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Poo Phrao Guesthouse

Comfy spot

Highway 1150, (around 1.5 kms east of town), Phrao T: (053) 475 613(089) 558 4118(085) 627 0883 

Poo Phrao Guesthouse

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Poo Phrao has a U-shaped array of a dozen concrete, bright pink painted chalets around a car-park, with a small reception and breakfast area to one side.

Apparently the proliferation—well three in a row—of these roadside lodgings, just east of town on Highway 1150, is to cater for merchants who come up to the valley during the various fruit and vegetable seasons to trade. The third of these, farthest from Phrao, (though they are all literally next door to each other), was the only one who’d made an effort to put an English language sign outside so they got our business but, if full, we’re sure the neighbours are fine too.

Bright bedding.

Bright bedding. Photo: Mark Ord

All chalets at Poo Phrao are identical square blocks and while low on decoration are spotlessly clean and do come with cable TV, fridge, air-con, WiFi and en-suite hot showers, (although WiFi gets a bit poor the further from reception you go).

These are nothing fancy, but are more than adequate and despite all being set around a large car-park the guesthouse does manage to avoid that short-time motel feel of similar establishments. It isn’t particularly convenient for town if you don’t have transport although both Euang Phrao and the very good Lum Lum Cafe are only a short walk away.

If you’re just passing through or don’t have time to make it out to Doi Farang and don’t mind a few basics then this is a decent option!

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Walk-in rates at Poo Phrao Guesthouse

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Standard double room
400 baht
400 baht
Room: Standard double room, low season: 400 baht, high season 400 baht. Notes:

Where is Poo Phrao Guesthouse

Poo Phrao Guesthouse
Highway 1150, (around 1.5 kms east of town), Phrao
T: (053) 475 613(089) 558 4118(085) 627 0883 
Coordinates (for GPS): 99º13'1.86" E, 19º22'7.05" N
Room rates: Under 600B

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