A notch above the rest on the strip
Riverside, Sam Neua T: (064) 312 195
Phonechalern is located between two other guesthouses offering similar rooms at similar prices and it can be difficult to separate one from another.
The thing that distinguishes Phonechalern from the others is that the rooms have a slightly better layout, sport balconies and get great natural light if located on the river side of the building. Rooms come with large single beds in either single or twin configurations, TVs with cable channels, wardrobes and the occasional bit of artwork. As with other hotels around town, the floors are tiled, making for a chilly walk to the bathroom in the colder months. There is a variety of room with gaudy carpets and a big double bed, but the expense of these rooms isn't really justified. All rooms come with hot water showers, Western toilets and free in-room WiFi.
By Adam Poskitt
Last updated on 29th January, 2013.