VIE Hotel Bangkok

Address: 117/39-40 Phaya Thai Rd, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand | 5 star hotel
 
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Location

This 5 star hotel, located in the ราชเทวี area of Bangkok, is near Siam Ocean World, Khlong Saen Saeb, Suan Pakkad Palace Museum, and Marble House.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsVIE Hotel Bangkok

    Reviewed by theldteam

    underwhelmed

    Reviewed Nov 20, 2012
    by (4 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

    I booked this hotel as I was joining friends who had already made there reservation here, the pictures looked good, and the price was high enough for the area that I expected something good. On first entering the room, I was defiantly wowed, but it didn't take long for the shine to rub off. I'm an easy person to please when it comes to hotels, and if one thing is broken, that's fine, so long as it's fixed promptly, I don't expect perfection every time. However, having unpacked the bags I started to actually take the room in, I noticed a ginormous dusty cobweb in the corner of the room, which had clearly been there for sometime, for the price of the room, I found totally unacceptable. I then took a shower, which I could not finish due to the god awful noise the pipes made when it was turned on. So, unrefreshed, I then hopped into the dressing gown, only to find that the the belt was broken, and then discovered that there were no slippers for me as they'd only provided one pair, which my fiance was wearing. On discovering these issues I then started to look closer at the details in the room, and notices that things looked cheaply finished and not up to scratch for what is expected of a hotel of this standard. On there own, none of these things are a big deal, and of course are easy to rectify, but the last thing I expect or want when I'm staying somewhere at this price, is to have all of these things on my arrival. The view from our window must have been so bad that they actually have fixed wooden, what I guess you'd call blinds over it, so that you could only get a slither of a peek outside.
    Everything in this hotel is over priced considering the country you're in - we paid 20 AUD each for a buffet breakfast, don't get me wrong it was very good, with a lot of selections, but I've never paid anywhere near that for a buffet breakfast before, and this is Thailand.

    The service was friendly, and my friend said her room was very nice, but they also had a view and where on a higher level, so maybe that's the key to a better room - note, she did pay the same as I had.

    All in all I would never stay at this hotel again, and was horrified when another friend told me she will be staying there later this year during her honeymoon.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews VIE Hotel Bangkok

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

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