The town has a handful of accommodation options ranging from dirt-cheap guesthouses to family-oriented lodges and top-end resorts. We’ve singled out a few of the best.
Set on a leafy patch of land a five-minute walk southeast of the bus stop, Baan Suan Peerada is a great option for those looking for a bit more comfort and space while keeping the budget below 1,000 baht a night. Freestanding wooden cabins stretch back from the road and have a relatively private feel thanks to the abundant frangipani and other greenery. Fronted by large private balconies with... Read our full review of Baan Suan Peerada.
Centrally located within sight of the bus stop and morning market, Ban Mongkhon’s rooms are equipped with air-con, fridges, tiny TVs and even hand-painted waterfall murals -- all for less than a ticket to Pha Taem National Park. The family-run establishment has a few different room options, with the cheapest set in a log cabin near the road and the best occupying an attached building across the... Read our full review of Ban Mongkhon.
Tohsang Resort offers a more luxurious option in a splendid riverside location. Two three-storey blocks house superior and deluxe rooms that bag you plenty of space and a minimalist design incorporating dark-wood furnishings and shiny white-tile floors. Though affording great river views, the lack of furniture on the balconies was a letdown. Interiors are cushy, with good-quality spring beds,... Read our full review of Tohsang Khong Jiam Resort.
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