Find a Co-working Space in Thailand

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Find a Co-working Space in Thailand

coworking spaceAre you an internet entrepreneur in Thailand looking for a physical space in which to work while you launch your startup business? Maybe you’re a talented developer, coder, or graphic designer looking for somewhere to get serious work done and network with other freelancers and potential clients. In either case, a co-working space may be the perfect solution for you.

Co-working spaces have sprouted up all over Bangkok and other cities in the past few years, giving entrepreneurs, bloggers, freelancers, and digital nomads of all sorts a flexible alternative to working out of a traditional office or from a coffee shop.

Most co-working spaces offer a variety of payment options such as daily, weekly, and monthly rates. The WiFi is fast, plenty of desks and comfortable seating is waiting for you, and great coffee will surely be on hand to power you up through your workday. The stimulating environment and chance to connect with other entrepreneurial types is another benefit of using a co-working space for your startup’s base of operations.

 

UPDATED MAY 27-2015

Here are some co-working spaces in Thailand worth checking out:

Bangkok

Hubba

19 Soi Ekkamai 4, Sukumvit 63

Hubba was Bangkok’s first co-working space. It’s set up in a large house surrounded by a garden near the Swedish embassy, not far from the Ekkamai BTS station. The have hot desks, sofas, beanbags, and meeting rooms. If you need to let off some steam there’s even a trampoline in the garden. Hubba has quickly established itself as a hub for location independent entrepreneurs and local startups. Regular events include meetups, design courses, and training sessions.

Facilities:

  • Ultra high-speed WiFi and LAN with backup
  • Meeting rooms and event space
  • Post box and locker rental
  • Free coffee, tea, water, and snacks
  • Member bulletin board
  • Showers, pantry, and canteen
  • 24 hour CCTV and security guard

Visitor/Membership:

  • 1 Day – 260 baht
  • 20 Days flexible – 4400 baht
  • Month – 4650 baht

Launchpad

139, Sethiwan Tower 1st, Pan Road, Silom

Launchpad is one of the largest co-working spaces in Bangkok, with 800 square meters of space to work in. It’s located on the first floor of Sethiwan Tower, which is just a six minute walk from Surasak BTS station. as the name would suggest, launchpad is the ideal physical location from which to launch a bootstrapped startup company in Bangkok. launchpad hosts special events and workshops regularly, including weekly meetups.

Facilities:

  • Fixed and flexible desks and private offices
  • Ultra high speed Internet with back up
  • Six meeting rooms of different sizes, ranging from 4 – 12 people
  • Event place with a capacity of up to 250 people
  • Add-on services such as lockers, 24-hour security, pantry and etc.

Visitor/Membership:

  • 1 Day – 260 baht
  • 15 Days flexible – 3705 baht
  • 30 Days flexible – 7020 baht
  • 90 Days flexible – 19,890 baht

Third Place Bangkok

137-137/1 Sukhumvit 63 (Thonglor 10)

The Third Place is a Co-working club that aims to bridge the gap between your first and second places, namely home and work. It is designed to be a casual place to meet up with friends, other freelancers, or your startup business partners. Membership to their club allows free use of WiFi and other facilities, along with food and drink discounts. The have a mix of desk and sofa seating, with some PCs available for use. The Third Place also features an art gallery and hosts workshops on the art of coffee making.

Facilities for club members:

  • Unlimited free WiFi for your laptop
  • PC computers with WiFi for free use
  • Food and drink discounts
  • Lobby lounge and workstation
  • UBC cable TV
  • International and Thai magazines
  • Meeting rooms for 8-20 people with DVD player and 42″ plasma TV

Membership:

  • 1 Day Pass – 300 baht (includes 1 free drink)
  • Monthly – 899 baht

Klique Desk

94 Soi Sukhumvit 23 (Prasarnmitr)

Centrally located near Asoke BTS station, Klique desk is another popular co-working space. They make up for a lack of natural lighting with liberal use of bright yellow in the interior, which could be a plus or negative for you depending on your personal taste. The have a lot of optional services on offer, which can allow you to set up a virtual office such as: dedicated phone lines for your company, reception service to answer call with your company name, call forwarding, business mailing address, and mail forwarding service.

Facilities:

  • Unlimited high-speed internet connection
  • Optional dedicated phone lines for your company
  • Mailing address services and use of a central fax line
  • Optional phone reception services
  • Free use of private Phone booth
  • Free parking
  • Free drinking water
  • Fully equipped Print/Scan/Fax area

Visitor/Membership:

  • 1 Day pass – 250 baht
  • Monthly permanent desk -16,000 baht

Glowfish Offices

2nd & 3rd Floor, Asoke Towers, 219/1 Sukhumvit 21 (Asoke Road)

Conveniently located at Asoke Towers, Glowfish Offices is a co-working space that can also function as a real or virtual office for your startup company. They offer a Virtual Office package for just 2500 baht per month that includes: Bangkok postal address and fax number, someone to answer and forward your calls, up to one hour per day free use of the co-working space, and free access to events and workshops. In addition to this, Glowfish also has Serviced Offices that can accommodate up to 8 people starting at 20,000 baht per month.

Facilities:

  • Co-working spaces and lounge
  • Fast WiFi network
  • Dedicated personal lockers
  • Reception will forward your calls and handle your postal mail
  • Free events, guest speakers, and workshops
  • Meeting rooms

Visitor/Membership:

  • 1 Day – 200 baht (includes 1 coffee)
  • 30 Days – 5500 baht

Ma:D

Sukhumvit 63 (Ekkamai) Ekkamai 4

Ma:D bills itself as a hub for social entrepreneurs. They are teaming up with Hubba and Pah Space so that membership at any one will allow use of facilities at the others. Ma:D is also planning to become a model of sustainable energy use and help promote health habits among its members in order to avoid symptoms of office syndrome.

Facilities:

  • High-speed WiFi
  • Meeting rooms and event space
  • Showers
  • Private offices

Visitor/Membership:

  • 1 Day – 265 baht
  • Month – 4650 baht

The Hive Bangkok

46/9 Soi Sukhumvit 49

The Hive is located in the Thonglor area of Sukhumvit with a mix of offices, shops, and private residences in the neighborhood. It is a branch of the Hive co-working space in Hong Kong. On five floors, they have a mix of armchairs, sofas, working tables, and private offices. It’s a bright, airy space with high ceilings and plenty of natural light. They also hold special events such as beer idea and open air cinema.

Facilities:

  • High-speed Internet
  • Hotdesks, lounge area, and meeting rooms
  • Chilled drinks, hot tea and coffee
  • Phone booth and printing facilities
  • Private offices
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Post box and storage lockers for all members

Visitor/Membership:

  • 1 Day Pass – 250 baht
  • 10 Days per Month – 3200 baht
  • 1 Month Hotdesk – 5000 baht
  • 1 Month Dedicated Desk – 5700 baht
  • 1 Month Office – 6500 baht

Startup House Asia

Baan Chicha Castle 199/17, Sukhumvit soi 31

Startup House Asia is located in the Sukhumvit area of Bangkok, about 10 minutes walk from Phetchaburi MRT station. It is more than just a place to work. In addition to co-working space, they also have dormitory rooms for young entrepreneurs from other countries to stay in.

Facilities:

  • Free WiFi
  • Free drinking water
  • Working desks and tables
  • Event space
  • Dormitory rooms
  • Shower and kitchen

 

Pah Creative Space

40/1 Ekkamai 4, Sukhumvit 63 Rd

Pah Creative Space is a new co-working space developed for creative types such as photographers, architects, and designers. Their facilities include professional quality drafting tables and a mini photography studio with professional lighting. If you have a pet dog, you are welcome to drop them off in the dog playground while you get to business. And for those times when the stress of working gets to be to much for you, you can blow off some steam throwing punches at a boxing style punching bag or playing a game of ping pong. Pah is located in the trendy Thonglor/Ekkamai area.

Facilities:

  • High-speed WiFi
  • Meeting rooms
  • Ping pong table
  • Coffee, tea, and snacks
  • Printer
  • Dog playground
  • Photography studio
  • Drafting tables for designers
  • Punching bag

Visitor/Membership:

  • 1 Day – 260 baht
  • 20 Days flexi – 4400 baht
  • Month – 4650 baht

The Sync

1111/67 Soi 6, Ban Klang Muang, Lad Prao Rd

The Sync intends to be a creative community for social innovation. It’s located in the Lad Phrao area of northern Bangkok, a 10 minutes walk from the Lad Phrao MRT station. The host events and activities, and they also provide consulting services for social entrepreneurs in areas of IT, business, and finance. Rather than simply providing WiFi and a desk to get your own work done, the Sync is trying to build a community of people who want to come together and make changes in the world.

Facilities:

  •  WiFi
  • Office space, individual desks, and hot desks
  • Kitchen
  • Printer / scanner / fax
  • Coffee and tea

COMET

adjcent to BTS-WongwienYai station OPENS LATE 2015

It will suite for SME and start-up company that want to open its office in the most convenient location in Bangkok with cheaper price than others. The concept of our product is to renovate old style building adjacent BTS station to a new prestige office space that all start-up companies can rent and expand their business. Warm-hearted service mind is our uniqueness.

The project will start construction in July and will be ready for moving in in December 2015.

Chaing Mai

Punspace

14 Sirimangkalajarn Lane 11

Punspace is located near the trendy Nimmanhaemin area of Chiang Mai, and has the distinction of being this northern Thai city’s first co-working space. In addition to a large number of hotseats, they also have meeting rooms and private office space available. Punspace hosts a number of special events and workshops of interest to Chiang Mai’s fledging digital nomad and Internet entrepreneur community. Punspace has a partnership with Hubba, Launchpad, and Pah Space in Bangkok as well as AngkorHub in Siam Riep, Cambodia—Punspace members get 3 free working days per month at these partner co-working spaces in the region.

Facilities:

  • Reliable WiFi
  • Meeting room with flat-screen TV and webcam
  • 24/7 access for members
  • Free coffee, tea, water, and snacks
  • Printer, Scanner, Copier, Fax, Monitor
  • Skype room

Visitor/Membership:

  • 1 Day – 199 baht
  • 10 Days flexi – 1890 baht
  • Month – 3499 baht

Guru’s Box

Room 301, Kantary Terrace, Nimmanhaemin Soi 12

Guru’s Box is the latest co-working space to emerge in the trendy Nimman area of Chiang Mai—with a wide variety of restaurants and coffee shop just a stone’s throw away for when you need a break. Guru’s box has a mix of desk height working tables and low tables with cushion seating for those who prefer to flex their hips and sit on the floor. There are also two meeting rooms and lockers for members to use.

Facilities:

  • Work tables and floor seating
  • Lockers
  • WiFi
  • Meeting rooms

Visitor/Membership:

  • 1 Day – 200 baht
  • 10 Days – 1900 baht
  • Monthly – 3600 baht

Coffee Monster

Rat Uthit Soi 7 (off Canal Rd)

Coffee Monster is a co-working space attached to a restaurant and coffee shop in a quiet area on the northwest side of Chiang Mai. Coffee Monster holds lots of events including regular meetups for online marketers.

Facilities:

  • Desk space, office style chairs, large tables, and standing bench
  • Hi-speed internet
  • International power points
  • Meeting room
  • Podcasting studio
  • Events area

Visitor/Membership:

  • 1 Day – 200 baht
  • 1 Week – 1000 baht
  • 1 Month – 4000 baht
  • 3 Months – 10,000 baht

 

Photo credit: Jason Whittaker / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA

 

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