Siam River Resort

Siam River Resort

Big pool, concrete zebras

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The sprawling Siam River Resort feels like it belongs in a big-name beach destination rather than the quiet eastern reaches of Chaiyaphum town.

Travelfish says:

Big statues of parrots, peacocks and bucking horses welcome you to the resort, marked by a faux log gate made of concrete next to a tiny river. The massive frangipani-lined grounds include several ponds, a huge restaurant, convention centre, massage area, playground and wide lagoon-style swimming pool. The design is rather tacky for the most part, employing loads of concrete, though we did like the Thai-style villas set over the pool. The cheapest rooms come in one- or two-floor concrete blocks and are uninspiring but comfortable enough, with firm beds, air-con, TVs, desks, fridges, terraces and simple hot-water bathrooms. They’re quite small and seem overpriced, at least until you factor in the pool and included breakfast. If you can swing the extra cash, the Thai-style rooms with fretted wood walls are a lot more interesting.

Staff speaks a little English and made us feel welcome, offering bicycles that will come in handy given the location a couple of kilometres east of downtown. With that in mind, Siam River is best suited to travellers with their own vehicle.

Contact details for Siam River Resort

Address: 55 Bannakarn Rd, Chaiyaphum
T: (044) 811 999; (098) 280 7104;  F: (044) 821 520  
Coordinates (for GPS): 102º2'11.04" E, 15º48'15.37" N
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Room rates: 600B to 1,500B

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Standard double room 990 baht 990 baht
Deluxe double room 1,500 baht 1,500 baht
Deluxe bungalow 2,000 baht 2,000 baht

Reviewed by

David Luekens first came to Thailand in 2005 when Thai friends from his former home of Burlington, Vermont led him on a life-changing trip. Based in Thailand since 2011, he spends much of his time eating in Bangkok street markets and island hopping the Andaman Sea.

From US$28

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