'Cheap Cheap' flight + hotel deals
Singaporean’s just can’t refuse a weekend getaway to our second favorite shopping and eating haven of the great South East… Bangkok! So much so it’s become our unofficial home away from home. Even right smack in Pratunam market, you can always take comfort in the bevy of Singaporean accents around us.
You don’t have to wishfully dream of your next Bangkok getaway, Expedia has just rolled out insane 3D2N BKK Flight and Hotel deals going for less than $190/pax that have us smiling from ear to ear! #cheapthrills
And just because it’s cheap, doesn’t mean it has to be bad - here are our top 12 picks!
1. Salil Hotel Sukhumvit Soi 11
Salil Hotel Sukhumvit Soi 11 is the first of the three Salil boutique hotels rooted in the Sukhumvit area. A three minute walk from Nana BTS Station, and 40 minute drive from the Suvarnabhumi Airport; you’ll get style and convenience at this prime location not to mention complimentary welcome drink and 20% discounts off in-house F&B.
This fancy cafe-bar with an open-air terrace is Marco Eat and Drink Store where guests can get breakfast, full bar service and meals off their a la carte menu.
Salil Hotel Sukhumvit Soi 11
Attractions in the vicinity: Chuvit Garden | Terminal 21 Shopping Mall | Pratunam Market | Siam Paragon Mall | Central Chidlom Department Store | Siam Square and MBK Center
GSS Promo Price: From 154 SGD /pax all in
2. The Residence on Thonglor
Sitting in the perfect centre of party central, Thonglor, The Residence on Thonglor is the perfect home base in the middle of Bangkok’s hipster haven. Decked out with a rooftop infinity pool, a virtual 18-hole golf course and putting green, a sauna and even an onsen; there’s not much more one could ask for from a hotel.
The Residence on Thonglor
Attractions in the vicinity: J Avenue Thonglor | EmQuartier | Emporium Shopping Complex | Dinosaur Planet | Benjasiri Park | Gateway Ekamai Mall | Terminal 21 Shopping Mall
GSS Promo Price: From 168 SGD /pax all in
3. Jasmine Grande Residence
Even in a food haven like Bangkok, if you’re a creature of habit like me, or a traveller with dietary requirements, having a kitchenette in your apartment can be a godsend.
Service apartments like Jasmine Grande Residence come fully furnished with a kitchen, so you won’t find yourself at wit’s end. They’ll also offer you all the perks of a hotel, along with the complete privacy of a home.
Normal travellers, don’t worry - Jasmine Grande Residence also provides guests with a morning breakfast buffet, concierge services, and tour/ticket assistance.
Source There’s also A SLIDE in their pool!
If you’ve left the swimsuit at home, fret not. They have an tennis court, island gym and even a running track.
Give your ears a break from frisky kids at the outdoor pool and bubble it up in their jacuzzi! Source
Jasmine Grande Residence
Attractions in the vicinity: Gateway Ekamai Mall | Tesco Lotus Sukhumvit 50 | K Village | J Avenue Thonglor | Emporium Shopping Complex | EmQuartier
GSS Promo Price: From $158/pax all in
4. Alt Hotel Nana
Eat, shop, rave, repeat. But should you want to squeeze in some time for sleep, Alt Nana will be your rest from the Bangkok bustle and come complete with minibar, toiletries and of course complimentary WiFi for you to plan the next activity!
They’ve an electric shuttle service to and from Sukhumvit road, so you’ve easy access to the Nana BTS and the rest of Bangkok.
Just top up S$3.27 (per day) for access to their all-you-can eat breakfast buffet, an epic upgrade from my regular kopitiam kopi-toast set for the same price.
Alt Hotel Nana
Attractions in the vicinity: Terminal 21 | Chuvit Garden | Siam Paragon Mall | Pratunam Market | Siam Square | MBK Center | Baiyoke Tower II
GSS Promo Price: From $154 / pax all in
5. Salil Hotel Sukhumvit - Soi Thonglor 1
Salil Hotel Sukhumvit is a perfect boutique hotel for novelty-seekers aiming to take on the neighbourhood of Thonglor, with attractions like J Avenue, Gateway Ekamai Mall, and Emquartier all within a 2 km radius!
This autumn themed Premier Balcony Room is part of their “Saville” building, which has each of its floors designed to the four seasons.
Kick start your getaway watching DVDs or listening to you favorite summer soundtracks with their complimentary DVD and CD rentals. Fingers crossed that our favorite Thai movies come subtitled.
Alfresco breakfast for you? Here you’re dining full-out European style
Salil Hotel Sukhumvit - Soi Thonglor 1
Attractions in the vicinity: J Avenue Thonglor | EmQuartier | Emporium Shopping Complex | Gateway Ekamai Mall | Benjasiri Park | K Village | Dinosaur Planet
GSS Promo Price: From $156/pax all in
6. Bangkok Palace Hotel
Right across the Makkasan Railway Station and minutes from the Airport Rail Link, you won’t need a 40 minute cab ride to get todoorstep from the Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
Live out your shopaholic dreams right in the shopping and food district of Pratunam. Drop off your midday loot and recharge before heading out to again for some heavy duty shopping.
Simply add S$11.50 for breakfast. That’s not much to ask considering the flight and stay is less than $200
Bangkok Palace Hotel
Attractions in the vicinity: Pratunam Market | Baiyoke Tower II | Platinum Fashion Mall | Trimurti Shrine | Ganesha Shrine | Central Chidlom Department Store
GSS Promo Price: From $146/pax all in
7. Asoke Residence Sukhumvit
What’s your favorite shade of blue? The outdoor pool or the convenience of Bangkok MRT blue line right at your doorstep (Petchaburi Station). Asoke Residence Sukhumvit gives you both!
Aside from being a 5-minute walk away from Asoke BTS Station, if you’re down for a local tour of the Grand Palace or some of Bangkok’s temples, this 4-star residence offers three different tour routes starting from 200 baht.
Asoke Residence Sukhumvit
Attractions in the vicinity: Terminal 21 | EmQuartier | Emporium | Pratunam Market | Siam Paragon Mall | Chuvit Garden | Fortune Town Mall | Central Plaza Grand Rama 9 | Dinosaur Planet
GSS Promo Price: From $158/pax all in
8. Hotel Solo Sukhumvit 2
Another boutique hotel in the action-packed area of Sukhumvit is Hotel Solo Sukhumvit 2.
Just minutes away from the Ploenchit BTS Station, this cosy boutique hotel and its round the clock tuk tuk shuttle service will make getting to the hottest attractions a breeze.
Stay up to date with the city’s happenings and with complimentary copies of the Bangkok Post, The Nation and magazines on request. Toast to adventure on Cloud 9, their rooftop bar, or burn off some calories in their lap pool.
They’ve also got Global Doctor services, providing comprehensive medical attention to Solo’s guests, so you’re definitely more than safe from the flu or any poolside mishaps.
Hotel Solo Sukhumvit 2
Attractions in the vicinity: Chuvit Garden | Terminal 21 | Benjakitti Park | Central Chidlom Department Store | Siam Paragon Mall | Pratunam Market
GSS Promo Price: From $164/pax all in
9. Salil Hotel Sukhumvit Soi 8
Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport is only a half hour drive to Salil Hotel Sukhumvit Soi 8, which caters to both business and leisure travellers in distinctive western flamboyance. All rooms are soundproof and come with free Wi-Fi, so you won’t have to set aside extra cash just to stream your favourite tv shows through the night.
Sukhumvit MRT is a 15 minute walk away, but Salil Hotel also has a designated electric golf cart to chauffeur you back and forth, so you’re only 2 minutes from the Sukhumvit main street or Nana BTS Station!
Get a special taste of renowned Thai hospitality of Salil Hotel, with a complimentary welcome drink, and 20% off in-hotel food and beverages.
Salil Hotel Sukhumvit Soi 8
Attractions in the vicinity: Chuvit Garden | Terminal 21 | Benjakitti Park | Dinosaur Planet | Queen Sirikit National Convention Center
GSS Promo Price: From $156/pax all in
10. Mode Sathorn Hotel
Awarded the “hotel with bounciest bed” award by Asia Rooms, a night in Mode Sathorn Hotel comes with legit assurance that your sleep will be uninterrupted and pure bliss.
If Bangkok BTS is your preferred mode of travel, the Surasak Station is just outside, and you’re but 4 stops from definitive Bangkok Centre (Siam). With a roof-top bar and infinity pool, you’ll be able to take in the Bangkok cityscape without the expensive city-centre rates.
Source Mode’s outdoor rooftop bar on the 38th floor
Mode Sathorn Hotel
Attractions in the vicinity: Bangkok Seashell Museum | Sri Mariamman Temple | Wat Yan Nawa| Neilson Hays Library | Si Phraya Pier | River City Shopping Complex | Sena Fest | Patpong Night Market | Thaniya Plaza
GSS Promo Price: From $187/pax all in
11. Villa Phra Sumen
Seek out a more culturally immersive trip at Old Bangkok’s Villa Phra Sumen with easy access to some of the city’s most historical highlights. Located in Khao San, this hotel is less than a 10-minute walk from the Democracy Monument, Wat Ratchanadda, and Grand Palace.
Tastefully and functionally furnished and with private balconies overlooking the picnic area of the Villa’s courtyard, consider getting a Thai massage in the outdoor grass cottages.
Rop Khrung canal of Old Bangkok Source
Villa Phra Sumen
Attractions in the vicinity: Bangkok Seashell Museum | Sri Mariamman Temple | Wat Yan Nawa| Neilson Hays Library | Si Phraya Pier | River City Shopping Complex| Sena Fest | Patpong Night Market | Thaniya Plaza
GSS Promo Price: From $177/pax all in
Just a mere 5-minute walk from the Nana BTS station, CheQinn is one for the sophisticated budget traveller. With tons of places to party and eat in the Nana vicinity, and a 24-hour reception, this stylish hostel checks all the boxes.
With 4, 6 or 8 beds to a futuristic room, you can decide just how much company you’d like in these dormitories exactly. Each bed comes with its own locker and reading light.
If romance is in the Bangkok air and dorm rooms won’t cut it for you lovebirds, CheQinn offers privacy in a 30 sqm space - their Double Bed Private Rooms that come with ensuite toilets.
Source Their in-house bar, library, and pool table will also make for fun nights in!
Attractions in the vicinity: Siam Paragon Mall | Pratunam Market | Siam Square | MBK Center
GSS Promo Price: From $122/pax all in
Book your trip to the Land of Smiles with Expedia
You’ve got now till 14th August to enjoy these great rates - save up to 50% when you book your accommodation with Expedia, and up to 31% when you book both flight and hotel.
But don’t worry if you can’t travel anytime in the near future because the travelling period extends all the way to 31st December 2016.
Don’t limit yourself to just Bangkok, Expedia GSS sale extends to other paradisiacal destinations as well. With all-inclusive 3D2N trips to Bali starting from only $221, and Krabi and Koh Samui flight and hotel packages going for as low as $111 - your next beach holiday is only a click away!
*All prices accurate at time of posting
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