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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The reception is very helpful and friendly!!!! The food is ok, the decoration is nice, the people re nice, the place is quiet, the place is cheap, the place give u a nice feeling, the place is very comfortable!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to Thailand for several years now and every year we spend some of our holidays in this wonderful place. In fact, knowing that this beautiful little oasis exists right in the heart of Krabi town is one of our reasons to return to Thailand so often... The guesthouse is very lovingly decorated, spotlessly clean, and all members...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is lovely! I love the design, the rooms are spotless, super clean, the receptionists are very nice and the breakfast is nice as well. I have stayed in a lot of hotels around Thailand during our 1 month holiday but so far Chan Cha Lay was my absolute favourite!!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 weeks around Thailand and this was the best hotel we came across, we paid £20 for a private room and bathroom for one night which is expensive for Thailand but a bargain in comparison to England and we loved it. It had a really nice european feel to it which was gave me a nice homely feeling...

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Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Chanchalay for 4 nights at the beginning of January. We have a private A/C room with an attached bathroom. The room was fresh, clean and spacious enough for all our belongings. The rooms are well priced for what you get and it had awesome outdoor shower with great pressure and hot water on demand. It's not a...

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London
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Having read a few of the most recent reviews of Chan Cha Lay I cannot understand why people are complaining. My boyfriend and I have travelled around Asia 3 times and this is by far the best place we have come across. We paid 550 for A/C with shared bathroom on our first stay. The room was so cute and...

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Reviewed December 31, 2016

This place is okay, although suffering a bit from "too popular for their own good" syndrome (being listed in guidebooks, etc.). It's rather expensive for mainland Thailand, but that seems to be the going rate for Krabi (all the places I came across when doing research for this trip were expensive for mainland Thailand). The rooms are attractive enough, the...

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Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Cute hostel. Stayed in a "fan" room with bathroom. Very clean, proper sheets and towels. Good price/quality. Close by to market area of Krabi Town. 4th floor by stairs was a bit much having done Tiger Cave Temple the day before.

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Everything went fine, the staff are great and the room super clean. I like the proximity of the day and night market. There's a 7 eleven and supermarket close. The fare was ok but it could be nice to have breakfest included for it, which was not super tasty but do the job. I will return for sure!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Chan Cha Lay Guest House in Krabi Town is minutes walk from the river with its many sculptures, the shopping mall, bars and umpteen places to eat. The room I had was with ensuite bathroom and AC. It was clean, neat, simply decorated in mediterranean blues and white and has a comfortable queen sized bed. The open air shower doesn’t...

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Additional Information about Chan Cha Lay

Address: 55 Utarakit Road | Maung, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Krabi Town
Price Range: $7 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Chan Cha Lay Hotel Krabi Town
Chan Cha Lay Krabi, Thailand
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“Rooms with balcony or own terrace are best”
 of 5 bubbles kittiwake50, 1 week ago | Read review
“Any room here would be lovely :) You don't really need to pay extra for A/C its cool enough”
 of 5 bubbles 187lucym, Jan 2, 2017 | Read review
“Spend a bit more to get the room with AC and private bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles leighsal, Nov 28, 2016 | Read review
“Perfect for a few nights!”
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“quite, clean, good staff, breakfast available, value for money”
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