Posted on Nov 17, 2008 | Comments 0
When you travel you want the best in accommodations. Bangkok has a number of 5 star hotels that will pamper you with luxury and service.
A vacation should be an experience to remember and staying in one of the following hotels will ensure that happens for you.
The Oriental Bangkok
The Oriental Bangkok is considered to be one of the grandest hotels in the world.
It boasts a one hundred twenty year history and the hotel itself is considered to be a tourist attraction. Luxurious accommodations include canopied beds, teak furnishings and for guests’ entertainment, play a game of squash or tennis on the hotel’s courts.
Also on hand is a fitness center, swimming pool, the indulgent Oriental Spa, a driving range for golfers and a jogging track for those that need their daily run. It is located along the Chao Phraya River banks and is ideal accommodation for those that demand the best.
The Bangkok Marriott Resort & Spa
Another five star luxury hotel located on the Chao Phraya River banks about 38 miles from the Bangkok International Airport.
It is the perfect base for those that want to visit such attractions as the Jim Thompson Museum, Temple of the Dawn, Rare Stone Museum, Grand Palace and the Bangkok Dolls Museum.
Lumpini Park is within easy distance as is the Royal Garden Shopping Plaza. Amenities at the hotel include a swimming pool, tennis court, and health spa with massage, indoor and outdoor tennis courts and a bubbly hot tub to soak away your cares.
The Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok
The Chao Phraya River is a popular spot for some of the finest hotels in Bangkok and the Shangri-La Hotel is another. Close to the Ptpong Night Market, Chinatown and with a Skytrain station adjacent to the hotel, sightseeing and shopping are all accessible to guests.
The hotel boasts luxuriously furnished rooms and a host of amenities that include Jacuzzis, steam bath, sauna, two sparkling swimming pools, a full health club including massage, squash and tennis courts and even a beauty salon.
Room service is available 24-hours a day and the dining options include the Horizon Cruise II a riverfront international buffet, Edogin serving Japanese cuisine, Italian cuisine at Angelini and Shang Palace serving up Chinese fare as well as a lobby lounge, riverside lounge and Krungtheop Wing and Shangri-La Wing the pool bars. A stay at the Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok is a pampering experience you won’t want to pass up.
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