The Slate Resort - Nai Yang Beach
I have mentioned before, that location is one of my main reasons for recommending hotels. If The Slate was in the middle of Patong Beach, I would not think so highly of it. But The Slate is found on Nai Yang Beach near the airport (but you can't hear the planes) in the north of Phuket, seemingly a million miles from the more crowded tourist beaches further south.
The resort was designed by the Bangkok based architect Bill Bensley, whose philosophy on design is "the more odd, the better". He also says “We pride ourselves on our attention to every detail, from the architecture and gardens down to the napkin rings and signage". This reflects what the marketing manager told me - attention to detail is VERY important in a top class resort and I hate to say it, but... is often rather lacking in Thailand.
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