Bangkok Airbnb, VRBOs, and Vacation Homes: 15 Cool Stays Near BTS, Street Food & Night Markets!

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Be it a hangover, heartbreak, or mid-year slump, there’s nothing a 100 Baht Pad Thai can’t cure, and you’ll definitely be able to find it right outside the door of your Bangkok Airbnb! 

Whether you’re after a modern high-rise building or a low-key traditional Thai villa, there’s an Airbnb in Bangkok for everyone.

So don your Thai elephant pants, practice your ‘Sawadee ka’ and check out our list of the 15 top stays in the area, where we bring you picture-perfect infinity pools, revamped local houses,  stunning city views and your next home away from home.

Editor’s Note: Please note that Airbnb recently made changes to their program so in this article, we are including links to other options like VRBO or Booking.com which have much lower booking fees.

Quick Answer: Best Vacation Homes, VRBOs, and Airbnb in Bangkok, Thailand

Best Overall Vacation Rental in Bangkok: Luxury High-Fl Room with View

Best Budget Vacation Rental in Bangkok: Quiet & Natural Thai Poolside Suite

Best Luxury Vacation Rental in Bangkok: Luxury Stay in Central Bangkok With Rooftop Pool

Best Vacation Rental in Bangkok For Couples: Balance Private Suite in Walkable Sukhumvit Neighborhood

Best Vacation Rental in Bangkok For Groups: River View Penthouse

15 Best Bangkok Airbnbs

Check out our top picks for the best 15 Airbnbs all over Bangkok, Thailand!

Quiet & Natural Thai Poolside Suite

Quiet & Natural Thai Poolside Suite Onnut

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Out of town in Suan Luang

Superhost: Yes

Price: $

Thailand hasn’t been nicknamed “The Land of Smiles” for nothing and stepping inside this charming Bangkok Airbnb will make you grin from ear to ear.

The good news is that ‘Quiet & Natural Thai Poolside Suite does exactly what it says on the tin. This is a relaxing abode right by the pool and surrounded by a lush tropical garden. 

Filled with historic relics and authentic Thai decor, this space is sure to energize you with the charm of ancient Thailand.

The one-bedroom hardwood house is ideal for a couple looking to kick back and relax. Good thing you don’t have to head downtown when you don’t feel like it as right within the gated community, you’ll find local shops, a restaurant, a gym and a park.

Why We Love It: Traditional Thai villa with ancient charm.

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Bring HYGGE Into Your Holiday 4br TownhomeBangkok Bring HYGGE Into Your Holiday 4br Townhome

Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (4BR, 3B)

Location: Phrom Phong

Superhost: Yes

Price: $

Ever binge-watched “The Hangover”? If you answered ‘YASS’, then you know that a trip to Bangkok is ten times better with friends. Well, you’re in luck as this affordable Bangkok rental sleeps up to 12 guests! 

Located near Bangkok’s top fashion district and with direct access to nearby BTS stations, this four-bedroom vacation home channels all the vibes of an aesthetically-pleasing Scandinavian home. And can we just agree with the fact that having three full bathrooms is a huge bonus point too?

Equipped with a kitchen and dining table, this could be the perfect place to work on your Thai cooking skills too! So if you’re looking for a place to completely zen out after a long day at the nearby Terminal 21 Asok/ Platinum Shopping Mall, then this is the right one for you! 

Why We Love It: Bright interiors and lots of natural light.

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Entire Vintage House

Entire Vintage House

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 1.5B)

Location: Silom

Superhost: Yes

Price: $

The cutest of the lot is definitely this Bangkok vacation home in central Silom. If you’ve been waiting to step into a local Thai house, then now is the time. Sleeping up to five guests in two bedrooms, it’s hard to walk by this place and not notice it.

Painted in bright colors, it’s got a dash of Bohemian and a copious amount of vintage charm. It has all of the warmth that contemporary hotels are missing, yet it comes with all of your modern necessities – TV, Netflix, water heater, air conditioner (a must for the humid weather), even a washing machine (trust me, you’ll need it)!

Watch in awe from the balcony as the sunlight streams across the wooden floors of this 80+-year-old house. When you’re well-rested, don’t miss checking out the surroundings as you’re a few steps from Bangkok’s buzzing business district.

Why We Love It: Cuteness level 100 (+ amazing location)

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Luxury High-Fl Room with View

Luxury High-Fl Room with View

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Silom

Superhost: Yes

Price: $

Yep, you can stay at this epic Bangkok vacation home with incredible city and river views without having to sell your kidney… Find it in the heart of the city, part of a well-known high-rise condominium, home to the iconic Sirocco Sky Bar!

If you’re a sucker for a life à la Kim Kardashian, then you’re going to walk away with some bedroom envy, think posh marble-everything. 

There’s a sofa bed for the nights where you make new friends and need a home for them, a flat-screen TV, air conditioner and a convenient little kitchen. Come New Year’s Eve, this is the ideal spot to enjoy Bangkok’s fireworks’ show!

It’s also not hard to see why this Bangkok vacation rental listing is littered with positive reviews – it’s all about location. Sitting in the middle of Silom, Bangkok’s very own Wall Street, you’ll be surrounded by all of what Bangkok is famous for!

Why We Love It: Views are to-die-for and location is unbeatable!

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Canal House Bangkok – Whole house on Mon Canal

Canal House Bangkok - Whole house on Mon canal

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 1B)

Location: Wat Arun

Superhost: Yes

Price: $

You’ll have to venture away from the shopping malls for this one, but it’ll be worth it. Disconnect from modern life at this Bangkok rental that sits right by the canal. From here, you can hop on and off long-tail boats and explore the best of the city. 

Complete with a balcony and sun loungers, the rental hosts up to four guests and is all about taking some time off to do what you love.

Unsurprisingly, the interiors aren’t the most modern but they certainly ooze with charm. There’s even a large bathtub and plenty of space in the living room. You also get a refrigerator; because will all the good and cheap street food outside, that’s really all you need when in Bangkok!

Why We Love It: A rare by-the-canal stay in the city.

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River View Penthouse

River view penthouse 30 Fl, 5 Pers, taxi included

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 3.5B)

Location: Khlong San

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

As you can imagine, the list of the best places to stay is pretty lengthy so to set itself apart, this Bangkok vacation home also includes your taxi ride from the airport (one-way)!

With two bedrooms and sleeping up to five guests, this one looks like a smart choice for families. Looking down upon the lights and action of the city, you can take full advantage of the spacious living room and fully equipped kitchen, with everything being a little over-the-top. On the fifth floor, you’ll find a swimming pool and gym too!

Also, it overlooks a river and is a cheap tuk-tuk ride away from the main attractions. From here, you can also easily walk to the BTS station and the iconic ICONSIAM mall.

Why We Love It: Luxury penthouse for an affordable price.

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Architect’s House near  Chatuchak Market

Architect's House near Chatuchak Market

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 1.5B)

Location: Chatuchak

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

A glasshouse-inspired kitchenette and a marbled bathroom… If that’s not what #interiorgoals are made of, we don’t know what is. This Bangkok vacation home near Chatuchak Market is not only an architect’s dream but also heaven to a houseplant-lover! 

Guests are treated to two comfortable bedrooms and plenty of natural lighting that promise a quintessential tropical holiday. The best bit is the outdoor space where you can enjoy Bangkok like you never imagined; past guests even call it a “little oasis”.

It’s also the attention to detail that we absolutely love – major cookie points for the mighty fine daily breakfast offerings, and of course, the location is definitely a winner!

Why We Love It: 10/10 interiors and amazing location.

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APT476

APT476

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (4BR, 4B)

Location: Hua Lamphong

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

No list of the best vacation homes in Bangkok would be complete without this little gem right here. Not only does it deliver aesthetically pleasing interiors but this Bangkok vacation rental is also incredibly functional, practical, and affordable for group travellers!

Booking this apartment gives you full access to two storeys. Walk in to find four spacious and stylish bedrooms and what’s better than having two kitchens and two living rooms when you’re traveling with a group?

You’ll definitely never feel bored here as this stay comes equipped with a collection of books and some fun board games. It’s also perfectly located near top points of interest and landmarks – even ChinaTown is a cheap 100 Baht tuk tuk ride away!

Why We Love It: A+ for the hosts’ unparalleled hospitality!

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Stylish Private House in Tranquil Central Residential Area

Stylish Private House in Tranquil Central Residential Area

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)

Location: Ratchada

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

When your Airbnb host happens to be an architect, you know the place is going to be extra special. 

Nestled in a tranquil residential area, stepping inside this Bangkok Airbnb comes with all the feels of a vintage mom and pop store. A real time machine filled with old-school decor and retro furnishings, this home has a whole lot of character that’ll make you feel like you’re waking up in a different decade.

Two bedrooms and two bathrooms are what’s on offer, you can enjoy la belle vie on the outdoor patio. Inside you’ll find air conditioning in almost every room (even in the kitchen)!

Don’t miss out on dropping by the nearby Huai Khwang Market, to stock up on some ingredients and whip up a local Thai delicacy in the comfort of your home-away-from-home!

Why We Love It: Quirky little townhouse with strong personality.

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Insider Tip: Since things are pretty spread out in Bangkok, having a car is essential to make the most of your trip. Click Here to check out rental car options and get ready to hit the road!

Balance Private Suite in Walkable Sukhumvit Neighborhood

Balance Private Suite in Walkable Sukhumvit Neighborhood

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Sukhumvit

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

An odd mix of mismatched furniture is what brings personality to this Bangkok Airbnb located in the ever-popular Sukhumvit neighborhood. Can’t blame it, after all the area is filled with designers and the artsiest geeks; there’s nothing quite like it!

The sleek-looking kitchen is also one-of-a-kind, it’s got its fair bit of luxury appeal, equipped with a full-sized fridge, oven, and an amazing island.

While there’s only one bedroom, you can still bring over friends for a chat and chill as there’s plenty of seating. The dining table sits eight of you and there are sofas, and more chairs scattered around.

Downstairs, there’s a cafe that fuels you up with a complimentary breakfast before your adventures out in wild Bangkok!

Why We Love It: Modern apartment right in the centre.

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Thai Villa/ Riverside/ Luxury

Thai Villa/ Riverside/ Luxury

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (4BR, 5B)

Location: Thanon Nakhon Chai Si

Superhost: No

Price: $$$

Yes friends, an overwater villa in the heart of Bangkok. Okay, calm down… we don’t mean a Maldives-like floating villa, of course, let’s not go that far but hey, this Bangkok vacation home sits over a pond so that will do, right?

To add, it’s also right by the Chao Phraya River, has the looks of a mansion, an enormous resort-style pool, and let’s not forget, four bedrooms and probably all of what your Bridgerton-dreams are made of – yes, bathtub included! 

Interiors are stunningly traditional, with modern touches like a pull down projector screen in the family gathering room. Not that you’ll find much time for this though, as plenty is waiting on the outside – hop on a boat and explore Bangkok’s historical and cultural suburb!

Why We Love It: Grandiose stay for a luxury city escape.

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No.4 Duplex Lounge

No.4 Duplex Lounge 5m to BTS Asoke for Frns&Family

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (4BR, 2B)

Location: Asok

Superhost: No

Price: $$$

Double the pleasure with the perfect location and interiors worthy of any Insta feed at this Bangkok vacation home. The four-bedroom duplex is sandwiched between the city’s best shopping malls and walking distance from BTS stations.

The wooden ceiling brings plenty of light and air into space, while cherry-picked furnishings give off a modern minimalist vibe. Come the time you need to lay your head down at the end of the day, there’s enough bedding for ten of you!

The amenities are simple, but there’s a kitchenette with a microwave and mini-fridge making it the perfect place to base yourself if you’re planning on spending most of your time outside.

Why We Love It: Convenient location and inviting interiors.

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Luxury Stay in Central Bangkok With Roof-top Pool

Luxury Stay in Central Bangkok With Roof-top Pool

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (4BR, 4.5B)

Location: Thonglor

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$$

If you want to take things up a notch and looking for a Bangkok vacation home that’s worth every cent, then take a peek at this luxurious two-storey penthouse in Thonglor, Bangkok’s hippest hood!

The celeb-worthy stay comes with a rooftop pool which makes the perfect frame for chugging down a Thai favourite: Chang Beer. And you won’t have to do it alone – there are four bedrooms after all! 

Spacious and bright, with a blend of traditional and modern, the penthouse is here to impress even the most fastidious of you. We also can’t keep eyes closed on the private lift that brings you from one level to the next. 

Why We Love It: Value-for-money groups’ stay with rooftop pool.

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Mali

Mali

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (4BR, 3.5B)

Location: Phloen Chit

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$$

Check into this Bangkok vacation home and instantly feel like you’re some sort of an Olympian god. Located a stone’s throw away from Phloen Chit BTS, this white-washed vacation rental in Bangkok comes with all the feels and aesthetic of the dovecotes that Santorini is famous for (minus the ocean views).

With four bedrooms that make you feel like you’re floating above the clouds, and accommodating up to ten guests, you would be hard-pressed to find another stay of this caliber in Bangkok. It’s reasonably priced for a group, comes with dreamy interiors (including a swing), and is surrounded by all of what Bangkok’s famous for; especially the cheap massage parlors, and the 7-11 convenience stores (yes, please do Google why Thailand’s 7-11s are sooo special).

Not enough to convince you? They offer daily light cleaning services so you can really feel like you’re on vacation (because we all curse making our bed in the morning, or is it just me?)!

Why We Love It:  Charming stay that keeps you sane in chaotic Bangkok!

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Charming Family Villa by the Canal in Bangkok

Charming Family Villa by the Canal in Bangkok

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (3BR, 3B)

Location: Thon Buri

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$$

Did you know that you don’t have to go as far as Phuket or Krabi to enjoy a jaw-dropping luxury villa? For those of you who’re ready to splurge on your next trip to Bangkok, check out this Airbnb!

Camouflaged in lush grounds, the fine-looking private pad sits right by the canal; with plenty of space to roam free, it’s the perfect stay for families. Like really big families as the villa sleep up to six guests in its three air-conditioned bedrooms that exude the vibes of a Japanese Muji store!

The private family-friendly sanctuary comes equipped with a kitchenette and three full bathrooms, as well as a garage which is of absolute good use if you’re planning on renting a car or bike to visit Bangkok.

Why We Love It: Feels like you’re on a tropical island.

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Things to do in Bangkok, Thailand

  • Hands-on Authentic Thai Cooking Class Discover the Thai culinary world with this 3.5 hours cooking experience in the heart of Bangkok. You’ll start your day exploring the city’s biggest fresh market – Khlong Toei, where you’ll shop for some exotic ingredients. Hop on a tuk-tuk on the way back and put on your toque to get cooking. An absolute treat for foodies!
  • See Thirty Top Bangkok Sights Fun GuideIf you’re on a mission to tick off all of the very best Bangkok has to offer, then sign up for this all-in-one experience that brings you to thirty of the city’s iconic landmarks in just five hours – passing by magnificent temples, charming little alleys, awe-inspiring natural wonders and a vibrant ChinaTown!
  • Alms Offering to A Monk & Boat RidingEver wondered what a typical day in the life of a local Thai looks like? You can experience it for yourself on this tour, starting with the longstanding tradition of alms-giving, followed by an authentic breakfast and a long-tailed boat ride to nearby temples!

Packing for Your Trip

Before you take off for your trip, check out our travel gear page to make sure you don’t miss out on anything important!

Travel Must: At the risk of sounding like your parents, make sure you get travel insurance before hitting the road. Trust us, it’s one of those things you don’t want to leave home without. We recommend either World Nomads or Safety Wing, depending on the type of traveler you are.


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