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“Good option for Khao San Road” 3 of 5 stars
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Rikka Inn
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   259 Khaosan Road | Phra Nakorn, Bangkok 10200 , Thailand   |  
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“Good option for Khao San Road”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We stayed at Rikka Inn on two separate occasions. It's one of the better options on Khao San road. It's at the end of the street, so it's easy to pick up a Tuk Tuk or taxi and not have to walk through the chaos. It's also quiet, the rooms are clean, and the staff is helpful (although sometimes it may be difficult to communicate). There's a great little breakfast place on the ground floor as well.

Khao San can be fun, but you are away from the major sites and other areas of the city. You need to take a taxi or walk to the river for a ferry. Not too bad. Worth staying for a night or two to party with the backpackers/"flashpackers" coming through Bangkok.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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RikkaInn4you, Manager at Rikka Inn, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for leaving a review of our hotel.

We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and even found our services improving in subsequent visits. We will share your comments regarding the swimming pool, the clean floor and the rooms with our team for further encouragement.

We hope to have to pleasure to welcome you back again as a guest, in the near future.

Kindly regards,

Management Team.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

This place is right in the action, but despite that is surprisingly quiet. I think some of the front and lower floor rooms are probably noisy, but we had a back room on the 4th floor and was really quiet. Rooms are basic but comfortable and clean and great for the price. THe roof-top pool is cool too. WOuld recommend.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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RikkaInn4you, Manager at Rikka Inn, responded to this review, November 20, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for leaving a review of our hotel.

We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and even found our services improving in subsequent visits. We will share your comments regarding the swimming pool, the clean floor and the rooms with our team for further encouragement.

We hope to have to pleasure to welcome you back again as a guest, in the near future.

With kind regards,

Management Team.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Great location and really comfortable rooms/beds. Pay a bit more for a more expensive room if you want the room to be a bit bigger. Certain rooms are noisy - the ones that back on to khao san road, so ask for a quiet room when you book if this will annoy you.
In the alley leading up to the hotel on the right is a really nice cafe for breakfast - fairly expensive for thailand but they do really nice toasties, sandwiches and drinks - highly recommended.
The hotel provides luggage storage that seems secure, there is a small cost for each bag though.

Would definitely recommend if you want to be in the middle of backpacker bangkok.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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RikkaInn4you, Manager at Rikka Inn, responded to this review, November 20, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for leaving a review of our hotel.

We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and even found our services improving in subsequent visits. We will share your comments regarding the coffee shop.

We hope to have to pleasure to welcome you back again as a guest, in the near future.

Kindly regards,

Management Team.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

Rikka Inn was our 1st stop on pur holiday, right at the top end of Khao San Rd your in the hub of it all. Staff were friendly, room was clean although not as large or contemporary as the pictures made me think.

That being said it was big enough and it's all about exploring anyway so you don't need to spending time inside.

Great breakfast cafe downstairs, yummy pancakes. But the really treat of the Rikka Inn is the roof top pool. Such a bonus on a hot, sticky Bangkok day.

Recommended!

Ps. They store your bags for 20bht if you are getting the over night bus or train to Chumpon or Chiang Mai so you don't have to worry about carrying them with you :-)

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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RikkaInn4you, Manager at Rikka Inn, responded to this review, November 6, 2012
Thank you for your great review, I was delighted to read you have been to stay with us.

Thank you for choosing us for such a special occasion as your holiday.


Your kind words about our staff are really appreciated and will be passed on to the team here.

Once again, a big thank you for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back to

the Rikka Inn, your "home in Bangkok" in the not too distant future.

Yours sincerely,

Management Team
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Nice, clean cheap hotel in the middle of Khao San Rd. Small but nice rooms, with simple but pretty decor. Perfect for the lone flashpacker or for couples. The rooftop pool is great. I didn't find that it was loud at night, but I did find the staff very rude and not helpful whatsoever.

Room Tip: Great little cafe next to reception!
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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RikkaInn4you, Manager at Rikka Inn, responded to this review, November 5, 2012
Dear Sir / Madam,

On behalf of the Management, we would like to thank you for considering Rikka Inn as your preferred accommodation while visiting Bangkok.

We are truly delighted to know that our product and service standard are still measured up to your expectations. We promise to maintain our standard and even trying to make it better to assured that your next visit will be fulfilled with great memorable moments.

We, the management and staff at Rikka Inn are apologize for inconvenient if you not satisfaction for our service. We look forward to having a pleasure of welcoming you back to our residence again soon.

Management Team : info@rikkainn.com
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012 via mobile

The good thing is the wifi in the rooms, the cleaningness and the cheap price then it is in a terrible district and pretty far from the main sightseeing. I would recommand this hotel for backpackers on a little budget looking for partying in bangkok

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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RikkaInn4you, Manager at Rikka Inn, responded to this review, November 5, 2012
Dear Sir / Madam,

On behalf of the Management, we would like to thank you for considering Rikka Inn as your preferred accommodation while visiting Bangkok.

We are truly delighted to know that our product and service standard are still measured up to your expectations. We promise to maintain our standard and even trying to make it better to assured that your next visit will be fulfilled with great memorable moments.

We, the management and staff at Rikka Inn are apologize for inconvenient if you not satisfaction for our service. We look forward to having a pleasure of welcoming you back to our residence again soon.

Management Team : info@rikkainn.com
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

small rooms but they're clean and have everything you need. there is plenty of hot water and good water pressure, a mini fridge, good A/C units, and the bed is comfortable. the rooftop pool is nice and the location is smack in the middle of everything on khao san. it's definitely loud at night but don't stay on khao san road if you want it to be silent at night. the 1000 baht deposit is kind of crazy but it's returned just fine. front desk wasn't over-the-top friendly or useful but perfectly adequate. i'd stay here again.

Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
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RikkaInn4you, Manager at Rikka Inn, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for leaving a review of our hotel.

We are very pleased to read that your stay at our hotel and even found our services improving in subsequent visits. We will share your comments regarding the staff with our team and We are apologize for any convenient.

We hope to have to pleasure to welcome you back again as a guest, in the near future.

Kindly regards,

Management Team.
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Address: 259 Khaosan Road | Phra Nakorn, Bangkok 10200 , Thailand
Location: Thailand > Bangkok
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#39 Best Value Hotel in Bangkok
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rikka Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rikka Inn : New Budget Hotel with a Touch of Style On Khaosan Road. Superbly located right on Khaosan Road. Very convenient- shopping, dining, clubing. Breathtaking outdoor roof-top pool. Room equipped with private bathroom with hot shower, air-conditioner and satellite TV. Simple,sleek and stylish decoration with relaxation atmosphere. Clean rooms and great value. ... more   less 
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