Bangkok with more than 8 million people is an enormous city with several thousands hotels, which may make choosing where to stay extremely difficult. This guide is a selection of the best hotels in Bangkok, whatever your budget may be.
Bangkok is a megalopolis and traffic can be nightmare during rush hour. Even though its transportation is relatively efficient, getting from one place to another can be a big waste of time. Because of this, in this guide we have selected hotels near the Suvarnabhumi Airport and the downtown center (all of them are located in very central areas.
Bangkok receives millions of visitors each year and because of this, we recommend booking hotels well in advance, as the best hotels fill up relatively quickly.
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Reviews of Luxury (5 star) hotels in Bangkok
Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
One of the biggest hotels in Bangkok, the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok features 401 guestrooms that are beautifully furnished with modern furnishings and contemporary furniture. The hotel is located in the Bangkok City Center which makes it in close proximity to tourist’s attractions like Siam Paragon Mall, Siam Square, Pratunam Market, and MBK center, accessible within a short 8 minute walk. It is a great accommodation option for those who have shopping on their list as the shopping center is right behind the property. When it comes to its facilities and services, the hotel offers exceptional services like free Wi-Fi across the hotel, currency exchange, child-friendly services, pet services, airport transfer and shuttle service. At the hotel, guests will enjoy dining at its three restaurants, full body massage at the Spa, and workouts at its fully-equipped fitness center. It is 19.89 km away from the Don Mueang International Airport and is merely 0.32 km away from the BTS Siam Station. The staff here speaks fluent English.
The Peninsula Bangkok
The The Peninsula Bangkok leaves no opportunity in delighting its guests with its impeccable services, clean and spacious rooms. The hotel is located on the river and offers beautiful river views from the room windows. The rooms come with sound proof windows keeping the guests away from the noisy atmosphere around. Pay extra for river view room as watching the Sun rise and Sun set is totally worth the money. The services like free Wi-Fi throughout the property, 3 restaurants and 3 bars with a wide selection of wines, full service spa, friendly English speaking staff all add to the experience. The River City Shopping Complex, Asiatique the River Front, Sampeng Market, and Lumpini Park are in close proximity, easily approachable within 15 to 35 min of walk. The hotel is ideal for business and leisure travellers.
The Okura Prestige Bangkok
Located adjacent to the BTS Phloen Station, the Okura Prestige Bangkok is one of the luxury hotels in Bangkok with opulent suites and rooms. This hotel features stylish rooms and facilities including free access of Wi-Fi. It has amenities like a 24-hour front desk, business center, sauna, fitness center and a restaurant. Guests can visit the restaurant to enjoy traditional multi-course meals. This hotel is about 10-minute drive away from the Central Chitlom Shopping Mall while the Siam Paragon Shopping Centre is 15-minute drive away. The staff at the hotel speaks fluent English and Japanese to converse effectively with guests from different parts of the world. The hotel is high on cleanliness, location, service, and facilities.
Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok
Set along the famous Chao Phraya River, Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok is an excellent choice for travellers to enjoy luxurious accommodation in Bangkok. It features 10 superb dining options, the multi-awarded CHI, a 10,000-sqm state-of-the-art Fitness Centre and a fine spa. The hotel also boasts of a business centre, free Wi-Fi access, sauna, steam room, a clinic and a shopping arcade. It has 802 aesthetically designed rooms with world-class facilities. Nestled adjacent to the Saphan Taksin BTS Skytrain Station, guests can easily reach this hotel. Suvarnabhumi International Airport is only 40 minutes drive away. Also, the hotel provides dance classes and aerobics daily for their guests to keep them happy. Plenty of recreational activities are also provided to make the stay of their guests even better and enjoyable. The staff speaks English and leaves no opportunity to delight the guests with their exceptional and courteous service.
Reviews of mid-range hotels in Bangkok
Adelphi Forty-Nine Hotel
The Adelphi Forty-Nine Hotel is a good choice to enjoy warm hospitality and comfy stay during the trip to Bangkok. The staff of the hotel is friendly and capable of speaking English fluently. In addition to 80 well appointed and luxurious guestrooms, it features an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi access in the public areas and on-site parking facility. There is a kitchen in each room that comes equipped with cooking utensils. The staff at the front desk helps their guests for airport transfers and luggage storage. Baby sitting services and laundry are also provided with an additional charge. Suvarnabhumi International Ariport is around 28.7 kilometers away while BTS-Thong Lo is hardly 500 meters from this property.
LoogChoob Homestay is a small home stay in Bangkok that offers comfortable stay to travellers with modern facilities. It is only 5 minute walk away from the Nang Loeng Market. Phayathai Airport Rail Link Station is hardly 2.2 kilometers away from this property. This home stay features 5 air conditioned and well appointed rooms. It also features a good collection of DVDs, a library and facilities for luggage storage and vehicle parking. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi access throughout the property. The renowned Bo Bae Market is only 700 meters away while the Banglumpu and Khaosan Road is only 1.9 kilometers away. The famous Chinatown, Wat Pho, Sanam Luang and Wat Phra Kaew are within 2.5 kilometers from this property. The staff here speaks English and Chinese after Thai.
Hotel Clover Asoke Bangkok
The Hotel Clover Asoke Bangkok is a conveniently located hotel in Bangkok that offers comfortable and cozy accommodation with easy access to nearby tourist hotspots and attractions. Featuring a restaurant, bar and an outdoor swimming pool, guests can have all their travel needs fulfilled with this hotel. It features 88 beautifully decorated rooms with modern facilities. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel with convenience services like concierge, luggage storage, cash withdrawal, 24 hour security, and car park. Both the Emporium Shopping Mall and Queen Sirikit National Convention Center are only 1 kilometer away from this hotel. Suvarnabhumi International Airport is 21 kilometers from this property. The staff at the 24-hour front desk speaks English fluently for easy communication with guests from all across the globe.
Focal Local Bed & Breakfast
Focal Local Bed & Breakfast is a stylish property located in Bangkok offers cozy staying facilities to travelers. Located at the Thonburi District, guests can reach this bed and breakfast facility within a 40-minute drive from the Suvarnabhumi Airport. Besides, they can reach the well known tourist places like Jatujak Weekend Market, Grand Palace and Wat Arun conveniently by skytrain and river boats from this property. This home stay features 9 well appointed rooms and all of them come equipped with modern facilities including free Wi-Fi access. The owner and staff of the property are friendly and speak English fluently to cater to guests from different countries.
Reviews of budget hotels in Bangkok
Housing apartments and rooms, Thanabhumi is a budget hotel located 20.30 km from the Don Mueang International Airport and 2.78 km from MRT Hua Lamphong Station. The hotel is perfect for solo travellers, couples, and business travellers as it provides free Wi-Fi across the property and keeps the guests connected to their friends, colleagues, and family throughout their stay. The rooms are clean, big, and high on cleanliness. Since the hotel is located only 5 to 10 minute walk away from major tourist attractions in the Phra Nakhon area, it is an ideal stay option at economical rates for many travellers. The staff is attentive to the guest needs and ensures they feel at home and get utmost comfort staying at the hotel.
In a Box Hostel
Situated in the Phayathai Area, the In a Box Hostel offers dormitory, rooms with shared bathroom, and private rooms. The hostel is a perfect accommodation option for solo travellers, groups, and even families with kids. The hostel provides free Wi-Fi access in all the rooms, 24 hour security, family room, luggage storage, and daily housekeeping. The rooms are clean and spacious, offering immense comfort to the guests. The pros of staying at the hostel are its location, cleanliness, and friendly English speaking staff. Because of its location, the Phaya Thai Station is only 100 steps away and Airport Rail Link Phayathai Station is only 0.16 km away.
With spacious and clean rooms, Better Bed is a small budget hotel, strategically located in close proximity to must-see tourist attractions of Bangkok. It is only a short 5 minute walk away from Phra Kanong BTS Skytrain Station and Ekkamai Station while the Eastern Bus Terminal is only 700 m away. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms however; the only low of staying at the hotel is that the Staff does not speak English. It may not be a good choice for western travellers or those who do not know Thai. It also houses a restaurant and a bar. Suvarnabhumi Airport is 18 km away from the hotel.
Chan Cha La 99 Hostel
Run by a woman named Annie, the Chan Cha La 99 Hostel is a cozy hostel to make the guests feel comfy and at home while they are away from home. It features private rooms and rooms with bunk beds that are high on cleanliness and comfort level. Its location makes the close-by restaurants, markets, and tourist attractions easily approachable on foot. Guests here have the access to fast Wi-Fi and also enjoy free breakfast. For those who have difficulty climbing up the stairs, they can go for the lower levels as the hostel does not have the elevator. It is a good small hostel providing the guests with comfy accommodation and great location at economical rates.
Glur Bangkok Hostel
Located at Bangrak Distirct and close to the river bank, the Glur Bangkok Hostel offers dormitories for males, females, and both. The hostel is ideal for backpackers, large groups, and solo travellers. At the hostel, guests will enjoy free Wi-Fi access in all rooms, a restaurant, bar, coffee shop, and games room. For families with kids, the hostel features a family room. The 24-hour front desk also helps in arranging tours to the various tourists hot-spots in the city. The hotel offers economical rates for good facilities and the English speaking staff is an added advantage of staying at the hostel. The BTS Saphan Taksin Station and BTS Susasak Station are within 0.8 km from the hostel. The Don Mueang International Airport is 23.71 km away from the hostel.
Reviews of hotels close to Suvarnabhumi Airport
Best Western Premier Amaranth Suvarnabhumi Airport
Best Western Premier Amaranth Suvarnabhumi Airport is a conveniently located hotel with modern facilities and impeccable services. Situated near the Skytrain station, guests can easily access the popular shopping and entertainment areas of central Bangkok by choosing it as their accommodation option. The hotel has 278 spacious rooms with modern facilities. It offers a 2-way shuttle service from the airport to the hotel every 30 minutes from 5 am to 2.30 am. Some of the convenience services provided at the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, concierge, currency exchange, gift shop, babysittin service, facilities for disabled, and car park. The staff of the hotel is warm and well-versed in English. Enjoy an array of delicious Thai and international cuisine at the Bua Chompp Restaurant. This hotel is a great option if guests are looking to stay close to the airport with first-rate services and facilities.
At Residence is a cozy and beautiful hotel in Bangkok located near the Suvarnabhumi International Airport. Guests can reach this hotel within a 10-minute ride from the airport and the Airport Rail Link. It features 40 well designed rooms with modern facilities including free Wi-Fi access. This hotel is around 10-minute walk away from both the local Thai market and the Paseo Mall. Some of the popular tourist places like Seacon Square, Paradise Park, Rot Fai Market (Train Market) and Mega Bangna Shopping Mall are about 25-minute drive away. The famous Rama IX Public Park is hardly 15-minute drive away from this property. The hotel is high on cleanliness and services provided by the warm and courteous staff. The staff here speaks English and Mandarin after Thai to speak to guests from different countries efficiently.
Located in the Lat Krabang District, close to the airport, Orchid Resort is a convenient option for travellers during a stay over or short trip to Bangkok. It features 47 marvelously decorated rooms with ensuite bathrooms, fully equipped with modern amenities. The hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and a tour desk. Each room has a private balcony from where guests can enjoy the city views. This resort is only a 5-minute drive away from the Suvarnabhumi International Airport. Guests can revitalize their body and recharge their batteries by undergoing massages at the spa. The resort also provides free Wi-Fi access and free parking facilities. The restaurant at the resort offers delectable local and international dishes. The English speaking staff at the front desk is courteous and helps guests with car rental, currency exchange, and organizing of city tours.