Category Archives: Hotel & Resort Reviews

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Sivalai Resort on Koh Mook

One of Southern Thailand’s lesser known and less traveled destinations is the island of Koh Mook, also spelled Koh Muk, off the coast of Trang Province which is south of Krabi but north of Hat Yai Province. Koh Mook has a few resorts but most are budget oriented and only operate from October to April. Whereas […]

The main building features beautiful hardwood furniture and colourful silks which complement the 125 year old house beautifully. (Due to tricky lighting issues I've borrowed these two images from the hotel website to really give the space justice!)

Hotel Review: 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai

Lacking the white sand beaches and seaside resort feel of some of Thailand’s more popular tourist destination, Chiang Mai has attracted tourists more due to its rich culture, Lanna heritage and the mountainous terrain that surround the city. Chiang Mai also has an interesting history as one of Southeast Asia’s key markets for the burgeoning […]

The non-assuming 7-story building sits 
on the corner of New Ratchadapisek Road and Sukhumvit Soi 16.

Hotel review: Maduzi Hotel Bangkok

Compared to other regional capital cities, hotels in Bangkok have one of the lowest average daily rates. With the wide variety of accommodation choices, it’s a buyers’ market where visitors can have their pick of room for the night at the right location, with preferred facilities, and at an acceptable price point. Maduzi Hotel is […]

The Sawasdee Hotel on Soi 8 off Sukhumvit in BKK... smalll, cute, clean and about 1400 baht per night

Sawasdee Boutique Hotel Review in Bangkok

I have stayed in a lot of hotels in Bangkok and I find that as time passes, I tend to need less and less of the fancy 5 star hotels, especially during peak season when hotels increase their rates, so its nice to find some respectable boutique hotels that are reasonably priced. Something clean, simple […]