Photo: Corn hung to dry in a village outside Lampang.

Accommodation

Lampang

Lampang offers a decent range of accommodation options, including riverside guesthouses on Talat Kao Road and midrange, Thai-style hotels -- plus a great out-of-town resort.


The Riverside Guest House
Backpacker - Under 600B
286 Talat Kao Rd, Lampang
T: (054) 227 005

The Riverside Guest House boasts a collection of old wooden buildings and a garden setting right on the river, making it exactly what the flashpacker set and families travelling with children are looking for. The guesthouse has a central location on Talat Kao Road in Lampang's old town, where a walking market sets up each Saturday and Sunday afternoon. All rooms are tastefully designed with dark... Read our full review of The Riverside Guest House.

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R-Lampang
Backpacker - Under 600B
Talad Kao Rd, Lampang
T: (054) 225 278, (081) 764 1497, (081) 817 0899

A riverside ramshackle meets Thai trendy guesthouse just down the road from higher profile Riverside Guest House, R-Lampang has a bunch of rooms in a couple of buildings. The cheapest rooms have shared facilities and are somewhat pokey, but the mainstay here are the air-con double rooms, which are lovingly decorated and furnished, and come with hot water bathrooms, TV with 200 channels and WiFi.... Read our full review of R-Lampang.

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Asia Lampang Hotel
Backpacker - Under 600B
229 Boonyawat Rd
T: (054) 227 844-7

Air-con that worked, WiFi that worked, piping hot shower, cable TV, fridge and breakfast: Asia Lampang’s nothing flashy but what else do you expect for 490 baht a night? Rooms are pretty basic and devoid of decoration, but they are clean enough and service is helpful. The included breakfast was also simple but price-wise Asia Lampang is solid, and it's in a central location, so this... Read our full review of Asia Lampang Hotel.

Kim Hotel
Backpacker - Under 600B
Cnr Boonyawat and Suan Dok Rds, Lampang
T: (054) 217 721 or (054) 217 588

The cheapest deal we found in the centre of town, Kim Hotel offers basic but okay rooms, with air-con or fan-cooled options. Rooms are basic but adequate and all come with attached bathroom and hot shower. A simple seating area is provided downstairs in what passes for the lobby, with a fridge and cold drinks, and staff were helpful, and spoke a smattering of English. Apart from the price a... Read our full review of Kim Hotel.

Lampang River Lodge
Midrange - 1,500B to 4,000B
Tambon Chompoo, Lampang
T: (054) 336 640-1, (054) 209 777-9, (081) 961 6313

One of Lampang’s plushest accommodation options, Lampang River Lodge is located, as the name suggests, on the bank of the Wang around 10 kilometres southwest of the town centre, off main Phahonyothin Road. The resort-style hotel is set in spacious gardens framed between a lily pond and the river. The gardens are well laid out, with plenty of mature trees and tropical flower beds, while the... Read our full review of Lampang River Lodge.

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Pin Hotel
Flashpacker - 600B to 1,500B
8 Suan Dok Rd, Lampang
T: (054) 221 509, (054) 222 884, (054) 322 283-4

Very popular with Thai travellers, Pin Hotel would also be a hit with foreign tourists if Lampang had any as this centrally located, mid-range hotel is an excellent deal. Decoration is simple, but the clean rooms come with WiFi, air-con, hot shower, cable TV and fridge. Pin’s been around for a while and though you could say it’s perhaps due for a refurb, everything did work when we checked... Read our full review of Pin Hotel.




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