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River Kwai Resotel

55 Moo 5 Wangkrajae Subdistrict, 71150 Thailand
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
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Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 17 hotels in Sai Yok
Travellers' Choice
River Kwai Resotel is the unique river jungle resort along the River Kwai. With its jungle setting and lush green garden just beside River Kwai, there are lots of jungle and river activities that guests can enjoy and fulfill the days. The resort is connected to Lawa Cave, one of Thailand national reserve.
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Property amenities
Secured parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Shuttle bus service
Foot massage
Public wifi
Lazy river
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Car hire
Full body massage
Head massage
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Bottled water
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
River View
Languages Spoken
English, Thai
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Munin wrote a review Sep 2021
Suphan Buri, Thailand4 contributions
It is a very beautiful place to visit. It's nice to relax and the atmosphere is very good. It's good to take family or couples to relax. And this tourist destination has a lot of popular people to relax and unwind. I want my friends and seniors to go and relax together in Kanchanaburi Province.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from SERENATA Hotels, General Manager at River Kwai Resotel
Responded 7 Sep 2021
Dear Global13854767515, Thank you for your recent stay with us and giving us a high compliment. We are extremely pleased to learn that our latest guest received a pleasant experience during spending quality time with unique accommodation. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards, River Kwai Resotel
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Mungmungee wrote a review Aug 2021
Singapore, Singapore35 contributions57 helpful votes
Its very far far from City center but We still love it. Just one problem Internet is very slow or not available. We moved room due to No Wifi or 3G 4G whatever no signal. ( basically there is NO signal in this resort area ) Front Office someone looks like manager, she managed well and moved our room to Nice room however one room still NO WIFI but we had 2 rooms, so we stayed other room to use internet. Also we found Cockroaches one day. But the room is still clean and nice. The Manager Thai lady she was VERY nice and really sincere. I rate this hotel 5 stars coz of the Thai Front office Manager someone staff!! :)
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Date of stay: August 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Check WIFI signal before get the room
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1 Helpful vote
Response from SERENATA Hotels, General Manager at River Kwai Resotel
Responded 7 Sep 2021
Dear mungmunng, Thank you for staying with us and gave us your very valuable comments. Immediately, the technician already developed internet wifi more efficiently for using in the rooms as your mentioned. Thanks and looks forward to giving you our best service in the future. Best regards, Resort Manager
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H0lidayMaster wrote a review Jun 2021
Bangkok, Thailand30 contributions1 helpful vote
Kanchanaburi is my top-picked destination during the rainy season and Riverkwai Resotel by Serenata group seem to be the perfect choice as we like to escape being close to the jungle and river with things to do; plantation exploring by bicycle plus tasting the fruit from its tree. The landscape around the resort is eye-caching. Our renovated villa comes with the river view and close to the pool and restaurant. Staff is well-trained esp the activity team. During biking route, we passed another sister resort; Floathouse Villa. Decided to stay 1 more night without hesitation.... to be continued to next review!!!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from SERENATA Hotels, General Manager at River Kwai Resotel
Responded 17 Jun 2021
Dear H0lidayMaster, Thank you very much for your kind words to River Kwai Resotel. Your kind compliments will encourage our team to do better and better. We look forward to welcome you back in the near future. Best regards, Resort Manager
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Yen-Yen Chen wrote a review Apr 2021
Bangkok, Thailand1 contribution
TL;DR Recommended, but set you expectation to being able to live in a jungle with moderate city standards. Stayed for 4d3n with family during Songkran 2021 in rooms 501/502, and must say the resotel location is special enough for a visit (inside a jungle, literally). There are floating platforms to sit around on the river, a pier for access to other locations without taking hours driving, swimming pools, WiFi, air conditioning, and what not... in a jungle! Food is also pretty good, with reasonable pricing. You'll need to expect some downsides. First, be careful if you are driving there - there are two locations on the map; one is the pier to take a 5 mins boat to the hotel, another one is the actual location of the resotel. If you arrive before it gets dark, a boat is a much better choice. To drive to the resotel itself by road is about 30+ minutes compared to driving to the pier (they are on opposite sides of the Khwae Noi river). General house equipment seem to not be well maintained. Toilet leaking water, sink faucet splashes water all over, shower head never in the right angle/falls off, bed sheet seems just to be two pieces of fabrics folded together to sandwich a carpet nicely. Hot water for shower is also very limited, take showers with a one-hour gap in-between each person. If you got the same type of room as us where two rooms are under the same bungalow, you might need to opt-out some for cold showers as there is only one water heater for both rooms. There is also no DND signs to hand in front of the door, so if you wake up late, do inform the front counter or the cleaning staff will wake you up just to ask you if you wish to get the room cleaned... in our case, it was annoying.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Response from SERENATA Hotels, General Manager at River Kwai Resotel
Responded 24 Apr 2021
Dear Knifehandz, Thank you for staying with us and gave us your very valuable comments. Immediately, our mechanic team was called to fix all the defects you mentioned in the room as well as DND sign was put in place , bed sheet was changed to duvet style (Deluxe room type). It is always our policy to be able to give the best service to all our patrons. Best regards, Resort Manager
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PowJourney wrote a review Mar 2021
Thailand22 contributions2 helpful votes
I had booked this resort before the 2nd wave of Covid-19 in Thailand and had to postpone it to this last weekend. Not very impressed for reservation person as she not the very helpful person for the trouble of changed the date of this booking however after we passed that point and when the journey started, and we arrived at the pier to travel to the resort, all staffs are so nice. The resort location and the rooms itself very impressive. I love the green area! Plus room is quiet... really love it. BUT, one BIG thing it really needs to improve is cleanliness. I can felt that the room does not clean properly, floor and bed linens included. Also, bins need a really really clean it well because the resort does not use plastic so it quite made it so easy to see dirt inside them, it made me feel not very good about it (sorry if I was so sensitive). Oh, MOSSY! Inside the room, it had a lot of mosquitoes!! Please be prepare. And we really enjoyed our dinner and breakfast all menus are tasty BUT again coffee spoons and cup had dirt on them. Overall we had a very nice one night away over the and will definitely back!
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Date of stay: February 2021
Response from SERENATA Hotels, General Manager at River Kwai Resotel
Responded 16 Mar 2021
Dear Khun PowJourney Thank you for choosing to stay at River Kwai Resotel and your very valuable comments for which we will take into consideration seriously so that you or other customers will have more enjoyable stay with us. At Resotel we have policy to reduce the use of plastic bags as much as possible that is why we did not use plastic bag at the rubbish bin. But cleanliness is our prime policy as well. Looking forward to welcoming you or your friends back in the near future. Regard, Manager of River Kwai Resotel
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USD 38 - USD 85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
river kwai resotel kanchanaburi
ThailandKanchanaburi ProvinceSai Yok
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Frequently Asked Questions about River Kwai Resotel
Which popular attractions are close to River Kwai Resotel?
Nearby attractions include Rock Valley Hot Spring & Fish Spa (3.7 km), Kaeng Lawa Cave (0.5 km), and Mon Tribal Village (2.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at River Kwai Resotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at River Kwai Resotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at River Kwai Resotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at River Kwai Resotel?
Yes, secured parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to River Kwai Resotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Off Road Kitchen, Khrua ASA, and Baan-Aaya.
Are there opportunities to exercise at River Kwai Resotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does River Kwai Resotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, River Kwai Resotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at River Kwai Resotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Thai.
Does River Kwai Resotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the park view available here.