The local name had originally made me think it was a local hotel.
Yes it is run by the people at Le Meridien.
Yes, the standards of all facilities at the property from doorman to reception staff (even at a 1am check-in) to breakfast to porters are all very good.
I was made to feel very welcomed.
It is close to a the BTS Skytrain which makes it convenient to get away to some other location if there was a traffic jam just outside due to rain or whatever Bangkok throws at you.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated in the heart of central Bangkok just steps from Phloenchit BTS skytrain station, The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok is built on the former site of Kandhavas Palace and is one of Bangkok’s most fashionable places to stay and play host. Each of the 374 guestrooms and suites provides impressive views of Bangkok skyline and showcases a Thai-colonial design blending historic Thai culture with the most modern conveniences. Guests looking to relax have an array of facilities to enjoy, including a choice of eight award-winning food and beverage venues, rooftop lagoon-style swimming pool, and spa treatments curated for every blood type, to name a few. Family-friendly options include a choice of Family Room or Family Suite, child-friendly swimming pool, and amenities tailor-made to make your child’s stay more memorable. With the recent completion of a remodeling project, the hotel has been awarded the prestigious Five Star Asia Pacific Property Award 2015-2016 in the category of “Best Hotel Interior Thailand.” The hotel is also the first hotel in the world to achieve an ISO20121 certification for sustainable operations. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Meridien Bangkok
- Plaza Athenee Bangkok