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Sam's House

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Photo of Sam's House, 14/2 Moo 1, Maenam Kwai Rd, Kanchanaburi. , Kanchanaburi

What we say: 4 stars

Sam's House has rows of log cabin-style rooms perched over a swamp. Though the reed-choked water is attractive, the half-sunken fountains that litter the grounds and the metal catwalk that leads between rooms spoil the scenery. With bamboo walls, lots of windows and small terraces, the cheapest huts are fairly pleasant and mostly clean, though bathrooms are on the grungy side. Larger wooden cabins are also available and while the family rooms represent solid value, the double is overpriced. Sam's also has a handful of newer concrete air-con rooms tightly packed around a garden out front near reception. Those in the concrete A-frames come with beds and nothing else, and are quite uninspiring. The others are a little better, but not worth the money. Pricier family rooms in the main building are similarly lacking in character and value. WiFi is free and the signal is strong throughout the grounds. Staff however are not too friendly.

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Contact details:

14/2 Moo 1, Maenam Kwai Rd, Kanchanaburi.  T: (034) 515 956 F: (034) 624 231  
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What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Standard - Double 450 baht 450 baht A-frame bungalow
Family room 900 baht 900 baht 1,000 baht with air-con
Bungalow fan private b'room 500 baht 500 baht
Bungalow air-con private b'room 600 baht 600 baht
Superior - Double 600 baht 600 baht
Deluxe- Double 700 baht 700 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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