The Ultimate Gay Travel Guide
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Since 2015 Bangkok has been the world’s most visited city. Topping London, Paris, and New York for tourist arrivals. With so many people visiting Bangkok each year the city has built up a huge number of incredible Instagram perfect hotels to suit every style and price point.
Rooftop bars and infinity pools have become the norm. These Instagram-perfect hotels have been created for the generation of travelers who want to experience unique design inspired by the city they are here to explore. A large comfy bed and great breakfast are no longer enough for a hotel to stand out.
For travelers, having so many hotels to choosing makes finding the perfect one difficult but it has also driven down hotel prices. Bangkok is one of the cheapest global capitals to enjoy great value luxury hotels. Outside of the major holidays, incredible 5-star hotels can be booked for as little as 3,000 THB per night ($100 USD).
♥ Unique design and signature Hotel Indigo style
♥ 24-hour gym
♥ Easy access to Bangkok’s gaybourhood in Silom
♥ Instagram perfect infinity rooftop pool
This branch of the beloved Hotel Indigo chain features on-point modern design with a Thai twist, as well as all the amenities you could want from an urban 5-star. There are awesome views to be had from pretty much anywhere here, from the infinity pool to your plush, comfortable bed.
♥ Unbeatable riverside location
♥ Striking contemporary design
♥ Incredible views of Bangkok’s most beautiful landmarks
♥ A true boutique hotel with just 15 rooms
This is a true boutique hotel with just 15 stylish rooms. sala rattanakosin are experts in boutique hotels and excel at the personalization of service. The riverfront views and location are everything here. The hotel sits across the river from Bangkok’s famous (and Insta-perfect) temple of the dawn, Wat Arun.
While situated outside the hectic CBD, Bangkok’s iconic attractions like the Grand Palace and Wat Po temple are just a short walk from the hotel. Chinatown and all its variety of food is only a 5-minute taxi or tuk-tuk ride from the hotel.
The hotel’s facilities include a relaxed rooftop bar and the ever popular sala rattanakosin eatery, which is one of the best riverfront dining options in Bangkok. Each of the riverfront rooms over picture perfect views of the Chao Phraya River and Wat Arun temple.
♥ Some of the best luxury suites in the capital
♥ Excellent location for gay nightlife
♥ More than ten bars and restaurants to choose from
♥ Luxury dinner on river Saffron Cruise By Banyan Tree
Not many hotels in Bangkok are most Instagram worthy than the Banyan Tree. This hotel brings all the comfort and convenience of a five-star resort straight into the heart of the city. Offering over ten dining options, including a panoramic rooftop restaurant, a spa, outdoor swimming pool, full health club, and more. This is the ideal Bangkok base for those who expect more from their hotel than a simple room.
The hotel blends modern high-end luxury with traditional Thai influences. Large windows throughout the hotel provide exceptional downtown views of Bangkok, while tropical greenery makes the spaces feel like an oasis in the middle of the city. Its design is like Bangkok itself: urban and contemporary, but always grounded in the customs and history of Thailand.
Banyan Tree is very centrally located in Silom, at the heart of Bangkok’s business district and just a 10-20 minute walk to the gay nightlife.
♥ Rooftop infinity pool and bar
♥ Great value Club Room benefits
♥ Fine dining at TAAN Restaurant
♥ Located right in BKK’s best shopping malls
A supremely trendy hotel with edgy decor that takes inspiration from Thai traditions, this is a sure bet for design lovers. It also happens to be located among some of the biggest shopping centers in Thailand, making it the place to stay if you’ve got money to burn during your stay in the capital.
♥ Home of Speakeasy one of BKK’s best rooftops bars
♥ 1920’s glam rooms with singature claw-foot roll-top bathtubs
♥ Delicious restaurants Babette’s Steakhouse & Medici Italian Kitchen
This insta-perfect luxury hotel is perfect for travellers who like a more unique experience. Hotel Muse Bangkok ticks off all the boxes for an excellent urban five-star, without looking like every other urban five-star.
♥ Possibly the most Instaworthy rooftop pool in Bangkok.
♥ The exceptionally varied breakfast.
♥ Club Room perks include lounge access, afternoon tea, and free happy hour cocktails
As with most of the hotels on this list, Amara is located a short walk from Bangkok’s gay bars and clubs. This has made it very popular with gay groups and couples, who particularly appreciate the attention to detail of the hotel’s friendly staff.
Amara’s 250 rooms are all beautifully designed, featuring plush beds, ultra-modern bathrooms, and jaw-dropping views of Bangkok’s skyline. For bonus Insta points, head up to the outdoor infinity pool or book one of the hotel’s “Club” rooms, which come with access to their exclusive lounge.
When you’re feeling peckish, Amara’s restaurant offers innovative and authentic Thai dining as well as plenty of delicious Western and Asian options. There is also a rooftop cocktail bar, a cafe serving all kinds of mouthwatering sweet treats, and even a minibar boutique for when you want a quick snack but can’t be bothered looking for your closest 7 Eleven.