Thailand is a South East Asian Country that shares its borders with Burma and Laos. Since 1985, the Kingdom has experienced a rapid growth in its economy as a result of tourism.
With special care being taken to promote the various tourist destinations of the place like Phuket and its beaches, Chiang Mai, Pattaya, Bangkok etc the department of tourism contributes around six percent of the total GDP of the country.
The Kingdom of Siam, as it was known previously, inherits a rich cultural and historical heritage from its ancestors. The land is believed to be inhabited since the prehistoric era and there are archeological excavations to support this belief.
With a well established public transport system and an International Airport that serves some of the best airways and connects to the major cities of the World, tourism has played an important role in the growth of the countries economy.
Keeping in line with this, several Thai Hotels have cropped up which are competing to provide International standards of hospitality services to its customers.
In this article we will be discussing some of the Luxury and budget hotels in Thailand which have made a name for themselves.
Luxury Hotels in Thailand
The Peninsula Bangkok was established in the year 1998. In these few years the hotel has established itself as one of the finest in Thailand, winning the “World’s Best Hotel” award in the year 2003. This title has been declared o the basis of a survey conducted on the readers of Travel and Leisure Magazine.
Located on the banks of Chao Pharaya riverside, the hotel has 370 exclusively designed suites which cater to all the needs of International travelers. The wave shaped design of the hotel is one of its major attractions. The 370 suites are spread over 39 floors and one can have a panoramic view of the city life from the suite of the hotel.
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The hotel is easy to access, located nearby to the central business hub and the nearest airport. It has all the facilities that a visitor can dream for. The dining options spread over a wide range of variety that starts from Cantonese to European cuisines. One can enjoy their dinner by the riverside or at their own room savoring the panoramic view.
The hotel boasts of a magnificent three tire swimming pool, sauna, steam rooms and salons. Blending the traditional Thai Hospitality with the International standards has made the hotel offer to its customers a timeless elegance and the services that will make their stay memorable.
The Tower club in Lebula was built in 2007 and in a short time has achieved the degree of being one of the finest Thai Hotels in the sub continent. It has a number of accolades to its name that include being the best new hotel as conjured by CNBC and readers of Business Asia magazine.
The strategic location of the hotel makes it within easy access to the various business centers and shopping malls of the city. Located at a forty minute drive from the Suvarnabhumi train station and a few minutes of walk form the Bangkok sky train station, the hotel offers easy gateways to various locations of the city.
The hotel rooms are the most spacious ones with private balconies from the fifty ninth floors onwards which open up to a panoramic view of the city. Open Jacuzzi, Swimming pools, fitness centers and a wide variety of dinning options are some of the other exclusive services offered by the hospitality unit.
Nagasaki in Kohl Sámi, Thailand is an isolated resort located on island’s north coasts the resort has been built on the gentle slopes that lead to the clean and virgin White sand beach of Baan Tai. If you are looking to relax then this is the best classic luxury option available with some beautiful cottages located on the cliff side.
The services of the resort group are unparalleled with any and have all the comforts that will make your days and nights enjoyable and memorable.
There are a number of other Luxury hotels which visitors can choose from depending on their budget. If you wish to make your trip one of the most memorable ones and money is not an issue then the above three options of luxury hotel choices can be taken in to account.
Budget Thai Hotels
If you are not willing to splurge on your accommodation but want to save for shopping, eating out and sightseeing then there are a wide range of budget hotels in Thailand with all the basic amenities at your disposal.
The budget hotels are spread over a large part of the country. Since it is not possible to discuss all the options in the same article, so hotels at the two most popular tourist spots of Thailand that is Bangkok and Phuket are discussed below.
The Ambassador Hotel is located at Bangkok and is considered one of the finest budget Thai hotels. Its convenient location near the sky train station and Don Muang Expressway makes it one of the best accessed hotels. The hotel provides all the basic amenities like round the clock room service, air conditioning, bathroom amenities etc. Along with the above facilities the hotel has some of the best available entertainment services for its customers.
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Phi Phi Island Cabana is locate nearby the Phuket islands and offers its guests all the modern amenities at affordable prices and away form the hum drum of the central city. Visitors can enjoy trips on the sea with boats and canoes provided by the hotel management. One can also enjoy scuba diving along the waters of the hotel. With a wide range of cuisine at your disposal, spoil yourself with the scenic beauty of nature while you enjoy the tastes of local culinary skills.
The other hotel that offers some of the best services although being a budget hotel is the Mida Bangkok hotel. The hotel has earned a membership of Choice Hotels International that speaks volumes of the kind of services that the hotel offers.
Irrespective of what kind of hotel you choose, Thai hospitality is sure to make your stay at Thailand charming. With a wide range of Thai hotels available at your disposal it could be quite appalling if you have to choose the best among them.