Bangkok is a city that seems to sprawl on forever, and when you visit this beautiful city, there is a myriad of different choices of where to stay. If you are planning a trip to Bangkok and you are not sure where to stay, below are some of the most popular destinations for travellers, and why tourists love them so much.
A Quieter Stay In Ratchada
Bangkok is known as a city that never sleeps, and there is always something going on no matter what time of day it is. Ratchada is in the north of Bangkok, not too far away from Don Muang Airport, and is the perfect place to stay for attractions in this area, or if you are going to stay for a couple of nights before flying to the islands. When looking for a hotel in Ratchada, try picking one that is close to the famous Night Bazaar, where you can go shopping, have a few drinks, and enjoy the entertainment that is on offer till the early hours of the morning.
Khao Sarn & Banglamphu
If you are into the backpacker scene and want to party until the sun comes up, then one of the most popular areas of the city for people to stay and party in is Banglamphu, which also boast the world-famous Khao Sarn Road. Here you will find an assortment of different shops and items for sale, as well as cheap food and drinks and a variety of quality of hotels, ranging from 5-star luxury to mediocre guest houses. If you make it out during the day you also have sites close by such as;
- The Grand Palace
- Wat Arun (Temple Of Dawn)
- The Reclining Buddha
- Wat Phra Kaew ( Temple Of The Emerald Buddha)
- Bangkok National Museum
- The Democracy Monument
Silom is often considered to be the financial area of the city, and with this, you will find a host of luxurious hotels in the four and five-star range. The scene has changed a lot over the years as you will find the famous Patpong area known for its sex shows, but there are also many upmarket restaurants and bars in the area. You also get to enjoy some beautiful architecture such as Assumption Cathedral and the beautiful Mandarin Oriental Hotel, nestled on the river banks.
Party Till You Drop In Sukhumvit
Another place that is popular with revellers till the sun comes up is Sukhumvit, which is a road that runs along the same route as the BST Sky Train, making it perfect for getting about the city. You will find a wide variety of guest houses, cheap hotels, and luxurious hotels in this area, meaning there is something to suit all budgets. There are many different bars, restaurants, cafes, and nightclubs in this area, so if you want to party at any time of the day, or night, there is always something going on.