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Slept well with our "imported from Darwin mattress topper" installed on the standard Asian mattress and ventured downstairs to survey the property for future reference as we have decided that we can at least use this as a pied-à-terre. We had a late breakfast at the on-site restaurant which was actually very good and, as expected, well priced being mainly being used by locals.
We had to wait until just after lunch to move to the next place so spent a little time separating our gear into "must have' and "maybe not" varieties and was able to leave our larger suitcase in our "walk-in wardrobe". We were able to hail a taxi in no time and were able to direct the driver to the Baan Sathorn building where we had so enjoyed our last stay a few years ago.
The uniformed doorman was a newer, younger version but his salute was just as snappy and we collected our swipe card from the letter box next to the lobby area. This time we were on a lower level, floor 17, but the views from both the living and bedroom were just as good being right next to the Chao Phraya River with no obstructions. The ever present rice barges forged their way passed with long-tail boats buzzing around them and the day tripper tourist ferries passed way below us as we sat smug and comfortable in our eagle's nest above.
The Sena Fest shopping mall was just across the road to stock upon the usual needs for survival and the Bangkok Cafe was just below for good, tasty, cheap food. We were where we wanted to be at last.