Apartment Review: Airbnb near Phrom Phong BTS, Bangkok – Thailand

Name: Airbnb Apartment – Double room in central area Bangkok
Address: Soi 41, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand

Airbnb apartment near Phrom Phong BTS, Bangkok - Thailand

I stayed at an Airbnb-listed apartment in Bangkok, which was my sixth Airbnb I’ve stayed at in Bangkok. The apartment was $27 USD per night for three nights, plus the $10 Airbnb service fee. I booked it for its location, being near Phrom Phong BTS station. I stayed in a hotel one block away last year and I find the area convenient if I have meetings to attend during my stay.

This rental is a studio apartment in Soi 41 in an older apartment block. The room is quite large for a studio and its spartan furnishing makes it look bigger. The bed was firm but not uncomfortable, and the room has a fan and A/C.


The bathroom was small in relation to the room size but it was clean and tidy and well ventilated with wall vents. Cold water shower only, which is not a big deal in Bangkok.


The apartment complex has two buildings, and there is a swimming pool underneath the other building instead of a car park. Great idea!

Swimming pool

The wifi was via a shared signal provided by the apartment complex for which a login code was provided. There were several signals but only one that worked, and often it would become very slow. I think providing private wifi would have been better than relying on the shared apartment wifi.

Overall this was a good place to stay, despite the wifi woes. It was a great base for me to travel around Bangkok on the BTS, or walk to the MRT at Asok.

If you are new to Airbnb you can get a $20 credit by signing up here.

To stay in a hotel instead search for hotels in Bangkok.

If you don’t know your Phrom Phong’s from your Khao San Road’s then consult my guide on where to stay in Bangkok.

Join The Newsletter

Sign up to the weekly newsletter for the latest posts, and a roundup of best travel reads, news, and lifestyle articles.