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Chakrabongse Villas & Residences vs COMO Metropolitan Bangkok

Both Chakrabongse Villas and COMO Metropolitan Bangkok are recommended by professional reviewers. On balance, COMO Metropolitan Bangkok is preferred by most writers compared to Chakrabongse Villas. COMO Metropolitan Bangkok scores 92 with praise from 16 reviews including Lonely Planet, Jetsetter and Condé Nast Traveler.

Chakrabongse Villas & Residences
8 / 10
396 Maharaj Road, Tatien, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
From $196 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Restaurant
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Frommer's
"Rather optimistically touted as "Thailand's best-kept secret," this clutch of traditional wooden Thai houses is now on every website and in every guide, so be sure to call ahead to reserve a space." Full review
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Concierge
"This little-known waterside oasis hides in plain sight among Bangkok's top tourist attractions such as the Grand Palace and Wat Pho."
Fodor's
"They may be the best rooms in the city—the problem is there are only four, and the place is very popular, so you must book well in advance." Full review
Lonely Planet
"The grounds of Prince Chakrabongse Bhuvanath’s 19th-century mansion have been adapted to become one of the city’s classiest, most discreet boutique properties." Full review
DK Eyewitness
"Built in 1908 as the residence of Prince Chulachakrabongse, these incredibly luxurious villas lie on the Chao Phraya River between Chinatown and the Royal Palace."
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COMO Metropolitan Bangkok
9 / 10
27 South Sathorn Road, Tungmahamek, Sathorn, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
From $170 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Concierge
"The Metropolitan... strives to be the epitome of modernism, with its Mies van der Rohe–style façade and staff dressed in black and white Comme des Garçons uniforms."
Rough Guide
"The height of chic, minimalist urban living, where the rooms are stylishly decorated in dark wood, creamy Portuguese limestone and lotus-themed contemporary artworks."
Time Out
"Owner Christina Ong forged a sleek, oriental look from the former YMCA, birthing a sister hotel to London's pioneering minimalist icon." Full review
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"The very essence of urban cool, the Metropolitan was reborn from the ashes of – wait for it – a YMCA." Full review
Travel + Leisure
"Housed inside a former YMCA building, the Metropolitan Bangkok has a refreshingly hip aesthetic." Full review
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