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Reviews of 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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Facilities

  • 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.

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88.6%

Overall Rating

197 out of 202 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel'

Atmosphere
86.4%
Location
83.2%
Facilities
85.6%
Cleanliness
92.0%
Staff
92.0%
Value
87.2%
Safety
93.6%
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sabrina diercks

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

28 June 2012 sabrina would recommend this property

Liked: clean and safe city hostel. walking distance to all tourist hotspots (15min.). bedlight+plug+locker. dvd rental.

Disliked: all good, just want to let you know there is no direct access to city/skyrail as hostel is in old city. best is to arrive by taxi

The property's response is...

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff are really nice! They have a lot of address cards written in both Thai and English, which are extremely useful because most of the Taxi drivers can't really understand English. The whole place is clean and relatively quiet. :P

Disliked: Well, location. It's at least 20 minutes' walk to tourist attractions (aka temples), almost impossible to walk to nearest train station at this heat.

The property's response is...

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

16 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were really nice and helpful. Whenever we had a question they did what they could to answer it. The hostel was very nice looking, clean and the standard was high. The atmosphere was very good and it was easy to get to know people as well as relax if that is what you are looking for. I would recommend this hostel to both single travelers as well as couples/groups. The location was great, near to "everything"

Disliked: We found nothing to dislike here :)

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Barbara Miller

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture

05 May 2012 Barbara would recommend this property

Liked: It is an 100 years old teak trade house with a lot of atmosphere. Stuff is superb, very helpfull for any needs or questions you might have. You are in the middle of real old Bangkok, the street is full of food hawkers, 7/11, ATMs, everything you need and it is the perfect location for getting to know all the sights as they are in walking distance.

Disliked: It is a bit tricky if you need skytrain as it is not in walking distance

The property's response is...

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Christopher Clark

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 May 2012 Christopher would recommend this property

Liked: nice chilled out hostel away from main backpacker street - Khao San road. Only 15min walk to Khao San and a little longer to river. Nice to stay in a quieter street. Dorm was clean, air con and reading lights. Clean bathrooms. Chill out room with TV. Free wifi. Nice coffee and breakfast in shop downstairs.

Disliked: Hard to get taxi to hostel. Printed address off (english street name) and taxi drivers did not understand. Had to go to tourist info and get them to write the Thai name for the street. Better instructions for getting to hostel needed.

The property's response is...

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jessica Bermingham

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

13 April 2012 Jessica would recommend this property

Liked: I really my stay here. The staff are friendly and has a nice atmosphere. The beds are comfortable and there is a big storage locker for your bag. Two common rooms to chill out and excellent noodles across the road. It is a small walk to the main backpacker area but is close to tourist attractions. I would stay here again.

Disliked: Jessica left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

09 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff, awesome place to meet people, very fun. I will stay here when I come back.

Disliked: Nothing

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It had very good atmosphere and peaceful mood.

Disliked: not nearby public transportation(mrt, bts)

The property's response is...

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

30 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The interior and the cute little cafe at the front. The cappuccino is so yummy!

Disliked: Rather expensive.

The property's response is...

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture

28 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It felt like walking into a sweet little coffee shop back home. I loved the style of the place; it felt safe and everyone was polite and helpful. The facilities were quite nice, clean and had a good feel. I've read reviews that it was noisy at night but those people have obviously never stayed anywhere close to Khao San Rd before. I had no trouble sleeping at all. It’s not located in the center of the action but it is within walking distance of all kinds of good activities and attractions.

Disliked: Nothing really! It didn't quite have the social scene you might find in larger hostels closer to Khoa San but it's a trade off for the calm and relaxed atmosphere.

The property's response is...

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Marjorie Yap

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

24 March 2012 Marjorie would recommend this property

Liked: Staying at Niras was a good choice. Me and my friends enjoyed our stay here. Nice and clean, friendly and very helpful staffs..very good accommodation. If I will visit Thailand again, I will surely choose Niras. Two thumbs up!

Disliked: nothing to dislike

The property's response is...

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, great coffee and loved that it offered free movie rentals.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

22 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is quaint and pleasant. The staff is really friendly, helpful, and accommodating. The property is really nice (I think it's actually an old house). The coffee/desserts are good. They let you use the showers (after check-out) if you have a late flight.

Disliked: There was only one laptop for internet access, which one guest used the entire time, so they could use more computers/internet access on site. The hallway that is not air conditioned smelled a bit, but the rooms and common areas are nicely air conditioned.

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Dave Loiselle

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

22 February 2012 Dave would recommend this property

Liked: The location is great; close to a lot of Temples and the "old" part of Bangkok. The facilities are great and very clean. It's hard to believe the building is over a hundred years old; the traditional "Thai" feel makes it very welcoming. Huge lockers available and luggage can be stored in the common room. Food & drinks at the café downstairs are great & the staff is extremely friendly and helpful.

Disliked: Taxi drivers don't always seem to know/understand where it is but the hostel provides instructions in Thai (and a phone number for drivers to call if they can't find the place)

The property's response is...

100.0%
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Masato Okumura

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

21 February 2012 Masato would recommend this property

Liked: I stayed one night,the hostel was very nice and clean.Good hospitality manner. The cosy atmosphere and friendly staffs were great! Will go back for sure

Disliked: Masato left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Colin Fletcher

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture

19 February 2012 Colin would recommend this property

Liked: Great location within walking distance of many cultural and shopping sites.

Disliked: Nothing

The property's response is...

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Peter ROMANIS

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

18 February 2012 Peter would recommend this property

Liked: Nice, quiet hostel in good location for different places in the old town and surrounds. Beds comfy, air con in rooms good. Coffee shop in front of hostel nice also.

Disliked: Nil

The property's response is...

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

17 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is clean, quiet and safe. The atmosphere is homely. Most importantly however the staff is EXTREMELY helpful and friendly. We asked them so many questions, but they were never annoyed, but always tried to give us the most exhaustive answer. They really made a difference to our stay there. I would recommend this hostel to anyone visiting Bangkok. Almost everything is within walking distance (Grand Palace, Khao San road etc.) and the area feels safe even at night.

Disliked: absolutely nothing

The property's response is...

100.0%
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marika smith

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 February 2012 marika would recommend this property

Liked: It was very clean, and the staff were very friendly.

Disliked: marika left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

09 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly and helpful staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 February 2012

Liked: Very clean, friendy helpfull staff. hot showers. free towels.

Disliked: Not really close to anything, always a long walk or taxi. very small common area so if 3 people are watching tv there is no space to sit. you can get a private room for this price somewhere else.

The property's response is...

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

JONATHAN MILLAR

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

02 February 2012 JONATHAN would recommend this property

Liked: Very good hostel for exploring the old town in Bangkok - a bit of a walk to the sights but not a problem. Great coffee served, friendly staff and whole place seems like an oasis away from the busy streets of Bangkok!

Disliked: JONATHAN left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

27 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice hostel in the peaceful area...clean & comfortable stay...much better than places in loud Khaosan road area.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

100.0%
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Vicky Gow

With my spouse / partner

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

24 January 2012 Vicky would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is located at central location. They have a classic decor and serve very good coffee. The staff are very friendly and helpful that made my stay a very pleasant experience.

Disliked: Vicky left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break

22 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: next to the old attractions and plenty of restaurants on the other side of the street

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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