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Focal Local Bed and Breakfast

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Belmont
Reviewed 10 September 2013

It was my first time to Bangkok and I had no idea where to stay, so based on the reviews on here, I booked 4 nights at the charming Focal Local. I was picked up at the airport, which I must admit I don't think I organised, but it seems it was all part of the service. Focal Local is...

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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 for your first time in Bangkok. We appreciate knowing that you enjoyed expereincing local lives and busy city lives at the same time. We'll look forward to seeing you again. All the best :)

Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 4 September 2013

This was a really cosy, cute bed&breakfast in an authentic part of Bangkok. Clean, cosy, very delicious typical Thai breakfast - new, exotic fruit every morning. And Karan the owner is really halpfull and kind. Quite a few interesting sight seeing around. We would definately visit again.

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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. We'll look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :)

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 27 August 2013

We stayed for 4 nights. A great experience for us first timer in Bangkok. Karan welcome us with a warm smiles and provide us with a simple map around the hotel that we can explore. Local restaurant, market, 7-elevens, massage places, guide address in Thai language for taxi or Tuktuk to get back at the hotel, all within walking distance...

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

Thank you so much for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your trip in Bangkok as well as your stay at Focal Local. This little B&B will always welcome you for your next holiday in Thailand. Take a good care :)

Bremerhaven, Germany
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Focal Local is the perfect places for travelers, like my husband and I, that like to get a local feel of the places we go and not be in the middle of crazy tourists! Everybody working at the Focal Local is so kind and helpful--I couldn't have been happier about them! One of my favorite meals of all of Thailand...

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

Thank you very much for your valuable review. It's a great encouragement for us. We're glad you had a good time here. I'm sorry about crying baby next door and thank you for your kind understanding. We'll look forward to seeing you again. Take care :)

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Thank you Karan, Sawng and the rest of the Focal Local crew for the great experience! We got the SPLASH room. I was afraid the room would be too colorful for my mum's taste but she though it was pretty! There were many shelves in the room for us to put our things. The bathroom was clean and the shower...

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

Thank you so much for becoming a big fan of Focal Local. It's our pleasure having you and your mom here again. We're glad you were not disappointed and still enjoyed your stay here. I do apologise for the noisy wooden floor in the Splash room. No worries, the ceiling in the room downstair has done well. They wouldn't here...

Campo Real, Spain
Reviewed 8 August 2013

I just want to say that first of all, absolutely anything we needed, Karan and his family went above and beyond to help us and take care of us. After arriving on the overnight train from Chumphon we got there at 8am and couldn't check in until noon because they were fully booked. They gave us fresh juice and coffee...

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

Thank you very much for your review with useful details for other travelers. It's our pleasure having you here and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again. Kob Kun Krub :D

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 August 2013

This was my third trip to Bangkok. First time I stayed on the third floor of a hostel which was clean, and relatively comfortable but pretty unfriendly and not too helpful. Second time stayed in a much more pricey upmarket hotel in Silom, nice enough but so characterless and impersonal that it could have been any hotel in any city...

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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 two times. We're glad you were disappointed and enjoyed staying here. In addition, we appreciate knowing that you loved local atmosphere here. It's the signature of Focal Local. We'll look forward to seeing you again. All the best :)

Southport, Australia
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Me and two friends had been trekking for a week in Cambodia, and arriving in Bangkok just hoped the hotel we booked was true to word, and the reviews we had read were accurate. Well the reviews are spot on, the cleanliness and helpful manner of the staff was great would recommend the place to anyone. And the chap behind...

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

Thank you very much. It's our pleasure having you here and we're glad we made your stay in Bangkok enjoyable. You're always welcome here for your next Bangkok visit. All the best :)

manchester
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Arrived late at 9pm and made to feel at home immediately by father Aton and son Karan who are both informal yet professional and informative on their locality and amenities in the area be wary of eating at the restaurant they suggest who are friends they are expensive in comparison to the street cafes on the main drag!! Rooms are...

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

Thank you very much for your valued review. We'll keep up good works. Hope we'll have a chance to accommodate you again. Kob Kun Krub :)

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights in June 2013. From the moment we arrived until we left the service was excellent, lovely clean room, nice Thai breakfast and the man behind the desk was extremely helpful. He very kindly gave us detailed directions about how to get to all the attractions we wanted to visit in Bangkok and even paid for...

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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. We're glad to be a part of your memorable trip in Thailand. All the best :)

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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: RM233 - RM290 (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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