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happy guest house
Ranked #343 of 670 Bangkok B&B and Inns
Germany
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“It´s ok...”
Reviewed August 18, 2012

We´ve been there twice several weeks ago. The location is perfect to explore the Khao San area but it´s nice surrounding and qiet. The rooms are quite clean (the second one we had was not so clean, the first one was). Cockroaches were included, at least at our second stay. But I guess you can´t get rid of them when you travel Thailand..... The pricing is a little too high for what you get. The staff at the desk was friendly. Good Coffee in their restaurant.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

We have stayed here for 5 nights in March 2012 and had a good stay. We paid 800 baht per night, which is ok for a room with TV, aircon, hot water and wifi in the room. Room are not that big but the bed is really good. The location is good. Just 5 minutes walk from Khao San Road. The rooms on the front side might be a little bit noisy at night but in the rooms in the back you are not bothered by street noise.
The personnel in the restaurant could be a bit friendlier but the food is good. Personnel behind the reception are really friendly and helpful.

All in all a good choice if you are on a budget but not that thight.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2012

We stayed at happy house for 4 nights in total, we initially booked for 2 but our plans changed and we we more than Happy to stay there. First of all, the staff are really friendly. The reception team are always cheery and very helpful.

We opted for the compact double room, for 590 Baht per night, This room was basic but clean. The bed was hard but comfortable and the bathroom was small but adequate. The room was by no means luxury but I cannot really fault it based on price. All rooms have a padlock loop on the door so you can use your own or one from reception.

The hotels location is perfect, after a few days in Bangkok we realised we much preferred staying near Sol Rambuttri as opposed to Khao San Road. (Although you can still walk there in less than 5 minutes when you like). We could still here a bit of street noise and music at night but not nearly loud enough to bother us in the slightest.

The cafe downstairs was really comfortable with a good reliable wifi connection and reasonably priced good quality food. They were never over busy so did not mind us taking up a table for long periods when we needed the wifi. They also seemed to show movies but its probably not the best place in the area to watch them with a beer.

Overall we felt Happy House was a really good no frills budget option for the easy going traveller. The staff really did bump my star rating up from 3 to 4 because I could not fault them and they always left me with a smile on my face.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Glaswegian
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Reviewed June 29, 2012

This ticks all the boxes for cheap, clean and friendly backpacker accomodation. It is set just off soi Rambuttri and is near everything. Have stayed here a few times now and would recommend if you are on a budget but don't want to stay somewhere grimy for the same price.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Shanghai, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2012

Location is good, for real. About five minutes from Kaosan Road. A lot of canteens of every kind around, minimarket right one the corner, great lobby with sofas, etc. Room itself is OK, but not expect too much. Stayed for two nights there, and on the second one a huge cockroach payed a visit to our bathroom and scared the hell of the girl. Not a big deal, but he is not a neighbor either.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 20, 2012

Location is good. Room is fine. Service is normal. If it comes with wifi in room then I would recommend it. 660baht per night is a bit high compare to few guesthouse which is just few street away with free wifi and better room.

  • Stayed March 2012
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed February 21, 2012

This hotel is located in a nice quieter and greener part of Bangkok's tourist area. The hotel staff are nice and friendly, however the restaurant staff could be more polite. I stayed for a 5 days and the whole time the internet & wifi did not work at the hotel. The room is fine and the shower was in good working order and the aircon very new.

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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled solo
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Property: happy guest house
Address: 46 Soi chanasongkhram, PraArthit Road, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Bangkok > Banglamphu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #343 of 670 B&Bs / Inns in Bangkok
Number of rooms: 106
Also Known As:
Happy House Hotel Bangkok

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