About Siam Square, Pratanum & Ploenchit
Shoppers Mekkah, Siam Square is a couple of blocks of world-class shopping centres accessible by public transport from all parts of the city. If your sole purpose of coming to Bangkok is shopping make sure you find a hotel in this neighbourhood. The roads converge to this central business district making it the most densely populated neighbourhood. Effective train network encircling these surroundings give a sense of convergence by linking all the shopping malls to BTS and accompanying walk-ways making it easy for shoppers to navigate from one shopping mall to another.
Exploring this area on foot amidst hordes of shoppers, traffic, street stalls and traffic on the road makes it a marathon to hope across to all malls in a day. Give yourself a few days if you are wan to explore this area fully and enjoy the richness of shopping and exploring fine restaurants and cafes etc.
The Ratchaprarop & Th Phetchaburi is a nucleus of outdoor dining.
Staff Picked Hotels in Siam Square
- Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square (right in front of MBK Centre)-- Editor's Pick
- Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Siam
- Mercure Bangkok Siam
- Pathumwan Princess Hotel
- Amari Watergate Bangkok (in front of Platinum Mall) - Editor's Pick
- The Sukosol Hotel ( Get on Paya Thai to get to Siam Station in 5 min)-- Editor's Pick