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Rainbow Lodge Guest House
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night in the cheapest room (the green hut); I didnt have the best sleep due to some staff having a drink till the early hours and the bed was pretty uncomfortable; I also noticed the pillow was pretty mouldy under the cover. The shower head was a little broken, so it sprayed everywhere. The door in the bathroom didn't close properly, which I wouldn't have been bothered by, but the extractor fan had no cover on it, so mosquitoes could get into the room without a problem (However, I did manage to rectify this by putting the shower mat between the door and the frame). The room itself was ok, with some nice artwork on the wall and two fans was enough to stop it from getting too warm. If you like your comforts I'd pay a little extra for a different room, but for the price (250 baht), you cant really complain.

Stayed: January 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Nothing bad about this place, it's definitely on the cheap side and a bit run-down, also when I was there, there wasn't much of a social or fun atmosphere at all, it was quite depressing to hang around. However, the staff are as helpful as they can be given their limited English, and the rooms are adequate. As one of the cheapest places and placed quite conveniently near the night market and river, you get what you pay for.

Beware, there are many dogs on the roads nearby at night, which are very dark adn creepy (though less than a five minute walk to the bustling night market, and a 10 minute walk to the tourist strip) and some are aggressive. We didn't have any serious issues but you might be less lucky, especially if you're alone. If you've rented a scooter, this won't be a problem.

  • Stayed: November 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

After the hustle and bustle of Bangkok this place is a welcome retreat set on the banks of the river Kwai it's quiet but not too far from local amineties. It's a five min walk from the station past the war cemetery. Close to the local restaurants and 7/11. I opted for the double bungalow on the river front 950baht a night sounds pricey but to be honest the view is worth that alone. Room came with double bed. Good air con. Fridge and tv. Wifi is brilliant. Decor is a bit shabby but it's only atheistics. The owners are friendly and welcoming. Only issue for anyone staying in the riverside bungalows are the steep steps down so if you have any kind of mobility problems it is near impossible to transverse.

  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled solo
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Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

It was one of those low season nights, when we thought nothing is going to happen tonight.
Then we discovered this awesome place. The housekeeper, sugar, knows how to create an lovely atmosphere between party and chill. If I ever come to kanchanaburi again, I know where to have a good night :)

Stayed: May 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Nice, hidden guesthouse with clean bungalows for low price. Staff is really friendly. Relaxed atmosphere directly at the river with comfortable seats to hangout, including awesome view of sunrise/sunset.

Stayed: January 2016, travelled with friends
Thank J S
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Address: 48/5 , Soi Rong Heeb Aoi, Chaokhunnen Road, Tambon Ban Nuea, Muang, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Kanchanaburi Province > Kanchanaburi
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Ranked #47 of 82 Speciality Lodging in Kanchanaburi
Price Range: $39 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rainbow Lodge Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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