Complemented along its complete length with the fast and easy BTS, Sukhumvit Road is definitely the heart and soul of business oriented Bangkok. In this area you'll discover a number of the city's fascinating shopping malls and dining establishments, along with bustling street side gift shops and street food carts.
Many small business owners line this never-ending road, with the side streets, that feed off the main road, packed with watering holes and night clubs. Holidaymakers together with corporate travellers will discover that the Sukhumvit Rd area is one of the most practical places to stay in Bangkok, with plenty of convenient hotel accommodation possibilities. There are many excellent cheap hotel choices (that are far better than hectic and problematic Khao San Rd.), and having immediate access to the BTS means that you'll be able to go to anyplace you want to, whenever you want to. Which with Bangkok's traffic problems, just makes life that little bit easier.
Traveller Tip: Siam (pronounced See-yam) BTS is situated in the middle of the Rajadaprasong shopping malls. Its sheltered walkways join it to an assortment of Bangkok's bigger and lavish department stores, however regrettably there aren't many lifts for wheelchairs or push chairs.Read more +