Where To Stay In Ayutthaya: Top 10 Places To Sleep Among History

Where To Stay In Ayutthaya: Top 10 Places To Sleep Among History
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Ayutthaya is an ancient capital city that is located in the Central Plains of Thailand, just 90 minutes north of Bangkok. Its location makes it a great trip for those first-time travelers to Thailand; however, for historical fans, it may just be the best destination in the region. From housing Wat Mahthat to the Royal Palace, this is an incredible trip for any fan of Thailand history. Also available are some incredible UNESCO World Heritage sites, so grab your passport and explore this area and all the things to do! If you don’t know where to stay in Ayutthaya, check out our list below.

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1. Sala Ayutthaya (from USD 125)

Standing along U-thong Road is Sala Ayutthaya, a four-star boutique hotel that has a spectacular view of the river and nearby landmarks. Some of the attractions that are in close proximity are Ayutthaya Historical Park, Chao Sam Phraya National Museum, and Wat Chaiwatthanaram. Besides standard rooms, you can choose among deluxe rooms with a river view or a suite with a pool. If you’d be up for a quick tour within the area, bicycles are available at the hotel for free!


Sala Ayutthaya

Wifi Available

Address: U-thong Road, Moo 4, Pratu Chai,A. Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Accommodates: 4

Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Family rooms

2. Baan Thai House (from USD 57)

Baan Thai House is located on the eastern outskirts of the city, close to the Pasak River. This boutique-style hotel offers private accommodations in the form of villas which can accommodate up to four people. Amenities include views of either the lake or the garden, air conditioning, facilities for making tea and coffee, free toiletries, and terraces for every room. The villas are so beautiful and the staff so friendly that many travelers make it a point to spend time on the grounds just to relax!

When the spa, restaurant, and outdoor pool are no longer enough, history-hungry travelers can make their way west into the city to visit the main attraction, Wat Mahathat, which is less than a mile and a half away. The Ayutthaya Historical Park is also just two miles (3.2 km) away, with the Royal Palace and other temples just a quick 10 minute drive into the city. If you’re an active holiday-goer, then instead of driving, take advantage of the free bike rental provided by Baan Thai House and explore the city on your own! Who knows what other hidden historical gems you might find?


Baan Thai House

Wifi Available

Address: 199/19 Moo 4, Moo Baan Sri Krung Villa, Pai Ling, Ayutthaya.
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Ironing service

3. Baan Tye Wang Guesthouse (from USD 67)

Finding a gorgeous hotel in the middle of Ayutthaya can be difficult, but luckily Baan Tye Wang Guesthouse offers a reprieve for weary travelers. This boutique private accommodation offers holiday-goers lovely rooms, free WiFi, a Western-style breakfast alongside more traditional Thai offerings, and bike rentals.

Baan Tye Wang Guesthouse is beloved by travelers for its location on the Chao Phraya River as well as for its amenities, which includes outdoor seating on the balcony in every private room, the gardens, a mini-fridge, and even an outdoor rainfall shower. Rooms also include floor-to-ceiling windows that give every traveler a great view of the river and surrounding area, making it a relaxing getaway from the busy city of Ayutthaya.

This hotel is also just a 10-minute drive from the Night Market and Wat Mahathat, although other places, such as Wat Rakhang and Wat Tuek are closer. The Royal Palace and Chedi Srisuriyothai can be reached with the bikes that can be rented in the lobby. With such a beautiful place to stay, holiday-goers might even want to spend a few extra days just to relax on the property.


Baan Tye Wang Guesthouse

Wifi Available

Address: 223/18 Pratu Chai, Rong Sura
Accommodates: 2

Parking Newspapers Garden Free parking Internet services Luggage storage WiFi Available Free WiFi

4. Kantary Hotel Ayutthaya (from USD 68)

One of the top picks among places to stay in Ayutthaya is Kantary Hotel. This four-star property features suites with a private balcony where guests can watch the sunset over the historic sites of Ayutthaya. The other conveniences and amenities provided at this accommodation are access to free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a kitchenette, and flat-screen television. The California Steak Restaurant is an on-site à la carte restaurant with international cuisine options. Guests can partake in a wellness day at the sauna and order room service as they please.


Kantary Hotel Ayutthaya

Wifi Available

Address: 168 Moo 1 Rojana Rd, U-Thai, Ayutthaya,
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Newspapers

5. Nutta River Home (from USD 254)

One of the most beautiful houses you’ll get to stay at in Ayutthaya is Nutta River Home, built right by Pasak River. The four-bedroom house can comfortably accommodate eight people and has luxury features like a private hot tub and a modern kitchen. Designed in contemporary Thai style, the home’s biggest asset is its spacious waterfront balcony, overlooking the river and the nearby skyline. Guests can enjoy their breakfast at the outdoor seating area and welcome the day before heading out to explore!

Nutta River Home
20/3 Utong Road, Ho Rattanachai District Phranakorn Sri Ayutthaya 13000, Sri Aytthaya, Thailand
17 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
also magical is the complimentary breakfast served at the house
the room was very good
Host:
wonderful place with wonderful host
the host and the housekeeper are very nice and helpful
krongthong is a super host she is very responsive and always helpful
krongtong was incredibly helpful her maid was excellent and the whole experience staying there was 5 star
they are too kind for me to be expressed i love them thank you
Location:
several good restaurants in walking distance the host recommended as well
nutta house is a fantastic place to stay
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6. Phae Ayutthaya (from USD 75)

A modest accommodation that you’ll find around Ho Rattanachai is Phae Ayutthaya. It’s a houseboat docked near the historic palace and museum in the city. Hosted by Tangmo, this Airbnb vacation rental’s close proximity to convenience stores and the local market makes it ideal for long-term stays. You can make use of a fully furnished kitchen and create your own meals from scratch. The house has two bedrooms and can sleep up to four guests. If you’re a family of four or a small group on a budget, this is an ideal place to stay in Ayutthaya.

Phae Ayutthaya
Ho Rattanachai, Chang Wat Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand
27 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Houseboat 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the local breakfast is fantastic
tangmo was incredibly helpful and her breakfast was delicious
we got to see huge river monitor lizards and breakfast
love the terrace and the rooms and the breakfast was the best we've ever had
Cleanliness:
never expect the place is clean and comfortable
clean and comfortable homestay by the river
Host:
best host in my 5years using airbnb
she arranged with our driver and delivered it where we were perfect hosts
tangmo was beyond an excellent host
even provided us with hand sanitizers and gave helpful tips during our stay
this is the epitome of a true airbnb host in duress she helped us so much
Location:
excellent location good idea to take food and cook there
wonderful place wonderful location it was an amazing experience the breakfast served on the river was magic
i would highly recommend this stay for the amazing place location and host
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7. Chomnok Couple (from USD 66)

A place to stay in Ayutthaya that’s suitable for a romantic getaway is Chomnok Couple in Baan Koh. The unit is located on top of the host’s wooden home. Simulating a treehouse on the waterfront of Lopburi River, the unit has a large bed, a private bathroom, and a seating space with scenic views. Do keep in mind that the kitchen and dining terrace is a shared space. One of the best activities in the area is kayaking to see bathing elephants.

Chomnok Couple
Baan Koh, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand
26 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms are well-designed and there are terraces to sit relax and watch the river go by
ga is very lovely and thoughtful from the building itself to the breakfast are all over expected
Cleanliness:
the threehouse itself was super clean with nice furniture
beautiful place clean and fully story while surounding with natural
Host:
ga was the perfect host
really nice host with their warm wellcome
dare i say she the best host i’ve ever stayed with to date
ga is honestly the best host i ever met
with a warm welcome of the host ga :)
Location:
we were looking for a quiet weekend getaway and this was ideal
this place makes me a peace of mind and sweet
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8. Casa Ayutthaya (from 25 USD)

One of the most popular places to stay in the city is none other than Casa Ayutthaya, a hotel that is located a stone’s throw from Rama Public Park and just 650 meters (2,132 feet) from Wat Mahathat. The grounds feature views of the temple and the city skyline, making it a great stop for any group traveling from Bangkok. The amenities list for Casa Ayutthaya is long and includes private bathrooms, toiletries, free continental breakfast, free private parking, and WiFi for all guests. This Ayutthaya hotel also offers dry cleaning and laundry services for a nominal fee and bike rentals are also available from the concierge desk in the lobby. The on-site restaurant offers special diet meals when requested ahead of time, ensuring if you have special needs, they will endeavour to accommodate you!

Casa Ayutthaya is right across the street from the most famous attraction in the city, Mahathat, but history fans will know that other temples, royal palaces, and parks are all over the city. The Chao Sam Phraya National Museum and Ayutthaya Historical Park are both less than a mile away, while other temples, such as Wat Yai Chaimongkol and Wat Chaiwatthanaram, are both just five minutes away by bike.

Casa Ayutthaya

Address: 22/13 M. 1, Naresuan Road, T. Phratuchai, Ampor Phra Nakorn Sri, Ayutthaya, 13000, Thailand (see map)

Price: from 25 USD

Access: 90 minutes by train or car from Bangkok

Contact: +66 894596995

9. Phrakhun House Ayutthaya (from 18 USD)

One of the best private accommodation options in the city is Phrakhun House Ayutthaya. With its central location and a long list of amenities, this is a great place for groups of travelers to lay their heads down in at night. Phrakhun House Ayutthaya features private rooms, air conditioning, free WiFi access, toiletries, a refrigerator and more. Travelers can also take advantage of the hotel’s seating area in the lobby as well as its coffee shop and parking. Even better, travelers can now rent bicycles or scooters straight from the hotel, making it easier than ever to get around Ayutthaya!

Phrakhun House Ayutthaya is also located in the perfect place for travelers interested in touring this ancient city’s attractions: Mahatat Temple and Ratchaburana Temple are both just a three-minute walk from the hotel, and other historical sites are within a ten-minute walk radius. The Night Market, which the city is also well known for, is just a three-minute walk, allowing travelers to stay out and enjoy the cultural experience without wondering how to get back to their sleeping accommodations.

Phrakhun House Ayutthaya

Address: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Chang Wat Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand (see map)

Price: from 18 USD

Number of Guests: up to 2 guests

Access: 1 hour and 9 min drive from Suvarnabhumi Airport

10. 1301Hostels Ayutthaya (from 42 USD)

For a more local feeling on a trip to this gorgeous city, why not try 1301Hostels Ayutthaya? This hostel, which is one of the best places to stay in Ayutthaya, provides dormitory-style sleeping arrangements, shared bathrooms with free showers, free toiletries, and laundry facilities. It’s a great place to meet up with friends and explore the area’s history, all while paying less than 50 USD a night!

1301Hostels Ayutthaya is close to the city’s main attraction, Wat Mahathat, which is only 600 meters (1,968 feet) away. The hostel is also situated 1.2 km (0.7 mi) away from the Ayutthaya Historical Park, making it a great afternoon excursion! And when you’re ready to go back and rest, grab a drink from the 7-11 across the street and spend time on the balcony overlooking the river.

1301Hostels Ayutthaya

Address: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Chang Wat Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand (see map)

Price: from 42 USD

Number of Guests: up to 4

Access: 90 minutes by train or car from Bangkok

Step into history at Ayutthaya

It can be difficult to plan a trip, especially when accommodations are such a big part of your budget. With these 5 top places to stay in Ayutthaya, you’ll be able to find one that costs less than 70 USD a night. So what are you waiting for? Pick your favorite hotel or private accommodation from this list and come see why Ayutthaya is the historic traveler’s paradise in Thailand!

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