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Can someone please recommend some good Hostels in Bangkok
13 years ago, July 10th 2007 No: 1 Msg: #16327  
All going well should be hitting bangkok in january, can anyone recommend some good clean hostels, also where is the best area to stay in?

Thanks all !!!

Shell. Reply to this

13 years ago, July 11th 2007 No: 2 Msg: #16356  
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I stayed at the Asha guesthouse, Google it. Clean, cosy, cheap and friendly! Reply to this

13 years ago, July 11th 2007 No: 3 Msg: #16359  
Is the Asha Guest house close to the Khao San Road area ? If not what is it close too ? I looked on there website but there map is not very detailed. 😞 looks lovely though !!! Reply to this

13 years ago, July 12th 2007 No: 4 Msg: #16383  
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Actually I don't know bangkok at all 😊, I just recently stayed there one night , someone else recommended it to me. But I think it is not close to Khao San Road... Reply to this

13 years ago, July 16th 2007 No: 5 Msg: #16491  
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It's very far from Khao Sarn Rd. I can tell you about the map but i have no idea about guesthouse around Khao Sarn Rd. The place you stated is located near Jatujak Weekend Market (but it's still far from the market). You'd better go there by BTS sky train and get off at Saphankwai station and take taxi from there. I think it will cost you not more than 50 baht (1-2 dollars). Have a nice trip 😊 Reply to this

13 years ago, July 16th 2007 No: 6 Msg: #16494  
Thanks for your comments, Shelby. Reply to this

13 years ago, July 21st 2007 No: 7 Msg: #16689  
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I go to Bangkok, Thailand quite often due to my work. I usually use the service from www.silkzpider.com because they have the hotel room listed by location. This site offers hotel online reservation service for Thailand hotels and accommodations. From the home page, they also have the search box on the top left hand side for us to put down the information such as location, star rating, max and min prices. They do offer the hotel, guest house, motels in Khao San Road area. I love it because you can pick the price before getting to the detail of each hotel. Remember, the higher the room rate, the better the service. It has taught me so many lessons. I usually pick the lower room rate when I go there alone, and pick the higher room rate when my wife go with me.

From my experience, I recommend Viengtai Hotel Bangkok because it is cleaner and offers better service. Each hotel has the section called "Traveler Reviews". You can get insight info from others, too. The hotels that I already stayed are:
Pathumwan Princess Hotel Bangkok = near Siam area and close to major shopping area
Banyan Tree Bangkok = located in the business district
Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok = near Pratunam area and close to shopping area
Conrad Bangkok = located in the business disctrict area
Novotel Siam Square Bangkok = in Siam area, closed to shopping malls and Hard Rock Cafe
Viengtai Hotel Bangkok = in Khaosan area and enjoy the clubs along this road

Wishing you to have great days in Thailand - the land of smile : ) Reply to this

13 years ago, July 22nd 2007 No: 8 Msg: #16706  
Here are list of bangkok hotels.

Bangkok Hotels with Rates

That might be what you're looking for.

Have a good Trip. Reply to this

13 years ago, August 9th 2007 No: 9 Msg: #17670  
hi guys
try to view asia hotel, with SKY train station direct next to hotel's door, maybe it is right for your need
sawasdee krap
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13 years ago, August 12th 2007 No: 10 Msg: #17844  
Anyone know of any guesthouses in China Town that are cheap + good? Back in Bangkok in a week but fed up of Khao San Road! Reply to this

13 years ago, October 3rd 2007 No: 11 Msg: #20418  
We stayed in Khao San Road area first time we went to Bangkok and hated it as it's full of touts and party animals and you don't get so much for your money value wise - we found the budget accomodation really sketchy and you pay for anything that is half decent. The second and third time we stayed at Asha Guesthouse which we much preferred. Although Asha Guesthouse is relatively far out, it is only about 5/10 mins walk round the corner from the sky train (can't remember which station we got off at - it was next to a Big C supermarket - but definitely didn't need to get a taxi!) The sky train runs past Victory Monument which has some really nice cheap food stalls and a cheap cinema. Only bad thing about Asha was that they have a random tax (I think it was 7%) per night which they add to your bill. First time we didn't get charged it but second time we did : ( Reply to this

13 years ago, October 12th 2007 No: 12 Msg: #20795  
Hey there!
I just stayed in bangkok less than two weeks ago, and I purposely did NOT stay on Kho-san Rd. because it was far too touristy for me. It felt very inauthentic to me...

Where I did stay, that i LOVED and plan to go back to was a hostel called **The Shanti Lodge**. It was great, had excellent food, and a variety of lodging available if you aren't into the whole shared bathroom thing (which I didn't mind at all- they were very clean). They also have dorm and private rooms with priate bath, etc. and its somewhat near Kho-San rd. if thats what your looking for, but far enough that you aren't in the middle of the masses if you kow what i mean...

I hope that you enjoy Bangkok!

safe happy travels

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13 years ago, October 12th 2007 No: 13 Msg: #20809  
Hello Shelby 😊

I stay in guesthouses, rather than hostels. They are very good value.
Most of the ones with similiar prices are of the same standard.
What u could do is go to the Khao San Road and the surrounding streets and just go into the guesthouses and ask. Or tell a local person how much u are willing to pay, and they will point u in the right direction.
Most/all guesthouses in Thailand are clean.
U could browse the following site to see some of the choices on the Khao San Road. But bear in mind, that if u just show up, u will get better priced rooms, rather than if u choose one which is advertised on the internet.

Mel Reply to this

13 years ago, October 15th 2007 No: 14 Msg: #20918  
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Hi Shelby,

I have one refillnow hostel at Sukhumvit Rd. it 's very clean that I see in website. Reply to this

13 years ago, October 15th 2007 No: 15 Msg: #20936  
I highly recommend New Siam Guesthouse No 2. www.newsiam.net - its in a little alley about 5 min walk from Khao San Rd just off Soi Rambuttri... fantastic value for money. Reply to this

13 years ago, October 15th 2007 No: 16 Msg: #20950  
I think Khao San Road area is considerable. Most of foreign travelers stay there, because there are many hostels and guest houses there with reasonable price, so it would save your budget.
There are many hostels in Sukhumvit area, too, but that's rather expensive area and the traffic around Sukhumvit is some kind of horrible at day time especially in rush hours.
Anyway, there are a lot of choices of hostels I can recommend you, but not in this small space. Fortunately, I got a blog providing tourism information about Thailand, beginning with Bangkok. Of course, the accommodation, tourist spots, transportation, and activities you can enjoy are all recommended there. You can have a look at my blog here.
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13 years ago, January 3rd 2008 No: 17 Msg: #24968  
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Anyone stayed here before: http://www.asiatravel.com/thailand/bangkokcitysuite/index.html?
thanks 😊 Reply to this

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