- Name: Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok
- Rooms: 331
- Rating: 5-Star
- Brand: Mandarin Oriental
- Parent: Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
In the middle of the 19th century, when Thailand was still known as Siam, a rest house for foreign seafarers was established on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. It was to become one of the world’s greatest hotels: The Oriental. For more than 145 years, travellers have followed the River of Kings to stay at the legendary Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. A luxurious haven of calm on the banks of the river, this iconic hotel has always been a truly remarkable place that understands and knows Bangkok as well as it knows its guests. Over the years, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok has consistently garnered global recognition as one of the best luxury hotels in the world, famed not only for its excellent facilities but also for its legendary Oriental service.
The iconic hotels accommodations maintain classic, Thai-influenced elegance and unique resort style. Elegantly designed and sumptuously refined, each of the hotels 331 rooms, including 60 suites reflect the spirit of Bangkok, including the hotel’s Chao Phraya River location, whilst embracing the technology and convenience of the 21st century. Tailored to the cosmopolitan luxury traveller, most rooms and suites offer floor-to-ceiling windows boasting magnificent Chao Phraya River or city views. Each of the hotel’s 60 luxurious suites, that range in size from 83sqm to 367sqm, offer breathtaking views of the River of Kings. 28 of these suites can be interconnecting making them ideal for friends or families travelling together and are home to dedicated sitting and dining areas providing the perfect setting for entertaining. Butlers are on hand to assist with all arrangements.
In keeping with the traditional feel of Bangkok’s first luxury hotel that opened more than 145 years ago, the area around what was once known as ‘New Road’ is one of the most fascinating and diverse in Bangkok. A short walk away from the venerable façade of Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok is the Buddhist temple of Wat Suan Phlu, as well as the city’s burgeoning Creative District, where you’ll find the Haroon Mosque and the Assumption Cathedral (which is around 200 years old). Also here is Bang Rak quarter, at once the heartland of modern Bangkok and a kaleidoscopic pageant of street life in this most hospitable of Asian capitals. The hotel enjoys a peaceful yet central location in a picturesque riverside setting on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. Just a five-minute boat ride from the city’s convenient Saphan Thaksin Sky Train and luxurious shopping at IconSiam, the hotels’ location enjoys easy access to Suvarnabhumi International Airport by expressway.
- Location: Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok – 48 Oriental Ave, Khwaeng Bang Rak, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand