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Bangkok on a Budget: Our Top 5 Picks for Stylish Yet Wallet-Friendly Hotels!

Updated: Feb 20

Bangkok, the vibrant capital of Thailand, is renowned not only for its lively culture, dazzling temples, and delicious street food but also for its abundance of budget-friendly hotels that offer both comfort and quality, thus saving your vacation budget!

In this article, we will introduce you to 10 affordable yet comfortable hotels that will make your stay in Bangkok an unforgettable experience.

Touristin mit Rucksack unterwegs in Bangkok

General information for your trip to Bangkok:

When traveling to Bangkok, you'll likely arrive at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, from where you can take a taxi for approximately €15 to reach the city center. It's advisable to choose a hotel that is centrally located and not too far from the activities you wish to visit.

Below, you'll find some top hotels in Bangkok at super affordable prices.

1. Barn & Bed Hostel: Creative Design, Affordable Price (Under €15 per Night)

Barn & Bed Hostel Bangkok

At the Barn & Bed Hostel in Bangkok, you can expect a cool atmosphere just 100 meters from the Emporium shopping center and 3.6 kilometers from the Central Embassy shopping center. This accommodation offers a communal lounge and is approximately 4 kilometers from Amarin Plaza, 4.3 kilometers from Gaysorn Village, and 5 kilometers from Central World shopping center. Additionally, this non-smoking hostel is located 3.6 kilometers from the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center.

The rooms at the hostel provide access to a shared bathroom with a shower and hairdryer, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi.

At the Barn & Bed Hostel, you can enjoy a delicious Asian breakfast to fuel up for an exciting day ahead.

If you're in the mood for shopping, the Siam Paragon shopping center is just 5 kilometers away, and Lumpini Park is reachable in 5.2 kilometers. The nearest airport is Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi Airport, located 26 kilometers away. The Barn & Bed Hostel not only promises a great location but also a cozy accommodation for your stay in Bangkok!

2. Prime Location at an Excellent Price: Qilombo Hostel Silom - HQ

Qilombo Hostel Silom - HQ in Bangkok

Just 2.6 kilometers from the Gaysorn Village shopping center, this accommodation offers a cozy communal lounge, a restaurant, and a bar. The sun terrace is perfect for relaxing hours, and its proximity to Lumpini Park makes it a real highlight. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas, and a communal kitchen is also provided.

If you enjoy staying active, you can indulge in great activities like cycling in and around Bangkok.

The MBK Center is just 2.7 kilometers from the Qilombo Hostel Silom, and the Central Embassy is reachable after 3.3 kilometers. The nearest airport is Bangkok-Don Mueang International Airport, only 27 kilometers away. The Qilombo Hostel Silom not only promises a superb location but also a cozy and sociable atmosphere for your stay in Bangkok!

3. Royal Bangkok@Chinatown: Highly Central Accommodation in Bangkok

Hotel Royal Bangkok@Chinatown in Bangkok

At the Royal Bangkok@Chinatown Hotel, you'll find a cool blend of a saltwater outdoor pool, a bar, and a restaurant – all with that distinct Bangkok-style vibe! And the best part: complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

The air-conditioned rooms are equipped with everything you need: flat-screen TV, safe, ironing facilities, desk, and kettle. Some even feature a cozy seating area with a sofa or dining area. The private bathroom comes with a shower, hairdryer, and plush bathrobes. Complimentary toiletries are also provided. Just a heads up: the Superior Room unfortunately doesn't have windows.

Additionally, the hotel offers a fitness center, tour desk, and luggage storage service. If you need airport transfer, no worries – just inquire at the 24-hour reception. And the best part: parking is free of charge.

By the way, the location is unbeatable! Just 260 meters from the Wat Mangkon MRT subway station and 500 meters from Hua Lamphong Train Station. Simply perfect for exploring Bangkok!

4. Chateau de Bangkok: Affordable Luxury in French Style

Chateau de Sukhumvit Hotel in Bangkok

At Chateau de Sukhumvit, you're the master of your own domain – a self-catering accommodation right in the heart of Bangkok! And the best part: complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all rooms.

The location is unbeatable – less than a 15-minute walk from the On Nut BTS Skytrain station, On Nut market, and a supermarket. Bangkok's city center is just a 15-minute train ride away, and the BITEC Bangna exhibition and convention center is only a 10-minute drive. If you're coming from Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport, it's just 16 kilometers away.

The air-conditioned accommodations are well-equipped with a flat-screen satellite TV, refrigerator, and a cozy seating area. The private bathroom comes with a shower, complimentary toiletries, and a hairdryer.

At Chateau de Sukhumvit, there's also a lovely garden area and a snack bar for those hunger pangs between meals. If you're not in the mood for tidying up, you can opt for the laundry service and daily cleaning service at an additional charge. And the best part: parking is free here. A true sanctuary amidst the vibrant city of Bangkok!

5. The Printing House Poshtel

The Printing House Poshtel in Bangkok

At The Printing House Poshtel in Bangkok, you'll find a relaxed atmosphere with a bar and terrace – all less than 1 km from Khao San Road and just a 15-minute walk from Wat Saket Temple. Here, you'll have everything your traveler's heart desires: a restaurant, a 24-hour reception, a cozy communal lounge, and of course, complimentary Wi-Fi. Family rooms are also available.

In the hostel's rooms, you'll find everything you need, including a kettle, air conditioning, safe, and flat-screen TV. Some rooms even offer their own patio or veranda. Bed linen and towels are, of course, provided.

For the perfect start to the day, you can enjoy an à la carte breakfast or American breakfast at The Printing House Poshtel.

The hostel's location is perfect if you want to experience the highlights of Bangkok – nearby you'll find the Bangkok National Museum, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, and the Grand Palace. The nearest airport, Bangkok-Don Mueang International Airport, is just 25 km away. That means you're right in the thick of it!


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