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ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai
Ranked #119 of 896 Hotels in Bangkok
Reviewed 24 December 2012

Being a bit older than many of my 18-21 year old travelling companions that I met along my way this type of place was more my bag. Exactly what you'd expect in a hotel like this including free wifi and an unreal breakfast setup! Staff were unbelievably helpful and well, just, book with confidence.

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled solo
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Viengtai, Manager at ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2012

Dear Valuable Guest,
Thank you for choosing our hotel during your holiday. We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay and were satisfied with our services, especially our scrumptious buffet breakfast.
We hope to welcome you back in the near future.
Sincerely Yours,
The Management

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Reviewed 24 December 2012

Me and my husband stayed at the Viengtai hotel for three night at the start of our holidays
Ihad mixed feeling of staying there, but we were pleased when we saw the hotel and the location .Although we are pensioniers we enjoyed the vibrant surroundings and the street food was really nice.
Also it in walking distance to main attractions,Grand Palace and to get a river taxi to different areas of Bangkok
The hotel staff was really helpfull and the breakfast was to all taste really good.

Room Tip: Rooms at the rear of the hotel are quieter
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  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank becawales
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Viengtai, Manager at ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2012

Dear Chris,
We thank you for choosing our hotel and writing your review. It was a pleasure to be serving you while you enjoyed your holiday in Bangkok. We are happy to learn that you are satisfied with our free WIFI and the buffet breakfast.
We hope to host you once again the next time you return to Bangkok.
Sincerely Yours,
The Management

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Reviewed 20 December 2012

While this hotel is clean, well priced and in a good location near Khao San Road, I had bad experience after bad experience with the ill mannered staff. They are rude and unapologetic in every scenario I encountered, which included being overcharged for room service, being rudely accused of not checking out on the correct date after an intrepid tour and being denied assistance when ordering a metered taxi upon leaving the hotel. I would suggest people think twice about staying here if they would like a welcoming and happy environment when visiting Bangkok.

  • Stayed: December 2012
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Viengtai, Manager at ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2012

Dear Valuable Guest,
First of all, thank you for taking the time to write your review about us and for choosing our hotel. We are extremely concerned to hear about the situation regarding our staff being unhelpful and impolite. We would appreciate your kind assistance to let us know more details of your experience by giving us more specific information. Kindly send the e-mail to us at info@viengtai.co.th
Making our guests feel at home and happy with us has always been our top priority and we will do all we can to maintain and improve our high quality of service.
Thank you
Sincerely Yours,
The Management

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Reviewed 17 December 2012

Unexpectedly good, friendly hotel in a buzzing part of town. Large reception area, good sized, clean rooms. Included buffet breakfast reasonable with freshly cooked eggs available, fresh fruit and the usual breakfast items. Very close to 7 elevens, restaurants and bars plus the river ferry boats. I would use this hotel again.

Room Tip: Front rooms are very noisy from the bars and restaurants altho' hotel does provide earplugs.
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  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank chrisstc53
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Viengtai, Manager at ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2012

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for posting your review. We are pleased to know you enjoyed our buffet breakfast and found our room rates reasonable. Many guests also appreciate our location; it takes only a 10 minute walk from our hotel to the river ferry boats, providing an amazing & unique experience to Bangkok’s visitors.
Thank you for choosing Viengtai Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Kind Regards
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Reviewed 17 December 2012

We stayed at Rambuttri Village inn plaza for most of our trip, and walked past this hotel many times and thought we should book it before our flight home for one night after Phuket, thinking we should spoil ourselves before going home. I'm sorry but Rambuttri sh@ts all over this place. I will never stay here again. The room was tiny, couldn't stand in bathroom because the ceiling was so low, you feel suffocated and just want to avoid the room at all costs. I paid double what Rambuttri was and enjoyed Rambuttri so much more and to think I paid double! I didn't mind the noise from the street because I was out till very late anyway, but the noise from the maids was insane. The pool stinks like a sewer, and is to be avoided at all costs

Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Viengtai, Manager at ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2012

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking time to write your review of our hotel. Indeed, Rambuttri is a lively location with pubs, bars, and restaurants. The festivity and fun on the street unfortunately come with a price – the street noise.

Your comments are helpful & taken into account to improve levels of our client’s satisfaction.

Sincerely Yours,

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Reviewed 16 December 2012

The original reason for booking this hotel was that it's right next door to the Stray Bus tours and we were planning on taking one of those up north (didn't end up doing it, as we had limited time in Thailand and traveling by bus would have meant half the time was in transit, so we flew instead).

The hotel was pleasant enough, nothing too fancy. Staff were helpful with any questions we had, rooms were clean and tidy, if unexceptional, and the location was right in the heart of backpackers land - which is great if that's your thing (it's not mine).

We were on the 5th floor so street noise was not too much bother. The cable television was a bit dodgy and mostly in Thai, which was fine as I wasn't planning on watching it a whole lot. The main down side to the room (and it's not a huge deal) was that the roof in the bathroom was reeeeally low. I'm a little under 6 foot - not short, but not super tall - and my head hit the roof in the shower, so I had to bend my head the whole time and squat if I wanted to get it under the shower head, which was pretty uncomfortable. Also no safe in the room, if that bothers you.

It's also a 15 minute walk to the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha, which is handy. A 10 minute walk will also get you to the ferries, which is a very easy and inexpensive way to get to other parts of town, so convenient in that respect too.

Overall it was a pleasant stay. No reason not to stay there again, but I'd probably investigate other things too. It's hard to say how the price compares - it was around $45 AUD a night for a twin share in a standard room. Probably pretty standard given the location.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled with friends
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1  Thank johannes_luebbers
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Viengtai, Manager at ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2012

Dear Mr. Johannes_Luebbers,

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We take details of your feedback seriously as we constantly strive to improve our services to our guests. Thank you also for commenting on our room. Your information is valuable & has been taken into consideration in our yearly plan to renovate our rooms.

We hope to have another chance to welcome you back in the future.

Kind Regards,

The Hotel Management.

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Reviewed 7 December 2012

I have stayed many times in Khao San Road and it’s very noisy late into the night with many young hotel guests being very noisy on their return. This Hotel is situated in the street behind Khao San Rd and the rooms at the back are lovely and peaceful and you can get a really good night’s rest so you can enjoy all the markets, shops and restaurants all within walking distance. You are spoilt for choice where to eat outside this hotel. All the benefits with none of the noisy night downsides. Rooms are very clean with all the mod cons and my favourite - coffee in the room and a hot powerful shower. I will definitely stay here again the only downside this all comes at a bit of a price at 2000+ plus baht a night.

Room Tip: Must be a room at the back of the hotel and if poss high floor - we stayed on 7th floor.
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  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Bkkmegabob
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Viengtai, Manager at ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2012

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking time to write a review of us. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and were content with our room, service and location. Thank you for choosing Viengtai Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Kind Regards

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Address: 42 Rambuttri Road | Banglampu, Bangkok 10200, Thailand (Formerly Viengtai Hotel)
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Region: Thailand > Bangkok > Banglamphu
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Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #119 of 896 Hotels in Bangkok
Price Range: £52 - £102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai 3.5*
Number of rooms: 215
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ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai offer a place of comfort with its rooms that boast inspiring and upbeat designs on every floor plus all the modern facilities including powerful WIFI to every visitor. A unique way to experience Khaosan and Bangkok right at its heart. ... more   less 
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