Royal River Hotel

219 Soi Charansanitwong 66/1 Charansanitwong Rd, Bangkok, 10700, Thailand | 3 star hotel
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Farangs, Day 5 -- Trish doesn't get lost

A travel blog entry by travelwrite


Itinerary: This morning we visit the Grand Palace and the ancient temple Wat Pho, "Temple of the reclining Buddha." After lunch, we visit the King's Royal Barges and Wat Arun, before boarding our long-tail boats.

We travel along the Chao Phraya River and observe Thai life on the water. In this river community, restaurants, fruit sellers, …

Farangs, Day -- First tuk-tuk ride

A travel blog entry by travelwrite


Itinerary: Tonight we will meet up with our ElderTreks guide and other travelers.

Wandered around the city some more. Went inside the Vimanmek Palace, which is the world's largest golden teakwood mansion. There were many very loud voiced tour guides with their large groups.

When we got to the Ananta Samakhom …

Farangs, Day 2 -- We are now farangs

A travel blog entry by travelwrite


Itinerary: Upon our very late evening arrival in Bangkok, we are met and transferred to our hotel, the Royal River Hotel.

Still traveling...

After a long journey, we arrive at our hotel.

Farangs, Day 3 -- We don't exactly get lost

A travel blog entry by travelwrite


Itinerary: Explore Bangkok. Overnight at our hotel, the Royal River.

.....but we didn't find the Old Farang, (the Foreigners District) area of Bangkok though we were very close--until we got all turned around and walked in the completely opposite direction. However, we did get familiar with taking the water "buses", which …

Devastating earthquake in Japan

A travel blog entry by pgcrough


The earthquake in Japan happened while we were in the air, flying from Koh Samui to Bangkok. The scale of the disaster was shocking and our hearts went out to the victims. The images being shown over and over on tv are truly horrifying.

We only had 1.5 days in Bangkok but we managed to get to the Royal Palace, a gigantic standing Buddha …

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This 3 star hotel, located in the บางพลัด area of Bangkok, is near Dusit Zoo, Vimanmek Mansion, Phra Athit Road, and Wat Bovornivet.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsRoyal River Hotel Bangkok

    Reviewed by pgcrough

    It was ok

    Reviewed Mar 11, 2011
    by (17 reviews) Prince George , Canada Flag of Canada

    The first room we were shown did not have a window and that just doesn't work for us. For an additional $20 / night we got a window and a river view. Taxi drivers had trouble finding the hotel. Close to water taxi. Wireless internet was quite expensive. Good for breakfast but I wouldn't eat any other meals there. Caters to the European bus tours. I might stay there again but would probably choose something a bit more central.

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