Top 10 Best Value Hotels in Bangkok
10. Dream Bangkok
A 7-minute walk from Sukhumvit metro station, this hip hotel in buzzy Sukhumvit is an 8-minute walk from shopping at Terminal 21 mall and 4 km from Pratunam Market.
Contemporary, mood-lit rooms offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. All have safes, minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities; suites add living areas and rainfall showers. Upgraded suites provide dining tables and/or dressing rooms. Room service is offered.
Freebies include breakfast and mall tuk-tuk shuttles. There's a vibrant restaurant, a bar and an eclectic nightclub, plus a spa and a gym. Other amenities consist of parking, a rooftop pool and a sundeck with bar service.
9. Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit
A 9-minute walk from the Chit Lom BTS Station, this contemporary hotel is also 4 km from the bustling Pratu Nam Market and 12 km from the 18th-century Grand Palace.
The airy, modern rooms with vibrant decor have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars, plus tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded quarters add lounge access to complimentary breakfast and refreshments. Suites feature dining areas and living rooms with sofas. Room service is available 24/7.
Breakfast (fee) is served in an upscale international restaurant. There's also a sleek lounge and a beer garden. Amenities include an outdoor pool, a gym and a wellness spa.
8. Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok
Set on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, this high-end hotel in 2 high-rise towers is 7 km from the Grand Palace and 8 km from Wat Phra Kaew temple.
Featuring river or city views, the sleek rooms feature Thai-inspired accents and come with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. All also have minibars, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms and suites offer balconies, club lounge access and/or separate living rooms. Upgraded suites have kitchenettes and/or en suite bathrooms with Jacuzzis.
There are 9 restaurants and bars, including 1 on a riverside terrace. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, tennis courts and a gym. There's also a chic spa.
7. VIE Hotel Bangkok, MGallery by Sofitel
Opposite a skytrain station in the central shopping district, this upmarket hotel is within 6 km of both Wat Pho temple and the Grand Palace.
Offering floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the city, the casual rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and coffeemakers, as well as minifridges and whirlpool tubs. Suites add separate living rooms, some have microwaves and private butler services, and there's 1 with a private pool.
There's a gourmet French restaurant, plus stylish sushi, snack and pool bars. Other amenities include a rooftop pool, an indoor pool and a gym, as well as a sauna, a hammam and a hot tub.
6. Pathumwan Princess Hotel
A 4-minute walk from the National Stadium BTS skytrain station, this ritzy, high-rise hotel above a shopping center is also 5 km from the Grand Palace.
The high-end rooms offer free Wi-Fi and satellite TV, plus ergonomic work stations, minibars and sitting areas. Swanky suites include living rooms. Club level quarters offer butler service and exclusive lounge access with complimentary breakfast, drinks and snacks. Some have garden terraces, panoramic city views and hot tubs.
There are 5 dining options including Italian and Korean, as well as a roof terrace and a chic cocktail bar. There's also a fitness center, an outdoor pool and a luxe spa.
5. Banyan Tree, Bangkok.
This polished hotel is 2 km from Patpong entertainment district and 3 km from the shops and restaurants at MBK Center.
The upscale suites feature living rooms and city views, as well as free Wi-Fi, flat-screens, minibars and safes. Club-level suites add access to a private lounge serving a breakfast buffet and drinks at no cost. Some suites have kitchenettes and spa treatment rooms.
There's a range of dining options including classic Chinese, all-day a la carte international and alfresco rooftop restaurants, a dinner cruise on a riverboat, and several bars offering snacks. An outdoor pool, a spa and a health club are on-site.
4. Le Meridien, Bangkok.
This contemporary hotel is a 12-minute walk from Lumphini Park and 2 km from Hua Lamphong railway station.
Sophisticated rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows offer WiFi (surcharge), flat-screen TVs and iPod docks, plus marble bathrooms with rainfall showerheads. Many rooms feature city views. Some rooms and all suites include free WiFi, breakfast and evening cocktails. Suites also add living rooms and Bose sound systems.
Dining options include a restaurant, 2 bars and a lounge. A fitness center has a lap pool, and there's a spa with 7 treatment rooms. There are also 5 meeting rooms.
3. Courtyard by Marriott, Bangkok.
A 5-minute walk from a metro station, this polished hotel in a tower block is 7 km from both the Grand Palace and Wat Pho temple.
The contemporary rooms have colorful decor and come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minifridges. Upgraded rooms and suites include access to a private lounge.
Breakfast and parking are complimentary. The hotel offers an international restaurant and a bar. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness center and a chic spa.
2. Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel
Beside the buzzing Chidlom Skytrain Station, this upscale high-rise hotel is a 9-minute walk from the CentralWorld shopping plaza and a 14-minute walk from the Pratunam Market.
Plush rooms with city views offer Wi-Fi , flat-screen TVs and luxe bedding, along with minifridges and marble bathrooms. Upgraded quarters feature sitting areas and Club Lounge access; chic suites add living rooms. Room service is available 24 hours.
Breakfast and parking are free. Other amenities include an indoor and an outdoor pool, a spa and a fitness center, as well a pool bar. There are 7 dining options, a business center and more than 25,700 sq ft of event space.
1. Chatrium Hotel Riverside, Bangkok.
Overlooking the Chao Phraya River, this upscale hotel is 7 km from the Grand Palace, and 6 km from Wat Pho.
Featuring balconies with city or river views, the airy modern rooms include kitchenettes and dining areas. They offer free Wi-Fi, minibars, satellite TV and desks. Upgraded rooms add executive club access; swanky 1- and 2-bedroom suites have trendy living rooms.
There are 3 chic restaurants, as well as a poolside bar, a cafe, and a stylish lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows. There's also a gym, a business center and a spa area.