Bangkok

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Sukhumvit which includes landscape views, cbd and night scenes
Revel in the color, noise and history of Thailand’s frenetic capital, a city that welcomes its visitors with a clash of old and new.

Traveling into Bangkok for the first time is a dizzying assault on the senses. Ride a tuk-tuk through the city center and you will pass neon-lit streets packed with clubs, ancient alleys and grandiose temples. Breathe in the scents of a thousand street food stalls. Listen for the chants of praying monks mingled with the voices of market vendors and shoppers haggling with one another.

Visit the Bangkok National Museum and the Bangkok Folk Museum to learn about the multifaceted history of the city. It used to be two separate cities, Krung Thep and Thon Buri, located on either side of the Chao Phraya River. Although Krung Thep has been the capital of Thailand since the late 18th-century, when the Grand Palace was built, the two municipalities were only recognised as one city in the 1970s.

Make the palace your first stop when exploring Bangkok, before visiting the spectacular temples that line the riverbank. Hop on a boat and drift along the Chao Phraya River for unbeatable views of Wat Phra Kaew and Wat Arun, recognizable for their towering stupas. Explore the temples on foot to encounter gigantic Buddha statues and golden Thai architecture.

Experience modern Bangkok in the sleek, air-conditioned malls in the districts around Siam Square. For a different, typically Thai shopping experience, pound the pavements of the city’s many markets. Chatuchak Weekend Market is one of the best, offering antiques, handicrafts and quick eats.

Don’t leave without trying some street food. Wander through the old town of Banglamphu or Chinatown and snack on bowls of noodles or green curry and rice.

Visit Thailand’s exhilarating capital in any season to experience its sights, smells and sounds. In low season, between May and October, the weather stays hot and humid but offers the chance to save money on accommodations. Come in mid-April to join in with the water fights and colorful festivities of Songkran, Thailand’s new year celebrations.

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Where to stay in Bangkok

Solitaire Bangkok Sukhumvit 11
Solitaire Bangkok Sukhumvit 11
4.5 out of 5
75/23 Sukhumvit 13, Bangkok, 10110
Fully refundable
The price is HK$558 per night from 19 Dec to 20 Dec
HK$558
per night
19 Dec - 20 Dec
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Bangkok. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in their ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,001 reviews)
"Great hotel will stay again thank you for grate service"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2022

Solitaire Bangkok Sukhumvit 11
Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel
Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel
4.5 out of 5
999 Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel, Moo 1 Nongprue, Bang Phli, Samut Prakan, 10540
The price is HK$1,048 per night from 5 Dec to 6 Dec
HK$1,048
per night
5 Dec - 6 Dec
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Bang Phli. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,003 reviews)
Nice hotel but they need to communicate better
"Pros: Great location and easy access to the airport, nice atrium that feels fresh and welcoming, friendly staff, great buffet breakfast, comfortable rooms, super comfortable king beds, nice bathtub and renovated bathrooms Cons: The room's carpeting and blinds need renovations, decorations are old ..."

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2022

Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel
The Landmark Bangkok
The Landmark Bangkok
4.5 out of 5
138 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Bangkok, 10110
The price is HK$752 per night from 1 Jan to 2 Jan
HK$752
per night
1 Jan - 2 Jan
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Bangkok. Enjoy free WiFi, free valet parking and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast in their reviews. Popular ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,003 reviews)
"I only stayed 1 night so it is not fair that I judge a hotel on a single night. It was very clean and efficiently run from what I could see. No faults at all"

Reviewed on 30 Nov 2022

The Landmark Bangkok
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Citadines Sukhumvit 11 Bangkok
Citadines Sukhumvit 11 Bangkok
4 out of 5
22/22 Sukhumvit 11, Sukhumvit Road, Wattana, Bangkok, Bangkok, 10110
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Bangkok. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (942 reviews)
BANKGOK NOVEMBER 2022
"Nice hotel on Soi 11. Staff were friendly and helpful and the rooms were comfortable and had all the amenities I needed. Given the location also the hotel was very peaceful other than the occasional noises from the building site next door. Lots of good places close by to eat and drink also. I will ..."

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2022

Citadines Sukhumvit 11 Bangkok
Phachara Suites Sukhumvit
Phachara Suites Sukhumvit
4 out of 5
22 Sukhumvit Soi 6, Klongtoey, Bangkok, Bangkok, 10110
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Bangkok. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms ...
4/5 Very Good! (4 reviews)
Nice place to stay
"Nice place and furniture is nice occupied with balcony, only negative things is the AC fans located inside balcony which give heat to the area"

Reviewed on 25 Nov 2022

Phachara Suites Sukhumvit
Citadines Sukhumvit 8 Bangkok
Citadines Sukhumvit 8 Bangkok
4 out of 5
77/7 Sukhumvit 8, Sukhumvit Road, Klongtoey, Bangkok, Bangkok, 10110
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Bangkok. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in their ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (678 reviews)
"A pleasant stay. Easy to get to places, the free tuk tuk service was a bonus. Rooms spacious and clean. Pool was a bit small and didn’t use the gym. Staff were pleasant. Service was good. Enjoyed the stay."

Reviewed on 15 Nov 2022

Citadines Sukhumvit 8 Bangkok
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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