Ramada Plaza Riverside
The Ramada Plaza Riverside, also known as the Maenam Riverside is an affordable luxury hotel on Bangkok?s Chao Phraya riverside. The hotels rooms & suites have great views of the river & the Bangkok skyline. A complimentary shuttle boat & tuk-tuk service, riverside restaurants, a riverside pool & it?s proximity to Asiatique make it a good choice of hotel in Bangkok.
Ramada Plaza Riverside Location
The Ramada Plaza Riverside has an excellent location on the banks of the Chao Phraya River,? a short walk from public transport, restaurants, bars & shopping facilities.
Rooms & Suites
The accommodation comprises 525 rooms & suites featuring contemporary Thai style decor & equipped with all modern conveniences. There are 12 categories of rooms & suites, from deluxe double rooms to the ultra-luxury presidential plaza suite.
All of the rooms come equipped with modern facilities. Basic room facilities include
- double or twin beds
- shower & bathtub
- flat-screen TV with cable/satellite
- seating area
- tea & coffee maker
- safety deposit box
- alarm clock
- iron & ironing board
- bathrobes & slippers
- complimentary water
- daily fresh fruit & flowers,
- towels & toiletries
- free WiFi
- 24-hour room service
Suites have a separate living room with a sofa. The bigger suites have a dining area, a private balcony terrace with seating & a spa bath or Jacuzzi.
Ramada Plaza Riverside Facilities
Ramada Plaza Riverside has excellent facilities. The staff speaks 5 languages, English, French, Hindi, Chinese, & Thai.
- 24-hour reception
- Swimming Pool
- Fitness Center
- Cooking Classes
- Shuttle Boat
- Coffee Shop
- Snack Bar
- Luggage Storage
- Currency Exchange
- Postal Services
- Souvenir Shops
- Wheelchair Access
- Doctor on call
- Business Center
- Free WiFi
- Beauty Salon
- Baby Cots
- Babysitting Service
Ramada Plaza Riverside Restaurants
The Ramada Plaza Riverside restaurants serve Thai, Chinese & International cuisine. They are
- The Terrace@72: International Buffet & Seafood on the riverside
- The Pool Terrace: International poolside dining
- Ah Yat Abalone Forum: Contemporary Chinese Cuisine
- Dessert Dreams Bakery: Freshly baked cakes & pastries
- Thai Pavillion Lobby Lounge: Snacks & drinks.
The Terrace @72
The riverside terrace is a lovely spot for a romantic dinner while enjoying the river view. The buffet features Thai, Indian, Chinese, Japanese & western dishes along with seafood, salads & desserts. There is indoor air-conditioned or alfresco terrace seating. There are breakfast, lunch & dinner buffets daily.
Breakfast: Open 06.00 -10.30 hrs. 790 baht
Lunch:Open 11.30 -14.30 hrs. 790 baht
Dinner:Open 18.00- 22.00 hrs. 1,400 baht
Service & Vat of 17% is added to the price.
The Coconut Terrace specializes in Meditteranean food served on a terrace overlooking the coconut tree-lined pool. There is also a full bar menu with great cocktails, beers, wine & more. Coconut Terrace is open from 11.00-23.00 daily.
Dessert Dreams Bakery is located in the lobby area and features a selection of parties, cakes, cookies, sandwiches & desserts. A special Afternoon tea set is also served. Dessert Dreams is open daily from 09.00-22.00
The Thai Pavillion Lobby Lounge serves light snacks & drinks in a comfortable seated environment in the hotel lobby. Afternoon tea is served and in the evenings there are cocktails & light musical entertainment featuring a vocalist and pianist. An outdoor terrace with sofa seating overlooks the pool. The lounge is open from 09.00-24.00.
Ramada Plaza Riverside Bars
The Ramada Plaza Riverside has three bars. The pick is the riverside Illuminous Bar & Lounge with panoramic river views, & serving a selection of signature cocktails, beers, wines & spirits. Illuminous is open from 17.00-24.00.
The poolside Sala Thai serves light snacks and drinks at your poolside lounger or on a shady deck overlooking the pool. Sala Thai is open from 07.00-21.00.
Hen & Stag is a sports bar showing live sport on the big screen. There are daily happy hours, draft beer & a pub food menu.
The Ramada Plaza Riverside has a fully-equipped fitness center. The following facilities & activities are available.
- Aerobic Machines
- Weight Training Facilities
- Steam Room
- Hot Tub
The fitness center is open daily from 06.00-22.00 & is free for hotel guests.
The Massira Spa offers a wide range of luxurious treatments & unique programs to relax & heal your mind, body & soul using both traditional Thai & western techniques.
- Body Scrub
- Traditional Thai Massage
- Traditional Body Massage
- Swedish Massage
- Muscle Melt Massage
- Traditional Foot Massage
- Head & Shoulder Massage
- Herbal Massage
- Aromatherapy Massage
- Body Exfoliation
- Herbal Therapy Bath
- Manicure & Pedicure
- Hair Removal
Spa treatments are available from 10.00 to 22.00 daily. Minimum age 18. Spa treatments offered are from 30 minutes to 4 hours & cost from 1000 to 4500 baht plus tax & service. Combination packages are also available. Manicure, Pedicure & hair removal services are 300-2000 baht. Non-guests are welcome. Reservations recommended.
Ramada Plaza Swimming Pool
The Ramada Plaza Riverside has a nice large pool surrounded by coconut trees & furnished with large comfortable sun loungers.
There is a pool bar with a snack & drink menu & a seated area. A small shady seated deck overlooks the pool. The pool is open from 06.00-21.00.
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Ramada Plaza Riverside Shuttle Boat
The Ramada Plaza Riverside has its own shuttle boat service from the hotel pier to & from the following destinations.
- Sathorn Pier (for the Chao Phraya Express Boat & BTS Saphan Taksin Station) ? every 30 minutes from 07.00 until 23.00.
- IconSiam ? take the Ramada Shuttle Boat to Sathorn Pier & change to the complimentary IconSiam Shuttle Boat which runs from 10.00 am until 22.30.
The service is for guests only though you may use the boats if you are going to & from the hotel for meetings, dining, drinking, or visiting the spa.
- Wat Yannawa ? A unique boat-shaped temple.
- Asiatique ? Bangkok?s biggest night market with a giant Ferris wheel, restaurants, bars & shows.
- Wat Worachanyawas ? Riverside temple with a giant reclining Buddha.
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Book Your Stay at the Ramada Plaza Riverside Bangkok
Ramada Plaza Riverside is a good value riverside hotel in Bangkok. The rack rates for Rooms & suites are from 7000 to 35,000 baht per room/suite per night. A tax of 10% is added to all prices. The more exclusive rooms & suites should be booked in advance. Check out the latest offers on Agoda & Bookingcom here
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How to get to the Ramada Plaza Riverside Bangkok
Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) ? If you are staying at the Ramada, we recommend you take a private transfer from the Suvarnabhumi Airport. There are three classes to choose from. Click on the link for more information & booking.
A VIP Meet & Greet service is available that includes fast-track immigration clearance, a hostess to escort you to your waiting transport & a porter for your luggage. Check here for details & booking.
Don Mueang Airport ? From Don Mueang, you can take a private or shared transfer. There are two classes to choose from. Click on the link for more information & booking.
Taxi ? The hotel can arrange a taxi for you or you can hail one on the street. Beware of taxis that hang around on the street near the hotel. These taxis do not use the meter, overcharge & will try to take you to fake gem shops & worse. Never ask a taxi driver for recommendations, they will only take you to places that pay them a commission.
Tuk-Tuk ? If you would like to use a tuk-tuk, walk up to Charoen Krung Road & hail a passing one. The same as for taxis, avoid ones that park & hang around near the hotel for the same reasons as taxis above.
BTS Skytrain ? Saphan Taksin Station is a 12-minute walk from the hotel or a 5-minute journey on the hotel shuttle boat. The BTS Skytrain is one of the most convenient ways to get around Bangkok.
Hotel Shuttle Boat ? There is a free shuttle boat to & from Sathorn Pier (next to BTS Saphan Taksin Station).
Chao Phraya Express & Tourist Boats ? Both the Express (Orange Flag) & Tourist (Blue Flag) call at Sathorn Pier.