My best friend and I stayed here solely out of convenience....the area I needed to be in was accessible by the elevated highway which is right next to the hotel, and I spent a lot of time in the Pinklao area--Central Pinklao was within walking distance, as were many small shops and food stands. This area is not convenient to most of the touristy stuff though, so be warned.
Getting to the good stuff....this hotel was not quite what I expected. When we arrived, the staff were very friendly, and showed us to our room. Immediately after stepping off the elevator we were hit in the face with a moldy smell which permeated the whole floor and our room. I had requested a room with a double bed, and the one they gave us had one, so we ended up having to switch rooms. The vent in the room had mold growing around it, knobs on the minibar doors were broken, as well as several lamps (one had the socket hanging right off of it...dangerous!), the armchair in the room was also stained. When my friend pulled back the covers on her bed, there were multiple stains on the sheets, though the housekeeping staff did change them when we requested. The bathroom was no better. There was mold growing on the ratty shower curtain and water was leaking from the ceiling--most likely from the bathroom upstairs. The A/C also gave me horrible problems with my allergies. All in all, this made for a very uncomfortable hotel stay. The only thing good about the hotel was the rooftop pool/garden. It had a beautiful garden, views of the city, and my friend and I had it all to ourselves. Still, it wasn't enough to earn this place a better rating. Luckily, we did not spend much time in the hotel and our stay was short.
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