Whether you are looking for an intimate retreat, a Thai-style renovated mansion or something a little extra special, there is undoubtedly a choice for you amongst the boutique and character hotels in Thailand. Cities such as Bangkok and Chiang Mai offer modern and impressive properties combining contemporary fresh design features with traditional Thai touches, and beach properties have bags of local charm with Robinson Crusoe-style hideaways and deluxe beach huts.
Take a look at our curated list of boutique hotels selected by our travel specialists to add a touch of character to your luxury holiday in Thailand.
Boutique & Character Hotels in Thailand
137 Pillars, Chiang Mai
Oriental elegance in a beautifully converted historic teak homestead in the heart of Chiang Mai.
Ariyasom Villa, Bangkok
A beautiful boutique hotel built around a 1940's house in central Bangkok, with an award-winning vegetarian restaurant.
Eastern and Oriental Express Train , Bangkok
Famous 3-day luxury rail journey. From Bangkok to Singapore(and v/v) via the tropical scenery of Malaysia and Southern Thailand.
Fern Resort, Mae Hong Son
An architectural and horticultural gem in the hills around Mae Hong Son
Haad Tien , Koh Tao Island
Boutique hotel in one of Thailand's most beautiful spots, a sheltered beach on Koh Tao.
Koh Jum Beach Villas, Koh Jum
Spacious villa-style accommodation set on the quiet and peaceful island of Koh Jum, providing a more authentic glimpse into Thailand's islands.
Koyao Island Resort, Ko Yao Island
Delightful, tranquil boutique resort with stunning views of the Andaman sea.
Layana Resort & Spa, Koh Lanta Island
Quality, modern resort on quiet Koh Lanta Island with a lush tropical garden and a lovely quiet beach.
Mekhala Cruise, Chao Phraya, Bangkok
The slow route to Ayutthaya: take a rice barge down the Chao Phraya from Bangkok.
Ndol Villas, Khao Yai
Stunning stream-side boutique property located close to the beautiful Khao Yai National Park.
Rachamankha, Chiang Mai
Delightful boutique hotel in the centre of Chiang Mai, within the walls of the old city.
Raya Heritage, Chiang Mai
Tranquil contemporary retreat with stylish accommodation on the banks of the Ping River just outside Chiang Mai.
Sala Rattanakosin, Bangkok
A small, modern, boutique hotel opposite the iconic Wat Arun. It's a stylish place from which to explore.
Sarojin, Khao Lak
A luxury boutique resort beautifully set in Khao Lak, on a sheltered white-sand beach.
Siam , Bangkok
Riverside villas featuring oriental antiques and luxurious modern comforts, located on the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok.
Siam @ Siam, Bangkok
Quirky, fun, design orientated hotel in the heart of Bangkok with excellent panoramic city views.
Sripakpra Resort, Phatthalung
A stilted resort sitting over Songkhla Lake. Rooms are light, modern and overlook the water, with lovely facilities and excursions on offer.
Tamarind Village, Chiang Mai
A charming small hotel located in the heart of Chiang Mai's old city with lovely facilities.
Tongsai Bay, Koh Samui Island
Beautiful 5 star resort tucked away in a secluded corner in the North West of Koh Samui.
Tubkaak, Krabi, Krabi
Charming boutique hotel on secluded beach
Wishing Tree Resort, Khon Kaen
Charming boutique resort with prime riverside location outside Khon Kaen in Isan Province
Zazen Boutique Resort, Koh Samui Island
Unique beach resort in great location