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Rainbow Khaosan Hostel and Guesthouse

43 Thanon Chakrabongse | Banglumphu, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Ranked #228 of 443 Specialty lodging in Bangkok
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Up until recently I have always stayed at the Shangri-La Bangkok and found it be adequate in terms of its comfort and affordability. On my most recent trip to Bangkok to join in the mid-April peasant bathing ritual on Khao San road, I opted to choose Rainbow Khaosan Hostel because of its proven track record and strong reputation. I was... More

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england
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at rainbow guest house, they didn't know we where coming after i booked off hostel bookers 4 days before. We where given a key for a double "delux" with aircon in room 104, the room was damp the smell of damp and it effecting my chest, the aircon didn't work, the bed was hard and leather with one... More

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New Delhi, India
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36 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are beach serenity lovers and then there are testosterone raged adoloscent backpackers - if you are the latter, you are also probably on a tight budget. This is the place for you then. The rooms are tiny, hygiene is not on the top 10 list of priorities and there is music around on a 24/7 basis - but you... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in a dorm for 4 nights, 200 baht a night. The organisation was one big chaos, they told us to come back every morning to check if we could stay another night. I think the showers people is the only cleaning the bathrooms get. The beds were hard and noisy but the dorm could be locked with a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's no doubt about the location. Right at the end of khao San road. If you're a light sleeper don't bother as the music was raging until 5 am. Didn't bother me too much, it was only 8 dollars for the night. But there are better options for that price, also rooms smelt horrible.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Went here to sample a curry for first time in Thailand. As a Brit my standards are high admittedly. The portion was small and for a vindaloo it was very mild. I also got a chapatti which was very small. Disappointed and for 200 baht expected more. The service was the only saving grace. Won't go back. :-(

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We only had to stay here for one night!! But oh my god. We have stayed in some places before but this one takes the biscuit! It was only 300 baht but it was so badly maintained. We stayed in a double room that was covered in graffiti. And looked like a drug den. There was a strong offending smell... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We knew before staying here that this wasn't going to be a 5* hostel. We payed £4.50 a night so couldn't expect anything amazing! It did seem like we had the worst room in the guest house though! As you walked into the room the door wouldn't open fully because the bed was in the way - the double bed... More

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Stralsund, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The Hostel is really nice located, just at one end of Khaosan Road, but that's already the only selling point. The rooms a small, stuffy and smell like a wet tower, that you've left in a plastic bag for two weeks. There is mold everywhere in the bathroom and the air con was around 200 years old and leaking. We... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Stayed here on 2 different occasions, first time we had an inside room with no window. The room had aircon which worked well. The beds we so hard! Like planks of wood, and the walls are really thin so could hear everything. The shower was good, it got warm but hot, but the weather was so hot we didn't mind.... More

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Additional Information about Rainbow Khaosan Hostel and Guesthouse

Also Known As:
Rainbow Khaosan Hostel And Guesthouse Hotel Bangkok
Rainbow Khaosan Hostel And Guesthouse Hotel
Address: 43 Thanon Chakrabongse | Banglumphu, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Bangkok
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #228 of 443 Specialty lodging in Bangkok
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rainbow hostel in Bangkok provides budget rooms in the Khaosan Road area. We have more than 30 aircon dorm beds. All our dorm beds are aircon. We also offer some double and singled private rooms. Free wifi throughout the building. ... more   less 
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