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River Kwai Hotel

284/15-16 Sang Chuto Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here from January 5th-8th, 2016. I gave this hotel 2 stars because it is in need of major renovations. It is not as disgusting as come people say, but yes you see a lot of tropical cockroaches (we caught 2 in our room in 3 days) and the bed sheets are very worn out, the... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We have stayed at this hotel many times - in fact almost from when it first opened when it was the only proper hotel in town. It has had its up and downs over the years. However this visit really was disappointing. Started off badly - no one at the door, front desk staff OK but no one to take... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Came to the hotel, and from the pictures online it looked pretty good. We came there and the rooms were really old and worn out. Not really pleasant. The bathroom was old and the bathtub looked disgusting, but not because of the cleaning but because it was old. Pool area was really good and the breakfast was also not to... More 

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Thank Gunnar N
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

We arrived on bus and walked to our hotel. It was only a short distance from the station. The check in was pretty much straight forward but when we got to the elevator there was a sign saying due to a pest problem everyone had to leave their rooms for an hour or two which was a bit worrying but... More 

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Thank Timothy W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Used the pool most days whilst working as a teacher and it was always well taken care of and chairs recovered, fresh towels, towels moved if left and nice toilets shower facilities. Breakfast nice selection of Thai foods rice hot food etc but also breads to toast and pastries, fruits, cereals and tea and coffee. Free wifi but have to... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

River Kwai hotel at Kanchanaburi. Thai style hotel at middle of Kanchanaburi. Rooms ok and clean. Nice swimming pool at back yard. Value good. Quite good asian style breakfast. Parking for motorbikes and cars. Some restaurants nearby. About 10minutes walk to river.

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Camden Town, null, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Hotel looks very nice from the outside,and reception area.but going above to your room,hallways,very dirty,badly worn carpets, The walk to the outside pool is not suitable for the elderly. The staff are not helpful. 18,000 bht it's not a cheap hotel.but not worth the price, there are lots of cheaper and better hotels around that area, For any backpacker,opposite is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Not a great spot to stay from the perspective of how it looks and feels. Staff are good, hotel just old and dilapidated. Good proximity to Kanchanaburi cemetery. Bar is fun... Wish they would give us a full damn shot... Breakky omelette good!

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Pattaya, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Worst hotel experience I have had in Thailand. Booked four nights but left the hotel after the first night. Summary: 1. Receptionist staff spoke poor English 2. To get to pool had to take elevator to 2nd floor then walk down 3 flights of old wooden stairs 3. No bartender at pool 4. Hotel policy was to provide only 1... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The pool area of this hotel was probably the best feature ! The rooms were clean and it was very central but definitely a budget hotel. The Internet worked intermittently, my son was very disappointed!

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