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The twin towers or Thai hotel

Posted by Lecker on 18/5/2006 at 00:07

Any suggestions on wich one of both to stay at?
The Thai hotel is featured in the lonely planet but otherwise litlle reviews about it.
The twin towers vs. Thai hotel

thanks for you help

#1 Lecker has been a member since 11/5/2006. Posts: 4

Posted by anasjo on 19/5/2006 at 04:20

Did 3 nights at Twin Towers last month (April). Very much a package tour place (formerly one of the Sol hotels who I know were huge in Spain years ago), and not absolutely ideally located - it's a lot further from Siam Square than they'd advertise. A typical BKK hotel in many ways - vast, shimmering lobby with an awful lot of staff, but the quality declines a bit once you get to the rooms. Room was, to be fair, very large and clean, even if the aircon sounding like a lawnmower. Breakfast decent enough (nice poolside restaurant) and polite staff. Nice if modest-sized pool.
Considering the price, we thought this was good value for money. Had to get a bit angry at check-in as they refused us the room type we booked, but that was the only issue, really.
Be aware of the tuk-tuk drivers outside - they all want to take you to a shop before your destination. A few minutes walk up to the main road and a short bus ride will take you to MBK centre. There's a Tesco Lotus nearby as well.

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Posted by Lecker on 19/5/2006 at 04:37

thanks
I think I might still consider it since its kind of close to the rail way and I will only be staying 2 nights at the most.
It seems super hard to find a hotel after reading a bunch of rewies and realizing you have to be careful with what you think you are getting or what is advertised.
But I dont mind walking for 15 minutes- do you think I can reach something interesting within a 15 minute walk?

I will be staying in bkk again on my way back from some islands ..any better suggestions?

#3 Lecker has been a member since 11/5/2006. Posts: 4

Posted by somtam2000 on 19/5/2006 at 06:18 admin

Hi Lecker,

I'd not heard of this hotel - do you have an address for it and I'll get it checked out for Travelfish.

Tks

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