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Lamai Homestay Guesthouse

23/1 Moo 3, Ban Khok Pet sida | Khorat Nakhon Ratchasima, Bua Yai 30120, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse was a highlight of our trip to Thailand. Jimmy, Lamai and their children made us feel welcome and showed us many aspects of local village life. My daughter (age 11) and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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1 Thank Jessica B
lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Jessica from everyone here,and a special thanks from All The Locals that you & your young daughter so kindly supported by purchasing so many of their hand made products.This still is and as was 18 yrs ago the bases of our original home stay & tours set up = to bring in some extra financial help to our... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in December, with our itinerary basically being the one listed on the website as the "Rural Life Tour". Due to a fluke of planning, our last morning there happened to be Christmas Day, which added a bit of extra fun, and is usually not possible as the family normally goes away at this time. It... More 

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Heart felt thanks from Lamai & myself & the girls.you put a great deal of thought and consideration into writing one of the best reviews any host could ever wish for.Our intention for these past 18 years has been to show the reality, generosity & authenticity of the real rural Thailand. Far from the touristy glitz associated with the normal... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are a family of 6. Our host met us as arranged at the airport spot on time.We drove very safely through amazing alternating countryside in his luxury 8 seater s.u.v. (a point to note Jimmy and i had just 3 cigarettes each at rest stops on route 5 hrs.) At the homestay we were met by by many small... More 

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Another wonderful review that gives us great pleasure and pride to read. thank you so much and a great honor to share in your valuable family holiday time :) We all wish you happiness / health & wealth in the coming year. Lamai's. More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

my 9 yr old daughter & i arrived at night to a mass tourist swamped bangkok. desperately we began a net search to see us over the original 2 more nights booked here.we found this little haven but were amazed at such a complete contrast to the last review posted.43.instantly i think must be a competitor.ok lamais here we go... More 

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Thank Mavis R
lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Such a pleasure for us all to meet you both. our children have made a life long friendship and in years to come we will look forward to the children making exchange visits. thank you so much Mavis & Muriel.xxxxxxxxx More 

NJ, USA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

My family has traveled all around the world and this was by far the worst homestay experience we have ever had. We were hoping to make friends, learn about a new culture, feel welcome and be treated kindly. We were met at the airport by a chain-smoking 60-year old Jimmie, who drove like he had a death wish the entire... More 

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Quite amusing ! if not for being a libelous review.full of lies and fabrication.Understandable as it came from the first mother & family ever in our 18 yrs unblemished service to be ordered to vacate the property.we felt the lack of supervision by this parent not only put her own children at risk, more importantly it placed our little Ami... More 

Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

A couple months ago myself and two friends stayed with Jimmy and Lamai for a few nights in order to learn about silk weaving. The family was incredibly welcoming, the food was delicious, and the room was comfortable. The silk weaving was a highlight of a long trip throughout SE Asia. We weren't sure what to expect, especially because we... More 

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you young ladies,so good to know even the younger generation can enjoy and appreciate our activity packages. we were all very proud of the way you managed to make such beautiful pieces of silk to take home with you. your new friends in the silk village also express their admiration of your work and new found friendship. More 

Salem Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Jimmy and Lamai are gracious hosts. Their beautiful children reflect their parents' love if people and their heritage. I was honored to share in the lives of the community, from the school children to the artisans who worked with the silk. Thank you for a memorable and heartwarming experience! Theresa. USA

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Theresa such an admiral older lady .one of my recent favorites. an honor to share your holiday time, and a great pleasure to accompany you back to the airport.you have made new friends here that can /& will last a lifetime,we look forward to seeing you again on a future visit.good luck with your up coming retirement from the USA... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Staying in Lamai Homestay is a wonderfully unique experience which I hope to repeat in the future. I felt very safe and relaxed during my stay, 22-27 August 2015. The hosts Jimmy and Lamai are very warm and friendly people who are willing to introduce you to a beautiful part of Thailand. You learn so much about the culture of... More 

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1 Thank Emer B
JimmyLamaiLiziJolie, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Our sincere thanks for your from the heart review Emer. It is this touching personal type of response from our clients to our little unique family run venture that has driven us on with pride and pleasure for now approaching our 18 yrs. in service .In that time we have accumulated over 15.000 ALL complementary reviews by way of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Lamai alone for 2 nights in September, 2015. Jimmy and Lamai are wonderful hosts with many interesting stories to tell. I got to tour the village, see the school, see silk being made, and hunt for tiny creatures. The room was decorated very cool with many family photos and articles about how they support the local community.... More 

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JimmyLamaiLiziJolie, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Great to know that with our unique (only for you exclusive visits) we are very flexible & can respond to all our clients wishes and interests young & old.Cameron we all found you to be a bright and very sociable young man, you enjoyed your personal insight as to our rice villagers every day life & activities and we are... More 

Doha, Qatar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Lamai Homestay is all about introducing visitors to authentic Thailand. Bua Yai is not an area of Thailand that is traditionally visited by tourists. Instead of crowded beaches package tours, or cities, it provides an insite into the Thai people and customs. The children loved hunting and eating giant spiders, watching villagers make silk (and having a go themselves), releasing... More 

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JimmyLamaiLiziJolie, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you all 4 of you.,and great to hear from you all once more.Yet another lovely family, and as always our pleasure to share in your valuable holiday time.These days we have been going so long MORE & MORE yesterdays children are now returning on their own as young adults .we look forward to welcoming yours once more sometime in... More 

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