Centrally located and set on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, the River of Kings, the renowned Mandarin Oriental Bangkok has for 135 years been a symbol of luxury and staying here gives you the feeling of stepping back in time.
The iconic Mandarin Oriental is positioned on the banks of Chao Phraya River. It is well located to explore the city, just a minute’s walk from the sky train and short boat ride from the Grand Palace.
Dining here is a destination in itself boasting 11 restaurants and bars including ‘Le Normandie’ with two Michelin stars showcasing the finest French cuisine.
There is a large pool perfect to cool down after a day of sightseeing. As well as extensive sports facilities including a tennis court. Enjoy complimentary yoga, pilates, meditation and Muay Thai sessions.
Do not miss the chance to visit the spa. Cross the river on the hotel’s boat to reach the authentic, teak wooden house complete with 15 treatment rooms. We recommend the Oriental Signature Treatment with its stunning hot poultices of lemongrass and turmeric
Rich in history, the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok has been welcoming guests for well over a century in this well placed and picturesque riverside location. Contemporary luxury meets traditional Thai elegance in this stunning city property.
With opulent interiors, all room types have their own distinct personality and there is a large range to choose from. Whether you go for an historic Author's Suite or a split level Premier Room with balcony, all guests can enjoy the unobtrusive butler service and river views, so iconic of central Bangkok.
An excellent cooking school is on site to ensure guests can leave Bangkok with some of the tricks of the delectable Thai cooking found at the hotel, and there is also an award winning spa, guaranteed to rejuvenate even the most weary of travellers. World class restaurants abound with nine different venues ranging from serving elegant French cuisine to contemporary Cantonese and al fresco Thai favourites. All of these facilities plus the exquisite setting and service make the Mandarin Oriental a fantastic base in this vibrant, exciting city.
When to visit
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Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is situated on Oriental Avenue on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, in the heart of Bangkok.
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