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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
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just wrapping up our 3 night stay at the Focal Local and an amazing way to end off our Thailand trip. Stayed here with our 2 young kids and Karan and the rest of staff totally accommodated us. The rooms are clean and tastefully decorated and don't let the fact that it's slightly away from the city scare you. Thanks!!

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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 to end your holiday in Thailand. It's our pleasure to have you and your lovely family here. Hope you have arrived home well with lots of good memories. We will look forward to seeing you again. Take care :) More

London, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
44 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Down a side street, in a really typical Bangkok neighbourhood, full of small shops & artisans, this is a gem. Good breakfasts, very helpful desk with excellent English & wifi, clean albeit rather small though smart rooms. We stayed on the ground floor and it was fine. Very good acvice where to go etc.. A family run place and we... 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 found our little place and the surroundings as a Gem. It's our pleasure having you here and hope we'll have a chance to serve you again in the future. All the best :) More

Liverpool
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My wife and I travelled round SE Asia and it was nice to have a B&B with such a personal touch. Everyone at the establishment worked really hard to make our stay comfortable and were always there if we needed anything. We got some laundry done as we were away for a while and a full laundry bag cost us... 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 to be a part of your SE Asia trip. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again in the future. Have a safe trip. :) More

New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We loved this family run B&B! Location is in a typical residential road with a variety of small Thai businesses dotted along the street. It is amongst the hustle and bustle of Old Bangkok, expect a significant amount of noise from dogs, traffic and building works however all of this for us added to the authenticity of the location. Also... 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 as well as sharing Focal Local's pictures. It's really valuable to us. We appreciate knowing that you enjoyed your stay here and loved being surrounded by the locals. Hope you've arrived home with memorable experience. Kob Kun Krub :) More

Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I stayed there for two nights. Karan and his receptionist Song made my stay there very memorable. If you stay on the weekend, you may get a chance to meet Karan's charming father, who is an interesting person. They understand hospitality and are more than helpful. It is a bit far away from the centre, but the once daily free... 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. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found that the location was not a problem. Hope we'll have a chance to accommodate you again in the future. All the best :) More

Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Bangkok was my first stop on my SEAsia journey, and Focal Local my first accommodation. It did not disappoint. Handy to the Sky Train so you can get everywhere super-easily, yet away from the hustle and bustle. The room was excellent and the breakfasts sensational. Opt for the Thai breakfasts every time. You're in Thailand – seems silly to ask... 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 were not disappointed and enjoyed your stay with us. We really appreciate your compliment regarding our Thai breakfast. Your review is valuable to us. We'll keep doing good works. Hope we'll have a chance to accommodate you again in the future. Kob Kun Krub :) More

Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Been long time coming... I initially wanted to stay at focal local but it was fully booked for some of the days so Karen was nice enough to lease my brother and i a one bedroom apartment called the hive sathorn for the same price.... Karan provided us the kind of hospitality that one would only dream of while venturing... 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. I am sorry we were fully booked and you did not get a chance to stay at Focal Local. However, I'm glad you appreciate our hospitality as well as your trip in Bangkok. Hope we'll have a chance to accommodate you at Focal Local in the future. Take care :) More

San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Although a bit far from the city center, Focal Local is very close to the BTS and the Chao Praya meaning getting around was easy. It was refreshing to get a local experience in a Bangkok neighborhood. We stayed a total of 6 nights on three separate occasions, as it was our jumping off place for excursions elsewhere in Southeast... 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. It's our pleasure having both of you here. We really appreciate knowing that you enjoyed your stay here as well as the surrounding local experience. Hope we've made another Bangkok trip of yours memorable. We'll look forward to serving you again. Take care :) More

Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My partner and I stayed here for a few nights during January 2014 (apologies for the delayed review). It's on a fairly quiet narrow side street - but you do get tuk-tuks whizzing past. I really really enjoyed staying here. We wanted a proper experience of Thailand during our travels, and am really glad we scouted out this place. It's... 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. It is never too late, we really appreciate it. We are glad you liked everything about Focal Local. your encouragement keeps up moving forward. Hope we'll have a chance to accommodate you again in the future. All the best :) More

Red Deer, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We spent a month and a half travelling Southeast Asia this winter and stayed at this hotel on 3 separate occasions in 3 different rooms, we also brought my sister and her boyfriend along for a couple nights as they met up with us in Thailand for a bit. This was our second trip to Thailand within the last two... More

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

Thank you very very much for staying with us many times as well as the booking for your sister. We're glad you were not disappointed and really enjoyed your stay with us. Also thank you so much for the review with nice details regarding the rooms and everything, including small little things like beer in the fridge and water stain... More

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