Guide for visitors to RubyConf TH

Bangkok

If you are attending RubyConf TH on September 6-7 here’s your lowdown on the conference venue, transportation, hotels, nearby nightlife and things to do around the city.

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Ruby Conference Thailand recommends places that the Ruby community can check out during their time off from the conference.

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Pullman Bangkok King Power

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This 5* hotel is the conference venue for Friday and Saturday talks. If you'd like to stay at the hotel, we have a great discounted rate available for attendees.

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  • 8/2 Rangnam Road, Thanon-Phayathai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    8-2 ถนน รางน้ำ แขวง ถนนพญาไท เขตราชเทวี กรุงเทพมหานคร

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The Bangkok Heritage

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The official party will be held here from 6.30pm to 11pm on Friday September 6th. Expect food, drink, fun and games! If you want to swing by Bangkok Heritage during the week, it's also a popular place for lunch during the day serving great value Thai food and drinks.

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  • 2 Phayathai Rd, Khwaeng Thung Phaya Thai, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand

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Phaya Thai BTS Station

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If you're arriving at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport, you can take the Airport Rail Link express train straigh to Phaya Thai station, from where there's a connection to the BTS Skytrain for reaching other parts of the city.

  • Thanon Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    แขวง ถนนพญาไท เขตราชเทวี กรุงเทพมหานคร

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Victory Monument

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This obelisk commemorates the Thai victory in the Franco-Thai War and is a major landmark of the city, as well as a transportation hub!

  • Between Din Daeng, Phahonyothin, Phayathai and Ratchawithi Roads, Bangkok, Thailand

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Santiphap Park

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An oasis in the city, this park is just a few minutes walk from the conference venue with a jogging trail and water features. Take a break from the frenetic city!

  • Between Ratchawithi Road and Rang Nam Road, Ratchathewi District, Bangkok, Thailand

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Sky Train Jazz Bar

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You may feel you've accidentally walked into someone's living room, the mismatched furniture and quirky decor, and the Skytrain rumbling outside the door. There are live jazz sessions every night so grab a drink.

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  • Fifth Floor, 46 Rang Nam Alley, Khwaeng Thanon Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand

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Saxophone Pub

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Another great jazz venue nearby, Saxophone pub has been playing live jazz and blues since 1987. Open until 2AM nightly.

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  • 3/8 Phayathai Road, Victory Monument, Bangkok, Thailand

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Oasis Coffee

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Formerly Were Bean Coffee, this is a popular coffee shop around the corner from Victory Monument station. Usually full of student studying for a deadline! Good prices for coffee and pastries.

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  • 33 Phayathai Road, Khwaeng Thanon Phaya Thai, Bangkok, Thailand
    33 ถนน พญาไท แขวง ถนนพญาไท เขตราชเทวี กรุงเทพมหานคร

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The Junction At Pullman

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This coworking cafe located in the Pullman Bangkok King Power serves tasty breakfasts starting from 8am if you need a pick-me-up before a long day of Ruby talks!

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  • Pullman Bangkok King Power, 8/2 Rangnam Road, Thanon-Phayathai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand

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The Motley House

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If you need a basic but good value and clean place to stay, this boutique hostel has free wifi and safes in the rooms, and well stocked bathrooms.

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  • 35/17 Phayathai Road, Thanonphayathai, Ratchathewi Bangkok, Thailand

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Victory Park Hostel

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Another good value option hostel, there are shared dorms as well as a garden and lounge to enjoy. Free American breakfast daily.

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  • 440/21-22, Soi Ratchawithi 3, Ratchawithi Road, Rajthewee, Bangkok, Thailand

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The Sukosol Bangkok

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This polished 5* hotel is conveniently located near Phaya Thai and promises true Thai hospitality. Rooms from around $80-90 night if booked in advance.

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  • 477 Si Ayuthaya Road, Thanon Phayathai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    477 ถ. ศรีอยุธยา แขวง ถนนพญาไท เขตราชเทวี กรุงเทพมหานคร

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Bean Around Cafe

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Small and quiet cafe has great quality coffee and sandwiches. Good place to fuel up for the day, opens 7.30am.

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Thai Taste Hub

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At King Power Rangnam this food court has a great range of Thai foods from all around the country, from classics like Pad Thai to Issan and Southern cuisine.

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  • Third Floor King Power Rangnam, 487/1 Rang Nam Road, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand

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Tenshino

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Fancy a splurge? This Japanese fine dining restaurant with a French twist by Tokyo head chef Yohei Okita has been named one of the best restaurants in the city since opening last year at the Pullman Bangkok King Power.

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  • Level 2 Pullman Bangkok King Power, 8/2 Rangnam Road, Thanon-Phayathai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand

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Bua Sabai Massage - Rangnam

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Clean and reliable massage & spa with friendly staff, just around the corner from the conference venue.

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  • 3/1 Rangnam Road, Phayathai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand

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Lin-Fa

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Popular Chinese restaurant at the Sukosol hotel serves excellent Dim Sum. There's a great all-you-can eat dim sum brunch at weekends.

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  • The Sukosol Bangkok, 477 Si Ayuthaya Road, Thanon Phayathai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    477 ถ. ศรีอยุธยา แขวง ถนนพญาไท เขตราชเทวี กรุงเทพมหานคร

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Jae Koy Somtum Restaurant

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This place specialises somtum (green papaya salad) and other Issan food. Usually packed until midnight with Thais, so they must be doing something right!

  • 362/7 Soi Phetchaburi, Phetchaburi Road, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    362/7 ซอย ระหว่าง ถนน เพชรบุรี แขวง ถนนเพชรบุรี เขตราชเทวี กรุงเทพมหานคร

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Jim Thompson House

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Jim Thompson was an American architect and businessman who is credited with re-invigorating the Thai silk industry. His residennce in central Bangkok showcases Thai art and consists of six traditional Thai houses surrounded by tropical greenery. One of the city's top attractions, it;s worth a visit during your stay.

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  • 6 Soi Kasemsan 2, Rama 1 Road, Bangkok, Thailand
    6 ถนน พระรามที่ ๑ แขวง วังใหม่ เขต ปทุมวัน กรุงเทพมหานคร

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Chatuchak Weekend Market

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Chatuchak Weekend Market is a vast complex of market stalls selling everything from plants to art to handicrafts, which runs every weekend. Easily accessible by taking the BTS to the last stop at Mo Chit.

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Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)

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You're in Bangkok, better see a few temples right? The Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) is home to the aforementioned enormous reclining Buddha, which has to be seen to be believed! Nearby is the Grand Palace. While you can take a taxi, the most fun way to get to the temples is via the Chao Phraya Express Boat.

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  • 2 Sanamchai Road, Grand Palace, Pranakorn District, Bangkok, Thailand
    ๒ ถนนสนามไชย แขวงพระบรมมหาราชวัง เขตพระนคร กรุงเทพฯ ๑๐๒๐๐

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Let's Say Cafe : 24 Hours

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Opens 24 hours a day on weekends, though shorter hours during the week. Simple cafe with coffee and board games.

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  • 440, 19-20 Soi Ratchawithi 3, Khwaeng Thanon Phaya Thai, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand

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