Ari is Bangkok’s most up-and-coming area, offering an eclectic mix of unique attractions and edgy cafes and restaurants, combined with the authenticity of a true Thai neighborhood. Its easy accessibility to the BTS line makes this spot a dream for travelers eager to explore Bangkok, while escaping the hustle of its urban centre. Ari’s best accommodations cater to this combination of comfort and convenience, and each has its own charming character.
In Thai, yard means “relative,” and this social hostel promises that once you’ve stayed, you’ll feel like family. The metaphor extends to the property’s gorgeous green spaces as well. A beautiful backyard oasis encourages the hostel’s signature atmosphere, perfect for the solo traveler or group of friends eager to meet other like-minded people from around the globe. Then there are the rooms themselves. Spacious and bright, they’re more like your friend’s guest room than a run-of-the-mill hostel.
This trendy capsule hotel offers the best privacy in town. Channeling the model popularized by Japan’s pod hotels, guests enjoy their own personal space while being able to take advantage of the common areas to meet other travelers. It’s centrally located, a perfect jumping off point to explore the up-and-coming Ari area with easy access to the rest of Bangkok by the nearby BTS station.
For a resort-like experience at the fraction of the price, check out this refuge tucked away within an authentic corner of Bangkok. It’s within walking distance of the BTS station but far enough removed to ensure peace and quiet, and guests can rest assured the neighborhood is extremely safe. Each of the ten rooms are uniquely designed with a focus on windows overlooking the garden, immersing the space in natural light while prioritizing privacy for guests.
This ultra-chic hostel boasts an incredibly stylish interior, its soft lighting and dark accents welcome wearisome travelers into a cosy ambience. Facilities are brand new and staff are extremely welcoming and friendly, attentive to guest needs, while introducing them to a different side of Bangkok. Beds are roomy and quiet, and a gorgeous rooftop terrace makes unwinding with new friends a breeze.
Designed with a distinct air of romance, each of the Ritz’s colonial-style rooms offers a unique character, with several boasting a beautiful balcony or patio. Everything is in immaculate condition, from the clean facilities to the tasteful sconces and chandeliers.
Ultra-modern and designed for comfort, this budget boutique hotel offers amenities like a gym with brand new equipment, babysitting, a concierge service, and a refreshing lap pool with sunbeds. Guests can expect cleanliness and attentive staff offering 24-hour room service and reception, strong WiFi, and easy access to nearby transportation.
Earthy and ethereal, VM1 boasts a post-industrial kind of look, complemented by views of the passing SkyTrain outside. Its chilled-out vibe attracts a social breed of traveler, offering computers, PlayStation, and a foosball table to help guests unwind after a day spent exploring, before retreating to the comfort and quiet of their newly renovated rooms.
Promising “harmony in the heart of the city,” Bangkok Patio certainly delivers. Designed with convenience in mind, guests can choose from studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom apartments, complete with fully equipped kitchens and modern appliances, a private balcony, satellite television, and high-speed WiFi. The building features a stylish swimming pool, sauna, and steam room for unwinding after a day spent exploring, and caters to families with a separate kid’s pool. There is also an on-site spa and exercise room, and longer-term rates are available for those spending more time in the Eastern City of Angels.
Just 500 metres from the nearest BTS station, Kencozy prioritizes comfort and convenience. Rooms are simple, modern, and bright, and common areas are well designed with a homey ambiance. The immediate area is packed with some of Ari’s best food stalls to fuel up on your fix of local cuisine.
A perfect retreat from the noise of central Bangkok, this clean and stylish B&B has a family-like atmosphere, popular with couples and families eager for relaxation while also after the convenience of the nearby SkyTrain. Staff are famously friendly and accommodating, while the facilities are modern and well-kept, offering a comfortable home away from home at a great value.