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The Bhuthorn

96-98 Phraeng Bhuthorn Rd., Phranakhorn,, Bangkok 10200 Thailand
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#31 of 1,207 B&Bs / Inns in Bangkok
The Bhuthorn,a newly operated hotel located in the heart of oldtown Bangkok, one of the well-preserved community registered to the Fine Art Department of Thailand. The Bhuthorn, a century-old shophouse has been converted into a boutique accommodation with exclusively 3 guestrooms. Each room has been decorated in their own individual characteristics with a colonial atmosphere. Our main targets are travelers who, while traveling, love to enjoy arts, history, people, and places.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Clothes dryer
Breakfast available
Taxi service
Non-smoking hotel
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Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, Thai


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Sumantra D wrote a review July 2018
Toronto8 contributions9 helpful votes
This 3 bedroom hotel is absolute perfection. The owner's attention to detail is evident and dont miss breakfast or afternoon tea. Great location - walking distance to the palace / Khao San Road - a little quiet on weekends since most shops in the area seem to be closed.
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Date of stay: February 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
BradWalsh wrote a review June 2017
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia4 contributions5 helpful votes
My partner and I stayed here in June 2017 and couldn't rate the Bhuthorn highly enough. The hotel and rooms are beautifully decorated and styled using exquisite colonial antiques and finished to a very high standard. The service was exceptional and our best yet experienced in South East Asia. Our hosts went above and beyond answering and assisting with our every question, including drawing maps to assist with our travel plans. The hotel is a quiet oasis in the bustling Bangkok and is made exquisitely tranquil by the fresh jasmine flowers and relaxing music. The breakfasts (the bento box in particular) were to die for and the coffee exceeded our fussy western standards. I also recommend taking up the offer of afternoon tea if you are able! Equally great. We stayed in the Bhuthorn room which was wonderfully light and as outlined in this review beautiful styled and furnished including luxurious toiletries. Do yourself a favour and book a stay here!
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Date of stay: June 2017
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
bootstrapbob wrote a review Feb 2017
Bere Regis, United Kingdom142 contributions49 helpful votes
The Bhuthorn is an enigma. This is a three bedroomed B&B; the ground floor bedroom is not great but has hot water, the upstairs bedroom is glorious in Colonial style, but there is no hot water in this room so cold showers only. We complained - there was no apology and no attempt to put this right. There are no tea making facilities for guests not even in reception as advertised. However, it is in the best location in old Bangkok, it is so quiet at night and has a charm of its own. The Thai breakfast is amazing - choose the 4 dish Pinto on the breakfast menu. A newspaper handed out at breakfast too. The owner is very attentive and makes an effort to look after her quests. So although there were short comings, we have to give this accommodation 5 stars!
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Yekkes wrote a review Jan 2017
London, United Kingdom73 contributions54 helpful votes
I recently spent three nights in Bangkok on my way back to the UK from traveling elsewhere in south-east Asia. I chose the Bhuthorn because of its location - in old Bangkok away from the busier parts of the city but still close to some of my favourite places including Wat Arun, Wat Prakeow and Ratchadamnoen Road with its beautiful art deco buildings and the Democracy Monument. Out for a stroll on one of the days, I wandered off the main road and happened upon some shady side streets along what is left of Bangkok's once extensive canal system. You can still see wooden houses and many temples in this area. There are also many restaurants and several bars within walking distance. I also chose the Bhuthorn because it has just three rooms and is in an authentically restored former shop house. My room was a delight with a cosy lounge decorated with vintage furnishings and pictures of old Bangkok and an "upstairs" sleeping area. All of the surfaces are teak, enhancing the authenticity of the shop house. Breakfast is served in a tiny open air courtyard at the back of the guest house and guests are asked to choose what they would like the night before. I am a vegetarian and so chose a vegetarian bento box. The contents changed a little each day but included at various times vegetarian noodles, vegetable rice, mango, dragon fruit, "Chinese pastry" and tiny onion patties wrapped in a banana leaf. All delicious. Coffee, tea, juice and water are also served. An additional treat at the Bhuthorn is that afternoon tea is served in the courtyard. Guests can choose from two or three items to have with their tea or coffee - I chose the sticky rice with coconut milk and mango. Again, delicious. The two staff that I met were excellent - Trisha who checked me in and sorted out my breakfast each day as well as booking taxis, etc. and the young man who assisted with my very heavy bag and went out to find me a telephone charger after I had left mine in Myanmar! I would certainly stay there again.
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Date of stay: January 2017
Trip type: Travelled solo
Travelmania121212 wrote a review Aug 2016
San Mateo, CA7 contributions5 helpful votes
Simply stated, The Bhuthorn is superb. The care and attention to detail was unmatched by any other hotel we visited during our three-week vacation to Southeast Asia. After 30+ hours of traveling from the United States, it was absolutely blissful to fall asleep in the clean, cool comfort of The Bhuthorn. The staff was amazing, particularly Trisha, going out of their way to help us on numerous occasions, including walking with us to a restaurant that we were struggling to find. In a bustling foreign city where we don’t speak the language, we felt safe and cared-for every day. The rooms are beautifully decorated, with reliable Wifi and a helpful booklet of information about landmarks, customs, and restaurants. Afternoon tea was held every day between 2 and 5pm, and became a major highlight of our days that was only matched by the delicious breakfasts. The availability of a “western” breakfast was much appreciated, but not needed – the local fare is far superior and changes every morning, providing a wide range of tastes to explore. If you’re a coffee-drinker, then you won’t be disappointed. Our group of six unanimously agreed that it was the best coffee we’ve ever had… EVER. One small negative was we felt the pillows too thick. If you decide to book with The Bhuthorn, make sure to get clarification about the sister hotel. Our driver accidentally dropped us off at their other, larger hotel a few blocks away, and for a brief (anxious) moment, we thought we were locked out of our hotel! Luckily, a staff member from the Bhuthorn met us on the sidewalk and guided us to the correct location. Chitlada was so helpful when making the reservations. When part of our party’s flight was delayed she arranged to have a second car sent to the airport and Trisha waited up for them to arrive and got everyone settled. We left a couple items after we departed and Chitlada emailed us pictures of the items we left and would have arranged to get them to us, had we needed them. Since our group occupied all three rooms it was like having our own apartment within walking distance to the sites of old town Bangkok. For a home-away-from-home experience with an added touch of luxury and an authentic local feel, at a reasonable price, stay at The Bhuthorn.
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Date of stay: June 2016
Trip type: Travelled with family
USD 80 - USD 131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ThailandBangkokWat Ratchabophit / Banglamphu / Rattanakosin (Bangkok Old City) / Phra Nakhon
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Bhuthorn
Which popular attractions are close to The Bhuthorn?
Nearby attractions include Wat Suthat (0.4 km), Wat Ratchabophit (0.3 km), and Bangkok City Pillar Shrine (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Bhuthorn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at The Bhuthorn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at The Bhuthorn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to The Bhuthorn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Old Town Cafe Bangkok, Mont Nomsod, and Uncle & Friends: Rustic Cafe Bar.
Does The Bhuthorn have airport transportation?
Yes, The Bhuthorn offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Bhuthorn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Thai.
Are there any historical sites close to The Bhuthorn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Grand Palace (0.7 km), The Chakri Group (Phra Thinang Chakri Maha Prasat) (0.7 km), and Phra Sumen Fort (1.2 km).