Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel from cultural building in Bangkok

Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel

Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel is one of the very first hostels in Bangkok. The hostel was renovated from an old building that is over 100 years old. The building was built in 1869, and it was situated in the heart of the old city. Now, the building of Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel has been declared as the cultural and conservation building. The name of the hostel has its hidden meanings.

“Niras” means “travelogue” in English, meanwhile, “Bankoc” is the ancient writing of the word “Bangkok”. This hostel is the perfect accommodation option for travelers who love culture. Niras Hostel is close to Bangkok’s historical spots, such as Golden Mountain, Giant Swing, The Grand Palace, Wat Po, as well as Khao San Road. There are many local street food stalls and shophouses nearby the hostel as well. Despite its good location and fascinating historical background, Niras Banko Cultural Hostel serves guests in a friendly and helpful manner. Due to the fact it is not a big hotel, they treat every guest with care and love.

Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel | Bangkok, Thailand

Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel
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The current Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel was renovated from a more than 100 years old building, the design of the hostel was mainly focused on vintage, charming, stylish kinds of styles. With a little touch of modern technology, there are Wifi, TV, and air-conditioners in the rooms as well as in the public area.

Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel
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There are three types of room options that you can choose, including dormitory rooms, budget rooms with shared bathrooms, and private ensuite rooms. Dormitory rooms are between 450 THB (14 USD) to 500 THB (15 USD). Budget rooms with a shared bathroom are 1,300 THB (40 USD), and 1,500 THB (46 USD) for ensuite rooms. Each room is well-decorated with vintage furniture and tailor-made decor, moreover, the rooms are clean and spacious, which is worth every penny of your spending.

There is an on-site cafe, called Petit Peyton. It is a vintage cafe, which serves a good selection menu from all-day brunch, homemade dessert, to premium coffee and Thai tea.

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Additional Information:

  • Location: 204 – 206 Mahachai Road, Samranrat Phra Nakorn, Bangkok, 10200 Thailand
  • Nearby Area: Wat Saket, Khao San Road, Giant Swing, Golden Mountain, Wat Phra Kaew, Grand Palace, Wat Pho Temple,
  • Price range: USD 13 to USD 50
  • Service and facilities:
    • Free WiFi
    • Ticket services
    • Game room
    • Restaurant
    • Coffee shop
    • Bar / Lounge
    • Laundry service
    • Library space
    • Luggage store
    • ATM
  • Contact info: +66 2 221 4442
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  • Email: [email protected]
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Niras Bankoc Cultural Hostel is one of the greatest hostels in Bangkok. It will be your next favorite hostel, especially if you love culture and history. Niras Hostel is a great place to stay to learn more about Bangkok’s history and culture and to experience the daily life of Thai people.

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