Overlooking the famous River Kwai, Pongphen Guesthouse offers rooms and bungalows with a terrace and free Wi-Fi access in the public areas. Surrounded by gardens, it also has an outdoor pool. The guesthouse is a 10-minute walk from the Bridge on the River Kwai. It is a 5-minute drive from Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, which houses the historical remains of prisoners who lost their lives during the construction of the Death Railway. Fitted with tiled flooring, rooms and Thai-style bungalows feature garden views. They include air conditioning and a TV with satellite channels. Private bathrooms come with hot and cold shower facilities. Pongphen’s restaurant serves local Thai specialities and Western favourites such as sandwiches and salads. Guests can make travel arrangements at the tour desk or rent a motorbike explore the surrounding areas. The 24-hour front desk provides laundry and ironing services. On-site parking is free.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Kanchanaburi, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.8

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 double bed
1 double bed
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Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.6
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Value for money
8.5
Location
8.8
Free WiFi
8.6
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Martyna
    Poland Poland
    The Guesthouse was lovely. It was situated close to the train station, just on the riverside and you could see the sunset over the river. We also had a room with the riverview that was amazing in the morning and evening. The swimming pool was...
  • Nel
    Australia Australia
    We stayed in a studio room with balcony overlooking the river, great view. Comfortable bed. Cleaners did a great job. Breakfast was lovely, served either in the breakfast restaurant or on outside tables & chairs. Great pool to cool off. Central...
  • Alexander
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    A great place to stay in Kanchanaburi in a good location for everything . Rooms are very clean and comfortable, the food here is excellent they have a great menu with international dishes available too , breakfast is free for some of the rooms...

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      American • Asian

Facilities of Pongphen Guesthouse - SHA Plus Certified
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Sun terrace
  • Balcony
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
Services
  • Wake-up service
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Wellness
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Thai

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Pongphen Guesthouse - SHA Plus Certified takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 14:00 to 18:30

Check-out

Until 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

0+ years
Extra bed upon request
THB 300 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

The property will be going through renovation works from 2024-07-31 until 2025-04-30. During this period, guests may experience some noise or light disturbances, and some hotel facilities and services may not be available.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

A negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result is mandatory to check-in to this property.

Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about Pongphen Guesthouse - SHA Plus Certified

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Pongphen Guesthouse - SHA Plus Certified include:

    • Double
    • Bungalow
    • Triple
    • Studio

  • Check-in at Pongphen Guesthouse - SHA Plus Certified is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Pongphen Guesthouse - SHA Plus Certified offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming Pool

  • Yes, Pongphen Guesthouse - SHA Plus Certified is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Pongphen Guesthouse - SHA Plus Certified is 1.3 miles from the centre of Kanchanaburi. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Pongphen Guesthouse - SHA Plus Certified may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Pongphen Guesthouse - SHA Plus Certified has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant