I was very disappointed in this place. We booked through Agoda as we were flying from far away. Read a bunch of reviews to book something just for a few nights and then find something on foot as you get a better deal. Well, we didn't listen as we booked this place for 8 nights.
The location is good as it's very close to a market so getting morning meals is really cheap and delicious (turn right when you step out of the hotel and continue straight past Bo Bae Tower). Also good for taking buses if you can learn to do that.
However, it was way overpriced. The rooms do not look like in the pictures, the hotel is older and more used on the inside. We paid almost $30 per night through Agoda (including the taxes), but afterward we found a WAY NICER HOTEL for $16 a night. There is no hot water - just cold. The fridge had some mold on the inside. The shower was just a shower-head in the bathroom so everything gets wet when you take a shower. The windows do not close properly so bugs get in through the gaps. Also, the windows provide no insulation against the noise from the outside. There is a loud speaker (and we were on the 4th floor) blasting who knows what early in the morning. Also, there are many tuk tuks, cars, and loud motorcycles which travel down Damrong Rak Rd from early on in the morning. Bring earplugs!
By the way, do not book through Agoda as they charge a terrible rate for all hotels. The hotel that we are at now, paying $16 a night for three weeks (VAT included), is priced at $40 on Agoda (then add VAT to that, too).
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