We belangieve hostel just 5 minutes on foot from the hostel to the pier N16 that you could take new experience by boat only 15 baht to see our riverlife and main historical place in Bangkok as Grand Palace, Wat Po, Wat Arun, China town, etc. For Khaosan road, take boat only 2 stop around 10 minutes to get there.
The building is located 20 minutes by bus from victory monument where you could take mini van to main popular cities as Pattaya , Ayuthaya , Kanchanaburi , etc.
If South Thai sea is on your planfrom here just travel straight the road , 20 minutes by bus to southern bus terminal.
Also it is a very beautiful walk with river view from the hostel to across the river by Sang Hi bridge. In the area around there are local fresh market, street food with reasonable price in evening until 10 pm. also convenience stores by 5 minutes walking. Bank for exchange the money only 5 minutes on foot. Neighborhood is very quiet with local people and residence. You will see the real life. For the breakfast, you could give a walk to fresh market for Thai food.