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.
9 Hornbills, Ko Yao Island
Safari tents with private pool and glorious view on a quiet Thai Island
Ariyasom Villa, Bangkok
A beautiful boutique hotel in central Bangkok that’s modelled on a 1940s design. Bonus points for 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
Nineteen spacious villas in a lovely spot on a peaceful, undiscovered island.
Koyao Island Resort, Ko Yao Island
Tranquil, boutique, undiscovered. And what’s not to like about an infinity pool 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.
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.
Sarojin, Khao Lak
A luxury boutique resort beautifully set in Khao Lak, on a sheltered white-sand beach.
Siam , Bangkok
Thai Colonial and Art Deco Riverside villas on the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. Where oriental antique meets luxurious modern comfort.
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.
The Nest Private Beach Resort, Chumphon
Peaceful, hidden beach retreat surrounded by lush forest on the south-east coast.
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
Zazen Boutique Resort, Koh Samui Island
Unique beach resort in great location