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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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Ranked #29 of 69 Hotels in Kanchanaburi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is old, rooms are tight, fixtures minimal. Worst experience is with the head chef who flip-flopped on his decisions. We asked for soft boiled eggs, which they did not know how to do and gave us almost raw eggs. We asked the chef to do it our way,he agreed, told his staff to do it the proper way,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had booked here for 4 nights but left after 3. Was nothing to do in the area. Advertised pool bar was never opened , jacuzzi that didn't work.. When we arrived staff were v rude and could not understand English. They didn't help us with any questions we had. Location was out of the way. Was only 1 or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is a bit run down and the rooms are not the best but for the price they are clean and big enough. There are good facilities are this hotel with 3 restaurants, a bar, and a coffee shop. We ate at the restaurant outside and it has a varied menu with both western and thai food and ordered... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This hotel could be really quite nice. The pool area is nice and the building itself is quite well set out but, given how lovely most Thai people appear to be, the staff here were unhelpful, unfriendly and , on occasion, really quite rude. The room was very tired, no tea and coffee facilities, rubbish shower, scruffy furnishings. Must say... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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Also Known As:
River Kwai Kanchanaburi
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#9 Spa Hotel in Kanchanaburi

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