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    Have you ever stayed at The Atlanta hotel (BKK)?

    Since I'm a tight-fisted single guy, when I visit BKK I usually stay in budget hotels on lower Sukhumvit. The Nana Hotel is too opulent for me

    I have previously stayed a few times at the Miami Hotel, which is fine and meets my needs.

    I used to stay at an old hotel opposite Soi 20, now called RetrOasis, can't remember the name of that place, but it has a dirty swimming pool and plenty of noisy hookers.

    The Atlanta's web-site intrigues me, sounds an interesting sort of place. I conduct my sordid sexual liaisons off-site, so their rules about bringing hookers back to the hotel doesn't faze me.

    Has anyone stayed at this place? Who are the owners?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Simon43 View Post
    I used to stay at an old hotel opposite Soi 20, now called RetrOasis, can't remember the name of that place, but it has a dirty swimming pool and plenty of noisy hookers.
    Getting things the wrong way round like that can definitely be bad for business.

    I once went to meet a friend in the lobby of the Atlanta prior to a night out. My friends verdict...for what it was it was overpriced.

    One of those places where the cheap rates once made the failings bearable...the failings remained but it wasn't all that cheap anymore.

    Kind of a hotel version of 'cheap charlies' bar.
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    The Atlanta Hotel, Bangkok

    A very weird place indeed and not one I would be staying in. The current owner Charles Henn seems to have a huge chip on his shoulder and makes the hotel sound as welcoming as the Westboro Baptist Church to gays.

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    catamites!





    The Atlanta does not welcome SEX TOURISTS, and does not try to be polite about it.

    Borderline cases are not given the benefit of the doubt, but are treated as sex tourists.

    Those who are borderline cases should stay elsewhere.

    Guests who attempt to bring in bargirls, catamites and their like will be told in plain language to settle their bills and leave.

    Remaining on the premises after being told to leave will be treated as a police matter.

    The Atlanta does not ask for or listen to explanations or excuses, and does not apologise for the manner in which miscreants are thrown out.

    The Atlanta also does not apologise for any mistakes it may be accused of having made with regard to the identification of sex tourists.

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    Theyve done a great job renovating Regency on soi 22 now called Check Inn. Great prices with Jap toilets to boot









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    The details on their web-site (I've known about their rules for yonks, so they don't come as a shock to me), makes me want to stay there even more! (At least for one night).

    I'm sure the reception staff must have their fair share of juicy stories about throwing out catamites, sodamites, borderline sex-tourists and those with noisy kids.

    Checking on their web-site home page, I wonder if I would be allowed to bring a bar-girl AND a terrapin back to the hotel.

    How many terrapins cancel out 1 bar-girl?

    Update:

    This article http://www.magbaztravels.com/content/view/661/30/

    provides some very interesting history about the hotel and its founder.
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    I might go book a loom at the Nasa Vegas for 12 quid for a laugh and do a trip report.. would anyone be interested in that?

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    An early 1950s portrait of Dr Max Henn, a chemical engineer from Berlin, who founded The Atlanta Chemical Company which eventually became The Atlanta Hotel.

    Probably an escaped Nazi involved in the WWII production of nerve gasses used in the Holocaust.

    Which might explain the hotel's misanthropic attitude to guests and people in general.
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    I ve stayed there a couple of times, my office was on soi 2 so if working late was a good choice. its definitely idiosyncratic
    the hotel diner is good and cheap, the staff look like they've been there since the 60's
    the ground floor is stunning but the rest us a bit shit
    well worth a 1 night stay for about 750 if youre not planning on banging ladyboys etc. that night
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    amother made up legend in Thailand,

    unbelievable how all these farangs create a new life story when they come here,

    it's quite pathological, isn't it ?

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    ...if youre not planning on banging ladyboys etc. that night
    Well, to be precise:

    'if youre not planning on banging ladyboys at the hotel that night'

    An early 1950s portrait of Dr Max Henn, a chemical engineer from Berlin, who founded The Atlanta Chemical Company which eventually became The Atlanta Hotel.
    How the fcuk does a chemical company morph into a hotel??

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    Stopped at the Ibis riverside last night, fookin Brilliant.

    Aint the Atlanta though.

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    The Atlanta caters to a certain kind of clientele and that is the end of the matter.

    From the tone of the text, the hotel is perfect for Can123. Perhaps he even wrote all the text for the website.

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    bring a ladyboy and film the scene, or report back with a TD photo story

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    bring a ladyboy and film the scene, or report back with a TD photo story
    I am more tempted to bring a terrapin

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    I can book you 2 or 3 hard looking ladyboys, and I can assure you management will not take the risks to make a fuss about it or even call the cops

    unless their management has not a problem of not getting back home in one piece one night

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    There's great Mexican place next to Annie's massage between soi 2 and 4.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simon43 View Post
    I am more tempted to bring a terrapin

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simon43 View Post
    provides some very interesting history about the hotel and its founder.
    Yes, and that's the main attraction. Stayed there years ago, the 50s deco was a definite plus, but the rooms appeared not to have been modernised since.
    The king's jazz compositions (influenced by 50s BeBop) were played at lunch time in the cafeteria/restaurant. A quiet place off the busy Suk.

    I'd recommend it for a couple of days, it has curiousity value.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    amother made up legend in Thailand,

    unbelievable how all these farangs create a new life story when they come here,

    it's quite pathological, isn't it ?

    Yep...and most fall over themselves romanticizing the make-believe legend.

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    Have a gander here.

    Think it ticks your boxes.

    https://www.agoda.com/orchid-inn/hot...d-f5a51a7bc30f

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    damn, seeing those streeviews make me realize how much I miss Nana and the afternoon action ambiance

    good old days

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    Quote Originally Posted by stroller View Post
    the 50s deco was a definite plus
    Oops thought it said 50's disco

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    You know why this dick who owns the places has all these rules? Only allowed in basically if you have booked and paid to stay there? Even to the restaurant? Because otherwise no one would stay in his shit house hotel. The rooms are no better than what I imagine khosan rd doss houses are like

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