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Whether you’re about to begin your life as a digital or creative nomad— or you’re already one—and want to make your work-travel experience easier, more fun and productive, we have listed resources for you—from networking to knowledge sources, to apps and software, to transportation we have you covered.
And if you are specifically dropping by Bangkok, Thailand, we have of course prepared a list of co-working spaces for you.

 

BANGKOK CO-WORKING SPACES FOR BACKPACKERS & NOMADS

If you are hitting Southeast Asia, you’d be certainly delighted to take your work to Bangkok as a location independent worker.
The capital city of Thailand has the terrific infrastructure and is one of the major hubs of digital and creative nomads—you can easily and inexpensively get to places, it’s conveniently littered with shopping centers, markets, and fantastic food. Not to mention the great tropical climate, the world-renowned nightlife, and friendly locals and multicultural folks that you will meet on your journey.
With the surge of professional nomads, no wonder co-working spaces have sprouted in Bangkok. Bangkok co-working spaces are highly essential now for the digital and creative nomad.
Working in coffee shops is fun, but it can still be distracting or crowded, or with an intermittent Internet connection. Bangkok Co-working spaces, on the other hand, provide a more ‘work’ conducive environment: set up like an office, with facilities to serve your needs.
Here, we give you 10 Bangkok co-working space options in Bangkok to choose from:

1. 522 Co-Working Space – Bangkok co-working with a homely vibe

 

1. 522 Co-Working Space - Bangkok co-working with a homely vibeImage courtesy of 522 coworking space Facebook page

522 was once an abandoned building and transformed into a beautiful refurbished two-story co-working house and café, It has a cool, modern interior design—whitewashed walls, glass, black steel, decorated with colourful artworks and designer furniture. There’s even a garden in the middle of the house, adding to the serene and homey vibe.
522 is divided into areas, or work zones, depending on a  client’s needs. If you’re working by yourself, or with a couple of friends, you get to work in the café.  For group work or meetings, you can choose a private zone depending on your size and needs. There’s a bean bag room for a maximum of 4 people and a big room that can hold up to 20 people.
Located near the Crystal Design Centre, 522’s location is in the heart of the of the TV production industry, so they also offer a casting room with mirrored walls, which can also be rented for dancing classes.
You can get drinks and food delivered to your workspace.
Address: 522 Praditmanoontham Rd.
Phone: 084-664-6644
Hours: Daily 8:30am-9pm.
Rates: from B150 to B700 (depending on hours and work zone)

2. Cluster – Bangkok co-working space for long-term stays 

Cluster - Bangkok co-working space for long term stays Image courtesy of Cluster Office Facebook page

A modern and industrial styled co-working space, Cluster Office services long-term clients only, so no one-day renting is allowed in this place. The minimum length you can rent the space is one month.
Cluster office is also owned by Hubba, the first co-working space in Bangkok, and is located at Ekkamai’s S.S.P. Tower. The workspace consists of 13 rooms suited for 6 to 12 nomads, with wood-based furniture courtesy of Flo studio.
Office facilities include mailing address, high-speed wi-fi, printing, meeting room, kitchen with coffee and tea. Clients can also host events, and long-time clients can benefit their catering services.
Address: 16/F, S.S.P Tower, Sukhumvit Soi 63 (Ekkamai), next to Ekkamai Soi 21
Phone: 087-447-7416
Rates: Ranging from B16,000/month (small-serviced office) to the regular B21,450 a month. A year-long contract is also available.
Site: www.fb.com/clusteroffice

3.    Ease Cafe & CoWorking Space – Coffee lovers Bangkok co-working 

Ease Cafe & CoWorking Space - Coffee lovers Bangkok co-working Image courtesy of Ease Cafe & CoWorking Space Facebook page

Tucked away off the main street, Ease is a café-co-working-space combo in a standalone house. The café is downstairs, and the co-working space is located upstairs, complete with bean bags, a printer, scanner, and high-speed Internet. They also have meeting rooms that can cater up to 10 people.
Meanwhile, the café downstairs offers fancy dishes, like the “snowman” affogato and a Japanese salad of salmon roe and seaweed. Ease is warm, cozy, and dimly lit, perfect if you’re looking for a more laid-back atmosphere in a working space.
Address: 40/1 Phahon Yothin Soi 7 (Ari), Bangkok, Thailand
Phone: 092-828-5424
Hours: Daily 10am-10pm
Rates: B120/2 hours (with high-speed Internet, use of printer/scanner); B400/hour for meeting rooms
Site: www.facebook.com/Easebkk

4. Hubba – One of the first co-working spaces in Bangkok

Known to be Bangkok’s pioneer in co-working spaces, Hubba, which opened in 2012, is a charming white-painted old house consisting of various work zones and plenty of impressive facilities. Digital nomads can work side by side on a long wooden table, and working groups can opt for the private offices.
Hubba has a library, and outside they have a play yard perfect if you need to take a break or hold an event. They have a pantry, a cafeteria, a meeting room—and get this: shower rooms! They also offer post box rental services, there’s a 24-hour CCTV for your security, and they provide complimentary snacks, tea, and coffee.
Hubba offers a one-day trial pass and weekly membership fees up to one year.
Address:19 Ekkamai Soi 4, Bangkok, Thailand
Phone: 02-714-3388
Hours: daily 9am-10pm
Rates: Membership begins at B16,000/month
Site: http://hubbathailand.com/

5. Kliquedesk – Bangkok upmarket co-working space

Kliquedesk - Bangkok upmarket co-working spaceImage courtesy of Kliquedesk Facebook page

Kliquedesk is a modern and formal co-working space with a striking three-colour theme of yellow, black, and grey. You can choose your workspace: Hot Desk if you’re a single worker, or you can pick one of their Serviced Offices, which can accommodate up to 6 people. You can opt for a one-day pass or a monthly lease.
Privileges for both members and guests include parking, and the workspace has printers, scanners, and fax machines.
Address: 94 Sukhumvit Soi 23, Bangkok, Thailand
Phone: 02-105-6767
Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-7pm
Rates: Hot Desk – B300/day or B3,600/month; Serviced Offices –  B18,000/month
Site: www.kliquedesk.com

6.    Launchpad – Bangkok co-working space in Silom business district 

Launchpad - Bangkok co-working space in Silom business districtImage courtesy of Launchpad Facebook page

Taking up the entire first floor of the Sethiwan Tower in the Silom Business District, Launchpad is a sleek, elegant, professional and fun environment to work in or get together with your fellow entrepreneurs to discuss ideas, as this co-working space was established mainly with startup companies in mind.
Launchpad offers various workspaces on their floor—from flexible desks to fixed ones, to meeting rooms that can hold up to 12 people, and two event spaces with a 250-people capacity.
They have lockers, a recreational room with a pool table and game consoles, 24-hour security, Internet from True, and their own café called Brush by Roast Coffee and Eatery.
Address: Launchpad Co-Working Space, 1/F, Sethiwan Tower Silom, Silom Rd., Bangkok, Thailand
Phone: 02-266-6222
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30am-8pm; Sat 10:30am-6pm
Rates: Individual desks start from B260/day or B7,500/month
Website: www.facebook.com/launchpadhq

7. Ma:D – Multi faceted Bangkok co-working space

The cool, playful and relaxed ambience of Ma:D makes this another favourite among professional nomads. Flexible desks and mismatched chairs, glass and brick-wall interior, with nomads working barefoot. Ma:D incorporates sustainable energy use and promoting health among its clients.
This co-working space is split into two zones: an active zone and a quiet zone. They have private offices, 3 meeting rooms—and shower rooms. They also provide event organizations with a base to run their Bangkok events.
Address: 42/3 Ekkamai Soi 4
Phone: 094-661-6046.
Hours: 9am-7pm.
Rates: Private working desks start at B3,500; private offices start from 8,000. A 12-person meeting room is B350/hour; 20-person meeting room B700/hour.
Site: www.fb.com/madeehub

8. Muchroom Co-Working Space – Great for yoga lovers 

Muchroom gave a 50-year-old house and transformed it into a cozy library-café-like co-working space. Bright and cute furniture make Muchroom warm, comfy, and conducive. A bunch of work desks to settle in, and they also have private rooms for rent.
Facilities include a phone, printer, and wi-fi. And to liven up the atmosphere, they hold Tuesday afternoon tea breaks and Wednesday yoga classes.
Address: Muchroom Co-Working Space, 61 Pradiphat Soi 23, Bangkok, Thailand
Phone: 081-699-9872, 02-618-7800
Email: muchroomthailand@gmail.com
Hours: Daily 9am-8pm
Rate: B220/day; for members – B1,085/week, B3,900/month, up to B29,200/year. Private office room: two people start from B10,000/month and for 2-4 people at B17,000/month.

9.    Pah Creative Space – Art and design co-working space in Bangkok

Pah Creative Space is best suited to creative nomads, especially those in the art and design industry. This co-working space established only in March 2014 offers professional drafting tables and even a photography studio.
If you don’t want to leave your pet dog behind, bring him along, but leave it in Pah’s dog playground. Also, this co-working space allows outlets to release all that pent-up creative frustration, like punching bags, or a pool table. If you need more sugar to spike up your creative juices, or just want a break, go over to their cotton candy machine.
Address: 40/1 Soi Phatsana 1, Khwaeng Phra Khanong Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110

10. The Hive – One of the best-known co-working spaces in Bangkok

Pah Creative Space - Art and design co-working space in BangkokImage courtesy of The Hive Bangkok Ltd Facebook page

The Hive originated in Hong Kong, already spawning three branches in the said city, before crossing the shores to Bangkok and building an impressive space in this exotic city.
The Hive Bangkok is a stylish 5-story building fitted with large windows for natural light to filter in and classy wood furniture. Apart from workspaces and meeting rooms, The Hive has a rooftop bar and garden and café where they screen films every last Saturday of the month.
They have a lounge area, as well as foot massage services. If you’re a fan of Starbucks, you’ll be delighted to find the coffee shop across the street.
This international co-working space has various membership types to choose from.
Address: 46/9 Sukhumvit Soi 49, Bangkok, Thailand
Website: www.thehive.co.th
Phone: 02 662 6062
Rates: B250 for a day-pass; B3,200/month for 10 full days (PLUS one-hour of meeting room use); B5,500 for 20 days (2 hours of meeting room use). For working teams –  B6,500/person per month for use of private office (minimum of 3 people) and 3 hours of meeting room use.

OTHER RESOURCES FOR CREATIVE AND DIGITAL NOMADS

Here are some recommended sharing economy services and tools that are easy on the budget and will help you become a more productive professional nomad.

NETWORKING:

Every nomad needs to connect with fellow nomads from around the world.

  • Nomad.Network – A social network to make your trips and nomadic experience richer—and it’s all free!
  • Creative Mornings – an international monthly breakfast lecture series hosted in over 100 cities around the world, with lectures on design, photography, and illustration.
  • PechaKucha –  PechaKucha Nights, or PKNs, is a platform for creatives to present their stuff to a worldwide audience in 20 slides for 20 seconds each. Kickstarted in Tokyo and now spread out in over 700 international cities, it’s a great way to meet fellow creatives and exchange ideas.
  • Find A Nomad – Absolutely free, check this site where fellow nomads are hanging out, and organize meetups.

KNOWLEDGE SHARE:

  • NomadList.com – Helps you find the best places to live and work wherever you are in the world, with information on the cost of living, safety, and even temperature. The site has a forum where you can meet fellow nomads online.
  • Dynamite Circle – A private community for entrepreneurs, designed to help community members succeed.

SOFTWARE AND APPS:

Every nomad needs tools to make your work-travel safe, easier, and as much as possible, hassle-free. Explore which of these apps and software would better suit your nomadic lifestyle.
For Cloud Backups
Every nomad needs a backup of everything. Hard drives are not enough, as it can get stolen, too, along with your laptop. Here are some:

Creative Tools:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud – Turn your creative ideas into amazing results.
  • Scrivener – The absolute best tool for big writing projects like a book
  • nValt  – makes note-taking fast and easy.

Housing and Accommodations

Where you can find listings of the best places to stay:

Cheap Flights Search
Find the cheapest airline flights! Even at the last minute.

Helpful articles and blog posts on digital nomad experiences, especially in Bangkok:

We only recommend writers and blogs that we read regularly and believe will deliver substantial value to our readers. The following is our top picks of articles we think are worth reading for you to get an insight into a digital nomad’s experience in Bangkok, plus other resources.

While working in Bangkok, explore the city for the best street food. Check out our guide to Bangkok Street Food – 2016 guide to the best in Bangkok.
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