Bangkok Hotels: As a major business and tourism destination with a vast infrastructure Bangkok offers a massive choice of Bangkok Hotels . All the major brands are represented with multiple properties in addition to local chains and a growing number of small boutique hotels.
Almost all over quality accommodation representing tremendous value for money.
With such a vast choice it maybe helpful for you to first identify in which area you want to stay.
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Siam Square – is one of Bangkok’s major shopping area with an impressive range of luxury shopping malls in addition to bargain department stores and a vast range of independent and trendy fashion boutiques. In addition to the shopping centres are the vast facilities including restaurants, bars, cafes, cinemas, massage and shops, shops, shops! Very central and well connected by public transportation.
Sukhumvit – mixes old and new! With the Skytrain prominent above the street, Sukhumvit has become extremely popular with tourists enjoying the combination of luxury hotel accommodation surrounded by traditional Sois (small streets). Each Soi is like a village with it’s own atmosphere with many hidden bars and cafes. New shopping malls are also transforming the area. Also home to two of Bangkok’s entertainment districts Nana Plaza and Soi Cowboy.
Silom – Is more of a business district but as always in Bangkok it is a combination of old and new, with the Skytrain running above the street. Many luxury hotels in bangkok located here in addition to budget accommodation. Traditional shopping and again the small Sois team with small shops, businesses and bars. Also home to the Patpong night market and the infamous red-light district.
Khao San / Banglamphu – The Khao San road is a 1 kilometre street of shops, bars, restaurants and street vendors. Earlier known as the backpacking area, Khao San is adding more mid-range hotels but be warned it is a party street with the party continuing to the early hours of every morning. Whilst centrally located and convenient for many of the main sightseeing attractions, it is not connected by Skytrain or the Metro.
China Town – Remains a genuine China Town defined by trade. It is not a tourist attraction but a vibrant working and living environment where local people live and work. Tremendous atmosphere, shops for everything you could ever think of buying, market stalls, restaurants and bars abound. Limited accommodation available and virtually no nightlife, but great atmosphere!
Rattanakosin – is the main historical area surrounded by the Chao Phraya river and canals. The majority of Bangkok’s historical treasures are located here and Temples, Palaces, Monuments and Museums abound. Relatively small area and each to reach most attractions by foot. Accommodation is limited in this historical section.
Dusit – Most famous for the Dusit Zoo and also as the main political and administration centre of Thailand and home to the National Parliament and Royal Palace. Wide boulevards shaded by large tress are synonymous with this area. Many restaurants and bars but limited night life.
Thonburi – is the area of the West bank of the Chao Phraya River opposite the City Centre. Life is slower on this side of the river and one can experience a more traditional Thai culture. Best explored by using it’s many canals.