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What is acceptable price for a steam rice in a holiday inn in Thailand?

What is acceptable price for a steam rice in a holiday inn in Thailand?

Old May 7, 18, 9:33 am
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Dear all, how much is considered a reasonable price on a bowl of white steam rice in a holiday inn in Thailand ?
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Old May 7, 18, 9:38 am
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I suppose it depends on how hungry one is.

How does the cost of rice apply to the IHG rewards program?
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Wow, stangest post of the day. I'd probably not pay more than B50 but I'm not sure what you are getting with it! Where in Thailand?
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Originally Posted by NotTellYou View Post
Dear all, how much is considered a reasonable price on a bowl of white steam rice in a holiday inn in Thailand ?
Two price points really. Can also probably get from street food vendor for 10-20thb

1. As part of purchase in in-hotel meal, eg Thai red Curry or similar,, either included with meal as kinda foc / small included fee)
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2. You bring in own food from outside hotel and just want to order a small bowl of rice. Not just cost of rice but all of... chef to cook/waiter/room-service/washing up/billing, all costs that together far outway cost of the grains of rice
3. Then minimum order charge whether at table or in-room plus service charges for delivering to room.
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For a side, 70++ THB, at the Thai HI I'm currently staying at. Up to 150 THB seems fine for me.
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I'm guessing the OP is not going to tell us what this is all about Nomen est omen.
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Old May 7, 18, 2:48 pm
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Originally Posted by Chinatrvl View Post
For a side, 70++ THB, at the Thai HI I'm currently staying at. Up to 150 THB seems fine for me.
This thread is what is amazing about FT. Someone can ask an incredibly obscure question and within an hour, not only is the question answered, but it is answered by a person actually in the location with first hand knowledge.
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Originally Posted by NotTellYou View Post
Dear all, how much is considered a reasonable price on a bowl of white steam rice in a holiday inn in Thailand ?
There is nothing reasonable with hotel pricing. It is simply the reality.
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Old May 7, 18, 3:51 pm
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I am going to guess that the OP ordered a side of steamed rice at the hotel and couldn't believe how much it cost when they got the bill. I know my wife freaks out about the price of rice at restaurants all the time. The $25 cheeseburger goes unnoticed somehow.......

To answer the question, I would expect it to be in the 75THB range and have a hard time paying over 120THB.

HI BKK menu doesn't show steamed rice cost. https://ihg.scene7.com/is/content/ih...8-original.pdf
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Originally Posted by LondonElite View Post
Wow, stangest post of the day. I'd probably not pay more than B50 but I'm not sure what you are getting with it! Where in Thailand?
that is way to high! at 7 11 the price is 10 baht
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Originally Posted by RolfD View Post
that is way to high! at 7 11 the price is 10 baht
Except he's at a HI, not a 7-11. Hotels have this funny habit of adding service fees.
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I remember their fried rice to be 300++ THB, so I would say anything under 100 THB for a bowl of stream rice would be reasonable by hotel standard. Though, not by Thai standard
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Originally Posted by LondonElite View Post
Except he's at a HI, not a 7-11. Hotels have this funny habit of adding service fees.
Just pointed out what a bowl of rice cost at the local supermarket. that is up to the guest to decide how much he wants to pay for a bowl of rice at the hotel
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50 to 60 thb
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Originally Posted by RolfD View Post
Just pointed out what a bowl of rice cost at the local supermarket. that is up to the guest to decide how much he wants to pay for a bowl of rice at the hotel
Surely, the guest has to pay whatever the hotel charges?
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