Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok’s riverside hotel, was established in 1876 and is a city landmark. It has the highest staff ratio of any Bangkok hotel: 2.5 staff members per room. From 1981 to the present day, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok has been ranked amongst the finest hotels in the world and has received numerous prestigious awards. The hotel facilities include: 359 superbly appointed rooms and 34 luxury suites; conference and banqueting facilities; The award-winning Oriental Spa and the Ayurvedic Penthouse offering the most exclusive selection of healing and natural rituals; a state-of-the-art Health Centre; the famous Thai Cooking School, Day Care centre, an Oriental Boutique selling hotel amenities and luxurious gifts, and courtesy Sky-train shuttle boat service from Saphan Taksin SkyTrain station. Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok offers 8 distinctive restaurants which serve a choice of cuisine such as a international BBQ buffet at the Riverside Terrace and delicious seafood at Lord Jim’s.