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Travel 5 Quick Facts About The New Waldorf Astoria Bangkok

5 Quick Facts About The New Waldorf Astoria Bangkok

5 Quick Facts About The New Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
By Elizabeth Choi
May 28, 2018
The first Waldorf Astoria in South East Asia will be unveiled in Bangkok in the third quarter of this year. Aside from being one of the most highly anticipated hotel openings in the region, here are five exciting things to know about the new luxury hotel:

1/5 Shaped like a flower

The view from above (Photo: Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok)
The view from above (Photo: Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok)

The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok will be shaped like a Magnolia flower springing from the ground Cutting against the skyline of Bangkok, the sculptural appearance of the building pays homage to the owners of the property, Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited. Expect to see this dazzling “flower” take over your favourite travel Instagram accounts soon.

See also: 48 Hours In Bangkok

2/5 A prestigious location

The Ratchaprasong neighbourhood (Photo: Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok)
The Ratchaprasong neighbourhood (Photo: Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok)

The hotel lies in the entertainment and shopping mecca of upscale Ratchaprasong. Thus the famed Waldorf Astoria Bangkok will be situated on top of Bangkok’s newest and most luxurious development in high-end residential living: Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard.

3/5 Designed by André Fu

The Peacock Alley (Photo: Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok)
The Peacock Alley (Photo: Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok)

Hong Kong architect, André Fu and his internationally acclaimed design studio, AFSO, was tapped for the Waldorf Astoria Bangkok thanks to his extensive work designing high-profile, high-end hotels, art spaces and fashion collaborations.

Each of the 171 luxuriously appointed rooms from the sixth to the 15th floor (outfitted with Salvatore Ferragamo bathroom amenities) will reflect how Fu expertly weaves Thai artisanal tradition into a gorgeously designed contemporary hotel.

See also: 7 Gorgeous Hotels Designed By André Fu

4/5 Three floors of food

The Champagne Bar (Photo: Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok)
The Champagne Bar (Photo: Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok)

Levels 55 to 57 of the Waldorf Astoria Bangkok will be comprised of three different dining outlets designed by New York concept firm AvroKO, the masterminds behind California’s Single Thread and Bangkok’s Penthouse Bar and Grill. With stellar views at Bull & Bear, The Loft and The Champagne Bar, expect some seriously luxe digs in which you can enjoy your food.

Other F&B outlets in the hotel include Front Room in the Lower Lobby featuring Thai-inspired Nordic cooking, The Brasserie on the Upper Lobby with authentic French cuisine, and Peacock Alley for gorgeous afternoon teas and cakes.

5/5 Facilities and management

A guest bathroom (Photo: Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok)
A guest bathroom (Photo: Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok)

The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok will also have an outdoor, temperature controlled swimming pool, 24-hour fitness studio, Waldorf Astoria Spa, and personal concierge for guests to use. The property will be overseen by General Manager Simoen Olle, who brings over 30 years of experience in luxury hospitality including the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. 

Discover more at waldorfbangkok.waldorfastoria.com

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