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Sandhurst
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We visited the resort as a family of 3, my wife and our 11 year old son. The resort was spread over a very large area, with roads leading off to the bungalow style accommodation. The first we viewed was quite smelly and not nice in any way. The 2nd we viewed was totally of different design, clean, bright and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

It's quite an isolated resort. Pls don't arrive at night bcoz the road will be in total darkness before the resort, and with several turns too. This is a list of what I've discovered; - Very polite and attentive staff except some front desk staff. - Good for getting away from busy life in town. - Mini farm at front... More 

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California, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Near farmland, it was a blessing to be near locals when riding my bike rental or wanting an impromptu scooter ride to the train station (nearby, but a bit of a walk). The locals are so different from the city folk. They don't expect money for their help; the locals in the city try to get as much as they... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Resort is located away from the core city area, so planning prior is crucial. Also the time of year is also crucial as majority of the activities when we visited were not active. Bar, restaurant and entertainment area well setup, with WiFi access in the lobby area very accessible. If you want to eat local food, or prepare your own,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

I read lots of differing reports about this resort. But still decided to go as it was a week that was available as a timeshare transfer for Chinese New Year. I organised a transfer/ tour company to pick us up from the airport and requested a stop off at Tesco to take groceries like milk, bread, fruit, cheese, crackers water... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Hotel has very impressive reception and lobby. Restaurant is lovely. Resort has many small wooden houses. You get “a taxi” to drive in&out from the reception. We stayed there only one night. It is enough. Shower is strange, I felt there uncomfortable. It does not have tiles just stones. Also plenty of mosquitos and we were in a dry season.... More 

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Chiltern, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The Legacy River Kwai is a "resort" (for want of a better word) to be missed. It is miles from anywhere and transport, the whole place is very tired and in need of a facelift. To be fair, I went there on a last minute booking over New Year, as everything else was booked out. I now know why they... More 

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Thank chiltern19
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I wanted to stay in Kanchanaburi but there were limited accommodations available because it was New Year's Eve. So, we opted to splurge and spend more on a nicer place... We were disappointed as they did not deliver. We rented a motorcycle and were able to find it with the aid of my phones gps. However, the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Resort is so big that occupy 60 hectares of land. It has all the amenities to entertain one who loves to be isolated from any distraction. It has the Spa, Swimming Pool, Play Ground and Sport Area. River Kwai the famous river, is the main attraction in the area that give one a good adventure place to explore and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were there for a church retreat. Great landscaping and good bungalow accommodations for the price. Some bungalows are undergoing renovations and the spa and massage have been closed, but this place is huge! No cable TV, but walking about is enjoyment enough. Very mice staff and many with good English. The meals (buffet style) were quite good with a... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about The Legacy River Kwai

Address: Moo 2 129 Tambon Klondoe | Amphur Darn Makham Tia, Kanchanaburi 71260, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Kanchanaburi Province > Kanchanaburi
Price Range: $33 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Legacy River Kwai 3*
Number of rooms: 165
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The Legacy River Kwai Hotel Kanchanaburi
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#4 Spa Hotel in Kanchanaburi
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