For more than 130 years distinguished travellers have followed the legendary Chao Phraya River, through the heart of Bangkok, to the doors of one of the world’s most luxurious hotels, Mandarin Oriental Bangkok. A paragon of contemporary luxury and rich in history, the hotel is filled with stories of the celebrated guests who have considered it their home during their world travels.
Bangkok is the cultural and commercial centre of Thailand, a city steeped in tradition and yet thoroughly modern.
A vibrant metropolis with soaring skyscrapers, colourful temples, and mesmerising royal palaces, Bangkok is a city of contradictions. It is home to the world’s newest and largest airport and yet a place where flowers are still sold from wooden long-tail boats floating on the Chao Phraya River.
Long considered one of the world’s premiere destinations, Bangkok offers visitors so much to see and do – tantalising feasts, breathtaking sites, romantic river cruises, intoxicating spa treatments – it can be difficult to choose. The best plan is to stay awhile and enjoy it all. And the perfect place to begin your Asian adventure just happens to be at the centre of everything – the legendary Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok Oriental, Bangkok.
Beautiful setting on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, the River of Kings.
Good health and beauty through meditation, massage and use of natural herbal remedies is a time-honoured quest in Thailand. Voted the “Best in the World” by Travel & Leisure magazine, The Oriental Spa is the first hotel spa in Bangkok, pioneering holistic therapy and wellness philosophy.
With the location across the river, guests journey over water to an oasis of therapeutic tranquillity. Within the restored century-old teakwood house Mandarin Oriental Bangkok Oriental, Bangkok has luxurious treatment rooms each with private steam facilities and a dedicated Ayruvedic Penthouse.
Here the highly trained therapists will soothe away the stress of modern life, dissolve impurities and heal your body, mind and spirit. The benefits will become obvious from the moment they begin.
- 10 Private treatment rooms with shower and steam
- Five speciality suites with steam and jacuzzi, including four for couples
- Heated scrub tables
- Vitality pools (whirlpools)
- Herbal steam bath
- Private manicure and pedicure area
- Ayruvedic Penthouse with four speciality suites
- Spa Boutique to extend your experience at home
With the world-famous spa, beautiful pools, state-of-the-art gymnasium and relaxing lounges, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok Oriental, Bangkok is the perfect places to ease your mind, rev up your body, or even work on that great novel you always planned to write. In the hotel and around town, finding ways to relax, get fit, entertain friends or learn something new is no problem at all.
Whether your idea of leisure is sunning yourself in a private cabana while poolside or trying your hand at tai chi, there are plenty of relaxation and fitness options inside the hotel – not to mention the renowned Thai Cooking School and the insightful Thai Culture Programme.
Things to Do and See
With temples, palaces, and museums to explore, Bangkok is ideal for sightseers. But it is also a gourmet’s delight and a shopper’s paradise. No matter why you’re visiting, there are attractions aplenty.
Bangkok is an amazing place for kids to explore — especially kids who love animals, amusement parks, boating, swimming, and climbing.
Yoga & Fitness
Guests and club members can enjoy a host of complimentary fitness classes, including yoga, pilates and tai chi. And Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok Oriental, Bangkok fitness centre offers all the equipment and training advice you need to keep fit while you’re on the road.
Tennis anyone? Mandarin Oriental Bangkok Oriental, Bangkok has its own tennis courts, squash courts, jogging track, and swimming pools for sports enthusiasts and the concierge will be happy to arrange tickets for you to attend such popular local events as Thai boxing or even some Thai boxing classes.
Thailand seems to have been made with golfers in mind. There are three world-class courses within easy distance of the hotel.
For nearly two decades, The Oriental Thai Cooking School has passed along the secrets of preparing fantastic Thai feasts to students from all over the world. Join one of the classes and you’ll have more than a tan to take home — you’ll have gained impressive culinary skills and insight into Thai culture.
Whether your interests run toward art and music or lean more toward religion and history, the cultural programmes provide enjoyable, informative introductions to understanding the Kingdom of Thailand.
You’re spoilt for choice as far as eating is concerned during your stay at Mandarin Oriental Bangkok Oriental, Bangkok. There are ten venues to choose from, offering a wide range of international cuisine.
Considered by many to be the finest French dining experience in Asia.
This quintessential seafood restaurant offers a very popular international lunch time buffet and an à la carte dinner.
Sala Rim Naam
Sala Rim Naam serves a buffet lunch and set Thai dinner with traditional dance show, while the Terrace Rim Naam offers a la carte Thai dining by the River.
The China House
An avant-garde eatery inspired by the vibrant 1930’s Shanghai Art Deco period featuring modern interpretation of classical Cantonese cuisine.
The dinner buffet served here has an amazing selection of grilled seafood and meat plus the best Europe, the Middle East and Asia has to offer.
This casually elegant restaurant offers international all-day à la carte dining with a huge selection of freshly baked cakes. It’s also the place for breakfast.
Dine under the stars at this riverside venue, which serves the city’s finest pizza from the wood -fired oven and the very best Italian ice creams.
On the ground floor of the Authors’ Wing, this lounge has old colonial charm, with its white rattan furniture and English afternoon tea.
The Bamboo Bar
Bamboo Bar serves an extensive menu of cocktails and drinks in a relaxing, jungle-like ambience.
Located in the Siam Paragon Shopping Mall it is the perfect place to relax in the midst of your shopping day.
With a rich history, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok Oriental, Bangkok offers both a prestige setting and an unrivalled depth of experience. Event planners rely on this location to stage the most sophisticated events that can be traditionally elegant, ultra modern or in the peaceful surroundings of the river bank oasis.
Delegates will find it easy to concentrate and work with the combination of city efficiency and relaxed resort surroundings.
There are prestige spaces, which can be seamlessly transformed into the most contemporary set, and an exclusive oasis on the facing river bank.
Their expert team creates more than fine cuisine, staging dynamic events. It is also possible to add a new dimension to your programme, catering at interesting outside venues from theatres to palaces.
Years of accumulative knowledge enable Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok Oriental, Bangkok to respond with imagination and expertise to create the most modern productions. More on Conference Services.
They have a Thai cooking school, two swimming pools and one of the finest spas in the world.