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

Conrad Bangkok Residences
Conrad Bangkok Residences
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8.8
Excellent
All Seasons Place 87/3 Wireless, Bangkok
from $190
Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit
Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit
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8.8
Excellent
566 Ploenchit Road Lumpimi, Pathumwan, Bangkok
from $3
The Davis Bangkok Hotel
The Davis Bangkok Hotel
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8.1
Excellent
88 Sukhumvit 24 Klongton, Klongteoy, Bangkok
from $6
Novotel Bangkok On Siam Square
Novotel Bangkok On Siam Square
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8.1
Excellent
392-44 Siam Square Soi 6 Rama, Bangkok
from $3
Baiyoke Sky Hotel
Baiyoke Sky Hotel
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7.6
Good
222 Soi Ratchaprarop 3 Rathaprarop Road Ratchathewi, Bangkok
from $2
The Landmark Bangkok
The Landmark Bangkok
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8.7
Excellent
138 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok
from $9
Le Meridien Bangkok
Le Meridien Bangkok
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9.0
Excellent
40/5 Surawong Road Silom, Bangkok
from $3
Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Siam
Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Siam
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8.3
Excellent
889 Rama 1 Road Wang Mai Pathumwan, Bangkok
from $1
Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit
Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit
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8.8
Excellent
2 Sukhumvit Soi 57 Klongtan Nua, Wattana, Bangkok
from $3
Citrus Sukhumvit 13 by Compass Hospitality
Citrus Sukhumvit 13 by Compass Hospitality
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7.4
Good
22 Sukhumvit Soi 13, Bangkok
from $1
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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