Luxury and service come naturally to the Thai people, world renowned for their warm and inviting smiles. A large number of 5-Star and deluxe class accommodations are available, spanning a wide-range of ambiance, style, and charms.
In Bangkok, there are choices from romantic riverside settings with stunning views of the cityscape:
Always at the top of the list of The World’s Best Hotels, the 130-year-old The Oriental (www.mandarinoriental.com) epitomizes luxury and unparalleled service that all other hotels strive for. After extensive renovations, has returned in a grand manner. The exquisite timber panel details throughout the grand 295 square meters (3157 square feet) Oriental Suite residence are designed in a classic and timeless manner.
Just across the Chao Phraya River, opposite to the Oriental, the grand 364 square meters (3919 sq ft), The Peninsula Suite of The Peninsula Bangkok (www.bangkok.peninsula.com) is located at the heart of Thonburi city. Without question, it is one of te finest addresesses in Bangkok, offering spectacular panoramic views of the City if Angels from its windows. Its copious amenities include marble master bathroom with whirlpool, super king-size bed in the master suite and twin queen beds in the guest bedroom, both formal and orivate dining roooms, and a fully equipped fitness center. As we leave the old capital city not too far from the Chao Phraya River, a five star luxurious hotel, the Sukhothai (www.sukhothai.com) reflects an authentic hospitality that blends tradition with the best of elegant, contemporary living. Located on the 9th floor with a view of the Sathorn Road financial district set beyond, The Sukhothai Suite is decorated in contemporary Thai style, using rich JimThompson fabrics throughout, and has oten served as a home in Bangkok for heads of state and movie stars.
In the central business area, the famed Metropolitan (www.metropolitan.com.bz/bangkok) hotel in London brings East meets West contemporary style to Bangkok, offering an urban ultramodern haven of Zen-like tranquility. The hotel’s four penthouse suites and single presidential suite are located on the hotel living spaces’ private 11th floor. The four penthouse suites here boast a bird-eye view of Bangkok, and include an open-plan, electronically operated handmade Thai silk curtains, and upstairs guest room with conservatory-style sitting room and expansive bathroom.
Just next door, The Banyan Tree (www.banyantree.com) us the tallest all-suite luxury hotel in Bangkok, offering panoramic view of Bangkok overlooking the Chao Praya River. Apart from its modern décor and renowned service, Banyan tree’s large Spa Suites offer a veritable sanctuary, an oasis of rejuvenation and tranquility. ‘Champaka’, ‘Lavander’ and ‘Sandalwood’ have their own spa treatment rooms, so you can enjoy your favorite treatments in your own suite. A hotel that fuses luxury and technology, artistry and expertise.
The Conrad Bangkok (http://bangkok.conradmeetings.com) provides hotel guests with the cutting edge in design, cuisine and service. Located in the heart of Bangkok at the stylish All Seasons Place, the hotel is close to Bangkok’s major embassies, commercial centers and Lumphini Park. The Conrad’s spacious 238 sq meters (2562 sq ft) Presidential Suite features separate living and sleeping rooms with two 42” bang & Olufen plasma TVs. The unique bathrooms feature a full range of larger sized, exclusively designed amenities as well as a freestanding bathtub next to windows with louvered shutters and sweeping views over greater Bangkok.