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Top Hotels in Thailand

Being one of the world’s most fascinating destinations and having the most appealing beaches, Thailand satisfies even the most discerning travelers. The choice of hotels is never thought to be a head-scratcher, yet it takes some effort to make the right calls.

Many factors should be taken into consideration if you want to stay at a hotel that’s just right for your interest, budget and taste. Here we offer a quick glance at the best-value hotels in Thailand.

Standards of a good hotel

What do you consider a good hotel? Without a doubt, location is always the rule of thumb. You may want to take advantage of being in the city center, which provides easy access to transportation, dining options, and attractions or parks that you would like to explore in your free time.

That being said, it is not always a wise move to stay at the heart of the city. This is especially true when you are looking for a rejuvenating getaway. Never stray away from your idea of holiday. No matter whether you are traveling with children or on an annual getaway, you would want both the convenience to action and the quietness for sleep. Hotels with a short walking distance to the hustle and bustle may be more advantageous than the ones right in the center.

Thailand is one of the earliest countries in Asia to open up for international travelers and you will never fall short of options. Local brand boutique hotels or international chains can be found in almost every major tourist destination. Doing some research for what to expect, is a short cut to finding hotels of amazing value. Sometimes you will find, three nights at a 5-star luxury resort can save you up to 100% as compared to the same in Las Vegas.

Top Hotels in Thailand

At Asia Highlights, we carefully screen hotel options based on our clients’ needs, and here is a list of suggestions. Please note that prices are per room, based on the peak season, and only for your reference.

Destination Hotel Name Features Price in USD
Bangkok Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn Bangkok **** In Sathorn, close to BTS stations, big rooms, infinite pool and awesome night view out the room windows. Great option for couples’ getaways. USD110
Bangkok Pullman Bangkok Hotel G ***** In Silom, near BTS stations, 10 minutes walk to Thompson’s House Museum, spacious rooms with city view, ideal for family and leisure travelers. USD180
Bangkok Amari Watergate Bangkok ***** In Pratunam, close to Siam Square, Central World and Watergate Market; amazing value for family and leisure travel USD220
Chiang Mai Bodhi Serene, Chiang Mai **** In Pra Sing, inside the Old Town of Chiang Mai. Spacious rooms with balcony or patio. Quiet and easy to get around, good for leisure and family travels. USD110
Chiang Mai Khum Phaya Resort & Spa **** In Nongpa Klang, 10 minutes car drive to the old town. Secluded surrounding and romantic setting, created especially for honeymooners. USD130
Chiang Mai Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai ***** In Chang Khlan, near the Old City and night market. Rooms are bigger than most hotels in Chiang Mai. Good variety for breakfast and warm service; suggested for family and leisure travelers. USD260
Chiang Rai Laluna Hotel and Resort **** Peaceful garden resort outside the bustling town, spacious villas good for leisure and family travelers. USD260
Chiang Rai Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort ***** By the Kok River, close to many restaurants. Rooms are larger than most hotels in Chiang Rai, and warm services offer a nice stay for honeymooners. USD260
Phuket Centera Kata Phuket Resort **** On Kata Beach, easy to get around yet quiet enough and cozy. Children’s club and kiddie pool, along with a wide range for breakfast. Big rooms and thoughtful staff, ideal for family and leisure holidays. USD100
Phuket Sunwing Bangtao Beach **** On Bang Tao Beach, nice beachfront retreat with vast grounds and outdoor swimming pools and a kiddie pool. Convenient rooms are good for family stays. USD160
Phuket The Sands Khao Lak by Katathani ***** In Khao Lak, a favorable location for leisure with a lot to offer. Set on the long sandy beach with clear water; various room options. Our pick for honeymooners and families. USD240
Koh Samui Chaweng Regent Beach Resort **** On Chawang Beach, a nice reward-winning beachfront resort. Rooms featuring private terrace and ample room for family. USD110
Koh Samui Pavilion Samui Villas & Resort **** On Lamai Beach, facing the ocean in a tropical garden. Spacious rooms featuring balcony or private pool at a reasonable price. Amazing value for leisure seekers. USD170
Koh Samui SALA Samui Choengmon Beach Resort ***** On Chong Mon Beach, away from all hassle and bustle. Exquisite suites and villas, beautifully decorated; romantic ambience and privacy for couples. USD240
Krabi MOONLIGHT Exotic Bay Resort **** In Koh Lanta, right on the sandy beach and surrounded by lush woods. Amazing sunset view and good food. Rooms are bigger than most hotels in Koh Lanta, wise choice for family holiday and leisure travelers. USD120
Krabi Twin Lotus Resort & Spa by Burasari **** In Koh Lanta, adult-only resort with great location facing the beach. Spacious rooms, soft beds and private terrace with garden or ocean view. Value-winner for romantic holidays or leisure stays. USD160
Krabi Layana Resort and Spa ***** In Koh Lanta, quiet and natural surrounding. Direct access to the Long Beach, spacious rooms; perfect for romantic getaways. USD400

Just as other parts of the travel, hotels determine your travel experience greatly. To a certain level, a wisely-chosen hotel will be one of the biggest reasons that you take a return trip. If you would like our help on hotel choosing, please start here (contact us button).

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