Sugar Cane Guest House 2
A relaxing choice
7 Soi Cambodia (off Maenam Kwai Rd), Kanchanaburi T: (034) 514 988 F: (034) 625 213
Sugar Cane 2 is located a fair distance from the main backpacker enclave toward the Death Railway bridge, making this friendly guesthouse a quiet and relaxing option.
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Sugar Cane 2 has two main options for accommodation -- rooms in a longhouse-style set up looking over the shady car park, and four air-con rooms in a rafthouse. The former are clean and fairly good value, but the rafthouse is excellent value, with large and comfortable rooms and clean bathrooms attached. They also have a large veranda, which is ideal for looking out over the river. A minor complaint is a lack of privacy, as the walls are paper-thin and the balconies are only separated by lattice, but that's not a bad thing if you're looking to make some friends. WiFi is free, the restaurant does typical backpacker fare and staff are laidback and friendly.
Type of room, low and high season prices
Room: Sgl fan private bathroom, low season: 200 baht, high season 200 baht. Notes: Cold water, in main building.
Room: Dbl fan private bathroom, low season: 400 baht, high season 400 baht. Notes: Hot water in main building.
Room: Dbl air-con private bathroom, low season: 550 baht, high season 550 baht. Notes: Available as rafthouse or bungalow.