There aren't many options for travellers needing to rest a weary head in Ratchaburi. Hotels are all old and slightly dilapidated so if you don't expect too much, you won't be disappointed.
This is a decent, old-style hotel located right in the middle of the downtown area next door to the ticket office for Bangkok buses. The public area decor is distinctly mid-80s with a few nice touches such as wood-panelled walls and full-length wall mirrors, but the rooms are just okay. They're of a good size and the air-con offerings are super frosty but the bathrooms are a bit ropey, with... Read our full review of Numsin Hotel.
A very similar offering to the nearby Numsin Hotel, the Araya Hotel has a tonne of simple rooms across a range of prices. A little more rundown than the Numsin, at least there's an elevator here and the quietly spoken front desk manager was helpful and spoke some English. Beds are firm and the bathrooms clean but basic, with Western toilets but no hot water. There's really little to separate the... Read our full review of Araya Hotel.
This is the cheapest hotel we saw in Ratchaburi and is a case of you get what you pay for. Rooms are smaller than those at either the Araya or Numsin and have no furniture other than a bed and a closet. The cold water bathrooms all have squat toilets. No English was spoken here and the manager really didn't want to show us a room -- eventually he tossed a key over for us to take a look ourselves.... Read our full review of Hong Fa.