Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

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
Bangkok, Thailand
Hotel Type
Location Type


  • 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
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