The first hotel in Phuket Town - popular with the Tin Merchants from China, very busy during Chinese Cultural Celebrations
Thavorn Hotel was the first hotel in Phuket AND with the first elevator – they have a new elevator now.
I visited the Thavorn Hotel because I had just had a cup of coffee at the Gallery Café along the road from here. Walking into the hotel is like normal but then there are hotel items scattered around the lobby – a safe, a luggage rack and old photographs…
Paying 30 baht to the receptionist and they will open the ‘museum’ for you to peruse through. The museum is a small room opposite the reception and is full of items which have a story to them: