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

Citrus Sukhumvit 22 Bangkok Hotel
Citrus Sukhumvit 22 Bangkok Hotel
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8.1
Excellent
14/4 Sukhumvit Soi 22, Bangkok 10110, Bangkok
from $57
Novotel Bangkok Fenix Silom
Novotel Bangkok Fenix Silom
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8.4
Excellent
320 Silom Road Bang Rak, Bangkok
from $2
President Palace
President Palace
18 Sukhumvit Soi 11, Bangkok
from $1965
SO Sofitel Bangkok
SO Sofitel Bangkok
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8.9
Excellent
2 North Sathorn Road Bangrak, Bangkok
from $5
Bandara Suites Silom Bangkok
Bandara Suites Silom Bangkok
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8.3
Excellent
75/1 Saladaeng Road Silom, Bangkok
from $4
Novotel Bangkok Platinum
Novotel Bangkok Platinum
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8.4
Excellent
220 Petchaburi Road Ratchatevee, Bangkok
from $2
Hotel Muse Bangkok Langsuan - A Mgallery Collection
Hotel Muse Bangkok Langsuan - A Mgallery Collection
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8.9
Excellent
55/555 Langsuan Road Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok
from $4
Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok
Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok
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8.9
Excellent
28 Charoenkrung Soi 70 Bangkholame, Bangkok
from $4
Majestic Grande Hotel
Majestic Grande Hotel
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8.1
Excellent
12 Sukhumvit Soi 2, Bangkok
from $4
Anantara Sathorn Bangkok Hotel
Anantara Sathorn Bangkok Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
36 Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Rd Yan Nawa, Bangkok
from $3
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.