Bangkok – a traveller’s haven and one of the world’s top tourist destinations. This lovely city is fast-paced, busy, crowded and filled with vibrant street life.
The crazy, hectic energy of the city can be overwhelming at times – and sometimes you just want to take a step back, and watch it unfold before diving head-on into the midst of it.
It is a melting pot of the East and the West, a mix of traditional and modern living. The many contrasts of this city provides a feast for the senses, with so much to offer – from historical and cultural experiences, to barter shopping, exotic dining and exciting nightlife.
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Make the most of your trip with these 11 hotels that are sure to capture your fancy. Not to mention, they’re near BTS stations (to get around oh-so-conveniently), come with balconies (for those chill times in your room), and are only under USD $50!
From quirky themes, to understated luxury and spacious, comfortable apartments, you’re sure to find the best fit for your accommodation needs and budget.
Note: The prices reflected below are the low season rates, and they exclude tax and service charges unless otherwise stated. Accommodation rates often change with room availability, and low or high seasons. We recommend double checking for the final prices before confirming your booking.
1. A Mediterranean wave of delight across 4 seasons – Salil Hotel (Sukhumvit Soi Thonglor 1)
Salil Hotel is a fascinating hotel near Thong Lo BTS station (about 3 minutes walk). “Salil” is Thai for “wave” and the iconic logo is incorporated throughout the design of its hotel.
Its Mediterranean-inspired interiors paint a charming and picturesque setting, with the whole hotel exuding a bright and cheery atmosphere.
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The Premier Rooms are decorated in vintage colors or themes of the 4 seasons – Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. The chic interiors and vibrant colors make for a cosy and inviting room, and the cute little decals on the walls provide charming accents of the room’s theme.
The best part, you can hang out on your terrace and enjoy a Mediterranean view, complete with an enchanting pool with fountains, right in the middle of Bangkok!
From its beautiful rooms, modern fitness center and sauna, to delicious food, an enjoyable refreshing dip in the pool or a soothing warm bath in the privacy of your room – Salil Hotel is sure to charm you with an unforgettable stay in Bangkok.
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2. Never be without the comforts of home – Admiral Suites Bangkok
You’ll never have to look far for the comforts of home in Admiral Suites Bangkok. From fully-equipped kitchenettes, to full-sized bathtubs, and even your own private balcony – these serviced apartments offer great deals for convenience and comfort.
The hotel’s spacious apartments and friendly staff ensure a comfortable stay for guests. The hotel also features amenities such as a rooftop swimming pool, fitness center and sauna.
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It is conveniently located, about 10 to 15 minutes walk to Phrom Phong BTS station, with shopping areas, nightlife and restaurants within a 2-km radius.
After a busy day around town, come home, put your feet up and relax in your apartment – or gaze out into the horizon on your balcony as you reflect on the day.
Relish the spacious comfort of your home away from home. The Admiral Suites is a wonderful choice for a long or short stay in Bangkok.
3. Fancy living in the tropics – Pantip Suites
Pantip Suites offers very spacious serviced apartments. There are units with a floor area starting from 97sqm – complete with a lounge area, a dining area, a kitchenette, a sleeping area, a bathtub – and your very own private balcony with fantastic views of Bangkok.
The hotel is actually one of the tallest buildings in the area, providing breathtaking views of the city.
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But don’t just look at it, go and experience what Bangkok has to offer. From the delectable Thai dishes of the hotel’s Café Pantip, to cultural landmarks within walking distance and shopping malls a few train stops away – you will find its location easily accessible
The fact that it’s a mere 10-minute walk to Lumphini MRT station makes it an excellent starting point to explore the temples, culture and food of Bangkok.
At the end of the day, come home to a relaxing spacious living space. If you fancy taking your Thai holiday to the next level – revel in the hotel’s beautiful outdoor pool surrounded by a lush tropical garden that takes you from an urban holiday to a tropical getaway.
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Just be careful, you might never want to leave.
4. A hip and trendy retreat for the cosmopolitan traveller – Luxx XL Langsuan Hotel
Situated in the bustling area of Langsuan Road, the hip and trendy Luxx XL Langsuan offers guests an urban retreat in the heart of Bangkok.
A wooden door separates the frenzy of the outside world from the soothing calm of Luxx XL Langsuan’s interiors. The edgy industrial finish of bare cement and teakwood radiate an ambience of calmness, and minimalism carries all throughout the hotel.
Being hip and trendy doesn’t mean lacking in comfort. On the contrary, there’s nothing basic about their basic Studio Rooms.
Spacious and luxuriously appointed with either 2 large beds or an extra large double bed, and floor-to-ceiling glass windows – there’s an en suite bathroom that comes with a bathtub too!
Enjoy green scenery from room’s balcony that overlooks the beautiful slate-finished infinity pool.
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Nature lovers are in for a treat, as the hotel is right next to Lumphini Park, also called the oxygen central of Bangkok for its lush foliage.
Langsuan Road is also lined with plenty of dining and shopping establishments and caters to those who love a vibrant nightlife. A 10-minute walk to Ratchadamri BTS station, connects you to the rest of Bangkok.
Luxx XL definitely lives up to its name – a luxurious retreat in the heart of Bangkok for the cosmopolitan traveller that is sure to give you extra large smiles.
5. Your secluded haven in the heart of Bangkok – Parkview Ratchaprarop
Parkview Ratchaprarop is a quaint little guesthouse situated in a quiet neighbourhood in Pratunam. Approximately 10 minutes away by foot to Ratchaprarop Airport Link Skytrain, the hotel is tucked away in a small alley. It’s both easily accessible, but private enough to make it a secluded haven.
The rooms are done in a minimalist modern style, with an en suite bathroom. The sliding glass doors of the terrace allow plenty of natural light and provides a scenic view of the small park outside. Yes, you can actually step outside those doors to your very own balcony.
Relax on your beautifully appointed bed in the fully air-conditioned room or enjoy lush green views from your balcony. Otherwise, a dip in the saltwater pool on the rooftop while enjoying an expansive city view of Bangkok can also be the perfect way to end the day.
6. Contemporary luxury within the budget – Happy 3 Hotel
Whether for business or pleasure, Happy 3 Hotel offers a luxurious experience to ensure your stay in Bangkok is a happy one.
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A well-detailed, thoughtfully compact hotel, it features wonderful amenities. Dive into the indoor pool, hop into the on-site café, and enjoy 24-hour reception – complete with cheerful staff eager to serve guests.
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The rooms are beautifully decorated in wood and a soft colour palette, with luxurious beds and built-in furniture for that contemporary business hotel feel. Its compact and minimalist interiors make the room feel spacious and airy, and the large picture windows also allow plenty of natural light in.
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Enjoy the Deluxe Suite with its cosy and inviting king-sized bed, and a balcony where you can enjoy the Bangkok breeze flowing through your hair!
Just a 5-minute walk from Happy 3 Hotel brings you to the National Stadium BTS, and it is also within walking distance to popular landmarks and malls.
7. Clean and cosy comfort in a pastel paradise with a Middle-Eastern flair – Noursabah Boutique Bed Bangkok
When a 5-minute walk from Phaya Thai BTS station can transport you half-a-world away, you’ll know it’s magical. Feel a sense of nostalgia as you enter this newly refurbished building, converted to an adorable boutique hotel.
From solo travelers, to couples, families and groups, this hotel has different rooms for your accommodation needs.
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The rooms are spacious and tidy, done in beautiful shades of pastel. The intricate little details add a Middle-Eastern flair to the room and evoke a feeling of indulgence. For a room with a view, check out the Junior Suite featuring a four-poster bed and a private balcony overlooking the city.
The location is quite central, with plenty of nearby food establishments. If you find yourself hungry at odd hours, you can also help yourself to the all-day breakfast – available to guests any time of the day. You’ll definitely have an enjoyable stay in this pastel paradise.
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8. Nothing beats the classics – Diamond City Hotel
Diamond City Hotel features classic hotel rooms with large, luxurious beds and ample space. The wood furniture contributes an air of old-world opulence to the rooms. Guests can also enjoy a refreshing swim in the hotel’s indoor pool no matter the weather.
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Fancy a relaxing evening overlooking the city? Experience a touch of extravagance in the Grand Deluxe Room – one of the hotel’s largest rooms. Each room has a nice terrace where you can chill and enjoy the city view, as you rest your tired feet after a day’s exploration in this exciting city.
The location is pretty central and it’s quite easy to get around Bangkok from here. It’s less than 10-minutes walk to Ratchathewi BTS station, near MBK and Siam Square – and just a stone’s throw away from ethnic restaurants and a convenience store.
After an exciting day of exploration, it’s nice to come home to the classics.
9. Modern apartments for people on the go – Bangkok Patio Apartment
Ever wish you could escape the hustle and bustle of the city, but still be in the center of everything? Now you can, when you stay at Bangkok Patio.
These luxuriously furnished modern apartments are nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood. They are spacious and come fully equipped with a kitchen, dining area, entertainment area – and your own balcony where you can enjoy the view of the hotel’s swimming pool, and surrounding neighborhood.
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The apartment hotel also features modern amenities you’d love, such as the steam room, sauna, spa and fitness center.
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While Sanam Pao BTS station is only about 5-minutes walk from the hotel, guests can still take advantage of the free tuktuk service that goes to the Skytrain station.
From there, it’s quite easy to get around Bangkok, with the Chatuchak Weekend Market only 3 Skytrain stops away, and popular shopping malls in the Siam Square 4 stops away. Tuktuk rides are also available to guests looking to explore some nearby establishments.
Enjoy the convenience of modern urban living during your stay in Bangkok Patio Apartment!
10. Stay in the midst of it all – Silom City Hotel
Wake up to a beautiful view of Bangkok as the natural light fills the room with cheery warmth, and breathe in the crisp morning air as you step out onto your private balcony.
A stay in the Deluxe Balcony at SIlom City Hotel provides all the comfort of a modern hotel room, with the added bonus of your very own balcony and a full-sized bathtub.
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The no-frills, spacious rooms are clean, tidy and packed with all the essentials such as a mini-bar, small fridge, storage space and even a small vault for your important things.
Find yourself in the center of Bangkok, but away from the noise and the hustle and bustle of this busy capital.
Enjoy bargain shopping at the Patpong Night Market, check out local delicacies at the Seafood Market – and experience Thai culture through its food with the numerous street food stalls, all within walking distance from the hotel.
A quick 10-minute walk will bring you to Surasak BTS Station where you can continue to explore the rest of the wonderfully diverse city that is Bangkok.
At the end of a day of exploration and adventure, Silom City Hotel is a wonderful respite to come home to.
11. Living it up Thai style – Mirth Sathorn Hotel
Immerse yourself in modern Thai living with Mirth Sathorn Hotel’s Thai-style apartments.
Feel the opulence of the Deluxe Double room, as the intricacies of the modern Thai décor bring thoughtful insights into Thailand’s rich culture and architecture.
The luxurious 4-poster beds and private balconies also adds a regal air to your accommodations.
Enjoy the lush greenery in the nearby Lumphini Park, or take a walk and get to know the friendly locals in the neighborhood. A 5-minute walk to Sala Daeng BTS station ensures that you are never more than a few stops away from Bangkok’s business, shopping and entertainment districts.