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mikel last won the day on October 30 2022

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  1. mikel

    Ambassador Hotel Sukhumvit

    If you're a serious gym goer then you can't beat the Muscle Factory at On Nut. Bit of a hike but it's the best gym in Bkk. 250bt for a day pass.
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    Sukhumvit nightclubs

    No one wants to enter your cargo shorts!
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    Sukhumvit nightclubs

    It's the tropics so a white dinner jacket is acceptable but remember you are representing the highest form of gentleman traveller so never white pants under any circumstance.
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    Aloft Soi 11

    I took girl on several trips and found that she loved a private pool villa - couldn't really swim but made an effort (loved sex in the pool ) but at a resort stayed on the lounger under the umbrella looking at her phone. At the beach she would wade out to waist height and bob around. I imagine an Australian surf beach would freak them out!
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    Dentist recommendations please

    I've used Bangkok International Dental Centre several times and always pleased with the result (and cost...also from Sydney so I understand your pain). My lb 'gf' always chided me that it was ek-pensive - it is aimed at farang - but to me it was reasonable and honest.
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    Airbnb or hotel for 10 Days

    Yes I guessed. Being a smartarse. From all reports I would avoid the Ambassador.
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    Airbnb or hotel for 10 Days

    40 baht! You'll be in with the soi dogs in the KT slum
  8. Will be in for a pint. In July....talk about forward planning.
  9. The Old English in Thong Lor suk soi 55
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    Immigration queues BKK?

    When it first opened I liked to take the train - empty, nice leisurely introduction back into Bkk watching the scenery. And dirt cheap. Subsequent visits it has been packed and/or I've been picked up lb gf. Next trip it'll be back to taxi.
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    Immigration queues BKK?

    I've never used it and have never had to wait longer than 15 minutes to get through immigration but have always wondered if it was value for money.
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    Immigration queues BKK?

    Can I ask how much they charged? One amateurish looking website said 3500b which I took to be a misprint. Another quoted 53.55aud (1300ish bt). There seems to be a huge amount of options (on google at least).
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    Novotel Sukumvit 4

    Just read on a guest friendly hotel site that this Novotel is no longer guest friendly but charges 1200b for overnighters. Daytime visitors are free apparently. Bizarre decision given the location.
  14. I think this far out the prices are rubbery. It'll be off season and I'd expect a cheaper rate closer to the time (& with cookies wiped). Saw a vlog o youtube and the club lounge did not look all that special. I thought it might be useful for a couple of liveners for free before heading out to be price gouged in bars, lounges and clubs.
  15. As per the title. Anyone tried it recently - what do you get and is it worth it? (Agoda are quoting 250aud) After all these years I've never stayed at the Landmark and have two nights next July so despite my opinion of lower Suk in the daytime I thought I'd try it out.