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Southern Fried Rice Reviews

Kata Road 100/14-15, Phuket, Thailand

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242 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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Everything about this place was fantastic. Great room, lovely hosts, perfect location. I recommend you stay at this place. Great value for money and the food at the restaurant was really good too, well worth a meal there on your stay!


Southern Fried Rice was perfect for our vacation. It's just a few minutes' walk from Kata Beach and Karon Beach, and has tons of dining options nearby and places to shop. The staff was very helpful and the food was delicious (get the pineapple pancake for breakfast). Our room was spacious and clean. I would definitely stay here again!


Very good food and the most comfortable bed in Thailand! I had my first full night of sleep here. We had a standard double room which had ac, fan, bathroom with hot water. The room was also light and spacious. Despite being advertised as near a night club (in the directions) it was very peaceful, no problems with noise. The Norweigan owner Terje was very helpful. The beach IS genuinely a 7 minute walk. They provide beach towels and umbrella free to use. I would definitely stay here again.


The location is excellent. Close walk to the beach and many bars/ restaurants. It is also located on a nice quite street off the main road. You must try the food here, the Thai food is amazing. The owner and his family are very helpful and genuine nice people who care about the wellbeing of their guests. I would definitely stay here again


This hostel is a 10/10! Great stay, close walk to the beach, very clean. Lots of shops and lively-hood around and restaurants. The restaurant in the hostel is so authentic and delicious for a great price! Amazing service and the hostel owner has lived there for 15 years and he can help you with almost anything you want to see or do in Phuket.

  • 7th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Don't let the name deter you. Southern Fried Rice is a restaurant with spacious guest rooms upstairs. Their food is delicious and vegetarian friendly. The staff were friendly and helpful; the owner, Terje, assisted us in finding places nearby and booking our tours. We had an early morning tour, and the staff pre-made food for us so we wouldn't miss breakfast. The location was perfect for us -- tucked quietly behind the main road, but walking distance to Kata and Karen Beaches.


Great, clean hostel above a delicious restaurant (with free breakfast) in a quiet, safe location that is walking distance to the beach. The owner is a really nice man and very helpful, and the staff very friendly. I would absolutely stay here again.


The place was hard to find but once we did find it we could not have been happier. We were upgraded to a bigger room and it was the birthday of our Norwiegans hosts son so we were also treated to a free buffet dinner. Close to everything including the night market. I can't recommend this place enough. We had an amazing stay. Thank you for everything

  • 25th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Very nice overall. There was a little issue in the bathroom but was then was timely resolved. The owner is very kind and helpful. If you want yo go to koh phi phi might not be the best in terms of proximity to the port but you can reach it in about 30mins. It has a nice beach at walking distance from the hotel.

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