10 BEST Bangkok Riverside Boutique Hotels (all Budgets)

Looking for the perfect riverside boutique hotel for your next Bangkok getaway?

We have compiled a list of what we consider to be the best riverside boutique hotels in Bangkok to help you find one!

The article includes links to Tripadvisor, where you can compare hotel prices across Booking.com, Agoda, and other platforms to find the best rates.

These hotels were hand-picked based on the following criteria:

Location: Located along Chao Phraya River, Bangkok.

Highly rated: Positive feedback and ratings on various booking platforms.

Best Bangkok Riverside Boutique Hotels

HotelBudget
Amdaeng Bangkok Riverside Hotel$$
Praya Palazzo Boutique Hotel Bangkok$$$
Oriental Heritage Residence$
Talakkia Boutique Hotel$
Varmtel$
Inn A day$$$
Riva Arun Bangkok$
Hotel Once Bangkok$
Kene Hotel Bangkok$$
Baan Wanglang Riverside$$

Amdaeng Bangkok Riverside Hotel

This stunning, exclusive four-story building has a minimalist red theme and dark wooded traditional furnishings.

The hotel has ten rooms, each accommodating up to two people, with direct views over the river and a unique outdoor swimming pool for guests.

There is a rooftop lounge area with panoramic views over the Chao Phraya River, and an in-house riverside restaurant called NYE on the bottom floor, serving Thai fusion.

It is located on Chiang Mai Road directly next to the river in the Khlong San district to the west of Bangkok.

The hotel is a 10-minute walk to BTS Klong San station or a 5-10-minute taxi ride to BTS Saphan Taksin.

Wanglee Pier is also nearby if you prefer to take a ferry across the river.

Local attractions in the area include the mega mall ICONSIAM, The Jam Factory, Bakesjourney, Lhong 1919, and Wat Thong Noppakhun.

Best cafe: Walden Home Cafe
Area: South Riverside
Attractions: Shopping and Temples
Budget: mid-range
Rating: 8/10
Star rating: 4


Praya Palazzo Boutique Hotel Bangkok

Italian-inspired four-star heritage boutique villa built in the 1920s with luxury European decor. 

Large infinity outdoor pool surrounded by lush tropical gardens and shaded trees.

The hotel has an award-winning restaurant called Praya Dining, serving historical Thai cuisine with “royal preparation”.

It is located in Bang Yi Khan, part of Bang Phlat district, with the closest train station, MRT Bang Yi, a 10-15 minute taxi ride away.

Although connecting ferries across the river to Phra Athit Pier can be found directly next to the hotel at Wat Daodungsaram Pier.

Local attractions close to the hotel include Phra Sumen Fort, Suan Luang Rama VIII Park, and Wat Bowonniwetwiharn Ratchaworawiharn.

Best cafe: Like Italy Cafe Bakery
Area: North Riverside
Attractions: Temples
Budget: high-range
Rating: 8/10
Star rating: 4


Oriental Heritage Residence

Stylish classical Asian-themed boutique hotel within walking distance of the river with a coffee shop and restaurant on the ground floor beside the lobby.

Three rooms accommodate up to three people and are decorated with a minimal white theme, dark wooden furnishings, and garden views.

Located on Charoen Krung Rd in Bang Rak district, the hotel is a 12-minute walk to BTS Saphan Taksin or a 4-minute walk to Wat Muang Kae Pier to connect boats along the Chao Phraya River.

Local attractions include the Bangkokian Museum, River City BANGKOK Mall, and Warehouse 30.

Best cafe: Bang Rak Cafe and Bistro
Area: South Riverside
Attractions: Temples and shopping
Budget: mid-range
Rating: 8/10
Star rating: 3


Talakkia Boutique Hotel

Chinese-themed boutique hotel with red and black Asain-themed furnishings throughout and a small outdoor swimming pool. 

There are three different room types to choose from, with double or twin beds accommodating up to four people, including a family-sized room.

The hotel has an in-house restaurant and cafe serving traditional Thai and Chinese cuisine on the bottom floor of the hotel.

It is located on Charoen Krung Road in the Talat Noi district, close to Chinatown.

Although not directly next to the riverside, it’s within walking distance, and the closest MRT station is Hua Lamphong, a 10-minute walk.

Local attractions include Wat Traimit (Golden Buddha), Wat Maha Phruettharam Worawihan, and Talat Noi. 

Best cafe: Patina
Area: South Riverside
Attractions: Temples and Chinatown
Budget: low-range
Rating: 8/10
Star rating: 3


Varmtel

Modern chic-designed boutique hotel with white decor, raw exposed brick walls, and minimalist furnishings.

The hotel has three room types catering for up to four people with twin, double, or quadruple 45sqm room options.

The hotel is located on Charoen Nakhon 13 Alley in Khlong Ton Sai district within walking distance of Chao Phraya River. 

The closest public transport is BTS Saphan Taksin, a 14-minute walk from the hotel.

Local attractions include Wat Suwan, Chaloem Phra Kiat Forest Park, and the luxury mall ICONSIAM.

Best cafe: cafe SOU
Area: Riverside
Attractions: Temples and shopping
Budget: low-range
Rating: 9/10
Star rating: 3


Inn A day

A four-story concept hotel was built in 2013 directly next to the Chao Phraya River.

Each room, with concrete walls and steel stairways, is based on inspiration from the local community.

Eleven exclusive rooms, each with its own unique style, are available, such as the “Fresh Market” with pictures of the daily catch on the walls and the “Tailor” decorated like a local tailor’s studio.

Located in a perfect location next to Wat Pho temple within a small alleyway called Maha Rat Road in the Phra Nakhon district. 

The closest MRT station is Sanam Chai, which is a 6-minute walk.

Local attractions include Wat Pho and Saranrom Palace Park, an oriental-based park with lush gardens and tranquil water features.

Area: North Riverside
Attractions: Temples and parks
Budget: mid-range
Rating: 9/10
Star rating: 4


Riva Arun Bangkok

An exclusive luxury 25-room hotel along the banks of the Chao Phraya River, the hotel is designed around colonial Thai heritage, with hand-crafted furnishings and clean-cut green and white decor.

Six different room types are available, from Cosey studios to premium jacuzzi suites, each accommodating a maximum of 2 people.

Their Thai fusion restaurant, Above Riva, offers a unique rooftop dining experience at night.

The restaurant comes alight at night with views over the river and Wat Arun temples.

Located on Maharaj Road in Phra Nakhon district, a 6-minute walk from MRT Sanam Chai. 

If you prefer to travel along the river, boat connections can be found at Tah Tian Pier a 5-minute walk from the hotel.

Local attractions include Wat Pho, Saranrom Palace Park, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, and Museum Siam.

Area: North Riverside
Attractions: Temples
Budget: high-range
Rating: 9/10
Star rating: 4


Hotel Once Bangkok

A luxury nine-story hotel with fine French-styled furnishings throughout, including rooms with Victorian bathtubs and plush bedding.

Three different room types are available, including an exclusive jacuzzi suite.

Rooftop bar and restaurant called Top Knot with panoramic views over the city with glimpses of the river. 

The restaurant is perfect for a romantic night to watch the sun go down over Bangkok.

It is located on Charoen Krung 72/2 Alley in Bang Kho Laem district, a 12-minute taxi ride from the nearest train station, BTS Surasak. 

The Wat Worachanyawas pier is within walking distance if you prefer to experience the river by boat.

Local attractions include Asiatique The Riverfront (outdoor mall and market), Wat Sutthi Wararam, and Wat Yannawa.

Area: South Riverside
Attractions: Temples are shopping
Budget: mid-range
Rating: 8/10
Star rating: 4


Away Bangkok Riverside Kene

Modern minimalist hotel with an infinity-length swimming pool overlooked by the hallways throughout the hotel.

It is inspired by simplicity and comes alive with natural lighting and lush tropical trees.

Four room types with an occupancy of up to four people, including rooms with direct pool access.

It is located on Charoen Nakhon 35 Alley in the Bang Lamphu Lang district overlooking the river.

The closest BTS station is Krung Thon Buri, a 5-minute taxi ride from the hotel. Connecting river ferries can be found at Wat Sawetachat Pier, which is a 12-minute walk from the property.

Local attractions include Wat Sawetachat Worawihan, Chaloem Phra Kiat Forest Park, and Asiatique The Riverfront.

Area: South Riverside 
Attractions: Temples and Shopping
Budget: mid-range
Rating: 8/10
Star rating: 4


Baan Wanglang Riverside

Traditional historic styled hotel with Thai decor and stunning panoramic views over the riverside, including The Grand Palace.

The hotel has five different room types, including an exclusive villa with a kitchen and outdoor bathtub.

A wide selection of in-house wining and dining, including a rooftop bar (342 Bar), Thai restaurant (Tonmakok), riverside coffee shop (N10 Café), and craft beer bar (Tanee Beer Tap).

The hotel is located in a small alleyway in the Siri Rat district, along the Chao Phraya River, called Trok Watrakhang.

The closest train station is MRT Fai Chai, a 15-minute taxi ride from the hotel.

If you prefer a ferry service along the river, Prannok Pier is a 3-minute walk away.

It’s a perfect location for sightseeing temples, including Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan, National Museum Bangkok, and The Grand Palace

Best cafe: Kanin Cafe
Area: North Riverside
Attractions: Temples
Budget: mid-range
Rating: 8/10
Star rating: 3

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