The 8 Best Areas To Stay in Bangkok Siam Square . Siam Square is a shopping mecca, full of luxury shopping centers and bargain department stores, designer labels, and trendy fashion boutiques. Khao San. Sukhumvit . Silom . Chinatown. Bangkok Old Town. Dusit. Thonburi.
Re: Thailand -should i book hotels in advance? I have found for Bangkok it’s best to book in advance via an online agent such as Agoda/Expedia/Bookong.com. Outside Bangkok especially is less tourist places I found booking direct was generally cheaper .
If you are fussy about where you stay, book in advance. Basic places don’t take bookings, so it is easier to wing it if you don’t need air conditioning etc., and arrive early in the day. I don’t book things in advance and have not run into problems in Thailand in decades.
The Safest Neighborhoods in Bangkok , Thailand Banglamphu. The historical heart of Bangkok and home to major attractions like the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and the Giant Swing, Banglamphu is a hive of activity during daytimes. Riverside. Silom. Sukhumvit.
What to do in Bangkok ? Top 10 places not to miss out! Visit the Grand Palace. Visit Wat Arun. Do some shopping at a floating market in Bangkok . Go for a walk in Chinatown. Day trip to Kwai river. Go for a tuk-tuk ride. Have a drink at the Vertigo & Moon Bar. Indulge in a Thai massage.
> Silom – Sathorn Area This is the business area of Bangkok , with good restaurants, shopping malls and close to Lumpini Park. It’s one of the best places to stay in Bangkok for the first time because it’s close to many attractions and it’s connected by the BTS (Skytrain) and MRT (underground metro).
18 years of age . hotel has the right to reject you if your not 18.
Booking accommodation well in advance for your holiday is very useful, even essential at times. You will save a lot of money by booking hotels when are offering special offers or discounts rather than waiting for the last minute. You will get more value for your money and will be able to plan your trip better.
8 Things to Avoid in Thailand (and What to Do Instead) Places for backpackers to stay. Avoid : Khao San Road. Taking taxis. Avoid : Bargaining a flat rate with a taxi driver. Thai entertainment. Avoid : Ping Pong Shows. What to do in Pattaya. Avoid : Seedy areas of Pattaya. Shopping the markets. What to do in Phuket. Elephant tourist attractions. Tours and sightseeing.
Staying Safe in the Red Light District in Bangkok In general, the bars and clubs in Bangkok’s Red Light District are friendly and safe and you’re unlikely to run into any trouble. While some bars may lure you in with the promise of a free ping-pong show with just one drink, this is highly unlikely to happen.
Bangkok is generally safe for travelers and backpackers, but it’s also incredibly hectic. Petty theft (including bag snatching) is the most common type of crime you’ll face. Also, some people will try to rip you off, including taxi drivers who refuse to turn on their meters.