Simple but clean
Set down a quiet lane off Raddamrong Road, Bantawan is well signposted and easy to find -- just walk past the school on the way to the bridge and take the first right.
Rooms are pleasant, but the fantastic garden is the guesthouse’s main plus. The chalets are set amid lush tropical gardens which merge into lawns as they lead down to the river. Despite the rural feel the guesthouse is only a very short walk from the centre of town. Choose from a selection of wooden chalets or cheaper rooms in a large wooden block -- both are simple but clean and comfortable. The chalets are a decent size, each with a small balcony, and more expensive river view ones are available. There's a restaurant, cafe and internet access, plus trekking information available. We found staff friendly and helpful. A good address. Their low season runs March to September, high October to February, with peak from December 25 to January 3.
By Mark Ord
Last updated on 11th February, 2016.