Even if you are on a tight budget, Bangkok still has an excellent selection of hotels that offer good quality accommodation, a really friendly service and great value for money.
Here is our list of budget-priced hotels, divided by areas:
Siam & Lumpini - the city center, close to the shopping malls, restaurants & cinemas. The Siam skytrain station connects to different parts of the city.
A popular base for gay travellers that’s great for exploring the city and enjoying the gay nightlife in Silom. The area has a huge choice of great restaurants, and the BTS Skytrain and MRT provide fast transport connections across the city.
130/8-12, Soi 8, Silom Road
bedroom, cafe, free wi-fi (卧室, 咖啡馆, 免费无线上网) Updated: 04-26-2013
Agoda - 40% discount on Economy Room until 31st October 2013.
A new (2011) budget-level hotel, just a few minutes walk from the bars and clubs in Silom. Great location if you are in Bangkok for a few nights out. The air-conditioned, en suite rooms are relatively small but modern, clean and comfortable. Room features include an LCD TV screens, in-room safe and free WiFi.
Walk to the bars & clubs
118 Surawong Road
bar, bedroom, restaurant, shop, internet access, swimming pool (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 铺子, 网际, 游泳池) Updated: 04-18-2013
Located in Silom directly behind the Le Meridien and less than 5 minutes’ walk from Silom Soi 2 and Soi 4 and the Sala Deang BTS station. The Rose has a terrace and swimming pool area. The Ruen Urai Thai restaurant, featured in our list of favourites, is within The Rose Hotel’s grounds.
Very near Babylon
5/3 Soi Ngam Duphli, Rama IV Road, Thung Maha Mek
bar, restaurant, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 免费无线上网) Updated: 04-18-2013
Etzzz Hostel has long been a popular choice budget accommodation because of its good location, cleanliness, colorful interior and helpful staff. All 11 guestrooms (private or shared) have free WiFi, flat screen TV and air conditioning. Very close to Babylon gay sauna and a 15-minute walk from Silom main drag and Patpong night market.
Soi Ngam Duphli, Rama 4 Road, Sathorn
bar, bedroom, restaurant, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 免费无线上网) Updated: 04-17-2013
A short taxi ride to the the bars and clubs on Silom, but very close to Babylon. The Ibis is a modern hotel with reasonable-sized rooms and comfortable beds. Internet access and free WiFi. Popular with gay Asian tourists.
54 Soi Ngamduplee, Rama 4 Road
bar, bedroom, cafe, internet access, swimming pool (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 网际, 游泳池) Updated: 04-18-2013
The original ‘gay-friendly’ hotel in Bangkok that continues to attract gay travellers on a budget. The Malaysia offers cheap rooms and the warmest of welcomes. This is a ‘no frills’ hotel that some might say is showing its age, but the rooms are clean and comfortable. Free WiFi in the public areas with a small extra charge for use in room. The Malaysia is within walking distance of Babylon sauna, but you will need a taxi or tuk-tuk to get to the bars and clubs in Silom.
Modern & great value
4 Decho Road Suriyawong Bangrak, Silom
bar, bedroom, cafe, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 免费无线上网) Updated: 04-25-2013
Modern, clean and comfortable budget hostel. Helpful, young and gay-friendly staff. Lub d offers bunk beds in dormitories or private double rooms. Free WiFi. Lub d has a coffee shop, although there is a huge choice of places to eat cheaply close by. Ten-minute walk from the gay bars in Silom.
Lub d has another great location near Siam – Lub d Bangkok Siam Square Hostel ***.
Near the bars & clubs
122, Sathorn soi 12, Silom Soi 9
bedroom, cafe, internet access (卧室, 咖啡馆, 网际) Updated: 04-18-2013
A budget hostel located further down from the Silom shopping areas, Patpong district and gay nightlife venues but still within walking distance to everything. We Bangkok offers 8 rooms (private room or mixed dorm) – each has air conditioning and flat screen TV. There is free WiFi in public areas, safety deposit boxes, a snack bar, a pool table and 24-hour front desk. Our recommended Café de Laos restaurant is close by.
Walk to the bars & clubs
5/3-4 Silom Soi 3, Silom
bar, bedroom, cafe, shop, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 铺子, 免费无线上网) Updated: 04-17-2013
Good quality budget hostel accommodation in Silom. Very convenient for the bars and clubs around Silom Soi 2 and Soi 4. Choice of beds in 6 or 10-bed dormitories or double bed in your own room. Free WiFi available.
12/1 Soi Ngamduphli Rama 4 Road
bedroom, restaurant, free wi-fi (卧室, 餐厅, 免费无线上网) Updated: 04-18-2013
This very gay-friendly and great value guesthouse is a short taxi ride from the gay scene in Silom but within walking distance of Babylon and an MRT station. Simply furnished but comfortable rooms, all with air conditioning, TV and free WiFi. Vincent’s Restaurant serves some pretty good Thai food (closed Sundays).
The hub of metropolitan Bangkok surrounded by shopping malls (such as Paragon, Siam Center, MBK, etc.), restaurants & entertainment venues. Both BTS skytain lines pass through Siam station where you can connect to other areas.
Rama 1 Wangmai, Siam
bar, bedroom, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 游泳池, 健身房, 免费无线上网) Updated: 04-04-2013
This brand new Ibis (opened December 2012) in the heart of Bangkok and right the middle shopping district. The National Stadium Skytrain station is right next to the hotel, as is the MBK Shopping Center. Each guest rooms has a comfortable bed, LCD satellite TV, refrigerator, tea & coffee making facilities and a safety deposit box. WiFi is free in all areas. Breakfast buffet is served between 6:30am and 10am. There is a restaurant, a bar, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness center. The gay nightlife in Silom is only two Skytrain stations away or 10 – 15 minutes by taxi. The Ibis shares the same building as the Mercure Hotel.
These well-rated, budget-friendly hotels are located in various parts of Bangkok.
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