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Sleeping in Khaosan

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A travel journal to Bangkok by SeenThat

Khaosan Road Photo, Bangkok, Thailand More Photos
Quote: Khaosan Road is an almost inevitable stop in South East Asia and Thailand. This is the place to buy cheap flights, to get visas and to meet friends; while doing all that, finding a place to sleep is a necessity.

Sleeping in Khaosan

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Khaosan Road Photo, Bangkok, Thailand
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D&D Inn is one of the best deals in Khaosan Road and in Thailand. It is located at the very center of Khaosan and it offers comfortable rooms with everything from air-conditioner, through a swimming pool in the roof and astonishing views of the palace at night. Top Guesthouse belongs to the top end in the category of dirty cheap guesthouses. It is located in a hidden alley midway between Khaosan Road and Soi Damnoen Klang Nua and finding it is a good exercise for newcomers. Baan Sabai has a great name, it may be translated as “Pleasantville;” however, it has very little beyond that. It is located in the road surrounding the temple at the western end of Khaosan Road and offers a reasonable access t...Read More

Viengtai Hotel Near Khao Sarn R

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Hotel | "Viengtai Hotel"

Viengtai Hotel Near Khao Sarn R Photo, Bangkok, Thailand
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Viengtai was the first real hotel in the Khaosan Road area, and even today, its massive building is one of the best choices for a good sleep in this inevitable area of Bangkok. The hotel is located on Thanon Rambuttri, the northern street parallel to Khaosan and offers easy access to all the attractions without surrendering to the backpackers’ motto "cheaper is better."The huge entrance is divided into three parts; the big central lobby is surrounded by a spacious restau...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 3, 2006

Viengtai Hotel Near Khao Sarn R
42 Rambuttri Road
Banglampu, Bangkok, Thailand 10200
66 2 280 5343-45

Buddy Lodge Boutique Hotel

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Hotel | "Buddy Boutique Hotel"

Buddy Lodge Boutique Hotel Photo, Bangkok, Thailand
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When it was opened a few years ago, Buddy became the first up-market place in the entire street; placed nearby the eastern edge of Khaosan Road, it lured backpackers – the main segment of population here - not only with its inexpensive luxury, but also with the help of a small shopping center placed at its polished entrance.There, the Coffee World became the first coffee chain to set a foot in the street, McDonald opened a branch next to it and Buddy’s restaurant above them defined new food standards in the area. The day of my latest visit, a chalk drawn sign charmingly announced "Cha...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 3, 2006

Buddy Lodge Boutique Hotel
265 Khaosan Road
Bangkok, Thailand 10200
66 (2) 629-4477

Siam Oriental Inn

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Siam Oriental Inn Photo, Bangkok, Thailand
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The NameIn a typical Asian move, the Siam Oriental Inn owners chose a name similar to the one used by another hotel in Bangkok. The Oriental (see the entry with that name in my Extreme Hotels in Bangkok journal) is considered to be one of the best hotels in the world while the Siam Oriental Inn hopes to share some of that fame.The HotelThe Siam Oriental Inn is a landmark in the eastern side of ...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on July 2, 2007

Siam Oriental Inn
190 Khaosan Rd.
Bangkok, Thailand 10200
+66 (2) 629-0312

D&D￿

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Hotel | "The D&D Inn"

Lumphini Park Photo, Bangkok, Thailand
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The InstitutionD&D Inn is one of the oldest and best known guesthouses in Khaosan Road. It dates back almost to the days in which the road began its transformation into the backpackers’ world capital.The LocationThe establishment enjoys a fabulous location at the very center of Khaosan Road. The last round of renovations created a direct access from the lobby to the alley separating Khaosan Road from Ratchadamri Avenue, augmenting thus its accessibility even more.The LayoutD&D was from its beginnings one of t...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 11, 2007

D&D￿
68-70 Khao San Rd.
Bangkok, Thailand 10200
(662) 629-0526-8