Friday, May 9, 2008

Pin Hotel Lampang

One of the very few quality hotel choices in this remarkable "city". Ideally / centrally located without being noisy. An excellent base for the local temples, elephant conservation center and the town itself. The renowned "Lonely Planet" guide book says "...has spacious well maintained air-con rooms in an older section for 490 Baht. or in a new wing for 675 Baht. deluxe, 900 Baht. for a suite and Breakfast 100 Baht."

Quality Furnishings Throughout. "Sanuk Sabai" Tour Services Desk Specialising In Individual Regional Excursions. "Evergreen" Restaurant Specialising In Thai Curries & Local Dishes (European & Chinese Dishes Also Available) - The Restaurant Is Air-Conditioned & Has A Bar. Room Service (6:30 am - 11:30 pm). Laundry Service (Same Day Available). Postal & Fax Services. Taxi / Transport Desk (Also, Song Thaews Pass The Front Door). Banks (Money Changing), Dry Cleaning & Internet Services Are All Located Within 2 Minutes Walk Of The Hotel. Large Car Park.

All Rooms Have Private Hot & Cold Water Bathrooms, Air Conditioning, Telephones (Suitable For LapTop Connection), Refrigerators / Mini-Bars, Balconies, Rattan Sofas, Colour Televisions With Satellite & Cable Programs (Possibly The Only Hotel In Lampang To Offer English Language Channels). All Furnishings Are To High Western Standards. All Guests Receive Complimentary Daily Drinking Water.

In Lampang town center, a couple of minutes walk from the river and it's restaurants. Close to the private bus terminal, 10 minutes away from the railway station or the regional airport (90 minute flights to / from Bangkok). 90 Minutes drive from Chiang Mai. Lampang is an important northern Thai town (the region's second largest), with it's own solid gold buddha (at Wat Chedi Sao), the former home to the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew Don Tao) and a more authentic / less commercialised atmosphere than the region's capital.

Lunpang, is situated on the right bank of Mae Nam Wang and lies 599 kilometers north of Bangkok at the junction of highways of Chiang Rai Chiang Mai, with an area of 12,543 sq.kms. It is administratively divided into 13 Amphoes : Muang, Chae Hom, Hang Chat, Ko Kha, Mae Mo, Mae Phrik, Mae Tha, Ngao, Soem Ngam, Sop Prap, Thoen, Wang Nua, and Muang Pan. Lampang lays claim to two unique features : it is the sole Thai town still using colourful horse drawn carriages as a means of everyday urban transport, and it claims to have the world's only training school for baby elephants.Both attractions account for the bulk of Lampang's Thai and foreign visitors.

By Bus
Regular buses leave the Northern Bus Terminal, Phaholyothin Road. Further information, please contact Tel. (02)2279-4484-7 for air conditioned buses and Tel. (02)271-0101-5 for non air conditioned buses. For private air conditioned bus companies, please contact Thavorn Farm Tel. (02)271-3011. Lampang bus station Tel.(054)277-410 There are also regular and air conditioned buses daily leaving Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Station Tel. (053)242-664

By Train
Six daily trains connect Lampang with Bangkok and Chiang Mai. For more information, please contact Tel. (02)223-7010 or Lampang Railway Station Tel. (054)217-024 or Chiang Mai Railway Station Tel. (053)242-094.

By Plane
Thai Airways International Ltd., (Domestics) operates one flight daily to Lampang from Bangkok. Tel. (02) 280-0070 or your travel agent for reservations. Thai Airways International Ltd., Lampang Office Tel. (054)217-078, Lampang Airport Tel. (054) 226-258.

8 Suandok Road Lampang 52100 Thailand
Tel: 054-219398-9, 01-7243769 Fax: 053-612363

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