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Fortville Guesthouse

2.0 of 5
9 Phrasumen Rd. | Pom Phrasumen (Phrasumen Fort), Phranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Ranked #146 of 464 Bangkok B&B and Inns
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Fortville for one night since the place we stayed the previous night was fully booked for the next night. The staff were friendly but they don't speak very good english. When we opened the door to our room the smell of mold was like a slap in the face. Probably because of the guesthouse's bunker-like space the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Fortville Guesthouse for two nights in a Superior Double and one night in a Standard Double. We arrived in Bangkok with no booking and after having some trouble in finding a room in nearby guesthouses, decided to pay a little bit extra than we normally would and stay at Fortville. The first room we had was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With respect to previous reviews with top ratings this guesthouse is far too expensive. The rooms are dark and small. Bare concrete walls, floor and ceilings remind me of a prison cell. Clean bathroom albeit a large cockcroach staring at me when I took a shower. No breakfast makes it a bad bet. Checked out the next day and went... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good location close to Bangkok's main touristic attractions, that we have reached by foot after a pleasant walk along the river. The hotel is of a good quality price, with a minimalist and elegant decoration in the rooms. Do not miss the rooftop upstairs !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Good location, a few blocks from Khao San Road. Helpful staff to help book train tickets. Clean rooms, very minimalist with concrete floors and walls but just fine! Easy to get to river ferry. Overall good place with wicked old school lift!

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Muttenz, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I stayed there for four nights. We did a reservation and as we came by night bus they let us drop our luggage and relax until 10am to check-in (usually check-in time is at 2pm). The check-in went smoothly. The room was tiny, it was pretty much a bed and a good bathroom (hot water, spacious, free soap and shampoo,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Hotel staff were great. I bought a phone and it was all in Thai script but the receptionist figured out how to switch it to English. The rooms were good for the cheap rate. Beds are a little stiff, no a/c, and small rooms, but they were clean. Just an fyi, a taxi to this hotel from either airport should... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I wanted to stay hire while visiting Bangkok, but I canceled my reservation after I have seen the room. The room was right next to the elevator and really noisy and the floor and the toilets were really noisy. The manager was not comprehensive, I had to pay one night for canceling.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The rooms are really great, and the staff is super helpful. I got my reservation mixed up, and they helped me anyway, no problem. Location is good too, charming neighborhood and 5 min walk from Khao San Road. However, the rooftop terrasse is a party place until 1 am, and the noise kept me awake every night. I tried going... More 

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Nyon, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

i made a booking through the hotels website 2 weeks before out stay. Upon arrival we were told that the people in our room had not checked out and had gone out for the day, so they didn't have a room for us. Ok so double bookings may happen but they could have emailed us earlier in the day to... More 

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