PART 2 NOW UP: https://youtu.be/YtByLljTlXY
Took the train down to Hua Hin recently and stayed at both budget and luxury hotels plus had a wander around the beaches, bars & town. Too much content to fit into 1 video so will add a part 2 soon time permitting.
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Sirin Hotel Hua Hin: https://www.agoda.com/sirin-hotel/hotel/hua-hin-cha-am-th.html?cid=1420104
Hilton Hua Hin: https://www.agoda.com/hilton-hua-hin-resort-spa/hotel/hua-hin-cha-am-th.html?cid=1420104
Centara Grand Hua Hin: https://www.agoda.com/centara-grand-beach-resort-villas-hua-hin/hotel/hua-hin-cha-am-th.html?cid=1420104
Bird Guesthouse does not have booking online, can call: (+66) 032 511 630
Bird guesthouse Hua Hin reviews: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g297922-d2691131-Reviews-Bird_Guesthouse-Hua_Hin_Prachuap_Khiri_Khan_Province.html
Can also check out a similar one next door online:
Mod Guesthouse Hua Hin: https://www.agoda.com/mod-guesthouse/hotel/hua-hin-cha-am-th.html?cid=1420104
*Pls note: prices shown in video were still in low season
*also did not opt in breakfast at Hilton as do not do breakky buffets (and to save $;)
Train booking online: https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/
*newer style train in video is #31 leaving Bkk at 14:45
*return from Hua Hin train is #40 leaving at 16:00 (express seater style)
Oh and budget or luxury? Doesn’t matter, Hua Hin is the main draw.
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UPDATE: Have a wedding to attend in Hua Hin upcoming so tried to book that new train #31 again. Online it said sold out so then called the SRT hotline. They said can no longer reserve for short trips (like Bkk-Hua Hin) on what is essentially a 2cnd class a/c seat but also converts into a bed for longer journeys (makes sense actually). So for short journeys looks like one either selects the 8 a.m. commuter seat a/c train, or 3rd class on others (no a/c, can get hot and seats are not comfortable). Also SRT gal said online bookings cap at 15% of total seats. But can book at stations directly. So if it says sold out online, try at the station or call SRT hotline: 1690 – can also call and reserve in advance and then pay at the station within 24 hrs.