Centrally located and set on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, the River of Kings, the renowned Mandarin Oriental Bangkok has for 135 years been a symbol of luxury and staying here gives you the feeling of stepping back in time.
The iconic Mandarin Oriental is positioned on the banks of Chao Phraya River. It is well located to explore the city, just a minute’s walk from the sky train and short boat ride from the Grand Palace.
Dining here is a destination in itself boasting 11 restaurants and bars including ‘Le Normandie’ with two Michelin stars showcasing the finest French cuisine.
There is a large pool perfect to cool down after a day of sightseeing. As well as extensive sports facilities including a tennis court. Enjoy complimentary yoga, pilates, meditation and Muay Thai sessions.
Do not miss the chance to visit the spa. Cross the river on the hotel’s boat to reach the authentic, teak wooden house complete with 15 treatment rooms. We recommend the Oriental Signature Treatment with its stunning hot poultices of lemongrass and turmeric
Rich in history, the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok has been welcoming guests for well over a century in this well placed and picturesque riverside location. Contemporary luxury meets traditional Thai elegance in this stunning city property.
With opulent interiors, all room types have their own distinct personality and there is a large range to choose from. Whether you go for an historic Author's Suite or a split level Premier Room with balcony, all guests can enjoy the unobtrusive butler service and river views, so iconic of central Bangkok.
An excellent cooking school is on site to ensure guests can leave Bangkok with some of the tricks of the delectable Thai cooking found at the hotel, and there is also an award winning spa, guaranteed to rejuvenate even the most weary of travellers. World class restaurants abound with nine different venues ranging from serving elegant French cuisine to contemporary Cantonese and al fresco Thai favourites. All of these facilities plus the exquisite setting and service make the Mandarin Oriental a fantastic base in this vibrant, exciting city.
When to visit
The Thai dinner and show at Sala Rim Naam was an amazing evening out. Delicious food and a great introduction to Thai culture.
Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is situated on Oriental Avenue on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, in the heart of Bangkok.
11-hour international flight to Bangkok International Suvarnabhumi Airport. The hotel is just 45 minutes away from the airport.
Art & Culture of Bangkok's Klongs
Spend half a day exploring one of Bangkok's most vibrant artisan communities, travelling by private longtail boat accompanied by your own English-speaking guide. Learn about traditional and modern art, including the intricate designs of Thai puppetry.
Bites & Sites in the Village of Love
Discover the flavours and spices of Bangkok's 'Village of Love', the historic Bangrak area. Enjoy unique local food tastings whilst learning of how locals live, eat and shop. Ideal for foodies, it is an experience bursting with authentic encounters.
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.
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 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 centre. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Thailand-Burma Railway Museum, War Cemeteries & Pak Preak Community
A moving and fascinating tour, exploring the history of Kanchanaburi province. The Thailand-Burma Railway Museum and War Cemeteries are a poignant reminder of the thousands of POWs and forced labourers who lost their lives here in the Second World War.
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 labourers that died during its construction. The countryside's picturesque scenery contrasts with poignant history.