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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend stayed here for 3 nights and cannot fault anything. We arrived at 2am and even though it was the middle of the night, we were still greeted with a cold drink and friendly intro. The staff all go out of their way to help you plan your days. They write directions and place names in Thai...

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

Thank you so much for your valuable review. We're so glad you enjoyed everything at Focal Local and you were happy traveling like locals in Bangkok. We will keep up the good works and hope we will have a chance to serve you again in the future. Kob Kun Krub :)

Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We just returned from 2 weeks traveling in Thailand. We were lucky enough to have booked Focal Local as our first stop. Of the 5 different places we stayed on our trip it was our favorite. To start I messed up our arrival date with the time change and when we did arrive it was one in the morning. The...

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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 stay in Bangkok. We're glad you both enjoyed. Hope you've arrived home well with all good memories from Thailand trip. Take care :)

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the triple room. Very spacious with everything you need, even fridge, TV and DVD player. Very helpful staff, happy to help and give good tips about Bangkok. Breakfast is good as well. Nice, safe location, easy to stroll around and explore. Would definitely stay again and recommend. The room and bathroom are very clean. Thanks for having...

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

Thank you very much for choosing us. It's our pleasure having you all here. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Have a pleasure travel through Thailand and hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again. Kob Kun Krub :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2016

One of the best places we've stayed in anywhere in the world. The staff are super friendly, the breakfast is fresh and delicious, the rooms are comfortable and spacious, great value the location is interesting and far away from the tourist hordes of the MBK/Siam Center area. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and should we ever be back in...

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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. We really appreciate hearing that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed the local surrounding. We will keep it up and will look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :)

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We loved our room! It was extremely clean and the staff were very friendly, efficient and the whole experience worked well. We used their advice on activities, walks and were never disappointed. This trip was our honeymoon and there was even a welcome present left for us on arrival - lovely touch. The breakfast was also great, we had the...

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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 Honeymoon. It's our pleasure having you here. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again in the future. All the best :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We stayed here twice on our recent trip to Thailand, once in yesteryear room and once in chic. I've stayed in many many Bangkok hotels over the years and this place is one of if not the best, in my eyes this is because the staff and atmosphere are very friendly. Every encounter with a staff member was a pleasure,...

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

Thank you so much for staying with us twice. We're glad you enjoyed your stay here and found that our location is not a problem at all. We will keep up all good works and hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again in the future. Kob Kun Krub :)

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Absolutely nothing negative to say about this place. It was fabulous. Karan, the b&b's host, was so lovely to us - very helpful with recommendations of places to go, how to get there, anything we needed for the room, calling taxis. Such a gentle, pleasant, helpful man. He was made for the tourism industry. Cannot speak highly enough of him....

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

Thank you so much for staying with us and for the valuable review here. I do really appreciate your compliments and I will be passing on this to our team. We're glad you enjoyed everything at Focal Local. Hope you've kept us as a little memory of your Thailand trip until we meet again. Kob Kun Krub :)

Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights with my partner and really enjoyed the place. The staff is very welcoming and helpful, the themed rooms are beautiful and the location is convenient - in a quiet side street and a short way from the river boats and the sky train. Highly recommendable!

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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 very happy to hear that you enjoyed staying with us and you found that our location is convenient to get around Bangkok. Hope you've arrived home well with all good memories. All the best :)

Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely B&B with very friendly staff. Karan in the reception is a very good English speaker and was extremely helpful. I will be back, definitely. Location is a down side, but they provide a complimentary tuk tuk to take you to major transport hubs.

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

Thank you very much for your review and for sharing lovely photos. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. This little home will be welcoming you anytime you're back in Bangkok. Kob Kun Krub :)

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We've just spent four nights here and can't say enough about the quality of service and accommodation. Our room with ensuite bathroom was spacious, attractive, cool and spotlessly clean. Breakfasts were a choice of western-style or the Thai dish of the day, followed by fresh fruit and tea/coffee. There is a fridge and kettle in each room, and water provided...

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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 and for recommending us. It's our pleasure having you here. Your compliment is so valuable. We will keep the standard and hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again in the future. Kob Kun Krub :)

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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: RM226 - RM244 (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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