The term “No Joiner Fee” is associated with Bangkok hotels that don’t charge their registered guest an extra fee for taking an unregistered guest up to their room. You may have heard other labels such as Girl or guest friendly hotels instead. Either way, these hotels are the most popularly booked hotels in Bangkok. Therefore, it is best for an advanced booking hotel in Sukhumvit so you don’t need to pay joiner fees during your stay.
Few travellers think that lower class hotels in Bangkok will not charge you with fees but you are sorely mistaken. There are also upper range hotels in the city that will not charge you with joiner fees for bringing up a guest. So if you are planning to bring some guests up to your room, you can surely be affected that some of these hotels charge joiner fees. So ensure you are booked in an advanced booking hotel in Sukhumvit to get a comfortable accommodation with budget friendly rates.
Majority of Bangkok’s no joiner fee hotels are situated in the areas of Sukhumvit and Nana. This is a heavily commercialized and popular area among travellers and the expat community. This is where you find the famous red light districts of Nana Entertainment Plaza and Soi Cowboy. Here you will find lots of go-go bars where men from all over the world go to. This is probably the reason why hotels in these areas don’t charge joiner fees.
Here are names of 5 very popular “No Joiner Fee” hotels in Bangkok:
- Swiss Park Hotel
- Grand President Hotel
- Ambassador Hotel
- Majestic Suites
- Nana Hotel
A quick note though to ensure the security of the hotel’s guest. Unregistered guest should provide ID, which will be returned when they leave.
A very popular option to advanced booking hotel in Sukhumvit is to book in serviced apartments, which are meant for long-term stays. However, there are those who welcome guests with short stays. They operate just like hotels with the same types of hospitality like desk reception, bellboys, housekeeping and security. They also offer free breakfast for some rates. An example for popular serviced apartment accommodation is the Centre Point Serviced Apartments, which is near main attraction and commercial areas.