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Lamai Homestay Guesthouse

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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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1 Thank Thomas J
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 &... More 

Shenzhen, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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3 Thank liuya8604
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... More 

County Donegal, Ireland
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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3 Thank Aisling D
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... More 

Tel Aviv District, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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2 Thank yalona
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 . More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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3 Thank Jessica B
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... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in December, with our itinerary basically being the one listed on the website as the "Rural Life Tour". Due to a fluke of planning, our last morning there happened to be Christmas Day, which added a bit of extra fun, and is usually not possible as the family normally goes away at this time. It... More 

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2 Thank James L
lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Heart felt thanks from Lamai & myself & the girls.you put a great deal of thought and consideration into writing one of the best reviews any host could ever wish for.Our intention for these past 18 years has been to show the reality, generosity & authenticity of the real rural Thailand. Far from the touristy glitz associated with the normal... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

We are a family of 6. Our host met us as arranged at the airport spot on time.We drove very safely through amazing alternating countryside in his luxury 8 seater s.u.v. (a point to note Jimmy and i had just 3 cigarettes each at rest stops on route 5 hrs.) At the homestay we were met by by many small... More 

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2 Thank lawand0rder
lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Another wonderful review that gives us great pleasure and pride to read. thank you so much and a great honor to share in your valuable family holiday time :) We all wish you happiness / health & wealth in the coming year. Lamai's. More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

my 9 yr old daughter & i arrived at night to a mass tourist swamped bangkok. desperately we began a net search to see us over the original 2 more nights booked here.we found this little haven but were amazed at such a complete contrast to the last review posted.43.instantly i think must be a competitor.ok lamais here we go... More 

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2 Thank Mavis R
lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Such a pleasure for us all to meet you both. our children have made a life long friendship and in years to come we will look forward to the children making exchange visits. thank you so much Mavis & Muriel.xxxxxxxxx More 

NJ, USA
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

My family has traveled all around the world and this was by far the worst homestay experience we have ever had. We were hoping to make friends, learn about a new culture, feel welcome and be treated kindly. We were met at the airport by a chain-smoking 60-year old Jimmie, who drove like he had a death wish the entire... More 

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1 Thank SPHTNJ
lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Quite amusing ! if not for being a libelous review.full of lies and fabrication.Understandable as it came from the first mother & family ever in our 18 yrs unblemished service to be ordered to vacate the property.we felt the lack of supervision by this parent not only put her own children at risk, more importantly it placed our little Ami... More 

Pittsfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

A couple months ago myself and two friends stayed with Jimmy and Lamai for a few nights in order to learn about silk weaving. The family was incredibly welcoming, the food was delicious, and the room was comfortable. The silk weaving was a highlight of a long trip throughout SE Asia. We weren't sure what to expect, especially because we... More 

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2 Thank Krista M
lamaihomestay, Owner at Lamai Homestay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you young ladies,so good to know even the younger generation can enjoy and appreciate our activity packages. we were all very proud of the way you managed to make such beautiful pieces of silk to take home with you. your new friends in the silk village also express their admiration of your work and new found friendship. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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 Ban Khok Pet sida | Khorat Nakhon Ratchasima, Bua Yai 30120, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Nakhon Ratchasima Province > Bua Yai
Price Range: $16 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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