Near the day market on Ratuthit Road, Market Motel has a range of rooms that offer the best value in town. The 300 baht fan editions are in a strip motel set-up and while these are spartan, dark and a bit dingy, they are spacious and the sheets fresh and clean. The 400 baht air-con room has more windows and is a big step up for just 100 baht more, but the 500 baht superior room in a newer... Read our full review of Market Motel.
Of the few hotels and guesthouses off the bus station parking lot, we found Mob to be the most inviting. It's named after the owner, so don't worry, you won't awaken to the sounds of rowdy mobsters gambling downstairs. What you will find here is a family-run atmosphere and large rooms that are adequate for a cheap night's sleep. All are spacious and well kept on the whole, although the bathroom... Read our full review of Mob Coffee & Guesthouse .
A half kilometre from the border on the eastbound side of Route 3 if heading towards Aranyaprathet town, S.P. is a fine place to rest your head if wanting to make an early morning border run. Rooms are set back from the road in a newer concrete building with mint green and pink walls and shiny tile floors, and all come with air-con, fridge, TV, free WiFi and plenty of space. The normal rooms are... Read our full review of S.P. Guesthouse.
The original Aran Garden just down the street from Aran Garden 2 has closed its doors and the owner is now remodelling this budget hotel near the day market. Rooms are simple but clean and spacious, and the cheapest fan versions are better than what you would expect upon first seeing the hotel. All rooms come with free WiFi, basic hot water bathrooms, desks, TVs and springy beds. Staff are... Read our full review of Aran Garden 2.
The tacky Aran Mermaid looms behind the bus station and offers Aran's only midrange accommodation complete with professional reception and bellhops. The wall-to-wall carpeted standard we checked out felt a little worn down, but it was packed with amenities like air-con, TV, fridge with mini bar, desk, easy chair, bureau, coffee-maker and free WiFi. The bathroom was a little grungy, not to the... Read our full review of Aran Mermaid Hotel.