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Focal Local Bed and Breakfast

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Reviewed 7 January 2014

I would recommend this place to people who want to stay in a more local Bangkok style. The surrounding neighbourhood does not have many tourist attractions but you see how Bangkok-ers live, eat and play. You won't get hassled for tuk-tuks or ping-pongs shows. I...More

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Response from Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and BreakfastResponded 13 January 2014

Thank you very much for your review. I'm glad you had a good time here and got the core concept of Focal Local, which is being away from busy city life. However, you still can reach many attractions by river boats and Skytrain. Hope we'll...More

Reviewed 4 January 2014

We stayed at Focal Local for 4 nights to discover Bangkok. Yes, the place is not very close to the tourist attractions, but these spots are easily reached by boat or skytrain (and we don't understand the complaints about this, because you know where the...More

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Response from Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and BreakfastResponded 13 January 2014

Thank you very much for staying at Focal Local. We really appreciate knowing that you enjoyed every aspects from location, rooms, breakfasts and service. Your satisfaction is a great fuel for us to run this little B&B. Hope we'll have a chance to serve you...More

Reviewed 1 January 2014

A lot of people knock the location of this lovely BnB, but as Brooklyn residents who always feel sorry for tourists who only visit Manhattan, we liked the idea that we were staying a bit outside the main center of Bangkok. I found the location...More

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Response from Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and BreakfastResponded 13 January 2014

Thank you so much for choosing Focal Local. We're glad you enjoyed local atmosphere and loved being on this quiet side of Bangkok. Hope we'll have a chance to accommodate you again in the future. All the best :)

Reviewed 28 December 2013

We stayed 5 nights at Focal Local and loved every minute. We stated in Splash which was decorated with fun bright colors. The breakfast was phenomenal every morning from shrimp fried rice to sweet and sour chicken. We walked several times to the BTS station...More

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Response from Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and BreakfastResponded 13 January 2014

Thank you very much for staying with us. It's our pleasure having you here. I'm gald you enjoyed your stay. We'll look forward to seeing you again. Kob Khun Krub :)

Reviewed 28 December 2013

Thanks to TA, otherwise it would have been impossible to search out such a gem in Bangkok. All the good words mentioned here by the reviewers are perfect. And the so call disadvantage, i.e. being far away from tourist spots, is the best part of...More

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Response from Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and BreakfastResponded 6 January 2014

Thank you very much for staying with us. We really appreciate being a liitle part of your memorable honeymoon trip in Thailand. We'll look forward to seeing you again. All the best :)

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Michael P
16 September 2016|
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Response from Ron M | Reviewed this property |
There is no on site parking and we did not have a car. I would suggest sending an email to see if they can make arrangements. I agree with the other person who replied, that the owner is extremely accommodating.
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John I
27 April 2015|
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Response from Focal-Local | Property representative |
Hi John Thank you for contacting us. We're about 30-minute driver from the airport. We can arrange the pick up service for 900 Baht (we hire a company to do). Honestly, metered taxi would be cheaper, you just need to make... More
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"Buy take away food and take it home to eat on the balcony - great experience"
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"I think the top floor has less traffic sounds..."
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"I had room away from the street (however the street isn't a very busy road)"
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"We loved our quiet Living Nature room, on the end of the row of ground-floor rooms."
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