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

Praya Palazzo
Praya Palazzo
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8.3
Excellent
757/1 Somdej Prapinklao Soi 2 Bang Yee Khan, Bangkok
from $6
Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok
Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok
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9.2
Excellent
494 Rajdamri Road, Bangkok
from $4
Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit
Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit
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8.8
Excellent
566 Ploenchit Road Lumpimi, Pathumwan, Bangkok
from $2
Millennium Hilton Bangkok
Millennium Hilton Bangkok
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8.4
Excellent
123 Charoennakorn Road Klongsan, Bangkok
from $2
Anantara Sathorn Bangkok Hotel
Anantara Sathorn Bangkok Hotel
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8.5
Excellent
36 Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Rd Yan Nawa, Bangkok
from $2
Le Meridien Bangkok
Le Meridien Bangkok
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9.0
Excellent
40/5 Surawong Road Silom, Bangkok
from $3
President Palace Hotel
President Palace Hotel
18 Sukhumvit Soi 11, Bangkok
from $1965
AETAS Bangkok
AETAS Bangkok
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8.5
Excellent
49 Soi Ruamrudee, Phloenchit Road Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok
from $3
Banyan Tree Bangkok
Banyan Tree Bangkok
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8.9
Excellent
21/100 South Sathon Road, Bangkok
from $4
Centre Point Silom
Centre Point Silom
1522/2 Soi Kaysorn 1 (Charoenkrung 50) Charoengkrung Road, Bangrak, Bangkok
from $6
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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