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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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Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here a couple of times when I visited Kanchanaburi. It's a great place, rooms are clean and it's located near the river. Swimming pool isn't very big but it's clean and there's sun chairs and umbrellas by the pool. They have a good restaurant, but the service could be a little laid back. The food was excellent. Both food... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have spent a total of about 3 months in Thailand over 3 seperate visits and the staff at Pong Penh Guesthouse are by far the least friendly and rude I have come across. They made us feel unwelcome and appeared to be talking about us and laughing. The highlight of the stay was when out toilet blocked and the... More 

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Hua Hin, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This guesthouse on River Kwai Road also has Thai style and regular bungalows as well as the guesthouse. It is a nice quiet place and overlooks the River Kwai (actually it is the River Kwae) just south of the famous Bridge on the River Kwai. They have a good sized swimming pool and about six motel style rooms face right... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great value for money. Staff like friends or family. Very good food for a small money! Have been there already 5 times. I feel home there. Never had anything to complain! The rooms are clean and there is nothing you have to ask for. Of course, do not expect a 5 star hotel but for the money you pay you... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Room was OK although not amazing, cleanliness was accurate. but, big minus is the staff, varying from not smiling and a bit blunt, to a group of them laughing and making fun of guests walking by. Too bad, but I don't recommend staying here, there are enough hotels with friendly staff..........

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We stayed in a 400b per night room with aircon and hot water which was good for the money. The guesthouse has a pool but be warned....it is very chlorinated! Staff lack customer service skills to the point that they seem quite rude. We hired a scooter from here for 3 days (spent one night in Sangkhlaburi) with no problems.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My partner and i stayed here for only one night whilst visiting the war cemetary and muesem ,we found the rooms clean and the staff friendly we stayed in a river room ans this was very comfortable ,the pool is a refreshing way to end the day of sightt seeing ,it is cose to town and if needed the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Love this guesthouse. It's where I stay to "splurge" when I need a break from backpacker life. The beds are very comfortable, they have A/C and wifi in every room, and a couple TV channels in English. The restaurant has excellent food, the staff is nice, pool is great, and it stays pretty quiet overnight. I've stayed in both the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Spent two nights here, really good location - 20 minutes walk from the bridge and 10 minutes walk from the death railway centre & cemetery. Room was clean, breakfast really good and staff were really helpful, I would definitely recommend this guesthouse.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here for one night. They appear to have 3 types of rooms priced at 400, 1000 and 1300 Baht. As this was a special night for us, we chose a 1300 Baht room overlooking the river kwai. Under other circumstances, we would have probably stayed at Thai Guesthouse just up the road. The room was... More 

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