Hotels in Bangkok

Overlooking the Chao Phraya River and the skyscrapers of Bangkok, the 63 stories of the Lebua are a respite from the vibrant Bangkok street life below.

Located on Rajdamri Road, the Grand Hyatt Erawan overlooks the city’s famous Erawan Shrine and is convenient to shopping at Siam Paragon and a BTS Skytrain station. The atrium area is enclosed by a glass ceiling and is decorated with pieces from the hotel’s modern art collection.

Housed on six acres of lush gardens, the renovated property is done up in an earth-toned palette with chenille canvas wall fabrics.

Hidden on a small residential street in the Old City, this quaint four-story hotel abuts the Chao Phraya River and has an open lobby with views of Wat Arun, the 19th-century Temple of the Dawn.

One of the most prestigious and luxurious hotels in Bangkok, the Mandarin Oriental was established in 1837 and has hosted Thai royalty and movie stars. Located on the Chao Phraya River, the hotel houses 358 guest rooms and 38 suites.

Riverside hotel with Bangkok’s largest treatment rooms at the property’s CHI, The Spa.

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If you fused the grandeur of colonial india with the simplicity of an African game lodge, the results would look much like the Eugenia.

Ten years ago, most Bangkok lodgings were either big luxury hotels or grimy backpacker dens. Things have changed, thanks to a string of new small-scale properties. Seven, one of the latest, occupies a town house on a quiet street in the happening Sukhumvit neighborhood.

This small, boutique hotel on Khao San Road houses only 76 rooms in two styles, standard and deluxe. Each room is furnished with Thai antiques and has natural wood accents. The property includes a rooftop pool and bar, a fitness center, and both a sauna and steam room.

French colonial hotel with gardens, hand-painted silk ceilings, and the city’s largest lap pool. 

24-story hotel with plush interiors (etched mirrors; floor-to-ceiling bedroom windows; Thai sculptures) off ritzy Silom Road. The December 2008 addition is a refreshing change from the flashy, rough-silk décor common in Thai hotels.

All-suite skyscraper that’s also home to the popular 61st-floor Vertigo Grill & Moon Bar and a signature spa.

370 rooms appointed with teak floors, silk-covered furniture, marble bathrooms, and high-tech control panels, set within a 37-story tower that overlooks the Chao Phraya River. The hotel's spa was revamped in 2007 to an impressive 21,000 square foot space.

391-room hotel conveniently located in the central business district, near major embassies and the Bangkok Transit System.

Room to Book: The 570-square-foot Deluxe Corner rooms are practically all windows. Even the free-standing bathtubs have views out to the city.

This modern-Oriental-style guesthouse, in a former office building near Silom Road, is entered through heavy wood doors that lead to a glossy bi-level reception hall.