How to choose condo in Bangkok from top 4 areas

Bangkok Condo is another type of real estate that people would like to buy the most after the house. Because most condo locations are close to the BTS or MRT, convenient for transportation, especially, close to department stores, restaurants, hospitals and various tourist attractions that meet many urban lifestyles. In this article we will guide you how to choose condo in Bangkok. So you can get the right one that matches your job and lifestyle.

Each condo has its own unique concept and characteristics. There are two main types of condo that we usually see in Bangkok; low-rise with a height of no more than 23 meters or about 8 floors and high-rise with a height more than 8 floors.

Now we are going to take you to 4 popular locations for condo in Bangkok. Why these 4 locations? Because they all are in the business district and most popular for the expats. But each location has a different pros and cons. So you should understand each location well before choosing the right condo in Bangkok. But for those who are looking for a condo that allows to keep your pets, you may find some in the previous article Pet Friendly Condo in Bangkok

4 locations to choose from for a condo in Bangkok

Bangkok condo usually located in the heart of Bangkok with a more convenience in transportation. You can get to anywhere by BTS, MRT, public buses, taxi or even a private car.

The top 4 locations we are going to talk about are Sathorn-Silom, Sukhumvit-Ekamai, Ploenchit-Chidlom, and Ratchada Phisek-Ladprao. There are many people living in these area, both Thai and foreigners.


Condo around here is close to the Silom Line, Sathorn and MRT Lumpini, which is known as a business district location. There are many popular places and venues nearby, such as Silom Complex, Bangkok Christian Hospital, St. Louis Hospital, Bangkok Christian College. And many other office buildings.


Ekamai is one of the most popular area on Sukhumvit road, best known for entertainment area, especially for Thai teenagers and first jobbers. Many expats live in this area since it’s close to many shopping center and supermarkets that provide international products like Villa Market. Moreover, it’s close to Korean town and Japanese town as well. One of the popular condos in this area is Millennium Residence, which is quite luxury and near Asok BTS.

For the venues around there includes Gateway Ekamai Shopping Center, Major Cineplex, Parklane Ekamai, J Avenue Thonglor and Big C Ekamai Department Store, Ekamai International School, Kasem Pittaya School, Adventist Ekamai School and Phra Mae Maree Prakanong School. It is also close to Sukhumvit Hospital and Samitivej Sukhumvit

how to choose condo in bangkok near hospital
Condo in Bangkok near Samitivej Japanese Hospital (image from thairath)


Ploenchit-Chidlom located in the heart of the city which is considered to be another business district that meets the needs of urban life. This area surrounded by many venues, especially department store. For example, Ploenchit Center, Central Embassy, ​​Central Chidlom, Nana Square, Soi Nana Market, Amarin Plaza, Erawan, Time Square. It is also close to Bumrungrad Hospital, Police Hospital, Chulalongkorn Hospital, SWU Demonstration School, Srinakarinwirot University.

Ratchada Phisek-Ladprao

This area is a newly business area in Bangkok. It is also close to MRT Lat Phrao and many other venues, such as Central Ladprao Department Store, Union Mall, Major Ratchayothin, Chatuchak Park, SCB Park, Ratchada Night Plaza, Wang Hin Ying Charoen Market, market. Bridge, Chokchai 4 Market

And the roads around this area intersect and connect with many main roads, e.g. Rama 3 Road, Sukhumvit Road, Petchaburi Road, Rama 9 Road, Lad Phrao Road and Vibhavadi Rangsit Road (a route to Nonthaburi Province)

Moreover, if you have to travel domestically a lot, this area seems to be perfect since it’s close to a high way to Don Mueang Airport.

If you are moving to Bangkok, I guess these information would be helpful for those who are still having a problem of how to choose a condo in Bangkok. Hope this helps finding you a condo for rent in Bangkok


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