The Grace Residence

Discussion in 'Hotels in Surin' started by surinmike, Sep 27, 2014.

  1. surinmike

    surinmike Well-Known Member

    Saw this new operation on Surin City Talk Facebook...looks decent enough ,anyone got the local scoop on the place ? Wondering what the cost is per night location seems alright in town... Come on Boys get me some info. Hitting Surintown November 01....

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  2. nomad97

    nomad97 Ordinary member Staff Member

    The Facebook page does not give a price, just ฿ ฿. The article says opening October. Other than that I think it is located behind the Land and Water Offices - near CTH Offices. Looks good.
  3. Ivor the Engine

    Ivor the Engine Nowhere man

  4. Prakhonchai Nick

    Prakhonchai Nick Cannot re - Member

    For us out-of-towners, can you be more descriptive please.
  5. CO-CO

    CO-CO Cannot re - Member

    Nick - I think it will be too far from the train station for you :smile: (and outside your normal budget).
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  6. nomad97

    nomad97 Ordinary member Staff Member

    Reference Facebook Link

    There is also a map that shows the new hotel is very close to the Elephant roundabout, coming into town from Prasat. As I said, its behind the site occupied by the Land Registry and Water Offices. How much more descriptive do you want me to be? And yes, far too far for an easy perambulation to the railway station.
    No boobs2 around there, I think.
    P.S. The Facebook page has a video of the new hotel too.
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  7. SurinJoe

    SurinJoe Cannot re - Member

    Agoda is showing rooms there for 850 baht ( including breakfast ) for 2 people.
  8. Prakhonchai Nick

    Prakhonchai Nick Cannot re - Member

    Thanks Nomad

    Reference to the Land and water offices and CTH, meant nothing.

    I shall be looking for "digs" next year for my son, who I hope will be able to join the English programme at Sirindhorn School. I will likely stay over occasionally. The Grace is probably too expensive for that purpose and a bit far away from the school.
  9. nomad97

    nomad97 Ordinary member Staff Member

    The Majestic Twins are much closer to Sirindhorn School, less than a couple of hundred meters away. There is also another hotel just around the corner for only 350฿ per night. Can't remember the name but someone recommended it while family member was in Ruem Phet for treatment.
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  11. Prakhonchai Nick

    Prakhonchai Nick Cannot re - Member

    Thanks Nomad. Any idea if they offer long term rates?

    STRANGE...... When I hit "reply" your full message showed up as above. But on the thread, only the opening sentence showed! Danny, Alan any ideas why?
  12. nomad97

    nomad97 Ordinary member Staff Member

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    Watch out, there are spooks about!

    Sorry Nick, no idea on rates, long-term or otherwise. Is it for you or your son? How old is your son? When is he going to start?

    The popular way around here is for the school kids to rent a house for about 3,000 ฿/month. Depending on how many are sharing would determine the cost per individual. Long-term rents for a one-room apartment are shown on Karakara's website ( Typically these rents are from 2,500 to 7,000 ฿/month although, as with the house, transport is probably required to get to and from school. Surin Mansion Apartments (400 ฿/day - 4,000 ฿/month), just across the road from Corner Cafe, is just a short walk from the school, probably less than a kilometer. These are new apartments and look good value.

    Hope this helps. If you need a guided tour around Surin please let me know. I can show you some of the more popular residential areas.
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  13. Prakhonchai Nick

    Prakhonchai Nick Cannot re - Member

    Thanks Nomad. I will investigate further. Renting a house sounds fun. Even more fun if it is "mixed" T.I.C.

    My boy will likely be 16 when the schools start their new year in 2015. First he must pass the entrance exam. Nobody seems to know yet whether the schools will restart in May as usual, or whether it will be September to comply with ASEAN requirements.
  14. CO-CO

    CO-CO Cannot re - Member

    By 'mixed' - do you mean there will be khatoeys ??boobs2
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  15. Prakhonchai Nick

    Prakhonchai Nick Cannot re - Member

    You know EXACTLY what I mean Co-Co !Think1 boobs2boobs2boobs2
  16. johnb

    johnb Guest

    I have heard from some of the teachers I play tennis with that it will be September, Nick. Additionally, my step-daughter, who has to do a work experience placement during the school year ahead, has been told she is likely to do it during the long holiday they will get next year.

    Mind you, this is all hearsay and, as usual, we will probably only find out the real situation at the very last minute.
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  17. surinmike

    surinmike Well-Known Member

    Thanks Guys will check it out this November.......thankyou5//flag//flag
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  18. Prakhonchai Nick

    Prakhonchai Nick Cannot re - Member

    Back on track......The Grace Hotel.

    Stayed there one night this week. Fine, clean good size room. No kettle or tea/coffee though. 700bt no breakfast 790.. 2 breakfasts.

    Hotel is located where Nomad previously indicated. It is behind a restaurant (same owner I believe) with a huge signboard above showing rooms and facilities.............BUT the name GRACE in English is not shown anywhere. Difficult to find therefore.
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