The Capella Bangkok is the newest 5-star hotel in Bangkok’s riverside district.
Part of the Chao Phraya Estates, it’s the perfect place to enjoy Bangkok’s historic riverfront.
All the hotel’s rooms, suites, and villas come with panoramic views of the Chao Phraya River.
In this review, we’ll show you why this new hotel is one of the best on the river.
Rooms and Amenities
With so many different luxury options, it’ll be a very comfy stay no matter which room you choose.
But there are a couple of suites that stand out from the rest.
Located on the first two floors, Capella Suites overlook the river and the hotel pool.
The suites feature a large living room, dining table, and a spacious king bedroom.
Spa-like bathrooms come with a walk-in rain shower and giant egg-shaped tubs.
The large wrap-around balcony is perfect for outdoor dining or evening cocktails.
For even more luxuries, check out the Verandah suite.
At the very top end is the Presidential Villa.
It comes with a large indoor and outdoor space, as well as a private entry.
This two-bedroom villa has a separate living room, dining room, and two bedrooms.
The outdoor area includes a large terrace, tropical garden, and a plunge pool.
Outdoor furnishings provide the perfect riverfront setting for parties or barbeques.
Restaurants & Bars
The menu at signature restaurant Cote recreates dishes from the Mediterranean coast.
Created by the hotel’s 3-star Michelin chef, it’s heavy on seafood with lots of courses.
Phra Nakhon serves authentic Thai cuisine in a sunny modern setting along the river.
They’ve recreated a Thai home kitchen using traditional flavors and ingredients.
At the Tea Lounge and Stella, there are more food options by the river.
Both feature handcrafted pastries served with afternoon tea or your favorite cocktail.
- Best Dining: Cote, Phra Nakhon, Stella, Tea Lounge
To cool down, head to Capella Bangkok’s large outdoor pool which overlooks the Chao Phraya River.
Or, you can try Auriga Spa’s body treatments.
They use Thai ingredients like black sesame and rice berry.
Afterwards, relax in one of the treatment rooms with a sauna or a whirlpool.
Capella Bangkok also has venues to host your meeting, conference, or celebration.
Their stylish venues overlook the river and can accommodate groups of all sizes.
A professional event planner will be there to assist you from start to finish.
- Highlights: Outdoor pool, Auriga Spa, meeting and event venues
The Capella Bangkok is the newest luxury hotel on the Chao Phraya River.
They offer regular shuttle boat service to Taksin BTS station and ICONSIAM mall.
From Taksin BTS, many of the city’s attractions, including Lumphini Park are a short ride away.
The shuttle boat can also drop guests at Asiatique the Riverfront market complex upon request.
If you’re looking for something to do at night, Patpong is eight minutes away by taxi.
There, you’ll find the popular night market and some gorgeous girls at the go-go bars.
- Places: Taksin BTS, ICONSIAM, Lumphini Park, Asiatique the Riverfront, Patpong
- Rating: 5 stars
- Address: 300/2 Charoenkrung Road, Yannawa, Sathorn, Bangkok 10120, Thailand, Sathorn, 10120 Bangkok, Thailand
If you want to check out other rooms by the river, have a look at our guide on 5-star hotels in Bangkok.
What’s the best room at Capella Bangkok for groups?
The best room for groups at the Capella Bangkok is the Presidential Villa.
It’s almost 600 square meters of indoor and outdoor space.
Inside is a living room, dining room, a master bedroom, and a guest bedroom.
Two bathrooms include walk-in showers and egg-shaped tubs.
The outdoor terrace and plunge pool is perfect for parties and barbeques.
What’s the best room at Capella Bangkok for couples?
The best room for couples at Capella Bangkok is the Veranda Suite.
You’ll love the large egg-shaped tub and walk-in rain shower in the bathroom.
Outside, the plunge pool will be another spot for some privacy.
And the furnished veranda overlooking the river is perfect for romantic sunset cocktails.
|Michelin star chef Cote restaurant
|Expensive Food & drinks
|Complimentary shuttle boat
|Not enough shade at pool
|All rooms have river views
|Private Capella Culturist