The staff here are incredibly welcoming, and the hotel itself is beautifully appointed, with huge rooms decorated in a contemporary colonial style. The pool is lovely surrounded by gorgeous sun loungers and a beautiful view of the river. I arrived here after a very long flight from London, and it was just what I needed. sadly only had a night before moving on, but based on that short experience I'd highly recommend it.
We arrived to be informed that the hotel pool was closed and we were not happy about it. We complained as we had only spoken to the motel a couple of days before to extend our stay and they had not told us about the pool. Management did the right thing and upgraded our room. We were very happy with the outcome.
We stayed here several nights while exploring Bangkok. The hotel was well located for us. It is on a canal, but that canal is not used by the ferries. It is just a few blocks from the river and then a short walk to one of the river ferry docks. We took the river and canal ferries several times to get around that part of town, where most of the sights are. The hotel arranged for a canal tour for us and that was interesting. Otherwise we didn't use the hotel tour desk and I am not sure that they had the best selection of tours besides some of the standard ones. We walked several times the few blocks down to the Kosan rd area. The street above it and below it are the better options for shopping. Coming back from the weekend market we took the sky train to the river and then the river ferry to the dock nearest the hotel.
Our stay at Sala Rattanakosin was 3 days and we wish it was longer! The staff was wonderful and couldn't do enough for us. Breakfast on the patio overlooking the River was delightful. Excellent menu.
Comfortable bed, room size adequate, clean and nicely appointed. The staff went out of their way to make our visit memorable.
Room was fine with everything you need. Pool was fantastic and a nice break in the day with the hot sun! Location is great but can get a little noisy but that is because you are on Khao San Road! Definitely recommend for a younger traveller.
Had a fantastic stay in Tara Place. The staff made us very welcome and were very helpful. We had train tickets sent to us at the hotel and the staff kept them safe until we arrived. The room was nicely decorated and clean. They kept our bags after we checked out and then sorted a taxi for us to the train station.
The hotel is far enough from Khao San road to escape the craziness but near enough to walk down for a visit. Pier 13 for the boat taxi is a 5 minute walk as well.
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