One thing that you will notice when you go to Bangkok for the first time is that the cost of the 5-star hotels is much less than you would pay in many European or North American countries. You can stay in a luxury hotel for less than £100 a night, although there are others where you can spend hundreds per night. If you are planning a trip to Bangkok for the first time and want to stay in the lap of luxury, you will not go wrong, choosing any of the hotels below.

Dusit Suites Hotel Ratchadamri

If you want to stay in a Bangkok suite hotel that has all the luxuries a discerning traveller may need, then the Dusit Suites Hotel in Ratchadamri is a perfect choice. The hotel is located away from the tourist masses, and you will get to enjoy the peaceful surroundings while still being in the heart of the city. With everything that you need for a fantastic stay, the Dusit Suites hotel will have you wanting to come back, time and time again.

The Peninsula Bangkok

The Peninsula is located along the Chao Phraya River, and offers spectacular views of the city, especially on the upper floors. There is a free ferry boat to take you across the river, making it easy to get out and explore the city, or you can relax by the pool and soak up some sun. Fine dining is also on offer with traditional and modern Thai cuisine, Chinese and Western food available, and offers some of the best food in the city.

The Mandarin Oriental

The Mandarin Oriental hotel is on the opposite side of the river to the Peninsula hotel and offers guests luxurious surroundings while being conveniently located. The hotel is in a historic part of the city and has been welcoming travellers for over 140 years. The rooms are luxurious and spacious, and the hotel has all the amenities that you may need, including a business centre, a spa and wellness centre, and also excellent dining options.

Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit

Located in the vibrant area of Sukhumvit, the Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit offers you a refuge from the craziness that you find on the Bangkok streets. You can enjoy the view from the rooftop infinity pool, or have a bite to eat and some drinks on the rooftop bar. You can even opt for a VIP room, and enjoy a suite that is fit for a king. With six restaurants, bars and lounges available, you can relax in luxury before you go out and brave the streets to explore what Bangkok has to offer.

These are a few of the top-quality 5-star hotels that are available in Bangkok, but there are plenty more besides. For a full list of all the best hotels, please click here.