Hidden Gems around SO Sofitel Bangkok

Hidden Gems around SO Sofitel Bangkok

June 8, 2018

SO Sofitel Bangkok is a luxury design hotel located at the top of Sathorn Road, overlooking the landscaped lawns of Lumpini Park.

The SO Sofitel brand promises creative, fashion-led hotels in desirable destinations worldwide, and this chic Bangkok property is no exception. SO Sofitel Bangkok has strong design credentials; it was created in collaboration between renowned Thai designers and Christian Lacroix, the French fashion icon, based on the theme of the “Five Elements” (water, earth, metal and fire). 

The hotel features 237 stylish rooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows, a dramatic outdoor infinity pool overlooking the park and city, multiple F&B outlets including a market-style restaurant and rooftop venue, plus a serene spa. All guests are provided with complimentary Wi-Fi and an Apple Mac mini, to ensure smart and seamless stays.


Perfectly positioned between Sukhumvit, Bangkok’s bustling business and entertainment district, and the city’s lively riverfront attractions, SO Sofitel Bangkok promises contemporary hospitality and cutting-edge amenities for every occasion.

Hidden Gems Near The Hotel

Top Instagram spot: Unicorn Café

Unleash your inner unicorn! Diners wanting to enter a magical world should head to the Unicorn Café on Sathorn Soi 8 – a pink and purple paradise that is filled with fluffy toys, whimsical artworks and of course, plenty of sweet and sparkly treats.

Located on Sathorn Soi 8, near Chong Nonsi BTS station.

Local hidden treasure: Jack’s Bar

Squeezed between the luxury hotels on the Chao Praya River, Jack’s Bar is a Bangkok icon that transports guests back to a bygone era. Friendly and inexpensive with stunning river views, this unassuming wooden shack is a chilled out spot to relax with a cold beer and snap the sunset.

Located at the end of Soi Wat Suan Plu.

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