Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental

DESTINATION

Bangkok, Thailand

HOTEL TYPE

Resort

LOCATION TYPE

Waterfront

WHY WE LOVE THIS HOTEL

·      Heritage: One of the most esteemed in Bangkok, this legendary hotel has a history going back over 140 years. It was here that Anna Leonowens stayed when she first arrived in Bangkok and later, the property was owned by her son, Louis.

·      Literary Tradition: Enjoy a traditional English or Thai afternoon tea set in the light and airy Authors' Lounge, decked with white rattan furniture and dedications to iconic literary figures (Joseph Conrad, John le Carre, Graham Greene, and Somerset Maugham, to name but a few), many of whom stayed and wrote at the heritage hotel.

·      Design: In 2019, the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok undertook a huge USD90 million restoration project, to revive the Grand Dame and move with the times, while keeping the hotel's iconic history in mind. Transformed by designer Jeffrey Wilkes, guest rooms and suites were enlarged, elegantly dressed in Thai silks, and brought up-to-date with the latest in technological conveniences for the modern traveler.

DETAILED DECRIPTION

For over 140 years, royalty, celebrities, dignitaries, and distinguished travelers from Graham Greene to Rudyard Kipling have stayed in the legendary Oriental on the Chao Phraya. The 331 guest rooms and suites, with views over the river and the city, are sumptuous. The many restaurants and bars, serving all types of Asian and Western cuisine, are in a class of their own: Le Normandie is one of the best French restaurants in all of Asia - with an opulent setting and a superb menu - and is frequented by members of the Thai Royal Family. The Oriental Spa and fitness center are fabulous, with world-class treatments, equipment and facilities. This richly historical hotel has been consistently ranked by top publications as one of the world's finest hotels. The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is a one-hour drive from Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK).

For over 140 years, royalty, celebrities, dignitaries, and distinguished travelers from Graham Greene to Rudyard Kipling have stayed in the legendary Oriental on the Chao Phraya. The 331 guest rooms and suites, with views over the river and the city, are sumptuous. The many restaurants and bars, serving all types of Asian and Western cuisine, are in a class of their own: Le Normandie is one of the best French restaurants in all of Asia - with an opulent setting and a superb menu - and is frequented by members of the Thai Royal Family. The Oriental Spa and fitness center are fabulous, with world-class treatments, equipment and facilities. This richly historical hotel has been consistently ranked by top publications as one of the world's finest hotels. The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is a one-hour drive from Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK).

Why We Love This Hotel

·      Heritage: One of the most esteemed in Bangkok, this legendary hotel has a history going back over 140 years. It was here that Anna Leonowens stayed when she first arrived in Bangkok and later, the property was owned by her son, Louis.

·      Literary Tradition: Enjoy a traditional English or Thai afternoon tea set in the light and airy Authors' Lounge, decked with white rattan furniture and dedications to iconic literary figures (Joseph Conrad, John le Carre, Graham Greene, and Somerset Maugham, to name but a few), many of whom stayed and wrote at the heritage hotel.

·      Design: In 2019, the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok undertook a huge USD90 million restoration project, to revive the Grand Dame and move with the times, while keeping the hotel's iconic history in mind. Transformed by designer Jeffrey Wilkes, guest rooms and suites were enlarged, elegantly dressed in Thai silks, and brought up-to-date with the latest in technological conveniences for the modern traveler.

Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental

Destination

Bangkok, Thailand

Hotel Type

Resort

Location Type

Waterfront

Amenities

24hr room service
bar/pub
business center
coffee shop
concierge
disabled facilities
family room
fitness center
garden
kids club
library
meeting/conference facilities
outdoor pool
poolside bar
racquetball/squash on site
restaurant
safety deposit boxes
salon
sauna
shuttle service
smoking area
spa
steam room
wi-fi in public areas
yoga classes/instruction on site
Why Remote Lands?

Exclusively Asia

With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.

With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.

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