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Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel

Hostel | 204-206 Maha Chai Road, Samranrach Phra-Nakorn, Bangkok, Thailand 10200

88.6% Overall Rating

197 out of 202 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (19/11/2013)

Jan Vilinsky thinks…

"good location,walking distance to khao san road,grand palace..... staff is realy helpful,huge lockers"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry service
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

For guests arriving after our front desk hours of operation (BETWEEN 7:00 AM-22:00PM), please notify us by e-mail or by phone call prior to your arrival. However, we have 24hrs security guard service and no curfew/ lockout. - Delay more than 3 hours, please kindly inform otherwise your bed will be re-opened Cancellation policy 1. Deposit 10% for HostelBooker is non-refundable 2. You may cancel your booking in written mail at least 5 days before arrival, without any charges. Less than 5 days - you will be charged for one night's stay For high season (July, Nov - Jan) - Less than 7 days notice - Full amount charge of every night during high season July, November - January.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 5 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Bangkok?

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We’re the ideal place for first time visitors to Bangkok. The hostel is centrally located in the old city and is within walking distance of all the major historical attractions, including The Grand Palace, Wat Po, Wat Arun, the Golden Mount and Khoasan road.

Experience this Award-Winning hostel:
Best Atmosphere 2009 & 2011.
the Award of Excellence 2011 for cleanliness & 2012 for best staff Read more

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About Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel

We’re the perfect choice if you’re looking for:
* Unique character of the nostalgic style of soulful Old Bangkok: shop; eat and pay like a local, no typical tourist traps
* Walking access to main attractions and key sites
* Tailor made advice and helpful service
* Cosy stay and peaceful sleep; we’re not right in the loud area full of parties & clubs

The hostel is steeped in history as the property in which it is found is over a hundred years old and has been declared a cultural and conservational building. As a result, guests will get a taste of traditional culture and architecture as they marvel at the restored old style roof, teak beams & floor and connecting door pane.

Niras Bankoc’s Extra features include:
1. Gourmet Coffee Lobby
2. Free city map / Travel & Tour Info Desk with local insight
3. Free WI-Fi / free rental net book
4. Free shower and luggage storage after check out on the same day
5. Free soap & shampoo
6. Common room (big flat screen TV )
7. Free DVD rental
8. Open Air Roof Garden Terrace
9. Express Laundry service (convenient, cheap and fast)
10.24 hrs Convenience store next door
11. Night Food Street (closed at 2am)

Hostel Policy:
1. Smoking is strictly not allowed in all areas at the hostel
2. No visitors & joiners allowed in the resident area except lobby
3. According to old teak floor, shoes off on resident area except lobby
4. We encourage our guests to reuse linen and towel
5. Delay more than 3 hours, please kindly inform otherwise your bed will be re-opened
6.This facility was designed to support security of foreign guests, be apologized for not accept Thai passport or ID card

Cancellation Policy:
1. Deposit 10% for HostelBookers is NON-Refundable
2. You may cancel your booking in written mail at least 7 days before arrival, without any charges.

Less than 7 days - you will be charged for one night's stay

For High Season (July, Nov - Jan)
- Less than 7 days notice - full amount charge of every night

Accommodation Information

All rooms are compact and each has its own unique style.
+++ 24 hour Air-conditioning without day time break+++

Free clean towel, clean linen and free soap & shampoo

1. Double private en-suite: double bed,flat screen TV, DVD player, fridge (private bathroom)
2. Double sunroof: double bed, flat screen TV, DVD player, fridge, teak sofa (shared bathroom)
3. Mixed and female dorm: not crowded only 6 beds, custom design extra large comfy bed and massive backpack locker, personal PowerPoint, reading light, shared bathroom & facilities at common room (ABF not included)

For special discount for long stay or group, please contact :nirasbankoc@gmail.com

Location Information

Save your money on transportation , everything just walking distance!

One stop for all cultural attractions:
*The Grand Palace : 15 min walk
*Wat Pho ( the Reclining Buddha temple ) : 15 min walk
*Wat Arun ( the Temple of Dawn ): 15 min walk plus 3 min on ferry
*Rajchadumnuen Boxing stadium : 10 min walk
*Wat Ratchanaddaram ( the metal castle ): 5 min walk
*Wat Theptidaram ( amulet market ) : 5 min walk
*The Giant swing / Bangkok city hall / Wat suthat : 5 min walk
*The Golden Mount : 5 min walk

Nearby places:
*Khaosan road ( backpacker area) : 15 min walk
*Night food street : opposite to the hostel
*The central train station/ underground station : 20 min walk or 5-10 min by taxi
*Sky train station :15 min by taxi
*Canal boat pier to shopping centers : 10 min walk
*Chinatown / Wat Traimit ( the golden buddha temple) : 20 min walk or 5-10 min by taxi
*Little india : 20 min walk or 5-10 min by taxi
*Flower market : 25 min walk or 15 min by taxi
*Rommaninat Public park : 15 min walk