|Summary of reviews :|
|For almost 130 years royalty, dignitaries and distinguished
travelers have all followed the legendary Chao Phrya River through the
heart of Bangkok to the doors of one of the worlds most luxurious hotels
- The Oriental, Bangkok.
The rooms and suites are sumptuous. The restaurants and bars are in a class of their own. The spa is one of the most beautiful in the world. All are rich in history, filled with the stories of the celebrated guests who have made this hotel an essential stop on their world travels for over a century.
|Whether you choose on of our newly renovated rooms or
suites, you're staying in a little piece of history. And to set just
eight tone, when it's time for bed a quotation from a famous author
about the wonders of sleep, waiting for you on your pillow.
Superior Room (40 Sq.m. / 428 Sq.f)
Twin or king-sized beds - Relax and take in the partial river view in the elegant surroundings of teak wood and traditional Thai silks. Thailand's signature fabric is everywhere adding to the sense of luxury. Fresh fruit and flowers refreshed daily. A personal butler is at your service.
Deluxe Room (40 q.m. / 428 Sq.f)
Located on higher floors, our Deluxe Rooms offer full river views and sumptuous comfort. The elegant décor features traditional Thai elements such as genuine teak furniture, beautiful silks, and a daily delivery of fresh exotic fruits and flowers. Guests will also enjoy enhanced bathroom amenities, with a personal butler at your service.
Premier Room (35 Sq.m. / 377 Sq.f)
Elements of the hotel's long and illustrious heritage are still to be seen in these colonial-style rooms, which feature vintage chandeliers, evocative artwork and parquet flooring, all complemented by ottomans and comfortable sofas, in a mix that is satisfyingly eclectic. The floor plan changes from room to room; some are split-level, with a bedroom above and seating area below. All Premier Rooms enjoy full river views, and some feature a private conservatory.
|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 our renowned Thai
Cooking School and our insightful Thai Culture Program.
Situated across the river from our hotel in a traditional Thai-style house of beautifully carved, golden teak wood, the Oriental Spa is an oasis of tranquility.
The first of its kind in Asia, the Oriental Spa has been continually recognized as one of the best spas in the world, winning awards and rave reviews since its opening. And, after our recent USD 1.2 million refurbishment, it is better than ever.
FFourteen perfectly appointed suites, ancient Ayurvedic remedies, soothing aromas, and effective treatment performed by our professional therapists all come together to bring you a transcendent Spa experience. You can even experience everything in one magical stay with our 7-day, 6-night Oriental Wellness Program.
Things to Do and See
With temples, palaces, and museums to explore, Bangkok is ideal for sightseers. But it is also a gourmets delight and a shoppers paradise. No matter why you are 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
Our guests and club members can enjoy a host of complimentary fitness classes, including yoga, Pilates and tai Chi. And our fitness centre offers all the equipment and training advice you need to keep fit while you are on the road.
Thailand seems to have been made with golfers in mind. There are three world-class courses within easy distance of the hotel.
The Oriental, Bangkok has its own tennis courts, squash courts, jogging track, and swimming pools for sports enthusiasts and our concierge will be happy to arrange tickets for you to attend such popular local events as Thai boxing or even some Thai boxing classes.
|Swimming Pool||Cooking Class||The Oriental Spa|
|Double oil massage||Water & Rhassoul Bath||Garden|
| Le Normandie
One of Asia's most renowned French restaurants, where some of France most highly trained master chefs practice the cream of culinary arts on a regular basis.
Connoisseurs from all over South-East Asia flock to Le Normandie for its splendid cuisine, impeccable service, elegant ambience and the wines from its exceptional cellar. Situated in the Garden Wing of Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, its full a la carte French menu specializes in exemplary seafood and meat dishes. There is also an exquisite set menu both at lunch and dinner time.
The great and the good of Thai society are often to be seen dining here - from celebrities and politicians to the Thai Royal Family. Gentlemen are asked to wear a dinner jacket in the evening.
The superlative menu at this seafood restaurant attracts diners from far and wide.
Named after the seafaring hero created by the novelist Joseph Conrad, Lord Jims reputation for magnificent seafood is almost as well-travelled as its namesake. It is renowned world wide, particularly for its sushi and sashimi dishes that are often to be seen in our buffet lunches and a la carte dinner menu.
After a complete and total transformation, the newly renovated restaurants concept focuses not only on the freshness and vastness of the sea which is reflected in the variety of exciting seafood dishes, but also on aquatic themes which are prevalent in the sophisticated and stylish decor.
Open daily for buffet lunch and a la carte dinner.
|Sala Rim Naam
Sala Rim Naam, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok's signature Thai restaurant has recently been transformed into a mini royal palace serving fine Thai cuisine and an extensive list of the finest Thai Wines. A lavish Thai buffet lunch is served daily and guests can enjoy a gourmet set dinner menu accompanied by the regions most spectacular cultural performance and dance show nightly. A welcome addition is the Sala Rim Naam Lounge, an open-air pavilion adjacent to the restaurant overlooking the splendid Chao Phraya River.
A choice of two dining experiences with its own program of entertainment.
Inspired by the vibrant 1930s Shang Hai Art Deco period, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok's China House restaurant has been re-designed and revived into an avant-garde eatery that serves classic yet contemporary cuisine in a refined atmosphere.
|The Riverside Terrace
You couldn't wish for a more tranquil spot from where to watch traditional Thai riverside life drift by. The Barbecue Terrace has always been legendary and its most recent enhancements now make it a quintessential experience for guests who love a good Barbecue overlooking the majestic River of Kings.
A most perfect location for dinner accompanied by the sights and sounds of the Chao Phraya River, the Barbecue Terrace has undergone an extensive renovation both in design and menu concept and assures an unparalleled dining experience accompanied by the lovely sounds of a live band every night.
IIn addition to the classic favorites, other highlights include Lebanese maze and Kebabs, Indian Tandoori Ovens, Japanese Teppanyaki, Sushi Counter, fresh bread station by order, and Open Fire Rotisserie, Tandoori, daily lamb and turkey shawarma, Tepan triple pork chops on the bone, steamed tiger shrimp, char grilled BBQ lamb and blue river lobsters. The dessert station has also been enhanced for those with a sweet tooth to include a variety of fresh desserts including a flambé table with crepes suzette, cherries jubilee, peach and banana flambé.
The perfect choice for all-day dining, from breakfast through to late evening snacks
Following a complete renovation in the summer of 2005, The Verandah offers new levels of all-day dining featuring a wide variety of Asian and Western dishes, all served in elegant contemporary Thai surroundings either indoors or outdoors on the banks of the Chao Phraya River.
Hotel guests may also enjoy newly landscaped gardens and pool areas, featuring private Cabanas for private and exclusive relaxation.
This restaurant is nestled beside the lush tropical gardens of the Authors Lounge. Take your seat outside on its marble terrace and you can dine on the finest Italian fare, including the tastiest pizzas made in our own wood-fired oven and a variety of home-made pasta. To accompany it, choose from the freshest salads, with the sweetest ice creams to follow.
But whatever your selection, you can enjoy it against the breathtaking backdrop of the starlit river.
Siam Paragons most stylish contemporary cafe epitomizes both the elegance and the culinary excellence of the legendary Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. Set amid cream marble water gardens, L Espace de L Orientals all-day menu caters to every whim, offering everything from crisp salads or sandwiches, to homemade pastas, soups, noodles and tacos. Sip on refreshing cocktails or savor some of the splendid desserts, including delectable pastries, puddings and our unforgettable New York vanilla cheesecake.
Lounge & Bar
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
Known as the best live jazz spot in town, this bar serves an extensive menu of cocktails and drinks in a relaxing, jungle-like ambience.
|SStep aboard our 'Maeyanang' rice barge for an unforgettable evening filled with dazzling images of river life, starlit temples and monuments. It all begins when cocktails are served, followed by a traditional 4 course set Thai Dinner. The boat is constructed of golden teakwood, with traditional Northern Thai style wooden dining tables and chairs, and is the perfect romantic setting from which to experience the beauty of the River of Kings.|
This exquisite room is a mixture of extravagance and elegance, with its high ceiling, chandelier and river life motifs festooning the walls. It has played host to royalty and heads of state, including charity events presided over by Her Majesty the Queen of Thailand. It can also be reconfigured into three smaller rooms for a more intimate function.
The Embassy Room
Designed and appointed in the same opulent style as the Ballroom, this is the smaller sized option - but with the same luxurious ambience.
The Board Room
An impressive board room in the traditional style, easily adaptable for a social function of between six and 24 guests.
The Regency Room
Originally the lobby where one could watch the world go by, the Regency Rooms were also recently restored to their former elegance. Hand-woven Thai silk panels in a turn-of-the-century French pattern now adorn the walls, while the French windows look out on to the cool and inviting Authors Terrace.
The focal point of the Regency Rooms is the ornate, full length mirrors at either end, reflecting the warm glow of the two hand-cut crystal chandeliers. The rooms elegance and intimacy is further enhanced by the comfortable sofas and chairs, decorated with gold fabric. They are set out to resemble a living room, or can be re-arranged for private cocktails and dinners.
|Meeting room||The Regency Room||Business Center|
|Reading Room||Wedding ceremony||Oriental Shop|
|Butler Service||Limousine Service||Lobby|