Bangkok is one of those cities that can be overwhelming, especially if it’s your first time in Asia. Between all the street food stalls, shopping malls, and insane traffic, finding a good place to stay is crucial. Don’t get me wrong. We absolutely love Bangkok. There is a weird sense of calm and chaos mixed into this vibrant and bustling city. Since we’ve flown in and out of Bangkok many times, here are a few of our top picks for the best places to stay in Bangkok for Hotels and Hostels.

Best Budget Places to Stay in Bangkok

Cubic Bangkok Hostel

Fun Wan Hostel

Quick Info
Room Type: Dorms

Wifi: Yes

Near: Terminal 21 Shopping Center (5 minute BTS ride)

Price Range: $5-$6 a night

This hotel is conveniently located close to the metro stops, making it a great choice for travelers on a budget. The place itself is very centrally located and is close to a lot of street food places, bars and restaurants. The beds are super comfortable and the whole place is always kept clean. (Prices start at $5 for a 10 bed dorm while 6 bed dorm rooms go for $6)

To see prices and read reviews, check: Booking.com | Hostel World

Nappark Hostel

Quick Info:
Room Type: Dorms

Wifi: Yes

Near: Khao San Road

Price Range: $12-15 for dorms

Located two streets away from Khao San Road, Nappark Hostel is a great choice for those who want to be near all the parties yet want a good night’s sleep. This hostel is legendary in Bangkok and is known for having amazing common areas where you can meet tons of travelers and backpackers. The hostel is clean, comfortable, and is very social. With movies playing all throughout the day as well as parties and drinking games in the evenings, you may never want to leave. (Prices start at $12 for a dorm bed)

To see prices and read reviews, check: Booking.com | Hostel World

Nitan Hostel Khaosan

Quick Info:
Room Type: Dorms

Wifi: Yes

Near: Khao San Road

Price Range: $13-14 for dorms

If you’re looking for something modern and clean, we recommend Nitan Hostel Khaosan. Located within walking distance to Thailand’s a must tourist destinations such as Grand Palace, Temple of Reclining Buddha, and Temple of Dawn, this place is ideal for those who want to be located right in the center of everything. While it’s not the cheapest, it comes highly recommended due to its cleanliness and amazing location. Oh did I mention it comes with free breakfast? Hell yeah! (Prices start at $13 a night for dorms)

To see prices and read reviews, check:  Booking.com | Hostel World

Cubic Bangkok

Quick Info:
Room Type: Dorms|Private|Family Rooms

Wifi: Yes

Near: MBK Center

Price Range: $12-$34 for private rooms

If you want to stay near the main shopping districts, Cubic Bangkok is a great choice. The hostel itself is new and modern, with lots of great amenities. They have an awesome common area as well as a rooftop area where you can chill. Although a little bit on the pricier side, the cleanliness is worth it. The price of the room also comes with free breakfast which is quite nice. (Prices start at $12 a night for a dorm bed while the private rooms go for around $34

To see prices and read reviews, check: Booking.com | Hostel World

Glur Bangkok Hostel and Coffee Bar

Quick Info:
Room Type: Dorms|Private Rooms

Wifi: Yes

Near: Bangrak local market

Price Range: $10-$30 for private rooms

This hostel provides great value for the price! Located not too far from the metro station, Glur Bangkok Hostel is a great place to stay for people on a budget. They offer both dorms and private rooms for a ridiculously cheap price. They even have a mini kitchenette and are minutes away from a nice night market. (Prices start at $10 for a dorm bed with free breakfast while private rooms at $30 for two people)

To see prices and read reviews, check:  Booking.com | Hostel World

Best Mid Range Places to Stay in Bangkok

Adamaz Hotel

Adamaz House

Quick Info:
Room Type: Twin|Double|Rooftop Suites| Family Room

Wifi: Yes

Near: Khao San Road

Price Range: $30-43 for private rooms

Located within 5 minutes from Khao San Road, Adamaz House is a great budget place for those who don’t want to stay in a hostel. The place is by no means a four-star hotel but is good value for the central location. The room comes with a kettle, flat screen TV, and other basic amenities that you would need. Prices start from around $30 for a double private room.

To see prices and read reviews, check:  Booking.com

Vince Hotel Pratunam

Quick Info:
Room Type: Private Rooms

Wifi: Yes

Near: Pratunam Shopping District

Price Range: $55 for private rooms

Located less than 1km away from Pratunam’s shopping Mecca, Vince Hotel is a great choice to travelers who are looking for something affordable yet comfortable. The hotel is fairly new and is very modern and well decorated. Located 600m from the Ratchathewi BTS Skytrain Station and other local restaurants and bars. The room rates come with a buffet style breakfast which is small but good enough. Prices start at $55 a night for a private room.

To see prices and read reviews, check:  Booking.com

Paragon One Residence

Quick Info:
Room Type: Twin and Double Rooms

Wifi: Yes

Near: Khao San Road

Price Range: $26-34 for private rooms

Located 700m away from Khao San Road, this hotel is such a bargain! The rooms are clean and the staff also gives out a basic breakfast which is included in the room price. They also provide you with two bottles of complimentary water which they replenish every day! (Prices start at $26 a night for two people)

To see prices and read reviews, check:  Booking.com 

Best Luxurious Places to Stay in Bangkok

spectacular room w hotel

W Hotel

Amari Watergate Hotel

Quick Info:
Room Type: Deluxe, Twin, Executive, and Suite Rooms

Wifi: Yes

Near: Pratunam Shopping District

Price Range: $88-370 for private rooms

Located in the hub of the city’s shopping district, this is a great place to stay if you want to make the most of Bangkok’s shopping areas. The rooms are modern, clean, and very luxurious. If you stay in any of their Executive Rooms (which we highly recommend) they offer a free daily happy hour from 5-7 where they serve unlimited cocktails, wine, and finger food. The hotel also comes with a pool, large fitness center, and spa. (Prices start at $88 for a twin room) If you want to know more about this hotel, check out our full review below.

To see prices and read reviews, check:  Booking.com | Agoda

Read: Amari Watergate Hotel: A Nostalgic Blast From the Past

Metropole The Crest Collection

Quick Info:
Room Type: Studio Rooms

Wifi: Yes

Near: Thong Lor

Price Range: $88-160 for private rooms

If you want a little bit of home when traveling around Bangkok, consider staying in the luxury apartments

that Metropole The Crest Collection offer. Located in the vibrant Thong Lor area, this place is like a home away from home and is perfect for those who want a basic kitchen during their stay. The entire hotel is beautifully decorated with the most lovely staff who go above and beyond to help you out. Their rooms come equipped with a kitchenette, a bathtub, and all the basic amenities of a hotel. Prices start at $88 a night for two people.

To see prices and read reviews, check:  Booking.com  | Agoda

Read: Metropole Bangkok Review

W Bangkok

Quick Info:
Room Type: Twin|Double|Suites

Wifi: Yes

Near: Sathorn

Price Range: $193-400 for private rooms and suites

If you’re looking for a trendy and stylish place to stay while in Bangkok, W Bangkok is our top choice. The rooms are modern, luxurious and well decorated. The hotel itself has a great in-house bar and a 24-hour pool area with DJ’s and underwater sound systems. They also offer a delicious and plentiful breakfast with a good mix of both Asian and Western fares. Located in the hip and vibrant Sathorn area, a stay in W Bangkok is worth every penny if you’re looking for a fun yet stylish place to stay. Prices start at $193 a night.

To see prices and read reviews, check: Booking.com  | Agoda

Read Our Full Review: W Hotel Bangkok Review

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