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Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel

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204 - 206 Mahachai Road | Sumranrat Phra-Nakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Vaasa, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The hostel looks great, the beds were very comfortable, the rooms and shared bathrooms were very clean and there was a security locker in our room . The location is pretty good, it is close to a water taxi to take you to the shopping district and you can walk to Koh San Road in about 20min. The staff were... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

This hostel has been my favourite in my trip across SE Asia, it's very reasonably priced, the staff are incredibly helpful and friendly and the rooms are fantastic with great aircon. The only down side is the bathrooms are shared but this wasn't a problem for us. Can't recommend highly enough

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

It was such a lovely stay here. We had a private room with aircon and en suite bathroom, doing our glampacking thing. Despite this being a hostel and very busy during our stay, the clientele were never rowdy or kept us up at night. The room faced the street and despite this the traffic didn't bother us. Free WiFi, hot... More 

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Guangzhou, China
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Niras is so charming and unique hostel. I love the vintage style. Staffs are super nice and very welcome. They made my Thailand trip easier, thanks so much, The room is clean and the bed is quite and comfy, couldn't ask for more. I love the area around the Niras. the highlight tourist area is walking distance. It's quite local... More 

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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: $11 - $34 (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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