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Roissy-en-France, France
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a couple nights here dragon move room with incredible view The lady with the glasses at the front desk (evening shift) was really friendly and helpful always have a smile on her face.Thank to her to help me when i lost the bag at the airport.

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

food here was amazing. Cant comment on the guesthouse. Being vegi they catered for anything i wanted with a vegi alternative. Staff were really friendly and couldnt do enough for me. Yes its off the beaten track but well worth a visit. They can do the food to your liking which is a welcome relief as i like mine with... More 

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Thank Cheryl C
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2016

It was OK. Good room, cleaning everyday (they clean so good that you have to be aware of your belongings as YOUR MONEY CAN DISAPPEAR), no lockers. Very dark neighbourhood although quiet zone to chill. The best thing that it has is the terrace with a nice view. Location is good. Very hard to find the hostel.

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Thank Luli P
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We spent one night here due to proximity to the Railway Station and the fact that it was in Chinatown. Booked an air-conditioned room after reading other reviews and felt the price was quite high for what we got. Nowhere online did we learn that the road ends before the hotel and you have to carry bags down a narrow... More 

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Thank Bill P
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat. Hidden place but definitly worth to go there! Delicious food, very friendly people and the view is just amazing! Went there with a group and everyone enjoyed the dinner very much!!

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Thank Nadja B
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The prices where higher than the ones we were charged via our booking app (we went since we ended a biketour next door and we there hoping to see the rooms first before booking). The woman behind the counter informed us that she would not let us book via the app because it was last minute and they had to... More 

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

First things first, it's difficult to find but great once you do as its location in Chinatown, really makes you feel like your staying in Bangkok. The neighbourhood is essentially ground zero for street food in Bangkok with a great meal costing around 60 Baht and also has lots of intresting temples nearby. The guesthouse is also really very near... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I suppose in a way you get what you pay for, it's pretty cheap and the rooms aren't great but it did us well for 3 nights. We got a twin room which said it said aircon which turned out to be a big fan that did not produce a great deal of air. (But we did have a good... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The cheap room lacked air-con and the lobby isn't a good area to hang out. The nicer rooms seemed good but cost a LOT more. It's also absolutely miles away from most things so you'll need to get river taxis to anywhere worth seeing. Lovely entrance but the rest of the place was very budget. China town is right outside... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The River View staff clearly told me to talk the ferry boat to Marine Pier and walk from there. But I, lazier than most, decided that Uber was a better choice. My Uber driver tried very hard to deliver me to the hotel entrance, but it was not possible. There is a walkway to the entrance. Only a walkway. So,... More 

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Staying in Chinatown / Yaowarat

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Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is Bangkok's bustling district that never sleeps. During the day, the main street and its small alleyways are filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and all-day markets. The real action, however, happens after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast on some of the best street food in town. Escape the chaos by venturing a little further from the main road and discover hidden shrines, friendly locals and daily life in its purest form.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"See.., feel.., and breath REAL Bangkok living." Established in early 1980s, River View Guest House is a family-run budget guest house which offers a truly unique experience. It is hidden among small alleys of Chinatown's Talad Noi area, but it is very famous the breath-taking view over Chao Praya River. Our "River Vibe Restaurant & Bar" is on our rooftop, serves Thai and European menu, extensive cocktail and wine lists, you can enjoy the moment with definitely 7-star view over Chao Praya River. River View Guest House is recognized world-wide and honored to be listed in world's most respectable guide books such as Lonely Planet, Rough Guide, Frommer's, Guide Routard, Fodor's, so as to be named. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River View Guest House

Address: 768 Soi Phanurangsri, Songwad Rd. | Talad Noi, Sampanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok > Chinatown / Yaowarat
Price Range: £10 - £33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
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River View Hotel
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Dragon move balcony”
 of 5 bubbles pierrelagat, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best to have A/C”
 of 5 bubbles 804billp, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The restaurant on the 8th floor is awesome”
 of 5 bubbles oktadvisor, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Get a river view room on 6th or 7th floor”
 of 5 bubbles AntsinthePants, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“For more money balcony room with view”
 of 5 bubbles Molemontana, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
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