, 2014
Pink Hotel
1 Review & Opinion
Latest: Sep 17, 2013
Hatyai Central Hotel
14 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Dec 18, 2013
King's Hotel
24 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Mar 15, 2014
Ambassador Hotel
1 Review & Opinion
Latest: May 15, 2012
Rado Hotel
8 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Oct 7, 2013