One of Bangkok’s most cosmopolitan roads, Silom is constantly buzzling with life, noise and daylong traffic. During the day, the pavement is mostly occupied by lunch time office crowds and street entrepreneurs– given Silom is one of the capital’s major financial districts. Not to forget the world renowned night scene of Patpong where foreign and expatriate crowds are among regular visitors. The night market of Patpong is more appealing to tourists and backpackers who are looking for great bargain on, for instance, Muay Thai boxers, DVDs, counterfeit handbags and watches. With wide range of value for money accommodations, if you are an outgoing type, staying in one of Silom hotels is worth every penny spent.