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Enjoyed staying at the Phranakorn Nornlen : Family friendly vintage guest house in Old Bangkok
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If you're looking for a nice place to stay in Bangkok, or searching for a Bangkok Boutique Hotel, there are so many choices that it may be hard for you to decide among them. If your focus is not big chain hotels, but smaller, charming, vintage, kids friendly or “green” hotels that offer unique decor, delicious breakfast and attentive services, as well as a good value, Phranakorn Nornlen is an option you should consider. We are a small hotel situated within the Old Bangkok district, near the Grand Palace, Reclining Buddha, Khaosan Road, China Town and the river shuttle stop at Thewet Pier.

Enjoyed staying at the Phranakorn Nornlen

by PN guests :) on 04/03/13

I would describe the Phranakorn Nornlen more as a guest house than a hotel. Having said that, I would add that it is a very comfortable, clean, and welcoming guesthouse. The whole establishment has a lot of character, even quirky if you look at the architecture closely. But quirky in an pleasing way.

Here are some facts:

Interesting old quarter of Bangkok, within walking distance of the Thewes Ferry Pier on the Chao Phraya, the Thewet Market and Khao San. Very quiet location.

Very Clean, with convenient facilities like a laundry room and a shower to use after you've checked out but have wandered around all day in muggy Bangkok before a late-night flight.

Staff extremely nice and helpful.

Good kitchen, exotic (from a western standpoint) breakfasts but always with toast as a stand-by.

Little nice gestures like free beverages, discounts on their products and services, and small giveaways.

Transportation: very close to river ferries, close enough to town to always have taxis, tuk-tuks and motorbike taxis (not for the faint-hearted!). They organize taxis on request from a trusted taxi company. Very well situated for buses! Tip: figure out how to use the Bangkok buses!

Very family-friendly with a playroom, meaning a lot of little kids running around the central courtyard. Since they can be very loud, this is a positive or negative feature, depending on your perspective.


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