Expique’s List of Unique Hotels

Unique in all kinds of ways!

If you are having difficultly deciding where to stay in Bangkok then check out our tips on slightly more unique hotels in Bangkok.

Chinatown Hotels

Budget option

River View Guest House

The Expique Factor: Hidden in the middle of the Talat Noi community the biggest challenge is finding this place but when you do it has amazing views to admire as you relax at it’s very chilled roof top

Price: 300THB for Dorm up to 1800THB for private room per night

Book River View Guest House here

Perfect hideaway option

Loy La Long

The Expique Factor: This 6 bedroom boutique hotel is the ultimate chill-out place on bank of the Chao Phraya river. They don’t allow external guests so you will not be disturbed by others as you sit and watch the boats go by.

Price: 2100THB (single room) to 5000THB (family room) per night

Book Loy La Long here

Classy and convenient option

Shanghai Mansion

The Expique Factor: Situated in the heart of Bangkok’s Chinatown each of the hotels 76 rooms are indulgently decorated in Chinoise-style

Price: 2000THB  to 6000THB (family room) per night

Book Shanghai Mansion here

Rattanakosin Hotels

Budget option

Baan Dinso

The Expique Factor: Right in the heart of Rattanakosin Island, a stone’s throw from Democracy Monument, Baan Dinso offers a range of accommodation spread across a few buildings (old and new).

Price: 650THB to 3500THB per night

Book Baan Dinso here 

The family run option

Old Bangkok Inn

The Expique Factor: Beautifully converted old townhouse that has been in the owner’s family for almost 100 years. The Inn has a very strong “Green” focus as well as supporting the local community.

Price: 3,000THB to 8,000THB per night Book Old Bangkok Inn here

The one with the view option

Sala Rattanakosin

The Expique Factor: The amazing location by the river right opposite Wat Arun. The rooftop bar offers amazing views of Wat Arun, Wat Pho and the Grand Palace.

Price: 3,500THB to 12,000THB per night

Book Sala Rattanakosin here

Silom / Sathorn Hotels

Budget option

The Heritage Baan Silom

The Expique Factor: Baan Silom is set in neocolonial style’s architecture buildings dating back to the lifestyle of Bangkok in 1950’s. Along with it’s slightly cheaper sister hotels provides great value accommodation in the heart of the city.

Price: 1,500THB – 4,000THB per night

Book Heritage Baan Silom here

High end boutique option


The Expique Factor: Constantly winning awards, Hansar is hidden in a secluded compound away from the 24 hour bustle of Bangkok’s entertainment areas.

Price: 5,000THB – 15,000THB per night Book Hansar here

The “ultimate place to stay” option

The Mandarin Oriental

The Expique Factor: Situated on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, as the oldest and most expensive hotel in Bangkok there is no other option if you want to stay at “The” hotel in Bangkok.

Price: A LOT – rooms start at 15,000 THB per night

Book The Mandarin Oriental here

Sukhumvit Hotels

Good value, good hotel option

U Sukhumvit

The Expique Factor: Located in the heart of Sukhumvit Road Area, this hotel offers the rooms offer a contemporary yet classic styles representing one of the four regions of Thailand.

Price: 2,100THB – 3,300THB per night

Book U Sukhumvit here

The real boutique hotel option

Ariyasom Villa

The Expique Factor: Situated in a lovely 1940’s villa this boutique hotel is a hidden gem tucked away of Sukhumvit Road. There is a reason it has constantly been rated the number one hotel in Bangkok on Tripadvisor!

Price: 5000THB – 12,000THB per night

Book Ariyasom Villa here

A home away from home

Oriental Residence

The Expique Factor: Billed as Iconic Traditional Luxury, the Oriental Residence offers accommodation ranging from studios to 3-bedroom apartments all fully equipped with kitchens making it a great option for you to relax.

Price: 4,500THB – 15,000THB per night

Book Oriental Residence here

Other Areas

Hidden paradise option

Bangkok Tree House

The Expique Factor: Hidden away in Bang Kra Chao (The Green Lung of Bangkok), Bangkok’s greenest hotel is only a stones throw from the heart of Bangkok but feels much further!

Price: 6,000THB – 10,000THB per night

Book Bangkok Tree House here

On the river option

Praya Palazzo

The Expique Factor: This stylish 17-room mansion on the Banks of the Chao Phraya River was recently renovated into a luxury Bangkok boutique hotel. Praya Palazzo has a rich historical background that offers a unique experience for the discern travelers. 

Price: 3,500THB – 15,000THB per night

Book Praya Palazzo here