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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2013 via mobile

Went to book a room in this place ans service was so bad and place so untidy I just walked away. Feel sorry for the guests that stay there. I think a lot of the hotels in this area are of a poor quality. Easier to walk 15 minutes to khoason road. I would rather sleep in a tent!!!!!!!!

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2013

I have stayed here twice before and both times the accommodation has been basic but cheap, kind of what you'd expect given the price and location. I booked online this time and the system messed up and booked us in for the wrong day! Seeing as I'd booked this 10 days before we were due to stay I thought that... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2013

I didn't expect luxury here, we paid a low-ish price, but really my complaint is not about the room. Granted, the electric switch was hanging off the wall and the shower heater wasn't working, we went down to explain that the hot water was not hot, the person behind the counter frowned, and I can understand some people thinking the... More 

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Bangkok
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2013

I was surprised how bad this room was. It was a studio room with aircon. The bathroom was extremely small, had mold inside and I noticed bed bug bites around my body during my stay. I am sure that this place was the cause of them. The staff isn't very smily. I wouldn't recommend this place.

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 12 January 2013 via mobile

After reading a few reviews, I was quite skeptical in coming here! Myself and one other friend shared a room with a "toilet and shower". We also had A\C which was great! It is in an ideal spot, walking distance to some great attractions and of course close to Khoasan road! Close to the markets and great street food! Rooms... More 

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Philippines
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Beware! The rooms do not look like those on their website at all! The rooms are dirty and smelly. The A/C blows out ice in the middle of the night. The wall is so thin you can hear everything outside the room. It was nightmare for us since our room is located near the stairs so we can hear footsteps... More 

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1 Thank Sweet L
Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2012

everything good and also all stuff very kind to us thank u c u next time if you need to find the room that suit for ur pocket this place is very good location close to the Palace and Kao san road. they serve ur breakfast. it is very delicious. i like it very much.

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Booked 2 nights stay at the inn with good deals. I was expecting the same room as I saw in the internet. When we arrived, the receptionist didn't even smile to us. Probably it was her PMS day. Didn't bother it that much until we saw the room. Small, smelly and dirty! We barely can walk inside the room. Stayed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2012

i stay here when i,m passing Bangkok be it for onward travel or to meet a friend. i always have loads of bags with me and this place is cheap and safe too leave your things in the room all day, but bring a lock, if you only want to sleep and shower this place is fine its not going... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2012

I payed the 900BHT for the 4 night stay! Stayed only for ONE NIGHTT!!The rooms was so bad, and smelt like mildew, that luckily I had some Tea Tree oil and put it on the wall, fan, and bedding, to make the smell bearable. For my sleeping, the springs on the bed were broken, and good luck trying to get... More 

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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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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 

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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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