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When to book a hotel in Thailand
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Top tips for finding the perfect Thailand hotel
While Thailand was once known as a backpacker’s hot spot, tourism has driven mass development of hotels. Today you can find a wide range of accommodation, from budget friendly to outrageously luxurious, the latter of which you’ll find especially in the capital of Bangkok. Consistently standing out among the best of Bangkok’s most luxurious is the Mandarin Oriental, the first Thai hotel awarded 5 stars by Forbes for both the hotel and spa. Famed for its classy, historic architecture and unrivalled service and hospitality, the institution is often visited by the wealthy and the famous.
If you are seeking cultural heritage and adventures in misty mountains, then set your sights on the walled city of Chiang Mai. You’ll be sharing the neighbourhood with beautiful splendid stupas and saffron-robed monks when you book a hotel in the ancient capital of the Lanna Kingdom. Makkachiva hotel offers great value while just being 5min by foot from Wat Chedi Luang and an 8-min walk to the Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre.
If you’ve come to Thailand for beaches, Phuket, Koh Samui, Krabi, Pattaya, Kao Lak, and the Phi Phi Islands are all great destinations to book a hotel. Phuket and Pattaya are the destination for fans of water sports, with first-class facilities for sailing, scuba diving, snorkelling, etc., as well as those here for the night life. Khao Lak meanwhile is more relaxed and perfect for families, as well as boasting three National Parks. With rock formations and jungles, the Phi Phi Islands and Krabi are also full of natural attractions and breath-taking scenery both inland and at sea. Koh Samui is a melting pot of culture and excitement, offering a range of activities and something for everyone.
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Thailand, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Thailand in June and October.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Thailand if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Saturday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Thailand accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Thailand found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R106, while the most expensive was R1 859.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Thailand for 22 days.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Thailand
Some of the most popular nightlife experiences in Thailand are high above the cities at trendy rooftop bars. The Vertigo and Moon Bar on the roof of the Banyan Tree Bangkok offers a panoramic 360 degree view of Bangkok from 61 floors up, providing the perfect place to enjoy some sunset cocktails with just a sheet of glass between you and the night sky. The 5 star SO/ Bangkok, meanwhile, hosts a rooftop pool party every month that is widely regarded as the best of its kind.
Apart from beautiful beaches, the island of Phuket also boasts world class golf courses over stunning landscapes, such as the prestigious Blue Canyon Country Club Courses and Laguna Golf Phuket. The Banyan Tree Phuket is set in the Lagoon itself, a tropical fairy-tale where you find yourself surrounded by palm trees and the waters of the hotel’s pools as well as the Bang Tao Bay.
The main venue for shopping in Chiang Mai, and arguably Thailand, is the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, known for its handicrafts and portrait paintings. Hotel des Artists, Ping Silhouette puts you within just a 10-minute walk of this unmissable part of the Thailand experience, as well as the Warorot and Muang Mai Markets. Bangkok is another prime destination for shoppers - with big air-conditioned shopping centres as well as plenty of night markets available. The Rembrandt Hotel and Suites is a luxury hotel close to shopping malls such as Terminal 21.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Thailand.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular destination is Patong (64% of total searches to Thailand). The next most popular destinations are Bangkok (18%) and Phuket City (10%). Searches for hotels in Koh Samui (8%) are also popular.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular region to stay in Thailand is Phuket. Bangkok and Surat Thani are also very popular.
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Thailand for as cheap as R116 (Bangkok) in the last 3 days. The average price is R1 417.
In the last 72 hours, users have found Thailand hotels for tonight for as low as R135 (Patong). Users have also found 3-star hotels from R152 (Patong) and 4-star+ hotels from R180 (Bangkok).
Where to stay in Thailand?
Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Thailand by showing you the exact location of each hotel.