many in town
m Market: night market (food) along the canal + other food
markets in town
@ - internet: next to Shell gas station in front of Chedi.
Bus: to BKK:
frequent bus service 16B approx 1h
train: to BKK: 3rd class 10-14B approx 90min
Train to Huahin: 2nd class 33B, rapid+40B(2h30min-3h)
no backpacker type accommodation. Big old hotels.
h1 - M.....
Hotel: - no English sign of name,
only "Hotel" written on the top of the building. Coming
out from RS look up on your right and you will see the big "Hotel"
sign . Big bldg, can't miss. f,ab,d200B, C3
h2 Mitsamphon Hotel: W side of the big Chedi, opposite Shell Gas Station
. Reception is in the shop next door. f,ab s180 d250B C3
h3 Siam Hotel:
W of Chedi go towards h2, pass it and turn right. You'll see
Siam's sign (20m). f
ab s180 d200B C3 OK rooms, warm
Many restaurants around town.
S Chedi(biggest in Thailand) , Night
Market, Damnoen Floating Market.
S Damnoen floating market: from NP take bus #78 (a/c, 24B 1h,) ask bus attendant
for floating market. The bus stops on the N side of Chei in front
of Police station. Go there at 6:00 so you will get to the market
before it is full of tourists by 9am. From Damnoen Bus station,
take a van or songthiaw to the market (frequent, 10min, 5B) or
you can walk to the market 2-3 km.
At the market you can rent a boat. Boat with attached engine
is noisy, better to take boat(6 persons) without engine. Bargain
hard. 200B for 30-40 min, visiting 2 markets (actually the 2
parts of the same market) Bigger boats with engine run regularly
when more tourists are around, you can join that one as well.
From Damnoen Bus Station to Bangkok: Bus at 10:00, 55B. (more
departures during the day)