Accommodation can be difficult to find because not many foreign tourists have stumbled upon this hidden corner of northern Thailand. However, there are still a few good quality hotels and guesthouses in Soppong and smaller villages such as Ban Tham Lod, Ban Nong Thong, Mae Lana, and Ban Nam Rin. A few of the guesthouses tend to close during the low season.
RESORT KANLAYA’S EYRIE
Resort Kanlaya’s Eyrie is 1 km from Lod Cave while Pai is approximately 50 km away. The rooms come with a fan, a balcony overlooks the mountains, a shared bathroom facilities and towels are provided…more info & booking
Accommodation can be scarce on the ground in Soppong, a place which few foreign tourists have yet to discover. However, one of Soppong’s highest rated places to stay is Cave Lodge, where guests can share bathrooms in small bungalows or have a bathroom to themselves in a larger room. A cosy fireplace stands in the middle of the spacious common area of this property which fills up fairly fast during high season…more info & booking
LITTLE EDEN GUESTHOUSE
This one is another popular option located at Soppong’s entrance and facing the Lang River. Hillside boulders and a jungle garden surround this guesthouse’s unique swimming pool, but guests can also admire the riverside view from a scenic sitting area. This small property also includes a restaurant with a pool table…more info & booking
SOPPONG RIVER INN
A riverside garden surrounds the chalet style Soppong River Inn, whose Seven Elephants Restaurant ranks among Soppong’s highest ranked places to eat. Inn guests can stay in the large teak Baan chalet, individual Bamboo Rooms, teak Rice Huts, two floor Leelawadi Cottages with balconies, or River Rim Cottages. Discounts are available for guests who stay longer than a week…more info & booking
THE ROCK RESORT
May be Soppong’s closest answer to a high end luxury resort. A garden leads towards a riverside rock garden with seating areas located near a varnished wooden restaurant. All of this resort’s Lanna style chalets come with lovely balconies and the latest in flatscreen televisions. Guests can also rent mountain bikes or join rafting excursions during their stay at this establishment.
The Rock Resort: T. Pang Mapha, A. Pang Mapha, Mae Hong Son 58150 | Tel: +66 81 992 0233 | Map
LEMON HILL GUESTHOUSE
A fresh coat of yellow paint has recently been added to the accurately named Lemon Hill Guesthouse, which has also added new air conditioning units to some of their comfortable chalets. This guesthouse situated across from the Soppong bus stop also includes cheaper fan rooms as well as a scenic riverside decking area.
Lemon Hill Guesthouse: T. Soppong, A. Pang Mapha, Mae Hong Son 58150 | Tel: +66 53 617 039 | Map