Baan Boran, meaning the ancient home, is a perfect description for this intimate friendly 10 rooms boutique hostel which combines the charm of Bangkok’s the old time with modern amenities; moreover, it is situated in Rattanakosin Island, historical and cultural quarters in the heart of Thailand’s historic and architectural heritage.
Baan Boran is two storeys of three buildings built with golden teak wood in Thai style which is located very close to the Grand Palace and from the evidence, this house belongs to Phraya (in Thai) or lord since 1910 or approximately 100 years, the era of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) of the Chakri Dynasty.
To preserve the styles and the original house, the old structures of two main buildings are still in good condition; thus, almost every details was kept similar the way they were built and minor renovations were maintained such as scrubbing and buffing all wooden parts and painting to the teak plank wood flooring for its delicate beauty and original unique style and make the house strike the attention of all passers-by. The two historic buildings have been individually create its own special atmosphere in the area and combine the daily lives in city with the old traditional calm making personal touch. However, the third building that is nearby the two main houses was in a wrecking condition and had to be demolished some part. After that, it was reconstructed using condensed concrete and steel foundation. The part of new constructed building now has ten fully furnished rooms which surround the original mansions.
Our restaurant, Kaffee Haus, offers indoor dining while offering both Chinese and Thai style cuisine. The menu is contemporary take on Asian style utilizing local organic ingredients with quality products.
We believe that the little things make the difference between an ordinary stay and an extraordinary one. Our philosophy is to provide the best hospitality and service while working on reducing our impact on the community and on the environment.
We care for a better environment!
To support our environmental, we have developed policies and procedures in line. We are committed to comply, wherever possible improving upon, Thai and international legislative environmental requirements, such as environmental, public and occupational health safety and hygiene.
The environmental policies are in freely available to all interested parties on request.