We only list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Bangkok as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All the hotel recommendations you see have been referenced with customer reviews. The rating you see is an aggregate collected from several platforms and is always higher than 4 out of 5 stars.
The city of Bangkok is the capital of the Kingdom of Thailand. It is also the most populous city in Thailand. Bangkok is an extreme primate city with its influence in terms of significance dwarfing the other urban cities in the kingdom of Thailand. It is known as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon in Thai, or simply Krung Thep for short.
Numerous multinational corporations have their headquarters in Bangkok due to the Asian Investment Boom of the 1980s and 1990s. Bangkok is a major force in the region of Asia, both in finance and business. As an international hub for transport and health care as well as arts, fashion and entertainment, Bangkok is the widely visited by tourists throughout the year.
The city of Bangkok is widely popular for its street life and cultural landmarks which makes it even more attractive to visitors. The notorious red-light districts of Bangkok are famous throughout the world, an important source of attraction and entertainment in the city.
Bangkok was named the “World Best City” for four consecutive years by Travel + Leisure while it is named world’s most visited city in the MasterCard’s Global Destination Cities Index.
“There are a handful of super luxurious hotels in Bangkok, and the Peninsula should be considered one of the finest of the group. Situated on the west side of the Chao Phraya River, the hotel defines quality with spacious river-view rooms, incredible drinking and dining options, and a world-class spa.”
Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Bangkok.
“The Siam, opened in 2013, is something very special, and though the rates are astronomical, the place is already the talk of the town. With just 38 suites and pool villas, the smallest of which is 860 square feet, it offers the height of luxury.”
Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Bangkok.
“The place is crammed with curios, ranging from the intriguing (retro typewriters) to the downright kooky (cheetah skulls). It’s got character to burn, not to mention a rooftop pool, a restaurant serving Isaan and Lao cuisine, and prime location just off of Sukhumvit Road.”
“The hotel’s personality is spelled out by the stores in the mall it’s connected to—all upscale, all chic. Park Hyatt Bangkok offers top-notch luxury in a prime spot connected to the exclusive Central Embassy mall and Ploen Chit BTS station.”
Featured in CN Traveler’s 2018 Hot List
“The Yard Hostel is an attractive and funky collection of container dorms and rooms located in one of the backstreets of Ari, a hip residential quarter near the famous Chatuchak weekend market. The garden and common areas make this hostel a great place to socialise for solo travellers.”
“Created to connect people through cooking, the well-run Hom Hostel sits incongruously on the edge of one of Bangkok’s nightlife areas. But with clean dorms, simple rooms, a huge kitchen, a rooftop garden and cooking demos and classes, it’s a great option for travellers curious about Thai cuisine.”
“Lub D proves that being on a budget doesn’t have to mean losing out on style or location. There are two Lub D “hostels” in Bangkok, both rocking an industrial chic design. The original is on Decho Road, off Silom. The newer Siam location is opposite National Stadium, close to the BTS SkyTrain and a short walk to Siam Square and the malls of Rajaprasong.”
“A 1920s building with 12 dormitories and nine private rooms — splurge at the adjoining 80/20. Decorated in an industrial style, the gallery-restaurant serves daring, playful and delectable neo-Thai concoctions.”
Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Bangkok.
“The Siam@Siam Design Hotel Bangkok feels just right among sky trains, high rises and gigantic malls – smart, very cosmopolitan, but informal. It also has a superb downtown location near some of the city’s best shops and restaurants.”
Featured in The Telegraph’s 36 Hours in Bangkok.