Monday, October 8, 2012

Bangkok Guesthouses
and your opinions








You find the locations on Bangkok Guesthouses Google Map and here you get the kmz-file for Google Earth.

Just small rooms for small prices? Bangkoks guesthouses often offer more. Here you find reviews of guesthouses, organized by the districts of Bangkok, so you can choose your bed near the places you want to visit. The indicated prices are for double rooms. All the following prices are for a double room.


Airport Suvarnabhumi ท่าอากาศยานสุวรรณภูมิ

Sanawan Palace: From 200 to 800 Baht. 18/11 moo 11. Sukapibarn road 5 , Bangpli Yai. Swimming Pool. Good reviews in Thorn Three Travel Forum and also on tripadvisor.com. See picture and reviews on thebackpacker.net


Bangkok Noi บางกอกน้อย
Subdistricts: Siri Rat ศิริราช, Ban Chang Lo บ้านช่างหล่อ, Bang Khun Non บางขุนนนท์, Bang Khun Si บางขุนศรี, Arun Ammarin อรุณอมรินทร์


Ibrik Resort - Hidden Gem: From 3500 to 4000 Baht. 256 Soi Wat Rakang. Just three rooms with balcony, close to Wat Rakang Pier. The river room looks to Chao Phraya River and The Grand Palace (you know: picturesque, but the noise of the boats you have to bear...). Great restaurant - Supatra on the river - next door. Next door ist also the Patravadi Theatre. Read the reviews of i-escape.com
, tripadvisor.com and see picturs on flickr.com.

Picture shutupyourface
Room with balcony towards Chao Phraya River.

The balcony. © shutupyourface

The View. © shutupyourface


Bangrak บางรัก
Subdistricts: Maha Phruettharam มหาพฤฒาราม, Silom สีลม, Suriyawong สุริยวงศ์, Si Phraya สี่พระยา


Baan Saladaeng Boutique Guesthouse:69/2 Soi Saladaeng. 11 rooms and suites, each in a different style. No elevator, if you book the Urban Oasis Suite you climb up to the fifth or sixth floor, as Wanderella points out on tripadvisor.com


Bangrak House 32: 32 Sathorn Soi 16.
In a 100 years old restored 3-storey house Mac and Noi are running a guesthouse with Enjoy Bistro nearby and they have got a lot of very good reviews on airbnb.com.
Ryn's Café&Bed: From 550 to 1000 Baht. 44/16 Soi Convent. Some rooms with private bath, others with shared bath. Good review by cuneozinner.org


Chinatown/Samphanthawong
สัมพันธวงศ


Baan Hualampong Guest House: From 290 to 700 Baht. 336/20 soi Chalong Krung 21, Rama 4 Rd. Read review by timeout.com

Picture © 101735223299701130600

Picture © sonkibebek

Picture © sonkibebek


Your Place Guest House: From 450 Baht. 336/17 Soi Chalong-krung.

Picture © Dharma


River View Guest House: From 250 to 950 Baht. 768 Soi Panuangsri, Songwad Road. Rooftop restaurant with good view. Some rooms with balcony and wonderful view over Chao Phraya River. Read review in Lonely Planet, in Fodor's, on travelfish.org and tripadvisor.com. And see a good picture.

Picture © marhas1

View from the restaurant at the 8th floor


Dusit ดุสิต

Hi Baan Thewet: 25/2 Phitsanulok Road.
Subdistricts: Wachiraphayaban วชิรพยาบาล, Suan Chittralada สวนจิตรลดา, Si Yaek Maha Nak สี่แยกมหานาค, Thanon Nakhon Chai Si ถนนนครไชยศรี



Pathumwan ปทุมวัน
Subdistricts: Rong Mueang รองเมือง, Wang Mai วังใหม่, Lumphini ลุมพินี

A-One Inn: From 600 to 750 Baht. 25/13-15 Soi Kasamsunt 1. Ok for the price, but rooms can be small and noisy, according to reviews on travelfish.org and tripadvisor.com

Picture © Alain in Vancouver


Wendy House - Hidden Gem: From 900 to 1100 Baht. 36/2 Soi Kasemson 1, Rama 1 Rd. Good reviews on travelfish.org,
and on tripadvisor.com

Wendy House



Phra Nakhon พระนคร
Subdistricts and historic places: Banglamphu บางลำพ, Khao San ถนนข้าวสาร, Rattanakosin รัตนโกสินทร์, Phra Borom Maharatcha Wang พระบรมมหาราชวัง, Wang Burapha Phirom วังบูรพาภิรมย์, Wat Ratchabophit วัดราชบพิธ, Samran Rat สำราญราษฎร์, San Chaopho Suea ศาลเจ้าพ่อเสือ, Sao Chingcha เสาชิงช้า, Bowonniwet บวรนิเวศ, Talat Yot ตลาดยอด, Chana Songkhram ชนะสงคราม, Ban Phan Thom บ้านพานถม, Bang Khun Phrom บางขุนพรหม, Wat Sam Phraya วัดสามพระยา


Baan Chantra - Hidden Gem: From 2200 to 3500 Baht. 120/1 Samsen Road. Traditional Thai home from 1936, a five minutes walk away from Khao San Road. Furnished in antique woodden style and wireless internet in the rooms. It's location is Samsen Road, quite busy road in Old Bangkok (Banglampoo), so there is some noise, if you have a room to the street side, but there are also rooms to the courtyard. It's not far from Pra Athit Road with many good restaurants and from attractions like Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. Baan Chantra has good reviews on
Tripadvisor.com And here you see their Map and a picture by annespells. Read more and see nice pictures on thaiasiatoday.com.



Pictures © baanchantra.com


Baan Dinso บ้านดินสอ: From 1400 Baht. 113 Soi Silp, Trok Sin, Dinso Road. Baan Dinso is a boutique hostel with nine rooms, decorated with 1950’s Thai house style. “Like an oasis in this busy city”, writes mumunoi, who shows a serie of pictures. Or see the slideshow by Thammagasorn. Good reviews on tripadvisor.com.



Baan Dinso

Picture © Dave and Julie Palmer


Bamboo Guest House: From 150 to 250 Baht. 67 Samsen Soi 1. Read review on iexplore.com and travelfish.org. And a picture of room and the house.

Picture © fabiatta


Barn Thai Guesthouse: From 200 Baht. 27 Trok Mayom. 80 years old teak house. Grandma takes care of you. Read review by Scott Murray


Boworn BB: From 600 Bath. 335 Phra Sumen Road. Accommodation is "no frills", but clean, safe, backpackerish", notes travelfish.org


Donna Guesthouse: From 200 to 350 Baht. Clean, quiet. Read review on tripadvisor.com


Lamphu House: From 400 Bath and from 630 Bath with aircon. 75 Soi Rambutri. "Good, simple, cheap guesthouse" according to many reviews on tripadvisor.com









Pictures Lamphu House (1) and hankoss (2)


New Siam Guesthouse II: From 690 to 840 Baht. 50 Trok Rong Mai, Phra-A-Thit Road. Basic rooms, quiet with a small pool. Good reviews on tripadvisor.com


New Siam Riverside: From 1390 to 2290 Baht. 21 Phra Athit Rd, Banglamphu. Beside the Chao Phraya River, riverside rooms offer a great view. There is a swimming pool. A restaurant is under construction. See pictures on flickr.com. First reviews on tripadvisor.com are good. See a video of the pool area.

View from the New Siam Riverside. Picture © Elizabeth


Old Bangkok Inn - Hidden Gem: From 4000 to 9000 Baht. A charming nod to the past. The 10 rooms, including lofts and suites, are furnished wqith Thai golden teak and individually decorated in Thai floral themes: Lemongrass comes with an tropical garden, Jasmine has painted murals, and Orchid a four-poster bed, hanging oil lamps and rose-colored walls. Many rooms are even decorated with hand-painted porcelain. Old Bangkok Inn wants to be a green hotel: Alle the hot water comes from a solar water heater system. More on their green philosophy. The historic building is located in Bangkok's Rattanakosin Island, on Phra Sumen Road, near Democracy Monument and some steps away from Phan Fah Boat Stop, where you can get the Water Taxi on Klong Saen Saep, a short ride to may Bangkok attractions. See theirMap. And read the review of The Independent.

Picture © Lisa

Picture © Ruth

Rice Suite in Old Bangkok Inn

The Lobby. Picture ©:A.L:♂

Lemongrass room. Picture © belldesign



Phiman Water View Guesthouse: From 400 Bath. 123 Samsen Soi 5. Quite critical reviews on tripadvisor.com


Prasuri Guesthouse: From 200 to 400 Baht. 85/1 Soi Prasuri. Quiet place north of Democrazy Monument, rooms on four floors, Internetcafé with thai-western food. Read more and see pcitures here


Queen Suriya's Castle: 1700 Bath. 40/1 Samsen Road Soi 2. Two rooms with private balcony. Very good reviews on tripadvisor.com. Guests like the very personal and friendly service. See picture by Rob1988


Samsen5 Lodge: From 1200 Baht. 58/1 Soi Samsen 5. Three rooms with a small shady courtyard and reading room. Good reviews on tripadvisor.com and in The Nation.

Samsen 5 Lodge


Sam Sen Sam Place: 48 Soi Samsen 3, Samsen Road. Tucked away on the quiet soi, but within easy walking distance of restaurants or Khao San Road. In a traditional teak house. Simple small rooms, very clean, airt condition, some rooms with bath, others witz bath to share. Very good reviews on tripadvisor.com. See pictures by Kittnrob, Magnoliafields, tflatval

Picture pkkbowers

Picture Esther

President Suite. Picture © Jeff


Shanti Lodge: From 400 to 1950 Baht. 37 Sri Ayuthya Road Soi 16. Surrounded by plants and trees. Restaurant with vegetarian menue. Penthouse with a tropical roof top garden for 1950 Baht. Some rooms have bamboo walls, so you are not too much separeted from your neighbours. Some critics about staff in reviews on tripadvisor.com, but not by all guests. Background about Shanti Lodge you find here

Picture © Wasaga Dave

Picture © Elizabeth

Penthouse with roof top garden


Siam Oriental Inn: From 280 Bath. 190 Khaosan Road. See pictures by Tscheburaschka


Sri Ayuttaya Guest House: From 350 to 500 Baht. 23/11 Sri-Ayutthaya Road Soi 14. House of wood and bricks. Relatively quiet place. Good reviews on tripadvisor.com and Lonely Planet


Tavee Guesthouse - Hidden Gem: From 280 to 400 Baht. 83 Sri-Ayutthaya Road Soi 14. A quiet location near Thewet Pier. Good reviews on travelfish.org and hostelz.com and tripadvisor.com. Pretty pictures by DragonFlies

Picture © Magdalena

© Magdalena


Villa Guesthouse: 230 Soi Samsen 1, Th Samsen. An old Thai house run by an old lady and her brother. A dark wooden interior and a tropical garden. Ten fan rooms with shared bath rooms. "Ask for the double room upstairs", say Rena and Tom, who show pictures. See also the gallery of Rene S, margauxrainbaux and taylorandayumi.


Wild Orchid Villa: From 800 Bath. 8 Soi Chana Songkhram. 90 rooms. Reviews on tripadvisor.com show, that rooms can be noisy and in different size.

Picture DaVrolik
Rooms on the rooftop. See also this picture: Wild Orchid Villa from outside by misaothegenius



Sathorn สาทร
Subdistricts: Thung Wat Don ทุ่งวัดดอน, Yan Nawa ยานนาวา, Thung Maha Mek ทุ่งมหาเมฆ

Baan Pra Nond Bed & Breakfast: From 3100 Bath. 18/1 Charoen Rat Road. Nine rooms, with a pool. Baan Pra Nond was the former home of a Supreme Court justice of Thailand. The 70-year-old home was built in Thai Colonial style. Tasma Cotsmire, a former advertising creative, turned the old residence of her family into a Bed & Breakfast. Due to the location (between two large roads) it can be a bit noisy, guests note on tripadvisor.com.

Picture by Baan Pra Nond

Picture by Baan Pra Nond


Best Living Guesthouse: From 300 to 500 Baht. Popular with Thai Students. Critical review. Picture here.


Charlie House: From 450 to 750 Baht. Thai food restaurant.


E.T.C. Guesthouse: From 200 to 260 Baht. Street facing rooms van be noisy.


Lee 4 Guesthouse: From 160 ro 350 Baht. Soi Saphan Khu (off Soi Sri Bamphen).


Madame Guesthouse - Hidden Gem: From 120 to 280 Baht. 11 Soi Saphan Khu, Off Soi Sri Bamphen. Distinctively decorated wooden house. You share your lobby with the familys kitchen.


Penguin House: From 800 to 950 Baht. Review at travelfish.org


Sala Thai Daily Mansion: From 300 to 500 Baht. Soi Saphan Khu 15 (off Soi Sri Bamphen). With peaceful roof garden.


Vincents Restaurant and The 7 rooms - Gay friendly: From 1100 to 1400 Baht. 12/1 Soi Ngam Duphli, Rama 4 Rd. Read reviews


Vinctents room



Taling Chan ตลิ่งชัน
Subdistricts: Khlong Chak Phra คลองชักพระ, Chim Phli ฉิมพลี, Bang Phrom บางพรม, Bang Ramat บางระมาด, Bang Chueak Nang บางเชือกหนัง


In2siam Bed and Breakfast: From 45 to 55 USD. 4/15 Moo 2, Soi Chimpee II. Two suites, quiet garden. Busstop just a few meters away, 20 minutes to the main tourist areas. Guests like the good service by the owners, according to reviews on tripadvisor.com

In2siam



Watthana วัฒนา
Subdistricts: Khlong Toei Nuea คลองเตยเหนือ, Khlong Tan Nuea คลองตันเหนือ, Phra Khanong Nuea พระโขนงเหนือ

Baan Sukhumvit Inn - Hidden Gem: From 1650 to 1870 Baht. 392/38-39 Sukhumvit Soi 20. Quiet place. Very good reviews on tripadvisor.com


Chic 39: 10 Sukhumvit Soi 39. Phone 08-1701-7607. E-Mail: chic39bb@hotmail.com. “We want you to feel like you’re staying in a jungle” says Khun Jak acoording to bangkok101.com. He and his wife were running this guesthouse with five rooms in shabby chic in a 70 years old house with tropical garden around. The rooms are decorated with a lot of fantasy. Two good reviews on tripadvisor.com point out, that it was not far from the Phrom Phong Skytrain Station (two minutes to walk) and from the Amazing Bangkok Cyling Tour office. Soiblossom.blogspot.com shows nice pictures, but says also, that the guesthouse is closed now. Does any one know, if its going to open again?


Queen Lotus Guest House: From 1400 to 1800 Baht. 392/44-46 Sukhumvit Soi 20/1. One good review on tripadvisor.com




Suk 11 Hostel - Hidden Gem: From 250 to 1050 Baht. 1/13 Sukhumvit 11. A hostel set in a row of renovated wooden shophouses with 75 rooms and a lot of greenery in a quiet soi. Very nice roof garden. The visitors love it, as reviews on tripadvisor.com show. You get a good impression from photos by AyurinHiro on virtualtourist.com and this video.





Rooftop terrasse


Sam's Lodge: From 1400 to 1600 Baht. 28-28/1 Sukhumvit Soi 19. It can be noisy there according to reviews on tripadvisor.com Some rooms have windows, others not. Rooftop terrace on 6th floor. Rooms are small, but prices are small too, says review on travelfish.org


Som's Guesthouse: From 800 to 900 Baht. 295/13-14 Sukhumvit Soi 22. Read about the neighborhood in Soi Sukhumvit 22. Good reviews on tripadvisor.com. See a video.




See also:
Bangkok Hotels
Bangkok Boutique Hotels
Bangkok Homestays


Discover more in Bangkok:
Your Guide to Bangkok


Recommend this blog on Twitter and Facebook

Tweet This

No comments: