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Reviewed December 15, 2011

Really enjoyed the Aurum. Very helpful staff, good sized rooms. Location is perfect. Highly recommend

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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Thank Martina81
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Reviewed November 6, 2011

Aurum the River Place is a wonderful small hotel in middle of Bangkok. My family (husband and grown daughters) stayed in two rooms at the beginning of August.

The staff really goes the extra mile to make sure their guests have everything they need. Breakfast is served to your preferences out by the river each morning and the rooms are exceptionally clean and comfortable. The staff was always cheery and trying to help you with something.

The hotel is also in a great location and very close to Wat Po and the Grand Palace. The hotel arranged a day tour and transportation to the airport for my family.

Would recommend staying at Aurum the River Place and encourage you to take advantage of the good location to walk around Bangkok.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with family
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2  Thank Claire C
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Reviewed October 22, 2011

This is a beautiful small hotel that goes the extra mile in terms of making our stay a memorable one. OK the views are not all the same but rooms are very clean, very comfortable and have extra touches such as lavender scented toiletries including body lotion. The hotel is well located for river trips and for seeing the Grand Palace and surrounding complex.There are some good restaurants within walking distance. The Aurum river hotel hotel stands out in the friendliness, helpfulness and caring of the staff.

Room Tip: best room is on the top floor with river view
  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with friends
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1  Thank YvonneT
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Reviewed October 14, 2011

Me, my wife and son stayed at Aurum at the end of September for 3 nights and found the hotel to be ideal for our purposes. River view and feel was excellent (although the ugly building in front can be irritating - you just have to ignore it). Being close to the river taxis for transport to any part of Bangkok via Skytrain was a pleasant way of exploring. Taxis were never difficult to get and the hotel staff went out of their way to help with everything. Always friendly and helpfull. Perfect service. Stunning Thai breakfasts.

Jin amazed us by helping to change our plans when the floods blocked railway lines that we intended to use to go up north. She made calls to enquire about conditions where we were heading and even booked the flights for us and reserved seats with maximum legroom etc. Amazing ! We will definitely be back and stay nowhere else. All thanks to Jin and her staff.

Room Tip: Room 401 or the ones below it has the best views. Try avoiding rooms facing the wrong way or into the building in front.
  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled with family
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2  Thank Jan M
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Reviewed September 28, 2011

I stayed at the Aurum for 2 nights. I am putting a fairly low ranking only to highlight a couple of points that i think would be important for guests to know prior to booking here. First of all, the hotel is exceptionally clean and the staff are helpful (apart from limited English skills). The rooms are very nice, but a bit smaller that you would expect based on the website photos. I was travelling alone and this wasn't a big deal, but two people with luggage would notice the lack of space.

Most importantly, there were three things that need to be noted.
1. Internet WIFI did not work in the room, other guests i spoke to also commented on this. It worked fine in the lobby, but not in the room.
2. The view, There is a view to the river but most of it is blocked by a building in front of you. If your goal is to relax and take in the scenes of river life, you will be dissapointed.
3. The hotel is situated down a dark, dirty street (more like an alley), and there is very limited commercial activity in this area at night. It is hard for taxis to find and might be a little unsettling to walk around this area at night.

i would like to stress again, my stay was comfortable and the quality and cleanliness of the hotel were excellent, but this low ranking is meant to illustrate the important points above.

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled solo
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7  Thank travellingspitz
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