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Smile Guesthouse

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This guesthouse is perfect for backpackers coming to Krabi. The staff is friendly and helpful and there is an amazing little rooftop perfect for resting in the hottest hours of the day. It is also close to the pier where you can get a boat to visit the many nearby islands.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We loved staying at the Smile Guesthouse in Krabi. It has an awesome location right by the river which is nice to look at from their rooftop garden. Each room has a unique design, we stayed in Chang 22 which was painted orange and felt very modern. The room rate was also the cheapest we found in the area for...

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at smile for one night when we initially arrived in Krabi, it was so relaxed, friendly and such a nice space that after staying on Tonsai for two weeks, we returned to Krabi and stayed at Smile again for two nights! There are options for basic rooms with shared bathroom or suites with private bathrooms....

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The best guesthouse you can find in Krabi. They were a lovely family. We were going to stay 2 nights and we stayed for one week. Also it was very cheap!! Thanks for everything. I will come back!! Paula

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Smile is basically a backpackers' place. With 9 rooms (no dorms) some are ensuite and others have a shared bathroom. It is perfect for what it is - basic, extremely friendly, quiet and run by the helpful Thiep and Patrick. Free tee, coffee and wifi add to the sense of being well cared for and really, for our first 3...

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Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Patrick and his family are amazing to be with he speaks german and helped us organise our entrie stay in Krabi and planned trips which we can do with rented bikes :D we would love to visit them again!!

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

The staff at this guesthouse are very friendly and open to conversation. They were always willing to help with directions and information on taxis etc. We stayed in 2 different rooms - both were clean. They were cheap and good for budget travelers. We opted for rooms with a shared bathroom which I was skeptical about at first but it...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We were on our way to know phi phi and had a couple of days to kill, a taxi dropped us off near hear and we looked for somewhere to stay, happily we found this place the price is reasonable, the rooms are a good size and clean. The people that run it are helpful and polite. There's a small...

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

It's a family run hostel and the owner is a very friendly personality and a perfect source for useful information. My room was clean with the absolute necessities like bed, plugs and a shower/ toilet combo. Don't expect furniture, but who really needs this anyway ;-). Only downturn: no screw or alike to hang the mosquito net. This is really...

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Reviewed 8 October 2015

lost my ipod in the room, called the owner Patrick and got it back within one day sent to Ko Lanta! The rooms are simple but clean, big recomendation! Super nice staff, perfect roof terrace! Would go there again when in Krabi

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Smile Guesthouse is decorated with love and harmony from Smile Team. Philosophy of Smile Guesthouse is that our guest should feel like this is his/her 2nd home. Welcome with smiley face, simple living and style. Our Smile Guesthouse has 3 floors; each floor has rooms with fans and little windows. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smile Guesthouse

Address: 4 Kongka Rd | Muong, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Krabi Town
Price Range: €5 - €14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Smile Guesthouse Krabi, Thailand
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“rooms to the back are more quite”
DocMonk, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
“do not take a room on the road side - it is quite noisy in the evening.”
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Nadiamikhn, 19 Jan 2015 | Read review
“...take the rooms on the backside, they are more quit”
SamyGeser, 12 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms in the 1st floor are a bit noisy as one faces the street and the other the river, if you are a light sleeper, try to get the room on the ground floor or the ones in the 2nd.”
AlejandroR916, 31 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Wifi can be tricky on the top floor but the outside area connects well!”
Emcontour, 27 Jul 2014 | Read review
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