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Focal Local Bed and Breakfast

279-283 Soi Charoennakorn 28 | Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars NEW

When we first arrived, owner/manager Karan, greeted us with a warm smile and assisted checking us into the hotel. He took the time to give us suggestions and advice on things to do in Bangkok as well as the best ways to get around town. We were unsure about staying there since we didn't know how far it was from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I ended up staying at Focal Local based on TA when we incurred extra travel costs and needed to cut down on hotel costs but what a winner winner it turned out to be. The location isn't the best but it's not terrible. Millions of Tuk Tuks and Taxi's and they offer a free ride to the... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was totally cute and the staff was really wonderful. They even let us shower at their house next door after we had already checked out. But the location just wasn't great. It was nice to see another side of Bangkok, but there's really not much around there. We couldn't find a good meal, nor was it close to... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Focal Local. We're glad you still enjoyed your stay with us, even though our location is not close to tourist attractions. It's our pleasure having you here. All the best :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice place to stay. It's this little quaint hotel but is managed by very kind and competent staff. They speak good English for Thai standards. They are very accommodating and patient in teaching us how to get around the city. The rooms are very good, well design, and comfortable. The comfort room is also pleasant and well designed.... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Focal Local for your holiday in Bangkok. We're glad you enjoyed your stay here and found that being away from the city centre is not a problem. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again in the future. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Focal Local during our first ever visit to Bangkok and had a great experience. The staff was incredibly helpful and the Thai breakfast was delicious. It was nice to be close to a BTS station and the river taxis. We definitely would stay here again!

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing Focal Local for your very first time in Bangkok. It's our pleasure having you here. We will look forward to seeing you again. All the best :) More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Everyone at Focal Local is there to help you and make your stay comfortable, easy and pleasant. They go out of their way to help and give you detailed recommendations for your travels in and around Bangkok. The guest house and room (we had the Sea Breeze room) was on par with a 4 to 5 star hotel. The price... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Your compliment is a great engine to keep us going. We appreciate knowing that you enjoyed everything at Focal Local. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again in the future. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This hostel is just great! We are so happy we have booked with them. Yeah, it's a little out of town but you are at all the main attraction within a enjoyable boat ride of 20 minutes. Not only is the hotel worth every cent (the room was very clean and spacious enough, the breakfast was incredibly delicious if you... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Focal Local. We're glad we did not disappoint you and you had a great time here. Hopefully you've arrived home with memorable experience. We will look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights. This small hotel is located in a local neighbourhood with few tourists. This is the place for those who like to experience the lifestyle of the local people. We stayed on the ground floor in the "Yesteryear" room. The room was nice and comfortable although there were noise from passing traffic especially during the day... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review with lots of useful information for other travellers. We're glad you enjoyed your stay here and loved the local atmosphere. We're moving to the new bulding in April 2015 with more spaces and trees. Hope we'll have a chance to serve you again in the future. All the best :) More 

San Francisco, California
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is perfect. Wonderful and thoughtful touches throughout. Bed was really comfortable. Room was quiet. The most impressive thing was how kind and helpful the staff were. They were wonderful in every way. Karan especially was great. We had mixed up our arrival date and originally got a no-show fee charged. We wrote to Karan and he was able... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Focal Local. Even thoguh you booked the wrong dates, we're glad you made the new booking with us and not booked anywhere else. We're very happy to know that you had a great time here. Hope you had a wonderful New Year celebration in Sukhothai. We look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun... More 

Gatineau, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were incredibly impressed by how helpful the staff was, and all the small attentions that made our stay more enjoyable. The room was a delight as well. In the heart of a more residential area, but still with a lot of restaurant options, we really enjoyed getting to know Bangkok away from the crowds. The canal ferry and BTS... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Focal Local. We appreciate knowing that you enjoyed your stay here. We do apologise for the street noise that might have bothered you. We are moving to the new building which is located away from street noise in April 2015. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again in the future. All... More 

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Address: 279-283 Soi Charoennakorn 28 | Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Bangkok > Sarn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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