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If you visit the canal-side Khlong Bang Luang artist village to the west of the Chao Phraya River in Thonburi, don’t be surprised if the historic area’s chilled-out, artsy atmosphere makes you want to stick around. There’s not much accommodation to speak of, but tiny Bang Luang House offers style, comfort and the chance to be immersed in the neighbourhood’s relaxed pace of life. You... Read our full review of Bang Luang House.
Set in a renovated 50-year-old house, Focal Local is a charming bed and breakfast with an intimate atmosphere and seven tastefully artistic rooms. True to its name, Focal Local offers an offbeat experience in a non-touristy neighbourhood of Bangkok. It’s time to get local. While we love Focal Local’s catchy name, it’s also an apt description. The bed and breakfast truly does focus on the... Read our full review of Focal Local Bed and Breakfast.
The Overstay is hard to conceptualize. It's a six story building, supposedly previously a whorehouse that was turned into a guesthouse/art space in 2009. On one hand it's a nice departure from the Khao San Rd tourist-money-machine, with residents pitching in to cook communally, paint, do some cleaning, start (and occasionally finish) art projects, and generally co-exist in a positive, creative... Read our full review of The Overstay.