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Ojai, California
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We arrived at the Focal Local after a grueling 23 hour transit time from Texas! I had notified them well in advance that we would be arriving quite late- The young guy who is apparently part of the family that owns the hotel let us in and set us up as nice as can be. Very hospitable! Our room was...

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

Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate knowing that you enjoyed your stay and found that our location is not a problem for getting around. We will keep up the good works and hope we will have a chance to serve you again. All the best :)

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Extremely warm welcome, supremely comfortable bed, spotlessly clean room, delicious breakfast and very helpful advice from Karan. Thank you - we loved our stay with you and would love to come back again one day.

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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. It's our pleasure having both of you here. We're glad you love Focal Local. We look forward to seeing you again. Take care :)

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Its been years since my visit .. But i Lost my other trip advisor account.. Its only right it give this wonderful place and owner a new review incase the other is lost.. Where do i begin.. I booked to stay here for 2 weeks but unfortunalty some of the days were full so Karan was nice enough to rent...

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

Thank you so much for your kind review. You are so thoughtful about the lost of your previous review. We really appreciate this. We're glad you had a great time in Bangkok. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you soon at Focal Local. Kob Kun Krub :)

Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This has been my third stay at Focal Local, two times in the new building. As usual Karan and the whole staff has been welcoming me so nicely and making my stay a great experience. The rooms are spacious and beautiful. I do love sitting on the pattio under the fand and reading, it is just a great place to...

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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 for the third time. It's our pleasure having you here again and we feel like welcoming the old friend. Your review really means a lot to us. It keeps us running Focal Local with happiness. We know that we will definitely see you again. Kob Kun Mak Krub :)

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This charming B&B is snuggked in a traditinal Thai neighboorhood not far from the main road. The staff is so friendly you feel like you have known them forever and you feel right at home! Did I mention the breakfast was delicious? If you're worried about transportation, they have a complimentary tuktuk to the closest station or you can easily...

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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 kind review here. We're glad you had a great time at Focal Local and loved the local neighborhood. We hope you've arrived home well and we will look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :)

Madrid
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We went to this B&B because it was well scored and did not disappoint us. It is located in a quiet district away from the tourist area of Bangkok, which is very interesting if you want to be immersed in a real local neighborhood. Every day they give you a complimentary tuk-tuk to nearest undergroung or boat stop, and in...

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

Thank you very much for choosing us for your stay in Bangkok. We're glad you loved everything at Focal Local. Your review is very important to us. We will keep it up and will look forward to seeing you again. Kob Kun Krub :)

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Mr Karan and family have a well appointed, tastefully decorated, very comfortable B&B that is slightly off the beaten track. but once found following the accurate map one can download, is simply a joy to stay in. Mr Karan goes out of his way to make your stay memorable and comfortable. Nothing is too much. Basically, you want something he...

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

Thank you very much for choosing Focal Local. We're glad you were not disappointed and enjoyed your stay here. Hope we will have a chance to serve you again in the future. All the best :)

Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We stayed here a few times throughout a 45 day trip to Asia a couple of years ago, back when it was in the building next door. We did multiple stays during that time and got to know everyone there a bit. When we returned this time, it was like coming back to stay with friends. The new building is...

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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 again. It's our pleasure having both of you back and accommodating you at the new Focal Local. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay not less than the last times. In addition, we would like to thank for your caring review here with all the useful details. Your review means a lot...

Tampa, FL
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This B&B was great in every way. Some of the nicest staff that we encountered during our month long trip through Thailand. The rooms were really nice and comfortable. Feela like home. The best part is that you are in the middle of a regular Thai neighborhood. Great food everywhere. Close to all transportation and very few tourists. Highly recommended!

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

Thank you very much for ending your Thailand trip at Focal Local and thank you for your kind review here. It's our pleasure having both of you here. We're glad you enjoyed everything at Focal Local and loved our local neighborhood. Hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again next time. Kob Kun Krub :)

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I completely loved the place. I'd stayed in a 120$ hotel in a posh part of the city (at a large conference), and apart from the large foyer and continental breakfast there was nothing in the large hotel that matched this place. I then spent an additional week R&R and so moved to this place at my cost. The rooms...

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

Thank you very much for choosing Focal Local and for your valuable review here. We're glad you were not disappointed and really enjoyed your stay here. We will keep up all the good works and hope we will have a chance to accommodate you again next time. All the best :)

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  • Breakfast included
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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: €50 - €67 (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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