Local institution. 5 minutes walk from train station. Family run guesthouse with budget/backpacker rooms that are nothing but clean, safe and cheap. Great bar area and restaurant serving Thai and western food (Tripadvisor ranked #1 from 26 restaurants in Chumphon). English owner has lived locally and travelled extensively for over 10 years with excellent contacts on Koh Tao, Pa'n'ghan and Samui. Motorbike rental and travel agency attached.