Browsing: Bangkok Hotels

Officially inaugurated by Her Majesty, Queen Mother Sirikit of Thailand, the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers has earned the title of one of Bangkok’s best luxury resort-style hotels on the Chao Phraya riverside. The property is the ultimate urban resort for conducting business or for a vacation in bustling…

Bangkok is an incredibly vibrant city with so much to see and do, and with different areas of the city having their own unique vibe. Sukhumvit, Sathorn, Thonglor & along the Chao Phraya River are all fun places to stay and explore. But, if your idea of an ideal vacation…

The international hotel brand Sheraton got its start in the in the 1930’s when Ernest Henderson and Robert Moore acquired several hotels in the state of Massachusetts in the USA. In the 1940’s the men expanded the hotel chain greatly and even listed the company on the New York Stock…

When you think of hotel families, it’s not just the Hilton’s. In 1927 J. Willard Marriott opened a nine-stool root beer stand in Washington DC that grew into the Hot Shoppes Restaurant chain, which evolved into today’s Marriott Corporation, the world’s largest hospitality hotel chain and food services company. Raised…

Serviced apartments have become a popular choice globally for leisure and business travellers. Unlike hotel rooms, you enjoy a bigger living space, a kitchen, a fully furnished living area, and a bedroom. They are an excellent choice for families, when you need to host some guests, or when you need…

When entering the grand lobby of Bangkok’s Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, you know right away that you are in for a regal stay. Situated along the tree-lined Wireless Road, in the centre of Bangkok’s business and embassy district, this iconic hotel stands on the site of Kandhavas, the…

In Chiang Mai, in the late 1800’s, the importance and wealth of a property owner was often measured by the size of their Lanna-style Thai home, and in particular, how many pillars the house had. The more pillars, the more important you were. Built in the late 1800’s as part…

It’s been close to five years since we last featured the Westin Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok. Since that time, I’ve had the pleasure of staying at the hotel multiple times, and my appreciation for the property has only grown. It’s not glitz; it’s warm and comfortable and delightful for an extended…

The Chao Phraya River has been the life-blood of Thailand since ancient times. It gained the moniker “The River of Kings” because it enabled past monarchs to gain access to distant areas of the kingdom. The river is now much more than an artery of travel and trade – it…

Wireless Road is Bangkok’s answer to 5th Avenue. Four rows of one-hundred-year-old trees line the wide boulevard, and a third of the road is fronted by Lumpini Park, Bangkok’s answer to Central Park. It is home to some of the most expensive Real Estate in the city as well as…