Location – Plaza Athenee is located in Wireless Road, Bangkok’s embassy district and one of the city’s fa-mous shopping districts. Some of the popular attractions near the hotel include: the newly built Central Embassy, a high-end shopping mall complete with world famous boutiques and restau-rants and the Siam Paragon Mall where Siam Ocean World, Southeast Asia’s biggest aquarium park is located. While the district is usually crowded because of the many hotels and embassies that surround it, parks full of lush greens are pretty much everywhere. As a matter of fact, Lumpini Park, the city’s largest public garden is located in Wireless Road and is very near the hotel.
Rooms – Plaza Athenee Bangkok boast of having the perfect mix of modern and elegance. From the basic deluxe rooms, the much bigger prestige rooms, and ultimately spacious suites, guests can have the privacy and comfort they desire. There are about 374 rooms and suites inside the hotel. Each rooms are design with a modern and minimalist appeal but it also injects the historic that culture elements on the interiors and even furnitures inside the room.
The biggest and the most distinguished room inside Plaza Athenee is the Rattanakosin Suite. Complete with local artifacts, artworks, and traditional elements, guests can have the chance to experience the original, traditional Bangkok.
Dining – Wireless Road is full of dining places with different themes offering different cuisines. However, Plaza Athenee still proudly carries a lot of dining options suitable for all the foodie guests. The In-ternational Buffet located at the third level offers various dishes from breakfast up to dinner. Aside from that, the hotel also carries modern French bistro The Reflexions, Chinese restaurant Silk Road, and Japanese restaurant Utage which is famous for its traditional serving of Sushi. Smooth Curry, an authentic Thai restaurant with calming vibe is also located inside the hotel. For those craving for specialty drinks, cocktails, and even old refreshing wines, there is always the Re-flexions Mezzanine at the third level of the hotel.
Facilities – Plaza Athenee has always put into consideration guests who want to experience both modern and traditional Thailand. Aside from the rooms, this is very much evident in the facilities available to guests. The lagoon style swimming pool for instance located at the fourth level of the hotel let’s you bask into the relaxing traditional Thai vibe while enjoying the impeccable view of some of the district’s skyscrapers. This beautiful contrast is not something everyone see everyday. Other facilities in the hotel include a business center, lounge, gym, and spa.
Meetings & Events – Plaza Athenee Bangkok offers spacious meeting venues and event rooms. Aside from its various meeting packages (full day or half day meetings), the hotel can also accommodate events such as birthdays and weddings. A snack or even complete course meal is can be availed and is included in the packages.
It was my first time in Bangkok and I’m glad i stayed at the Plaza Athenee; personnel was very helpful and polite, helpful and ready to give information on how to go around the city. The room was spacious, with all amenities and the Thai restaurant excellent. …by Alexander C.
“Best Location for Shopping”
Centrally located and close to some of the newest shopping malls (walking distance); BTS Skytrain is only 200m away and a short ride to more shopping malls. …by Patricia B.
“A Real 5 Star Luxury Hotel”
Rooms are great, service is excellent, staff is friendly and very helpful. …by the TravelGirl .
“Great Hotel but Rooms Need Makeover”
Excellent food spread, rooms which give you good view of the city landscape, an amazing pool but not aging very well and definitively in need of a makeover. …by Davani D.
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Five Star Asia Pacific Property Award: Best Hotel Interior
Thailand Tatler Magazine: Best Restaurants The Reflexions
Wongnai.com: Best of Wongnai The Rain Tree Café
Orbitz: Best in Stay Winner: Bangkok
Wine Spectator: Award of Excellence The Reflexions Restaurant
CEI Asia Pacific: Best Hotel for Business Events
Global Business Travel Association: Gold Medal
Société Générale de Surveillance (SGS): ISO 20121
Event Sustainability Management System)
Ideally situated on the most beautiful tree-lined avenue in the heart of Asia’s favourite destination for culture and entertainment, Plaza Athénée Bangkok, A Royal Meridien Hotel is positioned in the city’s shopping and commercial hub. Designed by Dr. Jumsai Sumet, one of Thailand’s most famed architects, the hotel was the original site of Kandhamas, the residence of Her Royal Highness Princess Valaya Alongkorn, a daughter of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) and the Aunt of His Majesty King Bhumipol Adulyadej, Thailand’s present King. True to its royal heritage, this storied hotel seamlessly blends sumptuous surroundings with unparalleled service. Hotel Plaza Athenee Bangkok.
Contemporary designed with touches of Thai elegance, all rooms feature a flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar with tea/coffee-making facilities and a sitting area. The bathroom provides free toiletries, bathrobes and a separate bathtub and shower. Providing privacy and luxury, Spa Athenee provides relaxing massages in individual cabins. Plaza Athenee Bangkok also has a 24-hour fitness center, steam rooms and a well-equipped business center.
Plaza Athénée Bangkok features one of Bangkok’s largest conference hotels, with 10,000 square metres of meeting space providing the ultimate in style and flexibility. To make any event a masterpiece, a full range of the latest technology is available including audiovisual systems, wireless technology, LCD projectors, broadband access and full secretarial services. The 1,020 square metre Athénée Crystal Hall is an engaging ballroom ideal for large functions and conference sessions for up to 1,000. The theatre-style and the pillarless Grand Hall accommodates 600 banquet-style, and is an imposing statement of elegance with a flood of natural light streaming through towering eight-meter high bay windows. For creative impact, the unique “Star 29” positioned high above the hotel with its polished wooden floors and floor-to-ceiling windows is ideal for product launches or exclusive receptions for up to 350. An additional 20 innovative boardrooms and flexible meeting spaces are perfect for small to medium meetings and breakout sessions.
General Manager: ChooLeng Goh
Director of Sales and Marketing: Carl Volschenk
Director of Event Management: Panithee Bodharamik
Director of Human Resources: Dhunyaluck Techabhatikul
Executive Chef: Thibault Chiumenti
Director of Catering & Event Management: Vilawan Poonkul
Director of Engineering: Songglod Vijaykadga
Sales Manager: Nattayamon Singenberger
Event Services Coordinator: Thaniya Boonyakong
Guest Relations Officer: Yang Luo
Life Style Manager : Nhannaphat Vorachitcharoenkul
Finance Manager: Wiranya Manasirisuk
Plaza Athénée Bangkok, A Royal Méridien Hotel
61 Wireless Road, Witthayu
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