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shipley derbyshire
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed one night before a trip to Kanchanaburi and then returned for 4 nights .This is a gorgeous place .Beautifully designed with a wonderful attention to detail, Good towels and linen and excellent air conditioning.The Wi Fi is fine also . Karan though is the man .He has the local knowledge and the most helpful owner we have ever...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall, Focal Local was a wonderful place to stay in Bangkok! The staff were friendly, the rooms were modern and comfortable. Welcome: We were warmly welcomed at Focal Local after our private transfer from Suvarnabhumi airport. Karan and the Focal Local team were not only polite, but so very friendly. Since we arrived mid-morning, before the posted check-in time, we...

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Roeselare
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

At the end of our trip to Thailand we stayed one night in this splendid b&b, then left to Kanchanaburi for a couple of days and returned to Focal Local for our last night in BKK. We asked if we could leave a part of our luggage behind while we went to K'buri and that was not a problem at...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing Focal Local. We're glad you enjoyed staying with us. Your review is a great appreciation. We will keep up the good works and will look forward to seeing both of you again. All the best :)

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a month long adventure traveling through Thailand with our two boys ages 9 & 10 we arrived at our last stop, Bangkok and the Focal Local B&B. We arranged to be pick up from the airport by the hotel, I am happy we did this as it is not an easy hotel to find. We arrived in the afternoon...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for ending your trip at Focal Local. It's our pleasure having you and your lovely family here. We're glad you enjoyed staying with us and we're happy to be a little part of your memorable Thailand trip. All the best :)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's amazing how great staff with attention to detail in a small B&B can far surpass the experience in a 5 star hotel! We were a group of 11 with several kids and Karan and team took great care of us!

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing Focal Local and for your review. It's our pleasure having you all here. You brought a lively atmosphere to Focal Local. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again in the future. Kob Kun Krub :)

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving in Bangkok for the first time, we did not know what to expect from the city, much less from a B&B away from the touristy area that my daughter had found online. We were greeted at the airport by the taxi Karan, the owner of Focal Local, had arranged for us. We instantly fell in love with the place...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your review. It's our pleasure having your lovely family here. We're glad you felt like home at Focal Local and enjoyed the local atmosphere here. We really appreciate being a part of your memorable trip in Thailand. This little home will always welcome you anytime you visit Bangkok. Kob Kun Krub :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Focal Local back in 2013 and loved every minute of my stay. For Xmas 2016 I traveled to back Bangkok but now with my mum and brother and we stayed at the new Focal Local location (right next door to the old one) and it's just as wonderful if not better then before. The location is great...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us again. It's our pleasure accommodating you and your family at the new Focal Local this time. We're so happy to hear that you all enjoyed. Your review really means a lot to us. It keeps us run this little B&B with love. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again...

nottingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff: extremely helpful & friendly, good English, polite, & welcoming, they always had a smile on their faces! Room: clean, comfy, well-furnished, seating outside on the communal balconies. B&B: very pretty & cosy, well looked-after after and clean. Also quiet & restful. Food: choice was Thai or something else (not sure what I always chose Thai!) and it's extremely delicious...

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and for your valuable review. It's our pleasure having you here and knowing that you enjoyed your stay. Your review brings a clean picture of Focal Local to other travelers. We will keep up our standard and will look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :)

Bergamo, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you look for a real Thai neighborhood this is the right accomodation for you. Located nearby Krung Thonburi BTS station (on the east side of the Chao Phraya river) Focal Local is far from any so-called touristic attractions but the service it offers is good enough to keep it into consideration for your Bangkok stay. Friendly and helpful staff....

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and for your review. It's our pleasure having you and your family here. We're glad you enjoyed your stay even though we're located away from tourist attractions. Hope you've arrived home well and settled with the cold weather again. Happy New year! :)

Alhaurin el Grande, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we loved every minute of our stay at focal local. the owner is superfriendly, we felt very welcome. our room was pretty, great shower... exactly what we needed! sadly we had to leave before breakfast, but we'll be back!

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Focal-Local, Manager at Focal Local Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your sweet review. We're glad you love Focal Local. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again next time and definitely with breakfast. Kob Kun Krub ;)

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Focal Local is a boutique Bed and Breakfast located on Thonburi district in historic downtown Bangkok. Formerly known as the old capital of Thailand, Thonburi district offers the perfect getaway from busy city life without compromising on transport. The ideal location to visit a local touch of Bangkok, with local temples, daily markets and local food stalls. Focal Local is just 5 minutes away from the BTS sky train station and Chao Phraya River by Tuk Tuk [Thai Motor Tricycle Taxi]. Our different themed rooms are designed to match the diverse tastes of all our guests. In addition, the authentic Thai or Western complimentary breakfast is served upon guest's preference. We offer guests extra services including in-room WiFi, Internet corner, and free shuttle Tuk Tuk to BTS sky train or the pier. We can also assist you booking some tours in and outside Bangkok. We look forward to making your stay enjoyable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Focal Local Bed and Breakfast

Address: 289 Soi Charoennakorn 28 | Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok
Price Range: ₹ 3,540 - ₹ 3,744 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Focal Local Bed and Breakfast 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“We had two rooms on the second floor during our first visit, and two on the first floor on the second visit, and they were all excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles MNavin, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No lift, but only 3 floors (counting the ground floor) so not too difficult for carrying bags up stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles celaeno1970, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very interesting if you want to be immersed in a real local neighborhood.”
 of 5 bubbles 920pilars, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“No tip really but relax and enjoy.”
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“The rooms near the back of the hotel will probably be a little quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles LazyRose, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
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