Make the first stop of your Thai adventure memorable with a stay at the award winning Chatrium Hotel, set on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. With its ideal location, it puts a range of attractions at your fingertips, whilst inside guests can make the most of delicious dining options and facilities including the infinity pool and traditional Thai spa. Exchange the fast paced city for the tranquil jungles and stunning natural beauty along the edge of the River Kwai with a stay at the unique Float House River Kwai Resort.
Embrace your natural surroundings from your own floating villa, epitomising the idea of eco luxury, whilst you head out and explore the fascinating area. During your stay, explore the likes of the infamous Bridge over the River Kwai and Hellfire Pass as well as exploring the stunning natural scenery and National Park. Before heading home, make your final stop the tropical paradise of Koh Samui and enjoy a blissful stay at the Melati Beach Resort and Spa. Set on the stunning beachfront of Thongson Bay it provides a tranquil atmosphere whilst still only 15 minutes from the vibrant Chaweng Beach with stunning beachfront dining and a range of luxury facilities.
- Luxury accommodation in Koh Samui steps from the beachfront
- Embrace nature with your own floating villa on the River Kwai
- Award winning Bangkok hotel with riverfront location
- Departs: london
- Arrives: bangkok, Thailand
- Departs: bangkok, Thailand
- Arrives: koh samui, Thailand
- Departs: koh samui, Thailand
- Arrives: london
Chatrium Hotel Riverside
- Grand Room City View
- Bed and Breakfast
- Enviable riverfront location
- Stunning infinity swimming pool
- Excellent for families
This award-winning hotel boasts an enviable location on the banks of the Bangkok's Chao Praya River, giving guests the choice of either city or river view rooms. Ideal for couples, friends and families alike the property offers a great selection of spacious and well appointed rooms ranging from a Grand Room to the three bedroom Presidential Suite. For added value an upgrade to a Chatrium Club, Premier Suite or the Presidential Suite provide access to the Chatrium Club Lounge where snacks, cocktails and canapes are available all day. Hotel facilities include a choice of dining options, an infinity pool with a Jacuzzi, two children's swimming pools, the Nemita Spa, and a fully equipped fitness centre for those who still have energy left after a busy day shopping and sightseeing in Thailand's bustling capital.
NOTE : Please be aware there is currently construction work being carried out in the neighbouring Four Seasons Hotel & Residences. Therefore noise disturbance may be expected during the working hours of 8am - 7pm.
Additionally, from March 2018, the Chatrium Hotel Riverside will be carrying out guest room renovations for approximately 16 months. Guests may experience some noise disturbance.
Great location on the river and perfectly located to get on the Sky train. The bar prices were as they are here in the U.K., which when you walk outside the hotel, you can practically buy food and drinks for a 1/5 of the prices the Chatrium charges. But it’s the same with all 5* hotels. On the...
Anil Chauhan reviewing Chatrium Hotel Riverside (04-Dec-2017)
Float House & River Kwai Adventure
- As Per Itinerary
- As Per Itinerary
- Your own luxury floating villa
- Meet Thailand’s ethic tribal people
- Visit the infamous ‘Bridge on the River Kwai’
The Float House & River Kwai Adventure offers both a unique escape surrounded by the tropical landscapes of Thailand as well as discovering a different side to Thailand’s history. Explore Kanchanaburi with the infamous Hell Fire Pass and Death Railway with a thought-provoking moment at the Allied War Cemetery and learning what life was like for the soldiers forced to work on the tracks. This package also provides you with the perfect opportunity to explore the stunning natural beauty of the area that is often put second for tourists, with your own floating bungalow on the famous River Kwai as well as trips to explore stunning waterfalls and hidden caves!
Day 1: Explore Kanchanaburi
With an early start, your adventure heads to Kanchanaburi with the first stop of the day at the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre. The interactive museum offers you an introduction into the areas infamous history before carrying on for a thought-provoking visit to the Allied War Cemetery where you can see the memorial to around 6,000 allied prisoners of war that lost their lives during the conflict.
Carry on the tour to the famous ‘Bridge over the River Kwai’ before enjoying a long tailed boat on the River Kwai to your hotel. After lunch, it is time to take another boat trip upstream to visit the nearby Mon Tribal Village & Temple where you can gain an insight into their way of life.
After dinner, you then have the opportunity to watch traditional dancing by the Mon tribe.
Lunch and dinner included
Overnight in Kanchanaburi
Day 2: Discover stunning natural sites in the area
After breakfast, it’s time to head back onto the long-tailed boats to take you upstream to the stunning Saiyoke Yai Waterfall & National Park where you can truly appreciate the beauty and tranquillity of the area. After lunch back at your hotel, carry onto Lawa Cave wher you can gaze in awe at the impressive stalactites and stumble upon the Buddha statues hidden inside.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Overnight in Kanchanaburi
Day 3: Head back to Bangkok via the Hellfire Pass
On your final day, take a long-tailed boat downstream after breakfast to the Resotel Pier before carrying on to visit the Hellfire Pass Memorial where Allied POW were forced to clear the way for the railway track. After lunch at a local restaurant, the final stop of the tour is the infamous Death Railway itself, passing over an original wooden viaduct contracted by Allied POWs before returning to Bangkok.
Breakfast and lunch included
Accomodation excellent and unique. Lovely friendly staff excursions well planned and interesting. Personal guide excellent
Betty Dawson reviewing Float House & River Kwai Adventure (02-Mar-2018)
Melati Beach Resort and Spa
- Grand Deluxe
- Bed and Breakfast
- The hotel has an amazing location with private beach access
- A wide variety of things to do at the hotel
- There is something for everyone's tastes at the hotel including all-inclusive options
£1629 per person
Your holidays include:
- Representation Services