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 of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
Witness distinctive works of contemporary art and sculpture at a truly unique space
Tuesday to Friday: 10:00am to 05:00pm|Saturday to Sunday: 11:00am to 06:00pm
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)
Lumpinee & Rajadamnern Stadiums
Witness the traditional martial art of Muay Thai in a thrilling battle in the ring
Lumpinee Boxing Stadium: 06:00pm to 11:00pm (Tuesday & Friday)|04:00pm to 12:00am (Saturday)|Rajadamnern Boxing Stadium: 06:00pm onwards (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday)
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
THANN Sanctuary Spa
Indulge in age-old traditional treatments and holistic well-being that leads to true rejuvenation
10:00am to 12:00am (Gaysorn Village) | 10:00am to 10:00pm Emporium Suites by Chatrium | 10:00am to 10:00pm (Sukhumvit 47)

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 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)
The heart of the Chinese community in Bangkok full of colourful culture and foodie adventures
24 hours a day
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)
Platinum Shopping Mall
From renowned global brands to niche items, an unforgettable shopping spree awaits
08:00am to 08:00pm (Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday) | 09:00am to 08:00pm (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)
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
Em Quartier
EmQuartier is a brand new shopping mall located opposite Emporium Suites by Chatrium
9KM Away (18MIN)
10:00am to 10:00pm
Chatuchak Weekend Market
The largest market in the country with over 8,000 stalls; you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Saturday & Sunday: 09:00am to 06:00pm (entire market) | Wednesday & Thursday: 07:00am to 06:00pm (plant section only) | Friday: 06:00pm to 12:00am (wholesale only)
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.

Wat Pho Man Khunaram
A stunning Chinese temple that combines different architectural styles from China, Tibet and Thailand
08:00am to 05:00pm