If you are looking for a place to stay in Bangkok that is a bit more upmarket and away from the backpackers, then Thonglor is an excellent choice, with plenty to see and do in the vicinity. If you are heading to Bangkok soon and want to stay in this part of the city, here is what you can expect when you visit and some ideas to help keep you entertained while you are there.
There are plenty of hotels available in this area of the city, and you can stay in luxury, or choose more affordable accommodation. There is something for all tastes and budgets in this part of Bangkok, which is one of the reasons so many people like to stay here. Some of the most popular hotels are:
- Somerset Ekamai Bangkok
- Centre Point Sukhumvit Thong-Lo
- Civic Horizon Hotel & Residence
- Hotel Verve
Getting Around The City
When you stay in Thonglor, there is plenty of convenient public transport that you can use, which makes getting around the city simple. The BTS Skytrain system is an elevated train with a station in Thonglor and others which are close by to the area. You are also a short distance away from the MRT underground system, and you can also use the buses, taxis, motorbike taxis, and private hire Apps for your phone such as Grab.
Plenty Of Find Dining Opportunities
When it comes to Thai food, fine dining in Thonglor is everywhere with many excellent restaurants in the area, including Michelin star restaurants. You will find that as well as plenty of delicious Thai food on offer, and there are also plenty of restaurants offering international cuisines, so no matter what you prefer there is an option available for you.
Bangkok is a city that is well known for its nightlife, and the Thonglor area is no exception, with plenty on offer for visitors. Whether you are looking to enjoy a cooling drink in a trendy bar in the area, watch your favourite sports team play, or go out dancing till the small hours, Thonglor has plenty of choices available. There is also a lot close by, such as Royal Court Avenue, which is an entertainment area with lots of bars and clubs and international DJ’s and musicians, as well as plenty of local talent entertaining the masses.
Lots Of Shopping
You will also find there is plenty of shopping available close to Thonglor, such as EmQuartier which is a luxurious shopping mall, as well as plenty of others. You can also find plenty of independent shops in the area, small markets, and street vendors selling their wares, from delicious street food to tacky souvenirs.