10 Reasons to Stay at Sofitel So Bangkok

We Loved It and Here’s Why

Funky and fashionable, Sofitel So Bangkok takes hotel design to another level of style. In every corner and on every floor there are signature touches that bring the fun and arty vibe to life, as imagined by a team of Thai and international designers and artists.

The 238 guestrooms and suites are split into distinct elements with drastically different design concepts, while the service is as diligent as you would expect from a Sofitel property, yet more fun-loving and convivial. All rooms feature floor to ceiling windows with either park or city view, free Wi-Fi and an Apple Mac mini system for all your multimedia needs. Sofitel So Bangkok is just across the road from the MRT Underground with the BTS Skytrain at Sala Daeng one tube ride away so getting around town is pretty easy too. Check out our 10 Reasons to Stay at Sofitel So Bangkok.


This Design Hotel is Sophisticated yet Playful

Sofitel So is an urban design hotel that is chic, sophisticated yet playful at the same time. Exquisite touches are everywhere, from the whimsical uniforms designed by French costume guru Christian Lacroix, to a brass lama standing next to the elevator, twinkling star-like lights under foot on the Water level floors, and four distinct guestroom concepts from which guests are free to choose (more on that below….).

Stay in a Different Room Every Night

The four different guestroom concepts are based around natural elements: metal, wood, earth and water. Each design was imagined by a different artist and, as such, is totally unique. What’s more, guests are free to move room each night (if they wish) to experience each one! Minimalist metal, warm wood, cave-esque earth or urbane water – try them all to see which you like best. 

Striking views of Bangkok

With floor-to-ceiling windows throughout, Sofitel So Bangkok really makes the most of its position overlooking Lumpini Park with Bangkok cityscape behind. The combination of the park and the city makes this one of the best views of Bangkok.

The Aroma(s)

The smell of chocolate in the ground lobby, a gentle musk-like rainforest smell in the lobby overlooking the park, sandalwood on the Wood level floors – Sofitel So Bangkok appeals to all the senses and gets our vote as the best smelling hotel in the city.

Amazing Rooftop Bar

Park Society is a spectacular rooftop bar and restaurant on the 29th and 30th floors of the hotel. Inside, low lights and angled mirrors make one of the most interesting dining rooms in Bangkok, while outside the use of stainless steel and geometric shapes add a modernist touch to the space – not forgetting the view!

Two Awesome Restaurants

Along with the modernist fine dining available at Park Society, there is also the cool space of Red Oven on the ninth floor, which offers all day dining along with excellent buffet brunches and dinners. The large red oven takes centre stage with a whole host of regional goodies, along with fresh seafood, cold cuts and cheeses, Japanese ‘robata’ style grilled meats and an excellent sushi station.

Bangkok’s Best Pool Party

The last Saturday of every month is the stage for the Sofitel So Pool Party – the best in Bangkok! The whole pool area is taken over with house music at the pool area and hip hop in the garden area. This brings beautiful people from far and wide so dress to impress and bring your shades to party by the pool. (For guests who would rather relax than party, there is an excellent pool next door.)

Executive Lounge designed by Christian Lacroix

Blending Thai elements with rich Parisian style, the Executive Lounge on the 25th floor was designed by world renowned costume and fashion designer Christian Lacroix. Enjoy a la carte breakfast, high tea, evening cocktails and snacks all through the day here, along with a private balcony that is far more peaceful than the rooftop bar a few floors above.

Forest-inspired So Spa

So Spa is a fantastical, wooden oasis in which guests can truly relax in a natural and peaceful environment. Signature treatments are a combination of oil massage, facial and body scrub, and there are saunas and steam rooms to complete the pampering experience. There’s also a ‘snooze room’ for early arrival guests who want to lie down and relax before they can check in.

…and they even have a Chocolate Workshop

Choco Lab on the ground floor is the source of all those tantalizing chocolate aromas that greet guests as they enter the building. Inside this gourmet chocolatier there are chocolate masters making sweet delicacies for guests to indulge in, and you can even sign up and make your very own chocolates.

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Sofitel So Bangkok

A 30-storey urban design hotel in Bangkok, created by a reputable Thai Architect and five Thai interior designers, linked to French elegance by Monsieur Christian Lacroix, Sofitel So Bangkok offers themed accommodation inspired by the Five Elements; Water, Earth, Wood, Metal and Fire. Read More...

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Infinity Pool
Park Society Rooftop Bar
Park Society Rooftop Bar
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So Spa
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Wood Element Room - So Cosy
Earth Element Room - So Suite
Earth Element Room - So Suite

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