Hotels near Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram
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Wat Benchamabopthi Dusitvanaram, also known as the Marble Temple, is a century-old temple dedicated to Buddha.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram

Asia Hotel Bangkok
Asia Hotel Bangkok
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7.4
Good
296 Phayathai Road, Bangkok
from $1
SO Sofitel Bangkok
SO Sofitel Bangkok
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9.0
Excellent
2 North Sathorn Road Bangrak, Bangkok
from $4
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 $2
The St. Regis Bangkok
The St. Regis Bangkok
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9.3
Excellent
159 Rajadamri Road, Bangkok
from $7
SilQ Bangkok Hotel
SilQ Bangkok Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
54 Sukhumvit Soi 19, Sukhumvit Road Klongtoey-nua, Wattana, Bangkok
from $1
Emporium Suites by Chatrium
Emporium Suites by Chatrium
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8.4
Excellent
622 Sukhumvit Soi 24, Bangkok
from $5
Baiyoke Sky Hotel
Baiyoke Sky Hotel
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7.6
Good
222 Soi Ratchaprarop 3 Rathaprarop Road Ratchathewi, 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
Bandara Suites Silom Bangkok
Bandara Suites Silom Bangkok
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8.3
Excellent
75/1 Saladaeng Road Silom, Bangkok
from $3
Legacy Suites Sukhumvit by Compass Hospitality
Legacy Suites Sukhumvit by Compass Hospitality
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8.5
Excellent
12,14 Sukhumvit Soi 29 Wattana, Bangkok
from $2
More About Hotels near Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram...

What's Wat Benchamabophti Dusitvanaram?

Wat Benchamabopthi Dusitvanaram was built around 1900 and constructed entirely of Italian marble. Prince Narai, half-brother to then King Rama V, designed the building in 1899. The temple sports traditional Thai architecture, but takes cues from European influences through the use of smaller satellite buildings and stained glass windows throughout the structure. Traditional Thai temples have central wihaan or chedi, similar to chapels in Western churches.

Which Hotels Have the Best View near Wat Benchamabophti Dusitvanaram?

SSIP Boutique Dhevej Bangkok and Long Choob Homestay are two hotels that are closest to the Marble Temple. They offer top-notch service and quality rooms at a price so cheap that it's hard to believe they charge so little. Views may be limited due to the cheek-to-jowl construction that is common in Bangkok and makes it hard to get adequate height.

What Are the Benefits or Drawbacks From Staying at a Hotel near Wat Benchamabophti Dusitvanaram?

The neighborhood that surrounds the Marble Temple is vibrant and exciting. It combines old and new architecture with the energy of a city that's always on the go. Local restaurants are within walking distance and there are plenty of public transportation stops for ease of getting around Bangkok. It's a short trip to the Giant Swing, once the center for an annual ceremony, on the edge of the Banglamphu district.

What Do I Need to Know About Wat Benchamabophti Dusitvanaram?

The temple is located in the Dusit Royal Plaza. The compound is home to the Italian-designed Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, and considered to be Bangkok's version of the Champs-Élysées. Tours for the temple and the palace are available in English for non-Thai speakers. Prices for the tours are very reasonable, and guides speak excellent English. 

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