Private-Bathroom @ Heart of Bangkok

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Soi Lokkathip, Ratchadaphisek Soi 3, Din Daeng, Bangkok, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

A perfect place for travellers looking to have the comforts of privacy at the price of a guesthouse in the middle of a great location. If you want to experience life in Bangkok as one of the locals, this is definitely the place for you.

The Space

A 24 sqm ensuite apartment that comes with private bathroom; this is a perfect place for single travellers and couples looking to have the comforts of privacy at the price of a guesthouse in the midst of a great location. If you want to experience life in Bangkok as one of the locals, how they eat, how they commute to their daily goings, this is definitely the place for you.

The apartment itself is furnished with a reading desk, a bed and a wardrobe. Attached is also a private shower and bathroom. The amenities, although basic and simplistic, offers enough comfort for travellers to rest their tired bodies.

The small balcony with a reclining lounge chair offers an overview of life on the streets. This is definitely the space where you will get a feel of how Thai city dwellers go through their daily lives.

Guest Access

Amenities provided:
-Fresh linen and blanket
-Private shower and bathroom
-Internet accessibility
-Laundry machines
-Drinking water (reverse osmosis machines)

Interaction with Guests

I will make all attempts to meet you personally and guide you through the space when you arrive. If I am not available I will have a friend assist me in receiving you into my humble home.

Throughout your stay I will also be available should there be a need and help you through with anything possible.

At all times I am also available through the phone or email, so do feel free to contact me at any moment. =)

The Neighborhood

The neighbourhood is filled with many flourishing activities, this is an underrated part of Bangkok. You will find many expatriates staying in this area, drawn to its suburban lifestyle and the intimate connection to the locals. This is a place where you can truly experience how a Thai local lead his/her daily life.

There are many food stands around the area. The street leading up to the apartment is filled with local fares in all manners. Nearby shopping malls, such as the Fortune Tower and Central Plaza Rama 9, also provide great restaurant choices. There are a few bars and pubs around, too, with one, 'Proper Job', being very popular with expatriates staying in the neighbourhood.

Ratchadaphisek, generally shortened to Ratchada, breathes entertainment. Ratchada area is almost exclusively cater to a local Thai audience (foreigners are welcome though). This is an urban area for Thai city dwellers, offering an alternative to many of the tourist-crowded areas along Sukhumvit road and around Siam Square. There are many choices for food and shopping, with an area around Thailand Arts and Cultural Centre filled with interesting options. There is a PROM night market just next to Big C which offers a variety of chic fashion and Chatuchak-styled memorabilia.

The night scene in this area is young and vibrant. Friday and Saturday nights are the busiest, with Thai students in their late teens and early 20s flocking in great numbers to "RCA", a pedestrian-only road that stands for Royal City Avenue. Being a government-designated entertainment zone, clubs here stay open till 02:00, which is one hour longer than elsewhere in Bangkok. The bars and clubs which have spilled over beyond RCA onto the many sois Ratchadaphisek are rich.

Getting around

Star Place
Soi Lokkathip, Ratchadaphisek Soi 3
15 minutes walk to Phra Ram 9 MRT station
5 minutes walk to Chinese Embassy
Convenience shop in the apartment building
Nearby shopping malls

Transportation is easily available using the subway system (MRT). The closest station is Phra Ram 9 station, a 10 minutes walk away. On the main street, there are also many buses that connect to various parts of the city. Additionally, there are plenty of motorcycle taxis to bring you over short distances at cheap prices.

Other Things to Note

Please do read through my House Rules before you arrive here. It will clear up any misunderstandings or doubts that may occur.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $133 /week
Monthly Price: $400 /month
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Everything was good. Good price. Good internet. Good shower. Good localization. Good AC. Only one small minus is really hard bed.

    April 2014
  • Staying at Leo's was great, the room was just right for a short stay in Bangkok, the bed comfortable, the shower hot, the neighbourhood excellent for good authentic Thai food, and close enough to the MRT to get into town easily. As for Leo himself, he is everything his profile says he is! A very kind and sound man. We enjoyed our stay - thanks again Leo.

    April 2014
  • I stayed in Bangkok for 3 nights as I obtained my passport from the nearby Chinese embassy. I never got to meet Leo himself, but he made sure that I was properly introduced to the apartment through one of his friends. The apartment is off Soi 3 Ratchadaphisek, which is itself filled with stores, food stands, pharmacies, massage places, restaurants, and such essentials. It's a fair walk away from the main Ratchadaphisek road, but motorcycle taxis are available to take you there for 10 Baht or so, and once there, a couple of shopping centers are a block away, and both of them are linked to the Phra Ram 9 MRT station, which will connect you to the rest of the city.

    The room itself is great - it has its own bathroom, the bed is large and comfortable, and the A/C works splendidly. The provided WiFi connection only allows for one device to be online at a time, which was a bit awkward, but sufficient.

    I had a very comfortable stay at Leo's, and would certainly come back if/when I'm in town again. Thanks Leo!

    February 2014
  • The good house, the good location. Especially if you need a chinese or hong kong visa. The embassy is in 7 minutes walk. Exactly what we have expected. Not far from house is Tesco/Lotus If you want cheap and clean food and big malls if you want shopping. MTR, Airport line and ferry station are not far from the house too. We like this place, thanks for hospitality.

    February 2014
  • Leo is a nice host, he helped us pretty much about the area.

    The room is ok, but mattress feels like you are sleeping on a piece of wood. The bathroom is clean. Location is a quite hard to find, better to ask people. There aren't restaurants in the area, only 7 Eleven. The street is calm and quiet.

    The room is ok just for one or two nights.

    January 2014
  • I was in Thailand for 10 days mainly to take a photos and enjoy the night life of Bangkok. Leo's appartment is located close to the heart of Bangkok and could be reached easily by City Link or taxi (incl. TUKTUK). For me it was easy to reachfrom there both city center and Suvarnabhumi airport (I visited also Island of Phuket). Near the appartment I found very tasty streetfood as well as good and cheap massage.

    January 2014
  • Leo is very friendly.
    The apartment was clean, light but small. It was perfect for solo traveler.
    There was no lift. You need to walk to 5th floor, but quite easy to walk. It was a good exercise.
    I liked the location. There were many street food. It took 15 minutes to walk to the MRT station.
    I would like to stay for a week next time.
    Thanks Leo and Kan.

    December 2013
  • A wonderful experience
    Leo was a great host and took care of everything
    the apartment clean and perfect connections to the city center are close by and easy to take
    the neighborhood of the apartment is full of shops and restaurants
    really a heartfelt thanks to Leo !!!

    December 2013
  • A nice place. Some negatives: Bed was hard and it was a bit noisy (neighbour's air-con). It's a bit of a walk to the subway station.
    Would book again!

    December 2013
  • Well situated either to the Airport and to the Center of Bangkok. Actually, exactly what I needed After my Long flight to recover. What I liked is that the Place is Not packed with tourists. So I could have a Look how live is besides the famous places in bangkok!

    December 2013
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