Renowned for being top on the list of most visited vacation destinations across the world and for good reason. When it comes to getting the most out of your vacation in Bangkok, location matters. No doubt, Bangkok has many fantastic hotels, but the recommended places are hotels close to the Chao Phraya River. This spot offers visitors easy access to the top spots including restaurants, bars, temples and markets in the city. The River is by far the most charming place to stay in Bangkok.
In the capital of Thailand are lots of impressive attractions with world-class arts and design. A popular spot that can’t Chatuchak is the Grand Palace. And within proximity to the Grand Palace are other stunning attractions and temples including the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Temple of Dawn and Wat Pho, where you’ll find the massive-sized reclining Buddha.
In addition, the city has several palaces, parks, and museums. With an array of shopping opportunities available, Bangkok is a haven for shopaholics with its luxury malls, boutiques, and local markets including Sampeng Market, Chatuchak Weekend Market and Pahurat Textile Market. Revelers will have a swell time experiencing Bangkok’s nightlife scene. The vibrant nature of the city is second to none.
Getting around the city is easy and convenient. Bangkok boasts a modern electric rail system including an elevated sky-train and underground subway. Guests can easily get to their final destination within the city from their hotels. If you’re looking to go shopping, the MRT and BTS systems connect you directly to the market from your hotel.
Food enthusiasts will never want to leave Bangkok on getting here. With many food options to choose from, you will be spoilt for choice. There’s an eating establishment for every budget. But one thing worth trying is the street food. Virtually every food vendor are expert at what they do, so expect nothing but great quality food for less. Foodies should not miss a chance to visit Yaowarat, the capital of street food in Bangkok and Thailand.
For those spending the weekend in Thailand, the floating market in Amphawa is a must. Experience authentic local life at the Maeklong Railway Market. Standby and watch as vendors act quickly to move their goods and prevent the oncoming railway from smashing them. Just with a short distance is another incredible temple, Wat Bang Kung.
No matter what you’re looking for, Bangkok never disappoints.
Hand-picked Bangkok Experience
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Jungle Bike Experience
Enjoy an exciting bike ride, exploring the dense jungle of Bangkok. This tour takes you through Bangkok’s hidden paradise known only to a few. For those looking for something different from the norm cycling through Bangkok’s jungle is a unique experience. Pedal through parks, markets, nature and local life.
Tuk Tuk & Street Food Experience
Riding a Tuk Tuk is an activity not to be missed. Feel like a local as you discover all that the city has to offer while riding in a Tuk Tuk. This open-aired 3 wheeler takes you to see the authentic side of Bangkok. Many travelers won’t leave Bangkok without riding this 3 wheeler. The feeling is out of this world. Explore places like Chinatown, Golden Mountain, Flower Market and Khao San Road. Stop by at one of the local street food vendors to sample tasty street food. Sampling delicious street food is another experience that’s worth trying. There are lots of great food venues serving delicious meals in Bangkok.
Canal & Temple Experiences
Get ready for a day on the water. Bangkok is home to ancient canals and waterways that offer stunning local views and experiences as you cruise along. Get insight into Buddhism and the local culture of Thailand as you explore some of the finest temples in Bangkok, including Wat Arun, a prominent landmark in Thailand. The massive reclining Buddha in Wat Pho will leave you stunned. End your canal and temple experience with lunch at one of the local street food stalls.
Hand-picked Bangkok Hotels
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This is without a doubt one of the finest hotels in Bangkok, thanks in part to its location along the Chao Phraya River. Surrounded by world-class attractions, staying in Riva Syria puts you right in the middle of the action. Featuring 68 fully equipped rooms, this boutique hotel caters to the individual needs of guests. Guests can enjoy a refreshing dip in, riverside swimming pool. Its location in the heart of the city offers guests easy access to anywhere in Bangkok. Staying at Riva Syria means you’re never far away from the action.
Anantara Bangkok Riverside
Despite its location in the center of Bangkok, Anantara is well known for its serenity, hospitability, and tropical charm. Located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya, the resort offers the perfect urban getaway for all kinds of travelers. All 281 guestrooms and 95 suites are elegantly designed. Regardless of your reasons for visiting Bangkok, be it for pleasure or business, Anantara Bangkok Riverside will leave you satisfied.
Tower Club at Lebua
What makes this hotel stand out among the rest? It’s simple – Tower Club at Lebua has everything onsite. From its iconic dining outlets, bars, and other impressive facilities, the hotel is the ideal place to stay. Located close to the Chao Phraya River, BTS Sky train and the expressway, getting to the top attractions within the city has never been easier. The surrounding views from the hotel is superb. Not to forget to mention the Dome, Bangkoks iconic Skybar on 64th floor.