Sathorn - Silom

21 Dec 2017

The Sathorn - Silom neighborhood is defined by the rapid transit stops around which it has grown: BTS (Skytrain) stations at Sala Daeng, Chong Nonsi and Surasak, and MRT (subway) stations at Silom and Lumpini. The area is home to embassies, luxury office buildings, five-star hotels and a vibrant nightlife.

Condominiums in the neighborhood average THB 200,000–300,000 per square meter.  Notable projects include:

  • The Ritz Carlton Residences, THB 44–300 million
  • The Sukhothai Residences, THB 22–580 million
  • Saladaeng One, THB 15–250 million
  • The Line Sathorn, THB 8.5–27 million
  • Ashton Silom, THB 7.5–27 million
  • The Diplomat Sathorn, THB 10–24 million
  • The Met, THB 14–130 million

Luxury malls in the neighborhood include Silom Complex, Baan Silom and MahaNakhon CUBE. There's a Tesco Lotus in Chamchuri Square on Rama 4 Road, and a Foodland supermarket in Patpong.

Renowned hotels in the neighborhood include SO Sofitel, The Banyan Tree Bangkok, The Sukhothai Bangkok, Ascott Sathorn Bangkok, W Bangkok, Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn, Pullman Bangkok Hotel G and Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park.

Among the many opportunities for fine dining are Morimoto (Japanese), Katsushin (Japanese tonkatsu), Shangarila (Chinese), L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon (Michelin-star French), Arno's Butcher and Eatery (steaks), Kai New Zealand, Bunker (American fusion), Roadhouse Barbecue, Il Bolognese (Italian), Suhring (German), Guss Damn Good (home-made ice cream) and Issaya Siamese Club (Thai).

Many hotels feature rooftop bars. Check out Scarlett Wine Bar & Restaurant at The Pullman Bangkok Hotel G, Vertigo Rooftop Moon Bar at The Banyan Tree, Park Society at SO Sofitel or Zoom Skybar at Anantara Sathorn. Also try The Tapas Room Nightclub, Maggie Choo's or DJ Station. The Patpong district, a group of small sois near BTS Sala Daeng, is filled with bars, restaurants and souvenir shops. Have a few drinks, play pool and watch the crowds.

The Neilson Hays Library hosts various events for children on Saturdays. M.R. Kukrit's House is a heritage museum dedicated to former Thailand Prime Minister Kukrit Pramoj.  Lumpini Park is a green oasis of lakes and walking paths. For health and fitness, try Virgin Active Fitness Club, Fitness First Platinum or Health Land massage and spa center.

Several Christian churches are nearby, including St. Louis Catholic Church, Bangkok International United Pentecostal, Bangkok Christian and Christ Churches.

Schools include St. Joseph Convent School, Assumption Convent School, Assumption Suksa School and St. Louis Suksa School, Bangkok Christian College, Assumption College, St. Louis Nursing School and Chulalongkorn University, as well as Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School.

Local hospitals are BNH Hospital, St. Louis Hospital, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok Christian Hospital and Lerdsin Hospital.

Factsheets

demographic

High net worth Thais and Western Expats

highlights

Location of Embassies, high-quality office buildings, five-star hotels, cafe and fine dining places

infrastructure/ transpotation

BTS Dark Green Line/MRT Dark Blue Line

shopping centers

Silom Complex, Baan Silom

Education

Bangkok Christian College, Saint Joseph Convent School, Assumption Bangrak School

hospitals

BNH Hospital, St. Louis Hospital, Lerdsin Hospital

 

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