The 10 Best Hotels In Bangkok

Whether you’re a budget backpacker or a glitzy high roller, you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to Bangkok hotels.

Whatever your budget, it’s easy to get luxury accommodation — you just need to know where to look.

Want to know which are the best hotels in Bangkok to suit all budgets?

Here’s our guide to the Bangkok hotels that offer the biggest bang for your Baht…

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The Best Hotels in Bangkok

Mandarin Oriental Bangkok


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Jaw droppingly glitzy, the 5-star Mandarin Oriental Bangkok offers an elegant blend of classic and contemporary luxury on the banks of the majestic Chao Phraya river.

It’s one of the rare Bangkok hotels that offers up a slice of history with your morning paper, being as it was such a colonial-era icon and the place du jour for visiting authors, including Noel Coward, Somerset Maugham and Joseph Conrad.

Sumptuous rooms and suites boast rich decor inspired by the vibrant surroundings, with spacious bathrooms and river and city views, and some feature private balconies and optional butler service.

With 9 outstanding restaurants and bars the hotel offers guests a wealth of dining options, including imaginative French cuisine in opulent surroundings at Michelin-starred La Normandie, contemporary Cantonese at The China House, traditional Thai fare and entertainment at Sala Rim Naam, and delicious seafood and river views at Lord Jim’s.

The hotel spa provides a range of unique treatments blending contemporary and ancient healing in serene surroundings just a short boat ride from the hotel.

The price for a one night stay at the Mandarin Oriental ranges between 26,000 and 300,000 THB.

  • Central riverside location with pier connection to Chao Phraya Express Boat
  • Choice of 9 restaurants and bars
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness centre
  • World-famous afternoon tea available in the Author’s Lounge

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The Printing House Poshtel


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If the Poshtel is anything to go by, you definitely don’t need to be spending big bucks for a night of Bangkok luxury.

This charming boutique hotel in a quaint area in the heart of Bangkok’s prestigious historical centre is believed to be the first printing house in Bangkok, and has been carefully renovated and refurbished in classic style.

15 well appointed guest rooms and dorms are decorated in a chic industrial style.

Private rooms feature en suite bathrooms, refrigerator, and HD TV, and some rooms and dorms boast a private balcony or terrace.

The Letter Press Cafe and Restaurant offers contemporary Thai, Chinese and international cuisine and both indoor and outdoor dining.

A cosy lounge offers guests the chance to relax in comfort with a library and big screen TV, plus high speed Wi-Fi.

The rooftop bar is the perfect spot to down a few delicious cocktails whilst admiring the unobstructed views of historical landmarks across the city.

The Printing House Poshtel is luxurious yet affordable, with dorms available from just 360 THB per night, and private rooms from 1800 THB per night.

  • Restaurant and cafe
  • Nearby Khao San Road and other backpacker favourites
  • Bar
  • Social lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Personal TV
  • Personal locker
  • Luxury, yet still affordable, alternative to a hostel

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Uncle Loy’s Boutique House


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At Uncle Loy’s Boutique House guests can expect a warm atmosphere and the chance to sample a slice of real Thai life in a beautiful and traditional Thai house.

Fully furnished, high-end and affordable homes ranging from standard bedroom to large deluxe bedrooms are available, all with en suite bathroom, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, plus TV with cable, and some benefit from private balconies.

Situated across the river near Wang Lang market, Uncle Loy’s is a great spot for visiting some of Bangkok’s best historic sites, and the cosy on site coffee shop offers a place to relax and unwind.

Rooms at Uncle Loy’s Boutique House are priced between 1500 and 3000 THB.

  • Laundry and maid service
  • Very close to the Grand Palace
  • Rooms come with TVs and a kitchen
  • En suite bathrooms
  • Coffee shop

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AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel


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Lie back and enjoy the glorious panoramic city views from the incredible rooftop infinity pool of the 5 star Avani Riverside Bangkok Hotel.

Nestling on the shore of the Chao Phraya river, the hotel offers contemporary rooms and suites with a cool sense of style and sensational riverside views, in addition to IP television, luxury bathroom with rain shower, mini bar, air conditioning, and more from 4050 THB for a standard room up to 24,450 THB for a 3 bedroom suite with full kitchen and wet bar.

All rooms come equipped with a complimentary smartphone with unlimited 4G data connectivity, and unlimited local & international calls.

The wide range of drink and dining options at Avani Hotel include craft cocktails, wonderful wines and Asian brews at the Long Bar, Sunset cocktails and Asian tapas accompanied by breathtaking views at the Attitude rooftop restaurant, and bold Thai and international flavours at Skyline riverside restaurant.

The Avani spa creates tailored massages and treatments for the ultimate in well being, and at AvaniFit guests can work up a sweat at the gym or find a new perspective with private training sessions and yoga classes.

  • Riverside views
  • Choice of dining options
  • Bar
  • Complimentary smartphone
  • Rooftop swimming pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Kid’s club

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The Peninsula Bangkok


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Experience the timeless glamour of travel in modern Asia at the 5 star Peninsula Bangkok.

The hotel boasts spectacular views of the Chao Phraya River and the Bangkok skyline both day and night, and elegant rooms and suites are decorated with Thai teak floors, sumptuous silk furnishings, and original Asian artworks, and all command amazing river views.

A superior room with spacious walk-in closet, an indulgent marble bathroom, fully equipped executive desk, and high-speed Internet access is priced at 7000 THB per night, whilst an incredible suite costs as much as 125000 THB.

Delight your tastebuds with world class Cantonese fare at Mei Jiang Chinese Restaurant, or sample decadent Thai cuisine riverside surrounded by majestic banyan trees and lush tropical gardens at Thiptara.

International all day dining is on offer at The Lobby, and there are several bars serving an impressive array of drinks, from fresh fruit smoothies to a selection of cocktails by expert mixologists.

The exotic spa offers treatments and massages using traditional methods from European, Oriental and Ayurvedic philosophies seamlessly combining with modern comforts.

  • Choice of dining options
  • Bar
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • River and city views

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COMO Metropolitan Bangkok


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Stylish and contemporary, the COMO Metropolitan Bangkok is a 5 star urban escape amid the hustle and bustle of Bangkok’s Sathorn buzzing business district.

The hotel’s Michelin starred restaurant — Nahm — is consistently ranked among the top 10 restaurants in Asia, and emphasises the strong, fresh flavours of traditional Thai cuisine. Glow restaurant specialises in energizing, healthful food, and the Met bar provides an intimate place to relax with cocktails and soothing tunes.

Rooms at the COMO Metropolitan Bangkok are sleek with a modern Asian aesthetic complemented by unique artworks, generous limestone en suite bathrooms with rain showers, smart TV and DVD players, complimentary Wi-Fi, and air conditioning.

A 25 metre outdoor pool and fitness centre is available to guests, as well as massage therapy and body and facial care to treat mind, body and spirit at the hotel spa.

Room prices at the COMO Metropolitan start at around 3800 THB, up to 33000 THB for a 2 bedroom suite.

  • Choice of 2 dining options, including Michelin-starred Nahm
  • Bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Spacious accommodations

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The Athenee Hotel


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One of Bangkok’s most desirable neighbourhoods surrounded by excellent shopping and fabulous restaurants — leafy Wireless Road — is the setting for the 5 star Athenee Hotel.

Princely rooms and suites sport Thai colonial decoration coupled with the latest in-room technology, beautiful antiques, marble en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, cable and satellite flat screen TV, and awe inspiring city views, with rates from 8000 to 80000 THB.

With 7 different dining options to choose from, guests are spoilt for choice — contemporary and traditional sushi at Utage, authentic Cantonese specialties at Silk Road, gourmet international all day dining at the Rain Tree Cafe, poolside snacks at The View, authentic Thai food at Smooth Curry, sophisticated French fare at The Reflections, and cocktails and tapas at The Glaz Bar.

The tropical rooftop pool is perfect for an afternoon dip, or relax and unwind at the luxury Spa Athénée where new and timeless sensations await your discovery.

  • Multiple dining options
  • Bar
  • Rooftop swimming pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Excellent breakfast
  • Close to shops, restaurants and nightlife of Phloen Chit and Siam

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Pinto Hostel


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This cosy little hostel has been renovated from a 4 stories shophouse into a warm and welcoming guesthouse with just 3 rooms where everyone feels at home.

Conveniently located between Ratchathewi and Phaya Thai BTS stations (and near the Airport Rail Link), Pinto hostel is well located for exploring the city and public transport.

2 room types are available at Pinto Hostel — an 8 bed dorm with shared showers and toilets, and a more private 4 bed dorm with en suite bathroom.

Beds are equipped with universal plugs, reading lamps, and curtains for your privacy, and each guest is provided with a towel and personal locker.

The pleasant roof garden and ground floor living and kitchen area are ideal for relaxing after a long day touring the sights, or getting to know your fellow guests.

There is free Wi-Fi throughout the hostel, and a simple breakfast is included in the 450 to 600 THB price per person per night.

  • Conveniently located for the Airport Rail Link and BTS
  • Rooftop garden
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Personal locker
  • Breakfast included

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Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road


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Within walking distance of the cool and refreshing Lumpini Park, 4 star Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road touts stunning views of downtown Bangkok, and stylish guest rooms (priced from 4800 THB upwards for a standard room).

These combine vintage details and modern materials, and feature full height bay windows with stunning views, air conditioning, spacious private balcony, and luxury en suite bathrooms.

The Metro hotel restaurant dishes up tasty Thai and western favourites all throughout the day, and the 22 Steps Craft House mezzanine bar is perfect for cocktails or sampling some of the great selection of draft beers from all over the world.

Escape the city heat and take a plunge in the infinity-edge swimming pool on the 24th floor with magnificent views out over the city.

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Rooftop swimming pool
  • City views
  • Fitness centre
  • Close to Lumpini Park

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Hotel Muse Bangkok Langsuan – MGallery Collection


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A beautiful, award winning, 5 star boutique hotel, Hotel Muse Bangkok Langsuan is blessed with exquisite interior design based on a fusion of classic European and ornate Asian influences.

Elegant deluxe rooms include sofa, a work area with iPod Docking Station and Wi-Fi, large LCD TV, and en suite bathroom with separate bath and rain shower.

The Hotel’s landscaped swimming pool enjoys fantastic skyline views, and the fitness centre features latest-generation Life Fitness brand cardio and strength-training equipment.

Chill out next to the pool with a gourmet snack and a cocktail, or dine on prime steak at Babettes, an intimate 1920s Chicago style steakhouse.

Alternatively enjoy some modern Italian cuisine with Mediterranean flavour at the Medici Kitchen & Bar, or step back in time at the stylish Speakeasy Rooftop Bar inspired by the 1920s prohibition bars in America — grab a craft cocktail and admire the glittering cityscape below.

Rooms are available from between 5000 and 12000 THB.

  • Choice of restaurants
  • Rooftop swimming pool
  • Rooftop bar
  • State of the art fitness centre

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