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What are the best hotels in Bangkok for views?
Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is also its most populous city and main tourist destination. According to Forbes, Bangkok is the most popular tourist destination in the world. While I can’t say, I was a big fan of it at first (I wasn’t; I wanted to leave it), now I understand what is that that everyone like about it so much. If you are planning a trip to Bangkok anytime soon, then this list here is for you. All of these 5-star hotels in Bangkok are great.
And all of them offer some of the best views in Bangkok. Sometimes – right from your bed. Are you ready to splurge a bit?
Best Hotels in Bangkok for Amazing Views
Let’s look at the list of the best hotels in Bangkok for views.
All of them offer different types of rooms that range in size, level of comfort and not only. In some cases you’ll have a view of Bangkok’s ever growing and spectacular skyline right from your bed, in other cases – not. Take that into account when making a booking. For all the options, check them out on Booking.com or Agoda.com.
1. Banyan Tree Bangkok
A popular 5-star hotel in Bangkok, on Sathorn Road.
A popular 5-star hotel located in Bangkok’s central business and embassy district on Sathorn Road, an area that lately has become one of the best areas to stay in Bangkok. The hotel is located a short walk away from the nearest metro station and park. It features a gym, sauna and a 25-meter pool. The hotel has a rooftop bar and restaurant, both offering spectacular views of the Bangkok’s skyline.
PRICE: Double room starts at 300 EUR
Disclaimer. Prices change constantly. What’s 300 euro today, might be 100 euro tomorrow. Check the latest price. And ALWAYS compare the price. Sometimes the same hotel is cheaper on Booking.com, other times – on Agoda.
2. The Okura Prestige Bangkok
A 5-star Bangkok hotel with infinity pool.
One of the best Bangkok hotel rooftop pool views.
located in city’s central business and embassy district, right next to the nearest Skytrain station – Ploenchit. The hotel features several restaurants, including Japanese, a gym, SPA and an outdoor pool offering beautiful views of the city. On the 25th floor there is a very nice bar where you can enjoy both a cocktail or two and a view of the Bangkok’s skyline.
The same as good are the views from the restaurants Yamazato, Elements and Up&Above.
PRICE: Double room starts at 140 EUR
3. Tower Club At Lebua
A luxurious 5-star hotel recommended by Michelin Guide.
Is it the best place to stay in Bangkok? Probably. The hotel is in a 5-minute walk from the river, nearest metro station and pier. It features a gym, outdoor pool, SPA and sauna. There are 6 restaurants all of whom are offering not only great food but also nice views of the city. The hotel also has a rooftop bar.
Some of the rooms have a balcony.
PRICE: Double room starts at 320 EUR
4. SO Sofitel Bangkok
An inexpensive 5-star hotel in Bangkok, opposite to Lumpini park.
A popular 5-star hotel located in Bangkok’s central business and embassy district, opposite to Lumpini park. Clearly one of the best hotels in Bangkok, Thailand. Nearest metro station is just a short walk away. The hotel features a great SPA, gym and an outdoor pool. For an awe-inspiring view of Bangkok you can either go for a swim or head to the Park Society restaurant.
Some of the rooms have a city view, others – park view.
PRICE: Double room starts at 100 EUR
5. The Peninsula Bangkok
A luxurious 5-star hotel near Chao Phraya river.
The hotel sits beside the Chao Phraya river and offers beautiful views of the river or city. Some of the Bangkok’s most popular and beautiful sights, including Wat Arun and The Grand Palace, are only a 20-minute drive away from the hotel. The hotel features an outdoor pool, gym and SPA. Rooms offer views of the city and river.
PRICE: Double room starts at 550 EUR
6. Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok
A 5-star hotel in downtown, beside the Chao Phraya river.
The hotel is adjacent to Saphan Taksin BTS Skytrain Station. The hotel features a high-end SPA center, sauna, gym, pool and 10 restaurants. For the best view go to the restaurants Salathip and NEXT2 CAFE. Some rooms are with a balcony.
PRICE: Double room starts at 450 EUR
7. Centara Grand At Centralworld
A 5-star hotel near the Siam Paragon shopping mall.
The hotel is located in Bangkok’s central business district, a few minute walk from one of Bangkok’s biggest malls (Siam Paragon). This mall is awesome. The hotel features a SPA, gym, 9 restaurants and very cool outdoor pool. For the best views of the city you’ll need to go to the Red Sky bar.
PRICE: Double room starts at 250 EUR
8. Amara Bangkok Hotel
A popular 4-star hotel in Bangkok’s central business district.
Located only a 6-minute walk from Patpong. The iconic Mahanakhon building is also very close, and could be seen from the rooms of this hotel. The hotel features an outdoor rooftop pool, gym, bar and an on-site restaurant.
PRICE: Double room starts at 250 EUR
Have you been to Bangkok? Where did you stay? In which area of Bangkok? What are the best hotels in Bangkok (from your experience)?
Book Your Trip Like a PRO
2. Book Your Accommodation. Booking.com, Agoda.com and Airbnb. I use Booking and Agoda at least a dozen times a year, and Airbnb – when looking for a long-term stay. My best tip is to ALWAYS compare the price. Sometimes the same hotel is cheaper on Booking.com, other times – on Agoda. Always compare the price!
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