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Bamboo Guesthouse

Soi Wat Sangwet Thanon Phra Athit Banglamphoo, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Bamboo Guesthouse
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Astana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is always a lovely place to stay in Bangkok. It's in a quiet Soi near the river, and just far enough away from craziness of Khao San Road to be peaceful. The guesthouse is a converted traditional Thai house and the family that runs it has lived there for several generations. You can still see the odd picture and... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I've been staying this family run guesthouse more than 10 years. If you are not looking luxury strongly recommend this guesthouse. Great location near the Chao Praya river. 3 mins walking distence from pier. Less than bus stop. Affordable prices when you compare others around.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed here as it was cheap and recommended. From the moment we got there to leaving we never felt welcome in the place. It was perfectly clean and tidy and of you want any simple help or advise for the area don't bother asking. We even had a tour booked and when the collection was 30 mins late we... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

All you hear about this place is relatively accurate, except I think I have figured out the terrible discontent with which the Individual who runs this wonderfully located, spacious, and fair priced rooms in this most intriguing place...you will notice a black and white picture of an old lady near on top of the fridges, just look at her closely,... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Stayed many times in this guesthouse, because it's pretty well located. Close to Kaohsan Road but in a quite Soi ! To mention would be the Safety because of a kind of jail metallic front door. DON'T FORGET YOUR KEY IN THE NIGHT, BECAUSE AFTER 8 PM, THE OWNER WILL" IN NO WAY" RESPOND ANY MORE ON THE BELL !!... More 

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Melbourne
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I have stayed in bamboo several time over the past 5 years. As a couple and (f) single. I always returned inspite of the grumpy owners because the price is good for te location, rooms are spacious, It has a common area, drinks are cheap and so on. Unfortunately, I cant recommend the place if you arrive late and rely... More 

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Urumqi, China
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

i cannot say much against the guesthouse itself as it is clean, quiet and cheap as well. But i have never been feeling welcome as a guest here. Its almost that you feel guilty to be there. The owner does cooking classes and she has been around the world. But apparently she hasnt learned that much about socializing with other... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Yes, the owner is 'eccentric', i.e., not exactly gregarious. But what's that matter if you're looking for a good place to sleep and chill. Rooms are great and spacious. Place is kept quiet most of the time. Far enough away from Khao San to enjoy atmosphere of local lifestyle. Access to everything you need. Reasonable prices. And it's situated in... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Having known the place from 10 years ago as well locaded, affordable, quit and clean we were badly disappointed this time. Not only was the owner more than unfriendly and not willing to support with an easy phone call when we were waiting for the pick up to Cambodia. When we returned from the tour, having deposited our baggage, he... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

If after all previous reviews you still brave enough to go there, be ready to get in a kind of freaky family. The owner is a main gem who influences everybody else, it seems that some guests stay here forever. He will never greet you, talk to you or give you a smile in this land of smiles. Yes, that's... More 

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