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Ware, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

450 baht per night for an AC room is very reasonable. I was quoted upwards of 800 for others on the same road, although I didn't check the room, a guesthouse is a guesthouse right? The rooms are always small and budget. The room I stayed in was old, not dirty by any standard, just old. It had an en... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2014

This is definitely not a place I'd recommend. But then again, if you're looking at reviews for Orchid House on TripAdvisor, you must really be on a serious budget. I stayed here when I was just passing through the Khao San Rd. area and didn't have accommodation booked and needed a place to crash for the night. Orchid House worked... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2014

I have stayed here in the past with no issues. Until this time. The room was infested with bed bugs. I burned the ones I saw on my bed with my lighter and took them down stairs to show the reception and get my 580 baht back. They refused. I grabbed my things and left. I will never stay here... More 

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2 Thank Adele M
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Orchid House Hotel is a somewhat ramshackle guesthouse located on Rambuttri Road, which runs parallel to the famous (or is it infamous?) Kao San Road in Bangkok’s backpacker/ ne'er-do-well district. I’ve stayed there off and on for 3 years; currently off. Orchid House has 2 big pluses: 1. its location is ideal to view the outrageousness of the denizens of... More 

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1 Thank DiceyEye
Saskatoon, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2012

I travel quite a bit and this place was by far the worst I have ever been to for a night stay. The bed sheets and pillow cases were dirty and had holes in them. I ignored this until I woke up in the middle of the night with over 50 bed bugs crawling on and around me! Immediately packed... More 

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2 Thank Johnathan T
Köln, Germany
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Reviewed 28 February 2012

The hotel is by far the best one we've visited in Thailand. The room is small, but decent clean. What we love about this place the most is the superb friendly service from the staffs!! Despite the comments about the bedbugs in this hostel, i really must admit that not only hostels can be a home for these small creatures... More 

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Thank vickie331
Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Room covered in bedbugs and cockroaches, woke up in the middle of the night being bitten, had to change hotel at 2am. No offer of a refund or good will money from staff. Stay somewhere else!

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2012

Worst hotel we've been to in 9 months travelling through Latin America and Asia. Pictures on internet don't reflect at all the hotel. Holes in the wall, smells of smoke in the rooms, stains in the sheets, suspision of bed bugs. Disgusting. We originally booked for 2 nights, but checked out after the 1st night, it was that bad. Avoid... More 

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2 Thank Laure1111
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2011

Avoid it... Bed bugs. Enough said. Don't need 50 characters to spell bed bugs.

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3 Thank Lieblingd
Helena, MT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2011

Although the rooms are nothing special, its a great budget option. I paid 400 baht for a private single room and the guesthouse is located on Rambuttri, the street parallel to Khao San Road. They offer free wifi in the lobby and the reception is exceptionally nice and helpful!

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Banglamphu
While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok, it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around Khao San Road. Visit at night to feast on road-side pad thai, cheap beers and if you’re up for it, some dancing fueled by buckets of Thai whiskey.
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Address: 323/3 Thanon Rambuttri | Rambuttri Road, Bangkok, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok > Banglamphu
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Orchid House Hotel Bangkok
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