Many of the more upmarket hotels quote their prices in US dollars. You can usually pay in dollars or baht. The service fee of 10% and the VAT of 7% are often only added to the room price when paying the hotel bill. Since the VAT is levied by the state, it can change.
The hotels below have been divided into three price categories:
Luxurious (over $ 220)
Moderate ($ 100 to $ 220)
Budget (up to $ 100)
The prices listed here are the lowest for a double room and do not include VAT or that Breakfast unless otherwise stated.
The decor of Sukhothai, located in the Silom district of Bangkok, is Thai and gives an atmosphere of calm and serenity throughout the hotel. Beautiful Thai fabrics and teak furniture dominate the rooms. The facilities are complemented by satellite television, electronically secured lockers and broadband internet connection. Some rooms have fax connections. The publicly accessible rooms of the hotel are decorated with exquisite Thai objects. The lovely courtyard with its garden and several restaurants, including the one with excellent Thai cuisine, invites you to linger. The business center, the two conference rooms and the ballroom with wooden and granite floors can accommodate up to 300 people. Business travelers can also borrow the latest audiovisual equipment for a fee. Other hotel facilities include the swimming pool, the fitness center, the whirlpool, tennis and squash courts and a shopping arcade.
Address: 13/3 South Sathorn Road, Bangkok
Phone: (02) 344 88 88
The prestigious Shangri-La hotel is surrounded by tropical gardens and is very close to the business district on the riverside. The rooms are pleasantly colored and have a large desk, voicemail and broadband internet connection. The 26 event rooms are equipped with the latest technology. The Grand Ballroom can seat up to 1,000 people. Other facilities include a shopping arcade, two swimming pools, a wellness center, a fully equipped fitness center, tennis and squash courts, a sauna and a whirlpool. There are also various restaurants in the hotel, for example the one with an outdoor terrace for grilled dishes and Sunday brunch.
Address: 90 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road, Bangkok
Phone: (02) 236 77 77
The Mandarin Oriental
The Mandarin Oriental is one of the most famous hotels in the world. Located on the Chao Phraya River, it is the preferred hotel of noble houses and other past and present celebrities such as Somerset Maugham, the Prince of Wales and Elizabeth Taylor. Although the original wing, dedicated to famous authors, is about 140 years old and was built in a colonial style, the two newer, more modern wings dominate the hotel’s appearance. However, the 393 rooms (including 35 suites) are sumptuously furnished and have satellite television, CD players, refrigerators, mini bars and telephone and Internet connections. In the business center, four meeting rooms and two rooms can be used for board meetings with capacities of up to 14 people each. There are also five other event rooms that can accommodate up to 1,000 people. The hotel has a number of excellent restaurants, including the Michelin-starred Japanese restaurantKinu by Takagi , various bars, two swimming pools, a wellness center, a cooking school for Thai cuisine, a fitness center and a shopping arcade.
The extensive renovation of the hotel’s river wing was completed in late 2019.
Address: 48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok
Phone: (02) 659 90 00
This trendy boutique hotel, whose style is a mix of east and west, is relatively new and very popular. The 100 rooms are equipped with plasma TVs, iPods, wireless Internet access and beds illuminated from below. The Dream Hotel’s restaurant is called Flava, and there’s also a cigar bar, plus a wellness, fitness, and business center, but no swimming pool.
Address: 10 Sukhumvit Soi 15, Bangkok
Telephone: (02) 254 85 00
Conrad Bangkok is a chic hotel with modern, understated Thai decor that is close to the business district and Lumphini Park. The materials used in the interior of all rooms and suites were primarily silk and wood. Excellent hotel facilities include several restaurants (Italian, Chinese, Japanese), a night club, a wellness center, a fitness center, a swimming pool, a jogging track and tennis courts. There is also a business center and 14 conference rooms for 20 to 1,200 people.
Address: 87 Wireless Road, Phatumwan, Bangkok
Phone: (02) 690 99 99
The Dusit Thani
This magnificent hotel is conveniently located near Silom Street in the business and entertainment district with a view of Lumphini Park. The more than 500 rooms are lavishly decorated in Thai style and have satellite television, DVD players, minibars, voicemail, Internet access and telephone / fax connections. The business facilities are exemplary: there is a selection of meeting and event rooms as well as the Napali ballroom, which can comfortably accommodate 1,200 people. The latest audiovisual equipment is available. Guests can also use a business center, wellness and fitness center, swimming pool and sauna, and go shopping in boutiques. There is a practice area for golfers to hit. The restaurant serves Thai,
Address: 946 Rama IV Road, Bangkok
Phone: (02) 236 99 99
Sofitel Central Plaza
This modern hotel is ideal for conference delegates, as it is very close to the convention center. The 607 rooms have satellite television, broadband internet access, air conditioning and coffee / tea makers. The very good business facilities include 24 event rooms, including three ballrooms, for up to 600 people. You can dine very well in the six restaurants, which offer Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, Italian and international cuisine. Other facilities include a fitness center, a swimming pool with a tropical backdrop, a sauna, a whirlpool and plenty of parking.
Address: 1695 Phaholyothin Road, Bangkok
Phone: (02) 541 12 34
Bel Aire Princess
This inviting, first-class hotel is conveniently located on Sukhumvit Road, near the Nana Skytrain Station and the expressway to the airport. Chic minimalism determines the ambience here. The 160 comfortable and spacious en suite rooms have satellite television, a mini bar and a coffee maker. Other hotel facilities include a restaurant serving Thai, European and Indian cuisine, an outdoor swimming pool and a well-equipped fitness center. The business center and the two meeting rooms can accommodate up to 100 people.
Address: 16 Sukhumvit Soi 5, Bangkok
Telephone: (02) 253 43 00
This popular hotel for business travelers is very close to the busy Sukhumvit Street and close to the business and entertainment areas. The 407 cool-colored rooms are tastefully decorated and have all the usual amenities, including satellite television, international direct dial phones and lockers. The executive floors are for those guests who expect extra luxury and service. There is broadband internet access and an express reception desk. The hotel has a number of excellent restaurants, including a prestigious Indian restaurant and one serving Mexican cuisine. Other facilities include the swimming pool, the fitness room, the wellness center, various shops and a business center with seminar rooms for up to 20 people.
Address: 19 Soi 18 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok
Telephone: (02) 261 71 00
This affordable hotel on Sukhumvit Road is particularly recommended for its location in the middle of the shopping and entertainment districts and very close to the business district. The large, modern hotel offers 755 spacious, comfortable rooms with bathroom and satellite TV. The extensive business facilities include the business center, the congress center for up to 2,000 people, three function rooms for 50 to 500 people as well as some smaller meeting rooms. There are several restaurants and bars, for example, a Cantonese restaurant and an outdoor restaurant area. There is also a shopping arcade, a fitness center, a wellness center and a jogging track.
Address: 171 Soi 11 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok
Phone: (02) 254 0444