The rise of a start-up and freelance culture in Bangkok has created a whole society of career men and women with no one office to call home. Coworking spaces have popped up citywide to accommodate these growing fields, fit with all the latest technology, free-flow coffee, and amenities to boot. Whether you’re passing through the city and in need of some focus or joining its working ranks, here are the top digital working spaces in Bangkok.
This design space is perfect for busy professionals, offering 24-hour service via a fingerprint scanner, shared desks and meeting rooms, and even a bar lounge to help you unwind. What sets it apart from the dozens of similar coworking spaces around Bangkok is its fully-equipped photo studio that’s perfect for everyone from professional photographers to retailers after high-quality product shots.
This bright and colourful space is perfect for a wide range of professionals, thanks to its highly customizable service options tailor-made for individual necessities. Options range from fully-furnished day-desk rentals with private phone booths to completely serviced private office spaces fit with up to six workstations for budding businesses. As your business grows, KliqueDesk offers a host of optional add-ons like bilingual receptionists, incoming mail handling, storage services, IT support, and even a dedicated phone line.
This boutique-type workspace was architecturally designed to promote focus and innovation; it offers state-of-the-art technology aimed at growing local start-ups. Its highly flexible contract arrangements zero in on exactly what clients need, free from unnecessary add-ons but with a full range of customization, depending on the right price point. Located in the Central Business District in Bangkok, it’s also the perfect location for hosting conferences or large events of up to 500 people.
Tucked away in ultra-hip Ari, FabCafe is a Japanese branch that recently expanded to locations like Bangkok and Singapore. Its setup is minimalistic and bright, and use of its café and WiFi is entirely free. For more in-depth projects, several spaces of different sizes are available for rent, each including a projector, screen, audio system, and whiteboard. Or unleash your inner artist and check out its on-site 3D printer, laser cutter, 3D scanner, and other specialist digital equipment. The space also hosts a number of workshops and events centered around the use of its equipment, like its kids-focused “Nerdy Derby,” and its recent workshop on sustainable fashion.
HUBBA’s coworking community is entrenched three locations deep, with venues in Ekkamai, Siam Discovery Tower, and in the HABITO community Mall in Sukhumvit. Each is designed uniquely, engaging a different kind of worker. HUBBA-TO is geared towards artisans, providing ample space for creating and designing, while DISCOVERY HUBBA specializes in all-things-tech, and the Ekkamai branch channels a more traditional coworking setup. Each location offers features like standing desks, locker space, desk reservations, and focus zones to suit all kinds of projects.
Along with its beautiful meeting and coworking spaces, Dice! takes a holistic approach to getting work done, providing on-site options for breaks with a board game area, a cosy café, yoga sessions, and other activities like book clubs and workshops. | Dice!
Housed in a five-story building, each floor at Dice! has a different vibe and features based on what you need. The first floor is the urban café, the second floor houses a board game area, the third a digital play and virtual reality zone, and the fourth and fifth make up the coworking space. There’s also a rooftop terrace to encourage a bit of zen during long work sessions. Packages are available from hourly rates to monthly rental of a dedicated desk, as well as flexi-passes and hourly rates for meeting rooms.
This exquisitely designed space is geared towards interior designers and architects, complete with a material library and references like colour palettes, material swatches, furniture catalogues, and more. The space has meeting rooms, private furnished suites, event spaces, as well as flexible desk space available for drop-ins and members, and also acts as a virtual office space. Members can use the Paperwork office as a business address as well as take advantage of its mail and courier handling service.
Occupying a five-story building, this new coworking space channels Thonglor’s trendiness from its first floor spa to the rooftop garden. Memberships are available for daily access, dedicated desks, and private office space, and The Hive offers discounts to young entrepreneurs and early-stage start-ups to encourage those with an innovative spirit. The space also hosts regular events to encourage community networking, like members’ luncheons, happy hours, entrepreneur meet-ups, and even rooftop yoga.
This networking space was established on the concept of driving resourcefulness and cooperation for like-minded entrepreneurs working towards remedying social issues. Its “Living Room” is an open space for idea-exchange, free to everyone. From there, the centre team supports capacity building and community building programs and facilitates learning workshops, inspirational events, as well as meeting rooms, classroom spaces, and private offices to boost ideas into action.
Modeled after the design and needs of Silicon Valley start-ups, this professional and playful space includes ample workspaces, private meeting rooms, and event spaces with capacity of up to 100 people. There’s also an on-site recreation room with game consoles and ping-pong, a lounge, and a members-only café. Flexi-packages, bundles, and memberships including company address registration are all available.