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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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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Frankfurt
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Austin, TX
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Focal Local is located on a side street off the main road in a typical Bangkok neighborhood (kind of like you are living like a local). It is nice and comfortable, certainly a great place to come back to after a day and night out in the craziness that is Bangkok. Given its location, it is not perfectly quiet, but... More 

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

Thank you very much for staying with us. It's our pleasure having you here. We're glad you had a good time and enjoyed living like a local. We will keep up good works and look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We spent our first three nights in Thailand, Bangkok at Focal Local. We were welcomed with a very friendly hello and delicious, refreshing complimentary drinks which we appreciated after our walk from the train station. You can take a tuk tuk (barter to 40baht, they generally ask for 50) but we chose to walk. The room was very comfortable, clean... 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 your first stop in Thailand. We are glad you were not disappointed and enjoyed your stay with us. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again. Have a pleasant trip. :) More 

Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Nested in a local neighbourhood with sufficient amenities, you can see, hear and feel how the locals lead their everyday life. Walking distance to Krung Thon Buri Sky train (or a single free tuk tuk ride), you are very near to the Chao Phraya and not too far from Siam central station. Stayed four nights, had 4 different, delicious and... 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 though you have been to Bangkok many times, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed staying on this side of the city. It's our pleasure to have you here and we will look forward to accommodating you again at the New Focal Local. Take care :) More 

Wollongong, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights and was just what we were after. Rooms weren't the biggest but had everything you needed for a comfortable stay with their nicely themed rooms. A free daily tuk-tuk to the sky rail made getting into the main areas a breeze and the staff (especially Karan) were extremely friendly and helpful. The custom... More 

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

Thank you very much for your lovely review. It's our pleasure to be a part of your holiday and we're glad you enjoyed staying with us. Hope we'll have a chance to accommodate you again in the future. All the best :) 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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