We have stayed at the hotel as a necessity as we did not want to take the 8 hour straight bus journey from Siem Reap to Bangkok. Firstly, we wanted to stay in one of the casino hotels but the price and perspective loss made us stay in Thailand instead. And we do not really regret. The hotel was not maybe the greatest place to be but for 900 Baht a night, we go more than we bargained for. Hotel is located about 20 minutes-walk from the border line. However, take a tuk-tuk if there is a lot of sun, there will be no chance to hide in a shadow on the way. There is a huge market by the border line where you can purchase typical Thai goods such as clothes, souvenirs, hats, handbags etc. at a fraction of the tourist prices charged in Bangkok or other popular destinations.
There was no card required during when I booked the hotel, no deposit or card details were taken when checking. They must really trust their clients. The hotel seemed empty. Perhaps that is the reason for such welcoming policies. Also, the hotel still seems to be under construction but no annoyance was visible or heard. There is a swimming pool but I did not like the colour of the water, a bit too green. There is a little café-restaurant where you ca order good quality drinks and snacks. The breakfast is also served there, quality typical for the type of the hotel, nothing special but at least you can fill up your hungry belly. The service was very pleasant.
The room was OK but it missed proper design. It looked not finished. There was no electric socket by the desk, so I had to use battery power to use my laptop. The bed was good, we slept pretty well, was not too noisy and generally we were satisfied with the quality of sleep. The lack of good water pressure in the morning was a bit of a disappointment; this is a common issue in budget hotel all across South East Asia.
The hotel deserves four stars from mainly because of the price and convenience. Staff was good, food was OK, nothing really to complain about. This is what people look for in budget hotel and this is what will you receive when sleeping here. Recommended.
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