Being a Bangkok hotel near a shopping mall or two, Maitria Hotel Sukhumvit 18 is in the ideal location to be a hub for you to explore the city.

Whether it is spending the day down the street markets, or exploring the secret cultural nooks of Bangkok, you can do all that with ease from here. Quick access to the MRT and other modes of public transport allows you the freedom of movement you’ve always desired.


Sukhumvit Area

An exclusive neighbourhood with high-end shops & malls as well as dining and nightlife hotspots

24 hours a day
Tha Phra Arthit
A quirky little neighbourhood with a lot of character and some great live music venues
24 hours a day


Fun for young guests is easy to come by. Simply make your way to one of these places that cater to kids and the entire family.

Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute)
Learn to love and appreciate mostly misunderstood reptiles at the Snake Farm
08:30am to 12:00pm / 01:00pm to 04:30pm (Monday to Friday)


Sites where history comes to life, these are great places to learn about the roots of a culture that has withstood the winds of time.

Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles
Discover a diverse array of textiles at the country’s first dedicated textile conservation laboratory
09:00am to 04:30pm (daily)
Museum Siam
Step back in time and learn more about Thailand’s rich history, heritage and culture
10:00am to 6:00pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Erawan Museum
Named after a three-headed elephant from Hindu mythology, this museum features captivating sculptures and artworks
09:00am to 07:00pm
Suan Pakkad Palace Museum
A former lettuce farm, this museum offers captivating perspectives of traditional Thai lifestyles
09:00am to 04:00pm (daily)
Jim Thompson House
The house of Thailand’s "Silk King" who mysteriously disappeared offers an enthralling visitor experience
09:00am to 06:00pm (daily)
The Bangkok National Museum
Your gateway to Thailand’s past, providing a unique look into the nation’s history and culture
09:00am to 04:00pm (Wednesday to Sunday)


If you want to spend your day doing something fun and entertaining, make sure to check out these recreational options.

Benjasiri Park
Also called Queen’s Park, this is a great spot for some rest, relaxation and recreation
05:00am to 09:00pm
Lumpini Park
Fresh air, tranquillity and downtime are on the cards when you visit this popular park
05:00am to 09:00pm
Siam Park City
With its amusement park and water park, this attraction is perfect for the whole family
10:00am to 06:00pm (daily)
Benjakiti Park
A small park with a lake and lush greenery, offering the ideal nature escape
05:00am to 08:00pm
Chatuchak Park
An idyllic public park popular for recreation or relaxation amidst lush landscapes
04:30am to 09:30pm

Shopping & Dining

Make your way through the city taking its fill of food and modern experiences. From street markets to shopping malls, you will be spoilt for choice.

Siam Paragon Shopping Mall
Perfect for shopaholics, this mall features designer brands, speciality stores, an art gallery and more!
10:00am to 10:00pm (daily)
Terminal 21
Travel the world while shopping at this mall featuring airport-style design and unique destination-themed sections
10:00am to 10:00pm (daily)
Asiatique The Riverfront
A captivating shopping experience awaits at this popular open-air emporium by the river
04:00pm to 12:00am
The heart of the Chinese community in Bangkok full of colourful culture and foodie adventures
24 hours a day
The Up Rama 3
With its Chino-Portuguese style architecture, shopping here is a unique experience
10:00am to 12 midnight
Khaosan Road
The heart of the “backpacking universe”, famed for its bargains, dining and bohemian vibes
08:00am to 02:00am (daily)
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
A blend of Thai exoticism and traditional lifestyles at this unique market on the water
07:00am to 12:00pm (daily)
Pak Klong Talad (Flower Market)
Lose yourself in a floral fantasy at the largest market of its kind in Bangkok
24 hours a day
MBK Centre
Seven floors of shopping and a top floor of entertainment – what more do you need!
10:00am to 10:00pm (daily)
Pantip Plaza
An IT retail hub with unbelievable bargains on computers, electronics and related accessories
10:00am to 09:00pm (daily)
Em Quartier
EmQuartier is a brand new shopping mall located opposite Emporium Suites by Chatrium
9KM Away (18MIN)
10:00am to 10:00pm
Pratunam Market
A wholesale market that is also a window to the local culture in metropolitan Bangkok
24 hours a day
Emporium Shopping Complex
If luxury brands and designer fashion are what you are after, this is the place!
10:00am to 10:00pm
Siam Discovery
A unique open floor mall, with one-of-a-kind design elements, dining and entertainment options
10:00am to 10:00pm
Gaysorn Plaza
Now known as Gaysorn Village, it is a locality dedicated to shopping and fun
10:00am to 10:00pm

Temples & Palaces

The richness of local culture is evident the most in these religious places and palaces. You will be awed by the wonder of it all.

Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)
A historic temple in Bangkok famed for its awe-inspiring, 46 metre long Buddha statue
08:00am to 05:00pm
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Rising majestically by the Chao Phraya River, this temple is a must-visit site in Bangkok
08:30am to 05:30pm
Wat Suthat
Visually striking and historically significant, this temple is well known for its huge red swing
08:30am to 09:00pm
Grand Palace
An iconic palace by the river featuring a stunning display of tradition, architecture and culture
08:30am to 03:30pm
Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat)
Dubbed the “metal castle”, the temple features 37 spires and a relic of the Buddha
08:00am to 05:00pm (daily)
Wat Pho Man Khunaram
A stunning Chinese temple that combines different architectural styles from China, Tibet and Thailand
08:00am to 05:00pm
Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine)
A popular place of worship, this Hindu shrine was built as a tribute to Phra Phrom
06:00am to 12 midnight
The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)
Explore a truly beautiful Thai temple that dates back to the historic Ayutthaya era
08:00am to 05:00pm (daily)


Get to places in comfort and style with these diverse transportation options. Your vacation will be a walk in the park.

Phrom Phong BTS Station
Offering easy access to Phrom Phong and Sukhumvit Road with its shopping and entertainment hubs
9KM Away (18MIN)
06:00am to 12:00am
Chao Phraya River

Take a ferry down Bangkok’s famous River of Kings for a unique city perspective

24 hours a day
BTS Siam Station
Providing a hassle free connection to Siam and its retail and entertainment hotspots
06:00am to 12:00am