Photo: So much to eat.

Photo of The I Talay GuesthouseThe I Talay Guesthouse

Central sea-themed guesthouse

5 Khong Kha Rd (corner of Uttarakit Rd), Krabi T: (080) 559 5553 

The I Talay Guesthouse

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Centrally located where Khong Kha meets Uttarakit and within sight of the river, The I Talay is one of four similarly priced guesthouses set in a row of tall and narrow concrete shophouses in the centre of town.

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The Thai word talay means ocean, and all rooms sport a breezy light-blue and white theme with framed tropical sea scenes. The cheapest fan rooms are small but immaculate, with decent beds, windows and tables, while the low-end air-con editions are larger. Both of these rely on shared bathrooms with hot water. We were also shown an inviting top-floor air-con room with a lot more space, fridge and narrow private bathroom that was been built onto a converted balcony. The only window is in the bathroom, which itself has a screen door, but a large photo of a window opening onto an idyllic beach helps to make up for that. On the ground floor you’ll find a few tables but not much of a social scene -- I Talay is best suited to budget travellers just looking for a central place to sleep. The staff member we met spoke limited English but tried her best to answer our questions and was quick to show us the rooms. Neighbouring Number 7 Guesthouse is a very similar choice, though we preferred I Talay’s laid-back sea theme.

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Walk-in rates at The I Talay Guesthouse

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dbl fan share bathroom
300 baht
300 baht
Dbl air-con share bathroom
500 baht
500 baht
Dbl air-con private bathroom
600 baht
600 baht
Room: Dbl fan share bathroom, low season: 300 baht, high season 300 baht. Notes:
Room: Dbl air-con share bathroom, low season: 500 baht, high season 500 baht. Notes:
Room: Dbl air-con private bathroom, low season: 600 baht, high season 600 baht. Notes:

Where is The I Talay Guesthouse

The I Talay Guesthouse
5 Khong Kha Rd (corner of Uttarakit Rd), Krabi
T: (080) 559 5553 
Coordinates (for GPS): 98º55'4.95" E, 8º3'46.78" N
Room rates: Under 600B

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