The downtown area has a few solid options in the backpacker to flashpacker budget, all within an easy walk of the train station and markets.
Occupying a modern four-storey building with a lift on a quiet street, The Room Phatthalung offers seven spacious rooms that receive a lot of natural light through large windows. This is our favourite place to stay in Phattalung for those who can swing the flashpacker rates. The Room’s rooms are spotless, inviting and done up with smooth tile floors, good-quality beds with bright linens and... Read our full review of The Room Phatthalung.
The Centris is a modern and comfortable business-style hotel with a great location in the heart of downtown. Almost overly gushy staff members can speak a little English and will do their best to help out foreign travellers who might have trouble cracking Phattalung. The large (for Phattalung, at least) five-storey hotel fronts a car park behind some smaller buildings just off Posard Road... Read our full review of The Centris Hotel.
Just about every Thai provincial capital has a “Thai Hotel” offering dirt-cheap accommodation. We felt that Phatthalung’s version is the best of a few backpacker budget hotels for those travelling on a shoestring. Centrally located but hidden behind a Bangkok Bank branch just south of Apaiborirak Road, the Thai is set in a large concrete building that appeared to have received a fresh... Read our full review of Phattalung Thai Hotel.
The Thale Noi area has a handful of cheap and characterless Thai-style resorts and guesthouses along with one very interesting midrange resort set at the mouth of the Pak Pra Canal.
Where the Pak Pra Canal empties into Songkhla Lake, dozens of stilted fishing platforms support wide nets strung to logs that are dipped into the fresh water for fish. In these spider-like tangles, the designers of Sri Pak Pra Resort found inspiration for a property that blends seamlessly into the particular beauty of the setting. If you seek an unforgettable place to stay near Thale Noi and are... Read our full review of Sri Pak Pra Resort.