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Sugar Cane Guest House 1

A reliable old standby

Photo of Sugar Cane Guest House 1, 22 Soi Pakistan (off Maenam Kwai Rd), Kanchanaburi. , Kanchanaburi

What we say: 3 stars

Affiliated with Sugar Cane 2 further up river, Sugar Cane 1 offers a more central location and greater number of rafthouse rooms. The rooms on land are a little smaller than the bungalows at Sugar Cane 2 but are similarly simple and comfortable. There are several different varieties of raft room: some with fan, others with air-con, and the better rooms have an outside seating area. Rooms are large and have big, soft beds and relatively clean bathrooms, though we have received reports of bed bugs in the cheaper fan rooms. The raft rooms are starting to show their age and have a definite lived in feel. Rooms with decks have bamboo chairs and are great places to relax with a cold drink. Rafts are all interconnected and walls are thin, so noise can be an issue at night both from other guests and floating discos. WiFi is free and an inviting open-air restaurant serves standard backpacker fare, if you can pry the staff away from their TV.

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Contact details:

22 Soi Pakistan (off Maenam Kwai Rd), Kanchanaburi.  T: (034) 624 520 F: (034) 625 213  
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What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Dbl fan private b'room 300 baht 300 baht Raft room
Dbl air-con private b'room 550 baht 550 baht Raft room
Bungalow fan private b'room 250 baht 250 baht

Added to Travelfish on: 21st July, 2003
Last visited or updated on: 13th May, 2013

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Usually found exploring Bangkok's side streets or south Thailand's islands, David Luekens is an American freelance writer & photographer who finds everyday life in Asia to be extraordinary. You can follow his travails here.
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