Photo: The grand approach to Phanom Rung.

Where to stay in Phanom Rung

Nang Rong

Even though it’s 27 kilometres away from Phanom Rung, most of the area’s accommodation is located in Nang Rong. If you have your own wheels and want to stay closer to the ruins, there are a few small resorts with signs only in Thai around Baan Ta Pek, and a homestay is located right behind the Muang Tam ruins.

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198/134-136 Highway 24, Nang Rong
600B to 1,500B
Akelada Hotel
Flashpacker - 600B to 1,500B
198/134-136 Highway 24, Nang Rong
T: (044) 622 199, (044) 633 763

A couple of kilometres east of town along the main highway on the way to Phanom Rung, the Akelada is a fairly large and modern hotel with all of the creature comforts. Immaculate rooms come in a few different sizes, all with a sleek design that incorporates comfy beds on glossy-white tile or hardwood floors, polished wooden accents and wall-size windows. Large bathrooms come with... Read our full review of Akelada Hotel.

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8/1 Soi Sri Koon, Nang Rong
Under 600B
Honey Inn
Backpacker - Under 600B
8/1 Soi Sri Koon, Nang Rong
T: (044) 622 825, (081) 264 7144

In business for over two decades, family-owned Honey Inn knows exactly what travellers coming to Nang Rong are looking for. Owner Kris speaks very good English, offering decent hand-drawn maps of the area, motorbikes for rent and some very reasonably priced tours of the various ruins scattered around southern Buriram and Surin provinces. Situated in a semi-circle around a roofed car park or... Read our full review of Honey Inn.

59/9 Sangkakritburana Rd, Nang Rong
Under 600B
P. California Inter Hostel
Backpacker - Under 600B
59/9 Sangkakritburana Rd, Nang Rong
T: (081) 808 3347

P.California is a newer backpacker establishment that gives Honey Inn some friendly competition. The location is better -- in a quiet corner of the “old town” and within easy walking distance of the market and several eateries. Though similarly small and with hard spring beds, rooms are also a slight step up from Honey Inn’s thanks to more windows, some framed prints for a less utilitarian... Read our full review of P. California Inter Hostel.

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