Top Luxury Pathumwan Hotels in Bangkok

The Pathumwan District ( เขตปทุมวัน) host many of these luxury hotels in two adjacent areas: Siam ( สยาม) and Ratchaprasong ( ราชประสงค์).

Siam is an area entirely situated on Rama I Road ( ถนนพระรามที่ 1). Ratchaprasong, contiguous to Siam area, it’s located surrounding the Chit Lom BTS station ( สถานีชิดลม).

The main roads that cover this area, where some of these luxury hotels are situated, from west to east, are: Ratchadamri Road ( ถนนราชดำริ), Phloen Chit Road ( ถนนเพลินจิต), and Witthayu Road ( ถนนวิทยุ), frequently referred in English as Wireless Road.

Witthayu Road that has been called as Bangkok’s 5th Avenue, because of its opulent neighborhood replete of restaurants and hotels, connects Phloen Chit Road to Rama IV Road ( ถนนพระรามที่ 4).

The list of these hotels is Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, Anantara Siam Bangkok, The St. Regis Bangkok, InterContinental Bangkok, Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, Park Hyatt Bangkok, The Okura Prestige Bangkok, and The Athenee Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok.

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
Front view of entrance to Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok. Photo by Discovering Bangkok

The Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok ( โรงแรมสยามเคมปินสกี้) is rather a newer luxury hotel in Bangkok, but it belongs to one of the oldest luxury hotel groups and is top-notch for that matter. Also, the Bangkok branch of the Kempinski brand is all about epitomizing its glory and grandeur.

The resort-style swimming pool, the garden, the grand entrance, the award-winning restaurants, and various other facilities make Siam Kempinski Hotel the ultimate luxury hotel. Not to forget its outstanding location which is connected to both the BTS Skytrain as well as the Siam Paragon Shopping Mall.


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Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok

Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok
Statue, located in the main entrance, of the 3-headed elephant god, named Erawan, from which Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok takes its name. Photo by Discovering Bangkok

Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok could be characterized as an emblematic sanctuary in central Bangkok’s heart. This 5-star hotel provides a perfect escape from the city hustle, with a privileged situation in the main business and diplomatic district of the capital at Ratchadamri Road. Just located outside of the hotel, Erawan Shrine, notorious for bringing good fortune, draws millions of visitors every year. 

The hotel also is the home to Spasso Live Entertainment, one of the longest-running nightclubs in Bangkok performing live music with bands playing rock, funk, and modern pop hits.


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Waldorf Astoria Bangkok

Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
Waldorf Astoria Bangkok. Main entrance at Ratchadamri Road. Photo by Discovering Bangkok

Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, is an iconic presence in the heart of Thailand’s active capital, connecting Thai appeal with luxurious hospitality. This Bangkok hotel was designed to reflect the opulence and splendor of the initial Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. The hotel is located at Ratchadamri Road and the building that hosts it’s also home to Magnolias Residences.

Experience late evening entertainment at your preference of two rooftop bars: The Loft, inspired in a New York bar style, using the heritage of the Old Waldorf Astoria Bar Book (#ad), by Frank Caiafa, bar manager of the mythical Peacock Alley bar in the Waldorf Astoria NY; and The Champagne Bar, an elegant treasure on top of the building.


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Anantara Siam Bangkok

Anantara Siam Bangkok
Anantara Siam Bangkok. Main entrance at Ratchadamri Road. Photo by Discovering Bangkok

Anantara Siam Bangkok combines an excellent location with iconic design and impeccable hospitality. High ceilings, hand-painted silk murals, and luxurious gardens contribute a sense of refuge in this city that never sleeps. Situated at Ratchadamri Road, it makes easy to explore and discover. Ratchadamri BTS station ( สถานีราชดำริ) is just a few steps away, or you can take a walk to Bangkok’s most exclusive malls as they are just around the corner.

Moreover, you can take culinary lessons at Spice Spoons that proposes an immersion in the principles and aromas of Thai cooking, so you can learn how to make your favorite dishes and take recipes back home with you. At Manohra Cruises, be indulged with a river cruise along the Chao Phraya River. The cruises depart from Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort’s pier and also pick up patrons at the public Sathorn pier.


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The St. Regis Bangkok

The St. Regis Bangkok
The St. Regis Bangkok. Main entrance at Ratchadamri Road. Photo by Discovering Bangkok

With its outstanding location along Ratchadamri Road, one of the main commercial boulevards in Bangkok and with the Ratchadamri BTS station ( สถานีราชดำริ) just in front of the hotel’s entrance, The St. Regis Bangkok, a Marriot luxury hotel, provides a straightforward access to many of the city’s top restaurants and shops.

Just five minutes away from the hotel, Lumphini Park features picturesque lakes with swan paddle boats for rent, open-air concerts, flora and fauna watching and different sports activities whether open-air or outdoor and indoor gyms.


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InterContinental Bangkok

Intercontinental Bangkok
Entrance to the President Tower Arcade at Intercontinental Bangkok. Photo by Discovering Bangkok

Feel the InterContinental experience in Bangkok, a metropolis where contemporary and exotic converge. In the heart of Bangkok, with the Chit Lom BTS station ( สถานีชิดลม) adjoining the hotel, InterContinental Bangkok, is a cosmopolitan retreat, but right in the Central Business District and near to many of the best restaurants and shopping areas in the city.

Unlock unique experiences apprehending the vigorous life of Bangkok, then return to the hotel and appreciate the personalized services that this luxury hotel provides from the Club InterContinental on the 37th floor with fantastic skyline views, to The Spa InterContinental and Infinity Fitness as well at the Rooftop Swimming Pool on 37th floor.


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Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel

Renaissance Bangkok
Walking entrance at Ploenchit Road to Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel. Photo by Discovering Bangkok

In the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, opened in 2009, you find a new way of staying, working and engaging with the undeniable vitality of downtown Bangkok. With the Siam Paragon Mall and the Chit Lom BTS station ( สถานีชิดลม) just minutes apart from the hotel, and about a mile from the unmissable Victory Monument and Grand Palace, your local adventure can be unquestionably strengthened.

This 5-star Bangkok hotel is the very essence of luxury. You can relish an exquisite dinner in any of their different restaurants serving meals from around the world. The hotel is also an excellent starting point from which to explore this captivating city, having one of the best available guides by means of the resident Navigator Sompob.


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Park Hyatt Bangkok

Park Hyatt Bangkok
Entrance to Park Hyatt Bangkok located in the same building, side by side, than Central Embassy Shopping Mall. Photo by Discovering Bangkok

Park Hyatt Bangkok lies on top of Central Embassy Mall, the fashion, dining, and lifestyle venue which is becoming an emblematic destination in Bangkok skyline. The 24 floors of this luxury hotel with numerous open-air terraces and verdant gardens are the best observatory deck for looking at the stunning city views of one of Asia’s most lively cities from above.

Located in Wireless Road ( ถนนวิทยุ), the Bangkok’s Fith Avenue, this hotel has direct access, by means a skywalk, to Phloen Chit BTS station ( สถานีเพลินจิต), and within walking distance of Pathumwanaram Temple ( วัดปทุมวนาราม), Erawan Shrine ( ศาลท้าวมหาพรหม), Jim Thompson House, and Lumphini Park ( สวนลุมพินี), among others.


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The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Okura Prestige Bangkok
Okura Prestige Bangkok. View of the lobby at night. Photo by Courtesy of The Okura Prestige Bangkok.

The Okura Prestige Bangkok, belongs to the international hotel group Okura Hotels & Resorts with presence in many countries of Asia, in addition to Japan from where it originated, as well in the Netherlands and the United States. The hotel is ideally located at the junction of Phloen Chit Road ( ถนนเพลินจิต), home to significant shopping malls, hotels and office towers, and Wireless Road ( ถนนวิทยุ), where several foreign embassies concentrate.

There are many luxury shopping spots within walking distance including Siam Paragon, Erawan Bangkok, Gaysorn Plaza, CentralWorld and Central Embassy, while the hotel has a direct connection, via a covered walkway, to Phloen Chit BTS station ( สถานีเพลินจิต). Those who want to seek local qualities and buy products from modern Thai designers should go to the boutiques of Siam Square, just a short walk from the hotel.


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The Athenee Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok

The Athenee Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok
The Athenee Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok. Front garden entrance at Wireless Road. Photo by Discovering Bangkok

The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok, a Marriot luxury hotel, is a 5-star hotel established on the grounds of a former royal residence, the Kandhavas Palace ( พระราชวังกันดาวาส) at Wireless Road ( ถนนวิทยุ). The hotel is near to embassies, sumptuous malls such as Central Embassy, Gaysorn Village, Central World, and Siam Paragon, exceptional dining and entertainment venues, and the quiet Lumphini Park. The Phloen Chit BTS station ( สถานีเพลินจิต) is within a short walking distance.

In The Athenee Hotel, you will be motivated by the vision of the background and images that stay in everyday happenings. Let the representation of the moment and the possibilities for insights that live within daily events inspire you at The Athenee Hotel. The luxury hotel rooms and suites offer you a taste for the Royal Live in Bangkok, with their cultural awareness, significant foundation and a refreshing environment that stimulates your senses.


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