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River Kwai Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   284/15-16 Sang Chuto Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This would have been a grand hotel in it's day but unfortunately it's been let go and it's quite run down. However, being a budget hotel you can overlook most things. The staff speak very little English so it was hard to communicate at times. The rooms are clean, standard hotel rooms with a hard bed, but nice pillows! We... More

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

River kwai hotel, is a good budget hotel, not the best we stayed in while in Thailand but, really for the cost of the room & breakfast we really couldn't complain. The staff were very helpful and the managed to get us a very nice taxi driver that took us around all day. The rooms are a bit dated, but... More

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Ko Samui, Thailand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Have stayed here several times but the last time is the last time. It used to be good but now they've done some refurbishing and it's not the same. All rooms now are non-smoking, no problem, but you have to go all the way downstairs to have a cigarette. You used to be able to go out of the fire... More

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Alicante, Spain
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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Due to issues with my laptop I was unable to book a Hotel before arriving in Kanchanaburi and after some driving around we come across the River Kwai Hotel that is located on a main road with money changing kiosks, banks, restaurants and several 7-11. Walk in rate was a sensible 900THB and included a breakfast buffet, having to pay... More

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Ballarat, Australia
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The River Kwai Hotel is definitely 3 star. As per previous reviews, it is badly in need of refurbishment and although they have renovated some rooms, the rest of the hotel is looking very shabby. It is however good value for money if you just want somewhere to stay for a couple of days when visiting the war cemetery and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is well located with only a 10 minute walk to the war cemetery and death rail museum. The reception staff were very professional and courteous. The restaurant was overpriced and the service lacking. There were no tea making facilities in the room, whilst they were able to deliver hot water on request but this did not meet all... More

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

is a good city hotel with large rooms. the interior looks old.need a renovation soon. swimming pool not very clean staff friendly. good restaurant outside in front off the hotel with good live music. also good night pub left hand in front off the hotel/(glizzi)

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Stayed at this property for five days in April 2014. The hotel is old and in need of a facelift. Location is ok and short way to both bus and rail station. Breakfast was limited and catered to Asian rather than western tastes.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

I would concur with most of the previous reviews. This place has seen its best days and needs a refurbishment. Two good things central location and decent beds. The breakfast was appalling and only catered for local and asian taste.

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Good location, 6-7 min. walk to either the railway station or the bus station. I stayed in rooms 206 & 210 March 2014 and both are in need of renovating, especially the bathrooms. Breakfast wasn't the best I had ever experienced. The pool area looked aged, the walls of the pool felt like sand paper with large blooms of algae... More

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Address: 284/15-16 Sang Chuto Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Kanchanaburi Province > Kanchanaburi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — River Kwai Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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