Nestled down one of the colorful, vibrant street of Pratunam, Vince hotel is within a short walk to world-class shopping, lovely eateries, nice cafes, local shops, and dozens of the massage parlors that range from the popular Thai massages to luxurious spas. The people from various cultures as well as local traditions make this neighborhood of Bangkok charming and thrilling.
Vince hotel is easily accessible via a range of travel options, as it is perfectly located right in the center of Bangkok. If you wish to use the public transportation, either Airport Rail Link or BTS Skytrain is a good idea. The Airport Rail Link and BTS Skytrain’s stations that are nearest and most convenient are ‘Phayathai’. They are just a 10 minute walk to the hotel. Taxi is another good choice if time and convenience are your primary concerns. The hotel also provides a limousine service, but reservation is required.
For your convenience, the hotel provides a shuttle service between thehotel and the main street. Now deciding where to go and explore is the only tough decision you have.
Platinum, a six-floor wholesale shopping center, is less than a 10-minute walk from the hotel. It has more than 2,000 diverse shops that are dedicated mostly to women’s clothing, hats, jewelry, shoes and the like. Actually, it’s open to anyone in search of a bargain.
MBK, also known as Mahboonkrong, is another shopping complex popular among Asian tourists. Virtually everything you need is sold here: cellphones, SIM-cards, accessories, shoes, and etc. The movies and eateries are on the high floors.
Central World, Siam Paragon, Siam Square, Siam Discovery, and Gaysorn Plaza literally are a shopping paradise for shopaholics, gastronomes, moviegoers and those who live a luxury lifestyle. All of these shopping complexes line up along Rama I street, which stretches for a kilometer or two from Siam Discovery in the west to Gaysorn Plaza in the east. The good news is that all of these world-class shopping complexes are within a 15-minute walk.
It takes more than one day to explore all the interesting places aroundRama I street. If you love marine life, you shouldn’t miss Siam Ocean World. It is one of the largest aquariums in South East Asia, yet it is located just on the basement of Siam Paragon! Not to mention Madame Tussaud’s which is also in the same shopping mall. Erawan Shrine (four-faced Buddha), located at Ratchaprasong intersection near Central World, is another popular spot among overseas Chinese tourists. But if you want real shopping, then go to Chatuchak weekend market (JJ Market). Virtually everything is sold here from luxury goods to local arts and crafts. The easiest way to get there is by BTS Skytrain.
And did we mention the lively Pratunam street market, which is just in the neighborhood of the hotel? It’s something you can’t afford to miss too!