Sathorn is the heart of the Bangkok financial district and is characterised by imperious skyscrapers but despite this dominating skyline, down on the ground there is plenty to enjoy and experience too.
The infamous Patpong is one of those areas to experience as the neon-lit streets will send you into a daze. Patpong is known for its night market where hawkers will try and sell you anything from clothes, copied DVDs and prescription medicines while the area is also heavily populated with bars and clubs of all varieties. We can provide a Sathorn hotel that will offer welcome relief from this blast of entertainment. As Sathorn is the district of sparkling skyscrapers, checking out two of the most spectacular views of the city is absolutely essential. The Banyan Tree and Lebua State Tower both offer jaw-dropping panoramas of the capital but the rooftop bar at Lebua is only for those with a stomach for heights.
We offer Sathorn hotels that boast easy access to three of Bangkok’s most useful forms of public transport; the BTS Sky Train, the MRT Metro and the Chao Phraya Express Boat. The boat can be caught from the nearby Saphan Taksin BTS station and enables you to reach the neighbouring Bangkok highlights, Wat Arun and the Flower Market. The boat ride itself is also a Bangkok highlight and cruising along the choppy waters of the Chao Phraya is definitely photo-worthy. Wat Arun, or the Temple of Dawn as it is also known, is a hallowed Buddhist temple that can be clearly seen in all its glory from the river. Meanwhile the Flower Market is an assault on the senses as your eyes will be blown away by the vibrant flowers being towed around in enormous bundles and your nose will be taken aback by the smells.
If you’re travelling to Bangkok for business, the Queen Sirikit Convention Centre is readily accessible via the MRT which can be reached from any Sathorn hotel.Image from Diliff