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Chakrabongse Villas

A Plush Riverside Escape To Embrace Tranqility

Phanakorn, Bangkok
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Premium4 star trips with all modern amenities
Nestled in the heart of historic Bangkok, on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, Chakrabongse Villas & Residences invites discerning travelers to experience the serene and privileged lifestyle of a bygone era. There’s no better address from which to discover Bangkok.​ ​Set on the banks of the Chao Praya River in the heart of the historical district​,​ the hotel​ has ​a superb view of the Temple of Dawn​ , and the Grand Palace and​ ​other major sights are within easy walking distance.

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A Royal Setting

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An Alluring Stay
Today, in the hands of his granddaughter Narisa, the villa and gardens have found new life as an inimitable boutique hotel that reflects both her family’s noble history and her deep appreciation of Thai art, cuisine, and culture.
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Traditional Decor
They will appeal to artists, writers, and travelers who yearn for an idiosyncratic personal space from which to explore the multi-faceted layers of Thailand. The rooms all have king-size beds, a modern bathroom with a shower, and a comfortable writing desk and chair looking out on the gardens.
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Pool View Suite
An ideal retreat for family or friends to relax together in complete privacy, it features two en-suite bedrooms, an airy glass-walled living room, and two outdoor terraces. In homage to nearby Chinatown, the décor combines authentic Chinese artifacts with contemporary artwork and original design features like the spiral staircase leading to the second-floor bedroom.
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Garden View Suite
The contemporary décor of the interior makes clever use of Kompastr fine Thai fabrics and fun design touches like lamps made from traditional bamboo fish traps. A spacious bathroom in addition to a kitchenette and study and direct garden access make this a comfortable and practical choice.
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The restaurant serves authentic Royal Thai Cuisine using original family recipes from the palace kitchens. Be enchanted by the spectacle of Wat Arun by night from the riverside terrace while you dine or delight in a romantic table set up for two in the gardens.
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Destination Wedding
Collaborate with their creative wedding planners to turn your dream marriage into a magical reality, the memories of which will last a lifetime.
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Boat Trips
For an unforgettable sunset cruise, recline in comfort on their classic Riva speedboat and drink in the magnificent spectacle of Grand Palace and nearby temples bathed in the golden light of the setting sun.

Quick gist

About the stay

  • A former royal residence situated by the Chao Phraya River, Chakrabongse Villas offers stunning views of Wat Arun from luxurious Thai-style suites.
  • It features a landscaped pool and attentive service.
  • Featuring Oriental interiors with fine wood furnishings, spacious suites come with a cable TV and DVD player.
  • A minibar and private seating areas are provided.
  • Offering Thai specialties, The Riverside Sala Dining Room features an outdoor dining pavilion with lovely views of the Chao Phraya River.

Where is this?

  • Located under 1.7 km from the lively Khaosan, Chakrabongse Villas is a 15-minute walk from the Royal Palace and Temple of the Reclining Buddha.
  • Wat Pho, Wat Arun, and Bangkok Flower Market are within walking distance from the property.
  • Seek worship at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha set 0.9 km from the stay.

With whom?

    Something unique

    Graced with breathtaking views towards the glistening spires of the Temple of Dawn, the villa was built as a retreat from palace life by Prince Chakrabongse in 1908.

    Tips from insiders

    • You can relax with a traditional Thai massage or rent a bicycle to explore the local areas.
    • Day trips are easily arranged at the tour desk and a gift shop is available.