Bangkok, Thailand is an ideal destination for families, with many attractions for the kids and children-friendly hotels. Get a real underwater experience at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, boasting an amazing 30,000 fish from 400 marine species. Journey through a glass tunnel to view the resident marine life and feed the penguins. Siam Park City is the largest water park and amusement park in Thailand, with more than 30 rides and other family attractions. The park also offers the world’s largest wave pool, known as the Sea of Bangkok. Madame Tussauds in Bangkok has many realistic wax models of world-famous personalities. For family fun, there are interactive features to play with, including taking a penalty shot at the football display. For bigger kids, a day trekking trip into Khao Yai National Park is a real experience of Thailand. Stroll through the fascinating jungle in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, learning about the environment and its animal and bird inhabitants. At the end of a busy day of exploring, head back to one of the kid-friendly hotels in Bangkok, Thailand, listed below.
Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is a luxury hotel in downtown Bangkok, nestling alongside the Chao Phraya River. Chinatown and the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) are around 3.5 km (2 mi) from the hotel. Enjoy relaxing massages, herbal scrubs and hot tubs in the Oriental Spa or keep up with the exercise regime in the gym. Tennis and Thai Boxing are also available at the hotel. The hotel offers several restaurant options. The more casual Lord Jim’s is ideal for families, as it offers an international lunch buffet with fresh seafood. Rooms at the hotel feature floor-to-ceiling windows offering beautiful river views. All are air-conditioned and have a flat-screen TV and DVD player. The spacious Family Two-Bedroom Suite King rooms offer two double beds and are ideal for a family vacation stay.
Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok stands on the banks of the pretty Chao Phraya River. The property offers a free shuttle boat service, which runs every fifteen minutes, to and from the hotel’s own private pier next to the Saphan Taksin BTS Skytrain Station. The property features an outdoor swimming pool and a spa and fitness center. Relax and enjoy beauty treatments at the spa and its beauty salon or head to the sauna or spa pool. A variety of dining options are available to suit the whole family, including Pier 28 with its alfresco dining and River Barge with its international buffet. The hotel’s two-bedroom suites offer city views from floor-to-ceiling windows and flat-screen TVs. They also feature kitchenettes and dining areas, perfect for cooking meals for the kids, as well as an extra-large double bed and one single bed. The two-bedroom suites have a large double bed and three single beds. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout and parking is free.
Located on the scenic Chao Phraya River, Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok is next to Saphan Taksin BTS Skytrain Station. The hotel hosts a large fitness center and CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La which has a spa pool, steam room and sauna. Guests can also enjoy a game of tennis and daily dance and aerobics classes. There is also a shopping arcade and clinic on site. There are 10 dining options. Popular with the kids, the Chocolate Boutique serves a range of indulgent sweets and hot drinks. Larger rooms and suites offer a double bed and additional bed for one child. Each room is air-conditioned and features a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with bathtub. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.
Nestled on the banks of Chao Phraya River, Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel and Towers offers two outdoor pools, a fitness center and a spa. The hotel is adjacent to River City, the largest shopping mall in Bangkok. Free shuttle boats are on offer to ferry guests to the Icon Siam Shopping Mall and Saphan Taksin BTS Skytrain station. Relax in the spa with its hot tub and sauna or play a brisk game of tennis Ideal for families. The World Cuisine restaurant on the riverside offers all-day buffet and a la carte dining options. Enjoy the Riverside Grill with its terrace seating and sweeping river views. A deluxe guest room with two double beds is ideal for families, featuring views of the river, flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee-making facilities and a safety deposit box.
Ibis Bangkok Riverside is situated on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, a 30-minute drive from Suvarnabhumi International Airport, and offers a free shuttle service to Krungthonburi BTS Skytrain Station. Ibis Bangkok Riverside is a 4 km (2 mi) drive from the city center and a 6.5 km (4 mi) drive from Wat Pho. The hotel features an outdoor swimming pool and a chance to be pampered with beautiful river views at Sala Massage. The hotel’s restaurant “It’s all about TASTE,” serves local and international cuisines, while the Lobby Bar offers light snacks and drinks. Family rooms offer a bunk bed and a large double bed. Satellite TV is available as well as tea and coffee-making facilities and a fridge. A daily breakfast is included in the price.
Located a few steps from Thonglor BTS Skytrain Station, Bangkok Marriage Hotel Sukhumvit is a 10-minute drive from Emporium Department Store. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and a relaxing spa, as well as a rooftop bar offering panoramic views over the city. There are several restaurants to choose from. However, 57th Street is ideal for families, as it serves local Thai and international dishes throughout the day. The kids will also love Chocolate Cake Company, serving cakes, pastries, coffee and soft drinks. Free Wi-Fi is available to guests throughout the property. Families are accommodated in a two-bedroom suite, featuring a double bed and two single beds and feature a flat-screen cable TV, minibar and safety deposit box.
Sivatel Bangkok is a five-star hotel located within a walking distance of Pratunam Market and Central World Plaza. The hotel features an infinity pool and offers free Wi-Fi. Dining can be enjoyed at The Porch, serving international cuisine. Cafe Jardin offers snacks and drinks. Rooms feature 40” flat-screen TVs and Apple TV systems. Bathrooms have a bathtub. For families, the Two-Bedroom Deluxe Suite has two single beds and one extra-large double bed. The Duplex Two-Bedroom suite features two large double beds.
Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit is centrally placed, a 10-minute walk from dining, shopping and public transport. The hotel offers a kid’s club and there is an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi access. Food Exchange offers an international buffet, ideal for children. For families, the Family Suite or Deluxe King Room with City View each sleep three persons. Each features flat-screen TVs, a minibar and a seating area. The en-suite bathroom has a shower and free toiletries.
Prince Palace Hotel is located above Bo Bae Tower in Old Bangkok and overlooks Mahanak Canal. The hotel features an outdoor pool and four restaurants serving a variety of cuisines. There is free Wi-Fi in all public areas. Two spa pools and massage treatments are offered at the hotel’s spa. The Two-Bedroom Suites and Three-Bedroom Suites are ideal for families. Each features cable TV and air conditioning, while the bathroom has a bathtub and free toiletries.
Have fun with the family in exciting Bangkok, Thailand
With so many attractions for the whole family, you will be spoiled for choice when staying in kid-friendly hotels in Bangkok, Thailand.
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