About this listing
'THAI STYLE HOME' CENTRAL BK/SILOM: take a double room from $65/€58/night +sc/tax. 25% off over 3 nights (9 doubles, 1 sleeps 4). Take a house(s) - living/dining rooms, garden, roof terrace. BTS 5min walk - for River, Gr.Palace, Shopping/Night market
WELCOME to your Thai style 'home from home' in the centre of Bangkok. We welcome single people, couples, families or groups.
JUNE 2015: ALL PRICES REDUCED 6% DUE TO THE WEAKER BAHT.
STAY FOR THREE NIGHTS OR MORE TO GET A 25% DISCOUNT (applies to all room types)
We think you will enjoy the experience of having 'your own home' when you stay in one of our two adjoining shop houses with a garden in a safe, quiet, tree lined street, right in the centre of Bangkok – just 5 minutes walk from the BTS Sky Train for all the sights, river, shopping, night market and entertainment areas.
Choose from our 9 individually styled rooms all done out in modern Thai style: (6 have terraces; 5 have ensuite bathrooms, 4 share two bathrooms – one for each pair of rooms) - 8 DOUBLES + ONE THAT CAN SLEEP 4 - IN TOTAL WE CAN SLEEP UP TO 20 PEOPLE. - take one room or several or even take over a house or both houses exclusively for your group; in all cases you can enjoy the run of the houses, living rooms, garden & roof terrace - we offer attractive discounts for longer stays and larger groups.
Rooms prices shown in US Dollars
THREE larger double rooms each with ensuite bathroom
Normal rate: 75.00
With service & Tax: 87.75
Three - Seven nights 25% discount: 56.25
With service & Tax: 65.81
7 or more nights 30% discount: 52.50
With service & Tax: 61.43
FOUR standard double room for two - with Queen size bed, terrace and bathroom shared with adjoining room
- Normal rate: 65.63
- With service & Tax: 76.78
- Three - Seven nights 25% discount: 49.22
- With service & Tax: 57.59
- 7 or more nights 30% discount: 45.94
- With service & Tax: 53.75
The Herma Suite for two - extra large double room with King size bed, terrace & ensuite bathroom
- Normal rate: 93.75
- With service & Tax: 109.69
- Three - Seven nights 25% discount: 70.31
- With service & Tax: 82.27
- 7 or more nights 30% discount: 65.63
- With service & Tax: 76.78
The Ice Suite for two - extra large double room with terrace & ensuite bathroom
- Normal rate: 93.75
- With service & Tax: 109.69
- Three - Seven nights 25% discount: 70.31
- With service & Tax: 82.27
- 7 or more nights 30% discount: 65.63
- With service & Tax: 76.78
The Ice Suite - for three with King size bed & Queen size sofa bed - extra large room with terrace & ensuite bathroom
- Normal rate: 107.81
- With service & Tax: 126.14
- Three - Seven nights 25% discount: 80.86
- With service & Tax: 94.61
- 7 or more nights 30% discount: 75.47
- With service & Tax: 88.30
The Ice Suite - for four with King size bed & Queen size sofa bed - extra large room with terrace & ensuite bathroom
- Normal rate: 117.19
- With service & Tax: 137.11
- Three - Seven nights 25% discount: 87.89
- With service & Tax: 102.83
- 7 or more nights 30% discount: 82.03
- With service & Tax: 95.98
THE HOUSES & ROOMS
All the rooms are thoughtfully designed, done out in modern Thai style - Residents have both houses to enjoy with two living rooms, a large flat screen cable TV + DVD player, library & bar, space to work with home office facilities, garden & roof terrace and two modern kitchens & guest dining rooms.
As we live next door, you will usually find one of us around. We have other staff there to help during the day. We always have someone on at night for security and to assist with late departures and early arrivals. We can arrange a local taxi for the airport.
HOW AIRBNB CHARGES
Please accept our apologies for any confusion about this. It is one of the limitations of airbnb that hosts can only quote one room price per night, which we do quoting a standard double room for two. However, our nine double rooms are not all the same: being different sizes, individually styled and priced differently. One or both houses can be rented for groups.
As we explain, our quoted price, before any discount, is for ONE STANDARD DOUBLE ROOM WITH TERRACE (there are four of this room type) each sleeps 2 people in a comfortable Queen size double bed for USD$65 / €58 per room night including breakfast + service & tax, which comes to USD$77 / €68 per room night. This is probably the number you were using for all types of rooms you wanted to book but some will cost more.
Other room types are priced as follows: prices are based on Thai baht and the rate against the U.S. Dollar
THREE LARGER DOUBLE ROOMS EACH WITH EN SUITE BATHROOM that can each sleep 2 people in a comfortable Queen size double bed for USD$75 / €67 per room night including breakfast + service & tax, which comes to USD$87.75 / €79 per room night.
1 SUITE ROOM WITH TERRACE, KING SIZE BED AND ENSUITE BATHROOM that can sleep two people in great comfort in a King size double bed for USD$95.00 / €85 per room night including breakfast + service & tax, which comes to USD$111.15 / €100 per room night.
1 SUITE ROOM THAT ALSO HAS A QUEEN SIZE SOFA BED (as well as the King size double bed) - SO IT SLEEPS UP TO FOUR PEOPLE in comfort for USD$120.00 / €108 per room night including breakfast + service & tax, which comes to USD$140.40 / €126 per room night.
CAFE ICE RESIDENCES - ROOMS IN MORE DETAIL
A). FOUR STANDARD DOUBLE ROOM (there are two per house, each with a small terrace overlooking the garden) - each pair of rooms shares one large bath room exclusively) - 2 people can sleep in comfort for USD$65 / €58 per room night including breakfast + service & tax, which comes to USD$77 / €68 per room night
B). THREE LARGER DOUBLE ROOMS (two in one house, one in the other) - 2 people can sleep in comfort, each has an ensuite bathroom and a rear view over the neighbouring terraces - for USD$75 / €67 per room night including breakfast + service & tax which comes to USD$87.75 / €79 per room night
C). A LARGER SUITE ROOM that can sleep two people in comfort, with ensuite bathroom & private terrace over looking the garden for USD$95 / €85 per room night including breakfast + service & tax which comes to USD$111.15 / €100 per room night
D). A LARGER SUITE ROOM THAT CAN SLEEP UP TO FOUR PEOPLE IN COMFORT as it has two double beds – similar in style to the other suite room – it is priced as follows:
FOR TWO PEOPLE, USD$95 / €85 per room night including breakfast + service & tax which comes to USD$111.15 / €100 per room night
FOR THREE PEOPLE, USD$110.00 / €99 per room night including breakfast + service & tax, which comes to USD$126.14 / €126 per room night.
FOR FOUR PEOPLE, USD$120.00 / €108 per room night including breakfast + service & tax, which comes to USD$140.40 / €113.48 per room night.
BREAKFAST IN THE GARDEN
We serve Thai, Chinese, American, Continental, Vegetarian selection. And for early morning departures can provide you with a snack to take with you.
AIRBNB SERVICE FEE
Airbnb will charge a separate service fee to guests and hosts once your booking is confirmed. Airbnb will then hold a USD$100 deposit and no further charge is taken until 24 hours before you are due to arrive. You can cancel up to 24 hours before your arrival date but we hope you won’t.
We always have someone available to assist you and a night manager.
Although not part of the Residences but with access to a very good Health Club & Spa with Pool, Gym, Tennis & Spa just minutes walk away where you will be charged very reasonable membership rates (daily and weekly).
TRANSPORT IN BANGKOK
Our BTS Skytrain station (Chong Nonsi) is less than 5 minutes walk. Silom Road is also walking distance. Taxis and Tuk-Tuks are always available outside the houses.
AIRPORT PICK UP & DROP OFF
A local taxi can be arranged. The driver will meet you in the Arrivals Hall closest to Exit 3. The inclusive charge is THB 600 for a taxi (up to four people); THB 900 for a taxi-van (up to seven people) and THB 1,000 for a larger van for up to 12 people (14 without too much luggage). We can also arrange transport for larger groups, including for day trips from Bangkok and to places in the city - all rates cover parking, toll fees and are payable directly to the driver (we do not take a commission).
MANY THINGS TO DO AND SEE - ALL EASY TO REACH
Our two houses are 5 minutes walk from the BTS Skytrain at Chong Nonsi station, the Dean & DeLuca Cafe and also walking distance to Silom Road shopping, night market, many local restaurants, cafes and bars and the entertainment district.
WHERE ARE WE
We are only two BTS stops from the river where you can take a public river bus (great fun) for a visit to the Grand Palace & Wat Pho with its giant reclining Buddha and the Royal Thai massage school. While there visit Wat Arun on the opposite side of the river. From the Grand Palace take a stroll through old historic Bangkok, the flower market and onto bustling China Town. In the other direction, by Skytrain, we're two stops from Siam and its large upscale shopping malls - Paragon, Siam Discovery, Central World and MBK bargain mall for phones, IT, photography. This is also close to the exquisite Jim Thompson House, shop & café all just as he left it and where Thai silk weaving was once done. Visit Pratunam district for fabrics and the Emporium Mall for some luxury - both not far.
NOT TO BE MISSED - Chattuchak Weekend Market where you can buy almost anything - directly accessible by Skytrain (we have a Cafe ice in Artists' Section 7).
We are not far from all the major transport connections (both airports and central railway station) for transport for day trips to the floating market, Ayutthaya, Hua Hin and Pattaya by the sea - Taxis, Vans and buses can be arranged to take you there and back
ENQUIRIES & STAYING IN TOUCH
When we respond with an offer it means we are HOLDING room(s) for you because we always take all enquiries seriously. We ask you to show us the same courtesy and keep us informed of your plans - we respect your right to choose and compare options but ask you to stay in touch and not leave us guessing and having to hold off other bookings.
Since we have quite a lot of demand and are a small establishment - we need you to let us know as soon as possible if you would like to make firm booking. And if you've changed your mind, we understand - everyone has choices and budgets to manage. All we ask is that you tell us - it only takes a moment. Thank you.
BOOKING, PAYMENTS & CANCELLATION
We encourage you to confirm your booking as soon as possible since Airbnb will only take a returnable deposit at the confirmed booking stage.
CANCELLATION: guests can cancel up to 24 hours before check in day but we hope you won't.
INCLUDED WITH YOUR ROOM & RUN OF THE HOUSES
ADDITIONAL SPACES FOR GUESTS TO USE AND ENJOY
Three living rooms, a large flat screen TV/Cable and DVD player, library/bar/study area for relaxing, entertaining, meetings and working, two guest kitchens with dining rooms for ‘dining at home’, garden and roof terrace.
CHECK IN & OUT TIMES
We try to be incredibly flexible as we know how frustrating it can be when you arrive early in the morning after a long flight and just want to get to your room. Similarly, when your departure is at midnight, it's nice to be able to take a shower and leave feeling relaxed - just be sure to let us know your flight times well in advance and we'll do our best.
- Luggage store
- Inexpensive, hand-finished laundry service on the premises
NEW HEALTHY OPTION (independently owned)
Fitness, Swimming, Tennis & Spa - right on the doorstep. We are delighted to advise Cafe ice Residents that these excellent facilities are now available less than 5 minutes walk away at the Trinity Spa & Health Club. Daily membership charge from only 300 Baht (USD$10; €7.25)
DISCOUNTS & SPECIAL RATES
–Over 3 nights we offer a 25% discount
–For large groups 12+ taking the entire property, for more than three nights, a 30% discount is offered
–Longer term stays are at special rates
We have two restaurants, Café ice and Tapi, next door open for breakfast and lunch. Both are reasonably priced and serve authentic Thai food with beers, fresh fruit juices & smoothies and house wines all in a delightful setting. For the evenings, we can arrange for dinner from our other Café ice restaurants to be delivered or we encourage you to try them in person – they are both close by. As Residents, you would automatically receive a 20% discount at these restaurants.
And finally, the area around is full of restaurants and places to try that offer every kind of cuisine.
OUR DINING CHOICES
We're proud of our restaurants and hope you won't mind the promotion, during your stay we hope you will have time to join us for a relaxing lunch or dinner at a branch of Cafe ice - our individually styled and decorated Thai restaurants, with a different look and feel but all serving authentic Thai and European dishes, wines, beers, cocktails & freshly squeezed fruit drinks - each one has outdoor seating and comfortable interiors. There are several to choose from where you will always be made most welcome whenever you dine with us (please mention my name).
•Cafe ice Silom: right next door to the Residences in soi Phiphat 2, close to Chong Nonsi BTS Sky train, open Monday to Saturday for breakfast, famous for our duck noodle soup and Thai dishes for a quick, delicious lunch
•Cafe ice Deco: indoor and outdoor bar with dining, open till extra late seven days a week in Silom Road on the corner of Decho Road
•Café ice des arts: smaller and more intimate, close to Silom Road at the River end, in BangRak district at New Road 47/3 (Charoen Krung in Thai), opposite Gems Tower, close to the Oriental Hotel, open Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner
•Café ice Bangrak: a great café on the street opposite State Tower also at the River end of Silom Road, serving great seafood and other choices outdoors and indoors, open till extra late seven days a week
•Café ice and i c e C u b e: at Chattuchak weekend market (Artists section 7) on Saturday and Sunday only for all day lunches
We hope this helps you to choose Café ice Residences to be your home away from home in Bangkok.
We look forward to welcoming you.
All the facilities in both houses, including garden, roof terrace, living rooms, dining rooms, modern kitchen, office facilities, inexpensive laundry on the premises
Interaction with Guests
As often as possible - we live next door
We live in the centre of Bangkok in a calm, safe, residential, tree lined street but it's only five minutes walk to the sky train and the Silom shopping & entertainment district. Easy access to the River Pier for visiting Grand Palace, Wat Pho and all the sights.
Our BTS Skytrain station (Chong Nonsi) is less than 5 minutes away on foot as is Silom Road. We are 2 stops from the River Pier at Sapan Taksin to visit Grand Palace, Wat Pho and Wat Arun. Only 3 stops to Siam with its shopping malls and Jim Thomson's Silk House. Waking distance to Silom night market & entertainment district, local restaurants, cafes and bars. Taxis and Tuk-tuks are always available outside the houses.
Other Things to Note
HEALTHY OPTIONS CLOSE BY (not owned by us) Fitness, Swimming, Tennis & Spa - right ON the doorstep but not part of the Residences. We are delighted to advise our Residents that these excellent facilities are now available less than 5 minutes walk away, managed by the Trinity Spa & Health Club. Daily membership from only 300 Baht (USD$10; Euro7.25)
Think of this as your home from home. We charge for the room not per person. 9 rooms are designed to sleep up to two people in comfort, one of the suite rooms can sleep up to four people. Unfortunately, we do not have single beds, extra beds or cots for children.
We welcome children over 5 years old but are not set-up for infants and very young children as there are no guard rails and gates for the stairs.
Disabled access. Sadly, as we do not have an elevator, the houses and spaces will only suit people who are mobile and can manage the stairs (a few between each floor).
We operate on trust so feel free to enjoy the space and the amenities such as the garden, roof terrace, living room and library and our adjoining restaurants. No mini bars just a well stocked bar and fridge - all we ask is you make a note in the bar book for what you consume.
No smoking in the rooms but it's ok on your terrace, in the garden or the roof terrace. We have someone there 24 hours to keep an eye on the place and to let you and your guests in and out.
Non-residents who are invited to stay overnight will need to produce photo ID for us to take a copy before we admit them. We reserve the right to refuse admission if we have reasons to be concerned about the security of our guests. We will also make a charge of 250 Baht for breakfast and the use of the our amenities.
When you first check-in, we will need to take a copy of your passport and credit card.
That's about it.
Lovely lovely place to stay....
we had the Ice appartment, spacious and stylish!
Very friendly staff, we felt at home
A Little island in a big city, nicely decorated, very clean, welcoming and cosy .Our rooms were cleaned every day, different breakfast every day, very tasty, mix of local and European. You can use the kitchen like at home, you feel at home. The house is in a very quiet street. They have a little terrace where you can have a nice cold beer after a long day of walk. A BIG thank you to Dao who welcome us, she was always here to help us and also Eddy who serve us breakfast every morning like a 5stars hotel and all the rest of the team, I'll say a professional team. My family and me had a great time in Cafe ice residence, I already recommended it to friends , if I have to go back in Bangkok I ll definitely go back in Cafe ice. Thank you David
The property was as described. Rooms were clean and comfortable (some have shared bathrooms). Staff was attentive and helpful. Location is a bonus, as it is on a quiet residential street but has access to restaurants, resources, and Sky Train by walking.
Breakfast was freshly prepared by good chefs, and included fresh fruit, excellent coffee, and a variety of either Western or (very good) Thai dishes.
During this stay it was very peaceful as their were few other guests (July 2105).
David's place was the perfect accommodation choice for my 9 other friends and I for a weekend in Bangkok. He was swift in his communication, and was generous to offer us his entire place to cater to our group.
The rooms were very clean and comfortable, quality beds that ensured a good night sleep at his listing. They were also fully equipped with essentials for our stay - great attention to details!
Finally, although David wasn't around to host us, his colleague, Dao, who was managing the restaurant downstairs and the rooms was the best host ever! She accommodated our late check-ins and even helped us make all kinds of arrangements for our stay - thank you Dao!
Highly recommended place if you're looking for a quiet neighbourhood close to Silom.
Our group of 6 had a great stay at Cafe Ice Residences. The managers, Dao and Eddy have been really polite and welcoming, looking after our needs. The rooms were huge and space and were neatly cleaned. Breakfast was delicious, and ample space to chill and relax. The location is around 4 BTS Stops away from MBK, Siam Paragon, Central World etc. So it is definitely convenient. Lots of small shops around the corner if you can find your way around.
David runs a beautiful place, and Oah - the day manager - is absolutely wonderful, as well as a great cook! Beautiful rooms and excellent service
We had a great time at David's house. The room is very comfortable and beautifully decorated. The staff of David's house are very friendly and always available to help. The house is located at center of Bangkok and very close to Sky train station. It would be better to take sky train at Bangkok due to very bad traffic on the road. We will definitely still want to stay at David's house when we come next time.
About the Host, David
A dream came true when we were able to open this small residential hotel, created from two adjoining shop houses right in the centre of Bangkok. For me, and my partner Khun ice, we are delighted that we can now offer people the chance to stay in the kind of place we would choose for ourselves. Ice is from Thailand: he is the professional hotelier, restauranteur and chef while I'm the enthusiastic amateur, originally from the UK, who's other job is in advertising. Bangkok is our home; we 'live above the shop' and love to welcome friends and guests to visit and stay in the Residences - each one has a name (Herma House and Maison ice). In addition, we have two restaurants next door - Cafe ice and Tapi; both serve really good, authentic Thai food as well as a selection of European dishes, indoors or outside at night on the garden terrace. We now have a number of very individual branches of Cafe ice in Bangkok that are happily proving quite popular. When there is time, we love to travel to Europe, America, Australia and to explore other parts of Asia; we try to stay in smaller, more intimate hotels and guesthouses like ours, to exchange ideas and learn from others. Antiques, art, fashion, design, photography and culture & music discovered and rediscovered, in new and familiar places, are of interest, as are the many new friends we are lucky to make on the way. You can contact us by email or LINE: 'DavidListening'