Some people travel to Bangkok for the food, some people for the shops, some people for the hotels. Once in a while, travellers just want to surrender to the charms of the Thai traditions, and great hotels in Bangkok lets you do so. For an Instagram worthy spot in hotels, here is a list of Bangkok hotels that are ready to pamper you and add excitement to your Instagram feed.

Bangkok Riverside Hotels with Balcony

Shangri-la Bangkok

Nestled a stone’s throw away from the Chao Phraya River, Shangri-la Bangkok is one of the best luxury hotels Bangkok has to offer, known for its grand building, plush rooms and suites.
Refreshments at Shangri-La Bangkok hotel

Wait until you head to the spacious balcony — you will be impressed with the unobstructed view of the Chao Phraya and skyscrapers of Bangkok. Taking photos of Chao Phraya has never been easier!

Once you are done lazing around in the balcony, treat yourself with some rejuvenating therapy at Chi, The Spa at Shangri-La. Relax your tense muscles and pamper your skin with some vitamins and scrubs.

Relaxing poolside at the Shangri-La Bangkok hotel

Another popular spot in Shangri-La Bangkok Hotel is the Chocolate Boutique, offering a huge range of chocolate dishes. From pralines and chocolate pastries to chocolate drinks and cakes, Chocolate Boutique is a go-to spot for every chocoholic.

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Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

Another one of the top hotels in Bangkok to get a stunning view of Chao Phraya: Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort.

In the midst of lushness, Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort lets you soak up the cityscape views from your private balcony. Different categories of rooms face different sceneries, so pick your options between the Chao Phraya, the hotel’s lush garden, or the swimming pool.

Sunset from the balcony at Anantara Riverside Bangkok ResortRiverside at Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

Anantara Cruises organises private 3D2N cruises along the Chao Phraya if you want to get close to the wonders of Ayutthaya. Hop onto the boat just before sunset to catch the glimpse of Bangkok’s cityscape with an orange-hued sky in the background.

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Hansar Hotel Bangkok

Located right smack in the city centre, Hansar Hotel Bangkok offers easy access to all the popular tourist attractions like Siam Paragon Mall and Erawan Shrine. It might just be the best place to stay in Bangkok if you want to be right in the heart of the action. The hotel has large and unique suites with big bathrooms and terrazzo baths.

Interior of Hansar Hotel Bangkok

All the rooms in Hansar Hotel Bangkok offer city views while some even have their own private vertical gardens. Although the balcony space may not be the biggest among all hotels in Bangkok, the Bangkok city landscape is hard to beat.

View from balcon of Hansar Hotel BangkokLounge area in Hansar Hotel Bangkok room

Of course, you can also spend the idyllic day away by the poolside — another spot to catch the stunning city views.

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Best Hotels in Bangkok with Bathtub

Ascott Sathorn Bangkok

Situated in the centre of the bustling capital, Ascott Sathorn Bangkok promises comfort and convenience for guests. With Chong Nonsi Skytrain station a short walk away, Ascott Sathorn makes a great base to enjoy all the vibrant nightlife and shopping paradise on the Silom Road.

Bathtub in Ascott Sathorn Bangkok

After a hectic day of exploring Bangkok, retreat back to one of Ascott Sathorn’s three-bedroom apartments equipped with en-suite bathroom and kitchenette. The bathtub is ideal for you to enjoy a relaxing soak after a long day of touring.

Ascott also prides in the variety of in-house meals served across its three restaurants — you don’t have to leave the hotel to get a great authentic Thai food!

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Banyan Tree Bangkok

Banyan Tree Bangkok is the epitome of luxury in the heart of Thailand.

At Banyan Tree, guests are pampered with the line-up of leisure facilities such as an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by greeneries, free poolside services (think neck and shoulder massages!), Vertigo Rooftop Bar (an alfresco rooftop deck on the 21st floor), and an award-winning spa.

Rooftop bar at Banyan Tree Bangkok

At the end of the day, immerse yourself in your room’s bathtub overlooking the Bangkok’s cityscape. With some bubbly champagne and Thai snacks within your reach, soaking in the Banyan tree’s bathtubs is a dreamy treat.

Bathroom in Banyan Tree Bangkok room
Bathtub in Banyan Tree Bangkok room

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SO Sofitel Bangkok

So Sofitel Bangkok is a luxury retreat right from its service to its facilities.

Each room and suite at this 5 star hotel in Bangkok has a unique theme: Water, Earth, Wood or Metal. With floor-to-ceiling windows offering gorgeous views of Lumpini Park and the city skyline, each room is bound to give you a one-of-a-kind experience of Bangkok.

Furthermore, the bathtub is right beside the window so you can enjoy the view while running a bath.

Interior of SO Sofitel Bangkok room
Bathroom at SO Sofitel BangkokBathroom and bedroom in SO Sofitel BangkokBathroom in SO Sofitel Bangkok

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Best Hotels in Bangkok with Pools

Sivatel Bangkok

The 22-metre infinity pool at Sivatel Bangkok is ready to sweep you off your feet.

Float happily in the midst of the Bangkok cityscape with absolutely nothing in your mind.

Poolside view at Sivatel Bangkok

Stay here during sunset and sip some champagne or cocktail concocted by Bubble, the pool’s own bar, from the in-water seating.

The Sivatel Bangkok pool at night

Sivatel Bangkok also offers spa service for those looking to rejuvenate after a day of walking.

The spa at Sivatel Bangkok

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Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn

Another popular choice for a Bangkok luxury hotel with an infinity pool is Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn. They welcome guests with rooms furnished with bathtubs and magnificently tall windows.

Poolside at Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn

Of course, the favourite hangout spot is the infinity pool overlooking Bangkok’s business district. Bask in the sun and nosh on some light snacks and drinks while you’re in the pool. Blunos, the restaurant next door, provides mouth-watering western food to satiate your hunger.

Food at Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn restaurant

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Bangkok Marriott Sukhumvit

Bangkok Marriot Sukhumvit is all about the gorgeous views of Sukhumvit and Bangkok’s cityscape. The stunning infinity pool only makes it even more stunning!

Exterior of Bangkok Marriott SukhumvitRooftop bar at Bangkok Marriott Sukhumvit

Hit the infinity pool at night when the atmosphere is more laid-back and romantic.

After your swimming session, head to Octave, the rooftop bar that oversees the modern skyline of Bangkok. Try the various concoction of cocktails while enjoying Bangkok’s cooling breeze after the sunset. Bangkok Marriot also offers health and wellness centres, such as spa service, 24/7.

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+ More Bangkok Hotels with Pools Loved by Travellers

Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok

The pool at Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok
Poolside at Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok

Amara Bangkok

Amara Bangkok pool at night
Amara Bangkok pool at night

Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotels

Pool at Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel
Exterior of Avani hotel

Pathumwan Princess Hotel

Poolside at Pathumwan Princess Hotel
Hot tub at Pathumwan Princess Hotel

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