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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Charan Sanit Wong Rd Soi 40 | Pinklao, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
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Ranked #263 of 590 Specialty Lodging in Bangkok
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must place to stay whenever you are in Bangkok. It is not the cleanest hostel but satisfactory! That hostel have bar that can open most of the time, sometimes all day and night and its very convenient when you want to drink beers at anytime because Thailand's laws prohibit serving alcohol from major stores like 7 &... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here because we were recommended to by a friend, so we knew what we were getting into, a cheap, artistic, creative hostel that has great staff. This is what we wanted so we found this place instead of the usual Khao San road malarkey. We arrived at 6am and spent 3 hours talking to the staff (we were... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

the Overstay may not be a glamorous boutique hotel but it certainly boasts a creative, laid back atmosphere inspirational for artists and musicians. Almost every surface is covered in paintings and there are instruments, a gym and a pool table not to mention friendly staff behind the bar.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I was in this hostel last year.. 2013, 1 night and for the price was a good hostel for me and my friend.. we paid 150 bath per night.. I come back in 2014 and the place was not the same place... We paid 350!!! Bath for one room whitout fan, no matress, I tell the guy in thereception please... More 

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Yuval S, Owner at The Overstay, responded to this review

Hi Diego When you came two years ago i was working 18 hours a day (by the way my name is yuval not owen) and still losing money because i was giving too cheap price to people. Thats something you can do for a while but not for the end of my life . Now why the price went up... More 

National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I stayed here at my first night in Bangkok and it was a terrible experience. No sockets were working in the room. The room had about 20 beds yet no lockers. You should only go here if you're a hippie who doesn't care for cleanliness and safety at all.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This place is dark, humid and full of flies. I'm not usually one to complain, but if you are looking for a place to sleep - you will not find it here. A band started playing 02.00 at night (sounded like bad karaoke) and at 03.30 I was completely exhausted. As the rooms are just above the club and the... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

If you're in Thailand to experience the culture and see something new, then stay somewhere else. The Overstay is filled with Europeans looking to party and get wasted. The rooms are cheap for a reason, so expect a low level of hygiene and comfort.

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The stuff was friendly. If you like party and kittens, you should choose this hostel. If you don´t like hippie style or party, you should find some other place to stay.I stayed in 16 bed dormitory room. It wasn´t bad, but It was always full. It´s better to get a lower berth.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

When I first came to the Overstay I was backpacking for 8 or 9 month through Asia and I was tiered of moving on, didnt wanted to go back to europa either. I felt like being home right away and i was amazed by all the people staying here and the bound that was created. Being an alternativ place i... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I had a such an amazing and alternative time here! It was the realest hostel experience I have ever had. Artists, music, atmosphere and spirit.... I will never forget this place!! Its NOT a place for everyone, it's for everyone else.

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Address: Charan Sanit Wong Rd Soi 40 | Pinklao, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Bangkok
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Overstay 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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