The Best Hotel Gyms in Bangkok
Work up a sweat and get rid of that nagging jet lag on your next visit to Bangkok at one of these hotels with a great gym.
When choosing where to stay, the gym can often be the one thing that pushes a hotel from good to exceptional.
Hotels are now building bigger and fancier gyms and Bangkok has some of the best hotel gyms in the world. Take advantage of them.
Some hotels have done better than others at providing a top notch fitness experience and we've picked ten of the best, most unique hotel gyms in Bangkok.
The gym at The Siam is considered by some to be one of the best hotel gyms in the world. The floor-to-ceiling windows provide a high-energy, light-filled environment and beautiful views of a neighboring monastery. There’s tons of cardio equipment and free weights, including barbells, and there’s even a professionally equipped Muay Thai training area.
Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok
The Fitness Club at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok is a top-class facility. A strength training zone with free weights, including barbells, dumbbells, and benches, and cardiovascular area are complemented by a group exercise area for a wide range of workouts. Professional personal trainers are available.
The Peninsula Bangkok
Hotel gyms with kettlebells are so rare that if one has them, it’s almost guaranteed to make our lists. The Peninsula Bangkok has kettlebells, plus dumbbells, cable machines, treadmills, stationary bikes, and StairMasters. The gym is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok
The fitness center at the Shangri-La Hotel is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and massive at over 10,000 square meters. If you like classes, this is the hotel for you. Among the many fitness classes offered are yoga, body toning, TRX, Zumba, boot camp, Muay Thai, Pilates, and functional training.
Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square
In Balance Fitness at Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square provides guests with great exercise and relaxation facilities right in the center of Bangkok. The gym has strength training and cardio machines and a large selection of free weights and yoga equipment. Floor-to-ceiling windows and its location on the fourth floor will also give you a fantastic view while you work out. The gym is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
The spacious, light-filled gym at the Siam Kempinski Hotel is equipped with cardio machines and free weights, including a Concept2 rowing machine, a Smith machine, and heavy dumbbells. The gym is open 24/7.
Amari Watergate Bangkok
FIT Centre at the Amari Watergate Bangkok is a spacious fitness center that’s open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. The gym is loaded with free weights, including barbells and heavy dumbbells, as well as benches, cable machines, weight machines, and cardio machines. There’s also group classes in yoga and boxing.
Bangkok has some incredible options for hotel gyms. If you're planning a visit to Bangkok and you care about your fitness, these hotels must be considered. Do yourself a favor and make time to workout while you travel. Stay at one of these hotels and your experience will be all the more enjoyable.
Cover photo by The Siam.