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Cathay Guest House

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Thoeng, Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here many years ago and it hasnt changed. Ceratainly not luxurious but clean and friendly close to center of town and train station. Small menu for snacks, on a budget? Dont want bells and whistles? This is ideal for a few nights

Thank ajarnglyn
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I travel from Bangkok by Train to Hatyai, this hostel near with location. Just need 5 minutes walking, you will visit this hostel. It's suitable for backpakcer, they have nice internet, also have own kitchen.

Thank Viki W
South East UK
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Here's the facts... - 300 baht/30mins by taxi from Hat Yai airport (prob could find cheaper outside elsewhere) - Old and run down building - Padlock's for each of the rooms as a means of locking your room, as I presume the keys for the actual doors don't work - Right in the town so on the doorstep to food,...

Thank JaseMat
Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 14 March 2017

For many years the Cathay has been 'the' backpacker, traveller, visa runner place in Had Yai to stay a day or two and swap gossip and the latest travel news when going or coming from Malaysia. It still is, but possibly not much longer. The guests used to be almost all westerners, but there are more and more budget travellers...

Thank Marlowe2013
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The service is nice, there is in house restaurant, laundry, book exchange and travel agent, and location couldn't be better. But the room smelled terrible. Sheets and towels were clean and so was the toilet and floors so we never found out what was that smell. But it sure smelled like stuck sewer. The hostel is retro style. Like those...

Thank HelsinkiBunny
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a complete rip off and not worth a single baht. The room and bathroom was very filthy and stank. The staff was more or less ok. There are tons of other guesthouses for the same price, go elsewhere.

Thank Lena1601
Balikpapan, Indonesia
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Very cheap room, near to the town.you can find many rasa shop around. Staff very friendly, but they can't speak english. There also you can find restaurant in the inside of hostel. I wish they can change floor colour or make it new.

Thank AyoetSyarah
Melaka, Malaysia
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is my first time staying in this guesthouse. It was perfect for a traveller who doesn't want to stay in a hostel or expensive hotel. I stayed here for 3 night and really enjoy my time here. The guesthouse provide you.. Free WIFI Reasonable priced Great location, close to everything & near to Hatyai railway station. Clean and tidy...

2Thank Azlanni7677
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We stayed one night en rote to Ko Lipe. It was a good choice and good value at 240 Baht for a double room. We chose it largely because other reviews mentioned it had a travel agent downstairs and we needed to buy tickets to Ko Lipe so we could travel the following day. Many reviews accurately describe this guesthouse....

Thank David C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 January 2016

You get what you pay. If you just need a place to sleep, shower and good rest, you just have to pay for those things only. No need to pay extra fee for unnecessary things like wifi, tv etc.. But, If you still require internet connection, you just have to pay additional fee, which is the internet fee. You can...

Thank Frem_Mc

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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cathay Guesthouse The Backpacker Community in Hatyai Rooms with Fan Shower and Toilet Travel Information Services Taxi & Bus Ticket Food & Drinks Laundry Services Free WiFi Near : Train Station , Robinson Department store , Odean Department store , Central Department store , Lee Gardens Plaza , Santisook Market , Yongdee Market , Gimyong Market ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cathay Guest House

Address: 93/1 Niphat Uthit 2 Rd., Hat Yai 90110, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Songkhla Province > Hat Yai
Price Range: $14 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Cathay Guest House 1.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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