• Escape the city buzz in this design-led jewel
  • Treat yourself to gourmet dining
  • Sip cocktails by the pool
  • Relax with a spa treatment

Tucked away among acres of gardens and lotus ponds, this is a slice of tranquillity among bustling Bangkok. Indeed, the hotel’s elegant rooms, fine-dining restaurants and spa facilities all share the same commitment to world-class, minimalist design. Think rich dark-wood and elegant furnishings. It’s easy to forget that you’ll have all of the city’s icons on your doorstep, from colourful temples to mouth-watering night markets.

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Rooms are dressed in clean lines throughout, while mixing in classic Thai motifs through the likes of teak marquetry and hand-picked artwork. Expect everything from welcome fruit and Lavazza espresso machines to down pillow menus, floor-to-ceiling windows and deep-soaking tubs Then, upgrades mix in courtyard views and suite settings, with the silken sofas a special favourite.

However, for the finest offerings, look to the Club Wing, where you’ll enjoy all the indulgences of an open bar and private club lounge, where complimentary hors d’oeuvres are served each evening. The rooms with sun-lounger balconies are especially good, while all enjoy the option of a complimentary coffee or tea, served as a wake-up call.

There are also further indulgences to be had with the Sukhothai’s restaurants. As Travel and Leisure’s favourite restaurant in Bangkok, Celadon is a particular standout, offering regional dining from across Thailand backed by traditional dance performances. Pairing fine wines with contemporary Italian classics, further awards have been won by La Scala, while the Colonnade offers international delicacies. Think Japanese seafood and pan-Asian delights. Lastly, although the pastries and afternoon teas of the Salon and Thimian bakery are ideal to start the day, consider ending with a cocktail in the courtyard garden bar.

For further relaxation, look to the gorgeous pool or the superb spa. Here, traditional Thai techniques are combined with innovative best practice, offering superb massages, aromatherapy and beauty treatments. Otherwise, you can get active with the state-of-the-art gym.


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