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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Shambara (now Tai Derm) is a nice, reasonably priced hostel and I stayed there a few times since 2006. It is clear off but yet very close to busy Khao San Road. We went to stay there again in January 2015. They have changed names now. Shabara is now Tai Derm Hostel. I believe that they decided to change the...

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Europe
Reviewed 3 May 2013

Excellent location - a peace island in busy Khao San. The hostel is quite basic but very cheap and the management is helpful. Totally recommended if you're on a budget. Went there in 2010 and not in 2012 as stated.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 September 2012

just of Kho Soan Road, this little hostel is nice and for a good price. No extras here, just a bed and a shared shower, you can choose with AC of with fan. I took the fan option, good enough for me an my 2 nights there. If you are looking for a budget option in bangkok which is quiet,...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 6 July 2012

A charming small hostel located at a small street just off Khao San Road. Great location, without the noise that comes from the many bars nearby. Rooms are very small, but clean, and you have the option to choose between A/C and fan, and bathrooms are shared. The hostel offers a 'free' breakfast, but that's only a cup of Nescafe...

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Cardiff
Reviewed 2 May 2011

The Shamabara is a nice little hostel with small rooms that contain a bed and no other furniture. Rooms come with a/c or a fan and area reasonably clean but if you leave something under the bed it will reaper covered in dust. There is a shared bathroom and showers that are also reasonably clean. Breakfast of toast and tea...

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Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 13 December 2010

I made the mistake of only using the latch inside the room to lock my door, this was easily forced open during the night and I had my phone stolen from my bedside while I slept. The concerning part is that the staff didn't seem surprised, were reluctant to help and then refused to provide a refund on our remaining...

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2Thank As2k10
Manchester
Reviewed 31 March 2010

We had an air-con room which was very small and dark for £11.50/night. However it was clean and the guesthouse is tidy and welcoming. The shared bathrooms were clean although the hot water wasn't working when we stayed there. Location is down a small alley just off Khao San.

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UK
Reviewed 15 January 2010

First the positive: It is clean and attractive, and nicely tucked out the way from the business of the main road. Rooms are clean and functional, and there's plenty of hot water. However: I arrived having booked a single room on lonely planet. The staff claimed to have no record of my booking but eventually gave me a room for...

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singapore
Reviewed 3 January 2010

This hostel is in one of the soi (lane) on KhaoSan road. Good thing that it is in a soi and not on KhaoSan as KhaoSan is very rowdy at night. I got a twin aircon room in between 2 rooms and and i can't hear much noise and able to sleep well. There're mosquitoes, so if you're hate them,...

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Reviewed 1 December 2009

Cheaper, and the room is clean and the place is cozy... and easy for you to find food and also for some people who love night lives I think is easy for you to find

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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: 138 Khao San Rd, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok > Banglamphu
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Shambara Boutique Hotel Bangkok
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“Room 1 and 2 facing to the courtyard but have no AirCon.”
 of 5 bubbles romedp2015, 9 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The Shamabar is at the Buger King end of Khoa San”
  • The rooms are basic.
 of 5 bubbles DaveOldhamCardiff, 1 May 2011 | Read review
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