Bangkok is the headquarters of Thailand. It is the main city of the country and is referred to fondly as the “Krung Thep Maha Nakhon” or the “city of angels”. The population here is about 6 m.
The city of Bangkok is filled to the brim with gardens, temples and a host of other sights. The night districts here are also thriving. The strength of Bangkok as a destination is that it has retained its own cultural integrity while not compromising on modern facilities at all. There is no dearth of comfort.
Choosing among the numerous Bangkok hotels is quite the Herculean task, since there are a great number. Finding one that suits your expectations for comfort is quite complex. The following list of cheap Bangkok hotels may be of interest to you.
Cheap Bangkok Hotels . . .
New Siam River Side . . .
21 Soi Chanasongkram Phra – A – Thit Rd, Chanasongkram, Phranakorn, Bangkok 1 0 2 0 0
New Siam River Side is an upscale guest house with some superb vistas overlooking the Chaophaya River. It is in the vicinity of the Grand Palace. There are amenities such as a coffee bar, a large swimming pool and a decent restaurant. The beds are comfortable foam rubber ones, same as most decent hotels here. The property is non smoking entirely.
Pricing starts at 1390 THB for single rooms. If you can manage without air conditioning and make do with just a fan, it is possible to get rooms for as less as 590 THB which comes down to about twenty dollars.
Silom City Hotel . . .
2 Soi Prachum ( Silom 2 2 ), Silom Rd, Bangkok 1 0 5 0 0
Previously known as the Silom City Inn, the hotel is situated in the heart of the business center of Bangkok and is near the main shopping destinations.
It is also closely situated to the major attractions and sights, as well as the nightlife areas. There are seventy guest rooms here, all coming with a host of special amenities. The advertised rate per week begins at 1 150 THB per N.
TakeANap . . .
9 2 0 – 9 2 6 Rama 4 Road. ( At Surawongse Juncn, Opp Red Cross ), Silom District, Bang Rak 1 0 5 0 0
TakeANap is a owned and operated by a family. The hotel is hugely popular with its patrons. There are dorm beds, doubles and singles to choose from. The dorms start as low as 350 THB per night, which is about twelve dollars. Single start at about 1, 000 THB ( $ 34 ). The hotel is more suitable for backpacking or solo tourists, and not so suitable if you are a business traveler or a family.
Sivalai Place . . .
1 6 8 Isaraphab Soi 3 3 Isaraphab rd Thra Pra Bangkok – Yai Bangkok 1 0 6 0 0 Thailand
Excellent value is on offer at Sivalai Place for budget travelers. The studio apartments come quite cheaply at 1, 450 THB a night which is less than $ 50. There are double apartments available at 100 THB more. There are queen size beds and en suite bath rooms available.