Situated near museums and the palace, the 5-star Mandarin Oriental Bangkok Hotel is a good place for a stay offering a spa center and an outdoor swimming pool.
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok is in the Bang Rak business district of central Bangkok, on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. By car or taxi, the hotel is 30 minutes west of the Thai capital’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport. Saphan Taksin SkyTrain station is a 15-minute walk south, and there’s a free boat shuttle from Oriental Pier.
There are 339 rooms, 15 types in total, all which include iPod docking stations, pillow menus and minibars. The basic roooms offer magnificent river and city views with floor-to-ceiling windows, separate baths and a twin vanity room. Suites are ideal for those looking at additional amenities such as spacious sitting rooms and walk-in closets. For the ultimate luxury, the Royal Oriental Suite features two bedrooms , a pantry, a guest powder room and two balconies boasting paranomic river views.
- 2 swimming pools
- Fitness centre
- 2 tennis courts, 1 squash court, 1 outdoor jogging track
- Dining: 7 restaurants, 2 cafes, 1 bar
- Royal ballroom
- Embassy room
The hotel provides a free shuttle boat to Taksin BTS Skytrain Station, River City Shopping Complex and Sala Rim Naam Restaurant for guests’ convenience. Other nearby attractions include Chinatown, Sri Mariamman Temple, Snake Farm, State Tower and Wat Arun temple. Within the hotel, there are also cooking classes and lectures for guests who are interested in Thailand’s unique and fascinating culture.