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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights Jan 2017 after our visit to Bangkok. Travelled from Bangkok on a minibus from Mo Chit station to Kanchanaburi station for 120 baht. We stayed in a private double room which had a private bathroom, balcony, tv and fridge which were all great! There were coffee making facilities in the hallway but, like everywhere we...

Thank John T
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This great little guesthouse was perfect for our family of 5 when we recently traveled to Kanchanaburi. We wanted somewhere close to the railway station and this was an easy walk away. The manager was very helpful and had managed to arrange a half day Tuk Tuk taxi for us to go to Hellfire Pass - this was at late...

Thank DonnaMc2017
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Been coming here for years. Wonderful hosts, very friendly people. Place has all that you need except swimming pool :) Walking distance from main street filled with restaurants and not far away from "the bridge" itself.

Thank Goran P
saint etienne
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We spent2 nights here. The only guest house of m'y trip where i didnt need ear plug to sleep. Just a few meters to go in the main street. The family is really friendly and help us a lot when we needed to go to hôspital for our kid one evening. Drop us to hospital and come back to take...

Thank cecwhite
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This was our first stop after Bangkok. As first time backpackers, Bangkok had left us a little bewildered and we were unsure what to expect from the rest of Thailand. Thai guesthouse and backpackers was absolutely perfect. The room was huge and comfortable. Good hot shower with a little lizard in the bathroom. After the overwhelming smells and sounds of...

Thank shebangsthedrums
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Ignore the Google map reference as this place is in a quiet alley clearly sign posted, opposite Nuts restaurant, at the southern end of the backpacker strip. Large clean room with comfortable bed. Excellent AC and wifi. Bathroom clean but our shower head/unit is on its last legs. No problem though. Friendly and helpful hosts. Bikes available for hire around...

2Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I really like this guest house, there are really only a few minor things that could be changed. The rooms are incredibly clean, the bed comfortable and clean with not a single bug or mozzie in the room on any of the three nights we stayed. It's in an ideal location with a 7/11 just across the road. There's a...

1Thank LiSB88
Bray, Ireland
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Stay here with a friend for 3 nights. Clean and has air con. Which you need when it's hot. Run by a lovely family very helpful, even dropped us to the bus shelter when we were leaving. Great location 2 minutes from the bars and restaurant. 30 minute walk from the Bridge or 10 minutes in a tuc tuc. The...

2Thank Sabrina F
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2016

You must remember this is a backpackers hotel so your own bathroom essentials have to be taken. The rooms were spacious and well appointed and really clean. The bathroom was good. The staff are really friendly and helpful and the outdoor setting was quaint. It was well located and off the main street but close to all amenities. Great fun....

2Thank Graham D
Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Clean and comfortable. Good a/c, hot shower, bar bones, but nice. Neighbors dog barks a bit, but not after 9pm. Easy walk to food and fun. It was also an easy walk from the train station and well marked with a sign on the main road.

Thank lovetotravelgreeley

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Thai Guesthouse is ideally situated in Kanchanaburi City Center; one of the city's most popular locales. Only 1. Km from the city center ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thai Guest House & Backpacker

Address: 30/6 Maenam Kwai Road | Ban Nuea, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Kanchanaburi Province > Kanchanaburi
Price Range: $25 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thai Guest House & Backpacker 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Really good value for money.”
 of 5 bubbles grahamd683, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs quieter and more daylight.”
 of 5 bubbles 711johnb, 13 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Try for a room upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles llevieux, 10 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room on the upper-floor, or you may encounter privacy and noise issues.”
  • Air-con worked well
  • Bathroom
  • No hot water during my stay
  • Small TV with a few English-language stations
  • Air-con room
  • View from upper floor
 of 5 bubbles The_Made_Guy, 29 Dec 2012 | Read review
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