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Best Resorts in Bangkok

Best Resorts in Bangkok

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O hi there Bangkok lovers! We are happy to see you on our blog again! The last couple of weeks we have been working really hard to complete our Bangkok travel guide by covering a lot of frequently asked questions about Bangkok. If this is the first time you landed on our blog, welcome! 

If you scroll through our pages, you will find many interesting subjects about Bangkok that might come in handy when you are planning your (first) trip to Bangkok!

In today's blogpost we are covering a pretty essential topic when it comes to traveling: finding the best accommodation! A while ago we already talked about the best hotels in Bangkok, but we like to take it one step further and tell you about the best resorts in Bangkok! You might wonder 'Is there a difference between hotels and resorts'? There sure is!

What are the benefits of choosing a (all inclusive) resort?

1. Most resorts include all meals and drinks (including alcohol) in their price, so you can relax and enjoy your holiday without having to worry about budgeting.

2. They offer a great level of convenience as they take care of all your needs: you can simply relax by the pool and let the staff take care of everything else. 

3. They are often cheaper than other types of accommodation in Bangkok. Especially if you are traveling as a a family or a group, all inclusive resorts usually offer better value for money than booking multiple hotel rooms. 

4. They offer a range of activities and facilities, such as swimming pools, spas and fitness centers. This can be a great way to relax and unwind after a day of sightseeing in Bangkok.

So if you are looking for that little extra more than just a nice bed and some breakfast, keep on reading!

If it is your first time to Bangkok, you are in for one hell of a ride (in a good sense)! We can't wait for you to discover this beautiful, bustling city and visit all the serene temples, eat the finger-licking authentic street food, take a boat ride up the famous Chao Phraya River, haggle for bargains in the Bangkok Markets and sip cocktails in one of the city’s many rooftop bars! Sounds great, right? If it feels overwhelming and you don't know where to start or what to visit first, let us help you! We offer many fun, all inclusive private tours in Bangkok and our guides will show you the absolute best spots in town!

Now let's find you that perfect resort, shall we?


Lebua at State Tower: a touch of Hollywood in Bangkok

Lebua at State Tower is a multi-award winning hotel, located at Silom Road and it its perfect for solo travelers, groups and families as it has a open-air swimming pool, a fitness center, a spa, a business center and probably one of the most famous rooftop bars in the world! The Sirocco Skybar is located on the 63th floor and has an amazing view over Bangkok! You might recognize the rooftop bar as it was used as one of the locations in the Hollywood blockbuster 'The Hangover 2!'

Fun fact: Every room is actually a suite, with a separate bedroom, bathroom, living area and balcony! 

Pricing: At the time of writing this blog you can book a deluxe family suite (2 adults, 2 kids) for as little as 157 USD/night!

You can book it here!


The Athenee Hotel: the 5 star experience

The Athenee Hotel is a 5 star luxury collection hotel, located in the most central area of Bangkok, only a few steps from the Skytrain connecting directly to Bangkok's premium shopping malls and local attractions. The hotel has received many awards over the years, including 3 of them in 2022 : 'Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA Certificate)', 'the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge' and 'Thailand Hotel Standard 2021-2023'. 

As far as facilities go, the hotels offers: a beautiful rooftop garden - pool  and sun beds included-, a spa, a fitness, a delicious poolside restaurant, a lounge, butler service (on request), babysitting services, dry cleaning service, multiple restaurants and meeting spaces.

Pricing: For a standard room (2 people) with views on the city, you can book a room starting from 200 USD, breakfast included.

You can book it here!

Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort: the unicorn

This is the best kid-friendly hotel in Bangkok! It has spacious rooms, several restaurants, and the pool is huge (probably one of the best and biggest one in Bangkok) and sits amid beautiful green grounds. Located on the Riverside area, the hotel is close to many of Bangkok’s top cultural attractions so you can shop, eat, drink and wander round temples to your heart’s desire - you won’t be short of excitement here! Private boats can be easily arranged from the riverfront and the hotel will be happy to help with this. Anantara Riverside is also very close to the Skytrain, which will take you pretty much anywhere you want to go if you feel like braving the Bangkok public transport.

Not keen on taking public transportation with the kids? No worries, because you can book a private Bangkok tour with us! Our guides will be happy to pick you up straight from the door of the hotel, making seeing the sights as easy and stress-free as can be!

Other amenities include: lush tropical gardens, a large outdoor pool, a tennis court, 11 on-site restaurants (yes, eleven!), a huge spa and fitness center, a kids club with fun activities and live entertainment every evening.

Pricing: you won't find another hotel like this in the city, I would even say it's the unicorn amongst all hotels in Bangkok! A standard room for 2 people can be booked as from 220 USD, including breakfast.

You can book it here!


The Peninsula Bangkok: world class urban oasis

Everything about this resort is an absolute dream: the location (on the banks of the Chao Phraya River),the service, the food, the spa, the view, the staff, the rooms, the design...do you want us to keep going?

Fun fact: every single room in the hotel has magnificent river views! 

If you feel like spoiling yourself, The Peninsula is the place to be in Bangkok!

Pricing: A room can be booked as from 360 USD/night, breakfast included

You can book it here!


U Sathorn Bangkok

U Sathorn Bangkok is located in a peaceful part of Bangkok, where natural beauty sits alongside the hustle and bustle of Bangkok. When arriving at the hotel, you wouldn't think you are in Thailand because the overall design of the resort is a French Colonial style with a contemporary twist!

Along to a beautiful, lush garden and outdoor swimming pool, the resort offers a library, a fitness centre, free bicycles, toiletries from BVLGARI, laundry service, meeting facilities, breakfast wherever, whenever and... a pillow selection! As a hotel guest you can choose between 4(!) different kind of pillows ( Luxury Duck Down, Ultra Soft Micro Fibre, Medium Firm Polyester,Firm Ball Fibre) to assure you get a good night's rest! To top things off, their restaurant 'J’AIME by Jean-Michel Lorain at U was conceived and created by Michelin Star chef Jean-Michel Lorain!

Pricing: You can book a standard room (2 people) starting from 120 USD, breakfast included! - You see luxury, isn't always expensive!!

You can book it here!


Siam Kempinski Hotel: family friendly

Luxurious stays awaits you and your family at the resort-style Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok! The hotel offers multiple pools located within landscaped grounds, fine dining, a kids club and a world-class spa! On top of this, the location is perfect as it gives direct access to Siam Paragon shopping center and the Siam BTS Skytrain Station through Siam Paragon Mall. The spacious rooms are contemporary and stylish and some rooms even provide a pool access. During your stay you can enjoy one (or all) 3 restaurants that offer an international buffet breakfast, modern Thai cuisine and and all-day dining!

Pricing: At the time of writing this blog post, you can book a room (2 adults, 2 kids) as from 400 USD/night.

You can book it here!

Ariyasom Villa: the luxury boutique hotel

If you don't like big resorts, but still want the benefits and facilities of a resort, this small luxury boutique hotel might be the perfect match for you! The hotel is located just off Sukhumvit Road and only has 24 guestrooms, a restaurant (Na Aroon), pretty garden, a library, a Thai Spa (Som Sen) and a meditation hall. When you decide to stay at this hotel, you are close to some of the biggest attractions of Bangkok: Lumphini park, MBK Shopping Mall, the National Museum, Jim Thompson House, Chatuchak Weekend Market, Patpong Night Market, Siam Paragon, Central World and the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre

Pricing: you can book a room (2 people) as from 150 USD/night, breakfast included

You can book it here!

 Conclusion:

We hope we you enjoyed our tips and we can't wait for you to have an amazing time in Bangkok, maybe even in one of the resorts recommended by us! Remember we are always at your service if you find it hard tackling the city on your own! We offer some of the best tours in Bangkok (and tours in Thailand for that matter) and our guides can't wait to show you around this beautiful city!

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