The River Kwai Hotel is situated in the heart of Kanchanaburi, (CBD) and only 129 km from Bangkok.
To get to the hotel from Bangkok: Contact the hotel to arange transportation for your convenience (for the backpackers, first get to the Southern bus terminal of Bangkok (Sai-Thai). Take a tour bus to Kanchanaburi, at the bus terminal in Kanchanburi you can take a taxi (van) or walk to the hotel, the hotel is only 1 km from the bus terminal).
The hotel is 3 km from the River Kwai Bridge, a well known tourist destination. Most shopping centers, restaurants and food markets are within a 2 km radius.