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Baan Bayan

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little place by the water and not far to town, can walk along the beach or main. street to main area of Hua hin. Rooms are a great size and pool looks over the beach. Best Tom kha gai for breakfast. Older style but very clean and lovely staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully situated on the beach, lovely quiet resort with very helpful friendly staff. Leisurely breakfasts with sea views, access to beach recliners, shelters from heat of the day, relaxing gardens. Evening meals under the stars what more could u ask for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful little resort with direct access to the beach. Our garden view room was large with a good bathroom including bath tab. Bedding was very comfortable. Good breakfast and friendly staff. The thai food at the restaurant is good and not overpriced. If you like it quietet than the large beach hotels, that is the place. My wife forgot an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in garden room 204. it was perfect. Spacious, clean and tastefully decorated. The staff were friendly and efficient. The hotel is an absolute gem. Breakfast was good and had plenty of choice. Will definitely return

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Baan Bayan was amazing because of its private access to the beach, and we got to stayed in a very big beach view house with up to 4 big rooms. My dinner pool side bar was delicious, but the pool by itself could have been bigger.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

It is a small hotel, right on the beach. It is very quiet and peaceful and not very far from the market (15-20 min walk). The service is excellent. People who work here are very kind and gentle. It gives the feeling of "home". If you love cats, this is a plus for you as there is a cat named... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is renovated from a house to hotel. I saw a swimming pool picture from Hotel.com but in fact it was too small. a bit diappointed. The room is not the same as what I saw in Hotels.com too. If you want to stay a min from the beach, it is a good place to stay. The service was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Baan Bayan is a signature of Hua Hin. Private, cleanliness, kindness, relaxing, right next to the beach and locates nearby shopping centers and restaurants. Nice service, friendly staff. I will visit there again for sure this year.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Thailand is always a good destination, and if you have only a few days available, a good place to go could be Hua Hin, 3 and half hours from Bangkok by a comfortable bus. There are many hotels available at any budget, we chose Baan Bayan, right in front of the beach, beautiful white sand beach very clean and well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Beautiful place for a holiday especially if you wish to relax. The pool was a little too warm to be refreshing, but that is difficult to alter, maybe a bit more shade over the pool. The beach is lovely and clean, though not very clear water. Doesn't matter as a refreshing swim was right at your hotel doorstep.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Baan Bayan was originally built in the early 1900s. Facing Hua Hin’s white sandy beach, it has the undeniably superb location in one of the most sought after areas there. Baan Bayan forever catches the eyes of passersby with its hundred-year old frangipani tree, its spacious veranda together with its carved eaves and railings embracing the house. Originally a family’s summer retreat, Baan Bayan was one among many summer beach houses owned by Royal Highness Prince Devawongse Varopakarn. Built during the early period of construction of Hua Hin town and railway station, the house had been handed down to Princess Absornsamarn, consort of Royal Highness Chantaburi Naruenart, before being sold to Khun Prabha Chaiyawat on 1 April 1952. The house was then renamed Baan Bayan, as coined by Ya-Khob, the renowned Thai writer. In the past, Baan Bayan was regularly visited by Khun Prabha, her children and grandchildren and great grandchildren. Its charm and ambience render feelings of warmth and happiness in its simplest form. Not only does Baan Bayan hold its value as a rare architectural building, but it also reminds those very fond of the house of times passed and memories still cherished. Today, it is one of the rarest and finest examples of a golden teak Thai style bungalow house, lovingly restored to its former glory. Baan Bayan was awarded the prestigious Historical Architectural Conservation Award in 2005 by the Association of Siamese Architects (ASA) under the Royal Patronage. Guests staying at Baan Bayan can experience the glory of a bygone era, yet with all of today’s modern comforts and amenities. It is positioned as a small exclusive luxury beach hotel offering the charm of a traditional Thai aristocratic beach house. Baan Bayan will allow guests to sink back into a history rich with associations of the swinging, glorious 1920/30’s. Guests who have a desire to experience history and culture and seek a different vacation venue will appreciate the atmosphere at Baan Bayan. Advantageously, the resort is only a few minutes away from Hua Hin town center, market, and airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baan Bayan

Address: 119 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin 77110, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Prachuap Khiri Khan Province > Hua Hin
Price Range: $75 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Baan Bayan 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Baan Bayan Hotel Hua Hin
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#16 Family Hotel in Hua Hin
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Hua Hin
#22 Luxury Hotel in Hua Hin
#22 Romantic Hotel in Hua Hin
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