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Khaosan Baan Thai

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were surprised by the quality of the hostel. Very clean and well maintained. The owners were friendly people always helping out to answer our questions and give information. The location is perfect for visiting the many tourist attractions in the area.

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Awesome host and best value for money hotel. Proximity to the Khaosan Road also makes it a good option for people exploring the area. Our host was very cooperative and helped us chalk out best routes to travel to places to see within Bangkok. A memorable experience.

Thank Rohan M
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112 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Its a Hostel, but a comfortable one. one can stay here for about 200 baht onwards. I found it clean and open, staff is friendly here, though it is little away from maket but its worth as there is less noises around

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

The owners/workers of this hostel couldn't help you enough they were so lovely. Tried to stay here again when we came back to Bangkok but it was all booked up! Our room was spacious, with a shared bathroom/shower which we never had any problems with! About a 10 minute walk from Khaosan road so perfect if you want to be... More 

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New Delhi, India
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Good value for money, it is well located near Kaosan Road and not too close to avoid the noise. We took a double room without AC. It was then quite hot with only 2 fans but we knew it when we took the room, if you go during August take the room with AC. The bedroom and the shared bathroom... More 

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Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Decided to stay here for our lastnight because it was cheap and we wanted to experience Khaosan before leaving. This was our 1st taste of a "hostel" and we enjoyed it. Its tucked away from the main road, about 5 minute walk. Nice and quiet. Our room we got was the very 1st room on the left when passing the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

First impression was pretty bad. After emailing the hostel stating that I would be checking in after midnight I was assured that it was no problem. After getting there though and ringing their bell numerous times they never came. Finally a guest let us in but didn't know what to do either. Finally someone came down and checked us in... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We love it here. The rooms in the first building are spacious and cool even without aircon, everything nicely decorated like somebody's own house. The shared bathroom was modern and spotless. The rooms above reception are smaller with just matresses on the floor, bathroom not as nice and much warmer but still bearable with the fan on. Above reception also... More 

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Authentic, well priced, lovely staff you can't go wrong, love coming here with family, friends, or a romantic night the ambience is spot on, a guaranteed good time, a regular here, gave recommended to others who feel the same, try the set buffets wow more than your money's worth

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Durham, North Carolina
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

As this was our first stay in Southeast Asia, we had some apprehension about what things would be like. The staff at Khosan Baan Thai made things really easy for us, providing maps with places to visit and directing us to an "off the tourist trail" market when we asked. The breakfast was simple but good, and we felt very... More 

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While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok, it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around Khao San Road. Visit at night to feast on road-side pad thai, cheap beers and if you’re up for it, some dancing fueled by buckets of Thai whiskey.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Touch Thai" with Thai House and friendly Thai Hospitality. Just only ten different rooms with a simple perfection for travelers who love Thai experience. Khaosan Baan Thai is a small two story Thai house built with teak wood at the age of 60 years. The house was renovated to a new and charming and safety stay, located in the district of the Old Town. Within 10 minutes walk to Khaosan road and walking distance to many tourist attractions. "We filled this house by heart. Happiness is all around you here." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Khaosan Baan Thai

Address: 11/1 Samsen Soi 3, Phranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok > Banglamphu
Price Range: £10 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Khaosan Baan Thai Hotel Bangkok
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Bangkok
#89 Romantic Hotel in Bangkok
#161 Family Hotel in Bangkok
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“First block of rooms are best”
 of 5 bubbles Sades2013, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“There are stairs here regardless of what room you are in. If you find stairs difficult, you may want to ask if you can arrange for a first floor room so that you only have to tackle one flight of steps.”
 of 5 bubbles lhardie, 2 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Room with A/C is not much more expensive and very quiet compared to most.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexDass, 31 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Rooms closer to the reception area are better due to being within wifi range and further away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles SPvdMerwe, 15 Dec 2014 | Read review
“i liked 205 because it was at the back and had a nice little balcony and was under a HUGE shady bodhi tree. Yay! sweet room. not a good room for you if you need easiest access to the toilet or dont like stairs...”
 of 5 bubbles 456ralfh, 23 Nov 2014 | Read review
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