Written by Cisca Lim
Co-Written by Grace Oktaviani
In many good ways, Bangkok is a passionate city with a lot of hectic scenes jampacked into one awesome package.
It promises an endless stream of local adventure, endless fun, modern living, and cultural exposures to anyone who graces the city.
To make the best out of your Bangkok holiday, your choice of accommodation can be super important. Whether with friends, family, or your significant other – there’s always room for some indulgence.
Without further ado, check out these 11 cosy hotels with the best infinity pools and bathtubs with incredible views – travel in style as you soak to the surprisingly peaceful backdrop of Bangkok’s skyline.
1. It’s oh so fancy – Akara Bangkok
Marble walls, marble sink, marble bathtubs and even marble-tiled infinity pool overlooking the heart of Bangkok – nothing screams luxe more than this. It’s also located 2 minutes to Ratchaprarop Airport Link Station and 10 minutes from Pratunam Market, making it super convenient for you to get around.
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We especially love the aesthetics of this hotel and how the combination of Thai regency and modern design makes this place feel regal yet comfy. You even get a view of Bangkok from your bathroom – imagine soaking in the bathtub while watching the trains pass by; it’s so dreamy!
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Remember to try their breakfast too, such as their dim sum, Thai-style porridge and egg benedict. Or for something grander, have it served in the pool instead!
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2. Soaking in a jacuzzi with the city as your backdrop?! Now this is luxury… – Arte Hotel
Although there are more affordable rooms available at Arte Hotel, I’d like to draw your attention to their Jacuzzi Suite. This room is the epitome of affordable luxury.
Think about it… Soaking in a jacuzzi tub in a marble-tiled bathroom with city views as your backdrop. A classic wooden living room with sofas and a flat-screen TV to go full couch potato at. A luxurious bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows… What more could we possibly ask for?!
This hotel even has a rooftop infinity pool, fitness centre and sky lounge! Now, this is luxury… 😉
3. Nothing short of divine here – Amara Bangkok
On the 26th floor of Amara Bangkok is its sky pool etched all the way around to make a truly divine infinity pool.
With a matching landscape, each leisurely dip is accompanied by the ever helpful staff and a great pool bar that is very much welcomed.
Several lounge chairs are available for those who’d like to tan or simply read a good book. Not forgetting the pool bar restaurant that also provides a spacious sitting area for guests to chill and take awesome holiday pictures.
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It is also interesting to note that Amara Hotel has a Cabana Room type, with only 6 available suites that comes with a direct access to not 1 but 2 jacuzzis with a view.
Located on the 9th floor, this is the perfect vantage point to take in views of Bangkok’s skyline with its mesmerising backdrop.
Note: The hotel swimming pool is currently unavailable
4. It’s chic and loaded with rejuvenating views! – Sivatel Bangkok
Looking for a hotel that fulfills your major needs in Bangkok? Sivatel Bangkok definitely won’t disappoint.
Your impeccable stay will start with the 22 meter infinity pool located on the 8th floor, and a pool bar for a swift order of tall glass with thirst-quenching drink.
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You’ll be floating amidst the Bangkok cityscape and that’s not all.
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Your search for rejuvenation can (and will) continue all the way to your hotel room, in the privacy of your bathroom.
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Grand Regal Suite provides an ensuite bathtub for a blissful soak, and pleasing panoramic views to boot!
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5. An incredible view and convenient location is all you need – Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn
For a room with a bathtub with a view, Eastin does its best by presenting the glamorous city views through deliciously tall windows. The tub is nicely placed in the corner of the bathroom and we promise – it’ll instantly be your favorite part of the whole room.
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Apart from your room, the phenomenal infinity pool is also another thing that simply cannot be missed.
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Located on the 14th floor, the modern pool area comes with cocoon-shaped snuggle pods with plush pillows – providing all the comfort you need to witness the sky changing color while the staff caters to all your needs.
The gorgeous boutique hotel that has its own direct access to the BTS Sky Train system is considered to be one of the most recommended hotels in Bangkok.
It is all about your convenience and providing great accessibility to the city. Whether it’s the dedicated staff, reasonable value or refined luxury – Eastin Grand Hotel has got you fully covered.
6. Float your way through a heavenly holiday – SO Sofitel Bangkok
For a holiday experience that is SO unforgettable you’d surely be asking for more…
There’s one name that represents glamour, luxury, comfort, and chic french sophistication, all in one excellent package – SO Sofitel Bangkok.
Trivia: Heard of famed French designer Christian Lacroix? Well, he helped to design parts of SO Sofitel Bangkok from the decor to uniforms!
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One particularly outstanding facility that is making quite a splash is the flawless infinity pool – extending over 32 metres in length. Situated at the perfect height on the 10th floor, it’s no secret that this gigantic luxury lap pool is one of the best spots in the whole of Bangkok for a divine relaxation.
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When you take a dip in the pool, enjoy that luxurious feeling of swimming while suspended mid-air. Along with the glowing lights you’re sure to be in the most heavenly mood for the rest of your swim.
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The wonder doesn’t stop just at their infinity pool, because SO Sofitel Bangkok also delivers the same glorious dipping experience right in your hotel suite.
SO Suite Spa is a room with an en-suite luxury tub. There are also SO VIP and Earth rooms that are all decorated in a matching glamorous and mystical earthy theme with the view of breathtaking cityscape in the distance.
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Complete with other indulgent amenities and features in each room and suite, SO Sofitel Bangkok delivers an all-in staying experience.
Did you know that SO Sofitel Bangkok’s rooms are themed according to the elements? Water, Earth, Wood and Metal – which is your favourite? We personally love the water-themed rooms!
This hotel offers an exhaustive range of dining options, easy access to the city and retail therapy, choices of in-house day to night entertainment – and best of all, the ever magnificent view of Lumphini Park.
With a playful mix of sophisticated elegance and dynamic location, SO Sofitel Bangkok presents travellers with world-class service. At the end of your stay, you will certainly enjoy a fresh and different perspective of Bangkok.
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Now all we have to say is – enjoy your magic drink at SO Sofitel Bangkok! We certainly miss it ourselves.
7. Looking for a little elegance? – Bangkok Marriott Sukhumvit
Understated elegance is the name of the game at the contemporary Bangkok Marriott Sukhumvit hotel.
One step into the en-suite bathroom, and you’ll be greeted by a large oval-shaped tub surrounded by sophisticated marble design. Indulge in the priceless city views by the tub as you enjoy a bubble bath – whether day or night, the views will be equally gorgeous!
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For even more breathtaking views of Sukhumvit and Bangkok’s cityscape, head over to Bangkok Marriott Sukhumvit’s infinity pool. With wooden floors and rows of lazy lounge chairs prepared, you’ll be able to get a dose of ultimate relaxation here.
There’s also a main resting lounge chair with white canopy to give you a little shade from the sun. Just be sure to get there early to enjoy the best seat in the house!
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With all of Bangkok Marriott Sukhumvit’s elegance and lovely offerings, your stay will definitely be well worth the money.
8. Get in the holiday mode at this heated outdoor infinity pool! – Mode Sathorn Hotel (Temporarily Unavailable)
A quick fun fact about Mode Sathorn Hotel, you’ll find that most of its services have an adorable term “ mode” attached to it: Drink Mode, Service Mode, and Dining Mode.
Another fun fact, this relatively new hotel got an interesting award for the bounciest bed in 2014! Now this will surely put you in a comfortable holiday mode – we mean, mood. (hur hur)
This fashionable hotel has gone the extra length by providing a heated outdoor infinity pool on the 11th floor.
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Setting your mood right with a snazzy calming turquoise color, comfy rattan-weave loungers, and an adequately- sized shade for the heat – feel free to jump right in while enjoying views from up above.
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Of course, that’s not all.
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Get your therapeutic soak in the private bathtub of your Deluxe Mode room. The tub is placed right by the giant windows with semi-transparent blinds to give you a semblance of privacy – while still showing you the views in Bangkok’s most dynamic boulevard!
9. Glorious views whether day or night! – Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok
Living up to its reputation, Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok has all the criteria that makes for a recommended hotel during your Bangkok holiday, from a strategic location to the wonderful service.
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Skipping the obvious information about the amazing rooms, facilities and all amenities that Hilton always offers, there’s one gem that you’d definitely want to know about: The Double Tree aka Hilton’s Infinity Pool.
Accessible from the upper level, the pool is spacious enough for you to lounge while sipping a cocktail from nearby bar. Decked with rows of comfortable lazy pool chairs, there’s also a giant plush sofa where you can rest and hide from the direct heat.
The stylish pool’s floating water edge and large window panes never fail to accentuate the glorious sky view, whether day or night.
Get your sunglasses and a book ready, you’re likely to stay in for a while.
PS: Don’t miss out on the bubblicious bathtub in the Suite King Bed!
10. Want to go ‘flying underwater’? – The Continent Hotel Bangkok
The Continent Hotel Bangkok is on a constant push to bringing quality service with an elevated staying experience, thanks to top notch facilities manned by the ever helpful and friendly staff.
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It boasts a swimming pool on the 37th floor with an unpretentious design, and is surrounded by tall glass windows for that “flying underwater” feeling.
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The H2O pool bar is also a welcome addition to further help beat the heat of the sun. If you fancy a private cool dip, make sure to book its Junior Suite with a bathtub and space theme to match.
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While the pictures of milky ways and galaxy are fittingly put to set your mood – you’ll be most grateful for the bathtub that overlooks the skyline and city views of Sukhumvit.
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Get a taste of everything The Continent Hotel has to offer, and you’ll know first-hand why we love them too!
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11. Ready for a luxurious holiday perfect for royalty? – Grand Paranim Penthouse By Hotel Muse, Bangkok
Inspired by Thai monarchy, The Muse Hotel is an impressive cosmopolitan hotel in the heart of the city.
Sensuous with heavy hints of grandeur, this extravagant hotel offers a complete range of room types with a Penthouse of its own – the Paranim Penthouse.
What will wow any guest of course, is the spacious bathroom with a Jacuzzi bathtub for two.
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The views through the glass windows are nothing less than extraordinary, especially since The Muse is already situated in one of the most sought after residential areas in Bangkok!
Upon entering, you’ll be greeted with spacious settings in a fully furnished contemporary Thai design. The exclusiveness immediately makes it a top favorite for honeymooners, and/or discerning guests. And it’s also great for wedding photoshoots and private parties too.
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If you feel like mingling with the crowd, head out to the infinity pool that the hotel provides on the 19th floor. With wooden deck flooring, a lush garden, low lounge chairs, and a Wet Bar ready to serve you with selection of gourmet and drinks – you’re truly in a place fit for any king and queen.
12. Do yourself a favour and have a soak in this impressive bathroom – St. Regis Bangkok
Giving you the warmth of familiarity with a twist of elegance, St. Regis never fails to blow guests away with its superb hotel concept.
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One of the best features you won’t want to miss, is the outdoor pool set in the lush tropical garden overlooking the city landscape. It’s the best remedy for anyone looking to unwind and in need of total relaxation!
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Better yet, St. Regis also understands your need for some privacy in the confines of your bathroom.
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Presenting an unobstructed and spectacular view, the impressive bathroom is encased in floor-to-ceiling glass windows, that looks out to the city’s skyline and the Royal Bangkok Sports Club located nearby.
If you want to have an even more blissful bath, make a note for the staff to draw you a bubble bath prior. It’ll be one of the best favors you could do for yourself.
13. Float on water or have a dip! – Hotel of Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel
Get fancy in this renaissance style hotel decorated in rich purple and elegant gold hues. This modern property is conveniently located in central Bangkok, and is an extension of JW Marriott hotels with its great service.
But more importantly, this hotel boasts a 25-meter indoor infinity pool with a different concept.
The pool begins with a water platform a few inches deep where the wooden lounge chairs are placed. With the feet of the lounge chairs immersed in the water, you’ll feel like you’re floating on water while lounging in the cool indoors.
And when you feel like taking the dip, simply scoot over to the pool right by the chairs!
The Deluxe room also offers a sensational bubble bath experience with a nicely-sized bathtub placed right by the large glass window – so you get to enjoy the view as you soak.