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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 #35 of 73 hotels in Kanchanaburi
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
ascotno1 Melbourne, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Toronto, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They do very little maintenance here so the place looks run down. When I came in I thought wow these are some dirty carpets in the halls and the next day they were cleaning them as though they had read my mind. The rooms are actually well cleaned but so run down they look dirtier than they are. The beds... More

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Pattaya, Thailand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The hotel is located in main Kanchanaburi city just off the main road and is not very far from River and some of the other attractions. The location is very good as you have convenience shop, ATM, massage parlours etc very close to your hotel which is a big plus. The rooms are just okay but some of the things... More

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Although not located near the river, it's location lends itself to other local treats like the night market and the food street. The rooms are clean and the service is refreshing. It's also pretty close to the train station. The pool is a bit small, but you're not there for the pool anyway right

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166 reviews 166 reviews
45 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

Well we booked 2 rooms in the new renovated wing but the hotel called us back the day before we were due to arrive to advise that there had been a group booking so we were being shoveled to the cheap rooms. Too late to find another hotel so here we are. Basic rooms, view of a brick wall, poor... More

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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

Hotel itself seemed ok, rooms a little run down could be improved especially the bathroom. Had hot water and air con, room big and fine at the back of the hotel. Club at front of hotel is banging music every night so beware not that loud at back of hotel but can still here thudding till 2am. Food average had... More

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73 reviews 73 reviews
62 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I stayed here now a couple of times for work, but basically this place is a bit run down. most rooms are old although some are refurbished. I cannot really recommend this place except that the staff is mostly friendly and that the pool is nice to take an early morning dip. if you wish to save money and are... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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57 reviews 57 reviews
7 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Stayed for two nights with my wife. Room was okay, but no hot water found. The room phone was not working properly and it was not attended even after informing. Very difficult to communicate as most did not understand English. We were taking only the breakfast. Unfortunately the staff could not tell me what they were. Real problem for a... More

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Also Known As:
River Kwai Kanchanaburi
Address: 284/15-16 Sang Chuto Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Kanchanaburi Province > Kanchanaburi
Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #35 of 73 hotels in Kanchanaburi
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Hotel Class:3 star — River Kwai Hotel 3*
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