Rose House Pratunam
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... places also but cash is king especially when Mr. Franklin adorns it! Don't be afraid to hand back a note if it is pre-2006 or doesn't look brand new. If there are any creases, folds or marks on it you may as well be trying to exchange toilet paper!
After getting back to the hotel we decided to try and get some clothes made and went with a recommendation from the concierge, they even sent a car around to pick us up! One could certainly ...
... haven't experienced Thai massage, I can't recommend it enough- imagine being beaten up by a surprisingly strong 50kg woman who you can't hit back. If you don't hear your spine crack in at least seven different ways, you're doing it wrong. Included in the week in Bangkok is a trip to Nana, which is like a less salubrious version of the infamous red light district of Patpong. It makes me seriously question whether I will ever let a Western man touch me again, as seemingly normal ...
Aswell as all of the 'Temple Touring', we have experienced the Khlongs which were surreal. The village in the middle of Bangkok on the river. Being surrounded by skyscrapers and modern technology, and then seeing 'how the other half live' in somewhat squalor, yet somehow it just felt like the 'real Bangkok', and these people ...
... for a Saturday afternoon, and visiting the temple of Wat Traimit on my way, to see what 5.5 tonnes of solid gold looks like (yes, another buddha statue, obviously). Once I had checked in at the hostel and had a nice refreshing shower I really only had one more thing on the agenda for the day: to find myself a nice Thai massage. I followed my guidebook directions into another, more international tourist oriented neighbourhood, and ended up at a place called Oasis, where ...
... 163;6 a night bungalows for us. After a quick sleep in our new accommodation we mistakenly feel fit enough to go and see the tiger caves, where there is a ginormous gold Buddha at the top of mountain 1267 steps. This was the worst idea, for those of you who have attempted the Insanity DVD, this was way harder! They were never ending and steep, whilst we were dehydrated and weak. We finally made it to the top where we collapsed in a sweaty heap ...
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
- State of the art excellence
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Spa Cottages - True City Relaxation
- Disappointed check-in service and dirty bathroom
- Excellent for business travellers too
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
- Very average club floor
- Great Hotel
- A Well-Known Entity
วัฒนา, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $116
- Great location
- Superb Hotel, Great Service, Great Location
- Good service, decent location, heavenly bed
บางรัก, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- I love Holiday Inn Bangkok
- Unhelpful staff
- Excellent - would go back anytime!!!!
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
- For Pratunam lover
- Tired hotel
- Best Hotel in Bangkok - AMARI WATERGATE
ป้อมปราบศัตรูพ่าย, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Good hotel
- Great 5* Service
- Good location and efficient service
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $97
- Excellent value for money!!!!!
- Modern, friendly and brand new!
บางรัก, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $68
- The umbrella @ Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok
- Best Hotel we have stayed in -ever
คลองเตย, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Great Location, Great Deal
- 5 star hotel all the way.
87 Wireless Rd, All Seasons Place, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $137
- World Class Hotel
- The Conrad...one of Bangkok's best!
- Fantastic Hotel
1, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $85