Bangkok is such a huge city that sometimes it can be hard to see beyond the well-trodden areas. But often it is the lesser known parts of the capital which are the most rewarding, intriguing and interesting. Have a look at some of the hotels we offer in the more unusual parts of this incredible city.
Nonthaburi, located in northern Bangkok, is connected by ... More>the Chao Phraya Express Boat and the journey from central Bangkok leads you from choppy waters and noisy motors to tranquil surrounds and peace. Nonthaburi almost feels like an escape from the big city. Staying in this area will allow you to explore the more rural lifestyle by shopping in the markets and enjoying the authentic restaurants. Alternatively, a little further north lies Pak Kret which is home to the attraction Koh Kret, a habitable island that sits in the middle of the Chao Phraya. Stay in a nearby Nonthaburi hotel and cycle your way around the island or charter a boat for a lazier way to get around.
Back in central Bangkok, across the river from Silom is the up-coming area called Thonburi. Not so far out of town but definitely a different place to stay. With a burgeoning student bar scene, this area is perfect for a unique Bangkok experience.