There’s no need to leave your furry friends at home when you stay at some of the best pet-friendly hotels in Bangkok.
A wonder of ancient history and modern innovation, Bangkok has long welcomed party animals from around the globe – but what about literal animals? There’s no need to miss out on this thrilling city: guests with pets are perfectly welcome at this collection of pet-friendly hotels, and there’s a host of restaurants, cafés, malls and other civic areas in the city that welcome four-legged patrons. Read on to discover the best of the best pet-friendly hotels in Bangkok, where you and your furry friends will feel right at home.
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Pet treats galore at W Hotel Bangkok
This classy, inner-city hotel is described as ‘an icon of Asian chic’. Staying at W Bangkok gives you maximum versatility – whether you want a calm urban sanctuary or a cool springboard into Bangkok’s crazy nightlife, this hotel can create that atmosphere for you. The hotel’s formal and casual dining and drinking options are just as diverse, while the spectacular rooftop pool and bar, fitness centre and peaceful spa are icing on the cake.
The hotel’s PAW (Pets Are Welcome) program is just as exciting for your four-legged friends. Your pet will indeed feel very welcome, with their own snuggly custom bed, food and water bowls, floor mat, a turndown treat, toys, a leash and even a pet birthday cake. Your stay will be stress-free with clean-up bags, a litter box and scoop (for cats) or wee pads, and a ‘Pet in Room’ door sign provided, as well as local information on pet-related services, dog parks and pet stores. You can even have staff walk your pet for you if you have activities planned.
The surrounding area has a plethora of pet-friendly locations you can visit. The Chao Phraya River is perfect for doggy walks, as is the phenomenal Trail and Tail pet park (only 30 minutes away) that features a grass field, pet shop, animal clinic and pet pool. There are many more pet-friendly cafés, parks and public locations that allow you and your best friend to explore the city together.
Classy cats (and dogs) at The Sukhothai Bangkok
If you’d like to experience a calm oasis in the heart of the city, the luxurious The Sukhothai Bangkok is the place to be. Arriving via the tree-lined driveway, you’ll feel like royalty returning to your palace. The first-class facilities include award-winning dining and bar options, a contemporary fitness centre, a luxurious wellness spa and a huge pool, all styled with elegant, traditional touches.
For a low nightly charge, you and your small pet (35kg and under) can enjoy the beautifully appointed rooms, decorated with old-world Thai features, such as polished teak, silk, stone and live plants. The resort’s expansive, lush gardens and tranquil lotus pond courtyard are a pure delight to stroll through with your fur baby. If you need a pet-sitter, pet supplies or anything else, the resort’s friendly Guest Service staff are available at the push of a button, making the Sukhothai one of the most pet-friendly hotels in Bangkok.
You can also stroll to the scenic Chao Phraya River, ancient temples, markets and parks. Take your pet into the city to one of the many pet-friendly cafés, dog parks, public squares or the amazing Central Festival East Ville mall, where your pooch can frolic in the playground or outdoor park.
Historical royalty at The Athenee Hotel Bangkok
Built atop the site of a historic palace once inhabited by Princess Valaya Alongkorn, The Athenee Hotel is a five-star wonder. Eight restaurants and bars offer a wealth of choices for fussy diners, while the sleek fitness centre and tranquil day spa are on hand to get your heart pumping or put you into a blissful trance. The gorgeous rooftop free-form pool is designed to look like a lagoon and is the ideal spot to relax with a cocktail after a busy day of sightseeing.
Small pets are welcome to indulge in the luxurious surroundings too. The well-appointed rooms are spacious and comfortable, subtly decorated with traditional art that invokes the hotel’s royal past. The friendly concierge team will assist you with everything you need to make your pet comfortable and happy.
After participating in a tour of the hotel’s fascinating history, a Tai Chi class or a floral arrangement class, you and your pet can go out and explore the city’s best features. On the hotel’s doorstep, you’ll find a couple of feature-rich dog parks, dog-friendly cafés and restaurants, doggy daycare centres and some beautiful walking paths to take in the fresh air and city vistas.
Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok for spoilt pets
From the moment you waltz into the Siam Kempinski’s glorious lobby, you’ll have no doubt that you’re stepping into one of Bangkok’s finest five-star hotels. Situated in central Bangkok, this beautiful hotel is quite modern, yet expertly dappled with traditional Thai accents. The hotel boasts three sublime dining options, including an award-winning, Michelin-starred restaurant. The luxury wellness spa, free-form pool and lush surroundings will have you feeling calm and de-stressed in no time.
Your pooch or cat will also feel at ease in the surroundings, with plenty of quiet areas to take a walk or sun themselves. Snuggle up with your small pet (under 11kg only) in your luxury suite, most with a private balcony and all with striking views of the city or pool and garden.
This hotel offers easy access to all the city’s major highlights and even has a covered walkway to the popular Siam Paragon mall. Nearby, you’ll find many pet-friendly sites to visit, from cultural sites to parks, gardens, pet playgrounds, markets, riverside walks, cafés and more. If in doubt, just ask one of the hotel’s friendly ambassadors, the Ladies in Red.
Please note, guidelines and charges for each hotel are subject to change. See hotel websites for the latest information.
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