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Recommended Hotel/Hostel in Bangkok

Hi all,

We are heading to Bangkok soon, and hoping someone can recommend a good place to stay, with a bit of a traveller vibe, parking for the motorbike, and not too expensive! Thinkingold town / khao san area.

Or maybe it's easy enough to just turn up and find somewhere, but I get the impression that BKK is too busy for this? Anyone done this successfully?

Looking forward to responses, and Happy New Year!

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Hi you 2,
we stayed at the bluefin gesthouse
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its cheap and has safe parking (in the fenced garden). Its in a Thai neighborhood with loots of good and cheap food. We liked it there.
We have also met a couple of other bikers there.

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GREAT THANK YOU, we will be there from the 20. January too.... c u on the road....

a bit too late fro the traveler meeting but....


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Hi all,

We are heading to Bangkok soon, and hoping someone can recommend a good place to stay, with a bit of a traveller vibe, parking for the motorbike, and not too expensive! Thinkingold town / khao san area.

Or maybe it's easy enough to just turn up and find somewhere, but I get the impression that BKK is too busy for this? Anyone done this successfully?

Looking forward to responses, and Happy New Year!

Cat and James xx
Best book before, don't think I would want to ride much in BKK, real busy, where are you planning on going once your there?
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Seems like the Hostel is fully booked at this time, any other idea??? Going soon....
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No idea, but could be worth a look.

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^^ok great thank you!

got answer from the hotel from above they can fit us in ... c u around!
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Does anyone know whether the Bluefin Guesthouse also rents out rooms for just two or three days? We'll be in Bangkok this November but don't want to stay for an entire week yet the webseit only offers weekly and monthly rates.
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Try the lampuhouse, it's the general go to place for overlanders in the Kao Sarn area, and has safe parking. A little more expensive than the others in the area, but also a little nicer. It fills up quickly though, so advance booking may be necessary.

However, if you're just around for 2 days, don't have a bike with you, and don't have special whishes, I don't think you need to reserve anything. Just hop on to the tourist bus from Suvannabum to Kao Sarn and you'll find plenty of hostels for all kind of tastes and wallets. Personally I don't like the Kao Sarn area, and would recommend to leave Bangkok straight away, but if you absolutely must stay for whatever reason, it tends to be the easiest option.
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