Bandahara Boutique Guest Hotel

Bandahara Boutique Guest Hotel

Modern flashpacker digs

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The unusual "Guest Hotel" label fits the Bandahara, a family-run place offering spotless and well-equipped rooms in a three-storey concrete building that falls somewhere between guesthouse, hotel and serviced apartment.

Travelfish says:

Accessed by stairs on the second and third floors, the clean rooms come with a minimalist design that includes glossy white tile floors, white walls with tasteful floral paintings, LCD TVs, mini-fridges, WiFi, desks, soft beds with quality linens and small hot-water bathrooms with shower curtains. You also get glass doors opening to small private balconies.

Rooms are spotlessly clean. : David Luekens.
Rooms are spotlessly clean. Photo: David Luekens

Guests can grab complimentary coffee, tea and bread in the mornings, or pay 90 baht for a full breakfast set. Bandahara is also right next to Prik Thai, a good coffee shop serving Thai rice plates and baked goods.

The location on busy Satuntanee Road is a bit north of downtown; expect a kilometre walk to the night market. The entrance is set back and easy to miss, with a small blue sign that says only "Room For Rent Per Day" along the road. The woman who greeted us doesn’t speak much English but has been very welcoming on a couple of visits.

If you don’t mind a more out-of-the-way location, DD Resort is another comfy option to the south of town, while The One Boutique Hotel is a larger spot found further north up Satuntanee. Both of these are also in the flashpacker price range.

Contact details for Bandahara Boutique Guest Hotel

Address: 45/27 Satuntanee Rd, Satun
T: (074) 723 777-8 ; (089) 870 6291;  
Coordinates (for GPS): 100º4'2.44" E, 6º37'15.31" N
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Room rates: 600B to 1,500B

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Dbl air-con private bathroom 700 baht 700 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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