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As with most other towns on or near the Malaysian border, many of the cheaper hotels are basically fronts for brothels. Betong does a lively short-term trade, particularly on weekends and can be quite eye-opening after travelling through the far more conservative provinces of Pattani and Narathiwat. There are over a dozen hotels in Betong, below are just a sample of the better offerings.

  • Betong Merlin Hotel

    Betong Merlin Hotel

    Good value, with pool

    33 Chayachaowalit Rd
    T: (073) 230 222; F: (073) 231 357

    The Betong Merlin is about the flashiest digs in town (until the new, even bigger hotel on the other side of Amornrit Rd is finished) and, for the money, is pretty good value. The rooms are smart ... Read the full review of Betong Merlin Hotel.

    4.5 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Cathay Hotel

    Cathay Hotel

    good value and comfortable

    18 Chantarothai Rd
    T: (073) 230 999; F: (073) 231 402

    This mid range hotel has quite reasonable and comfortable mid range rooms, all with air-con, hot water bathrooms and limited cable tv. Oddly, the taps are all back to front in this hotel. Staff are ... Read the full review of Cathay Hotel.

    4 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Sri Betong Hotel

    Sri Betong Hotel

    three buildings none brilliant

    Thumwittee Rd
    T: (073) 230 188; F: (073) 230 338

    The Sri Betong has expanded over time and now has two main buildings and three classes of rooms. Those in the newer building are the more expensive but are miles better than the cheaper offerings. ... Read the full review of Sri Betong Hotel.

    3 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Fah Un Rung Hotel

    Fah Un Rung Hotel

    condom users receive better service

    113/1-2 Chantarothai Rd
    T: (073) 231 403;

    Located above a Chinese cafe, this hotel is the cheapest reasonable option in Betong, with very basic rooms with grotty cold water bathroom and fan. Don't expect anything too much for the money and ... Read the full review of Fah Un Rung Hotel.

    2.5 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker

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