Sathorn Bangkok Review

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Reasons for coming to Sathorn are primarily to eat or sleep, with many of Bangkok’s finest hotel situated around here there are of course, numerous world-class dining options. Other than this there are few traditional sight-seeing opportunities, the ground of Sathorn is reserved for high-rise offices (particularly banks), new developments apartment blocks and foreign embassies.

Nightlife in Sathorn

Sathorn is home to a number of upscale hotel bars where drinks can be enjoyed from an elevated setting (Vertigo, the Banyan Tree) or amid sleek and sharp contemporary design (The Met Bar). However, that is just one end of the scale. True to Bangkok’s divergent nature a cocktail in a high-so, magnet bar can be followed by a 60 baht beer just around the corner, packed with a diverse crowd of backpackers, Bangkok professionals and an ever growing number of bright young things.

The area is popular with much of the expat community who come to escape the trappings of tourist Bangkok, so you can expect to find a more low-key atmosphere than that of say, Silom or Nana, but nonetheless enthralling. Read more... 


What to See in Sathorn

Sight-seeing is not the main highlight of the Sathorn area. Starting from Lumpini Park and Lumpini Boxing Stadium at one end, the entire stretch has a few attractions including the lifestyle-office complex at Q House Lumpini, Holy Rosary Church, home of the former Thai Prime Minister Kukrit Pramoj, and the Sathon River Pier where you can take the river taxi to explore other attractions along the Chao Phraya RiverRead more... 

Where to Eat in Sathorn

Home to an extensive lineup of luxury hotels and serviced residences, Sathorn offers mostly fine-dining experiences. Banyan Tree Hotel is famous for its rooftop dining venue, Vertigo and Moon Bar, where you can take in panoramic views of the city from the 61st floor. La Scala at the Sukhothai Hotel is perhaps one of the best places to splurge on a memorable Italian meal. Further down, steps from the Surasak BTS Skytrain, there's the famous Thai restaurant and cooking school, Blue Elephant. Other more affordable options are tucked away in the sub-sois around the area, which are laden with reasonably priced restaurants that don’t compromise on taste or portion. Read more... 

Where to Stay in Sathorn

Sathorn comprises a multitude of serviced apartments, luxurious hotels and quality, low-budget accommodation choices. For families and business travellers this is certainly an area you should consider when sourcing accommodation in Bangkok. Sathorn makes up much of Bangkok’s gleaming skyline, home to the distinctive Banyan Tree and the most recent property developments. On the flip-side there are comfortable places to rest your head that won’t break the bank, promosing great amenities and a superb location in close proximity to public transport. Read more... 

Banyan Tree Bangkok

Spread out over 61 floors, this all-suite property promises spectacular views of the sprawling metropolis and ample space to relax within. Home to the famous Vertigo Grill and Sky bar as well as the exquisite Banyan Tree Spa. Read More...

Somerset Park Suanplu

Part of the respected Ascott Group, these serviced apartments offer a practical alternative to a hotel stay. Situated amid an acre of lush gardens, here we have a true urban oasis in the middle of Bangkok. Apartments come equipped with dining rooms, kitchens and living spaces. Read More...

The Sukhothai Bangkok

The Sukhothai is a sanctuary situated in the buzzing heart of Bangkok, a short stroll to Silom entertainment district and Saladaeng BTS Skytrain. Combining the latest business facilities and luxurious comfort, each guest room is a perfect abode for work and leisure. From the moment you walk in, you feel you’ve entered a timeless place. Read More...

Ibis Bangkok Sathorn

This contemporary property fits the ideals of the modern-day traveller with its no-frills and nonsense approach to hospitality. Rooms here are concise, clean and comfortable, providing the perfect place to rest one’s head and take a shower. Read More...

Fraser Suites Urbana Sathorn

Featuring 142 well-equipped and spacious serviced apartments, these luxury units are one of the most popular additions to the serviced inner-city living scene. The accommodation is beautifully turned out, offering equipped kitchens and dining rooms as well as living spaces with home-entertainment systems. Read More...

Shopping in Sathorn

Shopping is not the main highlight in Sathon area. Apart from hotel souvenir boutiques, there's not many other options available. The mixed development project or Life Centre at Q House Lumpini, on the corner of Sathon and Rama IV Road, is as close to a shopping mall as it gets. Inside, you will find a small lineup of restaurants, cafés, Fitness First health club and shops selling mainly cosmetics and healthcare products. Read more... 

Hotels on Sathorn

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