With Ayutthaya province currently the hottest destination for Thai travellers enamoured by the Thai drama “Love Destiny”, leading travel website Booking.com has put together a list of hotels and guesthouses in the area that have received glowing reviews.
Featuring free bikes and BBQ facilities, Phuttal Residence is situated in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, a 13-minute walk from Ayutthaya Historical Park. A 20-minute walk from Chao Sam Phraya National Museum and 1.8 km from Wat Chaiwatthanaram, the guesthouse features a garden and a terrace. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property and Wat Mahathat is 2 km away. Phuttal Residence offers certain units with river views, and rooms have a private bathroom. All units are fitted with a seating area.
There’s a children’s playground for the little ones and guests can enjoy cycling around the area.
Silp Pa Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Located just 900 metres from Wat Mahathat, Silp Pa Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya provides a garden and shared lounge. Built in 2015, the property is within a 16-minute walk of Chao Sam Phraya National Museum and 1.7 km of Ayutthaya Historical Park. All guestrooms in the hostel are equipped with a flat-screen TV and the private bathroom is fitted with a shower and free toiletries. All units provide guests with a fridge.
Wat Yai Chaimongkol is 2.1 km from the accommodation, while Wat Chaiwatthanaram is 3.6 km away.
Located among the ancient ruins of temples and old palaces, this boutique property faces the Ayutthaya World Heritage Park. Offering rooms with free Wi-Fi, it also features a cafe and an outdoor pool. Air-conditioned rooms at iuDia Hotel feature courtyard or Chao Phraya River views. Furnished with antiques, they are equipped with a flat-screen TV and a DVD player. Tea/coffee making facilities and a minibar are included.
A 15-minute walk from Chao Sam Phraya National Museum, iuDia Hotel is 1 km from Mahathat Temple and 3 km from Ayutthaya Train Station. Guests can explore the surroundings on their own as free bike rentals are provided. Drivers can park on-site for free.
Niwas Ayutthaya is located in the historical town of Ayutthaya, a 10-minute walk from Wat Mahathat and Wat Rajchaburana. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas. Boasting Thai architecture, Niwas Ayutthaya’s rooms come with air conditioning and a TV. Equipped with free toiletries and shower facilities, guests have access to the en suite bathroom or a private external bathroom. For added convenience, the guesthouse also provides laundry and massage services.
The property is a 15-minute drive from Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Provincial Railway Station and is a 1-hour 15-minute drive from Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok.
Ayothaya Riverside House
Located next to Wat Kasattrathirat, Ayothaya Riverside House offers free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Guests can take a stroll in the garden or simply unwind by the river. The residence is a 5-minute drive to Wat Chaiwatthanaram Temple, Queen Suriyothai Memorial and Wat Thakarong Floating Market. Each unit is equipped with a choice of air conditioning or fan and comes with either an en suite bathroom or shared bathroom. Selected rooms have a TV, fridge and balcony.
The residence provides free public parking on site. Laundry services are available. Several local restaurants are within walking distance.
Luang Chumni Village
A 5-minute walk to Wat Maha That, Luang Chumni Village offers traditional Thai-style rooms with free Wi-Fi. Free public parking is available on site. The hotel is a 5-minute drive to Chao Sam Phraya National Museum, Ayutthaya Railway Station and the bus terminal.
Surrounded by greenery, each air-conditioned room features satellite TV, fridge and desk. Shower facilities and free toiletries are included in a private bathroom, located downstairs. For exploring the local area, the hotel provides a bicycle rental service. Guests can take a stroll in the garden.