If you are planning to shop while in Bangkok, it is recommended to book a hotel near shopping district in Sukhumvit because you will be in walking distance of shopping malls and you don’t have to commute very far. For first timers in the city, the hustle and bustle can be intimating because everyone looks very busy and the crowd is everywhere. One good thing about Bangkok is that you have a lot of options when it comes to shopping centers but not everyone has the time to visit them all. Here is a list of shopping centers you should not miss while in Sukhumvit.
- This is a trio of shopping establishments composed of Siam Paragon, Siam Discovery and Siam Center. It is one of the most well-known shopping centers in Bangkok. Aside from the unique stores and boutiques inside the malls, they also have the best interiors that will make anyone stop and admire its beauty. If you have enough of the trio, you can go outside these mega buildings and explore smaller stores such as Siam Square One.
- This is where you go when you want to find cheap clothing and does not mind going with the crowd. It is accessible through the BTS Skytrain where you stop at Mochit. From there you can visit both JJ Green Night Market and Chatuchak Weekend Market. This is your best choice if you are shopping on a budget. The only downside is that the markets are only available from Friday until Sunday.
- Victory Monument. At this stop is where you will find the Century Mall and the King Power Complex. All you have to do is board the BTS Skytrain. If you are looking for designer brands, King Complex is the place to go. Century Mall is much like a market but is setup indoors. This is where you can find cheap items as well as food.
- La Villa. This is a shopping mall you can access by stopping at Ari through the BTS Skytrain. The center is full with popup stalls and has loads of clothing, shoes and accessories for women.
There is no doubt that choosing a hotel near shopping district in Sukhumvit is your best choice if you want to have a lot of shopping options since it is also close to Palladium World Shopping Mall, Amarin Plaza, Central World, The Platinum Fashion Mall, Terminal 21 and Emporium Bangkok.