The Davis Bangkok Hotel: Modern yet classically Thai unique hotel

The Davis Bangkok Hotel is a new boutique hotel with luxury villas, perfect for those traveling on business as it is located in the heart of the Bangkok business district. It is close enough to the Sukhumvit Sky Train/Emporium but is far away enough from traffic noise to provide an oasis of calm at the […]

Chakrabongse Villas: Luxurious private escape from the noise of Bangkok

If you are visiting Thailand and want to explore the delights of Bangkok while residing in a tranquil location, the Chakrabongse Villas are a perfect match. It consists of three private apartments located in luxuriant gardens, easily accessible to Bangkok’s premier tourist attractions by foot. Whether you are travelling with a partner or with your […]

Guide to the best hidden boutique hotels around the world

Here’s a list of some of my favorite hidden boutique hotels. They’re not all in remote locations. Some are in cities such as Amsterdam, but the hotels are distinctive and quirky, definitely not boring and standard. Hill Lodge: tropical hideaway in Chiang Mai, Thailand If your idea of a holiday in Thailand does not include […]

The Eugenia: classic colonial boutique hotel in Bangkok (CLOSED)

The Eugenia Hotel has closed. It is now only The Eugenia Spa. If you are heading for Bangkok, make sure you check out this gorgeous 12-suite boutique hotel owned by Taiwanese designer, Eugene Yu-Ching Yeh. It is housed in a 19th century colonial mansion and boasts of a small swimming pool surrounded by lush tropical […]

Hill Lodge: lush private retreat in the hills of Chiang Mai

If you are going to Chiang Mai and want a more tranquil, peaceful holiday, check out the Hill Lodge, an intimate, luxurious retreat in the hills above the city. Hill Lodge has 6 villas and 2 suites set amidst lush tropical vegetation and a beautiful lotus pond. It also houses “Le Beaulieu”, which is a […]

Tenface Bangkok boutique hotel: chic modern suites in the heart of the city

Tenface Bangkok, a boutique hotel in the city’s business district very close to Wireless Road, is one of the most intriguing  hotels I’ve ever come across. The term “hotel” is a misnomer because Tenface offers suites so large that they are really apartments: the one-bedroom suite is 61 square meters, the two-bedroom is 110 square […]

Mapplr’s favorite hotels in Bangkok

Here is a list of our editors’ favorite hotels in Bangkok. The city used to have two types of hotels: large expensive international chains and backpacker hostels. Recently, locals have been opening boutique hotels for those of us who want something different. Make sure you read our post on the best Bangkok hotels with swimming […]