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    City Guide: Top 10 Luxury Hotels to book in Bangkok 2023
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    With nearly 100 luxury hotels to choose from in Bangkok, booking the right one can feel rather overwhelming, especially if it’s your first time visiting the Big Mango. The hotels on our list have to tick all the boxes for luxury, location, accommodation, room service, dining and facilities. A courteous concierge and cocktails on the rooftop are a must, a view overlooking the river at sunset is a plus, while others offer exclusive spas, picturesque swimming pools and classy night clubs. So without further ado, here’s our top 10 5-star hotels in Bangkok for 2023.

    Siam Kempinski
    For those who values premium shopping, easy access to public transportation and the pulse of Bangkok’s urban vibe, Siam Kempinksi is the perfect place to stay. It’s located right in the throbbing heart of Bangkok, behind the upscale shopping mall Siam Paragon, making it a shopper’s paradise. Everything you need can be found here, including numerous luxury stores, cinemas, an aquarium, bowling alleys and restaurants. BTS Siam station is only a few minutes’ walk away, giving you quick access to the clean, air conditioned sky train system. Traditional Thai characteristics can be found in each of the hotel’s 397 magnificent rooms and suites, with the majority of rooms fitted with private balconies giving views of the hotel’s green gardens and free-form swimming pool.
    • Facilities: Swimming pools, non-smoking rooms, airport shuttle, superb fitness centre, family rooms, spa and wellness centre, restaurant, bar, fabulous breakfast.
    • Pricing: 6,000 THB - 31,897 THB The Cabana Room has direct access to the swimming pool and comes in at 17,300 baht per night, breakfast included. Meanwhile the Deluxe Room will cost you 10,300 THB per night with breakfast. The family suite is 18,300 THB per night. The most expensive room, the Presidential Suite, will set you back 162,000 THB per night.
    • Address: 991/9 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330.
    Mandarin Oriental
    The Mandarin Oriental has been a luxurious establishment in Bangkok since it opened in 1876. Not surprising, considering it’s Thailand’s first luxury hotel. It offers a perfect blend of traditional Thai design and modern aesthetics. The excellent service puts it a step ahead of its many competitors. The cherry on top is its location on the Chao Phraya River and free rides on the traditional Thai shuttle boat. Many important guests have stayed at the hotel over the years, adding to its already stacked history. BTS Saphan Taksin station is about a 10 minute walk, and it’s also close to a few attractions that you might perhaps consider visiting — if you find yourself itching to leave the comfort of your expensive suite, which we seriously doubt will happen.
    • Facilities: Swimming pool, non-smoking rooms, good fitness centre, airport shuttle, spa and wellness centre, restaurant, WiFi available in all areas, very good breakfast.
    • Pricing: There are 5 room types and 14 suites to choose from. Their Deluxe Premier Room costs 22,920 THB per night, and the State Room costs 44,800 THB per night. The suite room (Junior Terrace Suite) starts from 51,200 THB per night, and it goes up to 432,000 THB per night for the Oriental 2-bedroom suite.
    • Address: 662 Rama IV Rd., Silom, Bang Rak, 10500 Bangkok, Thailand.
    St. Regis Bangkok
    The St. Regis Hotel redefines luxury with its location in the centre of central Bangkok, overlooking the Royal Sports Club. This boutique hotel has 227 guest rooms and 51 suites, all of which are stylishly furnished with beautiful contemporary furnishings and have large windows with panoramic views of the city. The infinity edge pool stretches across most of the 15th floor, while the 12th floor’s Regis Bar also offers amazing sunset views. You can get to the hotel directly by BTS Ratchadamri station. The main shopping area, Siam, is only one train station away. While Sathorn, the city’s central business district, is just 2 BTS stations away at Chong Nonsi station. St. Regis offers 17 room options. The 1 King Bed Guest Room goes for 6,500 baht per night, while their most expensive room, the Penthouse Suite, goes for 350,000 THB per night.

    Okura Prestige Bangkok
    The Okura Prestige Bangkok is located at the intersection of Wireless Road and Ploen Chit Road. The hotel is close to the shopping malls Central Embassy and Central Chidlom. For those who travelling on business, it’s not far from the CBD, making this an ideal hotel for the solo sojourner who prefers flying first class. There are a total of 240 hotel rooms and suites, each with a stunning view of the city. The interior is a fusion of Japanese and Thai aesthetics. There are three main room types: Deluxe, Club and Suite. The Deluxe units range from 3,000 to 7,200 baht per night, while the Club rooms range from 4,500 to 9,600 THB per night. Suite rooms starts at 8,000 THB per night and max out at 16,600 THB per night.

    Sukhothai Bangkok
    This hotel, named after the royal former Thai capital of Sukhothai, outshines itself in terms of luxury, service and attractive architecture. Everything about the hotel is pleasing to the eye. There are more than 200 rooms here with classic Thai villas and suites, each facing the gardens and lotus ponds. Although located in the city, the whole estate offers the sensation of a total urban oasis. It’s a fantastic pick for nearly anyone and any occasion, from business trips to family vacations to honeymoons. The staff will make you feel at home as soon as you step foot in the lobby. Sukhothai is located near Lumphini Park and the British Embassy. Both MRT Lumphini and BTS Saladaeng stations are nearby, making it convenient to explore the city. The Club Room starts from 4,163 baht per night, while the Club Premier Suite is priced at 10,110 THB per month.

    The Peninsula Bangkok
    The Peninsula dominates the western half of the Chao Phraya River, just a brief river cruise away from the BTS Saphan Thaksin station. While its’s not far from the city’s significant historic monuments like the Royal Palace, it keeps a safe distance from the city’s central retail and entertainment areas, making it the ideal spot for those seeking both luxury and a breathtaking view. The Peninsula is a classic upscale hotel that seamlessly blends international aesthetics with Thai decor. The hotel also features a sauna and a gym with complimentary yoga classes, water aerobics and HITT sessions. Outside, there is an 88-metre-long 3-tiered pool. Paribatra, which resembles an aircraft museum, is equipped with a helipad and a special lounge. The Peninsula provides its visitors with a variety of experiences, including Muay Thai lessons and Thai cooking classes. There are four deluxe room types, starting from 8,800 THB per night, and 8 suite room options, starting from 14,900 THB per night.

    Alas, how can we forget Lebua? It’s located on the eastern side of the Chao Phraya River. The hotel offers a tuk-tuk service to the Sathorn Pier and BTS Saphan Taksin station, both around 2 kilometers away. Their main selling point is, well, you might have guessed it, is The Dome, on the 64th floor. It’s one of the best spots in Bangkok to have a drink while watching the sunset. Guests vacationing at Tower Club at Lebua will get free access to the more private Tower Club Lounge on the 52nd floor, which serves meals and drinks all day long. Lebua offers more than 200 rooms. You can choose between one, two or three bedroom suites, ranging from 5,823 to 19,086 THB per night.

    Shangri-La Bangkok, also located along the Chao Phraya River near Sapan Tajsin Bridge, is without a question one of the capital’s best hotels. The BTS sky train is just around the corner, but a 5-minute walk away. With easy access to the BTS, guests have easy access to the city centre. The hotel offers splendid interior design, good value and all the usual convinces for each guest. The hotel is separated into two sections: the Shangri-La wing, featuring a massive chandeliered lobby and rooms decorated in contemporary Thai style, and the Krung Thep wing, providing a more polished and classic Thai atmosphere. The river makes staying here a much better experience, as all of the rooms have an amazing view of it. Speaking of rooms, the Deluxe Room costs 3,900 THB per night, while the Executive Review River Suite will cost you 8,730 THB per night.
    • Facilities: 2 swimming pools, airport shuttle, non-smoking rooms, fitness, spa and wellness centre, free WiFi, tea/coffee maker in all rooms, bar, fabulous breakfast.
    • Pricing: 4,131 THB - 9,298 THB
    • Address: 89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, Bangrak, Bang Rak, 10500 Bangkok
    Sofitel So Bangkok
    Sofitel So Bangkok is conveniently located across the street from the city’s main park — Lumphini Park. Guests have easy access to the MRT, with Sukhumvit station right around the corner. But what truly makes this hotel special is its unique design, character and style. The executive lounge has retro furniture and modern artwork, while the infinity pool offers a premium yet somewhat private view overlooking the park. There are more 300 rooms, separated into five categories based on Chinese cultural elements — each designed by a Thai artist.The Park Society restaurant on the 29th floor offers a tantalising splash of East meets West fusion foods, the likes of lobster in Thai curry sauce. After dinner, step outside for a cocktail and feel like King Rama VI overlooking the serfs in his garden. Rooms start at 3,040 baht and go up t0 541,000 THB per night, each offering one of two views. One is a view of the city’s main artery, Sukhumvit Road, and the other is a view of the park.

    Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit
    Guests who value the convenience of location will love Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, as it has direct access to both the Asok BTS sky train and the MRT underground train systems. There are also countless shopping malls in the area, including Terminal 21 and EmQuartier. With easy access to the two main metro systems and several shopping malls, Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit is an ideal place to stay for urban explorers who want to want to get their feet dirty before soaking them in a Jacuzzi. The Sheraton maintains a uniquely Thai theme, instead of the typical modern vibe of other luxury hotels, with rooms providing amazing views of the Bangkok city skyline. The standard Grande Room ranges from 3,400 to 6,020 THB per night.

    Conrad Hotel
    Located in Bangkok’s central business district, this hotel offers convenient access to public transportation, shopping and entertainment along with spacious rooms for those who need a large space to work or relax. Conrad’s luxurious rooms are decorated in contemporary style with a touch of Thai that includes silk and natural wood. Guests here can also choose their own pillow from the pillow menu, that will surely give them a better night’s sleep. The hotel’s Season Spa, fitness centre, outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, sauna and steam room offer the ultimate health experience for its guests who may want to chill out or get some exercise. And, if you can’t decide what restaurant you want to try, staying at the hotel for dinner is a great option as the Conrad features 5 dining outlets. With Chinese, Thai, Japanese, and French cuisines, visitors can definitely enjoy some amazing bites.
    • Facilities: Swimming pool, non-smoking rooms, good fitness centre, spa and wellness centre, free WiFi, free parking, bar, very good breakfast.
    • Pricing: 1,720 THB - 18,940 THB
    • Address: 87 Wireless Road, Pathumwan, 10330 Bangkok
    Anantara Siam
    Located by Central World Plaza shopping mall, this beautiful hotel offers convenience and luxury all in one. Guests here can take advantage of the 9 restaurants and lounges that offer Italian, and Japanese cuisines. However, the Spice Market features local Thai dishes in case that’s your thing. And, for an bit of self-care, visitors can go to The Spa, by MSpa, which provides a spa quite with a private plunge pool. Furthermore, the health club at Anantara offers a steam room and fitness classes for those who want to get their sweat on. Kids can also feel at home as bedtime milk and cookies are offered as well. Guests at Anantara can definitely experience the elegant Thai decor of teak and Thai silk in each room along with modern amenities. Clearly, this hotel is a top-notch place to spend your money and time while touring Bangkok city.
    • Facilities: Swimming pool, airport shuttle, non-smoking rooms, family rooms, fabulous fitness centre, spa and wellness centre, free WiFi, tea/coffee maker in all rooms, bar, fabulous breakfast.
    • Pricing: 3,296 THB - 6,709 THB
    • Address: 155 Rajadamri Road, Siam, Pathumwan, 10330 Bangkok
    Centara @ Central World
    Centara Grand Hotel is conveniently located adjacent to the Central World Department Store. However, it’s not just this shopping mall that is nearby. MBK, Siam Paragon, and Siam Square are also close, making this hotel definitely a hub for shopping. But, once inside this luxurious home away from home, the staff focuses on extending amazing Thai hospitality. Rooms at the Centara Grand are lined with floor to ceiling windows, along with relaxing colours behind flat-screen TVs and decor. The rooms are also spacious and feature a relaxing bathtub. Furthermore, the award-winning Spa Cenvaree gives visitors a break with pampering spa pools and massages. And, for a bit of fun, the hotel offers a tennis court, with players certainly able to toast to a good match at one of the hotel’s 4 bars.
    • Facilities: Swimming pool, airport shuttle, non-smoking rooms, family rooms, very good fitness centre, spa and wellness centre, free WiFi, bar, very good breakfast.
    • Pricing: 1,800 THB - 12,525 THB
    • Address: 999/99 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan,Bangkok, Pathumwan, 10330 Bangkok
    Pullmann Hotel @ Victory Monument
    Pullman Bangkok is situated by the Victory Monument BTS Station where popular shopping areas like MBK, Chatuchak Weekend Market and Siam Square are just 8 minutes away. Thus, guests can access some serious shopping nearby. Once back at the hotel, the Pullman features picturesque floor to ceiling windows, fitted with modern furnishings and marble bathrooms. Rain showers inside the bathrooms also bring a sense of nature to guests’ daily cleansing rituals. The hotel also includes an outdoor pool and bar for guests to unwind. Furthermore, its first-rate spa is where visitors can indulge in sensual self-care. And, for an exceptional dining experience, guests can eat at any of the hotel’s 6 trendy restaurants.
    • Facilities: Swimming pool, airport shuttle, non-smoking rooms, fabulous fitness centre, spa and wellness centre, free WiFi, free parking, bar, fabulous breakfast.
    • Pricing: 1,657 THB - 4,303 THB
    • Address: 8/2 Rangnam Road,Thanon Phayathai Ratchathewi, 10400 Bangkok