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“A hidden oasis in the heart of Bangkok”

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Phranakorn-Nornlen Hotel
Ranked #5 of 887 Hotels in Bangkok
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

Phra-Nakorn Norn-Len is a gem of a place to stay. The rooms are full of character and whimsical charm, the staff are friendly and attentive, the food is superb and it is incredibly well located - just a short boat-ride into the heart of old Bangkok. We stayed here as a family and found it to be a perfect haven that we could retire to each night. I can't recommend it highly enough - we will definitely stay here again if we return to Bangkok.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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PhranakornNornlen, Front Office Manager at Phranakorn-Nornlen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2014

Dear '' RecreationalVehicle ''

Thank you very much for your comment
We take care our guests like friends and family , we want to make you feel like your at home ,you can sit or lie down ,get yourself to calm down.Our staff is always available when you are in need of our advice and services. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

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Reviewed 21 May 2014

A quirky little peaceful oasis in a chaotic town. The rooms are small but adequate and very clean . The staff are very sweet and helpful and the breakfasts good. Great value for money. We would definitely go there again.

Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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PhranakornNornlen, Front Office Manager at Phranakorn-Nornlen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2014

Dear '' Zoysh ''

Thank you very much for your comment
we are so glad to hear from you that you have a happy time during stay with us , our staff stand by to help you all the time also we serve a fresh breakfast every morning , feel like you are at home We hope you will visit us again :)

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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Lately, i asked my girlfriend to join the embroidery package class that Phranakorn Nornlen arranged. They provided one night room to stay on top of eveything, class and meals and snacks!.
I have stayed there before and love love love their energy, concept and attitude. The hotel is enough for Bangkokian like me to make a trip to check in and have a quick holiday time. Well, i enjoyed waking up and admire the room wall! that painted and decored with varieties of colors, patterns and story like having little art retreat!.
I enjoyed and admired the hearts that put into making this hotel and this embroidery class made me admired them more. The feeling of making something by my own hand was rewarding, i think, they feel the same -- therefore this hotel is full of heart and soul.
oh! thier iced coffee was my big hit... just said not too sweet !

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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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PhranakornNornlen, Front Office Manager at Phranakorn-Nornlen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2014

Dear " queenym "

Thank you very much for your comments :)
We are happy to hear from you , not only embroidery class but also , we have others workshop that you can select for practicing , cooking class , soap making , soap carving and folding lotus petal . The decoration of the hotel can make you feel like you lost in an old city of Bangkok with the colorful and life style of Thai people , after your long day of tiredness , we have many fresh drink menu for refreshing you , or you can sit at our restaurant on the rooftop for relaxing and see the sun goes down . We hope to see you again
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

The vintage charm and wonderful staff offered a true haven from the heat and bustle that permeate the streets of Bangkok. I booked on a weekend embroidery course that included tuition by kind and patient teachers, delicious meals, amazing waffles and energizing drinks, as well as a stay overnight in one of their uniquely decorated rooms. The husband and wife team, Rose and Oak, have a holistic approach to the courses they run, it’s not only about learning something new but incorporating yourself, and the natural world around you into your craft. It was great value and a total treat from start to finish. I look forward to trying out another course in the future.
Nikki Heather

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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PhranakornNornlen, Front Office Manager at Phranakorn-Nornlen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2014

Dear " Nikki244 "

Thank you so much for your comment :)
We are glad to hear from you that you enjoy with our workshop ( embroidery class) in the class you meet our workshop team , who got many experiences and very kind . Our new menu " waffle" made from fresh ingredients also made day by day , we serve fresh and hot crispy waffle . Our hotel decoration is a Thai vintage style with a colorful and uniquely like and old time of Bangkok
We hope to meet you next time

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Reviewed 12 May 2014

If there was a place I would always always come back to, it is this hotel. It is so special that I am not sure anything can actually describe it and one has to visit to see for themselves. Just starting from the colors everywhere, the rooms so unique, the rooftop garden and bar, the breakfast, the small workshops, the staff. It is not in a touristy center and this is, in my opinion, what really gives it another layer of charm - the restaurants and sights around are really local and one gets to know a different Bangkok from what a touristy areas can offer. It is not far away from the river - 5-10 minutes walk to the pier where the boats stop. Overall, there will be no other place where I would be staying at in Bangkok when I return to this wonderful city.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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PhranakornNornlen, Front Office Manager at Phranakorn-Nornlen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2014

Dear " SmiljkDL "

Thank you so much for your comment
Our hotel is like home , decorating with colorful painting on the wall , guest room , each room is different painting and details . Our breakfast and dinner , we serve with fresh ingredients everyday plus you can chill out on the rooftop with Buddha view , also the hotel is not far from the pier that you can go to the city easily , we hope you will visit us again
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

Fantastic atmosphere, friendly staff who don't get in your way. Unlike most places around the coffee is good and the breakfast is fresh, delicious, no foods get wasted as every person's food is prepared on the spot and on request.
I will wholeheartedly recommend this place to others as the rates are comparable with other hotels in the area but the quality, atmosphere and overall concept are in my opinion unique.
One pretty cool feature is that guests can check out in the morning and still get a shower later in the day if their travel arrangements are in the evening - a total must in such a hot and humid place.
Only negative feedback will be that our room was incredibly hot when the air con wasn't on which meant that 15 minutes after getting back in the day/night we simply couldn't stay in until the air con got a bit of momentum.
All in all, awesome place to stay!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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PhranakornNornlen, Front Office Manager at Phranakorn-Nornlen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2014

Dear " Iva B "

Thank you so much for your comment
We appreciate to hear from you , that you have a nice time in our hotel. We serve fresh breakfast every morning for our guest , make you feel fresh with an energy for the new day , we provide shower room with a clean towel after you check out and back from the trip in Bangkok . We apologize for an air conditioner that doesn't work well , we will try to fix it and thank you so much for let us know the problem

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Reviewed 7 May 2014

Just came back from Bangkok (always hard to leave this amazing city) and from the most amazing guest house i have ever visited. Phranakorn doesnt only feel like a home (with a very caring family) but also a designed one - the devil is in the details and in Phranakorn every detail counts.
Truly amazing - cant wait to get back there

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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PhranakornNornlen, Front Office Manager at Phranakorn-Nornlen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2014

Dear " GuyKe101"

Thank you so much for your comment
Our staff taking care the guests like friend and family , we try to make our guest feel like home during styled with us , our desired make you feel like back in an old time in an old city .
We hope to see you back to visit us again

Have a slow life

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Address: 46 Thewet Soi 1, Krungkaseam Rd. | Bangkhunprom, Phranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok > Banglamphu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Bangkok
#11 Romantic Hotel in Bangkok
#104 Business Hotel in Bangkok
Price Range: £56 - £94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Phranakorn-Nornlen Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dear guests: Please be advised we are not associated with any online travelagents. We only accept reservations via our website and our Facebook fan page Phranakorn-Nornlen Hotel We are a small hotel situated within Phranakorn district ( Old Bangkok), with the concept of slow life, we hope to bring your trip and rest apart from the usual hectic environment. Learning to respect the way of nature and living among real life community are one of experiences you cannot easily find in this rush and bustle world. Here at PN we don't just offer a place to stay, but we offer experience as well. Please booking from our website only. ... more   less 
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