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119 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin 77110 Thailand
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#22 of 221 hotels in Hua Hin
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Baan Bayan was originally built in the early 1900s. Facing Hua Hin’s white sandy beach, it has the undeniably superb location in one of the most sought after areas there. Baan Bayan forever catches the eyes of passersby with its hundred-year old frangipani tree, its spacious veranda together with its carved eaves and railings embracing the house. Originally a family’s summer retreat, Baan Bayan was one among many summer beach houses owned by Royal Highness Prince Devawongse Varopakarn. Built during the early period of construction of Hua Hin town and railway station, the house had been handed down to Princess Absornsamarn, consort of Royal Highness Chantaburi Naruenart, before being sold to Khun Prabha Chaiyawat on 1 April 1952. The house was then renamed Baan Bayan, as coined by Ya-Khob, the renowned Thai writer. In the past, Baan Bayan was regularly visited by Khun Prabha, her children and grandchildren and great grandchildren. Its charm and ambience render feelings of warmth and happiness in its simplest form. Not only does Baan Bayan hold its value as a rare architectural building, but it also reminds those very fond of the house of times passed and memories still cherished. Today, it is one of the rarest and finest examples of a golden teak Thai style bungalow house, lovingly restored to its former glory. Baan Bayan was awarded the prestigious Historical Architectural Conservation Award in 2005 by the Association of Siamese Architects (ASA) under the Royal Patronage. Guests staying at Baan Bayan can experience the glory of a bygone era, yet with all of today’s modern comforts and amenities. It is positioned as a small exclusive luxury beach hotel offering the charm of a traditional Thai aristocratic beach house. Baan Bayan will allow guests to sink back into a history rich with associations of the swinging, glorious 1920/30’s. Guests who have a desire to experience history and culture and seek a different vacation venue will appreciate the atmosphere at Baan Bayan. Advantageously, the resort is only a few minutes away from Hua Hin town center, market, and airport.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Complimentary instant cofffee
Poolside bar
Shuttle bus service
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Private beach
Private balcony
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Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
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joe wrote a review June 2021
Bangkok, Thailand1 contribution
A lovely small hotel , friendly staff and great location. The hotel was clean well maintained and offered an Old world charm with direct access to the beach. The food menu offered both western and thai food , all well priced. We will visit again
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The entry road to the hotel is a bit hard find as it’s right next to an over-road walking bridge...
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germantravel78 wrote a review Apr 2020
Bangkok, Thailand101 contributions71 helpful votes
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Thanks to Baan Bayan Team and entire team especially the owners and manager and Mr Good that took care very nicely of our family. Excellent hotel, quiet, clean, peaceful, next to beach, nice fresh breakfast. We can highly recommend to all travellers either family or couples - everyone will find a spot in this nice boutique hotel resort. Well done to all team and Happy Songkran!!
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Date of stay: April 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Monkorn U, Director of Sales at Baan Bayan
Responded 8 Apr 2020
What an excellent review you've extended to us! Thank you so much!
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gilld001 wrote a review Mar 2020
Dublin, Ireland168 contributions97 helpful votes
The main building of this hotel is a lovely old colonial building. It is in a prime location on the beachfront. Unfortunately, the beach is way too crowded and uncomfortable. However, the Baan Bayan has nice areas that you can sit out without having to go tot the beach. I would recommend that you stay in one of the rooms overlooking the beach as they have a large balcony /deck area where you can sit and relax during the day. The room is small but very comfortable. I was surprised at how bad the breakfast was. With such lovely fruits available in Thailand, you would think that there would be an abundance of fresh fruits for breakfast - not so. Hua Hin is not for everyone. Every conceivable space is filled with people, restaurants, massage parlours, shops, busy busy busy. Not a relaxing place but if you like being surrounded by people and cars - it;s the spot for you.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Room Tip: Beach front upstairs rooms are best.
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Response from Monkorn U, Director of Sales at Baan Bayan
Responded 30 Mar 2020
Thank you very much for the lovely feedback!
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SomersetTravelBug wrote a review Mar 2020
Taunton, United Kingdom187 contributions125 helpful votes
We stayed for four nights in a garden room on the second floor, large room but dated bathroom, comfortable room. and very clean. breakfast quality needs to be improved, lovey charming hotel right on the sea front and not far from shops and restaurants. Every Wednesday no sunbeds or eating places on the beach. Staff very helpful at all times. Hua Hin has turn into a large town now, but worth visiting for a short time before heading to the islands.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from Monkorn U, Director of Sales at Baan Bayan
Responded 5 Mar 2020
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Judy S wrote a review Feb 2020
Woking, United Kingdom14 contributions40 helpful votes
We returned to Baan Bryan for our 9th visit as we really love this small hotel. The staff are lovely and very helpful, which is one of the reasons we return. It is very special to be given a warm welcome every time we return by staff we know and who remember us. We celebrate our wedding anniversary in February and the hotel gave us a beautiful flower arrangement and a bottle of wine. The food is great and this year the Valentine’s dinner on the beach was one of the best meals we have ever had in Thailand. The lights and candles which they took endless trouble in setting up made for a really magical evening. The bedroom is really comfortable and although the bathroom could do with upgrading everything works. The situation of the hotel, right on the lovely beach and far enough away from the town centre to be peaceful but only a short journey away is very good and the hotel runs a shuttle service into town every day. Every year we wonder about going somewhere else and every year we decide to stick with what we know we are going to really enjoy, so we have already booked for next year. We would much rather stay in a small individual hotel rather than in a large impersonal international brand hotel with hundreds of other people.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Room Tip: Garden view or courtyard view rooms are the best value.
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Response from Monkorn U, Director of Sales at Baan Bayan
Responded 25 Feb 2020
Oh, how we wish to have a thousand more guests like yourself! Thank you so much for this fantastic feedback! You've managed to capture the very essence of our goals here at Baan Bayan.
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USD 59 - USD 150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
ThailandPrachuap Khiri Khan ProvinceHua Hin
NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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Frequently Asked Questions about Baan Bayan
Which popular attractions are close to Baan Bayan?
Nearby attractions include Market Village HuaHin (0.3 km), Saint Theresa Catholic Church (0.5 km), and Le Pub Hua Hin (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Baan Bayan?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Baan Bayan?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Baan Bayan?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Baan Bayan?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Baan Bayan?
Conveniently located restaurants include Big Fish, Siam Bakery, and Amber Kitchen.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Baan Bayan?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Baan Bayan have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Baan Bayan offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Baan Bayan have airport transportation?
Yes, Baan Bayan offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Baan Bayan?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.