Considering the size of the town and almost total lack of tourists there’s actually a half decent accommodation selection.
Resort in the name is pushing it a bit, but Jomkaew’s certainly a decent place to stay. The central location is very convenient and rooms, though lacking any decor, come with air-con, minibar, cable TV, hot shower and private balcony. There’s a pleasant first-floor terrace seating area for an evening beer or morning coffee but the resort’s small restaurant was closed at our time of visit.... Read our full review of Jom Kaew Resort.
Tiny Lamphun doesn’t have too many accommodation options but the mid-range Phaya Inn is certainly an excellent one so unless you insist on a pool or have serious budget concerns, this is the town’s best choice. Phaya Inn – pleasant garden setting While not right in the old town itself, the Inn is just a short walk from the centre and a pleasant 500-metre or so stroll along the riverbank... Read our full review of Phaya Inn.
This restaurant has a large room in a traditional style wooden house for rent for 300 baht per night. It's fan- only, but spacious with very helpful, English-speaking staff and a very central location. They are planning to upgrade to full guesthouse status with the addition of four or five more rooms, so perhaps this will be a good address to keep in mind for the near future. There’s no English... Read our full review of Khanom Cheen Restaurant.
Located on the busy main road just short of the wat of the same name, Lamphun Will is not very convenient for any of the town’s sights or restaurants, and from the outside the hotel has the appearance of a converted bank, but otherwise all’s good. The rooms are clean, comfortable and well appointed, staff are friendly though lacking somewhat in English speaking skills, and the hotel has a... Read our full review of Lamphun Will Hotel.
A kilometre or so out of town on the Cham Thewi Road and about halfway to Lamphun Hospitel, Thareerat Court offers affordable no frills rooms, with the location on a busy highway being the main disadvantage. Yes, the motel-style format lacks charm but the rooms are spotless and comfortable, staff are friendly and helpful and for 350 baht you get air-con, WiFi and hot water. If your budget is... Read our full review of Thareerat Court.
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