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“Nice enough but far away from city centre” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of The City@Fifty Hostel

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The City@Fifty Hostel
Ranked #679 of 1,128 Speciality Lodging in Bangkok
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“Nice enough but far away from city centre”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2012

The main problem with this hotel is its location. It is a 20/30 minute walk from the station which in the heat if you have bags is pretty far so a better option is a motorbike-taxi ride. The metro station is itself is maybe 8 or 9 stops from the centre of Bangkok. The hotel provides a golf buggy lift oneway to the station for an hour or two (can't quite remember) in the morning and also in the afternoon, otherwise you need to walk to the station as there are no motorbike taxis waiting at the hotel (unsure whether they could call some for you). Taxis are a little reluctant to go out there from the centre as well. One morning we were there the buggy was not available which was irritating.

Apart from that it is a nice place. We paid for a triple room, with the assumption that the odds were the remaining bed would remain empty. Very clean room, clean shared toilets and showers. TV area in reception where you can watch dvds. Staff pretty friendly and helpful. If we went back to Bangkok though, we would probably stay somewhere more convenient for trips to the centre as I don't think it is cheap enough to warrant the "commute".

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about The City@Fifty Hostel

Property: The City@Fifty Hostel
Address: 1150/11 Soi Sukhumvit 50, Soi RoemCharoen , Premruethai Village Soi 6 | Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand (Formerly Madee Hostel)
Region: Thailand > Bangkok
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #679 of 1,128 Speciality Lodging in Bangkok
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Madee is residential place designed in a modern style for backpackers and budget travelers. ... more   less 
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