Accor add Krabi to hotel list

HOTEL chain Accor has established itself as a leading operator in Thailand's leisure destinations after opening the newly built Mercure Krabi Deevana.

Built in one of Thailand's most popular beach destinations, the Mercure Krabi Deevana offers an affordable gateway to the Andaman Sea.

"We are very delighted to expand the Mercure brand network into Krabi, adding another Mercure hotel in Thailand's famous leisure destinations," Accor's Vice President of Operations for Thailand, Cambodia and Laos Oswald Pichler said.

"Krabi is a popular destination with not only its pristine beaches, wonderful islets, but also numerous adventure/ ecotourism options for guests to choose from.

"We see this as a strategic move to cater to the increasing number of tourists seeking an attractive, yet affordable accommodation."

Mercure Krabi Deevana is situated only a short distance from the mesmeric Ao Nang Beach, Krabi's most popular beach.

This resort is influenced by indigenous design and offers a spectacular view of the vast white sandy beach lined with palm trees, making it the ideal place for a memorable holiday or a rewarding incentive trip.

The resort comprises of 213 new stylish rooms and suites under five room categories, with each room decorated in a distinctly warm and relaxed ambience.

Mercure Krabi Deevana's Executive General Manager Veeranat Limprasutr said the hotel was the prime location for both trips of business and pleasure.

"Mercure Krabi Deevana displays the brand's trademark comfort and uniqueness, which are present throughout the hotel, and has a full range of full leisure and meeting facilities, making it the perfect place for leisure travellers looking for a place to relax or event organisers planning for corporate meeting and incentive trips."

The hotel offers a wide range of services including restaurants, bars, spa, a fitness centre, and a business centre.

Located on the southwest coast of Thailand, Krabi has direct flights from Bangkok and the Krabi International Airport is just a 30-mins drive from the hotel.

Rates for the Mercure Krabi Deevana start from THB2430 (approx AUD$80) per night and until 31 March 2012, special bonus offers include:

  • Complimentary internet access
  • 20 per cent discount at Swan Spa
  • 10 per cent discount at Kingfisher Restaurant
  • Valid from today till March 31, 2012
  • Please visit or for a reservation.

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