Checkinn99- Articles and News
Here is an abbreviated article by Andrew Nette (long time customer) who has joined the growing community of Crime and Fiction writers, artists, poets, literary critics and followers who have adopted and shared their experiences about Checkinn99. All of whom have done so much to popularize and induct our special little venue into the Bangkok Noir culture.
A complete sell out. Thank you ladies from Bangkok Rising for an incredible night of entertainment and performing the Vagina Monologues over two nights. Overall through the generosity of a record crowd for Checkinn99 (over 175!!) raised 80 000 Baht for the Charity In Search of Sanuk (90%) & V-Day Foundation (10%)
Checkinn99 scores with night life lovers as published in the Bangkok Post 3 January 2014. Bangkok is famous for its nightlife and there is no shortage of options. But the nightlife haunt currently ranked No. 1 Night Bangkok Attraction by the influential TripAdvisor website might come as a surprise. Even more so in that it is even included in Trip Advisor's Top 20 Hidden Gems across their entire world wide-listings.
Checkinn99, 50+ Years of Bangkok Bar History published in the Stickman Weekly 20 October 2013. Nestled amongst the hair salons, tailors' stores, restaurants and pharmacies between Sukhumvit Sois 5 and 7 is a short, narrow corridor. This may be the busiest stretch of Sukhumvit Road, but thousands pass by this corridor every day without knowing it leads to Bangkok's longest continuously running bar and nightclub, Checkinn99.
The Mama Noi story as published in the Stickman Weekly 20 May 2012. Directly opposite the Landmark Hotel is a narrow alley that you have probably walked past. Many times if you've stayed in the Nana area, hundreds of times if that part of town is your playground. At the end of the alley is Checkinn99's, not a hotel as its name suggests but a bar and restaurant with a house band, a proper dance floor, tables and wicker chairs with space around them and hostesses. The bar, and the whole package is very much a throwback to the Bangkok of old.