Experience the Ultimate Airbnb Getaway in Phuket Thailand’s Heritage Mansion

As Thailand once again opens its borders to the world, the lavish Governor’s Mansion on the tropical island of Phuket will open its doors for an overnight stay for the first time in over 50 years on Airbnb.

The luxurious stay pays homage to Thailand’s rich architectural heritage and design sensibilities, including never-before-seen pieces from famous Bangkok-based furniture designers and classic Phuket antiques.

A lucky group of four will be able to celebrate Songkran – the Thai New Year – in style, hosted by Thai superstar Patricia Tanchanok Good and chef Nooror Somany Steppe.

How to stay at The sumptuous mansion of the governor of Thailand on Airbnb

Just in time for Songkran, the Thai New Year, a group of four lucky guests can soak up the lively festivities with an unforgettable island getaway, only on Airbnb in Thailand. The majestic Manoir du Gouverneur can be reserved on airbnb.com/governorsmansion for US$50* (approximately RM210) for a two-night stay from April 15-17, 2022, welcoming overnight guests for the first time in over 50 years.

Reservations opened at 9:00 a.m. Malaysia Standard Time (MYT) on April 4, 2022. Malaysians and travelers of all countries that currently allow international travel to and from Thailand may apply.**

Guests will be greeted by popular Phuket-born model actress Patricia Tanchanok Good, who shot to fame in one of Netflix’s most popular Thai dramas last year, girl from nowhere 2, and National Ambassador of Royal Thai Cuisine and Founder of Blue Elephant, Chef Nooror Somany Steppe. The programming of this special stay is supported by the Tourism Authority of Thailand.

Guests will be immersed in a quintessentially Phuketian experience, including:

  • A personalized welcome at check-in by Thai superstar Patricia ‘Good’ Tanchanok, who will share her favorite hidden gems in Phuket and tips for exploring the island
  • Exclusive access to a two-bedroom suite on the sprawling second floor of the mansion, including a private reception room and lounge
  • A tailor-made “Songkran” multi-course tasting menu prepared and hosted by Master Chef Nooror Somany Steppe
  • A scuba diving and snorkeling adventure around the sparkling reefs and islands that dot the Andaman Sea
  • A Gibbon Rehabilitation Social Impact Experience in Phuket’s Last Rainforest

All about the Governor’s Manor

The 119-year-old Governor’s Mansion has hosted many out-of-town dignitaries and remains one of Phuket’s many neoclassical heritage mansions today. The sprawling white and mustard heritage house is located in the historic heart of Old Phuket Town and has been superbly restored to preserve its original fixtures, including richly patterned tiles and teak floors. Its first floor now houses the Blue Elephant restaurant, Michelin Plate award winner and long-time mainstay of Thailand’s culinary industry.

On the second floor, Acclaimed Thai designer Saran Yen Panya has created a memorable and visually stunning space that pays homage to Thailand’s rich heritage and vibrant contemporary design scene. The living room features standout pieces by Yothaka – widely revered as the master of Thai design – in addition to bespoke handcrafted objects by emerging designers Kitt Ta Khon, Masaya, Sumphat Gallery, Thaniya and Mo Jirachaisakul, paired with Phuket antiques. of some of the island’s most distinguished homes and museums.

For more reasons to book that flight to the Land of Smiles, check out the very first Airbnb Thailand travel guide – spotlighting the hottest and most underrated destinations across the country, delicious foodie treats, and the most extraordinary Airbnb stays for an amazing getaway abroad!

*Plus taxes and fees. This two night stay is not a contest. Airbnb is closely monitoring infection rates in Thailand and government policies and will offer guests booking $1,000 Airbnb credit if it becomes necessary to cancel the stay.

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