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Suvarnabhumi Airport254 locals recommend
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Quick stats about vacation rentals in Bangkok

  • Total rentals

    28K properties

  • Total number of reviews

    469K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    5.9K properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    1.8K properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    16K properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    14K properties have a dedicated workspace

Your guide to Bangkok

All About Bangkok

Located along the Chao Phraya River in central Thailand, Bangkok is a vibrant capital city with magnificent temples, palaces adorned with golden accents, and a thriving hawker food scene, from peanut-topped pad thai to crab-based creations. There are multiple neighborhoods to explore in Thailand’s cultural and political hub — such as the bustling Chinatown, lined with brightly colored signage, signature street food booths, and outdoor shopping stalls. Along the city’s many canals you’ll find Bangkok’s famous floating markets selling staples like fresh seafood, local produce, and sweets.

Rattanakosin Island in the core of the city is home to the National Theatre, the Grand Palace with its towering golden spires, and the National Museum, where you can see traditional clothing, wood carvings, and musical instruments alongside a collection of fine art. As nighttime rolls around, Bangkok’s nocturnal scene is as varied as the city itself with clubs, karaoke bars, rooftop lounges, and live performances occurring nightly in Sukhumvit.


The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Bangkok

Bangkok’s tropical monsoon climate means generally warm temperatures and heavy seasonal rainfall. Monsoon season lasts from May to September, so you can count on big downpours during those months, making it a quieter time to visit. Late fall through early spring is considered the best time to enjoy Bangkok condo rentals, as the temperatures are still warm, but precipitation and humidity are at their lowest. This is also when many events and festivals occur in the city. The Golden Mount Temple Fair in November involves performances, live music, games, and rides. The Chinese New Year, which occurs in January or February, is one of the biggest celebrations in Bangkok, with a fireworks display, dragon parades, and acrobatic dances, among other performances.


Top things to do in Bangkok

Bangkok National Museum

Bangkok National Museum has one of the largest collections of Thai artifacts and art in the country. The museum consists of several buildings and a variety of displays, including statues, precious stones, ancient textiles, weapons, and gilded carriages once belonging to the royal family. Throughout the museum, there are displays and exhibits in English, as well as guided tours given in English on varying days each week.

The Grand Palace

In the heart of Bangkok, the 18th-century Grand Palace is a magnificent blend of Thai and European architecture. Here you’ll find several vibrantly colored and intricately detailed buildings surrounded by manicured gardens and courtyards. The palace grounds are also home to the Wat Phra Kaew, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, which houses the 15th-century green sculpture. The Grand Palace is considered one of Thailand’s most famous and sacred spots, so if you plan to enter, be aware of the dress code.

Bangkok’s Chinatown

As one of the largest of its kind in the world, Bangkok’s Chinatown is packed with mouthwatering dining experiences, from soothing ginger tea to flame-cooked shrimp. Temples and statues line the narrow lanes and the scent of street foods fill the air. Wat Mangkon Kamalawat is a Chinese Buddhist temple that dates from the 1870s. and is surrounded by ornate shrines and dumplings given as offerings.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Bangkok?

    Bangkok is known for its tropical monsoon climate. The city experiences high temperatures, often reaching 90°F (32°C), year-round. The monsoon season lasts from May to October, while the cooler and drier period is typically from November to February.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Bangkok?

    Popular activities in Bangkok include exploring the bustling Chatuchak Weekend Market, cruising along the Chao Phraya River, or learning about Thai culture and history at the Bangkok National Museum. For a more serene experience, consider a traditional Thai massage.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Bangkok?

    The most popular time to visit Bangkok is between November and February when the weather is cooler. During this period, locals celebrate Loy Krathong, a festival of lights, and the Bangkok International Film Festival, both of which draw numerous tourists.

  • What are the best places to stay in Bangkok?

    Sukhumvit is frequently suggested due to its modern conveniences and nightlife. Silom is popular too, especially among business travelers, while Riverside is cherished for its old-world charm and proximity to historical sites. For a more local experience, consider staying in Chinatown.

  • What are the best places to visit in Bangkok?

    Bangkok is rich in attractions. Visitors often explore the Grand Palace, a majestic complex full of history, or Wat Arun, a riverside temple known for its spire. The Jim Thompson House, former home of a silk entrepreneur turned museum, is another interesting stop.

  • What are some hiking trails in Bangkok?

    Though Bangkok is largely urban, there are hiking opportunities nearby. Bang Krachao, often called the 'Green Lung', is a protected green space perfect for casual strolls. For more challenging treks, consider Khao Yai National Park, home to diverse wildlife and waterfalls, located 120 miles (194 km) northeast of Bangkok.

  • What are some family activities to do in Bangkok?

    Families visiting Bangkok can enjoy exploring the SEA LIFE Ocean World, an underground aquarium. Additionally, the Dusit Zoo has a variety of animals to see, while the Children’s Discovery Museum provides hands-on exhibits for kids.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Bangkok?

    For a day trip from Bangkok, Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with ancient temples, is frequently suggested. Alternatively, consider visiting the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market or Pattaya, a vibrant coastal city known for its beaches, both within a two-hour drive from Bangkok.

  • What types of vacation rentals are available in Bangkok?

    Uncover the perfect home-away-from-home with our diverse selection of vacation rentals in Bangkok. From over 13,170 apartment rentals to over 2,180 house rentals, we've got you covered. For even more variety, explore our Airbnb Categories to find the ideal space for your getaway.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Bangkok?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 14,280 vacation rentals in Bangkok featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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