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Old-style Ayutthaya

48 Moo 10 (off the side lane across from the train station and near the cross-river ferry), Ayutthaya T: (035) 235 592 (087) 107 0745

Baan Are Gong Homestay

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Set in a century-old teakwood house that opens onto the Prasak River, Baan Are Gong is run by descendants of the Chinese family that lived here generations ago.

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Look no further if you seek an intimate riverside setting with convenient access to the train station.

The reception area occupies a room punctuated by Chinese lanterns, vintage Chinese calendars, black-and-white portraits of the owners’ ancestors and a Chinese shrine. The old-style atmosphere is augmented by Northern Thai lanterns and nicely done paintings of ethnic minority people found in different parts of Thailand. While it doesn’t look like much from the main entrance, the house leads into a large garden area that culminates at a wooden dining area set beside the river.

Upstairs rooms feature original teakwood floors and fretted wood walls to go with at least partial river views. While there’s not much space to move around and only a small TV and perhaps a table for furnishings, these rooms have a definite romantic quality thanks to curtains draped around the firm beds. Downstairs rooms are larger and come with cramped hot-water wet bathrooms en suite. These lack the views and character of the upstairs editions but will be more comfortable, and a spacious family room is a fine choice for groups.

Baan Are Gong offers free WiFi, a full-service restaurant, Thai massage, bicycle/motorbike rental and the usual travel and tour bookings. The older women who run the place seem to really care about keeping their homestay clean while making sure that guests feel at home. The location is a no-brainer if you want a room close to the train station; just keep in mind that you’ll need to take the cross-river ferry to start a day of exploring the Historical Park. Across the river on a twin side lane, December House is a reasonable option for a budget room if you prefer concrete above wood.

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Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dbl fan share bathroom
400 baht
400 baht
Dbl air-con share bathroom
500 baht
500 baht
Dbl air-con private bathroom
650 baht
650 baht
Family room
1,100 baht
1,100 baht
Room: Dbl fan share bathroom, low season: 400 baht, high season 400 baht. Notes:
Room: Dbl air-con share bathroom, low season: 500 baht, high season 500 baht. Notes:
Room: Dbl air-con private bathroom, low season: 650 baht, high season 650 baht. Notes:
Room: Family room, low season: 1,100 baht, high season 1,100 baht. Notes:

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Baan Are Gong Homestay
48 Moo 10 (off the side lane across from the train station and near the cross-river ferry), Ayutthaya
T: (035) 235 592 (087) 107 0745
Coordinates (for GPS): 100º34'54.33" E, 14º21'23.22" N
Room rates: Under 600B

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