Buddy Lodge

265 Khaosan Road, Taladyod, Pranakorn, Bangkok, 10200, Thailand
(3.5 star hotel)
#83
Rank 83 of 714 hotels
in Bangkok
Excellent (4.5 out of 5.0) 6 reviews
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Buddy Lodge

Best (5.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on June 29, 2008

If your wanting to stay on Khao San Road I don't know if there is a better place than Buddy Lodge. The lodge, which provides internet, tattoo, suit shop, McDonalds (for hung over mornings), video games, bar and much more, as well as a nice pool and comfortable rooms in a great location. Staff is helpful. Site is safe. Really a great choice.

Of Course you would never support a McDonalds unless there were no other available options or were queezy in the stomach

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The lodge is now a hotel

Great (4.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on February 29, 2008

Renamed Buddy Boutique Hotel after a relocation and a gentrification from its humble roots, this hotel is still regarded as one of Khao San's best mid-range options. In more ways than one, the renaming and upscaling of this Bangkok institution - along with higher rates, of course - is reflective of Khao San's evolution from a haunt of budget backpackers to a party place that attracts a broader range of patrons.

Despite the overwhelming presence of a Macdonald's restaurant at the entrance (anotehr sign of westernization of Khao San), the interiors speak of 'old world' ambiance complete with wooden window shutters, faux antique lamps, and a large, comfy wooden bed. The hardwood floors are another source of delight, so is the generous breakfast buffet. Other amenities include a rooftop pool and a well-regarded spa, both of which I never got to use. Good value at USD 60/night.

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Best (5.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on January 11, 2007

The staff at Buddy Lodge were really friendly and helpful, and went out of their way to help me and make me comfortable. I stayed at the Buddy Lodge my last night in Bangkok. I had my wallet stolen, in a different area of town. I was really upset and worried I didn't have enough money to get to the airport. The staff at the Buddy Travel Agency, in the lobby down stairs, helped me get to the airport on time and made sure I had enough cash to get there. They we're life savers!

The rooms were clean, comfortable, and had character and air conditioning. I enjoyed the buffet breakfast with a view of Khao San Road. It’s a bit pricey for student’s like me. But I definitely recommend staying here.

Even if you don’t end up here, check out the Buddy Travel Agency if you are in the neighborhood. You can book a shuttle to the airport with them that is very cheap, only 150 Bhat ($4) versus the 400-600 Baht for a taxi.

Unique Quality: It had a great pool on the roof, but I didn't end up using it.

Directions: Khaosan Rd near the grand palace, historic wats and the river.

great hotel at great price!

Best (5.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on September 11, 2006

We just got back from bangkok and stayed at buddys lodge. It was excellent for the price, the staff were very friendly nd helpful and it was right in the middle of the action!!
The rooms were big and clean, bed was great, bathroom was clean . We would definitly stay again and recomemd this hotel to everyone.

Unique Quality: Pool looked great altho we didnt use it, rooms were great, breakfast was great too good selection.

Directions: Just look for the mcdonalds and your at buddy lodge!

Great hotel in Bangkok

Best (5.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on October 6, 2005

Great place and air conditioning! I was very pleased with my stay at Buddy Lodge and it is just off Khao San Road. Staff was friendly and the room was great. My stay included a buffet breakfast. I would definitely stay at Buddy Lodge if I were to return to Bangkok.

Nice Boutique Hotel on Khaosan Rd

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on December 12, 2004

I stayed at Buddy on four separate occasions in the last few months. The staff were very accomodating and friendly -- and the pool was great, a nice touch. The rooms are a touch expensive at about $40-60 but it is the nicest place on KSR.

Unique Quality: The pool was great. The "superior deluxe" room might not be worth it unless you plan to sit on the terrace, but they don't have much of a view.

Directions: Khaosan Rd

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Address: 265 Khaosan Road, Taladyod, Pranakorn, Bangkok, 10200, Thailand

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Amenities at Buddy Lodge

  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Room Service
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Business Services
  • Free High Speed Internet

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