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FX Hotel Metrolink Makkasan
Ranked #228 of 862 Hotels in Bangkok
Venice, Italy
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“Good value for money!”
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Location is convenience, just a few steps from MRT. Only few steps you can also reach airport link (only 45baht and 30min to take you to the airport departure gates).
We booked two standard rooms and they upgraded us for free to deluxe rooms. THANK YOU !!!
We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Quezon City, Philippines
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Stayed here for two nights. Access card I used was messed up. Barely worked in the elevator but I asked for a replacement which they obliged. Bed is comfortable.

Decent buffet breakfast. Not many choices but still your tummy would thank you for it. Dining area gets easily crowded starting at around 7am specially when a large group of travelers are also booked there.

Taxi drivers don't seem to know where this hotel is exactly. Very near MRT Phetchaburi and Makkasar ARL so it is convenient for commuters.

Wi-fi worked well inside my room. Not enough channels to watch on TV but there are English ones anyway.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

An ideal little hotel if your new to Bangkok. A little hard to find the first time as it's off the main street but after that it's okay. Really handy for links to the railway so it's easy to get to a number if areas and the airport. Staff are really friendly and welcoming and breakfast was a good quality. Rooms are basic but have a really modern finish to them.

Stayed July 2014
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Reviewed 28 June 2014 via mobile

Unico premier is a fab hotel! Stayed here for 10 days while exploring Bangkok and was really impressed. The rooms are lovely and clean and fresh with air conditioning throughout the hotel and your own control in your room. The room I stayed in had a lovely view of the city however are friends room was just a brick wall so views are not always guaranteed. The beds are also very big and very comfy! On arrival staff are very welcoming and friendly and throughout my stay they have continued this. There is a rooftop with a small pool which is lovely when you want to relax and cool down! The hotel is also situated right next to the mrt station meaning it is extremely easy to travel to different areas of Bangkok. There is a menu with a different variety of room service meals including Thai dishes and also international dishes this food is very nice! To call room device you have to dial 170 on the phone provided in your room. There is also a small restaurant downstairs near reception where you can order food this menu has many more things than the room service menu and the food is delicious along with very friendly and happy waiters! Overall I have enjoyed my trip here in Bangkok and unico premier has made it very enjoyable!! Would recommend.

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 June 2014

We have stayed in this hotel on 3 occasions and it serves the purpose for an overnight stop on the airport rail link route as Makkasan is only about 15 minutes from the airport and far enough away that your sleep isn’t disturbed by the noise of planes. It’s also only one stop on the metro to Sukhumvit.

That’s the good part and my main reason for returning to this hotel, although on our last visit we were upgraded to a deluxe room although we only booked a standard room. The difference between a deluxe and a standard room is that the deluxe is slightly bigger in size.

The hotel over the last few years has starting to look a little worn, with the furniture looking in need of refurbishment. In our room the chair was stained and we noticed all of the bar stools in the restaurant had damage to the seat. The room was relatively clean, however the bedside tables had sticky marks on them.

The hotel normally has a kettle with a supply of tea/coffee and cups but in our room this was missing and I had to go in search of a housekeeper to get the cups and coffee supplies replenished.

Our room was immediately behind the lift and I thought our sleep would be disturbed by people using the lift but that wasn’t the case.

My main disappointment with this hotel was because they advertise a fitness centre, swim spa, Jacuzzi and pool bar. The fitness centre consists of a cross trainer, walking machine and a set of weights, the swim spa is actually a Jacuzzi, but it has not been operational for at least 6 months that I am aware of. The controls are broken, it is left dirty and when we were there leaves were floating on the surface and there was dirt on the bottom. There are lockers but they are all locked although there weren’t any guests using the pool area and the sun loungers and mattresses are left to get soaked with rain and unusable. There is nowhere to get changed unless you were to use the small toilet cubicle and neither are there any towels. When we stayed at this hotel in December 2013, the 7th floor was being refurbished and resembled a building site and the Jacuzzi was broken then, 6 months later in June 2014 the refurbishment appears to be complete but the area still looks like a building site. The hotel shouldn’t advertise that they have a pool if they are not prepared to maintain it. I mentioned the fact that the Jacuzzi was broken to the receptionist and she said she would mention it to maintenance as if it had only broken that day – judging by the condition it had not been operational for a long time!

Breakfast was adequate, they appear to cater for South East Asians more so than Westerners but there is cereal available, fruit and toast and they are happy to cook fried eggs for you if want, so you won’t go hungry.

I noticed that there’s another hotel (Link Makkasan) around the corner that has recently opened (above the 7Eleven), I think next time we might give that a try as they appear to have some very reasonably priced rooms and whilst they don’t have a pool, they have what appears to be a nice garden area.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

Good location next to the metro station and airport railway link. Although there isn't a great deal of bars or restaurants within walking distance of the hotel.
Staff were fine, the room and bathroom was lovely. We didn't include breakfast so I can't vouch for the food here.
The only down side was we checked out at 2pm but our flight home wasn't until 1am the next morning. I asked if we could use the pool for the day, but was disappointed to find out we weren't allowed. After we'd stayed there for 2 nights it would have been nice of them to let us stay by the pool for a few hours on our last day. Other than that I have no complaints.

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

This is our third stay at the Metrolink.

We chose the hotel based on it's location just a few minutes walk from the airport rail link. It's so close if you take the wrong exit you end up kicking yourself as it doubles the walk! The City Line train takes about 25 minutes from airport and costs just 35B, the Express train is marginally quicker but barely worth the extra cash.

With a MRT stop right in front of the hotel you can get just about anywhere in Bangkok with a easy connection to the Skytrain just one stop away.

Nightlife is just 1 stop on the MRT (16B) or a 15 minute walk.

The rooms are plain and simple but more than adequate for a night or two and for around £25 a night (including breakfast) you would be hard pushed to find a better value for money with a similar location.

Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: FX Hotel Metrolink Makkasan
Address: 57 Asoke - Dindaeng Rd. | Makkasan, Bangkok 10310, Thailand (Formerly Unico Premier MetroLink)
Region: Thailand > Bangkok
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #228 of 862 Hotels in Bangkok
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — FX Hotel Metrolink Makkasan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 90
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This delightful 90 Room Boutique Hotel, managed by Furama International , is located in the heart of the city, yet is just 15 minutes by train from Suvarnabhumi Airport, thanks to it's ideal location adjacent to the Makkasan Airport Link Terminal. The award winning design features modern, minimalistic decor while providing full amenities for a comfortable stay. Metro Cafe offers chic and casual all day dining. The meeting room can accomodate upto 50 pax and comes fully equipped. Business and leisure travelers will appreciate the ease of travel within the city with the MRT Phetburi station (Exit 3) located in front of the hotel. All rooms feature an ensuite bathroom, LCD flat TV, personal safe, minibar and tea/coffee making facilities. Unwind at the Rooftop Swimspa Jacuzzi Pool or workout at the Fitness Center. FX Hotel Metrolink Makkasan is well worth a visit ... more   less 
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