The SpaceMy apartment is perfectly designed to comfortably host 2 guests. It's spacious and home-like with all amenities you need, whether for long or short stay (pantry, 2 flat TVs (140+channels), washing machine, heated shower and high speed Internet). The building interior is fine-hotel-like designed with excellent facilities. It's located by Thonglor (Sukhumvit 55) which is virtually center to Bangkok CBD.
If this apartment isn't vacant during your traveling period, please consider my other apartment in the same building.
https://airbnb.com/rooms/11776821 Guest AccessYou'll have the entire apartment. Please feel free to use the kitchen. You also have hi-speed internet and access to Pool, well-equipped gym, as well as steam and sauna.
The gym and pool are on 9th floor. Please use key card to access.
Wifi password = s(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)@ Interaction with GuestsEither myself or my partner will personally meet you on arrival to show you the room and facilities, and to explain policy and liability for use of the apartment.
If we're not available, please get the key from the lobby security. We will prep the key for your arrival. The NeighborhoodThe apartment is conveniently located next to Thonglor (ทองหล่อ) or Sukhumvit Soi 55. Thong Lor has become the hot spot in town over the last few years, known for its excellent choice of upmarket and fashionable restaurants, along with plenty of trendy spots to drink the night away. As a large percentage of the Japanese expat population lives here, there are plenty of excellent izakaya, ramen, and sushi joints, and even a restaurant and shop village known as Nihonmura (Japantown).
The area is known among locals for it’s ever growing community of food, shopping malls, stylistic designs and of course more food. Being dropped off in one of the most developed areas of Bangkok, you will be amazed by the number of choices you have. The researchers call it ‘Paralysis by Analysis’, Bangkokians will call it ‘just another day in Thonglor, Bangkok’. Fear not, we have made a general guideline and lists of friendly advice to solve this very problem, showing you only the best of Thonglor, Bangkok has to offer.
Thong Lor has an amazing collection of drinking spots, from Japanese izikaya watering holes to loud nightclubs packed with young Thais to quiet and sleek expat bars. Some of the best cocktails in town are to be found here, like the Brazilian caiparinhias at the Retro Bar or the exotic mixes using Thai ingredients (like a lycheegrass collins) at Soul Food Mahanakorn.
Daylife | What to do in Thonglor during the day.
There are multitudes of things to do in Thonglor during the day. Obviously, you have to plan out your day accordingly to avoid the weather (Find out more about that here). Since not everybody will enjoy the same activities, we make sure that this list comprises of things that everybody can enjoy. So whether you are into sports, art or shopping, you can be sure to find this article useful:
- Au Bon Pain at J avenue
Within this area, J avenue has a ton of activities to offer. Being a community mall, you may find a lot of coffee shops, restaurants, Bowling and one of the best premium food markets in Thonglor, Bangkok:
– Major Bowl & Karaoke: situated on the third floor of the building. Opening Hours: 1PM-10PM
– Villas Market: On the bottom floor of J avenue, this is one of the best branches of malls in town and you may find high-quality food and exported goods. Open Hours: 10AM-10PM.
Location: J Avenue Sukhumvit 55, Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110
A high-end lifestyle mall in the middle of Thonglor with a lot of boutique stores and shopping options. If you like shopping premium goods, health & beauty products and services, look no further.
Location: Ei8ht Thonglor Eight Thonglor Residences, Klongton Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110
For those looking for indoor physical activities, whether it is Rock climbing, swimming or Badminton. Racquet has the highest quality equipment and service in town. It has its own Gym, squash, badminton, tennis, boxing, swimming, sauna, jacuzzi, a golf simulator, so if you are looking to break a sweat, or spend an entire day really look no further.
Location: Racquet Club 8 Soi Sukhumvit 49, Between Phrom phong & Thonglor, Khlong Toei, Bangkok, 10110; Thailand, Bangkok, 10110
"Thonglor arena 10"
Melt Me at Arena 10
Arena 10 is one of the bigger community malls in the area. Fitted with multiple shops, restaurants (Tokiya, Sushi Otaru, Melt me and many more), night clubs (Funky Villa and DEMO) and even a football field. One can easily spend his/her entire day in this area alone.
Location: Thonglor Arena (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Soi Thonglor 10, Sukhumvit 63 Rd., Klongtan Nuea, Bangkok 10110.
"White ball golf academy"
This place is dedicated to help people interested in golf training. You can be at any skill level, Beginner or otherwise. The service provides a wide variety of training, including Golf Simulators and video recordings.
Location: White ball golf academy 235, 2nd Floor, Test Thonglor Tower, Soi Thonglor 11, Sukhumvit 55 Rd., Klongtan nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110
A new twist to your typical bar experience, paint bar now allows you to come in and create your own masterpiece within only 3 hours. There are instructors as well as a how-to guide, so there is no art-background needed.
Location: Paintbar Bangkok 6th floor – Piman 49 46/4 Sukhumvit soi 49 Khlong Tan, Watthana, Bangkok 10110
"Arete Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu"
(special thanks to our reader: Jon for his recommendation)
whether you are an avid Martial Artist, or an elite fighter, you should come take a look at Arete BJJ. The place offers multiple classes specifically for Brazilian Jiu Jutsu (one of the more popular and trending martial arts practice today). Arete (meaning ‘excellence’) provide fun and valuable self defense teaching, definitely take a look at Arete BJJ for a great martial arts experience (First lesson is also free!).
Location: 117/6 Panjit Tower. 2nd Floor. Sukhumvit 55 Rd. Klonton-nua Wattana Bangkok 10110
Divine Yoga is Thonglor/Bangkok’s premier authentic yoga studio. Unlike other yoga studios, which has become more of mainstream trends, Divine Yoga focuses on representing true knowledge and practice of traditional yoga. The place provides wide variety of classes you may have never seen before, including Bollywood and Indian dances.
Location: Divine Yoga 283 Sukhumvit Rd, Phra Khanong, Klong Toei, Bangkok 10110
"Divana Divide Spa"
Although this branch is in Thonglor, Bangkok has multiple Divana chains of spa & massage locations across the town. Although it is priced a little higher than every other massage places out there. Divana focuses on giving you the top notch, best spa experience you can find.
Location: Divana Divine Spa 103 Thonglor 17 Sukhumvit 55, Klongtan Nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10100 Thailand
Other than these locations, if you want to find a place to relax in Bangkok, there are parks that are accessible by BTS and are very close to Thonglor, you can find out more about that in the article here.
Nightlife | What to do in Thonglor at night.
When it comes to night life, Thonglor offers the highest quality clubs and bars you can find. Forget the sketchy gogo bars and tourist shows you are used to, this place is where the real Thai Party goers come to celebrate a weekend. Again, we will only make a small list of only the best locations real Bangkokians love to go.
Have you ever heard of Molecular Gastronomy Bar? Me neither. Not until I have heard of Myst, a bar that put a new spin on your typical drinks and cocktails using molecular mixology. Myst is one of the most modern looking bar out there. Definitely give them a try if you enjoy night life.
Location: Myst 171 Soi Sukhumvit 63 (Ekamai) Klongton-Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110
"Fat Gut’z Saloon"
FatGut’z Saloon is a small and cozy bar in Thonglor, Bangkok. The place has great music, food, cocktails and all-around good vibes. It gives you the experience of a full, engaged and lively bar atmosphere.
Location: FatGut’z Saloon 1/F, Grass Thonglor, 264 Thong Lor 12, Bangkok 10110
A bit more about Fat Gut’z Saloon.
A big club with a rooftop open space in the middle of Thonglor. They focus on the top quality Pop/Rock and electronic music. On multiple occasions, you will see the hottest, most famous Thai bands and singers performing life here at Muse. If you like nightclubs with the best music, you will like what Muse has to offer.
Location: Muse 159/8 Thonglor 10 Bangkok 10110
Demo is one of the top tier night clubs in Thonglor, Bangkok is famous for its vibrant night life and gritty locations. Well, Demo may seem like an abandoned location on the outside, but the inside of the place is definitely one of the coolest best parties the city has to offer.
Location: Demo 225/9-10, Sukhumvit Road, Klong Tan Nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110
Being right in the center of Arena 10 and only a little bit of walk away from Muse and Nunglen, Funky Villa is a fine indoor and outdoor clubbing venue for the Younger crowds looking for good music and spacious dance floor.
Location; Funky Villa 225/9-10, Sukhumvit Road, Klong Tan Nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110
"HOBS House of Beer"
As the name implies, Hobs is the best place to enjoy high-quality beer and a great environment. The Belgian-themed pub is constantly packed with people, especially after work. For those looking for a great variety of European brews, don’t hesitate to check out Hobs.
Location; HOBS 522/3 Soi Sukhumvit 55, Sukhumvit Road, Klongtan nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110.
"Nunglen & EscoBar"
Nunglen & EscoBar, the 2 night life venues offer one of the best party spot in town. While Nunglen is packed everyday of the week, fitted with lots of local bands. Escobar is usually busy on the weekends and offer mostly techno music and EDM. These places offer great options to your night life crisis.
Location; Nunglen & Escobar Ekkamai Rd. Klongton Neu, Wattana 217 Sukhumvit 63, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110
That’s it for the concise guide to the activities you can do in Thonglor, Bangkok. I hope you find these places useful, if you have any locations in Thonglor you love to go to yourself, don’t hesitate to let us know in the comment section. We will keep this list updated regularly so you can be sure to find new places and services to go to.
An army marches on its stomach! If you want to find something to eat before exploring This trendy area, check the guide to Thonglor restaurants out
After reading our articles and you feel you want to stay Thonglor for a few more days? If so, this Thonglor hotel & hostel guide would be the article you are looking for! Getting AroundLocated at the end of Thong Lor (Sukhumvit Soi 55), a 2km stretch filled with great food, both local delicacies and Japanese / Western. For roast duck lovers, the excellent Mandarin Duck Restaurant just a few steps from the apartment.
There are numerous cafes along the streets of Thong Lor and Ekkamai, which are great relaxing places to sip a cup of coffee and read. And do take some time to explore the little bustling street market just under the bridge.
From Thong Lor BTS, you can take the red coloured public bus for 7 baht right to the end of Soi 55 (stops just before the bridge), which saves you a little walking at the end of a day of exploring. A great experience and break from the crowds in the bustling city centre."
Alternatively, the boat pier is just 4 minutes walk from the apartment and will adventurously take you to inner city in less than 17 minutes.
To get to the apartment, the best options are:
1) If you arrive during the DAY TIME, take the airport link from Suvannabhumi airport to Makkasan Station. From there, take the taxi. you may experience some traffic congestion during 17:00-20:00. The other than hours should be fine. Tell the driver to
1.1 - Go to "Condo THRU Thonglor"
1.2 - Make U Turn at Charn Issara Tower 2
1.3 - Drive pass top of Thonglor avenue, you should immediately see the condo (Notice MAX Value super market sign on ground level).
2) If you arrive after 10pm, just take the taxi straight from the airport.
Use the same direction 1.1 and 1.3.
To go to BTS, you can:
1) Take the taxi which takes 5-7 mins to BTS Thonglor station
2) Take bus to MRT Petchburi station (10 minutes)
3) Take boat to city center (a bit adventurous) the pier is 4 minutes walk from the apartment Other Things to NoteTo get to apartment, depending on which airport you're coming from. If you're coming from Don Muang airport, the only way to apartment is by taxi. In fact, it's the only to travel to city. You'll need to take the toll way to shorten the travel time. It should cost your around 300 excluding 50+70 toll fees.
If you're coming from Suvannabhumi airport, you can either take taxi straight to apartment or take airport train to Makasan station. From there, take the taxi. This will shorten the travel time and having to wait in a long taxi queue.
Please look for the map picture in the apartment gallery. It's the one in red color. The driver will know where to come. If needed, plus don't hesitate to call me. (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) or (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) arrive at the apartment, please get the key from the lobby security lady. Ask for key for room 340 on 23 floor.
Kindly turn off the Aircon and all appliances before leaving the apartment to conserve the electricity.