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Secluded and right on the Mekong promenade

419 Moo 12, Sai Klang Rd, Chiang Khong T: (088 259 1192, (081) 882 5592 (086) 421 5637 F: (053) 792 022

The River House

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River House has a tucked away, secluded location and while an easy one to miss, it is worth finding.

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The guesthouse is at the foot of the riverbank, so there’s no main street level access, and it gives directly onto the riverside promenade. Despite being small it still manages to be ramshackle with a bit here and a bit there; it’s another of those Chiang Khong hotels that you’d call cosy on a good day and cramped on a bad. As happens frequently, shared bathroom options are the oldest rooms – the ones that they haven’t got around to upgrading to air-con yet. Neither are they the cheapest budget options in town by a long way, but what gives this spot our vote are their very pleasant air-con rooms with river views. Air-con rooms come with ensuite hot showers and small, but well situated balconies and there’s WiFi throughout. The fan rooms are in an older, fairly basic wooden house. There’s a small communal area out back and an appealing terrace in front where drinks and breakfasts are served. They also rent out bicycles for 50 baht per day. This is a good choice if you want that getting away from it all feel while staying in the centre, and good back up in case your first choice fails. The location is towards the southern end of the central stretch of Sai Klang and you need to descend Soi 12, keeping an eye out for signs to the hotel on your right where a steep driveway goes down to the small guesthouse carpark.

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Walk-in rates at The River House

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dbl fan share bathroom
300 baht
300 baht
Triple fan share bathroom
350 baht
350 baht
Dbl air-con private bathroom
600 baht
700 baht
Riverview: 800/1,000 baht.
Room: Dbl fan share bathroom, low season: 300 baht, high season 300 baht. Notes:
Room: Triple fan share bathroom, low season: 350 baht, high season 350 baht. Notes:
Room: Dbl air-con private bathroom, low season: 600 baht, high season 700 baht. Notes: Riverview: 800/1,000 baht.

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Where is The River House

The River House
419 Moo 12, Sai Klang Rd, Chiang Khong
T: (088 259 1192, (081) 882 5592 (086) 421 5637 F: (053) 792 022
Coordinates (for GPS): 100º24'34.34" E, 20º15'32.37" N
Room rates: Under 600B

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