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The Legacy River Kwai

129 Moo 2 Tambon Klondoe | Amphur Darn Makham Tia, Kanchanaburi 71260, Thailand
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Ranked #19 of 69 Hotels in Kanchanaburi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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59 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Hotel has very impressive reception and lobby. Restaurant is lovely. Resort has many small wooden houses. You get “a taxi” to drive in&out from the reception. We stayed there only one night. It is enough. Shower is strange, I felt there uncomfortable. It does not have tiles just stones. Also plenty of mosquitos and we were in a dry season.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The Legacy River Kwai is a "resort" (for want of a better word) to be missed. It is miles from anywhere and transport, the whole place is very tired and in need of a facelift. To be fair, I went there on a last minute booking over New Year, as everything else was booked out. I now know why they... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My girlfriend and I wanted to stay in Kanchanaburi but there were limited accommodations available because it was New Year's Eve. So, we opted to splurge and spend more on a nicer place... We were disappointed as they did not deliver. We rented a motorcycle and were able to find it with the aid of my phones gps. However, the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Resort is so big that occupy 60 hectares of land. It has all the amenities to entertain one who loves to be isolated from any distraction. It has the Spa, Swimming Pool, Play Ground and Sport Area. River Kwai the famous river, is the main attraction in the area that give one a good adventure place to explore and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were there for a church retreat. Great landscaping and good bungalow accommodations for the price. Some bungalows are undergoing renovations and the spa and massage have been closed, but this place is huge! No cable TV, but walking about is enjoyment enough. Very mice staff and many with good English. The meals (buffet style) were quite good with a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Having travelled some seriously stressful hours from Bangkok my Wife and i were looking forward to our stay at the legacy river kwai resort. The resort was great, really well laid out and the staff were extremely helpful. Unfortunately the hot water does not run hot in many areas of Thailand at all and it would appear that our room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We were a couple travelling to kanachanaburi booked with RCI being a club mahindra member paid only Rs.7200/- for a 7 night stay at the legacy took a cab to reach destination as wasn't sure about the quality of the bus we paid 1800/- Th baht .Being an indian we have better choices to stay in isolation than going all... More 

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Cuttack, Orissa, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I , my wife and grown up son booked for a week through our club and got accommodation in cottage 162 with two rooms . The rooms are basic , the toilets and A C needs getting used to but functional . We had hired a car at Bangkok from Hertz with GPS , hence , locating the resort was... More 

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Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We arrived on Saturday 05 October 2013, after driving around Kanchanaburi for 2 hours looking and asking where it was. It is actually 35 Kms from the town centre, in the middle of nowhere. We had our grandchildren with us, and they had to sleep on the floor as there were no beds available for children. The food in the... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We were scheduled into legacy for 7 Nights, 21-27 Sept, 2013, but checked out after only 3 mights. The Resort in on the Kwai, but it is the Kwai Noi (small) and 30 kms from Kanchanaburi and all of the reasons that we came to this part of Thailand! There are no other transport options from the resort except for... More 

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