Rose House Pratunam
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... but we all took a swim in the sea there and sunbathed on the beach watching the crowds of people come in and out of the bay to get their very own photo of 'The Beach'. On the way back we stopped at Monkey beach where Charlie was in his element and got some amazing photos on his camera of the monkeys. The same afternoon we caught the ferry from Phi Phi to Railay, an isolated area on the mainland of Thailand. The ferry took us to West Railay beach where we transferred (again there was ...
... Swoyambhunath Stupa, as known as the Monkey Temple was next on our tour. Set on top of a nearby hill, we set off the roads endelessly under repair. Ramesh explained that six months ago, Kathmandu was granted a South Asia summit to be held in ten days time. Due to festivals a beautification project that encompasses all the routes the delegates will take could not get underway until two months ago. We are extremely skeptical that ...
... of what I was letting myself in for, as my best pally Hasler (who btw for those who don't know her is extremely blunt and is not scared of holding back, she'll call a spade a spade and a dog a dog but I love her dearly) she told me that Bangkok was an absolute dump and to get out soon as we got there (full of positives) and in all truth she was not wrong. It is a **** hole but I'm loving every minute of it!!! The people are so happy ...
... finally arrived at the hotel around 3A Thai time (about 1P Eugene time the day before) and Randy was waiting by the street to greet me. Although the meter read 237 Baht (about $7), the taxi driver wanted to charge me 450. Although this is cheap by American standards (for a 30 min taxi ride), I’m now living on budget of about $25/day. So we argued briefly and I got him to go down to 360 Baht. I would have been more insistent about figuring out the exact amount (there was a ...
... which was near China Town and took some photos out the front. I had to rent a shawl to go in the temple as my shoulders were uncovered. The golden Buddha looked amazing which is not surprising as it is the worlds largest solid gold statue (5.5 metric tons of solid gold). It also has an incredible story, the origins of the statue have been lost over time but at some point it was plastered over with stucco in order to hide it's true value from ...
Other places to stay in Bangkok
1, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $84
- Relaxing base
- Oasis in the Bangkok
- Alright for the price
คลองสาน, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- Truely Haven !!!!
- Nice hotel but lousy service
- Loved the Hilton
89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $181
- Very Nice
- Very romantic
- The best hotel we ever stayed in
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $135
- Perfect balance between business and pleasure
- Good Value & Nice Pool
- No problems
สวนหลวง, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $113
บางรัก, Bangkok | 2 star hotelfrom $46
- Good value for money
- Not Very Good
- MUSTY SMOKE
1, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $79
188 Silom Rd, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Very nice hotel
- Only get what you pay for
- Good, not great
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $210
- Response to oct 13 review
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1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Spa Cottages - True City Relaxation
- Disappointed check-in service and dirty bathroom
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บางรัก, Bangkok | 2 star hotelfrom $41
ปทุมวัน, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $145
- Total Package
- Everything you'd expect - and a little more!
- Fantastic Service and Good Value
ป้อมปราบศัตรูพ่าย, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $68
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วัฒนา, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $116
- Great location
- Superb Hotel, Great Service, Great Location
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บางรัก, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- I love Holiday Inn Bangkok
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1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $97
- Old Hotel
- A Very Good Hotel
- Great position
บางรัก, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $338
- First class!
- Best Service, unbeatable location
- Best in the world
บางรัก, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Tower Suites well worth the extra cash
- An Excellent Choice - No complaints.
- Great location, views
ปทุมวัน, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $85
ราชเทวี, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $87
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ป้อมปราบศัตรูพ่าย, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Good hotel
- Great 5* Service
- Good location and efficient service
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $97
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บางรัก, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $68
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- Great Location, Great Deal
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87 Wireless Rd, All Seasons Place, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $137
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