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Great value for the price
Recently stumbled on this place while walking around the Thewet area not far from Kao San Road. The ...

By Hyori89

What we say: 3 stars

The very long-running Sawatdee Guesthouse (established way back in 1980), Sawatdee Guest House continues to be a popular choice amongst budget travellers and backpackers. Clambering up and down its steep stairs feels like visiting a museum exhibit dedicated to early backpacking in Thailand. A stylish retro, water cooler, now used to shelve Buddhas and icons, lies dusty and forgotten in the corridor. Room 1 boasts a fascinating black and white picture which appears to show early backpackers, circa the 1950s, bedding down in a share dorm. These little quirks and the friendly staff somehow combine to give this place a peculiar charm. The rooms are extremely basic affairs and from some it is a bit of a stroll to the shared facilities, but if you can handle its lack of modern polish, for the money this is reasonable value.

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Contact details:

71 Sri Ayutthaya Rd Soi 16.  T: (02) 281 0757, (02) 282 5349 

What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Sgl fan share b'room 150 baht 250 baht
Dbl fan share b'room 200 baht 250 baht
Sgl fan private b'room 300 baht 300 baht
Dbl fan private b'room 400 baht 400 baht

Added to Travelfish on: 6th March, 2005
Last visited or updated on: 7th December, 2011

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By Hyori89, 20 June 2010
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