This is the most visited city in the world and it’s easy to see why. This buzzing metropolis has something for everyone from culture to food and fashion. Take a river cruise and get off along the way to explore local markets, temples and palaces. Families adore coming to Bangkok with kids. Where to stay in Bangkok with kids? Little Steps has rounded up the best family friendly hotels and accommodation in Bangkok for kids, babies, and toddlers too.
One of the oldest and most prestigious hotels in Bangkok, this is quite a special place to stay. Set on the banks of the river this is a magical place to have dinner with the family and watch the junk boats as they go sailing past. Close to the BTS this makes it very accessible for getting around. Hop on a boat just outside the hotel to the Grand Palace and take a walk back through the flower market and food stalls.
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, 48 Oriental Ave, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand, +66 2 659 9000, www.mandarinoriental.com/bangkok/
Located in the center of town, the 24 bedroom boutique hotel is a tranquil place to stay from the hustle and bustle of the city. There is a meditation room for when things get a bit much and a pool for the kids. Just a short walk from the BTS, you are well situated for a weekend of exploring. The small restaurant focuses on organic food, great if you’re trying to get the little ones to be a bit healthier! You won’t find a nugget in sight.
AriyasomVilla, 65 Sukhumvit Soi 1 Klongtoey Nua, Bangkok 10110, Thailand, +66 2 254 8880, www.ariyasom.com/
Located in Lumpini close to the main shopping drag, this is a luxurious place to stay for the whole family to relax. Rooms are comfortable and offer panoramic views of the city. There are five eateries to choose from ensuring the fussiest of eaters of well taken care of. There is also a beautiful infinity pool, perfect for dipping in after explore the chaotic city.
The Okura Prestige Bangkok, Lumpini, 57 Witthayu Rd, Bangkok, Pathumwan 10330, Thailand, +66 2 687 9000, www.okurabangkok.com/en/
Phranakorn-Nornlen Hotel, 46 Thewet soi 1, Phranakorn, Bangkhunprom, Krungkasem, Bangkok 10200, Thailand, +66 2 628 8188, www.phranakorn-nornlen.com/
Located on the banks of the river this is a spectacular hotel. There is a ferry service to take you to the BTS, where you can access the city with ease. There is a large selection of dining options for the family to enjoy. As a treat why not take your little one to Teddy Bear Afternoon Tea, they will enjoy mini sandwiches, cakes and tea/juice. There is also a three-tiered swimming pool and tennis courts for sporty kids.
The Peninsula Bangkok, 333 Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600, Thailand, +66 2 861 2888, http://bangkok.peninsula.com/en/default
Located in central Sathorn, they have a dedicated family floor. The floor consists of connecting guest rooms. There is a special Kids Club on the floor with toys, games, Playstation 3 and Wii consoles and activities focusing on younger children. In addition special amenities and services are available. A 24 hour baby-sitting service is also on offer for when you need a date night. Get your weekend of exploring off to a good start with a little help from your friends here.
Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn, 33/1 South Sathorn Road, Yan Nawa, Sathorn, Bangkok 10120, Thailand, +66 2 210 8100, www.eastinhotelsresidences.com/eastingrandsathornbangkok/default-en.html
Conveniently located at Asok BTS and the underground line, this is a perfect location for sightseeing. Terminal 21 is a shopping mecca where you will find one off boutiques, great food and starbucks if you need it! The swimming pool looks like a tropical oasis, and you don’t hear the noise from the city below. Sunday brunch is a must do here before you head on home.
Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, A Luxury Collection Hotel, 250 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand, +66 2 649 8888, www.sheratongrandesukhumvit.com/
This is a stunning hotel on the banks of the river. There is a large tropical swimming pool, a kids club for when you need it and plenty of dining options. Rooms are spacious and will accommodate the family nicely. They offer their own excursions and trips to some of the main sights. Make sure you do indulge in the Mai Tai brunch at Trader Vics.
Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, 257/1-3 Charoennakorn Road, Thonburi, Bangkok 10600, Thailand, +66 2 476 0022, http://bangkok-riverside.anantara.com/
In central Bangkok, Oriental Residence hotel is a stunning hotel with apartment-style suites. With a pool on the fourth floor take a roof top dip in this bustling city. Families are welcome, thanks to multi-bedroom suites with kitchen and laundry facilities, and a kids' activities room, come with older kids who are happy to play a little more quietly.
Oriental Residence, 110 Wireless Road, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand, +66 2 125 9000 www.oriental-residence.com/
Hotel Muse, 55/555 Langsuan Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand 10330 Bangkok, +66 2 630 4000, http://hotelmusebangkok.com/
Kempinski Hotel, www.kempinski.com/en/bangkok/siam-hotel
Anantara Service Suites, www.rajprasong-bangkok.anantara.com/
Marriott Executive Apartments, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bkker-mayfair-bangkok-marriott-executive-apartments
Davis Bangkok, www.davisbangkok.net/baan-davis/