Siam Hotel

185 Prasatvithee Road, Mae Sot, 63110, Thailand | Hotel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

Travel Blogs from Mae Sot

Escaping from the Madhouse

A travel blog entry by nataliegodliman

3

... a week before the 6 others of us arrived at once. She was so glad to have company, telling us she had nearly gone mad living here, and told us stories of volunteers packing up and running away in the middle of the night to escape, haha, so we're not the only ones who think this madhouse isn't a worthwhile place to devote our time to.And so we hatched a plan of escape. I was fine with upping and leaving whatever they would have thought of ...

Mae Sot Macaroons: A fine desert to a great meal

A travel blog entry by sklitgord

2
35

... treated me very well since I was last here. I now am married and have two beautiful kids. I have a great career and a mortgage. I am so happy that I have an opportunity to share this very special place with my family, so that they too can revel in the beauty of this sanctuary.

Baby Julie

We were fortunate enough to have arrived when the sanctuary had a very small member of the gibbon family, Julie, a 3 month old gibbon. She was born to two ...

Market diversity

A travel blog entry by shiftinggears

1
21

... hilltribes, Burmese, Indian, Bangladeshi and Chinese. There were monks in saffron and wine coloured robes; men wearing sarongs of brown woven cloth; bearded and capped muslim men and veiled women; faces covered in white powdered spirals and streaks; red-stained betel nut chewing teeth; and so forth. This market was a veritabe world fair, and we had a great time engaging with so many different people, yet all friendly and kind.
...

...and life will never be quite the same.....

A travel blog entry by joanknab

2
21

... many, many abandoned, or dying. Aside from the clean little family homes on this site, their are 40,000 to 80,000 people living within a 3 km x 1 1/2 km area (about 2.5 sq. mi.), so the image shown above seems to paint a far different picture from the one we were hearing about from these people.

Although they are trying to get fortified rice to this camp, the amounts being delivered are nowhere near enough for what is needed and they have to unload their ...

Into the world of Burmese refugees

A travel blog entry by elunsu

24

... go in to villages to interview people, average income, health statistics, domestic issues, mortality etc
Then the team presents it to the committee
Fill in a due diligence form. Before they select which communities and schools they want to support.
--> The aim here is to enable the local authorities and community to run the schools autonomously after they have been built. The agreement is that Childs dream will fund the building of the school but ...

Location

This hotel is located on 185 Prasatvithee Road, Mae Sot.
Map this hotel
 

Other places to stay in Mae Sot