Maekok River Village Resort

Address: Chotana, Thaton, Chiang Mai Province, 50280, Thailand | 3 star resort
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This 3 star resort is located on Chotana, Thaton.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsMaekok River Village Resort Thaton

      Reviewed by joanknab

      This was a tropical paradise on earth!

      Reviewed Oct 4, 2012
      by (20 reviews) Glenwood Springs , United States Flag of United States

      We would highly recommend this resort. Every attention to detail was made. The grounds were beautiful, the service was superb, the food was marvelous, the owners and staff so genuine and helpful. Yet it felt so much like old Thailand all around you - the gentle fog around the hills and mountains, the gently flowing Maekok River at your door, the stillness and silence of small town Thaton, yet the call from the Wats in the hills made the experience almost otherworldly and magical.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews Maekok River Village Resort Thaton

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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