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Khao Sok Smiley Bungalow

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really Basic accommodation but staff sorted all tours and airport transports via email before visit, for the money you would not get much better. They have a cute dog too. No hot water but water is not freezing. Cool enough in evenings without air con.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am very sorry to write a bad review on this hotel for the bungalow itself as well as the tour with the Smiley to the Khao Lan lake were quite nice. But! There was one tricky moment. When you are on a lake you...More

Thank whitemadmouse
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Booked stone bungalow 2 months before my stay, but when I arrived, they put me in a bungalow far inside the jungle for 1 night as they said they were full. When I returned the next day, they put me in a wooden bungalow! Also,...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

Visited khao sok and stayed at smiley bungalow - very friendly staff - very basic room but arrived late and was leaving early to go to stay at the smiley floating rafthouse. Loved the 1 night 2 day trip to the lake. Met fellow tour...More

Thank lovethailand1
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Smileys Bungalow for 2 nights before and after lakehouse tour. We were in stone bungalows which offered everything we needed. Smileys is close to street which offered massages, various restaurants and tour opportunities. We did tubing with place that had tubes stacked...More

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the best way is to take a van (minibus), should get you there in 2-3 hours.
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"Buy drybags and watch your possessions"
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"if stone bungalow is not available, do NOT stay here"
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"Wooden cottages are really cool at night, you need woollen socks. No need for aircon here!"
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"All rooms are in a row. We had the last one which was quieter and had best view."
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