Top 8 Budget Hotels in Bangkok

Best Budget Hotels to Call Home in Bangkok

Bangkok is home to many budget hotels, but some are more bang for your baht than others!

There are plenty of great budget hostels in Bangkok for penny-wise travellers looking to save some cash in the Thai capital.

Bustling Bangkok is one of the most exciting cities in Asia. There’s plenty of rich history and culture, with sights like the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun to keep you busy. Diverse museums and interesting art galleries add to the allure, while shopaholics will definitely be drawn to the frenetic markets and stylish malls. A great city for foodies, dining establishments cover the whole spectrum from street food vendors to gourmet restaurants. And the nightlife is legendary! Whether you party hard in a pulsating night club, soak up the vistas from a sky bar, sway to the sounds of live music, or sip cocktails in a swanky bar, there’s something to suit all tastes.

You can spend weeks in Bangkok and still feel like there’s so much more to uncover! Don’t pay a fortune for accommodation — save your baht for doing more of the things you love and making the most of your time in this fascinating city. These budget hotels in Bangkok offer plenty of bang for your buck.

1. ZEN Rooms Ramkhamhaeng

Located in Bangkapi, ZEN Rooms Ramkhamhaeng offers clean, comfortable, and well-equipped rooms for low prices. Beds come with the trademark ZEN red pillows and thick white duvets, and rooms have a minimalist feel. Rooms have a private bathroom, balcony, table and chairs, refrigerator, TV, and telephone. You can also access free Wi-Fi. No need to stress about dragging heavy luggage up the stairs — the property has an elevator. The onsite restaurant serves popular halal-friendly Thai dishes and there are many more halal restaurants in the predominantly Muslim nearby surroundings.    

2. Green House Hotel

Green House Hotel is close to the party-loving Khao San Road. It has its own bar-cum-restaurant on the ground floor that’s often busy, bearing testament to the great vibe and tasty food. The menu includes diverse cuisine, though there’s a strong focus on Israeli fare.

Among the many budget hotels in Bangkok, this is where you can enjoy live music most evenings. Up for some light competition? There are several pool tables towards the rear of the bar. The hotel has a number of more practical services and amenities, too, including a tour desk, luggage storage, laundry services, an onsite ATM, and free Wi-Fi. There’s a wide choice of room types to suit all budgets and tastes, with single, twin, double, and triple room options and a choice between en suite or shared bathrooms. They also offer fan or A/C accommodations.

3. InterPartie Hotel

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Definitely one of the cool budget hotels in Bangkok, InterPartie Hotel is for the young and young at heart and can be found in the city’s Phra Khanong District. The double rooms feature quirky and colourful décor and come with an en suite bathroom, ample storage space, comfortable beds, a kettle, and free Wi-Fi. There are also king-sized rooms for two with a relaxing spa bath, and people travelling on a limited budget can check into a mixed or female-only dormitory. Cots are available for people travelling with a little one. Access is by key card for your security and peace of mind. The onsite café-bar is a top place to meet other travellers and the funky hotel has currency exchange and luggage storage services.

4. Grand Living Place

Grand Living Place is in Bangkok’s district of Huai Khwang. It’s an affordable base for anyone wanting to explore the eastern part of the Thai capital, and there are also good public transportation links to other parts of the city. This budget hotel has double, triple, and quadruple rooms, all with a balcony and private bathroom. Basic room amenities include a TV and telephone, fridge, table, and wardrobe. There’s free Wi-Fi in all areas and you can reserve free onsite parking. Reception is staffed around the clock, ideal for late check-ins and early departures.

5. The Corner Ratchada

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Located just a short walk from a subway station, the Corner Ratchada is a fairly new budget hotel in Bangkok. There’s an instant feeling of warmth and hospitality when you step into the charming lobby area, with bright flowers, a cute hanging love seat, a leather sofa, and bar-style seats looking out of the large windows. Daily housekeeping ensures everywhere looks nice at all times and guests get their free water supplies replenished each day. There are double and twin rooms with both en suite and shared bathrooms. All rooms have a TV and free Wi-Fi, and many past guests have commented on the softness of the comfortable beds. The hotel has baggage storage facilities.

6. Art Hotel Hua Lamphong

Art Hotel Hua Lamphong is a cheap and cheerful hotel near Bangkok’s main train station. The vibrant area of Chinatown is also within easy reach. The cheapest rooms have shared bathrooms and can accommodate two people in a double bed. Other room options include double rooms with a private bathroom and deluxe king-sized rooms. All rooms have ample storage as well as a fridge, microwave, dining area, free Wi-Fi, and a TV. The property has bikes to rent and luggage storage facilities. Other pluses include round-the-clock reception and daily housekeeping services.  

7. Grand Mandarin Residence

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The Grand Mandarin Residence offers great value for money in Bangkok’s Bang Kapi District. Spread over several levels, the building has a lift. On the ground floor there are various stores, including a pharmacy and a convenience store. There’s also a restaurant that sells Thai and international dishes, and you can order from room service if you want a more private and intimate meal. Want a night of fun? You can even arrange karaoke! When it comes to practicalities, the hotel has laundry facilities, free parking, and an ATM. Standard, superior, and deluxe double and twin room options are available.

8. Nine Place Sukhumvit 81

Nine Place Sukhumvit 81 is on a quiet residential street in Prakanong. It’s just a short walk away from a BTS station. The double rooms have comfy queen-sized beds and are individually furnished and decorated with bright and patterned textiles and artwork. Each room has a private bathroom as well as a mini fridge, TV, telephone, and free Wi-Fi. Dry cleaning and laundry services are offered (for an additional fee) and free parking is available at the hotel.         

These excellent budget hotels in Bangkok really do offer more for your money and help you to keep costs down while exploring the Thai capital. When are you booking your trip? Let us know how it goes!

Also read: An Insider’s Bangkok Travel Guide 2018: Up-and-coming Cafés, Markets, Food etc.

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Sarah W
Sarah W

Sarah W is a travelling cat-lover who enjoys exploring places that are a little bit quirky or away from headline attractions. Favourite things include delicious falafel, snuggling under a thick duvet, (badly) belting out karaoke at the top of her lungs, and, of course, her family, friends, and furry pets.


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