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Pong Phen Guesthouse and Bungalows

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This guest house has the most incredible staff, and the best rooms ever. The prices are so cheap for everything that you get, it feels like your family when you go. I canno say more great things about this place been many times and will continue to come back and tell others to come!

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for 2 nights whilst travelling Thailand. It is in a good location, close to bars and restaurants. It's a short walk from the bridge over the river Kwai, the war museum and the memorial cemetery. The room we stayed in had a very creaky floor and there was building work going on just outside... More 

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Berkel en Rodenrijs, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only 1 person at the reception was friendly the other 2 not. "Goodmorning" was to much for them and they even didn't look at you if I had a question. The Familyroom was ok, bathroom ok and it was clean. The pool had a to much chemicals, therefore the water was irritating. Great view from the poolside towards the river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel the night before we wanted to stay and booked one room for 4 people (2 x adults, 2 x children). On arrival the owner told us the room was not suitable for 4 of us so gave us a second room to use for no extra money. We enjoyed our stay here, its in a lovely... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Our family of four stayed in a triple room and added an extra bed. We arranged for the fourth person at the hotel (which turned out to be cheaper that adding an extra bed when you book on line). Unfortunately, our room was tucked away behind rooms in another building and it was right beside the area under construction (scaffolding... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We came and went away. 300 baht poorer. Terrible dirty an old room with a cockroach outside. A construction yard in front of the room. Terrible staff. When we we arrived we were greeted bij the staff. They told us (2 adults two children, 5 and 8) that breakfast wasn't included and we should pay 200 baht extra for it....... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in May but only for 2 nights. Would definately stay again when we return. Good price, basic but clean poolside room, decent onsite resaurant and bar and not far away from the sights. Staff were very helpful.

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Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Just as it says. Stayed in a river room for 400 Baht. States air con and free wifi. Wifi works as long as you're in just the right spot sitting right on top of the front desk. Air Con was feeble and basically just moved the air around. The walls are paper thin. The first couple of interactions with the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

You will definitely think you're in Thailand there is a pool which is OK. It is quite clean, there have been lizards in the washroom but that's just normal for Thailand. They serve Canadian or western continental breakfast and lunch is also available. The staff is quite helpful and the even have a "security guard". You should exchange the money... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This guesthouse is located within walking distance of the bridge over the river Kwai and the Chinese Temple. We stayed in a little bungalow next to the pool. It wasn't luxurious but everything was there (note that plastic cups are placed inside the fridge, we looked all over for them! :) ) and the airconditioning was very quiet! The pool... More 

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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Pong Phen Guesthouse and Bungalows

Address: Soi Bangladesh, River Kwai Road | Tamakam Subdistrict, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Kanchanaburi Province > Kanchanaburi
Price Range: $22 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Pong Phen Guesthouse and Bungalows 2*
Number of rooms: 3
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