Papong Homestay

Papong Homestay

A solid choice

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Occupying a large wood-and-cement house in a good location, Papong Homestay offers comfortable rooms in a main house and a couple of rooms with furnished terraces in an attached building out back.

Travelfish says:

All rooms come with private hot-water bathrooms, air-con, firm double beds, several windows and TVs. The 500-baht editions on the ground floor are fine, though we’d probably cough up an extra 100 baht for a slightly larger room with a private entrance and terrace facing the small car park and within steps of the river. The rooms that we checked out appeared well kept.

Living in the upstairs section, a smiley mother/daughter team runs the homestay and can speak a little English; we also noticed a couple of spirited little kids running around. Simple Thai meals are available, served at an inviting open-sided terrace with a few tables and benches set up next to the riverside lane.

From here it’s a five-minute walk to Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat, 10 minutes to the bus stop and around 15 minutes to the historical park.

Contact details for Papong Homestay

Address: Moo 6 (just west of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat on the riverside lane), Ban Phra Phrang, Si Satchanalai
T: (055) 631 557; (087) 313 4782;  
Coordinates (for GPS): 99º48'26.43" E, 17º25'46.5" N
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Room rates: Under 600B

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Standard double room 500 baht 500 baht
Superior double room 600 baht 600 baht

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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.

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