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Northern Thailand Hotels

Lotus Village

  • 170 Ratchathanee Rd. Map It
  • Sukhothai
  • Local Flavor

Pros

  • Helpful owners
  • Lovely grounds
  • Nearby market and ethnic restaurants
  • Massage

Cons

  • Shabby neighborhood
  • Long walk through dark streets to town
  • River views blocked by ugly (though eminently prudent) flood-protection walls

Updated 05/31/2013

Fodor's Review

French owner Michel Hermann has expanded his modest guesthouse into one of Sukhothai's finest resort hotels, adding a spa with massage rooms and a sauna. It's favored by visiting archaeologists, historians, and other academics, who feel at home in its cloistered but cozily comfortable ambience (the teak-built rooms, for instance, have no TV, because peace and quiet are valued here above entertainment). Michel's Thai wife Tan is a talented jeweler, whose creations are displayed

and sold in a corner of the property where Sukhothai antiques and pottery are all exhibited. There's no restaurant, but snacks and salads can be rustled up on demand—salade Niçoise is a clear favorite. The breakfasts are also French-influenced, with excellent coffee.

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Hotel Information

Address:

170 Ratchathanee Rd., Sukhothai, 64000, Thailand

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Phone:

055-621484

Hotel Details:

  • 10 rooms

Updated 05/31/2013

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