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A welcome place to find that next book to read

This store is well located as it is only a few stores the west of The Memory at On On Hotel in... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Donna C
Perth, Australia
Thousands of books at great prices

Stumbled across this place while walking through Phuket town. Thousands of books in English, Thai... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2016
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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  • Average11%
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22 Jul 2018
“Almost gave up”
10 Nov 2017
“don't bother trying to exchange lonely planet books.”
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3-5-9 Phang-Nga Rd., Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
+66 89 724 2136
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I didn’t find the book store that well organised and after about an hour I almost gave up. My hands were dirty from dusty dirty books and I got so hot and dizzy so I grabbed something and bought it but would of liked to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank OziJo
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Tried to exchange the lastest India and Malaysia books we had for an old 2009 Thailand book and the owner could not have been more dismissive. We tried to do some sort of deal but he was just not interested.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This store is well located as it is only a few stores the west of The Memory at On On Hotel in central Old Town Phuket. A good selection of various languages, themes and topics are available. I always love a bookstore and this one...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Donna C
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

South Wind has a very good selection of English-language books from the U.K., US, Australia and Canada. Most of the books are in good condition, and my partner and I were both able to find several titles we wanted to read, after fruitless searches on...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Huge range of books. Great place to pass the time searching for books away from the sun! The address here is not correct. Its near the Chinese temple.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank SL9112
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Stumbled across this place while walking through Phuket town. Thousands of books in English, Thai, Chinese, German and many other languages to choose from. All books are second hand and range from roughly 150-250THB with most being priced around the 200THB mark. There is even...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank JasonBottin
Reviewed 29 December 2015

I stayed in Kata Beach which has NO bookstores, let alone a secondhand bookstore. South Wind Books has a fabulous, super cheap and eclectic mix of books from all over the world. Primarily in english, and there's a whole wall of crime and thriller titles...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Cat W
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