Photo: Lakeside at Phayao.

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From the sublime to the ridiculous

39 Chai Kwan Rd T: (054) 480 933(084) 046 2341 

Buakaewplace Hotel

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With a great location opposite the lake in the centre of town and with a recent name change, make-over and price increase, Buakaewplace is now targeting the top end of Phayao’s visitors.

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That’s all very well, and their best rooms are beautiful with great views through large windows, wooden panelling and balconies facing the lake but they also showed us a room without any windows for which they were asking an outrageous 1,200 baht. Yes the building is well decorated and the downstairs cafe area with terrace very pleasant but for the same price you can rent an entire floor at nearby Kwan Phayao Villa. This isn’t the only case of sublime to the ridiculous we came across in Phayao but it’s the most clear cut. Each room has TV, WiFi and air-con plus free coffee in the mornings so if you can’t look out a window for your 1,200 you can at least stay cool while watching Thai soap operas. Bicycles are available for rent, English is spoken and all year round prices were pluses but, delightful as the better rooms are, overall this is overpriced.

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Walk-in rates at Buakaewplace Hotel

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Standard double room
1,200 baht
1,200 baht
No window
Superior double room
1,500 baht
1,500 baht
With a view
Deluxe double room
1,800 baht
1,800 baht
With balcony
Family room
2,000 baht
2,000 baht
Room: Standard double room, low season: 1,200 baht, high season 1,200 baht. Notes: No window
Room: Superior double room, low season: 1,500 baht, high season 1,500 baht. Notes: With a view
Room: Deluxe double room, low season: 1,800 baht, high season 1,800 baht. Notes: With balcony
Room: Family room, low season: 2,000 baht, high season 2,000 baht. Notes:

Where is Buakaewplace Hotel

Buakaewplace Hotel
39 Chai Kwan Rd
T: (054) 480 933(084) 046 2341 
Coordinates (for GPS): 99º53'55.22" E, 19º9'49.05" N
Room rates: 600B to 1,500B

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