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Sukhumvit Hotels, Asoke, Rachadapisek Along the Sukhumvit artery at Soi 13 the soaring Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit 21 December with a bridge linking it to the BTS Nana Station promises a unique lifestyle experience for business travellers and leisure trippers, exploiting the Klongtoey neighbourhood's historic roots in trade and entertainment.
Designed in Thai style reflecting golden ages from Sukhothai and Ayutthaya to the Rattanakosin period, the hotel features a rooftop event venue and bar in a two-storey ensemble with select whiskies and a speakeasy flavour. Rooms starting at 35sq m are in woody Thai style with greys and pastels predominating.
Expect inch flat-screen TVs and complimentary WiFi. The 27th-floor Regency Club Lounge serves up breezy views with indoor and outdoor seating and boardroom space for 12 persons.
Vijay Verghese Sukhumvit Road is home to a clutch of fine properties. The Sheraton Grande Sukhumvita Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok, is quite a mouthful but it does serve up some jaw-dropping service and attention to detail with the added convenience of covered step-in access to the BTS Asoke station.
This is an underground Metro station interchange stop too. This is a plush address that has set the bar high since inception. A two-and-a-half-year refurbishment programme saw a new line-up of rooms complete by November Gone are the bright blond woods and ship-cabin feel of the old rooms.
A new Luxury room is decked out in goldy hues with dark-wood trim and cabinets. Thoughtful touches include an elevated mini-bar that eliminates the need to crouch low on the carpet at 2am fumbling around for a can of Singha Bt A plump starched white bed sits against the pale gold head wall facing a inch flat-screen TV with DVD player.
Lamps at either side of the bed have easy-to-reach individual switches and room control switches are tactile and finger-friendly. Best of all are the two USB ports at either side of the bed for fast charging of multiple gadgets. Expect a digital clock, a white marble-top desk with data-port and two three-pin universal electric sockets, large mirrors that create a roomy feel, a small walk-in closet with the old vertical monster safe - big enough for your mother-in-law - iron and ironing board and more.
The bathroom features Thann amenities with the old turquoise tiles in place with a soaking tub, one wash basin, a hairdryer, and a power-shower cubicle.
Grand Suites offer 70sq m of stretch space with the same design touches and darkwood furniture and easy chairs with ottomans for tired feet.
The only evidence of the old blond wood is in the lobby and public areas where it is matched with beige marble and hints of polished brass to create an airy and bright welcome for guests. Like fine wine, the public spaces have aged well and a series of restaurant revamps have set the place abuzz.
Check out the late entrant, 'Dine in the Dark' for a touchie-feelie experience in total darkness served by blind staff as part of an interesting CSR initiative. Expect a four course Bt1, menu Asian, vegetarian, Western, or just a 'surprise'.
This is right behind street-level Barsu with its retro music and wine. Pop into the chic, Basil restaurant for Thai, now with just four-region nine-course set meals for lunch and dinner for a minimum of two. Sample Italian at Rossini's, or pop up to The Sala, poolside for light menus and alfresco breezes.
Try the two-hour herbal compress 'Luk Pra Kob'.
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All in, this is a fine address for small corporate meetings in Bangkok and business travellers on the go, as well as for luxe leisure trippers - with the Terminal 21 shopping mall beckoning from across the road. You'll be queueing up to purchase it after just one "heavenly" night in Bangkok enveloped in quality down and feathers.
Not a bad investment if a good night's sleep is top of your priority list. The Westin has done a complete makeover of the property with some stylish touches and expansive mood lighting that blends from hot oranges to cool purples in the blink of an eyelash.
Disconcertingly, the lobby is on the seventh floor, but that little niggle aside, it is a crisp executive choice. Rooms offer high-speed Internet access Bt a daya smart work station with two-line speaker telephone, voicemail, three-pin square plug sockets, and a inch flat-screen TV.
Executive Club Floor guests at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit enjoy complimentary breakfast, cocktails and tea. The inroom safe won't hold a laptop but a steam iron and ironing board are handy extras after the airport scrum. Wind-down options include the Vareena Spa where facials, exfoliations, scrubs and wraps await.
Of an evening, the Zest Bar is a relaxing watering hole with views of the SkyTrain whooshing past. There are a few outdoor seats too, weather permitting. The remodelled Seasonal Tastes, the main restaurant, is light years from the previous iteration with bright whites, light woods and large double-height glass panes maximising light.
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