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Royal River - Bangkok

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219 Soi Charansanitwong 66/1, Bangkok, Thailand, 10700  show map
 3 stars
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Royal River - Bangkok

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Sauna

Laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Great service - Reasonable prices - Lovely view
  • Staff was very helpful - Rooms are very basic - Breakfast is great
  • No flat-screen tv - Impressive bed - Would highly recommend
  • Fantastic location - Parking is fine - Free shuttle boat
  • Bathroom was nice - Pool is small - Decor is a bit tired

Overview

The 4-star Royal River Hotel is placed about 3.9 km from The Grand Palace. Residing in a 10-story building, the hotel was opened in 1987 and renovated in 2007.

Its location next to a boat dock allows to see monuments, a temple and a palace in Bangkok. The property is set within 8 km distance from Bangkok city center.

Don Mueang airport is located 25 minutes' drive away from Royal River Hotel.

Rooms

Royal River Hotel features rooms with a traditional interior that come with individual climate control, flat-screen television, a safe, a living area and a sofa for a pleasant stay in Bangkok. Royal River Hotel offers rooms with city view. Guests can make use of a shower, a hairdryer and guest toiletries.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the dining room. The poolside bar serves snacks and barbeque. Serving a wide range of dishes, The Water Front and Chon Thai Restaurant can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

A free private car park, a designated area for smoking and a cloakroom along with computers, a meeting room and a photocopier are also at guests' disposal.

Relax

Guests will enjoy using a steam room, a Jacuzzi and a sauna available on site. On-site fitness facilities include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   436.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Karaoke
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Sauna
  • Massage

Room view

  • City view
  • River view

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Cot FREE
Existing bedding FREE
One child
3 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed THB 800
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed THB 800
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cots and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

219 Soi Charansanitwong 66/1, Bangkok, Thailand, 10700

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Airports
Train
  • BTS-Sanam Pao
    2.9 mi
  • BTS-Phaya Thai
    2.9 mi
Underground
  • MRT - Tao Poon
    2.6 mi
  • MRT - Bang Sue
    2.9 mi
Restaurants
  • The Water Front
    900 ft
  • Chon Thai Restaurant (cuisine: Thai)
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    436

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Rooms and availability

Royal River photos Room
Premier Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Royal River photos Room
Superior Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Radio
Superior Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Superior|Superior Family Room

Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Radio

Royal River Location

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Local attractions

  • Vimanmek Mansion 5100 ft
    16 Ratchawithi Rd Dusit
  • Wat Intharawihan1.1 mi
    114, Wisut Kasat Road Bang Khun Phrom, Phra Nakhon
  • Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall 1.2 mi
    U-Thong Nai Road
  • Golden Image Buddha1.1 mi
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  • Bank of Thailand Museum1.2 mi
    273 Samsen Road, Bangkhunprom

Restaurants nearby

  • The Water Front900 ft

    Address: 470 Rajvithi 21
    Phone: +6628831802

    74% likes this, based on 18 reviews
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 12

  • Silk Bar & Restaurant2100 ft

    Address: 129-131 Khaosan Road
    Phone: 022819981

    Cuisine: Contemporary

  • Chon Thai Restaurant2000 ft

    Address: Thanon Khao
    Phone: +(66)22066999

    84% likes this, based on 35 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    436

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Royal River Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Royal River

6.6
GoodBased on30 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Comfortable and convenient to go to any where else.

  • Older travelers
    3.8

    We have stayed at this hotel many times before over the past 15 years. The quality of service has fallen rapidly just lately to a point where we will never visit again. The room was dirty with shower curtains filthy. Breakfast used to be international but is now concentrated on Asian food for the Chinese influx. Out of the 11 floors only one floor is designated for non smoking , which we requested and did not get. The smell of smoke in corridors was offensive. Maybe the new guests in the hotel are satisfied , Royal River beware when they no longer come.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Reception

    Non Fusher in the toilet

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Wide balcony, we can enjoy comfortable wind from the river because of old style. Many of other latest hotel can"t do that. Some of them can not open the window as well.

    We can watch nhk World, not nhk Premium, so it's only English but not Japanese. There are only fixed shower in the bathroom. I wanted to use shower with the hose.

  • Single
    4.2

    My memory of it. I started to be a customer of the Royal River more than 12 years ago.

    Services: (i) average waiting time for a taxi: more than 30 minutes; (ii) No table lamps functioning the room; (iii) outdated television (only 4 cable chains available); (iv) inability of staff to provide information on Bangkok and specific events; (v) very low level of unedrstanding of foreign languages (e.g. french, english); (vi) food quality rather questionable; (vii) absence of bookstore where to purchase souvernirs, handycrafts, etc..; (vii) outdated internet(WIFI access system; etc.. Payment of bills (credit cards): the effective payment should not be done before arrival.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Having stayed at the hotel several times since it opened there were no surprises. The lack of the evening buffet on the terrace was a dissapointment as was the poor river boat service from the hotel, this used to be better organised. The reception staff were less fluent in English. The hotel could do with a refurb....

  • Older travelers
    4.6

    I liked the terrace fronting water.

    Extremely poor room not even a kettle Run down place, not a 4 stars place very unreasonable accommodation I blame greedy management Not staff.

  • Couple
    9.6

    I like very much Royal River Hotel and we enjoy the river view all the time and feeling relax, very comfortabel when we got into our room. We stayed Deluxe river view room on fith floor and the view is really nice and beautiful. Hotel staffs are very helpful and warmly welcome. I will stay at this hotel again when I back to Bangkok next time. Very nice hotel.

  • Couple
    3.2

    River View

    Staff Cleanness Food Facility like fitness, pool

  • Single
    4.2

    Not much at all. It's old, showing its age but the rooms are generally ok. Clean enough if you don't have a white glove handy.

    This is not a truly bad hotel but it could be much better. The standard of some aspects of the hotel has decreased badly in recent years. The breakfast used to be excellent. Now it is very, very poor. The hotel staff in the Breakfast room (Phang Nga) have no idea about customer service. Those who should speak at least some English often speak none at all. Try to ask for bacon for example. It's like no-one has ever asked for bacon before in a dining room that does serve it, every day. And, when you've explained that you actually want bacon, you'll find that what's presented is quite inedible because it's been kept warm possibly for hours before it's served, and it's served only when it's asked for. I don't mean just that the bacon is not cooked to my liking. I mean something other than a strip of something that snaps like a twig. I truly mean inedible. Rooms are just ok and reception staff often unhelpful with little English. Yes, I know it is up to we farangs to speak Thai and I accept that. But, in hotels and major stores where a large number of guests and customers speak English, it would appear to make a lot of sense for the hotels and stores to employ staff who can help that large number of customers with at least a passing acquaintance with English. It all comes down to customer service which is still regrettably a pretty foreign concept in Thailand. I will also have a bitch about the lack of free wi-fi internet at the Royal River. Many or possibly most hotels offer free wi-fi at least in the lobby these days. Not so at Royal River. I recently bought one of their internet cards which was supposed to offer five hours of internet time for the 300 baht I paid for the card. Let me say that I was very careful to log off at the end of each time I was logged in. I am quite certain that I had no more than three hours internet use instead of the five hours I was expecting. I complained to the staff about this but they didn't understand my concern.

  • Group of friends
    9.0

    rooms r very big and excellent .,it is river facing and it is very beautiful

  • Couple
    8.2

    only complaint was the cold pool and hot tub

How to reach hotel

hotel Royal River - Bangkok Bangkok location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

219 Soi Charansanitwong 66/1, Bangkok, Thailand, 10700

Get directions
Airports
Train
  • BTS-Sanam Pao
    2.9 mi
  • BTS-Phaya Thai
    2.9 mi
Underground
  • MRT - Tao Poon
    2.6 mi
  • MRT - Bang Sue
    2.9 mi
Restaurants
  • The Water Front
    900 ft
  • Chon Thai Restaurant (cuisine: Thai)
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    436

Hotel Awards

ThaiHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBangkokRoyal River

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Thailand

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