Finding accommodation in Phuket
There are plenty of accommodation options near the campus and near popular beaches in Phuket. Options range from basic dorm rooms to luxurious villas. The monthly rent is around 100 – 350 EUR per person.
PSU Lodge is situated on campus, in the same building with classrooms. It was completely renovated in 2016. PSU Lodge is nice option for those who want to stay on campus and very near to the student life. It is also the best option for the first nights if you wish to look for accommodation after your arrival in Phuket. Rooms have AC, television, fridge, writing desk and private bathroom. Monthly rate is 12000 THB (approximately 300 EUR) including electricity, water, housekeeping once a week, wi-fi and complimentary drinks and snacks. Daily rate for PSU students is 750 THB (20 EUR).
Fruit Valley Serviced Apartment is a serviced apartment in Kathu, located only 600 meters from Prince of Songkla University. Facilities include a gym, rooftop lawns, a swimming pool in the shade and shared kitchens. Free Internet access is available and the reception is open 24/7. Weekly cleaning service and the use of all the aforementioned facilities are included in the rent. The size of the room ranges from 36-40 m², with one room typically accommodating 1-2 people. The rent is approximately 100-150 EUR/person/month when shared with a friend.
The Scene Condo is located in Kathu, less than one kilometer from PSU campus. Facilities include a gym, laundry services, a swimming pool and a sundeck, a mini-mart, AC. Monthly rent is 10000 THB or 12000 THB (low season / high season). Rent does not include electricity, water or wi-fi.
Delight Village is located next to the university’s side gate. Usually larger groups of friends stay at Delight Village’s villas. We encourage students to be attentive about their belongings.
We have listed more options in Asia Exchange Guide which is sent to students two months before the semester starts.
Villas and Agents
More and more students want to rent a villa together somewhere near the campus. We encourage you to compare the options and choose a reliable agent who knows students’ needs. Here you can find some agents recommended by previous students:
Ms. Tiina Hartikainen
Tiina is happy to help in finding reasonable priced condos and houses with easy access to the university. Tiina represents, for example, Rachaporn and D’condo residencies.
Tel. +66 894 730 673 (Thailand) / +358 50 3467859 (Finland, during summer)
CyanSiam Real Estate
Hand picked properties catering to every taste and budget: whether you wish to combine your studies with a vibrant nightlife, be close to the many beaches around the Island or simply be close to the university for ease of travel.
Tel. +66 848 490 386 (contact in Phuket)
Finding short-term accommodation in Phuket
If you want to book short-term accommodation for just a few nights such as for the first days after your arrival, Agoda can help you find affordable hostels and hotels.