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Niras Bankoc Hostel
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Niras Bankoc Hostel

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8.9

Excellent

562 reviews

562 reviews

I really recommend

roxianne
- Nov 11, 2019
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8.2

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - 2.36 kilometers from city center
Popular landmarks
Khaosan Road 1.1 km
Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) 1.3 km
Wat Phra Chetuphon 1.4 km
The Grand Palace 1.4 km
Wat Arun 1.9 km
Jim Thompson House 2.6 km
MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center) 2.9 km
Siam Paragon 3.4 km
Asiatique - The Riverfront 5.3 km
Chatuchak Weekend Market 7.1 km
Nearby landmarks
Wat Thepthidaram 120 m
Sunthon Phu Museum 150 m
Wat Lak Muang 170 m
Ban Baht (Monk’s Bowl Village) 250 m
Hor Tri Tower 270 m
Vishnu Shrine 280 m
Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat) 290 m
Loha Prasat - Metal Palace 290 m
Lan Khonmueang 300 m
BMA Bangkok City Hall 310 m

Niras Bankoc Hostel

204-206 Mahachai Road, Sumranrat, Phra-Nakorn, China Town, Bangkok, Thailand, 10200 - See map

Highlights

Sparkling clean

600 meters to public transportation

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Facilities

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Cash withdrawal

Game room

Restaurants

Laundry service

Your dates are popular among travelersPopular destination! Properties in Bangkok are being booked every minute!
Value for money8.6
Location rating8.2
Nearest airportDon Mueang International Airport (DMK)
Distance to airport20.9 km

Rooms available at Niras Bankoc Hostel

Excellent
Room comfort & quality

8.9

Double Room with Private Bathroom
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed
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Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed
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Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room (Shared Bathroom)
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room (Shared Bathroom)
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed
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Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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Twin Room with Private Bathroom
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Shower
  • 2 single beds
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Quadruple Room with Private Bathroom
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed and 2 bunk beds
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4 bed dormitory
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
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6 Bed Dormitory Shared BathRoom
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Niras Bankoc Hostel?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

What is the smoking policy at Niras Bankoc Hostel?

Niras Bankoc Hostel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

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What people love about Niras Bankoc Hostel

  • 8.8

    Excellent

    "I really recommend"

    roxianne

    |

    November 11, 2019

  • 8.8

    Excellent
    Location

    "This hostel is in a fantastic location."

    roxianne

    |

    November 11, 2019

  • 9.6

    Exceptional

    "Highly recommended!"

    ARISTOTLE

    |

    February 4, 2019

Overall rating:

8.9

Excellent
562 reviews
Cleanliness
8.8
Facilities
8.0
Location
8.2
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More about Niras Bankoc Hostel

More about Niras Bankoc Hostel

Situated in a historical house in the old city of Bangkok, Niras Bankoc Hostel offers free WiFi access in public areas. Local attractions and restaurants are within a walking distance. Featuring a city view, private or dormitory-style rooms here provide guests with air conditioning, a refrigerator and a flat-screen TV with a Blu-ray player. Complete with free toiletries, shower facilities can be found in the private or shared bathrooms. With staff at the 24-front desk, Niras Bankoc Hostel offers a shared lounge, laundry services and a library. This hostel is 1.1 km from Khao San Road and 300 metres from the Temple of the Golden Mount. Suvarnabhumi International Airport is located 27 km away.

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Amenities and facilities
Excellent
Facilities

8

Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping

7 mentions

Breakfast

4 mentions

Internet

3 mentions

Food & Dining

1 mention

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Thai

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Game room
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Restaurants
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Cash withdrawal
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area

Access

  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
Food and dining
Restaurants on site

Petit Peyton Cafe'

  • Menu: Buffet
Location
204-206 Mahachai Road, Sumranrat, Phra-Nakorn, China Town, Bangkok, Thailand, 10200
Excellent
Location

8.2

Airports

  • Don Mueang International Airport (DMK)
    20.9 km 39 min drive
  • Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
    27.4 km 39 min drive

Public transportation

  • Sam Yot MRT Station
    610 m
  • Wang Burapha
    620 m

Hospital or clinic

  • Klang Hospital
    830 m

Shopping

  • Chatuchak Weekend Market
    7.1 km

Convenience store

  • 7 Eleven
    450 m

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM on-site
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Khaosan Road
    1.1 km
  • Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)
    1.3 km
  • Wat Phra Chetuphon
    1.4 km
  • The Grand Palace
    1.4 km
  • Wat Arun
    1.9 km
  • Jim Thompson House
    2.6 km
  • MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center)
    2.9 km
  • Siam Paragon
    3.4 km
  • Asiatique - The Riverfront
    5.3 km
  • Chatuchak Weekend Market
    7.1 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Wat Thepthidaram
    120 m
  • Sunthon Phu Museum
    150 m
  • Wat Lak Muang
    170 m
  • Ban Baht (Monk’s Bowl Village)
    250 m
  • Hor Tri Tower
    270 m
  • Vishnu Shrine
    280 m
  • Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat)
    290 m
  • Loha Prasat - Metal Palace
    290 m
  • Lan Khonmueang
    300 m
  • BMA Bangkok City Hall
    310 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-out until12:00

Getting around

  • Airport transfer fee950 THB
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)45

The property

  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes

Reviews of Niras Bankoc Hostel from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
8.6
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10
Cleanliness8.8
Facilities8.0
Location8.2
Room comfort and quality8.9
Service9.2
Value for money8.6
High score for Bangkok
Rating
9+ Exceptional (32)
8-9 Excellent (24)
7-8 Very Good (9)
6-7 Good (13)
<6 Below Expectation (2)
Time of the year
Mar - May (17)
Jun - Aug (22)
Sep - Nov (17)
Dec - Feb (24)
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8.3
Excellent
Mike from New Zealand
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in February 2015

fantastic location and vibe”

Walking distance to Chinatown, Wat Pho/Grand Palace/Golden mount and Khaosan Rd Brilliant cafe for meeting others and great friendly staff

Not the flashiest or most comfortable of places (the beds were a bit hard and wobbled when bunkmates moved), but Niras Bankoc has a unique, vintage vibe, friendly staff and by far the coolest little cafe that has decent coffee and is a great place for meeting, eating and drinking with fellow travellers from around the world.

Reviewed February 20, 2015

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8.7
Excellent
Rowena from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in June 2012

great hostel in Bangkok”

lovely design, nice rooms, hot showers and great staff!

Arrived at Niras straight off an overnight flight and it was a great hostel to begin a 6 week trip in. The hostel is a lovelt building and We opted for one of the double rooms with shared bathrooms. Slept very well and the showers were always hot! The staff were great in helping us with where to go, how to get there and tuk tuk prices making our 1st few days as easy as possible. Would definitely stay here again and recommend it to other travellers.

Reviewed July 11, 2012

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10.0
Exceptional
Eric from United States
Couple
Stayed 3 nights in June 2014

Wonderful hostel, amazing staff”

Clean, staff, character

Staff at Niras are the best I've ever encountered. I've stayed here several times during my travels in Thailand (2012, 2014) and their advice and conversation alone is worth the stay. Great phad Thai place across the road, and the people who stay here are generally very nice and open. The hostel is clean and has great Thai character. Too bad there are so many British people though.

Reviewed June 20, 2014

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9.7
Exceptional
Carlo from Philippines
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in April 2013

Hands-down a Favorite in Bangkok”

Staff, design, service

Been to Niras few times and has remained my favorite to spend couple days in the city. The staff are just wonderful with vast knowledge in transportation and sights to see. Quiet compared to other hostels which makes it a perfect laid-back place to chill and meet like-minded travelers.

Reviewed May 16, 2013

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8.3
Excellent
Carlo from Philippines
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in March 2013

Good Hostel Near the Temples”

Staff, price, design

Niras has good design that vibes well with its "cultural" atmosphere. The staff is very helpful and speaks good English. The hostel has a vintage feel so expect creaking cabinets and doors. The only downside is breakfast not being free like most hostels.

Reviewed March 12, 2013

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10.0
Exceptional
kevin from United States
Family with young children
Double Room with Private Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in May 2018

Beautiful historic B&B”

I’ve stayed here a few years ago with friends and again with my wife and small child. Niras is a perfect place for any Bangkok trip.

Reviewed May 03, 2018

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8.7
Excellent
Michael from United States
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in January 2015

An easy, short stay”

Convenience, access and location

If you've got strong legs, this hostel is within walking distance from Khaosarn, Pahurat (Indian Town), and Yaworat (China Town). It's easy to access via boat (Pratunam to Phan Fah) and there are quite a few cheap, tasty restaurants on the same road.

Reviewed January 27, 2015

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8.7
Excellent
Rachael from Australia
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in July 2012

Cute hostel with good coffee ”

Good location and really friendly staff

The staff were definately the highlight of my stay here, they were very helpful and so nice. Close to Kho San Road (15 min walk) and short taxi ride away to other attractions. Good wifi. Comfy dorm rooms and big lockers. One annoying thing the top bunks are up way to high, also the top lockers are up to high to lift your bag into. not a big deal though. I ended up booking an awesome hotel room close to the airport on my last night for an early morning flight which was the same cost as the dorm room but my own massive room with air con etc etc. Great hostel though.

Reviewed August 03, 2012

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7.0
Very good
Sydney from United States
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in June 2012

Great value”

price, staff, other guests

i stayed here for four nights in june. i came to bangkok by myself and this hostel was a great place to meet other people. the first night i arrived the dormitory was fully booked (americans, kiwi, australians), but the other three nights there were just one/two other people in the room. i didn't try the food at the hostel, so i can't comment on it. the hostel is very clean; however, there is a bad smell coming from the pipes upstairs. also, i wasn't expecting there to only be cold showers. i wouldn't even call them lukewarm, so just be forewarned. the hostel is very close to the golden mount, so be sure to visit to get a 360-degree view of bangkok. the hotel staff were very friendly and had little printouts with the thai name and address of common places that tourists want to visit.

Reviewed July 02, 2012

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9.7
Exceptional
Maomao from China
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in March 2012

lovely staff and cozy enviroment ”

good staff and good location

my original plan was to stay there for 2 nights but i end up with stayed there for 4 nights. This is my first hostel experience and i enjoyed staying there. the location is good, walking distance to the Grand Plaze and Sleeping Budda, esay to get the food, and i usually take a taxi to the nearest BTS station by spending around 80B. Staffs there are very sweet and helpful and friendly, very informative as well,in general i will consider to stay there again if i travel back to BKK.

Reviewed May 09, 2012

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9.3
Exceptional
Kathryn from United States
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in January 2015

Lovely!”

Shower was phenomenal--maybe best I've ever had, the bed was extremely comfortable, and the lockers were large and secure

Absolutely wonderful staff. Very clean and the location is nice. Far enough away from Khao San Road but still close enough to walk. Their cafe downstairs sells different coffees and teas from 50-65 baht depending on hot or iced. And breakfast is around 80 baht if I remember correctly. I was a solo traveler and found it fairly easy to meet people here. Not a party hostel though so if that's what you are looking for, look elsewhere.

Reviewed January 09, 2015

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9.2
Exceptional
Noriko from Japan
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in September 2016

Classic nice building and friendly and supportive staffs”

I was quite satisfied with the building and staffs. When I come to Bangkok next time, I will choose this hostel again.

Reviewed October 01, 2016

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9.6
Exceptional
Kanya from Belgium
Solo traveler
Stayed 6 nights in August 2016

Amazing place!”

Super clean and the staff is the friendliest I've met during my 2 months in Thailand. The bathrooms are great and the coffeebar downstairs is really cozy. You can walk to all the downtown tourist attractions, the furthest one is about 25 minutes away. The only thing that I found a little annoying was the fact that a lot of people arrived at night and left the next day to catch their flight, but of course, this is not the fault of the hostel.

Reviewed September 04, 2016

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9.7
Exceptional
Ariel from Argentina
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in July 2012

Excellent place to stay”

Rooms, staff, location, atmosphere

this was my second time in that place. it is one of the best hostels i've ever stayed. the rooms are very clean and the beds bouncy. they provide you towels, shampoo and shower gel for free. it is 15 minutes walking distance to kaosan road, so if you are looking for party, this is no the place.

Reviewed August 28, 2012

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9.0
Exceptional
Vanessa from United States
Group
Stayed 2 nights in January 2012

excellent hostel with friendly and helpful staff”

extremely clean and friendly environment, the staff are very helpful. the hostel also provides free laptop rental

this was my first hostel experience and it left me with a good impression of hostels. the one thing that really stood out to me was its cleanliness. there is also free wifi! i would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed January 30, 2012

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9.3
Exceptional
Amie from United States
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in April 2012

Nice place with a great vibe”

Very clean and comfortable

This is a very nice hostel. It was very clean and modern. It is beautifully decorated and the staff is very friendly. It is not on Kohsan Road but the walk to get there is not bad at all. I would definitely stay here again. In fact I recommended it to friends that were traveling a few days behind me and they loved it too.

Reviewed April 30, 2012

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8.8
Excellent
roxianne from United States
Solo traveler
Double Room with Private Bathroom
Stayed 4 nights in November 2019

Excellent”

This hostel is in a fantastic location. 15 min walk to khoa San rd , across the street from two Michelin star places, 15-20 min walk to the sights. Use grabs they are cheaper than tuk tuks. The staff was amazing the building is older but semi updated. It could be better updated but it has a charm to it. I really recommend

Reviewed November 11, 2019

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9.7
Exceptional
Eric from United States
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in May 2014

Clean place, great staff, lovely atmosphere.”

Clean, location, character

Fantastic place. No complaints except the internet could be better for what you're paying. But all in all, one of the best hostels I've stayed at. Staff are on your side, really helpful and nice.

Reviewed May 09, 2014

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10.0
Exceptional
Eric from United States
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in March 2012

Best hostel I've stayed in”

Staff, cleanliness, amenities, price

best staff i've met on my southeast asia travels! the hostel has clean bathrooms, showers, wifi, free computer use, and the staff are willing to help with everything. highly recommended.

Reviewed April 03, 2012

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9.3
Exceptional
Stephanie from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Stayed 3 nights in January 2012

lovely clean, quiet hostel”

This hostel is really clean, quiet and within walking distance of all the temples

I stayed in a 6 bed female dorm. I didn't expect high standards for some reason, but the hostel was clean, comfortable & in a great location.

Reviewed January 16, 2012

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