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Born Free Hostel Hostel

Samsen Soi 6 (Soi Woraphong), Bangkok, Thailand

94% Overall Rating 271 out of 275 customers would recommend this property based on 275 reviews

Atmosphere 95%

Cleanliness 93%

Facilities 90%

Location 94%

Safety 92%

Staff 97%

Value 93%

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Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

Important Information

We want you to have fun when you stay with us so we don't really want to have too many rules. But as travelers you will understand that we have to be realistic so here we go :

1.Born Free Hostel has a 48hour (2days) cancellation policy. Guests will be charged the full amount of their stay if their reservation is not cancelled 48h prior to check in time at midday. If you wish to cancel any reservations please cancel through Hosteworld.com, we DO NOT accept FB cancellations. Please send us an email or cancel via the booking engine. Groups of 4 or more need to cancel at least 7 days in advance. Credit cards are not accepted, please pay cash upon arrival!

2.This is a backpacker's/travelers's destination so it is not suitable for children and babies.

3.Born Free Hostel stands for a relaxed atmosphere where travelers can meet and share journeys. We have a few simple house rules and when these are respected everyone will be able to enjoy their time here:

1)For safety reasons we do not allow guests' friends in to the room areas without staff being present. Any guests who wish to bring in friends may do so in the lobby area only.

2)Alcohol, smoking and food (with certain exceptions) is not tolerated within the bed room areas. Bed rooms are a retreat to relax, sleep, enjoy downtime etc.. and not to party!

3)We do not have a curfew hour but we want everyone to have fun, enjoy the movie screen or play games but those relaxing in the rooms need to be respected.

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Also please note:

The Born Free family grew. We have 1 Siberian cat guarding the house!!!

***April and May months are hottest and as a result the 10 bed dorm equipped with fans will get warmer***

***Please kindly NOTE that we charge an extra 100THB if you both arrive before 09:00AM or leave after 18:00PM and use our facilities during those hours. Anything between this time frame is free of charge and included in the booking.
We do NOT charge for bag drop off***

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 13:00

Latest Check-out: 12:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Bangkok?

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Map and Directions

Directions

From the intl. airport: You may take a taxi to Kao San area or Banglampoo. Samsen is a very famous road so most taxi drivers will know where it is. The normal fare from the airport to the city is about 350 -450THB/taxi and this should include your highway toll fees that you must pay(~70THB). An extra 50THB airport surcharge may be asked on arrival.
The airport express train may be a cheaper option at 15- 45THB/pers and the exit station is Phaya Thai from which you will have to take a taxi for 60-70THB/taxi or an ongoing Skytrain to Siam square and then buses 47 or 15 into this area (the 47 bus stop is under the National Stadium BTS station going away from Siam). The bus fare is 7THB/pers and exit station will be on Ratchadamnoen rd. (past democracy monument) next to Kao San rd.
If there is heavy traffic we advise you walk to the canal next to Jim Thompson's Museum (5min walk from National Stadium, just ask a local) and take the canal boat to Golden Mountain (Ratchadamnoen rd. past democracy monument) and then walk from there...
From the domestic airport Don Mueang: You may take bus 59 or the A1 to Mo Chit and then buses 3 or 524 to Samsen Road. A taxi should run at around 300THB on a meter including the highway tolls.
You could take a train into Hua Lamphong train station and then bus 53 to Samsen but this will take much longer!

From southern bus terminal: Take bus 516, 524, 30 towards Ratchadamnoen rd next to Kao San rd.
From northern bus terminal: Take bus 3, 524 or 9 towards Samsen rd. and Phra Sumen area.
From eastern bus terminal: Take the skytrain to National Stadium and/or Siam square and take buses 47 or 15 to Ratchadamnoen rd. or take bus 2 all the way to Ratchadamnoen rd. (past democracy monument)

By boat: Coming from Sathorn Taksin bridge take taxi boat exit N13/Phra Athit. Fares are usually around 15THB/ride/pers. ***This is a very good alternative to avoid road traffic and rush hours/street events.***

Directions when walking from Kao San Rd. starting at the Police Station:
Take Chakrapong road and walk towards Phra Sumen road until you hit a traffic light. You will pass Universe INN on your left and two smaller Sois on your right. Cross the traffic light/junction and pass the small bridge over the Phadung Krung Kasem canal. After this you are on Samsen road. From here it is another few minutes to Soi 6 on your right hand side. We are house number 3 about 20 metres from the main street.

Please be aware of tuk tuk scams (20THB tuktuk rides) or expensive taxis from airports or stations stating there is traffic, holidays etc. Bangkok always has traffic and they have to by law turn on their meter! Tuk tuks do not run on meters but they will try and drop you off at overpriced shops to get their commissions...

***We have included a picture with our map and address written in Thai in the gallery. Please download it and show to your taxi driver on arrival!***

Last but not least, travel safe and responsibly :D

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