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Last updated: 31 October, 2022
Expert travel writer: Chris Schalkx

Sandwiched between a big international hospital and a hum-ho stretch of Sukhumvit Road, Ad Lib’s location might not have a lot going for it. Yet, this savvy boutique hotel masterfully turned its plot at the dead end of a residential cul-de-sac into an oasis of lush greenery and contemporary design.

Shaded by banyan trees, its 58 rooms are snug but comfortable and come with a handy smartphone to take around town.

Guests can also use the complimentary shuttle service to reach the Phloen Chit BTS Skytrain station, while a dip in the gorgeous saltwater rooftop pool is a welcome treat after a day in the Thai sun.

Surrounding area

The Ad Lib manages to be right at the heart of the city – a stone’s throw from Sukhumit, one of the city’s busiest and most traffic-congested roads – and still maintain a feeling of calm and quiet.

The street on which the hotel is located is a little unprepossessing, edged with low-rise houses and apartment blocks, with the Burmungrad hospital right next door.

The immediate surroundings aren’t a huge consideration, however, as the hotel has a complimentary shuttle service that whisks you to the BTS Skytrain station in mere minutes.

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Key facilities

Airport transfers*
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Parking: On-site (free)
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Jacuzzi (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed

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