Budget Hotels in Bangkok
Bangkok Accommodation | Information on select budget hotels
This article aims to get you excellent prices for your Bangkok hotels in Thailand. Travellers marvel at how cheap and good value at the prices in Thailand compared to the western world. Hotels and guesthouses Bangkok have some extraordinary value. These hotels may be cheap but do not let the price fool you because the standards of many budget hotels are high, the rooms safe, clean and located in some of Bangkok's most convenient areas.
Experience Thailand in Budget Hotels
Many travelling on a budget come to Thailand to meet the local people. There is no better way to meet the country you are visiting than staying in a simple budget hotel or guesthouse where you will meet the owners themselves and or the staffing is more informal and friendly. However there are many shades of local budget hotel or resorts from the staggeringly good value to those you wish you had never visited. It is important to have a strategy for choosing your Bangkok hotel, something that makes sense to ensure you get the best value for Thai baht spent.
Convenient Resort Suvarnabhumi Airport
Many visitors come to Bangkok and need a stopover at Suvarnabhumi Airport to get a connecting flight. The Convenient Resort Suvarnabhumi Airport has good steady reviews and is a short distance from the airport itself. It does however mean that if you want to go into see the sights you have quite a trek. A good solution is to take a taxi into the airport and get the speedy Skytrain down town. If you then aim for Saphan Taksin station you are right on the Chao Praya River. There you can get the river boats at the Central Pier up river to the Tha Chang stop where you can get out for the Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), and the Grand Palace. Airport hotels have a transient nature but the Convenient Resort Suvarnabhumi Airport is popular.
Buddy Lodge Khao San
To stay where all the travelling started back in the late 1970's can be quiet a pilgrimage for those on the road for many years. Khao San Road has long been the classic first stop for those who want to get to grips with what everyone else thinks about the places in Thailand they have been, a chance to get some face to face reviews and reports rather than the ubiquitous facebook commentary. The 2 star Buddy Lodge Khao San lies almost exactly half way along this famous road and has an ideal position to feel the pulse for your adventure ahead. There are many inexpensive places to stay but for a decent level of quality you need to aim for a place like the Buddy Lodge Khao San with swimming pool, gym, spa, Turkish/Steam, night club, International and Japanese Restaurant.
Pinnacle Sukhumvit Inn
The Pinnacle Sukhumvit Inn is one of these excellent 2 star budget hotels that offer you so much for such a low price while staying in Bangkok. It's location is key as it is both close to the Nana Plaza night entertainment and just a hop and a skip from the BTS skytrain (Nana station) and all the pomp and finery of one of Bangkok's finest shopping districts, Sukhumvit Rd. Amenities of the Pinnacle Sukhumvit Inn are laundry, parking, room service, tour desk, restaurant and bar/lounge. All rooms have breakfast included in the price of the room.
Bossotel Inn Bangkok
The Bossotel Inn Bangkok is close to Silom Road and the Patpong Night Market and the Banking district. This smart 2 star hotel has clean and simple lines that are a oriental classic. The restaurant, spa and room decor are all inspired to relax your senses and let you get the best out of your stay in a very busy town. The Bossotel Inn Bangkok is 5 min walk for access to the Bangkok Transit System ( BTS / sky-train ) and this can get you to the rest of the town.