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The River House

419 M. 12 T. Wiang, Chiang Khong 57140, Thailand
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Ranked #5 of 10 Chiang Khong B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Not a bad place. Clean, comfy and reasonably priced (after some negotiation). The verandah of the room is well placed for a view across the river into Laos. It's a shame the town has lined the road front with tacky multicoloured party lights. Otherwise I'd be a great evening view of the town across the river. Be warned though. Lao... More 

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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We stayed one night on our way to Phu Chi Fah. The location was lovely, as we booked a room with a river view. The price for us was OK buy we definitely would not have paid more for it. Other than that I would say there was nothing extraordinary. The room was clean and the staff were nice enough,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Breakfast for an added 150 Baht ($5) explains without hyperbole the outrageous nature of this hotel. As it is apparently useful to travelers going into Laos, they'll happily make their escape from the grim confines of this overpriced and most inappropriately uncomfortable accommodation. Hairs, stairs, and an unhelpful staff.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We only stayed one night prior to crossing over to Laos. It was a great location for this purpose and close to many places to eat and 7-11. The staff was very friendly and efficient. We had a double fan room and a triple fan room. These rooms were clean and basic, but many cob webs and insects (ants on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed here in a twin room for a couple of nights. Overall it's clean but maintenance should be done for the facilities. The men's bathrooms and toilets were out of order and the other bathrooms had showers that were not attached to anything and didn't work properly. The staff wasn't very friendly either and half of the time we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We spent one night there on our way to Laos. Hotel was small but clean, room basic but confortable and clean. We had a nice terrace overlooking the Mekong river and we enjoyed a beautiful sunset. The owner was very kind and arranged a cheap transfer to the border for us.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night in order to cross to laos the next day. The place is clean and all you need. It's family owned and they are very friendly and helpful. It's a cute hotel with river view. Has a restaurant on the property ( didn't get a chance to try it). Close to Border crossing ( 20... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I like to travel inexpensively, and usually without frills. But life is too short for non-air-conditioned rooms, so, I chose The River House, which, at $28 for the night, was expensive by local standards, but worth the investment. It's a simple, clean, comfortable place if you want a bit of privacy and can afford to pay a little bit more.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We spent one night here in a room with a balcony. The room was modern, clean and comfortable. We had a King bed which was hard as usual in Asia and a flat screen TV, fridge, Air con, hot water, good wifi and a kettle with free coffee. The lady that runs the desk was nice and they also have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

We arrived late at the River House and paid extra price to get a riverside room, abt 600bht/night. We expected some much nicer rooms and were a bit disappointed. It is clean and comfortable but definitely overpriced. The shower head was broken. Friendly staff.

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