Celebrating its 18th birthday this year, the Sukhothai Bangkok takes its name from the capital of Thailand’s ancient Sukhothai kingdom. As a thriving trade center in the 13th century, news of the city’s beauty, magnificent style and architecture spread far and wide. Today, the Sukhothai is imbued with the essence of the kingdom’s golden age in history. Set within six acres of tranquil, exquisitely landscaped gardens, the multi-award winning Sukhothai Bangkok is one of Thailand's most luxurious hotel experiences and a member of the Leading Hotels of the World. An iconic hotel situated in the heart of Bangkok’s central business district, this city center five-star deluxe gem brings an elegant yet clean, contemporary edge to interiors and design features inspired by 13th century Thai heritage. The Sukhothai offers luxurious accommodation, world-class dining, spa and leisure facilities, as well as a range of modern meeting and event spaces, making it a favorite of design-savvy leisure and business travelers alike.
The combination of traditional elegance and distinctive design of The Sukhothai Bangkok is reflected in its guest accommodation of the highest international standard. All 210 rooms and suites incorporate rich Thai fabrics, teakwood furnishings, impeccable detailing and luxurious bathrooms that recall the palatial salons of the ancient Thai capital, and include a wide range of modern amenities. The Sukhothai’s superior rooms have recently been refurbished by internationally renowned interior designer Edward Tuttle, who masterminded the original interiors for the property and has a long association with some of the world’s finest luxury hotels and resorts, such as The Chedi Phuket and Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme.
Guests at The Sukhothai are spoiled with three world-class restaurants which offer superb culinary encounters. In the serene surrounds of the enchanting courtyard gardens and lotus ponds, the award-winning Celadon restaurant serves an extensive menu of authentic Thai dishes in elegant air conditioned salas and open air terraces. At the hotel’s signature Colonnade restaurant, guests can enjoy all-day dining by the water garden, watch sushi making and oyster shucking at live cooking stations and indulge in a wide selection of internationally inspired favorites. La Scala offers classic Italian dining in a chic, refined setting, with traditional recipes creatively reinvented and complemented by an enviable selection of accompanying wines. Demonstrating its reputation for culinary excellence and innovation, the hotel’s Art of Dining experiences see Michelin starred chefs take up exclusive residence at The Sukhothai for limited periods throughout the year to treat guests with their distinguished dishes and specialities.
At the über-stylish Zuk Bar, mouth-watering cocktails, aperitifs and after dinner drinks can be enjoyed in a relaxed ambience, with the outdoor lounge the perfect venue for sophisticated soirees. The Salon serves the finest selection of coffees and teas, and is famed for its sumptuous weekend Chocolate Buffet and lavish teas during the week. Inspired by its casual setting, the Pool Terrace Café boasts an exotic range of healthy drinks and light snacks. For those looking to indulge, the gourmet shop and café, Thimian, features delicious pastries and cakes.
A real oasis in the heart of Bangkok, the impressive Spa Botanica offers seclusion and tranquillity in a lush garden setting, with an extensive menu of personally focused holistic treatments. Guests can luxuriate in a graceful, relaxing environment, with interiors accented by soft wood and light-colored stones, escaping the city and embracing a sense of calm and renewal. Seven treatment rooms offer a combination of specially designed invigorating steam facilities, rain showers, spacious relaxation areas, private balconies with garden views, indoor Jacuzzi and outdoor Japanese bathtub. The 25-meter, topiary-fringed pool lined with loungers provides further relaxation and quiet in the midst of the urban landscape. Hotel guests can take advantage of an excellent range of fitness and aerobic equipment at The Sukhothai Bangkok’s Health Club and the hotel’s full range of sports facilities includes a tennis court, squash court, sauna and steam rooms.
Carefully located for privacy and confidentiality, The Sukhothai’s variety of sleek, modern meeting and event spaces are ideal for business travellers. Small to medium sized meetings can be held in the boardrooms of the new Bussabong Business Centre and larger meetings can be held in the Ballroom. Set in its own lush gardens, the two-story Garden Villa is the perfect venue for business meetings, private dinners and special events, including weddings which the hotel team can arrange in the magical setting of the garden courtyards. The Sukhothai’s limousine fleet ensures that the bride and groom arrive at Bangkok’s finest luxury hotel in style.
The Sukhothai Bangkok epitomises the exquisite taste and hospitality that is the essence of Thailand...perfect for meetings, weddings, business or leisure.
For more information, please visit www.sukhothaihotel.com. The Sukhothai Bangkok can be booked via Leading Hotels of the World from the US at the following toll free number: 800-745-8883. Otherwise, clients can call the hotel direct at +66 (0) 2 344 8888.