Stay In Bangkok’s Top Spots At These 13 Incredible Hotels Under USD55


Sharifah Yusoff •  Mar 10, 2017

Bangkok is definitely the place to be when it comes to visiting rich historical landmarks, eating flavorsome Thai fare and going on shopping hauls that won’t cost you a pretty penny.

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With so much to see and eat and do, choosing the best hotel to retreat and rejuvenate - especially at a good location should be a priority so your days in Bangkok are efficiently convenient. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered and have broken down the city into some prime spots! Here are our best picks for halal hotel in Bangkok under USD55?

Note: You may wish to note that for any holiday destination, there are peak seasons that affect accommodation rates. Do check the prices before making a booking.

Fares shown are based on a search from 26 to 30 March. 

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Home to Bangkok’s wholesale fashion district, Pratunam is strewn with wholesale fashion malls and street markets. It also houses Bangkok's IT supplies treasure trove Pantip Plaza. Pratunam is ideal for wholesale business people or if you’re ready to do an entire haul of bargain fashion and apparels!

1. Lemontea Hotel

Located in the heart of Thailand’s premier wholesale fashion market, Lemontea Hotel is a great base from which to start your shopping spree in Pratunam. While the BTS Skytrain is a 10-minute walk, popular shopping spots like Platinum Fashion Mall, Siam Paragon and Central World are closer by. Save the money from transportation to spend more on clothes? ?

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Each of the rooms in Lemontea are cleverly inspired by the varieties of beverages like Matcha Green Tea, Latte, O-liang (Thai iced coffee) and Earl Grey. You can expect decorative cups, teapots and the pleasant pastels of green matcha, brown latte, and cool greys in each fully air-conditioned room!

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This picture-perfect hotel is Instagram-worthy right from its entrance, to its lobby and its cosy rooms. Don’t be surprise to see your camera roll filled with views of this hotel?

Rates: From USD48/from SGD66/from MYR198/from IDR723,399

Tel: +66 2 693 5499

Address: 55 Soi Petchaburi 15, Petchaburi Road, Ratchathewi, Pratunam, Bangkok, Thailand


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2. Gaam Hotel

For a cosy and affordable stay, look no further than Gaam Hotel! This hotel impresses right from the lobby?

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The rooms feature elevated beds, cool greys and warm wood accents for a cohesive stylish feel. Other amenities include a minibar, climate control, satellite TV, en-suite bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

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A short walk will take you to Central World Plaza, The Grand Palace and Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) in 10 minutes. The hotel is also about a 10 minutes walk to Madame Tussauds Bangkok and Jim Thompson House.

Rates: From USD36/from SGD50/from MYR150/from IDR 548,802

Telephone: +66 2 001 6256

Address: 39/33 Phetchaburi 15, PhayaThai , Ratchathewi, Pratunam, Bangkok, Thailand, 10400



The epicenter of shopping in Bangkok - Siam, is home to some of the city’s most popular shopping malls like Siam Center, Siam Paragon and the MBK. Siam boasts of a youthful vibe because of the nearby university so expect trendy fashion outlets and Instagram-worthy cafes! Siam is ideal for the extreme shoppers and anyone who wants to be in the heart of the vibrant city life.

3. Happy 3 Hotel

For a stylish stay, hop on over to Happy 3 in Siam. Happy 3 Hotel is only a five minute walk from Saphan Huachang Pier. From there, it's just a five minute boat ride to the popular Platinum Mall. The wooden panels and cosy neutrals of whites and greys makes the rooms ooze a modern feel. Perfect for those who appreciate the minimalist concept! Can you sense the those Japanese-Muji vibes?☺️

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Before retiring to your room after a hard day’s work of bargaining for the best deals, rejuvenate yourself  at Happy 3’s recreational outdoor pool!

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Stop over their rooftop to take in the incredible city view. The abundance of natural light and lush greenery makes it the perfect backdrop for all your #ootd pictures. Getting around Bangkok is definitely not a challenge when you have both the BTS National Stadium Station BTS Ratchathewi Station within walking distances from the hotel.

Rates: From USD54/from SGD74/from MYR225/from 819,399

Address: 33 Soi Kasemsan 3, Rama 1 Rd, Wangmai, Pathumwan, Siam, Bangkok, Thailand, 10330



The locus of all things trendy, the 18km road of Sukhumvit has something for everyone: fashionable restaurants, mega malls, exciting night scene and everything else in between. For travellers who want a morsel of all that Bangkok has to offer, Sukhumvit may be home to your next accommodation!

4. T|H|A City Loft Hotel

If there is one hotel to epitomise aesthetics, it would surely be T|H|A City Loft! Its high-ceiling lobby alone is enough to entice you into a stay with the promise of more aesthetically pleasing areas within the hotel.

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And their beautifully simple rooms certainly do not disappoint. These Superior rooms are 20-22 square meter with an ensuite bathroom. Each room also features hand-painted illustrations which differ from each other. The entire hotel exudes a contemporary feel, from the art to the stylish overall grey scheme coupled with tasteful wood accents!

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Step outside to T|H|A’s open space to catch glimpses of the Main Ekamai Road neighbourhood. The Ekamai BTS Skytrain is about 500 meters and Park Lane Community Mall and Major Cineplex are both walking distances from the hotel.

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Rates: From USD38/from SGD52/from MYR158/from IDR576,182

Telephone: +66 27 140 888

Address: 12 Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand


5. Salil Hotel Thonglor

Inspired by some of Spain’s most picturesque cities, Salil Hotel Thonglor offers the charming European-style way of living with its colourfully vibrant decor and luxuriously spacious rooms. You don’t have to break your bank to get a feel of Granada, Seville and Barcelona here in Salil Hotel Thonglor?

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A suave ambiance presides in each room that features parquet floors, vintage decor, and pops of contemporary styling. Spacious, clean and stylish - what more can you ask for? ?

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The hotel is 3 minutes away to the Thonglor Skytrain Station, making it easily accessible to shopping and entertainment districts in the city.

Rates: From USD51/from SGD70/from MYR212/from IDR 771,896

Telephone: +66 85 833 7883

Address: 53 Sukhumvit Rd, Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand


6. S33 Compact Hotel

Fuss-free does not mean you compromise on elegance; S33 Compact Hotel offers an elegant stay with its modern minimalist design featuring that classic monochromatic palette for their rooms. S33 is the more affordable option from the better known ‘S Group’, a slick luxury boutique cluster found in the hip Sukhumvit area.

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This hotel certainly has the allure of contemporary living - a spacious room, neutrals of taupe and black. Why resist!

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The hotel is a short walk to Phrom Phrong Skytrain Station, Emporium Luxury Mall and Benjasiri Park.

Rates: From USD 37/from SGD51/from MYR153/from IDR559,891

Telephone: +66 2 261 4610

Address: 9/10-14, Soi Sukhumvit 33, Klongtoey-Nua, Wattana, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand


7. PlayHaus Thonglor Hotel

Step into a whimsical respite in bustling Bangkok at PlayHaus Thonglor. Once you see the fascinating decor and ambience, it may be hard to believe that you’re not part of an actual theatre production. A different theme forms the overarching concept of each floor with the first floor being Romeo and Juliet, the second inspired by Mary Poppins and the third carries the magic of Aladdin?

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These charming and cosy rooms are meticulously decorated to match the ambience of each play. When a hotel is this dedicated to make each room special, you know you’ll be impressed by their service as well!

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To move around the city, PlayHaus is located near the BTS Thong Lo Station and the Ekkamai Bus Station.

Rates: From USD45/from SGD62/from MYR187/from IDR681,037

Tel: 02 712 5747-8

Address: 205/22-23 Sukhumvit soi 55 (Thonglor) Klongton Nua, Wattana Bangkok, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand, 10110


8. S Box Sukhumvit Hotel

A shoebox-like hotel room may not inspire much but S Box Sukhumvit highlights how compact spaces may be all you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Featuring international modern architecture, S Box Sukhumvit offers unique rooms with a glass-wall window overlooking Benjasiri Park!

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This modern architecture ensures a generous flow of natural light from the ceiling-high window. You can easily check off simple, comfortable and convenient when you stay at S Box Sukhumvit?

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A little walk brings you to Phromphong BTS station, which is the perfect base to bring you to Bangkok’s nightlife hotspots.

Rates: From USD32/from SGD44/from MYR133/from IDR487,183

Address: 4 Sukhumvit 31, Klongtoey-Nua,Wattana,Bangkok, Sukhumvit, Bangkok,Thailand 10110


9. Thee Bangkok Hotel

Luxury need not necessarily be synonymous with a hefty price tag, so come indulge in a swanky European-style hotel for the ultimate stylish stay over at Thee Bangkok Hotel! The modern European-style is evident throughout the hotel with its lobby featuring the classical high back sofas. The purple taupe of the furniture adds just the right touch of colour to the neutral palette that is prominent at Thee Bangkok.

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Luxury does not stop at the first floor. In fact, your room is so swanky that you might not want to leave the room! I mean...at least you get to save on the money you spend on shopping??

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Thee Bangkok is about half a kilometer away from the Asok BTS Station and the Sukhumvit MRT Station so transferring lines to explore the city would be a breeze!

Rates: From USD41/from SGD56/from MYR170/from IDR622,797

Address: 9/1 Soi Sukhumvit 20 Sukhumvit Road Klong Toei, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand, 10110


10. Check Inn Regency Park

Located in the heart of Sukhumvit Road, this hotel is only a five minute walk from Emporium Shopping Mall and interchange stations. It might be rated only three-stars but the quality of it's room and services surpasses those stars, with it's wide space and tasteful furnishing☺️

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And if you ever need some fresh air, head over to the hotel's outdoor pool which boasts amazing views of the city? I say it's perfect to just sit back and soak yourself in both the water and the view!

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Rates: From USD42/from SGD57/from MYR174/from IDR637,922

Address: 9/1 Soi Sukhumvit 20 Sukhumvit Road Klong Toei, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand, 10110


Bangkok Riverside

The heartland of Bangkok’s historical roots begin here at Bangkok Riverside! Against the glittering backdrop of historical temples and palaces, present day water-taxis now cruise through the river while ferrying commuters. This area is great for travellers looking to stay within the city without the hustle of downtown Bangkok.

11. New Siam Riverside

A splendid view of the beautiful Chao Phraya River, along which this charming hotel is located, can be enjoyed by guests from their rooms!

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Refresh in their outdoor swimming pool or watch the city sky fade from azure to navy from their restaurant situated right by the river; the riverfront view is a priority that New Siam Riverside proudly offers.

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New Siam Riverside is also conveniently located within 10 minutes walking distances to Khao San Road and the National Museum Bangkok. A further 10 minutes takes you to The Grand Palace. Time to get immerse in the country’s culturally-rich history ?

Rates: From USD51/from SGD70/from MYR211/from IDR774,603

Telephone number: (66) 0-2282-2795

Address: 21 Phra-A-Thit Road, Chanasongkram, Phranakorn, Bangkok Riverside, Bangkok, Thailand, 10200


12. Baan Pra Nond Bed & Breakfast

Retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city right here at Baan Pra Nond Bed & Breakfast! This family-run B&B sits on a 70-year-old Thai Colonial house that used to be the site for Thailand’s former Supreme Court Justice?

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Staying true to it's historical roots, this B&B retains it's colonial aura which adds on to its charm. This B&B offers a quaint, private, and homely atmosphere not found anywhere else in the city!

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Located just outside the central Silom area, it is not far from the Chao Phraya River and a short taxi ride will bring you to either Sathorn Pier or the Surasak Skytrain BTS station.

Rates: From USD46/from SGD63/from MYR191/from IDR698,678

Telephone: +66 2 212 2242

Address: 18/1 Charoen Rat Road, Yanawa, Sathorn, Sathorn, Bangkok, Thailand, 10120


13. The Myth - Sud Sathorn

The hotel’s building is said to be restored from a hundred-year old establishment which is why The Myth Sud Sathorn still maintains its shophouse-like facade?

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Every teak furniture featured in the rooms are custom-ordered from Chiang Mai with ascents of colours decorating the rooms with vibrancy. This family-run boutique hotel promises a charming, comfortable and convenient stay in Bangkok!

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Fork out just $10 more to book your own loft-style room!

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The Myth Sud Sathorn is easily accessible from BTS Saphan Taksin Station which is a minute’s walk away. The hotel is also close to Saphan Taksin Pier so don’t miss out on the chance to board the ferries travelling along the Chao Phraya River, and soak in the sights of the Grand Palace (Wat Phra Kaeo), Flower Market (Pak Klong Talat) and Asiatique Market!

#HHWT Tip: While the hotel boasts of a historic venue and modern rooms, its location on Sathorn Tai Road can get quite busy and noisy at times. You may wish to keep this in mind if a quiet relaxing stay is what you’re after.

Rates: From USD43/from SGD59/from MYR178/from IDR653,312

Tel: +66 2 2124155

Address: 235-239 Sathorn Tai Road, Yannawa, Sathorn, Bangkok Riverside, Bangkok, Thailand, 10120


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These hotels show that you don’t have to pay top dollar to enjoy comfort and a taste of luxury. Splurge on other expenses instead? Seek the perfect location for your vacation needs so go on. Get packing and explore these incredible hotels!