Affordable luxuxury riverside hotels near the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok is the place where business travelers, tourists and local Bangkokians relax in their escape of the busy streets of Bangkok. Yes, hotel prices near the Chao Phraya River are the same as quality hotels in western countres but the attention to detail in food and service is impecable. River views of Bankok by day and night are breathtaking. Interesting is watching a sorts of boats ply the river.


It's easy to travel to hotels near the Chao Phraya River by car because of the the many bridges spanning the river. It's even easier and very cheap to travel to and from Chao Phraya riverside hotels by boat. The most popular type of taxi boat on the river is the famous in Thailand, sleek, fast, long tail boat.

Long tail boat Chao Phraya River Bangkok
Photo of a long tail taxi boat plying the Chao Phraya River near the centre of Bangkok.

Because there are no traffic jams in the open spaces of the Chao Phraya River, getting to and from your riverfront hotel is a lot less stressful than being stuck in the many infamous Bangkok traffic jams.


The benfits of accommodation at hotels near the Chao Phraya River include:

  1. Ease of river transport to and from your hotel as mentioned above.
  2. Ease of getting to famous Bangkok tourist attractions near the Chao Phraya River, including:
    1. Some of the best, famous Buddhist temples in Bangkok. Below is a photo of the Royal Barge.
    2. AsiaTique Sky ferris wheel which is right on the river.
    3. The Royal Barge boathouse.
  3. Great views of the Chao Phraya River including events like the annual, cerimonial Royal Barge Procession.
     Narai Song Suban HM Rama IX royal barge Chao Phraya River Bangkok.
  4. Near Chao Phraya river docks for easy start to Chao Phraya river cruises such as the cruise up river from Bangkok to Ayutthaya ( Photos of Ayutthaya ), the anciant capital of Siam. .
  5. Feel the cool breeze off the Chao Phraya River.
  6. Great hotel service.
  7. Big luxurious hotel rooms near the Chao Phraya River as in the photo of an Anantara riverside hotel room below:
    Hotel room near Chao Phraya River Bangkok.
  8. Events: For example when we arrived at Anantara Riverside Hotel the traffic warden mistakenly guided our taxi to amids a big Indian wedding where Guests had come from India and Thailand to celebrate.
  9. Good hotel restaurants near Chao Phraya River with river views and with a good variety of cusine.
    Hotel restaurant near Chao Phraya River.
    Photo of Sureeporn taking a photo of the Skyline restaurant on top of the Avani hotel near the Chao Phraya river, Bangkok.
  10. Good night clubs.
    Night club view of Chao Phraya River Bangkok.
    The Altitude bar at the top of the Avani hotel with views over nearby Chao Phraya River Bangkok
  11. Less city noise. A relaxed, quite get-away from busy Bangkok.
  12. Chao Phraya riverside hotels are close to the Bangkok CBD.