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South Slocan, BC, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great find in Bangkok- this hotel is tucked away on a side street that is very quiet and peaceful . The tranquility is accented by the cordial host Karen, a pleasant gentleman who clearly goes one step beyond to ensure your stay is enjoyable. The B&B is well appointed with everything that one needs. Breakfast was provided with two...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Focal local is a small and very cozy hotel where you will feel as home. The treatment from the stuff was incredibly nice!!! Breakfast was not buffet but you can choose between Thai or continental. My advice is to try their That breakfast, is very very good. Location is not the best in Bangkok if you want to hang out...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's our first time staying on the other side of the river and what a lovely place to introduce us to the place. Traveling with 2 older travelers so the free rides to nearest train station was a welcome relief. Love the pastel room, the patio hangout area for midnight snacks and the tasty breakfast every morning (choice of local...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your sweet review. It's our pleasure having you and your lovely family here. We're glad you had a great time at Focal Local and found this area interesting. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you all again. All the best :)

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent friendly owner welcomed us with lemongrass tea. We stayed only one night, but ideal for us visiting nearby Chinatown. Very helpful with local information. Breakfast good (although for me personally could have been a little more food.) My partner did say the coffee was not very good, but I can't comment, and this is being picky. I would recommend...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us. Even though it was short, but we're glad you enjoyed. Moreover, thank you very much for the suggestion regarding breakfast. We will consider providing more food. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again. All the best :)

Douglas, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Karan, the manager, makes this place shine! The newly remodeled rooms are wonderful. Tastefully decorated with high quality furnishings and fixtures make your stay extra special. Breakfasts are adequate, not special. The road/ alley is a bit of a challenge with lots of traffiic. Walking out to the main road requires careful navigation. The one free tuk tuk ride per...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and for your kind review. We're glad you had a good time here. However, we do apologise if the traffic in the alley bothered you a bit. We will definitely keep up the good works. Kob Kun Krub :)

Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks you for a fantastic stay in your bed and breakfast . We had a warm welcome after a long fight and it was late in the evening . Everything about this little bed and breakfast was perfect it can match any five star hotel for service! On our last morning we had to get an early morning train, they...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. It's our pleasure having you here. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again next time. Kob Kun Krub :)

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot recommend this bed and breakfast highly enough. The accommodation is clean, spacious and comfortable. The breakfasts (opt for the local food!) are cooked to perfection. The staff, especially the host Karan, are polite and extremely helpful. Karan helped us every morning on our way to see the sights of Bangkok, with a complementary tuk tuk and even writing...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing Focal Local. We're glad you were not disappointed, but enjoyed everything here. Hope you've arrived home well with all good memories from Thailand. We look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :)

Ossining, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Focal Local is the perfect combination of high quality comfort and detail in a charming inn that doesn't feel like it could be just anywhere in the world, but has a distinct feel of the beautiful Thai culture. In a country where excellent service is a priority and a way of life, the service here was the best on our...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and for your kind review here. We really appreciate knowing that Focal Local is your most favorite place during your Thailand trip. We will do our best to retain the good standard. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again some day. All the best :)

NY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely comfortable room, great breakfasts, but the highlight was the super-caring, efficient staff. In a residential neighborhood, but walking distance to the river and the skytrain. Ate street food on the main drag every night and had a blast.

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and for you valuable review. Your review is a great support. We will keep it up and hope we will have a chance to serve you again one day. Kob Kun Krub :)

Budelsdorf, Germany
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at this nice little guesthouse. It was very clean and the staff was very friendly. Even if it is not on the eastside of the river where you can visit the most famous attractions it is easy to get there by ferry, boat or skytrain.

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Focal Local. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and did not have any problems getting around Bangkok from our place. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again in the future. All the best :)

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Focal Local is a boutique Bed and Breakfast located on Thonburi district in historic downtown Bangkok. Formerly known as the old capital of Thailand, Thonburi district offers the perfect getaway from busy city life without compromising on transport. The ideal location to visit a local touch of Bangkok, with local temples, daily markets and local food stalls. Focal Local is just 5 minutes away from the BTS sky train station and Chao Phraya River by Tuk Tuk [Thai Motor Tricycle Taxi]. Our different themed rooms are designed to match the diverse tastes of all our guests. In addition, the authentic Thai or Western complimentary breakfast is served upon guest's preference. We offer guests extra services including in-room WiFi, Internet corner, and free shuttle Tuk Tuk to BTS sky train or the pier. We can also assist you booking some tours in and outside Bangkok. We look forward to making your stay enjoyable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Focal Local Bed and Breakfast

Address: 289 Soi Charoennakorn 28 | Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok
Price Range: RM230 - RM248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Focal Local Bed and Breakfast 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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