HOTELS NEAR THAI FLYING CLUB
Location: Right across the street from Thai Flying Club
Cost: 590 Baht per night
Tel: 081-7617923 / 038-357322
Owner: Khun Anong / Tel: Khun Goi 0817617923. Tel: Khun Kea (daughter). Tel: 0819395751. Can rent rooms for a day or a month. Address: 50/9 Moo 6. Na Pu 10. Bang Phra, Sriracha, Chonburi. (updated May 2011 - Thanks to Curt and Nguyet from Vietnam for helping us find this place).
PHRA GOLF HOTEL
Location: Right down the road from the club (located under left base leg for Rwy 23).
Cost: 1,500 Baht per night
Tel: +66-38341149 // 38341150 // 38341405 //
Web: www.bangphragolf.co.th (unconfirmed)
Activities: Golf / Restaurant (cost appx 700 Baht weekdays / Caddy appx 200 Baht / Restaurant: 6am-9pm)
BAY GOLF CLUB
Location: North of airfield, off the main Sukhumvit road. (appx 10 min drive) (located under left downwind for Rwy 05)
Cost: 25,000 Baht per month (appx 680 Baht per day)
Info: Contact Khun Pu. This is a very mysterious place next to an active golf course. The pool is empty and no one seems to stay here. However, it is a good value if you want to stay for a week or a month. Golf is about 1,050 Baht if you play during the week. No one speaks English. It is a ghost town of sorts.
|SRIRACHA LODGE (Sriracha)
Location: South of airfield (appx 15 min), just north of Sriracha town, on the coast, near Samitvej Hospital.
Cost: 1,080 Baht / 530 Baht for very basic Bungalo.
Tel: 38 311609
|SEAVIEW HOTEL (Sriracha)
Location: 5 km. South of Thai Flying Club in Sriracha Town, near Robinson Store, on the waterfront.
Cost: 890 Baht
Address: Jermjompol Road, A.SriRacha, Chonburi, Thailand 20110. (updated May 2011).
THE CITY HOTEL (Sriracha)
Location: Downtown Sriracha. Opposite Pacific Park
Cost: 1,850 Baht
|THE PARK HOTEL (Pattaya)
Location: On Sukhumvit, Pattaya Klang, Central Pattaya.
Cost: 800 Baht.
Info: It is very quiet and private at a central location in Pattaya with easy access to get a bus to Bang Phra.
|KRITTHAI MANSION (Bangkok)
Location: Under the National Stadium BTS station. Near MBK. It is on the same soi as Jim Thompson house.
Cost: 970 Baht.
|GOLDEN HOUSE (Bangkok)
Location: 50 meters from Chidlom BTS Skytrain Station on Sukhumvit road
Cost: 1,400 Baht
Web: www.goldenhouses.net // firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 1025/5-9 Ploenchit Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
Info: Low Season (Feb-Oct) Double 1,400. High Season (Nov-Jan) Double 1,650 Baht. (updated May 2011)
| 24 INN (Bangkok)
Location: Under Prom Phong BTS station, next to Emporium, on the corner of Sukhumvit and Soi 24.
Cost: 1,300 Baht
Note: cheaper if you book on www.agoda.com
BURI B&B (Bangkok)
Location: Near Thong Lor BTS station, 30 meters from Sukhumvit road as you walk down Soi 55 (Thong Lor) on the Right. It is upstairs above the bookshop. Turn right down down the little soi and it will be immediately on your left.
Cost: 350-500 Baht
Info: a very clean and efficient dormitory type accommodation for young travellers with an excellent internet cafe and bookshop.
|THE CITY LODGE (Bangkok)
Tel: 02 2537705 (soi 9)
Cost: 1,200 - 1,500 Baht
Address: 137/1-3 Soi Sukhumvit 9, Kukhumvit Road, Klong Toey Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110
| TAM PANG BEACH
RESORT (Koh Sichang Island)
Location: 45 min boat ride from Sriracha. If you have some spare time, there is a great small island to visit near Bang Phra. A beautiful beach with little bungalos and miles of empty virgin natural coast with a clear view to the sunset. You take the ferry from Sri Racha to Koh Sichang (island) which is about 45 minutes and 40 Baht. Then you go by "tuk-tuk" to Tam Pang Beach Resort on the West side of the island. There is a beach and a kitchen where you can order whatever food you wish. This is a very basic camping and bungalo setup on a beach, but not as nice as Koh Samet. Call to make a reservation to be sure - Tam Pang Beach Resort:
Cost: approx 450 Baht per night for a bungalo.
Khun Ben: 081 8607360 / 02 3162292
Khun Noi: 038 216182
info: www.ko-sichang.com // www.kohsichang.com // Map of Koh Sichang
| SAMETVILLE RESORT (Ao Wai Beach, Koh Samet Island)
Location: Island off the coast of Rayong. Appx 45 min boat ride. This is a really beautiful and very private beach on the South end of Koh Samet. If you are looking for a place to get away from the world, then this is the place. Basic, simple, relaxing. Restaurant on the beach. Big trees on a white beach.
Cost: appx 1,500 Baht
HIRE YOUR OWN MOTORCYCLE IN BANG PHRA
Motorcycles available from Yut Motorcycle in Bang Phra. His shop is located 50 meters East of Sukhumvit down street #7 from the only traffic light in Bang Phra.
Cost: 200 Baht per day
HIRE CAR AND DRIVER in Bang Phra (Khun Pakdee)
HIRE CAR FROM PATTAYA TO SUVARNABHUMI AIRPORT (800 Baht)