Centara Grand Resort and Spa Pattaya prepares for opening in Q2


Kobi Elbaz (pictured 2nd left), CEO of Tulip Group, together with Dominique Ronge (pictured far right), General Manager of Centara Grand Resort & Spa Pattaya, inspect progress on the hotel’s construction, which is now well advanced with the soft opening now expected in the second quarter of 2013.

This is the fourth property in Pattaya for Centara Hotels & Resorts, and is a five-star hotel located at Phratamnak Hill on the east side of the city.

The nine-storey property will have 161 rooms and suites and is being developed under a budget of 1.1 billion baht including land.

The location is in the center of the exclusive Phratamnak district and within just two minutes of Phratamnak Beach, with the design of the hotel being that of understated club-like luxury.

The hotel will have an all-day restaurant named Oceana serving international and Thai cuisines and featuring a huge aquarium as its design theme. Other outlets include a rooftop restaurant named Altezza that will serve Italian cuisine and comfort food against a spectacular setting of ocean and city, a casual outlet named Deli-Cafe, and a French-inspired bistro.

There will be a Spa Cenvaree, a fitness center, and a swimming pool.

With its location in the very desirable resort area of Phratamnak Hill, just 90 meters from the beach, its air of discrete luxury and its very high-quality restaurants, Centara Grand Resort & Spa Pattaya will appeal to travelers who rate style and individuality as being an essential part of their travel experience.

The hotel will also be aimed at the MICE sector, with its Excel meetings facility that offers two function rooms and an adjacent lounge. The events facilities will be especially attractive for companies with business interests in the region, and for local and Bangkok residents organizing private parties and receptions.

Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 40 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 18 resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Bali Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Mauritius Indian Ocean, brings the present total to 58 properties. Brands and properties within Centara ensure that specific categories such as couples, families, individuals, and meetings and incentives groups will all find a hotel or resort that is appropriate to their needs.

Centara operates 27 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand’s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, together with its newly-launched value brand Cense by Spa Cenvaree, which provides core spa services for busy travelers. The company’s Kids’ Club is available at all the family-friendly resorts to ensure that the youngsters and teens are taken care of. Centara Hotels & Resorts also operates 2 state-of-the-art convention centers in Bangkok, and 2 in northeastern Thailand, one being located in Udon Thani and the other in Khon Kaen.

The latest Centara brand is named COSI Hotels, an economy brand designed for travelers who predominantly make their bookings via the Internet and who want comfort and convenience at the most friendly prices available, which is under development with the first property due to open in 2015.

PHOTO (L to R): Apirasa Krambunlue, Personal Assistant to CEO of Tulip Group and Vice President of Tulip Group; Kobi Elbaz; Uthen Malailek, Project Manger of Cornerstone Management; Pichet Choompa, Chief Engineer of Centara Grand Resort & Spa Pattaya; Dominique Ronge

For more information and reservations, please contact tel. +662 101 1234 ext. 1 or e-mail to reservations@chr.co.th or visit: http://www.centarahotelsresorts.com/cgpx/cgpx_default.asp

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