Work Away From Home: 5 Co-Working Spaces in Bangkok for Digital Nomads
Working from home might sound like a great thing. Stay home stick to your pajamas and work however you’d like without the eagle eyes of your manager leering from behind.
But working at the same place where you sleep might not make you the most productive person, that’s when we start to wander outside for to find that perfect spot to get your work done.
In the past, one of the first places that come to mind is coffee shops. But you still often find yourself in isolation and not very inspired. That is why co-working spaces were created.
Co-working spaces are essentially shared workspaces that come with a suite of office-like amenities such as hot-desks, private meeting rooms, and kitchens at an affordable price.
You can have any type of workspace depending on your financial capability. Inside you will typically find freelancers, entrepreneurs, and start-ups that share the same love for such a flexible workplace.
The common perks that come with working at these kinds of spaces are that they offer you with hi-speed Wi-Fi, electrical outlets, meeting rooms, event spaces, and play area. You can find coffee, tea, and snacks made available to you all day.
Playspaces have bean bags, board games, or a ton of books and magazines to suit your kind if relaxation. The type workspaces made available include shared tables in public areas for daily access, private desks where you can make a reservation, and private offices for a monthly fee.
No matter which place you choose to be your workstation, you can always sign-up for a membership that will grant you special prices and deals all year long.
Bangkok, being the economic powerhouse of Thailand, is the perfect location for co-working spaces to open up. With Millennials and Gen Z increasingly finding themselves in freelance work and start-ups are being born at a rate like never before, it’s no wonder we have heard a lot of buzz about these spaces in the last couple of years.
Out of all the excellent co-working spaces made available to you in Bangkok, here the top 5 picks we recommend you check out, listed in no particular order.
Special Amenities: Nap Room, Shower Room, Fingerprint Access, Private Lockers
Share Desk: 200 (5 hours) | 320 (1 day)
Fixed Desk: 6,500/month (Minimum 2 months)
Private Office (per month): 18,000 (3 pax) | 25,000 (5 pax) | 30,000 (10 pax)
Meeting Room (per hour): 590 (10 pax) | 690 (14 pax)
Special Amenities: Shower Room, Ergonomic Chairs, Reading Corners, Lapland (floor seating for a sense of wolfpack bonding), Y-Shaped Workstations, Event Space, Elevator
Share Desk (per day): 290 (long table) | 390 (workstation)
Private Office: 21,000/month (3-4 pax)
Meeting Room (per hour): 350 (6 pax) | 400 (8 pax)
Special Amenities: Professional Photo Studio, Chill Zone (Minibar & Pool Table), Workshop Room, Production Printers, Cutting Plotters
Share Desk: 300/day | 3,000/month
Fixed Desk (per month): 5,900 (full-time) | 24,000 (6-8 pax)
Private Office (per month): 35,000 (4 pax) | 48,000 (6 pax) | 63,000 (8 pax)
Meeting Room: 400/hour (8 pax) | 9,000/day (30 pax)
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Special Amenities: Relaxing Playground (Japanese Floor Tables, Bean Bags, Nap Chairs)
Common Space: 40/hour | 200/day
Private Room (per hour): 160 (4 pax) | 240 (6 pax) | 400 (10 pax)
Special Amenities: Board Game Café, VR Game Room, Private Lockers, Shower Room, Rooftop Terrace, Event Space
Share Desk: 80/hour | 300/day
Fixed Desk: 2,000/week | 6,000/month
Meeting Room (per hour): 400 | 1,000 (+event space) | 1,500 (+event space +outdoor space)