10 Reasons to Stay at Oriental Residence Bangkok
We Loved It and Here’s Why
Oriental Residence is one of Bangkok’s most loved hotels. This exclusive five-star property is awash with timeless style, offering guests seclusion and luxury in equal measure along with an amazing restaurant and an impressive semi-shaded poolside.
Standing 21 storeys tall it might look like an office tower from the outside, but the minute you enter the lobby, the personable charm of staff and the sumptuous design scheme of white marble and fresh flowers set a tone which continues throughout this excellent hotel. With 145 rooms and suites, all with a full kitchen or kitchenette, the Oriental Residence Bangkok really treats guests to some special touches such as TWG Tea, complimentary Wi-Fi and a timeless charm that comes from combining classic European furnishings with a soothing palette of white on pastel blue, marble and hardwood floors.
Enjoy the Parisian sophistication of Café Claire, styled every inch like a classic French bistro, offering a fantastic menu of European and Thai cuisine as well as an afternoon tea and champagne set, homemade macaroons, and more than 20 TWG gourmet teas.
A two page pillow menu and beds as soft as candy floss ensure a blissful night’s sleep. Why not try a fresh pillow every night to see which one you like best?
Many hotels offer private airport transfer but Oriental Residence Bangkok take this to another level by offering the most stylish of journeys in one of a fleet of gun metal grey Jaguar XJL Saloon.
The unique semi-shaded design of the hotel pool offers protection from the midday sun and the veiled cabanas are ideal for lounging with your loved ones. The swimming pool has a classic view of the Bangkok cityscape.
The elegance of the white marble lobby is a real treat, with fragrant blooms of flowers giving guests a sensual welcome back after a busy day in the city.
As experienced visitors to Bangkok will know, utilizing public transport is the secret to maximizing your time here. Thankfully, guests at Oriental Residence Bangkok have Ploenchit BTS Skytrain Station a five minute walk away and there is a shuttle van departing every thirty minutes to Chit Lom BTS Station.
Oriental Residence is a haven for art lovers as renowned Thai artist M.L Chiratorn was commissioned to create an exclusive selection of portraits of His Majesty King Bhumibhol of Thailand, which are proudly displayed throughout the hotel.
If you are travelling as a group, our advice is to take the spacious 70 sqm Two Bedroom Suite. It comes with a stylish kitchen and dining area, cutting-edge audio visual equipment including a 42” flat screen TV and connection devices for your camera.
With a large herb garden on the 4th floor, guests are welcome to pick their own basil, coriander, chilli or whatever else if they choose to cook themselves. These herbs are also used by the chefs downstairs in Cafe Claire.
Table football, ping pong, big screen TVs, board games, consoles, a dollhouse and many other activities to keep the young and restless occupied are available in the Play Room – perfect on a rainy day.
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