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The Urban Age Hostel

130/6 Silom Soi 6, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
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The Urban Age Hostel
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Ranked #307 of 615 Specialty Lodging in Bangkok
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
ianyoung1985 Queenstown, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this place via agoda and it is nothing like the photos. See my comparison photo above. I have travelled around the whole of SE Asia and stayed in over 100 different hostels and this is one of the worst. It's so dirty we didn't want to even go under the sheets. The place is falling apart. The bathrooms are... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have any visa business to do (we had to organise a Myanmar visa), the location is perfect for Silom. It is also good for experiencing patpong markets and shows. The dorm is a little untidy and it is HOT on the top floor but AC comes on 5pm to 11am. Bring a padlock as the lockers all have... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Owner/Staff- Management doesn't know how to manage their bookings. They sold my room that I stayed in for two days without asking if i was staying or going. I found out at 8pm my last night that I did not have a room for the next day and I had to instigate that conversation. Price- There are cheaper, just not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I really liked staying in this hostel. It's close enough to all the action in Silom but tucked away so you are not disturbed if you don't want to be. There is air con and sofas in the lobby where you can chill out. The hostel has character, some thought and love has gone into its decor. The lady on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The hostel keepers were very friendly and helpful and made me feel at home. The hostel itself was average; you could easily find a better place to stay. It was my first time in Bangkok and it took me a good while before I actually found the hostel which was hidden behind some buildings off the main street down a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Staff member is extremely friendly and helpful. She has relatively good command of English which makes communication a lot easier. The welcome booklet found in the room is very helpful in warning the traveller of what typical scams that people fall for in Bangkok. Location is convenient, within walking distance to public transport and easy to hire taxi.

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This was my third time staying in the hostel. My past two stays were very nice. The last time was 3 years ago. But now, it was just a great disappointment to me. The bathroom is dirty and smelly, the window in the room can not be open and the aircon off from 11 am - 5 pm, so if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

This is in a great location - just off Silom road so you can't hear the traffic and nearby clubs. I got the single room for 3 nights and it was very cheap. The lady at the front desk is really lovely and very friendly. However, the walls are paper thin and I have been unfortunate to be in a... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I have stayed in the dorm for 4 night. It's very good for budget travellers. And the good location, convenient to another where in Bangkok. I think i will stay there again if I go to Bangkok next time.

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