5 Tips To Help You Book A Hotel, Guesthouse, Or Resort In Thailand

Vasidtee City Hotel, Suphanburi, Thailand

    1. Book Ahead Through Agoda   Agoda is widely used throughout Thailand. You’ll find Thai hotels, guesthouses and resorts that aren’t advertised on other English language booking sites.     2. Read A Lot Of Reviews   Ideally locate independent blogs that have reviewed the hotel / guesthouse / resort you’re interested in. […]

Hotel Review: SAN JUAN SURF RESORT, SAN JUAN, LA UNION, PHILIPPINES

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    The San Juan Surf Resort was the first establishment that emerged on Urbiztondo Beach, in San Juan, La Union. Currently it stands as a fully functioning resort equipped with a wide selection of accommodations, free WiFi, a restaurant, a surf school and surf shop.   The Rooms   I stayed at the resort […]

Hotel Review: LOLA NANNY’S, SAN JUAN, LA UNION, THE PHILIPPINES

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  Located steps from the sea along Urbiztondo beach, Lola Nanny’s offers accommodation for the guest on a budget. At time of writing, a basic rooms with a fan, shared lavatories and an outdoor (no privacy) shower begin at 500 PHP (11.70 USD) at time of writing. Rooftop bungalows, meaning a bamboo thatched personal hut […]

Hotel Review: HACIENDA PETER RESORT, SAN JUAN, LA UNION, PHILIPPINES

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    Of the more economical accommodations choices on Urbiztondo beach, Hacienda Peter isn’t a compromise for the budget minded traveler. The feel of Hacienda Peter is warm without being intrusive, chill without being aloof. The horseshoe layout encourages community as guests can relax outside of their rooms. In addition, there are hang out spots […]

Hotel Review: THE PHANASAN HOTEL, TAK

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      The Phanasan Hotel is conveniently located within a short walking distance to the Taksin Maharachanuson Fair that is annually held from December 28 to January 3. The hotel offers a variety of accommodations from small attached rooms to detached bungalows. It’s country living in the city.   The Room   Sparse and […]

Hotel Review: THE HOONGTHIP HOTEL, SAVANNAKHET, LAOS

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  I found out about The Hoongthip Hotel from an individual I met at the Thai/Laos border. The Hoongthip was his choice of preference in the city of Savannakhet after having stayed at a few other lesser priced establishments on a previous trip. I took his word for it and spent one night at the […]

Hotel Review: THE VASIDTEE CITY HOTEL, SUPHANBURI, THAILAND

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    Conveniently located across from the Suphanburi bus station, I arrived on a whim. The bus I was hoping to catch to Kanchanaburi had stopped running and I needed a convenient place to crash for the night. The Vasidtee City Hotel was a treat. From the moment I walked in until the moment I […]

Hotel Review: RABIANGMUK, MUKDAHAN, THAILAND

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      The Rabiangmuk Hotel is a fairly new addition to the city of Mukdahan and I was happy to know of it, as I made my way into the city long after its citizens seemed to retire the night of my initial stay. The attendant was incredibly polite and friendly and quickly showed […]

Hotel Review: TOP NORTH HOTEL, CHIANG MAI, THAILAND

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    Situated in the Old City and a few minute walk from Thae Pae Gate, Top North Hotel offered resort style accommodation in the heart of the city.   The Room   Clean, spacious with aircon, hot water and a bathtub, the tub being difficult to find in Thailand. There were plenty of staff […]

Hotel Review: A-ONE INN, BANGKOK, THAILAND

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      A-One Inn has been my main spot to stay in Bangkok for a number of reasons:   The location is ideal and straight in Siam-Ratchadamri, the main shopping district of the city a.k.a. within walking distance of Siam Discovery, Siam Paragon, Siam Square, Siam Center, Central World, Platinum Fashion Mall, Pratunam (wholesale […]