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Best family hotels in Bangkok

If you’ve got a Bangkok trip with the kids coming up, you’re probably wondering where the best place to stay in Bangkok with family is – right?  Bangkok is a massive place, and it can be so tricky trying to work out where the best family hotels Bangkok are.  Well, you are in the right place my friend, because I’ve already spent hours working out where the best family hotels in Bangkok are located. I’m going to share it all with you in this blog post. 

 

The great thing about a Bangkok family hotel – is that a little bit of money goes a long way.  It’s Thailand after all so you can travel on a budget.  You can get a basic Bangkok hotel for family groups for next to nothing, or something super sweet that would cost an absolute fortune in a different city.  In this guide, I’m going to share with you a range of different good value family-friendly hotels in Bangkok. That way you can choose the perfect family hotel in Bangkok for you.

 

So, no need to spend any more time searching the internet trying to find a great family-friendly hotel Bangkok has that will not only accommodate your whole family but also be in a great spot.  In this guide on the hotels in Bangkok for family, I’ve done all the research for you and located the perfect family accommodation Bangkok has on offer.

 

The guide covers all sorts of options for where to stay in Bangkok with family.  Whether you prefer just one of the super cheap family hotels in Bangkok or one of the more spacious self-contained Bangkok hotels with family rooms.  Whatever your preference, you’ll find a great option for your trip. 

 

So, let’s get started and find you the perfect hotel in Bangkok for family.

 

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The Best Family Hotels in Bangkok – A Quick Overview

 

Below is a super quick overview of all the Bangkok best family hotel options that are reviewed in this guide.  You can use this guide to quickly determine if the accommodation is right for you and your family.  For a more comprehensive review, keep reading below.

  

Where to Stay in Bangkok with Family

 

Bangkok is a huge city, and there is a range of neighbourhoods to choose from when it comes to where to stay.  I’ve briefly listed some of the more popular areas to stay with family.

 

When it comes to choosing where to stay, it’s probably best to work out where most of the attractions you plan on visiting are located first. Then select an area that is closest to the most places you plan on visiting.  You can read our guide on things to do in Bangkok with kids here.

 

Khao San Road / Banglamphu Area

 

Where to stay in Bangkok with family

This area is not too far from the Chao Phraya River and is mostly known as being the backpacker’s hub.  It is a lively commercial area with plenty of cheap shops, bars, restaurants and street vendors.  While being a backpacker, it’s also a great spot if you’re after cheap accommodation.

 

This is a good central base for exploring many of the attractions that lie along the river.  The only downside is that the Skytrain and MRT don’t run in the area.

 

Riverside

 

Riverside family hotels Bangkok

There’s a lot of action around the Chao Praya River, which makes it a great spot to base yourself.  It’s also the perfect spot if you want a more resort-style accommodation.

 

Along the river, of course, you will find a range of popular tourist spots including War Arun, The Grand Palace, Reclining Buddha, Flower Marker, Asiatique and more.

 

Sukhumwit Area

 

If you prefer something a little more modern than the traditional, the Sukhumi area is a great option.  In this area, you will find some of the very best hotels, top quality, restaurants, and various shopping malls. It is also well serviced by the Skytrain and MRT, making it a breeze to get around and explore all the attractions.

 

Just note that certain areas are also known as the red-light district. However if you and the kids are tucked into bed late at night, you won’t even notice.

 

Silom Surawong Sathon

 

Silom Surawong Sathon are three parallel streets which are full of multi-story buildings full of luxury hotels, restaurants, shopping malls and entertainment.  During the day this is Bangkok’s busy commercial hub, but by night it considerably changes where you will find plenty of nightlife, markets and street vendors. 

 

The area also has multiple Skytrain and MRT Stations, making it a great base for exploring all the Bangkok attractions.  Plus, if you stay close to the river, you also benefit from the ferries too.

 

This area is also where the infamous Patpong markets are located.

 

Siam / Pratunam Area

 

Best place to stay in Bangkok with family

For families that love to shop, this is the area you want to stay in.  Here you will find the biggest and busiest shopping district in Bangkok with shopping malls such as MBK, Siam Paragon, Central World, Siam Discovery, Siam Centre and Central Chitlom.

 

Even if shopping isn’t your thing, it’s the perfect area to stay, as it’s well serviced by the Skytrain. Plus there are other amenities such as cinemas, massage places, restaurants – everything you could possibly need.  This is also where you will find attractions such as Kidzania, Sea Life and Madame Tussauds.

 

Old Town / Chinatown

 

Bangkok places to visit with family

The Old Town area refers to the area that includes the Grand Palace and other popular temples that tourists like to visit.  It is a small area that backs onto Chinatown.  The most popular area in Chinatown is of course along Yaowarat Road, which is the best place in all of Bangkok for street food.  The area is also serviced by two MRT stations making it great for exploring other areas of Bangkok.

 

The Best Family Hotels – Bangkok

 

Below I have reviewed 12 options for the best family hotel in Bangkok.                                    

 

1. The Secret Service Hostel

 

 

The Secret Service is located only 350m from the lively backpacker area of Khao San Road. This is a great little hostel, perfect for families looking for a budget family hotel Bangkok offers, which is also comfortable and in a central location.

 

Right outside your doorstep, you are surrounded by cheap places to eat and shop as well as massage parlours galore.  However, inside you have your own little family oasis.  Family suites are cozy with two sets of bunk beds as well as a TV, free WIFI, air conditioning and your own private bathroom.    The hostel also has a bar and restaurant onsite.

 

While there is no train line that services this area, you’ll never have a problem finding a taxi or tuk-tuk.  Plus, you are also only 800 metres from the Phra Arthit ferry stop which is perfect for seeing the various attractions along the river.

 

For families just looking for a Bangkok budget hotel for family, the Secret Service Hostel is well worth looking at.

 

Why we love it?

Super cheap accommodation in a central location.

 

What’s not to love?

For people that don’t want to be surrounded by backpackers, this hostel or location is certainly not for you.

 

Summary 

When it comes to the best budget family hotels in Bangkok, the Secret Service hostel is it.  This is the cheapest family-friendly Bangkok accommodation listed in these reviews, so if budget is your priority, I’d recommend considering staying here.

 

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2. Shama Lakeview Asoke Hotel

 

If budget is not your concern; instead your priority is to have a spacious, modern self-contained apartment for your family trip to Bangkok, then the best family hotel in Bangkok for you is the Shama Lakeview Asoke Hotel.  This hotel offers a range of accommodation suitable for families of all sizes.  You can read my full review of the hotel here.

 

This hotel is only a short walk to both a BTS and MRT station. But if the kids don’t want to walk, these guys even offer a free tuk-tuk service to get you there.  From these stations, you can get wherever you want to go in Bangkok.  The hotel is also surrounded by places to eat, supermarkets, massage parlous and the Terminal 21 Shopping Mall is close by too.

 

Accommodation options are either a studio or one, two- or three-bedroom apartments.  So, no matter what size your family is, there is the perfect accommodation for you.  All rooms are fully self-contained with a kitchen, living room and dining room.  Rooms also come with free Wi-Fi, TV and air conditioning.

 

The hotel also features a massive swimming pool, gym and onsite there is a Coffee Club too.

 

While one of the more expensive options in these reviews, if you’re the sort of family that likes their own space as well as being able to prepare meals, the Shama Lakeview Asoke Hotel is the best family hotel Bangkok has for you.

 

Why we love it?

Huge, modern self-contained apartments.  Everyone gets their own space here.

 

What’s not to love? 

This is one of the pricier kids’ friendly hotel, Bangkok. You will also need to get transport to wherever you’re going as there are no attractions within walking distance.

 

Summary 

For families wanting modern, self-contained apartments, with first-class facilities such as a swimming pool, Shama Lakeview really is the ideal choice.  This is a great Bangkok hotel for kids, and your family will be very comfortable here.

 

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3. BelAire Bangkok Hotel

 

 

Located just a 5-minute walk to the Skytrain, the BelAire Bangkok Hotel is a modern hotel surrounded by restaurants, shopping and markets with great views of the surrounding skyline.  It is a great choice if you’re after the best hotel in Bangkok for family if you want a four-star hotel near transport and entertainment.

 

Family rooms include two double beds in a spacious, air-conditioned room.  The room includes a flat-screen TV, cable TV for the kids, tea and coffee making facilities, a small seating area and a mini-bar.

 

The hotel itself has a fantastic outdoor swimming pool and pool bar to lounge around if you’re after a sunny escape.  Other hotel facilities include a gym, an onsite-coffee house, an á la carte buffet restaurant which serves kid-friendly options and is open all day.

 

Why we love it?

Spacious and modern and a good price.

 

What’s not to love? 

Not many family attractions close by, however the BelAire Bangkok is still in a prime position for views and access to the Skytrain.

 

Summary

If you want great value four-star family accommodation in an area with access to transport, a swimming pool and close to restaurants and cafés, the BelAire Bangkok is a lovely hotel.

 

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4. Baan Glang Soi

 

 

The Baan Glang Soi is conveniently located just a 4-minute walk to the Skystation and ferries ready to take you to all the sites that Bangkok has to offer.  This two-star family-friendly hotel is an older style and more traditional Thai style hotel which offers spacious, family accommodation at an excellent price.

 

The two-bedroom Bangkok family suite is perfect for families and includes two bedrooms with a double bed in each.  The air-conditioned suite also consists of a lounge room with a cable flat-screen TV, an eating area with a dining table, free WIFI, small refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities.

 

The hotel is located close to the Chao Phraya River, all the shops and eateries of Silom Road, and also has an a la carte Thai restaurant and bar onsite.

 

Why we love it? 

This is a recommended hotel in Bangkok for family as it a great budget hotel, is minutes to transport and entertainment.  Plus the benefit of having two bedrooms is great for families.

 

What’s not to love? 

Limited hotel amenities, but a great base for exploring the local attractions.

 

Summary 

The Baan Glang Soi is in a great location close to the SkyTrain, ferries and Silom Road.  If you’re after a cheap, family-friendly hotel with loads of Thai character, then the Baan Glang Soi is an excellent choice.

 

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5. I Residence Hotel

 

 

 

Situated in an outstanding location just across the road from the Chong Nonsi Train Station, the I Residence Hotel is a stylish, four-star hotel in the heart of Bangkok.  The hotel is also a short three-minute walk to the local La Lai Sap Market, the place to go if you want to eat and shop the way the locals do.  If you’re not into crowds, stay away at lunchtime, all the local office workers come out for lunch!  A true sign the food is delicious and authentic! 

 

The best accommodation for families is the two-bedroom family suite.  As its name suggests, there are two bedrooms, the main with a double bed and the second bedroom for the kids with two single beds.  The family suite features a separate seating area and kitchenette with microwave, a minibar, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV with access to cable and satellite channels.

 

The hotels Sky Rooftop Restaurant serves breakfast daily with amazing views.  There is also a swimming pool with a poolside bar and an international a la carte restaurant.

 

Why we love it? 

Excellent location, right in the heart of local markets and the nearby shops and restaurants along Silom Road.  It’s also close to the Skytrain so perfect for visiting attractions around Bangkok. 

 

What’s not to love?  

This is one of the more expensive family-friendly hotels in Bangkok, Thailand, in this review. But you’re paying a little extra for the awesome location and the luxury of having a swimming pool.

 

Summary 

For families that want it all – a spacious family suite, hotel with a swimming pool and a brilliant location close to shops, places to eat and local transport, the I Residence Hotel is an awesome option when it comes to family Bangkok hotels.

 

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6. Folk Poshtel Silom

 

The Folk Poshtel Silom is situated in the heart of everything.  Local entertainment, food, shopping, transport and the River are all within walking distance. 

 

The hotel is essentially a hostel, but this place likes to think of itself as a “poshtel”.  It’s a great simple place for families looking for somewhere modern and central to lay their head at night after a hard day being a tourist. 

 

Family suites include two large double beds, private bathroom, private balcony with excellent views, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, air-conditioning, a seating area and laundry facilities.  It also includes a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities.

 

Why we love it?

If you’re after hotels in Bangkok with family rooms that are cheap yet modern – this is a great place.  You really can’t go past the price, position and ambience of this Folk Poshtel Silom hotel.

 

What’s not to love? 

Be prepared to pay an additional fee for sheets and towels.

 

Summary 

The Folk Poshtel is such an excellent hotel for families.  The rooms are lovely and modern, and the location couldn’t be better being just off Silom Road and within walking distance to the Skytrain and pier.  This hotel is highly recommended. 

 

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7. Silom Serene A Boutique Hotel

 

 

If you’re after the best hotel for kids in Bangkok in the busy, lively shopping and entertainment district around Silom, the Silom Serene A Boutique Hotel is it.  The Silom Serene is like a little oasis, situated amongst lush, tropical gardens. 

 

After a busy day of sightseeing, you’ll appreciate coming back to the hotel for a swim, and a relax around the pool.   Other hotel facilities include a restaurant onsite featuring American, Thai, Asian and International cuisine’s, a gym and an onsite bar.

 

The two-bedroom family suite Bangkok offers is perfect for families and is furnished with two single beds in bedroom one and a large double-bed in bedroom two.  The suite also includes a fully equipped kitchenette with refrigerator and microwave, a mini-bar for midnight snacks, a dining area, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV with cable channels and free Wi-Fi.

 

Why we love it?

Prime location just off Silom Road. Plus it has an awesome pool and garden area, a short walk from two BTS Train Stations, what else could you want.

 

What’s not to love?

A bit pricey compared to the other hotels in this review, however it really is in a great location with easy access to everything you have on your list to visit in Bangkok.

 

Summary

If you’re prepared to pay a little bit more for a stunning little oasis; in a busy entertainment district just off Silom Road, the Silom Serene A Boutique Hotel is definitely one to consider. 

 

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8. Sabai Sathorn Service Apartment

 

 

Being just off Silom Road, the Sabai Sathorn Serviced Apartments are surrounded by restaurants, convenience stores and shopping galore.   It’s also just a 3 minutes’ walk from Chong Nonsi Train Station, and right across from the Mahanakhon Skywalk where you will find yourself walking 310m above the ground over a glass floor. An exhilarating experience!

 

The hotel’s rooftop swimming pool is a highlight, and the views are amazing.  There is a beautiful outdoor area surrounded by gardens for group gatherings, or just for maybe sitting quietly with a good book.  The hotel also has an onsite gym.

 

There is a range of different family rooms on offer, including one-bedroom, two-bedroom and even three-bedroom suites.  So even the biggest of families are accommodated here.  Generally, suites include one to two double beds, two single beds and the bigger suites also have a sofa bed too.

 

All suites are air-conditioned and come with living rooms, small kitchen, free Wi-Fi and TV.  The bigger suites also come with a bathtub.

 

Why we love it?

Great location and amazing rooftop swimming pool at a great price.

 

What’s not to love?

A little bit pricey compared to some of the other hotels mentioned in this review.  But its great value given it includes self-contained spacious apartments, a rooftop pool and central location.

 

Summary

For families wanting a spacious self-contained family room hotel in Bangkok as well as being in a super central location, you can’t beat the Sabai Sathorn Service Apartments.  Apartments are lovely and modern and having a trendy rooftop pool to come home to at the end of a day of sightseeing is pretty cool!

 

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9. Ibis Bangkok Riverside

 

 

 

If you’re after one of the Bangkok resorts for families, something along the river like the Ibis is perfect.   The Ibis Bangkok Riverside is one of the fun and friendly family hotels in Bangkok city centre within walking distance to the cross-river ferry, Skytrain and Iconsiam Shopping Mall.  This is are is just outside the hustle and bustle of the city centre but still so close to views and local tourist hot spots.

 

The best thing about this hotel is the facilities all directed towards family groups.  If it’s raining outside, or if you and the kids have been travelling all day for days and just want to chill-out at the hotel, you’re set.  The hotel grounds include an outdoor swimming pool, sun lounges, a kid’s outdoor play area, a pool bar, an onsite restaurant serving buffet and a la carte and kid’s meals, a gym and free shuttle services.

 

Family rooms consist of one bunk bed and one large double bed.  While it is a studio room, both beds are separated by a wall giving a little privacy.  The room features air conditioning, a refrigerator, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities a flat-screen satellite TV with the added bonus of an Xbox or PlayStation and for the kids (or big kids!).

 

Why we love it?

The family-friendly amenities!  This is definitely the place to stay if you want to enjoy your hotel a little bit.  It’s not overly expensive either, considering what you get for your money. 

 

What’s not to love?

It’s the most ideal location, but it’s still within easy access to transport.  

 

Summary

If you’re after the best resort in Bangkok for family while still on a budget, you really can’t go past the Ibis Bangkok Riverside.  There is a stack of great family-friendly facilities here that your kids will just love.  

 

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10. Siam Square House

 

 

For families that want to be surrounded by modern shopping centres, family-friendly attractions and plenty of places to eat – Siam Square House is the best place to stay in Bangkok with kids. 

 

Family rooms are reasonably spacious and include one large bed, one single bed and one sofa bed.  The room also includes tea and coffee making facilities, air-conditioning, a small refrigerator, a seating area with a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi.

 

Why we love it?

Location, location!!  This place is well situated for those families that plan on shopping while in Bangkok.

 

What’s not to love? 

This is an older style guest house; however they are nicely furnished, giving them a home away from home feel. 

 

Summary

For families that are looking for a good hotel, located among all the big Bangkok Shopping malls, the Siam Square House is a great choice.  Comfort plus accommodation for you and your family.  Close to everything and at an excellent price. 

 

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11. Patumwan House

 

 

If you’re into shopping, then the best area to stay in Bangkok for family is in Siam where all the gigantic shopping Malls are.  And for nearby Bangkok family accommodation, the Patumwan House is a great one to consider.  In fact, even if you’re not really into shopping, the Patumwan House is perfect give it’s proximity to places to eat, local attractions and train stations.

 

Like I mentioned the Patumwan House is well situated for those families that plan on shopping up big in Bangkok.  Within walking distance, you have MBK, Sian Discovery, Siam Paragon and Central World why you need that many huge shopping malls all together – who knows – but its all here in Bangkok.  Plus, with the National Stadium BTS station on a 5-minute walk away – you can easily get to all the Bangkok attractions.

 

Family rooms at the Patumwan House include two bedrooms, the main with a double bed and the other bedroom with two single beds.  There is also a fully equipped kitchen which is fantastic for preparing some meals.  Rooms also include a TV, air conditioning, dining room, living room and free WIFI.

 

Why we love it?

A lovely modern hotel near a range of attractions and amenities.

 

What’s not to love? 

Nothing really – this really is one of the good family hotels in Bangkok. 

 

Summary 

The Patumwan House is perfect for those after a spacious, modern Bangkok hotel family room in a great location.  Having two bedrooms and a kitchen as well as being in such a great location – you can’t go wrong.

 

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12. Norn Yaowarat Hotel

 

 

 

The Norn Yaowarat Hotel is located in the popular area of China Town.  It is only a 2-minute stroll to Yaowarat Road where you will find the very best street food in all of Bangkok!  The hotel is also only 750m from the Train and 1km from the Ratchawong Ferry.

 

When not doing the touristy thing, the hotel provides heaps of indoor entertainment for the kids like the games room, gift shop, bingo, billiards and darts.  There is a coffee shop on site with great coffee and just walk outside the lobby front door and jump on a tuk-tuk to go wherever you want to go.

 

For families, you can choose between a room for four people or a room for five people.  The four-person room includes one double bed and two singles, while the five-person room contains two double beds and two single beds.  Both rooms feature air-conditioning, a private bathroom, a TV with cable channels, laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi.

 

Why we love it?

The double bed-bunk configuration and use of space in the rooms are unique and interesting.  The family atmosphere is also a great drawcard.  China Town is a tourist area in itself, and the Norn Yaowarat Hotel is an excellent base for the rest of your travels in Bangkok.

 

What’s not to love? 

This room is located within a hostel, so if you’re not keen on being surrounded by friendly backpackers, perhaps choose another one of the hotels listed in this guide.

 

Summary

The Norn Yaowarat Hotel is a really great choice for families and all at a great price too.  Plus soooo close to all that amazing street food China Town is so famous for!

 

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