1230 Thanon Banthat Thong, Pathumwan, Wangmai, 10330 168 Hostel offers a budget-luxury getaway with elegant simplistic interior inspired by the concept of eco-sustainability tastefully renovated from a classic Thai-Chinese townhouse situated right in the middle of the metropolis. Surrounded by 8 major shopping complexes - MBK Center, Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discovery, Central World, Siam Square, I'm Park and Tesco Lotus, with over 4200 retail stores & 450 restaurants, in Downtown Bangkok Siam area, just a 5-8-minute walk from the National Stadium BTS Station & 1.9KM away from the Bangkok Railway Station. 168 Hostel is located at Bangkok's most well-known historical university district - Chulalongkorn University, with an array of co-working studios, public parks, local branded restaurants & street-food vendors (i.e Somboon Seafood 1st branch) situated for over 48 years, shophouses shaped into townhouses (focused on sportswears), monthly night markets (ArtBox Thailand) and Bangkok's most historical Supachalasai National Stadium where annual/monthly football matches are being hosted (served as the main stadium for the 1966, 1970, and 1978 Asian Games, & Michael Jackson's performance venue on his Dangerous World Tour 1993), existing for over 80 years. The area has several major upcoming community mall projects such as Suan Luang Square & Stadium One Sports Mall, due to open late November 2017 & early January 2018 respectively, which attest to the viability of the location for future growth. Chinatown, The Grand Palace (Old Town) & Khaosan Road is a 10-15 minute drive (3.5KM) away from the hostel.
With dedication to energy saving and carbon reduction, 168 Hostel uses heat resistant & low-formaldehyde eco plastic plywood made of European/imported E1-V313 material for all furniture & fittings within the accommodation(s). With every 1 ton of production, it increases 2% of wood usage. During its production, extra attention is given to sawdust, waste wood, defective good, and PVC in order to make sure there's no pollution result. Unlike other wooden laminates, it is moisture-proof, termite-proof suitable for long term usage, significantly eliminating immense maintenance costs. (1995 Qualified International Standard ISO-9002, 2001 Qualified ECO Symbol, 2002 Qualified International Standard ISO-14001, 2012 MIT SMILE Symbol, 2013 Continue to apply for Green Building Material certificate). Additionally, all mattresses used inside the accommodation are all the firmest spring mattresses with Bonnell springs & less foam providing steady support, distributing a body's weight evenly, secured with a leather-covering, bed-bug free; preserving long-term suitability of use. With a limitation of 60 square meters on each floor, all the rooms are designed to maximize the optimum level of space maximization. DELUXE 8-BED FEMALE DORMITORY A spacious single bed with a pillow, duvet and premium quality linen. Additionally featuring, personal hangers, lockers, a privacy curtain and a slidable table is provided for added convenience. A personal dressing room is also provided within the room. PRIVATE DOUBLE BED CAPSULE ROOM A total of 4 capsule rooms engineered in overlapping one another in a L-shape, with 2 top capsule rooms and 2 bottom capsule rooms. A capsule-structured private double room - 2 pillows, a fluffy duvet and premium quality linen. Spare space for luggage storage within the room is provided for added convenience. DELUXE TRIPLE BEDROOM WITH CITY VIEW A private deluxe triple bedroom inclusive of a bunk bed - with a double bed on top and a single bed on the bottom - this room contains a spacious 180 degree city view and personal hangers for added convenience. PRIVATE TWIN BUNK BED BEDROOM A private bunk bed bedroom - a top & bottom bed - pillows, fluffy duvets and premium quality linen. Spare space for luggage storage within the room is provided for added convenience.
Tour tickets to the Grand Palace, Muay Thai Competitions, Ampawa Floating Markets, Ratchadamnoen Train Market, and more! - are sold in a pocket friendly price at the hostel. Famous monthly night markets are held 200m away from the hostel, namely - ArtBox Market & NEON Night Market. Being inside the vicinity of classic shophouses, guests will experience the life of locals and engage with several activities - CoWorking Spaces, sport activites, etc - around the area. All staff are always available to assist all guests with tour excursions. Laundry and airport shuttle services (800THB, one way, from Airport to Hostel) are also offered for convenience. Free all-day gourmet coffee & tea is served.