Family Thais

If you like a hotel to be more like a home, then you'll love the Old Bangkok Inn, tel: (662) 629 1787. Located on Rajadamnern Avenue, smack in the middle of the Thai capital's historic quarter, this snug little property has just eight individually appointed rooms. Patronne Nantiya Tulyanond can't resist cozy touches such as daily homemade cakes and nightly pillow presents. And her son Joey has been known to lead impromptu tours around the major landmarks of the neighborhood, from the Democracy Monument to the gentrifying nightlife of Khao San Road. He's also the tech head responsible for installing a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!