Bangkok is home to so many fantastic hotels and resorts that it is difficult to choose one above the rest. Renowned international chains all offer impeccable service, luxurious interiors and stunning leisure facilities, where every whim is catered for and every wish is granted.
Now consider you are a famous actor, sports star or politician and money was no object… where would you stay? We’ve done our research to find out where five prominent celebrities chose to stay in Bangkok.
Five-star stays in Bangkok are cheaper than in most other areas in the world so it’s surprisingly affordable for many people to stay like a movie star in Bangkok. Check out these five Bangkok hotels with star qualities and find out which one you like best:
- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market Tour
- Banyan Tree's Apsara Dinner Cruise
- Vertigo & Moon Bar Rooftop Dining
- Ayutthaya Ancient Capital Tour with River Cruise
- Shangri-La Hotel's Buffet Dinner Cruise
- Bridge on the River Kwai & Historic Railway Tour
- Siam Niramit Dinner Show
- Calypso Bangkok Cabaret Show
- Chao Phraya River Dinner Cruise
- Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha Half-Day Tour
Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Gosling stayed in Bangkok during filming of his critically-acclaimed feature length movie Only God Forgives. The movie explores a fantasised version of the Bangkok underworld, but after shooting his scenes, Ryan would have experienced quite another side to the city at his fashionable five-star residence of choice. This hotel is part of a world-famous chain that is synonymous with modern luxury. The hotel evokes the charm of New York, with designer furnishings and seven separate bars and restaurants.
There is even a personal butler dedicated to each room, who will help with unpacking luggage, fetching your favourite snack or offering local advice on where to go and what to see. Best of all, someone is on call 24 hours a day. Truly service fit for a star! Read More...
You can’t get more high profile than the President of The United States of America, so you can be sure that this hotel knows exactly how to cater to the most experienced and sophisticated of guests. Mr President stayed here during his visit to Thailand in 2012, and with a downtown location close to the shopping district around Chit Lom and Siam, he could have taken a couple of hours to hit the shops (he probably didn’t though).
This hotel is replete with traditional Thai architecture, hand-painted silk ceilings and glorious gardens for a truly relaxing stay. With a complete range of modern amenities it makes a great base for business travelers who enjoy classic style and gracious hospitality. It is also commonly recommended as having the finest Sunday Brunch in all of Bangkok.
If anyone remembers the 2011 Hollywood movie, Hangover 2, they will probably guess this lavish hotel instantly. The hotel itself played a big part in the movie, and with some of the best views in Bangkok it’s not hard to see why. Guests can even choose to book the Hangover Suite so you can be the envy of ladies everywhere and sleep in Bradley’s bed.
This all-suite hotel has well appointed rooms with private balconies throughout, but it’s the drinking and dining options that truly set it apart. Whether you’re looking for unbelievably creative cocktails, degustation menus of haute cuisine or the finest Asian-influenced seafood the establishments here will be sure to impress. Read More...
When English Premier League team Chelsea FC came to Thailand on a preseason tour in 2013 they booked over 60 suites in this beautiful riverside hotel. With convenient transport options, excellent restaurants and diligent service, it has the full package in terms of five star luxuries. When you have a billionaire owner like Roman Abromavich it would obviously be nothing but the best.
The swimming pool here is especially sweet, overlooking the calm Chao Phraya River with plenty of tropical palms for shade and a pool side bar for drinks and snacks. The unique design of this hotel ensures that every room has a river view so you can take advantage of the stunning location. Read More...
Korean teen-pop superstars are faced with 1000s of screaming fans wherever they go in the world, so for peace and quiet in downtown Bangkok they choose this long-standing five-star hotel in the central business district of Silom. The service from this Thai hotelier is legendary and just about the best money can buy. Although the building itself is ageing slightly compared to some of the others in this list, the service, leisure facilities and in room amenities more than make up for it. If you choose to stay in this hotel be sure to check out the esteemed French fine-dining restaurant on the top floor! Read More...