Traveloka’s Top 10 Art and Design Hotels for Valentine’s Day Weekend, Offering a Relaxing and Romantic Escape

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! However, this romantic day is not limited to couples as we all have a chance to spend the day spreading some extra kindness and love to everyone around us. Here are some fascinating hotels offering unique art and designs which Traveloka believes offer that extra special “Love is in the Air” feel. It’s time to up your expectations and offer something more meaningful than a nice dinner or a box of chocolates. Enjoy an over-the-top experience with your significant other – so escape from traditional and splurge on the staying-by-design experience you’ll never forget!

Guests can enjoy being pampered and take full advantage of each of the hotel’s amenities and services in true comfort and style. Enjoy exploring all that Thailand has to offer – from quaint towns to the nation’s vibrant capital.

  1. Nan
  • PX122 DBEST HOTEL

Travel back in time at the PX122 DBEST Hotel and fall in love with this small, charming city. Located in the city center behind the Night Bazaar, all of the key attractions are within easy reach from the PX122 DBEST Hotel. This old tobacco leaf warehouse was transformed into a 10-room industrial chic boutique hotel. Bare bricks and old furniture pieces bring to life its history, from tobacco trading to superstore, and then the province’s first movie theater. Traditional Lanna dishes at PX122 DBEST provide a taste of the local culinary culture in a European-style rustic barn, making this the best place to start your trip in northern Thailand.

  1. Chiang Mai
  • Art Mai Gallery Nimman Hotel

Nestled on Nimman Road in Chiang Mai, Art Mai Gallery Nimman Hotel Chiang Mai is undeniably one of the classiest designer hotels with its individually themed rooms conveying each artist’s unique design and message. Guests are invited to explore the different artwork spread throughout the hotel with each floor dedicated to some of the most renowned local Thai artists as well as the modern art collection sold in the lobby.

  • Little Shelter

Little Shelter is itself a piece of art thanks to its uber modern, minimalist interior design that uses the bare essentials to create a simple, uncluttered yet practical space embracing clean lines, neutral colors, and functional furniture. Located a short drive from Chiang Mai’s old town where you will find stunning centuries-old temples at every corner, this spacious yet hidden hotel is the perfect place for you to disconnect with the world and reconnect with yourself along the tranquil Ping riverbank.

  1. Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Hotel Labaris Khao Yai

An experience at Hotel Labaris Khao Yai is truly an everlasting adventure. Khao Yai is nestled in Thailand’s highlands in the northeastern region. Guests will be immersed in the kingdom of Labaris and the realm of King Minotaur. This exciting, themed hotel is a dreamland filled with imaginary stories to satisfy your curiosity, surprise, and romance comprised of the Welcome Zone: Lapin Hill and Whispering Meadows; The Heart of the Labyrinth (Hotel Zone): Starry Castle and Midnight Castle; Explore the Secret Room (Villa Zone): The Infinite Forest and Infinite Villa (Pool Villas); Tracking the Beauty of Romance: The Fable Feast (Labaris Restaurant) and Town Hall (Conference Room); and the Meander Wonderer Normadic Creek, Cub’s Creek (Swimming Pool) and Endless River (Natural Cannel).

  • Recall Isaan-Isan Concept at Khao Yai

The mesmerizing indigenous culture of ‘Isaan,’ which describes the northeastern region of Thailand, is cleverly reflected through the use of bamboo offering a breathtaking architectural design that envisions charming regional colors, styles and shapes throughout the resort. Recall Isaan-Isan Concept Resort at Khaoyai offers an exceptional, relaxed and hassle-free ambiance thanks to its location on 12 rai of pristine terrain by a secluded mountain in Khao Yai. Guests will find themselves surrounded by evergreen and teak trees, flowers and fresh vegetables grown in the area. All 73 soundproofed rooms feature free Wi-Fi and unrivaled 24-hour room service. The outdoor cinema boasts a warm ambiance featuring outdoor movie nights as another great way to spend time with those you care about while enjoying a splendid outdoor experience.

  1. Rayong
  • The Ryad

Located in proximity to the pristine Laem Mae Pim beach, the Ryad Rayong welcomes you to a charming and private Moroccan environment where you can relax and enjoy a special stay. Take a refreshing dip in the saltwater infinity pool overlooking a lush green garden and the beautiful Gulf of Thailand. Since opening over four years ago, this small but mesmerizing Moroccan-inspired boutique hotel continues to offer a memorable experience to friends, couples, and families amid a secluded setting where every corner offers a visual treat. The hotel currently offers complimentary afternoon tea and a free minibar which is refilled daily.

  1. Bangkok
  • Beat Hotel

Visit the Beat Hotel in Bangkok and get your heart happy. This 54-room hotel, designed and decorated by young, celebrated Thai artists, offers unique graphic designs, urban art and illustrations. Feel the love of the young generation from the selected fabrics and pillows to the wall decorations. Guests will become a living part of the 3D artwork, so be sure to take pics. Stay in the art of Bangkok and celebrate the Ars Longa!

  • Hotel Once

When visiting Bangkok, you must make the trek to the River of Kings, otherwise known as the Chao Phraya River. Hotel Once Bangkok will have you falling in love with the river as well as the city. This unique boutique hotel offers a well-curated selection of rooms; all of which come with a personalized classic touch inspired by the architectural heritage of the charming neighborhood, on the legendary Charoenkrung Road in the heart of Bangkok and located close by Saphan Taksin BTS SkyTrain station and Asiatique The Riverfront, the famous night market. Featured as the wedding venue of choice and a Romantic Instant collaboration with Polaroid, be sure to check out Hotel Once for sweet and romantic moments.

  • IR-ON Hotel

This hotel in the heart of Sukhumvit stands out from the crowd thanks to its unique wrought iron interior building structure that pays homage to a Thai-style home’s wrought iron motifs combined with geometric modernism. The interior design of this eight-floor hotel is palatial and industrial-like with a modern appearance, including a lobby decorated with scrap metal using the hanging cloud concept. The hotel’s Kurious Café offers drinks and food options to hotel guests and visitors in a modern loft style mixed with vintage furniture and decorations in a cool but unpretentious atmosphere creating an interactive space that connects people from both the outside and inside of the building.

  • MeStyle Museum Hotel

MeStyle’s philosophy reflects the founder’s most-loved collection including his classic motorcycles and cars which are permanently exhibited at The Founder’s Museum together with his goal of converting vacant land ideally located in Bangkok’s hip Huay Kwang neighborhood into a place everyone can call a laidback museum-like hotel. The resulting furniture pieces are truly impressive. This Instragrammable hotel is boldly painted in red and located right next to its yellow companion, Mestyle Mixx. The vibrant colors that resonate in every nook and cranny at MeStyle Museum Hotel will have you snapping photos in no time.

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