What’s Around Siriroj International Hospital?
May 8, 2019
Firstly, cheers! You finally booked your surgery appointment and you have your treatment plan on hand to show for it. What’s next? To save you hours of research and what not, this blog provides answers to frequently asked questions of our lovely clients.
Question: Which part of Phuket is Siriroj International Hospital located?
Siriroj International Hospital is conveniently located just outside Old Town Phuket, surrounded by a few shopping malls and various accommodation options. Right at Phuket’s main highway, highway 402, the accessibility is unbeatable both through private and public transportation.
Question: What hotel is near the hospital?
The hospital may be a few minutes’ drive from the hustle and bustle of Patong but there is no shortage of accommodation options in this part.
Dara Hotel Phuket
This 4-star hotel is a stone throw away from the newly opened Central Floresta Mall. With its name translating to ‘Star’ in Thai, Dara offers their guests a superstar accommodation. To cater to each traveler’s taste, 5 different room types are available with prices ranging from 1,800 baht (80 AUD) to 2,800 baht (120 AUD).
Baan Suan Place
Unrivaled for its location, Baan Suan Place is right at the back of the hospital. No roads to cross and barely 1-2 minutes’ walk. This serviced apartment offers a swimming pool, tropical gardens, and contemporary amenities. It has 113 rooms with 3 rooms types, all meticulously designed for the perfect balance of tranquility and modern Thai interior. The room prices range from 890 baht (40 AUD) to 1290 baht (57 AUD).
Blue Carina Inn
This quaint hotel is another option when staying near the hotel. A quick walk from the hospital’s rear entrance, Blue Carina Inn is a practical option as it is well-positioned with ample amenities for a comfortable stay. A deluxe room will cost you between 1,100 baht (48AUD) to 1,400 baht (60 AUD) depending on the season that you will travel on.
O’Nya Phuket Hotel
About a block down the hospital is this charming boutique hotel set in a traditional Sino-Portuguese shophouse. Apart from its location, another plus is the variety of restaurants located downstairs from O’Nya. It offers a perfect mix of history and modern facilities. With 3 rooms options to choose from, the prices range from 1000 baht (43 AUD) to 1800 baht (79 AUD).
Question: What dining options are available around the hospital?
As cliché’ as it may sound, the possibilities are endless when it comes to choosing where to dine. As the hospital is surrounded by at least 4 shopping centers (Tesco Lotus, Big C Supercenter, Central Festival, Central Floresta), each craving can be satisfied with just a few steps away. From Asian, European, American, or Latin, you are sure to find a café or restaurant who offers these cuisines. To help you decide, we have shortlisted some personal favorites:
MK Suki Restaurant at Big C Supercenter – Asian/Suki
A favorite among the locals, this Suki restaurant is popular for its fresh vegetables, seafood, and quality cuts of meat.
Bollywood Phuket Restaurant and Bar – Indian
Situated at the same building of O’Nya Phuket Hotel, this little gem offers authentic Indian cuisine with ingredients imported directly from Indian. It’s 3 Indian chefs brings you a truly genuine and traditional dining experience.
Zen Japanese Restaurant at Central Festival Phuket – Japanese
One of the premier Japanese restaurants in Phuket known for its sushi, sashimi, and okonomiyaki. They offer a comprehensive menu with chic interior.
Lucky 13 Sandwich at Central Floresta – Western
Opened in 2012, Lucky 13 Sandwich is the destination sandwich shop in Phuket offering breakfast, lunch, dinner and even cocktails. Also, they offer free delivery.
For Thai dishes, you can grab some anywhere or even order from the hospital’s restaurant.
Where are the nearest banks?
For your ATM needs, the hospital has ATM machines on the 3rd floor. Any staff would be pleased to help you find it. As for the banks, most if not all opens at 11:00AM. There is a bank located at Big C Supercenter and many banks at Central Festival Phuket.