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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Pretty basic room but with everything you need (it had an air conditioning unit that didn't turn on but there was a working fan at least.) The communal sitting area is right by the river with great views and the location is really good lots of bars and a couple of shops near, 10 minutes walk to the train station,... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Booked this last minute as we were heading to Kanchanaburi the next day and there wasn't a lot of choice available. We originally got given a twin bed room although we asked for a double and when we got into it we found little bugs all over the beds, I assume this was because the room hadn't been used in... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately there's lots of bad things about this guesthouse, when we first arrived we were shown to our room twin beds although we requested a double, bugs covering bed (assuming the room hadn't been used in a while but this should of been checked!),we did tell the lady on reception and she did let us move rooms to the raft... More 

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Thank shannon_sj95
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Best guesthouse i stayed all week. I was in bangkok and on budget. Paid almost the same but get nothing like here. The staff is friendly, smiling and ready to help. I borrowed an adopter for my charger. So peaceful. I'm already sad i have only two days here.

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Thank Umut A
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Location of this place is awesome! Just off the main road, set a little back from it and right on the river - giving amazing views and a great place to chill. Close to all the bars and food places and literally next door to a 7/11. Within walking distance from the train station which is handy for day trips... More 

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Thank Helen Elizabeth P
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Was in Kanchanaburi for a night and went back to stay at the Tamarind. Having stayed here about 4 years ago i knew what to expect a nice basic Fan room for 350 baht. It was clean and its right in the center of Town but set back enough off the road so you dont hear any noise. The staff... More 

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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Great location with many bars and restaurants near. Alot of tour companies near we used good times and they were brilliant. Very clean. Beautiful view and many places in walking distance. Beds were quiet hard but this was the only downfall of the stay. Very happy.

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Thank Áine F
Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

To enjoy a night or nights in Kanchanaburi, one should try out Floating Guesthouse. A few of them are really expensive. The cheaper ones are within 20 min walk from Kanchanaburi Railway Station. A train ride from Bangkok is only 100 baht. However, there are only 2 trains departing each way between Bangkok and Kanchanaburi. Tamarind Guesthouse is one of... More 

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Thank Jonathan O
Cache Creek, Canada
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Rooms available right on the river, but my wife could not do the 28 stairs so we paid a little more and took a room up top with a balcony and great view of the river. Room was clean, setting was beautiful, but yes many of their beds were pretty hard. Not unbearably hard as I have seen in some... More 

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Thank Kevin L
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely location with nice view, room nice and basic but clean, only issue was the very very hard bed! Sleeping was very uncomfortable, but for the price it was fine. Staff were helpful, And the the location was central with a nice parking area for mo peds

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Tamarind Guesthouse

Address: 29 / 1 River Kwai Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Kanchanaburi Province > Kanchanaburi
Price Range: RM45 - RM67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms 20 to 24 are directly on the river. It is lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Isa1404, 2 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Go for the raft bungalows, but the other rooms are pretty good to.”
 of 5 bubbles jaywibo, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
“the wifi doesn't work on the water but up at the reception area is ok, get the end bungalow its got a window that looks out the river!”
 of 5 bubbles BecA30, 3 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Try to get one that overlooks river”
 of 5 bubbles wolfeman94, 10 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Room 15 is a one off and the dearest there ..but worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Teeechaar, 26 Mar 2014 | Read review
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