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Penguin House

27/23 Soi Sribumpen, YenAkat Road Thungmahamek | Sathorn, Bangkok, Thailand
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Ranked #147 of 608 Specialty Lodging in Bangkok
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is not really a hotel. It is more like a serviced apartment / upscale Guesthouse. I went there first on my first backpacking trip through asia in 2008. I decided to spend my last days in Penguin house, because I had some money left (I used to stay in dirt cheap places before that) In 2014 I came back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I've stayed at Penguin House on several occasions. Rooms are comfortable and very clean. There is a daily maid service. The man at the desk is always very helpful if you ask otherwise a quiet but friendly man. Speaks excellent English. There is now a café on the patio of Penguin House called "Flow". Run by a very nice guy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The rooms are large and come with a large fridge. Has free wifi internet. Aircon works well and is quiet. The area around is very busy traffic wise in peak periods. Plenty of great eateries around. Close walk to Lumpinee MRT The gentleman at reception is very helpful and is simply a quiet man who can be quite friendly. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Good located, clean, and cheap. Room had enought space, AC, TV and huge fridge, The bad thing is that the bar is working from midday till 8 PM. So if you wake up in mornining there is no way to drink cafe or have a brekfast. Closed in sundays. But the street around is realy full with bars and restaurants... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

Stayed here many times and it's a cent place in it's category. Getting a little tired but it basic and very clean. Great for Budget Range

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Penguin House is a fantastic little place to stay on Soi Sribumpen. My partner and I took the "Deluxe" double room, and considering the price, we were amazed at the results: a huge room, sparsely but tastefully furnished, complete with a large window, two chairs, and even a full-sized fridge. We peeked into the other 'regular' rooms, and although they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

very clean place, in a good and quiet area, not far from the Lumphini station (8minutes by walk) with a lot of7/11 nearby. The owner seems quite detached, but in reality is very kind, it is just suffcient to ask and he will try to give you all the help you need!the rooms are large, with fridge and air condi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2011

I actually stayed here by accident when the hotel I had booked into had completely lost my booking and had to move me around in order to get me accommodated! The price was very good (I paid about 900 baht - although I am unsure if any discount was applied owing to the mess up with my original hotel). The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

Nice place with nice rooms, well serviced by local restaurants and massage parlour. Taxi ride 80baht to Silom, 400 Inc highway from airport. Terribly miserable front desk attendant-have stayed s number of times and he rarely has a good day! A smile would suffice. Can find more central and same standard for same/little more money.

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