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Sala Arun

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The location of this hotel is just great. Wat Pho literally just outside of the alley leading to the hotel, and walking distance to the Grand Palace, the Flower Market and the pier to Wat Arun. I strongly recommend taking the room overlooking the river and Wat Arun, the view of the sun setting at Wat Arun is just magical!...

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We spent three nights in this cute little hotel. The narrow street leading to thr hotel doesn't look like much, but the hotel is great. Our room was overlooking the river, offering great view of the wat Arun and the river. Please note that staying at a river side hotel means great view, but also hearing the noisy boats touring...

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1Thank MyrEle
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I had a beautiful stay at Sala Arun. The Staff where amazing, a little bit of respect goes a long way, it is the way to see Bangkok. Thank you for Everything. The food was fantastic, most of the attractions are in walking distance. Homework of customs is a must. I miss Thailand already

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Overall, this hotel is very nice. Our room was spacious, clean and had a great view overlooking the river. After checking in, we explored the neighborhood. When we returned to our room it had the distinct smell of sewage. The smell lingered the entire night and into the morning. We didn't make a big deal about it since we were...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this boutique hotel. We wanted a hotel that was Thai run and this did very well! Positives: * Fab location right by Wat Pho and the Grand Palace, only 10 mins in a tuk tuk to Khao San Road * The coffee at breakfast is really good * The bar and restaurant are right on the river which...

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1Thank laurahaywardlouise
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It was a nice first impression. even though it's not a five star hotel but for its service it had done very well. All staff said getting to me courteously that made me feel very happy. but for the bad point its food and beverages are quite expensive and also some facilities that it proves to the guests don't work...

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This is the second time we stayed in sala arun. Im sorry to say but the high service and friendly staff has gone. The rooms are mouldy and needs to be renovated. It s far to expensive for what you get.

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Chester
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stayed here for our honeymoon, and we were literally only able to sleep from 3am-6am. The roof bar is incredibly noisy, and even after the bar has closed the staff stomp up and down the stairs only 2 meters away from the hotel rooms taking glasses up and down to clean them. Staff were initially apologetic, but nothing had...

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stayed at the suite, which might have helped a great deal to make our experience unforgettable, but our first time in Bangkok pays a great tribute to our stay in Sala Arun. When the taxi stopped we were puzzled by the long alley at the end of which a pale sign "sala arun" was flashing. It was 6 am,...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Lovely little hotel right by the river. Great views of Wat Arun and pretty good food (though we got somewhat bored of the limited options after a couple of days). It gets noisy with all the river traffic especially at night when the party boats/ dinner cruises pass by blaring music but if you don't mind that this is a...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SalaArun is an opulent boutique hotel located in the middle of Ratanakosin Island. The hotel's classical Asian contemporary facade hides a wealth of rich colors and modern facilities. Lush brocade upholstery and paintings compliment Turkish glass chandeliers creating a cozy welcoming home in the heart of Bangkok. All attractions including Grand Palace, Reclining Buddha Temple, Flower Market are within 5-10 minutes walking distance. Temple of Dawn is opposite Sala Arun - across the river. ... more   less 

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Address: 47-49 Soi Ta-tien, Maharat Road | Phraborummaharajchawang, Phranakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok
Price Range: $123 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sala Arun 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ask for a room looking at Wat Arun!”
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mecabrera78, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a river-front hotel for a great view to wake up to”
397iremt, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best view, perfect location”
AuntS, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms w/ the best view of the river also look down on the deck restaurant. So although you have a great view, it's not very private.”
cchikergirl, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for the suite!”
NicolaL139, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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