Welcome to

Checkinn99

An original Bangkok Cabaret Bar and restaurant dating back to early 1960 it is Bangkok's oldest continuously operating bar & nightclub. We are open everyday from 6pm until late except on Sundays when we open at 2pm for live jazz.

  • Welcome to Checkinn99

  • Our house band - Music of The Heart

  • Just one of the many birthday parties we have held

  • Detail from Cowboy by a local artist

  • Orders please

  • Mama Noi

  • The Band

  • The Blues Brothers evening


Nightly Live music, Sunday Jazz, Dancing, Dinner and Fun


STAFF HOLIDAY & KINGS BIRTHDAY... Checkinn will be closed for three nights. 3, 4 and 5th December for our annual staff holiday and the King's Birthday. (we will close early at midnight on Tuesday 2dec and reopen on Saturday 6Dec) We have Friday and Saturday acoustic sessions back again.. Friday - Phil and Chris Saturday Ted & Kevin. 6-8.20pm. For Sunday after Jazz and on weekdays our fantastic house band, Music Of The Heart, will entertain you from the commencement of the Happy our entertainment set 6.30 - 8.30pm and then for the nightly show 8.30-till 1.30am (or if busy for as long as there are customers). On Sundays we host a great afternoon of jazz 2-6pm and then Music of the Heart band will entertain you until we close 1.30am. Lower Sukhumvit is now quite safe for taxi entry and exit BTS access via Nana. Last Skytrains are at midnight (11.45pm to be safe). Returning home by taxi is open in all directions but leave plenty of time. All the best.......

Whats on now

today Friday 19 December

06:00 - 08:30     Phil & Chris


20:30 - 01:30     Music of the Heart ....



tomorrow Saturday 20 December

18:00 - 20:30     Ted & Kevin's Excellent Adventure


20:30 - 01:30     Music of the Heart ....



and our next Special Event is on Sunday 21 December

12:00 - 21:00     Jazz on Sukhumvit - Day Festival


(for this event no table bookings) An all day Jazz Festival Sunday 21st Dec from" noon till nine" Featuring a fabulous line up of over 35 international and local jazz musicians including The William Wait Quartet, Karla Silvestre – Suzuki san, John Gordon, Jimmy Sinatra, Gabriel Lynch, Bangkok New Trio, Peter Montalbano - Judy Joibert, Keithin Carter- Joshua Lebofsky, Jazziam, Keith Nolan's Ham, Cheese, & Tomatoes, Warren Fryar's Mother Funky, The Clif Hardy Quintet, The Dan Phillips Trio, Ted Lewand’s Hot Club du Bangkok, Along with a Jazz Jam Finale The very best jazz talent together for a full day of Jazz. 200 Baht Cover charge includes a free house welcome drink) ALL DAY SPECIAL! 199 Baht Heineken Draft Jugs Music of the Heart band will perform following the festival until 1.30am.

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Live Music Schedule

We host excellent acoustic music nightly during our Happy hours from 6pm - 8:30pm every day which is followed by the International class Philippine House band "Music of the Heart" who give a great nightly Cabaret style performance from 8.30pm until 1.30am. Its is a night of covers golden oldies , modern hits, dance routines and fun. Here are our regular acts and dont forget to check our Special Events.

Music Of The Heart


Mondays


     18:30 - 01:30     Music of the Heart .......


Music


Tuesdays


     18:30 - 01:30     Music of the Heart .


Music


Wednesdays


     18:30 - 01:30     Music of the Heart ..


Music


Thursdays


     18:30 - 01:30     Music of the Heart ...


Music


Fridays


     06:00 - 08:30     Phil & Chris


     20:30 - 01:30     Music of the Heart ....


Phil


Music


Saturdays


     18:00 - 20:30     Ted & Kevin's Excellent Adventure


     20:30 - 01:30     Music of the Heart ....


Ted


Music


Sundays


     14:30 - 18:00     The William Wait Quartet


     18:30 - 01:30     Music of the Heart ......


The


Music

Special Events

We hold a wide variety of special events during the year that are always very popular and frequently sell out early so bookings are recommended and if you subscribe to our event mailer we will keep you up to date with any new events. View all of our planned Special Events here.


Sunday 21 December : Jazz on Sukhumvit - Day Festival

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(for this event no table bookings) An all day Jazz Festival Sunday 21st Dec from" noon till nine" Featuring a fabulous line up of over 35 international and local jazz musicians including The William Wait Quartet, Karla Silvestre – Suzuki san, John Gordon, Jimmy Sinatra, Gabriel Lynch, Bangkok New Trio, Peter Montalbano - Judy Joibert, Keithin Carter- Joshua Lebofsky, Jazziam, Keith Nolan's Ham, Cheese, & Tomatoes, Warren Fryar's Mother Funky, The Clif Hardy Quintet, The Dan Phillips Trio, Ted Lewand’s Hot Club du Bangkok, Along with a Jazz Jam Finale The very best jazz talent together for a full day of Jazz. 200 Baht Cover charge includes a free house welcome drink) ALL DAY SPECIAL! 199 Baht Heineken Draft Jugs Music of the Heart band will perform following the festival until 1.30am.


Jazz on Sukhumvit - Day Festival


Starting at 12:00 and finishing about 21:00


Checkinn99 Christmas Pantomime

from Tuesday 23 December to Wednesday 24 December

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Christmas Pantomime. Two nights: 23rd & 24th December show starts 8.30pm With an original script written just for Check Inn 99s discerning customers and new friends. Come and enjoy a great Christmas show for all the family. Featuring; Grumpy Santa and his mischievous his Elves, the Sugar Plum Fairy, The Three, not so, Wise Men, The Ghost, the Wicked Witch, Mr Hoff the magician/hypnotist and the insane pantomime dame Mr's Winterbottom, along with Sexy Miss Christmas's, naughty kids and even a Transformer. A splendid night of festive entertainment as the Check Inn 99 cast and crew take you on a wild and crazy Christmas sleigh ride and sing some of your all time favorite Christmas songs and show tunes. Starring: Robert Badoux. James Laver. Kevin Wood. Chris Wegoda. Warisa Natty. Adam Purcell. Mr Chris Catto-Smith plays Mr's Winterbottom and the incomparable mainstay of any Check Inn 99 show Music of the Heart band Donna Grace Cherry April Jess and Musical Arrangement by Kiko. This Christmas Pantomime promises to be daft, different and definitely not to be missed. Tickets Gold tickets 500Baht (preferential seating) Silver Tickets 300 Baht each (un-reserved seats). One welcome Christmas punch for all - a la carte dinner bookings taken before arrival. Set menu hot snacks


Checkinn99 Christmas Pantomime


Starting at 20:00 and finishing about 22:00


Thursday 08 January : Bangkok Fiction: Night of Noir

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Bangkok is a city that evokes and oozes sensuality where crime, sex and greed walk hand in hand with exotica and seduction. For fans of crime, mystery and thriller novels based on this incredible city, its fascinating people and its seedy underbelly Thursday 8th January (from 7pm till 9pm: reservations available for dinner from 6pm) is not to be missed “3rd Bangkok Fiction: Night of Noir”. Many of the finest master fiction authors will meet at the iconic Checkinn99 to share their stories and sign their latest editions. The final list of authors will be advised shortly: their skillful writing, likable characters, personal experience and knowledge of the city deemed as the 'Big Mango' creates the perfect atmosphere for mystery and thrills. You will see and feel the rawness and spirit of the city and atmosphere that they read their favourite book excerpts or explain their their art. Entertainment from Music of the Heart Band Door proceeds will be donated to the Klong Toey Slum Kids Foundation.


Bangkok Fiction: Night of Noir


Starting at 07:00 and finishing about 09:00


and here are all of our upcoming Special Events


or take a look at some of the previous Special Events that we have held.

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About Us

Checkinn99

is an original Bangkok Cabaret Bar and restaurant dating back to early 1960. Originally named Copacobana we are Bangkok's oldest continuously operating bar & nightclub that pre-dates the Vietnam R&R period. Open nightly we offer non-pretentious, mid priced steakhouse, European and Thai menu choices cooked and served in a home-style manner. We also have hot bar snacks at 99 Baht a plate. We host excellent acoustic music nightly during our happy-hour between 6-8.30pm which is followed by the International class Philippine House band "Music of the Heart" who give a great nightly Cabaret style performance from 8.30pm until 1.30am. Its is a night of Covers golden oldies , modern hits, dance routines and fun.

The entrance to Checkinn99 on Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok


Checkinn99

also hosts Jazz on Sukhumvit; a jazz jam and open mike session in a relaxed lounge environment with some of Bangkok's best local and visiting musicians 2-6pm every Sunday afternoon.


We invite you to join us in a comfortable, no-hassle environment that is ideal for couples, singles or groups wishing to enjoy an evening of live music, dancing and fun. We are something of an oasis from the street action and night life in the surrounding area. Ideally suited for the mid 30's and above but for those of any age wanting to enjoy themselves - plan to stay for an evening.

Articles and News

Checkinn99 has a long and colourful history dating back to the early 1960s. Here are a few of the countless articles written about the bar and the people who have worked there (and some still do).

Marking Time in the City of Angles


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.

Read the full article here

Marking Time in the City of Angles



The Bangkok Post - Vagina Monologues


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%)

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The Bangkok Post - Vagina Monologues



Checkinn99 scores with night life lovers


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.

Read the full article here

Checkinn99 scores with night life lovers



and here are all of our Articles

Location

Checkinn99 is located on Sukhumvit Road between Sois 5 and 7 directly opposite the Landmark Hotel hidden away behind a small single door entrance. Our address is : 97 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok.


You can telephone us during opening hours (We are open everyday from 6pm until late except on Sundays when we open at 2pm for live jazz. ) on +66 (0) 2-252-6706 or on our mobile number +66 (0) 81-735-7617


To get to us using the BTS head to the Nana BTS station on the Sukhumvit Line and walk down the stairs at exit number 1. At the bottom do a U-turn and walk along Sukhumvit road. Cross over Soi 7 and keep walking for a couple of minutes and the entrance to Checkinn99 can be found on your right.


If arriving by taxi ask the driver to drop you off at the beginning of Sukhumvit Road Soi 5. Walk along Sukhumvit Road in the same direction as the traffic and the doorway to Checkinn99 will be found about 30 meters along on the left.


Latitude 13.74148 and longitude 100.554394


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Let's Get in Touch

Our address is : Checkinn99, 97 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok.


You can telephone us during opening hours (We are open everyday from 6pm until late except on Sundays when we open at 2pm for live jazz. ) on +66 (0) 2-252-6706 or on our mobile number +66 (0) 81-735-7617



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