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The Empire Place Condo
Ranked #28 of 1,187 Speciality Lodging in Bangkok
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San Francisco, California
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139 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Convenient to rail systems, most sites are easy to get to”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

First time staying at a Marriott Vacation Club, This is more like a small apartment with a small kitchen w/washer-dryer. The rooms are quite large, the master suite is similar to a master suite in a home. The only thing lacking is a large closet space, but more than adequate for a vacation. I would compare it to a Residence Inn, but larger and better furnished.
The hotel is located less than 50 yds from two of the main Bangkok commuter rail systems. One is the BTS-Skytrain, which can get you pretty close to most of the areas you would want to visit in Bangkok. You will find that the Skytrain will get you there faster than a taxi, as the traffic can be horrendous during rush hour. I purchase a one-day pass on the BTS for approx $4
There are many food vendors on the streets where you can get breakfast style or lunch very cheap, for about $2-3 dollars. Only one major restaurant just south of the hotel, called Sara-Jane. Just past Sara-Jane is a small modern shopping mall, with a decent market, City Vive, for stocking up on food.
If taking a taxi, have the hotel staff arrange of one, and have them give your destination to the taxi driver. They will confirm that the taxi driver knows where you want to go, and confirm the approximate cost for the fare ride.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Macksville, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Stayed for a week mid Sept in a 2 Bedroom with friends,, Very nice units with everything you need . Close to Chong Nonsi Skytrain,,. Unfortunately no restaurant or Bar but plenty of eating places within walking distance,, Reception staff were excellent and could not do enough to help. Nice Place to stay,, Highly recommended.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 30 September 2013

We stayed at 1-bedroom unit for a week in Sept-Oct. We found it to be quite spacious and comfortable for a family of 4. The kitchen is well stocked including a small stove, microwave, electric kettle, toaster and coffee maker. There was even a rice cooker! There was a gourmet market called City Vive within walking distance... Perfect for fresh fruits & bread, wines, cheese and meats, etc. We loved the fact that the housekeeping service was provided every day. We read about others complaining about the service at MVC, but we found everyone to be courteous and helpful. Not only the people in the mgmt office but down to the security people were nice and always ready to assist. The swimming pool and the gym are nicely kept. Would love the water temperature slighter higher in the pool and jacuzzi.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 30 September 2013

Stayed with friends in private pool villa two bedrooms. Rooms are very clean and very well equiped. Everything you need for a long stay in there. Service is good but can be improved a bit... breakfast is not bad but the restaurant is quite small.. due to the rain we had to eat indoor. Many activities. Very good kids club with many games. Area and pool very well maintained and clean and nice design... overall I liked my stay there. Will reccomend to all.

  • Stayed September 2013
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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Great location..beautiful consist in Bangkok. Everything u need in the kitchen to fix a quick breakfast or a full meal if you want...staff is very accommodating..no restaurants or bars...but good ones mess than a block away...

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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NEW PLYMOUTH
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Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

Very nice place, staff are helpfull, hotel close to town and markets.
The room gets cleaned every day, bottled water in fridge is replaced free daily, washing machine and dryer so you dont have to worry about your laundry.
Just down the road is a supermarket, sky rail, resturants, markets.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

I stayed with my wife, 3 kids, and my parents in a 3 bedroom. The bedrooms, bathrooms, and living room were all comfortable and nicely decorated. The master bathroom had one of the large bathtubs I have ever seen. Everything was great.

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Property: The Empire Place Condo
Address: 88 / 170 Narathivas, Bangkok 10120, Thailand (Formerly Marriott's Bangkok Empire Place)
Region: Thailand > Bangkok > Sathorn , Yannawa
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Ranked #28 of 1,187 Speciality Lodging in Bangkok
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Empire Place Condo 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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