While couples on romantic breaks and honeymooners often fly directly to a Thai beach or island, Bangkok also has plenty to offer. In fact, Bangkok has some truly wonderful, romantic hotels. Spend a romantic vacation in Bangkok, or a few days while en-route to the beach, in style with our pick of the best tranquil, relaxing and luxurious hotels the capital city provides.
Romantic hotels in Bangkok are mainly located riverside, providing stunning views as the sun sets over the water, and a little more peace and quiet. Some high-quality hotels are also located in the center of the city, which is perfect when you want to be close to restaurants, bars, and all the sights and sounds of Bangkok. All hotels for couples in Bangkok have romantic restaurants, stylish bars for cozy cocktails, spas, and some unique signature services. You simply won’t want to leave.
1) Mandarin Oriental Bangkok
This is the oldest and one of the most prestigious hotels in Bangkok and it is surely the ideal choice for a special romantic vacation. Located on the banks of the river, this is a beautiful place with a beautiful service to match. There are many different romantic dining options as well as a special spa that offers couples treats. The pool is gorgeous and the rooms are just what you would expect from such a prestigious place.
Mandarin Oriental/ Image via hirotomo t/ Flickr
2) Ariyasomvilla Bangkok
The Ariyasomvilla is a romantic choice located in the center of the city so you are close to all the action, but you can also enjoy a sense of retreat as the hotel is well-designed and peaceful inside. There are antiques galore and a tropical garden with a pool. An original choice for a honeymoon in Bangkok.
3) Arun Residence Bangkok
You can’t beat the view from this luxury Bangkok hotel – it is right across from the famous landmark Wat Arun. This hotel is a well-restored former shophouse with a gorgeous atmosphere. It’s the ideal romantic hotel in Bangkok, super-exclusive with only six rooms and suites, all of which are looking directly at Wat Arun temple. The deck bar and restaurant overlook the river and the amenities are excellent.
4) Chakrabongse Villas Bangkok
Arrive at this luxury Bangkok option in style in a private speedboat to the exclusive riverside pier. Chakrabongse Villas is a smaller choice offering the same standard of romantic amenities as the larger properties in Bangkok, and it also has a nice tranquil atmosphere. The Grand Palace and the famous temple Wat Pho are within easy walking distance.
5) The Siam Bangkok
The only hotel in Bangkok to offer private pool villas, this is a great choice for couples wanting to get away from it all in style. There is also the main pool overlooking the river, as well as a spa, restaurant, and romantic little bar overlooking the water.
6) The Sukhothai Bangkok
This hotel has great charm, and it also oozes romance – perfect for a romantic escape, even when it is within the heart of the central district. The expansive grounds, spa, lovely restaurant, and great rooms combine to create a special place to stay.
7) Praya Palazzo Bangkok
The Praya Palazzo is a slightly more affordable option on the river, which still has the romantic amenities you’d want from a couples’ hotel. The interiors are beautifully designed in traditional Thai style and there are a fantastic swimming pool and excellent rooms.
8) The Peninsula Bangkok
Every room in this iconic Bangkok hotel has excellent river views, and there is a range of different rooms available with amenities including deep soaking tubs. A spa and nice restaurant complete the package.
9) Hotel Muse Bangkok
You may not get the river views in this city hotel but the design is outstanding, the rooms are intimate and cool, and you get a variety of special touches like wine and treats on arrival, and can use the stylish rooftop bar.
10) Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok
This is one of the bigger hotels next to the river but it is a more affordable option for couples. There are great views from the restaurant overlooking the river, and from the pool on top of the hotel. You can also choose river view rooms for a more romantic experience.
Chatrium Bangkok/ Marc van der Chijs/ Flickr
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