Bangkok and Laem Chabang Hotels near Cruise Port Terminal

Hotels near Bangkok and Laem Chabang Cruise Ship Port in Thailand

The Grand Palace in Bangkok

Ban Laem Chabang Hotels

Book now hotels in Ban Laem Chabang not far from the cruise ship terminal,
gateway to Bangkok in Thailand. Other options include places to stay in
Bangkok and Pattaya. Most cruise passengers choose to stay in central Bangkok.

Bigger ships dock in Laem Chabang, smaller vessels can sail upriver and
can dock at Khlong Toei Port, close to Bangkok’s city centre
(only a 15- to 20-minute ride).
Laem Chabang is 2 hours away.


Stay in Laem Chabang, Bangkok or Pattaya

The gateway to Bangkok is the Port of Laem Chabang, about 2 hours southeast of Bangkok and about 30-45 minutes north of Pattaya. Larger ships from among Royal Caribbean, Crystal Cruises, and Princess Cruises anchor here. Laem Chabang is a large container and Thailand’s busiest commercial port. There isn’t much to do or see around the cruise terminal so most passengers choose to stay in downtown Bangkok or Pattaya before or after a cruise. If you want to stay really close to the port you can also opt to stay in Ban Laem Chabang.

Some smaller vessels from luxury cruise lines such as Oceania Cruises, SeaDream Yacht Club, Hapag-Lloyd, and Seabourn can sail upriver, and can dock at Khlong Toei Port, close to Bangkok’s city centre (only a 15- to 20-minute ride).

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Bangkok Wat Arun and cruise ship
Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn
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Hotel within easy reach of all famous attractions and sights.

Bangkok city centre at night
lebua at State Tower
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Luxury hotel with famous rooftop restaurant offering amazing city views.

Benchakitti Park in Bangkok
Pathumwan Princess Hotel
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Highly recommended hotel for a pre or post cruise stay.

Laem Chabang, Port for either Bangkok or Pattaya

The commercial port is located 2 hours from Bangkok and 1 hour from Pattaya.

  • How to get to Laem Chabang from Bangkok ?

    How to get to the Port in Laem Chabang ? — if you embark your cruise ship in Laem Chabang, cruise companies offer an air/hotel/transfer package. Most cruise lines will also allow you to buy the ground transfer to the cruise terminal a la carte.

    Do it your own — you can book a transfer with a taxi or limousine service. Several companies provide tranfers from Bangkok to Laem Chabang. Another option is to take the bus from Bangkok’s Eastern Bus Terminal to the cruise port for just 100 baht per person.

  • Cruise Lines

    Currently sailing from the Port of Laem Chabang are ships from among Princess Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Regent Seven Seas, Aida, Hapag-Lloyd.

    Luxury lines departing from Khlong Toei Port are Oceania, Hapag-Lloyd, Avalon Waterways, SeaDream Yacht Club and Avalon Waterways. Ocean liners sail to other parts of Asia to destinations such as Singapore and Hong Kong China, or even Piraeus (Athens) in Greece.

  • The City of Bangkok in Thailand

    Bangkok is the largest and capital city of Thailand, “Land of the Free”. At present, Bangkok has a population of over 8 million. This fascinating city with its huge skyscrapers and luxurious hotels is one of the most contemporary in Asia. Hotels in Bangkok are close to all attractions and famous sights that you may want to visit.

    Whether you’re staying in a chic 5 star hotel with rooftop bar, a budget friendly hostel, or a affordable place to stay in downtown, a self contained apartment, we have the best accommodation for your cruise vacation out of Bangkok Thailand.

    Bangkok Thailand — Bangkok’s most famed landmark is the Grand Palace, located at the banks of the Chao Phraya River, and built by King Rama I, the first king of the Chakri Dynasty.

    This large complex and walled city encompass over 100 buildings which represents 200 years of Thai Royal history. Temples in Bangkok Thailand are impressive and seem to be almost everywhere. Within the Grand Palace complex is the Wat Phra Kaeo temple, known for its Emerald Buddha.

    The oldest and largest temple in Bangkok is the Wat Po or the “Temple of the Reclining Buddha”, site of the world’s longest reclining Buddha.

    Take a cross-river ferry to the Thonburi side of the Chao Phraya River, location of the Wat Arun, commonly referred to as the ‘Temple of Dawn’.

    Don’t miss a visit to the solid gold Buddha image in Wat Traimit. Hop on a Chao Phraya river cruise boat and float along Bankkok’s canals. It’s an excellent way to see the city’s vibrant shoreline and Phra Prang, a 260-foot high pagoda.

    Head to Siam Paragon, an upscale shopping mall built on the former location of the Siam Intercontinental Hotel, for some fantastic shopping. It’s one of the largest shopping centres in southeast Asia. A wide variety of smaller shops, street food stalls and coffee shops can be found at Siam Square.

    Take a exhilarating tuk-tuk ride to Jim Thompson’s House. Admire the Royal Barges along Khlong Bangkok Noi near the Phra Pinklao Bridge, or attend a show to see dancers perform in shimmering silk gowns.

    Just to the south of Leam Chabang is Pattaya, a major beach resort with high rise oceanfront hotels, lively clubs and discos. Families will love the Sriacha Tiger Zoo where you can hold, feed and take photos with baby tigers. At the Pattaya Elephant Village you can climb onto a elephant to go on a little walk.

    Extend your cruise holiday with a visit to Ayutthaya, the former capital of the Siamese kingdom. It was destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th century. Today you can visit the remains of this ancient capital, officially recognized in 1991 when the Historic City became an UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Another popular trip from Bangkok is the floating markets at Damnoen Saduak.

  • Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport

    Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport — Suvarnabhumi airport is situated around 19 miles or 30 km east of downtown Bangkok in Thailand.

    It’s the busiest airport in Southeast Asia, ans is used for almost all international and domestic flights to Bangkok. The other airport is Don Muang Airport, used by Nok Air, Orient Thai and Air Asia.

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