This hotel is great. After reading some of the reviews I was ready for it not to be great, and instead my friends and I have made a new game of reading reviews that consider any hotel "terrible" when most reviewers say "great" Try it for a laugh, it is amazing what some people will complain about!
We are visiting during the protests, and the hotel is on the edge of the protest zone (as of 11 Feb) However, the taxi from the airport (500 THB) was able to drive us straight in. Our friends arrived the day before us and had to be dropped off just at the end of the road but this didn't cause any problem - they just rolled their bags up the drive themselves. There is ABSOLUTELY no drama at the moment for westerners here and the protesters are very peaceful (at the moment), the taxi's will tell you if a road is blocked in which case take the sky train which is fast and inexpensive.
We decided to pay and upgrade to the club floor which allows us access to a nice lounge with free non alcoholic drinks during the day, and free alcoholic drinks from 6-8pm as well as snacks. As I understand from a negative no star reviewer, little children are not allowed in during the evening which is a nice relief to those of us not travelling with children.
The breakfast is great, it has everything to set up up for the day.
The bed is great, totally Marriott quality as are the pillows and duvets. There is tea/coffee making in the room.
The style of the hotel is a typical upscale Asian hotel, nice finish, clean lines, contemporary.
The staff are polite and helpful.
I recommend this hotel.
- Also Known As:
- Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel Bangkok
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- At the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, guests are greeted by a 200 metre exotically landscaped driveway that leads them to our iconic blue glass building. Set back from the hustle and bustle, you’re in Bangkok’s most vibrant neighbourhood yet secluded in your very own oasis. The hotel is a stone’s throw away from Central Chidlom, Central World and Siam Paragon, Bangkok’s swankiest malls, and just around the corner from the Chit Lom BTS Station. ... more less
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