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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Joy is an absolutely wonderful host and makes sure that she does everything in her power to ensure a good stay. I have been in and out of Bangkok for the last few months and always return here. Luggage storage is good, dorms are standard and clean, location is conveniently next to BTS and it has a homey atmosphere where... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

I spent four nights in a double private room at the end of May. The room was clean and the air con worked well. The ground floor served as a parlor - a nice spot to chat with other travelers. The hostel is in a Bangkok suburb and is a five minute walk from the sky train. 7-11 and an... More 

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Reviewed 6 May 2015

I love animals and this hostel has one resident cat that just welcomed me right in. She showed me the way to my room, pawed the door while I was fussing with the key, and jumped right into my bed as soon as I've opened the door. Joy is very helpful, she will give you travel and shopping advise. She... More 

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Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Joy's hostel felt more like being at a friends place! We ended up staying a whole week. She is so welcoming and easy going that you feel right at home.Plus Joy knows everything there is to know about Bangkok: where to eat,shop,which museums,which stop and how much the ticket costs! Additionally,as this is her home,she takes really good care of... More 

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Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

U Baan is a decent place to stay in Bangkok. It is fairly clean and the social atmosphere is good. The rooms are of average size but the beds are clean and comfortable and the rooms come with an attached bathroom. Joy, the owner is a friendly lady and will help you in planning out your day in Bangkok. Beware... More 

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Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

The room and Guesthouse itself really is no thrills but it's good budget accommodation. The owner is helpful and friendly. It's a little bit out the way of the centre but it's right next to a sky train stop so getting around is pretty easy. Walls are thin but it wasn't a noisy Guesthouse so it was fine

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 12 January 2015

Was nice to stay for a couple of nights at u bann hostel in Bangkok. I have to say that as my first trip in Asia shocked me the fact that the shower and toilet are literaly in the same spot. The room was clean but the bed a little bit hard. Best thing to do was going to the... More 

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Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

The Wi-Fi in this hospital is absolutely fantastic. The beds are quite comfortable. The host, Joy is absolutely the nicest person you can meet. She's very helpful and will call anyone for you, from bus stations to the Myanmar consulate. She also hosted a free dinner for New Year's Eve and everyone in the hostel mingled. She remembered everyone's name,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 26 December 2014

U-Baan Guesthouse is notably cheaper than the others, and for a good reason - it's in a more local/residential part of Bangkok. Surrounding restaurants are also considerably more local (in price and offerings) - a plus, in my opinion. But that doesn't mean it isn't accessible. It's only a very short walk (5 minutes max.) to Wongwian Yai BTS Skytrain... More 

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Beijing
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Reviewed 8 October 2014

The place is well located close to a metro station. My flight came really late, but the Joy waited for me and she was really good at replying all my messages on facebook. The atmosphere at the guesthouse was great, and generally this is due to Joy who even organized a dinner with many of the people staying in the... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
U-baan means " stay home" in Thai. We would love all the traveller who stay in our hostel feels like home. We are located in one of the oldest resident area called " Wong Wain Yai". 5 mins walking distant form BTS Wong Wain Yai (silom line). You could experience an original local Thai lifestyle with our neighborhood. ... more   less 

Additional Information about U-Baan Guesthouse

Address: 961 Soi Rat Ruam Charoen | Via Soi KrungThonburi 1 Klongsan., Bangkok 10600, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok
Price Range: ₹ 818 - ₹ 1,227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Book ahead to make sure there will be space as there's always a moving crowd.”
 of 5 bubbles mvjosie, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Upper floors are less noisy. Hostel provides a duvet but consider bringing your own sheet (which seems standard in Asian hostels).”
 of 5 bubbles N9580NRbriang, 2 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Choose a 5 Bed dorm and you will make great friends!”
 of 5 bubbles George1981SGP, 24 May 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the large family room on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles developer5, 24 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Room 3 double room is massive!”
 of 5 bubbles HKT0urist, 7 Jan 2013 | Read review
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