10 BEST Boutique Hotels in Bangkok (all Budgets)

Searching for a unique experience at one of Bangkok’s boutique hotels?

We’ve curated this list of what we believe to be the city’s best boutique hotels to help you find the perfect getaway accommodation.

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Overview of the hotels (scroll down for detailed info on each property)

Daraya Boutique Hotel room

Daraya Boutique Hotel

3-star hotel
Theme: Colonial
Price: $$


K Maison Boutique Hotel

4-star hotel
Theme: White wooden
Price: $

Let’s take a look at each hotel in detail…

Shanghai Mansion Bangkok

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The Shanghai Mansion, a boutique hotel with a 1930s theme, occupies a historic townhouse built in 1892.

Over the years, it has served various purposes, including as a trading house, opera house, stock exchange, and department store, so it’s rich with history and character.

The hotel has an open-top lobby, boosting an indoor fish pound with Chinese lanterns hanging throughout.

Hotel facilities include the Red Rose Chinese Restaurant & Jazz Lounge, serving Chinese gourmet food, and an in-house spa called Spa Burasari.

Located on the main Yaowarat Road in Chinatown, it’s within easy reach of public transport.

It’s just a 4-minute walk to Chinese-themed Wat Mangkon Station or a 10-minute walk to MRT Hua Lamphong Station.


Theme: Vintage 1930s-themed townhouse theme with Art Deco interiors, antique furniture, and an open-top lobby.

Location: Bangkok’s Chinatown, which has plenty of street food, temples, and local shops.

Transport: Within walking distance to public transport like shuttle boats and the MRT train line.


Cost: This hotel is one of the most costly options on this list because of its central Chinatown location and 4-star rating.

Area: Chinatown
Best for: Couples
Price: $$
Rating: 8/10

Daraya Boutique Hotel

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Decorated in a colonial-styled theme, Daraya Boutique Hotel boasts a rooftop swimming pool and a classy bar and lounge. 

Room occupancy of 1-6 people is available across seven different room types.

The hotel is centrally located in Pathumwan district, close to Siam in the heart of Bangkok and a 5-minute walk to the BTS National Stadium station.

Local attractions in the area include the Jim Thompson House Museum, Saim Discovery Mall, and Siam’s many shopping, food, and entertainment options.


Theme: Classic furniture in a colonial style.

Pool: Cool off and enjoy the city views from the rooftop pool.

Central location: Close to shopping, food, and major attractions.


Busy area: Expect a bit of noise in the Pratunam area, especially on weekends.

Area: Siam
Best for: Couples
Price: $$
Rating: 9/10

K Maison Boutique Hotel

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Opened in 2015, K Maison Boutique Hotel is a renovated four-story townhouse with a fusion of modern and traditional Thai white-themed furnishings.

It is in a small alleyway called Nam Alley in the Pratunam district.

BTS Phaya Thai is a 16-minute walk away, and Ratchaprarop Airport Rail Link is an 8-minute walk away.

Local attractions within walking distance include Santiphap Park, a lush garden with a pond, and the famous Pratunam shopping district.

Directly opposite the hotel, you’ll find Kay’s restaurant and cafe serving the hotel’s continental breakfast menu and specialty coffee.


Affordable: Great choice if you’re on a budget with affordable rates and in a cheaper area of Bangkok

Location: This hotel is next door to Pratunam Mall, a popular shopping spot for bargain hunters.

Transport: Train stations and bus stops are within walking distance, making exploring the city’s other attractions easy.


Limited facilities: The hotel does not have a large pool or spa; the focus is on basic comfort and affordability.

Area: Pratunam
Best for: Budget-conscious, families
Price: $$
Rating: 8/10

Ratchada Boutique Hotel Bangkok

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The theme of this unique modern hotel is based on the colorful Siamese fish (Plaket).

Rooms include plush furnishings and are colored to represent different colors of the fish, with unique murals of the tropical wonder painted on the room walls.

It is located in Ratchadaphisek Din Daeng in the north of Bangkok, a less touristy area but a popular residential area for locals.

The hotel is a short 8-minute walk to the MRT Thailand Cultural Centre.

Local attractions within walking distance include The Street Ratchada Shopping Mall, Esplanade Ratchadaphisek Mall, and Big C supermarket.


Theme: Modern hotel with creative design elements

Transport: Within walking distance from the MRT station.

Shopping: Close to large malls and supermarkets.


Not central Bangkok: The hotel is situated outside the main tourist areas of Bangkok, so you’ll need to utilize public transportation to reach major attractions.

Area: Din Daeng
Best for: Solo travelers, couples
Price: $
Rating: 8/10

YOLO Bangkok Boutique Hotel

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YOLO Boutique Hotel boasts a green tropical theme with raw, exposed materials, adorned with plants and bamboo furnishings.

YOLO has 5 room types, each accommodating up to 4 people. The rooms include large bathtubs, a TV, and a fridge.

This hotel is in the heart of Bangkok, located in Sukhumvit Soi 15 in the Watthana district, within walking distance of all major train stations, including MRT Sukhumvit and BTS Asoke or Nana.

If you’re unfamiliar with the area, explore my guide on Asoke, where I delve into neighborhood landmarks, attractions, and other nearby accommodation options.

Local attractions within walking distance include Terminal 21 Shopping Mall and Ruam Sab Market, which serve local street food.


Theme: Natural deco with plants and bamboo furnishings.

Location: Convenient for exploring the city without relying on taxis.

Amenities: Each type has bathtubs, a TV, and a fridge.


Busy area: Expect a bit of noise in the Sukhumvit area, especially on weekends.

Area: Sukhumvit
Best for: Young travelers, nightlife
Price: $$
Rating: 8/10

Theme Boutique Hotel Bangkok

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This chic, modernly furnished art deco hotel is aimed at younger travelers.

It has game tables and a rooftop garden.

The hotel hosts 6 room types catering to 8 guests with various bedding options, so it is perfect for a friend’s get-together or a large young family.

Located in the shopping district of Pratunam, the hotel is an 11-minute walk to Ratchathewi BTS station or 9 minutes to Ratchaprarop Airport Rail Link.

The Platinum Fashion Mall, Palladium Night Market, and Pratunam Night Market are just a short walk from the hotel.

Plus, one of Bangkok’s largest shopping malls, CentralWorld, is only a 16-minute stroll from the hotel.


Theme: Contemporary art deco design.

Rooftop garden: Relax and soak up the city views from the rooftop.

Games tables: Challenge your friends to board games or have a fun activity on rainy days.

Groups: Ideal for larger groups or families traveling together.


Busy area: Expect a bit of noise in the Pratunam area, especially on weekends.

Area: Pratunam
Before for: Theme-lovers
Price: $$
Rating: 8/10

Talakkia Boutique Hotel

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Chinese-inspired boutique hotel with red and white decor, an in-house swimming pool, and a restaurant serving traditional Chinese and Thai cuisine.

The hotel can cater to up to 3 people with two different room types.

It is located in the Riverside area of Bangkok, close to Chinatown and a 10-minute walk to MRT Hua Lamphong station.

The location is perfect for exploring Bangkok’s temples, with Wat Traimit Withayaram Worawihan (Golden Buddha) within walking distance. 

The cocktail district of Soi Nana is also nearby if you fancy sampling the Bangkok Chinatown nightlife.


Theme: Chinese design within the hotel’s rooms and common areas.

Pool: Cool off and relax in the hotel’s pool, offering a convenient escape from the city.

Food: Enjoy meals at the hotel’s restaurant, featuring Thai and Chinese dishes.


Busy area: Expect a bit of noise in the Pratunam area, especially on weekends.

Area: Riverside
Best for: Budget-conscious travelers
Price: $
Rating: 8/10

Praya Palazzo Boutique Hotel Bangkok

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Villa, dating back to 1923, was designed based on Italian inspiration for a government official and re-opened as a boutique hotel in 2009. 

The colonial-style hotel boasts a large infinity pool surrounded by tropical greenery.

It is located next to the Chao Phraya River but isn’t within walking distance of train services, so taking a taxi or shuttle boat is necessary.

Hotel facilities include a river pass to explore the Chao Phraya River, cooking classes, and 24-hour reception.

Local attractions include Wat Dao Duengsaram and Suan Luang Rama VIII Park, which has the amazing backdrop of the Rama VIII Bridge.


Theme: The hotel has a lot of history; you can tell by the classic furnishings and decor.

Pool: Enjoy stunning river views while dipping in the hotel’s infinity pool.

Amenities: Access to riverboat transportation, cooking classes, and round-the-clock service elevate the guest experience.


Cost: This luxurious hotel comes with a premium price tag.

Transport: Not within walking distance of public transport.

Area: Riverside
Best for: Luxury, Romance
Price: $$$
Rating: 8/10

Bangkok Publishing Residence

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The former printing house for a famous local newspaper in the 1960s was renovated into a mid-20th century themed boutique hotel with raw, dark, polished wooden furnishings and antique publishing ornaments dotted throughout.

The hotel has 3 room types with a max occupancy of 2 people and only accepts guests ages 15 and above.

Located on Lan Luang Road close to “Old Town Bangkok” also known as Rattanakosin Island a 15-minute walk to MRT Sam Yot.

The hotel is within walking distance of many tourist attractions, including Wat Saket and Democracy Monument.


Theme: Travel back in time with 21st-century typewriter stations and vintage furnishings

Location: Iconic attractions like the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and Khao San Road are within walking distance.

Age limit: Guests must be 15+, so a good option for couples


Limited room options: The small selection might not cater to everyone’s needs.

Not ideal for groups: Due to the maximum occupancy of 2 and the age limit, it’s not the best choice for larger groups or families.

Area: Old Town
Best for: Couples (the hotel has an age limit of 15+)
Price: $$
Rating: 9/10

Nimit Boutique Hotel Bangkok

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This is an art-deco-themed hotel with pastel colors and wooden flooring throughout. It has rooms catering to groups of up to 6 people. 

Rooms include self-catering essentials such as a fridge, microwave, and dining table.

The hotel is located on Sukhumvit 33 in Watthana District in Phrom Phong.

The local BTS station is an 8-minute walk away.

Location attractions around Phrom Phong include luxury EmQuartier and Emporium shopping malls and the beautiful Benchasiri Park, perfect for a morning run.


Theme: Art Deco design; this has the hotel’s pastel colors and wooden floors

Self-catering: Equipped with a kitchenette and amenities like a microwave and mini-fridge.

Location: Nimit Soi 13 provides access to convenient shopping options and green spaces like Benjasiri Park.


Busy area: Expect a bit of noise in the Sukhumvit area, especially on weekends.

Area: Sukhumvit
Best for: Couples
Price: $$
Rating: 7/10

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