Bangkok just wouldn’t be Bangkok without construction cranes all across the horizon. Thailand’s capital is known for its never-ending expansion upwards, and new high-rise developments are still emerging in the heart of the city, from along the Chao Phraya to around downtown.
By Luxury Society Asia Team
Many of these projects are also set to become luxury hotels, upping the amount of five-star accommodation that Bangkok has to offer. Here are a few of the most exciting ones set to join the city skyline:
Park Hyatt is poising itself to a front-runner on Bangkok’s growing luxury accommodation landscape, joining other successful properties in New York and Tokyo that share its name. Located in central Bangkok, inside a unique twisted-coil structure on top of the ultra-modern Central Embassy shopping mall. With every room boasting floor-to-ceiling windows and many also featuring outdoor terraces too, it’s sure to be a comfortable yet upmarket experience.
Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
Hilton’s luxury brand, you know it as a New York icon of glamour and luxury. The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok features standing 60 stories high, it’s set to be conveniently located between Chitlom and Ratchadamri BTS stations in the heart of the capital’s shopping district. Read more info
Hotel Nikko Bangkok
Sister property to Bangkok’s Okura Prestige, Hotel Nikko Bangkok opens its doors near Thong Lor BTS station. With a Japanese restaurant, fitness club and rooftop pool, it’s sure to be the perfect base for exploring the neighbourhood’s wealth of hip and trendy bars, boutiques and restaurants. Read more info
Bangkok’s first Hyatt Regency joins its other sister properties in Thailand, the Grand Hyatt Erawan in Bangkok and Hyatt Regency Hua Hin, in delivering top-quality service and amenities. It’ll be located on Sukhumvit 13 between Nana and Asoke BTS stations, with plenty of square footage for hosting large gatherings and special events.
This luxury hotel boasts a swimming pool, the hotel chain’s signature Sense Spa and a top-floor event venue offering up panoramic views of the city. Rosewood will be found inside of two connecting high-rise structures architecturally inspired by a wai (the Thai gesture of greeting someone), with an atrium and vertical garden elegantly worked into the framework. Read more
Opening in Q2 – 2019, Thailand’s first Capella property is lined up to be the epitome of exclusivity in Bangkok, with only 101 luxury guest rooms and a few waterside villas overlooking the Chao Phraya River. Guests can especially look forward to a 9,000 square foot wellness spa and outdoor pool for unparalleled relaxation and pampering. Read more