Naturally Luxurious Floating Hotel
Hidden Gem in Peaceful Sanctuary
THE FLOATHOUSE RIVER KWAI
Elegant in its distinctive boutique style, The FloatHouse River Kwai Resort aims to be the world’s best floating resort. The FloatHouse River Kwai Resort is a fancy boutique hideaway and can be found in very few places in the world. The only way to reach the resort is by boat as it actually floats on a flowing river surrounded by thick green jungle. Each luxurious and spacious floating villa is totally private and rich in custom tailored-made teakwood furniture with thatched roofing. The design is delightfully impressive with exotic decorations including natural materials and ropes. The design concept for the resort is known as “Contemporary Boutique Folk Style,” for a smooth blend of local artistic traditions with the natural environment, yet different from anywhere else in its characteristic rope designs that convey an oriental air.
Guests can enjoy amazing panoramic scenery from the swing chair on each private outdoor veranda by the River Kwai. The signature views of the resort are those of the rocky cliff on the opposite side of the river.
For many people, this is the trip of their dreams: the most luxurious and romantic resort imaginable, floating on the historic waters of the River Kwai, ringed on both sides of the river by scenic views of mountains jungled with the verdant greens of innumerable plant species and filled with all sorts of wild birds. Here the visitor experiences an incredibly cool and refreshing atmosphere and the luscious cool of streams while surrounded by every comfort and convenience.
Developed with the eco-conscious in mind, The FloatHouse River Kwai Resort is built from local materials and it is staffed mainly by the local community.
Besides pure relaxation and comfort, The FloatHouse River Kwai Resort offers plenty of excursions and sightseeing providing guests with a destination rich in nature, history and culture. It really has everything: views of lush forests, towering limestone mountains, a historic river, and tremendously interesting activities on both water and land. Elephant rides. Rafting downstream. Kayaking. Stalactites and Stalagmites Cave exploration. Riding mountain bikes. On and on, including sightseeing trips to temples and a Mon tribal village.
If you’re looking for incredibly romantic accommodations, what you’ll find here will make your trip doubly sweet.
WORLDWIDE MEDIA RECOGNITION
• 2012 South East Asia Best Floatels by CNN GO Read the article
• 2014 World’s TOP 10 Floating Hotels by Toronto SUN Read the article
GUEST REVIEWThree Malaysian sisters“We all enjoyed the beautiful floatel, the river beauty, the peaceful and quite scenic place, the people, Mon people and the elephants. Lovely. Will come again.”Read more...
GUEST REVIEWBoerhof-Family – Netherlands“The freedom do the things you want, it’s PERFECT ! the rest and silence here made our holiday very good. And our guide, Pei was very good and funny.” Thank you for everythingRead more...
GUEST REVIEWFamily Stoweren – Netherlands“It’s a very nice place. Beautiful! Sometimes it’s scary but when you wake up and see all the nice people. It’s ok. Again the guide was great and the massage was nice.” Thank you With loveRead more...
GUEST REVIEWTorrens Park, South Australia“A wonderful place. Scenery is breathtaking. Wish we were staying longer so we could relax more.” The Pigot familyRead more...
GUEST REVIEWPanhuizen family, Asten, Netherlands“We had a great time at this beautiful place. Excursions were really interesting. Managers were nice and you staff was very friendly. We will surely come back here !!!”Read more...
GUEST REVIEWHarey, New Zealand“WoW, What an amazing place, with amazing people. Thank you all so much for sharing your unique patch of Thailand paradise with us. It's most beautiful country we have visited so far.”Read more...
It takes you only a 2.5-hour drive from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi Town, from where you drive for about another 40 minutes towards Saiyok district where you will reach the Phutakien Pier (Resotel pier), our private pier next to Highway 323.
Our floatel can only be reached via the river, which makes it so unique.
During the short ride (about 7 minutes) on a local long-tailed boat from the Phutakien Pier (Resotel pier) to The FloatHouse River Kwai you will witness beautiful greenery surrounding the historic river.
Keep your eyes open and you may see some wildlife along the river.
Baan Tahsao, Amphur Saiyok, Kanchanaburi 70150 Thailand
GPS Coordinates at Phutakien Pier (Resotel pier): N 14.281035, E 99.000796
Check In TimeBefore 6 pm.
For late arrival, please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org at least 2 days in advance.
For Reservations, Availability Check & EnquiriesCall Bangkok Office: +66 (2) 642 5497 (8.30 am – 9.00 pm daily)
Call Hotel: +66(0) 84 725 8686 (6.00 am – 10.00 pm daily)
Or Email us
HOTEL ADDRESSTHE FLOATHOUSE RIVER KWAI RESORT55 Moo 5 Tambol Wangkrajae, Amphur Saiyok, Kanchanaburi 71150, Thailand
GPS: 14.281035, 99.000796 (PHUTAKIEN PIER)
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