‘Pae’ = backpack
‘Saphaipae’ = backpacking
When was the last time you ‘saphaipae’ and travelling the world?
When it comes to travel people have different preferences. Some pack light while some are heavy loaded. Many people enjoy travelling alone. But some like to go with friends or family. Whatever is the goal of travelling every traveller expects to have a nice sleep, relaxing stay, easy access, affordable price, and convenient location close to all sorts of attractions.
A transformation of previous generation’s gemstones sellers district to the new generation’s ‘Saphaipae’
An eight-storey building on the corner of Sathorn and Silom right in the heart of the city was once family’s gemstones business in the father’s generation. Years later, the next generation has converted it into a spacious hostel, with 54 rooms that cater more than 200 beds, equipped with other facilities like wifi, washing machines, movie screen rooms, seminar room, restaurant, communal terrace, and bar. All are designed to meet every prospects of travelling, from solo exploration, travelling as a pair to a seminar group. Single rooms and mixed dorm rooms with separate male and female floors are available to suit your expectation for privacy. If you are a kind of travellers who love to make new friends and build long lasting friendship with people from different parts of the world here is where you can find it. It might be a good idea to have an open booking for your return flight, as your new friends might be the reason you do no want to go home!
A personal space in this wide world where you still can appreciate what goes on around
From time to time, travellers do need privacy which limitation of space in usual hostels cannot offer. What commonly happens is that everyone tries to find their own private spaces. Some tuck themselves in the corners of the terrace just to read while some with more energy seek a quiet coffee shop to enjoy favorite book. The space at ‘Saphaipae’ allows you to have more personal space that usual hostel cannot cater. It will make you realise that the bigger world is awaited while you can observe what goes on around and choose to be part of it.
Pay less but Get More at ‘Saphaipae’
As a local host, we welcome you to experience different aspects of travelling. If you like to learn about the local community you will be surprised how Silom can present you. Silom is not only a business district but community way of life is maintained at the same time in those small alleys. Every place has its own story. If walking is something you enjoy you can walk from the hostel to China Town in 30 minutes where you can embrace the never sleep ambience of the Thai-Chinese community. If you like shopping you can easily commute to shopping district by skytrain within 15 minutes, where MBK, Siam Square, Central World, Central Chidlom, Pratunum wholesales ladies’ market, Erawan Plaza, or Pantip Plaza located. It is also very convenient to go to weekend or night markets. Chatuchak market and Saphan Phut night market are just 40 minutes away. We are just one step away from Surasak BTS station.
Our location close to central pier encourages you to transport by the river which you can reminiscence the old way of life through the historic communities like flowers market, Sanam Luang, Banglumphu, Golden Mount, and numerous significant temples like the temple of the Emerald Buddha, Wat Chanasongkram, and Wat Pho where the world renown Thai massage school is originated. If nightlife is your thing you can spend your night hours at Patpong night market where you can buy all sort of things. With a central location like Sathorn, public transport is easy to find. Taxis are available 24/7 to satisfy your spontaneous plans. Chilling at a bar in Silom or dancing crazily at RCA can be your options. But if you are looking for something more adventurous that missed out from guidebooks our staffs are always there to recommend you. They are familiar with every part of Bangkok. All are trained, have experience in hospitality services, and have good understanding in what travellers needs to see and do in Bangkok. Staying at ‘Saphaipae’, you are not just a customer but more like friends we will treat with love and care.