Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel

204-206 Maha Chai Road, Samranrach Phra-Nakorn, Bangkok, Thailand, 10200

Overall Rating: 88

We’re the ideal place for first time visitors to Bangkok. The hostel is centrally located in the old city and is within walking distance of all the major historical attractions, including The Grand Palace, Wat Po, Wat Arun, the Golden Mount and Khoasan road. Experience this Award-Winning hostel: Best Atmosphere 2009 & 2011. the Award of Excellence 2011 for cleanliness & 2012 for best staff

All rooms are compact and each has its own unique style. +++ 24 hour Air-conditioning without day time break+++ Complimentary: Free clean towel, clean linen and free soap & shampoo 1. Double private en-suite: double bed,flat screen TV, DVD player, fridge (private bathroom) 2. Double sunroof: double bed, flat screen TV, DVD player, fridge, teak sofa (shared bathroom) 3. Mixed and female dorm: not crowded only 6 beds, custom design extra large comfy bed and massive backpack locker, personal PowerPoint, reading light, shared bathroom & facilities at common room (ABF not included) For special discount for long stay or group, please contact :[email protected]


Facilities at this hostel include:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry service
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room


Rating Type
88 Overall
86 Atmosphere
92 Staff
83 Location
92 Cleanliness
86 Facilities
94 Safety
0 Fun
87 Value

Important Information

We’re the perfect choice if you’re looking for: * Unique character of the nostalgic style of soulful Old Bangkok: shop; eat and pay like a local, no typical tourist traps * Walking access to main attractions and key sites * Tailor made advice and helpful service * Cosy stay and peaceful sleep; we’re not right in the loud area full of parties & clubs The hostel is steeped in history as the property in which it is found is over a hundred years old and has been declared a cultural and conservational building. As a result, guests will get a taste of traditional culture and architecture as they marvel at the restored old style roof, teak beams & floor and connecting door pane. Niras Bankoc’s Extra features include: 1. Gourmet Coffee Lobby 2. Free city map / Travel & Tour Info Desk with local insight 3. Free WI-Fi / free rental net book 4. Free shower and luggage storage after check out on the same day 5. Free soap & shampoo 6. Common room (big flat screen TV ) 7. Free DVD rental 8. Open Air Roof Garden Terrace 9. Express Laundry service (convenient, cheap and fast) 10.24 hrs Convenience store next door 11. Night Food Street (closed at 2am) Hostel Policy: 1. Smoking is strictly not allowed in all areas at the hostel 2. No visitors & joiners allowed in the resident area except lobby 3. According to old teak floor, shoes off on resident area except lobby 4. We encourage our guests to reuse linen and towel 5. Delay more than 3 hours, please kindly inform otherwise your bed will be re-opened 6.This facility was designed to support security of foreign guests, be apologized for not accept Thai passport or ID card Cancellation Policy: 1. Deposit 10% for HostelBookers is NON-Refundable 2. You may cancel your booking in written mail at least 7 days before arrival, without any charges. Less than 7 days - you will be charged for one night's stay For High Season (July, Nov - Jan) - Less than 7 days notice - full amount charge of every night