Udon Thani is known to have one of the largest expat populations in Thailand, primarily because it had one of the largest US air bases during the Vietnam War. It is a commercial and transport hub. Udon Thani is primarily used as an in-between to all the interesting spots in the surrounding region, but if you’d like to spend a couple of days here, stop by Phu Phra Bat Historical Park.
The park is one of the most famous attractions in Thailand because it dates back to more than three thousand years and contains a lot of large and mysterious rock formations. You’ll also find that the accommodations are top rate. Here are 8 hotels and vacation rentals in loud Udon Thani, Thailand for a mini vacation:
When you arrive, the owner usually personally greets the guests and gives them a welcome drink. As an architect, she designed the house herself. She also offers a lot of tips about the town, recommending several places for lunch and dinner. Jamjuree Home is just a five-minute drive or a ten-minute walk from the Non-Prajak Lake Park. You can also explore it by bike, which the owner can kindly arrange for you.
There’s also a food market nearby so you can shop for different items when necessary. Each of the four rooms available is big and comfortable with a large bathroom and a small kitchen. If you need WiFi, don’t worry, as the signal reaches your room easily. Breakfast is also included together with the room and is served from 8 to 10 a.m.
Jamjuree home at Udon Thani
Address: 10/9 Benjang Road, Makkhang District, Amphur Mueang, 41000 Udon Thani, Thailand (see map)
Price: from 28 USD
Near the Nong Prajak Park, just about 150 meters (500 feet) from the lake, this apartment has its own swimming pool and gym. This apartment is also very near a large market that offers different types of Thai food, or if you don’t like the idea of street food, there are plenty of restaurants nearby to choose from. It’s a well-designed space with a living room, kitchen, and shower suite.
The room also has its own balcony. For the purpose of long-term stays, they also have a laundry room with a washing machine and dryer. The owner can also take you out to visit the attractions, and if you stay for five nights or more, he can give you a free pickup from the airport. If you wish to go around yourself though, you can also rent his Ford Fiesta or his motorbike for the day.
1 bedroom apartment with living room in Udon Thani
Price: from 17 USD
Number of Guests: 2
This country house is known as Gecko Villa (perhaps because of the tame creature dominant in most parts of Asia) and is situated in an ideal spot in Udon Thani with access to rice paddies and plantations. It is also quite close to forested temples, traditional villages, and the Red Lotus Sea. It can host around six people because it has three bedrooms with three double beds.
Guests can also share a kitchen equipped with everything necessary needed to stay in such as a kettle, a coffee machine, microwave, oven, refrigerator, toaster, and utensils. Gecko Vill has two common bathrooms. You also have access to some multimedia equipment such as radio, computer, DVD player, and the satellite TV. Gecko Villa has a swimming pool and terrace where you can have your breakfast and dinners. You can even have a barbecue if you like.
Country house in Udon Thani
Price: from 309 USD
Number of Guests: 6
This boutique hotel is one of the newest accommodations in Udon Thani, built in 2016, and opening only in 2017. The whole place is still in tip top shape. Wara is located 600 meters (2,000 feet) from the Nongprajak Public Park and Lake. You can just walk there in the mornings to do light jogging, dancing, picnicking, or shopping from the many local food shops along the way.
Wara Boutique has a tropical garden where you can enjoy your breakfast and dinner. Each room is uniquely decorated. The hotel has 34 rooms including three superior rooms and five suites with a private garden view. All the rooms are decorated in tropical modern style with a flatscreen TV, coffee maker, fridge, and WiFi.
Wara Boutique Hotel
Address: 49 Phibun Soi 2, Mak Khaeng, Mueang, 41000 Udon Thani, Thailand (see map)
Price: from 26 USD
The description states that it is “the most luxurious condominium in Udon Thani.” The Base Height Udon Thani has one of the most picturesque pools in the area as well as a nice collection of gym equipment for guests. The central shopping area, Central Mall, is just ten minutes away, and there are a lot of food stalls around too that serve beef noodles, salads, and street barbecue. You can also take advantage of the 360-view roof garden that has a great view of the city, especially during sunset. In the room, there’s a comfortable king-sized bed, a sofa bed, and an extra bed if needed.
One-bedroom with luxury pool and gym
Price: from 27 USD
Number of Guests: 3
Pennarai is near the central shopping district as well. It offers comfortable rooms with free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a breakfast buffet that serves mostly Asian specialties. You can also try some European dishes at their Pannawadee Restaurant. If you’re coming from Udon Thani airport, don’t worry. Pennarai offers free roundtrip airport transfers, quite convenient since the airport is about 20 minutes away. The bus terminal though is just about three minutes away.
The Pannarai Hotel
Address: 19/8 Sampanthamit Street, A.Muang,, 41000 Udon Thani, Thailand (see map)
Price: from 47 USD
Skyland Condominium is all about location. The studio is found in the central part of Udon Thani. It is about ten minutes from the central plaza and 15 minutes from the night market, just enough to be away from all the hustle and bustle but at the same time, making it still quite reachable. Skyland is located in Fountain Avenue which also has a lot of local restaurants, night markets, universities, and convenience stores around it. The room itself has a king-size bed, a flatscreen TV with internet access, kitchen appliances, and very quiet air conditioning.
Very central and cozy room at Skyland Condominium
Price: from 22 USD
Number of Guests: 2
Udon Green Ville is made up of several bungalows surrounding a garden. It is quite close, just a walking distance away from the Central Plaza Trade Center, Tukcom IT Mall, Udonthani Clock Circle, Bus Station1, the Railway Station, and the Night Market. All the rooms/bungalows are equipped with air-conditioning, flatscreen TV, and a refrigerator. The room comes with complimentary bread and coffee for breakfast.
Udon Green Ville
Address: 115/24 Soi Churtsombut 2, Churtsombut Rd.(Talad Jam Kao), Makkaeng, Amphur Muang, 41000 Udon Thani, Thailand (see map)
Price: from 26 USD
See you in Udon Thani
Udon Thani is a regional hub for agriculture, commerce, and a booming tourism industry. So spend a day or so here on your way to other parts of the region.
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