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5 Muslim-Friendly Hotels In Bangkok That Offer Halal Food


Atiqah Mokhtar  •  Jan 16, 2020


[UPDATED 10 May 2022] Bangkok remains a super popular destination for many travellers from Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia, and it's little wonder why! With delicious food, amazing culture and heritage plus tons of shopping choices, it ticks all the boxes for a great getaway nearby. While halal food isn't difficult to find in Bangkok, given the huge influx of Muslim visitors (from Southeast Asia as well as Middle-Eastern countries), a number of hotels in the city are striving to provide amenities focused on Muslim guests, including in-house halal food options! So if you're looking for a halal hotel in Bangkok for your next getaway, look no further. Credit: Giphy We've rounded up the Muslim-friendly hotels in Bangkok that serve halal food which will be perfect for your next getaway! Disclaimer: All nightly rates are based on a search in May 2022 for a stay in June 2022 for 2 adults (unless otherwise specified). Prices may change during peak travel periods and over weekends. We recommend that you do a search before booking. Prices are generally lower if you book at least 3 months in advance, so start planning ahead to get the best deals!
1. Nouvo City Hotel
 Nouvo City Hotel located close to the bustling Khao San Road in the old city area of Bangkok starts off our list. This Muslim-owned hotel is perfect for Muslim visitors - not only does the hotel restaurant serve only halal food and beverages, but the entire hotel is also alcohol-free and there are helpful Muslim-friendly amenities such as qiblat (prayer direction) marked in the hotel rooms and prayer rooms available in the hotel.  The hotel has two in-house eateries, Canal Restaurant where the breakfast buffet is served and also Sara Restaurant which serves an array of Thai, Indian and international cuisine. All food and beverage services in both eateries are certified halal by the Central Islamic Committee of Thailand (CICOT), so you can fully indulge in everything offered! Don't forget to check out the two swimming pools available, and if you're looking for some pampering, they have an in-house spa too! Halal status: Fully halal hotel, with only halal-certified food and beverages, served. Rate: Starts from THB1411 on Agoda Address: 2 Samsen 2, Samsen Road, Banglamphu, Pranakorn District, Bangkok, Thailand 10200 Contact no.: +66 2 282 7500 Website | Facebook | Instagram
2. Al Meroz Hotel
 Next on our list is Al Meroz Hotel, a halal hotel that will welcome you with its plush furnishings and spacious rooms. This fully halal hotel strives to cater to the needs of Muslim guests, and it shows in the thoughtful amenities provided. For one thing, all of its 242 rooms not only have the direction of the qiblah marked but also have a prayer mat and a copy of the Quran. In addition, one floor of the hotel is dedicated to female-only travellers, with specified hours allotted for female-only use of the pool and gymnasium!  Similar to Nouvo City, the hotel offers only halal-certified food and drinks, with alcoholic beverages not allowed on the premises. Two restaurants are available at the hotel - Barakat, a Mediterranean Restaurant, and Diwan, the all-day family dining restaurant. You'll find plenty of Arabic flavours and influences, but Diwan also serves a variety of international cuisine, so you'll be spoilt for choice! Halal status: Fully halal hotel, with only halal-certified food and beverages, served Rate: Starts from THB1769 per night on Agoda Address: Ramkhamheang soi 5, Bangkok, Thailand 10250 Contact no.: +66 2 136 8700 Website | Facebook | Instagram
3. Zenith Sukhumvit Hotel
Credit: ZENITH SUKHUMVIT HOTEL, BANGKOK THAILAND on Facebook Zenith Sukhumvit Hotel is a boutique hotel located in Soi 3 (Nana Nua) at the heart of the Sukhumvit area, conveniently within walking distance from the Nana and Phloen Chit BTS stations. The rooms (160 of them) range from Superior to the Executive Suite, all decorated in a contemporary style. There's a rooftop pool and also amenities such as a gym and massage/spa facilities too!  The hotel has an array of halal food options available for Muslim guests. For breakfast (served at the Tropical Max restaurant), there are halal foods available in the buffet (though do note that there are also non-halal foods served - the foods are all clearly marked and labelled accordingly). In addition, Tropical Max also offers a halal dim sum menu (including halal roast duck!). There is also the Oasis restaurant which is fully halal, serving Arabic cuisine. Halal status: Halal section available in the breakfast buffet at Tropical Max restaurant, with a halal dim sum menu also available (all made with halal-certified meats and ingredients. Please note that Tropical Max also serves non-halal food and beverages, we recommend that you dine at your own discretion. There is also a restaurant (Oasis restaurant) with a menu made fully with halal ingredients. Rate: Starts from THB2,450 on Agoda Address: 29 Sukhumvit Soi 3 (Nana Nua), Bangkok 10110, Thailand Contact no.: +66 2 655 4999 Website | Facebook | Instagram
4. Amari Watergate Bangkok
If you're looking for a slightly more luxurious stay in the city, Amari Watergate Bangkok will be right up your alley. Situated in the bustling shopping Pratunam neighbourhood, it's a great place to stay and be within walking distance of places like Platinum Fashion Mall, Central World, and a Big C Supercenter. In terms of amenities, the hotel comes with all the creature comforts you'd expect, such as a great pool, spa facilities, a gym and more. In terms of Muslim-friendly amenities, the hotel offers a halal section in its breakfast buffet served at Cascade, one of its two hotel restaurants - do note that Cascade also serves non-halal food and beverages, however, its food sections are clearly labelled accordingly so guests can easily identify the halal food options. Halal status: Halal section is available in the breakfast buffet at Cascade. Please note that Cascade also serves non-halal food and beverages, we recommend that you dine at your own discretion.  Rate: Starts from THB2,952 on Agoda Address:  847 Petchburi Road Bangkok, Thailand 10400  Contact no.: +66 2 653 9000 Website | Facebook | Instagram
5. Vince Hotel Pratunam
Those who appreciate IG-worthy aesthetics will love Vince Hotel's stylish decor and vibe. This trendy boutique hotel located in Pratunam is not only within easy distance to the malls but its quirky vintage-inspired furnishings will be sure to charm. #HHWT Tip: They have a Family Room that can fit up to 4 adults! Similar to Zenith Sukhumvit and Amari Watergate, Vince Hotel offers a halal section as part of its breakfast buffet at Gowings Restaurant, its in-house eatery. There is a choice of halal and vegetarian options that you can enjoy before heading out for your day of exploring Bangkok. Halal status: Halal section available in the breakfast buffet at Gowings Restaurant. Please note that Gowings Restaurant also serves non-halal food and beverages, we recommend that you dine at your own discretion.  Rate: Starts from THB1,266 on Agoda Address: 847 Petchburi Road Bangkok, Thailand 10400 Contact no.: +662 254 6480 Website | Facebook | Instagram Bangkok hotels are increasingly looking to cater to the needs of Muslim travellers, and we're excited! With the existence of fully halal hotels such as Al Meroz, Nouvo City Hotel as well as other hotels that offer halal food and Muslim-friendly amenities, it's all the more reason to visit the wonderful city of Bangkok 😍