The news coverage about the flood can create a distorted idea of the situation in Bangkok. It is true that there are metropolitan areas that were affected by the flood including the east and west, the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, and districts in the northern part of the city. However, most of the Central Bangkok remained safe and life went on as usual. These areas included:


  • Khao San Road
  • Ratchaprasong (Central World area)
  • Phetchaburi Road
  • Sathorn
  • Ploenchit/ Chidlom
  • Siam Square/ MBK/ Siam Paragon
  • Pratunam
  • Silom/ Surawongse
  • Rama 1 Road
  • Sukhumvit Road/ The Emporium
  • Rama 4 Road
  • Yaowarat (Chinatown)


The BTS Skytrain and MRT subway were also unaffected. There are also many hotels that remained safe from the flood. Here are some of them:


Hotel Uno

Location: 38 Convent Road,, Silom, Bangrak

Rate: 1,500THB It is a relatively new and has managed to maintain its pristine reputation when it comes to the quality of their service and premium facilities. If you prefer simplicity without sacrificing access to facilities such as internet access, fitness center and spa.


Grand Inn Hotel

Location: 2/7-8 Sukhumvit Soi 3 ( Soi Nana Nua ), Wattana

Rate: 1,850THB They are proud of their hip look and rightfully so. Unlike other hotels that are designed and set up with a formal and business-like feel, Gran Inn Hotel looks and feels young. The curtains and walls have dark colors that contrasts well with the white beddings. It’s also 2 minutes away from the nearest BTS station.


Cozy At Ten Hotel

Location: 1/17-19 Soi 10, Sukhumvit Rd.

Rate:1,200THB The location is ideal if you're looking for a place close to all the night action. It's also near the BTS station so you can get around the city easier. It has high standard facilities including high speed internet in every room, Business Center, Thai Massage Parlor, Cozy Bar, and security CCTV.


Best Western Bangkok Hiptique Hotel

Location: 42 Soi Sukhumvit 13, Klongtoey Nua, Wattana

Rate: 1,799THB It is undeniably the more modern and more hip sibling among the Best Western hotel family. The interior design speaks of chic style which is a welcome break from all the all white and all elegant hotels you will find out there. They are safe from the flood and they have special prices during the holidays.


Bel Aire Princess Hotel

Location: 16 Sukhumvit Road Soi 5

Rate:1907 THB A member of the Dusit Group, Bel-Aire Princess is a first class boutique hotel. It is 30 minutes away from the airport and offers standard facilities such as high speed internet and swimming pool.


Viva Garden Hotel

Location: 1988 Sukhumvit 60/1, Bangchak, Prakanong, 10260

Rate:2,340 THB If you will be spending a considerable amount of time in your room as you would outside of it, this hotel will do just fine. It feels very homey and it offers all the amenities that standard hotels offer such as high speed internet and others.


Asoke Suites Hotel

Location: No. 390/1 Sukhumvit Road, Klong Toei

Rate: 1,499THB The architecture is a mix of different Asian influences. It is, undoubtedly, all about luxury and comfort for a reasonable price. Apart from being sure that you are safe from the flood, it also offers standard amenities such as high speed internet connection.


Omni Tower Serviced Residences

Location: 69,Sukhumvit Soi 4 (Nanatai), Klongtoey

Rate:1,226THB It has all that you need, near the night light, spacious, premium services, and reasonable price. It is a premium service apartment located at the heart of downtown Bangkok.


Jasmine Resort Hotel

Location: 1511 Sukhumvit Rd., (between soi 67-69) Klongtoey-Nua, Wattana

Rate:5,000THB One of the more expensive hotels on the list, it promises the luxury facilities and experience you would expect of such a price. This includes Resort Style Swimming Pool, Indoor heated hydro-massage pool, Steam and Sauna, Fitness Room, Squash Room & Spa, Fitness Room, Squash Room & Spa, Limousine Service, 24 hr Front Desk, Security & Maintenance Service, Wireless hi speed internet, Ample Parking Space, Personal Mail Boxes, Close Circuit TV Monitoring (CCTV), and Double Glazed Window.


Boss Suites

Location: 40,42 Sukhumvit Soi 4 (Nana Tai). Sukhumvit Road. Klongtoey

Rate:1,550THB It has an indoor/outdoor swimming pool and gym you get and for the same price as the Nana Hotel it’s a much better deal. It also has a complimentary Tuktuk service to the NANA BTS station.