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Where to stay in Bangkok

If you're a first time visitor to Bangkok, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about neighborhoods and places to stay in Bangkok.

What's the best area of Bangkok to stay?

The top mentioned neighborhoods and areas that people talk about in and around Bangkok are:

Here's what Trippy members had to say:

"However, you will have difficulty navigating into the old town area where most of the sightseeing spots are (Grand Palace for example)."  See More

"Tha Tian Market area, along Chao Praya River, near Wat Pho and Grand Palace."  See More

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What are some good hotels in Bangkok?

Depending on the neighborhood you choose, you may want to research hotels in the area. If you'd rather start with the most recommended hotels in Bangkok, here's a list to get you started.

Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:

"The Grande Centre Point Hotel & Residence is another good one although a lot blingier than the Bliston."  See More

"W Hotel Bangkok - this is an insanely fabulous hotel and believe it or not you can find some very inexpensive rates online--I was actually kind of shocked."  See More

"Aloft Bangkok - Sukhumvit 11 is a great option!"  See More

Want to research more popular hotels in Bangkok? Click the blue button below.

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Where did you get these suggestions?

Trippy is a great resource for planning your trip because you get advice from real travelers. We suggested neighborhoods and hotels based on the recommendations of the Trippy community. This gives you a quick overview, but if you're looking to do more research, here are some of the questions that we used to find this information.

profile  buard isa from Nantes asked:
Where are the best areas and places to stay in Bangkok?  (3 answers)

profile  Adriana Ruiz del Angel from Cerritos, San Luis Potosi, Mexico asked:
Best neighborhoods in Bangkok?  (4 answers)

profile  Daniel Cruse from Boston asked:
Best neighborhood in Bangkok to stay in  (1 answer)

profile  Courtney Robinson from Los Angeles asked:
Great neighborhoods in Bangkok/walking in Bangkok  (3 answers)

What if I plan my trip around food?

If you're a foodie or just love to eat when you travel, you might decide to stay in a hotel close to a restaurant you want to try. Here are some places to eat in Bangkok.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Bangkok? Click the blue button below.

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What if I don't have a car?

Maybe you're looking for a happening area with lots to see and do, or you want to be walking distance from tourist attractions. Check out some of these places and see there's a hotel nearby.

Want to research more popular attractions in Bangkok? Click the blue button below.

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Where can I find out more about Bangkok?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Bangkok locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Bangkok.

If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.

Flying into Bangkok? There are 2 alternative airports, so make sure you compare all your flight options. Find international, domestic, and local airports in Bangkok.

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