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Focal Local Bed and Breakfast

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Reviewed 1 week ago

People love this place. It has very interesting rooms. It has been wonderful ever changing breakfast. It has an owner who is quite engaging and I always will to help. While it is located on the other side of the river it is very easy to get to the other side. This little beautiful oasis is an island of bliss...

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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 kind review. We're glad you both enjoyed your stay here. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again one day. Kob Kun Krub :)

Victoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I just spent a few days the first week of April at Focal Local B&B on our last few days in Bangkok. I highly recommend this fantastic small B&B! The rooms are comfortable with each room individually artistically decorated; the breakfast offers delicious Western or Thai food choices and fresh fruit every morning; the location is in...

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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. It's our pleasure having both of you here and being a little part of your Thailand trip. Your review is a great reward for us. We will be passing on your message to all our staff. Hope you've arrived home well with all good memories. Take a good care :)

Minneapolis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Karan and his staff really made our stay in Bankgok. It was just a three-day stop on a longer trip, and we hadn't researched the city very well, but Karan made sure everything went smoothly for us, and we had a great time. We loved everything about Focal Local: our large and beautiful room, the breakfasts (best orange juice ever),...

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

Thank you very much for choosing Focal Local. We're glad you were not disappointed, but enjoyed everything here. Hope you've settled after a long travel and we will look forward to seeing both of you again. Kob Kun Krub :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Karan and his staff at Focal Local B&B really made our stay in Bangkok. It was just a three-day stopover on a longer trip, and we hadn't researched it very well, but Karan made sure everything went smoothly for us, and we had a great time. We loved everything about the B&B: our large and beautiful room, the breakfasts (best...

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

Thank you very much for choosing Focal Local. We're glad you were not disappointed, but enjoyed everything here. Hope you've settled after a long travel and we will look forward to seeing both of you again. Kob Kun Krub :)

Munich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you never know, what you get when you make a reservation online. having the pleasure of staying at the focal local was definetely one of our very good choices. it is a lovely place in a residential area, 15 minutes away from the river or the bts. but you will get a complimentary tuc tuc once a day if you...

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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 as well as your review. Your compliment is a great support. This keeps us run this little place with love. We're glad to be a part of your memorable trip. Kob Kun Krub :)

South Slocan, BC, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great find in Bangkok- this hotel is tucked away on a side street that is very quiet and peaceful . The tranquility is accented by the cordial host Karen, a pleasant gentleman who clearly goes one step beyond to ensure your stay is enjoyable. The B&B is well appointed with everything that one needs. Breakfast was provided with two...

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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 kind review. We appreciate knowing that you enjoyed everything at Focal Local and you did not mind being away from the central of Bangkok. We will keep it up and hope to see you again. Kob Kun Krub :)

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Focal local is a small and very cozy hotel where you will feel as home. The treatment from the stuff was incredibly nice!!! Breakfast was not buffet but you can choose between Thai or continental. My advice is to try their That breakfast, is very very good. Location is not the best in Bangkok if you want to hang out...

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

Thank you very much for your review. It's our pleasure having you here and to be a part of your trip in Thailand. We will look forward to seeing you again. All the best :)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It's our first time staying on the other side of the river and what a lovely place to introduce us to the place. Traveling with 2 older travelers so the free rides to nearest train station was a welcome relief. Love the pastel room, the patio hangout area for midnight snacks and the tasty breakfast every morning (choice of local...

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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. It's our pleasure having you and your lovely family here. We're glad you had a great time at Focal Local and found this area interesting. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you all again. All the best :)

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Excellent friendly owner welcomed us with lemongrass tea. We stayed only one night, but ideal for us visiting nearby Chinatown. Very helpful with local information. Breakfast good (although for me personally could have been a little more food.) My partner did say the coffee was not very good, but I can't comment, and this is being picky. I would recommend...

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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. Even though it was short, but we're glad you enjoyed. Moreover, thank you very much for the suggestion regarding breakfast. We will consider providing more food. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again. All the best :)

Douglas, Michigan
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Karan, the manager, makes this place shine! The newly remodeled rooms are wonderful. Tastefully decorated with high quality furnishings and fixtures make your stay extra special. Breakfasts are adequate, not special. The road/ alley is a bit of a challenge with lots of traffiic. Walking out to the main road requires careful navigation. The one free tuk tuk ride per...

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Thank you very much for staying with us and for your kind review. We're glad you had a good time here. However, we do apologise if the traffic in the alley bothered you a bit. We will definitely keep up the good works. 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: $74 - $92 (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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