Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

Bangkok, Thailand

At a Glance

  • Tropical resort style hotel in the city

  • 10 different bars and restaurants across the resort

  • Just across the river from Asiatique, a landmark in Bangkok for shopping and entertainment

  • Great spa offering a wide range of treatments

  • Free shuttle boat to Saphan Taksin Skytrain Station and Asiatique shopping and entertainment complex

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Best time to Visit

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November to April are the best months to visit Bangkok with the least rain. Temperatures are comfortable until March when the humidity increases. May, September and October are the wettest months and between June and August, you can still visit Bangkok although you will get some rain.

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Insider's View

Use the complimentary shuttle boat service for the quick hop across the river to Asiatique, packed with restaurants and shops and is a great place to spend an evening. There is an entertaining theatrical 90 minute Muay Thai Boxing performance here every day (except Mondays) at 8.00pm.

Numero Uno the Deli and Bakery is the perfect place to stop by for a treat. Packed with all kinds of snacks, chocolates, cakes, pastries, coffees and hot chocolates you won't be able to resist!

For a special occasion, a candlelit picnic can be arranged in the tropical gardens of the resort.

Have a sundowner at Attitude Bar at Avani next door for incredible views over the river and city

Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort or take a look at our itineraries to Bangkok

Description

Ideally located and set within 11 acres of gardens on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa is the perfect base from which to explore the vibrant and bustling city of Bangkok.

This exotic resort enjoys the perfect riverside setting on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. This tropical style hotel provides the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city of Bangkok.

While away your time relaxing by the large tropical swimming pool after a long flight or a busy day exploring the city whilst enjoying a snack from Loy Nam Bar, the poolside bar. Pamper yourself by enjoying a treatment from the wide selection available in the wonderful Anantara Spa with appointments available between 10am and 10pm.

There is plenty to keep you occupied with 10 different bars and restaurants across the resort, including a Japanese Teppanyaki Steakhouse, an Italian restaurant and a Polynesian bar, you won't even need to leave the resort if you don't want to! For a special occasion, intimate meals can be set up in the tropical gardens around the resort, or for a unique dining experience hop aboard a Manohra Cruise, a beautiful wooden rice barge and enjoy the finest Thai cuisine whilst cruising along the Chao Phraya River.

If you would like to learn some new skills and learn about Thai cuisine you can try your hand at a cooking class at the Anantara cooking school and then enjoy eating your creations. If you are feeling active, the 24hr gym and fitness center offers a wide range of equipment and daily classes including yoga and aerobics, outdoor tennis courts and Muay Thai Boxing instructors.

You can explore outside the resort using the complimentary boat shuttle service to Saphan Taksin Skytrain Station or Asiatique entertainment and shopping complex, a landmark in Bangkok perfect for all ages.

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Accommodation

Anantara Bangkok Riverside has 408 modern Thai style rooms and suites.

Deluxe Premier Rooms - (38sqm) have high ceilings, large windows and private balconies from where you can enjoy city or garden views.

Deluxe Premier River View Rooms - (38sqm) enjoy the same space of a Deluxe Premier Room with Chao Phraya River views from your private balcony.

Deluxe Premier Riverfront Room - (38sqm) enjoy the same space of a Deluxe Premier Room, the Riverfront rooms look directly on the river.

Junior Premier Suite - with 46sqm of living space these suites have the addition of a sofa and writing desk as well as floor to ceiling windows and a private balcony.

Junior Premier River View Suite - enjoys the same space and amenities of the Junior Premier Suite with river views from your private balcony.

Anantara Riverfront Suite - (108sqm) enjoy views of the river and the city from your private wrap around balcony, these large suites have separate living, dining and bar areas.

Two Bedroom Chao Phraya River Suite - (114sqm) enjoy views of the river and the space of a 2 bedroom suite with a separate living and dining area, ideal for couples traveling together or families.

Childcare

Children of all ages are welcome at Anantara Bangkok Riverside. The Chang Noi kids club is available for children and babysitting can be arranged.

Facilities

With 10 different dining options available across the resort there is plenty of choice to satisfy every taste. Anantara Bangkok Riverside also has a Spa, Fitness Club, Tennis courts, Swimming Pool, Cooking School and a regular complimentary shuttle boat service to the Saphan Taksin Skytrain Station and Asiatique night market.

Activities

Anantara Bangkok Riverside has one of the largest outdoor pools in Bangkok. Their pool and Jacuzzi are ideal for fitness or relaxation. The 24hr gym offers a wide range of training equipment and a range of fitness classes. The outdoor tennis courts are available for use by all guests. A 1-hour Muay Thai Boxing class with a professional instructor can also be arranged.

Outside of the resort there are plenty of excursions on offer to see the sights of Bangkok such as The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaeo, Wat Pho, Wat Arun, The National Museum or Chatuchak Weekend Market.

Reviews

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Lucie Polwin (Staff)

Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa is the perfect first stop and place to adjust and find your feet in Asia after a long flight. From the moment you arrive you forget that the bustling city of Bangkok lies just outside its walls. The large tropical pool, spa and endless dining options mean that you do not need to even leave the resort whilst you are getting over your jet lag! Set on the banks of the river, the setting is peaceful and relaxing yet you can easily hop on one of the complimentary boat transfers which will take you into the heart of the city.

Experiences

  • Art & Culture of Bangkok's Klongs

    Spend half a day exploring one of Bangkok's most vibrant artisan communities, traveling by private longtail boat accompanied by your own English-speaking guide. Learn about traditional and modern art, including the intricate designs of Thai puppetry.

  • Bangkok Multi-Transport Adventure

    A full day tour taking in some the highlights of Bangkok. Explore this vibrant city like a local, traveling by foot, boat, Skytrain and tuktuk, accompanied by your own English-speaking private guide.

  • Bites & Sites in the Village of Love

    During your time in Bangkok, spend half a day exploring the historic neighborhood of Bangrak, which translates as 'The Village of Love'. This relaxed tour is perfect for foodies and for those seeking to get a glimpse of local culture and everyday life.

  • Cycle Bangkok's Jungle

    Spend two hours exploring the 'Bangkok Jungle' by bicycle, passing by canals, mangrove forests, traditional Thai houses and hidden temples. This is a great way to experience the sleepier side of Bangkok and gain a different insight into local life.

  • Cycle Hidden Bangkok

    Experience a different side to Bangkok, cycling through sleepy side streets, green parks and along canal pathways. Get away from the main tourist sites and gain an insight into local life beyond the city's skyscrapers.

  • Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

    Damnoen Saduak is one of Thailand's most famous, chaotic and colorful floating markets. Within easy reach of Bangkok, even if you would prefer not make any purchases, it still makes for an exciting experience.

  • Distinguished Hosts - Bangkok

    This is a wonderful opportunity for those looking to get more of an in-depth understanding of Thailand, or a particular area of the culture, be that history, architecture or literature - there is plenty of choice depending on your interests.

  • Erawan Waterfall & Phra That Cave

    Head to Erawan, one of Thailand's most famous National Parks. Here you can visit the Erawan Waterfall, a picturesque seven-tier cascade, and the Phra That Cave, hidden within the park's limestone hills.

  • Floating Market & Mangrove Conservation Center

    This full day tour combines culture and adventure, taking in one of Thailand's most charming floating markets as well as a visit to the Mangrove Forest Conservation Center. You will even have the opportunity for a spot of waterskiing!

  • Floating Market at Khlong Lat Mayom

    Only open at weekends, Khlong Lat Mayom is one of Bangkok's best floating markets, and it is only a short journey from the city center. This is one of the prettiest floating markets, and a great place to try some mouth-watering local Thai delicacies.

  • Floating Markets - Half Day

    Leave Bangkok's skyscrapers behind and head out into the suburbs to experience some of Thailand's most vibrant and bustling markets, ranging from railways to rivers.

  • Glittering Bangkok - Half Day Tour

    Spend half a day exploring some of Bangkok's most interesting sites, accompanied by an expert English-speaking guide. Travel like a local, using various forms of public transport; a quick way to get around, and immersive way to experience the city.

  • Grand Palace & Wat Pho in Style

    Spend half a day exploring two of Bangkok's most iconic sites; the Grand Palace and Wat Pho. Accompanied by your own English-speaking guide, you will learn more about Buddhism in Thailand as well as the country's much loved Royal Family.

  • Grand Palace, Wat Pho and Art & Culture of Bangkok's Klongs

    Spend a full day exploring some of the highlights and hidden gems of Bangkok, accompanied by your own English-speaking guide. The tour encompasses impressive temples and palaces, and offers the chance to learn more about the country's thriving art scene.

  • Headlights Adventure

    Whilst Bangkok is always bustling, the capital is at its most lively, exotic and mysterious in evenings. Feel the different pulses of the city as you walk through a variety of neighborhoods soaking up the sites, sounds and smells.

  • Hellfire Pass

    Visit the notorious Hellfire Pass, which is located outside the town of Kanchanaburi, along the cliffs above the River Kwai. Take a tour of the museum and venture down into the pass to walk along the old railway line.

  • Heritage of Ancient Ayutthaya in Style

    Spend a day in the ancient city of Ayutthaya visiting magnificent temple complexes and majestic palaces, accompanied by your own English-speaking guide. Travel by car, boat, cable car and even golf buggy as you explore this charming city and its sites.

  • Hidden Villages - Half Day Tour

    Head off the beaten track and explore the less touristy, slightly more unusual side to Bangkok, accompanied by your expert English-speaking guide. Spend half a day wandering though a few of the 'villages' that make up the sprawling metropolitan capital.

  • Liquid Bangkok

    The Chao Phraya was once, and in many ways remains, Bangkok's lifeblood. The focus of this trip is to explore some of the city's oldest neighborhoods, which laid the foundations for the bustling capital of today.

  • Pedalling, Pachyderms & Paddling

    An exciting and eclectic action-packed adventure that includes cycling, elephants. kayaking and bamboo rafting. This is a wonderful experience for active couples and families, and makes the most of the scenic and diverse Kanchanaburi countryside.

  • Prasat Muang Singh

    Visit Prasat Muang Singh, a Khmer temple complex in Kanchanaburi Province, which dates back to the Angkorian era. The style of these temples is fairly unusual for Thailand, and so this makes for an interesting historical tour.

  • Tha Kha Floating Market

    This half day tour will take you to Tha Kha Floating Market; one of the more charming and less touristy floating markets within easy reach of Bangkok.

  • Train Ride through the Kwai Noi Gorge

    Take a short train ride along the infamous Thailand-Burma Railway, also known as the 'Death Railway' due to the thousands of POWs and laborers that died during its construction. The countryside's picturesque scenery contrasts with poignant history.

Vacation Ideas

  • Laos and Thailand for Families

    Luang Prabang, Bangkok, Khao Sok & Koh Lanta

    from $4600 pp 12 nights

    • This is an easy going but adventurous family friendly journey from Laos to Thailand, taking in some incredible activities that are ideal for active children. Starting in Luang Prabang, Laos' undisputed highlight, the journey continues to Bangkok, Khao Sok and Koh Lanta in Thailand.
    • Stay at a luxury tented camp in Khao Sok, one of the world's oldest rainforests
    • Cycle your way around Luang Prabang, one of Asia's finest historic cities that's flanked by glorious rivers and mountain scenery
  • Laos and Thailand for Families

    Luang Prabang, Bangkok, Khao Sok & Koh Lanta

    from $4600 pp 12 nights

    • This is an easy going but adventurous family friendly journey from Laos to Thailand, taking in some incredible activities that are ideal for active children. Starting in Luang Prabang, Laos' undisputed highlight, the journey continues to Bangkok, Khao Sok and Koh Lanta in Thailand.
    • Stay at a luxury tented camp in Khao Sok, one of the world's oldest rainforests
    • Cycle your way around Luang Prabang, one of Asia's finest historic cities that's flanked by glorious rivers and mountain scenery
  • Thailand for Teenagers

    Bangkok, Chiang Mai & Koh Samui

    from $2500 pp 9 nights

    • This 9 day adventure is perfect for school vacations from February to September
    • An action-packed itinerary for Thailand
    • This tour takes you to some of the livelier places where you'll find more entertainment for teens. 
  • Thailand for Teenagers

    Bangkok, Chiang Mai & Koh Samui

    from $2500 pp 9 nights

    • This 9 day adventure is perfect for school vacations from February to September
    • An action-packed itinerary for Thailand
    • This tour takes you to some of the livelier places where you'll find more entertainment for teens. 

Location & directions

Bangkok, Thailand

Ideally located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya Riverside with complimentary boat transfers to Saphan Taksin skytrain station, Anantara Bangkok Riverside is the perfect base from which to explore the city.

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