Friendly with a market view
Opposite the new market, St 8 T: (012) 957 003, (011) 674 088
We probably didn't hit You Hong I on the best of days as there was construction going on along the western wall and, while checking out the room, the power went out but, hey, this is Kratie and these things happen.
This is the original of the two You Hong places in Kratie, and the business end, especially when it has come to food and ticketing has moved to the other property closer to the river. Neither has especially great rooms -- they're functional and clean, but that's about it. The upside of this one is you're overlooking the market (and there is an upstairs terrace to enjoy it from) and you're off the tourist riverside strip. This wouldn't be our first choice, but if you're on a budget it is a solid second choice. Bathrooms are compact -- no cat-swinging allowed. We found the red bars that surround the stairwell to be claustrophobic.
By Stuart McDonald
Last updated on 17th September, 2013.