The Top 5 Bangkok Hotels!
Ask any frequent visitor to Southeast Asia to name their favorite city, and chances are good they will say Bangkok. The buzzing Thai capital is known for its frenetic street energy, dynamic food scene, opulent temples and palaces, and a vast range of top-notch hotels. Here’s a list of top 5 star hotels in Bangkok :
1. Mandarin Oriental
Overlooking the Chao Phraya river, this renowned luxury hotel is a 3-minute walk from the nearest ferry stop. Featuring teak and Thai silk furnishings, the lavish rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and butler service; most have river views. Upgraded rooms add floor-to-ceiling windows, minibars, and coffeemakers; some have balconies. Suites include living rooms, and some feature antiques and Oriental carpets.
2. The Peninsula
On the banks of the Chao Phraya River, this luxury hotel is 4 km from the iconic Wat Pho Buddhist temple grounds. There are 3 chic restaurants, 2 bars, a luxe spa and a gym, plus a 3-tiered outdoor pool with river views. Free perks include a river ferry service. Limousines, helicopters, and tuk-tuks are available
3. Banyan Tree
This polished hotel is 2 km from Patpong entertainment district and 3 km from the shops and restaurants at MBK Center. The upscale suites feature living rooms and city views, as well as free Wi-Fi, flat-screens, minibars, and safes. Club-level suites add access to a private lounge serving a breakfast buffet and drinks at no cost. Some suites have kitchenettes and spa treatment rooms.
4. Shangri-La Hotel
Set in 2 high-rise towers on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, this high-end hotel is 6 km from the Grand Palace and 5 km from Wat Arun temple. There are 9 dining options, including a dinner cruise and an elegant eatery with a riverside terrace. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, tennis courts and a gym, as well as a chic spa.
5. JW Marriott Hotel
Attached by covered walkways to the offices and shops in Ploenchit Center, this polished hotel in the city center is just 6 km from Terminal 21 mall, 8 km from the ornate Grand Palace and 5 minutes’ walk from Phloen Chit Skytrain station. The 8 dining options in this 5-star hotel include Chinese, American and Japanese restaurants, a cafe and a bar. Also, there’s a spa, an outdoor pool, hot tub, and a gym.