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Focal Local Bed and Breakfast

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$58*
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I stayed at Focal Local back in 2013 and loved every minute of my stay. For Xmas 2016 I traveled to back Bangkok but now with my mum and brother and we stayed at the new Focal Local location (right next door to the old one) and it's just as wonderful if not better then before. The location is great...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us again. It's our pleasure accommodating you and your family at the new Focal Local this time. We're so happy to hear that you all enjoyed. Your review really means a lot to us. It keeps us run this little B&B with love. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again...

nottingham
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Staff: extremely helpful & friendly, good English, polite, & welcoming, they always had a smile on their faces! Room: clean, comfy, well-furnished, seating outside on the communal balconies. B&B: very pretty & cosy, well looked-after after and clean. Also quiet & restful. Food: choice was Thai or something else (not sure what I always chose Thai!) and it's extremely delicious...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and for your valuable review. It's our pleasure having you here and knowing that you enjoyed your stay. Your review brings a clean picture of Focal Local to other travelers. We will keep up our standard and will look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :)

Bergamo, Italy
Reviewed 2 January 2017

If you look for a real Thai neighborhood this is the right accomodation for you. Located nearby Krung Thonburi BTS station (on the east side of the Chao Phraya river) Focal Local is far from any so-called touristic attractions but the service it offers is good enough to keep it into consideration for your Bangkok stay. Friendly and helpful staff....

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and for your review. It's our pleasure having you and your family here. We're glad you enjoyed your stay even though we're located away from tourist attractions. Hope you've arrived home well and settled with the cold weather again. Happy New year! :)

Alhaurin el Grande, Spain
Reviewed 19 December 2016

we loved every minute of our stay at focal local. the owner is superfriendly, we felt very welcome. our room was pretty, great shower... exactly what we needed! sadly we had to leave before breakfast, but we'll be back!

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your sweet review. We're glad you love Focal Local. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again next time and definitely with breakfast. Kob Kun Krub ;)

Reviewed 11 December 2016

We did not expect so nice welcome and and so lovely place in Bangkok. And after we got our room with terrace and almost private garden. Wonderful! Everything is clean, fresh, breakfast by your choice - Thai or European. All team - so friendly. So, great two days in great place! Thank you Focal Local B&B team!

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We're glad you were not disappointed and really enjoyed your stay here. In addition, we're so happy to be a little part of your memorable trip in Thailand. All the best :)

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This place is excellent. Karan, the owner, made us feel at home in every way. Our arrival was delayed two days because of flight cancellations, and Karan took care of canceling activities we had planned and making sure we had a ride waiting for us at the airport when we finally made it! The room was perfect. It had all...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at Focal Local and for your valuable review here. Even though you had a hard time with the flight cancellation, we're glad you still enjoyed your stay at Focal Local. It's our pleasure having both of you here. We will look forward to seeing you again one day. Kob Kun Krub :)

Reviewed 28 November 2016

Love love love Focal Local. The awesome focal local team made us packed breakfast and left us a sweet note the night before we were scheduled to head to the airport at 5am. My best friend and I spent two nights in Bangkok at the end of a 15 day southeast asia/ 5 country tour. Upon arrival we were greeted...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for ending your big trip at Focal Local. It's our pleasure accommodating both of you here. We're glad you enjoyed everything at Focal Local. Your compliment means a lot to us, we will be passing on to our staff. Hope you've arrived home well with all good memories. Kob Kun Krub :)

Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The house, the room, the hosts!!! Everything was just perfect. The house is beautiful and the rooms are furnished with lovely details. It is totally clean and breakfast as well as wifi connection is good. The best about this accommodation is the host, who is super friendly, helpful and just extraordinarily charming. Everything was just perfect, we had a great...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us. We're really happy to hear that you loved everything at Focal Local. Your enjoyable stay is our goal. Hope you've arrived home well. We will look forward to seeing you again. Take a good care :)

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Me & my partner stayed here on our way out of Bangkok and our way back in before flying out. We loved many things about our stay here, so here is a list we wanted to share! First- Karan has excellent English, and excellent customer service. He is a genuine and kind person, and we loved getting to know him!...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at Focal Local and for your kind review. Your compliment is a great support and your tips are very useful for the travelers. We're so glad to be a part of your memorable trip. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again. All the best :)

Reviewed 16 November 2016

I really suprised by all kind services and the guy of reception always smiles and give us a lots of nice tips. We try the food he recommends and it is cheap and delicious. The room is very clean and comfortable. I feel like at home.

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and for your review. We're glad you had a good time at Focal Local and feel like home. This little home always welcome you and your family anytime you visit Bangkok. Kob Kun Krub :)

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Focal Local is a boutique Bed and Breakfast located on Thonburi district in historic downtown Bangkok. Formerly known as the old capital of Thailand, Thonburi district offers the perfect getaway from busy city life without compromising on transport. The ideal location to visit a local touch of Bangkok, with local temples, daily markets and local food stalls. Focal Local is just 5 minutes away from the BTS sky train station and Chao Phraya River by Tuk Tuk [Thai Motor Tricycle Taxi]. Our different themed rooms are designed to match the diverse tastes of all our guests. In addition, the authentic Thai or Western complimentary breakfast is served upon guest's preference. We offer guests extra services including in-room WiFi, Internet corner, and free shuttle Tuk Tuk to BTS sky train or the pier. We can also assist you booking some tours in and outside Bangkok. We look forward to making your stay enjoyable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Focal Local Bed and Breakfast

Address: 289 Soi Charoennakorn 28 | Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok
Price Range: $70 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Focal Local Bed and Breakfast 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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