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Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel

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Guangzhou, China
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Niras is so charming and unique hostel. I love the vintage style. Staffs are super nice and very welcome. They made my Thailand trip easier, thanks so much, The room is clean and the bed is quite and comfy, couldn't ask for more. I love the area around the Niras. the highlight tourist area is walking distance. It's quite local...

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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Very nice staff (they will help you in any way), simple but perfectly clean rooms, very tastful and clean sanitary. In their main building (some rooms are across the street) is a great coffee/breakfast place, cosy like a livingroom. Ideal if you want to relax a bit after the busy Bangkok-vibes. Good price / quality. Location is also great (between...

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Zug, Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 March 2016

the stay at niras was a wonderful experience. the staff was always helful and ready to help about everything. even the place had some renovation during my stay, it was made very pleasant for costumers spending time in the lobby. where i met many nice travellers too - i guess there is something about this place, attracting cool people ;).....

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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed with my girlfriend and we got a Room without windows(!!!) and a shared bathroom that wasn't cleaned while we stayed there (in total ~32 hours, so i assume it isnt cleaned every day, but that could also be just Bad luck with the timing). Some days before we were in a Hotel with pool, room with own bathroom,...

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iamBankoc, Owner at Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, We do hope Tripvisor, hotel management and all members may consider the review as interesting case. We all play the rule as management response to respond each review to reveal the truth and shows our side but It seems the reviewer and his girlfriend would like to ruin our hostel 's reputation with "Double Reviews " after...

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We stayed for one night here because we wanted to stay somewhere different to the typical Khao San road Bangkok experience. The area was nice and still central so it was easy to pick up a taxi and get to places in the city. From what I could tell the hostel was under reconstruction so the reception area felt a...

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iamBankoc, Owner at Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Valued guest, Thank you for your last stay and review, regarding your comments , we do hope all guests will consider the details and conditions which published clearly on the booking site that now our café under construction and we 're pleased to offer you the special discount price for compensation as you reserved with us under this promotion...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Good hostel, clean and the beds were comfortable. The construction going on was slightly annoying however we were there over the weekend so it didn't start early in the morning. The lady at reception is very nice and helpful. Met a lot of cool people however the security guard didn't allow talking in the common room after a certain time.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

place was clean, walking distance from khaosan road, under comstruction so that sucked! but fabulous little place and right across the street from the BEST pad thai place in bangkok! the staff were friendly EVEN when they charged my friend 2600 baht for ruining the sheets after the henna she got was all over the sheets ;)

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iamBankoc, Owner at Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Valued guest, Thank you for your review regarding our facilities, service and location and thank you for your kind understanding and we are very sorry that there was extra charge for bed sheet & pillow damage for henna stain, all pieces of the double bed set in Ensuite room were damaged with colours and unusable for other guests ....

Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place nice and comfortable!! It has Been unique style and I really like that, felt more like home than a hostel. Slept in a dorm room of six people and there was enough place. WI fi works great in the rooms. And above all, the staff was so nice and helpful!!

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Thank Eli P
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Good location! Great staff! Air con & wifi. Very close to canal boat stop to get down town! We asked the staff where we could go to a roof top pool and they sorted a place on koh San road for us which was cheap but amazing (Buddy Lodge). We stayed in a mixed dorm with big lockers!

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Michigan
Reviewed 24 January 2016

The staff was incredibly nice and just cool people to talk to. The rooms had large lockers which was nice and the showers/bathrooms were always really clean. If you're staying in Bangkok this should be the only hostel you consider.

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The Genuine Local Experience (A perfect place for travelers who love culture) -The Country Winner of Hoscar Awards 2009 by Hostelworld-The World’s Best Boutique hostels 2009 by guardian magazine - To experience A Perfect Location The origin of the great city of Bangkok today is located 'Koh Rattanakosin' where Niras Bankoc is in the middle of which is close to many HISTORICAL and attraction places especially like Giant Swing and Golden Mountain. Other nearby places like Wat Po, The Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha, Democracy Monument and even Khaosand Road ... etc. you can travel JUST by WALKING! The hostel is located in peaceful neighborhood with several local food stalls and shophouses. The real escape from busy backpacker area and touristy places.- To experience A Unique Style Living in the old house which age is over 100 years. Until now, it has been declared as the cultural and conservation building. Feeling the charm of origin and experiencing the genuine local living way and homey atmosphere: Plus Lovely antique coffee shop offers premium gourmet coffee and beverages.- To experience A Warm Welcome We are not part of big chain hostelwith limited numbers of guests; we put more care in detail of all guests, consider everyone like a member in the house & help guests enjoy BKK even traveling alone. ... more   less 

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Address: 204 - 206 Mahachai Road | Sumranrat Phra-Nakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok
Price Range: $16 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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