The BTS Wongwian Yai Station is another BTS skytrain station also located on the Silom Line in Khlong San District in Bangkok. This BTS station is located on Krung Thon Buri Road close to Wongwian Yai where the statue of King Taksin is located. The area has many residences and small mom and pop stores around the station and at the intersection by the station. There are larger markets and hotels a short distance away. There is a very lively food market near the station.
BTS Wongwian Yai Station
BTS Wongwian Yai Station provides convenient access to various establishments in the area. One notable restaurant is Bistro x Josh, where we had a delightful dining experience. We ordered calamari, penne with pesto sauce, ribs, and Caesar salad, all of which were delicious. The staff were friendly, providing excellent service throughout our meal. The combination of tasty food, helpful employees, and a relaxing atmosphere made it a memorable dining experience.
Another restaurant worth mentioning is Jack Diamond, known for its flavorful dishes and exceptional service. The staff ensured that our dining experience was enjoyable, and the food was truly satisfying. They offer a great breakfast deal, including delicious food, fruits, and coffee/tea, all at a reasonable price. The calm atmosphere and kind staff further enhance the overall dining experience.
For accommodations near BTS Wongwian Yai Station, Bangkok Loft Inn is a popular choice. The rooms are spacious and clean, and guests particularly appreciate the comfortable beds. Although some mentioned that the rooms could be quieter, the overall experience was positive. The hotel’s location near public transit and shopping areas adds to its convenience. The friendly staff at Bangkok Loft Inn are highly appreciated by the guests. Likewise providing excellent service throughout their stay.
Another option is the W Station Hotel, where guests enjoy clean rooms, albeit some finding them on the smaller side. However, the comfortable beds make up for it. While a few guests noted that the bathrooms could be improved, the friendly staff and efficient management receive high praise. The hotel’s location near public transit makes it a convenient choice for travelers.
In summary, BTS Wongwian Yai Station offers access to a variety of establishments, including Bistro x Josh and Jack Diamond, where delicious food and excellent service await. Bangkok Loft Inn and W Station Hotel provide comfortable accommodations, with Bangkok Loft Inn impressing guests with its large and clean rooms, while W Station Hotel stands out for its cleanliness and comfortable beds. Both hotels benefit from their convenient locations near public transit. In addition there is also the BTS Phra Khanong Station as well as the BTS On Nut Station on this line. This as well as the Wall Street Inn and the 24 Inn.
Hotels near BTS:
- Saphaipae Hotel – very good hostel in the Bangkok area.
- Ibis Bangkok Riverside – One of best riverside hotels in Thailand
- Pas Cher Hotel De Bangkok – excellent hotel in Bangkok with a good reputation
- Bangkok Hub Hostel – well known hostel with a good location
- Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok – top rated hotel in Asia as well as in Thailand
- Centre Point Silom – good location close to the riverside
- King Royal Garden Inn – another excellent hotel in Thailand
What to do at Wongwian Yai:
- King Taksin the Great Monument – this is a large landmark on the Thonburi side of the river.
- Wongwian Yai Market – some of the largest variety of fresh fruit and vegetables with loads of cheap lunch meals around.
- Robinson Department Store – a well-known chain department store in Thailand with a wide range of affordable goods and also a food court.
- Royal Jubilee Gate – One of the best known monuments in the area and popular with tourists.
Dining & Restaurants:
- There are loads of restaurants around the King Taksin monument and also on the Charoenrad road South of the station.