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Baan Bayan

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We stayed at this colonial look hotel in July 2016. It is situated literally on the beach, which btw probably is the better part of the beaches in Hua Hin. The hotel mgmt and staff are very friendly, polite and forthcoming. The good thing about this hotel is that it is shielded from traffic and noise, a small oasis if...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant and relaxing stay, we had just done a tour of Laos and were looking for a place to relax before coming home this certainly met our needs being directly on the beach and having its own beach beds. Staff very friendly. Does have shuttle bus to night market but could offer better service.

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Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely peacfully hotel ,a sanctuary to come to from the hustle and bustle of Hua Hin . Stayed in room 102 ,beautiful room with all mod cons , excellent standard. This was one of my favourite hotels of our trip to Thailand . I have to say we where surprised by how busy the beach area was ,...

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Monkorn U, Director of Sales at Baan Bayan, responded to this review

You've made my day! Thank you so much for leaving a wonderful review of the Baan Bayan. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Monkorn Usavakul Director of Sales and Marketing

Point Lonsdale, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First stayed in Room 210 which is above breakfast kitchen...you get an early morning wake up, however moved to room 211 which is excellent, have spacious balcony facing see (shared). Breakfast is simple but adequate. Due to change of room last night spent in a garden room 204. Large and adequate but did not match 211. Moves were made without...

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Antwerp
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

If you love colonial old building as we do, you will love this hotel. We stayed in room 208 with very limited view to the sea, but room was very Nice decoratief with a lot of Windows, good bathroom and airco worked ok. Very friendly staff, good Breakfast with choice of egg, panecakes, toast ... two small Pools but sea...

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Gold Coast
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Loved staying at this 21 room colonial vintage beachfront resort. We've been to Phuket many times and decided to try something different. We were upgraded to a courtyard room with was huge! Only real disappointment is the lack of balconies but the entire front of the hotel is in the beachfront and it appears to be an original building renovated....

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Monkorn U, Director of Sales at Baan Bayan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving such a generous review of the Baan Bayan, Hua Hin. You've truly made my day! I am glad that you've enjoyed your stay with us and it would be wonderful if we are able to welcome your back again in the future. Kind regards, Monkorn Usavakul Director of Sales and Marketing

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Pro: -Hotel staff (all area from security till receptionist) are very warm welcome and offer good service. There is welcome drink voucher to use at the pool. -Good Breakfast and it is included. -Private beach with hotel beach bench and beach towel. -Reasonable price compare to other hotel nearby that has private beach. -Private! -Family mart and mall in walking...

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Liverpool
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Baan Bayan was one of three hotels we stayed in during our visit to Thailand. The hotel itself is a little tired in places, especially the bathrooms, and there are annoying ledges on the bathroom floor which we all tripped over several times. It could be quite dangerous. The hotel itself is a good 10-15 walk from the town...

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Biratnagar
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed with my wife. Rooms were clean. Staff are nice and helpful. Breakfast was ordinary. For Indian vegetarian not much. Location wise good. Beach is attached to hotel. Nice sea view. Though Hotel is little old rooms are good. But there is something missing. There are only 22 rooms, Might be because of that hotel feels empty due to...

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Sacramento, California, United States
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

II wanted to change the date of my stay and had unintentionally canceled my reservation through Agoda. They told me That my reservation was non cancellations policy and charged me full three nights. I contacted Agoda and was informed that it was a hotel's policy. I called the hotel from the US and talked a manager, his name is Tawat,...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baan Bayan

Address: 119 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin 77110, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Prachuap Khiri Khan Province > Hua Hin
Price Range: ₹ 5,499 - ₹ 11,981 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Baan Bayan 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Baan Bayan Hotel Hua Hin
Hotel Style:
#13 Family Hotel in Hua Hin
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Hua Hin
#19 Romantic Hotel in Hua Hin
#22 Luxury Hotel in Hua Hin
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“Avoid room 210, seek other verandas rooms eg 211”
 of 5 bubbles jwd140447, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“sea view if you can afford it”
 of 5 bubbles Thomper_UK, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms are good, check properly the rooms at garden view”
 of 5 bubbles Fabrizio20132013, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Any room, though pool view rooms sound nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Carolyn-coke, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose any room except one, located over the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Romashik, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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