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Pong Phen Guesthouse and Bungalows

Soi Bangladesh, River Kwai Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kyrenia, Cyprus
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having stayed here in the past i knew what I was getting. Centrally located. Generally good all round. Rooms are clean, beds and linen comfy, basically all you need for the price. There is a very nice pool which we knew the kids would love however. ... Something has clearly been neglected regarding the chemical levels in the pool. Having... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I chose this place based on recommendations however I was pretty disappointed. I thought that staff (not all) were very rude, they got incredibly defensive really quickly when a guest might ask them a question when it wasn't necessary, therefore I didn't feel they were approachable. I also felt my room was very dated. Be careful when washing items, ensure... More 

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wellingborough northamptonshire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights with my wife very nice and quiet staff our friendly food and drinks very cheap the pool is very warm rooms are cheap 650 a night although there are other room options from 400 baht up to 1200 baht. rooms are ok nice and clean the whole place is very clean i defenatly will... More 

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Canacona, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been stating at Pong Phen on various occasions over the last 5 years, the rooms by the lovely swimming pool are clean, safe & well kept, restaurant food is great & very friendly staff that are always welcoming, looking forward to our next stay!.

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Florence, Italy
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This guesthouse is located off tne main road, just above tne river, and offers various types of accommodation, from guest house to a string of motel-type rooms alongside tne pool (with your own table and chairs outside) to bungalows with river view. Tne staff is friendly and helpful, the pool a welcome respite after tne labors of sight-seeing, the terace... More 

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Purmerend, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

I arrived by afternoon train from Bangkok at 17:30. I was glad the booking (booking.com) was received, because it was fully booked(week-end). The staff is very kind and the swimmingpool was a delight after 3 hours in the rambling train. I had room B17, (1000baht). Perfect big room with a private shower, toilet, fridge, tv, airo, safe and king size... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here with my wife and friends for 3 nights, plenty of room choices we stayed in a standard room for 650 Baht. £13 approx. Bungalows on the river aswell as a swimming pool. The rooms were clean spacious on suite and air conditioned. No breakfast included but you can get what you need at a very good price. Close... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Had been at Aajams but found the cock crowing early and the bed too hard for my heavy frame. After looking at quite a few guests houses and a lovely one up the road that was double the size (it has a large old fashioned sign as you are walking up towards the river Kwai..of people on a beach in... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The good: - big rooms - loved the food at the restaurant - very friendly staff - very nice views of river Kwai - nice place to relax - close to everything (about 10 min walk to the kanachanaburi town centre) Points to note: - bathroom had a funny smell at times (keep the door closed and it's not really... More 

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Hua Hin, Thailand
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23 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Since my first review of this place some time ago I have stayed there on a number of occasions and it just gets better all the time. Great value and good service in a very friendly atmosphere. Rooms of all standards and prices so the choice is yours..........enjoy.

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