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Sawasdee Smile Inn

35 Soi Rongmai, Chao Fa Rd | Phanakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Pontypridd
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here a few years ago and it was quite decent for the money,it had a good restaurant and bar area and the staff were really friendly. I was saddened to see it it its current condition. The staff can't be bothered, the receptionist treats you as an inconvenience. The rooms shabby, the restaurant and bar half closed and generally... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can second most of the previous reviews on this place. We chose to stay here for our last few days in Bangkok as it was cheap and close to Kaosan Road. Those two points were its only positives! Except for one staff member who was helpful to my husband we too felt that the staff were unwelcoming. The room,... More 

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Vashon, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were going to stay here three nights but ended up staying just one as it was sooo bad. This is a cheap place, not supposed to be fancy, but our shower (if you can even call it that) had little worms (maybe leaches?) in it when we arrived and the toilet was precariously positioned in the bathroom. The wifi... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

To call this place The Sawsdee Smile Inn, is a joke in itself! There is nothing smiley or welcoming about this place! On arriving by tuk tuk the driver had no small change. So I left my girlfriend with him while I went to try and sort some out from the hotel. I went to the front desk where there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I don't like seeing bad reviews on this hotel. it may not be a 5-star resort but if you're a traveller and not wanting to stay another night in a shared dorm then definitely come here. it may not be the clean place in the world but it's very cheap and I can't complain about my times here. the staff... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

For a hotel with the word "smile" in it's name - there were no smiles whatsoever! The staff were incredibly rude. We are used to staying in budget accomodation in south east Asia and certainly don't expect any form of luxury but there is no excuse for the poor service and filthy rooms and corridors. Upon check in to our... More 

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eindhoven
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Since the price was low, I wasn't expecting much and I didn't run into any surprises. It's quite basic but my room and the sheets were clean. The receptionist was helpful. Be sure to walk all the way down the alley it's in since its towards the end of it. But you can't really miss it cause it's bright purple.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This booked this hotel because I'm on a budget and am not fussed about luxury rooms. Sawasdee smile is not as bad as people are making out, the staff are not as smiley as some however they are helpful if you ask politely (as you should). The rooms are very basic but with excellent air con which was a blessing... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Dont come to this hotel never in your life. Poor facilities, dirty beds and towels, unfriendly staff. Otherwise they have a functional air con and a average breakfast . The location is pretty good, near koh san road

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I wish I didn't have to give this place even 1/5. The rooms are not big enough to swing a cat in. They look like they haven't been cleaned in a decade, especially the walls and the shower. The rag they call a blanket is scruffy and itchy, looks like it hasn't been washed in at least half a year.... More 

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