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U-Baan Guesthouse

961 Soi Rat Ruam Charoen | Via Soi KrungThonburi 1 Klongsan., Bangkok 10600, Thailand
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Ranked #28 of 535 Specialty lodging in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic stay. Really good atmosphere in hostel and Joy is amazing. She has so much knowledge about Bangkok and offers good advice. The area is quiet and away from the tourists. Good food locally - a real plus. Will definitely stay with her again on any return trip to Bangkok.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and a friend were backpacking around thailand and stayed here on two occasions at the beginning and end of our trip and i have to say it was one of the most friendly and hospitable places we had been overall. Joy was so helpful with any queries we had and is a wealth of knowledge about what to see/avoid... More

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Joy is a really nice owner, always helpful and chatty. The hostel is pretty far out of the centre but in a really nice non tourist neighborhood with good food. If you dont mind not being in the party place this is a great hostel (very close to the BTS). The bathroom was a bit small and beds are really... More

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Excellent guesthouse with an excellent and fun loving owner... Joy is an excellent host who is helpful and nice! She is always helpful and chatty! If I am ever in Bangkok again, I will definitely come back again!

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

It was quiet, in a non-tourist neighbourhood, and really easy to get to from the train. I only stayed two nights, but Joy was so welcoming and relaxed I wish I could have stayed a week. I'd even recommend it to my mum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Clean, basic hostel with outside common area, perfect for a couple of days going through Bangkok. Joy is friendly and has a great sense of humour, she's doing a great job! My only criticism is that the hostel needs a bigger sign or, a sign as it's difficult to locate and not on google maps app yet, only the web... More

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The Hostel was very clean and easy to find. The host named Joy was alright, but she made one too many weird remarks about german people, which could be taken as an offense if you don't like the sarcastic attitude of Joy. Also the mix of people wasn't too nice, any other hostel I've been to before on this trip... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I arrived to Bangkok on a hot & sweaty Saturday evening and was met with an amazing & friendly group of fellow travellers chatting away over some beers. I felt as if I'd arrived at home. Joy has a lovely, cheeky sense of humour and I quickly developed a bond with her, I really think she was made for hosting... More

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Hue, Vietnam
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

The owner Joy made this place. She really helped us with booking onward travel as we were going to get the train to the Cambodian border after looking at out of date information on Seat 61. She told us about a new government bus we could get that would take us all the way to Siem Reap which actually worked... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We only stayed in Bangkok for two nights and didn't spend much time in the guesthouse. It seems like a nice place and the owner was very friendly, but also seemed a little bit distracted sometimes. We arrived quite late and didn't actually feel that much welcome... The good thing is that the guesthouse is located in a more authentic... More

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Address: 961 Soi Rat Ruam Charoen | Via Soi KrungThonburi 1 Klongsan., Bangkok 10600, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Bangkok
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U-baan means " stay home" in Thai. We would love all the traveller who stay in our hostel feels like home. We are located in one of the oldest resident area called " Wong Wain Yai". 5 mins walking distant form BTS Wong Wain Yai (silom line). You could experience an original local Thai lifestyle with our neighborhood. ... more   less 
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