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Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were four friends in a dorm of four with common bathroom. The room and the common areas were extra clean, the beds comfortable. The room at the lobby is beautiful and the café quite good. On top of that the hotel is really well located. Highly recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean and big double badroom with aircon, no own bathroom but thats ok. The bathrooms are very very clean and the staff is helpfull. The Khaosan Road is 10 minutes away so its not that loud and if you have a couple of beers to much than it is not that long to walk ;D

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I stayed here for 2 nights it was very nice. The rooms were clean and the lounge was nice. It's not a crazy backpacker hostel but it still had a nice social vibe to it. It was very central the only downside is it is right on the roadside so dropping off / picking up with luggage... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights when we first arrived in Bangkok and it was a great start to our holiday. The staff are so friendly and smiley and are willing to help you with anything. The hostel is in a great location as it is in walking distance to the grand palace, wat pho, china town... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay here! Nice showers, great wifi and friendly staff. The hostel has such a cosy design and it is close to cheap street food and you can walk to many temples from here. If you wanna party it's also just a 15 min walk from khao san road. Would stay here again!!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

By Bangkok standards, this was a nice, cosy spot. The building is a bit older, but that adds to the charm. The facility is kept clean and the staff is very friendly. Would definitely stay here again. (Stayed in a mixed 6-bed dorm with shared bathrooms). The location is convenient but away from the overly touristy backpacker strip, definitely a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Wouldn't stay there again. Marginal neighborhood, far from mass transit and tourist sites. The beds were hard and uncomfortable and the bathroom was gross -and were were in a deluxe private twin room. Only thing going for it is that it is located on the same street as Thip Samai - the best Pad Thai restaurant in Bangkok.

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iamBankoc, Owner at Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your last stay , first of all , as we clearly remembered you stayed with your daughter for two nights the room is really new , just only 3 months and it seems there's misunderstanding as housekeeping made up your private room and bathroom everyday and the receptionist also rechecked the cleanliness in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

This place was quite the find in busy, dirty Bangkok. We loved our stay here. The good: everyone who works here is so kind and willing to help (most of them speak great english), great atmosphere, very clean and well maintained, spacious rooms, very nice showers and bathrooms, the most delicious menu (their coffee is not to be missed), it's... More 

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Thank Madeleine G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I recently stayed here (July 2016) and enjoyed the place so much that I'm writing my first review. I really liked the location which is several blocks walk from the river / main temples and also about 15 minute walk to Khao San Road. There are some really good late night food options right here so the place feels very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The good points: Awesome location, my partner and I like walking so visiting the area and the street food and markets around was perfect! Only 15minutes to Khao San road, which is worse to be seen! Same for Chinatown! Very friendly and happy staff. Good little cafe and the fried rice basil chicken I had was very nice. Thanks to... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Genuine Local Experience (A perfect place for travelers who love culture) -The Country Winner of Hoscar Awards 2009 by Hostelworld-The World’s Best Boutique hostels 2009 by guardian magazine - To experience A Perfect Location The origin of the great city of Bangkok today is located 'Koh Rattanakosin' where Niras Bankoc is in the middle of which is close to many HISTORICAL and attraction places especially like Giant Swing and Golden Mountain. Other nearby places like Wat Po, The Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha, Democracy Monument and even Khaosand Road ... etc. you can travel JUST by WALKING! The hostel is located in peaceful neighborhood with several local food stalls and shophouses. The real escape from busy backpacker area and touristy places.- To experience A Unique Style Living in the old house which age is over 100 years. Until now, it has been declared as the cultural and conservation building. Feeling the charm of origin and experiencing the genuine local living way and homey atmosphere: Plus Lovely antique coffee shop offers premium gourmet coffee and beverages.- To experience A Warm Welcome We are not part of big chain hostelwith limited numbers of guests; we put more care in detail of all guests, consider everyone like a member in the house & help guests enjoy BKK even traveling alone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel

Address: 204 - 206 Mahachai Road | Sumranrat Phra-Nakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Bangkok
Price Range: $12 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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