Where to Stay on a Girl’s Holiday in Bangkok
If you have chosen to go to the bright lights and big city of Bangkok on a girlie holiday, then there are plenty of fun things to do and see but how do you choose where to stay? One of the best things to do as a group of women staying in Bangkok is stay somewhere that is in the heart of the action, so that you don’t have far to travel but as Bangkok is so big – there are lots of places that each offer different draws. This means it is a good idea to research each area to find out more about what different parts of the city offer, in order to find the ideal place to stay according to what activities you want to enjoy.
Silom is a popular part of the city to stay in and from here, it is relatively easy to reach many of Bangkok’s main tourist destinations and shopping districts. It is located near the Chao Phraya River and in order to find a deal on a hotel in Silom, the internet is a great tool to use. You can compare rates from different hotels and it is a good idea to ensure that your hotel has lots of great amenities to use, in case you want to take a break from exploring the city for a day or night.
Check out the following for some ideas on the different facilities that a hotel should have when you visit with a group of girlfriends:
- A restaurant
- A bar
- Room service
- A spa
- A swimming pool
- A sauna
- A fitness centre
Free wireless internet is another popular feature to look out for and this is a handy way to ensure that you can continually update your Facebook and Instagram to tell everyone back home how much fun you are having.
Another popular place to stay in Bangkok is Pratunam, home to one of the city’s most famous market districts.
Top Tip: If you want to trawl the endless market stalls hunting for a bargain, then this is the ideal place to stay and there are lots of deals to be had in this area so it is a good choice for anyone on a budget.
Sukhumvit is an awesome place to stay if you want to party it up in the night time or try out some of the city’s best restaurants. Terminal 21 shopping mall is in the area, as is the Benjakitti Public Park and staying in a hotel here is a great idea for a group looking to enjoy the night life.
Thong Lo and Chidlom are also great areas to stay in while visiting Bangkok and one of the best ways to get around the city during the day is to use the Sky Train services. At night, there are plenty of metred taxis to use and as in any big city; it is advisable to stay together as a group to be safe.