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Focal Local Bed and Breakfast

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This charming B&B is snuggked in a traditinal Thai neighboorhood not far from the main road. The staff is so friendly you feel like you have known them forever and you feel right at home! Did I mention the breakfast was delicious? If you're worried about transportation, they have a complimentary tuktuk to the closest station or you can easily... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and for your kind review here. We're glad you had a great time at Focal Local and loved the local neighborhood. We hope you've arrived home well and we will look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

Madrid
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this B&B because it was well scored and did not disappoint us. It is located in a quiet district away from the tourist area of Bangkok, which is very interesting if you want to be immersed in a real local neighborhood. Every day they give you a complimentary tuk-tuk to nearest undergroung or boat stop, and in... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing us for your stay in Bangkok. We're glad you loved everything at Focal Local. Your review is very important to us. We will keep it up and will look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mr Karan and family have a well appointed, tastefully decorated, very comfortable B&B that is slightly off the beaten track. but once found following the accurate map one can download, is simply a joy to stay in. Mr Karan goes out of his way to make your stay memorable and comfortable. Nothing is too much. Basically, you want something he... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Focal Local. We're glad you were not disappointed and enjoyed your stay here. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again in the future. All the best :) More 

Red Deer, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here a few times throughout a 45 day trip to Asia a couple of years ago, back when it was in the building next door. We did multiple stays during that time and got to know everyone there a bit. When we returned this time, it was like coming back to stay with friends. The new building is... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us again. It's our pleasure having both of you back and accommodating you at the new Focal Local. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay not less than the last times. In addition, we would like to thank for your caring review here with all the useful details. Your review means a lot... More 

Tampa, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This B&B was great in every way. Some of the nicest staff that we encountered during our month long trip through Thailand. The rooms were really nice and comfortable. Feela like home. The best part is that you are in the middle of a regular Thai neighborhood. Great food everywhere. Close to all transportation and very few tourists. Highly recommended!

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for ending your Thailand trip at Focal Local and thank you for your kind review here. It's our pleasure having both of you here. We're glad you enjoyed everything at Focal Local and loved our local neighborhood. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again next time. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

I completely loved the place. I'd stayed in a 120$ hotel in a posh part of the city (at a large conference), and apart from the large foyer and continental breakfast there was nothing in the large hotel that matched this place. I then spent an additional week R&R and so moved to this place at my cost. The rooms... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Focal Local and for your valuable review here. We're glad you were not disappointed and really enjoyed your stay here. We will keep up all the good works and hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again next time. All the best :) More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

It was really good and comfortable to stay here. Room and staff was really nice and kindly. I didn't to expect breakfast, but it was surprised,is thai style,very delicious. If i have second time to bangkok i will stay here again.

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We appreciate hearing that you enjoyed your stay and loved our Thai breakfast. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again for your next trip in Bangkok. All the best :) More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Karan (the owner) is by far one the nicest people we met on our trip. The rooms are beautiful and comfortable and the breakfast is amazing! It is close to the BTS Skytrain and Karan will arrange a tuk-tuk to take you to the station. Everything from the welcome board with our name on it, to the comfortable beds, to... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your valuable review. It's our pleasure having you and your family here. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and loved the local experience. Hope you've arrived home with all good memories. We will look forward to seeing you all again. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

Tirschenreuth, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

As the Title says, but it is not a tourist area. Near the Sathorn pier, a five min walk to the sky train, and a free tuk tuk to either, each day. The staff are the nicest i have met in years of travel, and its real! The owner prides himself on his business, its clear. the front desk girls... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us twice. It's our pleasure having you all here. Thank you for your kind review as well. I will pass on to all our staff. We're glad you enjoyed staying at Focal Local and loved the surrounding local touch. We will look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

Wichita, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Booked this after a friend recommended it. I have to say, this little place is AMAZING as far as customer service. The room type I wanted wasn't available, but they were able to help find a room that would suit my needs. The breakfast (traditional Thai food with western food available) each day was delicious--especially the fresh fruit! Karan also... More 

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your friend's recommendation and staying with us. We're glad you had a good time here and found that our location is not a problem at all. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again. All the best :) More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Focal Local is a boutique Bed and Breakfast located on Thonburi district in historic downtown Bangkok. Formerly known as the old capital of Thailand, Thonburi district offers the perfect getaway from busy city life without compromising on transport. The ideal location to visit a local touch of Bangkok, with local temples, daily markets and local food stalls. Focal Local is just 5 minutes away from the BTS sky train station and Chao Phraya River by Tuk Tuk [Thai Motor Tricycle Taxi]. Our different themed rooms are designed to match the diverse tastes of all our guests. In addition, the authentic Thai or Western complimentary breakfast is served upon guest's preference. We offer guests extra services including in-room WiFi, Internet corner, and free shuttle Tuk Tuk to BTS sky train or the pier. We can also assist you booking some tours in and outside Bangkok. We look forward to making your stay enjoyable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Focal Local Bed and Breakfast

Address: 289 Soi Charoennakorn 28 | Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Bangkok
Price Range: $53 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Focal Local Bed and Breakfast 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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