Travel to Thailand should bring you close to the country’s rich traditions, renowned natural features and gracious people. Whether you’re interested in Buddhism or Muay Thai (Thai boxing), are longing to see Thailand’s awe-inspiring mountains and beaches, or want to explore colorful cities like Bangkok, the resources in this guide will help. Find cheap flights to Thailand, learn how to get around the country, find a place to stay and gain a better understanding of Thailand’s attractions and culture.
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Different Thai cities offer a variety of accommodations. The budget traveler can find solace in the hostels and the backpacking and camping possibilities. The luxury traveler will be equally content with Bangkok’s high-class hotels and the beautiful beach resorts of Thailand’s coastal towns and cities. The following Web sites can make finding a place to stay that much simpler.
- Thailand presents an assortment of accommodations, including unique hotels and hostels with no hot water. There’s something suiting every budget.
- Luxury travelers are in luck in Thailand. Some of the world’s grandest hotels and resorts are here, including the Sofitel Hua Hin and The Oriental in Bangkok. Even if you can’t afford a stay, walk through the lobby or stop in for a drink just for the experience.
For Thailand hotel search engines …
has a superb Web site devoted to hotels throughout Thailand. Browse hotels using the clickable map of Thailand or by city (listed on the right sidebar). Hotel descriptions are quite extensive and include directions, locations and reviews; the reviews are a great feature, as you can see what other travelers had to say (reviewers can also rate a hotel up to five happy faces).
Thailand for Visitors
is a convenient site for finding accommodations because of the way it lists the hotels. Search by location to get a short introduction to the accommodations in that area, followed by a selection of recommended hotels. Hotels are arranged into categories such as the “Center of Town” and the “Edge of Town.” In addition to the price and number of stars for each hotel, the site links to different Web sites to find the best possible rates.
For general search engines …
is a beneficial Web site to explore because it’s such a wide network. There may be distracting advertisements, and the graphic layout isn’t that great, but there are plenty of reviews and recommendations from other travelers. Enter the location you want in Thailand to find posts from people who have been there before, a traveler forum and recommended hotels.
consolidates hotel information from hundreds of individual hotels and online travel agents. Enter your desired location and dates to get a list of possibilities. To learn exactly which hotels and agents
Kayak covers, visit the “Providers” page.
For last-minute bookings …
is a great convenience if you need somewhere to stay last minute. See what the availabilities are in the next three weeks for a number of hotels in the various provinces. Choose a hotel and click on the dates you want to book.
For hostels and camping …
has a large database of hostel listings. Access descriptions, reviews and contact information for hostels in cities around the world. Browse hostels in Thailand by region or city.
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