The hotel is difficult to find as there are two hotels within the same hotel so it is called something like "Nuovo City Hotel" which meant we took ages going round the houses with a Thai taxi driver who spoke no English trying to find it, not a great start to the holiday.
Pleasantly surprised at how fancy the lobby looked, very warm welcome only to be greeted with confused looks from the check in staff, who pointed us over to another, shabbier looking reception desk about 10 feet away. Apparently both Nuovo City Hotel and New World Lodge operate out of the same building so we had to go and check in at the other hotel's desk.
Room smelt of damp and smoke. The hotel is being renovated so very dusty and you had to take a back route through the construction areas to the room.
The room was really basic and dated, the shower flooded the room and had rubbish water pressure, was quite cold and smelt eggy. I'm sure the toiletries were used.
Our room cost £25 a night, which I thought was too much considering you can stay at Chillax resort on the same street for only an extra £15 a night and you have a spa bath, rooftop pool, beautiful bedrooms etc.
Lovely friendly staff, helped us with bags and explained to the taxi driver where we wanted to go. Handy location, near enough to Khao San Road but not right on it, with all the usual/essentail amenities on Samsen Road itself: 7 eleven, Massage, Cheap Suits, Bars and Restaurants.