Bangkok is one of the best cities in the world. With historical temples, modern shopping malls, famous floating markets, and delicious local food, you can say that it is a city of contrasts. You will need to stay at Bangkok for more than a few days to really immerse in the wonderful Thai culture and explore the lifestyle. Whether it is your first trip or you are revisiting this fantastic city, we have compiled a list of the 10 best hotels in Bangkok.

A list of 10 best Bangkok hotels

  Hotel name Rating Website Room rates at Booking.com Room rates/night during High season (April) Room rates/night during Low season (August)
Luxury
1. Shangri-La Bangkok 4.5 GO Check rates 248 $ 178 $
2. Banyan Tree 4.5 GO Check rates 302 $ 183 $
3. Park Hyatt Bangkok 4.5 GO Check rates 439 $ 439 $
4. Oriental Residence Bangkok 4.5 GO Check rates 194 $ 194 $
Mid-range
5. Eastin Hotel Makkasan 4 GO Check rates 63 $ 83 $
6. Arte Hotel 4 GO Check rates 101 $ 94 $
7. GLOW Pratunam 4.5 GO Check rates 142 $ 110 $
Budget
8. Folk Poshtel Silom 4.5 GO Check rates 11 $ 11 $
9. Lemontea Hotel 4 GO Check rates 74 $ 76 $
10. Tara Place 4.5 GO Check rates 45 $ 47 $

A map illustrating the locations of the hotels in Bangkok. You can access the full map here.

A map with the locations of 10 best hotels in Bangkok
A map with the locations of 10 best hotels in Bangkok

1. Shangri-La Bangkok

Shangri-La hotel suites
Shangri-La hotel suites

Shangri-La is a luxurious 5-star hotel located on the banks of Chao Phraya River. You can enjoy stunning views of the river and the sunset, both from your room and the poolside area. Hotel’s location gives an easy access to historical sites, the downtown shopping area and is only 40 minutes away from Suvarnabhumi international Airport. Hotel’s rooms and suits are furnished in contemporary Thai or elegant and classic Siam style.

Hotel class

5 stars

Pros

  • Gym, SPA treatments, health club, yoga classes
  • Two large pools, two tennis courts
  • Rooms for people with disabilities
  • Smoking / non-smoking rooms
  • Airport transfer
  • Exotic Thai dancers live performance at hotel’s Salathip restaurant

Cons

  • Some minor complaints regarding the customer service.

Website

https://www.shangri-la.com/bangkok/shangrila/

2. Banyan Tree

Banyan Tree Hotel
Banyan Tree Hotel

Banyan Tree luxury hotel is located in the Sathorn area.  The hotel is not very close to city center but is approximately 10-15 minutes away from BTS (skytrain) or MRT (underground), by which you can access to historical sites and shopping areas of the city. Guests can enjoy the panoramic view from the hotel’s rooftop bars and restaurants.

Hotel class

5 stars

Pros

  • Gym, SPA treatments
  • Rooms for people with disabilities
  • Dinner cruise along the Chao Phraya River
  • Best rooftop bar in Bangkok
  • Live jazz music at Lobby Lounge
  • SPA treatments can be available in your own room

Cons

  • Some visitors think that the wine selection was limited at the club lounge.

Website

https://www.banyantree.com/en/thailand/bangkok

3. Park Hyatt Bangkok

Park Hyatt Bangkok
Park Hyatt Bangkok

The hotel has one of the best locations in Bangkok. Not only it has direct access to BTS Skytrain station, the hotel also is within walking distance from city’s shopping and entertainment areas. Plus, hotel guests can benefit from SPA treatments and be a member of fitness center. Park Hyatt’s rooftop bar offers rare spirits and cigars, providing another unforgettable experience.

Hotel class

5 stars

Pros

  • Panpuri SPA, 24 hour fitness center
  • Infinity pool on the 9th floor
  • 45 minutes away from the airport
  • Smoking / non-smoking rooms
  • Airport transfer available

Cons

  • Some visitors complained about the noise from the karaoke bar.

Website

https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/thailand/park-hyatt-bangkok/bkkph?src=corp_lclb_gmb_seo_aspac_bkkph

4. Oriental Residence Bangkok

Oriental Residence Bangkok
Oriental Residence Bangkok

The hotel’s eastern design is combined with luxury comfort to assure its guests unforgettable experience. Oriental Residence Bangkok is located in the heart of Bangkok’s downtown, only 10-15 min away from the nearest Skytrain station. A free hourly shuttle bus is also available. Oriental Residence is ideal for business trips due to its location.

Among the hotel amenities, guests can take coaching classes and enjoy their training with personal trainers at hotel’s fitness center.

Hotel class

5 stars

Pros

  • Rooms with equipped kitchenette
  • Smoking / Non-smoking rooms
  • Playroom for children
  • A herb garden for guests to pick different herbs like basil, chili, etc., on their own
  • Airport transfer in a Jaguar XJL
  • 360 virtual tour function in the hotel  website

Cons

  • SPA treatments are not available
  • Some complaints about the service

Website

https://www.oriental-residence.com/

5. Eastin Hotel Makkasan

Eastin Hotel Makkasan. The Glass House
Eastin Hotel Makkasan. The Glass House

Located in the center of Bangkok’s commercial area, this hotel has excellent room facilities, several dining choices and a Sky lounge with a beautiful panoramic view.

Hotel class

4 stars

Pros

  • Elegant and modern rooms
  • Outdoor pool
  • Body treatments at Spa are available. Also, the hotel has a fitness center
  • Free shuttle bus service
  • The hotel restaurants overlook the pool and the city
  • The hotel is 500 m away from the Pratunam Market

Cons

  • Some visitors noted that the Spa service is expensive compared to average price

Website

https://www.eastinhotelsresidences.com/en/eastinmakkasanbangkok/default.html

6. Arte Hotel

Arte Hotel
Arte Hotel

The hotel is conveniently located in the center of Bangkok’s Sukhumvit area and is close to the city’s transportation system. The hotel’s spacious and neat rooms combined with other facilities will provide a decent 4-star hotel experience.

Hotel class

4 stars

Pros

  • A swimming pool, sauna, spa and fitness center free of charge
  • Free parking space is available
  • The hotel is close to Terminal 21 shopping mall
  • The hotel is also within 5-10 minute walk from Asok BTS and Sukhumvit MRT Skytrain stations
  • Non-smoking rooms

Cons

  • Some complaints regarding the front desk staff

Website

https://www.artehotelbangkok.com/

7. GLOW Pratunam

GLOW Pratunam. Luna Sky Garden Cafe
GLOW Pratunam. Luna Sky Garden Cafe

Located in the center of Bangkok’s commercial area, this hotel is a great choice for those interested in shopping and local food. Glow Pratunam is situated on the 7th – 20th floors of the Shibuya 19 Fashion Mall, which makes it incredibly convenient for accessing various large malls and street markets.

Hotel class

4 stars

Pros

  • The hotel is very close to Central World Shopping Mall, Siam Paragon Mall, Gaysorn Shopping Centre, Siam Centre, Siam Square,  and Platinum Mall
  • Outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant
  • Fitness center and sauna available
  • Non-smoking/ smoking rooms are available

Cons

  • The hotel has mainly positive reviews

Website

http://www.glowhotels.com/pratunam/

8. Folk Poshtel Silom

Folk Poshtel Silom
Folk Poshtel Silom

Folk Poshtel is great for family holidays, but is also convenient for business trips. Hotel is an excellent choice if you love city walks and don’t mind traveling via public transport. This hotel offers cozy and affordable accommodations with various facilities.

Hotel class

2 stars

Pros

  • The hotel is close to Siam Paragon Mall and Lumpini Park
  • Bicycle and car rental service is available
  • The hotel is 4.1 km away from SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World
  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Shuttle bus service available

Cons

  • The hotel doesn’t have an elevator

Website

https://www.facebook.com/Silomsoi19/

9. Lemontea Hotel

Lemontea Hotel. Breakfast area
Lemontea Hotel. Breakfast area

Close to Pratunam Centre, the Lemontea Hotel offers comfortable rooms, on-site restaurants and many other facilities. It is affordable and has a great location for reaching various shopping malls, stores and markets by walking.

Hotel class

3 stars

Pros

  • The hotel is at 10-minute walking distance from Pantip Plaza IT Mall and Central World Department Store.
  • Bright and spacious rooms
  • Thai cuisine served at the hotel restaurants
  • Non-smoking rooms

Cons

  • Nothing in particular to add here

Website

http://www.lemonteahotel.com/

10. Tara Place

Tara Place. Double room
Tara Place. Double room

A brand new hotel located comfortably far enough from noisy pubs and busy streets, however visitors can easily reach any city attraction simply by walking or traveling via public transport.

Hotel class

2.5 stars

Pros

  • The hotel is close to Rambuttri Road and Khaosan Road
  • The hotel arranges free Tuk Tuk trips to Grand Palace and Wat Pho
  • Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha Temple are at 10 minutes walking distance
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Friendly and helpful staff

Cons

  • Some minor complaints concerning the room service

Website

http://www.taraplacebangkok.com/

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