Guide for visitors to RubyConf TH

Bangkok

If you are attending RubyConf TH on December 9th-10th here’s your lowdown on the conference venue, transportation, hotels, nearby nightlife and things to do around the city. This list has been updated for the 2022 event!

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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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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.

  • +66 2 247 0123
  • 477 Si Ayuthaya Road, Thanon Phayathai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
    477 ถ. ศรีอยุธยา แขวง ถนนพญาไท เขตราชเทวี กรุงเทพมหานคร

  • https://www.thesukosol.com/
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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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True Siam Phaya Thai Hotel

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A mid-range 3 star hotel adjacent to the conference venue. Some rooms are a little dated but it offers excellent value for money.

  • +66 2 642 6932
  • 45 Soi Si Ayutthaya 12, Khwaeng Thanon Phaya Thai, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand

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Castle Black Bangkok

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A popular hostel 8 minutes walk from the Pullman. Owner Jimmy makes everyone feel welcome, and reviews rave about the comfortable beds! They have shared dorms as well as private rooms.

  • +66 81 916 7761
  • 116, 29-33 Thanon Rang Nam, Khwaeng Thanon Phaya Thai, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand

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Phaya Thai BTS Station

พญาไท

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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

สวนสันติภาพ

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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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The Suan Pakkad Palace

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A short walk from the Pullman hotel, this palace and museum showcases many traditional Thai teak houses and artworks.

  • +66 2 245 4934
  • 352 Thanon Si Ayutthaya, Khwaeng Thanon Phaya Thai, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand

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The Bangkok Heritage

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Bangkok Heritage is a popular place for lunch during the day serving great value Thai food and drinks.

  • +66 92 249 8312
  • 2 Phayathai Rd, Khwaeng Thung Phaya Thai, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, 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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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.

  • +66 2 245 1632
  • 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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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.

  • +66 2 677 8888
  • 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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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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Lin-Fa

หลินฟ้า

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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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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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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.

  • Bangkok, Thailand

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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.

  • +66 2 226 0335
  • 2 Sanamchai Road, Grand Palace, Pranakorn District, Bangkok, Thailand
    ๒ ถนนสนามไชย แขวงพระบรมมหาราชวัง เขตพระนคร กรุงเทพฯ ๑๐๒๐๐

  • http://www.watpho.com
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