The Peninsula Hotel
The Peninsula Hotel in Bangkok, is located along the Chao Phraya River. Its wave-shaped design, inspired by its riverside location, ensures all rooms have uninterrupted panoramic views of the river, and the city. Rooms range from deluxe to those with balconies to opulent suites with panoramic terraces and outdoor Jacuzzis. Each floor of the hotel has a butler ready to attend to guests' needs.
The Peninsula's restaurants serve varied cuisine from Thai home-style dishes, authentic Cantonese cuisine to an extensive menu of local and international dishes. The Lobby, serves a selection of light meals, and the traditional Peninsula Afternoon Tea. The Bar’s in the hotel, near the pool and the river, are ideal places to relax and unwind.
The magnificent Peninsula Spa offers relaxation therapies, holistic massages and treatments in Thai, European and Ayurvedic philosophies. There are two tennis courts, state of the art gym and sauna. The pool is superb, long and thin with 3-4 interlinked pools, some overlooking a small garden, while other overlooking the river. Peninsula Hotel in Bangkok has easy access to shopping areas and the city's major tourist attractions, such as the Grand Palace, Chinatown, and fascinating temples.
Peninsula Bangkok BANGKOK, THAILAND
Stay The Peninsula Bangkok’s ingenious W-shaped design ensures river views for all 370 rooms. The entry level Deluxe Rooms start average 45sqm, but Deluxe Suites are more spacious. Those who need more privacy and luxury can book Thai Suite, with extra living room and dining for four persons. The decadent Grand Terrace Suite comes with a landscape terrace while the princely Duplex Suite and The Peninsula Suite have 2 outdoor terraces with sundeck and Jacuzzi.
ChildCare Children are welcome to stay at The Peninsula Bangkok. The restaurant has a children's menu and there is a family suite available. The Peninsula Kids' Academy provides hours of fun for 4-12-year olds with culinary and cultural activities. Babysitting service can be arranged, if requested.
Dine The Peninsula Bangkok has seven indoor and outdoor dining venues. These include an award-winning Cantonese Mei Jiang restaurant and The Thiptara, specialising in authentic Thai cuisine. For a romantic venue, go to The River Cafe & Terrace, overlooking the Chao Phraya river, popular for its International cuisine buffets. Don’t miss the equally impressive The River Bar and its signature 'Thaijito', in a very sociable surround.
Relax The Spa at the Peninsula Bangkok is located in a stunning three-storey Thai colonial-style building by the river. Select from a list of indulgent massages and facials or have one of The Spa’s highly trained therapists create a bespoke treatment for your needs. The Fitness Centre is well equipped and there is a three-tiered swimming pool with stunning views over the Chao Phraya River. A full-time tennis expert is on site to double up with hotel guests.
Experience Cruise along the Chao Phraya River in a beautifully restored Peninsula Rice Barge and catch a glimpse of riverside life in Bangkok. Visit nearby historical sites, ancient temples and vibrant riverside restaurants. Also visit urban Nature Education Centre, Bang Pu with an expert guide from Peninsula Bangkok. You will be introduced to plant and birdlife and invited to help make a difference by planting some tender new mangrove saplings.
Location The Peninsula Hotel in Bangkok, is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya, in Bangkok. The hotel has a complimentary hotel ferry for the Saphan Taksin Skytrain station, that connects with the city centre.
Getting There There are direct (11-hour) international flights from the UK to the Bangkok International Suvarnabhumi Airport. Peninsula Bangkok is a 45-minute drive from the airport.
When to go The best time to visit most of Thailand is between November and March as this is the coolest time of year. March-Jun brings the hot season when sightseeing is best scheduled for morning or late afternoon. May, September and October are the wettest months and between June and August, you can still visit Bangkok although you will get some rain. During this time, there are fewer tourists and the landscape is lush and green.