Visitors to Bangkok know the city is just as exciting at night as it is during the day. And it’s not just for nightlife and related shenanigans! There are endless options for shopaholics to browse for wares even when the sun goes down. To make the most of your next stay, be sure to book the best hotel near Bangkok night market.
Shop by night
Guests at ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai can rest assured that they’re staying at a convenient hotel near Bangkok night market. Once the sun sets, the immediate neighborhood awakens. Street vendors offer freshly made food that ranges from grilled meats, wok-fried dishes or late night favorites like rice congee and noodles. Stroll through Rambuttri road and Khaosan road and you can browse t-shirts, handicrafts and souvenirs that range from trendy, Thai-inspired to sometimes bizarre.
Nightmarkets around town
Itching for more? See our choice for the top night markets to explore when you stay at ibis Bangkok hotel:
- Talad Rod Fai (Ratchada): Did you know that Bangkok’s famous train market now has two incarnations? The biggest one has moved to the Srinakarin area, but the Ratchada location is more convenient to visit. A short walk away from MRT Thailand Cultural Center, it’s behind the Esplanade mall. The signature bazaar atmosphere is part of the charm! Browse for retro goodies and fashionable items. Highlights are the famous street food stalls and bars that offer drinks ranging from retro to boozy. Open Thursday – Sunday from 5pm til 1am.
- Indy Market Pinklao: Easily reached via taxi from the hotel. While not as epic as the well-known markets on this list, it’s convenient enough to explore and grab some street food bites. Or, shop til you drop and then hang out at one of the many bars and pubs offering live music performances. Open daily from 6pm til midnight.
- Jatuchak (JJ) Green: There’s more to this area than just the Chatuchak weekend market! The opening times varies, but Thursday to Sunday is a safe bet. It’s open during the day but most of the crowds come from 6pm onwards til late. Popular spots are the bazaar retail zone and the extensive food stalls and pop up bars. BTS Mo Chit and MRT Kamphaeng Phet are the nearest metro stations.
PS: When you’re tired from all the night markets, remember that a good night’s sleep awaits when you book a hotel near Bangkok night market!