Hotels near Temple of the Emerald Buddha
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Wat Phra Kew, or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, houses one of the oldest Buddha statues in existence and is the most important temple of its kind in all of Thailand.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Temple of the Emerald Buddha

Grand Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok Managed by Accor
Grand Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok Managed by Accor
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7.8
Good
99 Sukhumvit Road Soi 6 Klongtoey, Bangkok
from $2
Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok
Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok
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8.9
Excellent
28 Charoenkrung Soi 70 Bangkholame, Bangkok
from $4
Amari Watergate Bangkok
Amari Watergate Bangkok
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8.6
Excellent
847 Petchburi Road, Bangkok
from $2
LiT BANGKOK Hotel
LiT BANGKOK Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
36/1 Soi Kasemsan 1, Rama 1 Rd. Pathumwan, Bangkok
from $2
Tower Club at lebua
Tower Club at lebua
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9.0
Excellent
1055/42 Silom Road, Bangkok
from $7
Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park
Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park
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8.7
Excellent
952 Rama Iv Road Suriyawongse, Bangkok
from $3
Furama Silom, Bangkok
Furama Silom, Bangkok
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7.9
Good
533 Silom Road, Bangkok
from $1
The St. Regis Bangkok
The St. Regis Bangkok
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9.4
Excellent
159 Rajadamri Road, Bangkok
from $5
Centre Point Silom
Centre Point Silom
1522/2 Soi Kaysorn 1 (Charoenkrung 50) Charoengkrung Road, Bangrak, Bangkok
from $6
Shangri-la Bangkok
Shangri-la Bangkok
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9.1
Excellent
89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road Bangrak, Bangkok
from $4
More About Hotels near Temple of the Emerald Buddha...

What's the Temple of the Emerald Buddha?

The main chapel of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha houses a statue of Buddha that is nearly 600 years old and carved entirely from emerald-green jade. It's located in a compound that has the Grand Palace, a model of Angkor Wat, and the Balcony, a temple guarded by giants.

Which Hotels Have the Best View near the Temple of the Emerald Buddha?

The Chillax Resort is a half-mile away from the temple. It offers cheap rooms in a Western-style hotel and a roof-top infinity pool with a view of the surrounding area. The Grand China hotel is another cheap hotel with quality amenities that's also a half-mile from the temple.

What Are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel near the Temple of the Emerald Buddha?

The temple is a popular place and gets crowded at certain times of the day. Staying near the temple means being able to get a head start on the crowds in order to see everything. It's also a short walk to the Grand Palace from the temple. Travelers have the opportunity to see both sites in one day, or take a day to see each site without having to lose time to transportation.

What Do I need to Know About the Temple of the Emerald Buddha?

English-speaking guides are on duty from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Temples are sacred spaces and need to be respected as such, so visitors cannot wear shorts, slippers, sandals, or revealing tops. Anyone wearing these garments is denied admission to the complex. The temple closes at 3:30 p.m., so make sure to arrive with time to spare.

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