Hotels & Resorts

World’s Best Awards 2021: Top 5 Bangkok Hotels

Two new riverfront beauties join beloved classics as the top Bangkok hotels in 2021, as voted by T+L readers in the World's Best Awards.

Courtesy of Capella Bangkok

Sep 9, 2021

IF YOU NEEDED proof the City of Angels is reorienting itself back to the river, have a look at this list dominated by waterfront properties. Two of these beauties made quite the splash when they opened in 2020; they rest of the top Bangkok hotels are names that have stood the test of time.

* — ON THE LIST FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS 

1. Capella Bangkok

This newcomer made quite the entrance when it opened last year, as the brand’s first foray into Thailand. Each of the 101 villas and suites has either a private balcony or a veranda overlooking the Chao Phraya River.

Score: 99.38
capellahotels.com/th/capella-bangkok

2. Mandarin Oriental *

Score:  97.87
mandarinoriental.com/bangkok

3. Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River

Score: 97.59
fourseasons.com/bangkok

4. The Sukhothai

Score: 97.25
sukhothai.com/bangkok

5. The Peninsula 

Score: 95.79
peninsula.com/en/bangkok/5-star-luxury-hotel-riverside

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