Apart from being the largest and most populous city in Thailand, Bangkok is also teeming with several world-class attractions and luxury hotels, explaining why it is one of the best tourist destinations not only in Asia but also in the world. Each of the city’s hotels is unique in its own way and strives to offer the best services to all types of visitors all year round. The following are the top luxury hotels to choose from while you are in the city of Bangkok
The Okura Prestige Bangkok
Strategically located at the intersection of Wireless Road and Ploenchit Road in the central business district of Bangkok, the Okura Prestige Bangkok stands out as one of city’s biggest and most visited hotels. It is near a shopping mall and a number of Bangkok’s leading attractions such as the Central Embassy, Pinky Tailors, Embassy Suit Gallery and the SukhumvitSoi Nana Night Market.
Embracing Asian design that harmonizes Thai and Japanese cultures, the Okura Prestige Bangkok features an outdoor swimming pool on the 25th floor with a view of the city’s skyline, a sophisticated spa, a fitness center, bars, parking areas, free Internet access and a range of restaurants. The guest rooms are equipped with cutting-edge facilities such as air conditioning, cable televisions, bath tubs, hair dryers and safe deposit boxes.
Located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, the Mandarin Oriental is a beautiful five-star hotel that stands on its own in terms of history and prestige. Over 98 years old, the hotel’s riverside grandeur has played host to a list of high-profile clients such as Mick Jagger, James A. Michener, Tennessee Williams, David Beckham, Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor.
The hotel contains more than 350 guest rooms and more than 30 unique suites, with each enjoying its own distinct character. It also features the Oriental Spa, Bamboo Bar, Author’s Lounge, the Oriental Thai Cooking School and eight restaurants.
The modern InterContinental Bangkok is located along 973 Ploenchit Road, just a few meters from the Mermaids Dive Center Bangkok, Chidlom BTS Skytrain Station, Erawan Shrine and the Platinum Fashion Mall. It features a fitness center, a spa, a sauna, shops and an outdoor swimming pool. Its three restaurants: Summer Palace Chinese Restaurant, Espresso Restaurant and the Fireplace Grill Restaurant all offer Thai cuisine fused with a few international flavors and a wide collection of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. In addition, the hotel’s comfortable spaces combined with the staff’s exemplary hospitality ensure that you are as comfortable as possible.
Mercure Bangkok Siam
This hotel is well-known for its close proximity to MBK, Jim Thompson’s House and National Stadium. Outfitted with modern furnishings, ultramodern facilities, services and stunning 189, this four-star hotel aims to ensure each guest is pampered. Featuring brand-new rooms, the hotel is ideal for walking or traveling to locations with ease.
In addition to rooms, Mercure Siam has meeting rooms, a restaurant and two bars (Pool Bar and Mercure Sky Lobby Bar) that boast the best of Thai and international food. Although it is not considered a ‘classic’ hotel, the hotel stuns in its modern ideology, showcasing the best in western furnishings and interior design.
Banyan Tree Bangkok
Found in the central business and diplomatic district in downtown Bangkok, this modern and classy hotel welcomesguests with elegantly decorated guest rooms and unparalleled panoramic cityscapes. It is surrounded by wonderful attractions such as the Suanplu Thai Cooking Class, Oida Gallery and the Lumpini Park.
Banyan Tree features meeting rooms, a ballroom, a business center, a health club and an outdoor swimming pool. The guest rooms and suites are tastefully designed to showcase the essence of Thai heritage and equipped with outstanding amenities to offer you unforgettably intimate yet romantic experience.
Grand Millennium Sukhumvit
This hotel is located about 400 meters from Asok BTS Station and 30-minute drive from Suvarnabhumi Airport. Nearby attractions include the Thailand Creative & Design Center, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Nana Plaza and the Embassy of the Czech Republic.
The hotel’s guest rooms and suites are equipped with LED televisions, private bathrooms with hot tubs, electronic safes and DVD players. There is also a fitness center, a restaurant, a golf course and an outdoor swimming pool.