Exuding elegant Thai charm Riva Surya Bangkok is a boutique hotel in a charming setting on the banks of the river of kings which couples will find undeniably romantic. Even though it is surrounded by cultural attractions and entertainment, some of which can be reached by foot such as historic Khao San Road, the Grand Palace and Temple of the Dawn, easy access via river boat to the BTS station, as well as to the shops, restaurants and live performances at the Asiatique shopping and lifestyle mall the hotel presents a unique and idyllic inner-city lifestyle.
What makes the hotel's location even more significant is its close proximity to Phra Arthit Road. Right next door this quaint walking street features designer cafes, shops and trendy bars housed in original buildings retaining an old-world charm. Also nearby is thriving Banglumpoo Market, historical sights like the 240 year old Phra Sumen Fort still acting as sentinel over old Bangkok and several other must-see attractions. Moreover, with the river boat passing by your doorstep you can utilize a more relaxed way to explore the city than dealing with traffic.
You can naturally also expect that Riva Surya takes full advantage of its strategic location with facilities which will see you have as much fun at the hotel as when wandering about the city. A 100 sq.m riverfront pool with sun chairs and poolside bar overlook the ceaseless activity on the river, there is a well equipped gym, business facilities and restaurants ranging from rustic indoor to garden settings with liberating views.
The accommodation, all if which come with private balconies kitted with comfy furniture exude casual Thai elegance featuring a choice of twin or plush king size beds. With the exception of the Urban Room, all other accommodation types such as the Deluxe and Premium Riva Room offer inspiring river views and some feature inter-connecting facilities. Furnished with vintage arm chairs, brass lamps and sofas contrasting with otherwise modern comforts such as iPod docking stations, Free WI-fi, satellite TV and mini bars living space range from 32 to 48 sq.m.