Western tourists can come unstuck when looking for cheap hotels in Bangkok. Ideas basic standards of accommodation depends on where you come from. Hiram and Hettsi with X & # 39; Euston can expect the best of the & # 39 object than Han from Hanoi – or even Henry and Khan from Harrogate (United Kingdom). Let me guide you. To make sure of luxury western style with a stay at one of the many Western networks of acquaintances. The only problem is that they can be very expensive. And, even with a stay at Hilton or Marriott in Bangkok and you might as well be in New York, London or Cairo.
You want to stay in Bangkok, huh? The good news from the & # 39 is that in Bangkok there are a number of independent hotels that offer reasonable standards of accommodation at competitive rates, Who needs clothes? Hangers – an important part – so?
You probably will know Bangkok – the capital and main city of Thailand. Thai it is called Krung TEP Maha Nakhon (or krung Thep in short, which means "city of angels"). Bangkok has a population of over six million. The dominant religion with & # 39 is Buddhism, which is practiced by all but 5% of the population. Most of the remaining, with 39 & # are Muslims from Christians scattering. Bangkok – a chak-block with temples and gardens, and (lest we forget) a thriving sex industry. One of the advantages of Bangkok – is an exciting mixture of old Thai culture with western-style capitalism.
This is my personal selection of the best cheap hotel (Bangkok):
New Siam River
21 Soi Chanasongkram Phra-A-Thit Road, Chanasongkram, Phranakorn, Bangkok 10200.
There is a supermarket a boarding house with stunning views, situated near the river Chaophaya, near the Grand Palace. It is fully air conditioned and has a café, a decent restaurant and a large pool. As in most Thai hotels with paralonchu bed. Each room has a bedside table, cable TV and refrigerator. High-speed Wi-Fi is available in all rooms. All rooms are non-smoking ..
Be careful when booking because in New Siam Side there are two other "branches. Room prices start at 1390 baht (single). Air-conditioned room with a fan in one of the other guest houses start from just 590 baht ($ 20) .
2 Soi Prachum (Silom 22), Silom Road, 10500 Bangkok
Formerly known Silom City Inn, the hotel can be found in the center of Bangkok's business center, next to each key trading center. City Force is a short walk from the main nightclubs and shopping areas, as well as Suan Lumpini Park, Bangkok railway terminal and rivers. In its 70 guest rooms, all equipped with air conditioning, personal safe, PC connection and fax built-in music system, color TV with satellite and bathroom. Advertised weekly rate starts at 1150 baht per night (about $ 40) for a single room, but we are told that you can board.
920-926 Rama4 Rd. (On going Suravonse, opposite the Red Cross), District Force, Bangrak, 10500,
Family TakeANap – family hotel, which has its fanatical supporters. There are a variety of single, double and dormitory rooms, which start at 350 baht per night ($ 12). Singles come about 1,000 baht ($ 34). Great for tourists, not so good for the business traveler or tourist Seven & # 39; ads. The 30 single and double rooms all the different sets, most of which are designed to give you a headache after too much beer! TakeANap very center, a few meters from the sky train (BTS) and metro (MRT). TakeaNap is also near nightclubs, the city center and the market. Dressing freaks should note that the rooms come favorite pieces of furniture, but with hangers and a rack. You will also be able to get a fridge,
168 Soi 33 Isarafab Isarafab third on Bangkok Yai 10600 Thailand
This apartment house offers great value for anyone from the budget. Their smart studio apartments range from 1450 baht per night (less than $ 50), and double apartments are purchased only 100 baht. Wait queen sized beds and bathrooms with shower panels equipped with six massive jets. Facilities better than the average Bangkok starting from fully equipped karaoke room to tennis, restaurants, cafes and a giant swimming pool without chlorine, filtered instead of environmentally safe area & # 39; ; nehimichnaya filtration system. Then there is a sauna, a library, "good karma" and a well-equipped playroom. Palace Sivalay comes highly recommended.
It is recommended cheap hotels in Bangkok style. Have a good time and let me know if you find any other precious stones.