Located in the capital of exotic Thailand, the hotel showcases some of the city’s most illustrious lights whilst combining modern enterprise with classical wonder. From contemporary high-rises over sacred traditional Buddhist temples to bustling street markets and luxury shopping districts, the Sofitel of Bangkok elegantly allows a meeting of Eastern and Western culture.

Location

How do I get to the Sofitel Bangkok from the airport? Where in Bangkok is the hotel located?

Where shiny skyscrapers meet ancient temples and street markets meet high-end retails, the extraordinary outside concrete urban jungle beckons you to discover streets filled with downtown turmoil as the hotel creates easy access to the vibrant city’s landmarks. Located in central Bangkok, a mix of laid back tunes and the mesmerizing backdrop of the city come together to create an exquisite haven for socializing.

Key Facts

  • Suvarnabhumi International airport is located merely 25 km from the hotel and allows for easy transit via Rama IV expressway
  • the hotel is within walking distance to the Skytrain and subway stations
  • bordering to business and entertainment districts of Lumpini Park

What is special?

  • explore the city where east meets west and discover a unique experience in its own chaos
  • get an exquisite taste for the local art scene at an exhibition for a curated selection of acclaimed art pieces
  • encounter Bangkok’s dramatic and illustrious nightlife on Khao San road, bringing endless possibilities to discover  

What do the guests say?

  • guests find the hotel’s quaint proximity to nearby underground stations or whisking through the city on Tuk-Tuks to be exceptionally comfortable
  • reaching the hotel from the airport by public transport goes smoother than guests had anticipated
  • having views overlooking Lumpini Park is truly rewarding for guests

Accommodation

How many different rooms can I choose from? What is the Sofitel Bangkok’s theme?

An inspiring collaborative masterpiece of Thailand’s top designers and acclaimed fashion designer Monsieur Christian Lacroix comes together to create an eclectically decorated space around the powerful Five Elements of Water, Earth, Wood, Metal and Fire. Come and re-energize your weary soul as you take in the synergy of contrast that is this exclusive five-star hotel.

Key Facts

  • the first truly urban designed hotel in Bangkok with 237 rooms and suites
  • all rooms are equipped with leading edge technology such as a fully integrated Apple Mac mini media solution
  • each room features a view of Bangkok’s skyline and Lumpini Park

What is special?

  • feel warming rays of sunlight on your skin as light floods through floor-to-ceiling windows in your room
  • dive into and soak up in a lavish bathtub and separate rain-shower overlooking the marvelous skyline of the city
  • choose rooms suitable to your current aura created from a choice of compelling Water, Earth, Wood or Metal elements

What do the guests say?

  • guests seeking grounding elements highly recommend checking into the room category Earth
  • overlooking the city’s lively streets and taking in the breathtaking views truly tops off the experience
  • visitors cannot wait to throw themselves into the bed as soon as they spot the mountains of plush pillows and down bedding

Pools & Spa

Does the Spa offer traditional Thai treatments? Will there be an infinity pool with views?

After a long day making your way throughout the maze of this captivating cities hustle and bustle, recharge your energy with a rejuvenating Thai massage. Dive into the rooftop swimming pool, while marvelous views of Bangkok never leave your sights. As the masseuse kneads away at residues of stress from day-to-day life, an exclusive mix of chill out tunes sets the mood in this perfect haven for relaxation.

Key Facts

  • the spa provides traditions inspired by provincial folklore combined with French cosmetology
  • on-site fitness center with modern equipment and a wide variety of fitness activities
  • choose from a number of beautifying treatments such as facials and waxing as well as manicures and pedicures

What is special?

  • dive into the luxuriously relaxing infinity pool sprawling out into exclusively panoramic views of Bangkok
  • let yourself be encompassed by private tranquility in en-suite spa treatment rooms
  • after a long flight allow your body and mind to truly arrive in the present with the hotel’s Ayurvedic Jet Lag Massage

What do the guests say?

  • a trip to the spa creates a soothing balance after long days exploring the city
  • after long strenuous travels accompanied by jet lag, guests highly recommend getting the Ayurvedic Jet Lag Massage
  • visitors thoroughly enjoy their time lounging by the rooftop pool soaking in city views

Culinary

What kind of culinary delights await me? Will I have a view of Bangkok while dining?

In this city where anything is possible, an energetic nightlife is not the only thing to celebrate. Embark on gastronomic affairs on an evening filled with a wide array of gourmet dining. After an exquisite culinary experience, head out to the fanciest rooftop bars and continue on to the exclusive beat of Bangkok. Welcome the morning with a refreshing gourmet breakfast before heading out to explore the wonders of this lively and exotic city.

Key Facts

  • futuristic chic dining outlets putting a contemporary twist on market style food
  • molecular cocktails served with a Bangkok city backdrop at Mixo bar
  • an array of opulent dining options with all-encompassing views and exciting weekly themed nights at HI-So Bar 

What is special?

  • celebrate the seductive evening atmosphere under the stars at the Water Club by night and grab light refreshments and cosmopolitan cocktails by day
  • indulge in finest luxuries and savor the sensual taste of hand-made chocolate at the charming chocolate boutique Chocolab
  • monthly, the hotel offers a milky way of delightful cheeses, including a Fondue, Raclette and Tartiflette live station as well as the best house wines on offer

What do the guests say?

  • guests enjoy having the very Thai street-food that Bangkok is known for offered at the hotel
  • sweet-toothed are in heaven amongst Chocolab’s handmade chocolate delights
  • visitors find there is no way to better start their day than heading over to the breakfast buffet to enjoy the extensive selection

Activities

How do I get to the surrounding attractions? Where can I have an authentic Thai experience ?

In this wondrous land known as the ‘Land of Smiles’, the warmth of Thai hospitality radiates at every turn as this urban hub of Southeast Asia offers everything from grand shopping excursions to discovering illustrious palace grounds and sacred temples. As you savor the mix of food from food markets to high-end haute cuisine, an exquisite combination of comfort and luxury comes together and allows you to explore the hidden secrets of the city. 

Key Facts

  • plan your adventures accordingly and expect a comfortably mild climate all year round with rainy seasons ranging from July to September
  • Tuk-tuk’s and access to the underground system allow you easy travel throughout the city
  • the So Club and exclusive lounge on the 25th floor is the perfect place to plan out your stay with views for days

What is special?

  • embark on an exciting long-tail boat ride journey that leads you past the renowned Chao Praya river as you float by temples and landmarks
  • make your way through authentic chinese alleyways as lanterns sway above you and set out on a journey for your tastebuds in Chinatown
  • stroll through authentic little Thai stands and luxury boutique stores as you head over to the district of ‘Siam’ for a day filled with the best shopping in Bangkok

What do the guests say?

  • the hotel has the perfect location from which to set off on exciting Bangkok adventures
  • guests are grateful that the staff goes out of their way in order to ensure an intriguing day filled with must-see local attractions
  • visiting Chinatown is highly recommended by travelers