Silom, Bangkok’s Gay Area
The party never stops in Silom, no matter what day you visit. Silom s a sub district of Bang Rak, home to the W hotel, host of many of the city’s top gay events. The two gay streets of Silom Soi 4 and Solom Soi 2 are both pedestrianized and full of gay hotels, massage parlors, saunas, restaurants and night clubs. Read our full gay guide to the city of Bangkok.
Silom Soi 4 is where you will find most of Bangkok’s busy gay bars, such as Balcony, Telephone and Stranger. Later on in the evening the party boys end up shirtless and sweaty at G Bangkok (G.O.D).
1. Le Meridien Bangkok
Great Views – Outdoor Pool – 5 star
Just one street from Silom Soi 4 gay street, Le Meridien is a beautiful 5 star hotel with over 280 luxurious rooms and suites. The hotel offers excellent views of the city. Those views can be enjoyed in your own room with floor to ceiling windows as you rest after a night of partying!
The hotel is home to Last Recipe restaurant offering delicious breakfast and brunch. The Plunge bar serves light snacks and poolside cocktails.
The hotel’s spa is one of the most top rated in the city and is perfect for a day of pampering. Le Meridien is very gay friendly and staff are warm and welcoming.
2. The Banyan Tree Bangkok
Best Suites – Great Location – 10 bars
The Banyan Tree in Bangkok is one of the finest luxury hotels in the capital with stunning suites offering top notch amenities.
The hotel is located in the heart of the city with more than 10 different dining options including a restaurant on the roof, a beautiful spa and an outdoor swimming pool.
The Banyan Tree effortlessly combines high end luxury with a traditional Thai finish. Enjoy amazing views of downtown Bangkok while you relax in an green oasis of tropical plants and contemporary decor.
Vertigo and Moon Bar offer panoramic views and serve a variety of western dishes. Guests can sample Thai and Chinese specialties. Banyan Tree Bangkok also provides a dinner cruise along the Chaophraya River.
And don’t forget to take a luxury bubble bath in your room.. great views and an iconic Instagram moment!
3. The Pullman Bangkok Hotel G
Great Pool – Amazing Room Servvice – Views
The Pullman Bangkok Hotel G is one of the most popular gay hotels in Bangkok. The hotel is cool and sophisticated and is perfectly located on Silom road, close to the city’s best gay venues including DJ Station.
With more than 400 rooms and suites, all tastefully designed, the hotel offers showstopping views of the city with floor to ceiling windows in all rooms.
The hotel has amazing leisure facilities and a great outdoor pool and world-class spa.
For those who are hungry after a night of partying, may we recommend something from the 25 Degrees Burger, Wine and Liquor bar. Delicious.
4. So Sofitel Bangkok
Very Friendly – Infinity Pool – Themed rooms
The SO Sofitel has been host to some of the biggest gay parties and events in Bangkok. The hotel is just a short walk to the bars and clubs of Silom.
The stunning hotel is sleek modern and welcoming. Each room is inspired by the Chinese elements of water, earth, wood and metal giving the hotel a boutique feel.
The rooftop bar is a must-see even if you are not staying in the hotel! The So Sofitel has 6 different bars and restaurants offering a unique taste of Thailand.
5. The W Bangkok
The official hotel of the White Party, The W Bangkok is one of the most unique hotels in Bangkok with an exceptional attention to detail.
The rooms are luxurious, with lots of marble and fine finishes. The W is close to the Chong Nosi BTS station, just one stop away from gay Bankok nightlife and bars.
The Hotel is home to the Woobar, which hosts the “Wooboys” monthly parties featuring Bangkgok’s best djs and leading drag acts.
Bangkok is a world city and should definitely be on your top 10 list of places to visit. For more on Gay Bangkok and beyond check out our guides:
- The top gay events in Bangkok
- Gay Bangkok – Insider Guide
- Koh Samui – A perfect Island Escape
- Phuket – Gay parties, bars and more
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