Tried and true
Soi Hua Hin 67, Hua Hin T: (032) 513 546 , (085) 003 1596 F: (032) 532 095
The long-running Leng now calls itself a "hotel guesthouse" (it used to be just "Leng Guesthouse"), making us wonder why Soi 67's guesthouse owners seem to be having an identity crisis.
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This spot is larger than adjacent Sunshine, giving it a more reasonable claim to the title of hotel, but it's still a fairly cosy family-run spot. Passing through a cluttered lobby and up some stairs, the rooms are simple, spacious and equipped with sky-blue tile floors, soft beds, clean sheets, large balconies, small TVs, tables, fridges, wide glass windows and hot-water bathrooms that even come with shower curtains. The room we checked out had a slightly musty smell, though an hour with the air-con running probably would have taken care of it. Several big rooms with multiple beds are available for families on a budget. Downstairs is a small restaurant and internet station. The staff member we met seemed nice enough, even if he was a bit distracted. Leng is one of the best value options on the block during low season, but rates spike a bit more than we'd like during the busier months.
Type of room, low and high season prices
Room: Dbl air-con private bathroom, low season: 650 baht, high season 1,100 baht. Notes: Add 100 baht for slightly larger room
Room: Family room, low season: 1,150 baht, high season 1,850 baht. Notes:
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