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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat. Hidden place but definitly worth to go there! Delicious food, very friendly people and the view is just amazing! Went there with a group and everyone enjoyed the dinner very much!!

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The prices where higher than the ones we were charged via our booking app (we went since we ended a biketour next door and we there hoping to see the rooms first before booking). The woman behind the counter informed us that she would not let us book via the app because it was last minute and they had to...

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3Thank Marcelle C
Reviewed 3 September 2016

First things first, it's difficult to find but great once you do as its location in Chinatown, really makes you feel like your staying in Bangkok. The neighbourhood is essentially ground zero for street food in Bangkok with a great meal costing around 60 Baht and also has lots of intresting temples nearby. The guesthouse is also really very near...

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2Thank Daniel G
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I suppose in a way you get what you pay for, it's pretty cheap and the rooms aren't great but it did us well for 3 nights. We got a twin room which said it said aircon which turned out to be a big fan that did not produce a great deal of air. (But we did have a good...

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1Thank amyellis_234
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The cheap room lacked air-con and the lobby isn't a good area to hang out. The nicer rooms seemed good but cost a LOT more. It's also absolutely miles away from most things so you'll need to get river taxis to anywhere worth seeing. Lovely entrance but the rest of the place was very budget. China town is right outside...

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1Thank Joe_Willmott
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The River View staff clearly told me to talk the ferry boat to Marine Pier and walk from there. But I, lazier than most, decided that Uber was a better choice. My Uber driver tried very hard to deliver me to the hotel entrance, but it was not possible. There is a walkway to the entrance. Only a walkway. So,...

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1Thank PatrickLAX
Bangkok
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Rever View Guest House shares an interesting location and view on a bend of the River Chaopraya, a short distance from several major hotels (Sheraton, Mandarin Oriental and Peninsula, on the Thonburi side). The hotel is located amidst a historic Chinese community called Talad Noi, just off Charoen Krueng Road (MRT to Hua Lamphong), near Chinatown, and offers reasonably-priced...

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1Thank randkthai
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great little hotel with friendly staff and close to Jonkers. The accommodation is basic but comfortable and very clean! Excellent for budget travellers. There is also river top guest house and river view cafe all owned by the same people. The cafe is fantastic.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This was our final hotel on our recent trip to Thailand. One on my travelling companions had stayed here previously and was very disappointed in its decline. The problems started with check in. Although the booking had been made months in advance when we arrived the rooms were not available one of party had to move to an inferior room....

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Wivenhoe, Essex
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Despite booking and paying direct online, these guys managed to lose our three room booking - my knowing the hotel owner was all that saved us here, but it got worse.... The fridge never worked (despite mentioning twice), a/c was barely functional, the wasp-infested bar/restaurant closes (abruptly) at 23:00, the room toilet leaks onto the shower room floor. Breakfast is...

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Staying in Chinatown / Yaowarat

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Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is Bangkok's bustling district that never sleeps. During the day, the main street and its small alleyways are filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and all-day markets. The real action, however, happens after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast on some of the best street food in town. Escape the chaos by venturing a little further from the main road and discover hidden shrines, friendly locals and daily life in its purest form.
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"See.., feel.., and breath REAL Bangkok living." Established in early 1980s, River View Guest House is a family-run budget guest house which offers a truly unique experience. It is hidden among small alleys of Chinatown's Talad Noi area, but it is very famous the breath-taking view over Chao Praya River. Our "River Vibe Restaurant & Bar" is on our rooftop, serves Thai and European menu, extensive cocktail and wine lists, you can enjoy the moment with definitely 7-star view over Chao Praya River. River View Guest House is recognized world-wide and honored to be listed in world's most respectable guide books such as Lonely Planet, Rough Guide, Frommer's, Guide Routard, Fodor's, so as to be named. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River View Guest House

Address: 768 Soi Phanurangsri, Songwad Rd. | Talad Noi, Sampanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok > Chinatown / Yaowarat
Price Range: $17 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
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River View Guest House Hotel Bangkok
River View Hotel
River View Bangkok
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