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Como, Italy
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Not what you see on booking at all. The rooms are jail cells in terms of size, comfort and cleanliness. The tiny window is only good to let the noise in. Everything is old and dirty, from floor and bathroom to towels, ripped and stained. The walls are so thin you can hear everything on the whole floor. You might...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This place was one of the worst places I've stayed in (and one of the more expensive ones), and I've been travelling Asia for 3 months. First of all, most of the staff were rude and grumpy, and I got yelled at by one of the maids consistently for no apparent reason. Secondly, it was generally a very dirty place,...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend booked a night here for our last day in Thailand before going home after a month. Thankfully we only booked the hotel to keep our bags in ect whilst we went out for the day as our flight was at 2am the morning. If I had been staying overnight I would have gone straight back to...

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Thank elisetyler
Reviewed 2 August 2016

For my entire life I never wanted to write a review in agoda or tripadvisor but this hotel deserve what they had done to me and my family . Reception lady was very rude (can't remember the name but she was the one with full make up and no SMILE on her face) , she was not answering my questions...

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Thank Jftiffany
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We spent our very last night of 3 months travelling at the Sawasdee Smile Inn. First of all i have no idea why its called the smile inn, the lady at the front counter didnt even look up at me let alone smile. The double room with air conditioning we booked was like a prison cell. The bed was barely...

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Thank Rosie J
Leeds
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Originally booked a room online for the Welcome Sawasdee Inn (around the corner) which looked lovely on the Internet to find it was apparently 'under reconstruction' and we were directed to Sawasdee Smile Inn. Probably a load of rubbish that it was under reconstruction. Anyway the hostel is basic. The rooms were fairly clean... The bedsheets looked clean anyway. The...

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Thank Charlee02
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The WORST PLACE EVER AFTER TRAVELLING SE ASIA FOR 8 MONTHS!!! DO NOT STAY. PLEASE GOD NO! Staying at sawasdeee smile inn koh san road for 3 nights. The toilet had urine in it. The room was unclean. Reception staff very rude when we said we wanted it cleaning and we would have to wait to the next day for...

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Thank Figgyb86
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival at Sawasdee guesthouse we were greeted by a VER rude receptionist. The lady grunted at us when asking us questions rather than speaking in a kind manner and would look at us every now and again like we had 5 heads. After she had given us our room key she did not direct us to our room so...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I've been in a hovel or two, but this takes the absolute biscuit. I think I'd sooner have slept in the street than in this place - the only saving grace was the lovely man who helped me with the coffee machine at the (very appallingly ridiculously poor) breakfast. Toast. That was it. Toast and juice. I guess you get...

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Thank EirinnMandrusiak
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This place is awful. From start to finish. The reception lady was completely rude when we checked in. The lobby are and coriors were filty, dirt on the floors, walls, creaking sairs, dirty laundry in the corridors, rubbish on the floors. The 'deluxe' room we ordered: FILTHY, stained walls, stained ceiling, stained bedsheets, just one hairy ragged towel, hairy blanket,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sawasdee Smile Inn is located on Rambuttri road . It is a 10-minute walk from Khaosan road . With a cozy rooms Sawasdee Smile Inn is offer value-for-money accommodations. It features 24 hours reception , open air lobby and free wifi a in public area . Featuring Thai modern décor . All the rooms are equipped with air conditioning and flat-screen TV . Some rooms feature a private bathroom with hot shower . Smile Bar &Restaurant open at 7 am-midnight .There’re serving varieties Thai & international cuisine. The A la carte breakfast offers a choice of Asian or western style and room service is available on site .Sawasdee Smile Inn is a 300 metres away to the Grand Palace , Wat Pho and easy access to get public transportation to downtown . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sawasdee Smile Inn

Address: 35 Soi Rongmai, Chao Fa Rd | Phanakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok > Banglamphu
Price Range: $14 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Sawasdee Smile Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 128
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“Never stay there.”
  • Moth holes on the sheets and mattress.
  • Stained walls, floors and ceiling.
  • Dirty floors
  • Filthy!
 of 5 bubbles Nomaddictives, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take this tip - don't even.”
 of 5 bubbles EirinnMandrusiak, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't get a room here.”
 of 5 bubbles IlCastronauta, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't. Turn around and head back out.”
 of 5 bubbles K0rer0, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“No room is particularly of a good standard at this accommodation”
 of 5 bubbles sarahfV1909YI, 11 Jun 2015 | Read review
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