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Reviewed 12 February 2015

This place is shut down. Don't be fooled like a fool. Hostel bookers owe us 5 pound. We booked and paid and then got there to a padlocked shut down hostel. Terrible and scary! Don't book this hostel, don't book this don't think hostel.

9Thank Lily P
Srinagar, India
Reviewed 17 January 2014

A friendly and well run hostel, ideally located and with all the required facilities for any traveller and visitor to Bangkok. The owner and staff are very friendly and helpful, giving advice to newcomers to Bangkok and Thailand on the do's and don'ts, where to go and what to see. I visited Bangkok for a weekend on my own and...

Thank goroo
São Paulo, SP
Reviewed 26 April 2013

I have stayed here two times already, one of them being during crazy New Year's Eve in Bangkok. I definetely would recommend coming here, especially if you're a solo traveller. This is not a fancy building or a boutique hostel, but it has got you covered on everthing you need - and what really matters - good beds and blankets,...

3Thank Jorge_Kost
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 March 2013

i first went here to check out the place before flying to krabi & they were nice enough to let me use the wifi without booking a room so i went back a few days later when i got back to bangkok. perfect for what i wanted, to be away from khaosan & its right in the centre of Bangkok...

Thank durianseason
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2013

Soi 1 Guesthouse, Sukhumvit puts you right in the centre of the action in Bangkok and serves as a useful hub for young travellers entering or leaving Thailand for the first time. The owner Dave is Western, which helps settle you in, and is a goldmine of information about the local area but also gives handy tips about Thai culture...

4Thank Vern L
Reviewed 29 January 2013

Pros: 1. Very well located, 2. Very helpful and knowledgeable owner, 3. Lots of notes to help you go around, 4. They arranged our bus to get to Siem Reap, which was comfortable. Cons: 1. Bed was uncomfortable, 2. AC barely worked. All in all, a mixed stay.

2Thank Siddhartha_das
Reviewed 4 January 2013

After being let down by another hostel, this place came up as a perfect location for those who aren't tourists.. I needed to be amongst people that were treading the same path as me, and this place nailed it. On entering - because the owner is Australian - there are notes everywhere giving amazing tips and advice, not just for...

Thank mglinearart
New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 27 December 2012

After being diagnosed with Dengue fever from a recent trip to Cambodia, I decided to recover in Bangkok for 2 weeks. I did not hesitate to return to Soi 1 guesthouse where I had a pleasant stay before. Dengue is not contagious so I knew that I could recover in the dorm especially since I needed to take naps and...

1Thank Erast M
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2012

I have stayed at the Soi 1 guest Ouse twice now and would not hesitate to go back again. A very friendly atmosphere with a safe and secure environment for any backpacker travelling to Bangkok. both the dorm rooms and smaller rooms are very good for backpacker standards with plenty of facilities, a 7/11 just down the road and very...

Thank Luke M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2012

I think Explorer333 (below) has it nailed. I stayed in Khao San Road on my return to Bangkok and compared with the Sukhumvit area I was dissapointed. There is lots of action around this part of Bangkok, plenty of bars and restaurants and its right next to the Skytrain which is cheap as chips. Dave was a great host and...

Thank thebigbrowndog

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Staying in Sukhumvit

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With a mix of shopping malls, hip bars and food stalls lining both sides of Thailand’s longest road, you’ll rarely encounter a dull moment along Sukhumvit. While the main road itself doesn't offer a lot in terms of entertainment, it's the adjoining 'sois' (alleys) where the magic happens. Popular spots are soi 11 for a lively night out, soi 4 for naughty nightlife and soi 21 for world-class shopping at Terminal 21. It's hard to cover everything this area has to offer in on day, so be sure to take your time. Sukhumvit is heavily congested with traffic during day and night, so getting from A to B is most convenient using the BTS Skytrain right above it.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
'Soi 1 guesthouse' is an Australian/American influenced, Thai owned 24 hour, guesthouse, and youth hostel, now being over-seen by our diligent, on-site English speaking owner, Nai. The Friendships made and the Adventures shared are what we are about. It's partly but, more than just the Parties, Game-room, Bar, Live Sports from Satellites, Free Wi-Fi, Free maps, Hi speed internet, Clean rooms, New linen and Mattresses Plush towels and Hot showers (did we mention that 'Nai' keeps the place clean enough to walk bare-foot in?) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Soi 1 Guesthouse

Address: 220/7 Sukhumvit Soi 1, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok > Sukhumvit , Wattana
Price Range: RM180 - RM791 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
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“A smaller dorm can be less noisy as travellers come and go throughout the day and night.”
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