Old Dec 6, 18, 5:12 am
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shoven
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: London
Programs: Infinity Milage Lands Gold,Star Alliance Gold, IHG Spire RA, Kimpton Inner Circle
Posts: 217
IC Resort Hua Hin

IC Resort Hua Hin

Were you (or for multi-stayers are you generally) happy with the hotel/stay?
Yes, 3rd stay this year keeps getting better.

Which room did you book and which upgrade did you receive?
Resort Premier Room on a BOGO + 1 paid night and 11 award nights received our usual Resort Classic Suite room 2305

How are the rooms?
Large open plan room with very comfortable bed and furniture, large bathroom with his and hers sink huge deep soaking tub and a separate rain shower also very spacious. There is also a good size closet just to the left of the entrance to store your luggage and hang your clothes ideal for a long stay, the view is directly down the middle of the resort looking over the gardens then pool and finally the sea. We have stayed in a couple of room types at the resort but this is by far our favourite.

How is the exec. lounge
Excellent, the staff there are fantastic really makes it stand out for us a real pleasure for any time of the day, Breakfast has a small buffet of cold items plus ala carte menu which does not have a huge amount of choices eggs and a couple of Asian dishes but they were very accommodating with of menu items if the normal egg dishes are not your thing my partner had something different most days although she speaks thai which would have helped. Afternoon tea has 3 different sets to choose from all very good quality and they are happy to serve you extra of anything you like from any set the sausages with the Asian set are very tasty.
Evening drinks had a nice relaxed feel with no rush on last orders as in some lounges some evenings went well beyond the stated finish time which was nice and very fitting for a beach resort no need for the business like cut off at some other lounges around the world.

Did you receive a welcome gift?
Thai sweets, some samples from the spa and best of all after the 3 hour ride from Bangkok an Ice bucket full of Singha Beer waiting for us which for me shows real thought from the club team as to what we like from our previous stays.

How was the minibar?
Mini bar is average with only 2 beers and a few soft drinks they also place all the spirits in the fridge which are supposedly free only once there is also red and white wine and a half bottle of Prosecco which is not bad.

What was good and what was bad?

-Good
Club lounge team and everything offered
New menu at Azure restaurant and overall food quality was excellent
Full RA benefits and more
Cleanliness of the whole resort
room upgrade

-Bad
Nothing

Value for $ or Priority Club Points?
Excellent value with full RA benefits on a mostly award stay

Would you return?
Yes without question 3 stays this year hopefully the same next year....
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