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Nelspruit, South Africa
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54 reviews
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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 

Chesterfield, Missouri
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

My wife and I thouroughly enjoyed our brief visit at Focal Local. The location is convenient to all forms of transportation, Sky Train, river taxi and regular taxi. The local neighborhood has much to offer in markets, temples and local Thai culture. Karan, the owner, as well as his entire staff were extremely helpful before and during our stay. the... 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 for your very first trip in Bangkok and for your kind review here. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. We will keep up good works and will look forward to seeing both of you again. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend stayed here for 3 nights and cannot fault anything. We arrived at 2am and even though it was the middle of the night, we were still greeted with a cold drink and friendly intro. The staff all go out of their way to help you plan your days. They write directions and place names in Thai... 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. We're so glad you enjoyed everything at Focal Local and you were happy traveling like locals in Bangkok. We will keep up the good works and hope we will have a chance to serve you again in the future. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

Bend, Oregon
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

We just returned from 2 weeks traveling in Thailand. We were lucky enough to have booked Focal Local as our first stop. Of the 5 different places we stayed on our trip it was our favorite. To start I messed up our arrival date with the time change and when we did arrive it was one in the morning. The... 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 for your stay in Bangkok. We're glad you both enjoyed. Hope you've arrived home well with all good memories from Thailand trip. Take care :) More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the triple room. Very spacious with everything you need, even fridge, TV and DVD player. Very helpful staff, happy to help and give good tips about Bangkok. Breakfast is good as well. Nice, safe location, easy to stroll around and explore. Would definitely stay again and recommend. The room and bathroom are very clean. Thanks for having... 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. It's our pleasure having you all here. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Have a pleasure travel through Thailand and hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

One of the best places we've stayed in anywhere in the world. The staff are super friendly, the breakfast is fresh and delicious, the rooms are comfortable and spacious, great value the location is interesting and far away from the tourist hordes of the MBK/Siam Center area. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and should we ever be back in... 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. We really appreciate hearing that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed the local surrounding. We will keep it up and will look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

Budapest, Hungary
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

We loved our room! It was extremely clean and the staff were very friendly, efficient and the whole experience worked well. We used their advice on activities, walks and were never disappointed. This trip was our honeymoon and there was even a welcome present left for us on arrival - lovely touch. The breakfast was also great, we had the... 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 for your Honeymoon. It's our pleasure having you here. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again in the future. All the best :) More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We stayed here twice on our recent trip to Thailand, once in yesteryear room and once in chic. I've stayed in many many Bangkok hotels over the years and this place is one of if not the best, in my eyes this is because the staff and atmosphere are very friendly. Every encounter with a staff member was a pleasure,... More 

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

Thank you so much for staying with us twice. We're glad you enjoyed your stay here and found that our location is not a problem at all. We will keep up all good works and hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again in the future. Kob Kun Krub :) More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $54 - $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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