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Rainbow Khaosan Hostel and Guesthouse

43 Thanon Chakrabongse | Banglumphu, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Ranked #333 of 597 Specialty Lodging in Bangkok
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

In hindsight there really is nothing wrong with the guesthouse, but for how much you are paying you are definitely receiving a great deal. The rooms are simple; bed and bathroom (the shower is quite good too). The location also gives you an exquisite taste of India in the main reception area, with authentic Indian food being served by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

this restaurant was highly recommended to us. You must Try the samosa....the best I've ever eaten. The staff were fantastic and very friendly and accommodating. Will definitely return! Thanks from Sarnia, Ontario, Canada😀

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The location is perfect if you want to be near Khao San Road. This is a place to stay if you want a private room with private bathroom. Expect the room to be small. I did not like the super duper hard bed so I moved to a different hostel after a night of stay here. Also, the wifi did... More 

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