There is a lot to be said for booking a cheap hotel near the Phrom Phong BTS station. Not only will you be located in one of the most exciting and vibrant areas in Bangkok. But you’ll also be within easy walking distance of the most popular form of public transit in the city, the BTS Skytrain.
You’ll have your choice of some of the most upscale shopping in the Phrom Phong area of Bangkok, which you’ll be able to afford by booking a cheap hotel near the BTS in Phrom Phong. The Phrom Phong BTS station is perched above the main artery of Sukhumvit Road, with the Emporium shopping mall on one side of the station and its sister, the Emquartier located on the other side of the station.
These two malls contain some of the most well-known brand shops in the world. You’ll be able to enjoy shopping at them by virtue of the money you save by finding a cheap hotel in the middle of this exciting area of the city.
Explore the Markets of Bangkok
But just because you’re saving all this money on your upcoming holiday, doesn’t mean you have to spend it all. The BTS provides quick and easy access to all the famous night markets and flea markets in the city. It also provides direct access to the granddaddy of them all, the famous Chatuchak Weekend Market.
This world-famous offers hundreds of stalls selling just about everything you could imagine, for much less than you’d pay in tourist shops and stores. If you’re eager to pick up bargains on Thailand souvenirs like clothing, handicrafts, jewelry and silk cloth, Chatuchak should be your destination.
But the other markets of Bangkok are just as interesting. Talad Rot Fai is one of the oldest markets in the city. Simply transfer from the BTS to the MRT one stop past Phrom Phong at the BTS Asoke station. Take the MRT to the Thailand Cultural MRT Station and cross Ratchada Road. You’ll become surrounded with people selling all sorts of merchandise from well-organised stalls.
This market also features some of Bangkok’s famous and delicious street food. Sample Pad Thai, Som Tam and Satay as you browse among the new and used goods on display.
Or venture down to Silom Road to wander down the road among the many stalls of the Silom Night Market. Pick up cheap phone accessories, t-shirts, shorts, women’s wear. Just take the BTS to Siam Station, transfer to the Silom Line, and in just minutes you can be shopping to your heart’s delight.
Discover Phrom Phong
The Phrom Phong area is also home to some of the best Japanese cuisine in the city. Japanese expats have made the area their home away from home. The number of Japanese restaurants makes it a must-see for anyone who loves Japanese food.
You can spend days just seeing the sights and sampling the flavours available right around your cheap hotel near the BTS in Phrom Phong.