For a budget-conscious traveler, Bangkok provides a variety of accommodation options. You will find modern hostels, hotels, and guesthouses in the city. Prices are usually reasonable here and thanks to the stiff competition, travelers often receive fat discounts. Here are five hotels in our recommendation list for Bangkok top value-for-money budget hotels (in no order)
Arnoma Hotel Bangkok
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The best thing about this 4-star hotel is indeed its location. Arnoma is walkable to Platinum Mall and it is literally across the street from Central World Plaza. Gaysorn, Pantip Plaza are also nearby. Basically, this hotel is right smack in the middle of all the major shopping malls. It is also close to the Thai Handicraft and Culture Center as well as Erawan Shrine. The Chidlom BTS Skytrain station is around the corner. While the hotel’s rank on Tripadvisor (69%) is not the greatest, we think that this hotel wins a recommendation with it’s excellent location right in the heart of all the major shopping malls.
Customers are particularly happy with the hotel’s central location.
Room Tips: Request for higher floor rooms facing away from the road.
Approximate Price Range: $89 – $127
Check the hotel’s lowest price on Agoda here: Arnoma Hotel Bangkok
Baan K Residence
Photo Credit: Baan K Residence by Bliston
This hotel is in Sathorn. It is only a five minutes’ walk from the Lumpini Train Underground Station. The Sala Daeng Skytrain station is only 10 minutes away. Thanks to its strategic location, guests staying at the hotel can easily access major tourist attractions in Bangkok. This is an Apartment-Hotel, which is very highly ranked by reviewers on Tripadvisor (94%). While not in the heart of the action, it is an excellent hotel that is close to train stations that can rapidly take you to it.
There are many positive reviews and customers are especially happy about the cleanliness and the location of the hotel.
Room Tips: Ask for an upgrade if possible.
Approximate Price Range: $79 – $97
Check the hotel’s lowest price on Agoda here: Baan K Residence
Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Siam
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This 3-star hotel is quite popular with budget-conscious business and leisure travelers. Its biggest plus point is its central location in Siam, which is the most important entertainment and business hub in Thailand. Prices are affordable and the general atmosphere at the hotel is quite relaxed.
The Siam Paragon Shopping Mall is only 400m away. The hotel is next to the BTS – National Stadium and really close to MBK shopping mall.
Customers are happy about its stylish, tidy, and modern rooms that offer a great view of the city. There is also free Wifi in the room.
Room Tips: Ask for rooms facing the National Stadium for good views.
Price Range: $91 – $120
Glow Trinity Silom
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This is a modern and funky 3 star hotel in downtown Bangkok. It is only 5-minutes’ walk from BTS Skytrain Station Chong Nonsi. The Silom MRT subway station is only a 15-minutes’ walk from the hotel and the Suvarnabhumi Airport is a 40 minutes’ drive.
Customers find the hotel very economical. They are happy with the warm and friendly staff, and the view from the rooms. The Tripadvisor rank of 88% reflects this too.
Room Tips: Ask for rooms in the new wing (Wing B)
Price Range: $66 – $97
Check the hotel’s lowest price on Agoda here: Glow Trinity Silom
Radisson Suites Bangkok Sukhumvit
Superior Room – Radisson Suites Bangkok.
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This 4 star hotel is just off Sukhumvit Road, close to BTS-Asok. The new shopping mall Terminal 21 is very close by and the BTS can bring you to every else that you want to go. A reviewer mentioned that the hotel gives a free soft drink every day! Reviewers liked the rooms, the service and the location. That’s pretty much all you’d want in a hotel, IMHO!
Room Tips: Go for a one-bedroom suite if you’re traveling with kids
Price Range: $102 – 152
Check the hotel’s lowest price on Agoda here: Radisson Suites Bangkok Sukhumvit