This sophisticated retreat, located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in one of the world’s most exciting cities, has a reputation for first class hospitality, outstanding facilities and style. Despite its central location and easy access to all Bangkok’s main attractions, the hotel is in a quiet and peaceful setting.
Combining opulent Thai style with contemporary touches, each of the 358 rooms and suites is unique. Most have river views and all feature huge bathrooms and come with butlers who will attend to your every need. If you want to see the city by car, the hotel has a fleet of luxury BMW limousines at the ready.
Home to nine outstanding restaurants and bars, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok offers a feast of gastronomic delights. Highlights include Lord Jim’s, which specialises in seafood and overlooks the river, and fine dining restaurant, Le Normandie. The delicious afternoon tea, served in the historical Author’s Lounge is a must.
The hotel offers a welcome retreat after exploring the sights of Bangkok. A treatment in the serene surroundings of their award-winning Oriental Spa is the perfect way to relax, you can also take a yoga and or Tai Chi class. As well as two outdoor pools and a gym, you can play tennis and squash, or go for a run around the jogging track. For a unique experience, take a cooking class at the Oriental Thai Cooking School or listen to an art or contemporary culture lecture.
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok caters exceptionally well to families and children are treated like mini-VIPs. There is a kids’ club (ages 3-14), kids’ pool, activities programme, babysitting and plenty of amenities for children.
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Information
- Location & Getting There
Perched on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in downtown Bangkok, the Mandarin Oriental is just a 25-minute drive from Suvarnabhumi Airport. It is about 3.5 km from Chinatown and the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun).
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. We particularly love the Author Suites, named after famous writers who have visited this iconic hotel and stayed in these rooms in the past.
- 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 spa and fitness facilities are located in separate buildings right across the river from the main hotel. Little motorised boats ferry guests to and from each side every ten minutes or so, and the journey is a pleasant 5-minute ride.
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.
A kid's pool, kids' club and babysitting services are available for guests with children.