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Sydney, Australia
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Where to stay in Bangkok?

Traveling to Bangkok in November with 3 children (4 ,8 and 11) and I am finding it hard to narrow down accommodation. I have looked at Anantara sathorn but I'm worried about the location. Any ideas for a family. We like shopping, exploring and normal touristy things. Help please.

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1. Re: Where to stay in Bangkok?


I would suggest staying on Sukhumvit which is on a Skytrain line. This will make it easier to get around and it's a good area for shopping. You can also take the Skytrain to Saphan Taksin and get the river boat to some of the tourist sites.

Bangkok, Thailand
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2. Re: Where to stay in Bangkok?

Its just a bit too far from the BTS station at Chong Nonsi, but the hotel website does say they have a shuttle service - you'd need to check how frequent that is.

There is nothing wrong with the Sathorn/Silom area as the skytrain runs through there and its nearer to the river (for express boats) than Sukhumvit.

Here are a few other suggestions:





Sydney, Australia
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3. Re: Where to stay in Bangkok?

Thank you for your help. Do you know of any places in this area that will accomodate 5 people.

Sydney, Australia
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4. Re: Where to stay in Bangkok?

Just another thought (its so overwhelming) is staying on the river a good option?

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5. Re: Where to stay in Bangkok?

Hi Pat Z, My sister and I have stayed at the Indra Regent about six times and will be back there again in October. This hotel is very popular with Aussies. We love shopping too and there are night markets just outside the front door, and there are heaps of shops under the Indra. Heaps of shopping around the Indra . All within walking dista nce.The Indra has a tour desk and you can organise your trips from there. Make sure you check out the floating markets and Tiger Temple. Although we are older I'm sure your kids would like these. Have a good trip

Leeds, United...
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6. Re: Where to stay in Bangkok?

There's certainly nothing wrong with the Silom/Sathorn area. Much prefer this area to the crowded congested Sukhumvit.

The riverside area would also be a very good option. Fresher less polluted and I think your children will like the river transport should you journey to the temples.

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7. Re: Where to stay in Bangkok?

Another vote for the river area.

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8. Re: Where to stay in Bangkok?

Yep; another vote for the river location. Depending on your budget regarding what hotel would suit you.

Have a look through wotif to check rates.


Gold Coast
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9. Re: Where to stay in Bangkok?

Our family of four Love Shama Sukhumvit, great location five minutes from Ploen Chit Bts, two bedroom really huge apartment may be able to get foldbed for extra child. Incredible pool, lovely staff, fully self contained with washer, dryer, great kitchen.

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