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New Merry V Guest House

Spotless and well-located, but aging

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Still a Solid Choice
New Merry V has become my guesthouse of Choice in BKK. A 400 baht a/c double room in the old buildin...

By sullivanmarc

What we say: 3.5 stars

New Merry V is clean, right down to its share bathrooms. It's also very conveniently located for the Chao Phraya River Express ferries and for the strip of excellent bars and restaurants on Phra Athit Rd. There are a bunch of different styles of rooms to select from in the older front building or the newer back building. Up front, rooms are miniscule and decoration-free with super-firm army style cots — not unlike immaculate jail cells. Rooms in the back are newer but still feel quite old, particularly the bedding, but have TV's, air-con and are away from the busy road. The big minus (if you have a street front room) is the noise from the street in the mornings. Their in-house restaurant has Thai and western food. This is popular and fills up fast — especially the cheapest rooms, if full try Peachy or Phra Athit Mansion, two equally cheap, but more rundown properties along the same stretch of road.


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Contact details:

18-20 Phra Athit Road.  T: (02) 280 3315, (02) 629 0462 
Email them at: newmerryv@yahoo.com

What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Dbl air-con private b'room 550 baht 550 baht 590B with a big window
Dbl fan private b'room 290 baht 290 baht 330B with hot water
Dbl fan share b'room 200 baht 200 baht
Sgl fan share b'room 150 baht 150 baht
Triple air-con private b'room 700 baht 700 baht

Added to Travelfish on: 21st July, 2003
Last visited or updated on: 21st December, 2011

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Still a Solid Choice
By sullivanmarc, 07 December 2009
3.0  stars

Cramped but clean
By ashokmenon, 11 January 2008
3.0  stars

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