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Khaosan Road Rainbow Hostel Reviews

43 Chakrapong Road, Banglumphu, Bangkok, Thailand

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65%

Rating
542 Total Reviews
  • 66%Value For Money
  • 65%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 58%Atmosphere
  • 50%Cleanliness
  • 51%Facilities

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40%

You get what you pay for. Location is good. Staff rubbish. Room very basic. If you don't mind where you sleep. Stay here.


80%

This is an awesome hostel if your not expecting the Ritz, it's right on the end of Khaosan Road and a 10 minute walk from the grand palace! Don't get conned by the tuk tuk drivers, we got around all of Bangkok for 20baht! Ask watch out for the ping pong shows 🙈 the staff are awesome and the curry is one of the best I've had all over the world! I have booked again for the end of my trip before I fly home!! This is a cheap must stay!! :)

  • 19th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


57%

Noisy fan Dirty pillow Holes in mattress which has no topper or cover Holes in the walls Mouldy bathroom with dirty ceiling which had broken tiles and more holes Door handle to bathroom was broken and the door didn't fully close.

  • 17th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


66%

The location is perfect and really close to Khao San Road. the staffs are alright and will help u in case u need them. However the bed are like hard rocks hahaha pretty hard to sleep very well. also a negative point is the internet that doesn't work in the rooms. Finally is a good place if u are looking for a cheap and well located place.


91%

Very helpful staff. Nice food. Lovely and clean


46%

Internet was inexcusably poor, only worked 50% of the time and then only if you were in the lobby. No Wi-Fi in the rooms. Also the hostel is located a ten minute taxi ride away from the nearest bts station and there is a constant stream of tuk tuk drivers waiting outside the door to harass the hostel guests. Good if you just want a place to sleep at kaosan road but if you're a backpacker wanting to explore Bangkok this is not the place for you.


66%

Not the cleanest hostel, but great location and staff. If you're just looking for a cheap place to rest your head after partying on Khao San, this is a good place! However, if you want a nicer hostel to do laundry, shower, and just chill out in... I would not recommemd it.


80%

Great hospitality


74%

Get what you pay for, cheap and cheerful, with lovely Indian food served downstairs!


37%

Sleeping on the ground by the river would be more clean and comfortable.... unless you want to understand what would it feel to be in the prison or horror movie or both :). We only needed to sleep for a few hours before the flight... next time we will sleep in the airport :). We knew it will be bad when read other users comments, but it is much worse than all the negative comments.

  • 25th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Lithuania
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


63%

Held in Indian hands.

  • 21st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


63%

the room is kind of smelly, the host gave us discount...

  • 4th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


74%

Khaosan road is across the street si this place was a bit out of the noisr. Had a nice looking restaurant but I didnt eat there because it was a bit more pricey (indian and Chinese). The staff were nice too. The room was fine, moldy and dingy smelling but for the price it was fine.


89%

Best value for money in the Khaosan area!


71%

The rooms were alright. Great location next to khaosan road for the partygoers. My wallet was stolen outside and the staff were nice to let me stay and eat until I got a replacement card. Their Indian food is pretty good.

  • 18th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


69%

Fine for 3 nights. Sheets weren't clean. Helpful and friendly staff. Good location!


43%

Disgusting place. There was a cockroach in my room and the bed was full of stains. There was mold on the ceiling and the bathroom stank. Tiny room with a door that looks like a gentle push against it will break the lock. The staff were friendly


40%

This place was the dirtiest place i have ever stayed on my month of travels in thailand. There are 2 bathrooms for over 20 rooms, the walls are coated in dirt and the air con is only turned on for a few hours every day. The staff is rude. The hostel is above a indian food restaurant and everything smells like curry. Its only plus is the location... I would rather walk further...


40%

This hostel seemed like really good value for its location but I was really let down by the atmosphere and facilities. I didn't feel safe here and was disappointed with the conditions on the showers. A few other girls mentioned they also didn't enjoy their stay for the same reasons




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