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Shangri-La Hotel,Bangkok
Ranked #20 of 868 Hotels in Bangkok
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“my favorite in Bangkok”
Reviewed September 8, 2012

excelent Hotel, excelent location, excelent rooms and service
Horizon Louge provides a relaxing happy hour at the end of the day .
the room service is more than excellent!
food is good in restaurants and in Lounge

Room Tip: I choose Horizon club room because of the super exclusive service, rooms are in higher levels and yo...
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
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victoria, australia
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Reviewed September 7, 2012

This hotel is a great place to stay in Bangkok. Skyrail is 2 minutes walk which takes you around the city, very easy to navigate. On the river with magnificent views, always something to look at. Staff went out of their way to make us feel comfortable, meals were fantastic and resonably priced. We stayed in the Krungthep wing which is a little paradise on its own, afternoon tea and evening canapes are complimentary as are all softdrinks and tea or coffee. Overall, l have nothing to say that is negative about the Shangri-La Bangkok.

Room Tip: If you dont want children around, go for the Krungthep wing, it has a private pool not for families
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

We choose the Krungthep wing because of the balcony and it worth it !! The view is amazing during the day and even more especial at night. Sitting there sipping a drink your own butler just welcomed you back with its a must!! Rooms are extremely confortable. Bathroom in need of a renovation.
They wait you at the airport with a bmw 7xx, nice cool towels to refresh yourself and cold water bottles. No check in needed... you are escorted to your room and they fill out all the paperwork while you are having something to drink... in your balcony.
Beautiful, quiet gardens right by the river for some relaxing time. Separate pool for this wing is much quieter than the main Shangri-la building pools.
Breakfast just ok and don't really bother about staying for the high tea...doesn't worth it.

Room Tip: Higher floors have better views.
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
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Poona , India
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

We had a lovely time (2nd time) at the shangrila hotel Bangkok during the weekend. We stayed in a river view executive suite for two nights. The location and the view is simply amazing, cool as you like!! This property is on the banks of the Chao Praya in Bangkok.Antilogvacations.com is reputed for budget Thailand tours and we booked from them a Bangkok/Pattaya package ( 4 nts total)..In the end it was fabulously done
Having travelled around quite a lot, I would say this is among the best I ve seen for sure in Bangkok and otherwise too. Both the wings, the Krungthep and the other one too are really good. We choose to stay in the Krungthep Wing for the reason, it was less populated and the pool looked quitier. The rooms had all the facilities, wifi at 2 Mbps!! Tea coffee maker, excellent LCD and soothing interiors. Talking about sleep quality, it was no nice and cosy with the big beds. The bathroom was huge and was a great size for 2 adults. The only downside is no one told us that there were renovations happening right next to the pool area, which was dissappointing and not very relaxing when the kids were swimming.
…………….. Some positives…………….:
Stunning public spaces
Superb, flawless service with a smile
Contacted us before and after our visit
Remarkably good food and bars within the hotel
Hotel room had wonderful views in the best part of town

…………………..Negatives……………………………..:
Complimentary fruit was missing in the room
Concierge could have been much better. His recommendations for a short tour were not that good.
Signature beer was missing from the bar.
Just do remember to have your breakfast at the river café. The award winning cafe is reputed to have the best buffet lunch and dinner in Bangkok, and that says a lot for a city with many fabulous hotels. The Italian restaurant, Angelini, is also reputed to be the best of its kind in the city. Worthy of every penny you spend.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2012

This hotel was five star all the way. The room was great, the breakfast, sitting outside on the river was breathtaking and the location was fabulous. We could walk to public transportaion, restaurants and an entire block of massage parlors adjacent to the hotel. These were legitimatwe establishments, no funny business and were inexpensive. As a matter of fact, I had a Thai massage which alleviated a twenty year shoulder pain and the pain has not come back.
The staff was accomodating and made our stay very pleasant. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who wants luxury combined with efficiency

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

Everything in the hotel has been thought out to make you feel really relaxed. We loved the tropical gardens, massage tents by the pool and the constantly changing river front scene. On our last night we discovered the most wonderful duo - singer and pianist - this was the jazz of Ella Fitzgerald and more - they weren't good - they were fantastic and really made our last night very special; the hotel is incredibly lucky to have this world class duo with them! The staff were everything they need to be to make guests feel welcomed and relaxed. Our only big concern is that one of the Concierges recommended we go and buy jewellery at the Royal Lapidary Company, which is actually a huge scam involving police officers and corrupt government officials.

Room Tip: Ours overlooked the river - fascinating both at night and in the morning!
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

Fantastic hotel in a slightly out of the way position. However I wanted to be on the river.
Note that there is a sky train terminal just outside the hotel, which more than compensates for the out of the way position. Beautiful hotel with magnificient rooms some of which face the river.
Great pool area with excellent and attentive service. Helpful and knowledgeable staff.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
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Property: Shangri-La Hotel,Bangkok
Address: 89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road | Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Bangkok > Silom
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Bangkok
#10 Business Hotel in Bangkok
#12 Family Hotel in Bangkok
#14 Spa Hotel in Bangkok
#19 Luxury Hotel in Bangkok
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri-La Hotel,Bangkok 5*
Number of rooms: 802
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, is a 5-star luxury hotel in Silom district, Bangkok. The design and appointments express the welcoming warmth and richness of Thai culture throughout the hotel, from traditional teak dining pavilions to the most up-to-date room features.The hotel has a total of 802 rooms including 72 suites in two wings, Shangri-La and Krungthep, and is adjacent to the Saphan Taksin station of the Skytrain, Bangkok's elevated metro system.The hotel also offers fully-serviced apartments for guests wishing a longer stay. ... more   less 
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