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Bangkok Hotels – Where to Stay in Bangkok?

Which part of Bangkok is best for you?

Bangkok hotels range from luxurious skyscrapers to cosy boutique accommodations. The city’s hospitality scene caters to every taste and budget. Options include renowned international chains with stunning views of the skyline and the Chao Phraya River, as well as charming guesthouses tucked away in quieter neighbourhoods. Many hotels boast rooftop pools and bars, offering a relaxing retreat amidst the bustling city. With a focus on Thai hospitality, these hotels often feature elegant décor, spacious rooms, and exquisite dining options, providing guests with a memorable stay in the vibrant and diverse city of Bangkok.


Sukhumvit Bangkok

Sukhumvit is a bustling district in Bangkok that offers an immense choice of hotels for all budgets, whether you are on a holiday or a business trip. The convenience of the BTS Skytrain ensures easy access to the city’s attractions, allowing you to navigate Bangkok effortlessly. Sukhumvit is also well known for stunning rooftop bars and restaurants, providing breathtaking views of the city.

What we like:

  • Sukhumvit offers a huge range of hotels with a vast choice of mid-range and budget hotels
  • Practical and convenient with easy access to many BTS and MRT stations
  • Lots of shopping with several popular shopping malls
  • Huge amount of dining options
  • Many rooftop bars and famous nightlife

What you should know:

  • Sukhumvit lacks Thai identity, a bit too urban, with no landmarks
  • Traffic jams are frequent

Who is it for?

Sukhumvit suits mid-budget travellers who value practicality and diverse shopping over historical landmarks or riverside ambience. This area is serviced by public transport like BTS and MRT, making it easy to get around. It’s famous for its wide range of dining choices and convenient access to a vibrant nightlife district.

Hotels in Sukhumvit

Best Hotels in Sukhumvit Bangkok
Whether it's enjoying a refreshing swim or indulging in delicious cuisine against the city's skyline backdrop, The 12 best hotels in Sukhumvit offer a blend of modern comfort and urban adventure ... Read More

3 Popular Hotels in Sukhumvit

5-star hotel   -   Score: 9.2

Centrally situated in Bangkok’s Sukhumvit area between Asok and Phrom Phong BTS stations, Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit offers a luxurious stay with 338 well-appointed guestrooms and suites.

4-star hotel   -   Score: 8.9

Oakwood Suites Bangkok on Sukhumvit Soi 24 has a prime location just a 3-minute walk from Phrom Phong BTS Station. Its 228 rooms, range from 45sqm studios to 105sqm 2-bedroom executive apartments.

3-star hotel   -   Score: 9.2

Tints of Blue Hotel offers peaceful and convenient accommodation just 700 metres from MRT Sukhumvit Station and Asoke BTS Station. The hotel features guestrooms with balconies and kitchenettes.


Siam Ploenchit in Bangkok

Siam is ideal for travellers who prefer diverse shopping over historical landmarks or riverside ambience. Siam Square appeals to a young crowd thanks to its fashion boutiques, cafes, and live entertainment, while higher-end malls like Siam Paragon are great for affluent shoppers. The area is centrally located, with the Siam BTS Skytrain making it convenient to visit other parts of Bangkok.

What we like:

  • High-end shopping malls
  • Popular young shopping square
  • Range of hotels
  • Diverse restaurants
  • Practicality – Siam BTS interchange

What you should know:

  • Lack of Thai identity / too urban
  • Very crowded on weekends and public holidays

Hotels in Siam

Best Hotels in Siam, Bangkok
Bangkok's Siam district offers a wide range of great hotels to fit every kind of budget and preference. Visitors can easily find good accommodations, ranging from luxurious 5-star places to more affordable boutique options ... Read More

3 Popular Hotels to Stay in Siam

5-star hotel   -   Score: 9.5

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is a 5-star haven blending European elegance with Thai hospitality. Boasting 397 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, including 22 with direct pool access.

5-star hotel   -   Score: 8.7

Bangkok’s Pathumwan Princess Hotel offers a prime location connected to the MBK Center mall and a short stroll from the bustling streets, shops, dining, and entertainment delights of the Siam area.

3-star hotel   -   Score: 9

Daraya Boutique Hotel has a superb location, just a short walk away from MBK Center, Siam Paragon, and all the shopping, dining, and entertainment of Siam, with 53 rooms and suites.


Silom in Bangkok

Silom is ideal for travellers who want to see a more urban side to Bangkok. Catering to a large expat community, the area has many international restaurants, rooftop bars, and nightclubs. It is also great for LGBTQ+ travellers as it hosts the annual Bangkok Pride.

What we like:

  • Practicality – BTS and MRT stations
  • Busy nightlife – night markets, rooftop bars, and the famous Patpong red district
  • Diverse dining with lots of local restaurants
  • LGBTQ+ friendly

What you should know:

  • Limited shopping options
  • Lack of Thai identity / too urban

Hotels in Silom

Best Hotels in Silom, Bangkok
Silom is a vibrant area of Bangkok with a vast choice of hotels for all budgets, some well-known brands like Novotel and Le Meridien, and a few extravagant 5-star such as W Hotel. Easily accessible via the BTS Skytrain, the best hotels in Silom make exploring the city a breeze ... Read More

3 Popular Hotels in Silom

5-star hotel   -   Score: 9.3

The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon is a boutique hotel in the 79-storey Mahanakhon Tower – one of the city’s most iconic buildings. Sky Beach, stands as the highest cocktail bar in Bangkok.

5-star hotel   -   Score: 9.1

Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse is a modern hotel located near Silom Road and the Chao Phraya River. Just minutes away from Rivercity, this hotel offers 303 rooms with stunning skyline views.

4-star hotel   -   Score: 9.2

The dusitD2 Samyan hotel is a sleek high-rise tower on Si Phraya Road, in the lively Silom central business district. The hotel has 179 rooms, an outdoor swimming pool with panoramic views and a 24-hour gym.

Bangkok Old Town

Bangkok Old Town

The Old Town is suitable for first-time travellers who want to experience a rather traditional part of Bangkok. You can find many boutique hotels in and around Yaowarat and Talad Noi. Meanwhile, backpackers usually stay in Khao San, where there are many budget guesthouses and hostels.

What we like:

  • Historic part of Bangkok with a unique atmosphere
  • Traditional architecture and Buddhist temples
  • Yaowarat (Chinatown)
  • Lots of street food and local restaurants
  • Street art in Talad Noi

What you should know:

  • Very crowded on weekends and public holidays
  • Mostly boutique hotels
  • Khaosan Road is a fun place to be for a night, it is not really Thailand.

Hotels in Bangkok Old Town

Best Hotels in Bangkok Old Town
The most attractive hotels in Bangkok Old Town are the riverside ones, often housed in renovated old houses spanning several floors and often featuring rooftops with stunning views of the famous Wat Arun across the Chao Phraya River ... Read More

Hotels in Khaosan

Where to Stay in Khaosan? Khao San Hotels, Bangkok
Bangkok's Khaosan area is lively and perfect for budget travellers. Khaosan Road and Soi Rambuttri are bustling streets with lots of bars, restaurants, and street markets, offering a vibrant atmosphere ... Read More

3 Popular Hotels in Khaosan

4-star hotel   -   Score: 9

Riva Surya Bangkok is a premier boutique hotel set along the banks of the Chao Phraya River. Its central location offers easy access to attractions like the Grand Palace and Wat Pho, while Express boats, MRT, and Skytrain stations are nearby.

4-star hotel   -   Score: 9

Ayathorn Bangkok Hotel is ideally located in the vibrant Khaosan area. This 4-star hotel offers 33 rooms boasting city views, including 34sqm studios, family suites, and a spacious 70sqm signature suite with a large jacuzzi tub.

4-star hotel   -   Score: 8.9

Ember Hotel is a boutique hotel that immerses guests in the local charms of Old Bangkok. The hotel is situated adjacent to Khao San Road, with famous landmarks like the Grand Palace and Wat Pho within easy reach.


Best Hotels in Sathorn, Bangkok
Where to Stay in Sathorn? Sathorn is the business district of Bangkok, with hotels catering to diverse tastes, mostly upmarket and often with rooftop bars and restaurants. South Sathorn, served by BTS stations, offers convenient access and the north features an MRT station for easy commuting. Positioned between the Chao Phraya River and Lumpini Park, ... Read More


Pratunam in Bangkok

Travellers who prioritize shopping for affordable fashion and souvenirs. It’s also suitable for foodies wanting to enjoy local street food in Bangkok.

What we like:

  1. Budget shopping (especially fashion and accessories)
  2. Lots of street food
  3. Close to Centralworld and Siam

What you should know:

  • Very crowded on weekends and public holidays
  • Can look messy and hectic, like Bangkok in the past

Hotels in Pratunam

Best Hotels in Pratunam, Bangkok
Hotels in the Pratunam area offer a mix of affordability and convenience in this part of Bangkok. Located near vibrant local markets and offering a more authentic atmosphere, they are still close to the immense CentralWorld Shopping Mall ... Read More

3 Popular Hotels in Pratunam

5-star hotel   -   Score: 8.8

4-star hotel   -   Score: 8.8

3-star hotel   -   Score: 8.7


Thonburi in Bangkok

Thonburi is great for repeat visitors to Bangkok. It’s a nice area to experience the city’s artsy vibe and unique museums. Although the area lacks public transport, it’s easy to get to via rideshare or taxi.

What we like:

  • Local residential area
  • Artsy vibe
  • Unique museums and artist studios

What you should know:

  • Lack of public transport
  • Very few options for hotels
  • Can be very quiet compared to other districts of Bangkok

Hotels in Thonburi

Best Hotels in Thonburi, Bangkok
Hotels in the Thonburi side of Bangkok offer affordability and proximity to local markets and iconic landmarks. Situated near the impressive IconSiam Shopping Mall and the majestic Wat Arun, Thonburi provides a vibrant yet more affordable alternative to the city centre ... Read More

3 Popular Hotels in Thonburi

5-star hotel   -   Score: 9.2

The Peninsula Bangkok is a luxurious hotel located along the Chao Phraya River with elegant rooms, excellent restaurants, stunning views, and a swimming pool overlooking the river.

5-star hotel   -   Score: 9.1

Avani Plus Riverside Bangkok is a stylish hotel on the Chao Phraya River with modern rooms and panoramic river views. The hotel features and immese rooftop bar with stunning city views.

4-star hotel   -   Score: 8.7

Theatre Residence is a boutique hotel with stylish rooms and personalized service, conveniently situated near shopping malls, restaurants, and attractions, allowing guests to explore the city easily.

3.7/5 - (4 votes)