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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed 3 nights whilst in Bangkok. Staff were friendly and helpful and we were quiet impressed with our room considering we were expecting it to be quit budget friendly. Amenities worked well and despite pre opus reviews complaining of noise we did not hear anything whilst sleeping.

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CRM_officer, Guest Relations Manager at Buddy Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trish and Jarrod, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We really appreciate your kind words about your stay at our Khaosan Road hotel. We strive to provide all our customers with both a memorable experience and a comfortable stay and our reception team work hard to ensure this happens. Once again thank you for your comments and we look...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The room was nice but I think you can get a lot better value for money! Good size room and clean also! Well located on khaosan Rd if you want to be close to the action! A little more searching and you will find better priced places

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm mid 20s and was fine with the music and noise where the hotel was. Was first assigned a room that had small cockroaches in the bathroom. They switched us to another room promptly. I was ok with everything. They did charge me for a towel that we got dirty....lame. Towels are meant to get dirty.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a three star hotel on khao San Road, I wasn't expecting a lot but was pleasantly surprised. Reception were very helpful and spoke good English. The room was clean and the bed very comfortable. The pool area was also very welcome after a long day sightseeing, thought they did not allow you to take your own drinks. We were...

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CRM_officer, Guest Relations Manager at Buddy Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Daer Katythom 1986, Your kind review of the Buddy Lodge Hotel is very much appreciated and our staff were very happy to have had a chance to accommodate you during your recent trip to Bangkok. All guest comments and suggestions are very important to us as these are our link to you, the customer and are vital in helping us...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We planned a 2 week trip to try and see as much of Thailand as possible in the short time we had. 1st stop..Kao San Road! Now we are over 30 and knew what to expect. We limited ourselves to a 2 night stay knowing we couldn't handle anymore and it was just the right amount of time. The hotel...

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CRM_officer, Guest Relations Manager at Buddy Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for writing such a kind Trip Advisor review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed our team's customer service and the hotel facilities. We take great pride in our strategic location at the heart of the old quarter of the city, surrounded by many cultural landmarks. Everyone here hopes we have the honor of...

Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buddy lodge is in a good location, staff are friendly and the roof top pool is perfect. We had a four poster bed in our room which was the comfiest bed I have ever slept on! Good wifi which is free A great base for a couple of days

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CRM_officer, Guest Relations Manager at Buddy Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jodie S, Thank you very much for the compliments on our services, facilities and staff. We would like to express our appreciation for your positive review and everyone here was delighted you had such an enjoyable stay. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards John Pettengell Guest Services Manager gsm@buddygroupthailand.com

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Buddy Lodge for what was my first visit to Thailand. From the initial online booking process to the check in I found the service and care exemplary. My room was spotless and very comfortable. Pool on the roof was amazing....being on Khoa San Rd you are never far away from the vibrant atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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CRM_officer, Guest Relations Manager at Buddy Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gregg G, We were very pleased to read your comment and glad that you found the service levels of the hotel to your satisfaction. Once again thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Kind Regards, John Pettengell Guest Services Manager gsm@buddygroupthailand.com

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say we were a little disconcerted when we first arrived as the Khaosan Road is very busy, especially in the evenings and throughout the night. The place is absolutely buzzing and a fantastic place to stay with great bars, live music and discos and a plethora of good cafes and restaurants. The hotel is tucked away behind...

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CRM_officer, Guest Relations Manager at Buddy Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trish P, Thank you sincerely for your honest review of the Buddy Lodge Hotel. We are pleased to read you had an enjoyable experience and liked our colonial style rooms and rooftop swimming pool. Because of reviews like yours we are able to make improvements to our services and make the Buddy Lodge Hotel the preferred place to stay...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and 4 friends wanted to go here to use the pool as 2 other friends were in there. Staff said there was no room but they ended up letting us in as it was my birthday. 200baht each was a bargain! Great afternoon! Lovely little pool and the mojitos were delicious!

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CRM_officer, Guest Relations Manager at Buddy Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vicky K, Thanks for the great review we are delighted to read you had such a great time relaxing bu our pool side. Hope to see you again next time you come to Bangkok. Kind Regards, John Pettengell Guest Services Manager gsm@buddygroupthailand.com

Berazategui, Argentina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Why the tittle you ask? Because if you want a calm place and a cultural experience (well this is cultural too) just dont go to Khao San Road. Dont pay attention to the "so noisy i couldnt sleep" reviews: first of all, you can easily sleep; second, if you want to sleep 12 hours, i repeat, dont go to Khao...

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Dear Zurdo GDP, Thank you for staying at The Buddy Lodge Hotel recently and for posting a review in this website. It is very pleasing to learn that you have thoroughly enjoyed your stay and liked our comfortable guest rooms and great location. Our excellent location along with our spacious, comfortable guest rooms and 5th floor rooftop swimming pool are...

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Banglamphu
While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok, it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around Khao San Road. Visit at night to feast on road-side pad thai, cheap beers and if you’re up for it, some dancing fueled by buckets of Thai whiskey.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located within the shopping and entertainment streets of Khaosan Road, Buddy Lodge is your best refuge of a cozy hotel where guests can return to a quiet relaxation away from the entire bustle of the tourist street market. The historical core of Bangkok where most of the tourist attractions are found just around the corner and one can walk to visit Bangkok’s most popular tourist attractions, The Grand Palace, The Golden Mount, The Temple of The Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), The Temple of The Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), The Democracy Monument, and many other cultural sites in the Bangkok City Old Town. Buddy Lodge offers the most convenient location and comfortable facilities for travelers to the popular Khaosan Road and visitors to the famous historical places of Bangkok. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buddy Lodge Hotel

Address: 265 Khaosan Rd. Taladyod Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok > Banglamphu
Price Range: $66 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Buddy Lodge Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Buddy Hotel Bangkok
Hotel Style:
#140 Business Hotel in Bangkok
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“Deluxe rooms have big size balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 460cecilied, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“stayed on the 5th floor”
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“stay at top floors to avoid the noises from the bar around.”
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“Rooftop to escape the noise”
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“Level 5 is good for access to the pool”
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