First House Bangkok
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Smoking rooms available
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews First House Bangkok
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... Buddha Day, someone else said it was Children's Day...), so there was also a lot of chanting going on, which was nice. The Reclining Buddha was right around the corner and also spectacular. We had dinner at the hotel tonight and an early evening 'cause we're being picked up at 3am (assuming I wake up this time) to travel to Angkor Wat. It's a whole new pace of life compared to Bali. ...
Back in the land of pad thai and 'sawadeeka' and I've eaten so much pad thai I've started to take on the appearance of a bean sprout. How to describe Phuket...it's Thailand's magaluf with a strip of bars on bangla road that screams tacky. But we were prepared for this and we truly have been spoilt with the other islands. Although this island is merely a pit stop before we fly back to Bangkok we are on tanning duty and of course in the aim to get as much sun as ...
... went down.
I know I'm supposed to be trying the local food, but I've spent months in Thailand over the years, and once I read the words Duck Liver Pate, I can't see past it. My "local" drink was an Orchid Martini. Great way to spend an hour, was fully unwound after that.
The hotel has expanded over the years with a tall tower next door, but the original building has been left in ...
... The art section was very impressive and we could have easily taken home several pieces. With no pricing posted, we didn't ask so we will never know how far we were from purchasing a dream piece.
The animal and creature section started off pleasant and exciting. It eventually turned into a nightmare as we could not find our way out without a any map or signage. The highlights included; large turtles, just born ...
... during Bangkok's afternoon heat and was ready to call it quits, when a tuc-tuc stopped by and proposed to get us there. He first asked for 200 Bahts, which was a no-no. At this point, we weren't nice to tuc-tuc drivers anymore. He followed us and proposed 150, then 100. At the end, we just paid 80 Bahts and were quite relieved to save ourselves more than 30 minutes of walking. When we arrived at the palace, we quickly realized it was still considered as a royal ...