When the capital of Thailand was moved to Bangkok in 1782 (the beginning of the Rattanakosin period), the capital was laced with canals, so Bangkok was sometimes called the "VENICE OF THE EAST" by European visitors.
Nowadays, even though Bangkok has become a modern city, the Chao Phraya River as well as the canals are still charming for whoever wishes to seek the peaceful atmosphere amidst bustling Bangkok; Five Star Alliance has listed some of the very best Chao Phraya Riverfront luxury hotels to facilitate your choice.
The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok offers contemporary luxury throughout all its 393 rooms and suites, with views over the Chao Phraya River or gardens; ten restaurants, many with terraces by... more >>
Experience Bangkok's best riverfront address at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers. With the completion of our renovation, a stay with us is better than ever.Our new... more >>
With lush gardens, river views and a signature spa, the Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok offers guests the warmth of the Thai capital amid the serenity of a tropical retreat. The Shangri-La... more >>
In the few years since the hotel opened, the luxurious riverside Peninsula Bangkok has quickly established itself as one of Bangkok's finest hotels, winning many awards and accolades,... more >>
In a vibrant city like Bangkok, sometimes all you want is a sanctuary of calm to call your own. At Chatrium Hotel Sathon Bangkok, you’ll get just that.Enjoy the picturesque oasis... more >>