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Rainbow Khaosan Hostel and Guesthouse

43 Thanon Chakrabongse | Banglumphu, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Rainbow Khaosan Hostel and Guesthouse
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Ranked #345 of 608 Specialty Lodging in Bangkok
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in Bangkok for 4 nights and booked the lowest cost hostel there was. We saw the bad reviews but ignored it because of how cheap it was, which was a mistake. Upon arrival all seemed ok, the restaurant is pleasant but that's where it ends. We were given a key to our room (the lock didn't work but luckily... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there the first night I arrived in Bangkok. It's very close to Khao San Road but you don't get disturbed by the noise at all. The room I stayed in (single bed, private bathroom) had no windows but the fan did just fine. All the staff are super friendly and helpful and definitely have a meal in the indian... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent one night here after arriving In Bangkok on my last visit after dark. I stayed in a very basic room with just a bed on the first floor with no window. The Guesthouse is located just at the end of Khao San Road but just far away enough not to be disturbed by noise of the late night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rainbow was the first place that myself and 2 friends stayed on our travels. We found Bangkok slightly daunting as it was our first destination and very busy! However as soon as we got into Rainbow we instantly felt relaxed and safe. The staff are all lovely and make every customer their priority. We had a 3 bed private room,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't stay here. Very simple. There are so many other places that are much nicer for the same price. Not even sure where to start: - 'deluxe double room' was a tiny box with no windows and barely fit the bed. - overwhelming smell of sewers takes over the whole place. Not pleasant. - 'en suite' was standing over the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

+ = big room, fast Wi-Fi, semi-hot shower, friendly staff, perfect location if you want to be close to Khao San Road and good food in the restaurant - = the mattress is hard as hell, awful smell coming out of the shower drain, rooms need some refurbishing and no windows

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Not the cleanest hotel, stains on sheets and mould, a hole in our wall and the bathroom door did not shut. Has ensuite bathroom and wifi, very cheap to stay here so do not expect much, perfectly adequate for budget backpackers. Staff are friendly and considering it is very close to khao sahn it's pretty quiet.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

this place includes your very own lizard on the wall of many rooms and hot and cold running cockroaches. Lot's of better places in the area to stay for a few more bhat. It's cheap but you get what you pay for and why travel all the way to Thailand and be uncomfortable

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights in the deluxe double room. There was no window and the bed was honestly terrible. Sleeping on the floor would have been better, because the bed was as hard as the floor although the bed was uneven and not as flat as the floor. They did not come to clean or even just to empty... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

If you're on a budget and wanting to stay close to kho San road this is a do able place! I mean bed was a rock and had a weird smell but the staff were very nice and did what they could to help! Close to food shopping activities! Also the Indian restaurant below is amazing!

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