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Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Lamai Homestay Guesthouse was the highlight of a trip that took us to several destinations in Thailand. Jimmy and Lamai provided an extraordinarily unique opportunity to experience a side of Thailand that is not only well-removed from the tired and often sadly exploitative tourist path but is also an accurate picture of the country's traditions in a part of Thailand...

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

What a great review :) from yet again some great new found friends from the U.S.A.. Michael both you & your family members were a delight to share time with. We as a family & community thank you , we are all so lucky to keep receiving for this past 18 yrs. only what can be described as the Creme...

Paris, France
Reviewed October 8, 2016

I spent 3 days in Lamai homestay, 3 wonderful days. As soon as Jimmy came to the train station to pick me up, I felt good. I met Lamai, and Lizi, Jolie and Ami who are Jimmy and Lamai's children. It was so nice and exciting for me to understand and can speak lao with Lamai and the children. Interesting...

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Li Li it was indeed a great pleasure for us all to meet you, & share your valuable hard worked for holiday time .Over the years (now our 18 th coming up) we fully appreciate how much of an honor it is for us to have some of you world wide clients out there choose our little space:) Far from...

Ko Chang, Thailand
Reviewed September 15, 2016

We had a great time, very nice people with three adorable daughters. We learned a lot of their culture! It was a long trip from Bangkok, but it was worth the distance! So glad we came here! I would recommend it to everyone

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your valued responce :) 2 very delightful young Belgium ladies , It was a real pleasure for us all here to meet you both,Jolie & Ami are very sad you had to leave, they enjoyed so much your fun & games.

Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Last week we stayed 3 nights at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse. Jimmy and Lamai showed us the village, the school, a nearby market and how silk is made. We also hunted spiders and scorpions. We had a perfect time. Thank you Jimmy for showing us your home and new project, answering al our questions and telling a lot of stories. Lamai,...

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

hi Stefan & Milou yet another pair of great clients ,people often ask us how can you keep on doing the homestay for over 16 yrs. sharing our home with total strangers ?you 2 are the perfect example of why we keep enjoying what we do.Lamai Lizi Jolie & Ami & i plus our community get to meet the most...

Reviewed August 4, 2016

This is a must do! Listening to Jimmy's lifelong and local experiences was a delight, and we could have talked for days after. The location and activities are very local and closely linked to the local community and after a couple of hours you already feel a bit like actually living there. Lamai's cooking is great and we liked talking...

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

P & M Thank you both for another great review ,great to have had the honor to share in your holiday time .it's all about learning reality life out here far away from the sea / beaches & the smell of oil coated baking human flesh! We are here in the unpoluted rural north east.our oceans are green & we...

Reviewed May 2, 2016

Jimmy and Lamai and the family were perfect hosts. They served beautiful food, treated us as friends, showed us around and they have a lovely garden We enjoyed being with them! They have lots of stories to tell and we loved the peacefulness of the place

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

thank you Thomas i pride myself on being an excellent judge of character , so to me it is so very reasuring to know that out there amongst us,there are still young gentlemen such as your self. you brought your super personality & pleasant manners with you, and we all enjoyed sharing your valuable holiday time.we all wish you &...

Shenzhen, China
Reviewed April 27, 2016

If going there from Bangkok by bus, suggest to take ones in the morning, or might arrive late at Lamai's. When buy the tickets they will tell you a time, but bus only leaves when fill in all seats. For our case, they told us bus leave at 2pm when we bought tickets around 12:30, but until 3:30 they started...

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

hello again Jackie, so nice to meet yet another Chinese young lady .very sorry trip adviser cut off half your review, still you put a great head line on the review.it was very enjoyable sharing you & your boy friends company,we all have lovely shared memories ,and our daughter Jolie is missing your games and your lovely smile.take care both...

County Donegal, Ireland
Reviewed March 26, 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in Feb and had a fantastic time, visits to the village and school were a highlight as well as the interesting Bua Ya market. My husband got to have a go at spider and scorpion hunting which he really enjoyed. Food was lovely and the family are so friendly. It is great to have a...

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

it's always a pleasure to meet such an interesting & friendly couple . we here are very proud of the reaction of all our guests to their stay.we are getting more & more return visits as the years pass by. we would love to see you both again one day & catch up on each others news.good luck with this...

Tel Aviv District, Israel
Reviewed February 27, 2016

Wonderful experience!! Lamai & Jimmy are amazingly special, kind, generous interesting great people, who created their wonderful family & awesome homestay. Everything was super interesting & our kids (9/5 years old, 6 years old & 8 months baby) loved it (& so did we); hunting spiders, scorpions &insects, getting to know the village life & surroundings with Lamai, going on...

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Yet another great young family,and what a special privilege it was for us to be entrusted with handling part of their valuable holiday time. thank you all so much .

Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Staying at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse was a highlight of our trip to Thailand. Jimmy, Lamai and their children made us feel welcome and showed us many aspects of local village life. My daughter (age 11) and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Jessica from everyone here,and a special thanks from All The Locals that you & your young daughter so kindly supported by purchasing so many of their hand made products.This still is and as was 18 yrs ago the bases of our original home stay & tours set up = to bring in some extra financial help to our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WINNERS OF THIS YEARS PRESTIGIOUS 2013 THAILAND GREEN EXCELLENCE AWARD for Community Based Tourism.**ALL CHILDREN UNDER 12YRS can stay FREE!we are a 16 yr established home stay and tour company.we only allow 2/3/4/5 night stays which include exclusive tours.it is just for you, your friend or family and us,very flexible and stress free.we never mix strangers together at our home.WE ARE IN NAKHON RATCHASIMS PROVINCE Lamai Homestay is within easy reach of Khao Yai PHIMAI Phanom Rung AND WORLD Heritage Site BAN CHIANG & all bus train links ARE WITHIN 15 MINS of our home which is set in a beautiful 2 acre floral garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lamai Homestay Guesthouse

Address: 23/1 Moo 3, Ban Khok Pet sida | Khorat Nakhon Ratchasima, Bua Yai 30120, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Nakhon Ratchasima Province > Bua Yai
Price Range: $16 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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