I have a long list about why not to stay here. So I'll start with the only plus points I can think of, it's close to the Thai embassy, so if you need a visa extension it's close. Secondly the only woman on reception is polite and actually tries to help.
That is it though! The rooms smell, we had to move rooms as the bed had a hole in so the matters fell through, and both rooms smelt like a hamster cage. We started on the first floor, after a 10 hour journey on the night bus with coincidently no sleep we wanted to sleep in the day, but at the back there is a mechanic and parking area for motorbikes, so noisy all day. At night the hold events on the 4th floor so you have to sleep with the tv on to block out the noise. The partys go on to 2 - 4am!! So sleep here is a minimum.
We booked this hotel as it had breakfast included, on the first morning we weren't allowed breakfast, on the second morning they were setting up for a wedding so breakfast was cancelled. After complAining we were ushered to a street vendor to get a dinner dish for breakfast!! And on the third day we actually got breakfast which consisted of cold eggs and rice, and drunk tourists.
There was poor room service. One morning 6 members of the cleaning staff stood at the door and laughed at me for standing in a towel after they had got me out of the shower. When they actually cleaned the room they took the towels and left us with none!
The final straw was the male reception staff who laughed at us every time we left the hotel or entered, and who absolutely ripped us off!!
We booked a buss back to Thailand for 250 baht to take us to Udon Thani. When we got to the bus station the free tuk tuk driver took our tickets showing 250 baht off us, and they were swapped for ones at the office stating 70 baht!!! I was outraged, but out of the hotel so could do nothing. This place is a dump and so is the city. Not worth it unless you want a visa and are In transit. Total hell hole
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