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Rainbow Khaosan Hostel and Guesthouse

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room, bed sheets were dirty and in 5 days nobody came to clean. Mattress is so hard very poor wifi connection. The position is good just near khaosan rd. Good indian food. You will find cleaner places for same money. Guys are nice just if u eat there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited and sampled several other restaurants over preceding days our family of four, including two young kids really enjoyed an excellent Indian meal, with fantastic service and great atmosphere. Situated just yards from the vibrant and exciting Khao San Road.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

First off, the location is great, it's located slightly off khao Sans main road which means that the hostel Is quiet at night and you can get a good nights sleep- but it's also a very short walk to the Main Street. It's also opposite a 7/11, a Boots and lots of shops/bars which is handy for travellers. The staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

I had a great time. Dont expect al lot of quality, but the rooms are very cheap. Perfect for backpackers. The guys who work here are very funny, and helped in a very polite way. They also serve great food (if you love Indian food). I laughed a lot, and felt like im at home. Great place!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The staff were very friendly, the food was decent and had good portions. It is situated in the heart of Koh san Road if that's what you are after. There is no communal area, however that is common with hostels in Asia. but the mattress felt like I was sleeping on wood, hard to get comfy. Good rates compared to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

It is a good, simple and clean hostel, with good price. The staff is friendly and willing to help and the room was very silent during the night. I am very glad I found this place after a full day inside a bus, when I was in need to rest to travel again the next day.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Bangkok is so hot and this hostel offers fan and air-con rooms. We stayed here twice because it is really cheap. We paid around £5 for a private room for 2 nights, albeit it was a fan, not an air-con room. Its a bit dirty but the staff are really lovely and helpful. The Indian food they serve downstairs is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

I really liked this place. My friend and I got a two bed room with air-con and bathroom ensuite for 250baht/piece which is about $7usd /pp (500 total=$14). This place directly across the street from Khaosan Road. Nice staff. Room was clean, no bed bugs, and they do have wifi. Checkout is noon! Highly recommend this place.they also have locked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We booked a private fan room here for a day in Bangkok between flights so we would have a place to shower and store out luggage, bags, etc.. For the price and expectations it did the trick. It certainly could use a cleaning in the halls and areas going up to rooms but all in all, we thought it was... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

The conditions were terrible. I have never been in such a squalid place. There was dirt on the walls, the toilet was unacceptable, and cockroaches were running all over the place. I didn't expect anything extraordinary for this price, but there are hostels with much better conditions for just a few bucks more.

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Staying in Banglamphu

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Banglamphu
While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok, it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around Khao San Road. Visit at night to feast on road-side pad thai, cheap beers and if you’re up for it, some dancing fueled by buckets of Thai whiskey.
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Rainbow hostel in Bangkok provides budget rooms in the Khaosan Road area. We have more than 30 aircon dorm beds. All our dorm beds are aircon. We also offer some double and singled private rooms. Free wifi throughout the building. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Khaosan Hostel and Guesthouse

Address: 43 Thanon Chakrabongse | Banglumphu, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Bangkok > Banglamphu
Price Range: $10 - $11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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