One of Bangkok’s finest hotels where the facilities and service are second to none. Perfect for those who want to stay in central Bangkok but still enjoy a little peace and tranquillity.
Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok
Situated beside the Chao Phraya River, Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok offers unparalleled, truly breathtaking views. The rooms are spacious and well-appointed, featuring private balconies with river or city-scape views. The large outdoor infinity pool allows you to enjoy a swim while watching bustling river life unfold in front of you - a truly unique experience. Inside, the hotel has a tasteful contemporary decor and offers plenty of spaces in which guests can relax and socialise.
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The guest rooms and suites at the hotel are among the largest in Bangkok, each with their own private balcony offering panoramic views of the river and the city skyline, as well as modern facilities including a kitchenette, satellite TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Ranging in size from the Grand room at 60 sqm to the Presidential Three Bedroom Suite at 460 square metres, all rooms have a contemporary design and remain in harmony with the riverside. Floor-to-ceiling windows in all rooms allow for plenty of natural light, and guests can choose from a king size bed or twin beds. The luxurious en suite bathrooms each have a separate shower and bathtub.
There are several two bedroom options in addition to the three bedroom suite, making this a good option for groups of friends or families. There are also several Club room categories which benefit from access to the exclusive Chatrium Club, where guests can enjoy breakfast, complimentary tea, coffee, soft drinks and snacks throughout the day and complimentary cocktails and canapes in the evening.
From its enviable location on the riverfront, the most convenient way to explore Bangkok from the Chatrium is to catch the complimentary shuttle boat service to the nearby skytrain station of Saphan Taksin. From here you can take the skytrain to the city's best spots for shopping and eating. The hotel is only a kilometre away from the Asiatique night market, which is definitely worth exploring. The best way to get there is to take the complimentary shuttle boat to Saphan Taksin Pier and then the Asiatique free shuttle boat from there to the market itself. Taxis are not advised as the traffic can be quite heavy.
Food and drink
The hotel has a choice of six restaurants and bars serving a choice of international or regional cuisine. The River Barge Restaurant offers international cuisine fat breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Silver Waves Restaurant offers Cantonese cuisine - from delicate dim sum to mouth-watering roast duck - and is open for lunch, pre-dinner tapas and dinner. At Pier 28 you can enjoy al fresco riverside dining, with Thai and international favourites served at dinner. The Lobby Lounge has floor-to-ceiling windows, offering peaceful garden views, and is open all day for drinks and snacks. The Pool Bar is also open all day, as is the on site cafe, Treats Gourmet, which offers freshly made cakes, pastries and cookies, as well as coffee and tea.
Babysitting can be arranged and there are two children’s pools. There are also several two and three bedroom rooms and suites, which are the best accommodation options for families.
Facilities and activities
In addition to the 35 metre infinity pool and two children’s pools, there's an outdoor Jacuzzi, a fitness centre with male and female saunas, and the Nermita Spa. The Chatrium Club Lounge on the 36th floor is available to all guests staying in Club rooms, offering evening cocktails and canapes along with complimentary soft drinks and snacks throughout the day. Also located on the hotel premises are a few shops and services such as the Head2Toe hairdressing salon, La Moda tailor and a 7Eleven convenience store.
This hotel provides exceptional value considering its excellent location, with comfortable rooms and a good range of facilities.
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Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
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Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Just across the Chao Praya River in Bangkok lies the city's secret garden — Bang Kra Jao. Only accessible by boat, you must cross the river on a small ferry to reach this beautiful area full of small villages, temples and tropical flora.
The Songkran Festival celebrates the New Year. They are colourful and lively celebrations, with music, traditional dance and, of course, water, which symbolically cleanses the body from the sins of the previous year.
You and your guide will walk you through the narrow streets to experience many local sights with various food tastings along the way. Try things like ‘kafae boran’, a classic Thai coffee, or the popular Thai dessert, 'Khanom Thua Paep' (mung bean rice crepe).
Jim Thompson's house is a real highlight of any trip to Bangkok. The house itself is beautifully decorated and preserved and provides a fascinating insight into the life of this mysterious man, who set up a huge empire trading in Thai silk before disappearing whilst walking in the Malaysian highlands in 1967.
An early start will get you to Wat Pho in time to experience the monks early morning chanting ritual and avoid the crowds who arrive later.
An early start will get you to Wat Pho in time to experience the monks early morning chanting ritual. Later you will visit the temple grounds and the famous 45 metre Reclining Buddha, and The Grand Palace, Thailand's most important landmark.