Thonglor

23 Nov 2017

Soi Thonglor (Sukhumvit Soi 55) is one of Bangkok's most fashionable streets. Home to trendy shops, boutiques and world-class cuisine, it includes the area around Sukhumvit Road from Soi 49-57 and 32-40.

The primary public transportation hub is the BTS (Skytrain) Thonglor Station. Public ferry boats are available at the Thonglor Boat Station along the Saen Saep Canal. A north-south monorail line (The Grey Line) along Soi Thonglor is planned. 

Condominium housing in the neighborhood averages THB 250,000-350,000 / square meter. Notable recent projects include:

  • The Monument Thonglor, THB 30-330 million (THB 250,000-500,000 /sq.m.)
  • Khun by Yoo, THB 22-178 million (THB 360,000-600,000 /sq.m.)
  • Tela Thonglor, THB 36-70 million (THB 330,000-390,000 /sq.m.)
  • The Reserve Thonglor 2, THB 12.5-22 million (THB 260,000-280,000 /sq.m.)
  • The Esse Sukhumvit 36, THB 12.3-93 million (THB 320,000-750,000 /sq.m.)

Top area hotels include Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit, Eight Thonglor, Somerset Sukhumvit Thonglor, Akyra Thonglor Bangkok, Grande Center Point Sukhumvit Thonglor and Adelphi Forty-Nine.

Shopping and dining options are abundant. Among the many lifestyle malls are J Avenue Thonglor, The Commons, Maze Thonglor, Ei8ht Thonglor, Seenspace, Market Place, and Fifty Fifth Thonglor. Outstanding restaurants include Kosirae, (Korean BBQ), Gokfayuen (Hong Kong wonton noodles), Ginzado (Japanese BBQ), Broccoli Revolution (international vegan dishes), Khua Kling + Pak Sod (Southern Thailand cuisine), Toby's (Australian-style breakfast), After You Dessert Cafe (honey toasts and kakigori) and Patisserie Rosie.

Plenty of nightlife options are available. Recommended are Octave Rooftop Lounge & Bar, The Iron Fairies, Bombay Blues, Rabbit Hole, and Nunglen & Escobar.

Leisure activities are available for the entire family: Thonglor Art Space offers concerts, exhibitions, crafts workshops and film screenings. The Racquet Club, a family exercise center, includes fitness equipment, tennis, badminton and squash courts, a swimming pool and more. RSM Academy is a well-known Thai boxing school. Health Land Spa & Massage is popular with local Thais and foreigners. Fashionistas will want to visit the flagship store of local fashion designer, Monlada.  Nearby Benjasiri Park features an ornamental lake and contemporary sculptures by Thai artists, The Science Centre for Education, near BTS Ekkamai, is the home of Bangkok Planetarium.

Local schools include Bangkok Prep International, Trinity International and Chamchan School, and New Bambino, Kobato International and Melodies International Kindergartens.

Primary medical care is available at Samitivej Sukhumvit and Camillian Hospitals. Thonglor Dental Hospital provides world-class dental care.

Factsheets

demographic

High net-worth Thais and Japanese

highlights

Favorite residential and commercial areas among young to middle-age Thais owing to the convenience of location

infrastructure/ transpotation

BTS Dark Green Line

tourist attractions

Dinosaur Planet

shopping centers

J-avenue Thonglor, The Commons, Marketplace Thonglor, 72 Courtyards

Education

Bangkok Prep International School, 

hospitals

Samitivej Hospital, Camillian Hospital

 

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