Samran Place Hotel
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Well, I actually lost count how many times I have been to this angelic city of Thailand but each time, this place never fails me in terms of its amazing sights, gastronomic food and warm smiley people. Bangkok has and would always be, one of my favourite place on earth for great bargain hunts and colourful dazzling night life. Sawadee Kha !
It was a mixture study and pleasure! I love Bangkok so much! Whew!
To get to Bangkok we took a ferry from Ko Kha-Ngan north to Chumphon passing the beautiful little island of Ko Tao. Our 10 hour bus trip was very comfortable and passed in no time. Two nights was all we had in Bangkok since we had visited the city on a previous holiday and got to see most of the highlights. Inge-Marie had unluckily caught the same …
... walk to immigration, some actual nice immigration people - saw I was in a hurry and one of the guys sat at the diplomat counter waved me over and stamped us back in, again. Out to the luggage and waited 5 minutes for that, probably about 15 minutes from when the plane doors opened we were walking out of the terminal. As soon as we got out we saw the bus stop and the A1 but we needed, although we then had to wait until 11:15pm for the driver to decide ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Samran Place Hotel Bangkok
Basic and clean
The room is basic and clean, relatively new except that the lights are pretty dim along the hallway. Not very far from BTS but not exactly near either. The breakfast was basic and simple, no fancy buffets but I thought the croissants were terrible, soft and mushy. I could not get used to the shower and kept fiddling with it for hot water which is quite inconsistent. Overall, it was a pleasant stay if you are not too fussy.
Excellent Place to Stay
We stayed at Samran Place for 5 days. The location was excellent. Only mins away from the BTS station, within walking distance to Pratunam shopping area, Siam Sq. area and the Central World Plaza. There are lots of eating stalls nearby and the massage shop is just next door.
The room and bathroom was very clean. The furniture looks new and the carpets were brand new. It was also quiet. The room had no smell at all. The bed and pillows were comfy.
The service was adequate. Our requests were met efficiently. But the breakfast portion was quite small. You order from the set menu.
The hotel is excellent value for money. Will come back again.
Couldn`t knock this place..Si , Manchester is red
Great hotel, cheap , clean, great staff . Next to the sky train and got Beer on draught what more could you want???A pool, now that would be greedy.lol
Quality Budget Hotel
Samran Place is very central, just a 10 min walk to the BTS. It's easy to get a cab out front (although avoid the cabs waiting), or just a short stroll to the canal boats if you're feeling adventurous. The staff were efficient, although not overly friendly. They have power adapters at the front desk for cameras and phones. The room itself (at the back) was quite large and clean, and the air conditioning worked well. The bed was incredibly hard, but fortunately I was so tired each day it didn't matter. Overall a good budget hotel, and very good value for money.
We booked this hotel through sawadee.com. A friend had stayed there the year before and had said it was clean, and had a great location. She was right, for the price we paid, we got a clean room, breakfast included, and it was very close to the skytrain. The restaurant downstairs was not too bad and had reasonable prices. Staff were friendly as well. Would definitly stay again if we go back to Bangkok.
Ok. Arrived back from our travels in Asia, 2nd Nov. For anyone wishing to know ( as I did ) you may leave baggage at the new airport for collection. From memory it is 100 baht, per item, per day. Not a locker but security hold believe it's run by Chubb security. As we did not know this on our arrival we had arranged for our hotel to hold our baggage for 7 days prior to check in as we were heading to Laos first. They did this at no cost to us either. The motel you ask ? Samran Place, Bangkok. Close to rail system, 2 stations either way to shopping plazas & markets. Wonderful staff, reasonable rates,incl breakfast & very clean rooms. We were also able to have early check-in. Great for weary travels. Must see in Thailand ? The tigers !! Great time & a highlight of our trip ( of which there were many ). Happy travelling..............Angelk
This is a very good hotel, especially for the budget price. We paid for a Superior room and got a large, very clean room with TV and a big bed. The Tv had a movie channel as well as BBC World and a sport channel. The AC worked fine and the bathroom was very clean. The corridors are large and therefore we did not suffer from noise at all. The staff are very helpful and there was even a non Thai on the desk. The breakfast was adequate. As mentioned before the location is great. It is within a short walk of Pantip Plaza and a short taxi ride to MBK Centre, Siam Centre, Paragorn and also Jaktojak market. The hotel also has free parking, all be it limited. The restaurant food it fair as is the price.
Nice stay in Bangkok ...
Considering it is a budget hotel, the accomodation was very good. A nice big room, clean bathroom, efficiently working air conditioning, breakfast included (with a choice of different tastes, Western and Thai), polite personnel, good location (close to skytrain, but not to main touristic sights), not much of a view though. Would definitely go back again.
Samran Place is within walking distance to the nearest skytrain - on your right as you exit out of the hotel, i.e. the BTS Ratchadewi. It'd probably takes less than 10 mins to reach the station. BTS Ratchadewi is conveniently located next to Asia Hotel, and is one station away from Siam station where I'd done alot of shopping during my 3 days stay! The only minus point is that there're a lot of staircases at the various stations, but perhaps it's not bad afterall -- it may be a good exercise for the leg muscles, or simply an excuse to get a good leg massage!;-)
Very nice little find
If you are looking for a place to stay that is an excellent value, very comfortable, clean, has friendly staff, and is located near public transportation, then this is the place for you. Although, the hotel has no view to speak of, it is comfortable and quite clean (the room and bathroom were VERY clean). It comes with fresh towels, water, a fridge mini bar, and few but necessary amenities. The staff are receptive and nice and the breakfast is quite decent. This all comes with a VERy reasonable price. I will most definately stay here again.