Talay Hotel & Villa

Talay Hotel & Villa

Solid value at the beach’s heart

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First off the rank as you reach the beach road and turn south, Talay Hotel is worth keeping in mind for a centrally located room if Cha Inn is full or you require a swimming pool—even if it’s a tiny one.

Travelfish says:

The main “hotel” part of the property is a bland four-storey block of concrete—formerly JJ Hotel—that Talay made somewhat more enticing with pastel paintjobs and some sea-cottage-style decoration. Accessed by stairs, these are small but clean and equipped with LCD TVs, small safes, desks, fridges, firm beds and bathrooms with hot-water showers in glass stalls. Some have private balconies and partial sea-view windows, and the value isn’t too shabby considering the central location.

Simple but quite spacious rooms. : David Luekens.
Simple but quite spacious rooms. Photo: David Luekens

The better rooms are set further back beyond the car park in a long two-floor building facing a walkway. These are little larger than rooms in the main building, with more modern designs and front terraces. Sleek deluxe family editions have beds on either floor connected by spiral staircases.

A few loungers beside a tiny swimming pool face a white wall off a corner of the car park, adding to the overall quirky setup. There’s also a coffee shop attached to reception, where a few young staffers did a fine job with us.

For a little more cash you could go for nearby Banlansuan Resort, which has slightly better rooms but no sea views or pool. There’s also Paso Resort offering decent sea-view rooms for 1,300 baht quite a ways further south down the beach road.

Contact details for Talay Hotel & Villa

Address: 277/2 Ruamchit Rd, Cha-am
T: (063) 398 6222;  
Email: talayhotelandvilla@gmail.com
Web: https://www.facebook.com/talayhotelandvilla/
Coordinates (for GPS): 99º59'0.98" E, 12º47'38.69" N
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Room rates: 600B to 1,500B

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Standard double room 990 baht 990 baht
Superior double room 1,300 baht 1,300 baht
Family room
Up to 6,000 baht
3,500 baht 3,500 baht

Reviewed by

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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