Bangkok has some amazing hotels, from cheap and cheerful to 5-star luxury but we share the best cool and unique hotels in Bangkok, for those looking for a different type of stay.
Unique Hotels in Bangkok
Bangkok Tree House
Escape the hustle and bustle of Bangkok by heading into Bang Krachao; the green lung of Bangkok. This is where the eco-friendly, unique Bangkok Tree House can be found.
As the name suggests, this hotel is nestled in an artificial jungle, with plants growing in every available space, including vertical gardens.
Rooms have large windows, offering plenty of light and the open-air restaurant is a great place to enjoy a meal after a busy day sightseeing.
Rooms begin at 2377B but book in advance, this is a popular, small hotel.
Located in the heart of Chinatown, the Shanghai Mansion is a Chinese-themed option with a very authentic feel. The dark woods, golds, and reds create a contrasting style in this hotel whilst the bar with live music is a great place to sit and unwind and escape the craziness that is Chinatown on a weekend.
Rooms vary in quality but all have a similar, elegant theme for a fair price, with private rooms starting at 1742B.
Jasaen Stylish Boutique Hotel
This is an Instagrammable, fun hotel option in Sathorn, Bangkok. The hotel is located in a transformed area that was once seven individual antique shops, which has influenced the design of the hotel.
Rooms begin at just 499B a night and you can expect an unusual, unique hotline Bangkok stay. Rooms offer curved walls, suspended beds, and quirky communal spaces.
Artworks adorn the walls by local Thai artists and the Thapan restaurant serves an unusual mix of Italian and Thai cuisine.
Located beside the Chao Phraya River, Jasaen Stylish Boutique Hotel is in a great location for those wanting to explore the Old Town.
Siam@Siam Design Hotel
With a glamorous rooftop in an arty high-ride hotel, Siam@Siam is the perfect unusual hotel in Bangkok for first-time visitors.
The hotel is just a few minutes walk from the BTS National Stadium the popular Jim Thompson House Museum and the Bangkok Art and Culture Center. You can also walk to MBK Centre, Siam Square, and Siam Paragon from here, making the hotel a great option for those wanting to shop.
Rooms are stylish, with an industrial vibe adorned with traditionalist modern art and photography covering the walls.
Plus, for a 4-star hotel, room rates are great value; rooms begin at 2600B a night.
J No.14 Guest House
For a guest house stay, J No.14 offers colonial-styled rooms in the heart of the old city; just 600 meters from Chaopraya River Pier; there is even a boat dock that connects the hotel to the rest of the city.
This is a quirky hotel and retreat that makes for the perfect escape from the bustling city of Bangkok. Expect industrial-chic style rooms with antique furnishes combined with modern conveniences such as aircon and a TV.
Sleep Box Sukhumvit 22
Want to save money in style? Sleep Box is a uniquely designed, eco-friendly concept, with rooms located in reused shipping containers. The hostel also includes a modern shared kitchen area as well as private rooms for those looking for a little more space.
Plus, the dorm beds still offer privacy, with capsule-styled rooms with curtains offering you some privacy from others.
The Fig Lobby
Formerly known as Chi Art Series Hotel, this is an art-focused hotel in the Khlong Toei area.
You will spot this hotel from far away; bright colorful art adorns the walls and that theme follows through in the rooms and interior. Expect quirky bathrooms, fun-themed rooms, and art absolutely everywhere.
For a vintage-chic-styled boutique hotel, Karaarom is a great option. Tucked away in the Thong Lo Area, this is a fantastic option for travelers; the staff are very friendly, there are lots of restaurants and cafes in the area and the Thong Lor BTS is just a short walk away.
Rooms included a small balcony, TV, microwave, and induction stove as well as a French press; all for just 1600B a night.
Hotel Muse Bangkok Langsuan
This is one of the coolest hotels in Bangkok, with luxurious, high-end rooms and a fantastic outdoor pool. The speakeasy-style rooftop bar makes for great cocktails as the sunsets and the artistic, stylish rooms make this a quirky hotel in Bangkok.
The hotel is also in a great location, just a short walk from Chit Lom BTS and a short journey to many of the best malls in the city; CentralWOrld, Siam Paragon, and Siam Square are all within a 15-minute walk.
Villa Eugenia Hotel Bangkok
Located in a quieter part of the city, Villa Eugenia is located in a 19th-century Manor House. Experience an elegant Victorian era with four-poster beds, luxury drapes, and vintage furnishings.
The hotel has a Thai-style pavilion on the grounds along with a swimming pool and an on-site restaurant; making it the perfect staycation option for those living in Bangkok.
There is even a fantastic spa here too!
Old Bangkok Inn
For a hotel-drenched charm, look no further than Old Bangkok Inn. This revival hotel is located in the older part of the city and is one of the city’s first-ever boutique hotels, offering just ten rooms.
Rooms are uniquely designed with floral patterns, and beautiful painted scenes on the walls and include traditional, wooden furnishings.
The Yard Hostel Bangkok
Although not is the best location in Bangkok (but still decent for those that don’t mind taking at taxi/Grab to the nearest BTS), the Yard Hostel is a quirky, unique hotel in Bangkok.
This budget option offers a different vibe, with rooms located within stacked shipping containers and social areas in the style of a campground. This is a great option for young people looking to save money, socialize, and see the sights of Bangkok.
Another unique hotline in Bangkok is the AriyasomVilla, a boutique hotel set in a 1940s Thai house. Known for its gorgeous lush gardens and historic traditional Thai architecture, this hotel transports you back in time.
The hotel is located around 15 minutes to Ploen Chit and Nana BTS and an easy walk to Sukhumvit Road, where you can find plenty of restaurants, cafes, and bars.
Rooms begin at 4900B but book in advance as this is a popular hotel with fewer rooms available than others.
Night Hotel Bangkok
Encased in glass and covered in neon lights, Night Hotel is all about setting a modern, quirky place for great dreams to happen. The hotel is located just a short walk from Sukhumvit Metro Station, Ask BTS, and Terminal 21 shopping mall, connecting you to most areas of the city.
The rooftop pool, adorned with neon lights makes this hotel a quirky, fun, and affordable option in a great location.
Rooms begin at 3000B a night and include breakfast.
Things to know before you go to Bangkok
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What to pack
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