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Focal Local Bed and Breakfast

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Red Deer, Canada
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369 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank MARKATZ
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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Thank oscark674
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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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 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
1 review
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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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 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 

Nelspruit, South Africa
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54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

What can I say that I have not said before about Focal Local. This was our third visit and still remains our favourite in Bangkok. Just love the new larger rooms all uniquely decorated by Karan the young owner. Thai style breakfast very tasty and the fresh juice delicious. Friendly staff and great service in the real Bangkok. Will be... 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 for the third time and for your review here. It's our pleasure having both of you again. We're glad you love our new rooms and enjoyed everything here. I'm sure we'll get a chance to serve you again. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Thank you for a great introduction to Bangkok. Could not have been more helpful in helping me find my way around. Really beautiful building and room, great breakfast! Nice to stay somewhere quiet a little away from the hectic centre.

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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 as a first stop of your trip. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here as well as the local surrounding. Have a pleasant trip and hope we'll have a chance to accommodate you again. Take care :) More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Me and my boyfriend have stayed here for 2 nights in March. The staff is so friendly and breakfast is amazing. Rooms are very spacious and tidy! What made it even more special is a Tuk Tuk service provided to the Ferry or train station. Charming local bed and breakfast with a personal touch. We will be back!

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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 valuable review. It's our pleasure having both of you here. We're so glad you enjoyed everything at Focal Local. Hope we'll have a chance to serve you again in the future. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • 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: $51 - $68 (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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