Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

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Why we like it

  • A tropical oasis set on the banks of the grand Chao Phraya River 
  • The perfect respite away from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok's busy metropolis
  • Traditional Thai architecture and décor
  • The city is easily accessible with the hotel's own shuttle boat service or by taxi
  • Luxurious Mandara Spa leaves you feeling suitably pampered

A&K Top Tip

Master the techniques of Thai gastronomy at the Spice Spoons cooking class.

Guest Testimonial

Vicky was excellent - replied to numerous e-mails very quickly and was able to get us an upgrade. She was brilliant and it was appreciated

- AJ, Kent



Hidden amid the glistening lights of Bangkok's metropolis, this peaceful tropical resort offers a unique way to experience urban living in Thailand's capital city. Set in an impressive 11 acres of exotic gardens, Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort boasts an incredible location overlooking the glittering waters of Chao Phraya River. Spread across the three main buildings, all rooms embody the elegance and simplicity of contemporary Asian style: high ceilings and dark wood furnishings complement splashes of vibrant silks, while private balconies offer city, garden or river views.

With 10 restaurants and bars to choose from, you can enjoy a diverse range of cuisines; try Benihana, a charming Japanese Teppanyaki steakhouse, or traditional Italian favourites at Brio, while the riverside terrace is the perfect spot for dining beneath the stars. We love the quaint Polynesian style of Trader Vic's Restaurant, which serves delicious Pacific Rim cuisine from a wood-fired oven and possibly the best Mai Thai cocktail we have ever had the pleasure of tasting.

Take an afternoon to lounge on the pool deck, enjoy a dip in the Jacuzzi or swim laps in one of Bangkok's largest outdoor pools. Other facilities include a modern fitness centre with daily classes, tennis courts and Chang Noi Kids' Club. Explore the surrounding area with one of the hotel's tailor-made excursions or head out to the Asiatique night market, a large new complex for shopping and nightlife. There are also eight golf courses close by.


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Best time to be there

November to March. April is often the hottest month of the year, and also the month of the celebratory 'Songkran' festivals. May to October is the rainy season, with short bursts of rainstorms refreshing the green paddy fields once more.

Fly to

Bangkok (British Airways/Qantas/Eva Airways/Thai Airways)

flying time

11 hours 30 minutes non-stop

time difference

GMT +7 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area

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