Four Thailand hotels make a ‘suite’ entrance in world’s 50 best awards

Picture of the Four Seasibs Hotel Bankok, Chao Phraya River courtesy of @MandalaySamui.

Four celebrated Thai hotels proved life is “suite” at the inaugural World’s 50 Best Hotels grand awards ceremony held at London’s Guildhall. The prestigious event, held yesterday, September 19, marked the first-ever global gathering of the hotel industry, celebrating the crème de la crème of hospitality experiences worldwide.

Drawing from a diverse array of hotels spanning 35 destinations across six continents, the list unveiled the 50 most outstanding establishments renowned for their unparalleled hospitality. Notably, four prominent Thai hotels secured their spots on this illustrious roster.

Leading the Thai contingent was the Four Seasons Bangkok Chao Phraya River, securing an impressive third place.

Situated on the banks of the majestic Chao Phraya River, this newcomer astounds with its modern architectural marvel, boasting cascading design, sleek marble finishes, extensive glass elements, and lofty ceilings.

Its 299 contemporary rooms and suites exemplify Asian-inspired elegance, making it a formidable presence in the Bangkok hotel scene.

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The Four Seasons Bangkok Chao Phraya River secured an impressive third place in the World’s 50 Best Hotels in the world.

For more than a century and a half, the legendary Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, which is ranked 10 in the exalted list, has reigned as the pinnacle of luxury hospitality in the bustling Thai capital.

From its humble beginnings as a 12-room establishment, this world-renowned hotel has grown to encompass 393 rooms while preserving its unwavering commitment to impeccable service and a tailored guest experience. Over the years, it has welcomed Hollywood luminaries, including Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor, and Stanley Tucci.

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The Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, was 10th in the top 50 list.

The Capella Bangkok, ranked 11th, entered the scene in 2020, situating itself in Bangkok’s rejuvenated Charoenkrung district.

This urban sanctuary offers a contemporary riverside experience, allowing guests to relish modern comforts while the storied Chao Phraya River weaves through the heart of historic Bangkok.

Notably, Capella Bangkok clinched the Nikka Best New Hotel Award 2023, a testament to its excellence as the highest-ranked property introduced during the two-year judging period.

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The Capella, Bangkok was rated 11th in the top 50 best hotels in the world.

Designed by the renowned hotel visionary Bill Bensley, The Siam, which was listed at No. 42, stands as a lush Art Deco-inspired riverside palace, providing a serene respite from the bustling Bangkok metropolis.

Boasting just 38 meticulously designed monochrome rooms, The Siam offers an intimate and cultured escape, an oasis where tranquillity meets luxury along the riverbanks.

These three exceptional Thai hotels have earned their places among the world’s finest, showcasing the country’s commitment to delivering exceptional hospitality and unforgettable experiences to travellers from across the globe.

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The Siam Hotel, Bangkok, came in at No. 42 in the top 50 best hotels in the world.

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Bob Scott is an experienced writer and editor with a passion for travel. Born and raised in Newcastle, England, he spent more than 10 years in Asia. He worked as a sports writer in the north of England and London before relocating to Asia. Now he resides in Bangkok, Thailand, where he is the Editor-in-Chief for The Thaiger English News. With a vast amount of experience from living and writing abroad, Bob Scott is an expert on all things related to Asian culture and lifestyle.

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