Luxury Hotels in Thailand

Thailand is a land of stunning beaches, lush jungles, and luxurious spa retreats – the perfect setting for world-class hotels that provide unrivalled levels of luxury. From intimate boutique hotels exuding romance to 5-star city resorts offering world-class facilities – here are some of The Asia Collective’s favourite luxury hotels in Thailand!

Soneva Kiri is an exquisite island getaway that seamlessly marries traditional Thai architecture and cutting-edge amenities. Guests can select 1- to 6-bedroom luxury island villas featuring upcycled heritage rail car furnishings as well as impossibly chic facilities.

Capella Bangkok

Capella Hotel Bangkok embraces its riverfront location with warmth and personalization. General Manager John Blanco can frequently be found greeting guests by name when they enter, offering panoramic Chao Phraya views as well as gourmet dining experiences and luxury spa pampering for an unforgettable stay experience.

Rooms, suites and villas at Hotel La Fontaine offer contemporary nature-inspired accommodations that feature cozy sitting areas with premium amenities as well as spacious bathrooms complete with soaking tub and rain shower – and in some suites even offer private terraces and plunge pools!

Hamiltons International and BAMO collaborated on this hotel design, creating interiors with earthy tones, luxurious fabrics and contemporary artworks that blend in perfectly. Marble is abundant but remains elegant without becoming overwhelming or excessively indulgent.

Interiors of this lavish hotel are enhanced by lush greenery that fills its lobby windows, drawing the eye with floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase French and Italian Riviera cuisine served up in Cote by Mauro Colagreco restaurant, Stella Tea Lounge offering tailor-made patisserie and cocktails, rooftop bar, Auriga spa offering massages using native herbs and spices, rooftop bar.

Your own Capella Culturalist will be on hand during your stay to help you explore Bangkok like never before – from monk-led meditation sessions and table reservations at Raan Jay Fai hawker shophouse, to chef-led food stall crawls and even in-house activities such as klong boat cruises and balcony barbecue dinners!

Charoenkrung Road is one of the oldest streets in Bangkok and home to centuries-old shops and crumbling temples that blend in seamlessly with trendy cafes and galleries. The hotel shares a dock with Four Seasons hotel and can easily take guests seven-minute taxi rides away to Warehouse 30 and River City art mall – alternatively their own boat will transport guests for free into town.

InterContinental Khao Yai Resort

InterContinental Khao Yai Resort celebrates exploration with its forested hideaway, upcycled train carriages and French-themed dining. Drawing upon its past as an important rail gateway in northern Thailand during King Rama V’s rule, and designed by award-winning architect and interior designer Bill Bensley. A feast for the senses!

Its innovative layout features a central courtyard featuring an outdoor pool and garden pavilions that open onto the natural landscape, paying tribute to the station’s history as a railway hub with water cascades, lush flora, and cascading waterfalls that evoke serenity and peace. Furthermore, there are four restaurants, a spa service, as well as numerous recreational activities such as hiking and birdwatching available here for guests’ use.

Bensley has created 65 exquisite suites and villas at his resort that showcase his sense of playfulness. Each accommodation, made from upcycled vintage Thai railway carriages, features narrow marble-clad shower cabins with ceiling-mounted luggage racks. Some feature wood-carved headboards or Laotian silk weavings; while some even boast railway-themed spa beds. Situated near Khao Yai National Park and Nam Phut Natural Spring; Bonanza Exotic Zoo and GranMonte Vineyard can all be easily reached in short distance.

Though its railway motif can be found throughout, its main emphasis lies within public spaces. Check-in experience at check-in counter, concierge desk with railway memorabilia walls, Poirot restaurant modeled on first class train carriage seating arrangement with high tea service in restored railway car are just some of the ways it manifests.

Bangkok residents looking for an escape from city life often choose the aspirational resort at Khao Yai National Park’s edge, situated among lush tropical wildflowers and serene lakes. Its peaceful atmosphere draws visitors in as they discover all its treasures.


Amanpuri was established as the flagship property for understated luxury when Adrian Zecha stumbled across its coconut grove-lined peninsula on Phuket’s once-unspoiled west coast in 1988. Amanpuri’s name derives from Sanskrit and Thai words meaning ‘place of peace,” an idealistic idea which became reality with 40 standalone pavilions and villas cascading down towards an idyllic stretch of beach bordered by turquoise Andaman Sea waters and turquoise Andaman Sea waters beyond it all. From here was born Adrian Zecha’s vision of an empire which today number over 50 hotels worldwide!

Today, it’s still clear why Amanpuri stands out. The hotel places great emphasis on wellbeing, taking care of every need from greeting with fragrant flower garlands or refreshing jasmine-scented face mist to boasting one of the world’s premier spas and lush grounds suitable for reading a book or taking a dip in its sea-facing pool.

If you want to explore, the front desk will arrange for a private yacht charter so you can island hop across the archipelago or a relaxing boat cruise where whales and dolphins may be seen. With many restaurants and bars on site, it may be tempting to stay put and relax, but there are plenty of activities for active pursuits too – diving deep underwater for an underwater rainbow can be found just a short dive from shore or tennis, swimming, sailing or horseback riding are also all popular pursuits in these luxurious surroundings!

Amanpuri is a destination frequented by jet-setters and glitterati alike – from monarchs and supermodels to stars such as Beyonce and Leonardo DiCaprio – but what it really excels at is providing travellers with an escape, whether for relaxation or adventure. Its dedication to spaciousness from bathtubs with stunning Instagram worthy pictures to breezy lounging areas sets it apart from its peers – which explains why self-proclaimed Amanjunkies keep returning back again and again!

Siam Hotel

The Siam Hotel is an intimate luxury boutique hotel and more than just a place to stay; it acts as a living record of Thai history.

Krissada Sukosol Clapp (known by his stage name Noi from Pru) was inspired to build a hotel on his plot of land in Bangkok’s royal Dusit district when he received it as an inheritance in 2005, so that his extensive antique collection could be showcased. Working with internationally acclaimed architect, interior and landscape designer Bill Bensley helped them craft an exquisite property which serves both as hotel and art installation.

From the moment you step through its front door, it becomes immediately evident that this hotel stands apart. The striking black-and-white color palette of its main building serves as the perfect canvas for Krissada’s collection of antiques – creating an atmosphere akin to walking into an art museum! Every corner offers something new.

Hotel Nitthi offers an unforgettable escape into Thai culture and history, featuring 39 suites and pool villas decorated with antiques and curios. Choose between music-, beauty queen- or military-themed suites – each offering something different for guests to discover!

The Siam offers spacious rooms as well as restaurants and amenities to make it the ideal spot for unwinding after exploring Bangkok’s sights. Chon, their Thai restaurant offers perfectly balanced flavors inspired by Thai tradition while there is also an on-site spa offering rejuvenating treatments.

The Siam Hotel in Bangkok’s heart can easily be reached by car and boat, taking approximately 50 minutes from Bangkok International Airport with free parking available on-site. Also nearby are popular attractions like Grand Palace and Wat Arun as well as free boat service to Saphan Taksin pier – offering guests high levels of customer service! Staff at The Siam are helpful and friendly while offering excellent levels of service.

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