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Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

Hotel address: 48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Telephone: + 66 2 659 9000
Hotel Type: City
Open / Renovated: 2003
Rooms: 393

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Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok is located in downtown Bangkok on the banks of the scienic Chao Phraya River. The hotel is one of two flagship properties of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and is known for its service, accommodation and dining options which consistently place it among the world's best hotels. It is situated within easy reach of all of Bangkok’s main attractions. The hotel is only a short walk from the city’s famous skytrain and a short boat ride from the famous Grand Palace, the historic residence of the King of Thailand. Mandarin Oriental Bangkok provides a free shuttle boat to Taksin BTS Skytrain Station, River City Shopping Complex, and Sala Rim Naam Restaurant. It is about 3.5 km from Chinatown and the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun).


Combining elegant Thai style with attractive modern touches, each of the 358 rooms (from 35sqm) and 35 suites (from 55sqm) has its own distinct character. The rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and most of them offer river views. They have large bathrooms with separate bathtubs and walk-in showers. The two-story Authors' Wing, the only remaining structure of the original 19th century hotel, houses suites named after Joseph Conrad, Somerset Maugham, Noël Coward and James Michener. The River Wing contains deluxe two- bedroom suites named after former guests or individuals associated with the hotel, including Barbara Cartland, Gore Vidal, Graham Greene, Wilbur Smith, John le Carré, Jim Thompson, Norman Mailer and, Thai author Kukrit Pramoj.


Home to nine outstanding restaurants and bars, Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is the city’s premier gourmet destination. Le Normandie is one of the best known fine French dining restaurants in Asia. It is situated in the Garden Wing of the hotel and frequently entertains the highest echelons of Thai high society from celebrities and politicians to members of the Royal Family. Traditional Thai cuisine and dancing is offered at Sala Rim Naam. It is located on a richly decorated pavilion across the river from the hotel. Sala Rim Naam is the setting for a unique cultural experience — with a classical Thai dance show performed every night. The China House is the Cantonese fine dining restaurant offering contemporary Chinese cuisine in an art deco setting. The Riverside Terrace set on the banks of the Chao Phraya River offering guests alfresco dining with a beautiful view. Ciao serves a selection of classic Italian dishes in a relaxed, informal atmosphere designed for celebrating food and life. The Bamboo Bar enjoys the reputation of being one of the best live jazz spots in the city. Signature pastries are offered at the Mandarin Oriental Shop.


The Oriental Spa boasts over 40 unique treatments, blending contemporary and ancient techniques, which are offered in 15 treatment rooms and suites. There are two outdoor swimming pools, a state-of-the art fitness centre providing classes and private training, two outdoor tennis courts, one squash court and an outdoor jogging track.

Getting There

40 minutes from Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK)

Weather / When To Go

November to April

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