16 Hotels in Bangkok Not To Be Missed

May 16, 2016

With so many accommodation choices in Bangkok, we are sometimes lost for choice at which ones are truly worth the bang for your buck. From luxury international chains to boutique homely spots, here we’ve curated a list specifically to meet your travel needs during your visit, sorted by location and price category for your easy reference. Whether it’s a long or short 3D2N weekend vacay in Bangkok, definitely check out these 16 hotels not to be missed.

We categorise Budget as $50-$60, Mid-tier: $70-$90, Luxury: Above $100.

Chit Lom & Siam:

This prominent location is a hot spot area to revel in the Bangkok experience of endless shopping, eating and nightlife. Here in the Siam and Sukhumvit area, you can venture through famous shopping streets like Siam Square, Platinum Fashion Mall and Pratunam Market, all within walking distance or at the convenience of BTS stations nearby.

Price Range: Budget

1. Grand Watergate Hotel

Grand Watergate Hotel Superior Room

Just 5 minutes walk from Ratchathewi or Phaya Thai BTS, the Grand Watergate Hotel is a budget respite in the heart of the shopping districts. Centered across famous shopping streets like the Pratunam wholesale market, the property is fully furnished in a down-to-earth tone in a six storey high-rised building, fitted with modern amenities and Wi-Fi to ensure you’ll still be connected with the outside world.

49/29 Petchburi Road, Petchburi 15, Phayathai, Ratchtewee Bangkok 10400, Thailand (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Ratchathewi or Phaya Thai (5 minutes walk)
Contact Number: +66 2 255 4242

2. First House Hotel

First House Hotel Premier Room

First House Hotel_Modern Deluxe Triple RoomFirst House Hotel Modern Deluxe Triple Room

If you’re looking to save on accommodation while in Bangkok, First House Hotel does that right by offering one of the best rates to stay for the night. A 116-room hotel, don’t be fooled by the looks of the exterior as the moment you step in you’ll be set into a complete new experience. Rooms are proper furnished and will keep you in a good mood with the various rooms – each with its own set of brightly-lit colours. Due to the prime location though, be prepared for congested traffic or simply hop on a tuk-tuk to navigate through the busy streets!

14/20-29 Soi Phetchaburi 19, Thanon Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Ratchathewi or Phaya Thai (10 minutes walk)
Contact Number: +662-2540300-13

3. The Ecotel Bangkok

The Ecotel Bangkok Superior Double Room

The Ecotel Bangkok reminds us of a hotel set in the 1950s, reminiscing of the early 1900s where hotels sprouted across cities boasting legendary service. If you’ve watched Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, you’ll kind of understand the look and feel of the exterior/lobby area the moment you step into the property – clad in tastefully furnished European-style decor. Grand as it sounds staying here, their rates are also one of the best with a strategic location and easy access to all points of the bustling city.

1091/333-4 New Petchburi Road 35, Rajthevee, Bangkok 10400, Thailand (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Chidlom (20 minutes walk)
Contact Number: +66 (0) 2 254 9966

Price Range: Mid-tier

4. Bangkok Venice Suite

Bangkok Venice Suite Hotel Lobby

Bangkok Venice Suite Double Room

Bangkok Venice Suite is a rare gem in the bustling shopping district area, close to the nightlife action with enough distance for a good night’s sleep. Plus there are many eateries, local Thai street foods and night markets nearby if you’re looking to stay up all night in the city that never sleeps. Read our full review here.

1054/10-13 New Petchburi Rd., Ratchatevee, Bangkok 10400, Thailand (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Chidlom (5 minutes walk)
Contact Number: +66(2) 655-3565

5. Centre Point Pratunam

Centre Point Pratunam Hotel Lobby

Centre Point Pratunam Swimming Pool

Centre Point Pratunam Deluxe Executive

Centre Point Pratunam Deluxe Suite

Centre Point Pratunam Deluxe Suite Balcony

Centre Point Pratunam is an ideal location to stay at if you’re looking to get well acquainted with the shopping paradise that is Bangkok. Just as the name suggest, the hotel is centred within a selection of shopping and entertainment places like Platinum Fashion Mall, MBK and Siam Paragon. A fully equipped accommodation with various facilities available, definitely check out their resort-like rooftop swimming pool.

No.6, Soi Petchburi 15, Petchburi Rd., Rajtaewee, Bangkok 10400, Thailand (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Phaya Thai (10 minutes walk)
Contact Number: + 66 2 653-6690

Price Range: Luxury

6. Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok

Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok Superior Queen

Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok Metro Suite

Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok Metro Suite Living Room

Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok Metro Suite Balcony

A hotel fitted with a host of restaurants and bars, the Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel is one of trendiest places to stay with a modern and refreshing interior. This 281-room property is a luxurious accommodation that appeals to a range of travelers, suited for families, couples or solo travelers. Guests can also retreat up to the Chili Hip bar, an open-faced bar and restaurant located at the hotel’s 20th floor; or party up at one of Bangkok’s hottest rooftop bar scenes, WALK.

567 Rachaprarop Rd., Makkasan, Bangkok 10400 Thailand (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Chidlom (15 minutes walk)
Contact Number: +66 (0) 2625 1234

7. Amari Watergate Bangkok

Amari Watergate Bangkok Hotel Lobby

Amari Watergate Bangkok Executive Suite

Amari Watergate Bangkok Executive Suite Living Room

A well-established chain hotel, the Amari Watergate Bangkok is an oasis in the heart of Bangkok. Located directly opposite Platinum Fashion Mall, this 5-star hotel is loaded with plenty of amenities and services to pamper guests during their stay. Their spacious and comfortable rooms will guarantee a tranquil escape after a hectic day of shopping.

847 Petchburi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Ratchatewi (15 minutes walk)
Contact Number: +66 (0) 2653 9000


Price Range: Budget

8. Amber Boutique Hotel Silom

Amber Boutique Hotel Silom Deluxe Corner Room

This chic boutique hotel is conveniently located within plenty of local street food and nightlife activities, just minutes away from Chong Nonsi and Silom BTS station. Beautifully decorated with wooden furnishings, this 19-led rooms are well furbished complete with modern amenities. A comfortable and accessible place to stay if you’re looking for a budget accommodation.

200 Silom Soi 14, Silom Road, Suriyawongse, Khet Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Chong Nonsi (5 minutes walk)
Contact Number: 66 (0) 2 635 7272

Price Range: Mid-tier

9. The Siam Heritage Boutique Suite

The Siam Heritage Boutique Suite Executive Room

Just a 3-minutes walk away from Patpong Night Market, this 73-room boutique hotel offers one of the best sights in a unique antique setting. Poised as the Siam Heritage, the hotel was built to encompass all the elements of a Thai-style homely setting, complete with modern facilities and recreation amenities like a gym and rooftop-swimming pool.

115/1 Surawong Road, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Sala Daeng (5 minutes walk)
Contact Number: +66 (0) 2 353 6166

10. The Swiss Lodge

The Swiss Lodge Executive Room

Born out of the first guest house in Bangkok, the Swiss Lodge is a European-style hotel, conveniently located in the Silom area, with plenty of eateries and entertainment places in the Patpong area. A holistic accommodation, look forward to fully integrated amenities and facilities in this 55-rooms hotel.

3 Convent Road, Silom, Bangrak Bangkok, Thailand 10500 (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Sala Daeng (3 minutes walk)
Contact Number: +662 233 5345

11. Tenface Bangkok

Tenface Bangkok One Bedroom Suite

Tenface Bangkok One Bedroom Suite Living Room

Located near Phloen Chit BTS station, Tenface Bangkok is a stylish boutique hotel themed with Thai style illustrations clad on walls and plenty of sculptures around the hotel. Minimalistic to a certain degree, the 88-rooms are spacious and intricately decorated with various traditional touches with something to explore at every corner.

81 Soi Ruamrudee 2, Wireless Road, Bangkok 10330, Thailand (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Phloen Chit (10 minutes walk)
Contact Number: +662 695 4242

Price Range: Luxury

12. Dusit Thani Bangkok Hotel

Dusit Thani Bangkok Hotel_Superior RoomDusit Thani Bangkok Hotel Superior Room

Dusit Thani Bangkok Hotel Thai Heritage Suite

A 5-star hotel located directly adjacent to Silom BTS station, Dusit Thani Bangok offers one of the finest luxury of Thai hospitality. This 517-guest room hotel encompasses all the fundamentals of a luxurious hotel setting, complete with modern amenities, dining options and business facilities.

946 Rama IV Road, Bangkok 10500, Thailand (Map)

Nearest BTS station: Sala Daeng (5 minutes walk)
Contact Number: +66 (0) 2200 9000

Thong Lor & Ekkaimai:

Thong Lor is unlike other places in Bangkok, due to its lowly-densed population with a handful of shopping and night life activities in the precinct. Though there’s the occasional traffic congestions, this area is a trendy place filled with many Thai youths hanging around in malls and café joints. If you’ve previously heard about the café culture in Bangkok but wondered where some of them are situated at, look no further – this area’s loaded with them.

Price Range: Budget

13. THA City Loft

THA City Loft Deluxe Twin Room

Just about 10 minutes away from the lively Ekkamai station, this 64-room hotel greets guests with a very toned-down façade, and doesn’t do justice till you step into it. On the inside is designed with an industrial element to it, splash with pleasant deep blue walls and lush greenery. A central point to many cafes in the area, this hotel is fully furnished to meet the modern demands.

2 Ekkamai 6 Sukhumvit 63 Phra Kanong Nua Wattana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Ekkamai (10 minutes walk)
Contact Number: +6 62 714 0888

Price Range: Mid-tier

14. Salil Hotel Sukhumvit

Salili Hotel Hotel Lobby

Salil Hotel Sukhumvit Deluxe Room

Just a 3-minute walk away from Thong Lor BTS station, Salil Hotel Sukhumvit is quite a unique hotel to stay at, with its rustic Spanish-inspired exterior. On the inside though is decorated quite lavishly and differently with 4 seasons on each floor. The hotel also has a stylish in house café, Café De Salil, that welcomes all day dining with a selection of Thai, Japanese and international dishes – all in an open-air terrace.

Address: 44/14-17, Sukhumvit 53 (Paidee-Madee), Sukhumvit Road, Klongton Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Nana (10 minutes walk)
Contact Number: (662) 662 5480-3

Price Range: Luxury

15. Adelphi 49

Adelphi Forty-Nine One Bedroom Suite

Adelphi Forty-Nine One Bedroom Suite Bedroom

Just a leisurely 10-minute stroll away from Thong Lor BTS – offering elegantly appointed suite rooms, replete with modern amenities. The hotel is also equipped with a recreation centre with a rooftop swimming pool, gym and they also provide complimentary shuttle service to Samitivej Hospital & BTS Thonglor Station. If you’re a foodie looking to visit a host of café joints in Bangkok, definitely plan a stay here. Read our full review here.

16 Sukhumvit 49, Sukhumvit Rd Klongton-Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Thong Lor (10 minutes walk)
Contact Number: +66 2 662 7575

16. Oakwood Residence Thonglor

Oakwood Residence Thonglor Residence Lounge

Oakwood Residence Thonglor Bedroom

Oakwood Residence Thonglor Kitchen

One of the more ideal places for a longer stay period, the fully appointed rooms at Oakwood Residence Thonglor comes with various room configurations to meet your needs. Be it an extended kitchenette area, living room, or dining area, each is a luxurious and spacious setting providing the comforts of a home away from home.

113 Soi Thonglor 13 Sukhumvit 55 Road Klongton Nua, Wattana Bangkok 10110 Thailand (Map)
Nearest BTS station: Thong Lor (20 minutes)
Contact Number: (66-2) 713 9500

Article by Keith and Xue Wei

With lots of love,
Xue Wei
Instagram: @anaffairwithfood
Facebook: An Affair With Food

About the Author

A foodie at heart, Xue Wei’s passion for food and travel translates to her daily snippets of her affairs on her blog and Instagram. A quality that’s reflected in features like her ‘Best Matcha-places to go’ and ‘16 Must Eat Taiwan Food’ in collection, where she hunts out the best hits in all of the places she’s been to. When she isn’t chasing her love for food and adventure, she enjoys photography, travelling, volunteering and spending quality time with her family.

Xue Wei
Follow me

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *