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Hotel location for shopping, night life, night markets

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Hotel location for shopping, night life, night markets

Hi very confused 1st timer here trying to book hotel in Bangkok.

What is the best location to stay in Bangkok shopping, night life, night markets? Silom or Sukhumvit?

What are the differences of Sukhumvit soi? How long to walk from soi 8 to soi 11 or soi 23?

Please help!

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1. Re: Hotel location for shopping, night life, night markets

In any street, even numbered sois are on one side, while odd numbered sois are on the other side. Some sois are far apart and some close together. The 'best' location is a matter of personal preference, but the most central areas are Siam, & Ploenchit - from which Sukhumvit runs. Any central hotel close to a BTS station is fine and that covers Sukhumvit (lower numbers sois are best), Silom, Wireless Road, parts of Sathorn, Ploenchit, Chidlom, Lang Suan - Siam has an interchange station for the two BTS lines and is where most of the large malls are.

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2. Re: Hotel location for shopping, night life, night markets

Hi bbtony, you seems to be very familiar with Bangkok can I check with you if Sukhumvit soi 8 or soi 11 is better for couple? I have zoomed down to this 2 locations. I will be checking out night life, walking around chilling at night, shopping at plantinum mall.

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3. Re: Hotel location for shopping, night life, night markets

I would suggest of the 2 Sukhumvit Soi 11, both are between 2 sky train stations both within easy walking distance. Obviously the distance varies depending on how far down the Soi your chosen Hotel is.

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4. Re: Hotel location for shopping, night life, night markets

If you stay near Soi 19 you will also have the choice of travelling on the Subway/Underground. However, Soi 11 as mentioned above is also close to it.

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5. Re: Hotel location for shopping, night life, night markets

We stayed in the above mentioned area at the Sheraton Grande and found the area to be full of restaurants, shopping mall, 2 great massage places we found, street shopping, street food etc. Also a great area for using the subway and sky train as they intersect at the ASOK station just outside the hotel.

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