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Focal Local Bed and Breakfast

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289 Soi Charoennakorn 28 | Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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San Diego, California
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Focal Local is better than all the great reviews indicate. It's a lovely and comfortable place with extremely strong A/C (much needed in June), but what you've read so far about the staff doesn't really do them justice. Karan and the rest of the staff go so far above and beyond to make sure their guests have everything they need,... 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. We really appreciate hearing that you enjoyed your stay with us and found that our location is not a problem for getting around Bangkok. We're glad to be a part of your trip in Thailand and hopefully we'll have a chance to serve you again in the future. kob Kun Krub :) More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is my first time to stay at BnB. Although reading through all reviews on TA made my expectation pretty high, Focal Local did not disappoint me and it even exceeded my expectation and set a pretty high standard! Firstly they reply really fast! I told Karan that my mom has diabetes and hoped they could provide some food that... More 

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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. We're glad you and your mother were not disappointed and enjoyed your stay with us. Also thanks for sharing the pictures. It would help other travelers know how much you enjoyed our breakfasts. :) We will look forward to seeing you again and let you experience some other themed rooms. Until then,... More 

Quezon City, Philippines
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

I loveeee Focal Local! The new building offers spacious and beautiful rooms and the same incredible hospitality. Like before, I felt like at home! It's pretty accessible to malls and popular attractions by BTS or ferry, which I love because we can better understand a city using its public transportation system. And Focal Local gives a free tuktuk ride to... More 

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

Thank you so much for staying with us again and for inviting your friends too. It's our pleasure having you here and we're glad you all had a good time at the New Focal Local. Please take Focal Local as your home in Bangkok. You're always welcome. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

Carnarvon
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stayed here three nights in March, (two oldies and two 30+ daughters) staff excellent, spoke good English. Perhaps a little out of the way for some, but for we "locals', it was great. 5 min walk to great local morning markets and 10 mins walk to local night markets, both with some great street food. The unexpected free tuk tuk... 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. We really appreciate being a very first B&B that you have stayed. We're glad you enjoyed being in the local neighborhood and enjoyed all the details we offered. We will keep up our good works at the new building and will be looking forward to serving you all again. Kob Kun Krub... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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

Thank you so much for choosing Focal Local for your first trip in Bangkok. It's our pleasure having both of you here. Your review is truly valuable to us. We will definitely keep up good works and will look forward to welcoming you again. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

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95 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

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

Thank you so much for choosing Focal Local for your stay. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found that getting around Bangkok from Focal Local is not a problem. Hope you've arrived home with all good memories from Thailand trip. We will look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

Atlanta
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57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

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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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 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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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

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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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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