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cool backpacker alternative to koh san rd

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1. Posted by dannyg (Budding Member 45 posts) 6y

will be in bangkok for a nite in september (in transit) and was wondering if anybody knew of any cool, chilled out backpacker areas with accomodation and bars, that isnt koh san/silom etc
thanks people
danny g

2. Posted by XiaoBao (Budding Member 4 posts) 6y

Hi Danny, I stayed in a guest house called The Riverline Guest House not too far from Koh San Rd in 2008. It was in walking distance to ksr, but in a quiet area neighbouring a few other guest houses, nothing like ksr at all. The rooms were clean, staff were really friendly, and price was reasonable. I can't remember exactly how to get there from koh san rd, but if you google it I'm sure you can find a map. I took a photo of their gate last time I was there, and there number was on the gate! It's +66 (0) 2282 7464. I remember it was on a tiny street by the river and really near to a park.

3. Posted by karazyal (Travel Guru 1592 posts) 6y

Quoting dannyg

will be in bangkok for a nite in september (in transit) and was wondering if anybody knew of any cool, chilled out backpacker areas with accomodation and bars, that isnt koh san/silom etc
thanks people
danny g

Why not try the Sukhumvit Road section of Bangkok. Backpacker priced hotels, bars, cheap places to eat at, access to BTS, malls, etc. Where the grownups go when they get too old for Khao San Road.

4. Posted by bwiiian (Travel Guru 768 posts) 6y

KSR is too far for one night anyway. Try Silom Road. Patpong is there so lots of nightlife and markets and hostels.