A Prince Among Hotels

[an error occurred while processing this directive] Fit for a King? Well, for a prince certainly. Built in Bangkok in 1908 by Prince Chakrabongse Bhuvanath and converted into a boutique hotel in 2003 by his granddaughter, Narisa, the Chakrabongse Villas may well be one of the Thai capital's best-kept secrets.

Located on the banks of the Chao Phraya river, smack in the heart of old Bangkok, the complex consists of three villas — the Riverside Villa, the Thai House and the Garden Suite — constructed in an architecturally sympathetic style around the original residence. The villas offer exquisite views of the Temple...

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