The Big Chilli is as chaotic and noisy as it ever was, but throwing itself headlong into the 21st century. Sky Train and metro developments have eased transport problems though it’s still fun to take a tuk-tuk. See the Imperial Palace, giant Buddhas and the canals before a long, cheap Thai massage to ease yourself into some heady nightlife.
Accommodation in Bangkok
One of the trendier hotels in Bangkok, the esoteric design mixes contemporary touches with classic Thai styles, with lots of silks and high-end antiques. The rooms are large and have teak interiors, and overlook the charming courtyards and lotus pools. The Celadon Restaurant is one of the best Thai places in the city.
The Shangri-La is in the heart of Bangkok and is an oasis of calm amidst the bustling metropolis of one of the globe’s most exciting and vibrant cities. With the high standards of quality you would expect, and blending traditional Thai touches with contemporary flair, this is located on the banks of the Chao Phraya […]
Watch the long tail boasts drift by along the Chao Phraya River as you relax in your sumptuous guestroom. A stylish hotel located in the center of this buzzing capital city, The Mandarin Oriental appeals with its spacious and well-appointed accommodation and varied facilities, including tennis courts and an outdoor swimming pool. A refuge in […]
Situated in the riverside district of Thonburi, the Peninsula is a Bangkok institution and for good reason. Huge rooms command excellent city and river views, and the silks and woods of the interiors complement the high-tech amenities. There are four restaurants and a wealth of shopping opportunities.
A fantastically central location and a foliage-strewn plush lobby mark this city hotel. The design has a touch of opulence, with huge columns and staircases. The hotel provides a calm escape from the clamour of the streets outside, and the spa cottages promise the ultimate escape. The spa itself covers an entire floor and there […]