Guests who visit Bangkok, Thailand always look for the best, most accessible hotel in the area. Of course, they have to look for one that could provide them with the best amenities while they enjoy their stay. Bangkok has always been known as a huge shopping capital and when it comes to making visitors at home, it has everything that you could ever want.
I have always wanted to visit Bangkok but I didn’t know exactly where to stay. After a few searches, I finally came upon the right place.
In Bangkok, the Baiyoke Tower II, known as the skyscraper hotel is a stunning, 85-storey landmark located at 222 Ratchaprarop Road in Ratchathewi. It is, by far, the tallest structure in the city. It is where the Baiyoke Sky Hotel is situated.
It is the fourth tallest all hotel structure in the whole world and the tallest hotel in all of Southeast Asia.
If you include the antenna, the hotel is 1,077 feet or 328.4 meters. It has an observatory on the 77th floor, the Roof Top Bar and Music Lounge on the 83rd floor, and a full 360-degree deck (revolving) on the 84th floor. It also has 673 guest rooms.
The Bangkok Skyline is made more magnificent with the Baiyoke Sky Hotel. It is a towering skyscraper that offers refuge to both leisure guests and business travellers. It’s easy to find because it’s situated at the center of Pratunam—Southeast Asia’s top garment center.
The hotel is a convenient, glamorous, unique, and playful sanctuary that offers the most dynamic sights from every luxurious room that never fails to give comfort.
The Baiyoke Sky Hotel Facilities
The Baiyoke Sky Hotel has 673 rooms available. It offers various activities with its 3 km golf course, fitness center, mini golf course, massage, wellness center, and spa. Guests can also enjoy the outdoor pool area, buffet restaurants, ala carte restaurants, and bars.
You could also take advantage of their all-out services such as luggage storage, 24-hour front desk, banquet/meeting facilities, room service, laundry, business center, beauty/ barber shop, dry cleaning, currency exchange, ironing services, tour desk, car hire, cash/ATM machines, and photocopying/FAX service.
The entire hotel is air conditioned and equipped with elevators/lifts. There are safety deposit boxes, hotel shops, and non-smoking rooms. You can avail of a 24-hour WiFi service in every area for only 400 THB. It also has free private parking on site. You won’t have to make reservations at all.
Rooms in the Baiyoke Sky come with different features. The Superior Double or Twin Room can be obtained for a minimum of three nights. These rooms can be found from the 22nd to the 45th floors. They have a view of Bangkok’s city lights and fabulous skies. The Deluxe Double or Twin Room is in the Sky Zone from the 46th to the 63rd floors. Here, you could really touch the sky at night and enjoy the view of the city from sunset to sunrise. I always book through Agoda. It has one of the cheapest rates for Asian hotels.
The Triple Superior Room is located in the Standard Zone from the 22nd to the 45th floors. From this room, you could drink in Bangkok and be enchanted by it, day or night. The Club Double or Twin Room lets guests stay a minimum of two nights. It’s a superior suite that has twin beds and an extra bed. You could also choose a room that has a double bed and an extra bed.
This photo of Baiyoke Sky Hotel is courtesy of TripAdvisor
Attractions near Baiyoke Sky Hotel
The hotel has free shuttle service that allows guests to have access to the well-known shopping areas in Bangkok. The Pratunam Market is just a hop and a skip away from the hotel. In just five minutes, you could walk into the Platinum Fashion Mall, 500 meters away. The Palladium and the Pantip IT Mall are just 550 meters from the hotel. The Central World is just a 10-minute walk away.
It’s 800 meters from the hotel so you could also take a ride to the BTS Chid Lom station. The Paragon, Siam Discovery, Siam Center, and the Siam Square are 1.9 kilometers away. They’re a 15 to 20-minute shuttle ride to the BTS Siam Station.
A 15- 20-minute shuttle ride is needed is you want to go to the MBK Center, located at the BTS National Stadium, 2.2 kilometers away. At the BTS Chid Lom Station, you could access the Gaysorn Plaza, Amarin Plaza, and the Central Chidlom. You have to take a shuttle ride and walk a small distance.
If you want to take a look at Robinson Sukhumvit, you have to take a shuttle ride to the BTS terminal and go to the BTS Asoke station. You can reach Terminal 21 by taking a shuttle ride to the BTS terminal, go to BTS Asoke and take the MRT to Sukhimvit.
The Emporium is 5 kilometers away from the Baiyoke Hotel. You have to take a shuttle ride to the BTS terminal, then go to BTS Phrom Phong. Finally, if you want to check out the Chatuchak Weekend Market, you have to take a shuttle ride to the BTS Station and go to BTS Mo Chit. Then you take an MRT to Kampangpetch. The airport has a link train that connects with the MRT or the BTS lines, just in case you don’t make the hotel’s shuttle timetable.
Baiyoke Sky also offers convenient modes of transfers. The hotel’s pick-up service is the most convenient way to reach the hotel from the airport. They cater to all party sizes with the use of a van or a sedan car. For a maximum of three people, a Toyota Camry is available. For a maximum of eight people, a Toyota Commuter is ready. The pick-up service can b either one-way or round trip.
A less expensive way to get around is through public taxis. At the ground level or level 1 of the hotel, a public taxi stand can be found near entrances 8, 7, 4, and 3. Fare from the Suvarnbhumi Airport to the Baiyoke Sky Hotel will set you back THB 300 to 350 plus THB 50 meter fee.
Directions from the Airport
It is situated near to the Airport rail link called Ratchaprarop station. After you go out of the custom gate, walk directly towards the airport rail link station at the Suvarnabhumi Airport’s basement level. It’s highly recommended that you purchase a City link Train Ticket since you’re a Baiyoke Sky Hotel guest. It takes 30 minutes to reach the Ratchaprarop station. It would then be just a 5-minute walk to the hotel.
Have a taste of Bangkok even with just a few nights at the Baiyoke Sky Hotel. You’re definitely in good, competent hands as you enjoy all that Bangkok has to offer.
222 Ratchaprarop Rd, Ratchathewi,
Bangkok 10400 Thailand
Tel: +66 2656 3000
Fax: +66 2656 3555